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Series 1


Financial records. — 1931-1971. — 18 cm of textual records. — The series consists of financial statements and tax returns for CFCN Voice of the Prairies radio from 1931-1971 and for CFCN-TV from 1960-1971. Includes some personal income tax returns for Herbert Love and Mabel Love; and records of the Voice of the Prairies Employee’s Association.

M-8024-1 Voice of the Prairies financial statements. — 1931-1939. — Includes an overview of 1932-1942.
M-8024-2 Voice of the Prairies financial statements. — 1940-1949. — Includes an overview for 1932-1946.
M-8024-3 Voice of the Prairies financial statements. — 1950-1959. — Includes minutes of the Board of Directors indicatng annual salaries of staff.
M-8024-4 Voice of the Prairies financial statements. — 1960-1971. — Includes 1960 minutes of directors and shareholders meetings.
M-8024-5 CFCN Television financial statements. — 1960-1971
M-8024-6 Voice of the Prairies tax returns. — 1931-1939. — Includes correspondence about the company’s finances.
M-8024-7 Voice of the Prairies tax returns. — 1940-1949. — Includes finacially-related correspondence and briefs re “Excess Profits Tax Act”.
M-8024-8 Voice of the Prairies tax returns. — 1950-1959. — Includes personal income tax returns for Herbert and Mabel Love.
M-8024-9 Voice of the Prairies tax returns. — 1960-1971. — Includes personal income tax returns for Herbert and Mabel Love.
M-8024-10 Annual reports of CFCN, CFVP to the Dominion Bureau of Statistics, Department of Transport and Board of Broadcast Governors. — 1965-1966, 1969-1971
M-8024-11 CFCN Televison tax returns. — 1960-1971. — Note: 1961 is missing. Includes correspondence re financial affairs and minutes of Directors’ meetings.
M-8024-12 CFCN-TV annual reports to the Dominion Bureau of Statistics, Depactment of Transport and Board of Broadcast Governors. — 1965-1966, 1970-1971.
M-8024-13 CFCN Productions Ltd. financial statements and tax returns. — 1970-1971. — Includes Memorandum of Association.
M-8024-14 CFCN TV Ltd. and Voice of the Prairies Ltd. Employee’s Association. — 1945-1970. — Consists of bylaws, certificate of incorporation (copy), pension and insurance plan (1945), minutes (1969) and balance sheets (1968-1970).


Series 2


Radio files. — 1930s-1965. — 27 cm of textual records. — The series consists of chronologically-arranged correspondence files; schedules and lists of public service broadcasts; and scripts, news bulletins and broadcast information. Included are scripts relate to the opening of the new studios, some advertisements, advertising rates, promotional material and newspaper clippngs.

M-8024-15 Correspondence. — 1933-1936. — Includes letter form Cecil B. de Mille; news flashes; and Private Radio Receiving Licence.
M-8024-16 Correspondence. — 1937
M-8024-17 Correspondence. — 1938
M-8024-18 Correspondence. — 1940
M-8024-19 Correspondence. — 1942-1945. — Includes information on the Canadian Army Train.
M-8024-20 Correspondence. — 1953. — Re the official opening of the new studio.
M-8024-21 Correspondence. — 1965. — Re the 30,000th news broadcast.
M-8024-22 Schedules – CFCN. — April, July 1942
M-8024-23 Schedules – Western Network. — n.d.
M-8024-24 Schedules – CFCN Variety Theatre. — n.d.
M-8024-25 Public Service Broadcasts. — 1955-1959
M-8024-26 Speech, “Canada’s Radio Problem” by Don Campbell, news bureau editor. — 1938
M-8024-27 Scripts and advertisements for “Red Head” program and children’s programs. — 1935, 1939 and 1949
M-8024-28 CBC Radio Broadcasting Censor – Circulars. — 1940-1941
M-8024-29 Transradio Press Service. — 1940
M-8024-30 Radio Press Association. — 1940
M-8024-31 British United Press. — 1941
M-8024-32 “The Week in Review”. — January-June 1941
M-8024-33 “The Week in Review”. — July-December 1941
M-8024-34 “The Week in Review”. — 1942
M-8024-35 Script- Official opening. — 1953 [?]
M-8024-36 Scripts – “Wheat Pool News”. — 1953-1954
M-8024-37 Provincial election information. — 1940
M-8024-38 Calgary Stampede – Statistics, results, daily programs. — 1943
M-8024-39 Calgary Stampede – Statistics, results, daily programs. — 1944
M-8024-40 Calgary Stampede – Statistics, results, daily programs. — 1945
M-8024-41 Calgary Stampede – Statistics, results, daily programs. — 1946
M-8024-42 Calgary Stampede – Statistics, results, daily programs. — 1947
M-8024-43 Calgary Stampede – Statistics, results, daily programs. — 1948
M-8024-43a Information re Short Wave program. — n.d.
M-8024-44 Advertising rates. — 1931-1935
M-8024-45 Promotional material. — 1930s-1940s
M-8024-46 Newspaper clippings. — 1930s-1950s, 1975
M-8024-oversize-222 Maps plotting CFCN coverage. — 1938-1939, 1956-1957. — 5 items


Series 3


Radio and television files. — 1962-1968. — 30 cm of textual records. — The series consists of the office files of E.W. Chapman, which contain budgets, minutes of various committee meetings and correspondence.

