Fonds glen-3561 - Jean Gauld fonds

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Jean Gauld fonds

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GLEN glen-3561

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  • [ca. 1916]-1984 (Creation)
    Gauld, Jean

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27 photographs

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Jean Helen Gauld, 1902?-1984, moved to Calgary, Alberta with her father around 1914. She won many awards for her Highland dancing, and by the age of 14 established herself as a professional dance instructor. She expanded her range to include ballet, ethnic, and modern styles. Later in her career she taught at Mount Royal College and the Montessori School of Calgary.

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The fonds was acquired by Harold Shaer of Chinook Coin Shop Ltd. of Calgary.

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The fonds consists of portraits of Jean Gauld in various dance costumes, and snapshots of her later in life.

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Purchased from Chinook Coin Shop Ltd., 1989.


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  • The material is in English.

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Jean Gauld's medals, trophy, and Highland dance costume are held in Glenbow's Cultural History collection.

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Record No. PA-3173;NA-5313<br><br>

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