Collection MJ-008 - Garth Smith Scrapbook Collection

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Garth Smith Scrapbook Collection

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1.00 cm of textual records

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The only information on a Garth Smith in Moose Jaw was listed in Henderson’s Directories from 1965 to 1967. Garth and Edna M. Smith (an Edna M. Smith donated this fonds to the archives) resided at 830 Athabasca St. E. Garth worked as a carpenter’s helper at Moose Jaw Sash and Door, and later was employed by the CPR as a yardman. Edna was a receptionist at the Moose Jaw Union Hospital. After 1967 and until 1978 Edna M. Smith is still listed in Henderson’s Directory, employed as a receptionist at the Union Hospital, but living at 822 Athabasca St. E. No other information is available.

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This collection consists of one series containing a scrapbook kept by Garth Smith but no certain date is established, except that the newspaper clippings kept may have been from around the time of the Province's Golden Jubilee in 1955.
The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings concerning the history of Moose Jaw and the Province from the late 1800's to 1955.

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Accession Number 8.BA donated to the archives by Edna M. Smith.


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  • English

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Box H-2


This fonds was re boxed in 2000.

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