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Mary Leah de Zwart fonds
PR3640 · Fonds · 1957-1967

The fonds consists of two personal record books for the 4-H Garden Club and the 4-H Clothing Club which detail the history of the clubs, her personal goals, and the steps taken to complete the goals; two 4-H banquet programs; nine photographs depicting club members and award recognition; a Alberta Wheat Pool scholarship certificate; and two miscellaneous 4-H newspaper clippings.

de Zwart, Mary Leah
PR3103 · Collection · Copied 1970, Copied 1972, Copied 1973, Copied 1974

The collection consists of copies of photographs acquired from the Medicine Hat Historical and Museum Foundation featuring views of the Medicine Hat area dating from the late 19th century and the early part of the 20th century including views of Medicine Hat, Bassano, Irvine, Farmers' Lumber Co. Ltd, Metis women, Connaught School, a milling company, Medicine Hat Crayon Company, a fire at the Alberta Linseed Oil Mills, Medicine Hat Glass Company, a court house, agricultural machinery, agricultural activities, Captain Ross' steam launch, flour mills, a baptism, a Canadian Pacific Railway Train, cowboys, First Nations, a pottery barn, pioneers, a football team, St. John's Presbyterian Church, surveyor's camps, and Canadian National Railway Depots. The collection also includes images featuring Hudson's Bay Company Factors.

Medicine Hat Historical and Museum Foundation
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.

PR1321 · Collection · 1978-1982

The collection consists of records collected by the Multicultural Heritage Centre in Stony Plain, Alberta. The collection includes a history of the Winterburn Area Church by Noel Gour and images from a number of different individuals: John Ducholke, Hilda Margerison, Mrs. Pahal, Mrs. Vanderwell, Mrs. Dringenberg, Dora and Alex Ziegler, Dan Dale, C. Groat, Mrs. J. Eatock, Clara Evjen, Mrs. Deby, D. Dickie, Harold Anderson, Frank Maddock, Mrs. C. Talbot, Mrs. Burger, Mrs. Erickson, A. Kulak, Dennis Jettkant, R. Breitkrietz, Elizabeth Altheim, Curtland Schwalbe, Mr. A Shep, Mike Nonay, Allite Meads, Willie Propp, and Emil Fischer. The images date from circa (ca.) 1905 to 1937, and feature the Stony Plain area including Stony Plain, Spruce Grove and Wabamun, and include images of stores (exteriors and interiors), train stations, hotels, grain elevators (exteriors and interiors), garages and liveries, houses and log houses, schools and students, churches, harvesting, agricultural machinery, musicians, picnics, a merry-go-round, laundry, sleighs, exhibitions, logging, locomotives, ferries and town views.

Multicultural Heritage Centre (Stony Plain, Alberta)
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
O. D. Christensen fonds
PR1535 · Fonds · Copied 1976

Fonds consists of copied photographs dating 1917-1939 that depict members of the Christensen family on their homestead at Standard, Alberta and includes images of tractors and other agricultural machinery, horses, women and children. Fonds also includes a view of the Christensen house, barn and outbuildings.

Christensen, Otto D.
Olds College fonds
PR2710 · Fonds · [between 1920 - 1929]

The fonds consists of instructional and informational films produced in the 1920s by the University of Alberta, Department of Extension for use at the Olds School of Agriculture. The fonds also includes material commemorating Olds School of Agriculture including newsletters, pamphlets, a history of the school, a coin, stamps, and photographs.

Alberta. Agriculture. Olds School of Agriculture
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
Patricia Wright fonds
PR0446 · Fonds · 1946-1986

The fonds consists of a copy of the booklet Little Smoky: A Biography of Modern Pioneers by Patricia Wright, which contains correspondence regarding her time spent at the Little Smoky Farm Industries settlement from 1946 to 1949, and related images from this time, originally dating late 1940s, including images of cabin and house construction, logging, the landscape, threshing, farm machinery, bulldozers, automobiles, trucks, houses, picnics, wheelbarrow, children, family and friends.

Wright, Patricia
Personal Information series
PR0106.0001 · Series · 1930-1998
Part of John Edward Fitzsimmons fonds

This series consists of the personal records of various Fitzsimmons family members as well as Jack Fitzsimmons. There are family estate records for Gladys Fitzsimmons, his parents, and his sister Evelyn Jean. There are personal records from Mr. Fitzsimmons’ time at the University of Alberta, medical records, investment material, military records, material from his travels and variety of material about associations, organizations and subjects in which Jack Fitzsimmons had an interest.