M-8024-47 Sundry “C”. — 1964
M-8024-48 CTV budgets and cost analysis. — 1965-1967
M-8024-49 Program budgets. — 1966-1967
M-8024-49a Chamber of Commerce. — 1965-1967
M-8024-50 CTV Commercial Committee. — 1965-1967
M-8024-51 Commercial Committee meeting. — October 3, 1967
M-8024-52 CTV Network Committee – Minutes and miscellaneous. — 1966
M-8024-52a CTV Network Committee – Minutes and miscellaneous. — 1967
M-8024-53 CTV press releases and promotions. — 1967
M-8024-54 ACTRA [Association of Canadian Television and Radio Artists]. — 1962-1967
M-8024-55 Canadian Association of Broadcasters. — 1966-1967
M-8024-56 Dinosaur Society. — 1966
M-8024-57 Food Fair. — 1966-1967
M-8024-58 4 Caster newsletter. — 1966-1968
M-8024-59 Local sponsors. — 1967
M-8024-60 Cockfield Brown and Company Ltd. — 1967
M-8024-61 Dancer Fitzgerald Sample Ltd. — 1967
M-8024-62 Eastman (J.M.) and Associates Ltd. — 1967
M-8024-63 Goodis Goldberg Soren Ltd. — 1966-1967
M-8024-64 McConnel Eastman Ltd. — 1967
M-8024-65 Arthur Meyerhoff Company Ltd. — 1966-1967
M-8024-66 Ogilvy and Mather. — 1965-1967
M-8024-67 Spitzer, Mills and Bates Ltd. — 1967
M-8024-68 Stanfield, Johnson and Hill Ltd. — 1966-1967
M-8024-69 TV Reps Chicago (Adam Young Inc.). — 1967
M-8024-70 TV Reps Los Angeles (Harlan G. Oakes and Associates). — 1966-1967
M-8024-71 Television Representatives – Toronto. — 1966-1967
M-8024-72 Correspondence with Herb Marshall – TV Reps Toronto. — 1966-1968
M-8024-73 Correspondence with Dave Laking – TV Reps Toronto. — 1965-1967
M-8024-74 Correspondence with Dave Patterson – TV Reps Toronto. — 1966-1968
M-8024-75 Correspondence with Frank Jobes – TV Reps Vancouver. — 1966-1968
M-8024-76 ABC International Television Inc. — 1967
M-8024-77 Independent Canadian Television Sales Ltd. — [ca. 1965-1967]
M-8024-78 News. — 1965-1967
M-8024-78a Organizational chart – CFCN Radio and Television. — 1967
M-8024-79 Photography. — 1963-1967
M-8024-80 Calgary Stampede. — 1966
M-8024-81 Calgary Stampede. — 1967
M-8024-82 Calgary Tourist and Convention Association. — 1966-1968. — Includes minutes of directors’ meetings.


Series 4


Radio files. — 1964-1980. — 43 cm of textual records. — The series consists of correspondence regarding CFCN’s transmitters, broadcast advertising files and sales manager’s files.

  CFCN transmitters. — 1964-1966
M-8024-83 Proposal by Canadian General Electric Company re electronic equipment. — 1964. — Includes reception report (1960).
M-8024-84 Fifty Kilowatt – G.E. — 1964
M-8024-85 Fifty Kilowatt – General
M-8024-86 Fifty Kilowatt – G.E. — 1965
M-8024-87 Fifty Kilowatt – B.B.G. — 1966
M-8024-88 Fifty Kilowatt – G.E. — 1966
  Broadcast advertising. — 1964-1968
M-8024-89 Broadcast advertising – Campbell’s file. — 1967
Note: A through L in the following alphabetical system are missing.
M-8024-90 Broadcast advertising – M-N. — 1964-1967
M-8024-91 Boradcast advertising – Radio Television Representatives Ltd. — 1968
M-8024-92 Broadcast advertising – R-S. — 1964-1968
M-8024-93 Broadcast advertising – Stephens and Townrow Company Ltd.
M-8024-94 Broadcast advertising – Standard Broadcast Sales – Presentation
M-8024-95 Broadcast advertising – Radio Reps – Miscellaneous
  Sales manager’s files. — 1970-1980
M-8024-96 Audience surveys. — 1970-1976
M-8024-97 Al Alzhar Shriners. — 1970-1973
M-8024-98 Blue Ribbon Coffee. — 1976
M-8024-99 Christmas. — 1970-1972
M-8024-100 Coffee parties. — 1970
M-8024-101 Commercial content. — 1976, 1977
M-8024-102 Curling. — 1978
M-8024-103 Grey Cup. — 1975
M-8024-104 Halloween. — 1965-1972
M-8024-105 Hockey. — 1973-1976
M-8024-106 Memos from Ray Delisle
M-8024-107 Memos from Norm Haines. — 1976-1979
M-8024-108 Memos from Clare Johansen. — 1973-1979
M-8024-109 Mulvihill. — 1977-1980
M-8024-110 National sales. — 1977
M-8024-111 PM (Paul Mulvihill) weekly sales activities. — 1976
M-8024-112 PM (Paul Mulvihill) correspondence. — 1976
M-8024-113 Religion. — 1972-1979
M-8024-114 Shopping spree. — 1976
M-8024-115 Ski West. — 1976-1977
M-8024-116 Financial data. — 1977
M-8024-117 Profit and loss. — 1977


