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ACC Calgary Section letterhead
M-4797-73

Alpine Club of Canada, Calgary Section fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Minutes, annual reports and financial statements. - 1909-1979
Series 2 Correspondence and Telemark. - 1956-1980
Series 3 Environmental Concerns. - 1970-1980 and n.d.
Series 4 Newsletters. - 1938-1993
Series 5 Publications of other mountaineering organizations. - 1967-1972
Series 6 Brochures, pamphlets and newspaper clippings. - 1930-1976 and n.d.
Series 7 Promotional material. - 1931-1993
Series 8 Photographs. - 1944-[1950s]

Inventory

Series 1

Minutes, annual reports and financial statements. - 1909-1979

M-4797-1Constitution, bylaws and lists. - 1909 and 1976. - Consists of Act to Incorporate the Alpine Club of Canada; and constitutions and bylaws (1909). As well as list of members (1976).
M-4797-2Executive minutes. - 1931-1959
M-4797-3Board of Management minutes. - 1953-1969
M-4797-4Minutes and annual reports. - 1963-1967
M-4797-5Annual reports. - 1965-1967
M-4797-6Minutes, reports and lists. - 1954-1961 and 1967-1968. - Consists of minutes and annual reports (1967-1968), and annual picnic supplies lists (1954- 1961).
M-4797-7Minutes of Calgary-Edmonton joint meetings. - 1968
M-4797-8Executive minutes and financial statements. - 1968-1969
M-4797-9Annual reports. - 1971
M-4797-10Executive minutes and financial statements. - 1972-1973
M-4797-11Annual reports. - 1973
M-4797-12Executive Board of Management minutes. - 1973-1974
M-4797-13Executive minutes. - 1974-1975
M-4797-14Board of Management minutes and financial statements. - 1974-1975
M-4797-15Executive minutes and financial statements. - 1975-1976
M-4797-16Executive Board of Management minutes and financial statements. - 1978-1979
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Series 2

Correspondence and Telemark. - 1956-1980

M-4797-17Correspondence. - 1956-1964
M-4797-18Correspondence. - 1961-1965
M-4797-19Correspondence. - 1965-1968
M-4797-20Correspondence. - 1966-1968
M-4797-21Correspondence. - 1966-1968
M-4797-22Correspondence. - 1969. - Includes speech by Jean Chretien on 1970 rental review for residents of National Parks.
M-4797-23Correspondence. - 1970
M-4797-24Correspondence. - 1972-1973
M-4797-25Correspondence. - 1973-1974
M-4797-26Correspondence. - 1974-1975. - Includes "The Recreation Development Act" (1975).
M-4797-27Correspondence. - 1975. - Includes "Citizen of the Year", 1975 material on Colonel James Walker.
M-4797-28Correspondence. - 1976
M-4797-29Correspondence. - 1978-1979
M-4797-30Telemark (cross-country ski race). - 1973-1974
M-4797-31Telemark. - 1975
M-4797-32Telemark. - 1976
M-4797-33Telemark. - 1977
M-4797-34Telemark. - 1978
M-4797-35Telemark. - 1979-1980
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Series 3

Environmental Concerns. - 1970-1980 and n.d.

M-4797-36Conservation Committee papers. - 1979-1980. - Includes "A Brief on the Provisional Master Plans for Banff, Jasper, Kootenay and Yoho National Parks" prepared by ACC -Calgary section (1971).
M-4797-37Mountain Parks policy and Parks Canada publications. - 1964,1970-1971 and 1974-1975. - Includes "Public Hearing Reports"; and "A Statement on National Park Policy".
M-4797-38Sunshine Village long range proposals. - 1976
M-4797-39Maps of Assiniboia. - n.d.
M-4797-40Kluane National Park. - 1975. - Includes "Yukon's Burwash Uplands: The need for inclusion in Kluane National Park".
M-4797-41 Publications. - 1972-1974. - Includes "Yamnuska"(1974); "The Conservation of Historical and Archaeological Resources in Alberta" (1972); Environment Canada, "Annual Report, 1972-1973"; and "The Destruction of Manitoba's Last Great River" (1973).
M-4797-42Snowmobiles in National Parks. - 1970-1975
M-4797-43Environment Canada. - 1971-1972. - Includes "It's Organization and Objectives" (1971); Bibliography of environmental reading (1972); and Index to Canadian citizens' environmental organizations (1972).
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Series 4

