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Square dancers, Stampede Corral, Calgary, Alberta, 1954
M-7523-132-1

Calgary and District Square and Round Dancers Association fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Calgary and District Square and Round Dancers Association. -- 1942-2005, predominant 1950-1998
Series 2 Local square dance clubs affiliated with CDSRDA. -- 1951-2004
Series 3 Local Square dance personalities. -- 1949-2003
Series 4 Other Alberta square dance groups and publications. -- 1955-1999
Series 5 British Columbia square dance groups and publications. -- 1965-1986
Series 6 Canadian square dance groups and publications. -- 1953-2004
Series 7 American square dance groups and publications. -- 1953-1995
Series 8 St. John's School of Alberta. -- 1969-1978
Series 9 Unprocessed records. -- [ca. 1960s-2000s]

Inventory

Series 1

Calgary and District Square and Round Dancers Association (CDSRDA). -- 1942-2005, predominant 1950-1998. -- 120 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of these eleven sub-series: Constition, by-laws, etc; History; Minutes; Financial; Correspondence; Membership; Committees (including Calgary Stampede Square Dance Round-up Committee and convention committees) ; Workshops, training institutes, etc.; Handbooks; Newsletters; and Miscellaneous.

  Constitution, by-laws, etc.
M-7523-1 Constitution, by-laws. -- 1957-1984
M-7523-2 Handbook. -- 1996. -- Includes bylaws, guidelines, duties and responsibilities, affiliates, etc.
  History
M-7523-3 History and memorabilia of Calgary and District Square Dance Association. -- 1957-1963. -- Scrapbook of historical papers and documents compiled by Ray Woodard for Memory Lane display at Convention '86.
M-6418 Reflections from Memory Lane. -- 1975-1976. -- Copies of historical articles by Ray Woodard excerpted from the Grapevine newsletter.
M-7523-4 The beginnings of square dancing in Calgary and area. -- [ca. 1990]. -- Compiled by Myrna Kornak. Also includes list of Calgary clubs with original caller and list of Calgary callers from 1945-1990, updated to 2005.
M-7523-os box Memory Lane display sheets and sign. -- 1986. -- Laminated sheets displaying historical photographs, letters, programs, etc. Assembled by Ray and Margaret Woodard for display at Convention '86.
M-7523-os Posters of square and round dance leaders from Calgary and from outside Calgary. -- 1986. -- Assembled by Ray Woodard for display at Convention '86.
  Minutes
M-7523-5 Minutes. -- 1962-1963. -- Includes bulletins.
  Financial
M-7523-6 Financial. -- 1961-1963
  Correspondence
M-7523-7 Correspondence. -- 1958
  Membership
M-7523-8 Membership lists and local club information. -- 1963-1978
M-7523-9 Membership directories. -- 1983-2005
M-7523-10 Membership survey. -- 1963
M-7523-11 Proposed dance facility for Calgary and District Square and Round Dance Association. -- 1985. -- Report prepared by Wright, Dobell Architects Ltd. Includes membership comments re proposal.
  Commitees
  Calgary Stampede Square Dance Round-up Committee. Note: CSSDR executive files include minutes, correspondence, financial information, programs, etc.
M-7523-12 Committee guidelines. -- 1973-1995
M-7523-13 Inventories of fixed assets. -- 1992-1996
M-7523-14 Executive file. -- 1966
M-7523-15 Executive file. -- 1967
M-7523-16 Executive file. -- 1968
M-7523-17 Executive file. -- 1969
M-7523-18 Executive file. -- 1970
M-7523-19 Executive file. -- 1971
M-7523-20 Executive file. -- 1972
M-7523-21 Executive file. -- 1973-1974
M-7523-22 Executive file. -- 1975-1976
M-7523-23 Executive file. -- 1976-1977
M-7523-24 Executive file. -- 1977-1978
M-7523-25 Executive file. -- 1978-1979
M-7523-26 Executive file. -- 1979-1980
M-7523-27 Executive file. -- 1980-1981
M-7523-28 Executive file. -- 1981-1982
M-7523-29 Executive file. -- 1982-1983
M-7523-30 Executive file. -- 1983-1984
M-7523-31 Executive file. -- 1984-1985
M-7523-32 Executive file. -- 1985-1986
M-7523-33 Executive file. -- 1986-1987
M-7523-34 Executive file. -- 1987-1988
M-7523-35 Executive file. -- 1988-1989
M-7523-36 Executive file. -- 1989-1990
M-7523-37 Executive file. -- 1990-1991
M-7523-38 Executive file. -- 1991-1992
M-7523-39 Executive file. -- 1992-1993
M-7523-40 Executive file. -- 1993-1994
