Alberton (P.E.I.) - History



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Alice C. Green collection

  • CA PCA Acc3221
  • Collection
  • 1873-1979, predominent 1942-1979

The collection consists of scrapbooks and other materials used by Alice C. Green to write her book "Footprints on the Sand of Time: A History of Alberton". Included in this collection are newspaper clippings, correspondence, notes, and transcribed information. There are also six land conveyances dating from 1873, 1892, 1911, and 1913. Most of the newspaper clippings and notes are related specifically to the community and people of Alberton. The nature of these articles vary but include announcements of birthdays, marriages, obituaries, community events, activities and other points of interest relating to Alberton. There are also many articles of general interest related to the history of PEI. The material is arranged roughly by subject within the collection. Some of the clippings in the scrapbooks date from the 1920s and 1930s but the majority of clippings and other materials in the collection are dated 1942-1979. Also included in the collection is the Dominion Census returns for Alberton, 1921.

Green, Alice C.

Eileen Oulton collection

  • CA PCNAM AM0006
  • Collection
  • 1960-1978

This collection consists of genealogical and historical material relating to the town of Alberton, Prince Edward Island, which Eileen Oulton collected or complied between the years 1960 and 1978. The collection is divided into 15 series: Photographs; Genealogy; Interviews; Local Histories; Folk Songs; Diaries; Newspaper articles written by Eileen Oulton; Newspaper articles; Royal Canadian Legion, Tignish Branch #6 Monthly Bulletin; Heritage Foundation newsletters; Alberton and Area Churches; Artifact and photo ledgers; Shipping Casualties and notes on ships; P.E.I. Railway Stations; and Miscellaneous. The images in Series 1 were collected from local residents with the assistance of Frank Pridham. Series 2 - Genealogy includes genealogical cards organized by family name, family genealogical charts, obituaries, Catholic Church records, Cemetery records, and other various finding aids.

Oulton, Eileen