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          62 Archival description results for IRG_Treaty 6

          Alberta New Democrats fonds
          PR0144 · Fonds · 1944-1993, predominant 1961-1993

          Fonds consists of federal and provincial records pertaining to the Alberta New Democrats including administrative records, executive minutes, news releases, day files, campaign literature, candidate histories, history papers and correspondence on various political issues.

          Alberta New Democrats
          Alex Calliou fonds
          PR1061 · Fonds · 1949-1986

          Fonds consists of the personal records of Alex Calliou and includes records pertaining to his employment with the Provincial Government of Alberta, his financial investments, and to the settlement of his father’s estate, and includes, newspaper clippings, membership forms, programmes, pension records, mortgage records, agreements, wills, correspondence, mechanically produced postcards, and a family tree. Fonds also contains correspondence to Alex Calliou from Phyllis Dewey

          Calliou, Alex
          Alex Miller fonds
          PR0129 · Fonds · 1979-1981

          The fonds consists of video records of Rellim Productions and has been divided into the following series: “Fliers Pioneering Canadian Aviation” records, “Jazz Unlimited” records, “Air Shows in Western Canada” records, and “Enoch Indian Days (Stony Indian Reserve)” records [of Enoch Cree Nation].

          Miller, Alex
          PR3250 · Fonds · 1957-1985

          The fonds consists of photographs of Scotty Murray, dignitaries from various bands, scenes in Gleichen and other locations, and various members of the bands that Scotty worked with. Textual records include reports, minutes, and regulations drafted or used by Scotty in his work with the [Maskwacis] Four Bands and other administrative areas of responsibility.

          Murray, Alexander (Scotty) Hamilton
          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).

          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
          PR3021 · Collection · Copied 1971

          The collection consists of copies of photographs dating from the 1870s to the 1910s in Alberta from the City of Edmonton Archives and includes images featuring Fort Saskatchewan, a log cabin, teepees near Fort Carlton, coal mining in Edmonton, the first jail in Calgary, Calgary's first City Hall, Calgary's first Land Titles Office, D. Ricker's lumber camps at Poplar Creek, and Main Street in Tofield. There are also photographs of churches in Edson and views of Fort McMurray.

          City of Edmonton Archives
          Claude Roberto fonds
          PR3333 · Fonds · 1958-1993

          The fonds consist of administrative records of the Comité provincial des communications (ACFA) which studied broadcasting and other communications issues in Alberta, an audio tape with francophone Albertan folk music, news scripts in French from Radio-Canada, photographs of francophone Albertans Eugène Trottier and Maurice Lavallée and a certificate of Frédéric Boudreau, Codex Historicus de Lac La Biche, color photographs and negatives of Pow-Wows at Pigeon Lake and [Maskwacis] Hobbema.

          Also included are Claude Roberto’s theses for her Master and Ph.D. degrees, a manuscript of her book on chronic pain (co-authored), her articles pertaining to archives and to chronic pain, administrative papers of the Edmonton (Alberta) Nerve Pain Association, of the International Council of Archives, and the Bureau of Canadian Archivists (BCA), some material pertaining to the oblates in Alberta and material collected while she collaborated with the Alberta’s French branch of Radio-Canada.

          Roberto, Claude
          Series · 1947-1965

          The series consists of records, primarily transcripts of proceedings and oral judgments, created by the Clerk of the Clerk in Edmonton pertaining to civil and criminal cases as well as other matters before the courts in Edmonton, including those heard in the District Court of Alberta as well as the Trial Division and Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of Alberta.

          The records pertain to arbitrations, probate and bankruptcy issues, hearings before the Workers' Compensation Board and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Conservation Board, inquests, ceremonial events marking the swearing-in and death of justices, and the transcript of proceedings and final report of the Royal Commission on Metropolitan Development of Edmonton and Calgary.

          These records also contain a transcript of the public hearings related to the Michel Band application for enfranchisement as well as a transcript of the proceedings of "The Indian Act vs. Members of the Samson Indian Band."

          Alberta. Attorney General. Clerk of the Court
          Dale family fonds
          PR1701 · Fonds · Copied 1987

          The fonds consists of images, originally dating 1907 to 1941, of the 1939 Royal Visit, the unveiling of the cairn at Frog Lake, and other images from Kitscoty including store exteriors and interiors, banks, streets, horses, wagons, bison, automobiles, snow banks, hockey teams, tents, fishing, children, swimming as well as R.W. Miller’s store in Lloydminster, the Olds Agricultural School, Sylvan Lake, picnics at Lake Laurier, boats, boating and a cabin at Cold Lake.

          Dale, John
          Dorothy Dahlgren fonds
          PR0521 · Fonds · [1950-1980]

          The fonds consists of drafts of Dorothy Dahlgren's radio broadcasts for CKUA radio in Edmonton on a variety of subjects including the settlers and the settlement of Alberta, miscellaneous current affairs commentary, and various opinion pieces. The fonds also contains several newspapers and magazines which include Dorothy Dahlgren's writings. Additionally, the fonds includes poetry, plays and fiction written by Dorothy Dahlgren, a scrapbook of articles from MacLean's magazine dating from 1934 and a article about market gardening written by Herman Miller dating from 1937 collected by Dorothy Dahlgren. The fonds contains materials from 1934 to 1980.

          Dahlgren, Dorothy
          PR3949 · Collection · [ca. 1965]

          The collection consists of photographs of sites in Duffield, AB and members of Paul First Nation, Wabamum Reserve.

