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              PR2041 · Fonds · 1913-2006

              The fonds consists of negatives, slides, photographs and films shot by A.C. Lynn and Amy Zelmer including the Alberta Coal Branch, coal transportation, coal mines, the Edmonton Exhibition, the Castle Hotel fire (in Edmonton), a conference in Banff, the North Western Pulp and Power plant in Hinton, Fort McMurray, an archeological dig at Fort George, a painting class, Inuit Child Development, (produced by the International Communications Institute) and a film by Amy Zelmer (and Harold Alston) about Fort Mackay.

              Zelmer, A.C. Lynn
              Albert LeRoy Kvarnberg fonds
              PR4025 · Fonds · 1936-1943, 2006

              The fonds consists of a photo album created by Kvarnberg that documents his time working on the Canol Project. The photos depict transportation of supplies via portage, riverboat, and Caterpillar trains through the bush of northern Alberta and the North West Territories. There are also photos of camps and towns along the supply route, including Fort McMurray, Waterways, Norman Wells, Fitzgerald, Fort Smith and others. There are also images of pipeline and supply depots as well as U.S. soldiers and Indigenous people supporting the Canol Project.

              There is also one photograph of the 1935-1936 Luscar Hockey Club. Kvarnberg’s connection to this team is unclear, as he was not listed on the photograph as a team member.

              The textual records consist of a brief, hand-written explanation of the photos written by Kvarnberg and three articles about the history of the Canol Project from Arctic Journal, Alberta Oil magazine, and the Hougen family history website.

              Kvarnberg, Albert LeRoy
              PR3685 · Collection · 1930-2010

              The collection includes newsletters, membership lists, minutes, obituaries, remembrance cards, copies of historic photographs, photographs from Coal Branch reunions, and newspaper clippings. The records were created by the Alberta Coal Branch Club and document their club events.

              The collection also contains The Cadomin Project, a teaching unit developed by Jim Shaw, Director of the Educational Media Services at the University of Alberta. The teaching unit was created as part of a series of units on small towns across Alberta and used photos, slides, recordings, and other media to teach in elementary and secondary schools.

              This unit consists of slides and copies of photographs of subjects in Cadomin in the Alberta Coal Branch, as well as supplemental information, all with a focus on the social history of Cadomin.

              There is also a scrapbook that includes clippings related to the Coal Branch and its residents, correspondence with other former Coal Branch residents, membership lists of Coal Branch unions, obituaries of Coal Branch residents, and short biographical sketches of Coal Branch residents.

              Alberta Coal Branch Club
              Andrew A. den Otter fonds
              PR3371 · Fonds · 1923 - 1967

              The fonds consists of oral histories given by people who lived and worked in the Coal Branch from 1912 to 1966. The oral histories were recorded by den Otter during the course of research to complete his thesis for a Master of Arts degree in history at the University of Alberta. Also included are photographs of the Coal Branch area.

              den Otter, Andy Albert
              Bill Gnatovich fonds
              PR3059 · Fonds · [Copied 1972]

              The fonds relates to Bill Gnatovich's career in the heritage industry and consists of copies of a photograph featuring a view of the Luscar Coal Mine acquired by Bill Gnatovich.

              Gnatovich, Bill
              Bill Stene fonds
              PR1490 · Fonds · Copied 1984

              The fonds consists of images of the Cadomin Colts hockey team (1934-1935) and the Luscar Indians hockey team (1939-1940).

              Stene, Bill
              PR3027 · Collection · 1915 - 1961

              The collection consists of mining agreements between coal mining unions and coal mines in Alberta dating from 1915 to 1961. Coal mines represented in the collection include the Canadian Collieries Limited, Cadomin Coal Co. Ltd., Canmore Coal Company Limited, Mine Workers Central Union of Estevan and District, Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company, Bighorn and Saunders Creek Collieries, Drumheller and Wayne District Coal Companies, Hillcrest Collieries Ltd., Hinton Collieries Limited, International Coal and Coke Company Limited, McGillivary Creek and Coal Company Limited, Lethbridge Collieries Limited, Luscar Collieries Limited, and McLeod River Hard Coal Co. Limited.

              Unknown donor
              Edward S. Reid fonds
              PR2752 · Fonds · [between 1920-1929]

              The fonds consists of photographs of individuals engaged in skating, hockey, skiing, mountain climbing, and mining in the Cadomin, Legal, Luscar, Edson, and Dinant areas of Alberta dating from the 1920s; and photographs of the family and friends of Edward S. Reid dating from the 1920s.

              Reid, Edward S.
              Godby family fonds
              PR3251 · Fonds · 1911-1950

              The fonds consists of photographs and negatives taken in or near Coal Branch, Jasper, Banff, Luscar, Mountain Park, Lovett, and Yellowhead County with some photos taken in Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, and British Columbia.

