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Barclay family fonds
































































































































































































































































































































































Series 1


Family correspondence. – 1901-[1980s]

M-7963-1 Correspondence. – 1901, 1910 and 1914
M-7963-2 Correspondence. – 1915-1919
M-7963-3 Correspondence. – 1920-1921
M-7963-4 Correspondence. – 1922-1923
M-7963-5 Correspondence. – 1924 (January to June)
M-7963-6 Correspondence. – 1924 (July to December)
M-7963-7 Correspondence. – 1925 (January to June)
M-7963-8 Correspondence. – 1925 (July to December)
M-7963-9 Correspondence. – 1926-1927
M-7963-10 Correspondence. – 1928-1929
M-7963-11 Correspondence. – 1930-1932
M-7963-12 Correspondence. – 1933-1934
M-7963-13 Correspondence. – 1935-1936
M-7963-14 Correspondence. – 1937-1939
M-7963-15 Correspondence. – [1940s]
M-7963-16 Correspondence. – [1950s]
M-7963-17 Correspondence. – [1960s]
M-7963-18 Correspondence. – [1970s] and [1980s]
M-7963-19 Greeting cards. – 1911-1940

Series 2


Elsie Catherine Barclay (Cathie). – 1902-1967 and n.d.

M-7963-20 Birth, citizenship and passport records. – 1902-1969
M-7963-21 School report cards and diplomas. – 1912- 1920
M-7963-22 University of Alberta. – 1923-1926. – Includes student identification cards, examinations, and convocation programmes.
M-7963-os Degrees and certificate. – 1926-1953. – Includes University of Alberta Bachelor’s degree (1926); Columbia University Master’s degree (1946); and Universite de Paris Institute de Phonetique certificate (1953).
M-7963-23 International House, Columbia University. – 1936 and 1946. – Includes newsletters, directories, and post cards. (Cathie Barclay studied at the Teachers’ College at Columbia).
M-7963-24 Teacher’s certificates. – 1921-1946
M-7963-25 Teaching contracts. – 1921-1935
M-7963-26 School inspectors’ reports. – 1923-1927
M-7963-27 Letters of recommendation. – 1925-1957
M-7963-28 Teachers’ Retirement Fund. – 1939-1956. – Pension records. Includes record of schools in which Cathie Barclay taught.
M-7963-29 Banff School of Fine Arts. – 1934, 1936-1938. – Calendars for summer courses in theatre.
M-7963-30 Banff School of Fine Arts. – 1940. – Course material (plays and readings).
M-7963-31 News clippings regarding Banff School of Fine Arts drama courses. – 1938-1940
M-7963-32 Theatre programmes, Calgary, Banff and Edmonton. – 1934-1945
M-7963-33 East Calgary Little Theatre. – 1936 and n.d. – Includes school theatre bulletins, programmes and ticket.
M-7963-34 Short story. – n.d.
M-7963-35 Financial records. – 1922-1955. – Includes list of expenses incurred at University of Alberta (1923) and income tax return (1936).
M-7963-36 Miscellaneous. – [ca. 1909-1967]. – Includes Expo 67 passport, title cemetery plot, student teacher lesson assignment.

Series 3


Mary Belle Barclay. – 1912-1983

M-7963-37 School report cards and diplomas. – 1912-1920
M-7963-38 Departmental exams, grades 10 to 12. – 1917-1920
M-7963-39 University of Toronto. – 1941-1946. – Includes class lists and exam schedules.
M-7963-40 Essays, University of Toronto courses. – 1940-1946
M-7963-os University of Toronto Bachelor’s degree. – 1946
M-7963-41 Teacher’s certificate. – 1958
M-7963-42 Teaching contract, and school inspector’s reports. – 1924-1936
M-7963-43 Mary Barclay’s Christmas circular letters. – 1954-1978 (incomplete)
M-7963-44 Retirement. – 1966. – Includes letters, cards and news clippings.
M-7963-os Retirement card from fellow hostellers and naturalists. – 1966
M-7963-os Scrapbooks of trips to Europe and the Middle East. – 1967
M-7963-45 Speeches and articles. – [1960s-1980s]. – Primarily regarding youth hostelling.
M-7963-46 Honorary degree nomination. – 1980. – Includes biography.
M-7963-47 Nicholas Street Youth Hostel opening. – 1977
M-7963-48 Banff Youth Hostel opening. – 1983. – Includes address by Mary Barclay.

Series 4


Catherine and Mary Barclay – Awards. – 1946-1983

M-7963-49 Canadian Youth Hostels Association. – 1946. – Includes honorary life memberships.
M-7963-50 Alberta Teacher’s Association. – 1966. – Includes life membership (Mary Barclay’s only).
M-7963-51 Centennial Medal certificates. – 1967
M-7963-os Calgary Jaycees-Citizen of the Year award certificates. – 1973
M-7963-52 Calgary Jaycees-Citizen of the Year award. – 1973. – Includes news clippings and letters of congratulations.
M-7963-53 Alberta Achievement Award certificate (Mary Barclay’s only). – 1973
M-7963-54 Alberta Achievement Awards. – 1973. – Includes programmes, news clippings, and menus.
M-7963-55 Richard Schirrmann Award certificates. – 1975
M-7963-56 Richard Schirrmann Award. – 1975. – Includes news clippings, and letters of congratulation.
M-7963-57 Queen’s 25th Anniversary medals certificates. – 1977. – Includes invitations to Queen’s reception.
M-7963-58 International Youth Hostel Federation certificates of merit. – 1983

