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M-8799-63-1. Cover page of program for national convention held in New Westminster, British Columbia, 1939
Cover of program for national convention held in New Westminster, British Columbia, July 1939
M-8799-63-1

Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (BPOE).
Calgary Elks Lodge #4 fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Calgary Elks Lodge #4, and Elks Club of Calgary. -- 1921-2005
Series 2 Medicine Hat Elks Lodge #412. -- 1956-1978
Series 3 Edmonton Elks Lodge #11. -- 1927, 1989
Series 4 Moose Jaw Elks Lodge #7. -- 1959
Series 5 Lethbridge Elks Lodge #37. -- 1965-1968
Series 6 Red Deer Elks Lodge #85. -- 1961
Series 7 Picture Butte Elks Lodge #268. -- 1971
Series 8 Carbon Elks Lodge #195. -- 1928-1931
Series 9 Alberta Elks District 4. -- 1967-1999
Series 10 Alberta Elks Association. -- 1957-1999
Series 11 Grand Lodge of Canada, and Order of the Royal Purple. -- 1929-1998
Series 12 Photographs. -- [ca. 1920s-1980s]

Inventory

Series 1 Calgary Elks Lodge #4, and Elks Club of Calgary. -- 1921-2005 (predominant 1963-2005). -- 1.9 m of textual records. -- The series consists of bylaws (including bylaws for Calgary Elks Home Society and Elks House Society), meeting minutes, annual reports, membership and attendance, correspondence, newsletters, financial records, Golf and Country Club material (including the legal dispute between Calgary Elks Lodge #4 and the Elks Club of Calgary concerning the golf course), histories, anniversary celebration programs, etc., and miscellany.
Bylaws, etc.
M-8713-1Bylaws, etc. -- 1967-1995.
M-8713-2Organizational chart, annual report, circulars, agendas, bylaws, minutes, etc. -- 1972-1979, 1990-1993
M-9150-1Bylaws. -- [ca. 1986]
M-9150-2Bylaws, disciplinary issues. -- 1994
M-8713-3Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1995. -- Legal dispute concerning golf course. Bylaws of The Elks Club of Calgary, bylaws of Calgary Elks Lodge #4, and Alberta provincial government “Societies Act”. -- Part 1.
M-8713-4Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1995-1998. -- Legal dispute between The Elks Club of Calgary and Calgary Elks Lodge #4 concerning golf course. -- Part 2.
M-8713-5Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1995-1998. -- Legal dispute between The Elks Club of Calgary and Calgary Elks Lodge #4 concerning golf course. -- Part 3.
M-8713-6Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1995-1998. -- Legal dispute between The Elks Club of Calgary and Calgary Elks Lodge #4 concerning golf course. -- Part 4.
M-8713-7Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1995-1998. -- Legal dispute between The Elks Club of Calgary and Calgary Elks Lodge #4 concerning golf course. -- Part 5.
M-8713-8Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1995-1998. -- Legal dispute between The Elks Club of Calgary and Calgary Elks Lodge #4 concerning golf course. -- Part 6.
M-8713-9Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1995-1998. -- Legal dispute between The Elks Club of Calgary and Calgary Elks Lodge #4 concerning golf course. -- Part 7.
M-8713-10Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1998. -- Legal dispute between The Elks Club of Calgary and Calgary Elks Lodge #4 concerning golf course. -- Part 8.
M-8713-11Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1998. -- Legal dispute concerning golf course. Proposed bylaws of The Elks Club of Calgary and proposed bylaws of Calgary Elks Lodge #4. -- Part 9.
M-8799-1Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1998-1999. -- Legal dispute between The Elks Club of Calgary and Calgary Elks Lodge #4 concerning golf course.
Bylaws of Calgary Elks Home Society and Calgary Elks House Society
M-8799-2Calgary Elks Home Ltd. Articles of Association. -- 1944
M-8713-12Elks House Society. -- 1989. -- Proposed bylaws of The Elk House Society of Calgary, intended to manage a senior citizens housing apartment block. Also includes examples of bylaws from similar Elks societies in British Columbia and Saskatchewan.
M-8799-3Elks House Society. -- 1989-1990. -- Proposed bylaws of The Elk House Society of Calgary, and meeting minutes.
Minutes, annual reports, etc.
M-8713-13Board of Management. -- 1963-1965. -- Minutes, etc.
M-8713-14Board of Management. -- 1966-1968. -- Minutes, etc.
M-8713-15Board of Management. -- 1968-1971. -- Minutes, etc.
M-8713-16Board of Management. -- 1969-1974. -- Manager’s reports, budgets, etc.
M-8713-17Board of Management. -- 1970-1974. -- Manager’s reports, budgets, etc.
M-8713-18Board of Management. -- 1971-1972. -- Minutes, etc.
M-8713-19Board of Management. -- 1973. -- Minutes, etc.
M-8713-20Board of Management. -- 1972-1974. -- Minutes, etc.
M-8713-21Board of Management. -- 1974-1975. -- Manager’s reports, budgets, etc.
M-8713-22Board of Management. -- 1974-1975. -- Minutes, etc.
M-8713-23Board of Management. -- 1976-1977. -- Minutes, etc.
M-8713-24Board of Management. -- 1978-1979. -- Minutes, etc.
M-8713-25Reports, minutes, etc. -- 1979-1991
M-9150-3Minutes, agendas, etc. -- 1986-1993. -- Special and annual meetings.