M-7523-41 Executive file. -- 1994-1995
M-7523-42 Executive file. -- 1995-1996
M-7523-43 Executive file. -- 1996-1997
M-7523-44 Executive file. -- 1997-1998
M-7523-45 Stampede Round-up calls. -- 1954
M-7523-46 Stampede Round-up programs. -- 1952-1957
M-7523-47 Stampede Round-up programs. -- 1973-2004
  Convention '86 Committee
M-7523-48 Committee responsibilites. -- [ca. 1985]
M-7523-49 Executive committee lists. -- 1983-1986
M-7523-50 Minutes. -- 1981-1986
M-7523-51 Financial. -- 1983-1986
M-7523-52 Report of General Committee. -- 1986
M-7523-53 Committee reports. -- 1983-1986
M-7523-54 Memory Lane file. -- [ca. 1986]. -- Organizing information for historical display at Convention '86 created by Ray Woodard.
M-7523-55 Registration package. -- 1986. -- Includes newsletter, Convention '86 Chatter.
M-7523-56 Programs. -- 1986
M-7523-57 Newspaper clippings. -- 1986
M-7523-58 Miscellaneous. -- 1986. -- Includes ribbons, badges, sewing patterns, photograph of banner.
M-7523-393 Convention vests. -- 1986. -- His (red) and Hers (white) vests worn by Vic and Rennie Dash at Convention '86. Wording on back: "Saddle up for Calgary, July 24-25-26, 1986."
M-7523-395 Convention '86 photograph album, volume 1. -- 1986.
M-7523-396 Convention '86 photograph album, volume 2 . -- 1986.
  Convention '89 Committee
M-7523-59 Minutes. -- 1988-1989
M-7523-60 Committee reports, financial, programs, etc. -- 1988-1989
M-7523-61 Committee correspondence. -- 1988-1989
  Other Conventions
M-7523-394 Convention vest. -- 1970. -- Wording on back: "Convention 70 Lethbridge, September 4-7, 1970."
M-7523-os Square Dance Roll of Honour: Leaders and Dancers in Calgary, 1945-1954. -- 1975. -- Note says "Compiled for Centenny-Al Convention 1975 by Ray Woodard."
M-7523-os Guest roll at 1975 Convention in Calgary. -- 1975. -- Compiled by Ray Woodard.
M-7523-62 Convention 78 - First Canadian Square and Round Dance convention held in Edmonton. -- 1977-1978. -- Consists of program, correspondence, notes, etc., mainly relating to the Heritage Gallery exhibit coordinated by Ray Woodard.
M-7523-63 Convention 80. -- 1980. -- Guidelines, program, etc.
M-7523-os Convention 80. -- 1980. -- Posters.
M-7523-64 Festival 2004 -- 2000-2004. -- Program.
  Workshops, training institutes, etc.
M-7523-65 Miscellaneous leaflets and instructional material. -- 1949-1961. -- Square dancing fact sheets, list of current records for square dancing, etc.
M-7523-66 Miscellaneous square dance calls and moves. -- [ca. 1950s-1960s]
M-7523-67 Square Dance Fundamentals. -- 1950. -- Workshop presented by Leona and Bill French.
M-7523-68 Dancecraft. -- 1950-1952. -- Notes from callers workshop arranged by Pete Prentice.
M-7523-69 Sets in Order Square Dance Institute, Asilomar. -- 1951. -- Program, worksheets, etc. Annotated by participants from Calgary, Don and Helen Shipley.
M-7523-70 Choreography Gimmicks. -- [ca. 1960s]. -- Presented by Will Orlich.
M-7523-71 The Modern Square Dance Image. -- [ca. 1960s]. -- Unpublished workbook prepared by the Communications and Public Relations Committee of Callerlab (International Association of Square Dance Callers).
M-7523-72 Brookstitute Workshop. -- 1961. -- Notes from workshop in Jackson, Montana led by Jim and Ginny Brooks.
M-7523-73 Zeros, Equivalents and Top Tips. -- 1967-1971. -- Extracts from newsletter Hashing it Over. Presented by Jay King.
M-7523-74 Johnny Leclair's workshop (of experimental movements). -- [ca. 1970s-1980s]
M-7523-75 Guidelines for callers and leaders. -- 1974. -- Prepared by Doris Nadon, Alberta Square and Round Dance Instructors Association.
M-7523-76 Bill Peter's Callers School. -- 1974-1975. -- Notes, course descriptions, etc.
  Handbooks
M-7523-77 Book of Calls. -- n.d. -- By Les Gotcher.
M-7523-78 How to Square Dance. -- n.d. -- Presented by Brading Breweries Ltd. "as a public service."
M-7523-79 Do-Si-Do. -- 1942. -- By Bob Sumrall.
M-7523-80 Square Dances. -- 1946. -- By Ed Durlacher. Includes note by Ray Woodard: "This illustrates Old time Square Dancing before Modern Square Dance movements and tempo was introduced in 1950 to Calgary."
M-7523-81 Herb's Blue Bonnet Calls. -- 1948. -- By Herb Greggerson.
M-7523-82 Swing Your Partner!. -- 1949. -- By Margot Mayo. From series of articles published in the Calgary Albertan newspaper.
