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Archival description
Lloyd Bossert collection
PR0637 · Collection · Copied 1972

Collection consists of negatives depicting pioneers and First Nations people from the Grande Cache, Alberta area.

Bossert, Lloyd
Joe Atkinson fonds
PR2238 · Fonds · copied 1993

The fonds consists of 20 photographs documenting Joe Atkinson’s work as a nurse for Indigenous peoples in Northern Alberta throughout the 1950s.

Atkinson, Joe
PR2854 · Collection · [ca. 1909 - 1924]

The collection consists of 456 glass plate lantern slides featuring images relating to cartography, natural resources, First Nations, northern Alberta communities, and the oil and gas industry. Some of the images may have been created by Harry Pollard.

University of Alberta
PR1761 · Fonds · 1954-1996

The fonds consists of the personal records of Rolland and Thelma Smith relating to the Northland Indian Mission and the Lubicon Mission School, and includes Northland Indian Mission newsletters, programs, music, song books, Smith Wedding Anniversary programs, a photograph of Rolland and Thelma, photographs of students and the mission school, broadcasts of Circuit Rider and scripts of Morning Mediations on CKYL (Peace River), newspaper articles, a manuscript by Rolland Smith, a slide presentation with script and slides and fabric from a plane that crashed in Peace River.

Smith, Rolland and Thelma
Delores J. Dunn fonds
PR1762 · Fonds · 1956-1963

The fonds consists of photographs from the Lubicon Mission School, including images of students and staff, buildings, and classrooms.

Dunn, Delores J.
PR2085 · Fonds · 1971-1983

The fonds consists of copies of reports on Grande Cache, Alberta land development dating from the 1970s as well as correspondence relating to land claims in the Grand Cache area dating from the 1980s. The fonds also includes a report prepared by Carcajou Research Limited evaluating the public health, social community, economy, government, geography, administration, population, and organization of the Kehewin Cree Nation Reserve #123 from 1971-1979, published in 1980.

Carcajou Research Limited
Elizabeth Taralson fonds
PR1763 · Fonds · 1955-1960

The fonds consists of photographs from the Lubicon Mission School, including images of the digging of a well, livestock, horses, students and staff, buildings, trucks, classroom, and the lake.

Taralson, Elizabeth
Dora Anne Clark fonds
PR1006 · Fonds · Copied after 1966

Fonds includes a copy of a presentation of the history of the Athabasca Oil Sands, with information about Dr. Karl Adolph Clark, compiled and written by Dora Anne Clark, including slides of photographs dating circa (ca.) 1920-1966 that depict various equipment, buildings, machinery, construction, and people associated with the Athabasca Oil Sands. Fonds also includes images depicting Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) boats, First Nations people, and pontoon planes.

Clark, Dora Anne
Charles McLaughlin fonds
PR3079 · Fonds · Copied 1970

The fonds consists of 113 photographs originating from Charles McLaughlin's family photograph albums circa 1911 to 1957. The fonds features images of plowing, the Athabasca River, Jarvis Creek, the McLaughlin home, deer, a hunting party, pack horses, the McLeod River, mountain goats, caribou, cars, Peace Country, scows, canoes, Athabasca, First Nations peoples, Grouard, Sawridge, the Hart River, the Revillon Brothers' Store, and missionary sites.

McLaughlin, Charles E.
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
Estelle May Hill fonds
PR0562 · Fonds · Copied 1971

Fonds consists of photographs depicting various people and views of the Peace River district of Alberta, including Reverend C.D. White, Anglican Church missions, Hudson’s Bay Company posts, First Nations camps, and government buildings, dating 1890-1931. Fonds also includes some correspondence, articles from the Canadian Churchman newspaper of Toronto, Ontario, and religious writings.

Hill, Estelle May
J.B. Tyrrell collection
PR2850 · Collection · Copied 1966

The collection consists of copies of photographs taken in 1881, 1883, 1886 and 1900 by J.B. Tyrrell of locations in Alberta. The photographs feature Chipewyan, Hudson's Bay Company posts, Fort McKay, Red River carts, the Athabasca River, Smith's landing, Lac La Biche, Saddle Lake Mission, sled dogs, the Red Deer Settlement, Edmonton, Lorne Crossing, Blackfoot Creek, Bear Lake, Red River Carts, Calgary, Rocky Mountain House, Fort Pitt, Fort Saskatchewan, and Battle Lake.

Tyrrell, J.B.
Eileen Paris fonds
PR3100 · Fonds · [193? - 194?]

The fonds consists of materials pertaining to Eileen Paris' missionary work with the Athabasca Diocese and includes images of Sunday School Outdoors, the Sunday School Caravan, church buildings at Big Coulee, the environment of Athabasca, a residential school, and First Nations dating from the 1930s and 1940s.

Paris, Eileen
Marilyn L. Franklyn fonds
PR2015 · Fonds · [191-]

The fonds consists of photographs from Grouard and High Prairie and include images of the Grouard main street, the Indian Agents Quarters and Police Barracks at Grouard, the Grouard school, a bridge at High Prairie, the loading of hay on to a train at High Prairie, the Canadian Bank of Commerce at High Prairie, and window display of Cree artifacts, and postcards from Big Point of an Indigenous family along with tipi and log building, the Grouard Mission and the Grouard main street.

Franklyn, Marilyn L.
PR4066 · Fonds · 1993-2021

The fonds consists of directories of environmental organizations in Alberta that pre-date the existence of KOA, solar project proposals for First Nations communities including Beaver Lake Cree Nation and Sucker Creek First Nation, a report on the Lower Athabasca Regional Plan, Community Environment Action Grant planning documents, documents from the Indigenous Climate Action meeting, incorporation documents, workshop evaluations, meeting minutes, conference files, and assorted project files including the Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project and Tailings Management Framework.

Keepers of the Athabasca
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.
J.J. O'Neill collection
PR3098 · Collection · [Copied 1969]

The collection consists of copied images of photographs taken by J.J. O'Neill on a journey through the Northwest Territories in 1921. The images include notes added by G.C. Cherer including titles and identification of individuals.

The images feature a dog team plowing in at the Hay River Mission; First Nations peoples leaving Deadman's Island on Great Slave Lake; Fort Providence; fishers at Great Slave Lake; Fort Norman; the Anglican Mission School at Hay River; a First Nations settlement at Two Islands; the Mackenzie River; a dog at Hay River; a First Nation's boat; Fort Resolution; Fort Smith; the mouth of the Nahanni River; Royal Canadian Mounted Police Barracks at Fitzgerald; Deadman's Island, Oil Creek, Imperial Oil Company's well at Fort Norman; a Hudson's Bay Company boat on the Mackenzie River; Wrigley Northwest Territories; Fort Chipewyan; and Fort Fitzgerald.

The fonds also includes a letter from Dr. J.J. O'Neill to G.C. Cherer regarding J.J. O'Neill's journey throughout the Northwest Territories.

O'Neill, J.J.
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