2006 marked the University of Calgary's 40th anniversary. This site invites you to explore events and accomplishments in the history of the university which have resulted in its becoming the dynamic and progressive institution it is today.
Explore the University of Calgary's 40 years of autonomy in words and images through this anniversary site. Significant events that occurred on campus during each year of the university's first 40 years are placed in context with contemporaneous events in Canada and around the world, and illustrated with images from the University Archives' photographic collection.
Search for a date, for an event, or browse the collection to find interesting facts, figures, and photographs from the 40 year history of the University of Calgary.
This collection was created by the University Archives in celebration of the University of Calgary’s 40th anniversary in 2006. Access to the digitized photographs within this database and the technical capacity to download them does not imply permission for re-use. The images available here are for scholarly and personal purposes only.
Permission to reproduce (i.e. publish or publicly display) any image from the collection must be requested in writing. Such requests must be addressed to the University Archives as indicated below, quoting the accession number, file number and image number.
Feedback should be address to the University Archives by the following means
- email - firstname.lastname@example.org
- phone - 403-220-7271
- fax - 403-210-3075
- Mail - University of Calgary Archives
5th floor, TFDL
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB, T2N1N4
- Curators: Lisa Atkinson, Christie Teterenko
- Research: Christie Teterenko, Judy Loosemore
- Technical Support and Assistance: Jennifer Willard, Jodi Gara, Darren Love
- Project Supervisor: Lisa Atkinson
Funding for this project has been generously provided by the University of Calgary through a 40th Anniversary Special Project Grant.