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Campbell family fonds Series
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Brewer family

The sub-series includes 32 photographs belonging to Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Brewer, Isabel Campbell's mother and step-father. Subjects include the opening of the Smoky River bridge in the summer of 1949, a trip up the Mackenzie Highway from Rio Grande, a trip up the Alaska Highway as far as Ft. St. John, daughter Francis Brewer, the Lois and Jim Simpson family, friend of the family Edna Moyer, and the obituaries of Eli Pandachuck , Bernice Pandachuck and Edna Moyer. Also included are photos taken of a geological picnic at Kleskun Hills which feature Robert Cochrane as speaker. a eulogy written by Isabel on the death of her father.

Clyde Campbell family

The series consists of documents and photographs relating to Clyde Campbell, his wife Myrle, and their daughter Isabel. The documents include letters written by Clyde Campbell to his wife Myrle before and after marriage; blueprints of laboratories designed by Mr. Campbell; communications and documents from the War Department regarding Clyde Campbell; certificates from his pharmacy and his involvement with the Masonic Lodge. There is also a transcript of his funeral service and copies of obituaries. The photographs are of Clyde Campbell, Myrle McGuire Campbell, and their daughter Isabel Campbell at various stages of life. The collection includes photos of Isabel receiving awards for her contributions to history in the Grande Prairie area in the 1990s.

E.A. Campbell diaries

The series consists of four yearly diaries written by Eldridge Augustus Campbell when he was 18 to 22 years of age, his membership card in the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers; and two news clippings, one a travel article written by Mr. Campbell as a special correspondant for the Toledo Bee newspaper, and one about a record-setting trip he made from Cleveland to Toledo as the train engineer on "Lake Shore Engine No. 653"

Extended Campbell family

The series consists of photographs of the extended Campbell family, including Grandmother Campbell, the Astry family, the McKinley family, and Clyde, Myrle and Isabel with the extended family. There are also news clippings about the McKinley family including the death of 8 year old Charles Wesley McKinley in a skating accident

Genealogy Records

The series consists of genealogical records of the Campbell family researched by Isabel Campbell between 1957 and 1983. The collection includes correspondence with the sources of the information, an essay called "Kirnan and the Campbells" written by Paul Kester in 1932, a pamphlet from "The Clan Campbell Society (U.S.A.), and a 1916 issue of "The Campbell Family Magazine" published in New York.

Halcourt Homestead

The series consists of photographs and papers dealing with life on the Campbell’s homestead in Halcourt, Alberta: house plans, a tax receipt, lists of expenses and bills from local stores; and communications from A.H. Funnell regarding the sale of the property.

Isabel Campbell

The series consists of records relating to the life of Isabel Campbell, daughter of Clyde Campbell and Myrle McGuire. It includes her baby book, historical writings, art work, correspondence, financial records from her home in Grande Prairie, reference material she collected, and memorial records when she died in 1998.

McGuire family

The sub-series consists of genealogical records from the McGuire family bible, marriage and duplicate birth certificates, news clippings and correspondence. There is also a wooden guest book with articles on Ellen McGuire from her 92nd birthday until her death, and a photograph album of the McGuire family from 1920 onwards.