Stephen Wilk Airdrie History collection
25 cm of textual records. -- 59 photographs. -- 10 audio cassettes
The material in this collection was compiled by Reverend Stephen Wilk of Airdrie, Alberta for two books he wrote: Pioneers of the Faith, a History of the Airdrie United Church; and One Day's Journey, a General History of the Airdrie District. The latter was published by the Airdrie Community Improvement Club.
Scope and Content:
The collection consists of interviews with and biographies of Airdrie pioneers, completed questionnaires about schools and churches, newsclippings and articles, Westminister S.D. records (1908-1927), Airdrie United Church records (1917-1948), and miscellaneous photographs, programs, poems, notes, etc.
INTERVIEWS WITH/BIOGRAPHIES OF THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS ARE IN THIS COLLECTION. SEE INVENTORY FOR DETAILS: Archie Aitken, Emily Blankley Aitken, Neil Beaton, Rev. A.T. Bell, Mr. and Mrs. A.D. Black, Bill Brandon, Bert Clayton, Mrs. E.M. Clayton, Nina Cole, Dr. Collicutt, Willian Croxford, Joe Davy, Edith Duncan, Mr. Evans, William Evans, Tom Farr, Fred Fletcher, Mrs. John Fletcher, Sara Fletcher, Lillian Graham, Lloyd Koffsky, Daniel MacDonald, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Northcott, Clem Perry, Thomas Pole, Ada Ryan, and Adam Watson.
Source of Acquisition:
Gifts of Stephen Wilk and Airdrie Community Improvement Club, 1962-1965.
The material is in English.
No restrictions on access.
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.
View finding aid / scanned documents:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-4712, RCT-28, PA-648, PA-828, NA-582, NA-598, NA-1231, NA-2466