Agriculture

101 Archival description results for Agriculture

Series · 1972-1997

The series consists of records pertaining to liaison activities between the business unit and companies and producers regarding agricultural commodities. The aim of the liaison activities was ensuring an efficient supply of quality products and taking advantage of all marketing opportunities. The files contain grants, surveys, studies, and correspondence with meat, dairy, alfalfa, honey, fish, canola and other companies and producers,

Alberta. Agriculture. Commodity Development Branch
Series · 1980-1999

The series consists of records related to various agricultural commodities from the perspective of understanding and developing markets. The records include correspondence, reports, studies, statistics, and information on the development of various commodities (e.g. meats, grains, oilseeds, honey, dairy products, livestock and crops) in Canada as well as other countries.

Alberta. Agriculture. Market Development Division (1982-1991)
Series · 1973-1979

The series consists of records related to agricultural engineering. The records includes minutes of committee meetings, correspondence, and project files.

Alberta. Agriculture. Engineering and Home Design Branch (1972-1975)
Series · 1972-1987

The series consists of records pertaining to liaison committees involving the business unit and companies and producers with the aim of ensuring an efficient supply of quality products and taking advantage of all marketing opportunities. The files contain minutes and correspondence of the liaison committees.

Alberta. Agriculture. Commodity Development Branch
Series · 1981-1996

The series consists of records related generally to the market development activities of the Division. The records include correspondence, reports, and other records pertaining to staff activities, operations of branches, interdepartmental liaison work, and other Divisional functions related to market development.

Alberta. Agriculture. Market Development Division (1982-1991)
Series · 1981-1999

The series consists of records related to the marketing of agricultural products in North and South America, with a focus on countries involved in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The records include correspondence and other records related to food companies, banks, embassies, and trade offices from the United States, Canada, and Latin America (Mexico), regarding export of food products and agricultural commodities.

Alberta. Agriculture. Americas Branch
Series · 1981-1999

The series consists of records related to the marketing of agricultural products outside of North America. The records include correspondence and other records related to food companies, banks, embassies, and trade offices from the Pacific Rim (e.g. Japan and China), various countries in Europe, the Soviet Union and Russian, Africa and the Middle East regarding exporting of food products and commodities.

Alberta. Agriculture. Overseas Branch
Series · 1971-1989

The series consists of records related to committees involved in the processing of agricultural commodities. The records include minutes, correspondence and other supporting material of committees such as the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology, the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (Food Technology Committee), the Alberta Food Industry Advisory, the Canada Committee on Food, Farming for the Future, the Alberta Agriculture Co-ordinating Committee, as well as other committees involving the business unit.

Alberta. Agriculture. Product Development Section
Series · 1981-1988

The series consists of research reports and studies created by consultants related to the processing of agricultural commodities. The reports and studies pertain to the processing of red meats, poultry, fish, grains, oilseeds, honey, vegetables, starch, and other commodities.

Alberta. Agriculture. Agricultural Processing Branch
Series · 1949-1959, 1967-1981, 1997-2000

The series consists of records resulting from the partnership between the Department and local Agriculture Service Boards to address agricultural concerns in communities in order to ensure agricultural production is maintained and improved.

Alberta. Agriculture. Rural Services Branch
Agriculture print collection
PR2445 · Collection · [ca. 1940]

The collection consists of two poster prints featuring agricultural scenes dating from ca. 1940 and a poster print featuring King George V dating from ca. 1940. The artist of the prints is unknown.

Unknown donor
Series · 1947-2000

The series consists of research requests regarding agricultural matters. The requests may pertain to tariffs, trade policy, marketing, and other issues. The records may include correspondence, notes, and background research material related to specific requests.

Alberta. Agriculture, Food and Rural Development. Policy Secretariat
Series · 1991-2001

The series consists of records related to summer employment programs within the agricultural sector. The records include policies and procedures for Veterinary Work Experience Program, Agriculture Processing Industry Program, and Summer Farms Program (1991-2001) as well as final payment and statistical information (1998).

Alberta. Agriculture, Food and Rural Development. Central Program Support Division
PR0277 · Fonds · 1965-1968

The fonds consists of materials pertaining to the activities of the Alberta Agricultural Centennial Committee in 1967. It includes programs, pamphlets, bulletins, and two blueprints documenting the burial of a centennial cairn.

Alberta Agricultural Centennial Committee
Alberta resource maps
Series · 1972-1980

The series consists of published maps that could be stored in three-ring binders. Each map addresses a different type of resource in the province. While oil, pipelines, roads, forestry, and population are included as resources, the majority of the maps address resources that relate to agriculture.

