The fonds consists of anthropological lectures, manuscripts, notes, correspondence and newsclippings related to ethnobotany, arts and crafts, tranculturation, and archaeology of British Columbia native peoples, including the Haida, Kootenay, Kwakiutl (Kwakwaka'wakw), Nootka, Salish, Sekani and Tsimshian. Includes a copy of Alice Ravenhill's "Arts and Crafts of the Indians of British Columbia".
The fonds consists of A.E. Porter's certificates of membership in the Masonic Lodge (1877, 1888), certificate to practice medicine in Yukon Territory (1898), certificate to practice pharmacy (1921) and certificate of membership in the Southern Alberta Pioneers' and Old Timers' Association (1923).
Copied 1994 (originally created 1897-1967, predominant 1898-1899)
This fonds consists of textual material comprised of a diary, books ("The Goldfields of the Klondike" J.B. Prather, Douglas, Alaska 1899), free miner's certificate, bill of sale, correspondence, newspaper articles dating from 1898 to 1967, a poster, pamphlets, maps, purser's and passenger's cheque, tickets, and receipts. There are also black and white photographs and blue prints that were collected by A. G. Courtney during his travel and stay in Dawson City, Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush. Modes of transportation, and the life of a stampeder are represented through this collection. Photographs depict his journey from Seattle to Skagway, over the Chilkoot Trail and down the Yukon River to Dawson City. His journey to Nome, Alaska is also depicted through the photographs.
Fonds consists of a scrapbook dating 1928-1953 that contains newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, invitations, programmes, and various issues of the Central Alberta Sanatorium's newsletter.
The fonds consists of photographs taken by A.K. Schellinger and postcards he collected between 1897 and 1940. The albums primarily relate to silver mining operations in the Mayo - Keno Hill area and gold mining in the Dawson City - Klondike area. One of the album photographs is among the first colour photographs of Dawson City. It was taken in 1912 on lumiere colour plate and later re-photographed on Kodachrome and processed onto Kodacolor prints without artificial colouring. The remaining 58 photographs in the fonds were taken between 1898 and 1935. They depict Dawson City (1897-1899), Mount Freegold near Carmacks, sternwheelers, North Fork, Selwyn Creek, gold mining at Quartz Creek, Inspiration Point, the White Pass and Yukon Route (WP&YR) railway, sailing up the Inside Passage in 1912, and people including Bill Lingham, Jack Carpentier, Bill Forbes, Clyde Wann, Tom McKay, Joe Walsh, Joe Menzies and George Devore. There are also postcards of caribou herds, dogsleds, and one dogsled with a moose on it in front of a taxidermist's cabin. The textual records consist of a 2 page biographical sketch of A.K. Schellinger by his son Ken, and a 4 page "Forward" prepared by John Scott.
Consists of personal correspondence, including some with societies in which he was involved (1935-1972); subject files, including some which refer to Calgary campus administration (1949-1962); speeches (1947-1966); his writings, including geography manuals, essays, articles, and notes, some of which are related to the philosophy of education (1932-1966); his MA thesis (1940) and PhD dissertation (1949); lecture notes and reference material; newsclippings on education; biographic material; photos of Calgary Normal School, Doucette and his wife; and ephemera.
The fonds consists of records relating to A.L. Wilk's interest in ornithology and includes migration notes, note cards, notices of dead birds, and "A Provisional List of the Birds of Alberta" prepared by William Rowan for the Edmonton Bird Club. The fonds also includes image of Frank L. Farley, Frank's great-nephew Farley Mowat and A.L. Wilk in Churchill, Manitoba, originally dating from 1936.