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Arthur Cload fonds

  • CA EDM MS-182
  • Fonds
  • [191-?] - 1987

The fonds consists of materials created or collected by Arthur Cload of Edmonton and dating from ca. 1910-1987.This fonds consists of one small album of postcards, mainly of scenes in early 20th century Prairie Provinces. There are also typewritten copies of "Recollections of Arthur Osborne Cload", "My Own Story" which includes the memories of his youth, WWI, coming to Canada in 1925 under the British Empire settlement Scheme and "Recollections of Early Auctioneers" pertaining to Edmonton.

Cload, Arthur

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.

Jennie Ottewell Smith fonds

  • CA EDM MS-225
  • Fonds
  • 1920-[196-?]

The fonds consists of some records and biographical clippings of Richard Ottewell and the Ottewell family as well as correspondence and records of Jennie (Ottewell) Smith and her husband Bliss Simith.
There are also books in algebra, geometry, mechanics and mechanical drawing from the American School of Correspondence, likely used by Bliss Smith for correspondence courses as well as a garden seed and nursery catalogue:
The photographs are of Richard and Fanny Ottewell and their children, including Richard and Fanny Ottewell on their 50th wedding anniversary (1927), as well as the Clover Bar School.

Smith, Jennie Ottewell

Mary Hanratty fonds

  • CA EDM MS-380
  • Fonds
  • 1803 - 1941

The fonds consists of sheet music collected and used by Mary Hanratty. The music is a variety of sacred and popular songs.

Hanratty, Mary Gladys Young

Roy William Devore fonds

  • CA EDM MS-67
  • Fonds
  • 1807 - 1965

File List:
File 1: Biographical article: “A Builder of the West”, re: John Walter. n.d.
File 2: Note: “River Drivers”, article in Alberta Hysterical [sic] Review, Winter 8:1, pp 21-23. 1960
File 3: Biographical article: “Hormidas Theophile Lamoureux”. Nov. 7, 1961
File 4: Article: “The North Saskatchewan River”. 1963.
File 5: Autobiographical article: “A Lost Cause”. n.d.
File 6: Timeline: Walter Historic Site and Museum. [ca 1965].
File 7: Extract from publication: “90 year old house still an original site”, re: John Walter house; also includes brief articles on McDougall
Methodist Church, Al Rashid Mosque, University of Alberta Campus. n.d.
File 8: Notes: Interview of Roy Devore by B. Jablonski. Sept. 11, 1962.
File 9: Thank-You Notes: from Helga Theophile and members of her school class. Nov 1-2, 1963.

Devore, Roy William

City of Edmonton. Parks and Recreation Department fonds

  • CA EDM RG-21
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1828]-2017, predominant 1959 - 2000

This fonds consists of minutes, reports, correspondence, ledgers, and other records relating to the various functions performed by the Parks and Recreation Department and its successors.

An order has been imposed on the material. The arrangement includes 6 series and multiple sub-series. The series are as follows:

  • Series 1: Administration
  • Series 2: Heritage
  • Series 3: Parks
  • Series 4: Facilities
  • Series 5: Agencies and External Community Groups
  • Series 6: Photographs

City of Edmonton. Parks and Recreation Department

Wallis Kendall collection

  • CA EDM MS-34
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1850]-[ca. 1930]

The collection consists of miscellaneous textual and photographic records collected by Wallis Kendall. It is possible some of the records are connected to each other.
Item List:

  • handwritten Bond from Benjamin Walter Smith to George Perry, July 12, 1852, for the sum of 113 pounds,
  • Certificate of Recommendation for Homestead Patent (SE 22-38-38-W4) for William Stewart, August 8, 1903, with cover letter,
  • handwritten poem/manuscript, 'The Chase - A Tale of the Prairie', by E.H., n.d.
  • 3 postcards (one postcard to Miss L.M. Perry, from Etha Vale, 19 Aug [190-?],
  • newspaper clippings of poems.
    The photographs include people, horses, cars, homes and farming activities of the early 1900's.

Kendall, Wallis

Beatrice Dunn fonds

  • CA EDM MS-29
  • Fonds
  • 1851 - 1948

The fonds consists of materials collected by Beatrice Dunn, including cards, hand written financial contracts, insurance policy and coupons. The photographs include farming in High River, most likely her father’s farm, and the family home where Beatrice grew up. There is also a baby photo of Beatrice’s older brother Herbert (1901).

File List:
File 1: Bond – Henry Cressman, Waterloo, Canada West – Jacob Hagey and Isaac Dingy, blacksmiths, Waterloo, Canada West, 7 Apr 1851.
includes record of payments 1 Jan 1852 – 22 Sep 1853.
File 2: Land sale agreement – Henry Cressman, Waterloo, Canada West, and Conrad Ludolph, Waterloo, Canada, 28 Mar 1862.
west half, lot 147, German Company Tract, lower block, Waterloo Township.
File 3: Insurance Policy – British Crown Assurance Corporation Limited and Directors of Alberta College, 6 Oct 1932.
File 4: Christmas note cards, Nettie Burkholder – ‘Miss Gremm’ and ‘Mr. and Mrs. Dunn’, 1925-1948
pen and ink drawings by Nettie Burkholder with notes on reverse of most cards; sketches relate to Alberta College.
File 5: Advertising coupons – Blue Ribbon, Sunlight Soap, Sunny Boy, Nabob, etc. n.d.
File 6: Booklet – The Reward of Life, Robert Louis Stevenson, published by Hayes Lithographing Co., Buffalo, New York, 20pp illustrated. 1911

Dunn, Beatrice Gremm

Gilda Rath fonds

  • CA EDM MS-43
  • Fonds
  • 1870 - 1971

The fonds consists of research materials collected or created by Gilda Rath. The records generally relates to three themes: excerpts from the Edmonton Bulletin 1880-1882, and the Saskatchewan Herald, 1879-1882; the story of the Lamoureux family from their origins in Quebec to their settlement in the Edmonton district; and translations of correspondence from the Oblate Archives relating to members of the order and to the history of the Edmonton area.
Also included is information on First Nations, Metis, steamboat transportation on the North Saskatchewan, and notes and excerpts from other sources. The research material appears to have been accumulated for a book on the history of French settlement in North America and the Canadian northwest, focusing on the Lamoureux family. A partial typescript of this work is included in the fonds. Some of the notes are transcripts from tape recordings, but the original tapes are not present.

Rath, Gilda

City of Edmonton. Business Development Department fonds

  • CA EDM RG-23
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1871]-1989, predominant 1946-1989

This fonds consists of agreements, brochures, correspondence, manuals, meeting minutes, newsletters, press clippings, media releases, and promotional material relating to the Business Development Department.

The fonds has been divided into five series. Wherever possible this division was done with respect to the original order of the fonds. These five series are as follows:

  • Series 1: Business and Industrial Records
  • Series 2: Departmental Records
  • Series 3 Government Records
  • Series 4: Media and Public Relations Records
  • Series 5: Photographs

Business Development Department

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