The fonds consists of a list of banks in Edmonton from September 1891 to December 1938, including the names of managers and terms of office (Edmonton Clearing House 1939) and a programme from the First Annual Dinner of the Old Timers’ Association, 1894 (which would later become the Northern Alberta Pioneer & Old Timers’ Association).
The fonds consists of materials created or collected by Alex Mair of Edmonton between 1973 and 1995. The fonds consists of materials collected during research for columns, including a history of the Tegler Trust, a copy of the Hudson's Bay anniversary publication, books including the "EPS: the First Hundred Years - A History of the Edmonton Police Service," badges and a copy of the "Edmonton Journal" (08/23/1973) on the James Cameron bomb threat edition, and a videotape titled "Canada in View: Living Ghosts" (CFRN April 1995).
MS 531.1: This fonds consists of Mair's research into the Edmonton Police Service, including his finished manuscript and drafts, files from the Edmonton Police Service, Newspaper clippings primarily from the 1980s, and his research into the Frank Willey and Robert Nevelle murders (both murder files are restricted).
MS 531.2: This fonds consists of Alex Mair's research into the history of the Edmonton Police Service, including transcripts and notes from interviews with various members of the EPS, as well as research notes and manuscript drafts.
MS 531.3: This fonds consists of Alex Mair's research into the history of Edmonton and Alberta, some personal papers (including engineering material), and his scripts and notes for his CBC radio broadcasts from the 1970s to 2001.
The fonds consists of correspondence relating to his activities as a candidate for the North-West Territories Legislature, service as Secretary-Treasurer of the Town of Strathcona, N.W.T., officer of the Strathcona Liberal Association and Premier of Alberta. There is also one framed photographic collage, first mayor and council, Strathcona, 1899. Also included are documents relating to Alexander Cameron Rutherford and the Town of Strathcona, possibly acquired by Doug Babcock during his research for his biography, 'Alexander Cameron Rutherford : A Gentleman of Strathcona', 1980.
The collection consists of records accumulated by Alfred Bramley-Moore including a Northern Alberta Land Registration District Duplicate Certificate of Title belonging to Jonathan Hoffman, 1898, the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Divisional Cavalry - 19th Alberta Dragoons Roll of Officers, 1915 and an obituary of John J. Thompson, 1959.
The collection consists of a copy of the Edmonton Bulletin, No. 1, November 2, 1889 and 1970 newspaper clipping from the Sarnia Observer noting the Edmonton Bulletin, first issued December 6, 1880, as the first newspaper in Alberta.
The photographs include images of Indigenous peoples and one image of the Daily (Edmonton) Bulletin building.
This fonds consists of one letter from H(?) Garneau, Agent of Dominion Lands, Edmonton AB to Alfred Hutchings, Edmonton AB, enclosing Certificate of Recommendation for Homestead Patent for NE-4-54-24-W4, (NE 1/4 of Section 4, Township 54 Range 24 W of the 4th), with information about pre-emption for NW-4-54-24-W4, dated at Edmonton, 17th December 1886.
The fonds consists of photographs of farming activities on farms near Edmonton, possible Allan’s farm or farm of a neighbor or friend. The photographs include horse and steam powered agricultural equipment.