Glenbow Museum - Where the World Meets the West

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Archives Photographs

The Archives Photographs Catalogue contains over 112,000 historical photographs, illustrations, cartoons and posters documenting the people, landscape and development of the Canadian West from the 1870s to 2000.

Search Tips

All words
Use the & (ampersand) between a string of words, like this: schools & children & Calgary

Any words
Use the / (forward slash) between a string of words, like this: cowboys / cowgirls / rodeos

Exact phrase
Simply enter the phrase, like this: Calgary Brewing and Malting Company

Singular and plural or word variations
Use the * (asterix) at the end of a word, like this: ranch*
This will find ranch, ranches, ranchers, ranching, etc.

Date range
In the Year(s) box use the : (colon) between years, like this: 1939 : 1945

Ordering Information

Important notice

Our payment clearance system is temporarily not working, for which we apologize. Please place your order online as usual and then contact us directly at 403-268-4148 with your credit card information.
Due to the impending Canadian postal strike, we will deliver all images electronically.

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Note: use &, /, and ! for and, or and not

i.e. 1950 : 1960

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