Collection paa-7690 - Cereal Prairie Pioneer Museum collection

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Cereal Prairie Pioneer Museum collection

General material designation

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title based on contents of collection.

Level of description


Reference code

PAA paa-7690

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • Copied 1974-1987 (Creation)
    Cereal Prairie Pioneer Museum

Physical description area

Physical description

49 negatives

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

Biographical history

The Cereal Prairie Pioneer Museum is located in Cereal, Alberta, in a renovated Canadian National Railway Station. The museum includes the station agents living quarters, the ticket office, waiting room, and freight shed. As well, the museum's collection is comprised of many artifacts that depict pioneer life.

Custodial history

Scope and content

The collection consists of images, originally dating ca. 1914 to ca. 1983 from Cereal, Alberta, including images of views of Cereal, streets, hotels, train station, schools, hospitals, a restaurant interior, houses and log houses, children, residents, hospital matrons, a hospital doctor, the director of nurses, geese hunters, a fiddler, horse and carts, horse and sleigh, horses, cattle, oxen, barns, farming, harvesting, plowing, harrows, water well, baseball spectators, cars, picnics, skiing, trains, and a steam engine.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Mrs. Frankie Adams, secretary-treasurer of the Cereal Prairie Pioneer Museum, deposited the records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1974, 1976, 1983 and 1987.


Language of material

  • The material is in English.

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Access Conditions: None. Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

No inventory/file list is available.

Associated materials

Related materials


Further accruals are not expected.

General note

Information for the administrative history is from the records from Alberta Economic Development's Tourism Information System, website accessed December 20, 2004. The photographs can be located in the A file of the Provincial Archives of Alberta reference prints under the numbers A.2296 to A2297, A.4892 to A.4907, A.11,067 to A.11,068 and A.15,095 to A.15,102.<br><br>Record No. Fonds consists of the following accessions: PR1974.0192, PR1976.0509, PR1983.0315, PR1987.0120<br><br>

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions

Level of detail

Language of description

Script of description


Accession area