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Title:
Elbow Park Oral History Project fonds

Date(s):
1999-2002

Physical Description:
58 audio cassettes

History:
The Elbow Park Oral History Project was established in Calgary, Alberta in 1999 by the Elbow Park Residents Association, to record the memories of early residents in the community. The association hired historian David Mittelstadt to undertake the work, and between February and August 1999 he interviewed 30 long-time residents of the district. In 2002 he completed outlines for each interview, which include biographical information on each person interviewed, plus summaries of the contents.

Scope and Content:
The collection consists of interviews with Dorothy Haverstock, Patricia "Pat" Waite, Edmona "Mona" Ryan, Ethel Crombie, Louis Cutler, Stuart Patterson, Dorothy McLachlan, Rick Simonton/Emily Love, Fred Valentine, Arthur Patterson, Joey Dinning, Helen Firmstone, Charles Ross, Peter Valentine, Kay Gove, Bill Tait, Mary Mawer, Dick Matthews, Norman Sproule, Noni Robinson, Ed Marshall, Fred Haeseker, Pat Turner, Prudence Penley, James Harding, Helen Thomson, Ken Manning, Barbara McDougall, Robert Lucy. Also includes outlines of the interviews.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Elbow Park Residents Association, 2002.

Language:
The material is in English.

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

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

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
RCT-982

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