Archives Finding Aids

Here are detailed file-by-file descriptions of the contents of specific fonds and/or links to scanned documents.

Premier Lougheed and John Turner disagree, Western Economic Opportunities Conference, Calgary, 1973
Premier Lougheed and John Turner disagree,
Western Economic Opportunites Conference, Calgary, 1973

Andy Philip's Calgary News collection

To view brief history of collection and summary of contents click here.

Table of Contents

Series 1 Andy Philip's news files. -- 1967-1976
Series 2 Catherine Philip's writings. -- 1977 and n.d.


Series 1 Andy Philip's news files. -- 1967-1976. -- 34 cm of textual records. -- 11 photographs
M-967-1 Sarcee Reserve [Tsuut'ina] and Redwood Meadows. -- n.d. -- Consists of drawing of planned housing development for Reserve no. 145 near Bragg Creek, Alberta by EPEC Consulting Western Ltd.
M-967-2 Calgary Zoological Society annual report. -- 1967. -- Includes inventory of animals.
M-967-3 Panarctic Oils Ltd. annual report. -- 1970
M-967-4 Transportation and Development Authority of Calgary. -- 1970. -- Consists of submission to Canadian Transport Commission from the City of Calgary and Calgary Chamber of Commerce re improved air service between Calgary and leading American cities.
M-967-5 Noise survey. -- 1972. -- Consists of bid prepared by University of Calgary to measure indoor and outdoor noise levels, and to compare these objective measurements to subjective perceptions. Includes Vern O. Knudsen's 1955 article "Noise, the Bane of Hearing".
M-967-6 Miscellaneous. -- 1972-1976. -- Consists of the following:

Police Board findings re ambush and shooting of Phillip Gagnon
International Women's Year information sheet
Calgary Canada Manpower Centre press release
Outline for National Sanitation Training program (for restaurants, etc.)
Letter from John Wilcox re CHQR stand on juvenile drinking
Great Canadian Oil Sands brochure with sample of Athabasca oil sands
Calgary Board of Education statement re striking caretakers
Letter re expansion of Calgary Stampede
Table of finances and grants of local community associations
J. Rick Ponting paper, "Disaster Operations, a new ball game"
Native students statement re financial assistance at the University
Financial Post reprint re Bob Edwards bash
Calgary Abortion Information Centre press release
M-967-7 Olympic stamps. -- 1973. -- Consists of press releases, address by Postmast General Andre Ouellet, etc. re launch of postage stamps in honour of the 1976 games.
M-967-8 Oxford Development Group. -- 1973. -- Re proposed glass-enclosed public park and shopping complex for downtown Calgary [opened in 1977 as Devonian Gardens].
M-967-9 Western Economic Opportunities Conference. -- 1973. -- Consists of papers, speeches, etc. presented at the conference including the following:

"The Equitable Pricing Proposal" by F.H. Peacock, Alberta Minister of Industry and Commerce

Opening remarks by Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed, Saskatchewan Premier Allan Blakeney, and British Columbia Premier David Barrett

Remarks by Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and federal ministers

Verbatim record of the conference proceedings
M-967-10 Western Economic Opportunities Conference. -- 1973. -- Consists of index of conference documents; list of expected delegates and advisors; list of media representatives; papers, submissions and speeches.
M-967-10a Air Expo. -- 1974. -- Consists of press releases and brochure re the Calgary Stampede's salute to aviation; and historical notes on the development of aviation in Canada.
M-967-11 Civil Service Association of Alberta annual convention proceedings. -- 1974
M-967-12 City of Calgary Commissioner's reports to the finance and budget committee. -- 1974
M-967-13 Fort Calgary sod turning ceremonies. -- 1974. -- Includes historical resume and informatin bulletin.
M-967-14 Four Seasons Hotel opening. -- 1974. -- Includes biographical details about General Manager David McMillan. [the hotel is on the corner of Centre Street and 9th Avenue SE.]
PA-2181-(1-4) Photographs of the Four Seasons Hotel and Manager David McMillan. -- 1973-1975. -- 4 photographs
PA-2181-(5-11) Views of Justice T.R. Berger, head of the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry, and his visit to the Mackenzie delta. -- 1974. -- 7 photographs
M-967-15 McClelland and Stewart West [publishers]. -- 1974. -- Consists of promotional material for the books The Mountains and the Sky, A Winter at Fort Macleod, Men in Scarlet, and Calgary, Alberta. Includes biographical information re authors Hugh A. Dempsey and Lorne E. Render.
M-967-16 Montana Department of Agriculture. -- 1974. -- Consists of articles re agriculture and marketing, including paper "Alberta and Montana Agrilculture, Trade and Tourism", and lists of Montana farm organizations and marketing groups.
M-967-17 National Petroleum Show. -- 1974. -- Includes press release and promotional material re Bunkerhoff Drilling Canada and Telesat Canada.
M-967-18 News releases. -- 1974-1975. -- For Carling Community Arts Foundation grants; Calgary Chapter of National Secretaries Association; Fort Calgary; Canadian Association for the Mentally Retarded; Western Transportation Advisory Council; Calgary Chamber of Commerce; and others.
M-967-19 Operation Wetfoot. -- 1974. -- Consists of report of Alberta Disaster Services re flooding problems and resulting emergency operations.
M-967-20 Peter Petrasuk mayoralty campaign. -- 1974. -- Includes biographical sketch, photograph and speech by Petrasuk.
M-967-21 Pineridge Properties. -- 1974. -- Consists of descriptions, sketches and floorplans for model homes in subdivision development in northeast Calgary.
M-967-22 Regina Chamber of Commerce visitors' guide. -- 1974. -- Includes outline of play "The Trial of Louis Riel".
M-967-23 Urban Development Institute of Alberta. -- 1974. -- Consists of remarks by president Bruce A. Lawrence at the Institute's 16th annual meeting; and Hu Harries' paper "An analysis of the Alberta economy in its national and international context".
M-967-24 Alberta Environment Conservation Authority. -- 1975. -- Consists of submission by the Calgary Chamber of Commerce re use of pesticides and herbicides in Alberta.
M-967-25 Calgary Convention Centre. -- k1975. -- Consists of letters to Mayor Rod Sykes from Douglas Goadby, General Manager of the Centre.
M-967-26 Calgary Planning Commission - Agenda for meeting. -- March 12, 1975
M-967-27 Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE). -- 1975. -- Consists of material from 25th anniversary convention of the Alberta division.
M-967-28 New Democrat Party convention. -- 1975. -- Consists of program, and policy proposals re labour, energy, urban affairs, health, land use, public ownership, education, and native affairs. Includes NDP political songs.
M-967-29 Proposed city bylaws re disaster services and traffic tags. -- 1975
M-967-30 United Steel Workers conference, Prairie and Northwest Territories regional conference of District no. 6. -- 1975
M-967-31 Airport terminal official opening. -- 1976
M-967-oversize Oversize items. Consists of the following:

Blueprint of present and future development of Calgary Exhibition and Stampede grounds, 1973

Invitation to opening of expanded Horsemen's Hall of Fame, n.d.
Series 2 Catherine Philip's writings. -- 1977 and n.d. -- 3.5 cm of textual records
M-967-32 Catherine Philip's article "Calgary's reincarnated feminists".
M-967-33 Catherine Philip's essays on the Alaska Highway, CFGP radio (Voice of the Mightly Peace), and the Krause story.
M-967-34 Catherine Young Philip's "Young story"
M-4696 Catherine Philip's "The Ark on the Bow River". -- 1977. -- 77 pages. -- Consists of a history of the Calgary Zoo.
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