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Albert Henry Ellison collection

  • ACU GBA C0135
  • Collection
  • 1936-1983

The collection consists of slides of Calgary, including the Royal Train (1939), Calgary Highlanders, Calgary Exhibition and Stampede, buildings, street scenes, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, St. Andrew's district, the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) station, Calgary Tower, and Chinatown; and views of the Banff Springs Hotel; slides for geology courses at SAIT, including "Color Slides of Canadian Geology" for Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists.

Ellison, Albert Henry

Ann Sunahara's Japanese Oral History Project collection

  • ACU GBA C0101
  • Collection
  • 1977

The collection consists of recorded interviews with these people: John Aihoshi, Tak and Rose Aihoshi, Grace Amadatsu, Tsunebaru "Dutchie" Amadatsu, H.F. Angus, Fred Doi, T.C. Douglas, Frank Ernst, Rev. James Finlay, Katsuko Hideka Halfhide, Mr. and Mrs. Kiyoshi Hara, Chu Hayashi, Rintaro Hayashi, Ken Hibi, Ichiro Hirayama, Harold Hirose, Mark Honkawa, Hiro Kanashiro, Kiyozo Kazuta, Dr. H.L. Keenleyside, Thelma Kima, Thelma Kojima, Mrs. Kudo, Amy Leigh, David Lewis, Helga Lougheed, Mr. and Mrs. Shinichi Maeba, Morijama family, Yuki Nakamura, Kim Nakashima, Fred Nishikawa, Kasey and Sachi Oyama, ?. Pickersgill, William Sakamoto, Seiku Sakumoto, ? Shigehiro, Kunio, Kay and Kate Shimizu, Thomas Shoyama, M. Sunahara, Carr Suzuki, Mar and Hide Suzuki, Toyo Takata, George Tanaka, Herb and June Tanaka, J. Tanaka, Kinzie and Terry Tanaka, S. Tomonaga, William S. Wallace, Seijiro Yabuki, and George Yamashita. Also includes two unidentified interviews and a recording of a song entitled "The Sansei Theme".

Sunahara, Ann

Arthur M. Schwartz collection

  • ACU GBA C0238
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1914-1918]

The collection consists of First World War recruiting and other posters published by the United Kingdom government, Canadian Patriotic Fund, Central Recruiting Committee, Canadian Red Cross, and specific units.

Schwartz, Arthur M.

B. Rowell's Military collection

  • ACU GBA C0161
  • Collection
  • 1716-1919

The collection consists predominantly of autographs of British military and naval leaders, statesmen, nobility, and other famous people. Many of the autographs are accompanied by portraits. It also includes a collection of British military documents from the Napoleonic Wars: recruiting instructions issued by the commanders of two regiments; an oath of allegiance; a notice of reward for apprehension of a deserter; proceedings of a court-martial; a circular letter from the War Office regarding payment of men; and a pay sheet for officers. Includes photographs of the South African War and the First World War, including some depicting Winston Churchill as a young officer. Includes British First World War propaganda posters, and a poster issued by the Allied occupation forces in Jerusalem.

Rowell, B.

Charles de Volpi's Illustrated Newspapers collection

  • ACU GBA C0215
  • Collection
  • 1854-1888

The collection consists of magazine illustrations documenting the 1870 and 1885 Riel Rebellions, Manitoba, the Red River Expedition, Lake Neepigon (Nipigon), First Nations, the North-West Mounted Police (NWMP), The North-West Territories (later Alberta and Saskatchewan), British Columbia, the Marquis of Lorne's and Princess Louise's visit to the West, the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), and the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC).

de Volpi, Charles

George Alfred Pattison collection

  • ACU GBA C0154
  • Collection
  • 1939-1967

The collection consists of articles regarding Vimy Ridge battle, naming of Mt. Pattison and Pattison bridge.

Pattison, George Alfred

Glenbow Archives Oddments collection

  • ACU GBA C0212
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1880-1995]

The collection consists of paper artifacts including advertiques (blotters, paper placemats, etc.); transit and railway tickets; savings coupons from breakfast cereals, tea, coffee, etc.; various licences and certificates; soap wrappers; laundry bills; ration books; and other items.

Glenbow Archives (oddments)

Glenbow Archives Posters collection

  • ACU GBA C0176
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1845-1968]

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.

Glenbow Archives (posters)

Herbert Doucet's portrait collection

  • ACU GBA C0198
  • Collection
  • Copied 1988 (originally created ca. 1860-1906)

The collection consists of copies of carte-de-visite and cabinet card portraits of members of the Doucet family and Canadian military, social, and political personalities. About two-thirds of the images were created by William Notman & Son. Subjects include Gen. Garnet Wolseley, Frederick H. Brydges, Charles John Brydges, Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, General Sir Frederick Middleton, W. M. Muir, Hon. C. Crichton, Charles O’Connor, J. P. Brabazon, Lyman Mills, Sheldon Stephens, Ponsonby Bagot, Hugh Seymour de Grey, Hon. C. Elliott, Lady Sarah Lindsay, H. C. Pemberton, Alex de Lisle, E. H. Griffith, W. Walpole, Miss Starnes, Mrs. T. Hart, Maggie Brown, Mrs. George Desbarats, D. J. Bannatyne, C. H. R. Gossett, Mrs. J. McClimont, H. de Uriarte, John Watkins, H. Meredith, Marie Le Mesurier, Harvey Bawtree, Edward Desbarats, and others unidentified or identified only by surname.

Doucet, Herbert

Joseph R. Schmitz's Military collection

  • ACU GBA C0090
  • Collection
  • 1865-1975

The collection consists of photographs, articles, and documents collected regarding western Canadian military history including photographs of the Red Cross Reception Centre in Calgary, various military units, Sarcee Army Camp (1911-1916) and the 1885 Riel Rebellion (North West Rebellion). Includes some personal correspondence about historical events and Century Calgary. Includes typewritten notes on curation of military history collections, and a scrapbook about Calgary history (compiled 1966).

Schmitz, Joseph R.

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