Alberta. Lands and Forests. Cartographic Branch
Series · 1989-1992

The series consists of records related to the Alberta Sugar Price Reduction Program, an initiative designed to assist beekeepers in reducing input costs associated with the overwintering and/or spring feeding of honey bees. The records include reports and correspondence relating to program establishment, requirements, conditions, procedures, payments, and statistical information.

Alberta. Agriculture. Central Program Support Division
PR0089.0003 · Series · 1909-2006
Part of Alberta Women's Institute fonds

The series consists of records which have been created through the administration and activities of local Alberta Women Institute branches. The series includes minute books, cash books, financials, local branch histories, registers, scrapbooks, clippings, guest book, programs, reports and by-laws

PR0089.0004 · Series · 1911 - 2001
Part of Alberta Women's Institute fonds

The series consists of material that is not specifically associated with the three organizational levels of the Alberta Women’s Institute – provincial, district and local. The series includes Northern Alberta Women’s committee, guest speakers/visits, histories, ephemera, journal, tape order book, address book, Cirkuit photographs, photograph of Women Institute Girls Club, survey of disabled farmers, The Alaska Highway Station, published material from a variety of sources, some material associated with the Women’s Institute at the national level, and material collected as part of research conducted for the book, “Many and remarkable: the story of the Alberta Women's Institute,” by Catherine C. Cole and Judy Larmour.

PR0089.0001 · Series · 1909-2004
Part of Alberta Women's Institute fonds

The series consists of records which have been created in the administration of the Alberta Women’s Institute at the provincial level and represents activities that have a provincial scope. It includes minutes, cashbooks, financial records, membership lists, Books of Remembrance, correspondence, records associated with the Alberta Women’s Girls Clubs, convention reports, Home & Country magazine, organizational history and etcetera.

PR0089 · Fonds · 1896-2006

The fonds consists of records which have been created in the process of maintaining, training and advancing the role of women and their work in the province of Alberta. The material is arranged in the following series: Provincial records; District records; Local records and Miscellaneous.

Alberta Women's Institute
PR0005 · Fonds · 1938-1970

The fonds consists of the records of Alexander John Charnetski relating to his involvement in agriculture, and includes slides of livestock, barn plans, farm equipment and pastures. The fonds also includes correspondence, reports, records, including a photograph, relating to the Agriculture Officers Orientation conducted by the Canadian Civil Defense College, and yearbooks of the Olds School of Agriculture and the Vermilion School of Agriculture.

Charnetski, Alexander John
Series · 1975-1983

The series consists of the records of the Assistant Deputy Minister for International Marketing pertaining to the development of international markets for Alberta's agricultural products.

Alberta. Agriculture. International Marketing. Assistant Deputy Minister
Series · 1972-1989

The series consists of the records of the Assistant Deputy Minister of Marketing. The files contain correspondence, minutes of meetings, and reports pertaining to agricultural marketing activities and the operations of various marketing divisions.

Alberta. Agriculture. Marketing. Assistant Deputy Minister (1972-1979)
Series · 1985-1998

The series consists of the files of the Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for the planning and development sector within the department. The files include correspondence, reports, minutes and agendas of meetings, and other records related to policy research, financial support programs, irrigation and resource management, systems development, agricultural economics, and other agriculture programs.

Alberta. Agriculture. Planning and Development. Assistant Deputy Minister
Series · 1950-1985

The series consists of the records of the Assistant Deputy Minister of Research and Resource Development and its predecessors, the Assistant Deputy Minister of Administration and the Assistant Deputy Minister of Research and Operations.

Alberta. Agriculture. Research and Resource Development. Assistant Deputy Minister
Biollo family fonds
PR1370 · Fonds · 1923-1955

Fonds consists of records pertaining to the personal activities of O.J. Biollo and the Biollo family, as well as records pertaining to the activities of O.J. Biollo as a sub-agent for the Cunard White Star and Anchor-Donaldson ship lines, contractor for Northern Alberta Railways (NAR), Treasury Branch agent, Alberta Government Telephones (AGT) agent, sub-agent for the Department of Lands and Mines, and crop correspondent for the Dominion Bureau of Statistics. Fonds also contain records pertaining to O.J. Biollo’s work with the Italian Consulate on behalf of residents in the Venice, Alberta area and maps depicting the Edmonton Land District, a road survey in Lac La Biche, Alberta, and a roadmap of Alberta.

