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Royal visit of Queen Elizabeth II and the Commonwealth Games

  • Subseries
  • predominant 31 Jul. 1978 - 6 Aug. 1978, Dec. 1978
  • Part of Victor Post fonds

Subseries consists of photographs of the Alberta portion of the official state visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Canada in 1978. The Queen toured Newfoundland, Saskatchewan, and finally Alberta. The Queen was accompanied by Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince Andrew, and The Prince Edward. On August 3, 1978, The Queen officially opened the 1978 Commonwealth Games held in Edmonton, which took place from August 3 - 12, 1978. The photographs in this subseries covers The Queen's stay in Alberta from July 31 - August 6, 1978.

Also included are official visitor's guides and information manual for volunteers at the Commonwealth Games.

Unknown events

File consists of photographs of the Queen and the royal family having arrived at an unknown location. The Queen and royal family are seen with The Very Rev. Russell Brown, the Dean of the All Saints' Anglican Cathedral in Edmonton. There is also one photograph of the Queen awarding medals at the Commonwealth Games.

Press badge

File consists of Victor Post's media press badge as the Government of Alberta's official photographer of the royal visit.

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