- 1955-1956 (Creation)
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27 cm of textual records. -- 1 microfilm reel. -- 1 photograph
Name of creator
This collection was compiled by Nick Wickenden, a Glenbow Archives staff member, who was commissioned to gather information concerning steam navigation and boats on the western Canadian plains.
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Scope and content
- The collection consists of manuscript report by researcher, correspondence with persons interested in the subject, 1500 file cards containing extracts from books, newspapers and interviews, and microfilm extracts from the Sessional Papers of Canada (1880-1890).
- RECORDS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS ARE ALSO IN THIS COLLECTION. SEE INVENTORY FOR DETAILS: Arnold Carscadden, Roy Devore, Samuel A. Dickson, Leonard A. Goodridge, Hudson's Bay Company (HBC), Col. F.C. Jameson, Mrs. S. Jones, Ed Kelly, Hormisdas Lamoureux, and Bruce Baden Peel. STEAMBOATS: Alberta, City of Edmonton, Minnow, North West, and Sicamous.
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No restrictions on access.
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The material is in English.
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No finding aid.
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