Biollo family
B.T. Stephanson fonds
PR2817 · Fonds · 1965

The fonds consists of a history of the Department of Agricultural Engineering at the University of Alberta written in 1965 by B.T. Stephanson. The fonds also includes a biography of John Macgregor Smith, the first head of the Department of Agricultural Engineering.

Stephanson, B.T.
PR2488 · Fonds · [ca. 1890 - 1956]

The fonds consists Captain Fred M. Whitmarsh's photographs including Whitmarsh's family photographs and a photograph album featuring scenes of agriculture and transportation in Alberta circa 1890 to 1956.

Whitmarsh, Fred M.
PR3134 · Collection · 1966 - 1969

The collection consists of oral history interviews conducted by Carl J. Tracie during the years 1966 to 1969 with pioneers of the Grande Prairie region. The interviews include recordings of the following individuals:

  • Eric Wilson homesteaded in Saskatoon Lake in 1910;
  • Barney Throness Lake Saskatoon circa (ca) 1911;
  • Marley Sherk and Gordon Sherk, traveled with Mennonites to Beaverlodge area ca. 1910;
  • James Summerville homesteaded in Grande Prairie ca. 1911;
  • J.J.E. Clarke homesteaded in Peace River ca. 1911;
  • G. Balisky homesteaded in Grande Prairie ca. 1912;
  • Joseph Tracie homesteaded in Grande Prairie ca.1916; and
  • Oskar Anderson homesteaded in Peace River ca. 1911.

The tapes discuss climate, individuals, religions, agriculture, transportation, the economy, and geography of the region.

Tracie, Carl J.
Chambers family fonds
PR0157 · Fonds · 1891-1964, predominant 1920-1957

Fonds consists of personal and business records belonging to the Chambers family. The fonds has been divided into two series: Business activities of the Chambers family and Personal life of the Chambers family.

Chambers family
Charles E. Masse fonds
PR1458 · Fonds · [ca. 1895]

The recods consist of photographs depicting Charles E. Masse at Dunbow School and include an interior view of the bakery, the children's dormitories, staff, First Nations boys, and a haying crew. A letter by George E. Masse providing biographical information about Charles E. Masse has been included.

Masse, Charles E.
Communications Photographs
Series · 1967-1989

The series consists of photographs of Agriculture personnel and special events.

Alberta. Agriculture. Communications Branch
Cyril Alwin Tregillus fonds
PR3135 · Fonds · [before 1972]

The fonds consists of the reminiscences of Cyril Alwin Tregillus written before 1972. The reminiscences, which cover the years 1902-1914, discuss his childhood in Alberta and his career in agriculture.

Tregillus, Cyril A.
PR0483 · Collection · [ca. 1900]-[ca.1914]

The collection consists of 37 glass plate negatives with matching prints, 11 glass plate negatives without prints and 9 prints without negatives, of a variety of subjects purported to be from east of Edmonton, Alberta dating circa (ca.) 1900 to ca. 1914 including family portraits and portraits of children, buildings, houses, log cabins, parks, a church and cemetery, a baseball game, sleighs, the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) 66th Overseas Battalion, and farm activities such as threshing, ploughing and haying, with some of the agricultural images marked as copyright R. Weaver.

Puckrin, Dave and Loretta
David Mullen fonds
PR4061 · Fonds · 1938-1939

The fonds consists of the records of David Mullen created during his tenure as Minister of Agriculture. The files pertain to branch operations regarding field crops, fish and game, fur farms, the Wheat Surplus Board, and agricultural exhibits.

Mullen, David
Series · 1963-1972, 1983-1987

The series consists of records created by the Director of Animal Health, previously known as the Director of Veterinary Services, pertaining to the management of veterinary services or animal health programs. The files contain correspondence, policies, committee meeting agendas and minutes, reports, and subject files.

Alberta. Agriculture. Veterinary Services Division
Series · 1952-1977

The series consists of the records of the Director of the Farm Development Division and that position's predecessors. The records include correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports and other records related to divisional and branch operations as well as intradepartmental relationships with other divisions as well as Assistant Deputy Ministers, the Deputy Minister and the Minister.

Alberta. Agriculture. Family Farm Division
Series · 1951-1995

The series consists of the records of the Director of Laboratory Services pertaining to veterinary or animal health programs. The files contain correspondence, minutes and agendas of meetings, and reports.

Alberta. Agriculture. Laboratory Services
Series · 1932-2002

The series consists of the records of the Director of Plant Industry. The files include correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, and other records related to field crops, plant diseases, pests, weed control, soils, crop insurance, and other administrative and operational activities of the Division. The series also includes correspondence and reports related to the establishment of the Provincial Horticultural Station in Brooks (1932-1965).

