Fonds PR2070 - Alberta Association of Art Galleries fonds

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Alberta Association of Art Galleries fonds

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    PR2070

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    • 1980-1988 (Creation)

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    0.60 m of textual records

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    (1983-1988)

    Administrative history

    The Alberta Association of Art Galleries was formed out of the Alberta chapter of the Western Canadian Art Association. The Association incorporated in 1983. Prior to 1983, the Association was known as the Alberta Association of Art Galleries.

    The Association formed to assist with the development of public galleries in Alberta, facilitate cooperation between art galleries and museums throughout Alberta, to act as a spokesperson for its members, and liaise with government. The Association offered four kinds of memberships for individuals and institutions: Full Members, Affiliate Members, Business Members and Friends. A Board of Directors consisting of five elected Directors, and three Members managed the Association.

    After 1988, the Association dissolved.

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    Scope and content

    The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, and financial records of the Alberta Association of Art Galleries dating from 1980-1988.

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    In 1991, Helen Collinson, former Chair of the Association, donated material on behalf of the Association to the Provincial Archives of Alberta. The material had previously been held at the University of Alberta. Later in 1991, Janet Nelin donated further material on behalf of the Association.

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        The material is in English.

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        Access Conditions: None

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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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        File list is not available.

        Associated materials

        For more material on Art Associations in Alberta please see the Western Canada Art Association Fonds, available at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

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        Further accruals are not expected.

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        Information for the administrative history/biographical sketch sourced from the records.

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        Includes accession PR1991.0117.

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