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              Abasand Oils Limited fonds
              PR1681 · Fonds · 1926-1943

              The fonds consists of records regarding the formation, operation and liquidation of Abasand Oils Limited, including agreements, correspondence, financial records, auditor’s reports, share register, reports, newspaper clippings, maps and blueprints.

              Abasand Oils
              PR2041 · Fonds · 1913-2006

              The fonds consists of negatives, slides, photographs and films shot by A.C. Lynn and Amy Zelmer including the Alberta Coal Branch, coal transportation, coal mines, the Edmonton Exhibition, the Castle Hotel fire (in Edmonton), a conference in Banff, the North Western Pulp and Power plant in Hinton, Fort McMurray, an archeological dig at Fort George, a painting class, Inuit Child Development, (produced by the International Communications Institute) and a film by Amy Zelmer (and Harold Alston) about Fort Mackay.

              Zelmer, A.C. Lynn
              Achilles Schmid fonds
              PR2783 · Fonds · 1912, Copied 1967

              The fonds consists of photographs taken during Achilles Schmid's travels down the Athabasca River in 1912. The photographs feature images of Athabasca Landing, limestone, First Nations, rapids, Athabasca Valley, a moose hunt, a portage, boat travel, an oil derrick, Pelican Rapids, tar sands, Fort McMurray, the Athabasca Oil Company, Hudson's Bay Company scows, dog teams, wintery landscapes, Calling Lake, a school house at Lac La Biche, the Northwest Mounted Police Station at Lac La Biche, and settlers of Lac La Biche. The fonds also includes photographs and negatives copied by the Provincial Archives of Alberta for the purpose of displaying the material in the Achilles Schmid fonds.

              Schmid, Achilles
              Albert LeRoy Kvarnberg fonds
              PR4025 · Fonds · 1936-1943, 2006

              The fonds consists of a photo album created by Kvarnberg that documents his time working on the Canol Project. The photos depict transportation of supplies via portage, riverboat, and Caterpillar trains through the bush of northern Alberta and the North West Territories. There are also photos of camps and towns along the supply route, including Fort McMurray, Waterways, Norman Wells, Fitzgerald, Fort Smith and others. There are also images of pipeline and supply depots as well as U.S. soldiers and Indigenous people supporting the Canol Project.

              There is also one photograph of the 1935-1936 Luscar Hockey Club. Kvarnberg’s connection to this team is unclear, as he was not listed on the photograph as a team member.

              The textual records consist of a brief, hand-written explanation of the photos written by Kvarnberg and three articles about the history of the Canol Project from Arctic Journal, Alberta Oil magazine, and the Hougen family history website.

              Kvarnberg, Albert LeRoy
              Alberta Paterson fonds
              PR1903 · Fonds · 1926-1929

              The fonds consists of a photograph album entitled “Life in Northern Canada” with sections “From Edmonton, Alta. to Fort Smith, N.W.T.,” “From Wainwright to LaBute, Alta.,” and “The Flood of 1928,” and includes images dating from 1926 to 1928 of trains, cars, boats, barges, the Northland Echo, the Athabasca River, Fort McMurray, Fort Chipewyan, Fort McKay, Fort Fitzgerald, Fort Smith, camps, airplanes, and buffalo. The fonds also includes an image of Don Paterson.

              Paterson, Alberta
              Alex Erichuk fonds
              PR3741 · Fonds · [193-]-2010

              The fonds consists of a copy of a chapter out of the First Person Accounts by Ukrainian Pioneers 1891 – 1914, signed by Mr. Erichuk, school and career records of Alex Erichuk, and research into the family tree of Ignace Wanyante, who Caroline Wayandi and Alice Erichuk are descendant of. It also consists of 1 CD of a recorded interview of Mr. Erichuk, 7 photographs of the Salt Mines at which he worked, and 1 USB of photographs depicting Alice Erichuk and her extended family throughout the years and in different places.

              Erichuk, Alex
              Charles Eymundson fonds
              PR3659 · Fonds · 1911-1963

              The fonds consists of photographs taken by either Charles Eymundson or his son, Romeo, between 1911 and 1963, digitized copies of these photos on four DVD-Rs, and a newsletter from St. John the Baptist’s Church in Fort McMurray.

              The photos depict subjects, events, and locations from across northern Alberta and some locations in Saskatchewan. Locations include Fort Chipewyan, Lesser Slave Lake, Cascade Rapids, McKenzie River, Lake Athabasca, White Mud Canyon, Waterways, Fort McMurray, Athabasca River, Goldfields (Saskatchewan), Edmonton, Brownvale, Slave River, and Embarras.

