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PR3331 · Fonds · 1986–2010

The fonds consists of incorporation documents, minutes, charters and bylaws, correspondence, budgets and financial reports, subvention applications, project files, presidential and annual reports, brochures and publications, as well as photographs and a video recording documenting a number of activities and projects.

Institut Guy-Lacombe de la Famille, Edmonton
PR0004 · Fonds · 1898–2012

The fonds is composed of records related to the activities of the Knights of Columbus in general, but more specifically of the Alberta and Northwest Territories State Council and its constituent local councils. Included are meeting minutes, financial records, programs and historical materials in multiple mediums. The fonds is organized in series and subseries as follows:

  • Northern Alberta / Northwest Territories Chapter series with sub-series for Districts 1 through 7;
  • Edmonton Chapter series with subseries for Districts 8 through 16;
  • Central Alberta Chapter series with sub-series for Districts 17 through 21;
  • Calgary Chapter series with sub-series for Districts 22 through 30;
  • Southern Alberta Chapter series with sub-series for Districts 31 through 35;
  • Fourth Degree Assemblies series;
  • Squire Circles series.
Knights of Columbus. Alberta and Northwest Territories State Council
Juliette Richard fonds
PR1769 · Fonds · 1988–2006

The fonds consists of images from Lac La Biche, originally dating from approximately 1915 to the 1940s, including the Mission Convent, students, sisters, priests, children, local residents, houses, hotels, stores, churches, streets, a baseball game, furs, ice cutting, animals, sleighs, automobiles, fishing boats, tractors and the lake itself. The fonds also includes a bilingual genealogy that documents the Durocher family’s 100 years in Alberta (1906-2006).

Richard, Juliette
PR0003 · Fonds · 1842-2018

The fonds as a whole includes the administrative and the operational records of OMI Lacombe and its predecessor bodies in western and northern Canada, from both the civil corporation and the canonical entity. It consists of administrative, financial, personnel, personal, parish and mission and institutional records, as well as those relating to the First Nations, and to indigenous affairs, and to the evangelization of the First Nations peoples. The records include textual and published material, photographs and negatives, sound, film and video recordings, cartographic material, architectural drawings and plans.

The fonds includes the records created by Grandin Province, the Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan, the Vice-Province of Mackenzie, the Vice-Province of Grouard, as well as their predecessors, and records of OMI Lacombe Canada related to portions of the west, after 2003.

Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. Lacombe Canada
Widrick family fonds
PR3862 · Fonds · [188-?]-2014

The fonds consists primarily of photographs of several generations and branches of the family (Golby, Hansdatter, Madson, Mushka, and Widrick), documenting their history and everyday life and activities, including: weddings, anniversaries, births, deaths, farm life, community life, school and university, work and travel, family reunions and holidays. There are also photos of specific Alberta geographic areas and community landmarks over various time periods, including several photos of Edmonton landmark buildings in the early 1900s, and photos of the Five Lakes School and Mid-Pembina Hall.

The fonds also consists of textual records including family histories and trees, school and university records, teaching records, homesteading and farm records, obituaries and funeral programs, wedding invitations and announcements, eulogies, autobiographies, and correspondence.

Widrick Family
Lovelock family fonds
PR4042 · Fonds · [190-?]-1963

The fonds consists of a photo album that focuses on the Lovelock family with particular emphasis on Eva Lovelock and later, her husband, Theodore, and their daughter, Avis. The photographs are well recorded with nearly all of the subjects identified. Beyond family members and friends, subjects include the town of Alcomdale, homesteads and farming, family businesses, and Great Western Garment (G.W.G.) employees in Edmonton during the Second World War.

Lovelock family
Ruth Aston collection
PR3940 · Collection · [190-]

The collection consists of a copy of the "Edmonton, Illustrated" album, created by photographer C.M. Tait with the assistance of Ruth Aston's father, James Alexander McLean, two photographs of Indigenous people in Edmonton for treaty ceremonies, and one photograph of the Strathcona Horse Regiment in 1906.

Aston, Ruth
PR3893 · Collection · [191-]

The collection consists of photographs of school houses across Beaver County, Alberta.

Unknown donor
Harry W. Taylor fonds
PR3945 · Fonds · [191-]-1927

The fonds consists of photographs of Harry W. Taylor with his motorized ambulance, his hearse, his funeral home in Lamont, and his funeral home on Whyte Avenue in Strathcona.

Taylor, Harry William
George Lipsett fonds
PR3989 · Fonds · [ca. 1912]-[192-?]

The fonds consists of photographs of Edmonton Exhibition grounds and events including the racetrack, grandstand, livestock, and other activities. Also included are a maps of Edmonton, Peace River, and Alberta.

Lipsett, George
PR3925 · Fonds · [192-]-[193-]

The fonds consists of photographs taken by missionaries of the sites they visited in Alberta and other Prairie provinces, as well as correspondence and records of Eva Hasell.

Western Canada Sunday School Caravan Mission
Harry L. Day fonds
PR3269 · Fonds · 1913-[193-]

The fonds is comprised of slides prepared for the Day family during their travels and postings in Alberta and Northwest Territories. These slides include photographs of landscapes, animals, buildings, and Indigenous people and cultures that they encountered. Some of the slides were labeled as coming from Ernest Brown but were likely actually taken by Charles Mathers.

Day, Harry L.
Frank Slide collection
PR3639 · Collection · 1903-[193-?]

The collection consists of photos depicting mountainous scenes around the Frank Slide and Crowsnest Pass area, including images of the Frank Slide.

Unknown donor
Wilf Carter fonds
PR2086 · Fonds · [193-?] - 1993

The fonds consists of certificates, correspondence, posters, fan club newsletters, and photographs that evidence the life and musical career of Wilf Carter, and in particular, how he was recognized by Canadian and international governments for his cultural contributions. It also includes 3 LP recordings from the 1940’s, featuring the songs “The Gun Cowboy”, “I’m Gonna Ride to Heaven on a Steamline Train”, “I Wish I had Never Seen Sunshine”, “You’ll Always Be Mine in My Dreams”, “A Cowboy’s Best Friend is his Pony”, and “The Hobo’s Blues.”

Carter, Wilf
Bruce Spencer collection
PR4050 · Collection · [193-?]

