103 Archival description results for Alberta

A. Russell Patrick fonds
PR0119 · Fonds · 1926-1994

The fonds consists of the personal and ministerial records of A. Russell Patrick. The fond is divided into the following series:

  • Ministerial records, including those pertaining to the Ministries of Economic Affairs; Industry and Development; and Provincial Secretary; and
  • Personal records.
Patrick, A. Russell
Series · 1965-1978

The series consists of records related generally to personnel within the Department of Agriculture and the organization of the Department.

Alberta. Agriculture. Secretary
Alberta 2005 collection
PR2273 · Collection · 1988

The collection consists of 16 hours of audio recordings capturing the Alberta 2005 Conference. The fonds also includes the accompanying typed transcripts dating from 1988.

Unknown donor
Alberta Liberal Party fonds
PR2366 · Fonds · 1965 - 2008

The fonds consists of records used, maintained, and created by the Alberta Liberal Party and the Liberal Party of Canada in Alberta while they operated as a single entity, and records used, maintained, and created by the Alberta Liberal Party following the separation of the two parties.

The fonds dates from 1965 to 2008 and includes records related to finance such as receipts, ledgers, balance sheets and budgets, and pay roll registers; records related to membership including membership ledger receipts, alphabetical membership lists, and correspondence; records relating to election campaigns including promotional material for party candidates, films, audio recordings, handbooks, advertisements, voters lists and election data and analyses, correspondence, campaign buttons, campaign and constituency toolkits, nomination documents, media plans, elections strategies, and canvassing materials, election returns, candidate profiles, speech notes, campaign group photos, and clippings; records related to conventions and conferences such as agendas, conference packages, proceedings, minutes, photographs; records related to committees and commissions including correspondence regarding the Edmonton Steering Committee and the Women’s Liberal Commission; records related to leaders including photographs, news releases, correspondence, policy statements, position papers, reports, speech notes, expenses; records relating the adjunct liberal associations including the Alberta Women’s Liberal Association including constitution and bylaws, executive lists, correspondence, meeting notes and minutes and records of the Young Liberals including position papers, member lists, and records related to the Student Liberals at the University of Alberta including correspondence.

Alberta Liberal Party
PR3809.0001 · Series · 2004-2008
Part of Kevin Taft fonds

This series consists of records created and maintained by Kevin Taft during his tenure as leader of the Official Opposition with the Alberta Liberal Party between 2004 and 2008. The records include election campaign materials and campaign team communications, orientation materials for the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, press releases media issued by the ALP, and Taft’s speeches and speaking notes.

PR3623 · Fonds · 1993- 2001

The fonds consists of the administrative records of the Alberta Provincial Parks Alumni Association (APPAA) and includes newsletters, Board and Annual General meeting minutes and correspondence.

Alberta Provincial Parks Alumni Association
PR2145 · Fonds · 1923 - 1993

The fonds consists of records documenting the activities of the Alberta Social Credit Party dating from 1939 to 1993 including reports, resolutions, conventions, manuals, policies and principles, financial statements, correspondence, guidelines, certificates, payrolls, ledgers, accounts, biographies of members, expenses, campaign forms, electoral maps, photographs of candidates, newsletters, publications, minutes, election pamphlets, newsletters, party information and advertising, clippings, songs and poems, handbook letters, appeal letters, constituency reports, opinion surveys, demographic studies, election statistics, provincial election returns, summary of proceedings of conferences, certificates, guidelines for nomination and potential candidates, campaign manuals, mailing lists, lists of federal and provincial constituencies, lists of electors, platforms, campaign literature, speeches, lists of candidates, pamphlets, name tags, bulletins, attendance registers. The fonds also contains audio and film recordings capturing Social Credit Party speeches, conventions, commercials, broadcasts, speeches, lectures, and campaigns. In addition, the fonds includes records documenting the Alberta Social Credit Women's Auxiliaries including convention proceedings, correspondence, financial lists, financial statements, guest books, resolutions, bulletins, scrapbooks, directories, newsletters, minutes from various councils including the following auxiliaries: Edmonton, Calgary, Strathcona South, Strathcona East, Prairie Rose, Drumheller, Garneau, Mill Creek, Inglewood, and Excelsior. The records also document the Democrative Monetary Reform Organization and the Alberta Social Credit League Board including circulars, resolutions, speech notes, financial statements and convention reports.

Alberta Social Credit Party
PR0059 · Fonds · 1918-2009

The fonds consists of the records created by both the Civil Service Association and the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees from the inception of the CSA in 1919 to its present day incarnation. The fonds is made up of minutes of meetings, bulletins, labour relations files, negotiations, classification appeals, and affiliations relating to the running of AUPE as a whole and to individual branch operations. The fonds also contains material relating to constitutional matters and by-laws, administration, membership services, committees, publicity and annual conventions of both the CSA and AUPE. The fonds is divided into the Civil Service Association sous-fonds and the following series: labour relations; classification appeals; negotiations; CSA material and; public affairs.

There are also scrapbooks containing clippings related to AUPE activities throughout the 1980s and 1990s, including scrapbooks devoted to the Health Care Employees Union of Alberta, a union that briefly splintered from AUPE in the 1980s before reintegrating back into AUPE. There is also a 1918 copy of the Constitution and Guidelines of the Brotherhood of Dominion Express Employees.

The photographs and negatives included in the scrapbooks depict events such as AUPE training sessions, demonstrations, bargaining and arbitration sessions, staff members, and conventions. There is also a framed portrait of W.T. Aiken, the first president of the Civil Service Association of Alberta, the predecessor organization to AUPE.

Alberta Union of Provincial Employees
Allan Warrack fonds
PR2905 · Fonds · 1971-1975

The fonds consists of the records of Allan Warrack created and received during his term as the Minister of Lands and Forests. The records include correspondence with other cabinet ministers, MLAs, and the general public as well as files pertaining to committees and associations related to his role.

Warrack, Allan
Arthur Sifton fonds
PR3856 · Fonds · 1916-1920

The fonds consists of a passport issued to Sifton on 17 May, 1916 and renewed on 17 May, 1920. Sifton held this passport during the final years of his tenure as Premier of Alberta. He used the passport to travel to Versailles, France as a member of the Canadian Delegation to the Paris Peace Conference, where the Treaty of Versailles was signed to end the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers of the First World War.