Alberta. Agriculture. Plant Industry Division
Series · 1966-1975

The series consists of the records of the Director of the Program Development Division. The files include correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, and conference proceedings.

Alberta. Agriculture. Program Development Division
Series · 1989-1993

The series consists of the records of the Director of Rural Services Division pertaining to home economics and 4-H programs. The records also include correspondence and photographs regarding the planning of the 50th anniversary of the home economics program in 1993.

Alberta. Agriculture. Rural Services Division
Ditch Rehabilitation Plans
Series · 1925-2009

The series relates to Ditch Rehabilitation Plans for the Irrigation Districts exempt from seepage damage claims. The Irrigation Secretariat maintained the records. The records include yearly status reports, general information, and plans by district.

Alberta. Agriculture. Irrigation Secretariat
Dr. Hugh Horner fonds
PR2510 · Fonds · 1945-1974, predominant 1971-1974

The fonds consists of the records created and received by Hugh Horner during his tenure as Minister of Agriculture (1971-1975) as well as agriculture-related reference materials (1945-1967) assembled by Horner. The fonds also includes two photographs featuring members of the House of Commons dating from 1961.

Horner, Hugh
E.A. Weir fonds
PR0202 · Fonds · 1916-1963

Fonds consists of personal records of E.A. Weir including correspondence, articles and poems.

Weir, E.A.
Series · 1933-2002

The series consists of the records of the director of the agricultural research facility based in Edmonton. The records include correspondence, reports, minutes of committee meetings, background research materials, and other related records.

Alberta. Agriculture. Alberta Tree Nursery and Horticulture Centre Branch
Ernest Douglas Isley fonds
PR1833 · Fonds · 1980-1993, predominant 1987-1993

The fonds consists of records used, maintained, and created while Ernest Douglas Isley served as Minister of Agriculture from 1989 to 1992 and Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development from 1992-1993 including minutes, pamphlets, correspondence, and invitations on topics related to federal agricultural issues such as federal program and policy, federal-provincial agreements, meetings, conferences, news releases and liaison material, agricultural companies, marketing boards and commissions, program areas of the department, agencies, boards, commissions, corporations reporting to the Minister of Agriculture, budgets, organizational structure, associations and societies, acts and legislation, committees and councils, meetings, departmental news release, and ministerial messages.

Isley, Ernie
Ernest W. Haselwood fonds
PR0199 · Fonds · 1902-1969

Fonds consists of business records pertaining to the operation of the flour mill at Bittern Lake as well as some personal correspondence.

Haselwood, Ernest W.
Series · 1987-2002

The series consists of the records of the Executive Director of the Information Services Division. The files include acts and legislation, business plans, agreements, and other records.

Alberta. Agriculture, Food and Rural Development. Information Services Division
Series · 1972-1993

The series consists of the records of the Executive Director of the Rural Development Division. The files include correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, and subject files related to the operations of the Division.

Alberta. Agriculture. Rural Development Division
Family Herald fonds
PR0033 · Fonds · [1880-1968] : Copied [1951]-1968

Fonds consists of photographs and negatives used in research for or used for publication in the Family Herald newspaper. Fonds also consists of clippings and two item lists of photographs requested from the CPR and CN. (14 of the photographs are attributed to J. S. Cram. Most of the photographs appear to be copies obtained from information resources both private and public).

Family Herald (Montreal, PQ)
Series · 1966-1972

The series consists of records of the Farm Adjustment Committee, which oversaw the farm adjustment program.

Alberta. Agriculture. Resource Management and Conservation Branch
Series · 1983-1986

The series consists of records related to the promotion and development of farmers' markets. The files contain correspondence, newsletters, surveys, reports, and promotional material pertaining to farmers markets across the province.

Alberta. Agriculture. Agri-Food Development Branch
Foothills County fonds
PR2431 · Fonds · 1905 - 1982

The fonds consists of cashbooks receipts, expenditures, assessment and tax rolls of the following former local authorities of the Municipal District of Foothills No. 31 and dating from 1905 to 1946:

  • Municipal District of Riley No. 159
  • Municipal District of Sheep Creek No.190
  • Municipal District of Highwood No. 159
  • Municipal District of Stockland No. 191
  • Local Improvement District No. 9
  • Local Improvement District No. 10-T-4
  • Municipal District of Dinton No. 189, and
  • Municipal District of Riley No. 159.

