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Title:
Don Peacock's Harry Hays Research collection

Date(s):
1940-1984, predominant 1963-1984

Physical Description:
37.5 cm of textual records. -- 2 audio reels. -- 405 photographs

History:
The material in this collection was compiled by Don Peacock, [ca. 1930]-1909, former special assistant to federal Agriculture Minister Harry Hays, for the writing of his biography of Senator Hays, entitled Barefoot on the Hill : The Life of Harry Hays. -- Vancouver : Douglas and McIntyre, 1986.

Scope and Content:
The collection consists of biographical sketches; Hays' speeches, newspaper columns and radio broadcasts; transcripts of interviews with and about Hays; two recorded Hays' speeches; Hays' outgoing letters, much of it written on his behalf by Peacock; Hays' campaign speeches and literature; and newsclippings and press releases about Hays' career. Includes extensive photographs of Hays, his family, ranch, livestock, Stampede breakfasts, and political activities.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Don Peacock, 1988.

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/peacock.cfm

Related:
The Harry Hays fonds is also held by Glenbow.

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-7950-(1002-1028), RCT-852, PA-3131

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