Sifton, Arthur
Series · 1985-1992

The series consists of the records created and received by the Assistant Deputy Minister of Property Services pertaining to operations in that business unit.

Alberta. Attorney General. Court and Property Services. Assistant Deputy Minister
Series · 1893-1981

The series consists of records related to the personnel of the Department of the Attorney General. The files include organizational charts, pay plans, staff statistics ledgers, salary positions registers and payroll registers.

Alberta. Attorney General. General Office
PR1964 · Collection · Copied 1977

The collection consists of copied photographs dating 1927-1955 that depict various people, buildings and views in Barrhead, Alberta including Carl Johnson’s Central Meat Market, Hooper’s Garage, the Bank of Toronto, nuns, the United church and St. John’s Lutheran church, an Alberta Jubilee parade, street views, cars, the first train in Barrhead, and a hospital built by Doctor (Dr.) E.J. Varreau.

Barrhead Centennial Museum
Bill Dickie fonds
PR3034 · Fonds · 1971-1976

The fonds consists of records pertaining to Dickie's term as the Minister of Mines and Minerals. The files include correspondence, minutes, development policies, legal opinions, and reports related to cabinet committees, Dome Petroleum, Husky Oil, Syncrude, oil sands, gas and oil prices, coal mines and companies, Middle Eastern oil producing countries, oil and gas royalties, exploration, foreign investment, legislation, federal energy policies, the National Energy Board, and other records related to energy and natural resources.

Dickie, Bill
Bud Squair fonds
PR3655 · Fonds · 1964-2010

The fonds consists of Executive Board Minutes (1992-2001) and annual meeting minutes (1989-1994) of the Edmonton Southwest Reform Party (later Canadian Alliance) constituency office; photographs of Reform Party events (1990-1995); correspondence, newsletters, articles, policy materials, promotional materials, and other items relating to Squair’s involvement with the Reform Party, Canadian Alliance, Conservative Party of Canada, and Wildrose Alliance (1989-2010); VHS cassettes of promotional materials and news coverage relating to the Reform Party and the Canadian Alliance Party (1991-2002); audio cassettes of messages recorded by Preston Manning for Reform Party MPs, constituency presidents, and others (1992-1996); and a cookbook written by Laura Lindsay, a former talk show host on CFRN television (1964).

Squair, Bud
PR0679 · Fonds · 1979-1980

Fonds consists of the records of the Camrose 75th Anniversary Committee and includes notices, invitations, programmes, historical/biographical sketches, membership lists of various Camrose organizations, press releases, correspondence, speeches, greeting cards, newspaper clippings, lists of pioneers from the Camrose area, and media information relating to the visit of Princess Margaret. Fonds also includes information about the Government of Alberta 75th Anniversary Commission, a list of members on the Camrose 75th Anniversary Committee, and supplied explanations by the Committee about some of the activities undertaken by the Committee.

Camrose 75th Anniversary Committee
PR2378 · Fonds · 1932

The fonds consists of a pamphlet entitled "The Alberta Hunger March and the Trial of the Victim's of Brownlie's Police Terror" created by the Hunger March Defense Committee of the Canadian Labour Defense League in 1932.

Canadian Labour Defense League
PR0003.002SF.0009 · Series · 1858-1975
Part of Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI), Lacombe Canada fonds

The series consists of published and unpublished maps collected and acquired by the Oblates to document properties owned and maintained by the Church, and for reference purposes. The records were used at time of creation and in a retrospective manner. The published maps include geographical, geological and hydrographic materials. The cartographic materials cover a wide range of subjects and locales, including British North America, Canada, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and the Northwest Territories, the Arctic and Alaska. Specifically, the maps represent missions and mission claims, waterways, indigenous populations, immigration, transportation, Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) forts, sectional maps and technical surveys, cemeteries, properties, towns and communities, ceded indigenous treaties, parks and political settlements, lists of lot owners, railways, and lands for sale by the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR).

Cecil Denys Cook fonds
PR3658 · Fonds · 1973-[199-]

The fonds consists of records related to Cook’s dismissal from his position as Superintendent of the Inspection Services Branch. It consists of private correspondence, legal correspondence, and reports drafted in his defence.

Cook, C. Denys
Chester Ronning series
PR0061.0001 · Series · 1984 - 1985
Part of Mike Goetze fonds

predominantly audio material, augmented by news clipping, relating to Chester Ronning. The majority of the material was produced when Ronning passed away in Camrose late in 1984, after a lengthy illness. Chester Ronning was a well-known character in Alberta; Although he had spent a great deal of his life in China where he was born to missionary parents, Chester considered Alberta his adopted home. Over the years of his life Ronning was well-known for many roles, that of author, missionary, educator, politician, diplomat and storyteller.

Colleen Klein fonds
PR2057 · Fonds · 1995 - 2006

The fonds consists of material Colleen Klein created during Ralph Klein's tenure as Premier of Alberta. The fonds includes correspondence related to charity organizations Colleen Klein supported, requests for meetings, invitations, invitations accepted, invitations regretted, and speaking notes dating from 1995 to 2006.

Klein, Colleen
PR2922 · Collection · Copied 1966

The collection consists of photographs of correspondence, orders-in-council, memorandum, drafts, and resolutions copied from the Library and Archives Canada related to the confederation of Canada and the provincial autonomy of Alberta.

Unknown donor
David Coutts fonds
PR4080 · Fonds · 1994-2007

The fonds is composed of textual records from during Coutts’ time in office working as an MLA. The records include letters to and from David Coutts, both in correspondence with citizens and other government employees. Coutts’ agendas and planners are also included, in which he kept track of his daily meetings and responsibilities. All planners prior to 2006 were kept in physical notebooks, while the 2007 planner was solely kept digitally (this donation contains a printout of the digital planner).

There are also large groups of records from the committees that Coutts worked on. These include committees on issues and legislation such as the Taskforce on NAFTA Wind Turbine Manufacturers, Crowsnest Pass Economic Development, the Natural Heritage Act, the VLT/Gaming Room Review Committee, and the Castle River Wildlands Recreational Area, among others.

