Collection paa-7516 - Beaumont History Book Committee Photograph collection

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Beaumont History Book Committee Photograph collection

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PAA paa-7516

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  • Copied 1982-1984 (Creation)
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    Beaumont History Book Committee

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82 negatives.

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Biographical history

In 1981, under the direction of Don Williams, Angéline Gobeil and Elizabeth Royer began the huge project of writing a history of Beaumont, Alberta. Soon after they began, a committee of fourteen members was formed. In 1985 <em>Beaumont: Histoire de Beaumont et district, 1885-1960/ Beaumont: History of Beaumont and district, 1885-1960</em> was published by the Beaumont History Book Committee, under the auspices of the St. Vital Senior Citizens' Club in Beaumont.

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The collection consists of images, originally dating 1893 to 1982, of the Beaumont, Alberta area, featuring schools, churches, houses, farms and ranches, sawmills, service stations, post offices, blacksmith/garage, stores, bands, baseball teams and parks, statue installation, landmarks, celebrations and weddings, farm and construction machinery, harvesting and threshing, automobiles, horses, tobogganing, wells, a tug-o-war, families and local pioneers, and views of Beaumont.

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Jeannine Goudreau, photo editor and researcher on the editorial committee of the Beaumont History Book Committee, allowed the records to be copied by the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1982. Originals were returned to Jeannine Goudreau.

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  • The material is in English.

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Access conditions: none. Use conditions: permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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Associated materials

Beaumont: Histoire de Beaumont et district, 1885-1960/ Beaumont: History of Beaumont and district, 1885-1960 is available in the Provincial Archives of Alberta Reference Library, 971.233 B383 PAA.

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General note

For the French version of this description, click <a href="https://hermis.alberta.ca/paa/Details.aspx?ObjectID=SL1325&dv=True&deptID=1" target="_blank">here</a>. Information for the administrative history is taken from <em>Beaumont: Histoire de Beaumont et district, 1885-1960/ Beaumont: History of Beaumont and district, 1885-1960</em>, which is available in the Provincial Archives of Alberta Reference Library, 971.233 B383 PAA. The photographs can be located in the A file of the Provincial Archives of Alberta reference prints under the numbers A.1971-1972, A.8389-8399, A.8701-8713, A.8715-8718, A.8980-8988, A.9083-9094, A.9169-9184, A.9204-9212, A.11,997-12,001, and A.12,196.<br><br>Record No. Fonds consists of the following accessions: PR1982.0317, PR1982.0323, PR1982.0332, PR1983.0026, PR1983.0127, PR1983.0148, PR1983.0458, PR1984.0044, PR1984.0211<br><br>

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