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Archival description
PR3624 · Fonds · 1988-1996

The fonds consists of correspondence, budgets, plans, and files related to the planning of Festival ’88. There are also similar records created during the course of administration of ACUA that offer evidence of the day-to-day management of the organization, planning and delivery of various events, workshops, projects and promotional materials, as well as long-term planning. The posters are advertisements for a public event celebrating the 10th anniversary of ACUA in 1996.

Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts
Anthony Hlynka fonds
PR3363 · Fonds · 1939-2007

The fonds consists of materials created during and after Hlynka's political career including original memoir manuscripts, typed and handwritten, diary entries, correspondence between Hlynka and various people, typed and handwritten speeches, materials related to his activism for displaced persons during the Second World War and from his post war tour of Europe, materials related to his marriage, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and other materials related to his career, marriage, election loss, death, and legacy, official Hansard copies of speeches he gave in the House of Commons, and various photographs (1939-1957). The fonds also includes materials related to the publishing of his memoirs, the Ukrainian edition in 1982 and the English edition in 2005, including correspondence between Stephanie Hlynka and numerous people, published copies of the memoirs, materials related to, and a video recording of, a lecture given at the University of Manitoba Centre for Ukrainian Studies in 2002 on "Ukrainian Immigration to Canada: Anthony Hlynka and the Third Wave, 1940-1949", and materials regarding other members of the Hlynka family including Anthony Hlynka's brother Dr. Isydore Hlynka and Stephanie Hlynka's uncle Volodymyr Klisch, a pioneer in Polish aviation.

Hlynka, Anthony
Brian M. Owens fonds
PR0978 · Fonds · Copied 1980

The fonds includes three images originally dating 1952 and 1956, of domestic life and childrearing in Vegreville, Alberta. The images feature Brian Owen and his mother, Margaret Owen.

Owens, Brian M.
PR1062 · Fonds · 1935-1955

Fonds consists of the administrative records of the Canadian Ukrainian Youth Association, Lodge 90 and includes minutes, membership lists, financial records, and correspondence.

Canadian Ukrainian Youth Association. Vegreville Lodge 90
Chevalier family fonds
PR1517 · Fonds · 1910-1938

The fonds consists of images of various locations in Alberta, including Fort Saskatchewan (interior of a tailor shop), Leduc (interior of a confectionery), Irma, Peace River, Fahler, Castor, Vegreville, St. Paul de Metis, and Onion Lake; the images include churches, homesteading, street scenes, school, hotels, rivers, clergy, airplanes, houses, first nations, cars, and students.

Chevalier, Barrett
PR3918 · Fonds · [19--]

The fonds consists of a copy of Christen Anders Christensen's memoirs, "As I Remember, 1886-1937," business receipts from Holden businesses, and photographs of Christensen, homesteading, and sites around Alberta including Holden, Vegreville, and Viking.

Christensen, Christen Anders
Clara Thomas fonds
PR1190 · Fonds · [ca. 1900]-1917

The fonds consists of photographs of early Edmonton, Alberta, an early view of Strathcona, North-West Territories, a Vegreville, Alberta farm, the Vegreville, Alberta fair, a worker in the Edmonton Bulletin Office and one outside the Office on a bicycle, a postcard of Leduc, Alberta’s main street, and a cyanotype of the Old Edmonton Hotel.

Thomas, Clara
PR1258 · Fonds · 1910-1931

The fonds includes 6 photographs originally dating 1910 to 1931, and includes images of the students at Beacon School, Glendon School, and East Edmonton School, the home of Beacon corner residents, the Elinks, E.E. Birnel's Threshing outfit in Vegreville, Alberta, and a tractor.

Drader, Clarence Wilbert Austin
Cory Cunningham fonds
PR0057 · Fonds · 1972-1994

The fonds consists of architectual plans of college and university campuses, private residences, churches, medical, provincial and commercial buildings, and light rail transit stations in Alberta. It also consists of the correspondence, reports, contracts and financial records relating to these plans.

Cunningham, Cory
Festival '88 fonds
PR3759 · Fonds · 1987-1989

The fonds includes records detailing the planning and organization of Festival ’88. Documents include board meeting minutes; contracts for services and sponsorships; contracts for performers and artists; detailed financial information including budgets and financial reports; records describing fundraising strategies; formal grant applications; executive correspondence; ballots and correspondence about the First Ukrainian Contemporary Music Awards; and press releases in both English and Ukrainian.

The fonds also includes promotional materials such as posters, pamphlets, programs, and brochures; news clippings about the festival; and correspondence received in the aftermath of the festival. 30 photographs depict members of the Board of Directors at work as well as events over the course of the festival.

