Archives and Special Collections
Collection C0194 - Main Street Claresholm Project collection
ACU GBA C0194
Main Street Claresholm Project collection
- Copied 1988-1990 (originally created 1904-1982) (Creation)
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Extent and medium
30 cm of textual records. – 89 photographs
Name of creator
The Main Street Claresholm Project was organized to collect documentation of the townscape of downtown Claresholm, Alberta and encourage revitalization of the community’s traditional business district. Archival materials were borrowed from the Town of Claresholm and from citizens, and were loaned to the Glenbow Archives for copying.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Loaned for copying by Main Street Claresholm Project.
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Scope and content
The collection consists of copies of news articles and memorabilia pertaining to the history of Claresholm; an undergraduate essay by Stuart G. Adams and Stewart R. Cavanaugh on the community (1971); and views of Claresholm, its buildings, and its public events including many from the 1960s by Paul C. Anderson.
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
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Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid, but the photos have been digitized.
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Existence and location of originals
Originals were returned to owners.
Existence and location of copies
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Title based on contents of records.
The lenders of the materials were the Town of Claresholm, Claresholm Museum, Lucy Seymour, Don Welbourne, Alice Van Deveren, and Irma Clark.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Wednesday, March 21, 2018