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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

Davis, Hodgson, Coulter fonds

  • CA GPR 0484
  • Fonds
  • 1821-[ca. 1940]

Documents and photographs from the Davis, Hodgson and Coulter families. They include a parchment copy of an 1821 Last Will and Testament for John Davis, 1850 and 1856 probates of the will for John & Nancy Davis and their children; a 1902 Agreement for Sale of land and a 1916 lease by William Herbert Davis from St. Andrews, Manitoba; a 1930 mortgage for Robert J. Coulter at Bridgeview; three photographs of WW I soldiers from the Hodgson family, [25] photographs from St. Andrews, Manitoba; and two photographs of a WW II soldier.

Davis, John

Field's Studio fonds

  • CA GPR 0052
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1935]

The fonds consists of four series: personal photographs of Clarence and Edith Field; glass plate negatives and portraits from the Ponoka Studio; studio portraits and town/farm snapshots from the Grande Prairie Studio; and a small series of postcards.

Field, Clarence

Gathering Story: Native Storytellers fonds

  • CA GPR 0167
  • Fonds
  • 2002-2004

The fonds consists of handouts from the events, 1 news article, 3 audio cassettes and 2 - 8 mm video tape cassettes from the 2004 gathering. Participants whose stories were recorded were Shirley Plante, Valleyview; Kathleen Evans, Fairview; Henry McAllister, Hines Creek; Michael David, Valleyview; Donna Cummings, Fairview; and Frederick (Dave) Cummings, Fairview. Also included are the planning notes, correspondence, contacts lists for 2004 and 2005.

Arts, Education, and Commerce Department of the Grande Prairie Regional College

Gil Cardinal fonds

  • PAA PR3684
  • Fonds
  • 1954-2010

The fonds consists of records from Gil Cardinal’s independent and freelance projects; the film companies co-founded by Cardinal (Great Plains Productions, Kanata Productions, Strange Empire Productions); and his work for NFB, BBC, or other broadcasters.

The textual materials contain the complete business records of Great Plains Productions, creative records for specific projects (including scripts, notebooks, shot lists, story boards, and editing notes), administrative records for specific projects (including contracts, financial records, grant applications, and correspondence), developmental records related to unrealized projects, and personal records (including correspondence, speaking notes, speeches, and teaching material).

The films consist of home movies from Cardinal’s foster family (some of which were used as part of Foster Child); a tour of the Canadian Museum of Civilization with its architect, Douglas Cardinal; and release prints of Foster Child.

The videocassettes consist of original shooting tapes and completed masters of several projects. Most prominent among these are My Partners, My People, Our Home and Native Land, The Great Possibility, and David with F.A.S. There are also masters, but not shooting tapes, for several other projects including Big Bear, Chiefs (for both episodes directed by Cardinal), Totem, and others. Some of these masters are on DVD as well as videocassette.

The photographs, negatives, and slides consist of images shot by Cardinal during the course of filming, images of special events, and family photos.

Gil Cardinal

Hudson's Bay Company fonds

  • CA GPR 0134
  • Fonds
  • 1834-1863

The fonds consists of two fur-trade ledgers which detail transactions between the Hudson’s Bay Company at Dunvegan and individuals trading with this post. The first ledger (8 ½ x 13” and 160 pages) dates between 1834 and 1840, and the second ledger (9 ½ x 14” and 160 pages) is from 1861-1863 and contains many First Nations hunters, some identified by aboriginal names and some by the more common French names.

Hudson's Bay Co.

Kakwa/Two Lakes Oral Histories collection

  • CA GPR 0133
  • Collection
  • 2002

The collection consists of 21 audio cassettes (recorded on a Sony TcM 5000 EV) containing interviews with twenty longtime residents and travelers in the Kakwa and Two Lakes area: Phil Comeau, Bob Neufeld, Norm Drysdale, Dorothy Comeau, Fred Comeau, Norman Eng, Dave Robertson, June Neufeld, Luther Kozowan, Rick Erlendson, Ben Foster, Pete McCullough, Mable Tennant, Suzy Moberly, Lois Lofstrom, Michael Ryan, Don Nelson, Dave Schenk, Norm Trepanier, and Doug Tennant. The interviewer is Jim Nelson.

Alberta Community Development

Kirkness - Steinhauer - Testawich Family fonds

  • CA GPR 0660
  • Fonds
  • 1905-2007

The fonds consists of Kirkness family photographs and personal papers depicting their life and their impact on the development of the Edmonton and Peace River areas. Several of the personal documents belonged to Edith Heron.

Kirkness-Steinhauer-Testawich family

Lubicon Lake Indian Nation Land Claim Research collection

  • CA GPR 0023
  • Collection
  • 1987-1996

The fonds consists of letters from the Lubicon Lake Indian Nation enclosing copies of documents supporting their land claim: statements from government and Lubicon officials; letters to and from the same; supporting resolutions from other Native bands; newsclippings of articles, editorials, cartoons and reader comments which support their position. Also included are direct statements from the Lubicon Lake Indian Nation, the March 1990 report from the Human Rights Committee (sent May 10, 1990), and The Lubicon Settlement Commission of Review Final Report, issued in March of 1993.

Lubicon Lake Indian Nation

Mary Belcourt Davis fonds

  • CA GPR 0179
  • Fonds
  • 1890-2005

The fonds consists of copies of 43 photographs of the Calihoo, Belcourt and Ferguson families and their descendents, and one oral history interview with Vera Davis Miles, daughter of Mary Belcourt Davis, and Cindy Desrosiers, daughter of Evelyn Davis. The interview tells the story of Mary Belcourt and her mother Betsy Callihoo.

Belcourt, Mary

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