Agriculture

171 Archival description results for Agriculture

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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
PR3214 · Fonds · 1944 - 1963

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

Western Irrigation District
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
W.D. McIlvride fonds
PR3071 · Fonds · 1923 - [ca. 1929]

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

MacIlvride, W.D.
Walter Paszkowski fonds
PR1849 · Fonds · 1993-1996

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

Paszkowski, Walter
W. 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.
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
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
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
Tom Jones fonds
PR0598 · Fonds · 1935

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

Jones, Tom
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.
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
PR3687 · Fonds · [192-?]

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

Kerr, Terry and Sheelagh
PR3210 · Fonds · 1943 - 1961

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

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

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

Brebner, Robert
Research
PR3204.0003 · Series · 1994-2009
Part of Growing Alberta fonds

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

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
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
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
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
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.

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)
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.

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
Olive Armstrong-Morris fonds
PR3163 · Fonds · [ca. 1908]

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

Armstrong-Morris, Olive
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
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
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.
Nemirsky family fonds
PR1426 · Fonds · 1737-2001, predominant 1896-2001

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

Nemirsky family
Series · 1920, 1960-1979

The series consists of maps of specific municipalities and regions. The maps include municipalities, irrigation districts, agricultural districts, Hutterite colonies, and regional planning areas.

Alberta. Highways. Surveys Branch
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)
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.

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

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

Michael Clark family
PR3103 · Collection · Copied 1970, Copied 1972, Copied 1973, Copied 1974

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

Medicine Hat Historical and Museum Foundation
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
Josephburg Seed Club fonds
PR1156 · Fonds · 1933-1935

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

Josephburg Seed Club
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
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
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 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 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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
Irrigation Districts records
Series · 1925-2009

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

Alberta. Agriculture. Irrigation Secretariat
Series · 1925-2009

The series relates to the 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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.

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
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 · 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
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 · 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 · 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
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.