Coutts, David
David King fonds
PR3062 · Fonds · [1967]-1989

The fonds pertains to David King's political career including material created, used, maintained, and received while he served as Legislative Secretary in 1972, as a Member of the Legislative Assembly for the constituency of Edmonton Highlands for the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta, and as Minister of Education from 1979 to 1986. The fonds is divided into the following series:

  • Personal and political records;
  • Constituency records; and
  • Minister of Education records, including records received from his predecessor Julian Koziak when King took office
King, David
Deb Grey fonds
PR3262 · Fonds · 1977-2004

The fonds consists of photographs relating to Grey's political and private life; scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, correspondence, greeting cards, and other materials from Grey's political career (1988-2004); speeches, some handwritten some taken out of Hansard, given by Grey in the House of Commons (1989, 1998-2004); press releases (1998-2004); handwritten speeches delivered outside the House of Commons (1989-2004); handwritten notes from political activities (1996-2004); reports and polling information related to her activities (1989-2003); House of Commons day planners (1989-2000); materials relating to Reform Party strategies and policies; materials relating to Grey's wedding to Lewis Larson in 1993; materials from the defamation suit filed against Grey by George Bears et all (Grassroots for Day, 2001-2002); assorted e-mails and letters for and against Stockwell Day as leader of the Canadian Alliance Party, in relation to the 2001 CA Leadership National Council, and in regards to the Democratic Representative Caucus (DRC) formed in part by Grey in reaction to the leadership crisis; campaign mailings, newsletters, and Christmas cards Grey sent to her constituents and stationary samples from her constituency office (1988-2004); memorabilia from Grey's appearances on numerous television programs including the CBC production "The Greatest Canadian" and "The Rick Mercer Report"; memorabilia from Grey's 10th anniversary as a member of the House of Commons (1998); a folder of poetry written by Grey; a folder of farewell correspondence related to her retirement in 2004; a small scrapbook of childhood and other photos with handwritten notes; a copy of "Poisoned Chalice: The Last Campaign of the Progressive Conservative Party?" by David McLaughlin, signed by author, with sections highlighted by Grey; VHS tapes of Grey in the House of Commons, on various television programs, and some home movies; audio cassette tapes including speeches by Grey, parodies, Reform party materials, and recordings of "His", a Christian music group Grey was part of; 1 audio reel of "Reform Radio"; and 1 CD of Grey on AM930 the Light.

Grey, Deb
Doug Haynes fonds
PR2481 · Fonds · [between ca. 1960 - 1969]

The fonds consists of 17 drawings of the University of Calgary and the University of Alberta dating from the 1960's created by Doug Haynes. The fonds also includes 11 photographs of the Deputy Ministers of the Government of Alberta Department of Public Works dating from the 1960's taken by Doug Haynes.

Haynes, Doug
Edgar H. Gerhart fonds
PR3053 · Fonds · 1968-1971

The fonds consists of the records of Edgar Gerhart created or received during his tenure as a cabinet minister. The records are divided into the following series:

  • Attorney General records
  • Minister responsible for Emergency Measures records
  • Social Credit leadership records
Gerhart, Edgar
PR0154.0001 · Series · 1979-2001
Part of Karen Leibovici fonds

The series consists of chronologically arranged subject files pertaining to matters of concern to the geographic constituency of Edmonton Meadowlark, such as West Edmonton Mall, local community leagues, Taxi Cab Commission, dangerous goods routes and schools in the area. Series includes records about Karen Leibovici’s election campaign. Series also includes records of the daily running of a Constituency office such as correspondence, day timers, schedules, clippings and surveys.

PR2927 · Fonds · 1905

The fonds consists a souvenir booklet of the Alberta Inaugural Ceremony dating from 1905 and published by the Edmonton Print and Publishing Co. Ltd.

Edmonton Print and Publishing Company
PR2387 · Collection · 1950 - 1987

The collection consists of a photograph of the Alberta School Trustee's Association Annual Convention dating from 1950, a photograph of the 26th Annual Convention of the Alberta Dairymen's Association dating from 1950, an invitation to the opening of the Percy Page Centre dating from 1987, a poster featuring Pilbrock, Alberta, and a poster commemorating Alberta's Golden Jubilee in 1955.

Unknown donor
PR3809.0003 · Series · 2008-2012
Part of Kevin Taft fonds

This series consists of the records created and maintained by Kevin Taft as Member of the Legislative Assembly for the electoral division of Edmonton-Riverview between 2001 and 2012.

The series contains issues of Taft’s newsletter issued to constituents, communications with ministers and city councilors on behalf of his constituency, and documents from his involvement in the South Campus Neighbourhood Coalition’s efforts to gain consultation in the proposed developments on the south campus lands of the University of Alberta.

PR2490 · Fonds · 1945 - 1986

The fonds consists of records created and maintained during Edwin LeRoy Fjordbotten's tenure as Minster of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development from 1982 to 1985 and departmental records from the Department Agriculture, Food and Rural Development dating from 1945 to 1974. The fonds contains ministerial correspondence with provincial, federal, and municipal constituents, associations, societies, companies and agencies; pamphlets of minutes and meetings; and reports and correspondence.

Fjordbotten, LeRoy
Elders Project fonds
Fonds · 1996

The fonds consists of audio tapes of interviews with seventeen First Nations elders who were interviewed between May and August of 1996. The interviews were conducted by Rhonda DeLorme of Alberta Aboriginal Affairs. The negatives and photographs depict the elders interviewed and there are labels printed on the backs of the photographs. Some of the elders interviewed include Josephine Crowshoe, Rita Auger, Joe Crowshoe, Ruth Bad Eagle , Tom Crane Bear, Wallace Mountain Horse, and Evelyn Thunder, among others.

In the recordings, the elders speak about their own family histories, traditions and celebrations from their home communities, and values. Several also related stories that had been shared with them and spoke of how resources from the land and animals were used in their communities. Many of the elders also spoke about their experiences while attending residential schools and other impacts that settler society had on their way of life (including world wars, treaties, and industry).

