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Books of hours

Series consists of leaves and a bifolium from books of hours, Christian devotional texts for the private use of laypeople (non-clergy) which were very popular in the late medieval period.

Liturgical books

Series consists of leaves from liturgical books (also known as service books), which were used by the clergy in the celebration of Christian public religious worship. Types of liturgical books in the series include breviaries, antiphonals, psalters, hymnals and gradual processionals.

Charters

Series consists of English and French charters, legal records that documented the transfer of property or rights from one person or group to another. Charters include marriage settlements/contracts, property leases/declarations of sale, a will, a deed, an obligation, and a papal bull.

Digital media

Series consists of CD and DVDs containing digital photographs, articles, and web page images created by Fast Forward Weekly's staff for the newspaper.

Civil defence

Series consists of civil defence pamphlets published by Canadian government departments that describe what to do and how to be prepared in the eventuality of nuclear attacks and other disasters.

Blueprint for survival

Series consists of "Blueprint for survival" pamphlets which were intended for the civilian population containing and contained survival plans and other information to prepare for the possibility of nuclear attack. These pamphlets were published by various Canadian government departments and distributed by the Emergency Measures Organization.

Publications

Series consists of published literature with topics including Irish and Scottish music, an ornithological text, juvenile fiction, and novel. The series also features books containing the collected works of Chaucer and Confucius.

Academic calendars

Series contains Mount Royal College and Mount Royal University academic calendars, including calendars for specific departments and special programs, as well as calendar supplements. Calendars contain program descriptions and requirements, registration procedures, information about faculty and campus resource centers, and general information about the college/university, campus, and residences.

Yearbooks

Series contains student yearbooks published by Mount Royal College and by individual departments and programs. Yearbooks contain photographs of students, faculty, clubs, sports teams, and campus events, student creative writing, reports from clubs and committees, addresses from college presidents and yearbook editors, and advertisements.

Natural history of New York : Palæontology

Series consists of books published by the Geological Survey of the State of New York on the topic of fossils from the phylim Mollusca that are found in New York state. The books contain descriptions and detailed illustrated plates of the fossils. The text and illustrations were created to be used by students and educators.

United States Geological Survey

Series consists of monographs and reports published by the United States Geological Survey on the topic of fossils concentrated mostly in North America. The books contain descriptions and have detailed illustrated plates of fossils.

Hockey

Series documents Canadian hockey at the professional and amateur (junior, intermediate, and senior) levels. Series relates to Canadian leagues (especially those in Western Canada) and international leagues in which Canadian teams took part. Series consists of programs, yearbooks, media guides, tickets, magazines (including Blueline Hockey Monthly, Hockey Pictorial, and National Hockey Annual), photographs, schedules, trading cards, calendars, as well as promotional objects including patches and decals.

Documented professional leagues include: the National Hockey Association (from 1909 to 1917), Pacific Coast Hockey Association (1911-1924), Western Canada Hockey League (1921-1933), Western Hockey League (1925-1926, 1948-1974), Prairie Hockey League (1926-1928, 1971-1972), Canadian-American Hockey League (1926-1936), Canadian Professional Hockey League (1926-1930), American Hockey Association (1926-1942), Pacific Coast Hockey League (1928-1931), International American Hockey League (1929-1936), North West Hockey League (1933-1936), Pacific Coast Hockey League (1936-1941), International Hockey League (1945-1951), United States Hockey League (1945-1951), Quebec Hockey League (1953-1959), Eastern Professional Hockey League (1959-1963), World Hockey Association (1972-1979), National Hockey League (1917-2017, including Stanley Cup finals and all-star games), and the Super Series (1975-1992).

