Collection C0116 - Edith Woolliams' Nose Creek Oral History Project collection

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Edith Woolliams' Nose Creek Oral History Project collection


  • 1977-1981 (Creation)

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82 audio cassettes

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Biographical history

Edith Woolliams moved to the Simons Valley area on the northern outskirts of Calgary, Alberta ca. 1955. In the late 1970s she interviewed many of the older residents of the Airdrie, Balzac, Nose Creek and Simons Valley areas of Alberta.


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Gift of Edith Woolliams, 1983.

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  • The collection consists of recorded interviews.
  • INTERVIEWS WITH THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS ARE IN THIS COLLECTION. SEE INVENTORY FOR DETAILS: June Aldred, "Aunt Ag", Mabel Barker, Dorothy and Cliff Bennett, ? Blair, Doris and Dorothy Bonner, Archie Boyce, Pearl and Stan Buckler, Wilbert and Ruby Builder, Don Burwash, Mary Bushfield, Bushfield cousins, Katherine Maillooh Campbell, Paul and Mary Cary, Casa Loma Ladies Club, George Chapman, W.W. Chitwood, Inez Clayton, Harry and Agnes Copithorne, ? Cowan, Jock and Joey Cowan, Arnold and Irene Cummins, Donald Davy, Kelly Davy, Jim Dunn, Lorne Dunn, Ruby Dunn, Bob Echlin, Busty Elliott, William Evans, Jack Evans, Doris Evans, Gordon and Audrey Farr, ? Fairweather, Ilsa Elliott Flewelling, Carl and Lois Frieze, Dave and Anna Gerlitz, Walter and Eileen Goebil, Sally and Gene Hanson, Dick Hardy, Grandma Hawkwood, P. Maurice Head, Wilf and Ruth Hunt, Anna Jobson, Lillian Jones, Kenneberg women, Phoebe Kestiven, John and Jean Kirby, Hattie Lane, ? Larsen, Joanne and Gerald Law, N. Lewis, Henry and Alma Loose, Marion and Andy Lund, ? Martinson-Bowhay, Don Matthews, Eddie Maynard, Annie Morris, Gordon Morris, Caroline and Enoch Mortenson, Isabel Nixdorf, Charles Northcott, George and Bertie Northcott, Henry Oel, Annie Oldfield, Jack and Helen Osborne, Rita and Leonard Pallesen, R. and D. Perry, Harold Phillips, Frank Pole, Marg and Cliff Rush, ? Roberts, Vi and Larry Shapka, Alice Short, Grant and Ethel Shuttleworth, Ted Shuttleworth, Isabel Simpson, Stan and Mary Sisley, ? Smart, Helen and Glenn Snyder, Jack Sutcliffe, Roy and Mary Tiditmeyer, M.A. "Buck" Valli, Vern Vestrum, Bill and Florence Walker, Gene and John Wallace, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Watt, and Jack and Shirley Young.

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The material is in English.

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Thursday, May 01, 2014




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