Fonds paa-7993 - Roy Ells fonds

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Roy Ells fonds

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CA PAA paa-7993

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  • 1921-1978 (Creation)
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    Ells, Roy

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0.70 m of textual records and other material

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Verna Ells, Roy Ells' wife, deposited the records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1982.

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The fonds consists primarily of Roy Ells' constituency records from his time as Member of the Legislative Assembly for Grouard, as well as records from his time as chairman of the Legislative Committee on Automobile Insurance; these includes correspondence, certificates, reports and minutes, pamphlets and newsletters, invitations and programs, newspaper clippings, financial statements, speeches and copies of bills. The fonds also holds some personal papers of Roy Ells, including minutes, reports, correspondence, programs and pamphlets relating to his membership in the Alberta Hotel Association, the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, the Alberta Social Credit League and the Grouard Constituency Association; a photograph of High Prairie's first town council and other photographs featuring Rimbey, High Prairie, Fort Vermilion, Swan Hills, and other constituency locations, and includes the 1948 High Prairie flood, the High Prairie Fire Department, the Spaulding Hotel, the High Level Hotel, ribbon cutting ceremonies, and Legislature tour groups; and audio recordings of speeches by Roy Ells, interviews conducted by Roy Ells of Mr. Leesrud and Sid (Bud) Brown, the Social Credit Grassroots theme song and the opening of the High Level Hotel.

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Includes 158 photographs, 8 audio reels, 6 maps, 6 negatives, and 2 photographic postcards.

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  • The material is in English.

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Access Conditions: Listening copies of the audio recording are available. Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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Information for the biographical sketch is from the records and the <em>Canadian Parliamentary Guide</em>, which is available in the Provincial Archives of Alberta, 328.71 C1601. Some photographs can be located in the A file of the Provincial Archives of Alberta reference prints under the numbers A.12,011 to A.12,026. Included in the accession, in the first file, is a discrete item, a biography of Roy Ells written after his death by his daughters, Sharon and Shirley Ells. The fonds was deposited at the same time and in the same accession as the High Prairie Fire Department fonds<br><br>Record No. Fonds consists of the following accessions: PR1982.0285<br><br>

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