The records include correspondence with other municipalities; project proposals/plans; newspaper clippings; and publications by the Government of Alberta and other bodies relevant to the administration of the County. The records document the activities of the Municipal District of Foothills No. 31, as well as the villages of Cayley and Blackie, from 1954-1982.

Foothills County
Frank Sidney Grisdale fonds
PR0066 · Fonds · 1921-1976

The fonds consists of the records of Frank Sidney Grisdale. The fonds is divided into the following three series: Diaries; General files; and Farm records.

Grisdale, Frank Sidney
Fred Freeman Parkinson fonds
PR0245 · Fonds · 1897-1978, predominant 1907-1978

Fonds consists of records reflecting Parkinson’s interest and involvement with the agricultural community in Alberta including photographs, negatives, postcards, correspondence, newspaper clippings, blueprints for the stook sweep and reports.

Parkinson, Fred Freeman
Fred Freschette collection
PR3904 · Collection · 1906 - 1938

The collection consists of photographs of Red Deer, Dalemead, Lacombe, and Old Basing in the early decades of the twentieth century. The account book is a farm ledger belonging to Arthur L. Long.

Freschette, Fred
G. C. Mathews fonds
PR1685 · Fonds · 1903-1933

Fonds consists of annotated photographs of various people, buildings and views mainly in Peace River, Alberta and includes school children and buildings, churches, weddings, street views, banks, businesses, hospitals, ferries, bridges, steam boats, missionaries and mission buildings, the Grouard Trail, agricultural exhibitions, agricultural scenes, livestock, an HBC trading post, a group of Dominion land surveyors, water falls, the Peace River, oil wells, sled dogs, automobiles, airplanes, women’s and men’s sports teams, and North West Mounted Police (NWMP) barracks. Fonds also includes photographs of Athabasca Landing and the Hay River Mission.

Mathews, G. C.
Growing Alberta fonds
PR3204 · Fonds · 1994-2009

The fonds consists of annual reports, correspondence, meeting minutes, planning documents for events, the full run of the Food For Thought magazine, planning documents for Food For Thought, brochures, pamphlets, educational material for distribution, strategic planning documents, sponsorship and funding documents, promotional material, and records related to a Growing Alberta scholarship.

The majority of the photos and negatives depict events such as the Growing Alberta Leadership Awards and the Harvest Gala. Many of these images are arranged in event-specific binders and are identified by event and date (although many of the individual photos are not specifically identified). The remainder of the photos and negatives were created for promotional material or Food For Thought magazine.

Most of the videos were created for use at the Growing Alberta Leadership Awards and the Harvest Gala. These videos consist of introductory remarks, profiles of award winners, and depictions of agricultural practices around the province. The remaining videos are of an educational nature created for dissemination. These videos are either about Growing Alberta and its mission or focus on a specific aspect of Albertan agriculture, such as chicken farming.

The computer discs contain audiovisual material, word processing documents, and presentations. The audiovisual material mirrors the type of material found in the videos and some duplicate material was selected for access purposes. The word processing and presentation records are similar to the textual material, with the addition of PowerPoint presentations in their original format. These presentations cover the range of Growing Alberta activities and were provided to agricultural and educational organizations across Canada.

Growing Alberta
H. Norman Fisher fonds
PR0279 · Fonds · 1921-1963, predominant 1921-1925

Fonds consists of records reflecting H. Norman Fisher’s farming activities including correspondence regarding farmers’ debts and agricultural credit, manuscripts written by Fisher regarding hardships endured by farmers, and a certificate from an agricultural fair. Fonds also consists of other personal records including poems written by Fisher under the name Chico, photographs, and ribbons received by Fisher.

Fisher, H. Norman
Henry Donnelly fonds
PR0146 · Fonds · 1878-1956

Fonds consists of records pertaining to Donnelly’s family and personal life as well as business and financial records. The fonds has been divided into the following series: Family records; Financial records; Personal and dairy business records; Dairying in Alberta; and Farming records.

Donnelly, Henry
PR1107 · Collection · Copied 1975

Collection consists of copied photographs dating 1912-1967 which depict various images in the High Prairie, Alberta area including women, children, buildings, grain elevators, livery barns, aerial and street views, businesses, floods, houses, logging, agricultural scenes, schools, churches, post offices, barracks, airplanes, hospitals, bridges, a dairy and a circus.

High Prairie Museum
Hodgson family fonds
PR0259 · Fonds · 1907-1969, predominant 1907-1941

Fonds consists of personal diaries belonging to Jim and George Hodgson describing their trip from England to Canada and their experiences on their brother’s farm. Fonds also consists of business diaries outlining the daily business conducted on the farm including information about livestock, produce and financial accounts, as well as scrapbooks full of newspaper clippings.