              Events and subjects depicted in the photos include the Dr. Karl Clark oil sands expedition of 1929, Waterways floods of 1936 and 1963, the Dr. August Sandberg expedition of 1911, the poet Robert Service, the Athabasca Fire Brigade, Hudson’s Bay Company posts, water transportation, hunting and trapping, the crash site of CF-ARI (January, 1940), airplanes and airfields, dog sleds, work crews, American military forces in Waterways during the Second World War, forest fires, and other facets of daily life in northern Alberta. There are also several images of Eymundson family members and friends or associates of the family.

              Eymundson, Charles
              PR3021 · Collection · Copied 1971

              The collection consists of copies of photographs dating from the 1870s to the 1910s in Alberta from the City of Edmonton Archives and includes images featuring Fort Saskatchewan, a log cabin, teepees near Fort Carlton, coal mining in Edmonton, the first jail in Calgary, Calgary's first City Hall, Calgary's first Land Titles Office, D. Ricker's lumber camps at Poplar Creek, and Main Street in Tofield. There are also photographs of churches in Edson and views of Fort McMurray.

              City of Edmonton Archives
              Clarence Comrie fonds
              PR1447 · Fonds · 1912-1995

              Fonds consists of photographs depicting mainly railroad locomotives, cars, stations, employees and derailments in Lac La Biche, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Waterways and Hythe, Alberta, but also includes a ceremony for returning First World War soldiers, buildings, sled-dogs, a hotel, floods, buffalo, tar sands, a Hudson’s Bay Company steamer on the Athabasca River, bridges, and construction of a water tower. Fonds also includes a newspaper clipping entitled The Muskeg Special, correspondence, information and photographs used for publishing the book Ribbons of Steel.

              Comrie, C.
              Colin Watson collection
              PR3770 · Collection · [ca. 1930]

              These photographs depict locations around Fort McMurray and Waterways, Alberta. The photos were printed on card stock and sold as postcards by Hill Drugs. The locations are all identified and depict such subjects as the Fort McMurray shipyards, tugboats, and aerial views of Fort McMurray and Waterways settlements.

              Unknown donor
              Doug Babcock fonds
              PR0943 · Fonds · Copied 1974

              Fonds consists of copied photographs that date from circa (ca.) 1848-1922, predominantly 1901-1922, that depict various people, buildings, and views in Chipewyn, Sawridge, Slave Lake, Fort Vermilion, Athabasca Landing, and Fort McMurray, Alberta including a Royal North West Mounted Police (RNWMP) officer, paddle steamers, Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) boats, a government telegraph office, log cabins, street views, a sawmill, a cemetery, school teachers, and missionaries.

              Babcock, Doug
              Ed Dempster fonds
              PR1570 · Fonds · Copied 1985

              The fonds consists of images, originally dating ca. 1930 to ca. 1940, of road construction and camps near Irma, Mercoal and Coalspur Alberta, bridge construction over the McLeod River, horses pulling logs at Whitecourt and Fort McMurray, Alberta, strip mining near Edson, Alberta, the Edson train station, a moose calf at Coalspur, students of Clyde school (1933) and tractors, combines and harvesting.

              Dempster, Ed
              PR2124 · Collection · 1905-[ca. 1950]

              The collection consists of photographs of the Fort McMurray area. The 32 photographs in PR1982.0084 depict scenes from the Fort McMurray area from 1905-1915 with emphasis on shipping and riverboats. The 80 photographs in PR1992.0134 depict the inhabitants, settlements, and lands of the Fort McMurray region from the 1930s to the 1950s.

              Unknown donor
              PR2796 · Fonds · [ca.1930 - 1950], copied 1996

              The fonds consists of images of the Athabasca area dating from the 1930s and the 1940s, and Clergy at Dunvegan in 1935, the Clergy at St. John's Anglican church at Fort McMurray in 1936, and a booklet and clipping commemorating the career of Reverend Frank Edward Smith. The fonds also includes 47 postcards collected by the Smith's as well as a souvenir booklet from Waterton, Alberta dating from the 1950s and a souvenir booklet of the Rocky Mountains dating from the 1940s featuring 24 hand tinted photogravures.

              Smith, Frank Edward and Evelyn
              PR2408 · Fonds · 1984 - 2000

              The fonds consists of records used, maintained, and created by the Friends of the Oil Sands Discovery Centre including annual reports, financial statements, correspondence, minutes, incorporation documents, reports, photographs, business and strategic plans, manuals, and publications dating from 1984 to 2000.

