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Howard Kelly with Long Lance and unknown woman, 1920s
Howard Kelly with Long Lance and unknown woman,, 1920s
NA-3965-38

John Howard Kelly fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Personal papers. - 1922-1980
Series 2 Speeches and articles. - 1951-1971
Series 3 University of Calgary. - 1963-19702
Series 4 Business papers. -1940s-1972
Series 5 Arbitration briefs and labour papers. - 1930s-1940s, 1963-1974
Series 6 Newspaper clipping. - 1928-1980
Series 7 Photographs. - 1870s-1958

Inventory

Series 1 Personal papers. - 1922-1980
M-6021-1 Biographical data. - 1955-1963 and n.d.
M-6021-2 Scrapbook of cigar bands. - n.d. - Contained in a scribbler entitled "Master Howard Kelly, Nature Study".
M-6021-3 Correspondence. - 1928. - Between the USA Department of Agriculture and Calgary Poultry and Pet Stock Association.
M-6021-4 Correspondence. - 1924-1971. - Between Burns Foundation and Cowper Rochfort regarding coal properties; and between Elizabeth Gilbert and Burns Foundation.
M-6021-5 Invitation to the opening of Calgary's new air terminal. - 1956
M-6021-6 Calgary Chamber of Commerce annual report. - 1954
M-6021-7 Personal correspondence. - 1962-1966. - Consists of letters regarding social events, congratulations to friends, work with organizations in Calgary, etc.
M-6021-8 Calgary Exhibition and Stampede correspondence. - 1965
M-6021-9 Personal correspondence. - 1967-1975. - Consists of letters regarding social events, literacy of Patrick Burns, and newspaper clippings about Long Lance.
M-6021-10 Royalite Oil Company monthly report. - 1967
M-6021-11 Burns Coal property (British Columbia) correspondence. - 1975-1976
M-6021-12 Personal correspondence. - 1976-1978
M-6021-13 Correspondence with and about Long Lance. - 1922-1934, 1975-1976. - Consists of correspondence with Sylvester Long (also known as Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance)(1922-1924) and with Professor Donald Smith of the University of Calgary about Long Lance (1975-1976)
M-6021-14 75th Anniversary of Alberta correspondence. - 1980
M-6021-145 Senior citizen certificate from the Province of Alberta. - 1955. - For having been a resident of Alberta prior to 1905.
M-6021-146 Law Society of Alberta certificate. - 1978. - For having been a lawyer for more than 50 years (he became a lawyer in 1928).
Series 2 Speeches and articles. - 1951-1971
M-6021-15 Programs. - 1955-1971. - Consists of programs of events attended by Howard Kelly as speaker or guest.
M-6021-16 Speeches and notes. - 1951-1970 and n.d. - Consists of notes regarding management, sales, etc. Includes a speech to the Fruit Association Convention in Vancouver (January 20, 1958).
M-6021-17 "Canada and the United States - On Perfecting our Partnership". - November 1, 1951. - Consists of a speech by John J. Hopkins (Kelly was on the same panel).
M-6021-18 "Trial and Error". - January 10, 1952. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to the Alberta Branch of the Canadian Bar Association in Edmonton.
M-6021-19 "Changing Pace in Changing Times". - June 17, 1952. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to the Vancouver Rotary Club.
M-6021-20 Speech, no title. - October 3, 1952. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to the Calgary Chamber of Commerce, about human relations.
M-6021-21 Speech notes. - 1952-1964 and n.d.
M-6021-22 Speech, no title. - March 3, 1953. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to the Engineers' Institute.
M-6021-23 "Human Relations in Industry". - March 18, 1953. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to the National Dairy Council of Canada, Edmonton.
M-6021-24 "Freedom through Friendship" and "Atomic Energy - A New Industrial Era?". - 1953 and n.d. - Consists of speeches by John J. Hopkins to the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian Manufacturers Association in Jasper.
