Fonds glen-2123 - Donald B. Smith fonds

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Donald B. Smith fonds

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CA GLEN glen-2123

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  • 1919, 1974-2005 (Creation)
    Smith, Donald B.

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13 m of textual records. -- 48 sound recordings. -- 282 photographs. -- 4 video cassettes

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The fonds consists of his research material, correspondence, recorded interviews and photographs pertaining to his books about Long Lance (Sylvester Clark Long); Grey Owl; and the Lougheed Building and Grand Theatre; and his articles about John Laurie, Honore Joseph Jaxon, the Herchmer family and Annie Glen Broder. Includes copies of John Laurie, Long Lance and Grey Owl personal and family papers from a wide variety of private sources; television and radio programs regarding Grey Owl.

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Gifts of Donald B. Smith, 1975-2014, Bob Richardson, 2001, and William Joiner, 2004.


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Researchers may have access to all research materials, but personal correpondence files of Donald B. Smith may not be reproduced or digitized during his lifetime.

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No finding aid.

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A recording of G.H. Gooderham being interviewed by D.B. Smith about Long Lance is held by Library and Archives Canada. A transcript is available at Glenbow.

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Call numbers M-4349, M-4876, M-5703, M-5806, M-6071, M-6562, M-6578, M-6989, M-7626, M-8102, M-9151, M-9410, M-9413, RCT-292, RCT-480, RCT-775, PA-1777, PA-2513, PA-3165, NA-4144, NA-5502, Microfilm - Long Lance

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Record updated by Glenbow Archives, April 28, 2015.

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  • English

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