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Frank Thomson wrestling a steer
M-8266-175

Foothills Cowboys Association fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Charter
Series 2Minutes. - 1955-1988
Series 3Financial statements. - 1959- 1989
Series 4Membership lists. - 1955- 1990
Series 5Blacklists. - 1980- 1990
Series 6Banquets. - 1979- 1989
Series 7Rodeo results. - 1976-1983, predominant 1981-1986
Series 8Rodeo finals. - 1981- 1989
Series 9Correspondence. - 1978- 1984
Series 10Medical releases. - 1979- 1988
Series 11Subject files. - 1977-1991, predominant 1980-1988
Series 12Promotional materials. - 1967- 1985

Inventory

Series 1

Charter

M-8266-1Incorporation, application, and certificate
M-8266-2Objects, bylaws, and rules
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Series 2

Minutes. - 1955- 1988. - 12.5 cm of textual records. - Consists of the minutes of the executive and annual meetings, directors meetings, and rodeo managers' meetings. Arranged in original chronological order.

M-8266-3Minutes. - 1955
M-8266-4Minutes. - 1956
M-8266-5Minutes. - 1957
M-8266-6Minutes. - 1958
M-8266-7Minutes. - 1959
M-8266-8Minutes. - 1960
M-8266-9Minutes. - 1961
M-8266-10Minutes. - 1962
M-8266-11Minutes. - 1963
M-8266-12Minutes. - 1964
M-8266-13Minutes. - 1965
M-8266-14Minutes. - 1966
M-8266-15Minutes. - 1967
M-8266-16Minutes. - 1968
M-8266-17Minutes. - 1969
M-8266-18Minutes. - 1970
M-8266-19Minutes. - 1971
M-8266-20Minutes. - 1972
M-8266-21Minutes. - 1973
M-8266-22Minutes. - 1974
M-8266-23Minutes. - 1975
M-8266-24Minutes. - 1976
M-8266-25Minutes. - 1977
M-8266-26Minutes. - 1978
M-8266-27Minutes. - 1979
M-8266-28Minutes. - 1980
M-8266-29Minutes. - 1981
M-8266-30Minutes. - 1982
M-8266-31Minutes. - 1983
M-8266-32Minutes. - 1984
M-8266-33Minutes. - 1985
M-8266-34Minutes. - 1986
M-8266-35Minutes. - 1987
M-8266-36Minutes. - 1988
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Series 3

Financial statements. - 1959-1989. - 3.5 cm of textual records. - Consists of audited annual reports; balance sheets (both annual and per event). Note: the years 1964, 1966-1968, 1970-1977, 1981, 1986-1987 are missing. Arranged in original, chronological order.

M-8266-37Financial statements. - 1955
M-8266-38Financial statements. - 1956
M-8266-39Financial statements. - 1957
M-8266-40Financial statements. - 1958
M-8266-41Financial statements. - 1959
M-8266-42Financial statements. - 1960
M-8266-43Financial statements. - 1961
M-8266-44Financial statements. - 1962
M-8266-45Financial statements. - 1963
M-8266-46Financial statements. - 1965
M-8266-47Financial statements. - 1969
M-8266-48Financial statements. - 1978
M-8266-49Financial statements. - 1979
M-8266-50Financial statements. - 1980
M-8266-51Financial statements. - 1982
M-8266-52Financial statements. - 1983
M-8266-53Financial statements. - 1984
M-8266-54Financial statements. - 1985
M-8266-55Financial statements. - 1988
M-8266-56Financial statements. - 1989
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Series 4

Membership lists. - 1955-1990. - 3.5 cm of textual records. - Consists of annual and monthly membership lists in the original, chronological order. Note: the lists from the years 1959-1960, 1966, 1968-1974, 1976 are missing.

M-8266-57Membership lists. - 1955
M-8266-58Membership lists. - 1956
M-8266-59Membership lists. - 1957
M-8266-60Membership lists. - 1958
M-8266-61Membership lists. - 1961
M-8266-62Membership lists. - 1962
M-8266-63Membership lists. - 1963
M-8266-64Membership lists. - 1964
M-8266-65Membership lists. - 1965
M-8266-66Membership lists. - 1967
M-8266-67Membership lists. - 1975
M-8266-68Membership lists. - 1977
M-8266-69Membership lists. - 1978
M-8266-70Membership lists. - 1979
M-8266-71Membership lists. - 1980
M-8266-72Membership lists. - 1981
M-8266-73Membership lists. - 1982
M-8266-74Membership lists. - 1983
M-8266-75Membership lists. - 1984
M-8266-76Membership lists. - 1985
M-8266-77Membership lists. - 1986
M-8266-78Membership lists. - 1987
M-8266-79Membership lists. - 1988
M-8266-80Membership lists. - 1989
M-8266-81Membership lists. - 1990
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Series 5

Blacklists. - 1980- 1990. - 2.5 cm of textual records. - Consists of annual lists of members who had been suspended by the FCA for various infractions. Also includes the suspension lists of the Western Indian and Exhibition Association; Interior Rodeo Association, Wild Rose Rodeo and the Western Canadian Intercollegiate Rodeo as these lists were honoured by the FCA. Original, chronological order retained.

M-8266-82Blacklists. - 1980-1982
M-8266-83Blacklists. - 1983
M-8266-84Blacklists. - 1984
M-8266-85Blacklists. - 1985
M-8266-86Blacklists. - 1986
M-8266-87Blacklists. - 1987
M-8266-88Blacklists. - 1988
M-8266-89Blacklists. - 1989-1990
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Series 6

Banquets. - 1979- 1989. - 2 cm of textual records. - Consists of programs, menus, invitations, correspondence, guests lists and financial statements. Original order retained.

