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Fonds F3395 - Spence Shoes fonds
ACU GBA F3395
Spence Shoes fonds
- [ca. 1920s-1960s] (Creation)
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Extent and medium
1 cm of textual records. -- 3 photographs
Name of creator
Spence Shoes was established in Calgary by Robert Spence, ?-1951, who came to the city from Ontario in 1910. He worked at Sibley's Shoe Store, and Richardson's Limited. By 1923 Spence was the sole owner. The store was purchased by James Steedman, 1928-2005 and James Rankin in 1961 and eventually expanded to 10 stores in the city.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of James Steedman, 1986.
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Scope and content
The fonds consists of booklets, articles, flyers, etc. from the store; and photographs of shoe stores in Calgary.
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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.
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Title based on contents of records.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Wednesday, May 22, 2019