Fonds F0674 - De Winton and District Historical Society fonds

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De Winton and District Historical Society fonds


  • 1975-1983 (Creation)

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12.5 cm of textual records. -- 83 photographs

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The De Winton and District Historical Society was incorporated on January 26, 1976 to research, compile and publish a history of the settlement of the De Winton, Alberta area, south of Calgary. The group received a provincial government grant under the New Horizons program, and in 1978 published Sodbusting to Subdivision. Having accomplished its objective, the group folded in 1983.

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Gift of De Winton and District Historical Society and Steve Staysko, 1978-1998.

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The fonds consists of incorporation documents, minutes, membership lists, correspondence, cashbook and dissolution certificate, and photographs of De Winton and area pioneers.

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      The material is in English.

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      Some of NA 3563 are copies of PA 1910.

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      Wednesday, March 28, 2018




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