          Unknown donor
          Edna Kidd fonds
          PR2527 · Fonds · [ca. 1910]

          The fonds consists of photograph album circa (ca.) 1910 featuring views of Edmonton and surrounding area including Jasper Avenue, a First Nations parade, individuals, farms, school buildings such as Norwood School, and railroad tracks. The fonds also includes a photograph of a lightning storm on the prairies and a view of a grain field ca. 1910.

          Kidd, Edna
          Eveline Francis fonds
          PR4027 · Fonds · 1905-1922

          The fonds consists of a photograph album depicting Eveline Francis and her family, including extended family in England. The bulk of the photos were taken in Alberta and include family photos in Edmonton, schools and students in Egremont and Consort, normal school classmates from Camrose Normal School, Indigenous people at the welcoming parade for the Edmonton visit of Governor General Byng in 1922, depictions of people wearing face masks during the Spanish Flu epidemic, celebrations of the 250th anniversary of the Hudson’s Bay Company, and snapshots of friends and residences.

          The album is notable in that all of the photos are identified usually with names, locations, and dates. In addition, there are many photos of the rural communities of Egremont and Consort, including photos of identified students of schools from these communities.

          Francis, Eveline
          Gene Gregoret fonds
          PR3666 · Fonds · 1968-1980

          The fonds consists of release prints, A and B rolls, answer prints, inter-negatives, original camera rolls (negative and reversal), mixed soundtracks, and original audio reels created for Viator Films documentaries. Most of these films focus on Cree communities in northern Alberta. These titles are This Place—Chipewyan Lakes, Spring Beaver, 40 Yards of Canvas, The Craftsman, Voice of My Grandmother, Season of the Birch, Lac Ste. Anne Experience, and Trout Lake. These films cover a variety of topics including Cree oral traditions, beaver trapping, woodcarving, traditional canoe construction, teepee construction, the Lac Ste. Anne pilgrimage, and Catholic missionaries. There are also two films that focus on the Caribbean immigrant experience in Alberta or life in the Caribbean (Tradewinds: West Indians in Alberta and Sweet Barbados).

          The photographs depict various Cree subjects from Chipewyan Lakes, Trout Lake, and other northern Albertan communities. The textual material consists of editing notes, shot lists, and production diaries.

          Gregoret, Gene
          George Humfrey fonds
          PR3817 · Fonds · 1923

          The fonds consists of photographs taken by George Humfrey in Onion Lake, Alberta/Saskatchewan during Dominion Day celebrations on 1 July 1923. The photographs depict members of Onion Lake Cree Nation participating in the Dominion Day celebrations, though none of the subjects are identified.

          Humfrey, George
          Gilda Rath fonds
          PR0406 · Fonds · 1954-1973

          Fonds consists of project records and includes correspondence, working papers, maps, genealogical charts, a slide, a newspaper clipping, reports, and photographs. Fonds also includes a list of Indigenous herbal medicines.

          Rath, Gilda

          This accession contains records from Alberta Municipal Affairs and is comprised of maps of reserves.

          File GR1971.0074/5 was commissioned by the Alberta Provincial Planning Branch. This black and white map illustrates the Sunchild O’Chiese Sarcee Indian Reserves #202, 203, 203A and 145 which are located in the Blackfoot/Stony/Sarcee district. The map depicts the location of the nearby town sites, and smaller rivers, lakes and streams. Its dimensions are 37x25” (1970).

          File GR1971.0074/8 was commissioned by the Alberta Provincial Planning Branch. This black and white map illustrates the Beaver Lake, Cold Lake, and Frog Lake [Frog Lake First Nation] Indian Reserves #121, 122, 131, 149, 149a and 149b [Beaver Lake First Nation, Cold Lake First Nation, Frog Lake First nation]. They are located in the Saddle Lake-Athabasca district. The map depicts the location of Highway 28, nearby town sites, and smaller rivers, lakes and streams. Its dimensions are 37x25” (1970).

          File GR1971.0074/10 was commissioned by the Alberta Provincial Planning Branch. This black and white map illustrates the Fort McKay Janvier Indian Reserves #174, 174a, 174b and 194. They are located in the Saddle Lake-Athabasca district. The map depicts the location of nearby town sites and smaller rivers, lakes and streams. Its dimensions are 37x25” (1970).

          File GR1971.0074/11 was commissioned by the Alberta Provincial Planning Branch. This black and white map illustrates the Fort McMurray Heart Lake Indian Reserves #167, 175 [Heart Lake First Nation], (Gregoire Lake) 176, 176a and 176b. They are located in the Saddle Lake-Athabasca district. The map depicts the location of railways, Fort McMurray, nearby town sites and smaller rivers, lakes and streams. Its dimensions are 37x25” (1970).

          File GR1971.0074/17 was commissioned by the Alberta Provincial Planning Branch. This black and white map illustrates the Boyle River and Little Red River Indian Reserves #162, 164, 164a, 215. They are located in the Saddle Lake-Athabasca district. The map depicts the location of nearby town sites and smaller rivers, lakes and streams. Its dimensions are 37x25” (1970).

          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.

          This accession contains records on the social conditions for Indigenous and Métis people in the St. Paul area. The records include memoranda, correspondence, minutes of meetings occurring at the Vermilion Regional Office and the Northeast Committee discussing social work, youth programs records, and records of staff training in the area.

          It also contains staff and student correspondence at the Blue Quills Native School and information from the Community Coordinating Council regarding employment and counseling issues at the St Paul Counseling Centre.

          The records contain additional correspondence from Indian and Northern Affairs regarding general affairs at the Frog Lake [Frog Lake First Nation] and Goodfish Lake [Goodfish Lake First Nation] Reserves. They also contain information on Habitat Enterprises Unlimited, discussing vocational workshops, the St Paul Association of the Handicapped, the Handicapped Children’s Program, and Handicapped Services for Adults, among other records.

