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          A.L. Wilk fonds
          PR2003 · Fonds · 1907-1979

          The fonds consists of records relating to A.L. Wilk’s interest in ornithology and includes migration notes, note cards, notices of dead birds, and “A Provisional List of the Birds of Alberta” prepared by William Rowan for the Edmonton Bird Club. The fonds also includes image of Frank L. Farley, Frank’s great-nephew Farley Mowat and A.L. Wilk in Churchill, Manitoba, originally dating from 1936.

          Wilk, A.L.
          Cy and Mary Hampson fonds
          PR3711 · Fonds · 1942-2002

          The fonds consists of material created or collected by both Cy and Mary Hampson and records from Cymar Films.

          Hampson family
          Cy Hampson series
          PR3711.0001 · Series · 1942-2000
          Part of Cy and Mary Hampson fonds

          The series consists of research material (including field journals and dissertation material), copies of publications, original manuscripts, correspondence, scrapbooks of wildlife-related clippings, scrapbooks of Outdoors Unlimited articles, pamphlets for Question Mark Trail, and files of the Hampson owned Cymar Films.

          The majority of the photographs and negatives depict flora and fauna from around Alberta and northern Canada, with particular emphasis on birds and Arctic animals. The photos are skillfully composed by Cy Hampson and were developed by Mary Hampson. Many of the images were used by Cy Hampson in his research and teaching.

          The films were created by Cy Hampson during the course of his doctoral research and depict flying squirrels and motion studies of other animals such as dogs and horses.

          Edgar T. Jones fonds
          PR3240 · Fonds · 1955-2007

          The fonds consists of prints of the 26-program run of Adventure Outdoors and prints of several other documentaries that aired on television. The fonds also includes several projects that may not have been completed, or may have been used to supplement other projects (likely raw footage and outtakes). This material includes raw footage of woodpeckers, raw footage of Arctic landscapes and wildlife, footage of an excavation by Edmonton-based company Lute H. Vieweger, and home movies of a wedding anniversary party and ski trip to Marmot Basin.

          The textual files consist of production files for several of Jones’ documentaries and provide evidence of his filmmaking and research processes as well as information directly related to the films, such as shot lists. There is also correspondence with conservationists and naturalists across North America related to Jones’ work. A substantial portion of the textual material consists of records of Jones’ bird-banding, bird watching, species and field journals, and maps that correlate species information with various sites in Alberta.

          There are also records related to the formation and administration of the Wagner Natural Area Society, an organization founded in 1982 to create and manage a natural area of bog land in Parkland County, Alberta between Spruce Grove and Edmonton. The Wagner Natural Area was named after the original landowner and contains many species of rare or unusual plant and animal life. These records include newsletters, minutes, correspondence, and documents related to the purchase of the Wagner property and the incorporation of the Wagner Natural Area Society. There are also images of the area.

          The photographs and negatives depict various sites around Alberta related to the field and species journals kept by Jones.

          The audio reels are mostly commentary or soundtracks for many of the documentaries already in the fonds. These were created to be played with the film projection and consist of music and wildlife recordings created by Jones in the field. The commentary tracks were recorded at live screenings of Jones’ work and consist of Jones providing live narration. The remainder of the audio reels consist of the raw recordings that Jones created in the field of various species and then used for the edited soundtracks. These recordings are accompanied by track lists that identify the specific animals being recorded, as well as the location.

          Jones, Edgar T.
          Frank L. Farley fonds
          PR2004 · Fonds · 1937-1949

          The fonds consists of records of Frank L. Farley documenting his interest in ornithology and includes a transcription from the specimen catalogues of J. Dewey Soper, listing the birds collected in the Province of Alberta from August 29, 1918 to August 21, 1937, “Annotated List of Birds” extracted from “Report on Wildlife Investigations in the Grande Prairie-Peace River region of Northwestern Alberta, Canada” by J. Dewey Soper, a draft of an article, a map of Grande Prairie and Peace River district, a soil map of Alberta and extensive notes about the birds of Alberta.

          Farley, Frank L.
          J.D. Waring fonds
          PR0111 · Fonds · 1936-1957

          Fonds consists of diaries from 1941-1957, field reports, correspondence, manuscripts of short stories and poems, sketches, photographs, maps and other material. Adhering to the creator’s personal index to files, the fonds has been arranged into the following series: Birds; General; Mammals; Hares & Rabbits; and Miscellaneous Papers.

          Waring, J. D.
          Richard Fyfe fonds
          PR4054 · Fonds · 1950-2008

          The fonds consists of records that document Fyfe’s career in the Canadian Wildlife Service and as an environmental consultant and scientific advisor. The textual records include scientific reports and articles written by Fyfe, field journals, consulting project files, correspondence, and records related to the peregrine project including reports, newsletters, publicity, and working files. The majority of the slides are also related to Fyfe’s work and consist of field photographs of wildlife specimens with a strong focus on raptors including the peregrine falcon. The videocassettes are copies of Nature’s Legacy, a series of educational videos designed for children and produced by Richard and Lorraine Fyfe.

          The remainder of the records consist of personal and family records such as family slides and diaries.

          Fyfe, Richard
          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
          Tom Maccagno fonds
          PR2624 · Fonds · [1900]-2008

          The fonds consists of materials created and collected by Tom Maccagno that have been further subdivided into four series. It includes the Personal Records series mainly consisting of correspondence between Maccagno and others but also including materials relating to his personal corporation and material donations he has made to various organizations; the Community Involvement series including correspondence from his time as mayor of Lac La Biche, his interactions with the Lac La Biche Chamber of Commerce, and materials on the amalgamation of Lac La Biche with Lakeland County; the Environmental Project series including materials relating to the Lac La Biche Birding Society, the Lac La Biche Fisheries Enhancement Society, the Lac La Biche Dog Sled Association, geological and archaeological surveys, recreational trails and natural areas, potential projects with environmental impacts in the Lac La Biche area, and correspondence with various scientists and professors; and the History Project series including records of the Lac La Biche Mission Historical Preservation Society, materials relating to the establishment of memorial cairns to fallen RCAF officers throughout Alberta, materials relating to historic recreations in the Lac La Biche area, records of the Lac La Biche Chronicles committee, and correspondence with various people on historic matters in the Lac La Biche area.

          The fonds is arranged into four series:
          PR2624.0001 Personal Records
          PR2624.0002 Community Involvement
          PR2624.0003 Environmental Projects
          PR2624.0004 History Projects

          Maccagno, Tom
          Winthrop S. Brooks fonds
          PR0777 · Fonds · Copied 1973

          Fonds consists of a copy of Winthrop S. Brooks’ journal, entitled Wild Fowling in Alberta, Canada, 1909. The journal dates from August 1909 to February 1910.

          Brooks, Winthrop S.