M-7523-83 Wes McVicar's 75 Favorite Square Dance Calls. -- 1949. -- By Wes McVicar.
M-7523-84 Square dancing: The Newer and Advanced Dances. -- 1950. -- Published by Sets in Order.
M-7523-85 Places All. -- 1950. -- Published by the Canadian Square Dance Association.
M-7523-86 Square Dance Patter Book. -- 1951. -- By Cal Golden.
M-7523-87 Square Your Sets. -- 1952. -- By Marion and George Waudby.
M-7523-88 Introduction to American Round Dancing. -- 1953. -- By Frank Hamilton.
M-7523-89 5 Years of Square Dancing: A Collection of Calls. -- 1954. -- Published by Sets in Order.
M-7523-90 A Collection of Square Dance Breaks and Fillers; Square Dance Condiments. -- 1954, 1955. -- By George Elliott.
M-7523-91 Easy Key Handbook of Square Dance Fundamentals. -- 1955. -- By Clarke Kugler.
M-7523-92 American Round Dance Handbook: a Collection of Rounds. -- 1957. -- Published by Sets in Order.
M-7523-93 The Basic Movements of Square Dance; The Illustrated Basic Movements of Square Dance; The Illustrated Extended and Mainstream Basic Movements of Square Dancing. -- 1960-1977. -- Published by Sets in Order.
M-7523-94 Square Dancer's Indoctrination Handbook. -- 1963, 1967. -- Published by Sets in Order.
M-7523-95 The Caller/Teachers Manual. -- 1969, 1971. -- Manuals for teaching the basic program and the extended basic program of American Square Dancing.
M-7523-96 Challenge and Advanced Club Dancing. -- 1970. -- by Jim Surak.
  Newsletters
M-7523-97 Calgary and District Square and Round Dance Association Bulletin. -- 1960-1962
M-7523-98 The Grapevine. -- 1962-1963
M-7523-99 C & D Newsletter. -- 1973-1974
M-7523-100 The Grapevine; Grapevine. -- 1975-1976
M-7523-101 Grapevine. -- 1977
M-7523-102 Grapevine. -- 1978
M-7523-103 Grapevine. -- 1979
M-7523-104 Grapevine. -- 1980
M-7523-105 Grapevine. -- 1981
M-7523-106 Grapevine. -- 1982
M-7523-107 Grapevine. -- 1983
M-7523-108 Grapevine. -- 1984
M-7523-109 Grapevine. -- 1985
M-7523-110 Grapevine. -- 1986
M-7523-111 Grapevine. -- 1987
M-7523-112 Grapevine. -- 1988
M-7523-113 Grapevine. -- 1989
M-7523-114 Grapevine. -- 1990
M-7523-115 Grapevine. -- 1991
M-7523-116 Grapevine. -- 1992
M-7523-117 Grapevine. -- 1993
M-7523-118 Grapevine. -- 1994
M-7523-119 Grapevine. -- 1995
M-7523-120 Grapevine. -- 1996
M-7523-121 Grapevine. -- 1999
M-7523-122 Grapevine. -- 2000
M-7523-123 Grapevine. -- 2001
M-7523-124 Grapevine. -- 2002
M-7523-125 Grapevine. -- 2003
M-7523-126 Grapevine. -- 2004
M-7523-127 Grapevine. -- 2005
M-7523-122a Grapevine. -- 2006
M-7523-122b Grapevine. -- 2007
M-9315 Grapevine. -- 2007-2008. -- Unprocessed [accession 2008.087]
  Miscellaneous
M-7523-128 Diploma (blank). -- n.d.
M-7523-129 Badge order sheets. -- 1972 and n.d. -- From the Square Dance Post (Lethbridge) and various American suppliers.
M-7523-130 Golden Rules for Teen Dancers. -- n.d.
M-7523-131 Poem. -- n.d. -- Consists of two poems:: "My First Square Dance - or Sets Out of Order" and "A Caller's Lot is Not an Easy One!!!"
M-7523-os Artwork. -- n.d. -- Seven handpainted caricatures of cowboys and dance hall girls by A. F. Vallee, possibly used for convention decoration.
RAD-39 Square dance music. -- [ca. early 1940s-early 1950s]. -- 23 audio discs. -- Consists of square and round dance music recorded by Don Messer and his Islanders, Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians, Bill Dickinson's Tuxedo Colonels and others. Note: a travelling case with additional recordings used by local clubs can be found in the Glenbow Museum's cultural history collection.
PA-2914-(1-18) Square dancing photographs. -- 1950-1968. -- 18 photographs. -- Consists of views of square dance demonstrations during Stampede parade, square dance Jamborees at Stampede Corral, new dancer graduation ceremonies, etc.
M-7523-133 Newspaper clippings. -- 1950-2005. -- Includes local square dance personalities, Art Burt and Sam Stead.
M-7523-134 Miscellaneous flyers, programs, etc.. -- 1955-1980
M-7523-135 Square dance cartoon. -- 1961. "Do Pas O," drawn by Tommy Davidson.
M-7523-387 Square dance music. -- 1967. -- 1 audio disc. -- Consists of "Canada Centennial" recorded by Sets in Order and featuring various Canadian callers, including Don Martin from Calgary.
M-7523-136 Bumper stickers, etc.. -- 1969 and n.d.

