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Fonds F3217 - Roy Kaiser fonds

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Roy Kaiser fonds


  • 1937-1972 (Creation)

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2 cm of textual records

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Roy Gordon Kaiser, 1915-2003, was born in Beddington, Alberta. He attended Crescent Heights High School in Calgary, Alberta and then worked for Union Packing and Anderson Plumbing before starting a 34 year career with the Calgary Municipal Railway (later Calgary Transit) as a streetcar and bus operator. He retired in 1976. He and his wife Wendy had two sons, Wilf and Paul.


Archival history

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Gift of R.G. Kaiser, 1981.

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The fonds consists of pamphlets, timetables, and other records of the Calgary Municipal Railway and Calgary Transit; and dues cards for the Calgary Municipal Railway Association.

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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Friday, April 22, 2016




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