Fonds MS-336 - Adolf Minchau fonds

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Adolf Minchau fonds

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  • Textual record

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on name of creator.

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Fonds

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CA EDM MS-336

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  • 1920-1938 (Creation)
    Creator
    Minchau, Adolf

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Physical description

30 cm of textual records.

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Name of creator

(1890 - 1971)

Biographical history

Adolf Minchau was born in Russia in 1890 and emigrated to Canada in 1907, settling in Strathcona. He worked for John Walter as a millwright at the southside sawmill before setting up his own blacksmith shop in 1912. Mr. Minchau operated the Adolf Minchau Blacksmith and Machine Shop until 1955 when his sons Fred and Stanley took over the business. They continued to run the business on Whyte Avenue until 1980.

Custodial history

Scope and content

The fonds consists of materials created by Adolph Minchau between 1920 and 1938. The fonds consists of correspondence and periodicals related to the blacksmith shop of Minchau. It includes a 1926 ledger and insurance documents for the shop. There are also clippings from Dun's Bulletin relating to machinery.

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Immediate source of acquisition

The fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Stan Minchau in 1980.

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  • English

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    There are no restrictions on access.

    Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

    Public Domain.

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    No further accruals are expected.

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    City of Edmonton Archives

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    Final

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    Dates of creation, revision and deletion

    Language of description

    • English

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