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Bill Lander, ca. 1960s
Bill Lander, ca. 1960s

W.P. Lander Photo Studio fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Information, correspondence and clippings re business. -- [ca. 1960s-1970s]
Series 2 Photographs taken by W.P. Lander Photo Studio. -- [ca. 1950s-1970s]
Series 3 Photographs of Bill Lander and family, and photographs taken by Studio. -- [ca. 1950s-1960s]


Series 1 Information, correspondence and clippings relating to W.P. Lander Photo Studio, House of Glamour Model Agency and Miss Outdoors Contests. -- [ca. 1960s-1970s]. -- 4 cm. textual records
M-9251-1 Forms, advertisements and information relating to W.P. Lander Photo Studio and House of Glamour Model Agency. -- [ca. 1960s-1970s]
M-9251-2 Correspondence re Miss Outdoors Contest. -- 1965-1967
M-9251-3 Clippings re Miss Outdoors Contests and Sportsman’s Shows. -- 1964-1967
M-9251-4 Newspaper clippings and copies of  magazines using W.P. Lander photographs. -- 1960-1963
M-9251-oversize Oversize items re Miss Outdoors Contests, Lander Photo Studio and House of Glamour. -- [ca. 1960s]. -- 6 items
Series 2 Photographs taken by W.P. Lander Photo Studio. -- [ca. 1950s-1970s]. -- [ca. 1500 photo negatives]
NA-5703-(1-19) Sportsman Shows and Miss Outdoor contestants. -- 1961-1967. -- 217 photo negatives
NA-5703-(20-26) Homexpos, auto and truck shows. -- 1958-1976. -- 98 photo negatives
NA-5703-27 Hairdressing competition. -- 1960. -- 27 photo negatives
NA-5703-(28-37) Modeling schools, advertising shots and fashion shows. -- [ca. 1960s-1970s]. -- 209 photo negatives
NA-5703-(38-41) Mount Royal College sweetheart contestants, dancers and cheerleaders. -- 1966-1967. -- 26 photo negatives
NA-5703-(42-64) Celebrities and entertainers. -- [ca. 1960s-1970s]. -- 171 photo negatives. -- Includes John Diefenbaker, Phil Harris and Alice Faye, Billy Meek, Bob Reagan and Lucille Starr, actors in Buskins production “The Love of Four Colonels”, Plus Four teen band, Chinook (band) with John Gibson, Brute Force Jug Band with Jerry Eversole, Banjo Annes with Tricia Jones and Betty Hawkins, Sandoval (band), The Plainsmen with Doug Aman, Brian Sklar and Canadian Club entertainers, Ron Ingram and Natural Gas, performers in The Godchildren, and Noah’s Arc.
NA-5703-(65-83) Clubs and Associations. -- [ca. 1961-1971]. -- 195 photo negatives. -- Includes Glencoe Club, Golden Age, Crosswinds, Calgary Flying Club, Calgary Sub Aquatic Club, Westwinds Curling Club, Canadian Badminton Association, Alberta Progressive Conservative Party, and NABET (National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians).
NA-5703-(84-91) Alberta Girls Curling Association. -- 1966-1975. -- 78 photo negatives
NA-5703-(92-100) Schools. -- 1961-1968. -- 188 photo negatives. -- Includes Montessori, Henry Wise Wood and Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.
NA-5703-(101-103) Churches. -- [ca. 1960s-1975]. -- Includes Nazarene, Chinese United and Christ Lutheran churches.
NA-5703-(104-153) Businesses. -- [ca. 1960s]. -- 233 photo negatives. -- Includes advertising photographs for Golf Land, Paramount Furniture, Don Mackay on Sports Talk show, Tucker Drug, Woodwards, Atomic Transfer, Bank of Montreal, Bicks Pickles, Bullocks Limited, Campbell’s Saddlery, Canadian Fishing Tackle, Canadian Freightways, Cee Der Log Homes, Con-Stan Industries, Cochrane Realty, Continental Glass, Continental Motel, Crown Trust Real Estate, electric car, Electrolux, Frank’s TV, Friar’s Den, Glamorgan Nursing Home, Jenkins Groceteria, Jim’s Coin Shop, J.J. Boutique, Move Rite Moving and Storage, Mr. Donut, North American Life, Phil’s Pancake House, Prestige Oriental Décor, Radio Centre, Recreational Vehicles Limited, Rite Spot Pizza, Scotts Industries, Smallcraft of Canada, Suburban Propane, Surf International, Kenways Limited, Toronto Type Foundry, Trade Winds Hotel, Travel Shop, Varsity Plymouth, and Westech Industrial.
NA-5703-(154-161) Miscellaneous. -- [ca. 1950s-1970s]. -- 53 photo negatives. -- Includes photographs of Stu Hart and sons, Calgary Cowboys, cloverleaf at 14th Street, Golden Hawks air show, stereo table, Bill Onions, photographer, cheerleaders and school safety patrol.
Series 3 Photographs of Bill Lander and family, and photographs taken by W.L. Landers Photo Studio. -- [ca. 1950s-1960s]. -- [ca. 200 photo prints]
PA-3751-1 Bill Lander and family. -- 16 photo prints. -- Includes photographs of Bill Lander and wife, Betty Lander.
PA-3751-2 Miss Outdoors contestants. -- 20 photo prints
PA-3751-3 Entertainers. -- 24 photo prints
PA-3751-4 Portraits - Miscellaneous. -- 14 photo prints
PA-3751-5 Weddings. -- 6 photo prints
PA-3751-6 Outdoors. -- 5 photo prints
PA-3751-7 Miscellaneous. -- 5 photo prints
PA-3751-8 Portraits - Men. -- 17 photo prints
PA-3751-9 Portraits - Men. -- 18 photo prints in album
PA-3751-10 Women - Fashion. -- 25 photo prints
PA-3751-11 Portraits - Women. -- 30 photo prints in album

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