The fonds consists of: textual records pertaining to the administration and operation of associated chapters of the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire (IODE) in Medicine Hat: Captain William Parker Chapter, Medicine Hat Municipal Chapter, Zone 4 Chapter, and the Provincial Chapter; 58 photographs of various members of the IODE and their events (1947-1993). 8 series: administrative records, minutes, financial records, correspondence, publications, ephemera, scrapbooks and photographs.
Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire. Captain William Parker Chapter
The fonds consists of Card family photographs including those of Mel, Mary Ann, Claude, Allan, Lila and Eilleen and other relatives and friends (1880s-1950s); Stringer family photographs (1920s-1940s); photographs of Howard, his violin students, the Great Bend School and Delburne (1926-1937); Lila's photograph album of Calgary General Hospital student nurses and staff (1934-1937); and Eilleen's album of sanatorium patients and staff (1938-1941). Includes Lila's diplomas and certificates (1928-1939) and graduation programs, and miscellaneous family documents.
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.