CA ACU GBA F2490
- [ca. 1940-1960] (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
12.5 cm of textual records. -- 65 photographs
Name of creator
Clayton Hare, 1909-2001, was born in St. Catherines, Ontario and was educated there, in Buffalo and at the Royal Conservatory in Toronto. He also studied music in New York and London. Returning to Canada he taught at Mount Allison University in New Brunswick until he moved to Calgary, Alberta in 1945 to teach at Mount Royal College. He conducted the Calgary Symphony Orchestra after its revival in 1949 until 1955 when he moved to the University of Portland, where he resided until 1965. After teaching at Boston University, 1965-1967, and the University of Maine, 1967-1970, he returned to Calgary. He married Dorothy Louise Swetnam, 1911-2002, a pianist who was very active in the musical community in Calgary.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Clayton and Dorothy Hare, 2000, and Bill Chestnut, 2012.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of programs of musical events in Calgary and Alberta; photographs of the Calgary Symphony Orchestra; and newspaper clippings re musical events in the city.
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
No finding aid, but some of the photos have been digitized.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.
Link added to Archives Photographs on June 7, 2018.
Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Hare, Dorothy (Subject)
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Thursday, June 07, 2018