Archives and Special Collections
Collection C0010 - Carbon and District Historical Society collection
ACU GBA C0010
Carbon and District Historical Society collection
- 1904-1955 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
19 posters. -- 1 cm of textual records. -- 3 photographs
Name of creator
The material in this collection was collected by the Carbon and District Historical Society for the writing of Carbon, Our History, Our Heritage, a local history of the Carbon area of Alberta published by the society in 1986.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Carbon and District Historical Society, 1987.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The collection consists of posters for dances sponsored by the Carbon Old Timers' Association (1934-1949), Knee Hill Coal Company, prospectuses (1904), interview with Mrs. Van Loon (1955), Farmers' Exchange invoices (1919-1920), and photographs of the Gallagher and Stopp coal mines.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on provenance of collection.
The box of posters is currently missing.