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Glendale School, [1940s]
Glendale School, [1940s]
NA-5162-8

Rockyview School Division fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 School Districts which became part of the Division. -- 1892-1972
Series 2 Calgary School Division No. 41. -- 1938-1976
Series 3 Rockyview School Division No. 41. -- 1977-2001
Series 4 Photographs. - 1920-1972
Series 5 Unprocessed records. -- 1940-2005

Inventory

Series 1 School Districts which became part of the Division. -- 1892-1972. -- The series consists of minute books, attendance registers, cashbooks, tax assessment rolls, and other records of small, rural schools which became part of the Division. -- The records have been artificially arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the school.
  Bearspaw School District No. 3851
M-1993-1 Pamphlet: "School Buildings in Rural and Village School Districts". -- n.d. -- Includes specifications for school building, and blueprints for a one-room school for 24 and 40 pupils.
M-1993-2 Establishment of Bearspaw School District. -- 1919-1921. -- Consists of government specifications, regulations on school taxation, contract with the builder, and statement of grants for rural schools.
M-1993-3 School room equipment papers. -- 1920
M-1993-4 School census. -- 1921
M-1993-5 Tax assessment and tax roll papers. -- 1921-1925
M-1993-6 Receipts for school supplies, labour and teacher's salary. -- 1920-1922
M-1993-7 Agreement between trustees and teacher, Mrs. Jessie Smeltzer. -- 1921
M-1993-8 Bank Accounts and financial statements. -- 1920-1923
M-1993-9 General school operation. -- 1920. -- Includes an insurance policy.
M-1993-10 General school operation. -- 1921. -- Consists of requests for school books; school library annual return; attendance and classification; inspectors' report to trustees.
M-1993-11 General school operation. -- 1922
M-1993-12 General school operation. -- 1923
M-1993-13 Bearspaw School attendance register. -- 1920
M-1993-14 Bearspaw School attendance register. -- 1921
M-1993-15 Bearspaw School attendance register. -- 1922
M-1993-16 Bearspaw School attendance register. -- 1922-1923
M-1993-17 Booklet - General regulations of the Department of Education. -- 1922
  Beiseker Consolidated School District No. 55
M-7762-1 Minutes. -- 1918-1922
  Bow River School District No. 1059
M-1997-vol.1 Minute book. -- 1927-1934
M-1997-vol.2 Minute book. -- 1947-1951
M-1997-vol.3 Ratepayers' roll. -- 1918-1938. -- Includes lists of ratepayers and elections of trustees.
M-2033-3 Bow River School attendance register. -- 1927-1928
  Brushy Ridge School District No. 1454
Microfilm-Brushy Minute book. -- 1906-1923. -- Consists of a microfilm copy of the minutes. The original is held by David Edge.
  Cochrane School District No. 142
M-7762-2 Minutes. -- 1964-1965
M-9114 Cochrane School attendance registers. -- 1939-1977. -- Note: These records are unprocessed. Please consult Archivist before requesting.
  Cochrane Lake School District No. 1947
M-2000-1 Minute book. -- 1909-1954. -- Starting in 1948, the meetings include both Cochrane Lakes and Weedon schools.
  Columbia School District No. 1731
M-2591 Columbia School attendance register. -- 1908-1910
  Conrich School District No. 794
M-7762-47 Conrich School attendance registers. -- 1961-1962
M-7762-48 Conrich School attendance registers. -- 1961-1962
