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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

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.�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-9280-25Newsletters. -- 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. -- Wasnt 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
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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