          This accession contains the proposal to the Minister of Health and Social Development regarding possible construction of the Bonnyville Indian-Métis Rehabilitation Centre. The proposal states the Centre’s intention to treat alcoholism and drug abuse, and in general to serve over 4,000 First Nation and Métis people in three Reserves, two Métis settlements, and various localities near Bonnyville, Elk Point, Grande Centre and Cold Lake [Cold Lake First Nation].

          The proposal includes black and white photographs of architectural mock-ups done by architect Douglas Cardinal. It also includes an estimated cost to construct the Centre.

          File · 1974-1975
          Part of School oversight records

          This file is from the Department of Education, School Business Administration. It contains records relating to the Kehewin Band [Kehewin Cree Nation], Bonnyville.

          Other files in this accession, GR1989.0299, include records relating to Private Schools, Indian, Hutterite and Mennonite schools, and Schools for the Handicapped.

          File · 1983-1984
          Part of St. Paul Career Centre records

          This accession includes records from the Alberta Career Centre in St. Paul, and contains reports, statistics, meeting minutes and correspondence on existing labour force conditions, and the North West Career Centre’s staffing and financial reports.

          Also contains records on the Leap Project at Caslan Métis Settlement, Kehewin Human Development Program (Kehewin Cree Nation), Fishing Lake House Building Program, Community Development Program (Lac La Biche), Ashmont Living and Vocational Skills Program, rural youth and school vocational programs in Alberta, and Alberta Advanced Education and Manpower, among several other programs. The files also include Further Education Policy Guidelines and Procedures.

          This accession contains information regarding funding for child welfare activities among Indigenous nations in Alberta. In particular, it contains correspondence from Indian and Northern Affairs and Blackfoot Social Services regarding surplus funds for the 1985/86 fiscal year and various financial reports for Treaty Indian groups detailing institutional placement and maintenance costs.

          It also contains two publications (from 1984 and 1985) entitled Management Information Bulletin that outlines existing social services such as child welfare, day care, employment opportunity programs, health, education and promotion services, income security, mental health, and widow’s pensions. Included next is financial data on the Yellowhead Regional Tribal Council and the Beaver Lake, Bigstone Cree, Blood, Boyer River, Cold Lake, Cree, Dene, Ermineskin, Fort Chipewyan, Fort Mckay, Fort McMurray, Frog Lake, Heart Lake, Janvier, Kehewin, Little Red River, Louis Bull, Lubicon Lake, Montana, and Paul Bands.

          [Beaver Lake First Nation, Montana First Nation, Paul First Nation, Frog Lake First Nation, Heart Lake First Nation, Kehewin Cree Nation, and Kainai First Nation are all referred to or included in these records]

          Henry Stelfox fonds
          PR0602 · Fonds · 1905-1972

          Fonds consists of a memoir entitled Rambling Thoughts of a Wandering Fellow, 1903-1968, and a book of poems entitled When the Sawflies Mate in Summer and other Alberta poems, both written by Henry Stelfox. Fonds also includes photographs depicting Stelfox family members, farming, the lumber industry, and various First Nations people and scenes.

          Stelfox, Henry
          Series · 1960-1986

          The series consists of records pertaining to community and economic development programs pertaining to Alberta's Indigenous communities. The files include correspondence, studies, reports, research proposals, minutes of meetings, grant applications, and other records related to liaison with Indigenous organizations, treaty commemorations, advisory services, and other activities.

          Alberta. Human Resources Development Authority
          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
          J. Ernest Nix collection
          PR2696 · Collection · 1904-1933

          The collection consists material acquired or purchased by J. Ernest Nix and includes the following C.W. Mathers postcards: “The beginning of Better Things” (sod house with bison bones), “A Typical Indian Camp near Edmonton, Alberta,” “Saskatchewan River at Edmonton,” Queen’s Avenue Public School,” “Early Edmonton Days,” “Old Fort Edmonton” and two different postcards of “Some of Edmonton’s Residences.” The collection also includes a photograph of the Oliphant-Munson Collieries Ltd. in Edson, Alberta taken between 1916 and 1930 by an unidentified photographer.

          Nix, James E.
          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
          Jenny Margetts fonds
          PR3681 · Fonds · 1971-1991

          The fonds includes records collected or created by Jenny Margetts when she conducted advocacy activities as a leader supporting Cree language, Indigenous culture, and women’s rights. The fonds document the activities, commitments and interests of Jenny Margetts as well as the activities conducted by Indian Rights for Indian Women (IRIW).

          The records include several personal and IRIW notebooks and schedule books, as well as multiple records produced during Jenny Margetts’ life. These records consist of meeting minutes, correspondence to and from the IRIW, legislation summaries and discussions, committee records, publications, and internal communications of the IRIW, among other records. Other IRIW records include correspondence to and from Margetts and IRIW, research and planning notes, conference and meeting minutes and proceedings, reports and proposals, and workshop programs and evaluation forms.

          This collection also contains a wide variety of records from Jenny Margetts, both in the form of personal correspondence and notes and from her work with IRIW. The majority of this collection relates to the IRIW’s lengthy legal battle to repeal the section of the Indian Act that stripped Indigenous women (and their children) of their status if they married a non-status man (Section 12 1(b)), as well as the subsequent work to address continued discrimination against Indigenous women in the Indian Act.

