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The Technical Requirements of Small Museums/an Appendix On Small Art Gallery Requirements

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/library1348
Author
Key, A. F
Publisher
Canadian Museums Association
Material Type
Book
Material Type
Book
Author
Key, A. F
Publisher
Canadian Museums Association
Publication Date
1966
Physical Description
27 Pages illus -- (Technical Paper No. 1)
Subjects
Museums - Furniture, equipment, etc.
Call Number
Prof AM 127 H32
Collection
Library
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The Cypress Hills of Alberta-Saskatchewan

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/library2988
Author
Downs, Art
Publisher
Frontier Books
Material Type
Book
Material Type
Book
Author
Downs, Art
Place
Surrey, B.C
Publisher
Frontier Books
Publication Date
1969
Subjects
Cypress Hills (Alta. and Sask.)
Call Number
FC 3695 C97 1969
Copies
2 copies
Collection
Library
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The care of historical collections, a conservation handbook for the nonspecialist

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/library1400
Author
Guldbeck, Per E
Publisher
American Assoc. for State & Local History
Material Type
Book
Material Type
Book
Author
Guldbeck, Per E
Publisher
American Assoc. for State & Local History
Publication Date
1972
Subjects
Art objects - Conservation and restoration
Call Number
Prof NK 1127.5 G97 1972
Collection
Library
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Date Range
1947-1987
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20171094
Physical Description
0.3 m of textual records, over 500 photographs, 1 sketch
Scope and Content
The materials were preserved and enhanced through research by Joyce Sasse 001: 1963 Day planner 002: 1964 Day planner 003: 1965 Day planner 004: Book- Proud Procession (1947) 005: Book- Young Explorers (1947) 006: Book- Totem Tipi and Tumpline (1955) 007: Book- No Man Stands Alone (1965) 008: Book…
Date Range
1947-1987
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Annora Brown
Physical Description
0.3 m of textual records, over 500 photographs, 1 sketch
History / Biographical
Annora Brown was born outside of Red Deer in 1899 and died at the age of 88 in Deep Cove, British Columbia in 1987 where she retired. Brown is one of the Alberta’s foremost early artists. Based for much of her life in historic Fort Macleod, Brown played a major role in creating a ‘picture’ of Southern Alberta: its wild landscape, First Nations, pioneer rural communities, local history- above all its wondrous nature symbolized by the wildflower. Her work was able to capture the culture of the First nation communities that she lived near. Her father was Edmund Foster Brown and mother was Elizabeth Ethel (Cody) Brown. Her mother supported and encouraged Brown’s love for art and from 1925-1929 Brown attended the Ontario College of Art in Toronto. She returned in 1929 and developed and art program for Calgary’s Mounted Royal College but later had to leave due to her mother’s illness. A student of the celebrated landscape painters, known as the Group of Seven (1920-1933), Brown’s artistic practice spans the 1930s to mid-1980s. During that time, she cobbled together a living as an artist, often by teaching, illustrating books and magazines, and selling, whenever she could, her captivating paintings in watercolor, tempera oil and later serigraph prints. In 1945-1950, brown worked as a respected artist and teacher at the Banff School of Fine Arts. She was also commissioned to paint over 200 western wild flowers for the Glenbow Foundation. Brown’s work was also included in Crescent Heights High School in Calgary, University of Alberta in Edmonton, United College in Winnipeg, and the Canadian Handicrafts Guild in Montreal. She was also awarded a prize in the Alberta Government’s 1955 Jubilee Contest for Alberta painters. In 1965 Brown retired to Deep Cove British Columbia to paint and garden. She had given a “voice” to a region that had been rarely presented in Canadian art. Her attention to the unique aspects of Old Man’s Country like Niitsitapi, the character and isolation of its small rural communities as well as its unforgettable environment was expressed mainly through her focus on wildflowers and native plants. Buoyed by the conviction that a woman’s activities “need not be limited to polishing furniture and raising babies”, Brown was also a writer and author of two books: the Western Canadian classic Old Man’s Garden and her autobiographical Sketches from Life. She was the first woman to receive an honorary degree from the University of Lethbridge in 1971 for her contribution to “western art and living.” (written by Mary-Beth Laviolette; Summer 2016 Gallery Exhibit at Galt Museum)
Scope and Content
The materials were preserved and enhanced through research by Joyce Sasse 001: 1963 Day planner 002: 1964 Day planner 003: 1965 Day planner 004: Book- Proud Procession (1947) 005: Book- Young Explorers (1947) 006: Book- Totem Tipi and Tumpline (1955) 007: Book- No Man Stands Alone (1965) 008: Book- Canaries on the Clothesline (1974) 009: Sketch of Annora Brown oversized 010: 26 Photos of the Rockies 011: 2 Photos, Editorial, Crighton photocopy with description 012: 8 Photos of her house and her graduation 013: 17 Photos of the cabin, 5 prints, letters about her house in Fort Macleod, and letters from the Town of Fort Macleod 014: Research notes of Annora Brown by Joyce Sasse 015: 215 Photos building the cabin 016: 250 Photos of her art, excerpt of Sketches from Life, and later years; 3 Newspaper cutouts Language: English
Access Restrictions
Public
Accession No.
20171094
Collection
Archive
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Personal papers of James Haimes

