- 1907-1979 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
16 photographs. -- 2 audio cassettes. -- 0.5 cm of textual records
Name of creator
Chester J. Connaughty, [?-after 1974], came to Wilcox, Saskatchewan with his family in 1907 from the USA and took up farming at a young age. He drove bus for Notre Dame College's hockey team. He also worked for a short time in the USA. He married in 1932 and had a number of children. In 1947 he moved his family to a farm in Assiniboia, and established a coal mine on his property. He retired to Calgary, Alberta in ca. 1974.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gifts of Chester J. Connaughty, 1979-1981.
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Scope and content
The fonds consists of photographs of the Connaughty farm and mine, and Wilcox, Saskatchewan; a taped interview with Chester about his life; genealogical information on the Connaughtys, and a Second World War ration book.
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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 the photos have been digitized.
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Link added to Archives Photographs on August 23, 2018.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Thursday, August 23, 2018