- 1967-1973 (Creation)
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9 audio reels. -- 5 cm of textual records
Name of creator
The interviews in this collection were undertaken by Bodil Jensen in the preparation of her MA thesis about the area of Alberta encompassing Olds, Didsbury, Carstairs, Cremona and Sundre, "The County of Mountain View, 1890-1925", University of Alberta, 1972. It was subsequently published in 1983 as Alberta's County of Mountain View : A History.
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Scope and content
The collection consists of recorded interviews with pioneers of the County of Mountain View. The following individuals were interviewed: Mrs. Frank Bracken, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Buckley, George Epp, Mrs. C. Fessenden, Albert Gaitez, Mr. Grisdale, Ed Miller, Magdalene Moore, Martin Overgaard, Annie Pawson, Mrs. Fred Pekse, Mr. and Mrs. B.B. Reid, Mrs. E. Reid, Marion Reid, Jappie Rogers, Fay Stone, and Glen Warren. Includes Jensen's research papers about Olds and the County of Mountain View. Also includes historical data about the Evangelical United Brethren Church, which was active in the Didsbury area.
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No restrictions on access.
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Language and script notes
The material is in English.
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No finding aid.
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Existence and location of originals
Originals are held by Bodil Jensen.
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