M-9150-4Minutes and agendas. -- 1987-1988
M-8799-4Annual report. -- 1987
M-9150-5Minutes. -- 1988
M-9150-6Minutes. -- 1989
M-9150-7Annual report. -- 1989
M-9150-8Minutes. -- 1990
M-9150-9Minutes. -- 1991
M-9150-10Minutes. -- 1992
M-9150-11Minutes. -- 1989-1990. -- Lease committee.
M-9150-12Minutes. -- 1989-1992. -- Committee minutes part 1.
M-9150-13Minutes. -- 1989-1992. -- Committee minutes part 2.
M-9150-14Minutes. -- 1992 -- Committee minutes.
M-9150-15Minutes. -- 1993
M-9150-16Minutes. -- 1994
M-8713-26Minutes. -- 1994-1995. -- Executive committee minutes, etc.
M-9150-17Minutes. -- 1995
M-9150-18Minutes. -- 1996
M-9150-19Minutes. -- 1997
M-9150-20Minutes. -- 1998
M-9150-21Minutes. -- 1999
M-9150-22Minutes. -- 2000
M-9150-23Minutes. -- 2001
Membership and attendance
M-8713-27Membership card. -- 1922. -- Membership card for Brother S. W. Black.
M-8799-5Membership report. -- 1975
M-9150-24Attendance register. -- 1991-1996
M-9150-25Attendance register. -- 1996-1999
M-9150-26Attendance register. -- 2000-2005
Correspondence
M-9150-27General correspondence. -- 1994
M-9150-28Provincial correspondence. -- 1994
M-9150-29Grand Lodge correspondence. -- 1994
M-9150-30General correspondence. -- 1995
M-9150-31Provincial correspondence. -- 1995
M-9150-32Grand Lodge correspondence. -- 1995
M-9150-33General correspondence. -- 1996
M-9150-34Provincial correspondence. -- 1996
M-9150-35Grand Lodge correspondence. -- 1996
M-9150-36General correspondence. -- 1997
M-9150-37Provincial correspondence. -- 1997
M-9150-38Grand Lodge correspondence. -- 1997
M-9150-39General correspondence. -- 1998
M-9150-40Provincial correspondence. -- 1998
M-9150-41Grand Lodge correspondence. -- 1998
M-9150-42General correspondence. -- 1999. -- Part 1.
M-9150-43General correspondence. -- 1999. -- Part 2.
M-9150-44Provincial correspondence. -- 1999
M-9150-45Grand Lodge correspondence. -- 1999
M-9150-46General correspondence. -- 2000
M-9150-47Provincial correspondence. -- 2000
M-9150-48Grand Lodge correspondence. -- 2000
M-9150-49General correspondence. -- 2001
M-9150-50Provincial correspondence. -- 2001
M-9150-51Grand Lodge correspondence. -- 2001
M-9150-52General correspondence. -- 2002
M-9150-53Provincial correspondence. -- 2002
M-9150-54Grand Lodge correspondence. -- 2002
M-9150-55General correspondence. -- 2003
M-9150-56Provincial correspondence. -- 2003
M-9150-57Grand Lodge correspondence. -- 2003
M-9150-58General correspondence. -- 2004
M-9150-59Provincial correspondence. -- 2004
M-9150-60Grand Lodge correspondence. -- 2004
Newsletters
M-8799-6Purple and White newsletter. -- August 1921
M-8799-7The Wampus newsletter. -- November 20, 1929
M-8799-8The Wampus newsletter. -- 1930-1931
M-8713-28The Calgary Elk newsletter. -- 1955
M-8799-9The Calgary Elk newsletter. -- 1956
M-8799-10The Calgary Elk newsletter. -- 1957
M-8799-11The Calgary Elk newsletter. -- 1958
M-8799-12The Calgary Elk newsletter. -- 1959
M-8799-13The Calgary Elk newsletter. -- 1960
M-8713-29The Calgary Elk newsletter. -- 1961
M-8713-30The Calgary Elk newsletter. -- 1962
M-8713-31The Calgary Elk newsletter. -- 1964
M-8713-32The Calgary Elk newsletter. -- 1972
M-8713-33The Calgary Elk newsletter. -- 1973
M-8713-34The Calgary Elk newsletter. -- 1974
M-8713-35The Calgary Elk newsletter. -- 1975
M-8713-36The Calgary Elk newsletter. -- 1976
M-8799-14The Calgary Elk newsletter. -- 1977
M-8799-15The Calgary Elk newsletter. -- 1978 -- January to June.
M-8799-16The Calgary Elk newsletter. -- 1978 -- July to December.
M-8799-17The Calgary Elk newsletter. -- 1979
M-8799-18The Calgary Elk newsletter. -- 1981
Financial
M-8799-19Financial statements, etc. -- 1981, 1987
M-9150-61Financial statements, etc. -- 1986-1988
M-9150-62Financial statements, etc. -- 1987-1988
Lodge and Golf Club
M-8713-37Calgary Elks Lodge and Golf Course information brochure. -- 1969-1970
M-9150-63Calgary Elks Lodge and Golf Club building expansion. -- 1974. -- Report to members from the Building and Ways and Means Committee re construction of curling rink and expansion of existing building.
M-8713-38Elks of Calgary Golf and Country Club. -- 1988. -- Manual.
M-8713-39Elks of Calgary Golf and Country Club. -- 1989. -- Manual.
M-8713-40Elks of Calgary Golf and Country Club. -- 1990. -- Manual.
M-8713-41Elks of Calgary Golf and Country Club. -- 1991. -- Manual.
M-8713-42Elks of Calgary Golf and Country Club. -- 1987. -- Membership information and green card.
