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Alfred and Amy Goodwin fonds
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- Goodwin, Alfred
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12.5 cm of textual records. -- 33 photographs
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Name of creator
Alfred Goodwin, 1876-1955, was born in Cheapside, Ontario. In 1897 he moved to Manitoba before settling in Calgary, Alberta in 1900. Between 1904 and 1933 he worked in the house-moving business, and operated his own company. His son, George Herbert, 1906-1960, continued to run the moving business after Alfred retired. Alfred's wife, Amy Ida Jane Goodwin, ?-1950, was born in Perth Ontario and came to Calgary in 1904. Alfred collected native artifacts.
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Records originate from the Glenbow but are available at the Glenbow Western Research Centre, University of Calgary
Scope and content
The fonds consists of accounts, receipts, agreements, and business cards related to the moving business; Alfred's diaries (1909-1927) and Amy's diary (1909); personal correspondence; scrapbooks related to building-moving and native peoples; lists of Alfred's native artifacts collection; newsclippings and miscellany. Includes photographs of native personalities and views of moving. RECORDS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS ARE ALSO IN THIS FONDS: John Barter, Blackfoot, Blood, Canadian Pacific Irrigation Colonization Co., James Cassin, Cree, Eusley Dennis, Willian Dennis, Haida, George A. Ken, livestock brands, Norman Luxton, Mac W. Lyle, Mrs. M.S. Mitchell, J.B. Richards, Charles M. Russell, Sarcee (Tsuu T'ina), Guy Shackles, I.A. Shippen, Cyrus Richard Stovel, and R.H. Weir.
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Gift of George Herbert Goodwin, 1963.
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- The material is in English.
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Record No. M-441;PA-600;PB-169;NA-768;NA-1209<br><br>