Newsletters. - 1938-1993

M-4797-44"The Chinook". - 1957-1965
M-4797-44(a)Photocopies of "The Chinook". - 1966-1969
M-4797-44(b)"The Chinook". - 1957-1969
M-4797-45"The Chinook". - 1970-1971 and 1974
M-4797-46"The Chinook". - 1975-1976 and 1978-1980
M-4797-46(a)"The Chinook". - 1981-1988
M-4797-46(b)"The Chinook". - 1989-1993
M-4797-47"Kootenay Karabiner"- Journal of ACC (Kootenay section). - 1966-1968
M-4797-48"Kootenay Karabiner". - 1969-1973
M-4797-49"Kootenay Mountaineering Club Newsletter" - ACC (Kootenay section). - 1972-1973
M-4797-50"Avalanche Echoes"- ACC (Vancouver section) newsletter. - 1965-1968
M-4797-51"The Mountain Breeze"- ACC (Edmonton section) newsletter. - 1967-1969
M-4797-52Anniversary dinner programmes- ACC (Edmonton section). - 1938-1957
M-4797-53Submissions to "The Gazette"- ACC Journal. - 1948-1967
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Series 5

Publications of other mountaineering organizations. - 1967-1972

M-4797-54Banff Chapter of the National and Provincial Parks Association newsletter "Pathfinder" (Canadian Youth Hostels, NW Region). - 1968
M-4797-55"Mountaineering" magazine (British Mountaineering Council). - 1970-1971
M-4797-56"The Newsletter"(Chicago Mountaineering Club). - 1967-1972
M-4797-57"Summit"(California mountaineering magazine). - 1967-1968
M-4797-58"Bergsteiger Zeitung" magazine (Oregon) and Japanese climbing schools. - 1970-1971
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Series 6

Brochures, pamphlets and newspaper clippings. - 1930-1976 and n.d.

M-4797-59Brochures on climbing schools. - 1970-1971
M-4797-60ACC Programme. - 1972-1974
M-4797-61ACC Programme. - 1975-1976
M-4797-62ACC Annual Camps. - 1930-1965
M-4797-63Miscellaneous ACC brochures. - n.d.
M-4797-64Booklets. - n.d. - Includes "Aids to Working in the Cold" (Department of National Defence); and "A Method of Crevasse Rescue" and "Safe Climbing" (New Zealand Climbing School).
M-4797-65Alpine scrapbook - ACC-Calgary section. - 1965-1968
M-4797-66Newspaper clippings. - 1963,1967-1968,1976 and n.d. - Includes "Climbing for the Centennial" and "Proposals for a Great Divide Trail".
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Series 7

Promotional material. - 1931-1993

M-4797-67ACC posters and ACC Youth Hostel memberships. - 1973-1975
M-4797-68Banff clubhouse leaflets. - 1931-1932 and 1938
M-4797-69Cartoons and advertisements - ACC-Calgary section. - n.d.
M-4797-70Party notes. - 1972-1975
M-4797-71"Tenzing on Everest" film night. - 1971. - Includes analysis of 1968 questionnaire sent to members.
M-4797-72Sign up sheet for trips and mountain quiz. - 1975
M-4797-73Stationery, cheques and membership applications. - n.d.
M-4797-74Miscellaneous . - 1975 and n.d. - Includes certificate of appreciation to ACC for contribution to Calgary's centennial celebrations (1975).
M-4797-75Annual banquet programmes - ACC-Calgary section. - 1931-1968
M-4797-76A tribute to Lawrence Grassi. - 1960
M-4797-77Winter and summer schedules. - 1984-1993
M-4797-osACC-Calgary section logo. - n.d.
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Series 8

Photographs. - 1944-[1950s]

PD-158 Photograph album. - 1944-[1950s]. - 24 photographs. - Consists of views of Alpine Club members, and expedition scenes.

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