          Margetts, Jenny
          John Prest fonds
          PR2012 · Fonds · [ca. 1922 – 1924]

          The fonds consists of 16 Black and White photographs, with the Cree peoples of Maskwacis are the predominate subject matter. Subjects include portraits, the Sun dance and the demonstration of traditional tools. Identification has been written on the back of the photographs. The photographs appear to have been used as promotional material for the Hudson’s Bay Company. For example, the photograph described as “Sun Dance,” Hobbema, Alta, Exterior of Sacred Shrine” is used in an article in The Beaver as “Shrine for Sun Dance” (John Prest, “Cree Sun Dance at Hobbema,” The Beaver, November 1923). Four of the photos which are numbered in series one to four and provided lengthy captions are photos that were taken as part of the filming of “The Last Frontier.” These photographs appear to have been taken by Philip H. Godsell (For further information see Associated Material).

          Prest, John
          PR0865 · Collection · Copied 1988-1992

          The collection consists of images, originally taken circa 1890 to the 1960s, from the Lac La Biche area, including images of the Filles de Jésus, priests, church exteriors and interiors, Lac La Biche Mission, mission students, houses, stores, buildings destroyed by a tornado, deer, barn building, potato picking, planting, skiing, chopping and hauling wood, a hockey team, children, Métis, families including members of the Ladouceur, Cardinal, Chevigny, families, and Italian settlers (Canterra, Biollo, Bonifacio) and a grain elevator in the Venice district. The collection also includes prints of some Le Franco images of the 1988 "Cultural Rendezvous Culturel," a copy of Joseph Ladouceur's Bill of Landing Hudson's Bay Company (1877), copies of Cree grammar books and copies of certificates of Victor Parenteau.

          Lac La Biche Mission Historical Society
          LaPerle family fonds
          PR3336 · Fonds · [189-]-1995

          The fonds consists of records of the LaPerle family including photographs, correspondence, diaries and other personal papers, cookbooks and recipes, gardening, how-to and decorating magazines, books and booklets, biographical and genealogical papers, press clippings, school handbooks and other materials used or accumulated by Annie LaPerle as a teacher.

          The fonds also includes records from the Winterburn Golden Agers and Winterburn Women's Institute, store and farm cash books and statements of accounts and other records documenting daily activities, as well as greeting and sympathy cards, maps, slides and 8 mm film reels.

          The photographs, slides and films depict the LaPerle family and friends, the Winterburn Store, post office, house and other buildings, farming, farm machinery and crews, weddings and anniversaries, burials, churches and other buildings, cars, picnics, parties and leisure activities, students and schools, soldiers, First Nations people, Banff and Jasper, Edmonton and other places in Alberta, and the Edmonton Ski Club.

          LaPerle family
          Lee Pritzker fonds
          PR2742 · Fonds · Copied [ca. 1968]

          The fonds consists of five photographs relating to the Mennonite community in Western Canada in 1882. The fonds features a photograph of a Mennonite girl tending cattle taken by W.T. Smedley in 1882, the interior and exterior of a Mennonite Church taken by W.T. Smedley, a prairie farm, and the exterior of a Mennonite dwelling take by E.R. Tichenor.

          The fonds also contains four colored prints originating from The Canadian Pictorial and Illustrated War News that depicts the Buffalo Dance at Fort Qu'Appelle (1881), First Nations trappers (1882), the Frog Lake incident (1885), and a prairie church parade (1885).

          Pritzker, Lee
          Fonds · 1906-1994, predominant 1937-1994

          The fonds consists of records related to the constitutional and ceremonial duties performed by the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. The records include correspondence with the Premier, the Secretary of State of Canada, other lieutenant governors; documents related to swearing-in ceremonies for cabinet members; throne speeches; and documents related to the installation of Lieutenant Governors. The records also include correspondence, photographs, Christmas cards, invitations, minutes of meetings, Government House guest registers, and other records related to royal visits, tours, centennials and other commemorative events, levees at Government House, organizations of which the Lieutenant Governor served as patron, the presentation of coronation and other medals, liaison activities with honorary consuls, and the operations of the Alberta Order of Excellence program. The fonds also includes biographical sketches, journals, and personal correspondence of some Lieutenant Governors.

          The fonds includes the records from the terms of all Lieutenant Governors of Alberta, namely G.H.V. Bulyea, R.G. Brett, William Egbert, William Walsh, P.C.H. Primrose, John C. Bowen, J.J. Bowlen, J. Percy Page, Grant MacEwan, Ralph Steinhauer, Frank Lynch-Staunton, Helen Hunley, and Gordon Towers.

          With most of the records dating from Bowen's term onward, the pre-1937 records are largely represented by a correspondence record book (1906-1917), a file of correspondence regarding ministerial resignations (1909-1917), and the Government House guest registers (1914-1936).

          Alberta. Lieutenant Governor
          PR0003.002SF.0012 · Series · 1842-1990
          Part of Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI), Lacombe Canada fonds

          This series relates largely to the administration of parishes, missions and other localities within the Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan, covering the area of Alberta and portions of western Saskatchewan. The records in this series vary according to each mission and parish, but can include codices historici which are daily journals written by the Oblates about the parishes and missions and its surrounding communities, libri animarum which are records of families, histories of given names, dates of births and deaths and marriages accumulated by Oblates, correspondence with the Provincial or the Bursar, correspondence with the local diocese, property and land records, financial reports and accounts, list of personnel, histories of the parish, newsletters, church bulletins, diaries, press clippings and scrapbooks.

          Community material can include brochures, censuses, interviews, records of construction, press clippings, advertisements, articles, local planning or committee records, newsletters, genealogy records, project files, weather related material, school yearbooks, bulletins, and pamphlets specific to the locale.