The collection consists of 9.5mm safety film reels that were produced by Pathé from the 1920s to 1960 for the home market. Pathé produced both 9.5mm negative stock for amateur cinematography and copies of films and short subjects on 9.5mm stock for home viewing. These films are an example of the latter and include travelogues, Mickey Mouse and Popeye shorts, and short comedies.

PR4037 · Fonds · [193-?]-1998

The fonds consists of administrative records of various sections of the Communist Party – Alberta from the 1960s through the early 1990s with some pamphlets and booklets dating back to approximately the 1930s. These include minutes, correspondence, and reports created by the Provincial Executive Committee, the Central Executive Committee, and several committees such as the Edmonton committee and committees for specific electoral wards within Edmonton. There are also briefings and reports prepared for both provincial and federal party conventions.

In addition to Party administration, there is a significant amount of material related to movements and organizations that shared commonalities with the Communist Party, including peace/disarmament organizations, anti-racist organizations, labour unions, and progressive women’s organizations. Many of these records were collected or created by Naomi Rankin, the current leader of the Communist Party – Alberta.

Last, there is a large collection of magazines, journals, and books related to Communism and leftist movements in Canada and abroad.

Communist Party - Alberta
Beverly Alcock collection
PR3923 · Collection · [194-]

The collection consists of photographs of Banff National Park, Royal Canadian Air Force #2 Wireless School, and Royal Canadian Air Force Service Flying Training School #3 in Calgary.

Alcock, Beverly
Roy Farran fonds
PR3045 · Fonds · [194?]-1979

The fonds pertains to Roy Farran's term as Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for the Conservative Party of Alberta from 1971 to 1978 as Minister of Telephones and Utilities and Solicitor General. The fonds consists of alphabetical office files consisting of correspondence, briefings, articles, surveys, questionnaires, reports, agendas, transcripts, circulars, letters of congratulation, speeches, notes, and bills. The fonds also includes material relating to the personal life of Roy Farran dating from the 1940s to the 1970s including correspondence, scrapbooks, farm accounts, financial correspondence, photographs, a draft of an autobiography, drafts of non-fiction stories and articles related to his military service, and clippings documenting his political and military career.

Farran, Roy
PR1791 · Fonds · [194-?]-2011

The fonds consists of complete and incomplete films, along with film elements, regarding a variety of promotional, documentary and educational films created by Tustian Film Productions. The fonds also includes textual records, specifically production files and information about and photographs of Jim Tustian. The film and video material in PR2012.0888 consists of promotional material for Northwest Industries, Paragon Panel Systems, the Canadian Hereford Organization (entitled Beef for the World), and Belvedere Developments; commercials for Calgary-based automotive business National Transmission; concert footage of singer Bobby Curtola; a promotional video for Quickdial, a hotel service designed to help raise funds for arts in Alberta; an ergonomic video entitled Top to Toe – Workstation Workout; and political material focusing on former Speaker of the Legislature Ken Kowalski (Kowalski Tributes and God’s Country), the presentation of a new mace by Lieutenant Governor Bud Olsen, and a Social Credit film featuring former premier Harry Strom (Alberta Together!). The material consists of complete masters when available or the original camera tapes when edited masters were not provided.

The records in PR2015.0782 consist of production files for several of the productions that are represented in the audiovisual records in this donation. The files include shooting scripts, correspondence, and budgets.

The audiovisual records are masters of film, television, and radio productions produced by Tustian Film Productions including industrial films for Northwest Industries, Paragon Panel, and Initial Security; municipal and provincial government productions for agencies including the City of Lethbridge, Alberta Agriculture, and Travel Alberta; commercials for companies such as Kodak, Alberta Treasury Branch, car dealerships, and restaurants; and documentary projects on the Edmonton Polar Ski Club and former Speaker of the Assembly Ken Kowalski.

The photographs and negatives were taken by Jim Tustian and include imagery of events and sites around the province. The subject matter is similar to the related fonds Thunderbird Photographers but it is unclear if these photographs were created under that company or as part of Tustian Film Productions, considering both were at one time owned and operated by Jim Tustian.

Tustian Film Productions
Edward Ewasiuk fonds
PR4057 · Fonds · [196-]-2006

The fonds consists of press clippings, scrapbooks (both personal/family and books devoted to specific topics or events that feature press clippings), MLA and Edmonton city council files, correspondence, and funeral programs for Grant Notley and Ewasiuk.

The photographs depict Ewasiuk and events such as NDP riding association meetings, official portraits, union events, and family photos.

Ewasiuk, Edward
Alexandre Michelet fonds
PR2666 · Fonds · Copied in [198-]. Original photographs: 1912-[1918]

The fonds consists of the transcript of the unpublished novel "La grande épinettière. Récit du Nord-Ouest canadien", by Alex Michelet, and four b&w photographs taken on the trail to La Calmette and at the family farm in Alberta. The novel depicts the life of a young teacher who establishes herself in a small community at Grande Coulée (today, Big Coulee) at the beginning of the Twentieth century and the life of French homesteaders in Alberta.

Michelet, Alexandre
Frances Sutherland fonds
PR4125 · Fonds · 1914-[199-]

The fonds consists of two photograph albums and one scrapbook, news clippings, memorabilia and biographical information, which document the service of the Nursing Sisters of Canada in World Wars I and II; and one scrapbook and program documenting the 50th anniversary of the Alberta Association of Registered Nurses (1966).

Sutherland, Frances
Nelles Victor Buchanan fonds
PR0031 · Fonds · 1607, 1645, 1904-1967

The fonds consists of the following series : Personal correspondence; Judge's notebooks; Buchanan family; Health association activities; United Church of Canada; Education; Early law career; Politics; Speeches; Photographs; Certificates and honours; Alberta Trusts Company Ltd.; and, Miscellaneous.

Buchanan, Nelles Victor
PR3969 · Collection · 1776-1925

This collection includes a variety of maps of Canada and North America, and includes maps of North America (1847) with the Alaskan panhandle touching Russia, North America (1861) with details from the Franklin Expedition, and the Prairie Provinces (1875) with limits of the “Prairie Land” and “True Forest,” (PR1982.0079).

The collection also includes a map of Edinburg and London (1908) (accession PR1982.0152). PR1983.0139 includes four maps from between 1782 and 1925 and PR1984.0229 includes six maps from between 1776 and 1882, focusing on British Columbia, North America, and the Franklin Expedition. PR1985.0383 holds maps from between 1779 and 1912, with maps of the world, North America, and Edson, Alberta.

