Fonds ath-2015 - Herman Leicht fonds

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Herman Leicht fonds

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CA ATH ath-2015

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  • 1906-1980 (Creation)
    Leicht, Herman E.

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6 cm of textual records. -- 38 photographs.

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The fonds consists of some of Mr. Leicht's mayoralty correspondence, materials on the relocation of Athabasca University, statistics on Athabasca, Alberta's 75th Anniversary, blueprints and plans for Athabasca Terraces, information on Athabasca history including: letters regarding Captain Charles Dufferin Allison Barber, Athabasca's 1915 Agricultural Fair, and the Northern Transportation Company steamboat registry. The subjects of the photographs include: Trail North Foundation June, 1978 trip down the Athabasca River, Kurt George (Dick) Naumann, Upper Wells, Herman Leicht, Lee Melsness, German Cabin, 1952 construction of the Athabasca Bridge, 1940's flood, Feb., 1966 Klondike Karavan trip, Friends of Athabasca University: Ken Chapman, Dr. Sam Smith, Doreen Leicht and MLA Frank Appleby, Egge's Stopping House (1906), York boat on Athabasca River (1906), Athabasca Landing (1906), boat "The Beaver", steamboat, Slave Lake (1912), and the Big Smoky River. Also included are the 1976 and 1977 programs for the Athabasca and District Music Festival and an Athabasca Creamery calendar for 1943.

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Donated by Herman Leicht at various times, and Doreen Leicht in 2010.


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  • The material is in English.

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There is an inventory for 93.32

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Record No. 85.409 (photos# 948-960), 93.32, 95.07 (photo# 13736), 03.12 (photos# 15960-15970), 04.05 (photos# 16584-16595);10.17;10.19 (OS)<br><br>

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