M-7762-49 Conrich School attendance registers. -- 1962-1963
M-7762-50 Conrich School attendance registers. -- 1963-1964
M-7762-51 Conrich School attendance registers. -- 1964-1965
M-7762-52 Conrich School attendance registers. -- 1965-1966
M-7762-53 Conrich School attendance registers. -- 1966-1967
M-7762-54 Conrich School attendance registers. -- 1967-1968
M-7762-55 Conrich School attendance registers. -- 1968-1969
M-7762-56 Conrich School attendance registers. -- 1969-1970
M-7762-57 Conrich School attendance registers. -- 1970-1971
M-7762-58 Conrich School attendance registers. -- 1970-1971
M-7762-59 Conrich School attendance registers. -- 1971-1972
M-7762-60 Conrich School attendance registers. -- 1971-1972
  Deleware School District No. 794
M-6771-vol.1 Minute book. -- 1903-1940
M-9588-1 Miscellaneous correspondence, financial statements, etc. -- 1914-1937
M-6771-vol.2 Scrapbook about the history of the school. -- [ca. 1953]. -- Includes lists of students, photographs, reminiscences, etc.
M-6771-vol.3 Deleware School attendance register. -- 1919
M-9588-2 Deleware School attendance registers. -- 1920-1923
M-9588-3 Delewere School attendance registers. -- 1923-1931
M-6771-vol.4 Deleware School attendance register. -- 1927-1928
M-9588-4 Deleware School attendance registers. -- 1931-1935
M-9588-5 Deleware School attendance registers. -- 1935-1937
M-6771-vol.5 Cashbook. -- 1904-1918
M-9588-os Cashbook. -- 1918-1923
  Elbow River School District No. 999
M-2067-5 Minute book. -- 1919-1937
M-2067-6 Minute book. -- 1937-1946
  Glenbow School District No. 2303
M-2009 Minute book. -- 1909-1928
  Glendale School District No. 2216
M-2010 Minute book and related correspondence. -- 1934-1958
  Grand Valley School District No. 559
M-2011 Minute book. -- 1900-1937
  Irricana School District No. 2163
M-4574 Minute book. -- 1910-1922
  Langdon School District No. 220
M-8969-1 Minutes. -- 1892-1912
M-8969-2 Assessment and tax roll. -- 1920-1922
M-8970 Langdon School reunion papers. -- 2002
  Little Jumping Pound School District No. 471
Microfilm-Little Minutes and attendance registers. -- 1892-1935. -- Consists of a microfilm of minutes (1892-1912) and of school attendance registers (1902-1935). The originals are held by Percy Copithorne.
  Newton School District No. 2770
M-2014-1 History of Newton School, including list of first pupils. -- n.d.
M-2014-2 Correspondence, primarily regarding salaries. -- 1913-1936
M-2014-3 Circular letters. -- 1915-1938. -- Regarding conventions, finances and acts of legislation.
M-2014-4 Minutes of Newton School District. -- 1912-1939
M-2014-6 Newton School attendance registers. -- 1913-1923
M-2014-7 Newton School attendance registers. -- 1923-1940
M-2014-8 School inspectors' reports. -- 1914-1938
M-2014-9 Teachers' reports. -- 1934-1935. -- Includes numbers of children, days of school, etc.
M-2014-10 Lists of students receiving free textbooks. -- 1913-1922
M-2014-11 Statements of grants. -- 1914-1937
M-2014-12 Statements of expected expenditures. -- 1935-1938
M-2014-13 Invoices for books, supplies and equipment. -- 1913-1934
M-2014-14 Annual financial statements and auditor's reports. -- 1914-1934
M-2014-15 Bank books. -- 1913-1936
M-2014-16 Tax and assessment rolls. -- 1913-1918
M-2014-17 Taxation papers. -- 1917-1934. -- Consists of statement of assessment and taxation, and income tax returns.
M-2014-18 Insurance policies. -- 1913-1937
M-2014-19 Teachers' contracts. -- 1913-1928