These interviews took place in the Bigstone Cree Reserve, Whitefish Lake First Nation, Loon Lake First Nation, Woodland Cree First Nation, Brocket, Siksika Nation, Dene Tha’ Reserve, Blood Reserve, and Alexis Reserve.

Elders Project, Aboriginal Affairs
F. Morris Flewwelling fonds
PR1008 · Fonds · 1917-1972, predominant 1960-1972

Fonds consists of the personal records of F. Morris Flewwelling and includes programmes from various orchestral and theatrical productions performed in Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta, and includes the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra's newsletter, Encore, and the Calgary Philharmonic Society's newsletter, Bravura. Fonds also includes souvenir pamphlets from Alix and Banff, Alberta, a copied newspaper clipping about singer Elena Nikolaidi, various Alberta Department of Education departmental examinations, Province of Alberta Centennial Bulletins, negatives depicting an orchestra, children, musicians and musical instruments, and copied photographs dating 1916 that depict the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Alberta, including a parade, various events, and First Nations people, including Blackfoot Chief Yellow Horse.

Flewwelling, F. Morris
Fred V. Stone fonds
PR1200 · Fonds · 1938-1975

Fonds consists of a speech given by R.G. Reid on CJCA Radio on Aug 21, 1935, a personal reminiscence entitled The Lighter Life, and a history of the Stone-McLeod family written by Fred V. Stone.

Stone, Fred V.
G. S. Charlesworth fonds
PR1301 · Fonds · 1918-1924

The fonds consists of two photograph albums containing 131 photographs from across Alberta including Peace River, Grande Prairie, Brulé, Red Willow Valley, Pouce Coupe, Spirit River, Jasper National Park, Crowsnest Pass; images include surveyors, camps, horses, views of various towns, buildings, creeks and rivers, Alberta-British Columbia boundary markers, mountains, water falls, riverboats, and the Provincial Mental Hospital at Ponoka and its nurses.

Charlesworth, Gerald S.
Gary Dickson fonds
PR0153 · Fonds · 1981-2001

The fonds consists of the records created and received by Gary Dickson in both his capacity as a political party member of the Liberal Caucus and also as a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for the riding of Calgary Buffalo. The records are both provincial and local in geographic scope. Gary Dickson was the only Liberal MLA serving in the Calgary region in the late 1990’s and therefore he found his area of representation grew to encompass a larger area than his elected constituency of Calgary Buffalo. The fonds has been divided into two series accordingly: Liberal Caucus series; and Calgary Buffalo constituency series.

Dickson, Gary
Gary Mar fonds
PR2204 · Fonds · 1993-1995

The fonds consist of records created and received by Gary Mar in his role as Minister of Community Development, including records from his predecessor Dianne Mirosh that Mar received upon taking office. The records includes subject files and/or correspondence to and from Ministers Mirosh and Mar on Alberta historic sites, human rights issues, film classification, charitable foundations relating to sport and culture, and library funding. The fonds also includes MLA liaison files for Pat Black, Jocelyn Burgener and Roy Brassard.

Mar, Gary
George Goddard McKee fonds
PR2656 · Fonds · 1905 - 1955

The fonds consists of a photograph of the Alberta Inauguration Ceremonies taken by G.D. Clark in 1905 and one lithographic print of Queen Elizabeth taken by an unidentified photographer in 1955.

McKee, George Goddard
Georgeen Barrass fonds
PR3007 · Fonds · 1912, Copied 1969

The fonds consists of materials acquired by Georgeen Barrass including copied images featuring former Lieutenant Governors of Alberta Dr. R.G. Brett and George W. Egbert during the 1910s to 1930s, and two blueprints featuring plans for a Canadian Pacific Railways Station in Edmonton in 1912.

Barrass, Georgeen
PR2464 · Collection · 1905 - 1935

The collection consists of a program for the Alberta Inaugural Celebration Concert at Thistle Rink in Edmonton, Alberta dating from 1905; a membership card for the Edmonton Amateur Athletic Club dating from ca. 1908; an account book for the Union Book of Canada and a bundle of cancelled cheques dating from 1917; a copy of The Alberta Social Credit Chronicle dating from 1935; a pamphlet entitled "The Douglas System of Economics"; a photograph of the G.A. Forster Ranch House; and a photograph of the Forster family.

Unknown donor
Gordon Taylor fonds
PR2835 · Fonds · 1921-1988

The fonds consists of records created and received by Gordon Taylor in his personal life and during his career as a Member of the Legislative Assembly, cabinet minister, and Member of Parliament. The fonds includes the following series:

  • Constituency and personal records;
  • Minister of Highway records, including records received by Taylor from his predecessors Vernor Smith and Duncan MacMillan as Minister of Railways and Telephones that Taylor received upon taking office;
  • Camp Gordon records; and
  • Member of Parliament records.
Taylor, Gordon
Grant Nielsen fonds
PR0525 · Fonds · 1931-1955

Fonds consists of a programme from the Alberta Golden Jubilee, an invitation to a dance, and a publication of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).

Nielsen, Grant
Harold Taylor Howard fonds
PR3797 · Fonds · 1918-1993

The fonds consists of a eulogy, birth registration, newspaper clippings, correspondence, diplomas, and memorial records of Harold Taylor Howard. The artwork is of buildings, scenery, designs, posters, book covers, flowers, and portraits. Photographs and negatives are of Harold in military uniform, flowers and gardens, singing groups, friends, and his 60th wedding anniversary. The handkerchief is hand-painted by Harold.

Howard, Harold Taylor
Helen McLenaghen fonds
PR2876 · Fonds · 1915 - 1917

The fonds consists of a booklets dating from the early part of the 20th century Infantry Training for use of Canadian Militia (1915), Synopsis of Important Acts Passed a the 5th Session of the Third Legislature, Province of Alberta (1917), and How the Alberta Government Treats the Unfortunates (1916).

McLenaghen, Helen
Henry E. Spencer fonds
PR3121 · Fonds · Copied 1970 (originally created 1921- 1942)

The fonds consists of materials created and acquired by Henry E. Spencer including a copy of "Parliament and the Party System" written by Spencer circa 1921, a copy of "A Case for the Alberta School Trustee" written by Spencer in 1942, and clippings pertaining to Spencer's political career.