M-6021-25 Speech, no title. - 1953. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to a farmers meeting in Calgary.
M-6021-26 "Work Plus Faith Equals Progress". - Consists of a press release and speech by Kelly to the Calgary Rotary Club.
M-6021-27 "The Role of Legislation in Collective Bargaining". - June 7, 1954. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to the Canadian Manufacturing Association in Jasper.
M-6021-28 Speech, no title. - November 1, 1954. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to the Chamber of Commerce about High River.
M-6021-29 Speech, no title. - November 3, 1954. - Consists of speech by Kelly to the Student Awards Night, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Calgary.
M-6021-30 Speech, no title, regarding management. - [ca. 1955]
M-6021-31 Speech, no title. - January 27, 1956. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce.
M-6021-32 Speech, no title. - 1956. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to the Manitoba Personnel Managers Association in Winnipeg (March 23, 1956); to the Alberta Personnel Managers Association in Edmonton (May 12, 1956); and to the Calgary Office Managers and Accountants (November 27, 1956).
M-6021-33 Speech, no title. - April 9, 1956. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to a group involved with Workmen's Compensation in Toronto.
M-6021-34 "Changing Pace in a Changing World". - November 1, 1956. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to the Western Growers' Association in San Francisco. See
M-6021-35 Speech, no title. - July 8, 1958. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to the Old Time Range Men's dinner in Calgary.
M-6021-36 Speech, no title. - November 13, 1958. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to the Farmers' Union of Alberta.
M-6021-37 "Our Heritage". - November 20, 1958. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to the Southern Alberta Pioneers' and Old Timers' Association in Calgary.
M-6021-38 Speech, no title. - January 26, 1960. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to the Road Builders and Heavy Construction section of the Canadian Construction Association, in Calgary.
M-6021-39 Speech, no title. - February 8, 1960. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to the Packers' Council, in Winnipeg.
M-6021-40 Speech, no title. - February 9, 1960. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to the Quebec Rotary Club.
M-6021-41 Speech, no title. - September 21, 1960. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, in Prince Albert.
M-6021-42 "Understanding Could be a Cure". - 1960. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to the Canadian Construction Association.
M-6021-43 Speech, no title. - March 1961. - Consists of speech by Kelly to Burns and Company salesmen at meeings in Regina (March 10), Calgary (March 17), and Montreal (March 24).
M-6021-44 Speech about the history of Burns and Company. - 1964
M-6021-45 Speech, no title. - February 23, 1967. - Consists of a speech by Kelly to the Manchester Rotary Club, Calgary, about Expo '67.
M-6021-46 Speech, no title. - December 9, 1967. - Consists of a speech by Kelly at the opening of hte Holy Cross hospital in Calgary.
M-6021-47 Speech, no title. - October 2, 1968. - Consists of a speech by Pierre Elliott Trudeay to the Canadian Chamber4 of Commerce, in Calgary.
M-6021-48 Speech, no title. - n.d. - Consists of a speech by Kelly on the retirement of Wilf Cummings as the President of Scott National Fruit, in Calgary.
M-6021-49 Speech given in Montreal. - n.d.
M-6021-50 Speech, no title. - n.d. - Consists of a speech by Kelly regarding staff promotions at Royalite Oil, particularly about Charles Hay.
M-6021-51 Speech given in USA. - n.d.
M-6021-52 Speech to Chamber of Commerce. - n.d.
M-6021-53 Speech, no title. - n.d.
M-6021-54 Speech about management executive. - n.d.
M-6021-55 Notes for speeches. - 1960s-1970s
M-6021-56 Speech about Pat Burns. - n.d.
M-6021-57 Speech, no title. - n.d.
M-6021-58 "Changing Pace with Changing Times". - 1967. - Consists of an article written by Kelly and published in Western Grower and Shipper.
