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Alberta Association of Registered Nurses Oral History Collection

  • CA AARN aarn-2203
  • Collection
  • 1933-1994

The fonds consists of recorded interviews with various members of the nursing profession for their personal and professional histories and of the institutions in which they served. Subjects on the tapes include: Laura Attrux (as described by Helen Getzinger and Stella Boisvert) Nellie Beatty, Jackie Brewe, Yvonne Chapman, Gurty Chinell, Kay Christie, Betty Eggen, Vera Gingras, Glenna Gorrill, Betty Gourlay, Elnora Hibbert, Jessie Morrison, Florence Nightingale, Mary Adelaide Nutting, Geneva Purcell, Phyliss Robinson, Martha Rogers, Helen Sabin, Marguerite Schumacher, Winnie Shandro, Muriel Shewchuk, Margaret Street, and Helen Westley.

Alberta Association of Registered Nurses Museum and Archives

Edna Lewis collection

  • CA ATH ath-2132
  • Collection
  • [1890] - [1959]

The fonds consists of material found in the former Anglican Church rectory. It consists of a photograph and article on Mrs. Rhoda Mainsford Hanney of England who assisted with the Anglican Boys Hostel in the late 1930s; a photograph and article on Miss Jane Clough of England who gave money to help build the Boys and Girls Hostels in Athabasca, and a photograph of the First Athabasca Wolf Cub Pack in [1959]. The Cub leaders were : J. Dexter Champion and Rev. Jack Gibbons. The cubs are : Jim Ashacker, ? Bidwell, Donald Champion, Bob Evans, Jim Evans, Boyd Hall, Bruce Hall, David Hyde, Gerald Labrie, Billy Luker, Colin McGuire, Wayne McLean, Larry Parker, Richard Pitman, Thomas Rogers, Stephen Schinkinger, Wayne Schinkinger, Kenny Walker, Kenny Wilson, Richard Wilson, Ronnie Wasylyk, and Ron Watson.

Lewis, Edna Mary Cecile

Athabasca Archives Photograph collection

  • CA ATH ath-2136
  • Collection
  • [1890s] - 2010

The collection consists of photographs of the RCMP boat "Athabasca" based in Ganges, B.C. Six Mile Stopping Place on the Athabasca River; SS Northland Echo; loading scows; aerial view of Athabasca [1970s]; newspaper photographs of James Harris Wood, William Rennison, Isaie Gagnon, Louis Fosseneuve, and Hon. Justice R. Boyle; men at a tie camp (Paul Berkey, Mr. Koster, Mr. Jameson, Eugene Sale, Ole Strome, Joe Laflamme); 1937-38 Athabasca Boy Scout troop (Ralph Noddings, Bill Calder, Ken Cocke, John Birks, Allen Fell, Fred Meadows, Bob Garton, Frank Falconer, Dale Nelson, Jim Service, Budge Jones, Frank Bergeron, Verne Lewis, -- Webb, Alec Bergeron, Donald King, Reg Bayliss); Half Moon Lake School, 1936 (Josie Kunbah, Josie Kordyban, Alexandra Smerychinski, Marian Kowalski, Katie Kordyban, Maria Kordyban, Rosy Dowhaniuk, Stephanie Kushak, Olga Komarniski, Antonnette Komarniski, Maggie Shapka, Annie Kushak, Helen Zayezierski, Josie Gerla); Revillon Brothers Store, farm implement-reaper and horses, Terence John Shank, Elmer Norman Shank, Demonstration Farm barns and house (Experimental Farm barns), Leon Soudet farm, view of Athabasca from Century Villa condominiums dated Sept. 28, 1996; 1985 Tourist Information Booth volunteers (Hazel Rein, Pearl Baker, May Webb, Steve Wasel, Joe Bortnick, Alice Donahue, Charlie Senz, Dot Evans, Laura Green, and Muriel Senz); Chris and Lyandra Elkjer; the Athabasca train station in Nov. 1912, team driver is James A. Minns who was killed during WWI. Four postcards have been added which include an aerial photo of the town, a view from the bridge of the town lights, a painting by Larry Zornes and local citizens forming the number 99 in 2010 as they look forward to the 100th anniversary in 2011.

Athabasca Archives Photograph collection

Marvyn Rogers collection

  • CA ATH ath-2153
  • Collection
  • [1977]

The fonds consists of brief biographies of Jim Appleby, Hugo Carlson, Todd Richards and Jettie (Day) Willey who were interviewed by high school students. These biographies probably accompany the cassette tapes in accession 93.13

Rogers, Marvyn

Parkhurst District collection

  • CA ATH ath-2154
  • Collection
  • 1913-1945

The fonds consists of newspaper clippings from local papers and photographs of St. Mary's Anglican Church, railway tie camps, the Parkhurst District, Archdeacon and Mrs. Little, Parkhurst School students in 1938, Highway 55 (E-W) through Athabasca, Eugene Sale, threshing, Mrs. Joseph Laflamme and family; Eleanor,Jim, Ruth, John, Bill and Lily Elliott; and the Athabasca Flying Club in 1977.