          The series also includes textual records and images of various Indian Residential Schools and their surrounding communities, such as Assumption, Brocket, Cardston, Cluny, Desmarais, Fort Chipewyan, Grouard, Dunbow, Hobbema [Maskwacis], Joussard, St Albert, Blue Quills, and Sturgeon Lake in Alberta. As well, some records relate to the following Saskatchewan schools, Delmas, Duck Lake, Onion Lake, as well as St. Patrick’s orphanage at Prince Albert.

          The series includes numerous photographs, negatives and transparencies of local communities, subjects and activities. These include images of missions and churches and convents, residential schools, hospitals, buildings, industry and settlements. Images relate to members of the communities, students, teachers, clergy and nuns. Events include family and community celebrations, religious events, marriages, sports such as hockey, skiing, diving and ice carving, activities such as the Queen’s visit, the Papal visit, gardening, floods, oil work, burials, fires and other experiences of the communities.

          The records pertain to the following locations: Albertville, SK, Aldina, SK, Ardmore, AB, Assumption, AB, Athabasca, AB, Athabasca Landing, AB, Atmore, AB, Banff, AB, Barnegat, AB, Barrhead, AB, Batoche, SK, Battleford, SK, Beacon Hill, SK, Bear Lake, BC, Beaver Crossing, SK, Beaver Lake, AB, Belloy, AB, Big River, SK, Blackfoot Crossing, AB, Black Lake, SK, Bonnyville, AB, Boyle, AB, Breynat, AB, Brocket, AB, Brosseau, AB, Buffalo River, NWT, Cabana, SK, Calgary, AB, Calling Lake, AB, Canmore, AB, Canyon Creek, AB, Cardston, AB, Carlton, SK, Carstairs, AB, Chauvin, AB, Christopher Lake, SK, Cluny, AB, Cochin, SK, Cochrane, AB, Cold Lake, AB, Crowsnest Pass, AB, Cut Knife, SK, Dapp, AB, Delmas, SK, Denholm, SK, Desmarais, AB, Donnelly, AB, Driftpile, AB, Duck Lake, SK, Duhamel, AB, Dunbow, AB, Dunvegan, AB, Edmonton, AB, Edson, AB, Egg Lake, AB, Eleske, AB, Elizabeth Colony, AB, Elk Point, AB, Faith, AB, Faust, AB, Fish Creek, AB, Fishing Lake, AB, Fond du Lac, SK, Fort des Prairies, AB, Fort Kent, AB, Fort MacLeod, AB, Fort McMurray, AB, Flat Lake, AB, Frenchman’s Butte, SK, Frog Lake, SK, Gleichen, AB, Goodfish Lake, AB, Goodridge, AB, Grand Centre, AB, Grande Cache, AB, Green Lake, SK, Grouard, AB, Gunnar, SK, Gurneyville, AB, Hafford, SK, Hinton, AB, Hobbema [Maskwacis], AB, Holyoke, AB, Hussar, AB, Ile-à-la-Crosse, SK, Jackfish Lake, AB, Joussard, AB, Kikino, AB, Kinuso, AB, Lac Athabasca, AB, Lac Athabasca, SK, Lac Brochet, MB, Lac Caribou, MB, Lac-en-Long, AB, Lac La Biche, AB, Lac La Nonne, AB, Lac La Salle, SK, La Corey, AB, Lac Ste-Anne, AB, Lac Vert, SK, Lafond, AB, Lashburn, SK, Lebret, SK, Leduc, AB, Legal, AB, Le Goff, AB, Lethbridge, AB, Linaria, AB, Maidstone, SK, Maillardville, BC, Makwa Sud, SK, Mallaig, AB, Marshall, SK, McLennan, AB, McLeod, AB, Meadow Lake, SK, Medicine Hat, AB, Midnapore, AB, Milo, AB, Morinville, AB, Muskeg Lake, SK, New Kiew, AB, North Battleford, SK, Okotoks, AB, Onion Lake, SK, Ouelletteville, AB, Paddle Prairie, AB, Philomena, AB, Paradise Hill, SK, Park Valley, SK, Pascal, SK, Paynton, SK, Peace River, AB, Pickardville, AB, Pincher Creek, AB, Plamondon, AB, Poundmaker, SK, Prince Albert, SK, Radway, AB, Red Deer, AB, Richard, SK, Rivière-Qui-Barre, AB, Saddle Lake, AB, St-Albert, AB, St-Antoine, SK, St-Brides, AB, St-Cyr, AB, St-Edouard, AB, St-Joachim, AB, St-Laurent, SK, St-Lina, AB, St-Paul, AB, St-Paul des Métis, AB, St-Vincent, AB, Sarcee Reserve, AB, Saskatoon, SK, Shell River, SK, Smoky Lake, AB, Spirit River, AB, Standoff, AB, Star City, SK, Stony Rapids, SK, Sturgeon Lake, AB, Sweet Grass, SK, Taber, AB, Thérien, AB, Trappers Lake, AB, Trochu, AB, Vancouver, BC, Vegreville, AB, Venice, AB, Vermilion, AB, Victoire, SK, Vimy, AB, Wabamun, AB, Wabasca, AB, Wakaw, SK, Warspite, AB, Waseca, SK, Waugh, AB, Westlock, AB, Wetaskiwin, AB, Whitecourt, AB, White Star, SK, and Winterburn, AB.

          Lucas family fonds
          PR0232 · Fonds · [187-]-1960

          Fonds consists of photocopies of histories compiled by Daisy Lucas pertaining to the Lucas family, the Nelson family and other homesteading families in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, as well as photographs depicting early scenes around Edmonton and a manuscript about Fort Ethier and the Indian Industrial Farm from 1879 to 1902.

