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Frank R. Crevier Collection
CA EDM MS-1181 · Collection · [194-]

The collection consists of images taken by Frank Crevier as he passed through Edmonton on his ‘lifetime journey’. The photographs include buildings, street and river valley scenes including bridges.

Crevier, Frank R.
CA EDM MS-1213 · Collection · [ca. 201-?]

This collection consists of records created and collected by Dr. Evans in his work regarding Chinese immigration and settlement in Western Canada. The records consist of original research materials written by Dr. Evans, copies of newspaper clippings of events featuring members of the Chinese community, and copies of documents originally found in Library and Archives Canada regarding Chinese immigration and movement.

Harold E. Rudder collection
CA EDM MS-45 · Collection · 1887 - 1888

The collection consists of two copies of the Edmonton Bulletin newspaper collected by Harold.
File 1: Edmonton Bulletin newspaper, September 8, 1887
File 2: Edmonton Bulletin newspaper, August 8, 1888.

Rudder, Harold E.
CA EDM MS-227 · Fonds · 1889 - 1890

The fonds consists of hand written pages of the school newspaper, 'The Star.'

File 1: 'The Star' Volume 1, No. 1
File 2: 'The Star' Volume 1, No. 2
File 3: 'The Star' Volume 2, No. 1

All three of the files have been digitized and provided online.

Belmont School District No. 23
Margaret McFarlane fonds
CA EDM MS-137 · Fonds · 1890 - 1892

The fonds consists of Margaret McFarlane’s red leather cover autograph album 1890-1892, inscribed “Miss Margeurite McFarlane”, and includes various quotes, sayings and signatures by Margaret’s family, friends and acquaintances. The album shows a variety of styles of handwriting and calligraphy, as well as Margaret’s travels throughout northern and central Ontario, including Lion’s Head, Singhampton, Pinkerton, Walkerton, Blyth, Clinton and Fairview.
The back cover of the album is annotated ‘Jessie Armstrong 10 years, 1916’. So it is possible Jessie Armstrong also used the album.
The album has references to and/or signatures from:
Jessie Armstrong, James S. Breeborn (MD), W.F. Brownlee, Alex Cameron, Laura Campbell, J.W. Churchill, Mrs. Churchill, J. Huntley Cooperwaite, Jennie Cooperwaite, Lizzie Cooperwaite, Peter Currie, Bessie Durham, A.A. Fleming, Ettle Freeborn, Chas. Gough, Nellie Hay, Lilly Hemley, Mrs. F. Hooper, H.B. Ingram, Geo. W. Johnson, A. Liger,J. Lister,Alma McCormick, Annie McFarlane?, Lizzie McFarlane?, J. McFarlane?,Jessie McIntrye, Anne Moffat, Clara Moffat, A.E. Neilly, W.G. Night, R.E. Moore, Mrs. R.E. Moore, Annie Pickard, J.W. Somers and Neil Spence.

McFarlane, Margaret
CA EDM MS-629 · Fonds · 1879 - 1895

The fonds consists of letters written by Arthur Meredith to his family in Ontario about his experiences, predominantly regarding his settling in Edmonton in the 1890s. A transcription was provided along with the records.

Meredith, Edmund Arthur Jarvis
Lauder Family fonds
CA EDM MS-823 · Fonds · [ca.1885] -1895

The fonds consists of photographs of the Lauder family and their bakery in Edmonton.

Lauder Family
CA EDM MS-50 · Fonds · 1889 - 1897

The fonds consists of original letters patent for the Edmonton Building and Investment Company, August 30,1889, with emendations, 1897 and a letter relating to the emendations, January 5,1897.

Edmonton Building and Investment Company
Dr. Thomas H. Whitelaw fonds
CA EDM MS-523 · Fonds · 1898 - 1899

The fonds consists of five letters written by Dr. Thomas H. Whitelaw and sent to periodicals based in eastern Canada. The narratives describe Whitelaw’s journey across Canada by rail and his perspective of the town during the closing days of the Klondike. Whitelaw also sets himself a vocal proponent of Edmonton by encouraging people to move west and take advantage of the growing community.

Also included in the records is a prescription written on Dr. Whitelaw’s prescription pad dated April 26th, 1899.

The photographs consist of an image of Main Street Edmonton (looking west in August 1898), an image of one of Edmonton’s mines, an image of mine workers, and a composite image of the Edmonton Y.M.C.A Maple Leaf Club membership from 1914 - 1915.

Whitelaw, Thomas H. (Dr.)
Moreau Family fonds
CA EDM MS-873 · Fonds · 1898 - ca.1900

The fonds consists of photographs of the Moreau family, their home, and store.

Moreau Family