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Ron Dale fonds

  • RED red-2928
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1998

The fonds includes Ron Dale's military service records and memorabilia, personal and political correspondence, news clippings about his political career, awards and memorabilia, and photographs.

Dale, Ron

Norman Bowles fonds

  • RED red-2904
  • Fonds
  • 1884-[ca. 1996]

The fonds includes photographs and correspondence of Mary T. Bowles concerning her volunteer service with the Red Cross in Red Deer; photographs of pupils in schools where Norman Bowles taught; class records of his students (ca. 1947-ca. 1949); news stories on Red Deer submitted to metropolitan newspapers by Norman as a freelance local correspondent (1942-1943); a scrapbook and collected pamphlets and posters on Social Credit and Alberta politics (1935-1943); and scrapbooks on the Red Deer Board of Trade and the Dieppe Raid. Includes historic documents collected by Norman Bowles: township survey map of Twp. 38, Ra. 28 W. of the 4th Meridian (Red Deer area, 1884); copy of the Calgary Tribune (1893); and oblique aerial photographs of Red Deer (1947). Includes an unrelated colour photocopy of a certificate presented to the Martin family of Red Deer whose four sons volunteered for wartime military service (ca. 1945, copied ca. 1996)

Bowles, Norman

David Marriott fonds

  • RED red-2847
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1978

The fonds includes publications, circular letters and internal documents collected by David Marriott as a member of the University of Alberta branch of the Progressive Conservative Youth Federation; and records of his activities as a law student and community volunteer in Edmonton.

Marriott, David

National Party of Canada, Red Deer Constituency Association fonds

  • RED red-2810
  • Fonds
  • 1993-2000

Fonds consists of office files of the Red Deer Constituency Association: membership directories (1993-1994); minutes (1993-2000); newsletters (1993-1998); and posters (1993)

National Party of Canada. Red Deer Constituency Association

Parlby family fonds

  • RED red-2777
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1872]-1993

Fonds consists of correspondence of Irene Parlby (1899-1966); Beatrice (Bee) Parlby (ca. 1920-1989); Walter Parlby (1872-1945); and Humphrey Parlby (1909-1965). Included are Bee Parlby's diaries (1930-1986); the journal's of Humphrey Parlby (1927-1932), as well as financial records for both Walter and Irene, and Humphrey and Bee Parlby. There is a significant amount of Farmers' Union of Alberta and Farm Women's Union of Alberta records (1940-1970); as well as material used by Bee Parlby in her various teaching positions (ca. 1945-1970); articles, talks, and speeches given by Irene Parlby (1930-1956), and assorted newspaper clippings (ca. 1899-1985). Included also is Irene Parlby's honorary Doctorate of Laws degree she received from the University of Alberta in 1935, and material regarding Bee Parlby's induction to the Alberta Agricultural Hall of Fame in 1987. Fonds consists of seven series: 1) Irene Parlby; 2) Beatrice (Bee) Parlby; 3) Humphrey Parlby; 4) Walter Parlby; 5) Farmers' Union of Alberta and Farm Women's Union of Alberta; 6) Other Organizations; and 7) Published Materials.

Parlby (family)

Charles Snell fonds

  • RED red-2722
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1978

The fonds consists of Snell's notebooks, financial records, personal and professional correspondence, cash books, blueprints and survey plans. Includes material relating to his membership with the Alberta Land Surveyors Association, the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation, the New Democratic Party. Includes correspondence, newspapers and pamphlets relating to socialist and left-wing causes

Snell, Charles

Veterans Against Nuclear Arms, Edmonton Branch fonds

  • PAA paa-9755
  • Fonds
  • 1981-2004

The fonds consists of a nearly complete documentary record of the history of the Edmonton VANA branch and includes meeting agendas and minutes, correspondence, membership rosters, committee records, conference and seminar files, posters, pamphlets, press releases, speaking notes, and resolutions.

There are also records related to specific actions, protests, and rallies related to the Persian Gulf War, Hiroshima Memorial Day, Auschwitz Memorial Day, and Hands Across the Border.

There is also a complete run of The VANA Courier, as well as newsletters from other VANA branches and the central office. In addition to VANA publications, there are also magazines, newsletters, and pamphlets from like-minded organizations, among them the Fraser Valley Peace Letter; Saskatchewan Peace News; Peace, Environment, and Third World Development Network News; Socialist Voice; and Ploughshares Monitor.

The photos and slides depict Edmonton VANA events, rallies, and conferences as well as trips to national and international events in Ottawa and the Soviet Union, among others.

The audiocassettes contain recorded remarks and presentations from a 1988 national VANA conference entitled Peacemaking and Peacekeeping: Canada and the United Nations held at Dalhousie University, Halifax.

Veterans Against Nuclear Arms, Edmonton Branch

Tom Monto collection

  • PAA paa-9754
  • Collection
  • 1924, 1965-1992

The collection consists of records from a wide variety of sources that are all related to progressive movements and the Canadian left. There are particularly large amounts of records from the Alberta New Democrats and the Strathcona NDP constituency association as well as material from the Alberta Federation of Labour, the Woodsworth-Irvine Socialist Fellowship, and the Edmonton Women's Coalition.

The NDP material consists of committee files from the Edmonton NDP Anti-War Committee, the Women's Committee, and the Environment Committee; scrapbooks and documents created by Franklin Foster related to his 1975 NDP campaign for the Bonnyville MLA seat; Alberta New Democrat publications, magazines, and reports; and minutes and administrative files from the Strathcona NDP constituency.

In addition to the Franklin Foster NDP material, there is also a copy of an abridged version of Foster's PhD dissertation on John E. Brownlee.

The non-NDP material consists of a conference packet from the 1965 Summer Seminar of the Woodsworth-Irvine Socialist Fellowship; several papers and research documents published by leftist and progressive organizations such as the Revolutionary Marxist Group (Saskatchewan), the Woodsworth-Irvine Socialist Fellowship, and the Edmonton Women's Coalition; newsletters and pamphlets from the Edmonton Women's Coalition; several issues of The Other Alberta Report, a progressive compendium of Alberta-focused news analysis; and Alberta Federation of Labour publications.

Monto, Tom

Léo Piquette fonds

  • PAA paa-9665
  • Fonds
  • 1891-2007

The fonds consists of records of Léo Piquette's role as a Member of Legislative Assembly of Alberta, personal, political and professional correspondence, genealogical information compiled by Léo Piquette's mother, photographs, scrapbooks with newspaper articles related to his political activity, broadcasted documentaries or interviews covering Léo Piquette's political career or related to his interest in the Lac La Biche Mission. It also includes records attesting his involvement in different organizations and projects, like Association Canadienne Française de l'Alberta, regionale de Plamondon, Alberta Catholic School Trustees' Association, Lakeland County Rate Payers Association, Fédération des conseils scolaires francophones de l'Alberta, Conseil scolaire Centre-Est, Réseau de développement économique et d'employabilité (RDEE) Canada, Society of Lac La Biche Mission, Premiere Peat Moss, Pulpmill: Poachers Landing, and the dissolution of the village of Plamondon and others.

Piquette, Léo

Omer Saint-Germain fonds

  • PAA paa-9635
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1949

The fonds consists of correspondence and political papers of Omer Saint-Germain of Morinville, photographs, paper clippings, minutes of meetings of the Saint-Albert Liberal Association, membership lists, election results and other records related to his political career, as well as post-cards addressed to his sister-in-law, Priscille Renaud.

Saint-Germain, Omer

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