Hodgson family
PR2131 · Fonds · 1917-1979

The fonds consists of minutes, photos, vouchers, receipts, bills, correspondence, balances, estimates, tax forms, assessments, leases, notices, damage claims, memorandum, profiles, plans, maps, and photographs related to the management and activity of the Holden Drainage District No. 1. The fonds dates from 1917 to 1979.

Holden Drainage District No. 1
Howard Colwell fonds
PR0884 · Fonds · [1915 - 1946]

Fonds is made up of 11 photographs of grain elevators at Compeer, Alberta, including the Alberta Pacific Grain elevator, Home Grain elevator, and Searle Grain elevator.

Cowell, Howard
Series · 1925-2009

The series relates to the organization of the Irrigation Council. The records were maintained by the Irrigation Secretariat. The records include Council establishment, membership, policies, procedures, decisions, hearings, applications, and submissions. The Irrigation Secretariat manages the affairs of the Irrigation Council; establishes liaison between Council, the irrigation district boards, and others; assists and advises the irrigation district boards on administrative procedures; provides administrative assistance to the Irrigation Appeal Tribunal; and performs other related duties.

Alberta. Agriculture. Irrigation Secretariat
Irrigation Districts records
Series · 1925-2009

The series relates to the interaction between the Irrigation Council and various Irrigation Districts. The records were maintained by the Irrigation Secretariat. The records may include general information; policies established by the Irrigation Council affecting Irrigation Districts; financial support for extended activities; project information; water user concerns; procedures; medium- and long-term construction plans; financial statements; bylaws; annual reports; water licenses; agreement information; minutes of the Irrigation District Board meetings; and information related to water supply and acreage limits for the districts. The Irrigation Secretariat manages the affairs of the Irrigation Council; establishes liaison between Council, the irrigation district boards, and others; assists and advises the irrigation district boards on administrative procedures; provides administrative assistance to the Irrigation Appeal Tribunal; and performs other related duties.

Alberta. Agriculture. Irrigation Secretariat
Series · 1925-2009

The series relates to the Irrigation Council and the operation of the Irrigation Rehabilitation Program. The records include memos to the Irrigation Branches, correspondence, reports, manuals, applications, proposals, and policy and procedure documents. The Irrigation Secretariat manages the affairs of the Irrigation Council; establishes liaison between Council, the irrigation district boards, and others; assists and advises the irrigation district boards on administrative procedures; provides administrative assistance to the Irrigation Appeal Tribunal; and performs other related duties.

Alberta. Agriculture. Irrigation Secretariat
Series · 1925-2009

The Irrigation Secretariat manages the affairs of the Irrigation Council; establishes liaison between Council, the irrigation district boards, and others; assists and advises the irrigation district boards on administrative procedures; provides administrative assistance to the Irrigation Appeal Tribunal; and performs other related duties. The records in this series relate to governance. The records include policies, procedures, standards, and other related documents.

Alberta. Agriculture. Irrigation Secretariat
James R. McFall fonds
PR0230 · Fonds · 1944-1967

Fonds consists of records reflecting James R. McFall’s involvement in a variety of agricultural organizations, which he accumulated as a member of these organizations. These records were not created by McFall in his capacity as the Secretary of the Alberta Federation of Agriculture, and as such do not constitute the official records of the organization. The records in this fonds include scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, handbooks, guidebooks, by-laws, and a photograph. The fonds has been divided into the following series: Scrapbooks and other material; and Publications.

McFall, James R.
John Grey Dixon fonds
PR1683 · Fonds · 1936-1965

Fonds consists of ration coupons, financial records, correspondence, receipts, tax notices, theatre and church service programmes, agreements, auction posters and a commercial road map of British Columbia. Fonds also includes various publications including the Central Alberta Farm and Ranch Directory, a Red Deer and district telephone directory, and an issue of Reddy Reader.

Dixon, John Grey
Josephburg Seed Club fonds
PR1156 · Fonds · 1933-1935

Fonds consists of minutes and a membership list of the Josephburg Seed Club.

Josephburg Seed Club
PR3176 · Fonds · 1920 - 1953

The fonds consists of annual reports and financial statements of the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District dating from 1920 to 1960.

Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District
Lucas family fonds
PR0232 · Fonds · [187-]-1960

Fonds consists of photocopies of histories compiled by Daisy Lucas pertaining to the Lucas family, the Nelson family and other homesteading families in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, as well as photographs depicting early scenes around Edmonton and a manuscript about Fort Ethier and the Indian Industrial Farm from 1879 to 1902.

