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Title:
Calgary Gladiolus Society fonds

Date(s):
1939-1970

Physical Description:
38 cm of textual records

History:
The Calgary Gladiolus Society of Calgary, Alberta was founded in 1932 by five enthusiastic gladiolus growers. In its first five years membership grew to 80 gardeners. The society held an annual show in early September, and also had a large section in the Calgary Horticultural Society's annual exhibition. In 1968, Dick Powys-Lybbe, one of the major promoters of the society, died. Membership declined during the following years, and CGS folded in the early 1970s.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of minutes, membership book, correspondence, annual show records and financial records.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Calgary Horticultural Society, 1990.

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/glad.cfm

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M 8113

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