Agriculture

Agriculture

Records from most of the major agricultural organizations in the Calgary area, and from many significant agricultural families and individuals, including more than 20 members of the Alberta Agricultural Hall of Fame.

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Commerce and Industry

Commerce and Industry

Records from Calgary and Southern Alberta area businesses.

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Communications

Communications

Records from newspapers, radio stations, and television companies in Calgary, as well as records from Calgary journalists.

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Education

Education

Records from selected Southern Alberta school divisions, educational organizations, and individual teachers.

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Environment

Environment

Records documenting the environment and conservation efforts.

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Ethnicity

Ethnicity

Records documenting a variety of Calgary immigrant and cultural groups.

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Family and Personal Life

Family and Personal Life

Records from Calgary and Southern Alberta families.

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Fur Trade

Fur Trade

Records that document the fur industry in the 19th and early 20th century.

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Health Services

Health Services

Records from medical organizations, nursing schools, and health practitioners.

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Indigenous and Métis

Indigenous and Métis

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Labour

Labour

Records documenting the history of labour.

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Land Settlement and Immigration

Land Settlement and Immigration

Records of early land settlement organizations in the region.

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Law and Justice

Law and Justice

Records of law firms, lawyers, and legal organizations. For more resources, consult the Legal Archives Society of Alberta.

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Military

Military

Records relating to the military history of Calgary.

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Natural Resources

Natural Resources

Records related to the history of the petroleum, coal, and lumber industries in Alberta and Western Canada.

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Photographers

Photographers

Records of southern Alberta professional photographers, including large collections from early photography studios.

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Politics

Politics

Records of southern Alberta MLAs, MPs, Senators, and various political organizations. Documentation of the Social Credit Movement, the United Farmers of Alberta, and the LIberal Party. See also the Political Papers Collection in Special Collections.

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Ranching

Ranching

Records documenting the history of the cattle industry in Canada.

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RCMP

RCMP

Significant holdings in RCMP records, especially from the northwest Mounted Police era before 1920.

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Religions

Religions

Records of religious organizations and individuals. For more records, consult the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

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Societies

Societies

Records of local non-profits related to communities, fraternal and service organizations, and social welfare.

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Sports, Recreation, and Leisure

Sports, Recreation, and Leisure

Records of local sports, recreation, and leisure groups and organizations. For archives of individual athletes, see the Sports Hall of Fame.

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Transportation

Transportation

Records relating to transportation in the region, including the bus and trucking industries.

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Women

Women

The records of individual women and their families in Southern Alberta.

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Women’s Organizations

Women’s Organizations

Records documenting women's organizations.

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