Fonds MJ-124 - Robert Baker Allan fonds

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Robert Baker Allan fonds

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  • [ca. 2004] (Creation)
    Allan, Robert Baker

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10.0 cm of textual records.
18 b&w photographs.
1 audio cassette tape.

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([1978? - present])

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Robert Baker Allan was a history graduate student at the University of Regina. His master’s thesis was about Moose Jaw politician John Wesley Corman. Allan conducted some of his research in the Moose Jaw Public Library Archives Department and acknowledges the archives’ staff for their guidance in his thesis. He completed his thesis in 2004 and donated his research papers to the Moose Jaw Public Library Archives Department in 2006. He has a wife, Glenda, and a son, Joseph.

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This fonds contains a completed copy of Allan’s master’s thesis entitled A Populist in Municipal and Provincial Politics: John Wesley Corman as well as some of his research used for writing the thesis. The research papers include copies of newspapers, articles, photographs and an audiocassette pertaining to John Wesley Corman. The research papers are heavily annotated.

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This material was donated by Robert Baker Allan in 2006.


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This fonds was re-boxed and foldered in 2004.

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Boxes V-169 - V-170

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