          Lucas family
          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
          Orolin Hunt fonds
          PR2513 · Fonds · 1927-[ca. 1953], predominant 1940-[ca.1953]

          The fonds consists of images featuring individuals, ceremonies, celebrations, sports the Frog Lake First Nation Reserve dating from the 1940s to 1960s.

          Hunt, Orolin
          PR4007 · Collection · [Before 1983]

          The collection consists of research files related to the former Papaschase Indian Reserve. The collection includes photocopies of correspondence, reports, orders in council, and other related records. The copied records cover the years 1881-1975

          The Papaschase Band [Papaschase First Nation] signed to join Treaty 6 in 1877, but no action was taken by the Federal Government until 1880 to survey a reserve for the band. Due to a government error in the number of band members the surveyed reserve was smaller than should have been allotted. The Indian Agent responsible for the band transferred some members out when a complaint about this error was brought up, and the later commissioner pressured the band to surrender their land near Edmonton after years of pressure from Edmonton-area settlers. Band members were transferred mostly to the [Enoch Cree Nation] Enoch Band, and the land of Indian Reserve 136 was sold off. Band members were also convinced to relinquish Treaty Status through the North West Half-breed Commission, having been informed they would still retain title to their land. As of 2019, there were two separate groups representing descendants of the original Band. As of 2020, the Papaschase First Nation contended that Canada has acted contrary to the terms of the surrender.

          The collection contains student reports on the Papaschase Reservation, and these are accompanied by documents such as copies of land titles, land patent applications, memorandum of scrip applications and deeds, Treaty 6, and surrender documents. There are also maps, correspondence on land title status and sales, records of those receiving scrip and having been discharged from treaty, interview records for scrip applications, and correspondence on uses of the “abandoned” Papaschase Reserve.

          In addition, many of the folders contain indexes of sales, correspondence, and Library and Archives Canada records. There are also copies of relevant newspaper articles, handwritten notes and timelines, legal decisions, and the Métis Betterment Act.

          The collection also contains a map depicting how the Papaschase Reserve fit into quarter sections. This map is a “plan of the subdivision into sections of the lands reserved for the band of Chief Papaschase.” It has been marked with pencil and pen along several edges. This map was first printed in Ottawa in 1891, and follows the reserve’s re-survey in 1890.

          Ponoka County fonds
          PR2171 · Fonds · 1903-1979

          The fonds includes minutes, cashbooks, assessment rolls and registers, cash book receipts, auditors financial statements, and tax rolls originating from local improvement districts, municipal districts, and the Central Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and County dating from 1907-1979. In addition, the fonds contains two maps illustrating land boundaries of Ponoka County.

          The fonds also includes minute books, school censuses, assessment and tax rolls, cashbooks, inspection reports, correspondence, statement of grants, minutes, tax receipts, auditor's statements, attendance registers, cashbooks, and deposit slips from the following schools dating from 1903-1979:

