Agriculture

169 Archival description results for Agriculture

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John Frederic Milner fonds
PR1130 · Fonds · 1855-1900

The fonds consists of six farming books and one photograph: three volumes of Stephen’s Book of the Farm (1891), two volumes of A Cyclopedia of Agriculture, Practical and Scientific (1855), and one volume of The Complete Grazier (1900), and a hand-tinted photograph of Mount Rundle, in Banff, Alberta. The books were brought over from England by Milner, and were used by local students when there was no library in the area.

Milner, John Frederic
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
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)
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.
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
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
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.
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.
Harry L. Hollingworth fonds
PR0992 · Fonds · 1903-1918

The fonds includes three manuscript diaries kept by Harry L. Hollingworth, two diaries about the journey to the Lloydminster, Alberta area and the first year there, and one diary of subsequent years after they were more settled, which also includes some accounting information.

Hollingworth, Harry L.
John William Hope fonds
PR3161 · Fonds · 1903

The fonds consists of thirteen letters from John William Hope to his wife, “Louie,” 10 April – 2 August 1903. The letters detail his journey from Britain to Barr Colony, and his struggle to find work in Western Canada. The fonds also includes British Colony and Dominion Lands Branch receipts for homestead land, 30 January and 2 July 1903.

Hope, John William
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
Henry Clifford Messum fonds
PR2664 · Fonds · 1905, 1955

The fonds consists of materials from Henry Clifford Messum's scrapbook regarding the Barr Colony including a program from the Barr Colonists Golden Jubilee, and newspaper clippings from The Lloydminster Times from 1905 and 1955.

Messum, Henry Clifford
Beth Witherbe fonds
PR0455 · Fonds · 1905-1966

The fonds consists of the ephemera and records of Miss Beth Witherbe, and includes photographic postcards and photographs of friends, family, automobiles, floats, tennis, horses and carriages, a photographs album with 16 photographs of camping scenes, Vermilion School of Agriculture memorabilia, music programs, cards, a dance card, invitations and name tags, movie programs, a calendar, Vermilion Live Stock Protective Association Brand Books, a dry cleaning guide, banquet menus, newspaper clippings and family history information.

Witherbe, Beth
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
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
Daniel Schneider fonds
PR1679 · Fonds · 1907-1938

The fonds consists of images of mountain scenes, Jasper, Alberta sites, swimmers, children, wedding portraits, bison, Wainwright, farm machinery, and a ship.

Schneider, Dan
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.
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

PR2546 · Fonds · 1909 - 1921

The fonds consists of images related to D.C Cranston's life in Alberta and features images of the staging area of Burnsites on their way to Beaverlodge, Alberta, Athabasca Landing, a wagon overturned on the trail, cutting wood, the S.S. Northern Light on Lessler Slave Lake, a wagon boarding the ferry at the Peace River Crossing, the first home of Mr. and Mrs. E.A. Smith, the first post office at Lake Saskatoon, the second annual sports day at Lake Saskatoon, the first wedding in Beaverlodge, the Beaverlodge baseball team, a log cabin, Ralph Carrel and Jake Glesnet at Grande Prairie.

The fonds also comprises photographs related to Maud Clifford including images featuring the first church at Spirit River, the Anglican mission house at Spirit River, the Hudson's Bay Company post at Dunvegan, the Roman Catholic Church at Bear Creek, and the home of Rev. Alexander Forbes at Flying Shot Lake.

The fonds also includes photographs featuring the Beaverlodge Experimental Farm including photographs featuring the experimental; and images featuring the Beaverlodge region including images featuring a picnic day, picking currents, binding grain, the first automobile to reach Grande Prairie from Edmonton over the Edson Trail, a cutter constructer on the front bob of a sleigh, and sunflowers. The photographs date from 1909 to 1921.

Canada. Agriculture Canada. Research Station (Beaverlodge, Alta.)
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.

PR0089.0004 · 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.

PR1132 · Fonds · 1911-1965

The fonds consists of the records of the Farmers' Union of Alberta, and includes the following sous-fonds: Asker Local. No. 904 sous-fonds, Bellis Local No. 409 sous-fonds, District No. 6 (Lamont) Association sous-fonds and Farm Women's Union of Alberta sous-fonds; and one series, "The Voice of Agriculture" records, which consists of transcripts of radio broadcasts from 1958 to 1965, hosted by W.J. (Bill) Harper.

