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              Amelia E. McCrum fonds
              PR1915 · Fonds · 1893-1943

              The fonds consists of images of early Edmonton and includes photographs of Edmonton and Strathcona, Edmonton hospitals, schools, brewery, train stations, streets (including Whyte Avenue), houses, buildings, ferry, bridges, a train derailment, Heimthal church (east of Ellerslie), the Stettler creamery, the Innisfail Hotel, the dining room of Royal Hotel, children swimming, canoeing, shaving, and a bear, and postcards of the Royal Hotel, Diamond Hall (Ash Brothers (Bros.)), Edmonton bridges, an incline railway, buildings, views, streets, street cars, the Legislature, the University, views along the Athabasca River, hotels, buildings and banks in Wetaskiwin, Sylvan Lake, scouts, buffalo, bridge at Rocky Mountain House, First Nations peoples, North Battleford (Saskatchewan), buildings, trolleys, bridges, and rivers in Calgary, mountains, glaciers, near Banff and Jasper, buildings, bridges in Banff, branding, and harvesting.

              The fonds also includes an Edmonton Orpheus Society banquet program, toast lists and menus for the Old Timers’ Association of Edmonton, a business card for the Royal Hotel, a Salvation Army Diamond Jubilee dinner ticket, a Christmas card, a Jasper House Christmas Day menu, Royal Hotel Christmas menus, and sheet music for song “The Emblem of Alberta” (words by Jeannette Forsyth and music by Gilbert Stirling).

              McCrum, Amelia E.
              Clayton Willson fonds
              PR2888 · Fonds · [ca. 1900] - 1929

              The fonds documents Clayton Willson's career with CPR and consists of images of a CPR train and CPR boats at Arrow Lake, BC (1900), Clayton Willson on a CPR steamer (1908); Clayton Willson and other men in a CPR engine yard in Canmore, Alberta (1912); Clayton Willson inside the cab of the North Passenger Train #2532 behind the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) building in Calgary (1912), Alberta; Clayton Wilson in the cab of the North Passenger Train #2532 in front of the Palliser Hotel in Calgary (1929), and a map illustrating the stops and side trails along the track from Calgary to Field, BC [1910].

              Willson, Clayton
              Frederick George Topp fonds
              PR3132 · Fonds · Copied 1970

              The fonds consists of a copy of Frederick George Topp's autobiography, "An Immigrant of '82". The autobiography recounts Topp's life in Calgary as well as politics, business, the North West Mounted Police, and railroad construction.

              Topp, Frederick George
              Harry Pearce fonds
              PR0633 · Fonds · Copied 1972

              Fonds consist of a photograph depicting the North West Mounted Police (NWMP) barracks in Calgary, Alberta dated 1910, and an undated article entitled History of the Establishment of the Chief Parks along the Main Line of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Waterton Lakes Park in Southern Alberta and Jasper Park along the Canadian National Railway in the neighbourhood of Yellowhead Pass in the Rocky Mountains, written by William Pearce.

              Pearce, Harry
              Margaret Nelsen fonds
              PR2694 · Fonds · [ca. 1921]

              The fonds consists of a postcard featuring the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) Station in Calgary circa 1921 and a postcard featuring the Palliser Hotel in Calgary circa 1921.

              Nelsen, Margaret
              Paul Hawirko fonds
              PR1795 · Fonds · 1910-2006

              The fonds includes records relating to the family history and employment history of Paul Hawirko. The records from the family consist of a stereotype matrix (printing plate) for the front page of the October 29, 1931 Edmonton Bulletin, and photographs of delegates to the Rural Municipalities Convention in Calgary and the officers of the 101st Regiment (Edmonton) of the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force at Valcartier Camp (Quebec).

              The employment material mainly relates to the Northern Alberta Railway and railway pension reform. These records contain material from the Retired Railway Veterans Organization, the American Association of Retired Persons, the Northern Alberta Railway, and the National Council of CN Pensioners Association. They include meeting minutes, publications, meeting attendance, correspondence, labour and pension booklets, constitution and bylaws, brochures and pamphlets, conference proceedings, and newsletters.

              Hawirko, Paul
              Robert S. Niven fonds
              PR1818 · Fonds · 1929

              The fonds consists of photographs taken by Robert S. Niven, primarily taken on a Sunday visit to Calgary by airplane from Arrowwood, and includes images of an airplane, aerial views of the Bow River and Calgary, the oil derricks at Turner Valley, the Bow River at Arrowwood, an irrigation flume at Crossing Valley and workers along the railroad tracks.

              Niven, Robert S.
              PR0866 · Collection · 1907-1928

              The collection is made up of items donated to the Provincial Archives of Alberta from the Society’s holdings. The collection is made up of postcards and postcard-format photographs depicting places in Alberta, including views of Banff, Mount Stephen and Cathedral Peak, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Lacombe, a train on the Lacombe Branch of the C.P.R., Lacombe High School, an early view of Calgary, and the Lacombe hockey team, winners of the Alberta Amateur Hockey Association championship. Addressees of the postcards are: Miss Ruth McKenzie (Ft. Pierre, SD), Mr. L.M. Fortune (Andover, SD), Miss Sarah Summerside (Pierre, SD), Mrs. Emma Fortune (Coude, SD), Mrs. T. Jones (Andover, SD), Mr. And Mrs. R.W. Fortune (Coude, SD), and H.D. Parhauw (Woonsocket, SD).

              South Dakota State Historical Society
              PR1429 · Collection · 1903-1914

              The collection consists of a souvenir book of the Canadian Grand Union Meeting of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen and Ladies’ Societies, and photographs of the staff and students at the Western Canada College in Calgary, Alberta.

              Tom Williams Books
              Walter C. Lewis fonds
              PR3067 · Fonds · [196-]

              The fonds reflects Walter Lewis' involvement with the Canadian Pacific Railway Company (CPR) and consists of Canadian Pacific photographs of the last spike to complete the CPR in 1885; the arrival of the first train from Montreal to arrive in Calgary in 1886; the construction of the High Level Bridge in Edmonton in 1913; and CPR transportation services in the 1960s. The fonds also includes clippings from the Edmonton Journal pertaining to the construction of the High Level Bridge; an image of the CPR station at 109th St. and Jasper Avenue in 1922; and typewritten articles related to the operation of CPR.

              Lewis, Walter C.