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Mrs. P.J. Conlin collection

  • CA EDM MS-133
  • Collection
  • 1908-1912

The collection consists of newspapers and a booklet focusing on Edmonton and Athabasca Landing; also includes photographs of Edmonton Meat Market, Chave & Co. in St. Albert and Athabasca Landing.

Items include

  • newspaper reproduction of The Edmonton Bulletin, Vol. 1., No. 15, March 14, 1881
  • newspaper ‘The Northern Light’, Athabasca Landing, Vol. 1, No. 3, Dec 5, 1908
  • booklet ‘Gateway to the Great North Country - The Town of Athabasca, formerly known as Athabasca Landing’, [Athabasca AB]: Athabasca Board of Trade, July 1, 1912

Conlin, Mrs. P.J.

John A. McDougall

  • CA EDM MS-140
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1885

The fonds consists of a photocopy of a stock book for John A. McDougall and Co. The book also includes records of liabilities, notes and bad or doubtful debts.

McDougall, John Alexander

Edmonton Electric Light & Power Company

  • CA EDM MS-232
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1902

The fonds consists of the minute books of the Edmonton Electric Light & Power Company Limited, 1891-1902 and other papers relating to the operation of the company.

  1. Minute book, September 23, 1891 – December 12, 1899. Includes minutes of organizational meeting (pp 1-2) and by-laws (pp. 16-28).

  2. Documents extracted from Minute Book (file 1), includes: List of Shareholders (inside front cover), By-law – re: borrowing, January 30, 1894 (pp. 79-80).

  3. Minute book, January 2, 1900 – May 8 1902. Includes list of shareholders 1902 (inside back cover).

  4. Letters and notes 1900-1902, includes: - Jackson& Grierson, proprietors Alberta Hotel to Manager, Electric Light Co., May 5, 1900; notes, re: share values, 1902 (on note pad of St. George Jellett, Secretary-Treasurer).

  5. Letters of Patent for Edmonton Electric Light & Power, Northwest Territories, granted by His Honour Joseph Royal for Queen Victoria, 23 October 1891; granting one thousand shares of ten dollars each ($10,000.00).

Includes names of shareholders: Arsemous Delton Osborne (Postmaster), Richard Secord (Merchants Clerk), Donald Ross (Hotel Keeper), Alexander Taylor (Government Telegraph Operator), John Alexander McDougall (Merchant), William Johnston Walker (Merchant), Stanislas Larve (Merchant), Joseph Henri Picard (Merchant), Alexis Francois Degagne (Carpenter), Herbert Charles Wilson (Physician), Frederick Ross (Merchant), Luke Kelly (Hotel Keeper), Alfred Everard Johnston (Forest Ranger), Daniel Robert Fraser (Lumber Merchant), Sydney Stockton Taylor (Advocate), Xavier St. Jean (Hotel Keeper), Luke Arthur (Carpenter), John Walters (Ferryman), Kenneth Archibald McLeod (Carpenter), Colin Ferrie Strang (Financial Agent), James Ross (Merchant), George Robert Foster Kirkpatrick (Bank Manager), George Thompson (Druggist), Emmanuel Raymer (Jeweler), William Fielders (Implement Agent), Campbell Young (Insurance Agent), Frederick Sache (Merchants Clerk), Nicholas Dominic Beck (Adovcate) and Patrick McNamara (Adovcate), all of Edmonton in the District of Alberta; Henry Goodbridge, of Miners Flats near Edmonton aforesaid; Charles Bremner of Clover Bar near Edmonton aforesaid, and Richard George Hardisty of Sturgeon River near Edmonton aforesaid. (2 o/s pages)

Edmonton Electric Light & Power Company

Reed's China and Gift Shop fonds

  • CA EDM MS-243
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1955

The fonds consists records and photographs created or accumulated by the Reed or Clarke families of Reed’s Fine China and Gifts.

Item list:

  1. a blank sales bill with the original store name “Reed’s Tea & Bazaar Store, Phone 1783, 102-104-106-108 Jasper Ave West”

  2. Ledger - Monthly cash book November 1905-December 1908 (with initial note: ‘Edmonton, November 25th, 1905, W.H. Reed this day commences business’).

  3. Article: “A Store at the Gateway of Tomorrow: All About a Well Known Western Gift Store”, Gift Buyer, Vol. 5, No. 2, April 1943 (photocopy).

  4. Article: “How We Brought China and Glass to Alberta in 1905”, Gift Buyer, Vol. 17, No. 11, November 1955 (photocopy).

Reed's China and Gift Shop

Alberta Aviation Council fonds

  • CA EDM MS-85
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1976

This fonds consists of an information brochure on the Council, annual report (1974), list of presidents (1962-1976), and operational summary as of July 1975 including a history and list of accomplishments to that date.

Alberta Aviation Council

City of Edmonton. Assessors' Department

  • CA EDM RG-3
  • Fonds
  • 1892 - 1974

This fonds contains the records of the City Assessor’s Department and its predecessor body, the Office of the City Assessor, including correspondence, forms, and tax assessment and tax collector’s rolls.

An order has been imposed on the material, the arrangement includes 2 series: Administrative Records and Assessment Records.

City of Edmonton. Assessors' Department

City of Edmonton. Office of the Mayor

  • CA EDM RG-6
  • Fonds
  • 1945 - 1989

This fonds consists of minutes, reports, correspondence, speeches, and other records relating to the functions performed by the Mayor of Edmonton that were sent to the City of Edmonton Archives by the Mayor’s Office.

An order has been imposed on the material. The arrangement includes 9 series. Files are arranged in alphabetically while material within the files are arranged chronologically. Wherever possible original file titles were retained.

City of Edmonton. Office of the Mayor

H.M.E. Evans fonds

  • CA EDM edm-102
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1973

The papers in this fonds are concerned with the business of real estate, investments, and commercial and private insurance in Edmonton throughout Harry Evans' career. A substantial portion of correspondence deals with land tenure, municipal taxation and assessment of property situated in northeastern and central Alberta and parts of Saskatchewan. A smaller portion of the collection is concerned with general and personal correspondence. The entire collection provides an excellent picture of business and social life in Edmonton over a period of 67 years.

Evans, H. M. E.

Bond-Adams Company fonds

  • CA EDM edm-111
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1964

The fonds consists of administrative materials created by the Bond-Adams Company and persoanl materials created by Margaret Joy Adams. The fonds consists of two sous-fonds: A. Bond-Adams (1910-1964)The sous-fonds consists of business correspondence of the Bond-Adams Company dealing with clients, companies, and land deals. Several ledgers and bank books are also included. B. Margaret Joy Adams (1960-1966) The sous-fonds includes personal correspondence, postcards and a scrapbook belonging to Margaret Joy Adams.

Bond, Margaret Joy

George K. Guild fonds

  • CA EDM edm-1112
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1961

History of George Guild, operator and owner of Canada's "One Man" mill; one copy of "The Super Calendar" published by The Pusey and Jones Corporation at Wilmington, Delaware.

Guild, George K.

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