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Beth Sheehan fonds

  • CA GPR 0002
  • Fonds
  • 1885-2003

The fonds consists of the following series: personal and family papers and photographs including diaries written by Beth over an extensive period beginning in 1939 (with lapses) and into the 2000s; publications from "The Bull Outfit" with which her father came to the Beaverlodge area 1909; organizational files showing Beth's involvement with Trumpeter Swan preservation, the Home and School Association, the Grande Prairie County Agricultural Society, the Grande Prairie Book Club, and the Grande Prairie Hot Air Balloon Events Association; files relating to her work as author and historian of Clairmont and District, the Monkman Pass, Grande Prairie's 25th Anniversary, Pioneers of the Peace, and the Peace River itself, complete with the diary of a trip down that river in 1955, and a reference system of news clippings on the people and events in the Grande Prairie area from [1970-2000]. There is also a large collection of photographs, both historical and documentary, detailing her activities and showing her interests as a photographer.

Sheehan, Beth

Living in Sexsmith

After completing college, Beth Flint worked as records keeper for the Grande Prairie Cooperative Livestock Marketing Association in Sexsmith.

Beth Flint & Sadie Kirkham

While Beth worked at the Marketing Association in Sexsmith, she lived with Sadie Kirkham in a small home behind the Sexsmith Hotel.

Crescent Grove Farm

After working in Toronto for several years, Beth returned home. This photograph shows Beth inside the farmhouse at Christmas 1942.

Crescent Grove Farm

After working in Toronto for several years, Beth returned home. This photograph shows a winter scene of Beth in the garden at Crescent Grove in 1943.

Working in Toronto

  • CA GPR 0002-0002.01-0002.01.03-0002.01.03.025b
  • Item
  • 1939-1942
  • Part of Beth Sheehan fonds

After graduating from Alberta College in Edmonton, Beth worked in Toronto at Dearborn Chemical Co. Ltd., Goodwin Harris Co. Ltd., and the Royal Muskoka Hotel near Rosseau, Ontario.

Royal Muskoka Hotel

  • CA GPR 0002-0002.01-0002.01.03-0002.01.03.026a
  • Item
  • 1939-1942
  • Part of Beth Sheehan fonds

After graduating from Alberta College in Edmonton, Beth worked in Toronto at Dearborn Chemical Co. Ltd., Goodwin Harris Co. Ltd., and the Royal Muskoka Hotel near Rosseau, Ontario.

CGIT Camp

CGIT Camp at Lake Saskatoon.

Metis Wives and Children

Wives and children of the Metis threshing crew at Tom Sheehan's farm near Clairmont include Louise Webber, Mrs. Dave Capot and Mrs. Dan McLean. The babies are strapped into the traditional moss bags which took the place of diapers.

Wanham Municipal Nursing Service Society fonds

  • CA GPR 0014
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1979

The fonds consists of legal documents such as By-laws, certificate and insurance policies; minutes of executive and annual meetings; annual reports from the nurse, the executive and the treasurer; correspondence and financial records for the building of the nurse’s cottage, as well as the society and the services rendered.

Wanham Municipal Nursing Service Society

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