North by West Antique Maps and Prints
PR1343 · Collection · 1784-1972

The collection consists of both copied and original records and includes records belonging to various companies, associations, governments, and individuals. Fonds includes agendas, Alberta law stamps, association records, banners, calendars, celebration and event programmes, certificates, constitutions, diaries and daily journals, financial records, glass plate negatives, historical and biographical sketches, invitations, judges’ case books, lantern slides and coloured lantern slides, literary manuscripts, maps, mechanically produced photographic reproductions, minutes, negatives and cyanotype negatives, newsletters, newspapers and newspaper clippings, personal reminiscences, phonodiscs, photographs, political party records, prize lists, radio broadcasts and broadcast transcripts, receipts, scrapbooks, shares, souvenir booklets and photograph albums, surveys, temperance posters, and various other miscellaneous records. The collection has been divided into the following series: Aberdeen Association (1909-1911); Aberhart, William (1943); Alberta Golden Jubilee (1954-1955); Alberta Institute of Co-operation (1928-1929); Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists (around 1954); Alberta Women's Institute (1915-1963); Albright, W.D. (1930); Athabasca and District Board of Trade (June 9, 1952); Bennett, Richard Bedford (1905-1938, predominant 1937-1938); Blue, Mrs. John (1907-1913); Blyth, Alfred (1936-1939); Bob Edwards' Summer Annual (1920-1922); Brick, Mrs. A.L. (19-?); Brown, James McCredie (19-?); Bulkley, C.S. (1865-1867); Byron-May Company (1910-1914); Callihoo, Victoria (around 1948); Campbell, Colin Nicol (April 4, 1887); Canadian Club, Edmonton (1909-1912); Canadian Medical Association (August 1912); Carpenter, W.G. (April 8, 1927); Civil Service Association of Alberta (1955-1956); College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (1924); Denny, Sir Cecil Edward (around 1905); Devore, R.W. (19-?); East Clover Bar Alberta Farmers' Association (1906-1912); Edmonds, W

Legislature Library Archives Program
Jules Déray fonds
PR0420 · Fonds · 1791-1911

Fonds consists mainly of records from Déray ancestors who lived in Viéthorey and Gondenans sous Montby, canton of Rougemont, arrondissement of Baume, Department of Doubs, France and includes land agreements, notices and citations, birth certificates, receipts, insurance policies, and correspondence.

Déray, Jules
PR3972 · Collection · 1795, 1981

Collection consists of two historical maps, from the years 1795 and 1902. The first of these maps is a map of North America, and shows Indigenous nations known at the time, English territories, and Mackenzie’s route to the Pacific.

The other map is of what would become Alberta, and Assiniboia, Athabasca, and Saskatchewan. On the reverse there is a map of Toronto and a legend for the Alberta, Assiniboia, Athabasca, and Saskatchewan map. This map represents the area in 1902, and was copied from an Atlas.

Russborough Antique Maps
Geddes family fonds
PR1260 · Fonds · 1805 - 1991

The fonds documents the life and activities of the Geddes family and consists of photographs, publications, clippings, certificates, sound recordings, maps, plans, correspondence, and cards. In particular, the fonds documents Malcolm Geddes activities with the Alpine Club of Canada from 1917 to 1927; Tony Oke's career with CN during the early part of the 20th century; and Alvin Geddes engineering career and his business venture, Geddes Engineering Ltd, during the 1960s to the 1980s.

The fonds also includes poetry and writings by Malcolm Geddes, vital statistic records, family histories and genealogical information written and collected by members of the Geddes Family dating from the 1910s to the 1990s, and an audiocassette capturing an oral history interview with Alvin Geddes completed for the Petroleum Industry Oral History Project at the Glenbow Archives.

Geddes family
Waite, Nobes family fonds
PR3324 · Fonds · 1814-2004

The fonds consists of records related to several generations of the Waite-Nobes families and the management of the Waite homestead and weather station from the early 20th century to the near-present.

The large amount of photos and negatives depict family members over the decades with most of them being identified and/or dated. Farming activities are also documented in the photographic images. Many of the photos are arranged in thematic albums.

The textual material provides a wealth of detail related to the management of the farm and data specific to the weather station. There is also correspondence related to the farm and weather station, family correspondence, contracts, ration books, genealogical information, township and homestead maps, family Bibles, local election material, auction posters, memorial cards, diaries, journals, and notebooks.

Waite, Nobes family
Argosy Books map collection
PR3964 · Collection · 1815-1867

The collection consists of four historical maps of North America and one negative copy of a map originally from 1867. The three maps that are dated are from 1815, 1824, and 1867.

The fourth map of North America is glued to a cardboard backboard and is not dated, but was likely first created in the year 1770. It includes mythological descriptions of areas not fully explored, including Hyperborea in the Arctic Circle. This last map also includes parts of northern Europe and Russia.

Argosy Books
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
Tom Many Guns family fonds
PR0185 · Fonds · 1831-1955

Fonds consists of the Blackfoot winter counts compiled by Lone Chief, White-Haired Chief, Many Guns Sr. and Mathew Many Guns, and translations of some sections of the winter count. The translation work was done in 1965 by Dave Melting Tallow of the Provincial Museum of Alberta.

Tom Many Guns family
PR1268 · Collection · 1832-1892

The collection consists of correspondence by prominent Canadian Methodists, addressed to members of the Ferrier family and other individuals, that were collected by James Ferrier Junior. Collection also includes portrait photographs of Canadian Methodists, and two newspaper clippings.

Ferrier, James
Reed, McLean family fonds
PR1942 · Fonds · 1832-1960

The fonds consists of records of the Reed and McLean families, though primarily the Reed family, and includes copies of outgoing correspondence, genealogical information, will and testaments, agreements, poetry, newspaper clippings, a history of Pioneer Ranch, a plan for a house, account books, a copy of Bob Edward’s Annual and the Calgary Eyeopener, photographs and photograph albums containing images of family, friends, animals, ranches including Golden Valley Ranch and Pioneer Ranch, houses.

