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Collection C0056 - Dale Keenan Scrapbooks collection

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Dale Keenan Scrapbooks collection


  • Photocopied 1978 (originally created 1902-1977) (Creation)

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50 cm of textual records. -- 1 photograph

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Biographical history

Dale Keenan of Pincher Creek was originally a resident of the Champion-Carmangay-Vulcan area of Alberta. He began to collect historical information about that area in 1967. By 1978 he had accumulated a large number of scrapbooks documenting activities, people and events in the area, particularly with regard to sports and schools.


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  • The collection consists of scrapbooks of newsclippings, booklets, photographs, etc. about the Champion-Carmangay-Vulcan area. Includes a 1915 photograph of Champion.
  • RECORDS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS ARE ALSO IN THIS COLLECTION. SEE INVENTORY FOR DETAILS: LOCATIONS: Alston, Brant, Claresholm, Cleverille, Diamond City, Granum, Hiawatha School District, Little Bow Provincial Park, Lomond, Mossleigh, Nobleford, Parkland, Picture Butte, Queenstown, Stavely, and Travers. OTHER SUBJECTS: Andy Anderson, Barons Oil Ltd., baseball, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, blizzards, Mary Boose, Chautauqua, Martin George Clever, curling, Peter Dawson, grain trade, Andrew Brydon Hogg, Hutterites, David Charles Jones, Del McQueen, Albert James Miller, Dr. Charles Noble, Orcutt family, tornadoes, Ware family, Ray Wellman, wheat, and Women's Institutes.

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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The originals are held by Dale Keenan.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016




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