Fonds MS-64 - Olaf Emil Simon fonds

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Olaf Emil Simon fonds

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CA EDM MS-64

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  • 1977 (Creation)
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    Simon, Olaf Emil

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0.5 cm of textual records

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(1929 - current)

Biographical history

Olaf Emil Simon was born in East Prussia in 1929 and began learning Kung-Fu at the age of six. During the Second World War, he served briefly in the German Army until his capture by the Soviets towards the end of the conflict. He was sent to Siberia but eventually escaped to Mongolia. In 1960, he emigrated to Canada and opened his first studio in Calgary a year later. Simon was the founder of Simon Kung Fu Studio and a founding member of the Alberta Kung-fu Association. On May 15, 2010 Grand Master Olaf E. Simon was inducted into the Canadian Black-Belt Hall of Fame on the basis of his contributions to the North American martial arts tradition.

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This fonds consists of a single letter from Olaf E. Simon to Mrs. [Mary] Lobay concerning Kung Fu activities in Edmonton and other Alberta and North American locations

File List:
File 1: Letter to Mrs. Mary Lobay - 1977

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  • English

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Accession number: A77-39

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Formerly known as the Alberta Kung Fu Association fonds.

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City of Edmonton Archives

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Final

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  • English

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