Spencer, Henry E.
Horatio Ray Milner fonds
PR1312 · Fonds · 1935-1962

The fonds consists of records related to Horatio Ray Milner's interest and involvement in politics, more specifically the National Conservative Party and its successor, the Progressive Conservative Party, and predominantly includes correspondence with such individuals as Arthur Meighen and John Diefenbaker.

Milner, Horatio Ray
Howard Leeson fonds
PR2977 · Fonds · 1976-1992

The fonds consists of 126 audio cassettes of interviews with founding members of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation Party of Alberta, former Alberta New Democratic Party Leader Grant Notley and his wife Sandra Notley, and people associated with the Alberta New Democratic Party. Also includes handwritten notes and typewritten transcripts of some of the interviews, and Howard Leeson's book Grant Notley: The Social Conscience of Alberta.

Leeson, Howard
Jack D. Peters fonds
PR2725 · Fonds · 1968

The fonds consists of materials pertaining to Jack D. Peters' campaign in the 1968 Federal Election including three promotional posters, and a copy of The New Democrat 1968 election special.

Peters, Jack D.
Jack Shields fonds
PR3247 · Fonds · 1939-1993 [1980-1993 predominant]

The fonds consists of correspondence, newspaper articles, election materials, day planners, photographs, negatives, video cassettes, and other materials relating to Jack Shields political career and private life. The majority of the materials relate to his time in the House of Commons (1980-1993).

Shields, Jack
James J. Seymour fonds
PR0096 · Fonds · 1960 - 1989

This fonds consists of 57 3/4" videocassetes, 45 16mm cinefilms and 8 audio reels regarding the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta. Included are promotional films, campaign advertisements (radio and television), logos and slogans, tribute/retrospective films about Peter Lougheed, recordings of party conventions, conferences, meetings, speeches and rallies, and television broadcasts of current affairs programs, news specials, interviews, public announcements and documentaries.

Seymour, James J.
J.E. Plewes fonds
PR1750 · Fonds · 1955-1959

The fonds consists of scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, programs, invitations about the construction, opening and performances at the Alberta Jubilee Auditoriums, an Alberta Jubilee Auditoriums publication, and materials relating to Alberta's Golden Jubilee celebrations including a calendar, publications, sheet music, programs and brochures. The fonds also includes photographs of the Alberta Golden Jubilee Caravan and others photographs relating to Alberta's Golden Jubilee.

Plewes, J.E.
J.N.R. Gaur fonds
PR2497 · Fonds · 1972

The fonds consists of a photograph featuring J.N.R. Gaur and Grant MacEwan dating from 1972.

Gaur, J.N.R.
Joanna Miazga fonds
PR4068 · Fonds · 1984-1988

The fonds consists of campaign literature (pamphlets and copies of the Edmonton South Alternative, a newsprint of Miazga’s platform and positions) for both Miazga’s provincial and federal campaigns, correspondence, and NDP publications. There are also photographs of Miazga’s public appearances and portraits for campaign literature, as well as hand-written speeches for public appearances.

Miazga, Joanna
Joe Forsyth fonds
PR3047 · Fonds · 1920 - 1941

The fonds consists of material acquired by Joe Forsyth and includes pamphlets and journals related to the Alberta Social Credit Party dating from the 1920s and 1930s; transcripts of R.B. Bennett's radio broadcasts produced by the Dominion Conservative Headquarters in the 1930s; and a transcription of Leonard W. Brockington's war-time speeches produced by the federal department of Public Education in 1941.

Forsyth, Joe
John S. Mott fonds
PR2677 · Fonds · 1905 - 1915

The fonds consists of four photographs featuring George Hedley Vicars Bulyea, Lt. Gov of Alberta from 1905 - 1915, and his wife Annie (neé Blanche Babbit) Bulyea taken between 1905-1915.

Mott, John S.
Karen Leibovici fonds
PR0154 · Fonds · 1979-2001

The fonds consists of records created and received by Karen Leibovici in carrying out her duties as the elected representative for the constituency of Edmonton Meadowlark. It also includes the records that reflect the functional role she played as a member of the Liberal Party Caucus. Fonds includes two series: Edmonton Meadowlark Constituency subject files, campaign files and office files; and Liberal Caucus files, Deputy Whip files, Official Opposition Critic files.

Leibovici, Karen
Kevin Taft fonds
PR3809 · Fonds · 1992-2012

The fonds consists of the records created and maintained by Dr. Kevin Taft. These records relate to his time as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta with the Alberta Liberal Party (2001-2012) and Leader of the Opposition (2004-2008), his 2008-2012 court case regarding the conduct of the 2008 provincial election, and his opposition to the 1992 campaign against the implementation of the Youth News Network and television advertisements in Edmonton schools.

The records are composed of advertisements, newsletters, photographs, campaign strategy guides and platform books, speeches, newsletters, and correspondence. Also included are trial documents such as supporting authorities, factums, evidence extracts, statutes, transcripts of witness interrogations and cross-examinations, witness affidavits, research notes, and collected precedent case records. Other records contain meeting minutes, developments plants, and memoranda of agreement obtained under FOIP and proposals.

Taft, Kevin
Larry Warawa fonds
PR3660 · Fonds · 2002-2005

The fonds consists of five binders, each with a different theme such as Warawa’s family, sites around Alberta, and the 2005 Alberta centennial. Starting in 2003, Warawa travelled around Alberta and Saskatchewan extensively to photo-document the two provinces on the verge of their respective centennials. Much of this project is captured in the selected binders.

Warawa, Larry
PR2943 · Collection · 1903 - 1996

The collection consists of 95 photographs featuring Members of the Legislative Assembly, Legislative interns, Legislative Assembly pages, and Legislative Assembly security staff dating from 1905 - 1996. The collection also includes a publication entitled, A Native Heritage featuring drawings by Mort Graham. The collection also contains several photographs by Ernest Brown featuring images of the site of the Chief Factor of the Hudson Bay Co. residence in Edmonton, Alberta, views of Edmonton streets including Jasper, Ranchers, Prospectors, and Fort Edmonton circa 1903 - 1930.