Series 5


Television files. — 1971-1980. — 16 cm of textual records. — The series consists of records from CFCN and CTV Program Committee meetings, and licence applications and renewal information.

M-8024-118 Program Committee meeting. — February 26, 1973
M-8024-119 Program Committee. — Spring 1973
M-8024-120 CTV Program Committee meetings. — April 1972 & April 24, 1973
M-8024-121 Program Committee meeting. — December 17, 1973
M-8024-122 Program Committee meeting. — February 26, 1974
M-8024-123 Application for television licence. — 1960
M-8024-124 Licence renewal material – Red Deer. — 1971
M-8024-125 Licence renewal material. — 1972
M-8024-126 Licence renewal material. — 1972-1977
M-8024-127 Licence renewal material. — 1977
M-8024-127a Miscellaneous. — 1971-1980. — Includes 1972 Miss Calgary Pageant invitation.


Series 6


Television and radio files. — 1973-1978. — 40 cm of textual records. — The series consists of alphabetically-arranged files kept by E.W. Chapman, which include annual reports and Board of Directors’ files.

M-8024-128 A.I.B. (Anit-Inflation Board). — 1975-1977
M-8024-129 Annual report. — 1974-1976
M-8024-130 Awards. — 1976-1977. — Letters of nomination for various awards.
M-8024-131 Bank. — 1976. — Includes CFCN equity in Maclean-Hunter holdings.
M-8024-132 Board of Directors. — 1977-1978
M-8024-133 Budgets. — 1976-1978
M-8024-134 Building. — 1975-1976. — Includes construction and renovation information.
M-8024-oversize-221 Floor plans of Broadcast House. — 1974-1976
M-8024-135 Bureau of Broadcast Measurement (BMM). — 1976-1977
M-8024-136 Cable. — 1974-1977
M-8024-137 Complaints. — 1974-1977
M-8024-138 CTV – Bylaws, minutes, financial statements. — 1976-1977
M-8024-139 Engineering. — 1977
M-8024-140 Five year forecast. — 1977-1981
M-8024-141 FM. — 1976-1977, part 1. — Includes CJAY-92 minutes, financial statements and applications for licence.
M-8024-142 FM. — 1976-1977, part 2.
M-8024-143 FM – General. — 1976-1977
M-8024-144 Kootenays. — 1976-1977. — Re CFCN’s application for a re-broadcast station.
M-8024-145 Legal. — 1965, 1967, 1976-1977
M-8024-146 Medicine Hat. — 1976-1977. — Re CHAT-TV agreement for programming on CFCN.
M-8024-147 Miscellaneous. — 1977. — Contains mostly correspondence.
M-8024-148 Pay TV. — 1976
M-8024-149 Programming. — 1977
M-8024-150 Strathcona. — 1973-1977. — RE CFCN’s land and development plans. Also includes a report on land in Midnapore.
M-2258 Various historical material. — 1931-1973. — Consists of a history of the station from 1921-1972, including data on musicians who started their careers there, such as Wilf Carter; advertising cards; Hansard reports on radio broadcasting (1946); and testimonial to Wilf Carter.


Series 7


Radio files. — 1973-1979. — 80 cm of textual records. — The series consists of Norman Haines’ files, relating to both AM and FM radio. The files include some financial statements, Board business, editorials, and correspondence about CFCN’s sponsorship of a chuckwagon race at the Calgary Stampede.

