City of Calgary Archives

City of Calgary Archives

The City of Calgary Archives was created in 1981 to safeguard and make available Calgary’s municipal government records and city information.​

​​At The City of Calgary Archives, historical records and information can be found relating to the following:

  • records created by The City of Calgary and City Council activities,
  • Parks,
  • Planning,
  • Property assessments,
  • Transportation, and
  • Calgary events such as the XV Olympic Winter Games.

Everyone is welcome to research the records held at the archives.​​​​

Photo banner: 

1. The Christmas Bus, The City of Calgary, Alberta, 1962. Robert Brown Collection. CalA 95-025-003

2. Three Electric System employees decorating a Christmas tree. 1960. Calgary Electric System fonds. CalA 910722016

3. Tom Baines and “Rudolph” the deer. 1958. Calgary Zoological Society fonds. CalA 95-022-005

4. Electric crew setting up the Christmas tree in Central Memorial Park. Ca. 1915. City of Calgary Electric System fonds. CalA 910604039

Archives information


Holdings

​Search our records before you visit.

Accessing The City of Calgary Archives

​What you need to know before visiting or using the Archives collections.

Exhibits

​Learn about Calgary's history through our exhibits.

Calgary's history

​A timeline of achievements and events.

Outreach

​Archives has outreach activities.

Contact

​​Contact Archives for assistance.

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