Agriculture

171 Archival description results for Agriculture

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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
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
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
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)
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
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
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
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.

PR0089.0003 · 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.

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
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.

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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.

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
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
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
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
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
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
Tom Jones fonds
PR0598 · Fonds · 1935

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

Jones, Tom
PR0683 · Fonds · Copied 1972

Fonds consists of photocopies of the June 13, 1928 and July 25, 1928 issues of the Alberta Farm Journal.

Locher, Martin and Frances
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
Arthur S. Mould fonds
PR0922 · Fonds · 1923-1974, predominant 1923-1925

Fonds consists of records related to Arthur S. Mould’s participation in the Hoadley Scheme, and includes an issue of The Radio, a Legislative Assembly of Alberta member’s gallery pass, a personal reminiscence, and photographs that depict horse teams, a train, and various buildings.

Mould, Arthur S.
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.
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
Albert E. Orpwood fonds
PR1038 · Fonds · [19-?]-1963

Fonds consists of photographic and mechanically produced postcards, photographs, negatives, and a photograph album depicting various images including Albert Orpwood, the Calgary Normal School, construction, railroads, log cabins, oil wells, women, children, soldiers, agricultural machinery, farm scenes, buildings, cars, bridges, houses, barns, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers, street views, airplanes, snow blowers, churches, a sports team, and a wedding. Fonds also includes booklet, containing a commercial map of Alberta and historical sketch, produced by CJCA Broadcasting Station.

Orpwood, Albert E.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
Josephburg Seed Club fonds
PR1156 · Fonds · 1933-1935

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

Josephburg Seed Club
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
Joseph Majakey fonds
PR1289 · Fonds · 1900-[ca. 1976]

Fonds consists of photocopied annuals from Camrose High School dating 1918-1922, a biographical sketch of Henry Wood, a genealogical history of the Matejka family entitled Many, Many Matejkas, written by Joseph Majakey, and photographs and copied photographs dating ca. 1900-1971 that depict the Matejka and Woods families, as well as various people, buildings and views in Alberta including agricultural machinery, parades, bridges, schools, houses, street views, churches, hospitals, teacherages, automobiles, railroads, stockyards, businesses, Camp Sarcee, a Hutterite colony, a hockey and baseball team, the Alberta Legislative Assembly, and Imperial Oil Refinery in Calgary, Alberta.

Majakey, Joseph
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)
John Hillman fonds
PR1336 · Fonds · Copied 1976

Fonds consists of copied photographs dating circa (ca.) 1910-ca.1930 that depict various people and views in the Markerville and Edmonton, Alberta areas and include construction, buildings, people wearing costumes, and students of Evarts School District Number (No.) 736.

Hillman, John
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
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.
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
H.J. Hogarth fonds
PR1451 · Fonds · [1900]-1913

Fonds consists of copied and original photographs depicting Delia, Alberta, including street views, businesses, buildings, a Sunday school picnic, agricultural machinery, horses, a railroad station, and grain elevators.

Hogarth, H.J.
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.
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.
Ed Dempster fonds
PR1570 · Fonds · Copied 1985

The fonds consists of images, originally dating ca. 1930 to ca. 1940, of road construction and camps near Irma, Mercoal and Coalspur Alberta, bridge construction over the McLeod River, horses pulling logs at Whitecourt and Fort McMurray, Alberta, strip mining near Edson, Alberta, the Edson train station, a moose calf at Coalspur, students of Clyde school (1933) and tractors, combines and harvesting.

Dempster, Ed
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
Lily G. Kluck fonds
PR1603 · Fonds · [ca. 1910]-1927

Fonds consists of photographs that depict scenes on the Kluck family homestead in Provost, Alberta including agricultural machinery, building construction, and members of the Kluck family. Also includes images of a band at the agricultural fair in Macklin, Saskatchewan and various buildings and views in Provost, Alberta including St. Mary’s and Rosenheim churches, Franz Joseph school, and Provost railroad station.

Kluck, Lily G.
Ardyth Barber fonds
PR1637 · Fonds · Copied 1986

The fonds consists of images, originally dating 1928 to 1932, predominantly from the Hines Creek and Fairview areas of Alberta, including Marshall Barber, covered sleighs, log transportation, wood cutting, harvesters, combines and agricultural machinery, cars, the shipment of automobiles by train, pack horses, riverboat, trappers, bands, baseball team, a wedding on horseback, and homesteaders’ camping near the Scona Yards near Edmonton, Alberta.

Barber, Ardyth
Barb Dumenko fonds
PR1676 · Fonds · [ca. 1918]

The fonds consists of images from Heatherdown, Alberta, and predominantly includes of images of children, as well as farming, horses, cattle, dogs, log houses, farm machinery and carts, and a photographic postcard of Miss Ethel Green and students.

Dumenko, Barb
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
Dixon family fonds
PR2102 · Fonds · [1920]

The fonds consists of 37 photographs of members of the Dixon family, and other individuals working at harvest on homesteads in Alberta in [1920].

Dixon 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
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
PR2304 · Collection · Copied 1976-1977

The collection consists of images of dating from about 1903 to about 1930 from the Lloydminster, Saskatchewan area relating to Barr colonists, and includes images of a variety of buildings including the school, train station, bank, post office, and hospital, automobiles, houses, log cabins, tents, ploughing, haying, horse and cart, a musical band and a soccer team. The fonds includes a number of images relating to the Tebbs, Booth, Topott, Hall, Wright, Grey, Fisher, Jones, Sutton, and Cripps families and to Rev. Trench.

Barr Colony Museum
CNH Global fonds
PR2384 · Fonds · [1940 - 1950]

The fonds consists of three transcription discs containing advertisements for J.I. Case Company farm equipment dating from ca. 1940s and 1950s.

CNH Global
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
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
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
PR2479 · Collection · 1910 - [ca. 1950]

The collection consists of a negative featuring Harry Pollard dating from ca. 1920, a negative featuring Ernest Brown dating from ca. 1950, and an extract from The Farm and Ranch Review dating from 1910.

Unknown donor
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.
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
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.)
J. MacGregor Smith fonds
PR2625 · Fonds · [ca. 1875] - 1989

The fonds consists of records related to John Macgregor Smith's academic and research work including research notes, exercises booklets, study guides, exam guides, articles, theses, publications, photographs, certificates, programs, and correspondence dating from 1905 to the 1940s. In particular the fonds features numerous images of agricultural equipment dating from the early part of the 20th century. The fonds also includes research notes created in 1989 during the preparation of the John Smith Macgregor material for reference use in the Department of Agricultural Sciences reading room.

Smith, J. MacGregor
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
James Murray fonds
PR2688 · Fonds · Copied 1969

The fonds consists of images taken between 1911 and 1913 depicting farming in Suffield, Alberta from a photo album belonging to James Murray. The fonds includes images of a gasoline tractor, a steam tractor, a Red River Cart, four horse-drawn swathers, ploughs breaking prairie land, a machine shop, cutting wheat, cutting flax, bunk houses, four men each driving a horse-drawn binder, hauling steamcoal, and breaking land with oxen.

Murray, James
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
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
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.