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Lorieau family fonds

  • PAA PR3634
  • Fonds
  • 1883 - 1990

The fonds consists of family photos and personal records of Marie-Claire Lorieau, including a scrapbook, an autobiography and press clippings related to Henri Garnier, and the marriage certificate of her grandfather, Alcibiade Lamoureaux, dating from 1883.

Also included is a recorded radio coverage of the 25 years of Edmonton Opera, with interviews including Lucien Lorieau, and a booklet about the first years of the Edmonton Opera.

Lorieau (family)

Gurcharan Singh Bhatia fonds

  • PAA PR3815
  • Fonds
  • 1960-2014, predominant 1980-1995

The fonds consists of records created by Bhatia through his work promoting multiculturalism in Canada and strengthening ties between Canada and India. The majority of the fonds is comprised of records created through Bhatia’s work to promote multiculturalism in Canada, as well as some personal material regarding his family. Parts of the fonds have been arranged into two series: Link Newspaper series; and Court of Canadian Citizenship series. This arrangement is based on Bhatia’s own filing order.

Bhatia, Gurcharan Singh

Canadian Federation of University Women, Edmonton fonds

  • PAA PR0212
  • Fonds
  • 1909-2014

The fonds consists mainly of administrative records created by the Canadian Federation of University Women, Edmonton. The fonds has been arranged into four series: Canadian Federation of University Women, Edmonton; Canadian Federation of University Women, Alberta Council; Canadian Federation of University Women, National; and International Federation of University Women. This arrangement is based on the record keeping practice of the Edmonton organization.

Canadian Federation of University Women Edmonton

Dorian G.W. Smith fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0018
  • Fonds
  • 1864-1873, 1950-2005

Fonds documents Smith's geological and mineralogical field work, his collaboration with mineralogists and geologists around the world, and his involvement with professional associations and committees. Fonds also contains some of Smith's personal travel writings, a 19th century United Kingdom travel journal by an unknown author, lists of expenses, lists of travel arrangements, and to do lists. Fonds consists of two series: Student notebooks and Field/work/travel notes which are arranged in chronological order.

Dorian G.W. Smith

Citizens' Cenotaph Committee fonds

  • CA EDM MS-86
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1936, 1949

This fonds consists of a bank book and deposit slips documenting the fund-raising for the Edmonton Cenotaph and copies of the programmes for the unveiling and re-dedication of the cenotaph.

  1. Bank book and deposit slips
  2. Programmes
    • Unveiling of the Edmonton Cenotaph, August 13, 1936 (3 c.)
    • Re-dedication of the Edmonton Cenotaph, August 26, 1946 (3 c.)

Citizens' Cenotaph Committee

Edmond Pratt, OMI fonds

  • CA MHM 1995.49
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1918 - ca. 1940]

The fonds consists of photographic negatives corresponding with Father Pratt's schooling and work for the period 1918 to about 1940. The identified locations of the photographs include Edmonton, AB, Saddle Lake, AB, Cold Lake, AB, Onion Lake, SK, Frog Lake, AB, North Battleford, SK, and Fort Resolution, NWT. Some of the photographs have not been identified. The files are arranged according to the location in which Father Pratt worked. The photographs capture aboriginal and non-aboriginal families, children at residential schools, and events in the communities. The photographs also pertain to events of priests and brothers such as visits and seminary life as well as photographs of the missions.

Pratt, Edmond

Brigadier-General Raymond Brutinel fonds

  • CA MHM 2014.22
  • Fonds
  • 1882-1964, 1966-2011

The fonds consists of photographs and postcards, Brutinel's personal papers, documents related to his properties, his family papers, and research material about his life. The photographs and postcards depict Brutinel, his family, his properties, and the Canadian Motor Machine Gun Corps. Brutinel's personal papers include records created during his lifetime, 1882-1964, which include general correspondence, operation reports from WWI, manuscripts and histories of the Machine Gun Corps, related newspaper articles, military and civic honours and certificates, and photographs. There are also legal and financial documents, maps and plans, and correspondence about purchase and sale of properties, Chateau de Couloume and Chateau de Bordaberry. Family papers include condolence letters and a collection of Brutinel's obituary from different newspapers. The research materials include different biographical sketches and manuscripts about Brutinel, genealogical research, and the Brutinels' marriage and divorce information. This fonds is arranged into five series: Photographs and postcards, Personal papers, Property, Family papers, and Research.

Brutinel, Raymond, Brigadier-General

Walter Harris fonds

  • CA UOFA UOFA 2012-027
  • Fonds
  • 1915 - 2011

This fonds contains the records of the University of Alberta chemistry professor Dr. Walter Harris. He was instrumental in the modernization of the University’s successful Analytical Chemistry program. Dr Harris was acclaimed for his work in chemistry education, scientific research, and committee service.

The materials date from 1915 to 2011. The records predominately date after Harris began his career at the University of Alberta in 1946. The collection is rich in teaching materials, including a number of lectures written verbatim, an abundance of lecture slides and audio visual recordings of Walter Harris lecturing, as well as a significant amount of Dr. Harris’ research papers and supporting information. The fonds also incorporates materials related to the history of the Chemistry Department at the University of Alberta. In addition, it provides insight into Harris’ book publications with related correspondence, revisions and notes. The fonds is abundant in records relating to Harris’ work as a committee member including meeting minutes, agendas, committee reports, and correspondence.

This fonds contains an array of document types including such textual materials as notes, correspondence, talks, programs, pamphlets, articles, cards, course materials, announcements, books, and personal history information. It also contains yearbooks, plaques, certificates and newspaper clippings, as well as a variety of media types including photographs, slides, negatives, lantern slides, a 16mm film, reel-to-reel audiotapes, a VHS videocassette, a u-matic video tape, and a CD-ROM disk. The fonds geographically pertains predominantly to Canada with some materials created in the United States, and a few materials generated in countries abroad. The materials related to Europe are from international conferences or committee travels taken by Harris.

Harris, Walter Edgar

Meadowcroft fonds

  • CA EDM MS-744
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2009

This fonds consists of material collected and created by Reg Appleyard, Doug Matheson, Rev. Harry Meadows, Matheson and Company, and the staff of Meadowcroft Seniors’ Residence through their function of running the Meadowcroft corporations and providing quality affordable housing in Edmonton between 1969 and 2010. It contains legal documents, correspondence, reports, committee minutes, pamphlets, photos, plans and audiovisual material.

An attempt has been made to preserve the original order of the material. The files themselves have been arranged into 5 sous-fonds and various series. The sous-fonds are as follows:

Sous-fonds 1 – Meadowcroft Housing Corporation
Sous-fonds 2 – Meadowcroft Holdings
Sous-fonds 3 – Meadowcroft Housing Society of Edmonton
Sous-fonds 4 – Other Material
Sous-fonds 5 – Personal Correspondence

Meadowcroft Housing Corporation