Series 3 University of Calgary. - 1963-1970
M-6021-59 Executive Committee correspondence, University of Alberta. - 1963-1966
M-6021-60 Notes for chancellor nomination, University of Calgary. - 1963-[ca. 1969]
M-6021-61 Proposal for Students' Union building, University of Alberta at Calgary. - 1964
M-6021-62 Submissions to University of Alberta amendments committee. - 1964
M-6021-63 Correspondence about appointment of Chief Executive, University of Alberta at Calgary. - 1964
M-6021-64 Correspondence about University of Calgary and University of Alberta affairs. - 1964-1970
M-6021-65 Speech regarding Senate of the University of Calgary. - 1966
Series 4 Business papers. - 1940s-1972
M-6021-66 Burns and Company history booklet. - n.d.
M-6021-67 Notes regarding labour relations. - 1940s-1960s
M-6021-68 Memorandum about union among office employees. - 1960
M-6021-69 Notes about Burns Credit Union. - 1963
M-6021-70 Speech on the economic position of Burns and Company. - [ca. 1964]
M-6021-71 Deferred profit-sharing correspondence. - 1964-1965
M-6021-72 Memoranda about labour negotiations. - 1964
M-6021-73 Canadian Hydrocarbons Ltd. and Royalite circulars. - 1965
M-6021-74 Business circulars. - 1964-1966
M-6021-75 Burns Foods Ltd. annual report. - 1971
M-6021-76 Canadian Propane Gas and Oil Ltd. report. - 1972. - Consists of 12 month operating results.
Series 5 Arbitration briefs and labour papers. - 1930s-1940s, 1963-1974
M-6021-77 Alberta Labour Act. - 1964, 1966
M-6021-78 Railway disputes. - [ca. 1930s-1940s]. - Consists of conciliation proceedings between railways and railway employees.
M-6021-79 Burns Packing House disputes. - [ca. 1963-1965]. - Consists of conciliation proceedings regarding rates.
M-6021-80 Union agreement. - 1962. - For United Packing House, Food and Allied Workers, Local 248, Local 373, Intercontinental Packers Ltd., Saskatoon.
M-6021-81 Firestone arbitration. - 1962-1970. - Between Firestone Tire and Rubber Company and United Rubber, Cork, Linoleum and Plastic Workers of America, Local 635.
M-6021-82 Anthes Imperial dispute. - 1965. - Between Anthes Imperial Ltd. and the International Moulders and Allied Workers Local 360, Calgary.
M-6021-83 Amalgamated Transit Union Division 583, Calgary. - 1965. - Consists of a conciliation brief.
M-6021-84 Amalgamated Transit Union Division 583 correspondence. - 1965
M-6021-85 Lumber dispute. - 1965. - Consists of arbitration briefs about a dispute between Local 1-206 of the International Woodworkers of America, and Fort Plywood and Lumber Company in Fort Macleod.
M-6021-86 Railway dispute. - 1965. - Consists of conciliation correspondence about the dispute between the Canadian Brotherhood of Railway, Transport and General Workers, and Canadian Pacific Railway Company (Hotel Palliser) in Calgary.
M-6021-87 Will of Albert Frank Beaujot. - 1965
M-6021-88 City of Calgary dispute. - 1963-1965. - Consists of correspondence and conciliation briefs for dispute between the Amalgamated Transit Union Division 583, and the City of Calgary.
M-6021-89 City of Calgary dispute. - 1965. - Consist of brief related to dispute between the Amalgamated Transit Union Division 583, and the City of Calgary.
M-6021-90 City of Calgary dispute. - 1965. - Consist of briefs related to dispute between the Amalgamated Transit Union Division 583, and the City of Calgary.
M-6021-91 Notes regarding labour conciliation and arbitration activities. - 1965-1968
M-6021-92 Business and labour seminar, Banff. - 1965
M-6021-93 William D. Carson dispute. - 1966. - Consists of arbitration between Amalgamated Transit Union and Canadian Coachways Ltd. regarding William D. Carson.
