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            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 The collection includes an unpublished manuscript (1908) written by Alexander MacKenzie on the Peace River District covering the years 1793-1908.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)

            This series contains operational and administrative records from the Government of Alberta's Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs.

            These records contain project files from the Northern Development Branch, administration files, population and trends charts, and public relations records.

            Alice Trottier fonds
            PR3364 · Fonds · [1916-1984]

            The fonds consists of interviews by Alice Trottier with Franco-Albertan pioneers, and with Julien LeBlanc, E.O. Druin, and Maurice Lavallée (ca. 12 hours of recordings), a photocopy of a map from 1888, eight photographs of Mgr. Legal, Filles de Jésus sisters and buildings; personal papers and administrative papers of the Salon d'histoire franco-albertaine.

            Trottier, Alice
            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
            Series · 1906-1995
            Part of Legislative Assembly of Alberta fonds

            The series consists of sessional papers and other records tabled in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. The tabled records include annual and other reports of government departments, boards and universities related to their operations and programs; reports of royal commissions and commissions of inquiry; reports of Assembly committees; copies of orders-in-council, correspondence, agreements and other records requested by Members of the Legislative Assembly; regulations; petitions from individuals and organizations about various issues; annual public accounts and other financial statements; as well as other returns related to orders of the Assembly. The series also includes lists of reports required to be tabled as well as binders listing all records tabled in the legislative assembly (1979-1987).

            A.W. Ponton fonds
            PR3804 · Fonds · 1884 - 1913

            The fonds consists of 26 diaries kept by land surveyor A.W Ponton between the years 1884 and 1913. Diaries include short daily entries on Ponton’s survey work and personal life in Alberta, including details about his survey progress, expenses, appointments, and dates, as well as the weather and terrain encountered. Entries also include Ponton’s observations of First Nation reservations and the individuals from area reservations he contracted to help with survey work (no names provided). Diaries occasionally contain memorandums with recipes for medicines to treat Ponton’s hearing loss and gout, and short excerpts of creative writing.

            Ponton, Archibald William
            Series · 1880-1985

            The series consists of studies and reports from the Department of Energy and Natural Resources library and its predecessor. The publications address such things as regional planning, mining, proposals, and prospectuses. The records relate to Energy as well as to Natural Resources.

            Alberta. Energy and Natural Resources. General Services Branch
            Series · 1950-2016

            The series consists of records that address how the division was operated. It includes information about policy, programs, projects, reorganizations, committees, meetings, research, plans, and public interaction.

            Alberta. Lands and Forests. Fish and Wildlife Division
            Forestry Maps
            Series · ca. 1943-1985

            The series consists of maps relating to Forestry in Alberta. The records include Forest Reserve Maps, Forest Cover and Planimetric Maps, Provincial Access Series Maps, Alberta Forest Service Base Maps, and Forest Management Maps including Air Operations, Fire Bombing, and other related material.

            Alberta. Lands and Mines. Technical Division

            These records contain lists of band members under age 18 for the following bands: Sunchild; O’Chiese; Peigan; Samson; Salteaux; Louis Bull; Little Pine; and Stoney.

            It also includes an extensive list of the Indigenous children listed as wards of Alberta as of July 1973 in the following communities: North Edmonton; Barrhead; Bonnyville; West Edmonton; Lethbridge; Ft McMurray; South Edmonton; Wetaskiwin; Grande Prairie; North Calgary; Rocky Mountain House; Lethbridge; St. Paul; Camrose; North and South Calgary; High Prairie; Vegreville; Blairmore; Brooks, Smoky Lake; High Level; Red Deer; Lac La Biche; Slave Lake; Athabasca; Hanna; Drumheller; Wainwright; Vermilion; Edson; Peace River; Medicine Hat; and Whitecourt.

            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
            Indigenous land publications
            Series · 1889, 1972, 1988

            The series consists of publications held by the Department of Lands and Forests library and its successors that relate to Indigenous people and land. The records include a [Maskwacis-Mackinaw] Hobbema-Mackinaw camp report, an Atlas published by the Federal Department of Indian Affairs, a draft copy of a study addressing the impact of settlers on the Indigenous people and ecosystem of Cypress Hills, and a copy of the Northern Athabasca River Basin Study.

            Alberta. Lands and Forests. Administrative Support Branch
            PR3966 · Collection · 1977

            The collection includes reprinted maps of 19th century Canada and North America, taken from the British Parliamentary Papers. The collection includes Indigenous nations and groups in North America (1857), maps of details of the Prairies (largely focused on Manitoba and Red River), various maps of British Columbia and the Maritime provinces and their borders with the US, and Upper and Lower Canada areas. Several of the prairie maps include roads, rivers, and routes that go through or are on Alberta. The date range of the original maps include 1609, 1689, and 1775-1884.

            Irish Academic Press
            PR0206 · Fonds · 1792-1983, predominant 1870-1983

            Fonds consists of records pertaining to MacGregor’s career as a writer and an engineer as well as records reflecting his historical interests and involvement with various organizations. These include research notes, manuscripts, photographs, diaries, correspondence, daily calendars and maps. The fonds has been divided into the following series: Personal records; Professional and cultural organizations; Publications; and Reference material.

            MacGregor, James Grierson
            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
            PR3986 · Collection · 1880-1989

            The collection is composed mostly of maps of Alberta, but also includes some Canadian atlases, an honors essay on Athabasca Landing, and a rural directory. There are also some maps of Western Canada (which include Alberta).

            There are several types of maps in this collection, including topographic, cadastral (maps showing the extent, value, and ownership of land), and orthophotos (maps based on aerial photos, modified to have a uniform scale). Some examples of the types of maps included are those made to accompany the “Half-Breed Commission” (the formal process that distributed scrip to Métis families and individuals), property and taxation maps of Alberta cities, a map of the Klondike, and park maps, among others.

            Library and Archives Canada
            PR3979 · Collection · 1946-1977

            This collection contains 11 sheets of maps and a table of Treaty agreements in Canada. The first of these items are three large 1946 maps of Alberta split over three sheets each, each showing sections across Alberta and their larger units. The first of these designates good agricultural areas. The second focusses on First Nations reserves and the Edmonton Area Plan. The third focuses on Improvement and Municipal Districts and roads and communities.

            The collection also includes an Alberta map of soil types/zones, originally created in 1945, a 1977 map of the Treaties across Canada, and a copy of a table of the Treaty Agreements in Canada.

            Manufacturers Life Insurance Company

            This series contains records from several Government of Alberta departments that conducted surveying and mapping. Over the course of the creation of these records, the departments responsible for them changed in name and scope.

            The records contain maps of Alberta roads, Métis colonies, reserves, and districts.

            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
            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
            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

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

            Series · 1895-2014

            The series relates to trapping, traplines, and fur management. The records include licenses, maps, indexes, applications, trapline area records, and studies. The records include those that document policy and licensing for Indigenous communities including licenses for hunting, trapping, fur management, fishing, and other activities.

            Alberta. Lands and Mines. Game Branch (1941-1949)