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Collection Commerce and industry
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Glenbow Archives Calendars collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0216
  • Collection
  • 1899-2011

The collection consists of regular and oversized calendars, which have been organized in date order.

Glenbow Archives (calendars)

Glenbow Archives Oddments collection

  • CA 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)

Alsands Project press clippings collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0206
  • Collection
  • 1979-1982

The collection consists of scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating to the Alsands Project (1977-February 1982); scrapbook re Energy Resources Conservation Board hearing on the Alsands Project (June-July, 1979); and Canadian Press Clipping Service clippings from eastern and western Canadian newspapers relating to the Alsands Project (January-May, 1982).

Alberta Energy

Wilkie Wanless's lumber industry collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0201
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1950]-1989

The collection consists of essays about the histories of Arrow Lumber Sales Ltd.; Gunther’s Building Supplies Ltd.; Mel’s Lumber and Building Supplies Ltd., formerly Contractor’s Building Supplies; Northern Eau Claire Construction Materials, formerly Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Co.; Revelstoke Companies Ltd. ; and Spray Lakes Sawmills (1980) Ltd. Authors include Jack Peach, Manny Martin, and possibly Wilkie Wanless himself. Includes views of the Northern Eau Claire Lumber and Building Supplies office and a salesman conducting a “rumpus room clinic” for Mel’s Lumber; and group portraits of gatherings of Alberta Timber Council and Western Retail Lumbermen’s Association.

Wanless, Wilkie

Main Street Claresholm Project collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0194
  • Collection
  • Copied 1988-1990 (originally created 1904-1982)

The collection consists of copies of news articles and memorabilia pertaining to the history of Claresholm; an undergraduate essay by Stuart G. Adams and Stewart R. Cavanaugh on the community (1971); and views of Claresholm, its buildings, and its public events including many from the 1960s by Paul C. Anderson.

Main Street Claresholm Project

Andrew Tatham's T.S.C. Lee collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0190
  • Collection
  • Copied 2008 (originally created ca. 1880-2008)

The collection consists of an obituary for T. S. C. Lee, a published announcement of his receipt of a French medal, notice to claimants of his estate, articles about his ancestors from the Dictionary of National Biography, correspondence between Andrew Tatham and Jim Bowman about him, and portraits of him (ca. 1880 and ca. 1920).

Lee, T.S.C.

Calgary Businessmen Oral History Project collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0181
  • Collection
  • 1973

The collection consists of typed transcripts of short interviews with J.Vair Anderson (jeweller); Adrien Despins (hardware); Richard D. Fields (Western Cycle Works); Albert Hill (tailor); Earl P. Holzeworth (hardware); L.H. Luther (Blue Label Bottle); John T. Saunders (Jackson Bakery); and George M. Wilkinson (Wilkinson Electric).

Calgary Businessmen Oral History Project

Glenbow Archives Posters collection

  • CA 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)

Larry Buchan's collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0172
  • Collection
  • 1902-2002 (originally created 1884-1998)

The collection consists of a photocopy of the personal fonds of Elmer Wessell, 1864-ca. 1960, of Oneonta, New York, USA, one of the eight founders of the Brotherhood of Railroad Brakemen, later named the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen; and a series of correspondence concerning construction of a wing of the Banff Springs Hotel in 1902-1903 (correspondents include A. J. McLean, D. McNicoll, and J. W. Leonard). Includes Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) correspondence and drawings about spur lines at Frank and Bellevue, Alberta.

Buchan, Larry

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