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Title:
Calgary Fish and Game Association fonds

Date(s):
1961-2007

Physical Description:
3.5 m of textual records. -- 370 photographs

History:
The Calgary Fish and Game Association was established in Calgary, Alberta in 1908. Its current objectives are: to promote the conservation of fish, wildlife and natural resources; to promote the non-commercial harvest of fish and game as a part of wildlife management; to assist in educating people to enjoy the values of wildlife and natural resources and to conserve them for future generations; to insist on continued public ownership of public lands and wildlife; to obtain and maintain access to public lands; to promote outdoor ethics and safety and teach and practice the safe use and care of firemarms; and to promote the cause of fish and game and wildlife propagation, conservation and to encourage the study, gathering and publishing of information on these subjects. The Association publishes a newsletter called Our Vanishing Heritage. For further information see David Finch's article, "The Calgary Fish and Game Association" in Conservation Pride and Passion : The Alberta Fish and Game Association, 1908-2008 / Don Meredith and Duane Radford, eds. -- Edmonton : The Association, 2008.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of newsletters (1961-2004), general correspondence files (1967-2007), executive files including minutes (1968-2000), membership records (1985-1997), financial records (1968-2001), miscellany (1975-1993), photographs (1986-1998) and posters (1992-2002). Includes circulars and conference proceedings of the Alberta Fish and Game Association (1967-2003).

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Calgary Fish and Game Association, 2008.

Language:
The material is in English.

Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.

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

View finding aid / scanned documents:
http://www.glenbow.org/collections/search/findingAids/archhtm/fishgame.cfm

Accruals:
Further additions expected.

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-9296, PA-3822, PD-363

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