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John Guay fonds
General material designation
- Textual record
- Graphic material - photograph
- Technical drawing
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- Source of title proper: Title based on contents of fonds.
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1912 - 1964 (Creation)
- Guay, John
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6 cm of textual records. - 26 photographs. - 2 technical drawings
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Name of creator
John W. Guay was born in 1925 and was a resident of Alberta. He worked as a stock keeper for the Edmonton Transit System and was a railroad enthusiast. He was married to Mary M. Guay and they retired to Perryvale in the Whitecourt area of Alberta.
John W. Guay died in 2012.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of records of the restoration of Edmonton Radial Railway Street Car Number 1. It includes a photograph album, technical literature and plans relating to street railway equipment from several manufacturers.
The photographs include the Cromdale car barns and yard of the Edmonton Transit System.
Immediate source of acquisition
This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by John Guay in four donations made between 1961 and 1992.
The material was arranged by the archivist by type of record.
The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-10 and EB-22.
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There are no restrictions on access.
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Copyright may apply.
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Finding aid available online.
Photographs have been described at the item level and are available in the Reference Room.
Further accruals are expected.
Accession numbers: A62-3, A70-1, A73-3, A92-4
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