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Leo Joseph Shank fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1953
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1981

The fonds consists of an article on a steam engine built by Leo, and photos of Leo with 2 of his brothers, his wedding and his children. There are also photos of Isadora's father and his brother at their weddings to Kirkpatrick sisters.

Shank, Leo Joseph

Pelluet family fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1955
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1917

The fonds consists of newspaper clippings and material gathered for an article in the local history book "From Out of the Wilderness".

Pelluet

Charles Ewart Nancekivell family

  • CA ATH ath-1960
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1922

The fonds consists of photographs of Charles Nancekivell, his four children, Athabasca Landing in 1905, S.S. Northland Light, S.S. Northland Sun, and Frank Falconer's back yard in 1912. There is a letter addressed to the Deputy Attorney General regarding an oath of office, dated 1917.

Nancekivell (family)

Dr. Adrianus Mol fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1962
  • Fonds
  • 1980-2009

The fonds consists of photographs of people and events including: 2000 Trans Canada Trail Relay; 2000 Agricultural Parade; receipts for car purchases from Hunter Motors Ltd. and articles concerning national and local issues in the United Church of Canada, 1980-1991. The photographs include: Robert Berrea, Dave Chatters (MP), Lionel and Tannia Cherniwchan, Jacques Jean, Paddy Jordan, Ron Opmeer (Rev), Garold and Barbara Toews, 2003 Foodgrains Bank harvest, Athabasca clay pits, Jake Burritt residence decorated for Christmas 2003, Amber Valley Community Potluck Sept.2004, and West Athabasca School "A Taste of Athabasca" Apr.2005. There are 51 photographs of Athabasca Pottery Discovery Day, June 21, 2009 which include photographs of Conrad Biernacki, program manager, and Brian Musselwhite, assistant curator, Royal Ontario Museum; Cathy Roy and Lucie Heins, Royal Alberta Museum; Carrie-Ann Lunde, Alberta Museums Association; Alfred Messerli, potter; Andreas Bayer, Honorary Consul for Switzerland; Marilyn Mol, Athabasca Archives; Gene and Gail Sabo, Terry (Knittle) Rains, Bob and Carole Tannas, Ed Pohranychny, Dorothy Nielsen, and Rosie Guay as well as audience members.

Mol, Adrianus

Marilyn Anne Mol fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1963
  • Fonds
  • 1911, 1993-2015, 2016

The fonds consists of photographs of town buildings taken in 1995 and used in the first two Athabasca Walking Tour booklets; and the unveiling of the 40th anniversary plaque for the Pottery Club on the Brick School in 2002. The 1911 photograph of Strathcona Street was purchased by Miriam Mol from e-bay in 2005. There are programs for Athabasca Players productions (Old Boots, The Day Jake Made Her Rain), Athabasca Dance Society (The Olde Toy Shoppe), 1994 Rural Roots sale of works by artists and artisans, and the 1994 (17th) Annual Convocation at Athabasca University. A photo was taken in June, 2006 of five students who attended Toles School in Amber Valley. Eight photographs dated August 29, 2006 show the demolition of the James Taylor house, built in 1918. 36 photographs were taken of the town buildings and views in the Fall of 2008. 60 photographs taken in 2009 include subjects: Conrad Biernacki digging clay in the Tawatinaw River valley, pieces from the Athabasca Clay Products collection at the Athabasca Archives, hanging flower baskets and floral displays in downtown Athabasca, the George Spence Sr. brick house and Amber Valley's 100th anniversary. Photographs from 2010 and 2011 include: signage change on the Alberta Provincial Building, demolition of the Athabasca Medical Centre, June 2011 flood of the Athabasca River, and Athabasca's 100th Anniversary Homecoming on July 29-31, 2011 which include Paula Evans, Donald Gambler, Bill Joseph Cardinal and Alfred Beaver. There are photos of the Sept.2011 100th anniversary of hospitals in Athabasca (Lyle Lewis, Joy MacComb and Dr.Roger Morrill), the highway 55/813 interchange, and the 2011 Christmas Craft Show (Marilyn Mol, Bob Tannas). The artifacts are 20 glass telephone insulators collected and purchased over time. There are photos taken in 2015 of town buildings, floral displays, 2015 parade, Louis Barons model buildings, Athabasca United Churchs new cement steps and ramp, Robert Garton, derelict church-St.Andrew`s, Colinton; Colinton cemetery, and the Gaar Scott engine decorated for Christmas. An artifact is a pop bottle from Calgary Brewing & Malting Co. Ltd. who owned the Grand Union Hotel c 1949--- which was purchased in an antique store in Boyle. Photos in 2016 included Dennis Jacob's murals on riverfront bathrooms, St. Andrew's Church, Colinton; Louis Fosseneuve grave, Claudia Theroux, Red River cart, former town office jail cells, riverfront skateboard park, playground and water park; west sidewalk repairs in front of Grand Union Hotel, St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church new exterior, and a few town buildings.

