Fonds F1157 - John S. Lipkowsky fonds

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John S. Lipkowsky fonds


  • 1926-1967 (Creation)

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6 cm of textual records. -- 25 photographs

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Biographical history

John Lipkowsky, 1897-1976, was born in Russia and came to Canada in the 1910s. He studied at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) in Calgary in the late 1920s and again in 1941. In 1929 he married Olga Mooren, 1910-1986, who was also Russian-born. They had two daughters, Margaret (Shore) and Violet (Shore). Olga was a seamstress at the Calgary General Hospital. John was a machinist at the Canadian Pacific Railway's (CPR) Ogden shops from 1939 until his retirement in 1964. He was an active member of the International Association of Machinists.

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Gift of Margaret Shore, 1989.

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The fonds consists of membership cards, Southern Alberta Institute of Technlogy (SAIT) lecture notes, and photographs of the family, a SAIT class and Olga at the Calgary General Hospital.

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      The material is in English.

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      NA 5331 are copies of the P's.


      There are Lipkowsky family artifacts in Cultural History.

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      Tuesday, May 15, 2018




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