Alberta. Legislative Assembly
PR1343 · Collection · 1784-1972

The collection consists of both copied and original records and includes records belonging to various companies, associations, governments, and individuals. Fonds includes agendas, Alberta law stamps, association records, banners, calendars, celebration and event programmes, certificates, constitutions, diaries and daily journals, financial records, glass plate negatives, historical and biographical sketches, invitations, judges’ case books, lantern slides and coloured lantern slides, literary manuscripts, maps, mechanically produced photographic reproductions, minutes, negatives and cyanotype negatives, newsletters, newspapers and newspaper clippings, personal reminiscences, phonodiscs, photographs, political party records, prize lists, radio broadcasts and broadcast transcripts, receipts, scrapbooks, shares, souvenir booklets and photograph albums, surveys, temperance posters, and various other miscellaneous records. The collection has been divided into the following series: Aberdeen Association (1909-1911); Aberhart, William (1943); Alberta Golden Jubilee (1954-1955); Alberta Institute of Co-operation (1928-1929); Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists (around 1954); Alberta Women's Institute (1915-1963); Albright, W.D. (1930); Athabasca and District Board of Trade (June 9, 1952); Bennett, Richard Bedford (1905-1938, predominant 1937-1938); Blue, Mrs. John (1907-1913); Blyth, Alfred (1936-1939); Bob Edwards' Summer Annual (1920-1922); Brick, Mrs. A.L. (19-?); Brown, James McCredie (19-?); Bulkley, C.S. (1865-1867); Byron-May Company (1910-1914); Callihoo, Victoria (around 1948); Campbell, Colin Nicol (April 4, 1887); Canadian Club, Edmonton (1909-1912); Canadian Medical Association (August 1912); Carpenter, W.G. (April 8, 1927); Civil Service Association of Alberta (1955-1956); College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (1924); Denny, Sir Cecil Edward (around 1905); Devore, R.W. (19-?); East Clover Bar Alberta Farmers' Association (1906-1912); Edmonds, W

Legislature Library Archives Program
Leslie G. Young fonds
PR3151 · Fonds · 1978-1986

The fonds consists of records created and received by Les Young during his term as the Minister of Labour. The records include correspondence and briefs related to labour disputes, labour legislation, mediation services, building standards, and liaison activities with labour and employer associations in Alberta such as the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees, the Human Rights Commission, the Alberta Federation of Labour, and the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association. The fonds also contains reports related to labour issues in Alberta.

Young, Les
PR0154.0002 · Series · 1980-2001
Part of Karen Leibovici fonds

The series consists of records of a general nature pertaining to serving as a Liberal Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA). The series also consists of records created, made or received in the course of Leibovici’s duties as the Liberal Caucus Deputy Whip and Liberal Caucus Whip. The series also consists of subject files and research files pertaining to Karen Leibovici’s role as both the Official Opposition Critic for Labour (1992-1997) and Health (1993-2001).

PR2632 · Fonds · 1965 - 1978

The fonds consists of records used, maintained, and created by the Alberta Liberal Party and the Liberal Party of Canada in Alberta while they operated as a single entity dating from 1965 to 1978. The fonds includes records related to finance such as receipts, ledgers, balance sheets and budgets, pay roll registers; records related to membership including membership ledger receipts, alphabetical membership lists, and correspondence; records relating to election campaigns including promotional material for party candidates, films, audio recordings, handbooks, voters lists, correspondence, campaign buttons, election returns, candidate profiles, speech notes, campaign group photos, and clippings; records related to conventions and conferences including agendas, conference packages, proceedings, minutes, photographs; records related to committees and commissions including correspondence regarding the Edmonton Steering Committee and the Women's Liberal Commission; records related to leaders including photographs, news releases, correspondence, policy statements, position papers, reports, speech notes, expenses; records relating the adjunct liberal associations including the Alberta Women's Liberal Association including constitution and bylaws, executive lists, correspondence, meeting notes and minutes and records of the Young Liberals including position papers, member lists, and records related to the Student Liberals at the University of Alberta including correspondence.

Liberal Party of Canada in Alberta
L.P.V. Johnson fonds
PR0513 · Fonds · [ca.1909]-1969

Fonds consists mainly of records relating to William Aberhart and include a typed manuscript of Aberhart of Alberta, photographs of Aberhart and other Social Credit Party members, pamphlets of speeches delivered by Aberhart, and an election notebook kept by Richard L. Johnson for the 1935 election campaign of Aberhart.

Johnson, LeRoy Peter Vernon
Mable Kennedy fonds
PR2578 · Fonds · [1966]

The fonds consists of copies of a biography of Donald Macbeth Kennedy written by his wife, Mable Kennedy in ca. 1966.

Kennedy, Mable M.
Marie Keeley fonds
PR2976 · Fonds · 1912-2008

The fonds consists of material created, collected, and arranged by Marie Keeley and includes diaries and correspondence written by Marie Keeley and Charles Keeley dating from 1912-1989; two scrapbooks featuring newspaper clippings and miscellaneous correspondence of local and provincial political events and issues, including the death of MLA Grant Notley, dating from 1955-1995; photographs and minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Ratepayers of the Mayerthorpe School District, 1932-1944; a record of location of original patented homesteaders of the Mayerthorpe area, undated.

Keeley, Marie
Mary LeMessurier fonds
PR3065 · Fonds · 1979-1986

The fonds consists of material used, maintained, and created while Mary J. LeMessurier served as Minister of Culture from 1979 to 1986. The fonds includes speeches, correspondence, reports, letters of congratulation, action requests, invitations, itineraries, schedules, booklets, Letters of Concern, and proposals related to the designation of historic sites, cultural events in Alberta, cultural centers such as the Glenbow Museum and Archives, the Banff Centre for the Performing Arts, and other arts foundations. The fonds also includes correspondence regarding personal and political matters.

LeMessurier, Mary
Maxine Obert fonds
PR2707 · Fonds · 1960 - 1971

The fonds consists of home economics class notes of Maxine Obert dating from 1960 and a booklet of the minutes of the fifty-first Convention of the Civil Service Association of Alberta.