Mol, Marilyn Anne

Gullion family fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1965
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied 2000 (originally created 1900-1985)

The fonds consists of 6 photographs of Gullion family members, 2 photographs of the in-laws of the donor (Lydia Meyn and William Silkie),a family history written by Alice (Gullion) Gilliland,and clippings of obituaries from the Peace River Record. A photograph from the Athabasca Archives collection is of Napoleon Gullion and Frances Pistawka on their wedding day.

Gullion (family)

Hubert Thorne fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1973
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1928 (copied 1982)

The fonds consists of 2 articles from the RCMP Quarterly and a patrol report by Constable Thorne dated Dec. 1914; copies of 113 B&W photographs and negatives taken during his years of service with the RCMP in the North West Territories and 60 original negatives, from a Kodak negative album, including negatives for 2 photographs taken in 1922 of people during the Nahanni Gold Rush (including Alvah and Hubert Thorne and Poole Field) , scenes at Mud Lake, George Bremner, Thorne at the Edmonton RNWMP barracks, photographs of Fort Simpson and Rae, airplanes, children at the Roman Catholic mission at Providence, and a group of mounties at Jasper.

Thorne, Hubert

Owen Robert Jordan fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1981
  • Fonds
  • copied 2001 (originally created 1941-1953)

The fonds consists of 22 photographs copied from originals owned by Owen Jordan. These include family members, 1947-48 Grade 9 class, Jordan sawmill; Horace Hinton, Pete Kisby and Jack Saunders from Amber Valley; 1944,1945, and 1953 Grosmont baseball teams, stacking hay, and 1952 view of interior of Anglican Boys Hostel.

Jordan, Owen Robert

John Michael Stychin fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1983
  • Fonds
  • 1985-1986

The fonds consists of 8 video cassettes filmed by John Stychin in 1985 and 1986 relating to: 19th annual Fish and Game Trophy Night; Athabasca University opening June 15, 1985; 75th Athabasca Anniversary Kick-Off Night Jan. 25, 1986 and RCMP Musical Ride; play "Dirty Work at the Crossroads" April, 1986; Athabasca Agribition and Trade Fair and Athabasca Gun Club Annual Black Powder Shoot, June, 1986; 75th Anniversary Fireworks, Rededication Service of the Athabasca United Church, and 75th Anniversary Supper, Sept. 19, 1986; Christening of the stage coach, Athabasca Firemen's Ball, Edmonton Journal Anniversary Supper, Athabasca Celebration Committee, and Street Parade. There is also a notepad from Stychin Services Ltd.

Stychin, John Michael

Dr. Josephine Mary Brown fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1984
  • Fonds
  • [1930s] - 2005

The fonds consists of 1 audio cassette recorded in 2001, 4 Depression Era glass plates, a plaque from the Trail North Foundation naming Dr. Brown Deputy Trail Master, 1980; a vase purchased from Mrs. George Kasper Johnson and a 1978 Athabasca dollar (a souvenir of the May 27-29, 1978 trip to the Grande Rapids). Added in 2005 is a booklet and a plaque naming Dr. Brown as one of the 100 Physicians of the Century in Alberta. There is a framed photograph of Dr. Brown while she was in practice and photos taken at the 2005 award ceremony. 21.04; handwritten personal letter dated May 3, 1989

Brown, Josephine Mary

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