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GMAS president John Armstrong presenting cheque to Dr. Dempsey
GMAS president John Armstrong
presenting cheque to Dr. Dempsey
March 4, 1987
M-9280-73-1

Glenbow Museum Acquisitions Society fonds

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Table of Contents

indicates that the series includes scanned documents or photographs.

Series 1 Minutes. -- 1978-1995
Series 2 Incorporation documents, etc. -- [ca. 1979-1990s]
Series 3 Newsletters. -- 1980-1993
Series 4 Correspondence. -- [ca. 1980s-1990s]
Series 5 Fund-raising Activities. -- 1980-1996
Series 6 Photographs. -- 1979-1996

Inventory

Series 1

Minutes. -- 1978-1995. -- 37.5 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of organizing Committee minutes; and minutes of the Glenbow Museum Acquisitions Society Executive and Board. Includes minutes of Annual General Meetings with audited financial statement to end of previous year attached. The series is incomplete, especially for later years.

M-9280-1Minutes Organizing Committee. -- 1978-1979
M-9280-2Minutes Glenbow Museums Acquisitions Society. -- 1980
M-9280-3Minutes Glenbow Museums Acquisitions Society. -- 1981
M-9280-4Minutes Glenbow Museums Acquisitions Society. -- 1982
M-9280-5Minutes Glenbow Museums Acquisitions Society. -- 1983
M-9280-6Minutes Glenbow Museums Acquisitions Society. -- 1984
M-9280-7Minutes Glenbow Museums Acquisitions Society. -- 1985
M-9280-8Minutes Glenbow Museums Acquisitions Society. -- 1986
M-9280-9Minutes Glenbow Museums Acquisitions Society. -- 1987
M-9280-10Minutes Glenbow Museums Acquisitions Society. -- 1988
M-9280-11Minutes Glenbow Museums Acquisitions Society. -- 1989
M-9280-12Minutes Glenbow Museums Acquisitions Society. -- 1990
M-9280-13Minutes Glenbow Museums Acquisitions Society. -- 1991
M-9280-14Minutes Glenbow Museums Acquisitions Society. -- 1992
M-9280-15Minutes Glenbow Museums Acquisitions Society. -- 1993
M-9280-16Minutes Glenbow Museums Acquisitions Society. -- 1994-1995

Series 2

Incorporation documents, etc. -- [ca. 1979-1990s]. -- 8 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of incorporation documents; names of Society organizing committee, executive, board and members; job descriptions, protocol, policies and procedures.

M-9280-17Incorporation documents, signatures and authorizations, etc. -- 1979-1980
M-9280-18Organizing Committee members, Society executive and Board members. -- 1979-1996
M-9280-19Glenbow Museum Acquisitions Society members. -- 1979-1990
M-9280-20Protocol, Policies, Job Descriptions, etc. -- [ca. 1982-1995]
M-9280-21Procedures Manual. -- 1985
M-9280-22Procedures Manual. -- 1988
M-9280-23Procedures Manual. -- 1990

Series 3

Newsletters. -- 1980-1993. -- 4.5 cm of textual records.

M-9280-24Newsletters. -- 1980-1983
M-9280-25the gatherer newsletters. -- 1984-1993

Series 4

Correspondence. -- [ca. 1980s-1990s]. -- 6.5 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of miscellaneous correspondence, and correspondence about membership campaigns and publicity.

M-9280-26aCorrespondence Miscellaneous. -- January-June, 1980
M-9280-26bCorrespondence Miscellaneous. -- July-December, 1980
M-9280-27aCorrespondence Miscellaneous. -- 1981
M-9280-27bCorrespondence Miscellaneous. -- 1981. -- Correspondence, reports, etc. re Annual General Meeting and dinner held February 24, 1981. Submitted by Phillis Miyauchi.
M-9280-28Correspondence Miscellaneous. -- 1982-1989
M-9280-29Corporate Campaign. -- 1979-1983, 1989
M-9280-30Membership Brochures. -- [ca. 1980s-1990s]
M-9280-31Public Relations. -- [ca. 1980s]

Series 5

Fund-raising Activities. -- 1980-1996. -- 56 cm of textual records and photographs. -- The series consists of records pertaining to various fund-raising activities undertaken by the Glenbow Museum Acquisitions Society. These include records of Gold Medal dinners, casinos, Artlotto, Spring balls and other miscellaneous events.

