CA ACU SPC C0043
- 1890s-2000 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
0.66 m of textual records
Name of creator
Archivist and author Tony Rees was born in Gt. Britain in 1948 and came to Canada in 1957. After obtaining a M.A. in 17th C English Literature at the University of Western Ontario, he was Archivist-Fine Arts and Supervisor of the City of Toronto Archives. He moved west in 1981 to become the first City Archivist of the City of Calgary. From late 1986 to February 1993 he was the Chief Archivist of the Glenbow Museum in Calgary. He is the author of Polo, the galloping game; Hope's last home: travels in Milk River Country; and Arc of the medicine line: mapping the world's largest undefended border across the western plains.
Acquired in 2004 from Tony Rees.
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Content and structure area
Scope and content
Fonds consists of material relating to Polo, the galloping game: an illustrated history of polo in the Canadian west (Cochrane, AB: Western Heritage Centre Society, 2000), including photocopies of research material from various sources, correspondence, photographs and published journals.
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
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Script of material
Language and script notes
Text in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
File level inventory available at repository.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of collection.
Includes 170 photographs and 16 slides.