Reed, McLean famiy
Canada Map Office collection
PR3985 · Collection · 1834, 1966-1992, predominant 1966-1992

This collection contains a broad scope of published maps, mainly depicting Canada, Alberta, and smaller-scale maps within Alberta. Some examples of the areas depicted on larger-scale maps include Alberta communities of Paradise Valley, Grizzly Bear Creek, Lloyminster, Delacour, Trochu, Cluny, Bearspaw, Lac La Biche, Kananaskis Lake, Weberville, Grande Prairie, Brazeau Lake, Edmonton, Red Deer, and Wainwright.

The maps come from a variety of original sources and served a wide range of original purposes. Most were created by the federal National Topographic Survey, many more are general topographical maps, and some were produced for the National Atlas of Canada, among other purposes.

Canada. Department of Energy, Mines, and Resources. Canada Map Office
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
Hugh Munro fonds
PR0929 · Fonds · 1836-1863

The fonds contains records pertaining to Hugh Munro’s departure from Scotland and his career in the militia and politics in Nova Scotia, and includes reference letters, correspondence (including correspondence from Joseph Howe), invitations, and letters of appointment (political and military).

Munro, Hugh
Frank Ford fonds
PR0138 · Fonds · 1836 -1982

Fonds consists of assorted personal accounts and receipts, certificates, diplomas, degrees, programmes, invitations, photographs, postcards and other documents relating to the Ford Family dating from 1836-1982. The fonds is divided into three series:

PR0138.0001 Frank Ford series
PR0138.0002 Francis Armour Ford series
PR0138.0003 Ford Family Memorabilia series

Ford family
Frank H. Norbury fonds
PR0183 · Fonds · 1838-1979

Fonds consists of the family records of Frank and Ethel Norbury, and their two children Hubert and Esmé. The records include correspondence, photographs, service records, school records, newspaper clippings, compositions, and artwork. The fonds will be arranged into the following four series: Frank H. Norbury series, Flores “Ethel” Norbury series, Hubert and Marjorie Norbury series, and Helmer and Esme Hanna series.

Norbury, Frank H.
Lawrence Tippie collection
PR0623 · Collection · 1838-1931

Collection consists of various pamphlets regarding the postal system in Canada dating 1914-1931, blank letterhead for Strathcona’s Horse, an advertising newsletter for the dentist Dr. H. Barrie Millican of Calgary, Alberta dated ca. 1919, a contest poster from General Mailstores System Company dated 1929, circulation advertisements for The Nor-West Farmer dating 1918-1926, postal vouchers dated 1925, a notice from the Edmonton Journal circulation department dated 1930, an undated copy of The Canadian Glider Boosters, an undated glass plate negative depicting an unknown man, and an undated photograph depicting Howard Douglas. Fonds also includes a copied map depicting western Canada dated 1790, and various other maps depicting areas in northwestern Canada in the years 1874-1916 such as the North West Mounted Police territory, the Canadian Pacific Railway lines, the Riel Rebellion territory, the Elevators in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, and the Northern and Southern Alberta Disposition of Lands.

Tippie, Lawrence
Cornelia Wood fonds
PR0114 · Fonds · 1839-1984

This fonds consists of records relating to Cornelia Wood’s work as a Member of the Legislative Assembly for the Alberta Social Credit Party, publications and pamphlets about the Social Credit movement, photographs of Alberta scenes, particularly around Stony Plain, personal and political correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, periodicals, financial records, posters, calling cards, magazines and other records relating to Cornelia Wood’s involvement with various organisations.

Wood, Cornelia
Johnny Grant fonds
PR1262 · Fonds · 1840-1951

The fonds consists of materials created or collected by Johnny Grant and his relatives and relating to the life of Johnny Grant. The material dates from 1840-1951. The fonds consists of a draft of a memoir written by Grant shortly before his death in 1907, a prefatory chapter to the manuscript written by Grant’s wife Clotilde Bruneau, assorted family photographs of Grant and his family, various legal documents for Grant and family, correspondence between Grant family members concerning Johnny Grant, genealogies and biographies of the Grant family written by Grant’s grandson William Nutt and original editions of the first and last Edmonton Bulletin newspapers.

Grant, Johnny
Donald M. Stewart fonds
PR1211 · Fonds · 1844-1979

The fonds consists of 2 printer’s proofs and 27 original land scrips for the purchase of Dominion lands, including predominantly scrips granted by the North-West Half-Breed Commission (Dominion of Canada, Department of the Interior), but also colonization scrips, and scrips for military service, originals dating 1844 to 1909, and the three journals in which Donald M. Stewart’s article installments were published.

Stewart, Donald M.
PR0837 · Fonds · 1849-1970

Fonds consists of Bibles, prayer books, newspaper clippings, a visitor’s book from a Dalquist family reunion, and photographs depicting members of the Lindberg and Dalquist family members.

Dalquist, Anna
Oliver family fonds
PR1241 · Fonds · 1850-1915

The fonds consists of correspondence, sermons by George L. Oliver, receipts and other financial records, copies of George L. Oliver's last will and testament, records relating to the estate of George L. Oliver and genealogical information.

Oliver family
Irene Ramsell fonds
PR3810 · Fonds · 1851-2006

The fonds consists of the personal records of Irene Ramsell, including family photographs, birth and death certificates, university degrees, post cards, greeting cards, family trees, teaching qualification documents, and bibles.

Ramsell, Irene
Steele family fonds
PR0083 · Fonds · 1852-1979

The fonds consists of records created by various members of the Steele family located both in England and in Canada over a period of 150 years. The fonds contains diaries, correspondence, some photographs, and writings about, and by, family members.

The collection contains various documents concerning police activity in the MacLeod areas, including a letter to Major S.B. Steele regarding his departure signed by the citizens of Lethbridge, an earlier letter instructing the set up of a RCMP location near Calgary, and references to the murder trial of Charcoal, an Indigenous man of the Kainai Nation.

Steele family
PR0077 · Fonds · 1853 - 2013

The fonds consists of convent and school records in the ecclesiastical Province of St. John the Evangelist run by the Sisters of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin and embracing Alberta and Saskatchewan. The records of these institutions include, with gaps, the chronicles of yearly highlights with, in most cases, yearly lists of personnel and students; the financial journals which normally contain index of boarders and/or students, registers of admissions and departures, journals of receipts and expenditures; volumes containing programs of events, such as birthdays or anniversaries or Christmas concerts; half-yearly financial reports; inventories of properties; statements of accounts normally containing records of gifts, costs, taxes, insurance policies; minutes of local meetings; records of pupils associated with the Sisters in clubs; records of awards; registers of first communions and confirmations.
The fonds also holds material concerning the Japanese internment camps in Slocan, British Columbia, during the years of the Second World War; some materials concerning the general administration of the Sisters; publications written by the Sisters or used by the Sisters in the schools; personal records of sisters covering their career or research.

