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Title:
Hounsfield Heights-Briar Hill Community Association fonds

Date(s):
1949-2000

Physical Description:
9 m of textual records

History:
The Hounsfield Heights Community Association in northwest Calgary, Alberta was founded in 1949. Early activities included building a skating rink, securing land for a park, and holding social events. In 1952 it joined with an interested group from Briar Hill to form the Hounsfield Heights-Briar Hill Community Association, which was incorporated in 1953. The objects of the association are to provide for the recreation and social interaction of members and to provide a forum for the discussion of questions affecting the interests of the community. A community hall was built in 1956 to provide a centre for the various activities of the community. A kindergarten was organized in the same year.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of constitution, bylaws, minutes, correspondence, financial statements, and newsletters.
RECORDS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS ARE ALSO IN THIS FONDS. SEE INVENTORY FOR DETAILS: Calgary Community Recreation Association, Federation of Calgary Communities, North Bow Community Planning Association, North Calgary Kiwanis Community Recreation Society, and West Mount Pleasant Community Association.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Hounsfield Heights-Briar Hill Community Association, 1981-2005.

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/hhbh.cfm

Accruals:
Further additions expected.

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-6173, M-9022, M-9109

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