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Gary Stretch fonds

  • CA EDM MS-866
  • Archief
  • 1942

The fonds consists of photographs of the 1st (Res) Canadian Armoured Divisional Ordnance.

Stretch, Gary

Brian Dale fonds

  • CA EDM MS-867
  • Archief
  • 1915

The fonds consists of a panorama photograph of the 3rd Canadian Mounted Rifles, ‘C’ Squadron from Edmonton.
The 3rd Canadian Mounted Rifles was organized in December 1914 under the command of Lieut.-Col. F.O. Sissons and mobilized at Edmonton and Medicine Hat. The troops left Montreal in June 1914 aboard The Megantic and arrived in England in June 1915. By September the troops were in France. In January 1916 the troops were absorbed by the 1st and 2nd Battalions, Canadian Mounted Rifles. They were disbanded in December 1917.
There are no Dale’s listed in the 3rd Canadian Mounted Rifles Nominal Roll. However, ‘Cruikshank’ is written on the back of the photo and Charles Cruikshank is listed in the nominal roll as the next of kin for Private David Ritchie Richardson of Edmonton, AB.

Dale, Brian

James T. Neilson fonds

  • CA EDM MS-874
  • Archief
  • 1918

The fonds consists of a photograph of the Officers of the 49th Battalion, Edmonton Regiment taken one day after the armistice of WWI (November 11, 1918).
The 49th Battalion, Edmonton Regiment, CEF, was authorized in November 1914 under the command of Lt. Col. W.A. Griesbach and embarked for England in June 1915. The troops went to France in October 1915, where they fought as part of the 7th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Canadian Division in France and Flanders until the end of the war. The battalion was disbanded September 1920.

Neilson, James T.

George Weber fonds

  • CA EDM MS-95
  • Archief
  • 1910, 1958-1992

The fonds consists of artworks created by George Weber, including ink and watercolour drawings and serigraph prints of Edmonton buildings and scenes. Some of the drawings are preliminary sketches for the prints. Also included are other uses of his artwork, including stationery, greeting cards and a published reproduction.
The photographs are of Edmonton buildings and of an early novelty postcard series, “Edmonton in a nutshell”. There is also a portrait photograph of George Weber.

Weber, George

Alexander Cameron Rutherford fonds

  • CA EDM MS-100
  • Archief
  • 1896 - 1910

The fonds consists of correspondence relating to his activities as a candidate for the North-West Territories Legislature, service as Secretary-Treasurer of the Town of Strathcona, N.W.T., officer of the Strathcona Liberal Association and Premier of Alberta. There is also one framed photographic collage, first mayor and council, Strathcona, 1899.
Also included are documents relating to Alexander Cameron Rutherford and the Town of Strathcona, possibly acquired by Doug Babcock during his research for his biography, 'Alexander Cameron Rutherford : A Gentleman of Strathcona', 1980.

Rutherford, Alexander Cameron

MacAllister Family fonds

  • CA EDM MS-101
  • Archief
  • 1891 - 1970

The fonds consists of programmes, orders of service and booklets relating to the dairy industry, royalty, the Boer War and the First World War and women’s organizations. It also includes photographs of a land scrip certificate, members of the Lauder family, dairy groups and facilities, an Edmonton firehall and an Old Timers’ luncheon group.

MacAllister Family

Smith's Ambulance Service fonds

  • CA EDM MS-103
  • Archief
  • 1976

The fonds consists of a history of Smith's Ambulance Service, a biography of the founder of Smith’s Ambulance Service, Sherman Maxwell Smith, and several photocopied newspaper clippings relating to the company. The photographs include images of ambulances from the 1930s to the 1970s and various staff.

Smith's Ambulance Service

Amos Skinner fonds

  • CA EDM MS-109
  • Archief
  • 1975

The fonds consists of a collection of historical sketches on the Riverdale area created by Amos Skinner. It includes lists of street names in Riverdale and of Principals at Riverdale School.
The records include references to Mr. D.B. Fraser, Fraser’s Mill and Mr. J.B. Little.
The community of Riverdale is located along the North Saskatchewan River. Settlers arriving in the 1880s were quick to develop this large flat area, which was just one mile downstream from Fort Edmonton. One of the first arrivals was Daniel Robert Fraser, who started a flour and sawmill in the flats in 1881. The area became known as Fraser Flats until the community changed the name to Riverdale in 1910.

Skinner, Amos

Johnston Family fonds

  • CA EDM MS-111
  • Archief
  • 1927 - 1938

This fonds consists of letters, greeting cards, a normal school evaluation, property financial documents, three issues of The Gateway (University of Alberta student newspaper) featuring articles on socialism.
The photographs include family members, the Johnston home and automobile.
The books include the 'Gold Medal Flour Cookbook', 1910 (641.5 WAS) and 'The Eugene Field I Knew', by Francis Wilson, 1898 (811.4 WIL).
File List:
File 1. Provincial Normal School, Edmonton – evaluation for Miss Pauline Johnston, n.d.;
File 2. Correspondence - Letter from Pauline to her father, Jan. 17, 1934; Letter from National Institute of Music and Arts to Mrs. Johnston, re Ben’s music lessons, Sept. 7, 1938.
File 3. Cards including Christmas and Valentine’s Day (hand made)
File 4. Financial records - City of Edmonton taxes, 1927; American Express travel insurance, 1937; Invoice for Electrolux vacuum cleaner, 1938
File 5. The Gateway (University of Alberta student newspaper), Nov. 16, 1934; Nov. 20, 1934, Nov 23, 1934.

Johnston Family

Alexander Naismith Mouat fonds

  • CA EDM MS-748
  • Archief
  • 1916 - 1917

This fonds consists of a photograph of Alexander Naismith Mouat, 1916 and a certificate of appreciation on his resignation as City of Edmonton’s Comptroller, 1917.

Mouat, Alexander Naismith

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