M-9280-32Society Medal General. -- November 1980-March 1984. -- Correspondence relating to commissioning of medal to be used for Acquisition Society purposes.
M-9280-33Gold Medal Dinner (1st). -- 1982
M-9280-34Gold Medal Dinner (2nd). -- 1984
M-9280-35Gold Medal Dinner (3rd). -- 1985
M-9280-36Gold Medal Dinner (4th). -- 1986
M-9280-37Gold Medal Dinner (5th). -- 1988
M-9280-38Gold Medal Dinner (6th). -- 1991
M-9280-39Special Projects. -- [ca. 1980-1984]
M-9280-40Casinos. -- 1980-1996
M-9280-41Fun Night Casino. -- 1995-1996
M-9280-42Distinguished Lecture Series. -- 1981-1982. -- Correspondence relating to first Distinguished Lecturer dinner featuring Arnold Edinborough, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Council for Business and the Arts in Canada; and the second dinner featuring William F. Buckley, Junior.
M-9280-43Limited Edition Books. -- 1983
M-9280-44Trivial Train Pursuits. -- 1983
M-9280-45Artlotto (1st). -- 1983
M-9280-46Artlotto (2nd). -- 1984
M-9280-47Artlotto (3rd). -- 1985
M-9280-48Artlotto (4th). -- 1986-1987
M-9280-49Artlotto (5th). -- 1987-1988
M-9280-50Artlotto (6th). -- 1988-1989
M-9280-51Artlotto (7th). -- 1989-1990
M-9280-52Broadcast Bingo. -- 1984-1989
M-9280-53Companions Project Proposal. -- 1986
M-9280-54Fashion Show. -- 1986
M-9280-55Film Night. -- 1986
M-9280-56Polo Classic. -- 1986-1989. -- The Polo Classic for 1989 was cancelled.
M-9280-57Golf Classics. -- 1987-1995
M-9280-58Art Rental. -- 1988-1989
M-9280-59Macabaret. -- October 31, 1992
M-9280-60Cattle Drive Fund-raising Plan. -- 1993
M-9280-61Spring Ball (1st). -- 1985. -- Premiere Ball.
M-9280-62Spring Ball (2nd). -- 1986. -- A Magic Evening in Our House.
M-9280-63Spring Ball (3rd). -- 1987. -- April in Paris.
M-9280-64Spring Ball (4th). -- 1988. -- Year of the Dragon.
M-9280-65aSpring Ball (5th). -- 1989. -- Part 1. -- An Evening on Safari.
M-9280-65bSpring Ball (5th). -- 1989. -- Part 2. -- An Evening on Safari.
M-9280-65cSpring Ball (5th). -- 1989. -- Part 3. -- An Evening on Safari.
M-9280-66aSpring Ball (6th). -- 1990. -- Part 1. -- The Museum Ball.
M-9280-66bSpring Ball (6th). -- 1990. -- Part 2. -- The Museum Ball.
M-9280-67Spring Ball (7th). -- 1991. -- Art Alive An Evening of Surprises.
M-9280-68aSpring Ball (8th). -- 1992. -- Part 1. -- Roman Ecstasy.
M-9280-68bSpring Ball (8th). -- 1992. -- Part 2. -- Roman Ecstasy.
M-9280-69Sock Hop. -- 1993. -- Where Were You in 62?
M-9280-70Sock Hop. -- 1994. -- Wasn't it Great in 68?
M-9280-71Their Premier Ball. -- October 20, 1995
M-9280-72Sothebys Heirloom Discovery Day weekend. -- June 7-9, 1996

Series 6

Photographs. -- 1979-1996. -- The series consists of an album of items purchased for the museum via GMAS funds, and loose photographs of cheque presentations. -- 136 photographs


One of the photographs has been scanned. Scanned Document View now.

PD-234 Album of photographs of items purchased for the Glenbow Museum with GMAS funds. -- 1979-1985. -- 57 photographs
M-9280-73 Photographs of cheque presentations and various fund-raising events. -- 1987-1996. -- 79 photographs
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