Festival '88
PR3860 · Collection · 1908- 1946

The collection consists of fire insurance maps for the following communities in Alberta:
Alix, 1910
Bawlf, 1910
Blairmore, 1925
Bruce, 1910
Burdett, 1910
Carbon, 1924
Cardson, 1915
Carmangay, 1910
Castor, 1910
Claresholm, 1906
Cochrane, 1908
Coleman, 1905
Daysland, 1924
Didsbury, 1924
Exshaw, 1910
Frank, 1906
Gadsby, 1910
Gleichen, 1916
Grande Prairie, 1916
Hanna, 1922
Hardieville, 1920
Hardisty, 1910
High River, 1915
Holden, 1910
Irma, 1931
Irvine, 1910
Killiam, 1910
Lacombe, 1946
Leduc, 1930
Fort Macleod, 1912
Manville, 1918
Monarch, 1910
Morinville, 1930
Mundare, 1946
Nanton, 1931,
Olds, 1924
Pincher Creek, 1908
Ponoka 1924
Provost, 1924
Redcliffe, 1913
Ryley, 1910
Steller, 1951
Strome, 1931
Taber, 1910
Tofield, 1910
Vegreville, 1930

Unknown donor
Fred Freeman Parkinson fonds
PR0245 · Fonds · 1897-1978, predominant 1907-1978

Fonds consists of records reflecting Parkinson’s interest and involvement with the agricultural community in Alberta including photographs, negatives, postcards, correspondence, newspaper clippings, blueprints for the stook sweep and reports.

Parkinson, Fred Freeman
Henri Garnier fonds
PR2202 · Fonds · 1921-1971

The fonds consists of photographs and notebooks concerning parish business.

Garnier, Henri
PR0791 · Collection · Copied 1973

Collection consists of copied photographs depicting various people, buildings, and views in Vegreville, Alberta and the surrounding areas, including log cabins, farming and farm houses, street views, buildings, businesses, agricultural machinery, carriages and carts, livestock, churches, hospitals, houses, residents of boys’ homes, schools and school children, automobiles, barns, sports teams, nurses and nurses residences, Boy Scouts, sleighs and sleds, and railroads. The images date from the early 1900’s to the early 1970’s, predominantly from 1902-1955. Collection also includes a copied newspaper clipping about St. Joseph’s Hospital circa 1961.

Historical Society of Vegreville
PR0344 · Fonds · 1934-1971

Fonds consists of the business records of the Imperial Mutual Telephone Company including correspondence, minutes, and financial records.

Imperial Mutual Telephone Company
James Bismark Holden fonds
PR3981 · Fonds · 1899-[1950?]

The fonds consists of photographs created by or belonging to James Bismark Holden and include images of a train wreck near Leduc, Leduc scenes, the opening of Alberta's first Legislature, Members of the Legislative Assembly, Elk Island Park, Vegreville scenes, Prime Minister Wilfred Laurier speaking in Vegreville, and a Shriners' convention in the United States.

Holden, James Bismark
James Cooper Butchart fonds
PR0172 · Fonds · 1921-1928

Fonds includes seven journals, which describe the inspector’s daily activities and include some personal information.

Butchart, James Cooper
Maxim Tomyn fonds
PR3227 · Fonds · 1909-1940

The fonds consists of correspondence files for the municipal district, school districts, and United Farmers of Alberta local that Tomyn served. There are also personal correspondence files intermingled with these records, as well as some financial records pertaining to the municipality and school districts.

Tomyn, Maxim
Milner family fonds
PR1876 · Fonds · [ca. 1933]-1977

The fonds consists of a photograph of the Milner family and information about the Milner family.

Milner family
Morrison family fonds
PR1920 · Fonds · 1875-1985

The fonds consists of the family records of the Morrison family and includes an official copy of the birth certificate of Edward Whitney, the marriage certificates of Edward Whitney and Violetta Wood and Frederick Morrison and Mabel Whitney, creative writing by Mabel, pages from Mabel’s notebook, a handout from Mabel Morrison’s memorial service, family histories, obituaries, correspondence to various family members, and photographs of the family members, camping at Medicine Lake, family residences in Vegreville and Edmonton and a “Vote Morrison” sign hung from a car.

Morrison family
Myrna Kostash fonds
PR1867 · Fonds · 1975

The fonds consists of Myrna Kostash’s research for All of Baba’s Children, and includes oral history interviews with Ukrainian-Canadians, primarily from the Vegreville and Two Hills areas; she interviewed the children of immigrants, who had to find their identity, their purpose, their community and their pride between Galicia and Canada. The fonds also includes other research materials, such as articles, newspaper clippings, publications, papers and notes, used in the publication.

Kostash, Myrna
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
PR0822 · Fonds · 1949-1971

The fonds includes the business records of the Park Grove Mutual Telephone Company, including a minute book, annual returns, annual telephone statistics, financial statements, account books, lists of shareholders, correspondence with Alberta Government Telephones, and maps and plans.

