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Early print collection

  • CA MRUASC C0001
  • Collection
  • 1480-1598, 1892

Collection illustrates the early development of movable type printing in Europe. Collection consists of printed books including a book of hours and a collection of Chaucer's works, as well as leaves from Bibles, hagiographies, liturgical texts, and works of history, literature, canon law, and botany.

Ida Schrader fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0006
  • Fonds
  • 1909, 1914-1915

Fonds illustrates Ida Schrader's time as a student at Mount Royal College. Includes a spelling notebook and a silver medal awarded for shorthand and typewriting.

Ida Schrader

World War I roll of honour

Item is a roll of honour commemorating the Mount Royal College students, faculty, and staff who served during World War I in the 191st (Southern Alberta) Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force. The roll of honour lists participants and includes symbols noting those killed in action (‘x’) and those who died of injury or other ailments (‘+’). The roll features hand painted illuminated borders, and was designed and illuminated by Stafford & Kent of Calgary, Alberta.

Girls basketball team 1927

Item is a framed photograph of a basketball team, consisting of 14 uniformed female students and a coach, in front of a brick and sandstone building, likely the original Mount Royal College building. First student is holding a ball with "MRC 1927" written on it.

Helen Hartman Smith fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0002
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1938

Fonds documents Helen Hartman Smith's time as a student at Mount Royal College, and consists of photographs of student life and an annotated yearbook.

Helen Hartman Smith

Muriel Sanderson fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0003
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1945

Fonds documents Sanderson's time as a student in Mount Royal College's Secretarial Arts program. Fonds consists of photographs, an annotated yearbook, convocation program, diploma, academic transcript, award, and certificate.

Muriel Sanderson

World War II roll of honour

Item is a roll of honour commemorating Mount Royal Junior College students, faculty, and staff who served in the Canadian armed forces during World War II. The names of soldiers who died in the war are marked with a cross. Roll was designed by Canadian artist A.J. Casson.

World War II roll of honour

Item is a roll of honour commemorating Mount Royal College students, faculty, and staff who served in the Canadian armed forces during World War II. The names of soldiers who died in the war are marked with a cross. Roll was designed by Canadian artist A.J. Casson.

Margaret Plewis fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0042
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1949

Fonds documents Margaret Plewis's time as a student in the Commercial Department at Mount Royal College, and contains registration records and student identification.

Margaret Plewis

Medieval and early modern manuscript collection

  • CA MRUASC C0003
  • Collection
  • [11--?]-[19--?], predominant [12--]-[15--]

Collection consists of manuscripts (books, leaves, and documents written by hand), mostly from medieval and early modern Europe. Most items were produced in Western and Southern Europe (France, England, Flanders, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, and Spain), although a few are from the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Many leaves are illuminated and feature decorative initials, borders, line fillers, etc. Most are in Latin, although a few are in medieval vernacular or other languages.

The collection is arranged in series by manuscript type: Books of hours, liturgical books (contains leaves from psalters, breviaries, antiphonals, and graduals), charters, Bibles, and canon law.

Patterson English manuscript and publication collection

  • CA MRUASC C0007
  • Collection
  • 1687-1954

Collection consists of 17th to 20th century English manuscript records and publications that were collected by Mount Royal University professor Diana Patterson. The collection contains a wide variety of personal, legal, financial, and religious records including: diaries, travel journals, correspondence, wills, commonplace books, transcriptions of philosophical and literature texts, poetry, and sermons. Patterson intended the collection to be used to teach English and History students about paleography, scholarly editing, primary source research methods, and the history of the book.

Diana Patterson

Rare book collection

  • CA MRUASC C0012
  • Collection
  • [1590?]-1963

Collection consists of rare books and other publications that are not part of any other collection or fonds.

Mount Royal College photograph collection

  • CA MRUASC C0004
  • Collection
  • 1911-1969

Collection mostly consists of professional portraits of sports teams, classes, and clubs at Mount Royal College.

Mount Royal University

Jim Cameron fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0034
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1972

Fonds illustrates the construction of Mount Royal College's Lincoln Park Campus, which Jim Cameron was contacted as a photographer to document. Fonds consists of negatives, slides, photographic prints, and albums which primarily document the weekly progress of the project, as well as some related ceremonies and events, from the groundbreaking to the grand opening of the completed building. Most materials relate to the Lincoln Park Campus, although there are several photos of the original downtown campus, as well as aerial photos of the Churchill Park Campus (now Bow Valley College), and Old Sun College in Siksika, Alberta. Fonds is made up of three series: negatives and slides, prints, and photo albums.

Jim Cameron

Joel Barrett fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0001
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1977

Fonds documents Barrett's work as an architect with the firm Stevenson, Raines, Barrett, Hutton, Seton and Partners, particularly his work on the design of Mount Royal College's Lincoln Park Campus. The fonds consists of photographs and a paper.

Joel Barrett

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