Series 2

Local square dance clubs affiliated with CDSRDA. -- 1951-2004. -- 100 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of these sixteen sub-series: Banff Trailers Square Dance Club; Donkey Dancers Club; Do-Si-Ettes Square Dance Club; Dots and Dashers Square Dance Club; Elbow Valley Square Dance Club; Gadabouts Square Dance Club; Happy Pair Round Dance Club; Hilltoppers Square Dance Club; Merry Go Rounders Round Dance Club; North Star Square Dance Club; Queens and Jacks Square Dance Club; Richmond Revellers Square Dance Club; Roses 'n Thorns Square Dance Club; Single Eights Square and Round Dance Club; Smiling Promenaders Square Dance Club; Western Whirlers Square Dance Club.

M-7523-137 Information for affiliated clubs. -- n.d.
M-7523-138 List of disbanded local clubs. -- n.d.
M-7523-139 Reports from affiliated clubs. -- 1998-1999
  Banff Trailers Square Dance Club
M-7523-140 Notice. -- 1979
  Donkey Dancers Club
M-7523-141 Miscellaneous records. -- 1967-2003. -- Includes correspondence, photographs, initiation information, map, folded poster.
  Do-Si-Ettes Square Dance Club
M-7523-142 History. -- 1951 and n.d. -- Young people's club located at Wood's Christian Home.
  Dots and Dashers Square Dance Club
M-7523-143 Heritage Book. -- 1979
  Elbow Valley Square Dance Club
M-7523-144 Membership list. -- 1953. -- Printed on ribbon.
  Gadabouts Square Dance Club
Note Club records files includes minutes, correspondence, reports, etc.
M-7523-145 By-laws and guidelines. -- 1985-1998
M-7523-146 Annual meetings. -- 1997-1999
M-7523-147 Club records, 1983-1984
M-7523-148 Club records, 1984-1985
M-7523-149 Club records, 1985-1986
M-7523-150 Club records, 1986-1987
M-7523-151 Club records, 1987-1988
M-7523-152 Club records, 1988-1989
M-7523-153 Club records, 1989-1990
M-7523-154 Club records, 1990-1991
M-7523-155 Club records, 1991-1992
M-7523-156 Club records, 1992-1993
M-7523-157 Club records, 1993-1994
M-7523-158 Club records, 1994-1995
M-7523-159 Club records, 1995-1996
M-7523-160 Club records, 1996-1997
M-7523-161 Club records, 1996-1999
M-7523-162 Club records, 1997-1998
M-7523-163 Club records, 1998-1999
M-7523-164 Club records, 1998-2000
M-7523-165 Club records, 1998-2000
M-7523-166 Club records, 1999-2000
M-7523-167 Club records, 2000-2001
M-7523-168 Club records, 2001-2002
M-7523-169 Financial. -- 1985-1990
M-7523-170 Financial. -- 1997-2000
M-7523-171 Membership rosters and committee lists. -- 1982-2000
M-7523-172 Announcements. -- 1999-2000
M-7523-173 Reports to and from Calgary and District Square and Round Dance Association. -- 1999-2000
M-7523-174 Reports to Calgary and District Square and Round Dance Association. -- 2000
M-7523-175 Square dance schedules. -- 1997-2001
M-7523-176 Gadabouts Gab newsletter. -- 1999-2000
M-7523-177 Miscellaneous. -- 1986-1999. -- Includes emergency guidelines, banquet layout, dress pattern.
M-7523-178 "1988 Gadabouts Square Dance". -- 1998. -- Videotape, 35 min. -- Filmed by Wally Henson. Full title: "1988 Gadabouts Square Dance, 10 Anniversary of 1988 Olympics, held at Parkdale United Church, February 20, 1998."
M-9315 Gadabouts photograph albums. -- 1979-2001. -- Unprocessed [accession 2008-087]
  Happy Pair Round Dance Club
M-7523-179 Certificate and photograph. -- [ca. 1960s], 1973
  Hi-Land Swingers Square Dance Club
M-7523-180 Historical notes. -- 1985
  Hilltopers Square Dance Club
M-7523-181 Notice. -- 1971
  Merry Go Rounders Round Dance Club
M-7523-182 Round dances. -- 1951-1952. -- Collected by Don and Jean Martin.
  North Star Square Dance Club
M-7523-183 Constitution. -- 1975
  Queens and Jacks Square Dance Club
PB-884 Club photographs. -- 1963-1969. -- 6 photographs. -- Consists of new dancers class graduation photos.
M-7523-184 Membership list. -- 1964-1965
M-7523-185 History. -- 1992
  Richmond Revellers Square Dance Club
M-7523-186 Constitution, incorporation documents, etc.. -- 1970-1994
M-7523-187 By-laws and constitution. -- 1980
M-7523-188 Minutes. -- 1968-1974
M-7523-189 Minutes. -- 1975-1979
M-7523-190 Minutes. -- 1980-1982
M-7523-191 Minutes. -- 1984-1990
M-7523-192 Minutes. -- 1991-1992
M-7523-193 Minutes. -- 1993-1994
M-7523-194 Minutes. -- 1995-1996
M-7523-195 Minutes. -- 1997-1998
M-7523-196 Minutes. -- 1999
M-7523-197 Minutes. -- 2000-2002
M-7523-198 Correspondence. -- 1971-1979
M-7523-199 Correspondence. -- 1992-1999
M-7523-200 Financial statements. -- 1971-1981
M-7523-201 Financial statements. -- 1980-1988
M-7523-202 Financial statements. -- 1988-2002
M-7523-203 Membership lists. -- 1957-2001
M-7523-204 New dancers records. -- 1965-2002. -- Note: as of 1992-1993, records of new dancers from the Roses 'n Thorns Square Dance Club are also included in this file.
M-7523-205 Anniversary celebrations. -- 1971-2002
M-7523-206 International Nite committee. -- 1975-2001
M-7523-207 Newsletters. -- 1967-1974
M-7523-208 Newsletters. -- 1975-1979
M-7523-209 Newsletters. -- 1980-1984
M-7523-210 Newsletters. -- 1985-1989
M-7523-211 Newsletters. -- 1990-1994
M-7523-212 Newsletters. -- 1995-2001
M-7523-213 History. -- 1982
M-7523-214 History book. -- 1978. -- Entitled: "Forty Years: Richmond Revellers, 1957-1978; the Revellers, 1978 Onward." Annotated with updating information to 2002.
M-7523-215 Historical display material. -- 1993-2002. -- Includes certificates, badges, shirt transfers, etc.
M-7523-216 Miscellaneous. -- 1965 and n.d. -- Course outline, brochure, etc.
M-7523-217 Teaching materials. -- 1974-1976 and n.d. -- Includes initiation ceremony.
M-7523-218 Newspaper clippings, etc. -- 1973-2003. -- Also includes patterns for table decorations.
M-7523-388 Club photograph album. -- 1957-1982. -- Labelled "First Album - New Dancer Class."
M-7523-389 Club photograph album. -- 1981-2002. -- Labelled "Campouts, Anniversary, International, New Dancers."
M-7523-390 Club photograph album. -- 1982-2004. -- Labelled "Special Events, Mascott Retrieval, Xmas."
M-7523-os Poster. -- 1980. -- For International Night.
  Roses 'n Thorns Square Dance Club
M-7523-219 Newsletter. -- 1976-1977
M-7523-os Poster. -- n.d.
  Single Eights Square and Round Dance Club
M-7523-220 Constitution, by-laws, incorporation. -- 1985-1998
M-7523-221 Executive records. -- 1989-1992. -- Includes minutes, financial, reports, newsletters, etc.
  Smiling Promenaders Square Dance Club
M-7523-222 History. -- n.d. -- Includes club badges.
  Western Whirlers Square Dance Club
M-7523-223 Constitution, by-laws, incorporation. -- 1977
M-7523-224 History. -- 1980
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Series 3