          • Arbour Park No. 515 (Wiltse), 33-43-25-W4, 1899-1952
          • Asker No. 408 (Smith's Groove 1898-1899), 11-42-23-W4
          • Beaconsfield No. 3828 (Chabottevilee): 42-5-W5, 1919 -?
          • Bismark No. 971: NW-8-43-27-W4,1903 - ?
          • Blindman River No. 4244, SW-16-44-4-W5, 1926- [1956]
          • Blindman Valley No. 1645: NW-7-43-2-W5, 1907-1949
          • Bluff Centre No. 1735 (Bluffton): SW- 6-44-2- W5, 1907
          • Bluffton No. 1735 (Bluff Centre): SW-6-44-2-W5, 1907-1940
          • Bobtail No. 4107: 25-43-25-W4, 1922- 1954
          • Calumet No. 1233: SE-26-42-22-W4, 1905-1949
          • Chapel No. 588: SE-6-42-1-w5, 1905-1953
          • Chesterville No. 3525, SE-18-56-10-W4, 1912- [1956]
          • Climax No. 722: SW-19-43-23-W4, 1902- 1949
          • Concord No. 658: NE- 10-42-24-W4,1905-1953
          • Crystal Springs No. 1763: SW-22-42-1-W, 1907-1953
          • Dakota No. 665: SW-27-43-27-W4, 1902-1954
          • Dennis No. 2092 (Brooks 1911-1922): 32-18-14-W4, 1909
          • Eastside No. 668: 6-43-24-W4, 1902-1951
          • Elkhorn No. 608, NW-7-42-26-W4, 1901-1952
          • Ellice No. 1703: SW-1-42-22-W4, 1907-1955
          • Eureka No. 717 (Mecca Glen): SW-29-42-23-W4, 1902- ?
          • Faraway No. 4682: 9-43-6-W5, 1935 -?
          • Ferrybank No. 630: NE-31-43-26-W4, 1901- 1951
          • Fertile Forest No. 3177: SW-7-43-26-W4, 1914-1953
          • Fuller No. 3189: NW-32-42-3-W5, 1914- ?
          • Gadsby Lake No. 2816: NE- 10-41-23-W4, 1912- 1956
          • George No. 1522: 22-41-22-W4, 1906- [1946]
          • Glen Falloch No. 2628: 19-44-27-W4, 1913- 1956
          • Grand Meadow No. 671: 27-42-26-W4,1902-1948
          • Halfway Grove No. 3528 (Sylvan Heights 1918): NW-16-44-27-W4, 1918- 1956
          • Harmonien No. 3639: 36-44-2-W5, 1918-1949
          • Hazel Hill No. 767-:35-43-26-W4, 1902- ?
          • Hoadley No. 2948 (Pineville): 34-44-3-W5, 1913-1959
          • Hobbema No. 4445: 29-44-24-W4, 1929- 1953
          • Homeglen No. 2084: 16-44-1-W5, 1909-1956
          • Iola No. 1900: 17-44-3-W5, 1908- 1960
          • Lavesta No. 2453: SE-29-43-3-W5, 1911- ?
          • Leedale No. 1576: SE-11-42-4-W5, 1906- 1959
          • Lonesome Pine No. 3356: NW-4-45-W5, 1926 -?
          • Lundgren No. 2594: SE-44-28-W4, 1911-1953
          • Magic No. 742: SE-2-43-24-W4, 1902- 1949
          • Manfred No. 782: 15-42-22-W4, 1903- 1949
          • Manito No. 3939: 11-44-25-W4, 1920- [1953]
          • Meadow Brooke No. 1751: SE- 15-42-28-W4, 1908 - 1953
          • Meadowvale No. 4704: 1-43-4-W5, 1935- ?
          • Mecca Glen (Eureka) No. 717: 29-42-23-W4, 1902-1949
          • Midland No. 4856: SW-17-42-35-W5, 1939- 1955
          • Monte Vista No. 895: SE 15-43-2-W5, 1903-1942
          • Morningside No. 2991: 2-42-26-W4, 1913- 1953
          • Mountainview No. 281: 19-2-27-W4, 1893- 1936
          • Park Springs No. 1963: NW 22-43-28-W4, 1908-1944
          • Pineview No. 1854: 29-34-4-W5, 1913- 1951
          • Pleasant Hill No. 607: NE-4-42-26-W5, 1901- ?
          • Ponoka No. 423: 4-43-25-W4, 1896 - ?
          • Poplar Forest No. 4274: 44-24-W4, 1926- 1950
          • Potter Creek No. 1791: NW-14-42-3-W5, 1908
          • Progressive No. 561: 5-42-27-W4, 1900- ?
          • Reo No. 4416: SW- 25- 53-7-W5, 1929 - 1956
          • Rimbey No. 661 (Kansas Ridge): 28-42-2-W5, 1902 - ?
          • Rose No. 2288 : SE-33-42-1-W5, 1910-1953
          • Schultz No. 1226: 2-43-33-W4, 1905- 1950
          • Scott No. 575: SE-11-42-25-W4, 1900- 1945
          • Seafield No. 589: 17-42-25-W4, 1901- 1949
          • Sharp Head 3667: 11-43-26- W4, 1902- 1944
          • Sylvan Side No. 3921: SW- 26-42-25-W4, 1920- 1943
          • Symonds No. 1615: SW-4-42-2-W5, 1907- ?
          • Water Glen (Smith's Grove till 1899) No. 499: SE-21-43-22-W4, 1899-1949
          • Western Sunset No. 4662: NW-35-44-4-W5, 1935- ?
          • Westling No. 556: NE-17-41-24-W4, 1900- ?
          • Willesden Green No. 3074: 7-19-22-W4, 1910- 1941
          • Wilmot No. 2844: NW-34-42-28-W4, 1912 -1953
          • Wolfville No. 633: NW- 21-42-27-W4, 1901- 1953, and
          • Wooddale No. 3368 (Hohn): 25-42-2-W5, 1916- 1950.
          Ponoka County
          PR0047 · Fonds · 1949-1991

          The fonds consists of the records of Ranson Photographers Limited and includes correspondence, receipts, promotional material, model release forms, price schedules, film proposals, foreign money, Ranson Photographers decals, a film catalogue, a cashbook, awards and certificates, photographs, negatives, slides, and numerous films elements (soundtracks, work prints, outtakes, raw footage, video, release prints) for documentary films produced by Ranson Photographers on a variety of subjects including tourism, the oil industry, and the airline industry, along with some miscellaneous footage.

          Ranson Photographers
          PR2895 · Fonds · 1993

          The fonds consists of a booklet entitled, "A Historical Perspective of Pigeon Lake Reserve #138A" written by Casey Rowan and Rik Yellowbird in 1993.

          Contents of the file include an historical and commemorative account of the Reserve’s history, notes on the Rundle mission, surrender of the land near the Village of Mameo Beach, and a list of the original families of the reserve. It also contains information on mineral resources and issues, leadership then and now, a vision for the future, the Pigeon Lake Satellite Health Unit, and leadership of the four bands of [Maskwacis] Hobbema (Samson Cree Nation, [Montana First Nation] Montana Band, [Ermineskin Cree Nation] Ermineskin Band, Louis Bull Band). The publication also contains a bibliography at the end and images throughout.

          Yellowbird, Rik
          Robert McKay Brebner fonds
          PR3369 · Fonds · [ca. 1890] - 1909

          The fonds consists of photographic negatives depicting a wide variety of activities related to farming and labour, and family and daily life and leisure in the early homesteading period of Albertan history. Images include family portraits, the Spruce Grove homestead, farm work and equipment, horse-drawn carriages and carts, First Nations, and locations in Scotland.

          Brebner, Robert
          Rodberg and Roy family fonds
          PR2763 · Fonds · Copied 1966

          The fonds consists of photographs documenting the life of the Roy and Rodberg families and features family portraits, the 105th Street Roy family home, the Rodberg family attending church, a hunting party, and school, boating on the Sturgeon River, images of homesteading, the Rodberg's home, the Diana Post Office at Gwynne, school children, First Nations playing musical instruments and at camp, a Blacksmith shop, a Wetaskiwin street scene, McDougall Hill in Edmonton, the Richelieu Hotel in Edmonton, and the Alberta Hotel in Edmonton. The images date from the late 1800s and early 1900s.

