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CA EDM MS-156 · Fonds · 1938 - 1982

This fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, and reports relating to the historical interests of Samuel Archibald Dickson, particularly his involvement in the campaign to restore/replicate Fort Edmonton in association with the Northern Alberta Pioneers and Old Timers Association (for which he also served as legal counsel), the Historical Society of Alberta, the Edmonton Museum Committee and the Edmonton Archives and Landmarks Committee. Also includes documentation regarding Samuel's appointment as commissioner to investigate political partisanship by government employees.

The photographs include Indigenous men, women and children as well as some scenes of Edmonton such as the official opening of Fort Edmonton Park in 1967, minstrel shows ca. 1921 and the demolition of the Tegler building in 1982.

This fonds also contains material related to the Rotary Club of Edmonton. Such material includes correspondence, histories, financial reports, membership information, and events.

Dickson, Samuel Archibald
Inuk woman
CA EDM MS-156-EB-12 · Item · 1901
Part of Samuel and Archibald Dickson fonds

A portrait of an Inuk woman dressed in traditional clothing and standing outside a teepee.
Same as EB-12 (cover photo) and similar to EB-12-2

Esquimaux in Their Kayaks
CA EDM MS-156-EB-12-3 · Item · 1901
Part of Samuel and Archibald Dickson fonds

A view of two men seated in kayaks on water; each holds a paddle. A printed inscription on the front of the photo reads: "The kayak is made of seal skin, and is about 16 feet long with only sufficient room for one man".

Trading With the Esquimaux
CA EDM MS-156-EB-12-4 · Item · 1901
Part of Samuel and Archibald Dickson fonds

An Inuk family standing with a Caucasian trader in front of their teepee. A printed inscription on the front of the photograph reads: "observe the stone ornaments the man has in his lips, they are inserted from the inside, a shoulder preventing it from coming all the way through".