M-6021-94 Greyhound dispute. - 1966. - Consists of arbitration between Amalgamated Transit Union and Greyhound Lines of Canada.
M-6021-95 Electrical contract. - 1966. - Consists of correspondence about the contract between Canadian General Electric, and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
M-6021-96 Sunburst union contract. - 1966. - Consists of contract between Sunburst Motor Coaches Ltd. and Sunburst, Blue Goose and Northland Arrow Employees Association.
M-6021-97 John R. McNulty, Beauchamp arbitration. - 1966. - Consists of arbitration between the Amalgamated Transit Union, Union Packing Company, and United Packing House Workers of America.
M-6021-98 Union Packing Company dispute. - [ca. 1966]. - Consists of arbitration between Union Packing Company and United Packing House, Food and Allied Workers Local 422.
M-6021-99 Anaconda dispute. - 1966. - Consists of decision in the arbitration between Anaconda American Brass Ltd., International Union United Automobile Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, Local 399.
M-6021-100 United Packing House dispute. - 1966-1968. - Consists of arbitration between United Packing House Food and Allied Workers Union, Local 248, and Intercontinental Packers Ltd. in Saskatoon.
M-6021-101 Blairmore Sawmills dispute. - 1967. - Consists of arbitration between International Woodworkers of America and Blairmore Sawmills.
M-6021-102 Pan American Petroleum dispute. - 1967. - Consists of artibration between Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union, Local 9-666, and Pan American Petroleum Corporation.
M-6021-103 Coachways dispute. - 1967-1968. - Consists of arbitration between Coachways and Amalgamated Transit Union.
M-6021-104 Union Packing dispute. - 1967. - Consists of arbitration between Brown Royal Fruit Wholesale Ltd. and Drivers, Salesmen, Plant Warehouse and Cannery Employees, Local 987.
M-6021-105 Union Packing dispute. - 1967. - Consists of arbitration between United Packing House, Food and Allied Workers, Local 422, and Union Packing Company.
M-6021-106 Canadian Coachways dispute. - 1968. - Consists of arbitration between Amalgamated Transit Union, and Canadian Coachways.
M-6021-107 Calgary School District dispute. - 1968. - Consists of arbitration between the Board of Trustees of the Calgary School District, and the Calgary School Employees Union, Local 40 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees.
M-6021-108 Brewery dispute. - 1968. - Consists of arbitration between the International Union of United Brewery, Flour, Cereal, Soft Drink and Distillery Workers of America, Local 284, and Bohemian Maid Brewing Company in Edmonton. Also between Local 244 and Molson's Edmonton Brewery; Local 287 and Calgary Brewing and Malting Company; Local 287 and Calgary Beverages Ltd.; Local 285 and Alberta Brewers' Agents Ltd. in Edmonton; and Local 288 and Alberta Brewer's Agents Ltd. in Calgary.
M-6021-109 Calgary School District dispute. - 1968. - Consists of arbitration between the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada, Loca 496, and Calgary School District No. 19.
M-6021-110 Canadian Coachways dispute. - 1968-1969. - Consists of arbitration between Canadian Coachways Ltd., and Amalgamated Transit Union.
M-6021-111 Jefferson Lake dispute. - 1967-1968. - Consists of artibration between Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union, Local 9-66, and Jefferson Lake Petrochemicals of Canada Ltd.
M-6021-112 Labatt's dispute. - 1968. - Consists of arbitration between Labatt's Alberta Brewery Ltd., and Brewery, Beverage and Soft Drink Workers, Local 250.
M-6021-113 International Packers dispute. - 1969-1970. - Consists of arbitration between International Packers and Canadian Food and Allied Workers, Local P248.
M-6021-114 International Harvester dispute. - 1969. - Consists of arbitration between International Harvester Company, and International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America.
