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Table of Contents

Series 1 Centre Gallery herstory. -- 1995-2001.
Series 2Office files . -- 1993-2001.
Series 3 Visitors' books. -- 1995-2001.
Series 4Mail art. -- 1999-2000.
Series 5Photographs. -- 1999-2000.
Series 6Sound recordings. -- 1997-1998.
Series 7 Video recordings. -- 1997-2000.

Inventory

Series 1 Centre Gallery herstory. - 1995-2001. - 26 cm of textual records and other material. -- The series consists of pages from a series of scrapbooks documenting the exhibitions and other public activities at the Centre Gallery. Includes photographs, newsclippings, publicity materials, and correspondence. -- Arranged chronologically. The binders, which had no aesthetic or informational significance, were removed for conservation reasons.
M-8831-1 Centre Gallery herstory. -- 1995-1996.
M-8831-2 Centre Gallery herstory. -- 1997 Mar.-Aug.
M-8831-3 Centre Gallery herstory. -- 1997 Sept.-1998 Aug.
M-8831-4 Centre Gallery herstory. -- 1998 Sept.-1999 Mar.
M-8831-5 Centre Gallery herstory. -- 1999 Apr.-Aug.
M-8831-6 Centre Gallery herstory. -- 1999 Sept.-2000 Feb.
M-8831-7 Centre Gallery herstory. -- 2000 Feb.-Apr.
M-8831-8 Centre Gallery herstory. -- 2000 May-Aug.
M-8831-9 Centre Gallery herstory. -- 2000 Sept.-Dec.
M-8831-10 Centre Gallery herstory. -- 2001 Jan.-Mar.
M-8831-11 Centre Gallery herstory. -- 2001 Apr.-June.
Series 2

Office files . -- 1993-2001. -- 1.1 m of textual records and other material. -- The series consists of documentation of the governance and administration of the Centre Gallery, including Board minutes, financial records, volunteer manuals, statistics, publicity materials, records of exhibitions and events, consignment agreements, exhibition inventories, artist résumés, artist statements, artist proposals, fundraising records, and grant applications. -- Arranged in approximately chronological sub-series:

1995-1998 August
1998 September-1999 August
1999 September-2000 August
2000 September-2001 August

  1995-1998 August
M-8831-12 Certificate of incorporation. -- 1995.
M-8831-13 In Search of Fearlessness Centre : newsletter, membership. -- 1996-1997.
M-8831-14 In Search of Fearlessness Centre : Board development program. -- 1996.
M-8831-15 In Search of Fearlessness Centre : orientation manual. -- 1993-1999 (predominant 1997).
M-8831-16 In Search of Fearlessness Centre workshops. -- 1995-1999.
M-8831-17 In Search of Fearlessness Centre : Gallery Committee minutes. -- 1997-1998 Apr.
M-8831-18 Centre Gallery : separation from In Search of Fearlessness Centre. -- 1998 Mar.
M-8831-19 Income tax reports. -- 1996-1997.
M-8831-20 Balance sheets. -- 1995-1997.
M-8831-179 Ledger book. -- 1997-1998.
M-8831-21 City of Calgary taxes. -- 1995-1998.
M-8831-22 Tax-exempt status of gallery. -- 1997-1998.
M-8831-23 Front desk volunteers' records of visitors. -- 1996 Oct.-1998 Aug.
M-8831-24 Workshops. -- 1996-1997.
M-8831-25 Brochures, calls, invites, etc. -- 1995-1997 Aug.
M-8831-26 Brochures, calls, invites, etc. -- 1997 Sept.-1998 Aug.
M-8831-27 Exhibition schedules. -- 1997 Sept.-1998 Aug.
M-8831-28 Publicity. -- 1996.
M-8831-29 Publicity. -- 1997.
M-8831-30 Publicity. -- 1998 Jan.-Aug.
M-8831-31 Consignment agreements. -- 1996-1998 Aug.
M-8831-32 Artists' inventories. -- 1996-1998 Aug.
