Fonds F0346 - Calgary Cycle Store fonds

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Calgary Cycle Store fonds


  • 1955-1987 (Creation)

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12.5 cm of textual records. -- 18 photographs

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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.

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Gift of Barney Wolthuis, 1988.

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

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      The material is in English.

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      NA-5218 copied from PA-3094.

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      Thursday, May 10, 2018




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