M-8799-20Calgary Elks Lodge and Golf Club newsletter. -- 1983
M-8799-21Calgary Elks Lodge and Golf Club newsletters. -- 1984
M-8799-22Calgary Elks Lodge and Golf Club newsletter and bulletin. -- 1985
M-8799-23Calgary Elks Lodge and Golf Club newsletter. -- 1986
M-8799-24Calgary Elks Lodge and Golf Club newsletter. -- 1987
M-8799-25Calgary Elks Lodge and Golf Club newsletter. -- 1988
M-8799-26Elks of Calgary Lodge and Golf Club newsletter. -- 1990-1992
M-8799-27Calgary Elks Lodge and Golf Club circulars. -- 1985-1987
M-9150-64Calgary Elks Lodge and Golf Club questionnaire. -- 1989. -- Clubhouse satisfaction survey.
M-8713-3Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1995. -- Legal dispute concerning golf course. Bylaws of The Elks Club of Calgary, bylaws of Calgary Elks Lodge #4, and Alberta provincial government “Societies Act”. -- Part 1.
M-8713-4Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1995-1998. -- Legal dispute between The Elks Club of Calgary and Calgary Elks Lodge #4 concerning golf course. -- Part 2.
M-8713-5Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1995-1998. -- Legal dispute between The Elks Club of Calgary and Calgary Elks Lodge #4 concerning golf course. -- Part 3.
M-8713-6Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1995-1998. -- Legal dispute between The Elks Club of Calgary and Calgary Elks Lodge #4 concerning golf course. -- Part 4.
M-8713-7Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1995-1998. -- Legal dispute between The Elks Club of Calgary and Calgary Elks Lodge #4 concerning golf course. -- Part 5.
M-8713-8Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1995-1998. -- Legal dispute between The Elks Club of Calgary and Calgary Elks Lodge #4 concerning golf course. -- Part 6.
M-8713-9Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1995-1998. -- Legal dispute between The Elks Club of Calgary and Calgary Elks Lodge #4 concerning golf course. -- Part 7.
M-8713-10Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1998. -- Legal dispute between The Elks Club of Calgary and Calgary Elks Lodge #4 concerning golf course. -- Part 8.
M-8713-11Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1998. -- Legal dispute concerning golf course. Proposed bylaws of The Elks Club of Calgary and proposed bylaws of Calgary Elks Lodge #4. -- Part 9.
M-8799-1Bylaws, legal issues, etc. -- 1998-1999. -- Legal dispute between The Elks Club of Calgary and Calgary Elks Lodge #4 concerning golf course.
Histories and anniversary celebrations
M-8799-2825th (Silver) Anniversary souvenir booklet. -- 1945. -- Booklet covering years 1920-1945, includes “History of Calgary Lodge” by S. S. Savage.
M-8799-29Calgary Exalted Rulers list, 1920-1945. -- [ca. 1945]
M-8713-4350th (Golden) Anniversary souvenir program. -- 1963. -- Includes history “Elkdom in Calgary: 1913-1963” by C. L. Layton.
M-8713-4450th (Golden) Anniversary invitation. -- 1963
M-9150-65History Elkdom in Calgary: 1913-1978. -- [ca. 1978]. -- By H. R. Smith.
M-9150-66History: Highlights of the year. -- 1979-1989.
M-9150-6775th Anniversary menu and program. -- October 15, 1988
M-8713-45History Seventy-Five Years of Success: Elkdom in Calgary: 1913-1988. -- [ca.1988]
M-9150-68History Seventy Five Years of Success: Elkdom in Calgary: 1913-1988. -- [ca. 1988]
Miscellany
M-8799-30Elks Military Concert Band program. -- 1923. -- Conducted by Fred Bagley.
M-8713-46Bazaar money. -- 1933
M-8799-31Concert Party. -- [ca. 1943]. -- Entertainment group established by Calgary Elks.
M-8799-32Memorial Day Service programs. -- 1955-1975
M-8713-47Memorial Day Service program. -- 1963
M-8713-48Memorial Day Service program. -- 1968
M-8713-49Buffalo Stadium Committee. -- 1956
M-8713-50Josh Henthorn celebration programs. -- 1958 and no date. -- programs for events celebrating Mr. and Mrs. Josh Henthorn’s 46th and 52nd anniversaries; and souvenir program for event celebrating “Mr. Elk” Josh Henthorn.
M-8713-51Correspondence re transfer of Andy Kapp from Medicine Hat Elks Lodge #412 to Calgary Elks Lodge #4. -- 1968
M-8799-33Calgary Bonspiel programs. -- 1965-1976. -- Includes some financial statements.
M-8799-34Program for Calgary’s Stampede Showplace. -- 1972. -- Entertainment program held during the Calgary Stampede at the Calgary Elks Lodge and Golf Club.
M-8713-52Menu for the Installation of Officers event. -- November 4, 1978
M-8799-35Programs / menus for the Installation of Officers event. -- 1981-1995
M-8713-53Menu for the President’s Ball. -- November 18, 1978
M-8713-54Article and newspaper clippings re Cochlear implants [hearing aid project]. -- 1988-1996
M-8713-55Hearing aid project. -- 1991-1993. -- Includes correspondence with Alberta Children’s Hospital and November 1991 edition of Foothills Hospital magazine Quest.
M-9150-69Program and menu for Robbie Burns supper. -- no date.
M-8713-56Dining room placemat. -- no date.
Series 2 Medicine Hat Elks Lodge #412. -- 1956-1978. -- 10 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of meeting minutes, membership, attendance, newsletters, a newspaper clipping scrapbook, and correspondence.
M-8713-57Minutes. -- 1956-1960
M-8713-58Minutes. -- 1960-1965
M-8713-59Attendance register. -- 1957-1961. -- Includes minutes of December 2, 1956.
