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Collection C0176 - Glenbow Archives Posters collection

Identity area

Reference code

ACU GBA C0176

Title

Glenbow Archives Posters collection

Date(s)

  • [ca. 1845-1968] (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

ca. 200 posters

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Since the mid-1950s, Glenbow Archives has acquired posters documenting the history of Alberta and Canada. Posters which do not belong to other fonds held by the Glenbow Archives have been artificially placed into this collection.

Repository

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of various donors.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The collection consists of posters related to a wide variety of topics including the promotion of immigration to Canada; the sale of Victory bonds and recruitment for the wars; political campaigns; advertisements for rail and steamship travel; and announcements of auction sales, sports meets, and social events.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

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 primarily in English. One immigration poster is in Ukrainian.

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

No finding aid.

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Note

Title based on contents of records.

Note

Posters collection

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Description control area

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Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Friday, August 01, 2014

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Accession area