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John William Hope fonds

  • PAA PR3161
  • Fonds
  • 1903

The fonds consists of thirteen letters from John William Hope to his wife, “Louie,” 10 April – 2 August 1903. The letters detail his journey from Britain to Barr Colony, and his struggle to find work in Western Canada. The fonds also includes British Colony and Dominion Lands Branch receipts for homestead land, 30 January and 2 July 1903.

Hope, John William

H.A. Day General Store fonds

  • PAA PR3272
  • Fonds
  • 1901-1915

The fonds consists of customers’ accounts ledgers and postcards received by the Day family.

H.A. Day General Store

Dalhousie Oil, Ltd. Collection

  • PAA PR3758
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1930

The collection consists of seven photographs. Five of the seven photographs in the record appear to show evidence of a fire that took place at a Dalhousie Oil refinery in Okotoks, Alberta. One image depicts a smoldering refinery, while four others depict vehicles damaged in the incident. Two of the seven photographs are of unknown provenance, and each feature a matching decorative border. One of these photographs depicts a street scene from the 1920’s, and the other eight airplanes lined up in a row.

Dalhousie Oil, Ltd.

William Winter fonds

  • PAA PR3308
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1938

The fonds consists of records related to Winter’s judicial career, newspaper clippings related to the Winters’ involvement in the arts, and newspaper clippings of arts articles written by Lydia Winter.

Winter, W. Roland

Maxim Tomyn fonds

  • PAA PR3227
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1940

The fonds consists of correspondence files for the municipal district, school districts, and United Farmers of Alberta local that Tomyn served. There are also personal correspondence files intermingled with these records, as well as some financial records pertaining to the municipality and school districts.

Tomyn, Maxim

God the Creator Drawing

  • PAA PR3824
  • Item
  • 1955

The watercolour drawing depicts Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky as God the Father or Creator. The draft drawing was created by Julian Bucmaniuk in 1955 for use as the basis for the decoration of St. Josaphat’s Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral in Edmonton, Alberta.

Bucmaniuk, Julian

Grace Studholme collection

  • PAA PR3300
  • Collection
  • 1905-1957

The collection consists of programs, pamphlets, and photographs. Programs include events for music festivals and events held in Edmonton by the First Presbyterian Church, the Jubilee Auditorium, McDougall United Church, and the Edmonton Inauguration. Pamphlets cover such topics as temperance and the Canadian Manufacturing Association. The photographs depict McDougall Church classes, McKay Avenue School, Victoria High School, and others.

Studholme, Grace

Lucas family fonds

  • PAA paa-74
  • Fonds
  • [187-]-1960

Fonds consists of photocopies of histories compiled by Daisy Lucas pertaining to the Lucas family, the Nelson family and other homesteading families in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, as well as photographs depicting early scenes around Edmonton and a manuscript about Fort Ethier and the Indian Industrial Farm from 1879 to 1902.

Lucas Family

Interesting People of Victoria: Hulda Brown interview discrete item

  • PAA PR3790
  • Item
  • 1962

The disc features a 1962 interview with Hulda Brown (née Bansemer) regarding her experiences in the Frank Slide of 1903. The interview was broadcast as part of a series entitled “Interesting People of Victoria” on Radio CJVI on January 20, 1962, based out of British Columbia.

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