Obert, Maxine
Michael Henry fonds
PR3277 · Fonds · 1964-1996, 2004

The fonds consists of records documenting the political career of Michael Henry as an Alberta Liberal MLA. The textual records include caucus meeting minutes, convention minutes and plans, budgets and financials, policy and platform information, day planner and constituent meeting planners,

The fonds also contains records giving information on the Alberta Liberal Party (largely from 1985 to 1989) and the Leadership Convention in 1988 and Campaign in 1986. There are also textual records from the 1988 Campaign Manual of the Liberal Party of Canada in Alberta. These records hold minutes, policies, correspondence, and information on other activities.

Some of the the records are related to Michael Henry’s 1993 election campaign as an MLA in the Edmonton-Centre. These records consist of paid and unpaid bills, expenses, deposits, cheques, petty cash, receipts, correspondence, campaign contribution receipts, and candidate election booklets. These records document the beginning of Henry's political career, including costs associated with his campaign and the contributions he received from various donors. Some of these records contain the personal information of donors, including home addresses.

There is also a notebook labeled “Signs Requested,” used by Henry and his team during a campaign, likely created in 1997. This record contains personal notes and lists of people and addresses who requested signs.

Henry, Michael
Michael Maccagno fonds
PR2311 · Fonds · 1920 - 1988

The fonds consists of material used, maintained, and created by Michael Maccagno concerning his provincial political career dating from 1961 to 1968 including speaking notes, correspondence, photographs, films, plaques, a print of the Alberta Legislature Building by Stephen Osler, and clippings; photographs and a film detailing the development of natural gas service to Lac La Biche dating from 1958 to 1960; a photo album featuring images from Maccagno's tour of the Peace River while a Member of the Legislative Assembly in 1959; a daily planner dating from 1984; and images, correspondence, and certificates documenting Maccagno's personal life.

Maccagno, Michael
Nancy Zaseybida fonds
PR3654 · Fonds · 1933-2008

The fonds consists of CCF records created and compiled by Zaseybida over the course of her political career as well as Ropchan family histories and an interview transcript with Zaseybida conducted by historian Olenka Melnyk for her history of the CCF, No Bankers in Heaven: Remembering the CCF.

The CCF material consists of the 1944 constitution of the Alberta section, CCF Speakers’ Notes (1949, 1953, 1957, and 1958), the 1956 Winnipeg Declaration of Principles, the 1933 Regina Manifesto, campaign material from all of Zaseybida’s election campaigns (including pamphlets, posters, and clippings), correspondence, and Zaseybida’s speeches and speaking notes.

There are also Farmers’ Union of Alberta and Farm Women’s Union of Alberta records that include board minutes, convention documents, and issues of The Organized Farmer.

Zaseybida, Nancy
N.K. Webb fonds
PR2870 · Fonds · [ca. 1903 - 1904]

The fonds consists of Alberta Liberal Party publications dating from 1903 to 1904 including "The Record of Liberal Government", "A Progressive Policy Pursued", "Further Facts for Farmers", and "Exports of Farm Products."

Webb, N.K.
Norman Dolman fonds
PR2556 · Fonds · 1968

The fonds consists of material pertaining to Norman Dolman's candidacy for the constituency of Edmonton Centre in 1968 and includes posters advertising Norman Dolman's candidacy, Norman Dolman's business card, a copy of New Democrat Election Special Vol. 7, No.9, and a copy of The Alberta Democrat Vol.1., No. 11.

Dolman, Norman
Oaths of allegiance records
Series · 1906-1972

The series consists of oaths of allegiance sworn by various public officials and submitted to the Clerk of Executive Council as required by legislation. The records include oaths taken by members of the public service (1921-1927, 1940-1949), justices of the peace and police magistrates (1922-1972), sheriffs' bailiffs (1919-1951, 1960-1970), process issuers (1906-1970), coroners (1955-1972) and Alberta Provincial Police officers (1917-1922). The series also includes oaths of allegiance sent to the Provincial Auditor (1920-1927).

Alberta. Executive Council. Clerk
Petruk family fonds
PR3716 · Fonds · 1950-2000

The fonds consists of films and VHS of home movies, family events, and activities ca. 1950s – 2000.

Petruk, Alice and Len
PR0003.004SF.0004 · Series · 1937-1988
Part of Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI), Lacombe Canada fonds

This series consists of photographs, negatives, lantern slides and transparencies of various subjects taken in or related to the communities of the Vice-Province of Grouard. The images were created or collected by the Oblates in the course of their administrative work or personal lives, and the records often reflect their secular interests. The breadth of the subject matter is immense and unique and documents many aspects of western and northern Canada and its peoples. Subjects may include Oblates and sisters in the various communities, missions, religious events and activities.

The images show communities and activities and include local landscapes, missions, waterways, fauna, fishing, churches and buildings, indigenous people and families, transportation, hunting, fur trade, schools and students, museums, sports, industries and farming.

The subjects also focus specifically on the various communities the Oblates served in the Grouard region, including: Assumption, Dunvegan, Fort Vermilion, Grouard, and the Lesser Slave Lake and Peace River areas.

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.

Series · 1998-2001

The series consists of the records of Peter Elzinga, Chief of Staff to Premier Ralph Klein. The series contains action requests, correspondence files, and subject files pertaining to Alberta municipalities, premier’s conferences, and other activities.

Alberta. Premier
Ralph Klein fonds
PR3786 · Fonds · 1986-2006

Fonds consists of the personal records of Ralph Klein including constituency records and ministerial records dating before April 1, 1995. Records created after that date by Klein in his roles as Premier and Minister are deemed to be governmental records.

The fonds has been divided into two series:

  • Ministerial records, including records received as Minister of Environment (1989-1992), Minister of Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs (1993-1994), and Minister of Economic Development and Tourism (1994-1995); and
  • Constituency records.
Klein, Ralph
Reg Williamson fonds
PR3796 · Fonds · 1880-2011

The fonds consists of certificates and awards related to Reg Williamson’s education, service, career, and organizations of which he was a member. There are also identification cards, a eulogy, resume, biography, and photographs of family, friends, work, and graduations.

