Agriculture

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PR3956 · Collection

The collection consists of photographic portraits of members of the Alberta Agricultural Hall of Fame.

Unknown donor
Series · 1971-1989

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

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

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

Alberta. Agriculture. Agricultural Processing Branch
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
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.
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
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
PR0089.0003 · Series · 1909-2006
Part of Alberta Women's Institute fonds

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

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

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

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

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

PR0089 · Fonds · 1896-2006

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

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

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

Charnetski, Alexander John
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
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.
Series · 1975-1983

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

Alberta. Agriculture. International Marketing. Assistant Deputy Minister
Series · 1985-1998

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Masse, Charles E.
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
Cyril Alwin Tregillus fonds
PR3135 · Fonds · [before 1972]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Alberta. Agriculture. Veterinary Services Division
Series · 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
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
Dr. Hugh Horner fonds
PR2510 · Fonds · 1945-1974, predominant 1971-1974

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

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

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

Weir, E.A.
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
Ed Lambert fonds
PR3674 · Fonds · [1929-1966]

The fonds includes notes, circulars, and publications about the development of plants and animals that could survive in northern climates, including crops, fruit producing trees, vegetables, bees, chickens and beef cattle.

Also included are newspaper clippings and letters concerning the transfer of Polish war veterans to Canada for agricultural labour.

Lambert, Ed
Ernest Douglas Isley fonds
PR1833 · Fonds · 1980-1993, predominant 1987-1993

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

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

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

Haselwood, Ernest W.
Events
PR3204.0001 · Series · 1995-2008
Part of Growing Alberta fonds

The series consists of records related to the planning and execution of all Growing Alberta events, including the Growing Alberta Leadership Awards, the Harvest Gala, members’ dinners, Agriculture and Food Week, An Afternoon of Food For Thought, and Industry Consultations.

Family Herald fonds
PR0033 · Fonds · [1880-1968] : Copied [1951]-1968

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

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

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

Alberta. Agriculture. Resource Management and Conservation Branch
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
Food for Thought Magazine
PR3204.0002 · Series · 1998-2008
Part of Growing Alberta fonds

The series consists of published copies of Food For Thought magazine, promotional material, advertising files, content for the magazine, photographs, distribution files, correspondence related to the magazine.

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
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
Frank Sidney Grisdale fonds
PR0066 · Fonds · 1921-1976

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Growing Alberta
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
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
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.
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
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
Henry Donnelly fonds
PR0146 · Fonds · 1878-1956

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

Donnelly, Henry
PR1107 · Collection · Copied 1975

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

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

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

Hodgson family
PR2131 · Fonds · 1917-1979

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

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

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

Cowell, Howard
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
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
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.
Joe Dusseault family fonds
PR3222 · Fonds · 1914-[1991?]

Fonds consists of correspondence, newspaper articles, transcription discs, and photocopy of Master Farm Family booklet, regarding Joe Dusseault receiving the Master Farm Family Award. Transcription discs are recordings of the inaugural Master Farm Family awards event in 1949.

Dusseault, Joe
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
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
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
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
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
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
Josephburg Seed Club fonds
PR1156 · Fonds · 1933-1935

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

Josephburg Seed Club
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.
Leduc collection
PR3385 · Collection · [ca. 1930]

The collection consists of over 30 identified individuals and families from the Leduc and Beaumont area, Alberta. The images also include landscapes, homesteads, Dominion Day celebrations, and agricultural working conditions and equipment.

Unknown donor
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
Mary Harrington fonds
PR3058 · Fonds · [ca. 1960] - 1991

The fonds consists of material documenting the operation of Air Spray Ltd. created, collected, and arranged by Mary Harrington including films and transparencies capturing fire suppression and crop dusting performed by Air Spray Ltd during the 1960s; correspondence, licenses, photographs and clippings related to the operation of Air Spray collected by Mary Harrington dating from 1960 to 1969; Mary Harrington's correspondence related to the collection of Air Spray Ltd. materials; a copy of Western Wings (July 1961) published monthly by Wings Publishing Co. Ltd in Calgary; a souvenir program for "Edmonton's Centennial Air Show and Armed Forces Day" prepared by 700 (City of Edmonton) Wings, Royal Canadian Air Force Association to commemorate aviation in Alberta in 1967; an Alberta Forest Service Plan 1962 map used by Air Spray Ltd. during firefighting; and a cartoon strip regarding the construction of "Helmsworth Field" in 1960."

Harrington, Mary