CA ACU GBA F0346
- 1955-1987 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
12.5 cm of textual records. -- 18 photographs
Name of creator
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.
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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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
No finding aid, but some of the photos have been digitized.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.
NA-5218 copied from PA-3094.
Link added to Archives Photographs on May 10, 2018.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Thursday, May 10, 2018