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Provincial Archives of Alberta Fonds Family and personal life*
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May Family fonds

  • PAA paa-7808
  • Fonds
  • 1886-2014

The fonds includes articles, certificates, correspondence, scrap books, journals, cards, postcards, programs, drafts, publications, magazines, reminisces, booklets, and a screenplay that cover the life of the Mays and individual family members. Subjects of photographs, negatives, slides, and CDs include aviation, the First World War, family life, Vi’s horse riding career, friends, travels, Boy Scouts, ceremonies, and reminisces.

Denny and Margaret May

John Ludwig fonds

  • PAA PR3812
  • Fonds
  • 1951-2010

Fonds consists of records created and maintained by Johann (John) B. Ludwig, primarily within his capacity as president of Frisia Properties Ltd. and Frisia Realty Ltd., as well a small number of personal and family records, covering the dates of 1951-2010. The fonds has been arranged into 2 series: 1. Frisia Properties Realty Series. 2. John Ludwig Personal Records series.

Ludwig, John

Christina Olsen fonds

  • PAA PR3678
  • Fonds
  • 1953-[2009?]

Fonds consists of records relating to the life and work of Christina Sharon Olsen. The records include a news article from the Calgary Herald published in 2009 detailing Christina’s childhood and experience as a preoperative trans woman living and working in Alberta and overseas; report cards and photographs from Christina’s schooling in Claresholm, Alberta between 1953 and 1965; photographs documenting Christina’s work as a drilling engineer in Africa and Alberta between 1977 and 2000; and photographs of Christina’s cats and visiting wildlife to her acreage west of Calgary taken in the years after her gender reassignment surgery in 2004.

Olsen, Christina Sharon

Gerald S. Anderson fonds

  • PAA paa-3841
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1999

The fonds consists of records that were created and maintained by Gerald S. Anderson which document his careers, interests and hobbies, covering the period of the late 1890’s to 1999. The photographs and negatives cover his travels through Canada, the United States and Europe as well as the Anderson family and Gerald's army training unit.

Gerald S. Anderson

Lucas family fonds

  • PAA paa-74
  • Fonds
  • [187-]-1960

Fonds consists of photocopies of histories compiled by Daisy Lucas pertaining to the Lucas family, the Nelson family and other homesteading families in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, as well as photographs depicting early scenes around Edmonton and a manuscript about Fort Ethier and the Indian Industrial Farm from 1879 to 1902.

Lucas Family

John William Hope fonds

  • PAA PR3161
  • Fonds
  • 1903

The fonds consists of thirteen letters from John William Hope to his wife, “Louie,” 10 April – 2 August 1903. The letters detail his journey from Britain to Barr Colony, and his struggle to find work in Western Canada. The fonds also includes British Colony and Dominion Lands Branch receipts for homestead land, 30 January and 2 July 1903.

Hope, John William

Albers family fonds

  • PAA paa-6526
  • Fonds
  • 1982-1996

The fonds consists of a research paper covering the period 1781-1990, edited by the Albers family, on the history of the Svenskbybo-people. It also includes a detailed genealogy of the Albers family and it holds a few family members' memoirs on World War II and farming life in Alberta. These memoirs were transcribed from audiotaped interviews not preserved by the family.

Albers family

A. Arnason fonds

  • PAA paa-6958
  • Fonds
  • Copied 1972

Fonds consists of photocopies of Icelandic Almanacs dated 1912-1914 and 1954, and negatives depicting various Icelandic Canadians.

Arnason, A.

Adelle Luebke fonds

  • PAA paa-7189
  • Fonds
  • 1980

The fonds includes a transcript of the reminiscences of William Wilkes Andrews regarding the Grouard area of Alberta, and transcribed letters from William Wilkes Andrews dating from 1949 to 1955 to Harriet, hospital residents and his sister about life in Alberta. The material was transcribed by Adelle Luebke.

Luebke, Adelle

Alex Calliou fonds

  • PAA paa-7607
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1986

Fonds consists of the personal records of Alex Calliou and includes records pertaining to his employment with the Provincial Government of Alberta, his financial investments, and to the settlement of his father's estate, and includes, newspaper clippings, membership forms, programmes, pension records, mortgage records, agreements, wills, correspondence, mechanically produced postcards, and a family tree. Fonds also contains correspondence to Alex Calliou from Phyllis Dewey.

Calliou, Alex

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