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Collection C0157 - Calgary Business Oral History Project collection
ACU GBA C0157
Calgary Business Oral History Project collection
- 1978-1979 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
16 audio reels. -- 4 audio cassettes
Name of creator
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 governing access
No restrictions on access.
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Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Outlines of interviews are available. Please consult before requesting material.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Tuesday, April 10, 2018