M-8713-60Roster. -- no date.
M-8713-61Roster. -- 1958
M-8713-62Roster. -- 1959
M-8713-63Roster. -- 1961
M-8713-64The Medicine Hat Elk newsletter. -- 1963. -- Volume 1, nos. 3, 5 and 6.
M-8713-65The Medicine Hat Elk newsletter. -- 1964. -- Volume 2.
M-8713-66The Medicine Hat Elk newsletter. -- 1965
M-8713-67The Medicine Hat Elk newsletter. -- 1966
M-8713-68The Medicine Hat Elk newsletter. -- 1967
M-8713-69The Medicine Hat Elk newsletter. -- 1968
M-8799-36The Medicine Hat Elk newsletter. -- 1978
M-8799-37News release scrapbook. -- 1963-1965. -- Newspaper clippings.
M-8713-51Correspondence re transfer of Andy Kapp from Medicine Hat Elks Lodge #412 to Calgary Elks Lodge #4. -- 1968
Series 3 Edmonton Elks Lodge #11. -- 1927, 1989. -- 1 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of a newsletter and a proposal from the Youth Emergency Shelter Society.
M-8713-70The Horn newsletter. -- 1927. -- Volume 3, number 15.
M-8713-71Proposal from Youth Emergency Shelter Society to the Edmonton Elks Club. -- 1989. -- Includes Y.E.S.S annual report.
Series 4 Moose Jaw Elks Lodge #7. -- 1959. -- The series consists of one program.
M-8713-72Program for the opening and dedication of new hall, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. -- 1959
Series 5 Lethbridge Elks Lodge #37. -- 1965-1968. -- 0.5 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of club regulations, newsletters, and a liquor and wine list.
M-8713-73Regulations of the Elks Club of Lethbridge. -- no date.
M-8713-74The Lethbridge Elk newsletter. -- 1965
M-8713-75The Lethbridge Elk newsletter. -- 1968
M-8713-76Liquor and wine list, Elks Club of Lethbridge. -- no date.
Series 6 Red Deer Elks Lodge #85. -- 1961. -- 0.25 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of club regulations and a program for the opening of the Red Deer Elks Home.
M-8713-77Regulations of the Red Deer Elks Club. -- 1961
M-8799-38Program for opening of Red Deer Elks Home. -- 1961. -- Souvenir program for the new lodge; includes history of the Elks in Red Deer.
Series 7 Picture Butte Elks Lodge #268. -- 1971. -- The series consists of one program.
M-8799-39Program and menu for 35th Anniversary event for the Picture Butte Elks Lodge. -- 1971
Series 8 Carbon Elks Lodge #195. -- 1928-1931. -- The series consists of one record book.
M-1652Record book of members of the Carbon Elks Lodge. -- 1928-1931
Series 9 Alberta Elks District 4. -- 1967-1999. -- 5 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of lists of officers, agendas, meeting minutes, and a newsletter.
M-8799-40Minutes, lists of officers, etc. -- ca. 1967-1987
M-8799-41Minutes. -- 1984
M-8799-42Minutes. -- 1986
M-8799-43Minutes. -- 1987
M-8713-78Minutes. -- March 20, 1988
M-8713-79Agenda, meeting minutes, etc. -- 1999
M-8799-44The Elk Horn newsletter. -- 1984
Series 10 Alberta Elks Association. -- 1957-1999. -- 50 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of constitution, bylaws, reports, committee meeting minutes, and provincial convention programs, proceedings, resolutions, and reports.
M-8713-80Constitution and bylaws. -- 1974 and 1971-1978. -- Includes bylaws, meeting minutes, etc. for the Alberta Elks Foundation.
M-8713-81Constitution and bylaws. -- 1989 and 1992-1993. -- Includes circulars.
M-8713-82President’s Report. -- 1957-1958
M-8713-83Community Service Competition. -- 1964. -- Entry form from Calgary Elks Lodge #4.
M-8713-84Circular. -- 1966
M-8713-85Miscellaneous correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, minutes re Elks events, predominantly provincial conventions. -- 1964-1970. -- Andy Kapp personal file.
M-8713-86Past Presidents’ group. -- [ca. 1970-1985]
M-8713-87Club Committee minutes. -- 1982-1984
M-8713-88Convention (Lethbridge). -- 1957. -- Program.
M-8713-89Convention (Drumheller). -- 1958. -- Program.
M-8799-45Convention (Jasper). -- 1961. -- Proceedings.
M-8799-46Convention (Edmonton). -- 1962. -- Program.
M-8713-90Convention (Grande Prairie). -- 1964. -- Program and souvenir edition of The Daily Herald newspaper.
M-8713-91Convention (Medicine Hat). -- 1965. -- Program.
M-8713-92Convention (Medicine Hat). -- 1965. -- Reports.
M-8713-93Convention (Red Deer). -- 1966. -- Program.
M-8713-94Convention (Red Deer). -- 1966. -- Reports.
M-8713-95Convention (Calgary). -- 1967. -- Program.
M-8713-96Convention (Calgary). -- 1967. -- Reports.
M-8713-97Convention (Dawson Creek, British Columbia). -- 1968. -- Program.
M-8713-98Convention (Lethbridge). -- 1969. -- Program.
M-8713-99Convention (Hinton). -- 1970. -- Program.
M-8713-100Convention (Hinton). -- 1970. -- Reports.
M-8713-101Convention (Hinton). -- 1970. -- Publicity.
M-8713-102Convention (Medicine Hat). -- 1971. -- Program.
