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Exploration and Early Settlement of Alberta Map collection

  • PAA paa-8813
  • Collection
  • Copied [ca. 1965]

The collection consists of maps copied from the Public Archives of Canada (now library and Archives Canada) in ca. 1965 documenting the exploration and early settlement of Alberta covering the period of 1775 to 1914. The collection features areas such as the District of Alberta, Rocky Mountain House, the Rocky Mountains, First Nations Territories, the Northwest Territories; maps featuring the exploratory work of Peter Pond and David Thompson; and maps featuring the settlement of Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Mounted Police.

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First Flight over the Rockies Commemoratory collection

  • PAA paa-8851
  • Collection
  • 1966

The collection consists of material commemorating the first flight over the Canadian Rockies in 1919 by pilot Captain Ernest C. Hoy including two formal invitations for the City of Lethbridge luncheon proceeding the ceremony to unveil a plaque, an official program, photographs, and newspaper clippings dating from 1966.

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Room A137 collection

  • PAA paa-9446
  • Collection
  • 1906 - 1966

The collection consists of material found in Room A137 of the Provincial Museum and Archives Building in 1969. No information is known regarding the provenance of the materials. The collection includes: an Edmonton and District Labour Council Annuals published by the Edmonton Trades and Labour Council and the Calgary Labour Council dating from 1951 -- 1961; a booklet entitled "Boy Blue's Verses" by Frederick Balmer Watt )1918); the first annual report of the North Alberta Auxiliary of the British and Foreign Bible Society in Canada and Newfoundland (1938); regulations providing for the election of representatives of the Armed Forces (1944); a conference paper presented by Ernest Manning (1945); a booklet entitled "The Magpie Menace" by Kerry Wood; Alberta Public Service pamphlets (1955); informational pamphlets on Alberta's Jubilee Auditoriums of Calgary and Edmonton (1955); a program of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Historical Society of Alberta (1859); Peace River and District Telephone Directory (1963); copy of the "Tattler" published by the Minus One Club of Edmonon (1955); pamphlets and postcards related to the history of Edmonton circa 1950s; a photo album entitled "The Canadian Pacific Rockies" 25 photogravures published by Byron Harmon circa 1900; copies of the Raymond Review Aug 3, 1966 and Aug 10, 1966; Vol. 1, No. 1 of the Explorer first centennial edition, Peace River Country (1967); a copy of the Alberta Red Cross News Pictorial Campaign No. 3 (1925); a copy of the Edmonton Journal "Annual Review and Forecast (1967); an illustrated booklet celebrating Alberta's Golden Jubilee; Edmonton Transit System passes dating from the 1960s; and 6 blueprints indicating the construction of streets in Carstairs and Wetaskiwin, Alberta (1906).

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