  Norman Haines’ files – FM Radio.– 1974-1978
M-8024-151 Application for licence. — 1975-1976
M-8024-152 CRTC (Canadian Radio-Television Commission) correspondence. — 1976-1978
M-8024-153 Banff radio projet. — 1975-1977. — Includes licence application.
M-8024-154 Cable / cable interventions. — 1978
M-8024-155 CJAY-FM, Edmonton FM correspondence. — 1978
M-8024-156 CJAY-FM licence. — 1976-1977
M-8024-157 Developmen plan. — 1977
M-8024-158 “E” miscellaneous. — 1976-1977
M-8024-159 Employment. — 1976-1977. — Includes letters of employment and resignation.
M-8024-160 Engineering. — 1976-1978. — Includes brief re Banff station.
M-8024-161 Financial statements. — 1978
M-8024-162 Interventions. — 1976. — Against Dinosaur Broadcasting Ltd., Drumheller.
M-8024-163 Licence applications (previous). — 1964, 1967. — Includes engineering brief (1971), technical brief (1974), and progress report (1978).
M-8024-164 Managers meeting minutes. — 1977-1978
M-8024-165 Masscom research. — 1977-1978. — re radio reach and frequency.
M-8024-166 West-Can Communications. — 1976-1977. — Re PR for CJAY-92.
  Norman Haines’ files – AM radio. — 1973-1978
M-8024-167 A.I.B. (Anti-Inflation Board). — 1976-1978
M-8024-168 Board of Directors. — 1966, 1974-1978. — Includes FM radio.
M-8024-169 Budget comparisons. — 1971-1977
M-8024-170 Budgets (national). — 1975-1976
M-8024-171 Editorials – CFCN Radio West. — October 1977-March 1978
M-8024-172 Editorials – CFCN Radio West. — March 1978-December 1978
M-8024-173 Editorial correspondence. — 1977-1978
M-8024-174 Football. — 1973-1974. — Re Western Conference radio rights.
M-8024-175 Football. — 1978
M-8024-176 Football. — 1977-1978. — Re Quarterback luncheons.
M-8024-177 High River application (AM). — 1976-1977. — CFCN intervened, unsuccessfully.
M-8024-178 Legal – Re termination of Bob Gibbons.
M-8024-179 “M” miscellaneous. — 1976-1977
M-8024-180 Managers meeting. — 1975-1978. — Includes minutes.
M-8024-181 Mulvihill. — 1978
M-8024-182 Music (CFCN). — 1975
M-8024-183 Newsradio. — 1978
M-8024-184 Rate card protection. — 1978
M-8024-185 Sales. — 1976-1978
M-8024-186 Sales promotion. — 1977-1978
M-8024-187 Station reports – CFCN Radio. — 1975-1978
  Norman Haines’ files – AM radio. — 1978-1979
M-8024-188 Accounting memos and correspondence. — 1978-1979
M-8024-189 Back to the Bible Hour. — 1979
M-8024-190 Baker Lovick Advertising. — 198-1979
M-8024-191 Board of Directors (work file). — 1978
M-8024-192 Boy Scouts correspondence. — 1978-1979. — Norm Hines was on the Provincial Administrative Board.
M-8024-193 Canadian Association of Broadcasters convention. — 1980. — Organized by Norm Haines.
M-8024-194 Chuckwagon sponsorship. — 1979
M-8024-195 CRTC (Canadian Radio-Television Commission) – General. — 1978-1979
M-8024-196 Editorial Committee meetings. — 1978-1979
M-8024-197 Editorials – CFCN Radio West. — December 1978-May 1979
M-8024-198 Editorials – CFCN Radio West. — June 1979-November 1979. — Includes list of all editorial subjects in M-8024-197 and M-8024-198.
M-8024-199 Executive Committee. — 1978. — Includes minutes, memos and policies.
M-8024-200 Executive Committee. — 1979. — Includes minutes and memos.
M-8024-200a Licence application for FM radio. — 1980
M-8024-201 Maclean-Hunter presentations re radio programming.
M-8024-202 Maclean-Hunter memos and correspondence. — 1978-1979
M-8024-203 Manager’s meetings minutes. — 1979
M-8024-204 Monthly operating reports. — January 1979-June 1980. — Includes departmental activities and financial reports.
M-8024-205 Mulvihill. — 1978-1980. — Includes rate card analysis and correspondence.
M-8024-206 R. Neale. — 1979. — Re ex-employee’s anti-CFCN activities.
M-8024-207 News. — 1977-1979
M-8024-208 Personal – Norman H. Haines. — 1978-1979
M-8024-209 Production rate card. — 1961, 1967, 1968, 1977, 1979
M-8024-210 Ron Robinson. — 1979-1980. — Re lawsuit against CFCN.
M-8024-211 Station report. — 1979. — Month end reports for CJAY-FM and CFCN.
M-8024-212 TV Manager’s meeting minutes. — May 3 & 10, 1979


Series 8


Radio editorials. — 1979-1984. — 25 cm of textual records. — The series consists of a complete run of radio editorials from 1979 to May of 1984. Note: Editorials written in 1977 and 1978 can be found in M-8024-171 and M-8024-172 above.

M-8024-213 Radio editorials. — 1979
M-8024-214 Radio editorials. — 1980
M-8024-215 Radio editorials. — 1981
M-8024-216 Radio editorials. — 1982
M-8024-217 Radio editorials. — January-May 1983
M-8024-218 Radio editorials. — June-December 1983
M-8024-219 Radio editorials. — January-May 1984
M-8024-220 CFCN / CJAY / AM 106 Staff Association records. — 1986. — Includes minutes, bylaws and financial statements.


