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Alumni Association fonds
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- University of Calgary. Alumni Association
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10.66 m of textual records and other material
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The University of Alberta Alumni Association, Calgary branch endorsed and proposed the formation of the University of Alberta, Calgary Alumni Association in 1965. After autonomy was granted to the University of Calgary the following year, the membership of the Alumni Association, The University of Calgary was formalized. The University of Alberta Alumni Association, Calgary branch endorsed and proposed the formation of the University of Alberta, Calgary Alumni Association in 1965. After autonomy was granted to the University of Calgary the following year, the membership of the Alumni Association, The University of Calgary was formalized. The first president was D.Hugh Bessell. The Association was incorporated under the Societies Act in March 1976. It has been committed to assisting the University in fund-raising and policy-making, and in developing and encouraging on-going relationships between graduates and the University, and between the campus and the community. To communicate regularly with the alumni, the Association published a newsletter, CALUM, begun at least by June 1970, which was renamed Calgary Alumni Magazine in 1983 and ARCH in 1999. The Association has representation on the University's Board of Governors, Senate, General Faculties Council, and various councils and committees. It has been a major financial contributor the University Library, and provides funds for scholarships and research efforts on campus.
Deposited by Alumni Association of the University of Calgary.
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Fonds consists of minutes of board of directors, executive meetings, and annual general meetings (1965-1993); annual reports (1976-1995); directors' manual (n.d., 1982); constitution and by-laws (1968-1970); administrative records of the Alumni Association including files on the mentor program, campus card, and general correspondence; fund raising records; volunteer recruitment files; 25th anniversary planning and celebration files; distinguished alumni awards annual files (1986-1998); Alumni Association magazines CALUM (1969-1982), Alumni (1983-1999), and ARCH (1999-2003); pamphlets and programmes; and newsclippings.
Includes 45 video cassette tapes, 8 albums (ca. 550 photographs) : col. ; 10 x 15 cm, 2 microfilm reels of textual records ; 35 mm.
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See also UARC 89.013 for records from the Alumni Affairs Office.
Further accruals expected.
Record No. UARC 69.002, 86.001, 97.164, 98.071, 2000.048 2001.010, 2001.011, 2001.016<br><br>