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Y's Menettes Club. Edmonton Chapter fonds

  • CA EDM MS-677
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1965

The fonds consists of materials created or collected by the Edmonton Chapter of the Y's Menettes between 1951 and 1965. The fonds consists of photographs, bulletins, regional conference and Western District material and papers mostly relating to annual fundraising teas held and include the names of honoured guests, such as Mrs. Elmer Roper. There is also a scrapbook which includes additional photographs, a tea poster, bulletins, newspaper clippings, convention material and financial statements.

Y's Menettes Club. Edmonton Chapter

XI Commonwealth Games Canada (1978) Foundation records

This series consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, studies and reports, financial statements, contracts and agreements, statistics, technical specifications, invitations, newsletters, press releases, and assorted material relating to the operation of the 1978 Commonwealth Games.

It contains the following subseries:

  • Subseries 1: Accreditation Division records (1975-1978)
  • Subseries 2: Advisory Board Division records (1973-1977)
  • Subseries 3: Association (British Commonwealth Games Association of Canada) records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 4: Ceremonial Division records (1970-1978)
  • Subseries 5: Communications Division records (1973-1978)
  • Subseries 6: Coins and Stamps records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 7: Federation (Commonwealth Games Federation) records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 8: Finance Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 9: Foundation (XI Commonwealth Games Canada (1978) Foundation) records (1971-1978)
  • Subseries 10: Fund-raising Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 11: Headquarters records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 12: Host Broadcaster records (1976-1978)
  • Subseries 13: Legal Committee records (1969-1978)
  • Subseries 14: Lotteries Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 15: Management Advisory Committee records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 16: Marketing Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 17: Media '78 Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 18: Medical Division records (1971- 1978)
  • Subseries 19: Miscellaneous records (1971-1978)
  • Subseries 20: Other Games records (1967-1978)
  • Subseries 21: Public Affairs and Awareness Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 22: Planning and Production Committee records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 23: Protocol Committee records (1973-1978)
  • Subseries 24: Security Committee records (1973-1978)
  • Subseries 25: Services Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 26: Special Events Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 27: Sports Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 28: Tickets and Accommodation Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 29 Transportation Division records (1973-1978)
  • Subseries 30: Venues Division records (1973-1978)
  • Subseries 31: Village Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 32: Welcome and Entertainment records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 33: Personnel (1978)

William Henry Sheppard Family fonds

  • CA EDM MS-651
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1988

The fonds consists of biographical materials collected by Antony Sheppard concerning his grandfather William Henry Sheppard and dating from 1954 to 1988. The collection consists of biographical information on Mr. William Henry Sheppard and a MacDonald's Brier program for 1954.

William Henry Sheppard Family

William B. P. Pugh fonds

  • CA EDM MS-524
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1940

The fonds consists of memorabilia including a map, brochures, programmes and ephemera collected by William Pugh. See item list below:

  • prize cards for W. Pugh, from Stony Plain Agricultural Society annual exhibitions, for beef cattle, hog judging and horse judging, 1913, 1914;|- programme for Edmonton Eskimos vs Regina Capitals hockey game, Arena Rink Edmonton, February 17, 1922 (inclu

Pugh, William B.P.

Wild Rose Antique Collectors fonds

  • CA EDM MS-664
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1994
  • The fonds consists of materials created by the Wild Rose Antique Collectors of Edmonton, Alberta between 1975 and 1994. The fonds consists of Wild Rose Antique Collectors financial records;
  • show records;
  • copies of Dig and Pick newsletter;
  • membership lists, executive meeting minutes and other papers of the Wild Rose Antique Collectors. There are also papers relating to the Wild Rose Antique Bottle Collectors group.

Wild Rose Antique Collectors

Valley Zoo

This sub-series contains records created in the planning and operation of the Storyland Valley Zoo. The material includes correspondence as well as records relating to administration, strategic planning, facility and exhibit development, animal acquisition and care, programming, finances, personnel, external organizations, and media coverage.

The sub-series includes photographs of animals and zoo facilities around 1970 (EA-20-623 to EA-20-633), as well as postcards of Edmonton and photos of Fort Edmonton Park (EA-20-635 to EA-20-641), and historic photographs of the construction of the High Level Bridge, Fort Edmonton, the Legislature, and the Edmonton Ski Club (EA-20-642 to EA-20-645). The subseries also includes a set of postcards depicting the Valley Zoo from ca. 1970 (EA-20-5471 to EA-20-5500).

The file list was arranged by type of record.

Edmonton Valley Zoo

University of Alberta. Cameron Library collection

  • CA EDM MS-564
  • Collection
  • 1953-1978
  • This collection consists of a variety of materials collected by the Cameron library and relating to the City of Edmonton. The collection includes a 1954 Christmas Card from the Edmonton Eskimos football team and a manuscript biography of Richard, Jane and Arthur Whiteside, the first minister of the First Methodist Church in Edmonton.
  • Also includes assorted papers and brochures relating to: the Al Rashid Mosque, Bob Bradburn of CJCA radio, the Coliseum and the Omniplex projects, Dominion Folk Festival, Downtown, Edmonton and Radioland weekly guides, Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, Edmonton District Labour Council, Edmonton Aquarium Society, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues, Edmonton Fish and Game Association, the Edmonton Monastery of the Sisters Adorers of the Precious Blood, Communion tickets for Mrs. Peckham, Ukrainian Canadians, the circus in Edmonton, YWCA history
  • a copy of The Olympus and arts magazine of Harry Ainlay High School.

University of Alberta: Cameron Library

Universiade '83

The Parks and Recreation Department was very involved in the 1983 World University Games. The Department worked in conjunction with the Federation Internationale du Sportif Universitaire to schedule and prepare facilities for the games. The City of Edmonton also appointed an International Events Coordinator to deal almost exclusively with Universiade '83. The role of the Parks and Recreation Department also included finance and budgeting, transportation, and media and public relations.

This subseries includes administrative records including correspondence, reports, and minutes of committee meetings from the Universiade '83 Corporation and the City of Edmonton Parks and Recreation Department relating to the bid to host the 1983 World University Games and the subsequent organization of the event. There are also records relating to the organization and construction of facilities for Universiade '83, as well as correspondence, brochures, and programs from other major sporting events held in Edmonton and their relationship to Universiade '83. There are also bulletins, notices, and minutes of meetings from the Federation Internationale du Sportif Universitaire, and press clippings and media releases relating to Universiade '83.

Town of Jasper Place fonds

  • CA EDM RG-101
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1972; predominant 1952-1964

This fonds consists of records created and collected by the Town of Jasper Place. It includes the following series:

  • Series 1: Engineering Department
  • Series 2: Recreation Commission
  • Series 3: Office of the Secretary-Treasurer
  • Series 4: Fire Department
  • Series 5: Census and Enumeration
  • Series 6: Council Minutes
  • Series 7: Tax Assessment Records
  • Series 8: Financial Records
  • Series 9: Bylaws
  • Series 10: The Citizen
  • Series 11: The Suburban Times
  • Series 12: Development

Town of Jasper Place

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