Sisters of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin
Flora Lamb fonds
PR1586 · Fonds · 1854-1946

The fonds consists of the personal records of Flora Lamb, and includes A Universal History of the World, From Creation to the Year 1780, Revised and Brought Down to the Year 1853, souvenir albums for Calgary and Edmonton with photographic reproductions of city sites and buildings, and photograph and postcard albums containing commercially-produced postcards, and photographic postcards and photographs of family and friends.

Lamb, Flora
John Frederic Milner fonds
PR1130 · Fonds · 1855-1900

The fonds consists of six farming books and one photograph: three volumes of Stephen’s Book of the Farm (1891), two volumes of A Cyclopedia of Agriculture, Practical and Scientific (1855), and one volume of The Complete Grazier (1900), and a hand-tinted photograph of Mount Rundle, in Banff, Alberta. The books were brought over from England by Milner, and were used by local students when there was no library in the area.

Milner, John Frederic
T. Randall fonds
PR2748 · Fonds · 1858, 1910-1945

The fonds consists of Morehead's Family Almanac dating from 1858 and a variety of materials dating from the 1910s to 1940s including a pamphlet from the Western Canada Exhibition Tour, The Zenith, a leaflet for the Calgary Exhibition, Helpful Hints for Housekeepers, a Lethbridge telephone directory, World War II ration books, a gasoline license, a leaflet for Coca Cola, a leaflet for the Home Decorator, a coupon for Comfort Soap, a Canadian Pacific Railway blotter, and a pamphlet for the Calgary Stampede.

Randall, T.
PR3997 · Fonds · 1858-1966

The fonds consists of records relating to the canonical and the civil administration and operation of the Anglican Church, Diocese of McKenzie River. The fonds includes baptismal records, marriage and burial registers, accounts of the diocese and various parishes, meeting minutes, diaries of missionaries, photos, correspondence between missions, histories, biographies and maps.

Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Mackenzie River
PR3996 · Fonds · 1858-2013, predominant 1870-1990

The fonds consists of records relating to the canonical and the civil administration and operation of the Anglican Church, Diocese of Athabasca. The fonds includes baptismal, marriage and burial registers, accounts of various parishes, residential schools, as well as correspondence files and diocesan accounts, newsletters and journals, meeting minutes, diaries of missionaries, photos, correspondence between missions, histories, biographies, and maps.

Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Athabasca
Lamoureux family fonds
PR0534 · Fonds · 1860-1972

The fonds consists of Lamoureux family documents, including a large number of photographs as well as invitations, prayer books, poems, diplomas, marriage certificates, a baptism certificate, copies of the Lamoureux family tree and correspondence. Also included is a cashbook from the Fort Saskatchewan Roman Catholic Public School District No. 2.

Lamoureux family
Schmidt family fonds
PR1465 · Fonds · 1860-1979

Fonds consists of the personal records of the Schmidt family and their extended family and includes naturalization records, agreements, homestead records, drivers’ licenses, correspondence, insurance certificates, an Alberta Curling Association programme, a National Grain Company newsletter, letterhead, stock investment certificates, greeting cards, marriage certificates, diplomas, newspaper clippings, and photographs depicting various members of the Schmidt family.

Schmidt family
Gladys Reeves fonds
PR0112 · Fonds · 1860-1969

Fonds consists of material relating to Gladys Reeves personal life as well as material relating to her life as a photographer including, published and unpublished articles and speeches written by Gladys Reeves, personal and business correspondence, minutes and bylaws from various societies and associations, receipt books and ledgers, financial records, office diaries, personal and business photographs, the Reeves’ family bible, several unframed oil paintings, newspaper clippings, magazines, maps, pamphlets, calendars and photo cards created by Gladys Reeves and Ernest Brown to be sold as teaching aids to schools.

Also included in this fonds are some of Ernest Brown’s personal and business records, including personal diaries, correspondence, articles and essays written by Brown and political writings.

The fonds has been arranged into the following series: Personal records; Business records; Reeves family records; Ernest Brown records; Miscellaneous essays, publications; and Photographs. Within some of these broad series designations are sub-series.

Reeves, Gladys
Fraser family fonds
PR0155 · Fonds · 1861-1971

Fonds consists of business and personal records of the Fraser family including financial records, correspondence, photographs, photograph albums, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, postcards, books and a map. The fonds has been divided into the following series: Henry Fraser records; Robert Fraser records; and Tommy Fraser records.

The records include correspondence and study reports relevant to scrip and the broader Department of Indian Affairs. Scrapbooks compiled by Emilie Fraser contain multiple images from the Treaty 7 commemorations in 1977 and the royal visit.

Fraser family
Barford family fonds
PR0403 · Fonds · 1862-1950

Fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, souvenir and music programmes, newspaper clippings, birth and marriage certificates, reports, receipts, postcards, invitations, elections publications, a teachers guide, a scrapbook and a series of [radio or recording] scripts. The fonds has been divided into the following series: Vernon W. Barford (1926-1948); John C. (Jack) Barford (1903-1950); Marjorie Barker (ca.1893-1913); and K.A. Blatchford (1862-1933).

Barford family
Everitt family fonds
PR3338 · Fonds · 1862-1946

The fonds consists of photographs depicting identified members of the Everitt family from several generations in England and Canada, family road trips through Alberta, cartes-de-visite of family members and family friends, Madeline's salon, and the British King and Queen's visit to Edmonton in 1939. The fonds also includes personal journals and notebooks.

Everitt, James and Alice
Lilge family fonds
PR1357 · Fonds · 1863-1970

The fonds consists of records of the Lilge family and includes correspondence, a passport, certificates, homestead records, newspaper clippings, booklets about Bruderheim and Bruderfeld, and photographs of members of the Ludwig, Andreas and Wilhelm Lilge families, including portraits and weddings, the Ludwig and Julius Lilge store.

