This fonds consists of material generated as a result of the operations of the Town of Beverly from its incorporation as a village in 1913 until shortly after its annexation by the City of Edmonton in 1961. The records include minutes, correspondence, reports, debentures, contracts, agreements, voters lists, tax assessment rolls, building permits, and petitions, and includes 85 ledgers.
An order has been imposed on the material. The arrangement includes 5 series. The series are as follows:
The fonds consists of photographs, correspondence, journals, financial statements, and account books relating to the operation of Benjamin Leibovitz’s sporting goods store, Uncle Ben’s Exchange, with a range of dates from 1912 to 1970.
The collection consists of two group portrait photographs of students and teachers at the Edmonton High School. The school was located on 108th Avenue between 101 and 104 Streets and later became known as Victoria High School. One photo is of the Executive of the High School Literary Society which was a school club interested in literature and debating and also published a newsletter, The High School Topics. Robert H. Johnston is in both photographs.
The fonds consists of programs and brochures relating to the opening of Grace Martin School, as well as a biographical sketch of Grace Martin McEachern. The photographs include the Martin farm where Grace grew up, Strathcona teachers including David McEachern and the Strathcona fire brigade.
The fonds consists of records for various members of the Joseph Boulanger family. File List: File 1: Dr. Joseph Boulanger
a letter confirming post-graduate work by Joseph Boulanger in 1919 at The Society of the Lying-In Hospital, New York NY, April 5, 1937
business cards - Dr. Joseph Boulanger, Edmonton, Alberta - annotated on back; P.J.F. Thiel, Archivista, Roma; Dr. Charles Puybaret, Brive File 2: Valerie Phaneuf Boulanger
a lithographic print of a poem, ‘The Unknown Warrior’, by Valerie Phaneuf-Boulanger, 1922, possibly printed in The Western Warrior. File 3: Dr. Jean-Baptiste Boulanger
letterhead of Le Petit Jour : Journal de la Jeunesse, published by Jean-Baptiste Boulanger, ca. 1936, (4 pages, blank);
programme, souvenir card and news clippings re: award of medaille de vermeil to Jean-Baptiste Boulanger, awarded December 1935, presented 1936;
letter, from Jean Iltis [?] in France, requesting assistance in finding a Canadian pen pal, 1939. The photographs reflect Dr. Joseph Boulanger’s medical career and Jean-Baptiste Boulanger’s scholastic achievements.
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 fonds consists of records of the restoration of Edmonton Radial Railway Street Car Number 1. It includes a photograph album, technical literature and plans relating to street railway equipment from several manufacturers. The photographs include the Cromdale car barns and yard of the Edmonton Transit System.