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ACCESS TV fonds
PR3368 · Fonds · 1971-2005

The fonds consists of records for ACCESS TV programs and series over the course of the station's history, including records transferred from the publicly-owned Alberta Educational Communications Corporation when ACCESS TV was privatized. There are audiovisual records as well as textual records that consist of educational material designed to complement the educational programming. There are also microfiche that contain scans of production files for nearly 300 ACCESS TV productions.

ACCESS TV
Reel Girls Media fonds
PR3830 · Fonds · 1999-2007

The fonds consists of production files for various projects undertaken by Reel Girls Media. These projects are as follows:

SciQ: Up Close and Palaeo: a one-hour, children’s program shot at the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller that focuses on palaeontology. The records include masters, b-rolls, and interview transcripts.

Stories from the Seventh Fire: a half-hour, animated, children’s series featuring Indigenous performers such as Tantoo Cardinal and Gordon Tootoosis narrating several First Nations stories and legends. The records include DVDs and the original masters.

Booked: a half-hour series in which book reviewers and criminal justice professionals discuss a prominent mystery novel. The records include masters and DVDs.

Out of the West: a one-hour documentary featuring interviews with several western Canadian authors. The records include masters, shooting tapes, and production files.

Between the Stones and the Ocean: A Portrait of Rudy Wiebe: a one-hour documentary about western Canadian author Rudy Wiebe. The records include shooting tapes and masters.

Capturing Cooperman: A Not So Private Investigation of Howard Engel: a one-hour documentary about Canadian mystery author Howard Engel. The records are limited to the masters.

WildFiles: a half-hour, children’s series that focuses on animal biology. The records are limited to production files.

Return of the Peregrine: a one-hour documentary about conservation efforts to restore peregrine falcon populations across Canada. The records include shooting tapes and interview transcripts.

Homefront: a one-hour documentary that follows the stories of several Edmonton-based soldiers and their families during deployment to Afghanistan. The records are limited to masters.

How the Fiddle Flows: a one-hour documentary that traces Métis culture and history through music and dancing. The records are limited to masters.

In addition to these completed projects, there are several non-completed projects that are also captured in the records. These projects were started by Reel Girls but never broadcast or distributed and include the following:

Return of the Bison: a potential documentary that would have focused on conservation efforts to restore bison populations across the world. The records include shooting tapes and production files.

A to Z Film Guide: this potential series would have focused on various roles within the film industry as an educational tool. The records are limited to pre-production files.

Rock ‘n’ Fossil Road Show: this potential series was modeled on Antiques Roadshow and would have featured rock and fossil collectors consulting with experts about their collections. A pilot was completed but the series was not pursued. The records include pre-production files.

Reel Girls Media
PR3820 · Fonds · 1985-2012

The fonds consists of administrative records of the Dreamspeakers Festival Society and audiovisual records of films submitted to the film festival.

The administrative records include festival programs, files for individual film submissions, society bylaws, executive director reports, publicity files, board of director minutes and correspondence, Walk of Honour correspondence and files, and fundraising/sponsorship files.

The majority of audiovisual records consist of submissions for the film festival. Selected submissions include those that were chosen for the festival and many that were rejected but are representative of Indigenous filmmaking across Alberta and Canada, with a smaller sample of international submissions.

The audiovisual records also include films made as part of the Dreamspeakers youth programs, recordings of festival proceedings, advertisements, and a small collection of recorded music by Indigenous Canadian performers.

Dreamspeakers Festival Society
Rodberg and Roy family fonds
PR2763 · Fonds · Copied 1966

The fonds consists of photographs documenting the life of the Roy and Rodberg families and features family portraits, the 105th Street Roy family home, the Rodberg family attending church, a hunting party, and school, boating on the Sturgeon River, images of homesteading, the Rodberg's home, the Diana Post Office at Gwynne, school children, First Nations playing musical instruments and at camp, a Blacksmith shop, a Wetaskiwin street scene, McDougall Hill in Edmonton, the Richelieu Hotel in Edmonton, and the Alberta Hotel in Edmonton. The images date from the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Rodberg, Roy family
Reta Rowan fonds
PR1900 · Fonds · 1918-1966

The fonds consists of records relating to the life and works of Reta Rowan and includes correspondence, music programs, a Junior League of Nations Society program, a Peace Conference program, poems, and correspondence relating to her involvement with the Friends of the Indians Society.

Rowan, Reta
CFRN Television fonds
PR0019 · Fonds · 1935-1995

The fonds consists of News and Air checks (news excerpts including commercials, but no complete news programs), documentaries (original, final and outs, including CFRN anniversaries, 1978 Commonwealth Games, etc.), Stock Shots of Communities in Alberta, Personalities, and various other subjects, and Dan Kauffman documentaries; the textual and photographic records are comprised of those from the program "Sunday Visit" and of records compiled regarding the history of the Sunwapta Broadcasting Company, G.R.A. Rice, and CFRN (both television and radio).

CFRN (Television station: Edmonton, Alta.)
McDougall family fonds
PR0237 · Fonds · 1878-1965, predominant 1878-1950

Fonds consists of records pertaining to various members of the McDougall family including Lovisa McDougall, John A. McDougall and E.H. McDougall. Records include cinefilms created by E.H. McDougall, correspondence, a photograph and an Edmonton directory.

McDougall family