Fonds F0346 - Calgary Cycle Store fonds

Identity area

Reference code

CA ACU GBA F0346

Title

Calgary Cycle Store fonds

Date(s)

  • 1955-1987 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

12.5 cm of textual records. -- 18 photographs

Context area

Name of creator

Administrative history

Matthew Barney Wolthuis, 1895-1954, was born in Holland and came to Alberta in 1927. He farmed briefly but in 1931 established Calgary Cycle. His son, Barney, 1926-2015, joined his father in 1942 then served in the Second World War. From 1947 to 1954 he ran his father's store in Lethbridge. The business was conducted in Calgary in a downtown store until 1962 when it moved to Centre Street N. Barney Wolthuis sold the business in 1985.

Repository

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Barney Wolthuis, 1988.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The fonds consists of bicycle sales records, stationery, newsclippings and miscellany.

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Accruals

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Conditions governing access

No restrictions on access.

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Language and script notes

The material is in English.

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Finding aids

No finding aid, but some of the photos have been digitized.

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Notes area

Note

Title based on contents of records.

Note

NA-5218 copied from PA-3094.

Note

Link added to Archives Photographs on May 10, 2018.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Thursday, May 10, 2018

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