          Rodberg, Roy 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
          PR4006 · Collection · [before 1978]

          This collection contains research materials and reference documents on other archival materials around the Sharphead Indian Reserve. The records include copies of documents from between 1876-1966, as well as handwritten timelines, research notes, and index cards for relevant records of RG-10, The Bulletin, and HBC Archives. The collection includes extensive records related to surrender and settlement.

          The Sharphead Band moved from the Pigeon Lake to the reserve selected for them near the Battle River, between Calgary and Edmonton, in 1884. Some of the records in this collection include accounts from missionaries, Indian agents, and other government officials describing the early years of the Sharphead Band’s transfer to their reserve, including their reactions to the Northwest Resistance.

          The band population declined, losing over 172 individuals to colds and other illnesses between 1886 and 1890. The majority of the remaining band members were amalgamated with the White Whale Lake Band (which is now Paul First Nation). The Sharphead Reserve was surrendered in 1897 and opened to settlement in 1899.

          Nicks, Trudy
          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
          Stan Daniels fonds
          PR0092 · Fonds · 1924-1991, predominant [196-]-[198-]

          This fonds consists of material including personal and family records as well as records of the many Native organizations with which Stan Daniels was involved (minutes, by-laws, research material, correspondence, financial statements, membership lists, etc.) The fonds is comprised of the following series: Private life, Public life.

          Daniels, Stan
          Sybil Morgan fonds
          PR3376 · Fonds · [190-]-1993

          The fonds consists of photographs including group portraits of the Edmonton Gradettes (including Sybil and Coach John Percy Page), a snapshot of Charles Lindbergh in an unidentified location, images of rail accidents and equipment from Sybil's father, family photos, locations around Edmonton and Alberta, images from the Central Alberta Sanatorium, First Nations images, farm fields and equipment, and snapshots of Sybil from the 1910s to the 1990s. The textual material includes funeral programs, an autograph book filled by Sybil's friends from the Central Alberta Sanatorium, and a Christmas card from the early 20th century.

          Morgan, Sybil
          PR2287 · Fonds · [1909] - 1965

          The fonds consists of 16 black and white negatives featuring members of the MacFarland and Wood families of Calgary, Alberta dating from ca. 1909. The fonds also includes six kodachrome 35 mm slides taken by William Betts in 1965 capturing Reg Kelly during an Honorary Chief Ceremony at the Saddle Lake Cree Nation Reserve with Chief Ralph Steinhauer presiding. The slides also feature Reg’s wife, Mary White Jacket, and their son, Harvey.

          Betts, Tannis
          PR3998 · Collection · created 1976

          The collection contains reproductions of two photos that appeared in the November 1923 edition of The Beaver, taken from pages 45 and 46. The article that these photos were taken from was titled “Cree Sun Dance at Hobbema.” The article was written based on information collected by John Prest, one of the employees of the Edmonton Hudson’s Bay store who was allowed to witness the ceremony. As described by the article, this Sun Dance was the first to be held in four years in Maskwacis (then known as Hobbema)

          The first of these photos shows figures on horseback around a figure made of poles. The caption beneath this photo describes it as “Shrine for Sun Dance.”

          The second photo has 10 figures facing the camera, and has the following captions at the top: “November 1923, The Beaver, 45.” At the bottom the people appearing in the photograph are identified in the following caption: “White Guests and Their Indian Friends [including from Ermineskin Cree Nation] Who Attended the Sun Dance. Chief Samson; W.G. Askey; Head Man Louis Natuwasis; H.G. Munro; Old Man Kinewato; H. Taylor; Head Man Saddleback; J. Prest; Panny Ermineskin and Chief Louis Bull.”

          Canada's History
          Series · 1873-2015

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

          Canada. Interior. Minister
          PR2852 · Collection · [Copied 1966]

          The collection consists of a variety of copied images including photographs featuring maps of the areas of Fort Garry, Fort Ellice, Fort Pitt, Fort Edmonton, the Yellowhead Pass, the North Saskatchewan River, and Fort McMurray dating from the 1880s; photographic copies of certificates and correspondence related to Col. Francis Mewburn dating from 1776 to 1880; photographs of the Lethbridge area featuring images of railways, dwellings, minters, engines, businesses such as H. Bentley and Co., T. Botterill Hardware, and members of the Blood Nation dating from the 1880s; photographs of Medicine Hat featuring a hospital and the Lady Aberdeen's Women's Hospital dating from 1894; images of Saskatchewan including a carbonizing and briguetting plant; photographs of the University of Alberta and the Edmonton area including images of campus residences, the Royal Alexandra Hospital, the University Hospital, classes of students, St. Joseph's College, CKUA Radio Station, farm buildings, the Oliver Institute, and First Nations dating from the 1920s.

          University of Alberta
          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
          Wolfgang Witschl fonds
          PR3416 · Fonds · 1956-1979

          The fonds consists of films and slides that were created by Wolfgang Witschl and document travel, hobbies, family activities, and community events. Activities such as hunting, fishing, camping, road trips, and family celebrations are all captured. Witschl also documented various wildlife in natural settings across Alberta, including bighorn sheep, bears, salmon, elk, moose, and caribou.

          Public events documented by Witschl include Edmonton's Heritage Days and Klondike Days, the closing of the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, marches and parades through Edmonton's downtown, a pageant and powwow to mark the 100th anniversary of the signing of Treaty 6 at Dried Meat Hill (Ka-Ke-Wuk), the christening of Mount Michener (which features Peter Lougheed and Rt. Hon. Daniel Roland Michener), and 1967 centennial celebrations in Edmonton (featuring Lester Pearson and Edmonton mayor Vincent Dantzer).

          Witschl, Wolfgang