              The photos have a wide breadth of subject material including mining (including mine fires, rescue horses, miners, specific mines, equipment, and infrastructure), sports (including baseball, curling, tennis, soccer, and track), leisure activities (including music, parties, and performances), women, outdoor activities (including picnics, hunting, camping, ice skating, horseback riding, and snow-shoeing), landscapes, and people in a wide age range.

              Godby, Allen
              Leslie Corness fonds
              PR3241 · Fonds · 1944-1997

              The fonds consists of photographs taken by Leslie Corness over the course of his work and travels from 1944 to 1997. Photographs were taken in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Northwest Territories, the US, England, Scotland, and in various countries in continental Europe. Some of the photographs are arranged into a scrapbook. Aviation is a prominent subject of many of the images, particularly those in accession PR2016.0052.

              Corness, Leslie
              Mary Beatrice Rundle fonds
              PR2176 · Fonds · 1935

              The fonds consists of a scrapbook compiled by Mary Rundle during her service as Private Secretary to Sir Anderson Montague-Barlow for the Royal Commission on the Coal Industry in Alberta dating from 1935.

              The scrapbook contains diary entries, postcards, and photographs of Alberta including photographs of the Tofield Coal Mine, Rabbit Hill, MacDonald Hotel in Edmonton, Red Deer Ferry, Henderson’s Mine, Drumheller, Lethbridge, Blairmore, Crow’s Nest Mountain and Lake, Old Man River, Forest Reserve near Thunder Creek, Banff, Kicking Horse Pass, Mount Rundle and Vermilion Lake, Kicking Horse Canyon, Moraine Lake, Lake Louise, Caste Mountain (Saskatchewan), Luscar, Cadomin, Crazeau, Mountain Park, Leyard Junction, Luscar, Edson, Coalspar, the Alberta Legislature Building, Edmonton, as well as photographs of Sir Montague-Barlow, Lady Montague-Barlow, and coal miners in Alberta.

              Rundle, Mary Beatrice
              Nicholas Chalus fonds
              PR2302 · Fonds · [1950 - 1954]

              The fonds consists of three photographs dating from the early 1950s of Luscar, Alberta, including images of the town hall, taken by an unknown photographer.

              Chalus, Nicholas
              Toni Ross collection
              PR0844 · Collection · Copied 1974

              Collection consists of copied photographs dating circa (ca.) 1900-1955 that were collected for use in her book, Oh! The Coal Branch. The photographs were borrowed by Toni Ross from various photographers, including Charles Lee, and they depict various people, views, buildings, machinery and accidents in mining towns such as Edson, Luscar, Cadomin and Mountain Park, Alberta. The collection also includes captions for the photographs and a book of ration coupons, likely from the 1940s.

              Ross, Toni
              Tony Lewis fonds
              PR1722 · Fonds · 1980-2002

              The fonds consists of images from Radway including the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and other buildings, images from along the Coal Branch, including stores, buildings, houses, churches, hotels, train station in Cadomin, Luscar, Mercoal, Coalspur, Leyland, Robb, McLeod River and Bickerdike, extensive documentation of the 100th anniversary of Lac St. Anne pilgrimage including day journal kept by Lewis, images of Edmonton grocery stores, Gainer’s Meat Packing plant, Thorsby, Ken Sutton (a trapper at Calling Lake), the opening of a museum at Alberta Beach, the Alberta Metis Association, the Edmonton Street Performers' Festival, the Edmonton Fringe Festival, and sites around Mearns and Ft. Assiniboine.

              Lewis, Tony
              PR4087 · Fonds · 1910-1997

              The fonds is composed of textual material, blueprints, and photographic records from the operations and history of Westmoreland and its predecessors in Alberta. The records contain a wide variety of textual records from these companies, such as balance and financial sheets, shareholder registers, supply and other agreements, correspondence to and from company officials, reports and minutes from various organizations, shares certificates, maps, mine and area plans, and cross sections related to mines north of Jasper National Park, south of the North Saskatchewan River, and several other locations in Alberta.

              The photographic records include stereoscopic aerial photographs, photographs of mine employees, event photographs, and mine and landscape photography.

              The companies referred to in these records include Luscar Coal, Canadian Pacific Railway, Great West Coal Company, Mountain Park Coal, Gregg River Coal, Chinook Coal, Alberta Coal, and Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, among several others.

              Westmoreland Coal Company
              William A. Weir fonds
              PR0983 · Fonds · 1980

              The fonds includes a transcript of a letter to William Weir and his sons from Robert MacDonald recalling MacDonald’s life working for the railway on the Coal Branch in the 1940s and 1950s, a photocopy of a map of the area and a second letter from MacDonald with photocopied information about Brule, Alberta.

              Weir, William A.