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Title:
Alberta newspapers advertisements collection

Date(s):
1891-1919, predominant 1911-1913

Physical Description:
ca. 150 advertisements

History:
The Lethbridge Herald gathered together this collection of newspapers advertisements from these Alberta newspapers: Calgary Herald, Calgary News Telegram, Edmonton Bulletin, Farmers' Weekly Telegram, Lethbridge Herald, and the Morning Albertan. They have been linen backed for display purposes.

Scope and Content:
The collection consists of advertisements for automobiles; farm machinery; household appliances; theatres, circuses, and entertainments; food and drink; political meetings; tobacco, cigarettes and liquor; clothing; general merchants; land and real estate sales throughout Alberta; sale of lots in Calgary; and the Calgary Stampede. Includes front pages about the Titanic sinking, first Alberta Legislature, and other stories.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Lethbridge Herald, 1960.

Language:
The material is in English.

Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.

Finding Aids:
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.

View finding aid / scanned documents:
http://www.glenbow.org/collections/search/findingAids/archhtm/newsads.cfm

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-4630

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