M-8831-33 Artists ' statements. -- 1995-1998 Aug. -- Alphabetical
M-8831-34 Artists' résumés. -- 1995-1998 Aug. -- Alphabetical.
M-8831-35 Proposals : Lisa Adams. -- 1996. -- Includes 8 slides, 3 transparencies.
M-8831-36 Proposals : Svava Juliusson. -- 1995. -- Includes 20 slides, 1 photograph.
M-8831-37 International Women's Day. -- 1998 Mar.
M-8831-38 Tibetan show. -- 1998.
M-8831-39 Literary events. -- 1997-1998 Aug.
M-8831-40 Silent auction. -- 1997 May.
M-8831-41 Harvest moon silent auction. -- 1997 Aug.
M-8831-42 Christmas miniature silent auction. -- 1997 Dec.
M-8831-43 Coffeehouse and dessert silent auction. -- 1998 Feb.
M-8831-44 April miniature silent auction. -- 1998 Apr.
M-8831-45 Summer solstice silent auction. -- 1998 June.
M-8831-46 Grant application : Alberta Foundation for the Arts. -- 1997 Feb.
M-8831-47 Grant application : Alberta Foundation for the Arts. -- 1998 Feb.
M-8831-48 Grant application : Alberta Foundation for the Arts : literary grants. -- 1997 Dec.
M-8831-49 Grant application : Calgary Region Arts Foundation : Venus Crossing project. -- 1997 Nov.
M-8831-50 Grant application : Calgary Region Arts Foundation. -- 1998 Jan.
  1998 September-1999 August
M-8831-51 Board minutes, annual reports. -- 1998 May-1999 Aug.
M-8831-52 Centre Gallery administrator's manual. -- 1996-1999.
M-8831-53 Statistics. -- 1998 Sept.-1999 Aug.
M-8831-54 Logs : calendar, front desk volunteers' record of visitors, volunteer time records. -- 1998 Sept.-1999 Aug.
M-8831-55 Invites, brochures, calls, workshops, etc. -- 1998 Sept.-1999 Aug.
M-8831-56 Exhibition schedules. -- 1998 Sept.-1999 Aug.
M-8831-57 Press releases. -- 1998 Sept.-1999 Aug.
M-8831-58 Publicity. -- 1998 Sept.-1999 Aug.
M-8831-59 Email announcements. -- 1998 Sept.-1999 Aug.
M-8831-60 Consignment agreements. -- 1998 Sept.-1999 Aug.
M-8831-61 Show inventories. -- 1998 Sept.-1999 Aug.
M-8831-62 Artists' résumés. -- 1998 Sept.-1999 Aug. -- Alphabetical.
M-8831-63 Proposals : Elesha Vaughan. -- [1999]. -- Includes 8 slides.
M-8831-64 Proposals : Lynn Huras. -- 1999.
M-8831-65 Calgary Region Arts Foundation : seminar. -- 1999 Aug. -- On fundraising.
M-8831-66 Artwalk 99. -- 1998 Sept.- 1999 Oct.
M-8831-67 Ray Johnny special event. -- 1998 Sept.-1999 Aug.
M-8831-68 Fundraising events. -- 1998 Sept.-1999 Aug.
M-8831-69 Fall fundraising raffle. -- 1998 Oct.-Nov.
M-8831-70 Christmas silent auction fundraiser. -- 1998 Nov.-Dec.
M-8831-71 Coffee house and variety show fundraiser. -- 1999 Mar.
M-8831-72 Spring forward silent auction. -- 1999 Apr.-May.
M-8831-73 Garage sale. -- 1999 June.
M-8831-74 Grant application : Alberta Foundation for the Arts. -- 1999 Feb.
M-8831-75 Grant application : Alberta Foundation for the Arts : literary grants. -- 1998 Dec.
M-8831-76 Grant application : Alberta Foundation for the Arts : literary grants. -- 1999 June.
M-8831-77 Grant application : Calgary Region Arts Foundation. -- 1999 Jan.
