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Alberta Fonds Family and personal life*
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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

Albert Karkonate fonds

  • CA GPR 0047
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1965

The fonds consists of: documents regarding trap-lines 1899, 4543, (snaring permit 1807) and 7219; a series of licenses and receipts from various government departments for big game licenses and trap-line renewals, 1942- 1965; letters from the departments regarding renewal licenses; a market report from the Little Bros. Fur Sales Agency in 1950; receipts for groceries and dry goods; and documents evidencing his employment as a casual laborer with the Department of Highways, 1957.

Karkonate, Albert

Albert O. Sproule, D.D.S. fonds.

  • CA GPR 0048
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1941

The series consists of personal papers from the Sproule’s time in Edmonton and business records from his travelling practice in the Peace River Country, his office in Grande Prairie, and his practice in Edmonton.

Sproule, Albert, O. D.D.S.

Alice Fortier fonds

  • CA GPR 0482
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1998

The fonds consists of 8 photographs (4 from a baby book created by Ada and Harold Bennett including pages that have information) and Alice's story, "Adoptees are Angels". (Complete book "Adoptees are Angels" in the library).

Fortier, Alice

Andre & Jeanne Pivert fonds

  • CA GPR 0528
  • Fonds
  • 1928-[1938]

The fonds consists of some personal papers and photographs related to the marriage of Andre & Jeanne Pivert in 1928, and copies of eight photographs relating to the Town of Grande Prairie from 1935 to ca. 1938.

Pivert, Andre & Jeanne

Andress family fonds

  • CA GPR 0159
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1926

The fonds consists of a copy of the diary of Martha Andress as they traveled over the Edson Trail from August 29 to October 7, 1912; and 24 photographs of the Andress family, Allen Petty, and events and scenes in the Grande Prairie area between 1913 and 1926.

Andress family

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

Anita Blimkie fonds

  • CA GPR 0519
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1963

The fonds consists of six lined school scribblers containing Anita's itemized expenses for each month from December 1958 to January 1964. They include such expenses as rent, clothing, charities, and food. Each entry is itemized, e.g. tomatoes, .30; 2 yds Organdie, 1.58; Sunday collection, 2.00; 1 bottle "222" tablets, 1.25; present for Mr. McBryan, 1.66; etc. At the back of each scribbler is a list of the cheques Anita received for working, first from the the Alberta 5 to $1.00 Store, then the Northern Alberta Dairy Pool.

Blimkie, Anita

Ann Macklin fonds

  • CA GPR 0177
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1947

The fonds consists of colour copies of 96 photograph album pages which have been laminated and bound into an album for display in the Grande Prairie Museum; and 90 digitized scans of photographs which have been printed. Subjects of the photographs include the trip to Clairmont by caboose in 1916, Trevor Farm and animals, photographs of people and groups in the Clairmont area including United Farm Women and the I.V. Macklin family, Fletcher and Anna Bredin and their farm Twin Shacks, road gangs building the Dunvegan Hill Road, Ann as a child and teenager on the farm, a trip to Aurora Ontario, students at Grande Prairie High School and Grande Prairie Business College ca. 1935, and a pack trip to Nose Mountain in 1935 with two Cree families as guides and providers.

Macklin, Ann

Anne Popowich fonds

  • CA GPR 0349
  • Fonds
  • 1938

The fonds consists of an excerpt from Anne's journal, "My Journey to This Rich New Rich Land" which tells the story of her journey with her mother, Suzanne Kapusta, to Canada in order to meet her father, Andy, on a homestead in 1938. Chapter 2 tells about the family's decision to come north to the Flying Shot Lake area where Ann and John farmed and raised their family.

Popowich, Anne

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