Fonds paa-8003 - Elsie P. Gowan fonds

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Elsie P. Gowan fonds

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PAA paa-8003

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  • 1957-1974 (Creation)
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    Gowan, Elsie P.

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0.01 m of textual records

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Elsie Park Gowan (nee Young) was a graduate of the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta in 1930. Gowan was a playwright and wrote for radio, stage and television productions, mainly on themes and events in Canadian history. She also wrote for the National and Alberta school radio broadcasts and has taught radio and drama writing at the Banff School of Fine Arts in Banff, Alberta, and at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. She received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Alberta and served as Chief Factor of Fort Edmonton Park. Gowan married to Doctor (Dr.) Edward Hunter Gowan in 1933 and together they had at least one son, Gary.

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Fonds consists of records pertaining to Elizabeth Sterling Haynes and includes photocopied newspaper clippings dating 1957-1974, a theatre ticket stub, and biographical information.

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Mrs. Elsie P. Gowan deposited these records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1976.

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  • The material is in English.

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Access Conditions: None. Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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Other records pertaining to Elizabeth Sterling Haynes can be found in accession PR1976.0062. Other records deposited by Elsie P. Gowan can be found in the E.H. Gowan fonds. Other records pertaining to Elsie P. Gowan can be found in the Elsie Park (Young) Gowan fonds located at the University of Alberta Archives in Edmonton, Alberta.

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Information for the biographical sketch was taken from the records and from the biographical sketch provided for the Elsie Park (Young) Gowan fonds located at the University of Alberta.<br><br>Record No. Fonds consists of the following accessions: PR1976.0069<br><br>

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