M-8799-47Convention (Grande Prairie). -- 1972. -- Program.
M-8799-48Convention (Red Deer). -- 1973. -- Program.
M-8799-49Convention (Lethbridge). -- 1974. -- Program.
M-8713-103Convention (Olds). -- 1975. -- Program.
M-8799-50Convention (Medicine Hat). -- 1976. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-104Convention (Medicine Hat). -- 1980. -- Program.
M-8713-105Convention (Medicine Hat). -- 1980. -- Reports.
M-8799-51Convention (Dawson Creek, British Columbia). -- 1981. -- Reports.
M-8799-52Convention (Medicine Hat). -- 1984. -- Reports.
M-8799-53Convention (Dawson Creek, British Columbia). -- 1985. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-106Convention (Red Deer). -- 1986. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-107Convention (Lethbridge). -- 1987. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-108Convention (Camrose). -- 1989. -- Program.
M-9150-70Convention (Camrose). -- 1989. -- Proceedings.
M-8799-54Convention (Grande Prairie). -- 1991. -- Program.
M-8713-109Convention (Calgary). -- 1992. -- Proceedings.
M-9150-71Convention (Calgary). -- 1992. -- Reports.
M-8713-110Convention (Slave Lake). -- 1993. -- Program.
M-8713-111Convention (Slave Lake). -- 1993. -- Proceedings.
M-9150-72Convention (Slave Lake). -- 1993. -- Reports.
M-9150-73Convention (Brooks). -- 1994. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-112Convention (Brooks). -- 1994. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-113Convention (Brooks). -- 1994. -- Reports.
M-8713-114Convention (Stettler). -- 1995. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-115Convention (Stettler). -- 1995. -- Reports.
M-8713-116Convention (Red Deer). -- 1996. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-117Convention (Dawson Creek, British Columbia). -- 1997. -- Proceedings.
M-9150-74Convention (Dawson Creek, British Columbia). -- 1997. -- Proceedings.
M-9150-75Convention (Olds). -- 1998. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-118Convention (Olds). -- 1998. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-119Convention (Olds). -- 1998. -- Resolutions.
M-9150-76Convention (Fernie, British Columbia). -- 1999. -- Program.
M-9150-77Convention (Fernie, British Columbia). -- 1999. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-120Convention (Fernie, British Columbia). -- 1999. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-121Convention (Fernie, British Columbia). -- 1999. -- Reports.
M-9150-78Convention (Drumheller). -- 2000. -- Program.
M-9150-79Convention (Drumheller). -- 2000. -- Proceedings.
M-9150-80Convention (Drumheller). -- 2000. -- Reports.
M-9150-81Convention (Wainwright). -- 2001. -- Proceedings.
M-9150-82Convention (Grande Prairie). -- 2002. -- Proceedings.
M-9150-83Convention (Brooks). -- 2003. -- Proceedings.
M-9150-84Convention (St. Paul). -- 2004. -- Proceedings.
M-9150-85Convention (Stettler). -- 2005. -- Proceedings.
Series 11 Grand Lodge of Canada, and Order of the Royal Purple. -- 1929-1998. -- 2.4 m of textual records. -- The series consists of constitution, bylaws, lodge directories, past Grand Exalted Rulers Association executive binders, committee meeting minutes, membership, reports of the Purple Cross Fund, newspaper clippings, newsletters, miscellaneous histories, manuals, guidebooks, etc., and national convention programs, proceedings, resolutions, and reports.
Constitution, bylaws, directories, etc.
M-8713-122Constitution and bylaws. -- 1962-1964, 1968-1970, 1987
M-8713-123Income tax problems with Revenue Canada. -- 1986-1988. -- Includes correspondence, Revenue Canada interpretation bulletins, government act respecting non-profit corporations.
M-8713-124Lodge bylaws. -- [ca. 1986-1988]. -- Part 1.
M-8713-125Lodge bylaws. -- [ca. 1986-1988]. -- Part 2.
M-8713-126Lodge bylaws. -- [ca. 1986-1988]. -- Part 3.
M-8713-127National lodge directory. -- 1968
M-8713-128National office directory and Alberta lodge directory. -- 1998
Committee minutes, reports, etc.
M-8713-129Past Grand Exalted Rulers Association. -- 1973-1989. -- Executive binder.
M-8713-130Past Grand Exalted Rulers Association. -- 1990-1995. -- Executive binder.
M-8713-131Rehabilitation and Investigation Committee. -- 1983.
M-8713-132Committees for the restructuring of committees and for the realignment of the grand secretary-treasurer’s office. -- 1983-1984. -- Reports.
M-8713-133Management Committee minutes and Lodge Property, Management and Club Committee minutes. -- 1984-1985
M-8713-134Planning Board minutes, National Charities Committee minutes. -- 1992
Membership
M-8713-135Membership booklets and brochures. -- no date. -- Includes booklets on the history of the Elks and the Royal Purple, the Purple Cross fund, and rituals.
