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Kay Wallace photograph in her Vimy Pilgrimage passport, 1936
Kay Wallace photograph in her Vimy Pilgrimage passport, 1936
M-7659-27

Kay Wallace fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Personal papers. -- 1907-1986
Series 2 Teaching career. -- 1927-1984
Series 3 Vimy Pilgrimage. -- 1936
Series 4 Photographs. -- 1929-1977

Inventory

Series 1 Personal papers. -- 1907-1986
M-7659-1 Correspondence. -- 1928-1984. -- Consists of letter from father, correspondence re accommodation in Banff while attending summer school, letters re appointments and transfers, and letters of appreciation from the parents of students, etc.
M-7659-2 Report cards. -- 1914-1921. -- For Kay Wallace, grades 1-7 at Sunalta School.
M-7659-3 Sewing book. -- [ca. 1920s]. -- Consists of examples of various stitches, handsewn onto cardboard squares.
M-7659-4 Scrapbook about composers. -- 1922. -- It won honorable mention in a contest held by the Albertan newspaper.
M-7659-5 Certificates. -- 1907-1980. -- Consists of copy of birth certificate, high school diplomas, teachers' certificates, Toronto Conservatory of Music certificates, summer school and in-service training certificates, etc.
M-7659-6 Membership cards. -- 1950-1985. -- For Native Calgarian Society, Bankview Methodist Church, Glenbow Museum, Alberta Teachers' Association, Parkinson's Society of Southern Alberta, etc.
M-7659-7 Christmas letters. -- 1966-1984. -- Consists of mimeographed sheets enclosed in Christmas cards.
M-7659-8 Income tax returns. -- 1931-1933, 1941-1949
M-7659-9 Autograph book. -- 1927-1931
M-7659-10 Nomination of Dr. George F.G. Stanley for an honorary degree. -- 1975. -- Submitted by Kay Wallace.
M-7659-11 Kay Wallace's funeral service prgram. -- 1986
Series 2 Teaching career. -- 1927-1984
M-7659-12 Provincial Normal School (Calgary) lesson assignment. -- 1927
M-7659-13 School Inspectors' reports. -- 1931-1939. -- Consists of reports on Kay Wallace's teaching abilities at Exshaw School District No. 1699 and Canmore School District No. 168
M-7659-14 Letters of reference. -- 1927-1931
M-7659-15 Union Jack School District No. 1865. -- 1982 and n.d. -- Consists of an invitation to a school reunion, brief sketch of blizzard in 1927 or 1928, and unidentified photographs of students and staff.
M-7659-16 Class lists for Canmore School District No. 168. -- 1932-1941. -- Also includes teacher's contract, and newspaper clippings about subsequent activities of students.
M-7659-17 Class lists for James Short School, Calgary. -- 1942-1949. -- Also includes newspaper clippings about subsequent activities of students.
M-7659-18 Class lists for Queen's Park School, Calgary. -- 1950-1955. -- Also includes newspaper clippings about subsequent activities of students.
M-7659-19 Class lists for Sunalta Cottage School, Calgary. -- 1956-1958. -- Also includes newspaper clippings about subsequent activities of students.
M-7659-20 Class lists for Spruce Cliff School, Calgary. -- 1959-1960. -- Also includes newspaper clippings about subsequent activities of students.
M-7659-21 Class lists for Glengarry School, Calgary. -- 1961-1964. -- Also includes newspaper clippings about subsequent activities of students.
M-7659-22 Class lists for Glenmeadow School, Calgary. -- 1965-1970. -- Also includes newspaper clippings about subsequent activities of students.
M-7659-23 Summer school. -- 1958 and n.d. -- Consists of notes and assignment for course on teaching gifted children and creative writing. Includes poetry.
M-7659-24 Programs, magazines, calendars. -- 1926-1963. -- Consists of Central High School yearbook, Banff School of Fine Arts calendars, Canmore Opera House programs, Glencoe Club Ice Carnival program, Alberta Poetry Yearbook, and Glengarry School anniversary magazine.
M-7659-25 Newspapers clippings, primarily re former students. -- 1922-1984. -- Includes Kay Wallace's poem, "The Calgary Stampede".
M-7659-26 Miscellaneous records. -- 1933-1939. -- Consists of notes on teaching reading, Empress Hotel blotters, "The Teacher's Psalm", a report on a convention of professors and students in Sweden, Stanley McCloskey's account of his journey from Calgary to England by freight train, etc.
Series 3 Vimy Pilgrimage. -- 1936
M-7659-27 Vimy Pilgrimage passport. -- 1936. -- Issued by the Canadian government.
M-7659-28 Official Pilgrimage functions. -- 1936. -- Consists of invitations and programs for the many functions held for the pilgrims, in both England and France.
M-7659-29 Cunard Lines, Ascania. -- 1936. -- Consists of programs of events, menus, timetables, and list of passengers (including Kay Wallace) on their way to Europe.
M-7659-30 Sightseeing guides. -- 1936. -- Consists of guides to Radio City, Madame Tussaud's, Scottish War Memorial, Crosville tours, etc. Includes The Canadian's Guide to London, and prgrams to the Folies Bergere and Whitehall Theatre.
M-7659-31 Letters written to Kay Wallace while on the pilgrimage. -- 1936
Series 4 Photographs. -- 1929-1977
PA-2983 Views of a hearing impaired class (1943), Normal School reunion (1977), and Vimy Pilgrimage (1936). -- 7 photographs
PB-732 Views of Central Collegiate Institute class (1929) and Queen's Park School (1950). -- 2 photographs

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