Local square dance personalities. -- 1949-2003. -- 22 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of these fifteen subseries: Doug and Elsie Anderson; George and Grayce Bass; Boothe Card; Vic and Rennie Dash; Mickey and Irene Donnelly; Don and Helen (Pinky) Fleming; Bill and Eleanor Ireland; Gerry McCann; Collier and Marjory Maberley; Don and Jean Martin; Joe Mitchell; Ken and Anne Pask; Gerry Stuart; Dave Thompson; Ray and Margaret Woodard.

  Doug and Elsie Anderson
M-7523-225 Poster. -- 1967. -- For a farewell dance in their honour.
  George and Grayce Bass
M-7523-226 "Humour in the Grapevine with George Bass." -- 1979-1984. -- Limericks composed by George Bass that appeared in the newsletter, the Grapevine.
  Boothe Card
M-7523-227 Certificate. -- 1965
  Vic and Rennie Dash
Note Convention '86 vests worn and donated by Vic and Rennie Dash are located at M-7523-393.
M-7523-228 Patterns and notes. -- 1960-1967 and n.d. -- Collected by Rennie Dash.
M-7523-229 Certificates. -- 1965-1969, 1979
M-7523-230 Ribbons, badges, etc.. -- 1972-1986
  Mickey and Irene Donnelly
M-7523-231 Miscellaneous. -- 1958-1994. -- Includes clipping, certificate, nametags, etc.
  Don and Helen (Pinky) Fleming
M-7523-232 History of the their involvement in square dancing. -- 1978
  Bill and Eleanor Ireland
M-7523-233 "Ye Olde Square Dance Calls," -- [ca. 1950s]. -- Calls collected by Bill Ireland.
M-7523-391 Scrapbook. -- 1950-1957
  Gerry McCann
M-7523-234 Scrapbook. -- 1958-1972
  Collier and Marjory Maberley
M-7523-235 Scrapbook. -- 1949-1977
  Don and Jean Martin
M-7523-236 Scrapbook. -- 1951-1964
  Joe Mitchell
M-7523-237 Caller's file. -- [ca. 1950s]. -- Calls collected by Joe Mitchell including calls used at Fourth and Fifth Annual Stampede Round-up dances, 1955 and 1956.
  Ken and Anne Pask
M-7523-238 Program. -- 1967. -- For a farewell event in their honour.
  Gerry and Audrey Stuart
M-7523-239 Tributes, certificates, etc. -- 1960-1976. -- Also includes inscription page signed by participants from book presented to the Stuarts for organizing the first square dance tour from Nova Scotia to Calgary in 1975.
  Dave Thompson
M-7523-240 Calls and rounds. -- [ca. 1950s]. -- Collected by Dave Thompson. Also includes parental consent forms re children's participation in local television show, "Square Dance Party."
  Ray and Margaret Woodard
M-7523-241 Notes. -- n.d. -- From a leadership course attended by Ray Woodard.
M-7523-242 Miscellaneous. -- 1960-2000. -- Includes biography, certificates, Donkey Dancers badge, etc.
RCT-440 Interview with Ray Woodard, Calgary. -- May 29, 1982. -- 2 audio cassettes. -- Regarding history of square dancing in Calgary. Also includes comments by Margaret Woodard. Note: interview outline available.
M-7523-243 Dance music. -- 2003. -- 2 compact discs. -- Consists of music copied from audiotapes made by Ray Woodard. Original titles: Side A: Ray's Dance Music, September 13, 2003; Side B: Ray Calls Square Dances, September 15, 2003. Originals returned to Ray Woodard.
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Series 4

Other Alberta square dance groups and publications. -- 1955-1999. -- 50 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of these six sub-series: Alberta Square Dance Institute Society; Alberta Square and Round Dance Federation; Alberta Square and Round Dance Instructors Association; Calgary and District Callers' Association; Edmonton and District Square Dance Association; Southern Alberta Western Dance Association.

  Alberta Square Dance Institute Society
M-7523-244 Constitution and by-laws. -- 1955-1975. -- Includes incorporation documents.
M-7523-245 Histories. -- 1971-1991. -- Includes list of society presidents, list of annual faculty of Banff Institute.
M-7523-246 Executive records. -- 1977-1984
M-7523-247 Financial statements. -- 1968-1969
M-7523-248 Agreements. -- 1969
M-7523-249 Correspondence. -- 1967-1969
M-7523-250 Correspondence. -- 1960-1970. -- Re applications of participants.
M-7523-251 Rosters. -- 1956-1968
M-7523-252 Program cover for annual summer workshop at Banff School of Fine Arts sponsored by Alberta Square Dance Institute Society. -- 1956. -- Note: actual program is missing.
M-7523-253 Program for annual summer workshop at Banff School of Fine Arts sponsored by Alberta Square Dance Institute Society. -- 1967
