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Edmonton Postcard Scenes collection

  • PAA paa-8675
  • Collection
  • [1915]

The collection consists of 11 photographic postcards featuring Edmonton scenes dating from ca. 1915.

Election and Railroad District Map

  • PAA paa-8678
  • Fonds
  • [1915]

The item consists of a map of Alberta and British Columbia featuring election districts and railroad lines dating from ca. 1915.

Alberta Playwrights collection

  • PAA paa-8695
  • Collection
  • [1943 -- 1988]

The collection consists of scripts that won the Alberta Playwriting Competition dating from 1970 to 1988. The fonds also consists of plays dating from 1943 to 1970 which likely won other playwriting contests. Additionally, the fonds includes two plays from Edmonton playwright and director Brad Fraser as well as two plays by Canadian actor Paul Gross, known for his work on the television series Due South.

Banff Photograph collection

  • PAA paa-8741
  • Collection
  • [1918]

The collection consists of 15 photographs of the Banff area including views of "Beehive Mountain", a waterfall at "Johnson's Creek", a canoe, and the Banff Springs Hotel; a photograph of Vancouver; a photograph of Santa Monica featuring electric street lights; a photograph of New York Woolworth Building; two photographs of unidentified women; and two photographs of an unidentified harbor. The photographs date from ca. 1918 and were taken by an unknown photographer.

Fort Macleod First Nations Peoples Photographic collection

  • PAA paa-8771
  • Collection
  • copied 1993

The collection consists of photographs of First Nations Peoples of the Fort Macleod region including images of individuals, dwellings, rites and ceremonies, modes of transportation, and farming. The photographs date from ca. 1910 -- 1920.

Edmonton Flood 1915 Photographic collection

  • PAA paa-8810
  • Collection
  • 1915

The collection consists of five photographs featuring views of Edmonton during a flood in 1915 including Currie Street, Edmonton Boat Building Co, 5th Street Bridge, Low Level Bridge, and Ross Flats from McDougall Hill.

Exploration and Early Settlement of Alberta Map collection

  • PAA paa-8813
  • Collection
  • Copied [ca. 1965]

The collection consists of maps copied from the Public Archives of Canada (now library and Archives Canada) in ca. 1965 documenting the exploration and early settlement of Alberta covering the period of 1775 to 1914. The collection features areas such as the District of Alberta, Rocky Mountain House, the Rocky Mountains, First Nations Territories, the Northwest Territories; maps featuring the exploratory work of Peter Pond and David Thompson; and maps featuring the settlement of Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Mounted Police.

First Flight over the Rockies Commemoratory collection

  • PAA paa-8851
  • Collection
  • 1966

The collection consists of material commemorating the first flight over the Canadian Rockies in 1919 by pilot Captain Ernest C. Hoy including two formal invitations for the City of Lethbridge luncheon proceeding the ceremony to unveil a plaque, an official program, photographs, and newspaper clippings dating from 1966.

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