Lilge family
Jack M. Manson fonds
PR2617 · Fonds · 1863 - 1979

The fonds consists of photographs of sporting events in Alberta, predominantly women's basketball, dating from the 1920s to the 1940s; engraving plates for letterpresses printing; programs from the Bijou, Capital, Empress, Metropolitan, Orpheum, Pantages, and Temple Theatre dating from the 1920s to the 1970s; newspaper clippings, photographs, and magazines documenting the history of Alberta dating from 1876 to the 1960's; and a marriage certificate for John and Emma Ervin dating from 1863.

Manson, Jack M.
Series · 1864-1932

The series consists of records from the Department of Interior, including Orders-in-Council, regulations, rulings, meteorological registers, and reports.

Canada. Interior. Minister
David Lynch Scott fonds
PR2786 · Fonds · 1866-1871, 1895-1904

The fonds consists of a Second Class certificate for David Lynch Scott from the School of Military Instruction, Toronto (1866), a First Class certificate for David Lynch Scott from the Volunteer Militia, Niagara (1871), and judges notebooks for trials in locations throughout Alberta (1895-1904).

Scott, David Lynch
Wood family fonds
PR1939 · Fonds · 1868-1947

The fonds consists of death notices for family members in England including members from the Holland, Lomas, Wild, Goodwin, Barker and Wood families, and correspondence, including a letter written during the Second World War.

Wood family

This collection contains maps of Métis colonies and First Nation reserves as well as oversize drawings of buildings in the First Nation communities.

PR0930 · Fonds · 1869-1969

The fonds consists of correspondence, insurance agreements, warranty deeds, financial records, photographs of family and friends, a marriage certificate, invitations and genealogical notes.

Munro, Hugh
Pierre Gauvreau fonds
PR0177 · Fonds · 1869-1964, predominant 1885-1964

Fonds consists of records pertaining to Gauvreau’s personal life, political interests and involvement in various associations as well as business records pertaining to his work in the Peace River area.

Gauvreau, Pierre
PR1270 · Collection · 1870-1936

Collection consists of lantern slides depicting photographs and drawings of First Nations people in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, maps depicting the Dominion of Canada, a photograph album depicting farm scenes along the Canadian Pacific Railways (CPR) line in Manitoba and Assiniboia and a souvenir album for the Fifth Congress of the Chambers of Commerce of the Empire which depicts members of the congress as they traveled to various cities across Canada. The collection also includes a letter from William Aberhart to R.H. Babbage of Westmount, Quebec.

Montreal Book Auctions
Brown family fonds
PR1723 · Fonds · 1870-1944

The fonds consists of Brown family records and includes a West Edmonton Liberal Organization brochure for liberal agents or scrutineers, a souvenir program from Canada’s Diamond Jubilee, death notices from Dumbarton, membership tickets for Wesleyan Methodist Church, Reg Rault’s autograph book and other miscellaneous items of family members, a family tree for the Smollett family of Bonhill, Watt genealogical information, a land agreement, postcards of William Jr. during First World War, a postcard of a Spokane bridge, photographs of various members of the Brown family, mountains, trains, bridges, the engineers, contractors and workers of Brown Construction Company during construction of a university covered rink and a photograph album containing photographs of construction projects near Castor, Alberta.

Brown family
Series · 1871-1991

The series consists of records relating to mineral land sales, grants, and leases, including records relating to coal. The series also includes the minutes, agendas and schedules of the Crown Mineral Disposition Review Committee and the Mineral Sales Referral Committee.

Canada. Interior. Minister
Stan Waters fonds
PR3821 · Fonds · 1871-2014

The fonds consists of records relating to the life and career of Senator Stan Waters and his family, including correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, military memorabilia and documents, photographs, brochures, Reform Party documents, and personal notes and documents.

Waters, Stan
PR3962 · Collection · 1872-1929

The collection contains a variety of materials, purchased from Academic Books in five purchases over a decade. The collection includes an unpublished manuscript (1908) written by Alexander MacKenzie on the Peace River District covering the years 1793-1908. The next is a typed letter from R.B. Bennet to John Stocks (1905), the then-Deputy Commissioner of Public Works of the North-West Territories (which included present-day Alberta and Saskatchewan at the time). This letter concerned the rising waters that were beginning to circumvent the Elbow River Bridge in Calgary.

Other records include North-West Territories Gazettes (Volume 18, Numbers 7-14, 1901), a HBC census record of the Saskatchewan District (1872), a HBC census record from the Athabasca District (1873), and a small ledger book used in Dunvegan with several pages at the end used by a child to practice letters and drawing (1891-1925). Attached to the census of the Athabasca District is also a document noting the “division of the Chipewyan Nation” according to the Census taken.

Academic Books (Vancouver)
Survey Field Books
Series · 1873-2015

This series consists of Survey Field Books – both official and non-official

The official field books (FB) contain survey observations used to create original Township surveys, settlements and townsites in Alberta beginning in January 1872. The official field books are actual field observations recording survey work done by Dominion Land Surveyors (DLS) or Dominion Topographical Surveyors (DTS) up to approximately 1930. After 1930, the Government of Canada transferred the responsibility of surveying public lands to Alberta. Since that date Alberta Land Surveyors (ALS) were given the task of performing official surveys. Since 1872 to the present-day official surveys are performed under instructions issued by either the Surveyor General or the Director of Surveys. These FBs contain more than just survey measurements but soil conditions, water availability/type, early structures (ex. fences, homes), game, fish, timber, oil, minerals, and other related features.

The series also contains non-official surveys. These surveys were completed for specific purposes that were different from official surveys. For example, surveys used in the creating of transportation infrastructure (ex. roads and bridges) were not considered the official surveys of the province.

The records include field books used to define surveys such as subdivision surveys, lot surveys, construction surveys, topographic surveys, hydrographic surveys, and road surveys. Additionally, the series includes one album of photographs illustrating a report to the Deputy Minister of the Interior in regard to the Easterly and Northernly Boundaries of Rocky Mountains Park, Jasper Park and Jasper Park extension (GR1997.0341 - 1927).

Alberta. Lands and Mines. Technical Division
Series · 1873-2015

The series consists of original township plans or surveys, subdivision plans, survey diagrams, township registers, and related maps and settlement plans.

