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Title:
Federation of Calgary Communities fonds

Date(s):
1930-2001, predominant 1971-1989

Physical Description:
3.14 m of textual records

History:
In 1940 forty communities established the Federation of Calgary Communities in Calgary, Alberta to provide the city with sports programs and assist in community development. The federation was reorganized in 1961 and registered under the Societies Act. By 1973 it provided support and educational services to community associatons and took part in civic planning. It has worked closely with the City of Calgary with respect to community development, zoning bylaws and transportation decisions. The sports activities organized by the federation were later assumed by Minor Sports Calgary. In 1990 the FCC represented approximately 100 communities within the City of Calgary.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of constitution and bylaws; minutes; alphabetical subject / correspondence files regarding the organization's activities; community associations historical files; FCC newsletters; and programs for Heart of the City conferences. Includes newsletters of FCC's affiliate, the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of the Federation of Calgary Communities, 1980-2008.

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/federation.cfm

Accruals:
Further additions expected.

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M 5870, M 9299

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