M-7523-254 Program for annual summer workshop at Banff School of Fine Arts sponsored by Alberta Square Dance Institute Society. -- 1968
M-7523-255 Program for annual summer workshop at Banff School of Fine Arts sponsored by Alberta Square Dance Institute Society. -- 1969
M-7523-256 Program for annual summer workshop at Banff School of Fine Arts sponsored by Alberta Square Dance Institute Society. -- 1970
M-7523-257 Program for annual summer workshop at Banff School of Fine Arts sponsored by Alberta Square Dance Institute Society. -- 1971
M-7523-258 Program for annual summer workshop at Banff School of Fine Arts sponsored by Alberta Square Dance Institute Society. -- 1972
M-7523-259 Program for annual summer workshop at Banff School of Fine Arts sponsored by Alberta Square Dance Institute Society. -- 1973
M-7523-260 Program for annual summer workshop at Banff School of Fine Arts sponsored by Alberta Square Dance Institute Society. -- 1974
M-7523-261 Program for annual summer workshop at Banff School of Fine Arts sponsored by Alberta Square Dance Institute Society. -- 1975
M-7523-262 Program for annual summer workshop at Banff School of Fine Arts sponsored by Alberta Square Dance Institute Society. -- 1976
M-7523-263 Program for annual summer workshop at Banff School of Fine Arts sponsored by Alberta Square Dance Institute Society. -- 1977
M-7523-264 Program for annual summer workshop at Banff School of Fine Arts sponsored by Alberta Square Dance Institute Society. -- 1979
M-7523-265 Program for annual summer workshop at Banff School of Fine Arts sponsored by Alberta Square Dance Institute Society. -- 1980
M-7523-266 Program for annual summer workshop at Banff School of Fine Arts sponsored by Alberta Square Dance Institute Society. -- 1981
M-7523-267 Program for annual summer workshop at Banff School of Fine Arts sponsored by Alberta Square Dance Institute Society. -- 1982
M-7523-268 Brochures. -- 1956-1984
M-7523-269 Scrapbook. -- 1956-1985
PA-2914-(19-28) Banff Institute photographs. -- [ca. early 1960s]-1988. -- 10 photographs. -- Consists of group photos of participants at annual summer square dance institutes hosted by the society and held at the Banff School of Fine Arts.
M-7523-392 Banff Institute photograph. -- 1973. -- 1 photograph. -- Consists of group photo of participants at annual summer square dance institutes hosted by the society and held at the Banff School of Fine Arts.
M-7523-os Faculty of the Alberta Square Dance Institute. -- 1957-1991. -- Poster consisting of photographs and brief biographical sketches of faculty members.
  Alberta Square and Round Dance Federation
M-7523-271 Minutes. -- 1999. -- Also includes some financial information.
M-7523-272 Conventions. -- 1975-1981
M-7523-273 Newsletter, "Square"ing a"Round" Alberta. -- 1969-1973
M-7523-274 Alberta Square and Round Dance Federation Newsletter. -- 1973-1980
  Alberta Square and Round Dance Instructors Association
M-7523-275 Alberta Square and Round Dance Instructors Association newsletter. -- 1974-1975
M-7523-276 Alberta Square and Round Dance Instructors Association newsletter. -- 1976-1978
M-7523-277 Minutes. -- 1981
  Calgary and District Callers' Association
M-7523-278 Minutes. -- 1955-1963
M-7523-279 Minutes. -- 1970-1979
M-7523-280 Minutes. -- 1980-1983
M-7523-281 Committee reports. -- 1962 and n.d.
M-7523-282 Financial. -- 1970-1979
M-7523-283 Correspondence. -- 1956-1963
M-7523-284 Correspondence. -- 1970-1978
M-7523-285 Membership lists. -- 1967-1982
M-7523-286 Calgary Square Dancers and Callers Committee Bulletin. -- 1961
M-7523-287 Dance schedules. -- 1959-1978
M-7523-288 Calls, teaching notes, etc.. -- 1962-1977
  Edmonton and District Square Dance Association
M-7523-289 Newsletter, The Promenader. -- 1961-1962
  Southern Alberta Western Dance Association
M-7523-290 Constitution and by-laws. -- [ca. 1950s], 1979
M-7523-291 History. -- 1964-1980. -- Also includes constitution of Southminster Square Dance Club.
M-7523-292 Flyers and notices from affiliated clubs. -- 1953-1985
M-7523-293 Programs. -- 1958-1977
M-7523-294 Heritage Gallery convention displays. -- 1975-1986. -- Includes photographs.
M-7523-295 Newspaper clippings. -- 1953-1965
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Series 5