Series 9


Sound recordings. — 1937-1974. — 216 audio discs, audio tape reels, and audio cassettes. — The series consists of recordings of theme music, jingles, advertisements, programs, interviews, etc. — Most of the recordings are in obsolete formats which may be difficult to listen to or reproduce. Please consult with an archivist.

RCT-142 CFCN radio broadcast by Premier William Aberhart. — 1937. — 1 audio cassette. — Copied from an original transcription disc.
RAD-48-1 CFCN broadcast of the Bay Choir Christmas program. — 1949. — 1 transcription disc. — A cassette copy for access purposes is available at RAT-49-1. This sound recording has been digitized.

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RET-1 CFCN historical anniversary program. — 1953. — 2 audio tape reels
Series 9-a CFCN sound recordings. — [ca. 1947-1957]. — 137 audio discs including transcription discs. — Consists of theme music, jingles, music programs, etc. See complete listing below:
RAD-50-1 Noted missing, October 2013.
RAD-50-2 Road and weather theme – Rexright. It s the Best, It s the West (Mona Jones. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-3 Call of the Land – Themes. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-4 Williams Brothers. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-5 Noted missing, October 2013
RAD-50-6 Wilf Carter – Old Barn Dance & Broken Down Cowboy. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-7 Channel 4 – Flashettes. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-8 Canada Mysore Project, Wayne & Shuster appeal. — 1964. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-9 Dominion Broadcasting Company – Heart Foundation Radio Spots. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-10 Unitarian Service Committee of Canada – Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova – Radio Spots. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-11 Sports Digest – Henry Viney – Opening bugle call only. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-12 Gooder Brothers – Theme, God of Our Fathers. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-13 B.A. Oil [British American Oil Company] – Summer Radio – Sentinel Service 1 and Sentinel Service 2. — 1961. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-14 Bible Class, Sunday morning, 10:00-19:30 am – Theme. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-15 Henry Birks & Sons. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-16 Fraser Valley Milk Producers Sweetmilk. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-17 Calgary Drag Racing Council. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-18 A.E. Jaques & Sons. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-19 Hurtig Furriers – Jingle. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-20 Posture Week. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-21 Northwest Nitro Chemicals Ltd. . — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-22 National Office Management Association. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-23 Themes for Route 66 and for Dangerous Robin, Ontario. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-24 Williams Brothers. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-25 Woodwards [department store]. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-26 Reliance Storage & Cartage. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-27 Reliance Storage. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-28 Garden s Introduction. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-29 British American Oil Company – Summer Radio – Main theme, Peerless Heavy Duty Motor Oil, Travel More, and Tires. — May 1961. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-30 Christmas Carols. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-31 Your Garden. — June 20, 1947. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-32 Radio Bureau – Report from Parliament Hill – Greetings from CAB by T.J. Allard, Executive Vice-President, CFCN 32nd anniversary. — [ca. 1954]. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-33 Read Head. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-34 Red Head – Theme. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-35 Red Head – Intros and sign-off; Highways of Melody Promotion on reverse. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-36 New Year s Eve. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-37 The Canadian Highway Safety Council – Road safety messages. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-38 The Canadian Welfare Council, jingles for Rich Little and United Appea. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-39 Calliope sound. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-40 Calliope sound. — June 17, 1957. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-41 Football sounds – Referee whistle and band music. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-42 Diesel sound – CPR [Canadian Pacific Railway] and CNR [Canadian National Railways] . — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-43 RCAF [Royal Canadian Air Force] – Jet sound. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-44 Diesel truck horn sound effect. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-45 Emergency Phone number promo – AM 1-1111. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-46 Sunrise Gospel Hour – Theme – Jesus Never Fails. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-47 Stork Report. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-48 For & Against Contest (football) . — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-49 McCosham s Storage. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-50 W.H. Metz, Conservative candidate, provincial by-election. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-51 A Dad and his Lad. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-52 Premier Manning s Christmas Message. — 1 audio disc
RAD-50-53 Howard Kelly, Tourist Talk; Don McKay, Tourist Talk
RAD-50-54 CFCN – Western Serenaders, program #91. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-55 [Blank label]. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-56 CFCN – Western Serenaders, programs #146 and #147. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-57 Vic Seibert – Pringle Electric Hatcheries. — May 24 & 26, 1947. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-58 Western Serenaders, programs #177 and #178. — August 11 & 14, 1947. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-59 Red Head Jamboree, program #9. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-(60-69) Prairie Bible Institute, Three Hills – Hymns That Live, programs #587 through #606. — September-October 1951. — 10 transcription discs
