The fonds consists of Cardivan Petroleum Company records (1918-1920): correspondence (primarily with the Viking field), schedule of oil and gas leases, financial records, equipment inventories, photographs of Viking and Gap wells and workers, expense accounts, supply quotes, workers compensation records, well logs and reports, work schedule, Dominion land plans, and maps. Also consists of Mitford Syndicate records (1916-1920): correspondence, legal agreements, lists of syndicate members, cashbook, expense accounts and reports. Includes Old Colony Oil Co. Ltd. stock book and shareholders' register (1915-1916) and financial statement (1919-1920); list of W.B. Mitford's assets (nd); and Hugh Donnan's personal correspondence, invoices and legal agreements (1911-1920).
The fonds consists of minutes, some written in Norwegian (1912-1930), correspondence, reports (1914-1917), calendars (1914-1915, 1920, 1928-1949), lists of students and graduates (1911-1961), newsclippings, and miscellany. RECORDS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS ARE ALSO IN THIS FONDS. SEE INVENTORY FOR DETAILS: J.R. Lavik, Prohibition, Chester A. Ronning, Saskatchewan Norwegian Lutheran College, and United Norwegian Lutheran Church.
Fonds consists of a photograph album titled "Canada and America, 28 Sept. to 14 Dec. 1889" that chronicles a journey through Canada and the United States, specifically the Canadian Rockies, the interior of British Columbia to Vancouver Island, Canada and south through Washington state to California, USA. Views were probably purchased enroute from well-known artists, including Canadian photographers A. B. Thom and C. S. Bailey, and American photographers Taber, Fiske and C. R. Savage. Album was compiled by an unknown traveler, possibly British.
The fonds consists of Carl Lahser's self-published paperback editions of Otto Lahser's diary: "Back Door to the Yukon"; Carl Lahser's 1998 trip diary: "Chasing the Enterprise, verification of a Klondike diary "; and Carl Lahser's poems: "Cryptic Romance".
Fonds consists of materials created by Carl Walin through the operation of the Walin Studio of Fine Portrait Photography in Wetaskiwin Alberta from 1919-1959. The fonds consists of these series: 1. Old-time Wetaskiwin (1919-1953) Series consists of photographs of early Wetaskiwin personalities, groups, street scenes, buildings and landmarks photographed by Carl Walin and separated by Walin from the general collection. 2. Walin Studio of Fine Portrait Photography- Artistone Studio (1919-1956) Series consists of the administrative records and photographs created in the course of day-to-day operations of the Walin Studio of Fine Photography and Artistone Studio. Photographs include wedding portraits, baby portraits, family portraits, pictures of service personnel, graduation photos, school and church confirmation groups and other personal events. There are also photographs of the Wetaskiwin area, landscapes, group scenes and other non-personal photographs.