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W.D. Albright fonds

  • GLEN glen-97
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1961

The fonds consists of W.D. Albright's articles on agricultural topics and on Peace River area history, his radio broadcasts on victory loans, photographs of the Beaverlodge Station and correspondence. Included is historical material related to the communities of Beaverlodge, Battle River, Fort St. John, Hudson Hope, Fort Vermilion, Grande Prairie, Grouard, High Prairie, Lesser Slave Lake, Pouce Coupe, Rolla, Dawson Creek, Shaftesbury, Dunvegan, Spirit River and Wanham. Also includes biographical material on the Albright family; historical reminiscences, interviews and photographs collected from the Peace River territory; material prepared for a book on the area by Albright, compiled and edited by Mrs. W.D. Albright; meteorological records; and newsclippings.
Records related to the following subjects are also in this fonds. See inventory for details: B.K. Acton, Francois Adam, Swan G. Anderson, Anglican Church missions, Athabasca Landing, Frank W. Beatton, Beaver Indians, bee culture, William N. Bernard, Blacks, Gilbert Blake, W.F. Bredin, Frank T. Brewer, Rev. J. Gough Brick, Mrs. B.D. Brooks, Georges Bugnet, H.A. Cadenhead, Louis Callihoo, William Callihoo, Malcolm Campbell, Thomas Chisholm, C.M. Clarke, Theodore Cleland, James Kennedy Cornwall, Alex Craig, Samuel E. Cushway, William Cust, H.E. "Twelve-Foot" Davis, Ralph Dyer, J.B. Early, Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway, Edson trail, William S.O. English, Falher, F.G. Fletcher, G.V. Flint, V.C. Flint, Fort St. John, Ellsworth Foy, Walter Funnell, J.W. Frame, John A. Fraser, James Gibbons, Philip H. Godsell, Grande Prairie, William Grant, Grouard, Frank Guthrie, J.J. Haan, George Harris, High Prairie, T.W. Hill, C.F. Hopkins, Hudson's Hope (BC), William Innes, Iroquois, Dr. Mary Percy Jackson, Louis Jobin, O.H. Johnson, F.A. Johnston, Robert Jones, Mrs. Avery Kenny, Thomas Kerr, Klondike gold rush, Sheridan Lawrence, Thomas Lilac, Hillard Lyle, Alexander McDonald, Walter G. McFarlane, Mackenzie River (NWT), Dr. James Douglas Maclean, George McLeod, A.H. McQuarrie, Mennonites, Meteorology, Alex Monkman, Monkman Pass, North Star, Notekiwin, R.J. Ogilvie, Mrs. J.O. Patterson, petroleum exploration, physicians, C.O. Pool, Pouce Coupe (BC), Mary Roberts, B.C. Rolla, Mel Rossie, H.B. Round, W.D. Savage, D. Sexsmith, Gordon Sherk, W.H. Smith, William Smith, Social Credit, Soldier Settlement Board, Spirit River, Rede Stone, Robert Stone, Isaac O. Stringer, George J. Sunderman, Norman Talbot, John B. Thompson, Maud Traux, Herman Trelle, Hector Tremblay, Valhalla, Wanham, John Watson, weather forecasting, S.J. Webb, M.S. White, Mitchell Willis, N.W.T. Wrigley and George Yeomans.

Albright, W.D.