Archives and Special Collections
Fonds F0746 - Farm Women's Union of Alberta. Sydenham-Gerald Local fonds
ACU GBA F0746
Farm Women's Union of Alberta. Sydenham-Gerald Local fonds
- 1900-1963 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
1 microfilm reel. -- ca. 300 photographs
Name of creator
In 1963 the Sydenham-Gerald local of the Farm Women's Union of Alberta completed a scrapbook for the FWUA Scrapbook Competition held that year and were awarded second prize. The scrapbook contained historical articles on the Wainwright area including the communities of Sydenham, Denwood, Gerald and Greenshields. A large number of photos from the collection of Bill Brunker, ?-1963, a Wainwright pioneer, were included in the scrapbook.
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Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of scrapbook (microfilm only) containing local history articles and ca. 300 photographs of Wainwright area and its pioneers. The photographs are primarily from 1900-1939.
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Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
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Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid, but many of the photos have been digitized.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Original scrapbook held by Nina Woodward.
Existence and location of copies
Glenbow holds 146 copy negatives made from the scrapbook.
Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.
Link added to Archives Photographs on July 27, 2015.
icrofilm-FWUA - Sydenham
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Friday, April 08, 2016