Fonds glen-1041 - Glenbow Foundation. Archaeology Department fonds

Majorville Cairn south of Bassano, Alberta. Majorville Cairn south of Bassano, Alberta. Majorville Cairn south of Bassano, Alberta. Majorville Cairn south of Bassano, Alberta. Majorville Cairn south of Bassano, Alberta. Small cairn near Majorville Cairn south of Bassano, Alberta. Aerial photo of Old Women's Buffalo Jump (centre) looking southwest, near Cayley, Alberta. Dig from below jump, Old Women's Buffalo Jump, near Cayley, Alberta. Dig from east, Old Women's Buffalo Jump, near Cayley, Alberta. Level 6 from west, Old Women's Buffalo Jump, near Cayley, Alberta.
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Glenbow Foundation. Archaeology Department fonds

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CA GLEN glen-1041

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  • 1950-1968 (Creation)
    Glenbow Foundation.Archaeology Department

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2.25 m of textual records. -- ca. 7250 photographs. -- 3 audio reels. -- 1 audio cassette

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These records were transferred to the Archives from the Archaeology Department in 1968.

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The fonds consists of slides and photographs of archaeological sites, excavations, field camps and artifacts from Glenbow Foundation Archaeological Department surveys and excavations in Alberta, and of private artifact collections. Also includes correspondence, site survey work sheets and reports, field notes, manuscripts, articles and papers related to the department's surveys and excavations. Includes recording of an archaeological convention held by the Glenbow Foundation (1960), radio broadcast by Don King on Alberta archaeology (1962) and scrapbook on archaeology in Alberta. RECORDS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS ARE ALSO IN THIS FONDS. SEE INVENTORY FOR DETAILS: Jane Askey, bison, William Byrne, Castor Creek site, Crystal Spring site, Armin Dyck, Clive Elliott, Sandy Ervine, A.M. Erwin, funeral rites and ceremonies, Ron Getty, J. Hubert, Russell Johnson, H.P. Lewis, pottery, E. Richards, Norman Richards, Royal Ontario Museum, Maynard Shute, Kenneth Smith, J.A. Spencer, stone circles, and tipi rings.

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  • The material is in English.

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Finding aids<br>Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.

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The original negatives and archaeological collections are held by the University of Calgary.

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Record No. M 1982;M 1984;M 1988;M 2105;M 3677;M 3678;M 3679;M 3680;M 3681;M 3685;M 9286;PD 29;PD 87;S 3;S 27;RAT 3;RET 7;NA 2360<br><br>

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