- CA MRUASC C0012
Collection consists of rare books and other publications that are not part of any other collection or fonds.
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Collection consists of rare books and other publications that are not part of any other collection or fonds.
Fonds illustrates Bertram's time as a student at Mount Royal College. Fonds contains a convocation pin and a proficiency medal.
Collection consists of pamphlets published by the Canadian government and other organizations during the Cold War, mostly concerning the threat of nuclear war. Pamphlets were published by the Government of Canada, Combined Universities Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and others. The collection is arranged into five series, and subjects include civil defence, the anti-nuclear movement, nuclear war, survival planning, communist threats, and Canadian Army training. Other items discuss radioactive fallout, rescue operations, and first aid.
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.
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.
Collection contains publications published by Mount Royal University and its departments, faculty, staff, and students. Collections consists of academic calendars, and student and department yearbooks.
Office of the President (Mount Royal University)
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.
Collection contains pamphlets published by the Communist Party of Canada/Labor-Progressive Party, Progress Books, and other Canadian communist and socialist organizations and publishers. Pamphlet subjects include the anti-war movement, political platforms, labour, and economics.
Fonds reflects Leacock's career as a teacher of music at Mount Royal College as well as his work as a pianist and composer. The fonds is arranged into three series which include audio recordings, awards and achievements, and programs and articles regarding his public performances and teaching career. Other records in the fonds reflect Leacock's interests in photography and mountaineering, and include photographs and personal correspondence.
Fonds documents the functions and activities of the Mount Royal Faculty Association including collective bargaining, advocacy, liaison, and providing professional development opportunities and other services to its members.
Mount Royal Faculty Association
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.
Collection consists of a near-complete print run of Fast Forward Weekly (FFWD), a Calgary-based local news and entertainment weekly newspaper that was published from 1995 to 2015 by Great West Newspapers Limited Partnership. The 934 newspaper issues in the collection are bound in volumes in chronological order. The collection also contains one series of CD and DVDs containing digital photographs, articles, and web page images created by Fast Forward Weekly's staff for the newspaper.
"Fast Forward Weekly (FFWD) was a news and entertainment weekly which provides news, alternative viewpoints, entertainment information, review articles and specialized advertising. It was distributed throughout Calgary, Banff and Canmore. It is owned by Great West Newspapers, LP. With an assessed readership of 70,000 upon a distributed circulation of 30,000, the paper was one of the most widely circulated and well-respected alternative newspapers in Canada."
Fonds documents Hunter's career as a novelist, poet, and writer of short stories. Fonds consists of correspondence, books, poems, short stories, manuscript drafts, research notes, contracts and agreements, posters, articles, reviews, interviews, photographs, and diaries. Fonds is arranged into 4 series: letters; writing and publications; family history; and articles and reviews.
Fonds reflects Paterson's career as a teacher of speech arts and drama at Mount Royal University and independently, as well as his work as a performer, director, and adjudicator. The fonds is arranged into five series: adjudication, teaching, performances, education, and local speech and music festivals. Fonds consists of performance and festival programs, newspaper clippings, photographs, audio and video recordings, correspondence, cards, scripts, brochures, tickets, and schedules.
Fonds documents Wilks' work as the coordinator and photo page editor of the Mount Royal College History Project. Wilk worked with author Robert MacDonald on the project to research and write an unpublished book as part of Mount Royal's 90th anniversary celebration titled: "An Institution and its Communities: A History of Mount Royal College 1910-2000." Fonds contains one series of audio recordings of interviews with Mount Royal faculty, staff, and students. Fonds also contains correspondence, book drafts, research notes, brochures and promotional material, newspaper articles, photographs, project proposals, timelines, and progress reports.
Fonds reflects the development and evolution of the Mount Royal University's School of Nursing and Midwifery and the academic programs it offered. Fonds is arranged into twelve series: photographs, the Diploma Nursing Program and nursing certificate programs, Calgary Conjoint Nursing Program, Athabasca University at Mount Royal College, Bachelor of Nursing, awards, convocation, alumni, external organizations and governing bodies, institutional reports, administration, and course outlines and learning materials.
