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Andy Chakowski fonds
PR1498 · Fonds · Copied 1984

The fonds consists of images of the Canmore Briquettes (1936-1937), the Turner Valley Oilers (1938-1939), and the A-16 Currie Army Team (1940-1941).

Chakowski, Andy
Edith Roberts fonds
PR2761 · Fonds · 1913 - 1919

The fonds consists of five postcards featuring images of the Blairmore, Alberta area, four postcards featuring images of the Turner Valley oilfields, and one postcard featuring images of the Lethbridge Canadian Pacific Railway Viaduct. The postcards date from 1913 to 1919.

Roberts, Edith
PR1956 · Fonds · Copied 1978

The fonds consists of Imperial Oil related images, dating from the early part of the 20th century, and includes images of the Dingman oil site near Turner Valley, oil seepages, work crews, a train car, a cable-car, members of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation, George MacAdams and George Sheppard, who both worked for the Brazeau Forest Reserve, pack horses, log cabins, Indigenous dwellings, the Brazeau train station, a coal mine and members on the Stoney Nakoda First Nation Reserve at Morley, Alberta.

Esso Resources Canada Limited
Jean Morrison fonds
PR1161 · Fonds · 1957-1958

Fonds consists of electoral lists for Division Number (No.) 143 Tongue Creek, Division No. 146 Longview, and Subdivision No. 3 Tongue Creek, and newspaper clippings and a pamphlet about the legal status of women written by John E. Brownlee.

Morrison, Jean
Pete Atkinson fonds
PR1513 · Fonds · Copied 1984

The fonds consists of images, originally dating circa (ca.) 1939, of Pete Atkinson of the Turner Valley Oilers, and Albertans attending the Chicago Blackhawks hockey school.

Atkinson, Pete
Rathgeber family fonds
PR2992 · Fonds · 1929 - 1992

The fonds consists of material documenting the life of the Rathgeber family. The fonds includes diaries written by Margaret Rathgeber documenting her experiences at school and as a domestic worker in Alberta between Jan 1, 1931 to June 21, 1938; letters written by Jake Rathgeber to Margaret Rathgeber while he served in World War II, 1944 to 1945; photographs featuring oil wells and the oil industry around Turner Valley, Alberta; biographical and family history information; a book written and published by the donor, Elaine Long, regarding her Uncle Ralph, To Capture A Cowboy: The Story of Ralph Rathgeber; and photographs. The photographs include one photograph of the 1912 dam built by the Calgary Power Company; and one cirkuit print featuring Jake Rathgeber's platoon, "Platoon No. 2 "A" Company G. A(B)TG No. 131 Camrose November 1942" [The "G"s may be "C"s]. The creator/owner of the five small photographs is not identified.

Rathgeber family
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.
Series · 1931-1938

The series consists of records submitted by the Turner Valley Gas Conservation Board to the Department of Lands and Mines. The records include agreements, copies of minutes, orders, correspondence, acts, circulars, information about sales, statistics, reports, briefs, analyses, and testing information.

Alberta. Turner Valley Gas Conservation Board
PR1554 · Fonds · 1935-1971

Fonds consists of the business records of Turner Valley Mutual Telephone Company and includes subscriber accounts, insurance policies, receipts, notices, membership lists, promissory notes, correspondence, financial records, annual returns and reports, telephone statistics, and maps depicting the area serviced by the Turner Valley Mutual Telephone Company.

Turner Valley Mutual Telephone Company
William Stewart Herron fonds
PR1936 · Fonds · 1911-1978

The fonds consists of William Stewart Herron’s records relating to his involvement in the development of the Turner Valley oil field and includes correspondence, leases and assignments of lease, stock certificates, and legal agreements. The fonds includes a 1937 portrait of William Stewart Herron by Nicholas de Grandmaison.

Records dating after W.S. Herron’s death include a CFAC radio broadcast about Okalta Oils Limited, publications and newspaper articles, and a 1978 agreement between H.F. Herron and Thelma Cameron, who was commissioned by Herron to assemble and correlate the material about his father.

Herron, William Stewart