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Al Murray Winter Sports Collection

  • OLY oly-213
  • Collection
  • 1992, 1995

The fonds consists of a ticket to the opening ceremonies of the XVI Olympic Winter Games, Albertville, France 1992; and 8 posters promoting the Ski Jeep Eagle international competitions of 1995 in freestyle skiing, ski jumping, cross-country skiing, alpine skiing and snowboarding.

Murray, Al

Albert Henry Ellison collection

  • GLEN glen-2637
  • Collection
  • 1936-1983

The collection consists of slides of Calgary, including the Royal Train (1939), Calgary Highlanders, Calgary Exhibition and Stampede, buildings, street scenes, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, St. Andrew's district, the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) station, Calgary Tower, and Chinatown; and views of the Banff Springs Hotel; slides for geology courses at SAIT, including "Color Slides of Canadian Geology" for Alberta Society of Petroleum Geologists.

Ellison, Albert Henry

Alberta Snyder collection

  • CA EDM edm-1510
  • Collection
  • 1911-1978

The collection consists of a medal and ribbon commemorating the Edmonton Exhibition 1911 and two Commonwealth Games scarves (1978).

Snyder, Alberta

Alberta newspapers advertisements collection

  • GLEN glen-2548
  • Collection
  • 1891-1919, predominant 1911-1913

The collection consists of advertisements for automobiles; farm machinery; household appliances; theatres, circuses, and entertainments; food and drink; political meetings; tobacco, cigarettes and liquor; clothing; general merchants; land and real estate sales throughout Alberta; sale of lots in Calgary; and the Calgary Stampede. Includes front pages about the Titanic sinking, first Alberta Legislature, and other stories.

Alberta newspapers advertisements collection

Archives General File collection

  • WHYTE whyte-979
  • Collection
  • [after 1890]

The Archives General File is an artificial collection of accessions which do not constitute separate fonds or collections or cannot be placed within existing fonds or collections. Included in the collection are textual records of many types, such as manuscripts, reports, letters, diaries, speeches, poetry, plans and others; photographs in the form of prints, negatives, transparencies, albums, postcards, etc. sound recorded interviews and programmes; and motion pictures. Material pertains broadly to the Banff area and many other areas within the Archives collecting mandate. Notable items include: Walter Wilcox letter; George Kinney report; interviews with Bill Round and Edward Feuz; original copy of Treaty Number Seven; Mary Schaffer material, including letters, notes, photograph and report; reports on the Nakimu Caves; film pertaining to Banff Winter Carnival; Georgia Engelhard letters and photos; plans for buildings and structures; George Noble photograph; W. S. Park photograph.

Archives General File

Athabasca Archives Athabasca Arena photograph collection

  • CA ATH ath-2146
  • Collection
  • 1926-1986, predominant 1960-1986

The fonds consists of photographs of the Athabasca Figure Skating Club's annual Krystal Karnival for 1973, 1975-1980,and 1982. The collection also includes photographs of hockey teams, individual players and award presentations for 1926, 1936-1938, 1948, 1961-1983 and 1985-1986.

Athabasca Archives, collector

Athabasca Archives periodical collection

  • CA ATH ath-2199
  • Collection
  • 1883-2009

The fonds consists of periodical articles was used as research material for the book "Athabasca: an Illustrated History". 1) Outing, an international illustrated monthly magazine of Sport, Travel and Recreation. Oct-Dec, 1895. Includes a 4 part article titled "A Woman in the MacKenzie Delta" by Elizabeth Taylor. 2) Canadian Geographical Journal. May, July and August 1961. "Voyageurs Highway; the geography and logistics of the Canadian fur trade" by Eric Morse. 3) Alberta Transportation. Oct 1981. "A short history of Alberta's Riverboats" by Andy Turnbull. 4) Saint John's Edmonton Report. Aug. 2, 1976. "One man drownded, another floats". 5) Canadian Geographical Journal. Jan. 1947. "Athabasca River Transport" and "Athabaska Trail" by S.C.Ells. 6) The Trustee; Alberta School Trustees Association. 1907-1982. "My favorite trustees" by William H. Swift. He discusses Toles, Smith and Parkhurst Schools and Mr. Edwin Parr. 7) Forest Landscape: a newsletter published by Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. Sept. 2, 1993. "Homesteading's freedom carried a price" by Lillie Hagelund. 8) Royal Geographical Society. Nov. 1883. "On the Athabasca District of the Canadian North-West Territory" by Rev. Emile Petitot. Includes information on First Nations inhabitants. 9) Alberta Trails Task Force, Research Section, Historic Sites Service, Alberta Culture, 1975. "Historic Trails Report" by Anne Carscallen. 10) "The Klondyke Trail from Edmonton" by Harold Fryer. 11) Canadian Cattlemen. Nov. 1953. "Old Trails and New, from sternwheeler and pack-train to "Iron Horse" and Aeroplane" by Phillip H. Godsell. 12) New Trail, U of A. Winter, 1951. "The Athabasca Trail" by James MacGregor. 13) "Report on the drainage area of the Peace & Athabaska Rivers" by Wm. Pearce, 1908. 14) The Alberta Gold Rush News, Alberta Gold Prospectors Assoc. Spring, 2009. "Devil's Canyon Gold Mine,1918" by Mark Hayward. 15) Food For Thought. Fall, 2007. "The Rice Stuff, wild rice from farmer Wayne Ptolemy" by Wes Lafortune. 16) Canadian Geographical Journal. February, 1964. "My Home Town" by Charles Camsell. Drawings by S.C.Ells.

Athabasca Archives periodical collection

Barbara Dorosh collection

  • CA EDM edm-1705
  • Collection
  • 1929-1978

This collection consists of blotters from the Ritz Hotel; post cards of Edmonton; clippings; maps; The Tower Suite menus; invitations; a 1960 Grey Cup Official Programme; a story in TV Week magazine about Lionel Thomas's bronze sculpture "Migrants" (called locally the "Spaghetti Tree) and Christmas cards.

Dorosh, Barbara

Bill Taylor's Football collection

  • GLEN glen-2787
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1935-1995]

The collection consists of Calgary Stampeder Football Club and Canadian Football League records, including programs, fact books, photographs, etc.

Taylor, Bill

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