The fonds consists of photographs taken by Gordon Wilkins. The images are of early Edmonton, including unidentified people who may be members of the Wilkins family, houses, horses or horse and buggy, mining activity, John Walter’s ferry, Indigenous peoples and other events in Edmonton. It also includes photos of Gordon working at Kline’s Jewelry and the Kline family.
The collection consists of newspapers and a booklet focusing on Edmonton and Athabasca Landing. There are also photographs of the Edmonton Meat Market, Chave & Co. in St. Albert and Athabasca Landing. Item List:
newspaper reproduction of The Edmonton Bulletin, Vol. 1., No. 15, March 14, 1881
The fonds consists of records collected by Gertrude Ragain or used by her family, including:
an Edmonton Bulletin carrier's regular customer record book for Henry Ragan (son of Gertrude), October – December 1937;
booklet 'Rundle in Alberta 1840-1848', by The United Church of Canada; annual report, United Services Y.M.C.A. Club, March 17, 1943;
invitation, unveiling of Rundle's Mission plaque, September 12, 1965;
booklet 'The Rundle Adventure Story', by John Travis, 1968. The photographs include Earl Grey’s visit to Edmonton in 1909 and a portrait of Gertrude Ragan, ca. 1975, used for an Edmonton Historical Board award (1976).
The fonds consists of textual records relating to the administration of the Edmonton Horticultural Society and the events of the organization.
This fonds is divided into six series:
Series 1 - Administrative records: including incorporation documents, insurance, leases and rental agreements, documents related to board activities, minutes of the Board of Directors, annual reports and membership information.
Series 2 - Financial records: including audits, financial statements and general ledgers, fundraising records, grants and budgets.
Series 3 - Program and Event records: including those relating to programs such as the annual bench shows, the annual garden competition, the vacant lot gardening program, the monthly speakers' program and others. Of note are the vacant lot rental records.
Series 4 - Publications: of the society, including histories, newsletters and annual prize lists. Of note is the almost continuous collection of annual bench show prize lists from 1921 to the present.
Series 5 - Miscellaneous and oversize documents and artifacts: includes guest books, ribbons and posters.
Series 6 - Other Societies: material related to horticultural organizations, primarily in Alberta, that are linked to the Edmonton Horticultural Society through partnerships, affiliate ties or through common interests. These include the Alberta Horticultural Association, the Edmonton Exhibition Association and various horticultural and gardening organizations around the city.
The fonds consists of the identification papers and personal documentation of Josef Huber and family including:
Wedding certificate (Trauungs Schein) for Josef Huber and Francisca Lang, married 1891, certificate issued 1909
Baptismal certificate (Tauf-Schein) for Pauline, daughter of Josef Huber and Francisca Lang, born 19 Dec 1897, certificate issued 1909
Baptismal certificate (Testimonium ortus et baptismi) for Anton Huber, born 25 Oct 1900, certificiate issued 1909
Land certificate ? (Heimats-Schein) for Josef Huber, issued 1909
passport issued to Josef Huber by the Austro-Hungarian Empire at Chernowitz (Czernowitz), Bukovina in 1909; it includes Josef Huber, his wife Francisca Lang and their four children, sons Johann and Anton and daughers, Kristina and Karoline,
Dominion Lands interim homestead receipt for SE-21-56-6-W5, issued to Josef Huber, July 25, 1912 at Edmonton,
Register of Alien Enemies card issued July 2, 1915 at Edmonton,
Certificate of Naturalization issued February 26, 1921,
a letter of agreement with Ernest Abbott dated August 29, 1927.
The fonds consists of a scrapbook, mostly of newspaper clippings, created by Kenneth A. McLeod relating to the Government of Premier A. F. Sifton, Government of Alberta. The clippings cover a variety of topics, subjects and people, including:
Alberta: provincial finances, natural resources, politics and government
railways: the Canadian Northern Railway, Canadian Northern Western Railway, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway, Grand Trunk and Pacific Railway
people: Donald Baker, R.B. Bennet, J.R. Boyle, G.H.V. Bulyea, Archy Campbell, W.R. Clarke, J.L. Cote, C.W. Cross, W.H. Cushing, Peter Gunn, George Hoadley, Robert Jaffray, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Peter E. Lessard, A.J. McArthur, J.D. McArthur, John A. McDougall, A.J. (Archie) McLean, Duncan Marshall, Edward M. Michener, C.M. O’Brien, Frank Oliver, William Franklin Puffer, E.H. Riley, Harold Riley, Alexander Cameron Rutherford, Walter Scott, Arthur Lewis Sifton, Clifford Sifton, John W. Sifton, Charles Stewart, Robert Taylor Telford, T.M. Tweedie.
current events at the time: freedom of the press, women’s suffrage, World War I (1914-1918). The fonds also includes the book, The Last of the Buffalo: Comprising a History of the Buffalo Herd of the Flathead Reservation and An Account of the Great Round Up, by Tom Jones and Norman Luxtion, 1909 (599.64 JOH o/s).
The fonds consists of photographs of the Mawhinney family, sports teams the Mawhinney’s were part of, the family home in Rossdale, the Arctic Ice Company, the Ross Flats clubhouse, the North Saskatchewan River, and damage from the 1915 flood.