M-8713-136National Membership Survey. -- 1994
M-8713-137National Membership Statistics. -- 1994-1995
M-8713-138Newspaper clippings re membership difficulties faced by service clubs in attracting new members and in fundraising. -- 1985-1986
Newsletters
M-8713-139The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1929-1930
M-8713-140The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1930-1931
M-8713-141The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1931-1932
M-8799-55The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1959
M-8799-56The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1960
M-8799-57The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1961
M-8799-58The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1962
M-8713-142The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1963
M-8713-143The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1964
M-8713-144The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1965
M-8713-145The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1966
M-8713-146The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1967
M-8713-147The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1968
M-8799-59The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1969
M-8713-148The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1970-1976
M-8713-149The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1976
M-8713-150The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1977
M-8713-151The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1978
M-8713-152The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1979
M-8713-153The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1980
M-8713-154The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1981
M-8713-155The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1982
M-8713-156The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1983
M-8713-157The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1984
M-8713-158The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1985
M-8713-159The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1986
M-8713-160The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1987
M-8713-161The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1988
M-8713-162The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1989
M-8713-163The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1990
M-8713-164The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1991
M-8713-165The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1992
M-8713-166The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1993
M-8713-167The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1994
M-8713-168The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1995
M-8713-169The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1996
M-8713-170The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1997
M-8713-171The Canadian Elk newsletter. -- 1998
M-8799-60Royal Purple newsletter. -- 1989-1990
Conventions
M-8799-61Convention (Calgary). -- 1930. -- Program.
M-8713-172Convention (Prince Albert, Saskatchewan). -- 1933. -- Proceedings.
M-8799-62Convention (Flin Flon, Manitoba). -- 1937. -- Program.
M-8799-63Convention (New Westminster, British Columbia). -- 1939. -- Program.
M-8799-64Convention (Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan). -- 1940. -- Program.
M-8799-65Convention (Fort William, Ontario). -- 1942. -- Program.
M-8799-66Convention (Regina, Saskatchewan). -- 1944. -- Program and miscellany.
M-8799-67Convention (Kamloops, British Columbia). -- 1945. -- Program.
M-8799-68Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia). -- 1947. -- Program.
M-8713-173Convention (Edmonton). -- 1948. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-174Convention (Toronto, Ontario). -- 1950. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-175Convention (Fort William, Ontario). -- 1951. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-176Convention (Calgary). -- 1952. -- Program and proceedings.
M-8713-177Convention (Sudbury, Ontario). -- 1953. -- Proceedings.
M-8799-69Convention (Penticton, British Columbia). -- 1954. -- Program.
M-8713-178Convention (Sherbrooke, Quebec). -- 1956. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-179Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia). -- 1957. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-180Convention (Sherbrooke, Quebec). -- 1959. -- Program.
M-8713-181Convention (Sherbrooke, Quebec). -- 1959. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-182Convention (Kamloops, British Columbia). -- 1960. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-183Convention (North Bay, Ontario). -- 1961. -- Proceedings.
M-8799-70Convention (Calgary). -- 1962. -- Program.
M-8713-184Convention (Calgary). -- 1962. -- Program.
M-8713-185Convention (Calgary). -- 1962. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-186Convention (Fort William, Ontario). -- 1963. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-187Convention (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). -- 1964. -- Program.
M-8713-188Convention (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). -- 1964. -- Proceedings.
M-8799-71Convention (Lethbridge). -- 1965. -- Program and reports.
M-8713-189Convention (Lethbridge). -- 1965. -- Proceedings.
M-8799-72Convention (Regina, Saskatchewan). -- 1966. -- Program and reports.
M-8713-190Convention (Sherbrooke, Quebec). -- 1967. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-191Convention (Winnipeg, Manitoba). -- 1969. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-192Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia). -- 1970. -- Program.
M-8713-193Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia). -- 1970. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-194Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia). -- 1970. -- Reports.
M-8713-195Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia). -- 1970. -- A. Kapp material: Resolutions, budget, etc.
M-8713-196Convention (Sudbury, Ontario). -- 1971. -- Program.
M-8713-197Convention (Sudbury, Ontario). -- 1971. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-198Convention (Sudbury, Ontario). -- 1971. -- Reports.
M-8713-199Convention (Sudbury, Ontario). -- 1971. -- Publicity.
M-8713-200Convention (Calgary). -- 1972. -- Planning minutes, etc.
M-8713-201Convention (Calgary). -- 1972. -- Program.
M-8713-202Convention (Calgary). -- 1972. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-203Convention (Calgary). -- 1972. -- Resolutions.
M-8713-204Convention (Penticton, British Columbia). -- 1973. -- Program.
M-8713-205Convention (Penticton, British Columbia). -- 1973. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-206Convention (Penticton, British Columbia). -- 1973. -- Reports.
M-8713-207Convention (Penticton, British Columbia). -- 1973. -- Resolutions, and reports.
M-8713-208Convention (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). -- 1974. -- Program.
M-8713-209Convention (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). -- 1974. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-210Convention (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). -- 1974. -- Reports.
M-8713-211Convention (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). -- 1974. -- Miscellany.
M-8713-212Convention (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario). -- 1975. -- Program.
M-8713-213Convention (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario). -- 1975. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-214Convention (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario). -- 1975. -- Reports.
M-8713-215Convention (Edmonton). -- 1976. -- Program.
M-8713-216Convention (Edmonton). -- 1976. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-217Convention (Edmonton). -- 1976. -- Reports.
M-8713-218Convention (Edmonton). -- 1976. -- Resolutions, etc.
M-8713-219Convention (Edmonton). -- 1976. -- Order of the Royal Purple convention minutes.
M-8713-220Convention (Thunder Bay, Ontario). -- 1977. -- Program.
M-8713-221Convention (Thunder Bay, Ontario). -- 1977. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-222Convention (Thunder Bay, Ontario). -- 1977. -- Miscellany.
M-8713-223Convention (St. John’s Newfoundland). -- 1978. -- Program.
M-8713-224Convention (St. John’s Newfoundland). -- 1978. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-225Convention (St. John’s, Newfoundland). -- 1978. -- Reports.
M-8713-226Convention (St. John’s Newfoundland). -- 1978. -- Miscellany.
