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archives society of alberta
March 1997    Volume 16 Number 4


At the University of Alberta Archives, Lynn McPherson is completing a contract, funded by the Canadian Council of Archives, to organize the papers of past University presidents Max Wyman (1969-1974), Jerry Gunning (1974-1979), and Myer Horowitz (1979-1989). The University Archives has acquired the personal and professional papers of Prof. Loren Hepler, a noted oil sands researcher formerly with the Department of Chemistry.

More archival progeny! Welcome to Claire Holly Lamb, daughter of Paddy Lamb of the City of Edmonton Archives and his wife Laura. Claire Holly arrived on February 12, weighing 7 lb., 1 oz. "Everybody's doing fine!" says Paddy.

At the Medicine Hat Museum and Art Gallery Archives, a Disaster Preparedness Plan was recently completed by Janet Jarvis. Donny White continues his research and inventory on the Arctic photographer Geraldine Moodie, and has been asked to make several presentations and exhibits. Recent fonds processed include the Rotary Club of Medicine Hat fonds (1918-1995), the Cypress School Division #4 Fonds (attendance registers, 1924-1985), and the City of Medicine Hat fonds (minute books, 1899-1950).

On February 3, Wayne Murdoch joined the Provincial Archives of Alberta staff as the new Team Leader for the government records program. He had previously been the Civic Records Archivist at the City of Calgary Archives. Liana Haynes recently returned to her job after nine months' maternity leave. She says she appreciated the work done by her stand-in, Michelle Corbett.