British Columbia square dance groups and publications. -- 1965-1986. -- 3 cm of textual records. -- The series consists mainly of programs, newsletters and clippings re local jamborees.

M-7523-296 Square Dance Jamborees. -- 1967-1986. -- Includes programs, etc.
M-7523-297 Newspaper clippings. -- 1965-1967. -- Re jamborees.
M-7523-298 Prince George Square Dancers. -- 1971. -- Includes jamboree program and newsletter, The Pony Express Square Dance News.
M-7523-299 Trail and District Square Dance Association. -- 1975. -- Jamboree program.
M-7523-300 Vancouver Island Western Square Dance Association. -- 1975. -- Newsletter and directory, The Cross Trail News.
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Series 6

Canadian square dance groups and publications. -- 1953-2004. -- 25 cm of textual records. -- The series consists mainly of newsletters and magazines in these three sub-series: Canadian Square Dance Association; Canadian Square and Round Dance Society; Other Canadian.

  Canadian Square Dance Association
M-7523-301 Canadian Square Dance Association newsletter. -- 1953-1955
M-7523-302 The Square Dancer. -- 1955
M-7523-303 The Square Dancer. -- 1956
M-7523-304 The Square Dancer. -- 1957
M-7523-305 The Square Dancer. -- 1958
M-7523-306 The Square Dancer. -- 1959
M-7523-307 The Square Dancer. -- 1960
M-7523-308 The Square Dancer. -- 1961
  Canadian Square and Round Dance Society
M-7523-309 Historical information. -- 1979-2004
M-7523-310 Canadian Square and Round Dance Society Newsletter. -- 1981
M-7523-311 Annual general meeting. -- 2003
  Other Canadian
M-7523-312 Canadian Dancers News. -- 1971
M-7523-313 Canadian Dancers News. -- 1972-1973
M-7523-314 Canadian Dancers News Magazine. -- 1976-1977
M-7523-315 Canadian Dancers News Magazine. -- 1978
M-7523-316 Canadian Dancers News Magazine. -- 1979
M-7523-317 Canadian Dancers News Magazine. -- 1980
M-7523-318 Canadian Dancers News Magazine. -- 1983
M-7523-319 Canadian Dancers News Magazine. -- 1984
M-7523-320 Canadian Dancers News Magazine. -- 1985-1986
M-7523-321 Toronto and District Square and Round Dance Association. -- 1985. -- Consists of promotional flyer.
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Series 7

American square dance groups and publications. -- 1953-1995. -- 120 cm of textual records. -- The series consists mainly of newsletters and magazines in these six sub-series: American Square Dance; American Squares; The Round Dancer; Sets in Order; Square-'N-Round; Other American.