M-8713-227Convention (St. John’s Newfoundland). -- 1978. -- Miscellany.
M-8713-228Convention (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). -- 1979. -- Program.
M-8713-229Convention (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). -- 1979. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-230Convention (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). -- 1979. -- Reports.
M-8713-231Convention (Penticton, British Columbia). -- 1980. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-232Convention (Penticton, British Columbia). -- 1980. -- Reports.
M-8713-233Convention (Penticton, British Columbia). -- 1980. -- Grand Executive meeting minutes.
M-8713-234Convention (Winnipeg, Manitoba). -- 1981. -- Program.
M-8713-235Convention (Winnipeg, Manitoba). -- 1981. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-236Convention (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario). -- 1982. -- Program.
M-8713-237Convention (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario). -- 1982. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-238Convention (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario). -- 1982. -- Reports.
M-8713-239Convention (Red Deer). -- 1983 -- Program.
M-8713-240Convention (Red Deer). -- 1983. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-241Convention (Thunder Bay, Ontario). -- 1984. -- Program.
M-8713-242Convention (Thunder Bay, Ontario). -- 1984. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-243Convention (Thunder Bay, Ontario). -- 1984. -- Reports.
M-8713-244Convention (Thunder Bay, Ontario). -- 1984. -- Reports, miscellaneous.
M-8713-245Convention (Thunder Bay, Ontario). -- 1984. -- Resolutions.
M-8713-246Convention (Thunder Bay, Ontario). -- 1984. -- Grand Executive meeting minutes.
M-8713-247Convention (Penticton, British Columbia). -- 1985. -- Program.
M-8713-248Convention (Penticton, British Columbia). -- 1985. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-249Convention (Penticton, British Columbia). -- 1985. -- Reports.
M-8799-73Convention (St. John’s, Newfoundland). -- 1986. -- Program.
M-8713-250Convention (St. John’s Newfoundland). -- 1986. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-251Convention (St. John’s, Newfoundland). -- 1986. -- Reports.
M-8713-252Convention (St. John’s, Newfoundland). -- 1986. -- Grand Executive meeting minutes.
M-8713-253Convention (Winnipeg, Manitoba). -- 1987. -- Program.
M-8713-254Convention (Winnipeg, Manitoba). -- 1987. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-255Convention (Jonquiere, Quebec). -- 1988. -- Program.
M-8713-256Convention (Jonquiere, Quebec). -- 1988. -- Pamphlet.
M-8713-257Convention (Jonquiere, Quebec). -- 1988. -- Reports.
M-8713-258Convention (Calgary). -- 1989. -- Program.
M-8713-259Convention (Calgary). -- 1989. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-260Convention (Calgary). -- 1989. -- Reports.
M-8713-261Convention (Calgary). -- 1989. -- Resolutions, etc.
M-8799-74Convention (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). -- 1990. -- Program.
M-8713-262Convention (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). -- 1990. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-263Convention (Edmonton). -- 1991. -- Program.
M-8713-264Convention (Edmonton). -- 1991. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-265Convention (Edmonton). -- 1991. -- Reports.
M-8713-266Convention (Edmonton). -- 1991. -- Grand Executive meeting minutes.
M-9150-86Convention (North Bay, Ontario). -- 1992. -- Program.
M-8713-267Convention (North Bay, Ontario). -- 1992. -- Program.
M-8713-268Convention (North Bay, Ontario). -- 1992. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-269Convention (Red Deer). -- 1993. -- Program.
M-8713-270Convention (Red Deer). -- 1993. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-271Convention (Red Deer). -- 1993. -- Reports.
M-9150-87Convention (Fredericton, New Brunswick). -- 1994. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-272Convention (Fredericton, New Brunswick). -- 1994. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-273Convention (Fredericton, New Brunswick). -- 1994. -- Reports.
M-8713-274Convention (Grande Prairie). -- 1995. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-275Convention (Grande Prairie). -- 1995. -- Reports.
M-8713-276Convention (Brandon, Manitoba). -- 1996. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-277Convention (Brandon, Manitoba). -- 1996. -- Reports.
M-8713-278Convention (Regina, Saskatchewan). -- 1997. -- Program.
M-9150-88Convention (Regina, Saskatchewan). -- 1997. -- Program.
M-9150-89Convention (Regina, Saskatchewan). -- 1997. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-279Convention (Regina, Saskatchewan). -- 1997. -- Proceedings.
M-9150-90Convention (Whistler, British Columbia). -- 1998. -- Program.
M-9150-91Convention (Whistler, British Columbia). -- 1998. -- Proceedings.
M-8713-280Convention (Whistler, British Columbia). -- 1998. -- Proceedings.
M-9150-92Convention (Whistler, British Columbia). -- 1998. -- Reports.
M-8713-281Convention (Whistler, British Columbia). -- 1998. -- Miscellany.
M-9150-93Convention (North Bay, Ontario). -- 1999. -- Proceedings.
M-9150-94Convention (Edmonton). -- 2000. -- Proceedings.
M-9150-95Convention (Prince George, British Columbia). -- 2001. -- Program.
M-9150-96Convention (Yellowknife, Northwest Territories). -- 2002. -- Proceedings.
M-9150-97Convention (Brandon, Manitoba). -- 2003. -- Proceedings.
M-9150-98Convention (North Bay, Ontario). -- 2005. -- Proceedings.
Purple Cross Fund
M-8713-282Purple Cross Fund. -- 1966. -- Newspaper clippings, etc.
M-8799-75Purple Cross Fund. -- 1983-1984. -- Annual report.
