of Alberta

Bowman, Jim collection

Accession 2012.0036 and 2013.o3o (filed as 2012.036)

Title and Description

Jim Bowman collection. – 2012-2013. – 2 cm of textual records.

Administrative/Biographical History

Jim Bowman, 1949-    was born in Edmonton, Alberta.  He studied Sociology and Anthropology at Simon Fraser Unversity and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1978.  He was awarded a Master of Library Science from the University of British Columbia in 1982.  He has been employed as an archivist in Vancouver, Chilliwack and Calgary, and has worked as an indpendent archival consultant and researcher.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of two folders of reports written by and relevant notes gathered by Jim Bowman.  The first file focuses on the life and career of Cornelius Hiebert who was active in local politics and a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1905-1909.  The second contains notes and information on Mennonites in the High River area of Alberta.

Source of Acquisition

Donated by Jim Bowman