  1999 September-2000 August
M-8831-78 Board minutes. -- 1999 Sept.-2000 Aug.
M-8831-79 Policies and objectives. -- [ca. 1999-ca. 2000].
M-8831-80 Statistics, reports, membership directory, balance sheet. -- 1999 Sept.-2000 Aug.
M-8831-81 Membership lists, applications, renewals. -- 1997-2000 Aug.
M-8831-82 Visitors' log, calendar, volunteer hours. -- 1999 Sept.-2000 Aug.
M-8831-83 Volunteers. -- [ca. 1999-ca. 2000]. -- Notes on prospective volunteers, volunteer roles.
M-8831-180 Calendar. -- 1999 Jan.-2000 Jan.
M-8831-84 Calendar. -- 1999 Sept.-2000 Dec.
M-8831-85 Invites, brochures, calls, etc. -- 1999 Sept.-2000 Aug.
M-8831-86 Exhibition schedules. -- 1999 Sept.-2000 Aug.
M-8831-87 Press releases. -- 1999 Sept.-2000 Aug.
M-8831-88 Publicity. -- 1999 Sept.-2000 Aug.
M-8831-89 Advertising. -- 1999-2000.
M-8831-90 Email announcements. -- 1999 Sept.-2000 Aug.
M-8831-91 Consignment agreements. -- 1999 Sept.-2000 Aug.
M-8831-92 Exhibition inventories. -- 1999 Sept.-2000 Aug.
M-8831-93 Artists' résumés and statements : A-L. -- 1999 Sept.-2000 Aug.
M-8831-94 Artists' résumés and statements : M-Z. -- 1999 Sept.-2000 Aug.
M-8831-95 Proposals : Diana L. Faucher. -- 2000. -- Includes 1 slide.
M-8831-96 Proposals : Brenda L. Cuppon, feng shui consultant. -- [2000]. -- Includes mini-cassette.
M-8831-97 Proposals : Fiiona Morgan. -- 2000. -- Includes 1 photograph.
M-8831-98 Proposals : Sarah Murphy. -- [2000].
M-8831-99 Literary events. -- 2000 Jan.-Aug.
M-8831-100 The Day of the Living. -- 1999 Oct.
M-8831-101 Literary grants reports. -- 1999 Jan.-2000 Jan.
M-8831-102 Fundraising events. 1999 Sept.-2000 Aug.
M-8831-103 Card contracts. -- [1999].
M-8831-104 Tea house. -- 1999 Nov.
M-8831-105 Christmas miniature auction. -- 1999 Nov.
M-8831-106 Springing into the Millenium auction. -- 2000 May.
M-8831-107 Grant application : Alberta Foundation for the Arts. -- 2000 Feb.
M-8831-108 Grant application : Alberta Foundation for the Arts : literary grants. -- 2000 Mar.
M-8831-109 Grant application : Calgary Community Lottery Board. -- 2000 Apr.
M-8831-110 Grant application : Calgary Region Arts Foundation. -- 2000 Jan.
M-8831-111 Donation requests to corporations. -- 2000 Mar.-May.
  2000 September-2001 August
M-8831-112 Board agendas and minutes. -- 2000 Sept.-2001 Aug.
M-8831-113 Bylaws and objects. -- 2001.
M-8831-114 Board development program. -- 2000 Oct.
M-8831-115 Financial statements. -- 1999-2000.
M-8831-116 Society annual return. -- 2001.
M-8831-117 Bank signing authority. -- 1999-2001.
M-8831-118 Insurance. -- 1995-2000.
M-8831-119 Property tax exemption. -- 1999-2000.
M-8831-120 Lease agreement. -- 1995-2000.
M-8831-121 Correspondence with May Quon (landlady). -- 2001.
M-8831-122 Sub-rental agreements. -- 1998-2001.
M-8831-123 Gallery plan. -- [ca. 1995-ca. 2001]. -- Floor plan, proposed renovations.
M-8831-124 Closing announcement and final mail-out. -- 2001 Aug.
