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Olaf Vekved fonds

  • CA GPR 0547
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1928

The fonds consists of an unlined Norwegian School scribbler labeled "Tegnebog for Olav Vekvic," containing five pencil drawings signed by Olav and dated 1906, when he was 19 years old. Most of them are floral bouquets, but one is a portrait of an elderly man described as "Utenrikeminister Lavland". There is also a 1928 report from the Experimental Sub-Station at Beaverlodge, AB, and a 1920 letter from The Pellman Institute regarding a course of studies about which Olaf had enquired.

Vekved, Olaf

Walter Spry fonds

  • CA GPR 0559
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1950

The fonds consist s of Walter Spry's farm ledger which records purchases made for the family farm from the early days till the 1950's. There is a thorough list of expenses, e.g. tobacco purchases, telephone batteries, and transporting hogs. In 1942 a house was built on N.W. 6-74-4 W6th, and those expenses were also itemized. The ledger also lists employees and their expenses while employed for Walter. Some of the people mentioned are Jim Glowsky, John Jantz, D. Morrison, W. Smith, Philip Dumas, Jim Martin, Ted Hanson, T. Rode, Ken Maxwell, Leonard Ostaszowski and Robert Hoffman.

Spry, Walter

Olson & Sons Meat Market fonds

  • CA GPR 0564
  • Fonds
  • 1912-[ca. 1980]

The fonds consists of 2 hand-written accounts books belonging to John Olson, who established Olson & Sons Meat Market in Sexsmith: a 1928 cash book for the meat market, and a notebook used by John Olson when attending the Lutheran College in 1912-1913. There is also one photograph of a 4-H Beef Steer purchased by Olsons ca. 1980.

Olson, John

National Farmers Union, DeBolt Local 830 fonds

  • CA GPR 0566
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1991

The fonds consists of the records of the National Farmers Union, DeBolt Local 830, which received its charter on July 23, 1970. Records include the original charter, the first Minute Book from 1970-1976, financial records from 1971-1987, and the report for the 1978 District 1 Convention.

National Farmers Union, DeBolt Local 830

John Sinclair fonds

  • CA GPR 0571
  • Fonds
  • 1930-2007

The fonds consists of financial records 1960-2007, personal papers that contain correspondence from family and friends as well as photographs 1940-2007, military information including a copy of John's WWII service record, a 1930 edition of the Fortyniner and a D-Day Reunion Tour book 1994, as well as photographs, and 4 maps of the communities of Wabasca, Falher and West of the Sixth and Fourth Meridian.

Sinclair, John

Bert Mackey Family fonds

  • CA GPR 0596
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1948

The fonds consists of a 1941-1942 Canadian Wheat Board Permit for Art Mackey, listing the land owned by the permit holder and crops under cultivation; two 1942 Assessment Slips for Angeline Mackey from the MD of Grande Prairie No. 739; a 1944-1945 Canadian Wheat Board permit application for Art Mackey; a 1946 Assessment Slip for Art Mackey; 1948 Tax Notices for Angeline and Art Mackey; and a 1948 Tax Receipt from the MD of Grande Prairie No. 127 for Art Mackey.

Bert Mackey family

Bear Hill Rural Electrification Association fonds

  • CA GPR 0260
  • Fonds
  • 1953-1984

The fonds consists of agreements and communications between Bear Hill Rural Electrification Association and its clients; service contracts, lists of contract holders, and maps of the REA's lines to the various farms; financial records; and a reference manual and poster from the Alberta Rural Electrification Association.

Bear Hill Rural Electrification Association

Andrew Moe family fonds

  • CA GPR 0170
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1951

The fonds consists of six separate recollections of the experiences of Andrew Moe as recorded by his son, Arvid Moe, and six photographs.

Moe family

A. J. Watt family fonds

  • CA GPR 0144
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1992

The fonds consist of personal papers in the form of genealogy records, income tax returns and correspondence; farm records consisting of income receipts and crop statements; hand-written recipes; a collection of booklets: coupon premium catalogues, cookbooks and household remedies; and some clippings on the Royal family from 1921-1938.

A.J. Watt family

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