Collection - Dr. J.W. Grant MacEwan collection

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Dr. J.W. Grant MacEwan collection

General material designation

  • Textual record
  • Object
  • Graphic material

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the collection.

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Collection

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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • 1939-2001 (Collection)
    Collector
    MacEwan, Grant, 1902-2000

Physical description area

Physical description

8.15 m of objects
88 cm of textual records
29 photographs
5 posters
2 pencil sketches

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Archival description area

Custodial history

Scope and content

The collection consists of books written by, objects, graphic material, and clippings connected to Dr. J.W. Grant MacEwan. These include 10 logs whittled by Grant MacEwan, 52 books (most signed; complete works of Grant MacEwan), clippings, 35 plaques, miscellaneous objects including 2 suitcases, 2 cowboy hats, straw hat, fireman's helmet, policeman's hat and billy club, red wool hat, tie, wall hanging, carved wooden plate, miniature tipi, 2 miniature totem pole carvings, headphones, radio and microphone, engraved wallet and notepad cover, sweatshirts and buttons from Grant MacEwan Day. Graphic material includes posters and photographs. Textual records include a letter to Grant MacEwan regarding naming the institution after him, the program for the official opening in 1972, the transfer of land document for City Centre Campus, and the records of the Grant MacEwan Day Committee.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

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Language of material

  • English

Script of material

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Restrictions on access

Records may be subject to Alberta’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Records may be subject to the Copyright Act of Canada

Finding aids

Associated materials

Other Dr. Grant MacEwan records are held by Special Collections at the University of Calgary, Glenbow Museum, and the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

Accruals

Unit is considered closed.

Alternative identifier(s)

Accession Number

2015-03-09/15

Accession Number

2018-04-20/65

Accession Number

2019-02-04/74

Accession Number

2019-10-28/90

Accession Number

2020-10-27/107

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Rules or conventions

Canadian Rules for Archival Description (RAD), 2008 edition.

Status

Final

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created by Valla McLean - March 5, 2018.
Modified by Kathy Blasko - October 28, 2020.

Language of description

  • English

Script of description

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