- Photocopied 1985 (originally created [ca. 1971-1984]) (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
3.3 m of textual records
Name of creator
From approximately 1971 to 1984 the Historic Sites Service branch of the Alberta Department of Culture undertook a survey of Calgary buildings built prior to 1940, including houses, businesses, schools, public buildings, etc. The Calgary survey was part of a larger project conducted throughout Alberta, to build a database of information on the province's architectural heritage.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of inventory site forms for Calgary, which record the legal description, date of construction, condition, architectural details, and history of the buildings surveyed. The forms, which are arranged by street address, include a photograph taken at the time of the survey.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
The originals are held by Historic Sites and Archives Service, Cultural Facilities and Historical Resources, Alberta Community Development.
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.