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XV Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Photograph Collection fonds Sports, recreation and leisure*
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XV Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Photograph Collection fonds

  • CA ccg ccg-2081
  • Collection
  • 1977-1988, predominant 1981-1988

The fonds consists of approximately 40,000 photo images (prints, transparencies and negatives) created or commissioned by the Communications Group, one of the six Groups which made up OCO. Most of them are from the Information Services Division. Some, mostly duplicates of those from Information Services, are from Products and Advertising and from Community Relations. All of this material is in English. Most of the images are in colour, the transparencies are 35mm and enclosed in slide cases, and photo prints are 8 x 10" or smaller. Some of what are referred to as negatives are in fact internegatives made from transparencies. This material is in very good physical condition. These photo images were commissioned and created for the purposes of publicizing the 1988 Olympic Winter Games before they occurred, of educating people about the Games, and of documenting preparation for the Games and the Games themselves. OCO'88 used them as research material and as a record of its activities. For more information regarding the XV Olympic Winter Games, Olympic Photograph Collection scope/content information, please link to the City of Calgary Archives homepage and click on the "fonds level descriptions" link.

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