M-8831-125 Front desk volunteers' manual. -- 2000-2001.
M-8831-126 Contact lists, brochures, business cards. -- [ca. 1995-ca. 2001].
M-8831-127 Membership. -- 2000 Sept.-2001.
M-8831-128 Office calendar. -- 2001.
M-8831-129 Correspondence. -- 1999-2001.
M-8831-130 Publicity. -- 2000 Sept.-2001.
M-8831-131 Press releases. -- 2000 Sept.-2001.
M-8831-132 Email announcements. -- 2000 Sept.-2001.
M-8831-133 Invites, brochures, calls, etc. -- 2000 Sept.-2001.
M-8831-134 Exhibit schedules. -- 2000 Sept.-2001 Aug.
M-8831-135 Exhibitions (proposed for 2001-2002). -- [2001].
M-8831-136 Acceptance letter. -- [ca. 2000]. -- Form letters.
M-8831-137 Artwalk 2000. -- 2000 Jan.-Oct.
M-8831-138 Artwalk 2001. -- 2001.
M-8831-139 International Women's Day. -- 1998-2001.
M-8831-140 Literary events. -- 2000 Apr.-Dec.
M-8831-141 Treybig, Kathy Lynn : poem, "Greek delight". -- [ca. 2001].
M-8831-142 Consignment agreements. -- 2000 Sept.-2001 Aug.
M-8831-143 Exhibition inventories. -- 2000 Sept.-2001 Aug.
M-8831-144 Artists' résumés and statements. -- 2000 Sept.-2001. -- Alphabetical.
M-8831-145 Fundraising notes. -- 1999-2001.
M-8831-146 Christmas mini auction. -- 2000 Dec.-2001 Jan.
M-8831-147 "Touched by an Artist" live auction. -- 2001 Mar.
M-8831-148 Spring 2001 auction. -- 2001 May-June.
M-8831-149 Space rental agreements. -- 2000 Mar.-Oct.
M-8831-150 Grant application : Alberta Foundation for the Arts. -- 2001 Feb.
M-8831-151 Grant applications : Alberta Foundation for the Arts : literary events. -- 2000-2001.
M-8831-152 Alberta Foundation for the Arts : reports. -- 1998-2001.
M-8831-153 Grant application : Calgary Community Lottery Board. -- 2001 Mar.
M-8831-154 Grant applications : Calgary Region Foundation for the Arts. -- 2000-2001.
M-8831-155 Grant application : Canada Council for the Arts. -- 2000-2001
M-8831-156 Grant applications : STEP program. -- 2001.
Series 3 Visitors' books. -- 1995-2001. -- 7 cm of textual records. - The series consists of comments by visitors to the Centre Gallery. Also includes business cards collected by the gallery.
M-8831-157 Visitors' book. -- 1995-[1998].
M-8831-158 Visitors' book. -- 1999-2001.
M-8831-159 Business cards. -- [ca. 1995-ca. 2001].
Series 4 Mail art. -- 1999-2000. -- 11 cm of textual records and other material. -- The series consists of postcards and other small works of art mailed to the Centre Gallery from artists around the world. They were exhbited in the exhibition "Twice Posted" commemorating International Women's Day in March 2001. The series also includes one paper Christmas tree ornament. -- Arranged as found in a binder assembled by the Centre Gallery. The binder, which had no aesthetic significance, was removed for conservation reasons.
M-8831-160 Mail art from America and Calgary. -- 2000. -- Works by Pam Weber, Natalie Kurzuk, Angelique Gillespie, Georgie Lewis, Tamarah Rose Antares, Jacqui Wright, Giovanni StraDaDA, Liv Pederson, Shannon Mackinnon, Tarissa Lorenzetti, Pat Koehler.
M-8831-161 Femail-art catalogus. -- 1999. -- Pamphlet.
