Archive Finding Aids

Here are detailed file-by-file descriptions of the contents of specific fonds and/or links to scanned documents.

Premier Lougheed repels Ottawa's attack
on Alberta's resources, March 10, 1979

Tom Innes Political Cartoons
(for the Calgary Herald)

Tom Innes' political cartoons, which date primarily from 1972 to 1988, are rich in caricatures of Calgary, Alberta personalities, and satirical portrayals of events in the city, province, country and world. Politicians such as Peter Lougheed, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, and Ralph Klein are frequent subjects in the cartoons. A brief biography of Innes is in the Archives Main Catalogue.

How to view the cartoons

You may view all the currently digitized Innes cartoons (about 1700) in date order.

You may search the Innes cartoons by subjects, places, people, or dates by using the Archives Photographs search screen. Always enter Innes, Tom in the 'Photographer/Illustrator' box to limit your findings to this cartoonist, then refine your search by entering search terms in the other boxes on the screen. Several examples are given below:

  • Enter Innes, Tom in the 'Photographer/Illustrator' box AND elections in the 'Keywords/Phrase' box to find cartoons related to elections.
  • Enter Innes, Tom in the 'Photographer/Illustrator' box AND Ottawa in the 'Keywords/Phrase' box to find cartoons related to Canada's capital city.
  • Enter Innes, Tom in the 'Photographer/Illustrator' box AND Lougheed in the 'People' box to find cartoons featuring Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed.
  • Enter Innes, Tom in the 'Photographer/Illustrator' box AND 1977 in the 'Year(s)' box to find cartoons published in this year.

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