Collection C0007 - Calgary Normal School collection.

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Calgary Normal School collection.


  • 1906, 1911, 1923-1950 (Creation)

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37 cm of textual records. -- 2 micro audiotape cassettes. -- 9 photographs

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Collection consists of Calgary Normal School yearbooks: Sourvenir (1911); The Comet (1923-1924, 1924-1925); The Yearbook (1926-1927); The Normal Light (1927-1928); Year book (1928-1929, 1930-1931, 1931-1932); The Optimist (1932-1933); The Normal Broadcast (1933-1934); and The Chinook (1934-1945). Includes "Chronicle", popularly known as the "Domesday Book", created by Normal School students and including valedictory speeches, essays on each school year, and a chronicle of events from 1906 to 1936. Also includes photographs of school choirs and choral society (1938, 1941-1943); a recorded interview with teacher, Mr. [V.] Graham; a photograph of the first class (1906); and miscellany.

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Administrative records are restricted for a period of 15 years as authorized under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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      See also M-065 for an Alberta Normal School pennant (dating from 1907-1912), Calgary Normal School pennant (1922), University of Alberta beanie, autonomy button, and a University of Alberta Frosh button with a green and gold ribbon which reads "59."

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      For yearbooks - see accession 00.002
      For Chronicle - see accession 00.003
      For photos of Normal School Choir and class - see accession 91.023
      For photocopies of original photographs of class of 1939, and class photo of 55th anniversary reunion 1937-1938 - see accession 2003.039
      For panoramic photograph of the Calgary Normal School class of 1928-1929, see 2008.054.

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