University of Calgary Library, Special Collections

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University of Calgary Library, Special Collections

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Allison Wagner

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520 Taylor Family Digital Library; 2500 University Drive N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4

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Phone: (403) 220-3608

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Fax: (403) 210-3075

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An online request form is available

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Total Volume: ca. 1200 metres
Inclusive Dates: 1880s - current
Predominant Dates: 1940s - current

Mandate is to acquire, make accessible for research and preserve archival material documenting Canadian creativity in the personal papers and business records of Canadian writers, publishers, composers, musicians and artists. Holdings also contain collections relating to law, history, journalism and religion. Some fonds such as the Diocesan records of the Anglican Church of Canada - Calgary Diocese are on permanent loan. The various fonds include personal and business correspondence, research materials, manuscripts, scrapbooks, photographs, audio-visual materials and artifacts. The holdings also include international materials such as a manuscript from 1400.

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Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
(Except Statutory holidays and last week of December)

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  • Clipboard

Primary contact

520 Taylor Family Digital Library; 2500 University Drive N.W., Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4