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Alberta School Broadcasts collection

  • CA PAA paa-8612
  • Collection
  • 1948-[197?]

The collection consists of two Alberta School Broadcast songbooks: "Sing and Play" from 1954 -1955, by Jane McIlrena and "Music Makers" from 1960 - 1961 by Hazel Robinson. The collection also contains 33 transcription discs created for Alberta School Broadcasts featuring music and narrated books such as Ivanhoe. The discs also include broadcasts featuring information on explorers of the Northwest Territories including David Thompson, James Cook Henry Kelsey, Samuel Hearne, and Anthony Henday. The transcription discs date from 1948 to 1949. The audio cassettes consist of several episodes from the following series: World of Today, Alberta at Work, We Live in Alberta, Alberta Album, Adventure Time, and Pioneer Communities. These episodes likely date from the 1970s.

Alberta. Department of Education

Allen Ronaghan collection

  • CA PAA paa-7033
  • Collection
  • Copied 1971-1995

Collection consists of an oral history by Hugh B. Evans about his experiences as a sailor on the Southern Cross Expedition, dated 1970, an index to a cash book dated 1905 from the Vermilion Branch of the Canadian Bank of Commerce and notes on the pioneer telegraph system in Alberta dated 1976, both compiled by Allen Ronaghan, a copy of the United Farmers of Alberta Union Local No. 139 minutes and membership roll, and a copy of the attendance register of the Batts School District No. 1960 dating 1918-1919.

Ronaghan, Allen

Camrose and District Museum Society collection

  • CA PAA paa-6683
  • Collection
  • Copied 1970

Collection consists of photographs dating 1898-1909 of various schools in the Camrose area.

Camrose and District Museum Society

Franciscan Friars of Western Canada film collection

  • CA PAA paa-8878
  • Collection
  • [194-?]

Collection consists of two short 16mm films about the Canadian Rockies that were used by the Franciscan Friars for educational and entertainment purposes:;Canadian Mountain Summer, [194-?]; and;Boy Scout Explorer: An Adventure in the Canadian North-West, [194-?] produced by J.H. Hoffberg.

Franciscan Friars of Western Canada

Glenbow Alberta History collection

  • CA PAA paa-8816
  • Collection
  • 1905 - 1935

The collection consists of a program for the Alberta Inaugural Celebration Concert at Thistle Rink in Edmonton, Alberta dating from 1905; a membership card for the Edmonton Amateur Athletic Club dating from ca. 1908; an account book for the Union Book of Canada and a bundle of cancelled cheques dating from 1917; a copy of The Alberta Social Credit Chronicle dating from 1935; a pamphlet entitled "The Douglas System of Economics"; a photograph of the G.A. Forster Ranch House; and a photograph of the Forster family.

Glenbow Museum, collector

History of the Canadian West Centennial Conference collection

  • CA PAA paa-9305
  • Collection
  • 1967

The collection consists of conference materials for the History of the Canadian West Centennial Conference held in Banff, 1967. The materials include pamphlets, publications related to the history of the west, correspondence regarding the conference, lists of activities and excursions, programs, and brochures.

History of the Canadian West Centennial Conference

Joe Bouvier film collection

  • CA PAA paa-9563
  • Collection
  • [192?]-1963

The fonds consists of four 16mm films of varying subjects. Two are NFB productions, one is an Eastman Classroom films, and one was produced by the Government of Alberta.

Bouvier, Joe, collector

Lethbridge Video collection

  • CA PAA paa-8954
  • Collection
  • 1992-1993

The collection consists of a VHS recording entitled The History of Lethbridge (1992) and a VHS recording entitled Oh Pioneers (1993).


Provincial Normal School Photograph collection

  • CA PAA paa-9083
  • Collection
  • 1921 - 1925

The collection consists of a photograph for the Camrose Normal School Class 1924-1925 taken by McDermid Studios, Edmonton and a photograph of the 1921 Edmonton Normal School class taken in 1921 by Langbell Photo.


Red Deer and District Museum and Archives collection

  • CA PAA paa-7202
  • Collection
  • 1950-1951

The collection consists of an information/registration booklet about the McTavish Business College Limited (Ltd.) of Edmonton, Alberta and "Willing Hands," the 1950 annual report of the Alberta Division of the Canadian Cancer Society.

Red Deer and District Museum and Archives

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