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Henry G. Ward fonds

  • CA EDM MS-26
  • Fonds
  • 1971 - 1974

The fonds consists of an interview by Henry with his uncle Samuel Archibald Dickson and a set of ‘Edmonton First’ broadcast spots (transcripts) by John E. Barron, Sunwapta Broadcasting, for CFRN radio, to which Henry Ward contributed ideas.
The photographs include the home where Marshall McLuhan grew up in Edmonton AB and of Samuel Archibald Dickson.
File List:
File 1. Interview with Samuel Archibald Dickson
File 2. Edmonton First Broadcasts – transcripts, CFRN Radio (photocopy)

Ward, Henry G.

James McCrie Douglas fonds

  • CA EDM MS-27
  • Fonds
  • 1911

The fonds consists of momentoes relating to events held during the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911. These include invitations, programmes, passes and cards, and most are inscribed with J.M. Douglas’s name.
The photographs include personal photos of J.M. Douglas, including a photo of his father in front of the J.M. Douglas house in Strathcona.

Douglas, James McCrie

Gilda Rath fonds

  • CA EDM MS-43
  • Fonds
  • 1870 - 1971

The fonds consists of research materials collected or created by Gilda Rath. The records generally relates to three themes: excerpts from the Edmonton Bulletin 1880-1882, and the Saskatchewan Herald, 1879-1882; the story of the Lamoureux family from their origins in Quebec to their settlement in the Edmonton district; and translations of correspondence from the Oblate Archives relating to members of the order and to the history of the Edmonton area.
Also included is information on First Nations, Metis, steamboat transportation on the North Saskatchewan, and notes and excerpts from other sources. The research material appears to have been accumulated for a book on the history of French settlement in North America and the Canadian northwest, focusing on the Lamoureux family. A partial typescript of this work is included in the fonds. Some of the notes are transcripts from tape recordings, but the original tapes are not present.

Rath, Gilda

Ella May Walker fonds

  • CA EDM MS-52
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1952, predominant 1943-1952

The fonds consists of correspondence and interviews relating to the research for her historical novel, 'Fortress North'. It also includes a manuscript for the book and her ink and watercolour illustrations for each chapter, a series of historical paintings of Edmonton and area, records relating to her work for the City of Edmonton Archives and Landmarks Committee, and miscellaneous correspondence, sketches, and notes.
The photographs include various Edmonton scenes, the Walker family and friends as well as photographs of her paintings and woodcut prints of images used for her book.
The artwork includes her original paintings and two sculptures.

Walker, Ella May Jacoby

Parkland County fonds

  • CA EDM RG-106
  • Fonds
  • 1954 - 1958

This fonds consists of land records and development permits for properties later annexed by the City of Edmonton. Some have correspondence, site plans, or architectural drawings included.

Parkland County

Sturgeon County fonds

  • CA EDM RG-105
  • Fonds
  • 1906 - 1993

This fonds consists of material related to land titles and related correspondence in the parts of Sturgeon County that were eventually annexed by the City of Edmonton. The records detail changes pertaining to the land such as the sales, recovery of taxes, building permits, and changes of ownership.

Sturgeon County

Village of North Edmonton fonds

  • CA EDM RG-104
  • Fonds
  • 1910 - 1912

The fonds consists of materials created by the Village of North Edmonton between 1910 and 1912.

An order has been imposed on the material. The arrangement includes 9 series. The series are as follows:

  • Series 1: Minutes (1910-1912)
  • Series 2: Financial Records (1910-1912)
  • Series 3: Correspondence (1911)

Village of North Edmonton

Town of Beverly fonds

  • CA EDM RG-102
  • Fonds
  • 1913-[ca.1976], predominant 1913-1962

This fonds consists of material generated as a result of the operations of the Town of Beverly from its incorporation as a village in 1913 until shortly after its annexation by the City of Edmonton in 1961. The records include minutes, correspondence, reports, debentures, contracts, agreements, voters lists, tax assessment rolls, building permits, and petitions, and includes 85 ledgers.

An order has been imposed on the material. The arrangement includes 5 series. The series are as follows:

  • Series 1: Administrative Records
  • Series 2: Financial Records
  • Series 3: Planning Records
  • Series 4: Engineering Records
  • Series 5: Correspondence

Town of Beverly

City of Edmonton. Edmonton Power fonds

  • CA EDM RG-80
  • Fonds
  • 1906-[ca.1995]

This fonds includes records related to the provision of electrical services to Edmontonians. It includes three series, which are as follows:

  • Series 1: Meter Services
  • Series 2: Communications
  • Series 3: Historical Records

Edmonton Power

Harry Maxted fonds

  • CA EDM MS-786
  • Fonds
  • 1905, 1968

The fonds consists of two photographs of Fort Walsh, a former fort of the North West Mounted Police (N.W.M.P.) located in Saskatchewan near the Canada/U.S. border.
The first photograph is of the original fort in 1878. The second photograph is approximately the same view in the 1940s showing the reconstructed fort, with horses roaming in front.
The fonds also includes a 1905 Driscoll’s Map of Edmonton, 2nd Edition (EAM-48).

Maxted, Harry

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