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Howard McPherson collection

  • CA GPR 0348
  • Collectie
  • 1951-2001

The fonds consists of Howard McPherson's hand drawn maps of Belloy (1949-1952, Silverwood (1956-1958) and Prestville (1956-1958) and eight photographs of buildings including Belloy School and students.

McPherson, Howard

Municipal District of Greenview, Publications collection

  • CA GPR 0411
  • Collectie
  • 1972-2006

The sous-fonds consists of publications by the Government of Alberta, the municipal governments of Greenview and Valleyview, the Peace River Planning Commission, the South Peace Regional Planning Commission and various engineering firms.

Municipal District of Greenview No. 16

City of Grande Prairie Historical Photograph collection

  • CA GPR 0460
  • Collectie
  • [1907-1963]

Collection of photographs removed from a display, possibly created for the 25th anniversary of the City of Grande Prairie in 1983. The photographs were arranged mostly in date order, from the first business on the future site of Grande Prairie ca. 1907 to members of the Old Timers Association in 1963. The photographs were numbered in order of how they were arranged in the display, and that original order has been retained, along with the item descriptions which accompanied the photographs. Subjects include buildings, people and events associated with the history of Grande Prairie.

City of Grande Prairie Council

Lee Oilund collection

  • CA GPR 0274
  • Collectie
  • 1947-1982

The fonds consists of a collection of farm booklets and 1 cm of farm business receipts belonging to Olaf Kildal and Ralph Johnson, dated 1929 to 1963, from Alberta Wheat Pool at Sexsmith; C L Larson, General Merchant, La Glace; P.M. Haugen Garage, LaGlace; Buffalo Lake General Store; Buffalo Lake Service Station; Shannon & Son, Sexsmith; Sexsmith Garage Co; Mac Perkins Garage, Sexsmith; Maple Leaf Garage, LaGlace; Olson's Garage, LaGlace; E.G. Edey Equipment, Sexsmith; McKinnon Equipment, Grande Prairie; UFA Co-op; and other miscellaneous receipts. The booklets, dating from 1920-1963 include Norweigen immigration literature from Olaf Kildal; Ration Recipe cookbook from WW II, Wheat Board permits and Alberta Hail Insurance Board booklets from the early 1950s, and information on Credit Unions published by the Credit Union League of Alberta. There is also a 1959 Prairie Farm Assistance Act Crop Report, a poster for an Allis-Chalmers tractor, and a report card from Northfield School.

Oilund, Lee

Charlie Gathercole Map Collection

  • CA GPR 0182
  • Collectie
  • 1915-1964

The fonds consists of 30 survey blueprints and town plans of Benville, Sexsmith, Laglace, Valhalla, and Buffalo Lakes; one 1928 Department of the Interior and four 1917-1922 Surveyor General maps of the Peace River District; one Prairie Farm Assistance Act map from 1955; and three blueprints of houses from the 1950s, one of them produced by the Veterans Land Act department. Maps are stamped with C.R. Gathercole, Real Estate & Insurance, Sexsmith, Alberta. Also included are copies of information from a underwriter's manual cover

Gathercole, Charlie

J.B. Oliver Funeral Home collection

  • CA GPR 0437
  • Collectie
  • 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

Valleyview & District Chamber of Commerce Millenium Photograph Collection

  • CA GPR 0175
  • Collectie
  • 1907-1994

This fonds consists of 463 digitized photographs, 210 digitized documents and research regarding the history of the Valleyview and Sturgeon Lake areas. A binder containing research text and scanned copies of photographs, articles and maps acts as the finding aid. The digitized documents are 210 pages of a 1910 Revillon Freres Trading Post Counter Book, preserved by the Williamson family who ran the post.

Valleyview & District Chamber of Commerce

G. Roger Graham photograph collection

  • CA GPR 0057
  • Collectie
  • 1969

The fonds consists of 19 color photographs of the inaugural run on the Alberta Resources Railway—the three hour trip on the final day of the conference. Photographs show the train, the scenery and the dignitaries who were passengers on this trip. A few of the photographs are of a welcoming banquet at St. Joe’s High School and ceremonies marking the opening of the railway.

Canadian National Railways

United Grain Growers Local #432 collection

  • CA GPR 0183
  • Collectie
  • 1985

The fonds consists of a written history of U.G.G. in Sexsmith compiled by D.H. Fraser in 1985. It includes a list of the U.G.G. managers at Sexsmith from 1925 to 1985, a list of the Chairmen, Secretaries and other members who were involved with Local #423, and some newspaper articles regarding the opening of the 1964 elevator.

United Grain Growers. Local #432