Senior and intermediate amateur leagues include: the West Kootenay Hockey League (1922-1946), Ottawa City Senior Hockey League (1923-1945), Montreal Senior Group Hockey League (1927-1937), Northern Saskatchewan Senior Hockey League (1927-1938), Southern Saskatchewan Senior Hockey League (1927-1938), Edmonton District Senior Hockey Association (1928-1936), Southern Alberta Senior Hockey League (1928-1936), Alberta Senior Six Hockey League (1936-1938), Quebec Senior Hockey League (1937-1953), Alberta Senior Hockey League (1938-1941, 1965-1971), Saskatchewan Senior Hockey League (1938-1942), Manitoba Services Hockey League (1939-1945), Halifax Senior Hockey League (1940-1946), Alberta-British Columbia Hockey League (1941-1942), Pacific Coast Hockey League (1941-1948), Western Canada Intermediate (1941-1947), Lower Mainland Senior Hockey League (1942-1943), Vancouver Island Hockey League (1942-1943), Alberta Services Hockey League (1942-1945), Southern Alberta's Inter-station Hockey League (1943-1944), Northern Alberta Inter-service Hockey League (1944-1945), Camp Borden Hockey League (1944-1945), Okanagan Mainline Amateur Hockey League (1945-1951), Western Canada Senior Hockey League (1945-1951, 1965-1968), Big Six Hockey League (1945-1960), Maritime Amateur Hockey League (1946-1950), Cape Breton Senior Hockey League (1946-1951), Western International Hockey League (1946-1988), Maritime Major Hockey League (1950-1954), Okanagan Senior Amateur Hockey League (1951-1970), Saskatchewan Senior Hockey League (1951-1971), Central Alberta Intermediate Hockey League (1952-1965), Alberta-Montana Hockey League (1953-1955), and the Alberta Senior Hockey Exhibition (1964-1965). Documented senior amateur tournaments include: the Allan Cup (1908-1999), World Amateur Hockey Championships (1920-1976), and the Alexander Trophy (1951-1954).

Junior leagues include: the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (1936-1966), Manitoba Junior Hockey League (1940-1960), Edmonton City Junior Hockey League (1945-1950), Southern Alberta Junior A Hockey League (1946-1948), Western Junior Hockey League (1948-1956), Alberta Junior Hockey League (1964-2010), Canadian Major Junior Hockey League (1966-1967), Western Canada Junior Hockey League (1967-1968), Western Canada Hockey League (1968-1978). The Canadian Olympic team is also documented for the years 1968-1988.

Football

Series documents Canadian football at the professional, senior amateur, junior amateur, and varsity/collegiate levels. Series relates to Canadian leagues (especially those in Western Canada) as well as international leagues in which Canadian teams played. Series consists of programs, brochures, tickets, magazines, yearbooks, schedules, media guides, trading cards, and photographs, as well as promotional objects including decals and patches.

Documented professional leagues include: the Canadian Football League (1960-2018, including Grey Cup finals and all-star games), Ontario Rugby Football Union (1940-1960), Inter-provincial Rugby Football Union (1945-1959), Western Inter-provincial Rugby Football Union (1945-1959), Ontario Rugby Football Union (1945-1960), American Football League (1960-1969), National Football League (1933-1999), United States Football League (1983-1987), World Football League (1974-1975), and World League of American Football (1990-1992).

Senior amateur leagues include: the Ontario Rugby Football Union (1906-1915), Inter-provincial Rugby Football Union (1907-1940), Alberta Rugby Union (1919-1936), Ontario Rugby Football Union (1919-1939, Manitoba Rugby Football Union (1930-1935), Western Inter-provincial Football Union (1936-1941), Eastern Canada Armed Services Football (1941-1944), and Western Canada Armed Services Football (1942-1944).

Junior and varsity/collegiate leagues include the Calgary High School Football League (1912-1999), Canadian Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union (1919-1966), Canadian Junior Football Final (1925-1999), Western Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union (1927-1948), Saskatchewan Junior Football Union (1946-1952), Alberta Junior Football League (1950-1975), Manitoba-Saskatchewan Junior Football League (1953-1975), Prairie Junior Football Conference (1976-1999), Western Canada Intercollegiate Athletic Union (1959-1966), and NCAA Football (1950-1999).

Baseball

Series documents Canadian professional and senior amateur baseball, including Canadian leagues (especially those in Western Canada) and international leagues in which Canadian teams participated. Series consists of: programs, brochures, tickets, magazines, yearbooks, photographs, scorecards, trading cards, postcards, and schedules, as well as promotional objects including buttons, patches, decals, and pennants.

Documented professional leagues include: Major League Baseball (1908-2009), the Pacific Coast Baseball League (1950-2002), Western International Baseball League (1946-1954), Northern Baseball League (1946-2010), International Baseball League (1946-1999), and the Pioneer Baseball League (1977-1984).

