Collection C0157 - Calgary Business Oral History Project collection

Identity area

Reference code

ACU GBA C0157

Title

Calgary Business Oral History Project collection

Date(s)

  • 1978-1979 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

16 audio reels. -- 4 audio cassettes

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Lynn Huhtala, a member of the Glenbow Archives staff, conducted interviews with Calgary, Alberta business leaders in 1978 and 1979.

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Scope and content

The collection consists of interviews with Harry Irving, Ed Davis, Ted Riback, Chester Connaughty, Arthur Child, J.W. "Jack" McCaig, J.R. "Bud" McCaig, and Mr. Justice Marshall M. Porter. Subjects discussed include Irving Industries Ltd., farming, coal mining, Father Athol Murray, Burns Foods Ltd., transportation industry, Trimac Ltd., the legal profession, steel industry, petroleum industry, consulting engineering business, property development industry, mobile home manufacturing, service stations, and the Jewish community.

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Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

No restrictions on access.

Conditions governing reproduction

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Script of material

Language and script notes

The material is in English.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Outlines of interviews are available. Please consult before requesting material.

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Note

Title based on contents of records.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

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