M-2014-20 Trustees' declarations. -- 1914-1934
M-2014-21 School census reports. -- 1936-1938
M-2014-22 Various lists. -- 1918-1928. -- Consists of lists of rural municipalities and secretary-treasurers; library books; and municipal voters.
M-2014-23 Panphlets. -- 1928-1939. -- Includes notices regarding changes in program of studies; Calgary School Division No. 41 financial statement; Alberta School Trustees' Association convention ; E.N. Moyer's classroom study guides; school acts; active games for school room and playground.
M-2014-24 Broadsides and broadsheets. -- 1915-1938. -- Regarding teachers' salaries; grade 10 subjects; School Act; and formation of school districts.
M-2014-25 List of the school's teachers and students over the years. -- [after 1933]. -- Consists of a list of twenty teachers who taught at the school, plus a list of former students, annotated with where the student now resided. Written on the reverse of a 1933 game regulations poster.
M-2014-vol.1 Cashbook. -- 1913-1935
  Rockland School District No. 3016
M-7762-46 Rockland School attendance registers. -- 1946-1950
  Springbank School District No. 100
M-2067-1 Minute book. -- 1902-1912
M-2067-2 Minute book. -- 1913-1928
M-2067-3 Minute book. -- 1929-1948
M-2067-4 Cashbook. -- 1895-1911
  Strathmead School District No. 1746
M-8737-1 Minute book. -- 1907-1937
M-8737-2 Strathmead School attendance registers. -- 1908-1915
M-8737-3 Strathmead School attendance registers. -- 1919, 1921-1922
M-8737-4 Strathmead School attendance registers. -- 1934-1938
  Weedon School District No. 1780
M-2000-1 Weedon School minutes. -- 1948-1954. -- Contained in the Cochrane Lakes School District minute book. Starting in 1948, Cochrane Lakes and Weedon held joint annual meetings.
M-2000-2 Library accession book. -- [ca. 1920s]
M-2000-3 Weedon School attendance register. -- 1923-1924
M-2000-4 Weedon School attendance register. -- 1924-1925
M-2000-5 Weedon School attendance register. -- 1927-1828
M-2000-6 Weedon School attendance register. -- 1928-1929
M-2000-7 Weedon School attendance register. -- 1931-1932
M-2000-8 Weedon School attendance register. -- 1932-1933
M-2000-9 Weedon School attendance register. -- 1934-1935
M-2000-10 Weedon School attendance register. -- 1939-1940
M-2000-11 Weedon School attendance register. -- 1941-1942
  Westminster School District No. 1848
M-4712-11a Minute book. -- 1908-1927
M-4712-11b Westminster School attendance registers. -- 1913
M-9404-1 Westminster School attendance register. -- 1914
M-9404-2 Westminster School attendance registers. -- 1918-1919
M-9404-3 Westminster School attendance registers. -- 1920, 1922-1923
M-9404-4 Westminster School attendance registers. -- 1923-1926
M-9404-5 Westminster School attendance registers. -- 1927-1930
M-9404-6 Westminster School attendance registers. -- 19230-1931, 1932-1934
M-4712-11c Correspondence and miscellaneous school district papers. -- 1906-1912
M-9404-7 Correspondence, statements of grants, agreements with teachers, etc. -- 1911-1923
M-9404-8 Cancelled cheques, invoices, etc. -- 1909-1917
M-9404-vol.1 Cashbook. -- 1911-1915
M-9404-vol.2 Cashbook. -- 1916-1923
Series 2 Calgary School Division No. 41. -- 1938-1976. -- The series consists of records of the Division which was created in 1938 when several School Districts were amalgamated. The Division was renamed Rockyview in 1977.
