CA ACU GBA F1142
- 1913-1995 (Production)
Niveau de description
Étendue matérielle et support
3 m of textual records. -- 120 photographs. -- 16 sound recordings
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Nom du producteur
John Cook Leslie, 1882-1953, was born in Ontario. He worked for the Merchants Bank, which transferred him to Calgary, Alberta in 1902. In 1908 he quit the bank and established J.C. Leslie and Company, a real estate firm. He married Agnes Bell in 1912 and they had five children. He remained in the real estate business until his death. Their son, John Clifford Leslie, 1920-2010, known as Jack, was born in Calgary. He spent four years as a pilot in the RCAF during the Second World War. He married Jean Logan, 1920-2016, also of Calgary, in 1942. He earned his AACI degree from the Appraisal Institute of Canada, and took over J.C. Leslie and Company after his father died. He was an alderman for the City of Calgary from 1961 to 1965, and served as mayor, 1965-1969. He was a strong supporter of the Progressive Conservative party. After his term as mayor he returned to the real estate business. Jean Leslie, an avid historian, has published several articles on Calgary history.
Source immédiate d'acquisition ou de transfert
Gifts of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Leslie, 1975-2008, and Marilynn Brown, 2017.
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Portée et contenu
The fonds consists of John Leslie's family and business correspondence, and real estate ledger; Jack Leslie's election papers, correspondence, speeches, invitations and conference papers; photographs of the family and of functions attended by Mayor Leslie; and Jean Leslie's genealogical sketches, historical articles, research files and interviews. Includes recorded interviews with Helen Yule about the EP Ranch, John James Saucier, Jack Grogan, Carl Cummer, Dudley Batchelor, Mrs. Leinweber, Mary Dover, Archdeacon Swanson, Sydney Vallance, A.G. Graves, Isobel Newton, Judge Thorson, Tom Dorchester, Ron Glass, Tom Glass, Kelly Sutherland, Gary Dorchester, Clarence Mack, Art Briars, Sadie Briars, James M. Wardle, and "Harry" who was involved in the construction of the Banff Windermere Highway.
Évaluation, élimination et calendrier de conservation
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Zone des conditions d'accès et d'utilisation
No restrictions on access.
Conditions de reproduction
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Notes sur la langue et l'écriture
The material is in English.
Caractéristiques matérielle et contraintes techniques
Instruments de recherche
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material. https://glenbow.ucalgary.ca/finding-aid/leslie-family-fonds/
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Existence et lieu de conservation des originaux
Existence et lieu de conservation des copies
Unités de description associées
Zone des notes
Title based on contents of records.
Accession 5098 is in the vault and has no M number.
December 2013. No restrictions, including the ones mentioned below, remain.
As of August 29, 1991, only the Saucier, Cummer and Batchelor interviews are still restricted.
M-3059, about the CPR/Eau Claire controversy, is restricted as of January 1, 1994. As of November 3, 2004, M-3059 is no longer restricted.
On July 26 we received a letter from Jean Leslie removing any restrictions from the family, mayoral and business papers. The "CPR - City of Calgary Redevelopment" file is also no longer restricted.
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Thursday, November 29, 2018