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Achilles Schmid fonds
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Copied 1967 (originally created 1912) (Creation)
- Schmid, Achilles
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98 photographs. -- 26 negatives
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In 1912, Achilles Schmid traveled down the Athabasca River, Alberta and visited the tar sands.
In 1968, Achilles Schmid's children donated the material to the Provincial Archives of Alberta
Scope and content
The fonds consists of photographs taken during Achilles Schmid's travels down the Athabasca River in 1912. The photographs feature images of Athabasca Landing, limestone, First Nations, rapids, Athabasca Valley, a moose hunt, a portage, boat travel, an oil derrick, Pelican Rapids, tar sands, Fort McMurray, the Athabasca Oil Company, Hudson's Bay Company scows, dog teams, wintery landscapes, Calling Lake, a school house at Lac La Biche, the Northwest Mounted Police Station at Lac La Biche, and settlers of Lac La Biche. The fonds also includes photographs and negatives copied by the Provincial Archives of Alberta for the purpose of displaying the material in the Achilles Schmid fonds.
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- The material is in English.
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There are no restrictions on access. Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.
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No inventory/file list available.
Further accruals are not expected.
Information for the administrative history/biographical sketch sourced from the fonds.<br><br>Record No. The fonds includes the following accession: PR1968.0069<br><br>
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- Schmid, Achilles (Subject)