The fonds consists of the following series: Professional Life, which contains the following sub-series: Alberta Meat Market (1928-1964), City of Red Deer Alderman (1961-1965), City of Red Deer Mayoralty (1965-1974), Associations, Scrapbooks, Awards, and Publications; Personal and Family Life which contains the following sub series of Scrapbooks, Clippings, Ephemera, Associations/Organizations, Publications and Family; Correspondence; Music; Photographs; and Knox Presbyterian Church which contains the following sub-series: Organizations of the Congregation, Board of Managers, Congregation, Session, and Publications.
The fonds consists of a minute book that was used to record meetings of the provincial and federal Red Deer Constituency organizations (1949-1963), correspondence, news clippings, policy statements, internal party circulars, and campaign materials, particularly of the provincial candidates Ethel Taylor and Kendall Dunford
Alberta New Democratic Party. Red Deer Constituency
The collection consists of a photograph of an Orange Lodge parade in Lacombe, Alberta (1932), an information handout and maps of the town of Penhold, Alberta (ca. 1988), an information pamphlet and aerial photographs of C.F.B. Penhold (1989), a video cassette and pamphlet on the Canadian Constitution (1982?), a government report entitled The State of Canada's Environment (1991), a briefing book for the visit to Canada of Queen Margarethe II of Denmark (1991), and the reports to the 11th Danish Canadian Conference (Dickson, Alberta, 1992)
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)
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.