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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 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)

Tom Ward's Calgary history collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0203
  • Collection
  • 1909-[ca. 1975]

The collection consists of essays by Tom Ward, “Chronological History of Calgary, 1875 to 1959”, “The Salvation Army”, and “History of Calgary Seals, Crests and Logos”. Includes a photocopy of the 1905 annual report of Calgary Public Schools; and a copy of a poem by Harry Hutchcroft, “The Spirit of Calgary”. Includes postcards from southern Alberta, photographs of City of Calgary seals and coat of arms designs, the 1925 Calgary jubilee medallion, historic Calgary personalities, public events, the 1915 Calgary flood, city Waterworks and Municipal Railway views and construction activities, Midnapore, Fish Creek, the Lacombe Home, personalities and activities in the petroleum industry (ca. 1942-ca. 1955), examples of Tom Ward’s artworks, Tom Ward’s military career, RCMP officer Doug Johnson, and Tom Ward. Includes album of views of the site of the Bowness subdivision and bridge construction start ceremony (ca. 1912). Includes an ink sketch of a West Coast totem.

Ward, Tom

William Baddeley collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0182
  • Collection
  • 1858-[ca. 1945]

The collection consists of James G. Bain’s notebook and papers concerning his work with the British Columbia Provincial Police and gold mining ventures in Quesnel Forks, B.C. (1892-1899); correspondence, receipt books, and insurance policy of the Sandon Miners’ Union, affiliated with the Western Federation of Miners (1901-1915); journal and payroll sheets of mining operations in Sandon; waybills, share certificates, and mining lease agreement from Quesnel Forks; personal correspondence of James P. Delahunty of Barkerville, B.C.; will of James Francis Ford of 150 Mile House, B.C.; diaries of C. Walverson, western USA; time book of the Whit Grouse Co. (timber company of Quesnel Forks?, 1874); Elizabeth Ann Palmer’s food ration book from the Second World War, Waldo, B.C.; letterbook of the Provincial Police constable, Arrowhead, B.C. (1908-1916); facsimile of the signatures on the Treaty of 1831 which established the independence of Belgium; posters for the Baddeley Bros. 3 Ring Wild Animal Circus; and fragments of circus posters.

Baddeley, William

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. North Service Broadcast Recordings collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0137
  • Collection
  • 1980-1992

The collection consists of recordings featuring these musicians amongst others: Charles Adams, Colin Adjun, David and Dorothy Aglukark, Etulu and Susan Aningmiuq, Juupie Arnaituk, Terry Cousineau, Ron Dillman, Etulu Etidlouie, Norman Glowich, David Gon, Anita Issaluk, Manfred Janssen, Hank Karr, Joe Loutchan, Charlie Panigoniak, William Tagoona, Mary Thompson, Alexis Utatnaq, and Jim Vautour.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Robert H. Nichols collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0072
  • Collection
  • [1860s]-1967, predominant 1940-1967

The collection consists of newspaper and journal articles pertaining to former members of the NWMP, native peoples and the fur trade; some correspondence and notes about his research; and photographs of various subjects including Walter Festing Sheppard and the NWMP, Wolf Creek Ranch in the Kootenay River Valley, British Columbia, and Fred Woodward, actor and animal impersonator. Includes a (1917) song about the Royal North-West Mounted Police (RNWMP) composed by Special Constable Gardiner.

Nichols, Robert H.

Glenbow Archives Sheet Music collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0178
  • Collection
  • 1867-1984

The collection consists of sheet music related to western Canada, including Mounted Police Waltzes (ca. 1879) and these pieces of music related to Calgary: March Calgary (1914), C-A-L-G-A-R-Y and that spells "Calgary" (1926), The Calgary Stampede (1930), Take a Trip to Calgary (1934), Calgary Square Dance (1950), When I Get Back to Calgary (1951), Calgary Stampede Rodeo March (1958), and Calgary Stampede Chuckwagon Roundup (1959).

Glenbow Archives (sheet music)

Daniel Lindley collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0246
  • Collection
  • [ca. 2000s]

The collection consists of programs of Calgary art-related events in Calgary.

Lindley, Daniel

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