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Collection C0010 - Carbon and District Historical Society collection

Identity area

Reference code

ACU GBA C0010

Title

Carbon and District Historical Society collection

Date(s)

  • 1904-1955 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

19 posters. -- 1 cm of textual records. -- 3 photographs

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

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.

Repository

Archival history

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

Accruals

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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

Finding aids

No finding aid.

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Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

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Notes area

Note

Title based on provenance of collection.

Note

The box of posters is currently missing.

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