M-8831-162 Mail art from Europe. -- 2000. -- Works by Pascal Lenoir, Giovanni StraDaDa, Tarrissa May Lorenzetti, Art Waste Paper Co. Ltd., Ann Howell, P. Weber, Tatjiana Simic, Lilian Track-Matisons, Ann "Querencia", Natalie Kurzuk, Ko de Jonge, Emilio Morandi, Sari Hobbs, Vesna Milicovic, Roswitha Pressburger, Machthild Hammacher, Ruggero Maggi.
M-8831-162 Mail art. -- 2000. -- Works by Elizabeth Laishley, Elaine Rounds, Diane Bertrand, Keith Bates, Lunar Suede, Lois Klassen, Giovanni and Renata StraDaDA, Eva Tilianyi, Georgina Morison, ManWoman, Caillianne Becherman.
M-8831-164 Mail art from South America. -- 2000. -- Works by Judy Tattersall, Clemente Padin, Femke, Brenda Rogers.
M-8831-165 Mail art from North. -- 2000. -- Works by Earlene & Sweeney, Miche-Art van den Broeck, Brenda Rogers, Mike Dyar.
M-8831-166 Mail art. -- 2000. Works by Elaine Rounds, Lunar Suede, Sheryl Orr, Dianne Bertrand, Kluane's Creations, Camille Claudel, Annina Van Schroeck, Grace Cameron, Vanessa Kister, Loren, Pascal Lenoir.
M-8831-167 Mail art. -- 2000. -- Works by Vanessa Kister, Giovanni StraDaDa, Clemente Padin, Vesna Milicevic, Dobrica Kamperelic, Zoryana Garbar, Miche-Art van den Broeck.
M-8831-168 Mail art. -- 2000. -- Works by Ruggero Maggi, Annina Van Sebroeck, Diane Bertrand, Pawel Petasz, Mike Dyar, Dragonfly Dream, Janet Mathews.
M-8831-169 Angel (paper Christmas tree decoration by Rene Varma). -- 1999.
Series 5 Photographs. -- 1999-2000. -- 262 photographs. -- The series consists of snapshots of Centre Gallery exhibitions and events.
M-8831-170 Healing. -- 1999 Jan. -- 20 photonegatives.
M-8831-171 International Women's Day event. -- 1999 Feb. -- 41 photonegatives + 15 photoprints.
M-8831-172 Erotica. -- 1999 Apr. -- 13 photonegatives + 12 photoprints.
M-8831-173 Afrikadey! -- 1999 Aug. -- 37 photonegatives + 20 photoprints.
M-8831-174 Healing. -- 2000 Jan. -- 48 photonegatives + 9 photoprints.
M-8831-175 Portraits. -- 2000 Feb. -- 48 photonegatives + 17 photoprints.
M-8831-176 Silent auction ad hocracy. -- 2000 spring. -- 24 photonegatives.
M-8831-177 Erotica. -- 2000 July. -- 24 photonegatives.
M-8831-178 Leonard Cohen re-visited. -- 2000 Nov 16. -- 7 photoprints.
Series 6 Sound recordings. -- 1997-1998. -- 5 audio cassettes. -- The series consists of recordings of literary readings and artists' talks recorded in the Centre Gallery, and one promotional radio interview.
RCT-975-1 Honouring Gaia : a female tribute to Mother Earth : artists' talks. -- 1997 Apr. 19. -- 1 audio cassette (ca. 56 min.). -- Consists of introduction by Shannon MacKinnon, short lectures by Lisa Adams, Crystal Catudal, Angelique Gillespie, Madelainne J. Koss, Laura Launey, Sarah Murphy, Linda Red Hawk, Alexandra Strzelecka, and Liz Sullivan.
RCT-975-2 Harvest moon fundraiser : literary readings. -- 1997 Aug. 20. -- 1 audio cassette (ca. 59 min.). -- Consists of readings by Robert Fisher (excerpt from autobiography Call Her Rebel), Kathy Treybig (poems), Sarah Murphy (story "Green Cherokee" from collection 26 Nutmeg Mews), Jan Sheppard (poems), Irene Graham (poem "Women of Kabul").
