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Commonwealth Games collection

  • CA EDM RG-78
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1981, predominant 1972-1978

This collection consists of correspondence, blueprints, design proposals, reports, and a wide variety of records generated by the City of Edmonton and the XI Commonwealth Games Canada (1978) Foundation. The Foundation records, which make up over fifty percent of the collection, have been organized according to an existing file index and numbering system.

The collection has been divided into the following four series. Wherever possible this division was done with respect to the original order of the records. The series are as follows:

  • Series 1: City of Edmonton records
  • Series 2: XI Commonwealth Games Canada (1978) Foundation records
  • Series 3: Festival '78 records
  • Series 4: Publications and Manuals

The XI Commonwealth Games Canada (1978) Foundation

Town of Jasper Place fonds

  • CA EDM RG-101
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1972; predominant 1952-1964

This fonds consists of records created and collected by the Town of Jasper Place. It includes the following series:

  • Series 1: Jasper Place Engineering Department
  • Series 2: Jasper Place Recreation Commission
  • Series 4: Jasper Place Fire Department
  • Series 5: Jasper Place Census and Enumeration
  • Series 6: Jasper Place Council Minutes
  • Series 7: Jasper Place Assessors
  • Series 8: Jasper Place Finance Department
  • Series 9: Jasper Place Bylaws

Town of Jasper Place

David Mellec collection

  • CA EDM MS-108
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1910]

The collection consists of two tickets from Edmonton’s first movie theatre, the Bijou Theatre (John Hazza – Manager).
The Bijou Theatre, located at 10134 – 101 Street, opened around 1910. It was remodeled in 1938 with plans designed by the architectural firm Rule, Wynn, Rule and reopened at the Rialto Theatre. The Bijou theatre closed around 1987.

Mellec, David

Charlotte Daws fonds

  • CA EDM MS-139
  • Fonds
  • 1928 - 1933

The fonds consists of records relating to Charlotte Daws’ track and field successes, including news clippings, programmes of track and field events (in some of which she competed), and a programme of the first British Empire Games, Hamilton, Ontario, Aug. 16-23, 1930.
The photographs include a portrait of Charlotte with trophies and medals, and photo of the Canadian Men’s Track & Field Team. Both photographs taken at the first British Empire Games, Hamilton, Ontario, Aug. 16-23, 1930. The objects include a British Empire Games pin, numerous track and field medals, and four commemorative Women's Amateur Athletic Association of Canada spoons.

Daws, Charlotte

Art Gagne fonds

  • CA EDM MS-514
  • Fonds
  • 1920, 1933

The fonds consists of two programmes from Northwest Professional Hockey League, 1933, featuring the 'Edmonton Eskimos' hockey team. One programme includes an article on Art Gagne’s ‘lucky number 7’.
The photographs include team photos of the Edmonton Eskimos hockey team 1920-21, the interior of the Edmonton Gardens [ca. 1922] and portraits of hockey players from the Eskimo Hockey Team 1920-21 (Art Gagne, Joe Simpson, Rollie Muirhead, P.A. 'Tim' Dunne, Howard Dea, Archie Briden, Gordone 'Duke' Keats, Ernie Anderson, Alec Renaud, and Kenny Mackenzie).

Gagne, Art

Ethel Anderson Moore fonds

  • CA EDM MS-752
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1965]

This fonds consists of a reminiscence, “Origin of the Grads” by Ethel Anderson Moore and two books, ‘The Commercial Chronicle’, Feb. 1917 (378.1 COM) and ‘Official Record of the Edmonton ‘Grads’’ (796.32 COM).

Moore, Ethel Anderson

Anthony Graham Shute fonds

  • CA EDM MS-756
  • Fonds
  • 1917 - 1958

The fonds consists of documents and photographs related to Anthony Shute’s police career and activities in the Boxing and Wrestling Commission. .
File List:
File 1: Certificate of military instruction for infantry, non-commissioned officers, for Corporal A.G. Shute, 1917;
File 2: Appointment as Justice of the Peace to Anthony G. Shute, signed by Robert George Brett, Lt. Gov. of Alberta. Sept. 8, 1920;
File 3: Citation for Silver Jubilee, Buckingham Palace, May 6, 1935.
File 4: Letter, Anthony G. Shute to Wm. Murphy, Secretary-Treasurer, Edmonton Boxing and Wrestling Commission, January 13, 1958. (Note: given Anthony Shute’s death on January 14, 1958, this is possibly the last letter written by him).
For photograph of Anthony Shute, see EA-10-2784.

Shute, Anthony Graham

Edmonton Bulletin fonds

  • CA EDM MS-1071
  • Fonds
  • 1911, 1947-1951

The fonds consists of photos taken by Eric Bland for the Edmonton Bulletin in the last five years of the Bulletin’s existence (April 1947-January 1951) (EA-600). The photos include Edmonton personalities, accidents, events, clubs and societies, buildings (including churches, schools and hospitals), commerce, industry, transportation and military.
The fonds also includes images used in the publication 'Edmonton Bulletin Special Edition 1911' (EB-26). This publication gave a history of Edmonton to that point. The photographs include people, houses, buildings businesses, street scenes, bridges and transportation.

Edmonton Bulletin

Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues fonds

  • CA EDM MS-491
  • Fonds
  • 1920 - 2002

This fonds consists of the records of the EFCL and is arranged in the following series:

  • Series 1 - Administration. This series consists of the operating records of the EFCL offices including minutes, agendas, financial information, correspondence, reports, contracts, and fundraising from 1922 to 2005 with most of the records dating from 1970 to 1980.
  • Series 2 - Community Leagues. This series contains records collected by the EFCL regarding their constituent community leagues. The records collected from each community league differ but generally include leases, membership information, and correspondence. The records in this series are predominantly from the period between 1965 to 1980.
  • Series 3 - Committees. This series consists of the files from the committees the EFCL either led or was a part of from 1971 to 1999. Other material has been added where the EFCL gathered the files for information purposes.
  • Series 4 - Programs. This series collects programs, events, and awards ceremonies held by the EFCL from 1920 to 1999 with a majority of the records originating from between 1970 to 1990.
  • Series 5 - Legal. This series collects documents pertaining to legal matters the EFCL was directly involved in as a litigant or on the behalf of the communities involved in the case. Most material pertains to the Rossdale Unit 11 case or to Inland Cement’s change in fuel types.

Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

Margaret Weir Andrekson fonds

  • CA EDM MS-733
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1983

This fonds consists of documents relating to Andrekson’s work as a volunteer for various organizations. The majority of the material is related to Andrekson’s work with the Edmonton Civic Centennial Committee, an organization formed to celebrate Canada’s 100th anniversary of Confederation.

The remainder of the material consists of records from Andrekson’s other activities as a volunteer, namely as part of the Commonwealth Games hosted in Edmonton in 1978, and the 1983 Universiade Games, also hosted in Edmonton. The records related to these events are comprised of both organizational material, such as minutes and reports of the boards, as well as promotional material meant to be given to the public or displayed during the specific events.

The photographs are of events at Universiade ’83, including the opening and closing ceremonies and a variety of athletic events.

Some photographs are of Kaleidoscope ’83, the cultural arm of Universiade ’83, which consisted of a variety of cultural performances and displays held during the Universiade games.

Andrekson, Margaret Weir

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