Archives and Special Collections
Collection C0218 - Robert J. Smith collection
ACU GBA C0218
Robert J. Smith collection
- 1914-1947 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
0.5 cm of textual records. -- 14 photographs
Name of creator
Robert James Smith lived in Calgary, Alberta and operated R. J. Smith Automotive Supplies after 1945. He was interested in the petroleum industry in southern Alberta. He married Stella.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Robert J. Smith, 1972.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of petroleum report by Joseph Sinclair for Calgary Alberta Oils Limited; report by Dr. R. L. Rutherford re South Highwood Syndicate; regulations regarding the reservation of petroleum and and natural gas rights; and photographs of the Turner Valley oil field.
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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 the photos have been digitized.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.
Not added to Alberta on Record. The photos are all in the Glenbow Archives Photographs database. Perhaps the reports should go to the Glenbow Library?
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Thursday, July 17, 2014