M-8266-90Banquets. - 1979-1982
M-8266-91Banquets. - 1983
M-8266-92Banquets. - 1984
M-8266-93Banquets. - 1985
M-8266-94Banquets. - 1986
M-8266-95Banquets. - 1987
M-8266-96Banquets. - 1988
M-8266-97Banquets. - 1989
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Series 7

Rodeo results. - 1976-1983, predominant 1981-1986. - 15 cm of textual records. - Consists of alphabetically arranged files which contain the results of rodeos held across the province of Alberta. Also included are correspondence and financial statements relating to the various rodeos. Original order retained.

M-8266-98Rodeo results. - Airdrie
M-8266-99Rodeo results. - Athabasca
M-8266-100Rodeo results. - Bassano
M-8266-101Rodeo results. - Botha
M-8266-102Rodeo results. - Big Stone
M-8266-103Rodeo results. - Buck Lake
M-8266-104Rodeo results. - Canmore
M-8266-105Rodeo results. - Carbon
M-8266-106Rodeo results. - Caroline
M-8266-107Rodeo results. - Caster
M-8266-108Rodeo results. - Cochrane
M-8266-109Rodeo results. - Crossfield
M-8266-110Rodeo results. - Dog Pound
M-8266-111Rodeo results. - Drayton Valley
M-8266-112Rodeo results. - Drumheller
M-8266-113Rodeo results. - Edberg Elks
M-8266-114Rodeo results. - Gleichen
M-8266-115Rodeo results. - Golden
M-8266-116Rodeo results. - Hussar
M-8266-117Rodeo results. - Jasper
M-8266-118Rodeo results. - Leduc
M-8266-119Rodeo results. - Lethbridge
M-8266-120Rodeo results. - Lethbridge Rodeo of Rodeos
M-8266-121Rodeo results. - Lethbridge Spring Rodeo
M-8266-122Rodeo results. - Mayerthorpe
M-8266-123Rodeo results. - Morley
M-8266-124Rodeo results. - Nanton
M-8266-125Rodeo results. - Onoway
M-8266-126Rodeo results. - Rockyford
M-8266-127Rodeo results. - Rumsey
M-8266-128Rodeo results. - Sandy Landing
M-8266-129Rodeo results. - 69 Corral
M-8266-130Rodeo results. - Spruce Grove
M-8266-131Rodeo results. - Strathmore
M-8266-132Rodeo results. - Three Hills
M-8266-133Rodeo results. - Thorhild
M-8266-134Rodeo results. - Two Rivers
M-8266-135Rodeo results. - Water Valley
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Series 8

Rodeo finals. - 1981-1989. - 6 cm of textual records. - Consists of correspondence, data sheets, financial statements, stock lists, contracts, pay out sheets, press releases and invitations. The year 1985 is missing. Original, chronological order retained.

M-8266-136Rodeo finals. - 1981
M-8266-137Rodeo finals. - 1982
M-8266-138Rodeo finals. - 1983
M-8266-139Rodeo finals. - 1984
M-8266-140Rodeo finals. - 1986
M-8266-141Rodeo finals. - 1987
M-8266-142Rodeo finals. - 1988
M-8266-143Rodeo finals. - 1989
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Series 9

Correspondence. - 1978-1984. - 12 cm of textual records. - Consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence, internal memos, thank-you notes and correspondence pertaining to legal matters. Artificially arranged in chronological order.

M-8266-144Correspondence-general. - March 1978-December 1980
M-8266-145Correspondence-general. - January 1981-December 1982
M-8266-146Correspondence-general. - January 1983-December 1984
M-8266-147Correspondence-general. - January 1985-December 1987
M-8266-148Correspondence-general. - January 1988-December 1989
M-8266-149Correspondence-general. - January 1990-March 1991
M-8266-150Correspondence-legal
M-8266-151Correspondence-miscellaneous
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Series 10

Medical releases. - 1979-1988. - 4 cm of textual records. - Consists of medical releases for contests and livestock. Releases for the year 1986 are missing. Artificially arranged in chronological order.

M-8266-152Medical Releases. - 1979-1980
M-8266-153Medical Releases. - 1981-1984
M-8266-154Medical Releases. - 1986
M-8266-155Medical Releases. - 1987-1988
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Series 11

Subject files. - 1977-1991, predominant 1980-1988. - 11 cm of textual records. -Consists of alphabetically arranged subject files. Included are donations, resignations and two files on team rodeo to which the FCA was strongly opposed. Some files have been artificially created.

M-8266-156Bannerman Insurance. - 1979-1980
M-8266-157Canadian Rodeo Historical Association-Hall of Fame
M-8266-158Donations. - 1978-1983. - Includes photographs.
M-8266-159Donations. - 1984-1986. - Includes photographs.
M-8266-160Donations. - 1987-1991. - Includes photographs.
M-8266-161Miscellaneous
M-8266-162Nominations-Cowboy of the Year
M-8266-163North American Finals-Rodeo Commission and Team Rodeo
M-8266-164Resignations. - 1977-1989
M-8266-165Resumes
M-8266-166Rodeo Committee
M-8266-167Rodeo Royal-Team Rodeo. - 1979
M-8266-168Stock Contractors
M-8266-169Tenders-Saddles. - Includes photographs.
M-8266-170Western Amateur Rodeo Managers Association
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Series 12

Promotional materials. - 1967-1985. - 5.5 cm of textual records. - Consists of alphabetically arranged files containing biographies of contestants, news clippings, photographs, programs and rodeo directories. Some files artificially arranged.

M-8266-171Biographies. - Includes photographs.
M-8266-172Miss Rodeo Alberta Pageant
M-8266-173News clippings
M-8266-174Newsletters and News Releases
M-8266-175Photographs
M-8266-176Programmes
M-8266-177Rodeo Directories. - 1967-1975
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