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Continuing Arts Association annual report, 1971-1972
Annual report, 1971-1972
M-6068-3

Continuing Arts Association (Calgary) fonds

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Table of Contents

 

Series 1 History and bylaws. -- 1963-1977
Series 2 Annual reports. -- 1959-1979
Series 3 Minutes. -- 1969-1979
Series 4 Membership. -- 1956-1979
Series 5 Correspondence. -- 1958-1980
Series 6 Financial. -- 1972-1979
Series 7 Projects and activities. -- 1953-1982
Series 8 Newsletters. -- 1970-1979
Series 9 Scrapbooks and newspaper clippings. -- [ca. 1950s]-1979
Series 10 Miscellaneous. -- 1953-1978

Inventory

Series 1 History and bylaws. -- 1963-1977
M-6275-1 Speech by Elizabeth M. Townshend on the 10th anniversary of founding of Allied Arts Women's Committee. -- 1963.
M-6068-1 Historical sketches. -- [ca. 1974]. -- Includes statement of aims and outline of past activities.
M-6083-40 Bylaws, etc. -- 1963-1971. -- Includes bylaws, rules of order and revised versions.
M-6068-2 Bylaws. -- 1970-1971
M-6084-62 Bylaws. -- 1977
M-6068-35 Club registration. -- 1973. -- Consists of records related to the organization's attempt to become registered as a Canadian Charitable Organization. Includes a copy of the Continuing Arts Association's certificate of incorporation.
Series 2 Annual reports. -- 1959-1979
M-6693-72 Annual reports. -- 1959-1964
M-6083-41 Annual reports. -- 1966-1979. -- Includes reports of the executive and committees, outlining the year's events and activities.
M-6068-3 Annual reports. -- 1970-1979. -- Includes reports of the executive and committees, outlining the year's events and activities.
Series 3 Minutes. -- 1969-1979
M-6068-4 Minutes. -- 1969-1979. -- Includes executive and general membership meetings, as well as newsletters and committe reports.
Series 4 Membership. -- 1956-1979
M-6068-5 Membership proposal forms. -- 1956-1965
M-6068-6 Membership proposal forms. -- 1965-1971
M-6068-7 Membership lists, attendance records, and proposal forms. -- 1965-1972
M-6068-8 Sample membership proposal forms. -- [ca. 1965]
M-6083-42 Membership lists. -- 1966-1971
M-6068-9 Membership. -- 1970
M-6068-10 Membership lists including lists of officers and committee members. -- 1973-1974
M-6084-63 Membership lists. -- 1975-1979
Series 5 Correspondence. -- 1958-1980
M-6693-73 Correspondence. -- 1958-1959. -- Regarding planning, possible loans, advice, etc.
M-6693-74 Correspondence. -- 1958-1961. -- Regarding planning, possible loans, advice, etc.
M-6693-75 Correspondence. -- 1958-1959. -- Regarding planning, possible loans, advice, etc.
M-6693-76 Correspondence. -- 1958-1959. -- Regarding planning, possible loans, advice, etc.
M-6693-77 Correspondence. -- 1959. -- Regarding planning, possible loans, advice, etc.
M-6693-78 Correspondence. -- 1961-1963. -- With artists.
M-6068-11 Correspondence. -- 1963-1977. -- Regarding membership, including resignations.
M-6068-12 Correspondence. -- 1970-1976. -- With Government of Alberta regarding statistics required in compliance with the Societies Act.
M-6068-13 Correspondence. -- 1970-1980. -- Regarding scholarships offered by the organization.
M-6068-14 Correspondence. -- 1972-1979. -- Consists of general correspondence about club activities. Includes proposals regarding the future of the organization and a submission to Canada Council related to a school art project.
M-6068-15 Correspondence. -- 1974. -- Regarding search for a new home for the organization after the Calgary Allied Arts Centre closed.
M-6068-16 Correspondence. -- 1974-1976. -- Regarding school art project.
M-6084-64 Correspondence. -- 1977-1978. -- Regarding insurance and school art program.
M-6083-43 Correspondence. -- 1978-1979. -- Regarding art fairs.
M-6693-95 Correspondence. -- 1972-1976. -- Secretary's file.
M-6693-96 Correspondence. -- 1976-1979. -- Secretary's file.
Series 6 Financial. -- 1972-1979
M-6068-17 Financial statements. -- 1972-1978
M-6084-65 Financial reports. -- 1972-1979
M-6083-44 Ledger. -- 1973-1979
M-6084-6 Financial statements. -- 1974, 1979
M-6083-45 Treasurer's material. -- 1975-1979. -- Consists of outline of duties, and sample statements and reports to assist incoming treasurers.
Series 7 Projects and activities. -- 1953-1982
M-6693-88 Art exhibitions - Catalogues. -- 1953-1963
M-6693-89 Art exhibitions - Catalogues. -- 1958-1961
