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Gushul family fonds
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CA GLEN glen-1096
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- Gushul (family)
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6139 photographs. -- 3.13 m of textual records. -- 2 audio cassettes
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The fonds consists of business records: photographs (ca. 1914-1962) of Crowsnest Pass area views, events and personalities including labour unrest and the coal mining industry; correspondence (1921-1968); account ledgers (1910-1958); financial records (1917-1963); price lists, catalogues and pamphlets of photographic equipment and supplies (1915-1968); photographic industry directories and journals; and newsclippings. Includes personal records: correspondence (1915-1967); legal records (1920-1951), financial records (1920-1966), and family photographs. Also includes taped interviews with Evan and Lena Gushul regarding the Gushul family, Lena's work in the studio, Evan's work in the studio and for the Department of Agriculture, and Thomas' commercial and industrial photography.
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Purchased from and gifts of Lena and Evan Gushul, 1981.
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Reference prints from the original negatives are also available.
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No restrictions on access.
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Inventory and interview outlines available. Please consult before requesting material.
Other Gushul photographs are held by the Mining Institute of Canada Archives and the Crowsnest Museum. There is a recorded interview with Evan Gushul in the Larry Ewashen Oral History Project at Glenbow (RCT-565-15).
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Record updated by Glenbow Archives, April 23, 2015.
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