Photographs series
PR0106.0003 · Series · [192-]-[198-]
Part of John Edward Fitzsimmons fonds

The series consists of a variety of photographs and slides predominantly taken by Jack Fitzsimmons though some may be attributed to Gladys Fitzsimmons as well. The subject matter of Jack Fitzsimmons photographs alternates from pictures of different agricultural strains of seed from his time with the University Farm, to travelogues of the many trips and vacations taken by both Jack and Gladys Fitzsimmons. The photographs that may be attributable to Gladys Fitzsimmons were of vacation destinations and friends.

PR1040 · Collection · Copied 1974

Collection consists of copied photographs dated 1883-1917 that depict various people, buildings, and views in Pincher Creek, Alberta including a sawmill, Hotel Arlington, the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) store interior, a hockey rink, street views, log buildings, horses, carts, the Union Bank of Canada, agricultural machinery, branding cattle, houses, Allison’s Store, the Lynch Brothers Livery, and the railroad.

Pincher Creek and District Historical Society
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
Ray Hauff fonds
PR0590 · Fonds · Copied 1972

Fonds consists of a short undated history of French homesteaders in the Trochu, Alberta area, a programme for the Three Hill Valley Agricultural Fair Association dated 1905, newspaper clippings regarding the Trochu area, a photograph of the first church built in Trochu, and a map of Trochu dating ca. 1909.

Hauff, Ray
Research
PR3204.0003 · Series · 1994-2009
Part of Growing Alberta fonds

The series consists of material created or compiled by Growing Alberta during the course of research into the Albertan agricultural industry. The research includes consumer surveys, industry surveys, focus group reports, and working documents. Topics of research include biotechnology, food safety, sustainability, meat processing, and consumer impressions of agriculture.

Robert McKay Brebner fonds
PR3369 · Fonds · [ca. 1890] - 1909

The fonds consists of photographic negatives depicting a wide variety of activities related to farming and labour, and family and daily life and leisure in the early homesteading period of Albertan history. Images include family portraits, the Spruce Grove homestead, farm work and equipment, horse-drawn carriages and carts, First Nations, and locations in Scotland.

Brebner, Robert
Ruth and Leo Hamson fonds
PR0082 · Fonds · 1940-2008

The fonds consists of material related to Ruth Hamson's book, Staying Alive: Tracing the Adventures of George Cornell and W. Scott Pitzer, images of Little Smoky Farm Industries, material related to Leo's Second World War service (including records related to the German POW camp at Wetaskawin), and audiovisual/photographic material related to travel, hobbies, and family life.

Hamson, Ruth and Leo
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
Stanley Rackham fonds
PR2747 · Fonds · [ca. 1993]

The fonds consists of a transcript, typed by Esther Perry, of Stanley Rackham's diary for the years 1903- 1910. The diary describes his life on his homestead.

Rackham, Stanley
PR3210 · Fonds · 1943 - 1961

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

Taber Irrigation District
PR3687 · Fonds · [192-?]

This collection includes photographs of Canadian agribusiness in the 1920’s. The photographs include images of horse and tractor farm machinery, the use of irrigation in farming, agricultural shipping via rail and the many types of livestock and field crops raised and grown in Canada.

Kerr, Terry and Sheelagh
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
Thomas A. Cooke fonds
PR0166 · Fonds · 1890-1966

Fonds consists of records pertaining to Cooke’s personal and business life, as well as records relating to the Barr colonists’ expedition, including photographs, correspondence and newspaper clippings.

Cooke, Thomas A.
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
PR1590 · Fonds · 1969-1973

The fonds consists of films showing farm machinery and farming techniques, and includes “The Practice of Stubble Mulch Cultivation and the Noble Blade,” “The Noble High Clearance Drill,” “The Noble Portable Stubble Harrow,” and “The Economy Weeder from Noble.”

Versatile Noble Cultivators Company
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
W.D. McIlvride fonds
PR3071 · Fonds · 1923 - [ca. 1929]

The fonds consists of six photographs pertaining to W.D. McIlvride's life including images featuring a carnival in Alaska, agricultural equipment, and individuals in automobiles dating from the 1920s.

MacIlvride, W.D.
Wesley Smith fonds
PR1780 · Fonds · 1912-1964

The fonds consists of copies of Wesley Smith’s weekly newspaper columns for the Taber Times, including his series “Better Crops Under Irrigation” (1946-1947). The fonds also includes issues of the Bassano News for October 17, 1912 and Bassano Mail for November 11, 1915.

Smith, Wesley
PR3214 · Fonds · 1944 - 1963

The fonds consists of annual reports of the Western Irrigation District dating from 1944 to 1963.

Western Irrigation District
William Rigby fonds
PR1165 · Fonds · 1928-1930

Fonds consists of a leaflets from the Eaton's Farm News Service and newspaper clippings about peonies and gardening.

Rigby, William