Fonds contains correspondence, memoranda, minutes, agendas, reports, curriculum development documentation and proposals, surveys/questionnaires, photographs, brochures and pamphlets, student and faculty handbooks, policies, procedures, articles, financial statements and budgets, course modules, and newsletters.
School of Nursing and Midwifery (Mount Royal University)
Fonds documents Taylor's career as a nursing faculty member at Mount Royal College, including her committee work and involvement with the Centre for Health Studies and the Calgary Conjoint Nursing program. Fonds consists of brochures, a yearbook, and records related to nursing programs.
Fonds illustrates the military service of Douglass Smith Kirkwood, a former student of Mount Royal College, in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. Fonds contains a university diploma, photocopies of military paperwork, and research about Kirkwood's military service.
Douglass Smith Kirkwood
Fonds illustrates the military service of two members of the Purdy family; Gordon Purdy and his son Douglas Gordon Purdy. Fonds consists of military medals from World War I and World War II, a book about the battle of Dieppe, and reproductions of photographs and military records.
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.
Fonds reflects Patterson's career as an English professor at Mount Royal University and as a chronicler of the University's history. Fonds contains English course outlines, programs for Conservatory and theatre performances, research on the history of the Conservatory and theatre, presentation notes and photos, meeting minutes, and correspondence.
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.
Fonds documents Mary Prossak's oversight of the design and furnishing of the Student Store, the new bookstore at Mount Royal College's Lincoln Park Campus. The fonds mainly consists of correspondence with the design firm/supplier.
Fonds illustrates Dick Cooke's work as Director, Planning and Development at Mount Royal College, particularly his planning of campus facilities.
Fonds documents Steve Bascom's work in Mount Royal College's Department of Program Research and Development, primarily the development of academic programs in different disciplines.
Fonds illustrates the planning and design of the Riddell Library and Learning Centre, which was led by Shepstone as University Librarian. The fonds consists of three series which documents furniture planning, architectural, and electrical drawings, new library planning, and administration for the Riddell Library and Learning Centre and the Mount Royal College Library. Other records document architecture firm's planning for the RLLC and Mount Royal College planning. The fonds also contains publications, memorabilia, and artwork.
Collection documents the history of professional, amateur, and varsity/collegiate sport in Canada, particularly hockey, football, baseball, golf, and rodeo. The collection illustrates the development of these sports in the 20th and early 21st centuries (the period from the 1940s to the 1990s is particularly well-documented), and focuses on Canadian leagues as well as international leagues in which Canadian teams participated. Most of the collection relates to Canadian teams and athletes (although American teams are also well-represented), with a particular focus on Alberta and Western Canada.
The collection largely consists of publications, ephemera, and promotional objects including: game and tournament programs, photographs, magazines, media guides, yearbooks, schedules, calendars, trading cards, game tickets, pins and buttons, pennants, patches, and decals.
The collection is arranged into 5 series by sport: hockey, football, baseball, golf, and rodeo (devoted to the Calgary Stampede). The collection was meticulously organized and documented by the donor Bob Blaine, with most of the collection housed in binders that are arranged by level of competition (professional, amateur, varsity/collegiate), league, date range, and type of material. The contents of each binder are further arranged, typically by material type and date, and many items are accompanied by detailed supplementary contextual information provided by Blaine.
Collection illustrates Dabrowska's work as an artist and was assembled by her friend Joanna Stuchly. The collection consists of prints and photographs of her artistic works, as well as brochures she designed, a resume, and media clippings.
Fonds consists of audited financial statements for Mount Royal College (1919-1999), the Mount Royal College Foundation (1997-1999), and the Mount Royal College Day Care Society (1993-1999). Fonds contains two series: Mount Royal College Foundation financial statements, and Mount Royal College Day Care Society: financial statements.
Department of Financial Services (Mount Royal University)
Collection mostly consists of professional portraits of sports teams, classes, and clubs at Mount Royal College.
