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Collection Sports, recreation and leisure
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Rick Quast collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0244
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1970s-1990s]

The collection consists of records of several curling leagues in Calgary.

Quast, Rick

Glenbow Archives Song Sheets collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0217
  • Collection
  • 1901-1985

The collection consists of song sheets and songbooks, primarily with lyrics, but sometimes featuring the musical scores as well. They have been arranged in the following categories: Alberta (including Edmonton and Calgary); Camp Songs; Canadian; Christmas Carols; Hymns and Spirituals; Military and War; Patriotic; Popular Music; Schools and Educational; and Miscellaneous.

Glenbow Archives (song sheets)

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)

Tex Vernon-Wood's lantern slide collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0213
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1920s]

The collection consists of Tex Vernon-Wood's collection of hand-tinted lantern slides of Rocky Mountain scenery and wildlife, which he may have used to promote his guiding business.

Vernon-Wood, Tex

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)

R.A. Young's postcard collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0210
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1912-1916]

The collection consists of an album of unaddressed postcards, including color lithographs of the Red Ensign emblazoned with the Alberta coat of arms, images of First Nations peoples of southern Alberta, lithographs of drawings and paintings by Charles M. Russell and other Western artists, black-and-white and tinted views of the Rocky Mountains along the CPR line, action shots of the 1912 Calgary Stampede photographed by Marcell, action shots of the 1916 Moose Jaw Stampede photographed by Weeks Pugh, action shots of a 1915 stampede in Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, action shots of the Vulcan Stampede, views of the Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver and of the Vancouver Court House, and a view of Swalwell, Alberta.

Young, R.A.

Donald W. Laurendeau's photograph collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0199
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1922-1925]

The collection consists of glass plate negatives depicting a family with a Model T Ford in Alberta; a First Nations encampment; views of Banff, Alberta and Revelstoke, B.C.; and views of the Calgary Stampede parade.

Laurendeau, Donald W.

Hugh and Pauline Dempsey’s First Nations Posters collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0179
  • Collection
  • 1924-2002, predominant 1960-2002

The collection consists of posters advertising and promoting pow-wows, rodeos, sports (boxing, basketball, wrestling and hockey), various “Indian Days” and “Native

Awareness” events, art and museum exhibits, dance competitions (especially Prairie Chicken), conferences and seminars, Indian Association of Alberta meetings, and Treaty 7-related commemorations.

Dempsey, Hugh A.

Carol Cooper's hostelling collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0170
  • Collection
  • 1952-2002

The collection consists of reminiscences and memorabilia from members who had enjoyed hostelling vacations in the Canadian Rockies and in Ontario in the 1940s and 1950s. Includes photographs from Peggy Love; written reminiscences from Violet and Joe Newell, Ken and Mary Jamieson, Tony Roberts, and Bill Tutte; recorded interviews with Willie Dougall, Kathleen McAdam, Vi Newell, Jack Poste, Muriel Poste, Peggy Love, Al Shaw, and Doug Stewart; a series of slides of hostelling in the Canadian Rockies by Ken Purvis accompanied by a recorded commentary; a few newsletters from affiliated hostelling associations; watercolours by Rod Sykes depicting the Dagmar Youth Hostel in the Toronto Region and the Happy Valley Hostel at Collingwood, Ontario; and the guest register of The Coach House Hostel in Woodstock, Ontario (1952-1954).

Cooper, Carol

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