M-6021-115 Intercontinental Packers dispute. - 1967-1969. - Consists of arbitration between Intercontinental Packers Ltd., and United Packing House and Allied Workers.
M-6021-116 International Packers dispute. - 1970 . - Consists of arbitration between Canadian Food and Allied Workers, and International Packers Ltd.
M-6021-117 International Packers dispute. - 1970. - Consists of correspondence.
M-6021-118 International Packers dispute. - 1966-1971. - Consists of agreements.
M-6021-119 International Packers dispute. - 1970-1971. - Consists of correspondence.
M-6021-120 International Packers dispute. - 1970-1973. - Consists of arbitration awards.
M-6021-121 International Packers dispute. - 1973-1974. - Consists of correspondence.
M-6021-122 International Packers dispute. - 1970-1971. - Consists of grievances.
M-6021-123 International Packers dispute. - 1971. - Consists of correspondence.
M-6021-124 International Packers dispute. - 1971. - Consists of correspondence.
M-6021-125 International Packers dispute. - 1971. - Consists of correspondence.
M-6021-126 International Packers dispute. - 1971-1974. - Consists of newspaper clippings, etc., regarding labout matters.
M-6021-127 International Packers dispute. - 1972-1973. - Consists of correspondence regarding grievance.
M-6021-128 International Packers dispute. - 1972-1974. - Consists of correspondence.
M-6021-129 Barber Machinery dispute. - 1972. - Consists of arbitration between Barber Machinery Company and the International Moulders and Allied Workers, Local 360.
M-6021-130 International Packers dispute. - 1973. - Consists of artibration between Canadian Food and Allied Workers, and Intercontinental Packers Ltd.
Series 6 Newspaper clippings. - 1928-1980. - The series consists of loose newspaper clippings about Kelly and his labour activities, Patrick Burns, Longs Lance, etc. Includes a scrapbook about xxxx.
M-6021-131 Newspaper clippings about Kelly, his career, unions, etc. - 1952-1980
M-6021-132 Newspaper clippings about Kelly, his career, unions, etc. - 1928-1964
M-6021-133 Newspaper clippings about Patrick Burns. - 1931
M-6021-134 Newspaper clippings. - 1952
M-6021-135 Newspaper clippings about Kelly, his career, unions, etc. - 1954-1970
M-6021-136 Newspaper clippings about Kelly, his career, unions, etc. - 1952-1964
M-6021-137 Newspaper clippings about Burns appointment. - 1955
M-6021-138 Newspaper clippings about Kelly, his career, unions, etc. - 1955-1956
M-6021-139 Newspaper clippings about labour disputes. - 1965
M-6021-140 Newspaper clippings about Long Lance. - 1978
M-6021-141 Newspaper clippings about labour. - 1979
M-6021-142 Newspaper clippings about management. - 1957-1967
M-6021-143 Newspaper clippings about Kelly, his career, unions, etc. - 1952-1964
M-6021-144 Scrapbook. - 1947-1971. - Consists of newspaper clippings, programs, certificates, etc. reagarding Kelly's career and activities.
Series 7

Photographs. - 1870s-1958. - 168 photographs. - The series consists of views of Howard Kelly, the Kelly family, Pat Burns, Long Lance, and various Calgary events and personalities.

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PA-1062 Long Lance in uniform. - 1921. - 1 photograph
PB-547 Views of Pat Burns. - 1929. - 2 photographs
PD-173 Kelly family photograph album. - [1870s-1880s]. - 65 photographs. - Includes tintypes
PA-2447 Kelly family, Patrick Burns, Howard Kelly, etc. - [1870s-1950s]. - 15 photographs
NA-3965 Kelly family, Martin Clifford, Pat Burns, Calgary buildings and events, Long Lance, Katherine Stinson, Hillcrest mine disaster, Calgary military views (First World War), Prince of Wales, Jack Dempsey fight (boxer), Aileen Dee (film star), etc. - [1880s-1958]. - 85 photographs
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