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Royal Canadian Air Force, Station Edmonton collection

  • CA GLEN glen-3567
  • Collection
  • 1939-1947

The collection consists of a scrapbook (1943-1947) containing newsclippings, 55 photographs, and 2 programs, possibly compiled by a civilian employee, documenting newsworthy events, graduating classes, and social activities of No. 2 A.O.S. and Northwest Air Command, and news related to Air Force involvement in the Second World War in general. The accession also included a scrapbook documenting the Royal Visit of 1939, and a Canadian Wheat Board permit documenting deliveries of grain to elevators at Bulwark, Alberta by W. Bowen in 1942-1943. It is not known whether the latter two items are related to the Station Edmonton scrapbook.

Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force. Station Edmonton

W. E. Butterwick collection

  • CA PPCLI ppcli-7
  • Collection
  • 1952

The collection contains 1 black and white photo of members of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry receiving mortar bombs from the Platoon Sergeant, Korea 1952.

Butterwick, W. E.

Wade DeLano collection

  • EDM edm-1508
  • Collection
  • 1899-1911

This collection consists of copies of <i>The Rebel</i>, published by J.J. Zubric of Calgary and critical of the Social Credit government in Alberta, one copy of a catalogue for the Scottish Historical Exhibition at Glasgow, and several copies of the serial illustrated histories of the war <i>With the Flag to Pretoria</i> and <i>Celebrities of the Army</i>.

DeLano, Wade

South Peace Regional Archives Photograph collection

  • GPR gpr-2809
  • Collection
  • [1880]-2003

The collection consists of photographs relating to the history of the South Peace River Country of Alberta. These photographs were donated by various donors to South Peace Regional Archives after it was established in 2000, and are not associated with a fonds. Photographs range in date from [1880] to 2003 and cover a range of subjects.

South Peace Regional Archives, collector

Ernest A. Woods collection

  • Collection
  • 1906-1924

The fonds consists of photographs of early Prince Rupert showing the building of the town site from the first pile driven to build the wharf in 1906, the first grade of the railway in 1908, the first GTP passenger train, and scenes of early Prince Rupert and the surrounding area up until to the 1920s. There are photographs of people in Prince Rupert, including family and colleagues, nurses during WWI, the drydock, planes, parades, boats, steamships, reservoirs, the Skeena River, Ocean Falls, the cold storage plant, football games, picnics, fire trucks, one photograph of native children in Metlakatla, and a logging camp at Alice Arm. It also includes a certificate of appointment from when Ernest was made a Notary Public on September 21, 1909 and a postcard received by Ernest in Prince Rupert in July 1907, mailed from England June 3, 1907.

Woods, Ernest A.

Gordon Head Special W/T Station collection : 1942-2001, predominant 1942-1949

  • Collection
  • Photocopied in 2001

The collection consists of the following files: Smiths research essay, Big sky, big mystery, 2001; Gordon Head Special W/T Station reunion planning, 2001; Research correspondence, 2001; National Archives copies of Department of National Defense documents, 1942-45; National Archives copy of Notes on the history of the Operational Intelligence Centre in Canada, n.d.; National Archives copies of photographs of Gordon Head Special W/T Station, the D/F Hut, and the Y Station.

Stuart Carson collection

  • Collection
  • [194-]

The collection consists 76 negatives and 9 photographs from the 1940s. It includes scenes around Prince Rupert during the Second World War such as gun placements, artillery on boats, soldiers, ship building at the dry dock, Hays Creek, CN Park, downtown views, fish boats, family, and a concert.

Carson, Stuart

Arlene Ashcroft collection

  • Collection
  • 1937- 1945

The collection consists of a photo album that contains photographs of military personnel. Also included are postcards sent to Arlene Russell, newspaper clippings, and military artifacts such as badges, pins, and Second World War artifacts.

Ashcroft, Arlene

Darlene Skaer collection

  • CA PAA paa-7957
  • Collection
  • 1943

The collection consists of 18 prints of Second World War cartoons by Stew Cameron, two of which have been signed by Cameron. The cartoon appeared in Cameron's book <em>Basic Training Daze</em>.

Skaer, Darlene

Harold D. Finch collection

  • CA PAA paa-6756
  • Collection
  • 1916

Collection consists of a photograph and a copied pay list of 'A' Company, Platoon 4, 89th Battery, in Calgary, Alberta.

Finch, Harold D.

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