Official Township survey plans are the result of official surveys conducted as early as January 1873 and still occur today. In 1871, the first of 3 Dominion Land surveys in the prairie provinces began west of the first meridian in Manitoba, followed by surveys in 1880 and 1881. The surveyors worked on the principles of astronomy and divided the province of Alberta into a grid system composed of ranges, townships, and meridians. Ranges number approximately 1-30 running East to West from each of the three meridians, the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth while the townships (1-127) run from North to South from the International Boundary to the Northwest Territories. These plans became official if they were approved and confirmed by the Surveyor General or after 1930 by the Director of Surveys. For each township, it is possible to have numerous editions. It was the policy of the Office of the Surveyor General to create a new edition every time additional survey work was done, corrections made or updates to standard changes adopted. The scale on the maps is described in terms of chains, where 100 links = 1 chain, 1 chain = 66 feet.

Copies of these township plans were then used as a visual indexing tool for creation of homestead leases, dispositions, and other uses of the land. It allowed a government to draw the area of land and identity of the entity who leases, purchases, or otherwise makes use of the land. These were often part of large ledgers or registers that became part of this series.

Canada. Interior. Minister
Haselwood family fonds
PR0198 · Fonds · 1873-1969

Fonds consists of personal records pertaining to the Haselwood family and records reflecting their interests. Fonds has been divided into the following series: Kate Haselwood papers; Alfred W. Haselwood papers; Family papers.

Haselwood family
Millie Hay collection
PR0535 · Collection · 1874-1961

Collection consists of a copied map of the North-West Territory, now Alberta, dating 1874, copied bills and a land agreement belonging to W.F. Smith of Athabasca Landing dating 1897-1907, a pamphlet entitled The Aberhart Plan dating 1935, and a 50th Anniversary issue of The Landing Trail Post newspaper dating 1961.

Hay, Millie
PR0077.0013 · Series · 1874-1985

The series includes the school and convent records. It consists of chronicles (1891-1984), minutes (1910-1970), financial records (1922-1960), programs of special events (1894-1963), inventories (1894-1963), list of communions and confirmations (1892-1966), correspondence and administrative papers (1874-1985), bulletins (1950-1970), photos and transparencies (1900-1985).

Sisters of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin. Onion Lake Community
PR1091 · Fonds · 1874-2010

The fonds consists of records created and/or collected by members of the Scott, Bisset, and McPherson families as well as related branches. The records include correspondence, diaries, clerical documents, family photographs, cookbooks, professional writings, and genealogical information. The records relate to such subjects as the domestic and professional lives of women across the 20th century; Albertan legal history; Albertan religious life and history; the evolution of public morality from the late 19th to the 21st centuries; the evolution of etiquette, entertainment, and home economics in the same period; and military records related to both the First and Second World Wars, including Canadian involvement in the armed forces and life on the home-front.

Scott, Bisset, and McPherson family
Wilson family fonds
PR0408 · Fonds · 1874-1950

Fonds consists of newspaper clippings, invitations, postcards, and photographs that deal with scenes and personalities, such as H.C. Wilson and Alexander Taylor, of early Edmonton and area.

H.C. Wilson family
Paul Crough fonds
PR4022 · Fonds · [1874 - 195?]

The fonds consists of a French-Cree dictionary and four photographs. The French dictionary to the Cree language was published in 1874, and was written by Albert Lacombe.

The four photographs are of a dinner fundraising event attended by Elmer Roland “Rollie” Miles (1927-1995). "Rollie" was a member of the Edmonton Eskimos (now Edmonton Elks) from 1951-1961. Two of these photographs include candid photos of Miles. This event was attended by Paul Crough and one of Crough’s brothers, and the photographs were kept by Crough as he was a fan of Miles.

Crough, Paul
Hennig, Manz family fonds
PR1997 · Fonds · 1875-1918

The fonds consists of baptismal, confirmation and marriage certificate for various members of the Manz and Hennig families. The fonds also includes the naturalization certificate and certificate of homestead patent for Jacob Hennig.

Hennig, Manz family
Harry Pollard fonds
PR0125 · Fonds · 1875-1970

Fonds consists of two scrapbooks with letters, clippings and photographs related to Pollard's family and travels, tour brochures and lists of photographs taken on foreign journeys, an essay on the Cardston Temple and magazines with Pollard's photographs. Fonds also consists of a photographic supply catalogue, a large number of photographs taken or collected by Pollard, cinefilms created by Pollard, two order books, lantern slides, correspondence, magazines and brochures.

Pollard, Harry
PR3486 · Fonds · 1875-1925

The fonds consists of a photograph of the first General Assembly (1875) and specimen diplomas for catechism and scripture ([ca. 1875-1925]).

Presbyterian Church in Canada. General Assembly
Gauthier family fonds
PR3051 · Fonds · 1875 - 1952

The fonds consists of materials pertaining to the Gauthier family including birth announcements, farming supply receipts, correspondence, farming publications, court records regarding a land dispute, tax assessments, and invoices for medical treatments dating from 1875 to 1952.

Gauthier 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
PR3965 · Collection · [1875?], [1905?]

Collection consists of two colour maps showing part of Manitoba and what was then North West Territories. The first of these depicts the region in the year 1875 and bears the following title, “Tracts of country ceded by the Indian Treaties 1-4.” The second map has the title, “Map of Manitoba and North-West Territory,” and depicts Saskatchewan, Alberta, and the surrounding region in the year 1905.

Huronia-Canadiana Books
Stout family fonds
PR0360 · Fonds · 1876-2013

The fonds is mainly composed of records that document different aspects of Monte Stout’s life, but also includes records of Clarence and Jessie Stout. The fonds consists of the diaries of Clarence Stout and Jessie Stout, cards and postcards, correspondence, newspaper clippings, drafts, wills and probates, genealogical records, citizenship documents, marriage and death certificates, an Alberta Inauguration speech, research, reports, agendas, minutes, properties and assets, leases and agreements, studies, surveys, plans, maps, oral histories, day planners, flight logs, R.C.A.F. workbooks and textbooks, school records, and yearbooks. Photographs, negatives, and slides are of Monte Stout’s R.C.A.F. service and activities, fellow servicemen, shipyards, offices, job sites, coworkers, airplanes, air photos, friends, family, and survey photos. Videocassettes are interviews with pilots and veterans and the cinefilm are home movies by Monte Stout of family, Edmonton, Calgary and Hay River.

Stout family
Verey family fonds
PR0784 · Fonds · 1876-1976

Fonds consists of a biographical/historical sketches, marriage certificates, newspaper clippings and copied newspaper clippings from the Edmonton Bulletin and the Edmonton Journal, a family Bible, and two historical journals, the Alberta Historical Review and Alberta Writers Speak. Fonds also includes photographs depicting Verey family members.