Series 5


George Franklin Barclay (Frank). – 1912-1977

M-7963-59 School report cards and certificates. – 1912-1919
M-7963-60 University of Alberta dance cards. – 1928-1930
M-7963-61 University of Alberta convocation programme. – 1930
M-7963-os Degree and certificates. – 1930-1977. – Includes University of Alberta bachelor’s degree (1930); the Certified Public Accountants Association of Ontario certificate (1944); the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario certificate (1962 and 1965); Department of National Revenue retirement certificate (1968); and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta certificate (1977).
M-7963-62 United Nations posting in Manila. – 1970. – Includes diary, notes and photographs.
M-7963-63 News clipping from The Financial Post. – 1956

Series 6


George Brown Barclay. – 1919-1940

M-7963-64 Miscellaneous. – 1919-1940. – Includes certificates of title for cemetery plots, plan for a shoe polish stand, registration of death, and an ink sketch of George B. Barclay.

Series 7


Elsie Ellen Barclay. – 1931 and n.d.

M-7963-65 Miscellaneous. – 1931 and n.d. – Includes business card (dressmaking business), and literature regarding her membership in the First Church of Christ, Scientist.

Series 8


News clippings, cards, programmes and shares. – [ca. 1904-1982]

M-7963-66 News clippings. – [ca. 1936-1982]
M-7963-67 Sunday school cards. – [ca. 1904-1913]. – Religious picture cards presented to Mary, Catherine and Frank Barclay.
M-7963-68 Shares. – 1909-1929. – From the estate of family friend Jetret K. Roe.
M-7963-69 Miscellaneous. – [ca. 1910-1932]. – Includes programmes, pamphlets, music and bookmarks.

Series 9


Photographs and slides. – [ca. 1880s]-1996


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NA-2468-(1-58) Views of Canadian Youth Hostels and hostellers at Morley, Canmore, Bragg Creek and Priddis; Barclay family members; schools, teachers and students. – [1880s]-1963 and n.d. – 58 photographs
PA-1354-(1-187) Barclay family, schools and hostels. – [ca. 1880s]-1970s]. – 187 photographs
PA-3135-(1-3) Ivy Devereux, Catherine Barclay with a class, and Youth Hostel old timers. – 1970, 1983 and n.d. – 3 photographs
PA-3935-(1-3) Portraits of Catherine Barclay. – [ca. 1960]. – 3 photographs
PA-3975-4 Portrait of Mary Barclay, graduation from University of Toronto. – 1946
PA-3935-5 Portrait of Mary Barclay. – [ca. 1960]
PA-3935-6 Mary Barclay and colleagues, retirement from Calgary Board of Education. – 1966
PA-3935-7 Portrait of Mary Barclay. – [ca. 1966]
PA-3935-8 Mary Barclay with her horse Mornington and Mrs. H.G. Scott’s horses Star and Skippy. – [ca. 1933]
PA-3935-9 Portrait of Frank Barclay, graduation from University of Alberta. – 1923
PA-3935-10 Mary Barclay with Canadian Hostelling Association Executive at Banff. – [1987]
PA-3935-(11-17) Mary Barclay and friends. – [ca. 1980]
PA-3935-(18-26) Mary Barclay and friends in White rock, Whistler, Cypress Provincial Park, and Vancouver Hostel. – [ca. 1990]
PA-3935-(27-30) Mary Barclay with Daisy Webb and her family. – 1992-1993
PA-3935-(31-42) Mary Barclay being interviewed. – [ca, 1990]
PA-3935-(43-53 Mary Barclay miscellaneous snapshots. – [ca. 1995]
PB-717-(1-2) Calgary Normal School class; and University of Alberta Students’ Council. – 1921 and 1929. – 2 photographs
PB-730-1 Mary Barclay and the Campus Cooperative Residence Inc., University of Toronto. – 1946. – 1 photograph
PD-109 Canadian Youth Hostel Association views. – 1933-1939. – 2 photograph albums (233 photographs)
PD-391 Mary Barclay’s albums of family, friends, travel, hostelling. – [ca. 1895]-1990. – 3 photograph albums (236 photographs, 1 cloth badge, 2 prints, 1 first day cover). – Includes 2 greeting cards by Annora Brown.
S-181-(1-36) Mary and Catherine Barclay receiving awards and on retirement. – 1966-1975. – 36 slides
S-181-(37-116) Mary Barclay’s slide show of Canadian geology, wildlife, and cultural features. – 1996. – 80 slides + script for presentation
S-181-(117-194) Mary Barclay’s slide show on Canadian geology. – [ca. 1980]. – 79 slides
S-181-(195-226) Mary Barclay’s slide show on landforms of the Canadian Rockies. – [ca. 1980]. – 32 slides
S-181-(227-259) Mary Barclay’s slide show on landforms caused by glacial, water, and wind erosion in Canada. – [ca. 1980]. – 73 slides
-181-(260-335) Mary Barclay’s slide show on Canadian lichens and wildflowers. – [ca. 1980]. – 75 slides
S-181-(336-346) Mary Barclay’s slide show on mammals of the Canadian Rockies. – [ca. 1980. – 11 slides
S-181-(347-367) Mary Barclay’s miscellaneous natural history slides. – [ca. 1980] – 21 slides