Fonds MS-128 - Barbara Stewart fonds

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Barbara Stewart fonds

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  • Textual record

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CA EDM MS-128

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  • [ca. 1970] - 1980 (Creation)
    Creator
    Stewart, Barbara

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6 cm of textual records

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Name of creator

([ca. 1935]-current)

Biographical history

Barbara Stewart lived in Edmonton AB on Summit Dr, above MacKinnon Ravine, during the period of controversy concerning the proposed development of a high-density roadway through the ravine. She was involved in resistance to the proposal and may have become involved with the Urban Reform Group Edmonton (URGE) because of its opposition to unrestricted use of the river valley as transportation routes. She was Membership Secretary of URGE, with Mari Johnston, in 1978.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of reports, news clippings, correspondence relating to the MacKinnon Ravine roadway proposal and membership lists, agendas and minutes and other records of the Urban Reform Group Edmonton (URGE).

File List:

  • File 1: MacKinnon Ravine ([ca.1970]-1978). Includes: notes; mailing list; map of freeway proposals, ca. 1970; correspondence & news clippings; Report - West End Traffic Delay Time Study, [1974]; Report - Transportation Planning Branch, travel time standards, July 17, 1975; C.O.G. Transportation Subcommittee minutes November 25, 1975; January 12, February 2, 1976; Citizen participation report, September 28, 1977; Keillor Road news clipping and letter
  • File 2: MacKinnon Ravine and the 1977 Edmonton municipal election (1975-1980). . Includes news clippings, annotations re: MacKinnon Ravine on newspaper section, candidates stands on basic issues.
  • File 3: URGE records (1974-1978). Includes: executive mailing list, Alliance of neighbourhood groups mailing list; news clippings; agenda and minutes, 1978; letter, June 21, 1974; financial statement, Jan. - Nov. 1974; candidate list, 1974; notices & press releases.
  • File 4: URGE newsletters (1974-1977)

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Immediate source of acquisition

This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Barbara Stewart in 2000.

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The material was arranged by archivist by creator and then in chronological order.

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  • English

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There are no restrictions on access.

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Copyright may apply.
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Accession number: A2000-96

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City of Edmonton Archives

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