Q. How do I search the Glenbow Library and Archives Digital Collection?


Glenbow Library and Archives documents the human and natural history of Southern Alberta. It includes historic documents from many of the major energy companies in Western Canada. It is also an unparalleled resource for researchers and students exploring local, regional and provincial history, political science, social studies, ranching, immigration, cultural studies, business, environmental studies, women’s studies, military history and the Northwest Mounted Police/Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Included in the digital collection are selections of photographs from the photographic archival collection.

[Find the Glenbow Library and Archives Digital Collection here.]

Search Strategies: 

1. Search via keyword at the top of the collection:


2. Browse using facets on the left sidebar:


3. Browse for similar images using hyperlinked subjects within item records:


4. Use the Advanced Search to search across all of our collections and build more precise searches:


5. Order images using the Order Photo button under the image:


  • Last Updated Oct 04, 2019
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  • Answered By Kathryn Ruddock

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