Lucas family
Michael Clark family fonds
PR3023 · Fonds · [ca. 1905 - 1962]

The fonds consists of a farm record book for the Clark farm from circa 1905 to 1963.

Michael Clark family
Miscellaneous records series
PR0440.0004 · Series · [198-?]-2003
Part of Alberta Report fonds

This series consists of negatives that were published in the Alberta Report magazine and its sister publications. Some of the negatives were of accidents, airplanes, businesses, sports, transportation, and environment.

Nemirsky family fonds
PR1426 · Fonds · 1737-2001, predominant 1896-2001

Fonds consists of the personal records of various members of the Nemirsky family and includes estate records, genealogical records, records pertaining to the Eastern Orthodox Church, historical/biographical sketches and obituaries of various Ukrainian Canadians, homesteading and property records, brand, stock and crop records, records pertaining to school reunions and centenary celebrations, tourism records, and election materials. Fonds also contains a number of photocopied photographs and original photographs that depict family members, churches and various views in the Wostok, Alberta area. Fonds also includes a drawing by Michael Nemirsky, district and township maps, and blueprints of a gothic barn, a one room school house, a granary and John Bruchal’s house.

Nemirsky family
Series · 1967-1978

The series consists of records documenting the official opening of the O. S. Longman Building as well as information about the work to be carried out in the building.

Alberta. Agriculture. Communications Branch
Olive Armstrong-Morris fonds
PR3163 · Fonds · [ca. 1908]

The fonds consists of five maps entitled, "The Fertile North" published by the Railway Lands Branch, Department of Interior, Government of Canada in circa 1908. The maps provide information on natural resources, agriculture, the railways, and the environment for northern and central Canada.

Armstrong-Morris, Olive
Pest control program records
Series · 1937-2002

The series consists of records pertaining to programs designed to control pests affecting agricultural crops. The records include correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, contracts, conference proceedings, and other records related to pesticides, herbicides, as well as the control of rats, coyotes, bears, grasshoppers, insects, and other species identified as harmful to crops. The files also include records related to plant diseases and plant pathology, including the impact of blackleg on canola as well as grain diseases.

Alberta. Agriculture. Field Crops Branch (1921-1966)
PR3909 · Fonds · 1913 - 1987

The fonds consists of the PFRA photograph library documenting projects and sites in Alberta. The images depict PFRA projects such as irrigation, crop production, public relation events, the Bow River Project, the St. Mary’s dam, and sites around PFRA projects across southern Alberta. The textual records consist of identification cards that accompany the photographs and negatives, which provide detailed information about each image.

The fonds also consists of copies of photographs depicting soil-drift from the federal Agricultural Research Station in Lethbridge (A5652-A5674).

The fonds also consists of 7 photographs (A.1978-A.1979, A.2040-A.2041, A.2018, A.2032-A.2033) collected or created by George Spense, the director of the PFRA from 1938 to 1947. These photographs depicts sites in Pothole Coulee, Banff, Brooks, and the St. Mary's Dam and Irrigation Project.

Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration
Radio Scripts
Series · 1970-2003

The series consists of scripts for radio programs developed by the business unit regarding a variety of agricultural topics including farm buildings, crops, soil management, marketing, weed control, farm operations, and economic issues. The records primarily relate to the daily radio program "Call of the Land," but other programs may be included in the series.

Alberta. Agriculture. Communications Branch
Sid Wheeler fonds
PR2880 · Fonds · 1901 - 1975

The fonds reflects Sid Wheeler's profession as a farmer and delegate for the Alberta Wheat Pool. The fonds consists of minutes and accounts of the Pleasant Hill School District No. 607 dating from 1901 - 1947; a history of the Pleasant Hill School districts written by an unknown source; Sid Wheeler's diary dating from 1929; a farmer's account book dating from 1936 to 1940; financial statements of the Ponoka Co-op Oils Ltd. 1968; minutes of the Ponoka Co-op Livestock Association dating from the 1960's; minutes of the Alberta Livestock Co-operative dating from the 1950's and 1960's; minutes of the Morningside Farmer's Union of Alberta minutes dating from 1950 to 1974; and a photocopy of the minutes of the Ponoka Co-op Seed Grain Plant dating 1960 - 1962.

