Fonds SCM-RG-0039 - El Ehman fonds

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El Ehman fonds

General material designation

  • Textual record

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on source

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  • 1918 - 1935 (Creation)
    Powley, Hoffman James
  • ? - 2004-02-11 (Accumulation)
    Ehman, El

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Physical description

ca. 10 cm of textual records

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(20th cent.)

Biographical history

Custodial history

On 1999 November 22 the records were transferred to the Swift Current Museum.

Scope and content

The fonds, related to Hoffman James Powley, were accumulated by the source. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.

The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:

  • The volume is a ledger that has been also used as a scrapbook, scrapbook contains: table of contents, clippings of movie stars, politicians, poems, "cowboy" images, newspaper clippings, some SC clippings, latest date on a newspaper clipping is 1932 though most are not dated (clippings and pictures are often pasted onto pages that were originally used as a ledger, c. 1926), after clippings end several of the remaining pages are used as a ledger, 1911 - 1915, records of interactions with businesses, local businesses, and individuals; there is a large number of blank pages, after which there is another ledger, 1909 - 1913, record of interactions with businesses, local businesses, and individuals. The records in the ledger likely pertain to the Alexandra Hotel. "This book belongs to Hofffman James Powley, Beaver Flats P.O., Saskatchewan, Canada / 15th Day of February in the year 1926 A.D. // age - 18 yrs." written inside front cover

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No formal arrangement has been applied to the items in this fonds.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

  • Latin

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No restrictions on access.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Use, reproduction, and/or publication of records are subject to the Copyright Act and the Terms and Conditions of the Swift Current Museum. Please consult the Swift Current Museum for further information.

Finding aids

Minimal fonds level description is listed in AtoM. Until fully appraised and arranged record lists are available through the Swift Current Museum.

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No further accruals are expected.

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