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Cadets behind Western Canada College buildings, [ca. 1912-1913]
Cadets behind Western Canada College buildings
[ca. 1912-1913]
PB-19-25

Western Canada College fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Incorporation documents and minutes. -- 1903-1939
Series 2 Early records - Calendars, yearbooks, honour rolls, etc. -- 1906-1928
Series 3 Correspondence. -- 1920-1942
Series 4 Shares and shareholders. -- 1905-1938
Series 5 Financial records. -- 1917-1943
Series 6 Western Canada College Old Boys’ Association. -- 1965-1990
Series 7 Photographs. -- 1904-1980

Inventory

Series 1 Incorporation documents and minutes. -- 1903-1939
M-7889-29Ordinance of incorporation. -- 1903
M-2056-vol.1Minute book - Board meetings. -- September 1920-April 1939
M-2056-12 Board meetings (rough notes). -- 1927, 1938-1939
Series 2 Early records - Calendars, yearbooks, honour rolls, etc. -- 1906-1928
M-3168Brochure announcing opening of school on January 7, 1906
M-7889-30Histories of school. -- 1926, 1928 and n.d.
M-7889-31Western Canada College calendar. -- 1908-1909
M-8567-1Western Canada College calendars and programs. -- 1909/1910 - 1924/1925
M-8567-2Western Canada College Review [yearbook].-- 1911-1921
M-7889-32Western Canada College Review [yearbooks] -- 1914, 1921, 1922
M-2056-11Legal papers. -- 1911-1926. -- Consists of probate of wills of Julia Marsh (1918) and John Smythe Hall (1920); land contract between Western Canada College and John R. Lommis (1911); lease between WCC and Sydney O. Tregillus (1925); and notice of caveat (1926).
M-3131First Annual Ball program. -- 1912
M-7889-33Field Day dance program. -- 1915
M-7889-34First World War Roll of Honour. -- November 1915
M-6685First World War Roll of Honour. -- November 1915. -- Includes a 1916 covering letter about the roll.
M-2056-13Lists of students. -- Consists of lists of old boys killed in action during the First World War; prize lists; sports day lists; and exam results.
M-7889-36Stationery. -- n.d.
M-7889-37Published views of the school. -- n.d.
Series 3 Correspondence. -- 1920-1942
M-2056-1General correspondence. -- 1920-1942. -- Consists of correspondence re general school business; recommendations for teachers; winding up of the school's affairs; and establishment of a WCC scholarship. Includes correspondence with Percy Downing, F.G. Gardener, John L. Lawrie, and Archibald Oswald McRae.
Series 4 Shares and shareholders. -- 1905-1938
M-2056-2Correspondence re shares and debentures. -- 1919-1938. -- Mainly in connection with winding up the school's business.
M-2056-3Lists of shareholders and proxies. -- 1905, 1919
M-2056-4Share certificates, numbers 2-120. -- 1917-1919
M-2056-5Debenture certificates, numbers 2-75 ($100 each). -- 1920. -- Also includes a notebook listing holders.
M-2056-6Debenture certificates, numbers 76-150. -- 1920-1922. -- Also includes statutory declaration re lost share certificates.
Series 5 Financial records. -- 1917-1943
M-2056-8Accounts, statements and cheques. -- 1920-1938
M-2056-9Accountants reports. -- 1917-1918, 1926
M-2056-10Insurance policies. -- 1919, 1920
M-2056-vol.2Accounts ledger. -- 1918-1927
M-2056-vol.3Accounts ledger. - 1925-1938
M-8567-3Financial statements. -- 1923, 1924 and 1926
M-7889-35Financial statement. -- 1938
M-2056-vol.4Book of deposits. -- 1926-1929
M-2056-vol.5Book of deposits. -- 1939-1943
M-2056-vol.6Receipts. -- 1922-1929
M-2056-vol.7Receipts. -- 1926-1929
M-2056-vol.8Cheque stubs. -- 1925-1931
Series 6Western Canada College Old Boys’ Association. -- 1965-1990
M-7889-14Constitution and bylaws. -- 1981, 1987 and n.d. -- Includes Societies Act application.
M-7889-15Dr. MacRae memorial fund. -- 1965. -- Consists of correspondence re contribution for a commemorative plaque.
M-8567-4Dr. MacRae memorial plaque. -- 1965-1966. -- Consists of correspondence re plaque in his memory.
M-7889-16Remembrance Day service. -- 1965. -- Consists of program and speeches by Donald R. MacLaren and J.W. Churchill.
M-7889-17General records. -- 1966-1974. -- Consists of membership lists, reunion and Remembrance Day service arrangements, and correspondence with old boys.
M-8567-5General correspondence. -- 1966-1990
M-7889-18Western Canada College memorial plaque. -- 1975. -- Consists of correspondence and notes re contributions to, ordering of, and dedication of plaque.
M-7889-19Reunion. -- 1976. -- Consists of correspondence, arrangements and reminiscences.
M-7889-20Western Canada College Old Boys' Scholarship. -- 1977. -- Consists of correspondence re fundraising and implementation.
M-7889-21Reunion. -- 1977. -- Consists of correspondence, arrangements and reminiscences.
M-7889-22Reunion and scholarship fund. -- 1978. -- Consists of correspondence, arrangements and reminiscences.
M-7889-23Reunion and scholarship fund. -- 1979. -- Consists of correspondence, arrangements and reminiscences.
M-7889-24Reunion and scholarship fund. -- 1980. -- Consists of correspondence, arrangements and reminiscences.
M-7889-25Reunion and scholarship fund. -- 1981. -- Consists of correspondence, arrangements and reminiscences.
M-7889-26Reunion and scholarship fund. -- 1982. -- Consists of correspondence, arrangements and reminiscences.
M-7889-27Directors' meetings and general. -- 1983-1988. -- Consists of minutes and correspondence.
M-7889-28Newspaper clippings re old boys. -- 1984-1986
Series 7 Photographs. -- 1904-1980. -- 49 photographs

Some of these photographs have been scanned. View now.
PA-3098-1 Western Canada College students, staff, old boys and reunions. -- 1904-1980. -- 42 photographs. -- PA-3098-1, annotated: "Last day in old building", has been copied as NA-5429-1.
PB-806 Western Canada College rugby team. -- 1917. -- 1 photograph
PB-854 Western Canada College - Group shots of the students and sports teams. -- 1904-1919. -- 5 photographs. PB-854-1 has been copied as NA-2301-1.
PC-256-1 Members of the Calgary Grain Exchange. -- 1909. -- 1 photograph
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