Park Grove Mutual Telephone Company
Pearl Richardson fonds
PR0979 · Fonds · 1834-1913

The fonds consists of correspondence to and from various members of the Gordon family; they are primarily to Peter Gordon and are from James Gordon, Hellen [McGowdor], Mary Ann [Gordon], Alexander Dawson, who were in Ontario and Scotland. As well, the fonds includes the Last Will and Testament of Donald MacIntosh.

Richardson, Pearl
Peter Svarich fonds
PR3403 · Fonds · 1894-1967

This fonds consists of material relating to the activities and interests of Peter Svarich. The papers include autobiography, diaries, articles, correspondence, certificates, mementos, financial records, photographs, artwork, printed material, maps, blueprints and more.

Svarich, Peter
Pysanka Project fonds
PR3739 · Fonds · 1975

The fonds consists of photographs, negatives, a program, and one audio recording of the dedication ceremony of the Pysanka at Vegreville, Alberta on July 28, 1975.

Pysanka Project
Ruby Smolensky fonds
PR1467 · Fonds · Copied 1976

Fonds consists of copied photographs dating 1908-1912 that depict Philip Sigler and his business, Vegreville and St Paul Auto and Horse Stage, as well as attendees at the 10th wedding anniversary of Hyman Sigler and his wife.

Smolensky, Ruby
Shandro family fonds
PR0985 · Fonds · 1977-1983, Copied 1981

The fonds consists of material documenting the life of the Shandro family and includes a copy of a speech given by Tom Shandro opening Vegreville's Eighth Annual Pysanka Festival; some genealogical notes about the Shandro family; a "Shandro Family in Canada" family tree; an audio recording from a Shandro family reunion; ten copies of photographs featuring the Shandro family in the 1930s and 1940s; and a film, Canada's Ukrainian Heritage, which recreates Ukrainian life about 1900 and was shot at the Historical Village and Pioneer Museum at Shandro near Willingdon, Alberta.

Shandro, Tom A.
PR2221 · Fonds · 1824-2008

The fonds is composed of photographs, scrapbooks, sheet music, books, correspondence, press clippings, financial records created by the organization or related to its activities in Trochu and Vegreville, as well as meditations and memories manuscripts, sisters’ biographies, press clippings and other records kept by the Sisters of Charity. Also included are commemorative books on 90 years since the foundation of Trochu, Alberta and on Armand Trochu.

Sisters of Charity of Our Lady of Evron
Syd Lancaster fonds
PR0744 · Fonds · [ca. 1908]-1930

Fonds consists of photographs depicting various people, views, buildings and agricultural machinery in Vegreville and Edmonton, Alberta including a railroad station, the Vegreville Baseball Club, the Sawyer-Massey (Massey-Harris) Farm Implements store in Vegreville, and a display by the Vegreville Horticultural Society at an exhibition in Edmonton.

Lancaster, Syd
Trifon Fedoruk fonds
PR3399 · Fonds · 1917-1980

The fonds consists of films, photographs, sound recordings, textual material and negatives that document the life, business, family and friends of Trifon Fedoruk, in all the life of a rural photographer and theatre owner.

Fedoruk, Trifon
PR0847 · Fonds · 1967

Fonds consists of records related to the activities of the Vegreville and District Centennial Committee and includes a Committee report, programmes from various activities held during the centennial celebrations, a project by the students of A.L. Horton school entitled Vegreville: 100 Facts on Our 100th Birthday, an annual from St. Martin's School, and photographs depicting quilts, exhibition booths, and members of the Women's Institute.

Vegreville and District Centennial Committee
PR1028 · Collection · Copied 1974

Collection consists of copied photographs that date from 1912 to circa (ca.) 1923 which depict various people, buildings, and views in Vegreville, Alberta including members of the Girl Guides, army troops on trains, school buildings and students, including the Aplomb and Imperial schools, various farming scenes, Galician settlers, houses, hospitals, churches, banks, grain elevators, and street views. Fonds also contains a panoramic view of Vegreville, Alberta and some collage images.

Vegreville and District Historical Society
Vegreville Observer fonds
PR1819 · Fonds · 1906-1989

The fonds consists of photographs and 11 printing plates of images from Vegreville, including people, buildings and events. The fonds also includes programs, issues of the Vegreville Observer, copies of a commemorative 1909 issue, a certificate from the trustees of Columbia University for special Pulitzer Prize, and the film St. Laurent: A Man and his Country.

Vegreville Observer
PR2180 · Fonds · 1918

The fonds consists of six handwritten copies of a newspaper, The Star, prepared by the Vegreville School for Foreigners.

Vegreville School for Foreigners
PR3938 · Collection · [ca. 1910]

The collection consists of photographs of a Siksika medicine lodge, ranching, the laying of the cornerstone of the Alberta Legislature, the hospital of Grande Prairie, bison in Banff National Park, Vegreville school, and other sites in Alberta.

Unknown donor