Collection PR1356 - Redcliff Museum and Historical Society photograph collection

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Redcliff Museum and Historical Society photograph collection

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    • [ca. 1913]-1983 (Creation)

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    34 negatives. – 7 photographic postcards. – 0.01 m of textual records

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    In operation since 1982, the Redcliff Museum is housed in the former town hall. The Museum displays a collection of products from early industries in Redcliff; their collection includes industrial exhibits, police, fire and military records and uniforms, unique drugstore exhibits as well as recreation, commerce and domestic exhibits and archives. Cliff Dacre is the museum's curator.

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    The fonds consists of copied images, postcards and mechanically produced photographic reproductions, originally dating circa (ca.) 1913 of Redcliff, Alberta, and include views of Redcliff, schools, churches, banks, streets, train station, water tower, industrial plants such as the Redcliff Motor Company (Co.), the Redcliff Clay Products Co. Limited (Ltd), the Redcliff Rolling Mills and Bolt Manufacturing Co., the Redcliff Brick and Coal Co. Ltd., the Dominion Glass Co. Ltd., the Foundry and Ornamental Iron Works Co., the New Steel Mill and the Pressed Brick Co. and a catalogue entitled Redcliff Commercial Cars, those built by Redcliff Motors Co., Ltd.

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    Cliff Dacre (PR1983.0176) and Lorna Veenstra (PR1983.0291), both of the Redcliff Museum and Historical Society, deposited records and allowed others to be copied by the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1983.


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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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        Information for the administrative history is from the records and from Alberta Economic Development’s Tourism Information System,\_museum.htm, accessed December 10, 2004. The photographs can be located in the A file of the Provincial Archives of Alberta reference prints under the numbers A.9319-9342 and A.9728 to A.9750.

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        Includes accessions PR1983.0176 and PR1983.0291.

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