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Pat Roome fonds
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Copies of Glenbow photographs of Mount Royal College

File contains copies photographs (ca. 1930s) from the Glenbow Archives requested by Roome, possibly as part of her work on the Mount Royal History Project. File contains photographs of George W. Kerby and and Conservatory students and performances.

Archive publicity

File contains newspaper and magazine articles about Roome and the Mount Royal Archives.

Conservatory - archive/book project

File documents a proposal to create a book on the history of the Mount Royal Conservatory. File contains correspondence, a copy of the spring/summer 2009 University of Calgary Press schedule, research notes, and a draft copy of the first two book chapters.

Centennial stamp

File documents the design and proposal to Canada Post of a postage stamp commemorating Mount Royal's 100th anniversary. File contains correspondence, draft and final versions of the centennial stamp proposal, stamp designs, Canada Post's stamp release schedule for 2009 and 2008, a copy of Canada Post's stamp submission and selection policy, descriptions of stamps issued for other educational institutions, two books of stamps, and business cards for Canada Post employees.

MRU [Mount Royal University] tartan

File documents the design and proposal of a tartan design commemorating Mount Royal's 100th anniversary. File contains tartan design and cost notes, a printed PowerPoint presentation, an example of the Calgary tartan, a chronology for establishing Calgary's tartan, information on registering a tartan, cost estimates, and correspondence.

Kerby LRT [light rail transit] station

File documents efforts to have a new transit station named after George W. Kerby, Mount Royal's founder, to commemorate Mount Royal's 100th anniversary. File contains correspondence, the Kerby Centre 2008 annual report, historical information on the Kerby Centre, and news articles.

Centennial planning committee murial [sic] project 2009-2011

File documents the Centennial Planning Committee's planning of the centennial mural, a mosaic mural created to celebrate Mount Royal's 100th anniversary. File contains an article from Night of Artist Magazine on mural designs, a list of mural concept ideas, and notes on notable points in Mount Royal's history.

Baker - photos

File documents Roome's participation in researching for the book "Catch the Gleam: Mount Royal, from College to University, 1910-2009" by Donald Baker. File contains a launch plan for the book, a book distribution and sales plan, blank release and consent forms, historical information about Mount Royal College, an agenda of the Centennial Planning Committee, archival record information from the Glenbow Museum, a works cited list, a list of potential photographic topics and notes, correspondence, and spreadsheets of image file names and captions.

Time capsule 2011

File documents the planning of the centennial time capsule to celebrate Mount Royal's 100th anniversary. File contains a diagram of the centennial time capsule, a construction quote, and correspondence.

Military memorial plaque

File contains lists of Mount Royal students and staff who participated in military service, plaque design mock-ups, correspondence, a newspaper clipping, research notes, a project summary and a list of assigned action items.

Military memorial booklet

File contains a list of Mount Royal students and staff that died in military service along with biographical information. File also contains two bound booklets from the Mount Royal University military memorial ceremony from November 8, 2011.

MRFA [Mount Royal Faculty Association] 100

File documents the planning of the Mount Royal Faculty Association's forty-fifth anniversary. File contains agendas, minutes, draft and final invitations, catering receipts, cost quotes, interview questions, an inventory of the Janet Brown Collection, a committee charter, a photocopied photo from the 1970s MRFA reunion, and a list of member names and home addresses.

Pat Roome fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0024
  • Fonds
  • 1992, 2006-2012

Fonds documents Pat Roome's work on projects commemorating Mount Royal's centennial in 2010, including: the establishment of the Military Memorial Bursaries, a centennial mural, time capsule, postage stamp issue, the design of a Mount Royal tartan, and the research and publication of institutional history books. Fonds also documents Roome's other work as the first director of what became the Mount Royal Archives and Special Collections. The fonds contains centennial project summaries, event planning notes and documents, research notes, design mock-ups, photo inventories, and correspondence.

Pat Roome

Military memorial project

File documents Roome's efforts to establish memorial bursaries and plaques commemorating the Mount Royal students, faculty, and staff who lost their lives during military service. The file contains lists of deceased soldiers, plaque design mock-ups, a project summary, event planning notes, brochures and handouts from other archives and museums, correspondence, a resumé, photocopies of paintings, a newspaper, and newsletter.

Artefact of the month

File contains a draft list of archival holdings selected to be highlighted in a monthly feature on the University website, printed versions of the completed posts, research notes, and correspondence.