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Alfred Blyth fonds
CA EDM MS-775 · Fonds · 1908-1968

The fonds consists of composites and photographs taken by Alfred Blyth Studios of City of Edmonton police, fire department, school board, and departments. Several of the composites were created for the City of Edmonton's centennial celebrations in 1967. Also included in the fonds is a photograph of the Edmonton police in 1908.

Blyth, Alfred
Amanda Thompson fonds
CA EDM MS-480 · Fonds · 1984

This fonds consists of the essay contest winning paper entitled "Birth of a City".

Thompson, Amanda
Anonymous Donors collection
CA EDM MS-763 · Collection · 1919 - 1947

The collection consists of photographs of buildings, street scenes and people of Edmonton. The collection also includes dance cards, tickets, membership cards, and a WHS patch.

The collections is organized into 2 series:

  1. Photographs
  2. Elizabeth Long
Anonymous
Barbara Dorosh collection
CA EDM MS-585 · Collection · 1929-1996

This collection consists of blotters from the Ritz Hotel, post cards of Edmonton, clippings, maps, artefacts, The Tower Suite menus, invitations, a 1960 Grey Cup Official Programme, a story in TV Week magazine about Lionel Thomas's bronze sculpture "Migrants" (called locally the "Spaghetti Tree) and Christmas cards, A history of Alberta College

Dorosh, Barbara
Beatrice Parker-Nordon fonds
CA EDM MS-162 · Fonds · 1949 - 1952

The fonds consists of assorted material collected, some possibly made, by Beatrice Parker-Nordon. Most of the records are related to the Holden school when Beatrice Parker-Nordon (“Mrs. P-N”) was a teacher at the school.

File 1
Program (Christmas Concert – Holden School) 1947 - annotated,
Program (Christmas Concert – Holden School) 1948 - annotated,
Christmas Program (Sunday School) 1950,
Holden School Christmas Program 1951,
Program – Official Opening of the New Holden High School 1952.

File 2
Newspaper – Holden Herald, June 6, 1950 (with article of Holden Divisional Track Meet, May 27, 1950, includes results of Holden School students),
Newspaper – Holden Herald, April 24, 1951 (with article of Holden High School’s presentation of 3-act comedy play ‘That Perkins Family’).

File 3
Invitation to Holden A.T.A. (Alberta Teachers’ Association) Annual Christmas Banquet, 1951 (includes original drawing used on front of card, possibly done by Beatrice Parker-Nordon),
Draft manuscript of article by Holden A.T.A. for Education Week, with annotations (article likely written or edited by Beatrice Parker-Nordon).

File 4
Greeting cards (Christmas, Valentine, etc) – likely some are from students.

File 5
Programme ‘Just the Two of Us’ – extracts from CJCA broadcasts presented by Burrows Motors, 1951,
Photocopy of article – ‘World’s Smallest Building Faced With Demolition In City’, Edmonton Journal, July 30, 1960 (re: Mite Block in Edmonton),
Booklet: Canada and the Second World War by C. P. Stacey .

Parker-Nordon, Edna Beatrice
CA EDM MS-227 · Fonds · 1889 - 1890

The fonds consists of hand written pages of the school newspaper, 'The Star.'

File 1: 'The Star' Volume 1, No. 1
File 2: 'The Star' Volume 1, No. 2
File 3: 'The Star' Volume 2, No. 1

All three of the files have been digitized and provided online.

Belmont School District No. 23
Bessie McAvoy fonds
CA EDM MS-526 · Fonds · 1922-1992
  • The fonds consists of materials created or collected by Bessie McAvoy of Edmonton and dating from 1922 to 1992. The fonds consists of clippings; a list of the city mayors; a history of the Edmonton school district with documentation from that history's research; a manuscript of Irene Cornwall re: George Hustler and Lotta Dempsey; Miss McAvoy's memoirs and an autobiography, including details of her old neighbourhood - now the downtown core of Edmonton; miscellaneous articles and a copy of "News for Seniors", October 1992; and photocopies and clippings on her life, and her teaching and tennis careers.
  • MS-526.3: This fonds consists of related to the life and career of Bessie McAvoy, including her childhood home, her sister Doris Redman, her tennis career, and her education (including two university papers and a copy of "The Souvenir -- Calgary Normal School, 1925-26". This fonds also includes information on clothing, the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Dr. Chase's Marvelous Medicinal Almanac, and the Second World War Homefront.
McAvoy, Bessie
Boulanger Family fonds
CA EDM MS-747 · Fonds · 1918 - 1942

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.
  • diploma, from the National College of Electro-Therapeutics.

The photographs reflect Dr. Joseph Boulanger’s medical career and Jean-Baptiste Boulanger’s scholastic achievements.

Boulanger Family
CA EDM MS-1219 · Fonds · 1968 - 2005

The fonds consists of the materials created by the Clifford E. Lee Foundation including minutes, financial statements, grant files, photographs, correspondence, research files, and oral history interviews.

Clifford E. Lee Foundation
Donald S. McKay fonds
CA EDM MS-154 · Fonds · 1894, 1921

The fonds consists of:

  • draft motion of the Belmont School District no. 23 re: location of school, n.d.;
  • a draft letter of commendation to an unnamed music teacher, signed by Elizabeth Mitchell (on reverse of previous item, includes notations and date, April 4, 1894);
  • tax receipt, Municipal District of Spruce Grove no. 519 to D.S. McKay, November 19, 1921.
McKay, Donald S.