RCT-975-3 Women listen : literary readings. -- 1997 Sept. 18. -- 1 audio cassette (ca. 46 min.). -- Consists of introduction by Barbara Bickel, readings by Joyce Luna (poems), Wendy Adams (4 stories), Bonnie McKay (poems), Pat Tzotos (poems).
RCT-975-4 Anne Severson. -- 1997 Sept. 20. -- 1 audio cassette (ca. 34 min.). -- Consists of introduction by Barbara Bickel, lecture by Anne Severson about her art, questions from the audience.
RCT-975-5 Arts alive on CKUA. -- 1998 Apr. 8. -- 1 audio cassette (ca. 7 min.). -- Host Daphne Bain interviews artists Jerald Blackstock and Richard Harrison about their participation in the exhibition "Men II" at the Centre Gallery. Includes a poem read by Harrison.
Series 7 Video recordings. --1997-2000. -- 7 video cassettes. -- The series consists of recordings of three events at the Centre Gallery and six promotional television interviews.
V-79-1 Voices from the source : art as healing : reading. -- 1997 Jan. 10. -- 1 video casstte excerpt (ca. 25 min.) : VHS. -- Consists of poetry by Rosanna D'Agnillo, Sue Schrader, Sarah Murphy, and Jan Sheppard, and percussion performance by One World Drum, introduced by Barbara Bickel.
V-79-1 No Fear Day. -- 1997 Nov. 1. -- 1 video cassette excerpt (ca. 15 min.) : VHS. -- Consists of views of an exhibition of children's art on the theme "with fear/without fear", with commentary by Robert Fisher of the In Search of Fearlessness Centre; talk and songs by another member of the Centre.
V-79-2 Now TV segment. -- 1998 Mar. 6. -- 1 video cassette excerpt (ca. 4 min.) : VHS. -- Catherine Cruz discusses International Women's Day exhibition. -- Segment begins at 3:58. Cassette includes other Now TV programming.
V-79-3 The Summer Solstice Silent Auction. -- 1998 June 11. -- 1 video cassette excerpt (ca. 4 min.) : VHS. -- On the A Channel program "The Big Breakfast Show" Kathy Lynn Treybig discusses the silent auction fundraiser. -- Segment begins at 8:22. Cassette includes other A Channel programming.
V-79-3 Art for freedom. -- 1998 June 30. -- 1 video cassette except (ca. 2 min.) : VHS. -- On the A Channel program "The Big Breakfast Show", Catherine Cruz discusses the exhibition "Struggling for Freedom: Artists for Tibet". -- Segment begins about 5 min. after the Summer Solstice Silent Auction segment. Cassette includes other A Channel programming.
V-79-4 Tiny treasures. -- 1998 Nov. -- 1 video cassette excerpt (ca. 2 min.) : VHS. -- On the A Channel News, Nina MacDonald is interviewed about the Centre Gallery's annual Christmas miniature silent auction.. -- Cassette includes other A Channel programming.
V-79-5 International Women's Day at Centre Gallery. -- 1999 Mar. 8. -- 1 video cassette excerpt (ca. 4 min.) : VHS. -- On the A Channel program "The Big Breakfast Show", Joyce Luna discusses and displays women's art. -- Segment begins at 8:05. Cassette includes other A Channel programming.
V-79-6 Homage to Leonard Cohen. -- 1999 Nov. 13. -- 1 video cassette (ca. 30 min.) : VHS. -- Excerpts from an exhibition opening featuring readings by Kathy Lynn Treybig and Yolanda Van Dyck, artist talk by Elizabeth Laishley, and songs performed by Brian Woolliams.
V-79-7 International Women's Day at Centre Gallery. -- 2000 Mar. 8. -- 1 video cassette excerpt (ca. 4 min.) : VHS. -- On the A Channel program "The Big Breakfast Show", Tarrissa Lorenzetti discusses the exhibition and events. -- Segment begins at 7:16. Cassette includes other A Channel programming.
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