Archives and Special Collections
Collection C0178 - Glenbow Archives Sheet Music collection
ACU GBA C0178
Glenbow Archives Sheet Music collection
- 1867-1984 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Name of creator
Glenbow Archives has been collecting sheet music since the 1950s. The collection was primarily established to document sheet music written by western Canadian composers, featured by western Canadian musicians, published by a western Canadian publisher, or having a western theme.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gifts of various donors.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The collection consists of sheet music related to western Canada, including Mounted Police Waltzes (ca. 1879) and these pieces of music related to Calgary: March Calgary (1914), C-A-L-G-A-R-Y and that spells "Calgary" (1926), The Calgary Stampede (1930), Take a Trip to Calgary (1934), Calgary Square Dance (1950), When I Get Back to Calgary (1951), Calgary Stampede Rodeo March (1958), and Calgary Stampede Chuckwagon Roundup (1959).
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
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.
Sheet music collection