The fonds consists of business and family records of John A.L. McDougall. The business records cover their land, lumber and coal business activities including sales made by the company, court actions regarding unpaid debts and lands they owned in the other parts of Alberta, specifically Keephills and Telfordville.
The family records include correspondence between family members (copied from the photographic postcards), medals and a souvenir pamphlet from the inauguration of Alberta, 1905.
The photographs include family members, friends, buildings and events in Edmonton, as well as lumber activities.
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.
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 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.
This fonds contains the records of the City Assessor's Department and its predecessor body, the Office of the City Assessor, including correspondence, forms, and tax assessment and tax collector's rolls.
An order has been imposed on the material. The arrangement includes 2 series, which are as follows:
This fonds consists of minutes, reports, correspondence, speeches, and other records relating to the functions performed by the Mayor of Edmonton that were sent to the City of Edmonton Archives by the Mayor's Office.
An order has been imposed on the material. Files are arranged in alphabetically while material within the files are arranged chronologically. Wherever possible original file titles were retained.
The arrangement includes 11 series, which are as follows:
The fonds consists predominantly of records detailing George Guild’s life and business. It includes:
a copy of "The Super Calendar" published by The Pusey and Jones Corporation at Wilmington, Delaware, that includes a letter written by George Guild about being a ‘one man’ mill and a photo of the Pioneer Paper Mill, 1928,
certificate of Caveat of Patent for George K. Guild, Dominion of Canada, 1936,
sample of paper fibre, presumably created by George Guild, [ca. 1936]
clipping re Pioneer Paper Mill, from The Pulp and Paper Mills of Canada and Newfoundland, [ca. 1936],
a manuscript, ‘History of George Guild, operator and owner of Canada's "One Man" mill’, [ca. 1961], unknown author.
The fonds consists of records pertaining to the Thomson and McCrae families.
File 1 Certificate – Letter of Appointment to Postmastership, Mr. George Thomson, 27 September 1907, at Strathcona.
File 2 Manuscript – John Joseph and Flora Anne McRae, a family history that includes details on their first six children – Alexander, Anne, Jeanette, Catherine, Mary Anne, and Annie. Unknown author, [ca. 1970].
The photographs include George Thomson and his drugstore.
The fonds consists of receipts, invoices, and cancelled cheques belonging to William D. Latimer for the construction of two homes in the Delton neighbourhood in 1912.
The records reflect the local businesses involved in home construction in Edmonton at the time and, when reviewed chronologically, show the construction process and development of home building.
July 1912 McSporran & Co. Sash and Door Factory – lumber, sheets Aug 1912 Alsip Brick & Supply Co. - brick 12 Aug 1912 Western Homebuilders Ltd - shingles 17 Aug 1912 cancelled cheque to E. Kephart – well 14 Sep 1912 C.F. Stone & Co. Hardware – gallons of stain 14 Sep 1912 cancelled cheque to C.F. Stone - stain 30 Sep 1912 Brake Bros. – varnish, shellac 7 Oct 1912 Alberta Lumber Co. – stair components 9 Oct 1912 C.F. Taylor Lumber - lumber 11 Oct 1912 City Park Lumber Yard – window sashes 14 Oct 1912 Harry Milne, General Tinsmithing – plumbing 15 Oct 1912 receipt from C.F. Stone & Co. 18 Oct 1912 receipt from W.E. Bean - plastering