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J.B. Oliver Funeral Home collection
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Cemetery Maps

The series consists of plans for the following cemeteries in the City and County of Grande Prairie showing blocks and plot numbers: Grande Prairie Municipal Cemetery, Scenic Heights Cemetery, Spring Creek Cemetery, Lake Saskatoon Cemetery, and Teepee Creek Cemetery. There is also a letter from the County of Grande Prairie, dated April 19, 1974, inquiring about cemeteries on the SW 10-71-7-6 and SW 16-71-7-6.

J.B. Oliver Funeral Home collection

  • CA GPR 0437
  • Collection
  • 1908-1982

The fonds consists of eleven maps related to the settlement of the area, dating from 1908-1981; ten plans for cemeteries in the County of Grande Prairie; two architectural plans for an expansion of the funeral home on 102 Street; and correspondence and plans for the creation of Wapiti Park ca. 1938.

J.B. Oliver Funeral Home

Land Development Maps

The series consists of maps showing the Flying Shot Lake Settlement, showing the Metis houses around the lake in 1908, surveyed land in Northern Alberta in 1930, the City of Grande Prairie in 1958 and 1977, the Municipal District of Spirit River in 1961 and 1965, the County of Grande Prairie in 1969, and Flying Shot Lake Subdivision in 1981.

Wapiti Park

The series consists of a map showing the route for a new road down to the Wapiti in 1938, correspondence between Mr. Oliver and the Provincial Parks Board regarding the creation of Wapiti Park in 1948, a plan for a concrete stove for the campgrounds, and a circular titled General Regulations re: Provincial Parks.