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Allan Shute fonds

  • CA EDM MS-683
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1984

This fonds contains material Allan Shute gathered for his Edmonton Access Catalogue. This includes newspaper clippings, assorted publications, pamphlets, newsletters, as well as other material. Shute has arranged this material into various subjects, and has filed them alphabetically.

Shute, Allan

Allen Gray Auxiliary Hospital fonds

  • CA EDM MS-682
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1991

This fonds contains administrative records of the Allen Gray Auxiliary Hospital and the Gray House Guild, including correspondence, financial reports, board minutes, and planning. There is also material related to the hospital's history project and the publication of "Gray House - How it Grew." It also includes a number of publications on social welfare, private hospitals, and the needs of an aging population.

Allen Gray Auxiliary Hospital

Alyce Rowswell Schroeder fonds

  • CA EDM MS-537
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1978

The fonds consists of materials created or collected by Alice Roswell Schroeder of Edmonton and dating from 1940 to 1978. The fonds consists of a history of the Little Mountain Cemetery and a list of interments as compiled by the Alberta Genealogical Society. There are also clippings, a scrapbook, prints and cards, and a publication of the genealogy of the Rowswell-Hutchings families of Poplar Lake (929 ROW).

Schroeder, Alyce Rowswell

Amanda Thompson fonds

  • CA EDM MS-480
  • Fonds
  • 1984

This fonds consists of the essay contest winning paper entitled "Birth of a City".

Thompson, Amanda

American Women's Club of Edmonton fonds

  • CA EDM MS-99
  • Fonds
  • 1976

The fonds consists of a brief history of the American Women's Club of Edmonton written by Doris Hayashi.

American Women's Club of Edmonton

Amos Skinner fonds

  • CA EDM MS-109
  • Fonds
  • 1975

The fonds consists of a collection of historical sketches on the Riverdale area created by Amos Skinner. It includes lists of street names in Riverdale and of Principals at Riverdale School.
The records include references to Mr. D.B. Fraser, Fraser’s Mill and Mr. J.B. Little.
The community of Riverdale is located along the North Saskatchewan River. Settlers arriving in the 1880s were quick to develop this large flat area, which was just one mile downstream from Fort Edmonton. One of the first arrivals was Daniel Robert Fraser, who started a flour and sawmill in the flats in 1881. The area became known as Fraser Flats until the community changed the name to Riverdale in 1910.

Skinner, Amos

Anderson Family fonds

  • CA EDM MS-18
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1932

The fonds consists of a diary belonging to Robert’s second wife, Margaret ‘Greta’ McPherson (Grant) Anderson and papers relating to the birth registration of their son Malcolm Robert Anderson (b 19 Apr 1920). There is also a poem written by Robert Thompson Anderson, Our Capital Town, about the city of Edmonton and apparently read at annual events in the fire department.

The photographs include the Anderson home and family members, Edmonton street scenes and events, and the Edmonton Fire Department and Health Department.

The fonds also includes Robert’s published works, The Old Timer and Other Poems (819 AND), Canadian Born and other Western Verse (819 AND 1913 c.3) and Troopers in France (819 AND 1932).

File List:
File 1. Schoolwork dairy of Margaret ‘Greta’ McPherson Grant, 29 Aug 1905 to 24 Oct. 1905,
File 2. Birth records for Malcolm Robert Anderson – includes birth tag (name, weight, date, doctor’s name) 19 Apr 1920; abstract of birth with covering letter and receipt, 21 Apr 1920; notice of registration and birth certificate 11 May 1920; doctor’s receipt 13 May 1920,
File 3. Poem – Our Capital Town, by Robert Thompson Anderson, n.d.

Anderson Family

Andrew L. Parnham fonds

  • CA EDM MS-674
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900] - 1976

The fonds consists of a documents, photographs, scrapbooks and news clippings related to Andrew Parnham’s military service and the 51st Battalion, C.E.F.
This fonds also consists of records of the 51st Battalion Association, including minutes, correspondence, membership and financial records and the nominal roll of officers, non-commissioned officers and men of the battalion. It also includes the association gavel and the leather briefcase that held the association records.
The material is arranged into two main sections, Andrew L. Parnham and the 51st Battalion Association.

Parnham, Andrew L.

Andrew Oslund fonds

  • CA EDM MS-667
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1978

The fonds consists of papers relating to the preparation and presentation of boxing at the XI Commonwealth Games in Edmonton in 1978 including: notes, correspondence, minutes, venue blueprints and brochures.

Oslund, Andrew

Annie Froehler fonds

  • CA EDM MS-130
  • Fonds
  • 1931

The fonds consists of two bills for Mrs. A. Froehler at 9252 – 110A Avenue, Edmonton, specifically from the City of Edmonton Electric, Light and Power Department, and the City of Edmonton Waterworks Department. On the verso of the bills are notes and instructions for the homeowner, including promotion of the modern electric refrigerator and advice on changing electrical service when moving.

Froehler, Annie

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