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Matthew McCauley Family

The series consists of family and business records of Matthew McCauley and his family. The family records include biographies on Matthew McCauley and his family. There are also family history narratives, family tree sheets, and some photocopies of photographs.

The business records are for Matthew McCauley’s butcher shop and cartage businesses. The ledgers list the daily transactions or general accounts of the businesses, which include the names of many (now well known) Edmonton families and the costs of the material, product or service provided (ex: hay, meat, livery, hauling and cartage).

The photographs include the first train across the North Saskatchewan River, Matthew’s children, and the First Presbyterian Church Choir.

Matthew McCauley Family

Richard Henry Secord

The series consists of Richard Henry Secord’s daily journals, including event and financial notes, 1891-1928 (incomplete), and account books relating to various business activities, 1890-1919 (incomplete), and correspondence and other documents relating to his life activities and involvements. Some daily journals contain entries written by Richard’s wife, Annie York Secord.
The books reflect his political activities and the photographs include Richard at various ages in his life, as well as reflect his various businesses and recreational interests.

Secord, Richard Henry

Samuel McCauley Family

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.

Samuel McCauley Family

Alexander McCauley Family

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.

Alexander McCauley Family

Investment Management

This series contains annual reports from the Sinking Fund Trustees, as well as correspondence relating to agreements with financial institutions about managing City investments, particularly the EDTEL Endowment Fund.

Robertson Hall Licenses

The file consists of the licenses for Robertson Hall:
~ Town of Edmonton, License to keep a Public Hall or Opera House (with seating, capacity 400), lots 20 & 21, Block A, River Lot 12, from June 1, 1901 to May 31, 1902, signed June 13, 1901,
~ Town of Edmonton, License to keep a Public Hall or Opera House (with seating, capacity 400), lots 20 & 21, Block A, River Lot 12, from June 1, 1902 to May 31, 1903, signed June 19, 1902,
~ Town of Edmonton, License to keep an Opera House, on 20/21-A-12, from June 10, 1903 to May 31, 1904, signed June 19, 1903,

Robertson Hall Receipts

The file consists of receipts for Robertson Hall for 1899:
~ K.A. McLeod (casings, mouldings), May 30,
~ J.T. Blowey (furniture), May 31, September 12,
~ J.L. Johnson (hardware), May 31,
~ Ross Bros. (trader supplies, hardware, stoves), July 31,
~ Edmonton Electric Lighting & Power, Aug 31, Sep 30, Nov 30,
~ Stovel & Strang (hardware), Nov 1, Dec 30
~ K.W. MacKenzie, Nov 1,
~ F.R. Coit, Nov 7,
~ John C.F. Brown (advocate, notary), Dec 28,

FIC - Found In Clippings collection

  • CA EDM MS-0
  • Collection
  • 1893 - 1967

The collection consists of original material removed from the City of Edmonton Archives Clippings collection.

FIC - Found in clippings collection

Bond Family fonds

  • CA EDM MS-1
  • Fonds
  • 1910 - 1966

The fonds consists of textual and photographic records of Margaret Bond, the Bond-Adams Company and Victor P. Bond.

The records for Margaret Joy Bond include personal correspondence, postcards, a scrapbook and certificate (1948-1966).

The records for the Bond-Adams Company include business correspondence and accounts books dealing with clients, companies, and land deals including the record of sale of Tofield Industrial and University Plateau, land speculation in Victoria, B.C. and documents for Walters vs Bond Adams. There are also insurance forms, pamphlets and advertisements (1910-1915).

The records for Victor P. Bond consist of an accounts book relating to an unknown business of Victor P. Bond, order forms for suits and accounts journals for Victor P. Bond’s tailoring business (1920-1922,1947-1958).

The photographs include images of farming, coal mining in Toefield, construction, construction, firefighting equipment and the offices of the Bond-Adams Company (ca. 1910-1912).

Bond Family

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