The fonds consists of momentoes relating to events held during the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911. These include invitations, programmes, passes and cards, and most are inscribed with J.M. Douglas’s name. The photographs include personal photos of J.M. Douglas, including a photo of his father in front of the J.M. Douglas house in Strathcona.
The fonds consists of records belonging to Samuel Williamson and his daughter Margaret Williamson Mann. They include the ceremonial pamphlet for the 1905 Inauguration of Alberta containing congratulatory messages from King Edward VII and Sir Alfred Lyttelton, British Colonial Secretary, as well as the speeches by Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier and Governor General Earl Grey. There is also a metal button for the Children’s Parade of the Inauguration Ceremonies.
The photographs include Samuel and Robert Williamson at the 3rd Annual Alberta-Saskatchewan Excursion to California in 1913.
The journal consists of diary entries made by Annie York Secord between 1 January 1917 and 13 November 1918, describing daily life and events of family, friends, and community. Note: 1-12 January 1917 copied from 1916 Journal (f. 5).
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.
The series consists of Richard Henry Secord’s daily journals, including event and financial notes, 1891-1928 (incomplete), and account books relating to various business activities, 1890-1919 (incomplete), and correspondence and other documents relating to his life activities and involvements. Some daily journals contain entries written by Richard’s wife, Annie York Secord. The books reflect his political activities and the photographs include Richard at various ages in his life, as well as reflect his various businesses and recreational interests.
The fonds consists of correspondence, particularly relating to legal affairs, invoices and bank records of Dr. John Sutherland Wright. The records also include references to Ashael Wright, Abel Wright and Marion Georgina Weatherston.
This fonds consists of personal papers of John J. Duggan as well as some records for the Town/City of Strathcona, including Duggan’s mayoral candidacy. The photographs are predominantly of the activities of the Old Timers’ association but there is also one of the first hand car into Edmonton.
The series consists of correspondence, a programme and photographs. File 1: Correspondence - a Christmas card from Aunt Aggie, and a letter to Isobel and her sister, Gene, from Aunt Wittie, Christmas 1923. File 2: Programme - Royal Visit Pictorial Review - Commemorating The Alberta Visit of Their Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, 1939.
The photographs are of Isobel as a child, and young girl, as well as an album with photographs from her time working as a nurse in Cape Town, South Africa.
The fonds consists predominantly of the records of Florence Jean Cahill, including school and teaching records, memorial card and letters from family. There are also photographs of some members of the Cahill and O’Callaghan families, including Cliff Cahill (a cousin from the United States who was killed in action in France, 1918), Everett Cahill (a cousin in the UK Royal Flying Corps in 1917), and Walter O’Callaghan’s parents, Bridget and Edward O’Callaghan.