Fonds F0369 - Calgary Light Opera Society fonds

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Reference code

CA ACU GBA F0369

Title

Calgary Light Opera Society fonds

Date(s)

  • 1883-1953, predominant 1928-1937 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

1.25 m of textual records. -- 65 photographs

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Administrative history

The Calgary Light Opera Society was established in Calgary, Alberta in 1927 to produce musical theatre in Calgary. Among the musical directors were George E. Bower and Clifford Higgin. Producers included Gordon Holmwood, Keith Jones and Max Bishop. Between 1928 and 1936 the society produced semi-annual performances of well-known light operas. In 1937 the organization became dormant.

Repository

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Don Powers, 1984.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The fonds consists of constitution and bylaws, correspondence, financial statements, legal agreements, programs, scripts, and photographs of performances.

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Accruals

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Conditions governing access

No restrictions on access.

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Language and script notes

The material is in English.

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Title based on contents of records.

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NAs copied from PAs and PBs.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

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