From the 1950s through to the 1970s it was not unusual for City departments to keep scrapbooks as a record of their activities. This series contains 34 scrapbooks of newspaper clippings relating to the business of the City of Edmonton, and specifically the Planning Department.
This sub-series consists of records created by the Edmonton Historical Board and includes photos taken at awards ceremonies (1975-1986), plaque unveilings (1982-1985), photos taken for the 1982 book Edmonton’s Threatened Heritage, and photos taken of EHB plaques and the buildings they are affixed to between 2006 and 2011. This subseries also contains a copy of every recognition award the Board handed out from 1975 to 2017.
EHB awards nights
1975 (EA-258-1 to 20)
1978 (EA-20-5507 to 5519)
1981 (EA-20-7226 to 7245)
1982 (EA-20-7205 to 7219)
1983 (EA-20-7248 to 7263)
1985 (EA-20-7314 to 7329)
1986 (EA-20-7355 to 7396)
Alex Taylor School and Transit Hotel, 1981 (EA-20-7185 to 7204)
Cairn at The Hermitage, 1983 (EA-20-7246 to 7247)
Reed’s China and Gift Shop [?], 1985 (EA-20-7330 to 7334)
Photos for Edmonton’s Threatened Heritage, 1980 (EA-20-7220 to 7225)
Photos of book launch for Gateway to the North, 1984 EA-20-7298 to EA-20-7313
Photos of buildings and plaques, 2006-2011 EA-792-1 to EA-792-517
The fonds consists of photographs of the sports teams organized by the Canadian Athletic Club. Teams are named after various sponsors. The photographs are predominantly hockey teams with only a few baseball or soccer teams.
This fonds consists of publications, plays, and newspaper articles written by Cyril Wates, as well as assorted correspondence and records relating to the Edmonton chapter of the Alpine Club of Canada. The fonds also contains an article and correspondence of Helen Adela (Burns) Wates, as well as photographs of Helen Adela (Burns) Wates' family, ca. 1870-1880, Cyril Wates' telescope, 1942 and mountain climbing activities, ca. 1924-1938.
This fonds consists of a menu card, a manuscript account of Peter Anderson’s escape from a prisoner-of-war camp in Germany during World War I; a letter written from the Bischofswerda camp to his son, Bert; humorous regimental orders and a uniform button for the 101st Edmonton Fusiliers (9th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force). The photographs include Peter Anderson and family, Peter Anderson in military uniform and Sandison’s Brickyard.
The series consists of family and business records for Samuel McCauley and his family.
The family papers include a family tree page and family history narratives.
The business records include booklets with the costs and amount of construction material used for various projects and clients, and photographs of some of the construction and hauling work done by Samuel McCauley and his crew.
The series consists of records predominantly reflecting Mickey’s acting career, including programmes, correspondence, news clippings and photographs. There are also records pertaining to family and Mickey’s foray into creative writing.
The series consists of records pertaining to Alan’s military and legal careers, with a lesser extent to his acting and community involvement activities. The records include programmes, correspondence, writings by Alan, news clippings and photographs.
The series consists of the records of Alexander McCauley’s construction and moving business including booklets with the costs and amount of construction material used for various projects and clients. There are also cancelled cheques, most signed by Alex McCauley, but then signed by Alex’s wife, Elizabeth, in the last few months of the business as Alex was ill for a few months before his death in 1908.