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Alberta Historic Sites Service. Calgary Buildings Inventory fonds

Photocopied 1985 (originally created [ca. 1971-1984])

Physical Description:
3.3 m of textual records

From approximately 1971 to 1984 the Historic Sites Service branch of the Alberta Department of Culture undertook a survey of Calgary buildings built prior to 1940, including houses, businesses, schools, public buildings, etc. The Calgary survey was part of a larger project conducted throughout Alberta, to build a database of information on the province's architectural heritage.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of inventory site forms for Calgary, which record the legal description, date of construction, condition, architectural details, and history of the buildings surveyed. The forms, which are arranged by street address, include a photograph taken at the time of the survey.

The material is in English.

Originals and Reproductions:
The originals are held by Historic Sites and Archives Service, Cultural Facilities and Historical Resources, Alberta Community Development.

No restrictions on access.

Finding Aids:
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.

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Other materials created by Alberta Historic Sites Service staff or contractors held at the Glenbow Archives include: Report on the Anderson Apartments (Calgary) by Janet Kennedy, 1982 (M-8087); Interview with Roland Michener by Janet Kennedy, 1983 (RCT-564); A Bibliography of the Crowsnest Pass by Leslie J. Hurt, 1979 (M 5651); The Development of the Community of Mount Royal by Susan Reid, 1982 (M 6744); "7U" Brown : Alberta Cattle Country by Margaret Barry McGechie, 1983 (M 6878); and History of Civil Aviation in Southern Alberta, 1927-1940 by Bruce Gowans, 1988 (M-8177).

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M 7360

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