Fonds PR3047 - Joe Forsyth fonds

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Joe Forsyth fonds

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    • 1920 - 1941 (Creation)

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    0.07 m of textual records

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    Joe Forsyth worked for the provincial government at the Libraries Supervisor Office in Calgary, Alberta. He later served as Director of Library Services and became an Assistant Deputy Minister by the 1990s.

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    The fonds consists of material acquired by Joe Forsyth and includes pamphlets and journals related to the Alberta Social Credit Party dating from the 1920s and 1930s; transcripts of R.B. Bennett's radio broadcasts produced by the Dominion Conservative Headquarters in the 1930s; and a transcription of Leonard W. Brockington's war-time speeches produced by the federal department of Public Education in 1941.

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    In 1972, Joe Forsyth donated the material to the Provincial Archives of Alberta. It's unknown how he obtained the material.


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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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        Please see the Alberta Social Credit Party fonds at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

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        Further accruals are not expected.

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        Information for the administrative history/biographical sketch sourced from accession file PR1972.0035 at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

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        Includes accession PR1972.0035.

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