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Conrad Olai Hage fonds

1876-1968, predominant 1940-1960

Physical Description:
1.8 m of textual records. -- 82 photographs

Conrad Olai Hage, 1901-1990, was born in Bella Coola, British Columbia but grew up in Saskatchewan. He attended Normal School and taught for a while before taking a degree in geology at the University of Saskatchewan in 1929 and an MA at the University of Wisconsin, USA in 1932. He joined the Geological Survey of Canada in 1933 but also took post-graduate studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His work with the GSC took him all over Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. He joined Shell Oil in Calgary in 1945, working in northern Alberta. In 1949 he moved to the Barnsdal-Seaboard Group, and in 1952 became an independent consultant. In 1955 he joined Dome Petroleum where he remained until his retirement in 1969. He was a member of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (president, 1952-1953) and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists; was a fellow of both the Geological Society of America and the Geological Association of Canada; and was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. He married Margaret Stott in 1944 and they had two children, Robert and Lucinda (Tiller). For further information see D. F. Stott's article, "In Memoriam : Conrad O. Hage, September 13, 1901-May 29, 1990", in the Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology. -- vol. 39, no. 2 (June 1991), p. 229-230.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of consulting files for various oil companies, reports, monographs, geological maps and sections, well logs, field notes, reference material, and records regarding petroleum and geological professional associations. Includes geological studies of the Alberta foothills, Crowsnest Pass area, Lloydminster-Wainwright area, Peace River area, northeastern British Columbia and the Gulf Islands area of British Columbia.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Conrad Hage, 1982-1983.

The material is in English.

No restrictions on access.

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

View finding aid / scanned documents:

There are interviews with Conrad Hage in the Petroleum Industry Oral History Project (RCT-453 and M-6807, file "Hage"), and the Charles Ursenbach Oral History Project (RCT-145-16 and M-4211-6), at Glenbow.

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-6568, NA-4450

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