Parkhurst District

Canadian Museum of Civilization collection

  • CA ATH ath-2189
  • Collection
  • 2006 - 2009

The fonds consists of correspondence between Dr. Hinther and the Athabasca Archives; a newspaper article from the Athabasca Advocate of June 20, 2006; a Toles School preliminary approach paper; a media release; an invitation for Athabascans to meet Dr. Hinther and Anne Newlands at the Athabasca Archives; a Toles School interview questionnaire; and promotional material for the CMC including 2 DVDs. On October 30, 2006 CTV interviewed Dr. Hinther; a DVD copy was purchased. In 2007 a framed "Memorandum of Cooperation and Understanding" between the Canadian Museum of Civilization and the Athabasca Archives was given to the archives. In 2008-2009 additions included: a Toles School interpretive grid and diagrams, and four roller display banners with metal stands.

Canadian Museum of Civilization

Athabasca Archives periodical collection

  • CA ATH ath-2199
  • Collection
  • 1883-2009

The fonds consists of periodical articles was used as research material for the book "Athabasca: an Illustrated History". 1) Outing, an international illustrated monthly magazine of Sport, Travel and Recreation. Oct-Dec, 1895. Includes a 4 part article titled "A Woman in the MacKenzie Delta" by Elizabeth Taylor. 2) Canadian Geographical Journal. May, July and August 1961. "Voyageurs Highway; the geography and logistics of the Canadian fur trade" by Eric Morse. 3) Alberta Transportation. Oct 1981. "A short history of Alberta's Riverboats" by Andy Turnbull. 4) Saint John's Edmonton Report. Aug. 2, 1976. "One man drownded, another floats". 5) Canadian Geographical Journal. Jan. 1947. "Athabasca River Transport" and "Athabaska Trail" by S.C.Ells. 6) The Trustee; Alberta School Trustees Association. 1907-1982. "My favorite trustees" by William H. Swift. He discusses Toles, Smith and Parkhurst Schools and Mr. Edwin Parr. 7) Forest Landscape: a newsletter published by Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. Sept. 2, 1993. "Homesteading's freedom carried a price" by Lillie Hagelund. 8) Royal Geographical Society. Nov. 1883. "On the Athabasca District of the Canadian North-West Territory" by Rev. Emile Petitot. Includes information on First Nations inhabitants. 9) Alberta Trails Task Force, Research Section, Historic Sites Service, Alberta Culture, 1975. "Historic Trails Report" by Anne Carscallen. 10) "The Klondyke Trail from Edmonton" by Harold Fryer. 11) Canadian Cattlemen. Nov. 1953. "Old Trails and New, from sternwheeler and pack-train to "Iron Horse" and Aeroplane" by Phillip H. Godsell. 12) New Trail, U of A. Winter, 1951. "The Athabasca Trail" by James MacGregor. 13) "Report on the drainage area of the Peace & Athabaska Rivers" by Wm. Pearce, 1908. 14) The Alberta Gold Rush News, Alberta Gold Prospectors Assoc. Spring, 2009. "Devil's Canyon Gold Mine,1918" by Mark Hayward. 15) Food For Thought. Fall, 2007. "The Rice Stuff, wild rice from farmer Wayne Ptolemy" by Wes Lafortune. 16) Canadian Geographical Journal. February, 1964. "My Home Town" by Charles Camsell. Drawings by S.C.Ells.

Athabasca Archives periodical collection

Claresholm Photographs Collection

  • CA CLARE clare-1427
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1880s - 1990s]

Collection consists of views of the Town of Claresholm, local residents and activities, agriculture, schools, churches, the Flight Training School, and many other topics.

Claresholm Photographs

Edson Archives Edson and District Schools collection

  • CA EDSON edson-10
  • Collection
  • 1913-1970, 1974, 1976-1978, 1996

Collection consists of items pertaining to Edson and Area schools. Items include school programmes, school maps, yearbooks, school newspapers, a rubber stamp from the school district, debenture bonds and information on the fundraising for a brick schoolhouse, specifications for the wiring of edson (Red Brick) School and photographs of the Edson (Red Brick) School, its staff and students. Also consists of items pertaining to Yellowhead School Division #12. Items include transfer cards, financial statements and reports, yearbooks, Parkland High School prospectus and official opening programme, newspaper articles, school newspapers, photographs, school calendar, photograph of Central School's last day, includes histories of schools consolidated into Fulham School District #3838 and photographs and documents pertaining to Wolf Creek School Division.

Edson and District Schools

Hanna and District Museum collection

  • CA GLEN glen-1117
  • Collection
  • Copied 1977-1988 (originally created 1883-1968)

The collection consists of photographs of local personalities, street scenes, farming views, businesses, schools, and social and sports events.

Hanna and District Museum

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