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Premier William Aberhart, seated at desk
NA-4454-3

Calgary Prophetic Bible Institute fonds

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Inventory

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Series 1

Calgary Prophetic Bible Institute

M-1357-1Bulletin of the Calgary Prophetic Bible Institute. - 1927. - Describes activities, doctrines, and courses available.
M-1357-2Form Letter. - n.d. - Form letter for bible courses available by correspondence.
M-1357-3Busy People's Bible Course. - n.d. - Includes the course that was sent out, as well as the examinations, score sheets, and text book.
M-1357-4Lists of Pupils who took the Busy People's Bible Course. - 1928-1944.
M-1357-5Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth Course. - n.d. and 1945-1949. - Includes three textbooks, report card and a chart "God's Great Plan of the Ages", as well as a list of students in the course (1945-1949).
M-1357-6Diploma (sample). - n.d. - Sample diploma received upon passing the Busy People's Bible Course or the Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth Course.
M-1357-7Radio Sunday School. - ca. 1930-1969. - Coloring contest supplement.
M-1357-8Tributes to William Aberhart. - 1943-1945. - Booklet on William Aberhart's life published by the Institute, and pamphlet on the dedication service of the William Aberhart memorial organ (January 28, 1945).
M-1357-9Bible Study Booklets. - n.d. - Apostolic History; Old Testament Study; Salvation, Epistle to the Galatians, and religious leaflets on British coats of arms.
M-1357-10God's Great Prophecies. - n.d. - Ten pamphlets containing lectures by William Aberhart.
M-1357-11Bible College Courses. - n.d. - Consists of "A" Course: Bible Exegesis; Bible Geography; Bible Teaching; Apostolic History; Life of Christ; Worldwide Missions; Personal Evangelism; Apologetics; General English; and Homiletics.
M-1357-12Bible College Courses. - n.d. - Consists of "B" Course: Bible Exegesis; Bible Geography; Bible Teaching; Church History; Life of Christ; Worldwide Missions; Personal Evangelism; Systematic Theology; General English; and Homiletics.
M-1357-13 Bible College Courses. - n.d. - Consists of "C" Course: Bible Exegesis; Bible Geography; Church History; Systematic Theology; Pastoral Theology; Apologetics; General English; and Advanced English.
M-1357-14Visitor's Guestbook. - 1929-1940.
M-1357-15List of Correspondence and Contributions. - 1933-1935.
M-1357-16The Prophetic Voice Magazine. - 1942-1965.
M-1357-17Canada's National Back to the Bible Hour. - n.d. - Pamphlet and certificate.

Series 2

Social Credit material

M-1357-18Social Credit, general. - 1935-1940. - Includes booklet Popular Course in the New Economics; admission ticket to hear William Aberhart; poster advertising Social Credit New Democracy meeting; and Social Credit buttons.
M-1357-19Social Credit Pamphlets. - ca. 1935-1939. - Includes pamphlets:
Democracy Series No. 1 - Sabotage and Restriction
Democracy Series No. 2 - What Takes Away Your Living
Democracy Series No. 4 - If It Is Physically Possible It Must be Economically Feasible
Alberta Social Credit Platform
This is Social Credit
Douglas System of Economics
Social Credit - Lesson 1, History and Character
Social Credit League of Alberta - What Would Social Credit Do For Us?
Social Credit League of Alberta - B.N.A. Act
Social Credit League of Alberta - Constitution and By-laws (1939)
The Records Tell the Story (1939)
Some Official Evidence on Banking (1939)
Annual Report of the Social Credit Board (1939)
How to Use Your Treasury Branches (1939)
More Purchasing Power for You (1939)
It Can Be Done.
M-1357-20Alberta Report to Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations. - 1938.
M-2948 Calgary Prophetic Bible Institute. - 1945. - Dedication service programs for the William Aberhart organ, Calgary.

Series 3


Photographs

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NA-2378-(1-15) Calgary Prophetic Bible Institute course material and pamphlets. - 1925-1939. - 15 photographs
NA-2457-(1-3) Graduation of Prophetic Bible Institute students, with E.C. Manning officiating. - n.d. - 3 photographs. - Copy negatives of the original prints in PA-1096 below.
NA-3987-1 Calgary Prophetic Bible Institute building. - n.d. - 1 photograph
PA-1096-(1-3) Graduation of Prophetic Bible Institute students, with E.C. Manning officiating. - n.d. - 3 photographs
PB-313-(1-2) Signed portrait of William Aberhart; and group picture of Social Credit government. - 1935. - 2 photographs

Series 4

Sound recordings
RED-4 CFCN recording of William Aberhart's memorial service. - 1945. - 1 transcription disc
RED-5-(1-4) Calgary Prophetic Bible Institute Christmas broadcasts. - 1951 and 1952. - 4 discs
RED-7-(1-3) Dedication service for the Aberhart organ. - January 28, 1945. - 3 discs
RET-26 Dedication service for the Aberhart organ. - January 28, 1945. - Copy of the original disc above.
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