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Calgary Horticultural Society
CHS annual show. 1934
PA-3188-136

Calgary Horticultural Society fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Constitution and bylaws. -- 1949, 1983
Series 2 Minutes. -- 1961-1986
Series 3 Memberships. -- 1973-1986
Series 4 Financial records. -- 1949-1987
Series 5 Correspondence. -- 1971-1974
Series 6 Annual shows. -- 1920-1974
Series 7 Scrapbooks. -- 1907-1975
Series 8 Newspaper clippings. -- 1908-1933
Series 9 Miscellany. -- 1916-1986
Series 10 Photographs. -- 1914-1975
Series 11 Unprocessed records. -- 1988-1995

Inventory

Series 1 Constituion and bylaws. -- 1949, 1983 and n.d.
M-7868-1 Constitution and bylaws. -- 1949, 1983, and n.d.
Series 2 Minutes. -- 1961-1986
M-7868-2 Minutes and proceedings of annual general meetings. -- 1970-1985
M-7868-3 Minutes. -- 1961-1963
M-7868-4 Minutes. -- 1969-1971
M-7868-5 Minutes. -- 1972-1974
M-7868-6 Minutes. -- 1975-1976
M-7868-7 Minutes. -- 1977-1978
M-7868-8 Minutes. -- 1979-1981
M-7868-9 Minutes. -- 1982-1984
M-7868-10 Minutes. -- 1985-1986
Series 3 Memberships. -- 1973-1986.
M-7868-11 Membership lists. -- 1973-1986
Series 4 Financial records. -- 1949-1987
M-1305-B Audited financial statement. -- 1951
M-7868-12 Audited finanical statements. -- 1961-1963, 1966-1986
M-7868-13 Cashbook. -- 1949-1974
M-7868-14 Cashbook. -- 1974-1978
M-7868-15 Cashbook. -- 1981-1987
Series 5 Correspondence. -- 1971-1974
M-7868-16 Correspondence. -- 1971-1972
M-7868-17 Correspondence. -- 1973-1974
Series 6 Annual shows. -- 1920-1974
M-7868-18 Annual show prize lists. -- 1969-1974
M-7868-19 Prize list advertisers. -- 1974
M-7868-20 Annual show programs. -- 1920, 1924, 1927, 1929
M-7868-21 Annual show programs. -- 1930-1935, 1937-1939
M-7868-22 Annual show programs. -- 1940-1945, 1947-1949
M-7868-23 Annual show programs. -- 1950-1959
M-7868-24 Annual show programs. -- 1960-1969
M-7868-25 Annual show programs. -- 1970-1974
Series 7 Scrapbooks. -- 1907-1975
M-7868-26 Scrapbook, part 1. -- 1907-1969
M-7868-27 Scrapbook, part 2. -- 1907-1969
M-7868-28 Scrapbook, part 3. -- 1907-1969
M-7868-29 Scrapbook, part 1. -- 1970-1975
M-7868-30 Scrapbook, part 2. -- 1970-1975
M-7868-31 Scrapbook, part 3. -- 1970-1975
M-1034 Scrapbook. -- 1933-1952. -- Consists of a scrapbook of Calgary Horticultural Society activities, compiled by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Rhodes.
Series 8 Newspaper clippings. -- 1908-1933
M-7868-32 Newspaper clippings. -- 1908-1921
M-7868-33 Newspaper clippings. -- 1922-1925
M-7868-34 Newspaper clippings. -- 1927-1933
Series 9 Miscellany. -- 1916-1986
M-7868-35 History file. -- [compiled ca. 1978-1986]. -- Consists of brief histories of the society, lists of life members, award of merit winners, officers, exhibition dates and venues, show judges, etc. for the years 1916-1986.
M-7868-36 A.E. Cross house. -- 1973. -- Consists of copies of the title to the A.E. Cross house, presented to the Calgary Horticultural Society in 1973 by Mary Dover.
M-7868-37 Gardening clinics. -- 1976-1986. -- Consists of lists of topics, dates, etc.
M-7868-38 Pointing system; publicity miscellany. -- 1982-1983
M-1305-B Miscellaneous papers donated by Gwen Wick. -- 1950-1972. -- Consists of Steven Wick's resignation from the organization (1950); annual financial statement (1951); lists of officers (1917-1955); and dates of annual exhibitions (1967-1972).
Series 10

Photographs. - 1914-1975. -- 145 photographs

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PA-3188-(1-145) Calgary Horticultural Society activities. -- 1914-1975. -- 145 photographs. -- Consists of views of members, gardens, annual shows, and other activities.
Series 11 Unprocessed records. -- 1988-1995. -- This material has not been catalogued. Please consult with an Archivist before requesting.
M-7868-+ Unprocessed records. -- 1988-1995, predominant 1993-1995. -- 2 cm of textual records. -- Consists of Board minutes, Board and Committee Orientation manual, financial statements, records of Home and Garden Show and Competition, records of Gardening in Calgary book project, records of design competition, records of Presidents' Garden Tour, corporate membership records, newsletter. [accession 2009.051]
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