M-7762-43 Consolidation of small school districts. -- 1952-1953
M-7762-44 Consolidation of small school districts. -- 1951-1970s
M-7762-3 Minutes. -- 1938-1940
M-7762-4 Minutes. -- 1941-1942
M-7762-5 Minutes. -- 1943-1944
M-7762-6 Minutes. -- 1945-1947
M-7762-7 Minutes. -- 1948-1951
M-7762-8 Minutes. -- 1951-1952
M-7762-9 Minutes. -- 1953-1956
M-7762-10 Minutes. -- 1957-1959
M-7762-11 Minutes. -- 1960-1961
M-7762-12 Minutes. -- 1962-1963
M-7762-13 Minutes. -- 1964-1965
M-7762-14 Minutes. -- 1966
M-7762-15 Minutes. -- 1967
M-7762-16 Minutes. -- January-May 1968
M-7762-17 Minutes. -- June-December 1968
M-7762-18 Minutes. -- January-May 1969
M-7762-19 Minutes. -- June-December 1969
M-7762-20 Minutes. -- January-June 1970
M-7762-21 Minutes. -- June-December 1970
M-7762-22 Minutes. -- January-April 1971
M-7762-23 Minutes. -- April-June 1971
M-7762-24 Minutes. -- June-September 1971
M-7762-25 Minutes. -- September-December 1971
M-7762-26 Minutes. -- January-April 1972
M-7762-27 Minutes. -- April-June 1972
M-7762-28 Minutes. -- June-December 1972
M-7762-29 Minutes. -- January-May 1973
M-7762-30 Minutes. -- April-October 1973
M-7762-31 Minutes. -- October-December 1973
M-7762-32 Minutes. -- January 1974
M-7762-33 Minutes. -- January-March 1974
M-7762-34 Minutes. -- April-July 1974
M-7762-35 Minutes. -- July-August 1974
M-7762-36 Minutes. -- October-December 1974
M-7762-37 Minutes. -- January-February 1975
M-7762-38 Minutes. -- February-March 1975
M-7762-39 Minutes. -- May-August 1975
M-7762-40 Minutes. -- August-September 1975
M-7762-41 Minutes. -- October-November 1975
M-7762-42 Minutes. -- November-December 1975
M-7762-62 Minutes. -- January-March 1976
M-7762-63 Minutes. -- April-July 1976
M-7762-64 Minutes. -- August-December 1976
M-7762-61 Annual reports. -- 1971-1981
M-7762-45 Newspaper clippings about Edwards School in Airdrie. -- 1973
Series 3 Rockyview School Division No. 41. -- 1977-2001. -- The series consists primarily of minutes of the Division.
M-7762-65 Minutes. -- January-April 1977
M-7762-66 Minutes. -- May-September 1977
M-7762-67 Minutes. -- October-December 1977
M-7762-68 Minutes. -- January-Arpil 1978
M-7762-69 Minutes. -- May-August 1978
M-7762-70 Minutes. -- September-December 1978
M-7762-71 Minutes. -- January-March 1979
M-7762-72 Minutes. -- April-May 1979
M-7762-73 Minutes. -- June-September 1979
M-7762-74 Minutes. -- October-December 1979
M-7762-75 Minutes. -- January-February 1980
M-7762-76 Minutes. -- March-April 1980
M-7762-77 Minutes. -- April-May 1980
M-7762-78 Minutes. -- June 1980
M-7762-79 Minutes. -- June-September 1980
M-7762-80 Minutes. -- September-October 1980
M-7762-81 Minutes. -- October-December 1980
M-7762-82 Minutes. -- December 1980-Feburary 1981
M-7762-83 Minutes. -- February-April 1981
M-7762-84 Minutes. -- April-June 1981
M-7762-85 Minutes. -- June-October 1981
M-7762-86 Minutes. -- October-December 1981
M-7762-87 Minutes. -- January-February 1982
M-7762-88 Minutes. -- March-April 1982
M-7762-89 Minutes. -- April-May 1982
M-7762-90 Minutes. -- May-September 1982
M-7762-91 Minutes. -- September-November 1982
M-7762-92 Minutes. -- November-December 1982
M-7762-93 Minutes. -- January-February 1983
M-7762-94 Minutes. -- February 1983
M-7762-95 Minutes. -- February-March 1983
M-7762-96 Minutes. -- March-April 1983
M-7762-97 Minutes. -- April-July 1983
M-7762-98 Minutes. -- July-September 1983
M-7762-99 Minutes. -- October-November 1983
