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            Charles Knight fonds
            PR1654 · Fonds · 1926-1957, predominant 1926-1930

            Fonds consists of records pertaining to Charles Knight’s patent for the Knight Tar Sand Recovery Process and includes correspondence, equipment brochures, chemical analysis reports, equipment inventories, and images from magazines of various oil sand areas. Fonds also includes technical drawings of the Knight Tar Sand Recovery Process machinery.

            Knight, Charles
            Curtis Hoover Limited fonds
            PR2049 · Fonds · [1946- 1957]

            The fonds consists of engineering plans for the creation of Harvesters, Cutters, and a Pump Drive.

            Curtis Hoover Limited
            Dean Charles fonds
            PR0085 · Fonds · [195-]-[198-]

            The fonds consists of 219 ¼" reel to reel audio tapes of recordings of various Edmonton area musicians, dating from the 1950s to the 1980s, which were recorded by Dean Charles. Some of the tapes were recorded in Dean Charles' home studio, and some were recorded at the venues where the musicians were performing, such as the Yardbird Suite and Convocation Hall. Some of the tapes are of experimental electronic music composed and performed by Dean Charles.

            Fonds also includes two 8mm films of home movies and the MacMillan Bloedel Pulp Mill expansion at Port Alberni, B.C., as well as a silent film entitled Pianorama, which is a demonstration of an electric piano designed by Charles and features performances by Vancouver-based psychedelic rock band United Empire Loyalists and Edmonton-based rock band The Royal Family.

            A fourth film is also a demonstration of a Charles invention, in this case a prosthetic cuff designed to allow amputees to play the saxophone. The sound film features a performance of a Dixieland jazz ensemble with one of the saxophonists using the prosthetic device.

            Charles, Dean
            F.J. McCann fonds
            PR0123 · Fonds · 1880-1964

            Fonds consists of personal and business correspondence, minutes of the meetings for the Heart Stooker Co., financial records, books, personal records of F.J. McCann’s children, patent applications and correspondence, shareholder certificates, minutes from meetings of the McCauley Community League, photographs and negatives of the Heart Stooker in operation and various newspaper clippings.

            McCann, F.J.
            Kenneth Stuart fonds
            PR1687 · Fonds · 1931-1943

            Fonds consists of records pertaining to Kenneth Stuart’s inventions and includes correspondence, recommendations, letters patent, and descriptions and technical drawings of his inventions. Fonds also includes negatives depicting images of Stuart’s inventions.

            Stuart, Kenneth
            Melvin and Ethel Ross fonds
            PR1774 · Fonds · 1902-2005

            Fonds consists of films, negatives, photographs, slides, scripts, flyers, manuscripts, books, correspondence, audio cassettes, scrapbooks and other textual material regarding Melvin and Ethel Ross's personal and business life, and in particular, material regarding their travels and filmmaking. Also of note are Ethel Ross's lobbying letters, Mel Ross's invention plans, books, articles, short stories and poetry written by Mel and Ethel, and a complete set of road maps that they used in their travels throughout the world, dating from the 1950s to the 1990s. The audio cassettes are recordings that Calgary historian, David Finch conducted with Melvin and Ethel in their home in 2005. Four of the audio cassettes are recordings of Melvin reading his commentary for their film Headless Valley, and one of the audio cassettes is Ethel's reminiscences of the trip.

            Ross, Melvin and Ethel
            PR0680 · Fonds · 1918-1965

            Fonds consists of records pertaining to various Gonsett companies and to various inventions created by R.R. Gonsett and F.R. Gonsett and includes letters patent, specifications, diagrams, and descriptions of inventions, correspondence, advertising flyers and catalogues depicting various Gonset Company products and depicting various Gonsett inventions, and technical and instruction manuals for radio sets. Also included are Ukrainian magazines, information about the R.R. Gonsett Memorial Ukrainian library, and a flyer for Cal Farley’s Boys’ Ranch in Amarillo, Texas. The fonds has been arranged into the following series: Inventions of R.R. Gonsett; Inventions of F.R. Gonsett; Inventions of R.R. and F.R. Gonsett; Gonsett Companies; Miscellaneous.

            Gonsett, Faust R.