Fonds paa-8429 - Alex Cowan fonds

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Alex Cowan fonds

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PAA paa-8429

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0.01 m of textual material

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Alex Cowan graduated from the University of Toronto in Theology and was ordained in 1943 at Westminster-Central United Church. Alex's first position moved him and his wife, Elvin, to Rowley Alberta, near Drumheller. For several years Alex Cowan lead services at Rowley, Rumsey, Big Valley, and Lakeview churches. Following this position, in [1945], the Cowan's returned and settled in Ontario.

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The fonds consists of a reminiscence by Alex Cowan entitled "Western Story" that documents the Cowans' life in Alberta.

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In 1990, Alex Cowan donated the material to the Provincial Archives of Alberta


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  • The material is in English.

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There are no restrictions on access. Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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Information for the administrative history/biographical sketch sourced from the fonds.<br><br>Record No. The fonds consists of the following accession: PR1990.0576<br><br>

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