Wheeler, Sid
PR0566 · Collection · 1903-1973

Collection consists of coal mining union agreements, an Alberta government Department of Public Welfare information booklet, a report entitled Who’s Who in Alberta Agriculture, a Lethbridge School souvenir programme, notes, correspondence, and reports of C. A. (Charles Alexander) Magrath, Manager of the Canadian Northwest Irrigation Company, concerning St. Mary water rights and the St. Mary and Milk Rivers diversions, undated photographs depicting farming in the Peace River area, and a view of the Clearwater River and Dr. Frank Hamilton Mewburn of Lethbridge, Alberta. Collection includes microfilm copies of correspondence written to William Stafford dated 1883-1894, various records concerning farming, irrigation, homesteading, and Lethbridge, Alberta dated 1887-1921, a map of Alberta electoral districts dated 1924, and correspondence, reports and memorandum from the Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company dating 1885-1906. Collection also includes copied photographs from a number of photograph albums, some with annotations, dating 1830-1935, which depict various forts, trading posts, canals, people, buildings, farms, livestock, and views in Alberta and western Canada.

Sir Alexander Galt Museum and Archives
Series · 1943-1973, predominant 1967-1973

The series consists of records related to agricultural projects undertaken to increase incomes, employment opportunities, and the standard of living for individuals residing in underdeveloped and rural areas of Alberta. The files contain correspondence, minutes of meetings, project files, newsletters, reports, and other related records pertaining to leadership programs, Indigenous agricultural labour programs, farm consolidation, federal-provincial agricultural initiatives, and other projects.

Alberta. Agriculture. ARDA Branch
Soils program records
Series · 1941-2002

The series consists of records pertaining to soils programs. The records include correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, conference proceedings and research pertaining to solonetzic soil trials, fertilizers, vegetation management, and other related subjects.

Alberta. Agriculture. Field Crops Branch (1921-1966)
PR3210 · Fonds · 1943 - 1961

The fonds consists of annual reports of the Taber Irrigation District dating from 1943 to 1961.

Taber Irrigation District
Thelma Campbell fonds
PR2275 · Fonds · 1929-1954

The fonds consists of published academic pamphlets, and unpublished notes regarding the management agricultural lands in Alberta collected by Thelma Campbell, and dating from 1929 to 1954.

Campbell, Thelma
Tom Jones fonds
PR0598 · Fonds · 1935

Fonds consists of photographs depicting the Jones’ 35 acre crested wheat and alfalfa fields.

Jones, Tom
PR1028 · Collection · Copied 1974

Collection consists of copied photographs that date from 1912 to circa (ca.) 1923 which depict various people, buildings, and views in Vegreville, Alberta including members of the Girl Guides, army troops on trains, school buildings and students, including the Aplomb and Imperial schools, various farming scenes, Galician settlers, houses, hospitals, churches, banks, grain elevators, and street views. Fonds also contains a panoramic view of Vegreville, Alberta and some collage images.

Vegreville and District Historical Society
Series · 1914, 1932-1998

The series consists of records pertaining to veterinary programs operated by the department. The files include correspondence with the Minister, Deputy Minister, and staff members of the department; minutes of departmental committee meetings; subject files about disease outbreaks including rabies, mastitis, Newcastle disease, and brucellosis; and committee and association records related to liaison activities with external organizations. The series also includes the 1914 notebook of Edmonton veterinary surgeon Dr. Britton Love pertaining to zoology and histology.

Alberta. Agriculture. Veterinary Services Branch
W. C. McKillican fonds
PR1845 · Fonds · 1908-1989

The fonds consists of a transcribed copy of “A Description of the Land and Life: Edmonton to Peace River, 1908,” transcription prepared by William C. McKillican’s for his mother of his journal kept during his and Horace A. Craig’s May 19 to June 22, 1908 journey from Calgary to Edmonton and then onto Peace River, to hold agricultural meetings/information sessions for an unidentified institute at various locations. McKillican’s account refers to the quality of the land and its agricultural potential, the flora and the fauna, settlements they passed through, as well as individuals they met along the way, including surveyors J.B. St. Cyr and (J.L.?) Coté, and Members of the Legislative Assembly T.A Brick and W.F. Bredin. The fonds also includes photographs relating to the journey, including images of the boat “Midnight Sun,” wagons and horses, the Athabasca and Peace Rivers, tents, a homesteader and a moose calf, as well as photocopies of these images and others from a photograph album.

McKillican, W. C.
Walter Paszkowski fonds
PR1849 · Fonds · 1993-1996

The fonds consists of material used, maintained and created during Walter Paszkowski's tenure as Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development. The fonds includes ministerial correspondence with provincial, federal, and municipal constituents, associations, societies, companies, and other governmental agencies; pamphlets and minutes of meetings, and news releases.

Paszkowski, Walter