M-8799-76Purple Cross Fund. -- 1986-1987. -- Annual report.
M-8799-77Purple Cross Fund. -- 1987-1988. -- Annual report.
M-8799-78Purple Cross Fund. -- 1987-1990. -- Miscellany.
M-8713-283Purple Cross Fund. -- 1988-1989. -- Annual Report.
M-8713-284Purple Cross Fund. -- 1990-1991. -- Annual Report.
M-8799-79Purple Cross Fund. -- 1990-1991. -- Newspaper clippings, circulars, etc.
M-8799-80Purple Cross Fund. -- 1991-1992. -- Annual report.
M-8713-285Purple Cross Fund. -- 1992-1993. -- Annual Report.
M-8713-286Purple Cross Fund. -- 1993-1994. -- Annual Report.
M-8713-287Purple Cross Fund. -- 1997-1998. -- Annual Report.
M-8799-81Elks & Royal Purple Fund for Children. -- 1998-1999. -- Annual report.
M-8799-82Elks & Royal Purple Fund for Children. -- 2000-2001. -- Annual report.
Miscellany
M-8713-288Histories of the Elks in Canada -- 1937 and no date.
M-8713-289Circulars and letters. -- 1972-1975
M-8713-290Officers’ and secretaries’ workshop manual. -- 1980
M-8713-291Officers’ workshop manual with a special section for secretary-treasurers. -- 1988
M-8713-292Manual of information for district deputies, Elks of Canada. -- 1986
M-8713-293Rules and regulations for inter-provincial patrol team competitions. -- 1983
M-8713-294Publicity Guide. -- no date.
M-8413-295Guidelines for committee members. -- no date. -- Includes Management Committee, Investigation and Rehabilitation Committee, and guidelines for lodges to follow when acquiring, renovating, or disposing a property.
M-8713-296Elks Corby Cup national curling championship. -- 1989. -- Program.
Series 12 Photographs. -- [ca. 1920s-1980s]. -- [ca. 300 photographs]. -- The series consists of views of Elks activities, primarily in Calgary and Medicine Hat, Alberta.

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PA-3489-1Group of Past Exalted Rulers, Calgary Elks. -- Photo by E. W. Cadman.
PA-3489-2Calgary Elks Band, Calgary, Alberta. -- [ca. 1940s]. -- Photo by W. J. Oliver.
PA-3489-3Elks Grand Exalted Ruler Gerald Sims at Calgary Stampede, Calgary, Alberta. -- July 1928
PA-3489-4Scottish pipe band at Elks lodge, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date.
PA-3489-5Officers of Calgary Elks, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date.
PA-3489-6Officers of Calgary Elks, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date.
PA-3489-7Dedication of Elks Building, Calgary, Alberta. -- July 1928. -- Photo by W. J. Oliver. -- Exalted Ruler Cameron Sinclair reading from scripture.
PA-3489-8Elks group, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date.
PA-3489-9Lounge at Calgary Elks Club, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date.
PA-3489-10Ed Anderson, Exalted Ruler, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date. -- Photo by Tigerstedt.
PA-3489-11Alf Wright, Manager of Elks Club, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date.
PA-3489-12Group in Elks Auditorium, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date.
PA-3489-13Executive and officers, Calgary Elks, Calgary, Alberta. -- 1969-1970. -- Photo by Tigerstedt.
PA-3489-14Alberta Elks Convention, Lethbridge, Alberta. -- [ca. 1969]. --Photo by Knight and Day.
PA-3489-15Grand Exalted Leader, Calgary Elks, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date.
PA-3489-16Dedication of Elks building, Calgary, Alberta. -- July 1928. -- Photo by W. J. Oliver.
PA-3489-17Laying the cornerstone of Elks Building, Calgary, Alberta. -- October 24, 1928. -- Photo by Reeves and Young.
PA-3489-18Elks patrol team, Calgary, Alberta. -- March 26, 1962. -- Photo by James J. Senger.
PA-3489-19Officers of Calgary Elks, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date. -- Photo by James J. Senger.
PA-3489-20Calgary Elks Boys Band and majorettes, Calgary, Alberta. -- 1959. -- Photo by E. W. Cadman.
PA-3489-21Interior of Calgary Elks building, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date. -- Photo by E. W. Cadman.
PA-3489-22Calgary Elks curlers, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date. -- Photo by James J. Senger.
PA-3489-23Dinner at Elks Club, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date. -- Photo by James. J. Senger.
PA-3489-24Hawaiian dinner, Elks Club, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date. -- Photo by E. W. Cadman.
PA-3489-25Hawaiian dinner, Elks Club, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date. -- Photo by James J. Senger.
PA-3489-26Hawaiian dinner, Elks Club, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date. -- Photo by James J. Senger.
PA-3489-27Hawaiian dinner, Elks Club, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date. -- Photo by James J. Senger.
PA-3489-28Capitol Hill Elks hockey team, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date. -- Photo by C. L. Arbour.
PA-3489-29Past Exalted Rulers, Calgary Elks, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date. -- Photo by E. W. Cadman.
PA-3489-30Officers of Calgary Elks, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date. -- Photo by James J. Senger.
PA-3489-31Games room of Calgary Elks building, Calgary, Alberta. -- no date.
PA-3489-(32-163)Medicine Hat Elks photographs. -- [ca. 1960s]. -- 131 photographs.
PB-1004Photographs.
PD-415Photograph album.
PE-189Panoramic photograph.
S-215-(1-144)Slides. -- 1976-1981. -- 144 photographs. -- Views of social events, patrol team competitions, etc.
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