              Friends of the Oil Sands Discovery Centre
              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.
              Gerald Bussieres fonds
              PR1098 · Fonds · Copied ca. 1970

              Fonds consists of historical sketches about Fort McMurray, Alberta, the July, 1966 issue of Athabasca Adventure, published by Great Canadian Oil Sands Limited, and a copied photograph entitled, Smashing the Land Monopoly in McMurray January 12, 1923, which depicts men and women in front of a log cabin.

              Bussieres, Gerald
              Glen Barker collection
              PR3917 · Collection · 1921 - 1958

              The collection consists of photographs of sites in and around Fort McMurray and Waterways, Alberta. Images include trains and railways as well as floods in Waterways and street scenes in Fort McMurray.

              Barker, Glen
              Harry M. Lewis fonds
              PR3339 · Fonds · 1965-1967

              Photographs and textual material created or received by Harry M. Lewis as part of his duties as an engineer for the construction of GCOS Plant near Fort McMurray.

              Lewis, Harry M.
              Hugh E. Pearson fonds
              PR1971 · Fonds · Copied 1979

              The fonds consists of selected images copied from photographs albums and includes images from a surveying trip around Great Slave Lake in 1922 with images of Fort McMurray, Fort Chipewyan, the boat Northland Echo, canoes, Fort Smith Landing, a First Nations village, tents, Fort Resolution, Souci King Beaulieu, gold mining equipment, the drying of fish, a sawmill, Hudson's Bay Company posts, the Waterways train station; images from a surveying trip in 1923 with images of Largent's Post, Peace River, survey crew, canoes, Fort Fitzgerald, tractors, dogs, Hay River, Fort Simpson, the Stick River, First Nations members, Fort Franklin, camps and an First Nations grave; and miscellaneous images, originally dating from 1912 to about 1919, of a ferry at Athabasca Landing, the J.L. Côté and Alberta Land Survey's building at Grouard, and a First nations woman and her baby, surveyors at Wabasca Lake, Jack Hornby and his log house.

              Pearson, Hugh E.
              Hugh Stroud fonds
              PR1973 · Fonds · Copied 1979

              The fonds consists of images from the Fort McMurray area, originally dating from 1920s, and includes images of furs, likely trapped at Sled Island, participants in a school play in Fort McMurray, First Nations people gathered at Fort Providence, Fort Chipewyan, dogs being used to deliver milk, a school in Fort McMurray and children playing baseball.

              Stroud, Hugh
              Jack P. O’Sullivan fonds
              PR1896 · Fonds · Copied 1978

              The fonds consists of images of river transportation in northern Alberta, possibly dating from the early 1950s, and includes images of boats, barges, tugboats, ferries, freight, crew, and fishing and fish processing, at Waterways, Hay River, Fort Chipewyan, and Fort McMurray.

              O'Sullivan, Jack P.
              James I. Shepherd fonds
              PR1717 · Fonds · 1927-1930

              The fonds consists of records relating to the time James I. Shepherd spent in Canada, primarily in Northern Alberta, and includes reminiscences about his travels along the Athabasca River, a transcript of a letter to the Warrington Guardian about dogs, a sales agreement for a Ford Coach, and photographs of Fort McMurray, Lake Athabasca, rivers, boats, barges, dogs, native children, canoes, buffalo, tobogganing, natives, as well as images from Swan Lake, British Columbia, Pouce Coupe, British Columbia, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Quebec, and postcards of the Capilano Canyon in Vancouver, British Columbia and Lake Louise, Alberta.

              Shepherd, James I.
              John Callaghan fonds
              PR1977 · Fonds · 1909-1937

              The fonds consists of records related to John Callaghan's involvement in Alberta railways and includes minimal correspondence, a biographical pamphlet, and images of John Callaghan, trains (including Northern Alberta Railways and others), employees, horse and wagons, bridges, washed out tracks at Slave Lake, flooding at Waterways, Grande Prairie main street (1914), Premier Greenfield, Minister V.W. Smith and others examining oil sands along the Athabasca River, and postcards with images of last spike, the Lethbridge viaduct and a Fort McMurray souvenir.

              Callaghan, John
              Lenore Law fonds
              PR1848 · Fonds · [193-]

              The fonds consists of photographs of a logging camp near Fort McMurray, Alberta, and includes images of logging, automobiles, and log buildings.

              Law, Lenore
              Lucien Mercier fonds
              PR1233 · Fonds · [ca. 1916-ca. 1938]

              Fonds consists of photographs and mechanically and photographically produced postcards depicting Lucien Mercier and his wife, as well as various people, buildings, and views in Alberta, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories, including Inuit women, First Nations men and women, dredges, ferries, mills, rivers, churches, airplanes, stores, railroad stations and accidents, hotels, floods, fishing and fish drying, caribou, trading posts, trucks, street views, aerial and panoramic views, banks, hospitals, shipyards, post offices, bituminous oil production plants, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, fires, dogsleds, and houses. Fonds also includes a caribou skin map depicting Slave Lake, Alberta, and newspaper clippings about Lucien Mercier.