Verey family
J.C. Gundesen fonds
PR1034 · Fonds · 1876-1930

Fonds consists of the personal records of J.C. Gundesen and include manuscripts of poetry and other works written by J.C. Gundesen, including newspaper clippings of poems and some published works. Fonds also includes a biography of J.C. Gundesen.

Gundesen, J.C.
PR0105 · Fonds · 1876-2011

The fonds consists of material used, maintained, and received by the Loyal Orange Lodge No. 1654 and includes organizational correspondence, proceedings of annual meetings, commemoratory records, photographs, and minutes from meetings, as well as financial, legal and administrative records of Loyal Orange Lodges including: Grand Lodge of Western Canada, Jasper Lodge, Loyal Orange Lodge No. 2404, Ladies Strathcona Lodge No. 138, Loyal Orange Lodge No. 2501, Provincial Grand Black Chapter of Alberta, Strathcona Loyal Orange Lodge No. 1654, British American Orange Association, United States Orange Association, Loyal Orange Association of Canada, Provincial Grand Lodge of Alberta, County of Alberta Loyal Orange Association, Red Deer Alberta Loyal Orange Lodge No. 1625, Norwood Alberta Loyal Orange Lodge No. 2501, Westlawn Edmonton Loyal Orange Lodge No. 3247, Westlock Invincibles Loyal Orange Lodge No. 2746, Mannville Loyal Orange Lodge No. 1946, Minburn Loyal Orange Lodge No. 2807, Irma Loyal Orange Lodge No. 2066 Royal Scarlet Chapter, Edmonton County Royal Scarlet Chapter, Castor Loyal Orange Lodge No. 2228, Chisholm Loyal Orange Lodge No. 1323, Beaver Loyal Orange Lodge No. 2228, Alexander District Loyal Orange Lodge No. 2228, Ebenezer Loyal Orange Lodge No. 1589, Frontier Loyal Orange Lodge No. 1549, Hanna Loyal Orange Lodge No. 2500, Beaver Lodge No. 2228 Masonic Lodge, Mountain View Loyal Orange Lodge No. 2853, Ontario Loyal Orange County Lodge, Penticton British Columbia Loyal Orange Lodge No. 2030, Rose of Derry Loyal Orange Lodge No. 2794, Strathroy Ontario Loyal Orange Lodge No. 537, Snowflake Manitoba Loyal Orange Lodge No. 1507, Sentinel Loyal Orange Lodge No. 2228, Wentworth/Waterdown County Lodge No. 2837, Woodstock Ontario Loyal Orange Lodge No. 93, Zealanda Saskatchewan Royal Orange Lodge No. 2015, Grand Black Chapter of Britsh America, Royal Black Preceptory No. 948, Berachan Loyal Orange Lodge No. 1987, Imperial Black Chapter of the British Commonwealth Preceptory No. 654, Western Rose Lodge No. 135 of the Ladies Orange Benevolent Association, Ladies Orange Benevolent Association of British America, Alberta Orange Foundation for Children, and the Alberta Protestant Children’s Home, Royal Black Knights of Ireland, Loyal Orange Lodge No. 1078 in the district of Kent, Loyal Orange Association British America in the district of Madoc, Royal Scarlett No. 436 in the district of Madoc, Ladies Orange Benevolent Association of Edmonton and the Black Chapter British America of Edmonton.

Of particular note are the transfer certificates (1876-1954) originating from provinces in Canada, England, Ireland, Scotland and the United States of America, issued when a member relocated to another lodge.

Loyal Orange Association. Edmonton Lodge No. 1654
Heritage Books collection
PR1433 · Collection · 1877-1954

The collection consists of a map of part of Keewatin showing Dominion Land Surveys, a map of Railroads and Counties for the Dominion of Canada, and issues of Social Credit periodicals including Today and Tomorrow, “Mr. Speaker” (published by New Democracy members of Parliament), “The Prophetic Voice” (Calgary Prophetic Bible Institute) and the Canadian Social Creditor.

Heritage Books
PR1323 · Fonds · 1877-1982

The fonds consists of a history of the Grey Nuns at Lac St. Anne and St. Albert, and bound volumes which have been organized into the following 5 series: The Annales (a Grey Nuns periodical containing news from missions, lists of personnel and short biographies of deceased members of the congregations); General histories; Works written about the Foundress of the Grey Nuns, Saint Marguerite d'Youville; Biographies of the Superiors General; and Miscellaneous items.

Sisters of Charity (Grey Nuns) of Alberta
Herb Snyder fonds
PR2045 · Fonds · 1878-2006

The fonds consists of negatives, photographs, maps, audiocassettes and textual records regarding Wainwright and area, collected by Herb Snyder and used for the Wainwright local history book Buffalo Trails and Tails. The fonds also consists of photographs, negatives, and textual records of the Snyder family who were one of the pioneer and founding families of Wainwright. This material represents a time span of three generations of the family.

Snyder, Herb M.
John Hugill fonds
PR4169 · Fonds · 1878-1943, predominant 1935-1937

The fonds consists of records created and received during John Hugill's tenure as Attorney General of Alberta. The files include correspondence, minutes of meetings, proposed legislation, policies, financial statements and other records related to the Alberta Liquor Control Board, debt adjustment, health insurance, child welfare, courts, gaols / Jails, the Hillcrest disaster of 1926, the Alberta Provincial Police and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Social Credit, and liaison activities with various organizations. The records also include Northwest Territory Ordinances: Note on Legislative Sessions (1878-1904).

Hugill, John
Henry Donnelly fonds
PR0146 · Fonds · 1878-1956

Fonds consists of records pertaining to Donnelly’s family and personal life as well as business and financial records. The fonds has been divided into the following series: Family records; Financial records; Personal and dairy business records; Dairying in Alberta; and Farming records.

Donnelly, Henry
Edward McDonnell fonds
PR1829 · Fonds · 1879-1935

The fonds consists of commemoratory certificates, financial records, personal correspondence, and records related to McDonnell's transactions with the Scottish Immigrant Aid Society from 1879 to 1935. The documents also describe key moments in what appears to be the bankruptcy of Edward McDonnell's farm near Clandonald Alberta.

McDonnell, Edward