  American Square Dance
M-7523-322 American Square Dance. -- 1974
M-7523-323 American Square Dance. -- 1979
M-7523-324 American Square Dance. -- 1980
M-7523-325 American Square Dance. -- 1981
M-7523-326 American Square Dance. -- 1982
M-7523-327 American Square Dance. -- 1983
M-7523-328 American Square Dance. -- 1984
M-7523-329 American Square Dance. -- 1985
M-7523-330 American Square Dance. -- 1986
M-7523-331 American Square Dance. -- 1987
M-7523-332 American Square Dance. -- 1988
M-7523-333 American Square Dance. -- 1989
M-7523-334 American Square Dance. -- 1990
M-7523-335 American Square Dance. -- 1991
M-7523-336 American Square Dance. -- 1992
M-7523-337 American Square Dance. -- 1993
M-7523-338 American Square Dance. -- 1994
M-7523-339 American Square Dance. -- 1995
  American Squares
M-7523-340 American Squares. -- 1961
M-7523-341 American Squares. -- 1962
M-7523-342 American Squares. -- 1963
M-7523-343 American Squares. -- 1964
M-7523-344 American Squares. -- 1965
  The Round Dancer
M-7523-345 The Round Dancer. -- 1961
M-7523-346 The Round Dancer. -- 1962
M-7523-347 The Round Dancer. -- 1963
M-7523-348 The Round Dancer. -- 1964
M-7523-349 The Round Dancer. -- 1965
M-7523-350 The Round Dancer. -- 1966
  Sets in Order
M-7523-351 Sets in Order. -- 1953-1954
M-7523-352 Sets in Order. -- 1957
M-7523-353 Sets in Order. -- 1958
M-7523-354 Sets in Order. -- 1959
M-7523-355 Sets in Order. -- 1960
M-7523-356 Sets in Order. -- 1961
M-7523-357 Sets in Order. -- 1962
M-7523-358 Sets in Order. -- 1963
M-7523-359 Sets in Order. -- 1964
M-7523-360 The Workshop. -- 1955-1960
M-7523-361 Yearbook. -- 1956-1962
M-7523-362 Dance Yearbook. -- 1964-1970
M-7523-363 Square Dance Report. -- 1960
  Square-'N-Round
M-7523-364 Square-'N-Round. -- 1963
M-7523-365 Square-'N-Round. -- 1964
  Other American
M-7523-366 Miscellaneous American square dance groups. -- 1962-1986. -- Includes information re conventions, callers, clubs, badges, etc.
M-7523-367 The Caller's Gazette. -- n.d.
M-7523-368 Choreo Breakdown. -- 1973-1974
M-7523-369 Choreo Breakdown. -- 1977-1978
M-7523-369a Class Notes. -- 1978
M-7523-370 The Dancer. -- 1961
M-7523-371 Gavel and Key. -- 1973
M-7523-372 Hashing it Over. -- 1971-1972
M-7523-373 Hashing it Over. -- 1973-1974, 1977
M-7523-374 The Hitchin Post. -- 1958
M-7523-375 National Callers Report. -- 1977
M-7523-376 The New Square Dance. -- 1970
M-7523-377 Presenting Square and Round Dance International. -- 1986
M-7523-378 The Spirit of '86. -- 1985
M-7523-379 Square Dance Callers Association of Northern California. -- 1960. -- Minutes.
M-7523-380 Square Dance Callers Association of Southern California Newsletter. -- 1976
M-7523-381 Tips to Callers. -- 1959-1960
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Series 8

St. John's School of Alberta. -- 1969-1978. -- 2 cm of textual records. -- The series consists mainly of newsletters, clippings, etc. relating to various school activities including parent-run financial campaigns. Also includes registration, financial information and some correspondence relating to Ray Woodard's son, Bradley, who was a student at the school from 1970 to 1974.

M-7523-382 School financial campaigns. -- 1974-1977. -- Includes lists of boys and parents.
M-7523-383 School newsletters, reports. -- 1969-1978
M-7523-384 School miscellaneous. -- 1971-1972. -- Includes blank application form, invitation, program, etc.
M-7523-385 Newspaper clippings. -- 1971-1973. -- Re school activities.
M-7523-386 Bradley Woodard. -- 1971-1974. -- Includes registration forms and fee sheets.


Series 9


Unprocessed records. -- [ca. 1960s-2000s]. -- This material has not been catalogued. Please consult with an Archivist before requesing.

M-9426 Unprocessed records. -- [ca. 1960s-2000s]. -- 50 cm of textual records and other material. -- Consists of photograph albums, newsletters, etc. [accession 2010.039]
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