Documented senior amateur leagues include: the Alberta Big Four Inter City Baseball League (1947-1950), Western Canada Baseball League (1955-1964), Southern Alberta Baseball League (1958-1959), Canadian American Baseball League (1959), and the Alberta Major Baseball League (1967-1975).

Rodeo

Series documents rodeo competition at the Calgary Stampede and its promotion. Series consists of: programs, guides, brochures, branded stationary, as well as promotional objects including pins, patches, buttons, tokens, and decals.

Golf

Series primarily documents Canadian professional golf, including the Professional Golf Association (PGA), Ladies' Professional Golf Association (LPGA), and Canadian professional tours. Series consists of programs, magazines, pairing sheets, tickets, score cards, and promotional objects.

Productions files

Series documents Tom Besse's direction, production, and promotion of plays put on by Mount Royal College's Department of Fine and Performing Arts. The series is arranged by theatre production into files, which generally contains correspondence, programs, production notes, cast and crew lists, and news releases.

Teaching

The series documents a wide range of MacMillan's teaching activities relating to her roles as an educator and librarian. The series consists of teaching notes, assignments, project proposals, presentations, statements of projected learning outcomes, and a training video on researching for academic papers.

Scholarship

Series documents MacMillan's research and publications in the fields of information literacy and the scholarship of teaching and learning. The series also documents her research collaborations with colleagues, and her conference presentations. The files in this series generally contain journal articles, correspondence, research application and consent forms, surveys with responses, presentation notes, and conference programs.

Service

Series illustrates Margy MacMillan's service contributions to Mount Royal University, including her activities in support of academic processes in the Library, the Academic Development Centre, the Mount Royal Faculty Association, and other committees and programs throughout the university. The series mainly focuses on her activities that supported professional development, conference development, and peer collaboration. The series contains a variety of records including presentations, workshop handouts, and reports.

Awards and distinctions

Series contains awards that Leacock received for his service to Mount Royal College, his accomplishments as a composer and performer, and as a dedicated teacher.

Music and teaching

Series contains programs from musical events that Leacock performed or participated in as a teacher, a copy of his composition "Sea Horses", and newspaper and journal articles regarding his career and performances.

Board of Trustees meeting minutes

The name of the governing board for Mount Royal College changed to the Board of Trustees in 1966 as a result of the college turning from a private college into a public institution. In order to free up the name ‘Mount Royal’ for the new public college, the Board of Governors requested that the name of the private college and Board be changed to ‘George W. Kerby’. Once incorporated, the new public college became known as Mount Royal College and the governing board was known as the Board of Trustees. The Board operated under the name of the Board of Trustees until January of 1970 when the name reverted back to the Board of Governors.

Series documents meetings of the Board of Trustees and its committees. Series contains minutes as well as reports, agendas, financial statements, correspondence, and proposals.

Committee and task force meeting minutes

Series documents the meetings of several committees and task forces that reported to the Board of Governors, particularly the Staff Committee, Finance Committee, and Executive Committee. The Staff Committee was responsible for hiring and negotiating contracts and compensation for faculty members. The Finance Committee was responsible for monitoring and maintaining the finances of the college and approving major expenditures. The Executive Committee had the authority to transact all of the business of the Board of Governors and college in-between meetings of the full Board of Governors. Series contains minutes, agendas, reports, and proposals.

New library planning

Series document the activities of committees involved in the planning and design of a new Mount Royal library building. Series also documents planning and preparation for the functions and opening of the Riddell Library and Learning Centre.

Library administration

Series documents the administration of the Mount Royal College library, including the planning of renovations and art displays, user feedback, and communications.

External Relations photographs

Series consists of photographs created or commissioned by the Department of External Relations for marketing and communications purposes (some were published in college publications including the academic calendar, MRC handbook, and MRC News. Photographs depict Mount Royal facilities, faculty, staff, students, and events

Student notebooks

Series contains Smith's student notebooks on the subjects of geology, geological maps, paleontology, chemical analysis, and x-ray determinations.

Field/travel/work notes

Series contains field notes from geological sites across Canada, the United Kingdom, and France; travel notes from attending geological and mineralogical conferences, workshops, seminars, and meetings across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, China, and Japan; work notes from developing the MinIdent software/database, testing geological samples and equipment, and consulting with colleagues in the United Kingdom, China, and Japan.

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