RAD-50-70 Musical Digest – Themes. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-71 Prophetic Bible Institute – Special Christmas Show. — 1 transcription disc. See RAD-50-127 below for the second part.
RAD-50-72 Longines , World s Most Honored Music Program, New York, Mischl Piastro, conductor [commercial recording]. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-73 [Blank label]. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-74 Ray Little Show. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-75 Pause That Refreshes. — October 5, 1947. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-76 Ray Little. — September 18, 1952. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-77 CFCN Promotion Spots. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-78 CFCN Time – Cuts for every hour from 1 o clock to midnight. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-79 Creative Radio Selling [commercial recording]. — 1951. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-80 Hebrew Christian Hour, Toronto [commercial recording]. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-81 Civil Defence Day – Survival 1 & 2. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-82 Fifteen-Minute Program, Ten-Minute Program, Five-Minute Program – Produced for the promotion of advertising by the Canadian Association of Advertising Agencies and the Canadian Association of Broadcasters. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-83 CFCN General – Themes for Safety, Bulletin Board, Time, Weather, and sports. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-84 Alberta Electric Hatcheries – Spots. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-85 Army Week – Demonstration; reverse is Mr. H.M. Duffie of the Department of Income Tax. — 1948. — 1 transcription disc. — Disc is coated in a white waxy substance.
RAD-50-86 Merry Men of Music. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-87 A.L. Smith [Arthur Leroy Smith], Conservative Member of Parliament for Calgary. — June 25, 1947. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-88 [Blank label]. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-89 Noted missing, October 2013
RAD-50-90 Dedication Ceremony of Crippled Children s Hospital, Winnipeg; and Address by H.C. Lloyd, Winnipeg. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-(91-92) Vicks Vaporub. — Octboer 1958. — 2 transcription discs
RAD-50-93 RCAF [Royal Canadian Air Force] – Air crew, air women, and ground crew. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-94 RCAF [Royal Canadian Air Force] recruiting, Department of National Defence. — June 1957. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-95 Tilden Rent-a-Car System. — February 24, 1959. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-(96-98) RCAF [Royal Canadian Air Force] – Recruiting of air crew and air women. — June-July 1955. — 3 transcription discs
RAD-50-99 H.M. King – For rebroadcast. — December 15, 19??. — 1 transcription disc.
RAD-50-100 Back to the Bible Hour, Program #203. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-101 British Columbia Peaches – Spots, produced for BC Tree Fruits Ltd. — July 18, 1952. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-(102-104) British Columbia Fruit – Produced for BC Tree Fruits Ltd. — July 18, 1952. — 3 transcription discs. — Includes spots for peaches, Newton apples, McIntosh apples, Halloween and cherries.
RAD-50-105 Allen s Alley. — January 5, 1947. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-106 [Blank label]. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-107 Calgary Power. — June 14, 1950. — 1 transcription disc. — Also labeled Wedding Bells.
RAD-50-108 Vic Seibert. — April 21, 1947. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-109 [Blank label]. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-(110-111) Sunrise Gospel Hour. — September 15, 1947. — 2 transcription discs
RAD-50-112 A.L. Smith [Arthur Leroy Smith], Conservtive Member of Parliament for Calgary. — April 4, 1950. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-113 Music with M— [label ripped]. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-(114-115) Disc of Banff for CJOB. — 2 transcription discs
RAD-50-116 Army Fire Arms Demonstratin. — September 25, 1948. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-117 Final Amateur Show (from wire recording). — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-118 Careers and Kitchens; and Sports Digest. — January 1947. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-119 Roy Ward Dixon interview by Ted Bown. — September 16, 1947. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-120 Curly Bradley – Westward Ho, sponsored by Stephens Paint. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-121 [Prime Minister] R.B. Bennett. — September 6, 1935. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-122 [Blank label]. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-123 Mr. Johnston interview by Dora Dibney, Diary for Day; reverse side Eaton s Toyland Parade. — October 1949. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-124 Who Said It, Who Did It, Who Made It?, Lorne Duncalfe. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-125 Provincial Progressive Conservative Association – Cam Kirby, Nutall and Maloney, Calgary. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-126 [Blank label]. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-127 Prophetic Bible Institute Special Christmas Show. — 1 transcription disc. — See RAD-50-71 above for the first part.
RAD-50-128 Lorne Green Program for Credit Union National Association [commercial recording]. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-129 Notes missing, October 2013
RAD-50-130 Arrival of Calgary Stampede Program Fed to Net [?]. — December 1, 1948
RAD-50-131 Al-San Show. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-132 [Blank label]. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-133 [Blank label]. — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-(134-135) Mr. Marshall M. Porter, K.C., Address to The Canadian and Kiwanis Clubs of Calgary . — 1 transcription disc
RAD-50-136 75th Birthday Greeting from Wilf Carter to Gordon Love. — 1 audio disc [small]
RAD-50-137 Calling Card – Visit to the home of Marion Nicoll and Jim Nicoll, Calgary artists. — 1 audio disc