M-7762-100 Minutes. -- November-December 1983
M-7762-101 Minutes. -- January 1984
M-7762-102 Minutes. -- January-February 1984
M-7762-103 Minutes. -- February 1984
M-7762-104 Minutes. -- February-April 1984
M-7762-105 Minutes. -- May 1984
M-7762-106 Minutes. -- May-June 1984
M-7762-107 Minutes. -- July-September 1984
M-7762-108 Minutes. -- September-October 1984
M-7762-109 Minutes. -- November 1984
M-7762-110 Minutes. -- December 1984
M-8242-111 Minutes. -- January-February 1985
M-8242-112 Minutes. -- February 1985
M-8242-113 Minutes. -- March 1985
M-8242-114 Minutes. -- April 1985
M-8242-115 Minutes. -- May-June 1985
M-8242-116 Minutes. -- June-August 1985
M-8242-117 Minutes. -- August-September 1985
M-8242-118 Minutes. -- September-October 1985
M-8242-119 Minutes. -- October-November 1985
M-8242-120 Minutes. -- November-December 1985
M-8242-121 Minutes. -- January 1986
M-8242-122 Minutes. -- January-February 1986
M-8242-123 Minutes. -- February-March 1986
M-8242-124 Minutes. -- March-April 1986
M-8242-125 Minutes. -- April-May 1986
M-8242-126 Minutes. -- May-June 1986
M-8242-127 Minutes. -- June-July 1986
M-8242-128 Minutes. -- July-August 1986
M-8242-129 Minutes. -- September-October 1986
M-8242-130 Minutes. -- October-November 1986
M-8242-131 Minutes. -- November 1986
M-8242-132 Minutes. -- November-December 1986
M-8242-133 Minutes. -- January 1987
M-8242-134 Minutes. -- January-February 1987
M-8242-135 Minutes. -- February-March 1987
M-8242-136 Minutes. -- March-April 1987
M-8242-137 Minutes. -- April-May 1987
M-8242-138 Minutes. -- May 1987
M-8242-139 Minutes. -- June 1987
M-8242-140 Minutes. -- June-August 1987
M-8242-141 Minutes. -- August-September 1987
M-8242-142 Minutes. -- September-October 1987
M-8242-143 Minutes. -- November 1987
M-8242-144 Minutes. -- November-December 1987
M-8242-145 Minutes. -- January 1988
M-8242-146 Minutes. -- February 1988
M-8242-147 Minutes. -- March 1988
M-8242-148 Minutes. -- April 1988
M-8242-149 Minutes. -- May 1988
M-8242-150 Minutes. -- May 1988
M-8242-151 Minutes. -- June 1988
M-8242-152 Minutes. -- June 1988
M-8242-153 Minutes. -- June-August 1988
M-8242-154 Minutes. -- September 1988
M-8242-155 Minutes. -- October 1988
M-8242-156 Minutes. -- November 1988
M-8242-157 Minutes. -- November-December 1988
Note For 1989-2001 minutes see Series 5 below (unprocessed records).
Series 4

Photographs. - 1920-1972. -- 18 photographs. -- The series consists primaily of views of school houses.

Many of these photographs have been scanned. View now.

PA-3065-(1-5) Official opening of Edward Elementary School, Airdrie. -- 1972. -- 5 photographs
NA-4484-(1-2) Views of a page of a daily attendance register, and a public notice, Bearspaw School District. -- 1920. -- 2 photographs
NA-5162-(1-11) School houses in Calgary School Division No. 41. -- 1940s. -- 11 photographs
Series 5 Unprocessed records. -- 1940-2005. -- This material has not been catalogued. Please consult with an Archivist before requesting.
M-8543 Minutes. -- 1989-1991
M-8682 Minutes. -- [ca. 1992-1993]
M-8946 Minutes. -- 1994-1997
M-9114

Minutes. -- 1998-2000

General ledger. -- 1945-1969

Cashbook. -- 1955-1957

Cochrane School attendance registers. -- 1939-1977

M-9126 General ledgers and other records. -- [1950s-1980s]
M-9143

Minutes. -- 2001

Budget reports. -- 1974-1997

Audited financial statements. -- 1940-1988, 2001-2005

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