CA ACU GBA F3216
- 1989-1999 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
17 cm of textual records
Name of creator
The Rocky Mountain Singers, a gay and lesbian choral group, was founded in Calgary in 1989 by Luke Shwart and others. The group sang for pleasure, performed concerts in local venues, and participated in choral festivals in other places.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of the Ottawa Gay Men's Chorus Archives, 2014, and Luke Shwart, 2015-2018.
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Scope and content
The fonds consists of Luke Shwart's letter to a friend about creating the choir, member handbooks, concert programs (including Christmas concerts), membership lists, and other records of the choir's activities. Includes music commissioned specifically for the Rocky Mountain Singers, and a small amount of material about gay and lesbian singing groups elsewhere in Canada.
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Conditions governing access
The membership lists are restricted until 2018.
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Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid.
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Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.
M-9665 was amalgamated with M-9740.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Tuesday, April 19, 2016