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Royal visit and Universiade Games photographs published

File consists of a book published by Universiade '83 Edmonton Corp. that's entitled, Universiade '83: Pictorial Record. The book covers the entire Universiade Games in 1983 and includes photographs taken by Victor Post. Specifically, the photographs of The Prince and Princess of Wales are included. Victor Post Photography is credited as one of the photographers.

Photographs of events during the visit

File consists of photographs of the scheduled events during the Pope's stay in Edmonton. These events include:

  • Rising of the Flag of Vatican City at Alberta Legislative Building
  • Arrival in Edmonton at the Canadian Forces Base Namao
  • Prayer service at St. Joseph's Basilica
  • Arrival at and Blessing of Cross at Grey Nuns' Regional Centre
  • Eucharistic Celebration, Papal Mass
  • Popemobile tour
  • Departure from Edmonton at the Canadian Forces Base Namao
    The Pope is greeted on arrival by Archbishop Joseph MacNeil, Archdiocese of Edmonton, and other dignitaries, such as Lieutenant Governor Frank Lynch-Staunton and Mrs. Lynch-Staunton, Premier Peter Lougheed and Mrs. Lougheed, and Mayor Laurence Decore and Mrs. Decore.

Itineraries for the royal visit

File consists of the official itinerary and the media itinerary for the royal visit by Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother to Canada from July 12 - 19, 1985. Also included is the invitation card inviting Victor Post to the reception for members of the media on July 16, 1985.

Individual negatives of the visit

File consists of negatives from the entire royal visit of The Duke and Duchess of York to Alberta. Each negative was cut and kept separately by Victor Post.

Photographs of events and ceremonies

File consists of negatives and slides of the events and ceremonies that occurred during the Winter Olympic Games, including:

  • Calgary skyline at day and night
  • Medal presentations at Olympic plaza
  • Closing and opening ceremonies
  • Nakiska venue events
  • Canada Olympic Park venue events
  • Hot air balloon races
  • Downtown Calgary and Olympic Plaza
  • Pin trade show and food fair
  • Kodak photographic press centre
  • Pandas in zoo
  • Dinner reception hosted by Premier Don Getty on the occasion of the opening of the Olympics. Reception was attended by Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Alberta Lieutenant Governor Helen Hunley, MP Walter Van de Walle, and Dr. Ruth, who is also photographed with Victor Post

Downtown Calgary and Olympic Plaza

File consists of photographs of the downtown Calgary downtown and Olympic Plaza during the duration of the Olympics. Includes photographs of the Alberta Information Centre, Max Bell Theatre, City Hall, Saddledome, and Olympic mascots Hidy and Howdy.


File consists of photographs of the Nakiska ski resort in the Kananaskis Country region of Alberta. Nakiska hosted ten alpine skiing events and the demonstration event of freestyle moguls skiing during the 1988 Winter Olympic Games.

Medal presentation with Karen Percy

File consists of photographs of a medal presentation at Olympic Plaza, with bronze medal winner Karen Percy. Karen Percy was a Canadian alpine skier, who won two bronze medals at the 1988 Winter Olympic Games.

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