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Bruce Hunter fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0046
  • Fonds
  • 1950, 1960-2019

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.

Bruce Hunter

Violet Armstrong fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0044
  • Fonds
  • [1938?]-[1995?], predominant 1940-1944

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.

Violet Armstrong

Grant Paterson fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0043
  • Fonds
  • 1962-2019

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.

Grant Paterson

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

Stephen Wilk fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0041
  • Fonds
  • 1951-2008, predominant 1997-2001

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 Wilk worked with author Robert MacDonald on the project to research and write an unpublished book as part of Mount Royal's 90th anniversary celebration titled: "An Institution and its Communities: A History of Mount Royal College 1910-2000."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.

Stephen Wilk

Pam Nordstrom fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0040
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1983

Fonds relates to Nordstrom's career as a faculty member and administrator in the School of Nursing at Mount Royal University.

Pam Nordstrom

Gloria Heinzmann fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0039
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1980

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.

Gloria Heinzmann

Donna Taylor fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0037
  • Fonds
  • 1986-2014

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.

Donna Taylor

Mount Royal University. School of Nursing and Midwifery fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0036
  • Fonds
  • 1958-2017, predominant 1964-2007

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)

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

Alan Dyment fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0033
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1989

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.

Alan Dyment

Douglass Smith Kirkwood fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0032
  • Fonds
  • 1942, 2018

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

Purdy Family fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0031
  • Fonds
  • [191-]-1950, [1993?]

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.

Purdy family

Mount Royal University Foundation fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0029
  • Fonds
  • 1989-2009

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

Diana Patterson fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0028
  • Fonds
  • 1986-2011

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.

Diana Patterson

Mount Royal University. Office of the Registrar fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0026
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1980, predominant 1965-1968

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)

Donna Hinde fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0025
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1995

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.

Donna Hinde

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

Mary Prossak fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0023
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1972

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.

Mary Prossak

Mount Royal Faculty Association fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0022
  • Fonds
  • 1972-2005

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

Mount Royal University. Department of Financial Services fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0021
  • Fonds
  • 1911-2000

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)

Dick Cooke fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0020
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1979

Fonds illustrates Dick Cooke's work as Director, Planning and Development at Mount Royal College, particularly his planning of campus facilities.

Dick Cooke

Barry Virtue fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0019
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1974

Fonds documents Virtue's work as Provost of Mount Royal College, particularly his involvement in planning the merger of the Alberta Vocational Centre - Calgary with Mount Royal College, and his administration of the Churchill Park Campus.

Barry Virtue

Marilyn Meek fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0016
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1964

Fonds documents Marilyn Meek's time as a student in the Secretarial Science program at Mount Royal College. Fonds consists of class notes and handouts, correspondence, event programs, and other student records.

Marilyn Meek

Patricia Houghton fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0014
  • Fonds
  • 1982-1985

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.

Patricia Houghton

Steve Bascom fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0012
  • Fonds
  • 1975, 1978-1981

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.

Steve Bascom

Carol Shepstone fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0010
  • Fonds
  • 1992-2017, predominant 2000-2017

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.

Carol Shepstone

Mount Royal University. Board of Governors fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0009
  • Fonds
  • 1911-2009

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)

Leonard Leacock fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0008
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1992

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.

Leonard Leacock

Phi Theta Kappa (Mount Royal College) fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0007
  • Fonds
  • 1991-1998

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)

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

Margy MacMillan fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0005
  • Fonds
  • 1981-2017, predominant 1990-2017

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.

Margy MacMillan

Tom Besse fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0004
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1990

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.

Tom Besse

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

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

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

Alina Dabrowska collection

  • CA MRUASC C0010
  • Collection
  • [198-]-2016

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.

Alina Dabrowska

Mount Royal University publication collection

  • CA MRUASC C0008
  • Collection
  • 1911-2017

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.

Fast Forward Weekly (FFWD) collection

  • CA MRUASC C0005
  • Collection
  • 1995-2015

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."

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