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Town of Jasper Place fonds

  • CA EDM RG-101
  • Archief
  • 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: Engineering Department
  • Series 2: Recreation Commission
  • Series 3: Office of the Secretary-Treasurer
  • Series 4: Fire Department
  • Series 5: Census and Enumeration
  • Series 6: Council Minutes
  • Series 7: Tax Assessment Records
  • Series 8: Financial Records
  • Series 9: Bylaws
  • Series 10: The Citizen
  • Series 11: The Suburban Times
  • Series 12: Development

Town of Jasper Place

Canukeena Club of Edmonton fonds

  • CA EDM MS-701
  • Archief
  • 1940 - 2003

The fonds (or collection) consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, member obituaries, initiation ceremony scripts, membership lists, and some constitution and bylaw booklets of the main Canukeena Club organization that were distributed to its smaller branches. Also included are three lapel pins that were given to members in good standing upon their initiation. The photograph consists of the last meeting of the Canukeena Club of Edmonton’s members.

Canukeena Club of Edmonton

Gateway Camera Club of Edmonton fonds

  • CA EDM MS-81
  • Archief
  • 1976

This fonds consists of the slide presentation “An Edmonton Story” created by members of the Gateway Camera Club. In this project the club members were attempting to tell the story of Edmonton’s history and growth through photography. The textual records include instructions, presentation outline, slide index with names of providers, script (2 copies), tray lists of the slide presentation. There is also a recorded narration (audiotape) to accompany the slides.
File List:
File 1. An Edmonton Story – notes, general outline, slide tray indexes, slide index (listing photographers).
File 2. An Edmonton Story – script (2 copies) (for slides and narration on audio reel, see ET-11 and EAV-3).

Gateway Camera Club of Edmonton

Annie Robertson Harrison fonds

  • CA EDM MS-601
  • Archief
  • [ca. 1910], [ca. 1962]

The fonds consists of a manuscript “Memoirs of Anna Laura” written by Annie Robertson Harrison recounting her life in Edmonton at the end of the 19th century and one photograph of Annie.

The memoir mentions Annie’s family – parents (W. Scott and Harriet Robertson), siblings (Harry, Nell, Carrie, Fred, Robert, Grace), husband (Dr. John Darely Harrison), as well as her children and grandchildren. It also covers family activities and buildings including her father’s Cooking Lake residence, Spruce Lodge, and her father’s opera house, Robertson Hall, including the night the hall burned down.

It also includes references to various events and people: the 1885 Rebellion, 1897 Klondike Gold Rush, construction of the CPR and EY&P railroads, Strathcona, Fort Edmonton, Long Lake, St. Albert, Herschel Island, Athabasca Landing, Eggies Halfway House, Louis Daniels, Grasshopper, Mrs. Grey, Mary Bobsleigh, Kenny McLeod, Colonel Jamieson, Dr. and Mrs. McKay, Casey family, and Muchias,

The memoir describes a number of "firsts" in Edmonton, such as the first: public school (McKay Avenue School), sheriff, women's hockey team, theatrical hall, and piano. There are also references to many original settler families, such as, the Olivers, Walters, Macauleys, Griesbachs, Mckays and McDougalls.

There is also a photocopy of a newspaper article about Annie Robertson Harrison and her memoir, "'It Was Wonderful To Be Young In Edmonton'... As Mrs. Harrison Recalls Settlement 72 Years Ago", by Ruth Bowen, Edmonton Journal, September 1, 1955.

Harrison, Annie Laurie Robertson

Northern Alberta Pioneers and Old Timers' Association (NAPOTA) fonds

  • CA EDM MS-56
  • Archief
  • [ca. 1885]-2009, predominant 1914-2009

The fonds consists of textual records, historical documents, photographs, paintings and maps gathered by NAPOTA in support of the association’s goal of preserving the history of Edmonton. The fonds also includes the records of the association including minutes, membership records, correspondence, financial documents and news clippings.
The fonds is arranged as follows:

  1. Minutes 1914-1989
  2. Correspondence files 1926, 1928-1929
    . a. Alphabetical file series
    . b. Correspondence files
  3. Topical files 1887-2009
    . a. Alphabetical file series
    . b. Correspondence files
  4. Membership records
  5. Newspapers and Clippings
  6. Financial records
  7. Certificates
  8. Ephemera
  9. Maps
  10. Books

Northern Alberta Pioneers and Old Timers' Association

Society of the Retired and Semi Retired / SAGE fonds

  • CA EDM MS-533
  • Archief
  • 1905-2001
  • This fonds consists of a Stovel's pocket map of Edmonton (1917), posters for community events
  • clippings, an Old Timers Association menu (1905), and papers on various subjects relating to the Society. The fonds also contains information on the Heritage Program started in the winter of 1972, that brought seniors into schools to share with students their memories of pioneer life and homesteading on the prairies. There are also a number of books which have been placed in the Archives Reference Library and photographs from presentations, and the Heritage Collection, as well as the SRSR collection of images detailing their activities, staff, members and facilities over the years. There is also a VHS tape of the opening of their new facility in 1989.

Society of the Retired and Semi Retired

Olive P. Hoyle fonds

  • CA EDM MS-418
  • Archief
  • 1965 - 1984

The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, news clippings, notes and publications relating to the Citizens' Save Our Parks Association, 1965-ca. 1977; the Plebiscite Committee, 1965-1966; the Urban Reform Group Edmonton (URGE), 1973-1982; the Oliver Community Group, 1975; and her opposition to construction of a roadway in MacKinnon Ravine, 1965-1984.

Hoyle, Olive P.

Joan M. Neil fonds

  • CA EDM MS-536
  • Archief
  • 1918-1982

The fonds consists of brochures, booklets and photographs on various subjects including Strathcona Composite High School, Edmonton weather, David Kilgour M.P., Molson's Edmonton House, the North Star Chapter of the Acacia Masonic Lodge, and the Old Timers Baseball Association. There are also family documents for Private W.D. McAllister, including a rationing order book (1918), Canadian Discharge note giving permission for leave, note for permission to marry, a printed note from Buckingham Palace giving thanks for service and a letter from Grant MacEwan, Lieutenant-Governer of Alberta (1966).

Neil, Joan M.

Baker Clinic fonds

  • CA EDM MS-704
  • Archief
  • 1930-[199-?]

This fonds consists of records from the Baker Clinic, including partnership agreements between 1955 and 1974, Accounts of J.O. Baker's practice from January 1930 to July 1932, and a Baker Clinic Journal from 1963 to 1992. This fonds also includes a brief biography and autobiography of Dr. Jermyn Oscar Baker, the founder of the Baker Clinic. There is also a programme from the 1952 Canadian Football Championship, and a copy of "Edmonton: the First Fifty Years."

Baker Clinic

Don Whidden fonds

  • CA EDM MS-730
  • Archief
  • [198-]-[199-?]

This fonds consists of material gathered by Don Whidden during his involvement with local and national rugby organisations, including coaching material, newsletters, Edmonton, Alberta, and Canadian Rugby Union records, and correspondence.

Whidden, Don

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