Series 9-b CFCN sound recordings. — 1955-1958, 1968-1974. — 76 audio tape reels. — Consists of jingles, theme music, programs, newscasts, etc. See complete listing below:
RCT-876-1 Summer money promotion. — 1973. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-2 Commercial logos. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-3 Cuts #2-8-13-17-20-28-31-58-59-60 [unclear what this means]. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-4 Old Fashioned Christmas promotion – Lord & Taylor. — 1972. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-5 Big Parade of Values promotion. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-6 Thinking about Christmas promotion. — 1973. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-7 Christmas Shopping Spree promotion. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-8 Woodwards [department store] Christmas Time promotion. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-(9, 11-12, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 31) Re-lyric commercial jingles . — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-10 Big Changes for 74 promotion. — 1974. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-13 Spring Fashion Fling promotion. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-14 1970s Are Here promotion. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-15 Santa Claus and Tinkerbell Christmas promotion. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-16 Spring Fashion Magic promotion. — 1973. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-17 The Young Marrieds promotion. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-21 Spring Fashion Report promotion. — 1971. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-22 Spring Fashion promotion. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-25 Wait ll You See the 73s promotion. — Tall 1972. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-26 Summer Selling Spree. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-27 Color Your World With Spring promotion. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-28 Spring Fashion promotion. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-29 Growing [?]. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-30 H.B. Version. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-32 Chev City; Williams Brothers; Britannia Realtors. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-33 Farewell jingle. — 1972. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-34 City Savings and Trust jingle. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-35 G.S.L. Chev City re-do. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-36 Market Mall and Bed. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-37 [Unlabelled]. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-38 Football theme. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-39 Eatons [department store]. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-40 Calgary Co-op. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-41 Calgary Metal; Calgary Co-op. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-42 Britannia Realtors; William Brothers. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-43 Selected furniture commercials from the Radio Sales Bureau in Toronto – Sorensen Furniture, Danforth Furniture, Holliday-Scott Interiors, Boutique Bamboo, E.M.V. Furniture, Struthers Furniture, Diana Furniture. — April 1969. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-44 A.M.A. [Alberta Motor Association] – Membership and office hours. — January 1974. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-45 Small (8 mm) reel sent by Doug Card of CJOC in Lethbridge to Don Thomas at CFCN Broadcast House. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-46 Sophie Tucker. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-47 Speech by H. Gordon Love to the London Chamber of Commerce. — January 26, 1960. — 1 audio tape reel. — Note: This is a 1970s tape copy of an earlier transcription disc.
RCT-876-48 Charles W. Allen – Birthday Broadcast. — January 21, 1959. — 1 audio tape reel. — Note: This is a 1970s tape copy of an earlier transcription disc.
RCT-876-49 Sound Library milk commercials – Ontario Milk Marketing Board, Pacific Milk, BC Milk Producers Association, Nestles Quik, etc. — 1971. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-50 Radio Advertising Bureau department store commercials. — 1 audio reel
RCT-876-51 Santa Claus and Tinkerbell, Woolco Stores commercials, promotions and jingles. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-52 Radio Sales Bureau commercials for hardware and home improvement centres. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-53 Radio Sales Bureau (Toronto) footwear commercials – Radio, as step ahead for shoe stores . — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-54 Radio Sales Bureau (Toronto) Dirty Stories, Ideas to help you sell anti-pollution campaigns . — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-55 T.M. Productions (Texas) Custom Commercial Service – Bob Knight Toyota, Saks Fifth Avenue, New York State Fair, etc. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-(56, 57, 58) Mark Century Corporation Re-lyric commercial jingles. — 1961-1966. — 3 audio tape reels
RCT-876-58 Back to School. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-58 Woodwards [department store] Christmas promotion and jingle. — 1968. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-61 Radio Advertising Bureau bakeries commercials. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-62 Calgary Inn. — December 23, 19??. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-(63-67) CFCN news tapes. — 1955-1958. — 5 audio tape reels. — Consists of news stories, most of which are listed inside the box. — Note: These are tape copies of earlier transcription discs.
RCT-876-68 Back to the Bible Hour. — 1 audio tape reel. — Note: This is a tape copy of an earlier transcription disc.
RCT-876-69 Calgary Power. — 1 audio tape reel (obsolete format).
RCT-876-70 Back to the Bible. — 1 audio tape reel (obsolete format).
RCT-876-71 Annual year-end news round-up for 1958. — Broadcast January 1, 1959. — 1 audio tape reel (obsolete format).
RCT-876-72 Annual year-end news round-up for 1955. — [probably broadcast January 1, 1956]. — 1 audio tape reel (obsolete format).
RCT-876-73 Noted missing, October 2013.
RCT-876-74 Annual year-end news round-up for 1957. — Broadcast January 1, 1958. — 1 audio tape reel (obsolete format).
RCT-876-75 Alberta Dairymen Association. — 1 audio tape reel
RCT-876-76 H. Creasey. — 1 audio tape reel


