Fonds F1925 - Bill Wilde fonds

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CA ACU GBA F1925

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Bill Wilde fonds

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  • 1916-1968, predominant 1925-1968 (Creation)

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12.5 cm of textual records. -- 73 photographs. -- 4 audio cassettes

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Biographical history

Wilfred John "Bill" Wilde, 1893-1969, was born in Banff. He worked on various ranches in southern Alberta and Montana, USA during his teens, and in 1911 took out a homestead north of Medicine Hat, which he soon sold. In 1919 he started to work for a wholesale grocery company in Medicine Hat. He remained in the grocery business until his death, at which time he was with Scott National in Calgary. He moved to Red Deer in the 1920s. Here he became very involved in the Red Deer Conservative Association. He unsuccessfully contested the Bow River riding in the 1949 federal election.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of W.J. (Bill) Wilde and George Gooderham, 1958, 1968.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of personal and political correspondence, articles, speeches, reminiscences, recorded interview, poetry, programs, and leaflets.

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      The material is in English.

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      Thursday, October 26, 2017

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