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Collection C0196 - D. Stuart Kennedy's organ music history collection

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D. Stuart Kennedy's organ music history collection


  • Photocopied 1988 (originally created ca. 1961-1985) (Creation)

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1 cm of textual records

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Biographical history

David Stuart Kennedy, 1922-2007, was born in Calgary, Alberta. He was educated at the University of Alberta, and taught school in Standard, Cluny, and Olds, Alberta prior to his long teaching tenure with the Calgary Board of Education. He was also a professional organist and a builder, technician, and historian of pipe organs. His wife’s name was Betty, and he had four children, Sylvia, David, Alfred, and Ian.


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Gift of D. Stuart Kennedy, 1988.

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The collection consists of photocopies of published articles about Alberta pipe organs and organists, many of them written by D. Stuart Kennedy.

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The material is in English.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Monday, April 11, 2016




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