Fonds 0532 - Big Bend Historical Committee fonds

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Big Bend Historical Committee fonds

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  • Textual record

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CA GPR 0532

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  • 1981 (Creation)
    Creator
    Big Bend Historical Committee

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12 cm textual records

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(1981)

Administrative history

The Big Bend Historical Committee was formed in order to create a history of the area surrounding Blueberry Creek, Blueberry Mountain, Fourth Creek, Ksituan, Silver Valley, and Whitburn with the bend of the Peace River being the boundary to the north and including the townships 79-80, Ranges 5-9 and townships 81, 82, 83, Ranges 6-11, in all about 600 square miles. Families livinging in the area were asked to submit stories and students were also encouraged to research and write family histories. The Blueberry Mountain Goodwill Society helped sponsor the project along with grants from New Horizons and Alberta Culture. Wilma Bird was a main contact for story submissions and a large committee of volunteers did the typing and proofreading. The book was produced in 1981.

Custodial history

The records were passed on to the Spirit River Settlement Museum and donated to the South Peace Regional Archives in 2012.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of family histories, school and church histories, community services and activities histories and miscellaneous writings, news clippings and correspondence used for producing The Big Bend, a community history book covering the areas of Blueberry Creek, Blueberyy Mountain, Fourth Creek, Ksituan, Silver Valley, and Whitburn.

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The records were donated to the South Peace Regional Archives by the Spirit River Settlement Museum on August 31, 2012.

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  • English

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No accruals are expected.

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Accession number 2012.37

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0532

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South Peace Regional Archives

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Partial

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  • English

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