Mount Royal University
Fonds documents the Registrar's Office management of student grades, contact information, and attendance records. The fonds also contains correspondence, memos, instructor notes, exams and tests, convocation photographs, and course outlines. Fonds contains one series: Student grades.
Office of the Registrar (Mount Royal University)
Fonds illustrates Patricia Houghton's service on the Board of Directors of the Alumni Association of Mount Royal College. Fonds contains correspondence, meeting minutes, and other materials.
Fonds documents Armstrong's time as a student at Mount Royal College in the Provincial Health and Recreation Youth Training Programme. The objectives of the Programme was to promote physical health and develop "good citizenship". Fonds consists of leader's manuals, photographs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and correspondence.
Fonds illustrates Hinde's career as a nurse and faculty member at Mount Royal College. Fonds consists of Hinde's diplomas and degrees in nursing and teaching, awards recognizing her excellence in teaching and her contribution to nursing care in Calgary, a newspaper article, eulogy, and memorial service program.
Fonds relates to Nordstrom's career as a faculty member and administrator in the School of Nursing at Mount Royal University.
Fonds documents Heinzmann's time as a nursing student at Mount Royal College, as well as the development of the College's new Diploma of Nursing program and the Department of Nursing Education.
Fonds reflects MacMillan's career as a professor and librarian at Mount Royal University. The fonds is arranged into three series which document her teaching, scholarship, and service activities. Other records in the fonds reflect MacMillan's other academic activities and research interests, and include annual reports, a promotion dossier, news clippings, and video recordings.
Fonds documents Margaret Plewis's time as a student in the Commercial Department at Mount Royal College, and contains registration records and student identification.
Fonds documents Tom Besse’s direction and production of theatre productions at Mount Royal College during his tenure as Coordinator of Theatre Arts and Chairman of the Department of Fine and Performing Arts. The fonds includes two series: Production files, which documents theatre productions he directed or produced, and Theatre production slides, which consists of photographs of plays he was involved in. The fonds also contains other records related to fundraising, project proposals, and promotion related to theatre productions.
Fonds documents the activities of the local chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honour society (Alpha Upsilon Delta) during the time it was active at Mount Royal College. The fonds includes one series (Membership records), records relating to the chartering process, executive committee elections and governance, as well as newsletters and awards.
Phi Theta Kappa (Mount Royal College)
Fonds documents the governance functions and decisions of the Board of Governors of Mount Royal College. The fonds is arranged into three series which primarily contain meeting minutes from the Board of Governors, the Board of Trustees, and subcommittees and task forces that reported to the Board. Other records in the fonds include president and principal reports, agreements, proposals, statements of revenues and expenditures, auditor reports, correspondence, and documents relating to the transition to the Lincoln Park campus.
Board of Governors (Mount Royal University)
Fonds documents Smith's geological and mineralogical field work, his collaboration with mineralogists and geologists around the world, and his involvement with professional associations and committees. Fonds also contains some of Smith's personal travel writings, a 19th century United Kingdom travel journal by an unknown author, lists of expenses, lists of travel arrangements, and to do lists. Fonds consists of two series: Student notebooks and Field/work/travel notes which are arranged in chronological order.
Dorian G.W. Smith
Fonds reflects Dyment's career as the Director of the Learning Resource Centre, Dean of Academic Services, and his roles on various committees and advisory groups within the Division of Academic Affairs. The fonds in arranged in seven series: Learning Resource Centre, Academic Council and Board of Governors, Faculty and staff, Division of Academic Affairs, College planning and development, Program development and maintenance, and Recruitment, admission, and convocation. Fonds contains, correspondence, memorandums, reports, proposals, organizational charts, minutes, and newsletters.
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
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.
Collection consists of paleontology and geology books, textbooks, and bound reports.
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.
Fonds documents the fundraising efforts and other activities of the Mount Royal University Foundation. Fonds is arranged into three series: financial statements, Foundation reports, and the Minding the Future speaker series. The fonds also contains supper invitations, brochures, a strategic plan, and other material.
Mount Royal University Foundation