https://collections.galtmuseum.com/en/permalink/descriptions84196
Date Range
1903-1962
Accession No.
20141042
Physical Description
22 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
2014.1042/001 Lethbridge Water Works & Sewerage Works, 1903-1904 2014.1042/002 “The Science and Art of Mining” handbooks for Mining Students and Colliery Managers Volume 1, 1904 2014.1042/003 Engineering pamphlets , Canadian Engineering Standards Association a: Standard Specification for …
Date Range
1903-1962
Creator
James Haimes
Physical Description
22 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
James Haimes worked in the City of Lethbridge’s engineering department for 40 years, beginning as the city’s field engineer in 1911. Haimes oversaw many projects while with the engineering department, including the hard surfacing of city streets, the expansion of the waterworks and sewer system, and the expansion of the electric department. He served three years during the First World War, enlisting with the Canadian Field Artillery in 1915. In 1928, Haimes was appointed City Engineer and remained in this post for 22 years before retiring. In 1951, his final year working for the city, he acted as an advisory engineer.
Scope and Content
2014.1042/001 Lethbridge Water Works & Sewerage Works, 1903-1904 2014.1042/002 “The Science and Art of Mining” handbooks for Mining Students and Colliery Managers Volume 1, 1904 2014.1042/003 Engineering pamphlets , Canadian Engineering Standards Association a: Standard Specification for Concrete & Reinforced Concrete, Second Edition, 1942 b: Standard Specification for Portland Cement, Third Edition, 1940 2014.1042/004 Engineering pamphlets, American Water Works Association a: Standard Specifications for Coal-Tar Enamel Protective Coatings for Steel Water Pipe, 1953 b: Tentative Standard Specifications for Installation of Cast-Iron Water Mains, 1953 2014.1042/005 Engineering pamphlets a: Questions and Answers on Water Works Operation, no date b: Swimming Pools & Other Public Bathing Places, 1936 2014.1042/006: Water Conditioning Handbook, 1943 2014.1042/007: Engineering plans for the waterworks, substation, traverse trunk sewer (Arctic Refinery Property), 1931-1962 2014.1042/008 Reports of the City Engineer to Council, 1943-1955 2014.1042/009 Estimates regarding public works and waterworks projects, taxes levied for paving, 1915-1950 2014.1042/010 Various reports for city services including: airport, asphalt, golf club, flooding, irrigation, sewers, swimming pools, water consumption and rates. Contains 1 photograph. 1915-1962 2014.1042/011 Photo Album, construction of Lethbridge Waterworks and railway construction around 5th Ave N & 13th St. N. Contains 128 photographs [1920?]-[1955] 2014.1042/012 Engineering notebooks, newspaper clippings, 1 photograph. 1925-1953 2014.1042/013 Engineering notebooks and pocket calendar, 1952-1954 2014.1042/014 Engineering notebooks, 1956
Accession No.
20141042
Collection
Archive
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