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Calgary Albertan fonds










































Series 1


Photographs. — [ca. 1900s-1970s]. — [ca. 70,000 photographs]. — The series consists of 4,635 Calgary Albertan newspaper photographs, and [ca. 65,000] related Jack De Lorme photographs.

NA-5235-(1-5) Calgary personalities and buildings. — [ca. 1900s-1950s]. — 5 copy negatives created from photos in the Calgary Albertan photographic print files (PA-2807). — The photos have been digitized.


View NA-5235 photographs now.

PA-99-1 Group of pioneer sportsmen. — 1958. — 1 photograph.
PA-1487-(1-2) Funeral of Sarcee (Tsuut’ina) chief Jim Starlight. — 1966. — 2 photographs.
PA-2807-(1-4627) Calgary Albertan photographic print files. — [ca. 1910s-1970s, predominant 1950s-1970s]. — 4627 photographs. — Consists of photographic prints from the Calgary Albertan.

PA-2807-(1-4089) are views of personalities.
PA-2807-(4090-4627) are views of personalities, views of Calgary, street scenes, parks, bridges, buildings, schools, hospitals, industry, Canadian Pacific Railway, Turner Valley petroleum industry, etc.

Some of these photos (over 300) have been scanned.
View all the currently digitized PA-2807 photographs in date order.

For detailed descriptions of the photographs, and a subject index:
View identification for PA-2807-(1-2408) (surnames Aalborg – Lyle).
View identification for PA-2807-(2409-4627) (surnames Lyman – Young, and miscellaneous).
View subject index for PA-2807-(1-4627).
  Related material
NA-5600 Jack De Lorme photographs. — [ca. 1950s-1980s]. — [ca. 65,000 photographs]. — consists of photographic negatives from the Calgary Albertan (1953-1957), the Calgary Herald (1949-1953, 1957-1961), and from Jack De Lorme Photography Ltd. (1953-1989).

Some of these photos (about 2500 images) have been scanned.
View all the currently digitized NA-5600 photographs in date order.

To view a brief biography and a summary of the contents of the Jack De Lorme fonds
click here.


Series 2


Textual records. — 1928, 1963. — 18 items. — The series consists of share certificates and sketches.

M-7003 Share certificates. — 1928. — 3 certificates. — Consists of certificates for shares in the capital stock of The Albertan Publishing Company Limited.
M-9336 Sketches by Dick Sebald which appeared in the Calgary Albertan newspaper. — 1963. — 15 sketches. — Consists of original ink sketches which were published in the Calgary Albertan as illustrations for Tom Moore’s “Sketches of Early Calgary” series. — The sketches have been digitized.


View “Sketches of Early Calgary” illustrations.



Series 3


Unprocessed records. — [ca. 1910s-1970s]. — This material has not been catalogued. Please consult with an archivist before requesting.

M-6086 Unprocessed records. — [ca. 1910s-1970s]. — [ca. 9 m of textual records]. — Consists of minutes [ca. 1915-1960s], financial records [1930s-1960s], labour negotiations [1960s-1970s], general administration correspondence [1950s-1960s], etc. [accession 6086m]