Williamson, Reg
Richard Secord fonds
PR2787 · Fonds · [ca. 1912]

The fonds consists of 1 portrait photograph of Richard Secord cica 1912.

Secord, Richard
Robert Hawkesworth fonds
PR3661 · Fonds · 1972-2010

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, press releases, audited financial statements, speech drafts and research materials regarding Bob Hawkesworth’s election campaigns for both provincial politics and the City of Calgary municipal council.

Hawkesworth, Robert "Bob"
Room A137 collection
PR3113 · Collection · 1906 - 1966

The collection consists of material found in Room A137 of the Provincial Museum and Archives Building in 1969. The collection includes: Edmonton and District Labour Council Annuals published by the Edmonton Trades and Labour Council and the Calgary Labour Council dating from 1951 - 1961; a booklet entitled "Boy Blue's Verses" by Frederick Balmer Watt (1918); the first annual report of the North Alberta Auxiliary of the British and Foreign Bible Society in Canada and Newfoundland (1938); regulations providing for the election of representatives of the Armed Forces (1944); a conference paper presented by Ernest Manning (1945); a booklet entitled "The Magpie Menace" by Kerry Wood; Alberta Public Service pamphlets (1955); informational pamphlets on Alberta's Jubilee Auditoriums of Calgary and Edmonton (1955); a program of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Historical Society of Alberta (1959); Peace River and District Telephone Directory (1963); copy of the "Tattler" published by the Minus One Club of Edmonton (1955); pamphlets and postcards related to the history of Edmonton circa 1950s; a photo album entitled "The Canadian Pacific Rockies"; 25 photogravures published by Byron Harmon circa 1900; copies of the Raymond Review Aug 3, 1966 and Aug 10, 1966; Vol. 1, No. 1 of the Explorer first centennial edition, Peace River Country (1967); a copy of the Alberta Red Cross News Pictorial Campaign No. 3 (1925); a copy of the Edmonton Journal "Annual Review and Forecast (1967); an illustrated booklet celebrating Alberta's Golden Jubilee; Edmonton Transit System passes dating from the 1960s; and 6 blueprints indicating the construction of streets in Carstairs and Wetaskiwin, Alberta (1906).

Unknown donor
Roy Farran fonds
PR3045 · Fonds · [194?]-1979

The fonds pertains to Roy Farran's term as Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for the Conservative Party of Alberta from 1971 to 1978 as Minister of Telephones and Utilities and Solicitor General. The fonds consists of alphabetical office files consisting of correspondence, briefings, articles, surveys, questionnaires, reports, agendas, transcripts, circulars, letters of congratulation, speeches, notes, and bills. The fonds also includes material relating to the personal life of Roy Farran dating from the 1940s to the 1970s including correspondence, scrapbooks, farm accounts, financial correspondence, photographs, a draft of an autobiography, drafts of non-fiction stories and articles related to his military service, and clippings documenting his political and military career.

Farran, Roy
Terry Anderson fonds
PR2540 · Fonds · 1968

The fonds consists of materials related to Terry Anderson's candidacy run in the 1968 Federal Election including a copy of the New Democrat, Election Special, Vol.7, No.9, a poster advertising the election, and a copy of the Athabasca Riding News Vol. 1, No. 1.

Anderson, Terry
Tom Monto collection
PR3630 · Collection · 1924, 1932, 1965-1992

The collection consists of records from a wide variety of sources that are all related to progressive movements and the Canadian left. There are particularly large amounts of records from the Alberta New Democrats and the Strathcona NDP constituency association as well as material from the Alberta Federation of Labour, the Woodsworth-Irvine Socialist Fellowship, and the Edmonton Women's Coalition.

The NDP material consists of committee files from the Edmonton NDP Anti-War Committee, the Women's Committee, and the Environment Committee; scrapbooks and documents created by Franklin Foster related to his 1975 NDP campaign for the Bonnyville MLA seat; Alberta New Democrat publications, magazines, and reports; and minutes and administrative files from the Strathcona NDP constituency.

In addition to the Franklin Foster NDP material, there is also a copy of an abridged version of Foster's PhD dissertation on John E. Brownlee.

The non-NDP material consists of a conference packet from the 1965 Summer Seminar of the Woodsworth-Irvine Socialist Fellowship; several papers and research documents published by leftist and progressive organizations such as the Revolutionary Marxist Group (Saskatchewan), the Woodsworth-Irvine Socialist Fellowship, and the Edmonton Women's Coalition; newsletters and pamphlets from the Edmonton Women's Coalition; several issues of The Other Alberta Report, a progressive compendium of Alberta-focused news analysis; and Alberta Federation of Labour publications.

Monto, Tom
PR2985 · Fonds · 1933 - 1956

The fonds consists of a scrapbook and operational records, including by-laws, minutes, correspondence, membership lists, programs of activities, of the Twentieth Century Women's Liberal Club of Edmonton.

Twentieth Century Women's Liberal Club of Edmonton
PR0363 · Fonds · 1906-1949

The fonds consists of the records of the United Farmers of Alberta and includes the following sous-fonds: United Farm Women of Alberta sous-fonds, Junior Branch of the U.F.A. sous-fonds, United Farmers of Alberta Political Association sous-fonds, Bellcamp Local No. 135 sous-fonds, Earlie Local No. 607 sous-fonds, East Clover Bar local No.3 sous-fonds, Harmattan Local No. 1093 sous-fonds, Huxley to Granger District Association of the UFA and UWFA locals sous-fonds, Josephburg Local No. 500 sous-fonds, Lamont Local No. 589 sous-fonds, Longview Local No. 393 sous-fonds, Namao Local No. 18, Pearce Local No. 177 sous-fonds, Trochu Local No. 762 sous-fonds, Wimborne Local No. 1005 sous-fonds, and Winona Local No. 161 sous-fonds.

United Farmers of Alberta
PR1393 · Fonds · 1935-1963, predominant 1935-1938

Fonds consists of minutes, convention materials, resolutions, correspondence, financial records, study group materials, issues of The World Today and other Social Credit publications, constitution and bylaws of the Alberta Social Credit League, and posters depicting the Social Credit League.

Alberta Social Credit League. Venice Social Credit Study Group