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Collection C0253 - Canmore Mines Research Project collection

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Canmore Mines Research Project collection


  • [ca. 1880s-1920s] (Creation)

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1 m of textual records

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In the 1970s Glenbow was asked to undertake a research project on the history of Canmore Mines. Doug Cass was delegated to work on the project and amassed the material in this collection, which includes references to Canmore Mines and Anthracite in newspapers, magazines, archival documents, publications, etc. The research phase of the project was only partially completed.


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Collected by Glenbow employees, 1976.

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The collection consists of research notes on the history of Canmore Mines and the coal mine at Anthracite.

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The material is in English.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019




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