M-6693-90 Art exhibitions - Catalogues. -- [ca. 1962]
M-6693-91 Paintings for loan - Catalogues. -- 1962-1965
M-6083-46 Art Fair - Work sheets. -- 1968-1979. -- Regarding works of art sold at fairs, artists, prices, etc.
M-6083-47 Art Fair - Volunteer duties and newspaper clippings. -- 1970-1977
M-6068-18 Art Fair. -- 1973
M-6068-19 Art Fair. -- 1974
M-6068-20 Art Fair. -- 1975
M-6084-67 Art Fair - Financials. -- 1975-1979
M-6068-21 Art Fair. -- 1976
M-6068-22 Art Fair. -- 1977
M-6083-48 Art Fair - Financials. -- 1977-1979
M-6068-23 Art Fair. -- 1978
M-6083-49 Art Fair - Contracts with artists. -- 1978
M-6083-50 Art Fair - Contracts with artists. -- 1979
M-6068-24 Art Fair. -- 1979
M-6068-25 Art Fair - Contracts with artists for display and sale of their work.
M-6693-79 Art rentals - Accessions, loans and returns. -- 1956-1959
M-6693-80 Art rentals - Accessions, loans and returns. -- 1959-1964
M-6693-81 Art rentals - Accessions, loans and returns. -- 1960-1963
M-6693-82 Art rentals - Accessions, loans and returns. -- 1959
M-6693-83 Art rentals - Accessions, loans and returns. -- 1961-1962
M-6693-84 Art rentals - Accessions, loans and returns. -- 1959
M 6083-51 Art rental manuals. -- 1970-1971. -- Regarding the duties of art rental supervisor and committee.
M-6083-52 Art rental catalogues. -- 1972-1975. -- Consists of catalogues of artwork available for rental through the organization.
M-6068-26 Art rental catalogues. -- 1973-1974
M-6068-27 Art rental procedure manual for art rental supervisors. -- 1974
M-6084-68 Art rental. -- 1977
M-6068-28 Mary Biggs show. -- 1973-1974. -- Consists of correspondence, publicity, catalogue of works, etc.
M-6083-53 Mary Biggs show. -- 1974
M-6084-69 Scholarships - List of winners. -- 1973-1982
M-6083-54 Scholarships - Information sheet and newspaper clippings. -- 1975-1979
M-6068-29 Scholarships - Correspondence and publicity. -- 1976-1977
M-6068-30 Muttart Gallery. -- 1977. -- Regarding docent program at the Gallery, proposed by the Continuing Art Association. Includes outline of proposed tour, historical and architectural notes about Memorial Park Library, and proposed guidelines for docents.
M-6068-31 Muttart Gallery. -- 1977-1978. -- Consists of correspondence, information kit, reports, bylaws, and material about the restoration of Memorial Park Library.
M-6084-70 School art - Finances and correspondence. -- 1969-1976
M-6083-55 [Coste] House Tours - Notices and programs. -- 1967-1976
Series 8 Newsletters. -- 1970-1979
M-6083-56 Newsletters. -- 1970-1976
M-6068-38 Newsletters. -- 1975-1976
M-6084-71 Newsletters. -- 1977-1979
Series 9 Scrapbooks and newspaper clippings. -- [ca. 1950s]-1979
M-6693-91 Newspaper clippings. -- [ca. 1950s-1960s]
M-6083-57 Newspaper clippings about [Coste] House Tours. -- 1967-1976
M-6083-58 Newspaper clippings about the Christmas Bazaar. -- 1969 and n.d.
M-6083-59 Newspaper clippings about the Calgary Allied Arts Centre. -- 1969-1970
M-6083-60 Newspaper clippings about art rentals. -- 1970-1973
M-6083-61 Newspaper clippings about local art personalities and events. -- 1972-1976
M-6068-39 Publicity scrapbook. -- 1973-1979. -- Includes newspaper clippings, record of publicity contracts and activities.
Series 10 Miscellanous. -- 1953-1978
M-6693-85 Jury lists. -- 1961-1962
M-6693-86 Withdrawals. -- 1962
M-6693-87 Artist information sheets. -- n.d.
M-6693-92 Card files of artists' works submitted. -- [ca. 1958-1963]
M-6693-93 Stationery. -- n.d.
M-6068-32 Survey. -- n.d. -- Consists of a questionnaire completed by Continuing Arts Association members regarding club activities and committee involvement.
M-6068-33 Miscellany. -- n.d. -- Consists of a cartoon; Women's Committee sign; letterhead from period when organization was located in the Glenbow-Alberta Art Gallery.
M-6068-34 Lease agreements. -- 1972-1978. -- Consists of correspondence and copies of agreements regarding the location of the organization in the Calgary Allied Arts Centre and the Calgary Public Library.
M-6068-36 Insurance policies and claims. -- 1974-1977
M-6068-37 Programs and reports. -- 1976-1978. -- Consists of material about local artists and art groups including Stanford Perrott, John Brooks Joyner, Stephen Andrews, Calgary Region Arts Foundation, Alberta Society of Artists, and Alberta Art Foundation.
M-6275-2 Bylaws (n.d.); tea room catering records (1953 and n.d.),
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