Athabasca Clay Products Ltd.

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Athabasca Clay Products Ltd.

Parallel form(s) of name

  • Athabasca Quality Pottery

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

1964 - 1968

History

Athabasca Clay Products was a business that operated in Athabasca, Alberta from 1964 - 1968. All items were made from local red clay. Pottery was distributed from numerous gift shops in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan, including one on Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta.

Places

Athabasca, Alberta

Legal status

Defunct

Functions, occupations and activities

Locally-owned pottery business that made distinctive products of local clay which had motifs and decoration specifically for the local product. Items included ashtrays, cups, coffee / tea services, canisters, vases, candle sticks, wall sconces, containers with lids, and goose, swan and owl figurines in three sizes. Motifs included geese and reeds, primitive, and folk art patterns. Colour schemes allowed the natural pink colour of the fired clay to show through clear glazes and included black, blue, green, and brick red variations.

Mandates/sources of authority

Athabasca Archives

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Athabasca Clay Products was a going concern of its day and employed many people through the years.

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Occupations

Control area

Authority record identifier

ACP 64-68

Maintained by

Institution identifier

ATH

Rules and/or conventions used

RAD

Status

Draft

Level of detail

Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

January 10, 2019

Language(s)

  • English

Script(s)

Sources

Athabasca Archives

Maintenance notes

Margaret Anderson
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