The fonds consists of 51 cm of textual records, 115 photographs, 1 artwork by Robert Guest, and 9 forestry related maps. It includes: a series of photographs related to Jack Mantle showing early Grande Prairie and includes two photographs featuring soldiers from WW2; a series of correspondence from F.W. Schenk and photographs showing scenes from the Northern Alberta Railway (NAR) and various train accidents; a series of photographs, maps, employment records and daily journals from Dave Schenk during his career working for NAR and Alberta Forest Service; and a series of employment records from Melba Schenk during her time working as a weather observer for Alberta Forest Service.
The fonds has been arranged into the following series: Jack Mantle (1911-1940); F.W. Schenk (1917-1964); Dave Schenk (1924-2005); and Melba Schenk (1973-1977)
The fonds consists of Father Scollen's correspondence with his family, superiors, other priests and Canadian government officials (1861-1902); William's letters to his family in Ireland, discussing Treaty 7, John Glenn, Sam Livingston, etc. (1877-1890); and Vincent's reference notes, newsclippings, genealogical information, rough drafts of chapters, research correspondence (1969-1986) and personal letters to him and Bertha (1969-1977). Includes a recorded interview with William's grandson, William E. Scollen (1973); Scollen family photographs (1860s, 1900s); and letters to Father Scollen School regarding family history.
The fonds consists of materials created or collected by the Scott family of Edmonton from 1923 to 1983. The fonds consists of family memorabilia such as letters, poetry, programmes, a 1960 Girl Guide Cookbook, and a photograph of Edmonton.
The collection consists of drawings from tracings of petroglyphs and pictographs in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba; Dewdney's reports to Glenbow about his work; and extensive photographs of the rock art sites, the tracings process, and the tracings themselves.
The collection consists of drafts of the manuscript, "Sacred Scrolls of the Southern Ojibway" (1970-1972); slides of some photographs published in the book; a film of the Midewewin ceremony (1969); and sound recordings of excerpts of from the ceremony and commentary on it.