This fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, and reports relating to the historical interests of Samuel Archibald Dickson, particularly his involvement in the campaign to restore/replicate Fort Edmonton in association with the Northern Alberta Pioneers and Old Timers Association (for which he also served as legal counsel), the Historical Society of Alberta, the Edmonton Museum Committee and the Edmonton Archives and Landmarks Committee. Also includes documentation regarding Samuel's appointment as commissioner to investigate political partisanship by government employees.
The photographs include Indigenous men, women and children as well as some scenes of Edmonton such as the official opening of Fort Edmonton Park in 1967, minstrel shows ca. 1921 and the demolition of the Tegler building in 1982.
This fonds also contains material related to the Rotary Club of Edmonton. Such material includes correspondence, histories, financial reports, membership information, and events.Dickson, Samuel Archibald