Fonds PR0687 - Edith H. Gostick fonds

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Edith H. Gostick fonds

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    • 1934-1935 (Creation)

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    2 posters

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    Biographical history

    Edith Hannah Gostick (nee Thomas) was born on January 15, 1894 in Porth Glamorganshire, South Wales, to Elizabeth Mathews and Thomas Thomas. She was educated in South Wales and came to Canada in 1910 where she married Frank Gostick (1889-1982) on October 5, 1914. Together they had two sons, Ronald (1918-2005) and William.

    Gostick was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Canadian Legion BESL and served as a Social Credit MLA for Calgary, Alberta from 1935 to 1940. From 1940 until her retirement in 1959, she was the Provincial Librarian at the Legislature Library in Edmonton. The family later moved to British Columbia.

    She died in Saanichton, British Columbia in 1984.

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    Fonds consists of two Alberta Social Credit Party election posters.

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    Mrs. Edith H. Gostick deposited these records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1970.


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        The material is in English.

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        Access Conditions: None

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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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        Other records related to Edith H. Gostick can be found in accession GR1985.0324.

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        Information for the biographical sketch was taken from the 1936 Canadian Parliamentary Guide.

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