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- Textual record
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1966 - 1975 (Creation)
- Dent, Ivor
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2 m of textual records. - 5 photographs
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Name of creator
Ivor Dent was born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan in 1924. He moved to Edmonton in 1952, and eventually earned a Ph.D. in educational administration. He worked for the Edmonton Public School Board as a teacher, assistant principal and principal, and was President of Alberta's New Democratic Party.
After several years of unsuccessful municipal and federal campaigns, Ivor Dent was elected as an Alderman in 1963, and twice more in 1964 and 1966. In 1968 he was elected Mayor, and was re-elected in 1971, but lost to William Hawrelak in 1974.
Ivor Dent passed away in Edmonton in 2009.
Scope and content
The series consists of correspondence, engagements, speeches, brochures, and various reports on subjects ranging from social conditions to infrastructure and economic development in Edmonton.
The series also includes photos of Ivor Dent and Clennell Hagerston “Punch” Dickins (EA-353-5, EA-353-8, EA-353-9, EA-353-10, EA-353-11).
Immediate source of acquisition
This material is believed to have been transferred to the City of Edmonton Archives by City administration between 1974 and 1977.
The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-353.
Some reports were assigned item numbers with the prefix GP.
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Copyright may apply.
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File list available online.
No further accruals are expected.
Accession number: A74-9, A74-55, A76-27, A77-70
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