Series 10


Television news footage and broadcasts. — 286 film reels. — 60 video cassettes. — Note: The following films are in formats which may be difficult to view or reproduce. Please consult with an archivist.

F-158 CFCN television news footage. — 1976-1984. — 271 film reels ; 16 mm. — This news footage has its own catalogue.
F-10 Historical Society tour of McDougall Church at Morley, Alberta. — 1961. — 1 film reel (1 min. 23 sec.): si., b&w ; 16 mm
F-11 Interview with Art Smith re replica of Dingman #1 oil well in Heritage Park. — April 24, 1964. — 1 film reel (1 min.) ; op.sd., b&w ; 16 mm
F-150 Various film footage. — 1965 and n.d. — 6 film reels ; 16 mm. — Consists of the following:

F-150-1 Stampede breakfast
F-150-2 Mrs. and Mr. H.G. on their 50th wedding anniversary, 1965
F-150-3 Meeting of Chamber of Commerce and Kinsmen in Medicine Hat
F-150-4 Golfing home movie
F-150-5 CFCN’s Calgary Stampede Parade footage. — Note: a DVD copy is available at DVD-25.
F-150-6 Indoor track and field, Calgary Stampede breakfast
F-165 Calgary and Canadian sports events, including curling, hockey, boxing and football. — [ca. 1960s]. — 7 film reels (350 ft): b&w; 16 mm
V-5 Interviews with Sheilagh Jameson by on CFCN’s “Cowboy Country” and “Chautauqua”. — 1979. — 1 video cassette
V-46 “Calgary in Chorus”, CFCN-TV. — December 1988. — 1 video cassette
V-59 XV Olympic Winter Games, Calgary, Alberta. — 1988. — 58 video cassettes : 3/4 inch. — Consists of coverage of Olympic events.


Series 11


Photographs. — 1920s-1970s. — 1275 photographs. — 114 slides. — The series consists of views of advertising for the Station, buildings, equipment, staff, musicians, activities and promotions.


Some of these photographs have been scanned. View now.

PA-610 Demolition of Calgary’s first public hospital. — September 26, 1963. — 2 photographs
PA-1600 Bill boards and advertising for CFCN Radio Station. — [1930s-1960s]. — 10 photographs
PA-3197 CFCN buildings, equipment, staff, activities and promotions. — [1940s-1970s]. — 26 folders (1244 photographs). — Consists of the following:

1. CFCN buildings and construction. — 1947-1965
2. CFCN broadcast towers. — Includes some negatives.
3. CFCN studio interiors. — 1940s-1960s
4. Equipment. — [ca. 1930s-1960s]
5. CFCN vehicles. — 1950s-1970
6. CFCN logos, advertising and billboards. — [ca. 1950s-1981]
7. CFCN staff. — [ca. 1960s-1970s]. — Includes “Buckshot” [Ron Barge]
7a. CFCN staff, negatives of above.
8. Singers and groups. — 1930-1950. — Includes Wilf Carter, Sons of the Pioneers, J.B. Ham, Sons of the South and others.
9. Musicians. — 1930s-[ca. 1950s]. — Includes The Gamboliers, Barbara Draper, J. Galperin, Jack Fuller and Cy Hopkins.
10. CFCN Old Timers. — [ca. 1950s]. — Includes Tony Niedermayer; also some negatives.
11. Personalities. — 1930s-1960s. — Includes William Aberhart, Eugene Whalen, Rod Sykes, Miss Grey Cup 1965, and others. includes some negatives.
12. Personalities – Sports
13. CFCN “On Location” – Miscellaneous locations. — 1940s-[ca. 1970s]. — Includes some negatives.
14. CFCN “On Location” – Elections
15. CFCN “On Location” – Sports events. — [mostly 1970s]. — Includes some negatives.
16. CFCN “On Location” – Banff. — [ca. 1950s]. — Includes some negatives.
17. CFCN “On Location” – Calgary Stampede. — [ca. 1970s]. — Includes some negatives.
18. CFCN “On Location” and promotion- Stampede breakfast. — July 7, 1962
19. CFCN “On Location” and promotion – Stampede breakfasts. — [ca. 1960s]. — Includes some negatives.
20. CFCN “On Location” and promotion – Miss Calgary pageants. — 1960s-1970s. — Includes some negatives.
21. CFCN promotion – Ski-a-thon. — [ca. 1970s]
22. CFCN promotions – Miscellaneous. — [ca. 1950s-1960s]
22a. CFCN promotions, negatives of above.
23. CFCN promotions – Brand name products. — 1940s-[ca. 1970s]
23a. CFCN promotions, negatives of above.
24. CFCN promotions and contests. — [ca. 1970s]
25. Television screens and test patterns. — [ca. 1960s]
26. Miscellaneous
PB-865 Early CFCN views. — [ca. 1920s-1940s]. — 3 photographs. — Consists of views of the studios and tranmission lines; Hopkin’s Old Time Radio Orchestra; and CFCN “Bronco Busters” (W.W. Grant and CFCN staff posing in cowboy outfits).
NA-2771 Radio musicians, sportscasters, announcers, contests, and billboards advertising station. — [ca. 1932-1950s]. — 16 photographs
S-186 Views of CFCN buildings, equipment, staff and activities. — [ca 1960s-1970s]. — 114 slides