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Lady Ouida Touche fonds.

  • CA ACU SPC F0198
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1969

The fonds consist of records pertaining to Lady Touche's art consultancy business, including artist files and arts catalogues, and her art talks on CBC radio.

Touche, Quida. Lady

Mountain miscellany collection

  • CA ACU SPC C0059
  • Collection
  • 1912-1976

Collection consists of records donated to or acquired by Special Collections that do not belong to other fonds or collections, and that have a focus on mountain culture or exploration.

Harold Horne fonds

  • CA ACU SPC F0231
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1977

Box 1 consists of records donated by Horne's family to complement Harold Horne's donation of his Einstein correspondence from the 1940s (MsC 107). Records consist of typed and handwritten manuscripts on physics phenomena, correspondence with scientists and hobbyists and an invitation by the University of Calgary to attend the opening of the library tower in 1973; newspaper clippings on Horne's activities, his published angler's tide table, and his funeral notice.

Box 2 contains the records from the original MsC 107 and consists of an undated scientific paper with parts titled "The Theory of the Living Earth," and "The Oxygen Theory of Angling," letters dated April 24-July 28 1943 from Albert Einstein discussing Horne's scientific theories, news clippings about Einstein, and a biographical article about Harold Horne.

Horne, Harold Edward

Neil McMullen collection

  • CA ACU SPC C0056
  • Collection
  • [19--]-[198-]

Fonds consists of postcards of and published memorabilia of western Canada.

McMullen, Neil

Bob Gibson fonds.

  • CA ACU SPC F0195
  • Fonds
  • 1876-1988

Fonds consists of archival material from the Bob Gibson Collection of Speculative Fiction, primarily the lists and indexes to the over 35,000 books, periodicals and handmade anthologies B. Gibson collected over his lifetime, including index cards in four large (57 cm x 12 cm) hand-made wooden file boxes. Also includes correspondence with speculative fiction publishers, newsclippings, artefacts (writing implements and artist's tools), and material relating to Mildred Gibson including a folder of pencil sketches and watercolours, many signed W.H. Bos.

Gibson, Bob

George Morley collection

  • CA ACU SPC C0049
  • Collection
  • [193-]-[199-]

Collection consists of materials that reflect Morley’s life-long passion for comic art and includes an extensive compilation of comic strips from both comic books and newspapers. Morley was also interested in the history of comic art and maintained a series of reference files on artists and comic art subject matters. The collection also consists of ephemera acquired by Morley that celebrates both comic art and popular culture including posters, fabric, framed comic strips, and a calendar.

Collection is arranged into five series: Comics; Reference files – comic art; Reference files – comic artists; Reference files – comic strips; Ephemera.

Morley, George

John Snow fonds.

  • CA ACU SPC F0211
  • Fonds
  • ca.1920 - ca.1999

Fonds consists of John Snow's business and personal records and includes correspondence with galleries on sales and exhibits, artist colleagues including Illingwood Kerr, financial records of sales, inventories of his artwork, lithoprinted cards, posters, poetry on Maxwell Bates, and childhood scrapbooks and family photographs, and a proposal for a municipal plaza from 1987.

Snow, John Herold Thomas

George Melnyk fonds

  • CA ACU SPC F0237
  • Fonds
  • 1980-2000

Fonds consists of material relating to the writing and publication of the two volume Literary History of Alberta including research files, correspondence, reviews, and manuscript drafts.

Melnyk, George

Literary miscellany collection.

  • CA ACU SPC C0042
  • Collection
  • 1896-2002 (gaps exist)

Collection consists of a number of small accessions of literary papers, or collections accumulated by individuals.

University of Calgary Special Collections

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