Fonds 1989.45, 1993.39, 1993.40, 1994.06, 1994.88, 1999.01, 1999.03, 1999.04, 2000.06 - GAIL WIEBE collection

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GAIL WIEBE collection

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CA CPA 1989.45, 1993.39, 1993.40, 1994.06, 1994.88, 1999.01, 1999.03, 1999.04, 2000.06

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  • 1699 (photocopies)-2001 (Creation)

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2.4 m of textual records. – 1000 photographs

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Gail Elaine (Sylvester) Wiebe (1945-) is the Archivist for Carberry Plains Archives in Manitoba. She married Edward Wiebe (1938-1993) in 1967 in Sidney, Manitoba and they had children Yolonda (1970-), Cameron (1971-), Dallas (1974-). Wiebe was educated in Sidney, Manitoba. She worked at the Sidney office of Manitoba Telephone Systems between [1965]-1967. Wiebe is a quilter, and is self-taught as an Archivist.

Custodial history

Records have been presented to the Carberry Plains Archives in 1989, 1993, 1994, 1999, 2000 by Gail Wiebe of Carberry, Manitoba. Originals from the Sidney Outlook were loaned by Raymond Peck of the Arizona district of Manitoba.

Scope and content

Series 1 consists of 26 coloured photographs and negatives of buildings, businesses, and the cemetery in Carberry, Manitoba taken by the donor in August 1994. Series 2 consists of 30 black and white and 43 colour family photographs. Series 3 consists of 186 black and white and 221 coloured family photographs. Series 4 consists of 220 black and white and 216 coloured family photographs. Series 5 consists of 65 black and white and 31 coloured family photographs, and Dorothy Beswitherick was the co-author of the history. Family histories include correspondence, news clippings, photographs, genealogies, military records, and land titles. In Series 7, 2 black and white photographs show Sidney Telephone Office (1966, 1967). Included in this series are photocopies from the Sidney Outlook concerning community events, 53 black and white photographs and 33 colour photographs of local people, a Carnival, classes.

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Family histories are in binders created by Gail Wiebe as she researched the material.

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There are no restrictions on access to these records.

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Researchers are responsible for observing Canadian copyright restrictions.

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