Collection paa-9264 - Centennial Year Events in Edmonton collection

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Centennial Year Events in Edmonton collection

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PAA paa-9264

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  • 1935-1967, predominant 1967 (Creation)

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0.03 m of textual records

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Custodial history

In 1968, Hugh Taylor of the Provincial Archives of Alberta donated the material to the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

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The collection consists of material related to events held in Edmonton during Canada's centennial year (1967). The collection includes of a copy of The Edmonton Unitarian Vol. 14, No. 37, a program from Sherwood Heights Junior High to commemorate the birthday of Sir John A. Macdonald, a bulletin from the Northern Alberta Centennial Indoor Match Rifle Championships, a souvenir program from the Centennial Midget Hockey Championship Tournament, a program from the noon day services at the All Saints Cathedral, a program of the presentation of T.S. Elliot's Murder in the Cathedral at the All Saint's Cathedral, a program and poster of the Mystery Plays at the All Saint's Cathedral, a program for Muk-luk Mardi Gras in Edmonton, an invitation to the opening of the Charles M. Russell exhibit at the Edmonton Art Gallery, a program on the opening of the "Midnight Stadium" and Rodeo of World Champions at Fort Macleod, an O'Hara Auctions Centennial Business Bulletin, an information pamphlet on the centennial conference on the History of the Canadian West, a Banff School of Fine Arts schedule, a Casbah restaurant advertisement, a brochure on the Avord Arms Apartments, and a poster for the RCMP Concert Band and Musical Ride. The collection also includes an Order of Service of the twenty-fifth anniversary services of Robertson Church, Edmonton dating from 1935.

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  • The material is in English.

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There are no restrictions on access. Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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The Provincial Archives of Alberta holds a variety of records related to Canada's centennial.

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Record No. The collection includes the following accession: PR1968.0109<br><br>

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