              Mercier, Lucien
              Manitoba Museum collection
              PR2630 · Collection · 1907 - [ca. 1927]

              The collection consists of postcards featuring views of Alberta locations including Wainwright, Fort McMurray, and Edmonton circa 1907 to 1927.

              Unknown donor
              Marlene Jerred fonds
              PR1427 · Fonds · 1908-1924

              The fonds consists of photographic postcards, photographs and postcards from Okotoks, Lethbridge, Millarville, Saddle Lake, Fort Chipewyan, Athabasca Landing, Fort Smith and Fort McMurray of buildings, churches, missions, barn building, residents, dog teams, horses, houses, boats and canoes, rivers, horse races, and some of the Calgary Stampede.

              Jerred, Marlene
              PR0447 · Fonds · Copied 1986

              The fonds consists of the business records of McInnes Products Limited, including the shipment records for Lesser Slave Lake, Lake Athabasca and Buffalo Lake, 1916 to 1930, and the shipment, catch and freight account records, 1934 to 1947.

              McInnes Products Corporation
              McKitrick family fonds
              PR0550 · Fonds · 1909-1938

              Fonds consists of photographs depicting people and images such as schools, Victoria Day celebrations, buildings, boats, dogsledding teams, and mountain views, in various National Parks and Alberta towns, including Fort McMurray, Tofield, Calgary, Camrose, and the Lethbridge land rush of 1910.

              McKitrick family
              Reverend D. Beaver fonds
              PR3008 · Fonds · Copied 1970

              The fonds consists of a chronological history of the development of the Anglican Church in Waterways, Alberta (now Fort McMurray) written by A.T.P in 1947.

              Beaver, D.
              Sunoco Inc. fonds
              PR2830 · Fonds · 1967

              The fonds consists of materials related to Sunoco's development of the Athabasca oil sands in 1967 including the publication Our Sun and images featuring equipment and operations in Fort McMurray.

              Sunoco Inc.
              Thomas Albert Donnelly fonds
              PR3650 · Fonds · 1974-1978

              The fonds consists of slides that were taken during the course of Thomas Donnelly’s weather station inspections around Banff, Fort MacKay, and Fort McMurray. The images depict rural weather installations, work being undertaken on the installations, oil refineries, the Fort McMurray oil sands, sites around the town of Fort McMurray, aerial shots taken from a helicopter of Banff and oil infrastructure, and the helicopter used by Donnelly and his co-workers.

              Donnelly, Thomas Albert
              PR2852 · Collection · [Copied 1966]

              The collection consists of a variety of copied images including photographs featuring maps of the areas of Fort Garry, Fort Ellice, Fort Pitt, Fort Edmonton, the Yellowhead Pass, the North Saskatchewan River, and Fort McMurray dating from the 1880s; photographic copies of certificates and correspondence related to Col. Francis Mewburn dating from 1776 to 1880; photographs of the Lethbridge area featuring images of railways, dwellings, minters, engines, businesses such as H. Bentley and Co., T. Botterill Hardware, and members of the Blood Nation dating from the 1880s; photographs of Medicine Hat featuring a hospital and the Lady Aberdeen's Women's Hospital dating from 1894; images of Saskatchewan including a carbonizing and briguetting plant; photographs of the University of Alberta and the Edmonton area including images of campus residences, the Royal Alexandra Hospital, the University Hospital, classes of students, St. Joseph's College, CKUA Radio Station, farm buildings, the Oliver Institute, and First Nations dating from the 1920s.

              University of Alberta
              Walter Hill fonds
              PR0382 · Fonds · Copied 1970

              Fonds consists of photographs and postcards, with commentary, depicting various views of Fort McMurray, Alberta dating ca.1900-1967.

              Hill, Walter
              William John McLennan fonds
              PR3402 · Fonds · 1968-1998

              The fonds consists of images by William McLennan depicting various sites around Alberta, including Edmonton, Drumheller, Calgary, Jasper, Lethbridge, Red Deer, Fort McMurray, various provincial parks, several heritage sites, churches, and more. The slides also contain images of community events such as Edmonton’s Heritage Fest, chuckwagon races, etc.

              There are also slides of McLennan family members and events. Furthermore, there is a relatively comprehensive collection of close-up images of various species of butterflies and other insects from across Alberta. Lastly, there are title card slides that McLennan would have used to create slide shows from his work.

              McLennan, William John