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Annie Robertson Harrison fonds

  • CA EDM MS-601
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910], [ca. 1962]

The fonds consists of a manuscript “Memoirs of Anna Laura” written by Annie Robertson Harrison recounting her life in Edmonton at the end of the 19th century and one photograph of Annie.

The memoir mentions Annie’s family – parents (W. Scott and Harriet Robertson), siblings (Harry, Nell, Carrie, Fred, Robert, Grace), husband (Dr. John Darely Harrison), as well as her children and grandchildren. It also covers family activities and buildings including her father’s Cooking Lake residence, Spruce Lodge, and her father’s opera house, Robertson Hall, including the night the hall burned down.

It also includes references to various events and people: the 1885 Rebellion, 1897 Klondike Gold Rush, construction of the CPR and EY&P railroads, Strathcona, Fort Edmonton, Long Lake, St. Albert, Herschel Island, Athabasca Landing, Eggies Halfway House, Louis Daniels, Grasshopper, Mrs. Grey, Mary Bobsleigh, Kenny McLeod, Colonel Jamieson, Dr. and Mrs. McKay, Casey family, and Muchias,

The memoir describes a number of "firsts" in Edmonton, such as the first: public school (McKay Avenue School), sheriff, women's hockey team, theatrical hall, and piano. There are also references to many original settler families, such as, the Olivers, Walters, Macauleys, Griesbachs, Mckays and McDougalls.

There is also a photocopy of a newspaper article about Annie Robertson Harrison and her memoir, "'It Was Wonderful To Be Young In Edmonton'... As Mrs. Harrison Recalls Settlement 72 Years Ago", by Ruth Bowen, Edmonton Journal, September 1, 1955.

Harrison, Annie Laurie Robertson

Anonymous Donors collection

  • CA EDM MS-763
  • Collection
  • 1919 - 1947

The collection consists of photographs of buildings, street scenes and people of Edmonton.

Anonymous

Anthony Graham Shute fonds

  • CA EDM MS-756
  • Fonds
  • 1917 - 1958

The fonds consists of documents and photographs related to Anthony Shute’s police career and activities in the Boxing and Wrestling Commission. .
File List:
File 1: Certificate of military instruction for infantry, non-commissioned officers, for Corporal A.G. Shute, 1917;
File 2: Appointment as Justice of the Peace to Anthony G. Shute, signed by Robert George Brett, Lt. Gov. of Alberta. Sept. 8, 1920 (formerly known as EA-10-3206);
File 3: Citation for Silver Jubilee, Buckingham Palace, May 6, 1935.
File 4: Letter, Anthony G. Shute to Wm. Murphy, Secretary-Treasurer, Edmonton Boxing and Wrestling Commission, January 13, 1958. (Note: given Anthony Shute’s death on January 14, 1958, this is possibly the last letter written by him).
For photograph of Anthony Shute, see EA-10-2784.

Shute, Anthony Graham

APEGGA Women's Club fonds

  • CA EDM MS-125
  • Fonds
  • 1949-2009, predominant 1954-2009

This fonds consists of correspondence and reports relating to the organization of the club, records of officers of the club including the President (1988-2009), First Vice-President/Vice-president (1987-2009), Second Vice-president (1954-1999), Treasurer (1963-2009), Recording Secretary/Secretary (1959-2009), Corresponding Secretary/Newsletter Chairperson (1979-2009), Membership Chairperson (1958-2009), Groups Chairperson (1966-1996), Social Convenor (1975-2009). It also includes records of the Ladies' Afternoon Bridge Club Convenor (1982-2008), Mixed Bridge Club Convenor (1972, 1980-1992), Photography Convenor (1977-1999) and The Painter Group Convenor (n.d.).

There are also photographs of executive members and events and a PowerPoint presentation of Club's history, 2009.

APEGGA Women's Club

Armstrong Drug Store fonds

  • CA EDM MS-620
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1981

The fonds consists of materials created by or collected at, the Armstrong Drug Store of Edmonton. The fonds consists of ledgers and drug registers, a postcard and a shopping bag for Armstrong Drugs, a Chinese/Edmonton directory, and 2 invoices for Corner Drug Stores.

Armstrong Drug Store

Art Gagne fonds

  • CA EDM MS-514
  • Fonds
  • 1920, 1933

The fonds consists of two programmes from Northwest Professional Hockey League, 1933, featuring the 'Edmonton Eskimos' hockey team. One programme includes an article on Art Gagne’s ‘lucky number 7’.
The photographs include team photos of the Edmonton Eskimos hockey team 1920-21, the interior of the Edmonton Gardens [ca. 1922] and portraits of hockey players from the Eskimo Hockey Team 1920-21 (Art Gagne, Joe Simpson, Rollie Muirhead, P.A. 'Tim' Dunne, Howard Dea, Archie Briden, Gordone 'Duke' Keats, Ernie Anderson, Alec Renaud, and Kenny Mackenzie).

Gagne, Art

Arthur C. Petley-Jones fonds

  • CA EDM MS-392
  • Fonds
  • 1924-[1938?]

The fonds consists of an art book, compiled by Arthur C. Petley-Jones during his grade 10 year in 1924-1925, and includes clippings about Edmonton sports personalities, and photographs.

Petley-Jones, Arthur C.

Arthur Cload fonds

  • CA EDM MS-182
  • Fonds
  • [191-?] - 1987

The fonds consists of materials created or collected by Arthur Cload of Edmonton and dating from ca. 1910-1987.This fonds consists of one small album of postcards, mainly of scenes in early 20th century Prairie Provinces. There are also typewritten copies of "Recollections of Arthur Osborne Cload", "My Own Story" which includes the memories of his youth, WWI, coming to Canada in 1925 under the British Empire settlement Scheme and "Recollections of Early Auctioneers" pertaining to Edmonton.

Cload, Arthur

Arthur Meredith fonds

  • CA EDM MS-629
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1895

The fonds consists of letters written by Mr. Meredith to family in Ontario about settling near Edmonton in the 1890's. It also includes earlier correspondence written to family members in 1879.

Meredith, Edmund Arthur Jarvis

Arthur Reid Lawrence fonds

  • CA EDM MS-421
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1968

The fonds consists of materials collected or created by Arthur Lawrence and consists of various sports trophies and plaques, a scrapbook on the Edmonton Grads American tour 1926, other Edmonton Grads memorabilia, other sports mementos, music sheets, and files on the Bijou (Rialto) Theatre.

Lawrence, Arthur Reid

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