Farmers' Union of Alberta
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
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
Marjorie Scott fonds
PR1837 · Fonds · 1914-1923

The fonds consists of photographs relating to the dairy industry in Alberta and includes images of dairy conventions, groups standing in front of train cars, the Valhalla Creamery, G.W. Scott instructing students of the Olds School of Agriculture, and G.W. Scott conducting an experiment.

Scott, Marjorie
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
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.
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
Gustav Magnus Eriksson fonds
PR1147 · Fonds · 1919-1955

The fonds includes the 1928 Constitution and Bylaws of the United Farmers of Alberta, Report and Addresses of the 1928 United Farm Women of Alberta Convention, with correspondence to locals, the 1926-1927 Annual Report of the Alberta Co-operative Wheat Producers Limited, the 1919 Annual Report and Year Book of the United Farmers of Alberta, the 1955 unclaimed reserves of the Alberta Wheat Pool and a 1937 report from the Dominion Experimental Station in Scott, Saskatchewan. The fonds also includes correspondence, American income tax forms and agricultural catalogues.

Eriksson, Gustav Magnus
Louisa M. Gordon fonds
PR1144 · Fonds · 1920-1921

The fonds consists of sheet music for two songs, “Equal Rights for All” (1920) and “The Farmers’ Movement Nought Can Stay” (1921), both by H.W. Gothard.

Gordon, Louisa M.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.

PR0106 · Fonds · 1930-2000

The fonds consists of records created by both Jack and Gladys Fitzsimmons in their personal and professional lives. The records have been arranged into the following series: Personal Information (1930-1998); Diaries (1945-2000); Photos (192?-198?); Correspondence (1945-2000); Geneology (1944-2000); and Acadia Masonic Lodge (1956-1999).

Fitzsimmons, John Edward
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
Josephburg Seed Club fonds
PR1156 · Fonds · 1933-1935

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

Josephburg Seed Club
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
Tom Jones fonds
PR0598 · Fonds · 1935

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

Jones, Tom
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
Kenneth A. Baptist fonds
PR1422 · Fonds · 1936-1973

The fonds consists of yearbooks from: the Vermilion School of Agriculture, Killam Division Central High School, Mundare High School, Frank Maddock High School (Drayton Valley), and Devon High School; a newspaper clipping about the Vermilion School of Agriculture; and photographs of Kenneth’s graduating class at the Vermilion School of Agriculture and one photo of swans.

Baptist, Kenneth A.
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)
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
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
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
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)
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
PR3210 · Fonds · 1943 - 1961

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

Taber Irrigation District
PR3214 · Fonds · 1944 - 1963

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

Western Irrigation District
PR1131 · Fonds · 1944-1949

The fonds consists of the records of the Alberta Farmers’ Union, and includes a copy of “The Alberta Farmers’ Union Non-Delivery Strike, September 6 to October 5, 1946” by Helen Foster; audio discs, specifically transcription discs and 78 R.P.M. discs of speeches and musical recordings; a scrapbook containing correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, briefs, press statements and printed material about the 1946 Alberta Farm Strike, compiled by the Publicity Department of the Alberta Livestock Co-operative Limited; and newspaper clippings, minutes and other miscellaneous material.

Alberta Farmers' Union
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.
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
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
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 · 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
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
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 · 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
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
PR2448 · Fonds · 1963

The fonds consists of a 60th Anniversary program celebrating the Barr Colonists Trek to Battleford and Lloydminster in 1903 created by the Fort Battleford National Historic Park in 1963.

Fort Battleford National Historic Park
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
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.
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
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.
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 · 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
Communications Photographs
Series · 1967-1989

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

Alberta. Agriculture. Communications Branch
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
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
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
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 · 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 · 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 · 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
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 · 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 · 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
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)
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
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 · 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 · 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 · 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 · 1981-1996

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 · 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
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
Leslie Hamson fonds
PR0445 · Fonds · 1986

The fonds consists of images from the Little Smoky, Triangle and High Prairie areas, and includes images of a church and ministers, houses and sheds, tractors, farm machinery and threshing.

Hamson, Leslie
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 · 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
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
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