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Bill Pratt fonds

  • CA GPR 0107
  • Archief
  • 1925-1930

The fonds consists of 70 photographs taken by McDermid Studio on the Canadian Pacific Railway tour of the Peace Country in 1928. Subjects of the photographs include the Beaverlodge Experimental Station; the Trelle farm at Wembley; the Jack Thompson harvest east of Grande Prairie; the ranching operation of Mr. Early on the banks of the Peace River; roads, towns, and rural scenes en route; roads and buildings in Grande Prairie; and group photographs of the tour members. There is also a photograph of young Marion Pratt pinning a "Just Kids Safety" button on Lord Lovat, who was a member of the CPR delegation.

Pratt, William Crawford

City Hotel Co. Ltd. fonds

  • CA GPR 0332
  • Archief
  • 1944-2000

The fonds consists of a research file on the history of the York Hotel; the original ledger from the Edmonton Hub Hotel which purchased the old Grande Prairie Hotel for its liquor license, and subsequent financial records for the City Hotel Co. Ltd. until 1987; menus from a variety of food and bar services which operated within the hotel; inspection reports; promotional material; correspondence and contracts relating to operations; a payroll ledger and some miscellaneous employee records; and documentation showing the interaction between the York Hotel and the community of Grande Prairie.

City Hotel Co. Logan, Dwight

Grande Prairie Board of Trade and Chamber of Commerce fonds

  • CA GPR 0050
  • Archief
  • 1905-2000

The fonds consists of executive and administrative records; subject files from both the Board of Trade and the later Chamber of Commerce; briefs, submissions and forums presented to various groups and government departments; project files from the time Grande Prairie achieved cityhood until the 90s; publications about the area produced or collected by the Board of Trade/Chamber of Commerce; reference files with news clippings and guest books that detail the history of the Board from 1914 on; information about associated organizations; and photograph and slide collections. The photograph collection mainly details progress in the Grande Prairie area from 1905 to 1980, and the activities of the Chamber after 1975. There is one reel to reel film, “Alberta on the North Side,” which was presented to the people of Northern Alberta on the occasion of the provincial cabinet meeting in Grande Prairie, October 17, 1972.

Grande Prairie Board of Trade and Chamber of Commerce

Focus Publishing Ltd. fonds

  • CA GPR 0148
  • Archief
  • 1971-1988

The fonds consists of staple-bound issues of The Booster from April 1972 to May 1981; Focus from November 1976 to March 1982; Grande Prairie This Week from June 1981 to March 1988; and South Peace Farm Week from January 1984 to April 1988.

Focus Publishing

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

Sexsmith Board of Trade fonds

  • CA GPR 0181
  • Archief
  • 1945-1962

The fonds consists of one minute book from 1945-1949 which contains minutes, finances and membership records; and some membership, financial records and correspondence from 1956 to 1962.

Sexsmith & District Board of Trade

The Grande Prairie Electric Co. fonds

  • CA GPR 0359
  • Archief
  • 1919-1923

The series consists of a share certificate book, complete with the share certificates for the members. They are signed by J.H.E. Fitzallen and Charles Spencer.

Grande Priaire Electric Co.

Rodacker family fonds

  • CA GPR 0295
  • Archief
  • 1919-1982

The fonds consists of 58 photographs; 3 certificates relating to Mel's involment with the Kinsmen, Chamber of Commerce and the Shriners; copies of documents describing Rodacker's Sales and Service with a collection of advertising cards; copies of news articles showing his involvement with Stock Car Racing; a get-well card signed by the members of the Red Devils hockey team; and an original document signed by guarantors agreeing to pay for the cost of a special train trip to bring Grande Prairie's Senior Hockey Team from Rycroft to Hythe for a league game; a map of the County of Grande Prairie showing land ownership, and a copy of Mel's obituary.

Rodacker, Melvin

Wanham Board of Trade fonds

  • CA GPR 0013
  • Archief
  • 1929-1972

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, financial records, foundational documents from the Peace River Associated Boards of Trade, and news clippings regarding the upgrading of roads in the Peace Country. The Whitecourt cut-off and the Friendship Train of 1948 are two major issues in this collection. Two phonograph records promote the Whitecourt cut-off.

Wanham Board of Trade

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