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Beth Sheehan fonds

  • CA GPR 0002
  • Fonds
  • 1885-2003

The fonds consists of the following series: personal and family papers and photographs including diaries written by Beth over an extensive period beginning in 1939 (with lapses) and into the 2000s; publications from "The Bull Outfit" with which her father came to the Beaverlodge area 1909; organizational files showing Beth's involvement with Trumpeter Swan preservation, the Home and School Association, the Grande Prairie County Agricultural Society, the Grande Prairie Book Club, and the Grande Prairie Hot Air Balloon Events Association; files relating to her work as author and historian of Clairmont and District, the Monkman Pass, Grande Prairie's 25th Anniversary, Pioneers of the Peace, and the Peace River itself, complete with the diary of a trip down that river in 1955, and a reference system of news clippings on the people and events in the Grande Prairie area from [1970-2000]. There is also a large collection of photographs, both historical and documentary, detailing her activities and showing her interests as a photographer.

Sheehan, Beth

Sandy and Donald Cameron fonds

  • CA GPR 0004
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1964

The fonds consists of two small diaries with a few brief entries, dated 1912-1915, concerning trips on the Edson Trail, lists of supplies and notes on grain and teams; one account book detailing the dates, customers, amounts of feed and prices charged in their feed-grinding business from 1919-1929; letters, telegrams and notes concerning Donald’s death and the settling of his estate, including the selling of Glen Nevis, 1962-64; 2 blank postcards from Quebec, 1 from Doncaster England, and 1 of a Scottish home, possibly Glen Nevis.

Cameron, Sandy

Pierre Lozeron family fonds

  • CA GPR 0006
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1987

The fonds consists of Lozeron family photographs; personal papers and correspondence of each member of the immediate family -- Pierre, Dora Koberg Lozeron, Paul, Homer and Andre; farm documents from as early as 1915; farm account books from the 1930s to the 1960s; farming information from the 1950s and 1960s files according to the UGG filing system; and correspondence from their extended family members in Switzerland, friends and family members in Canada and the United States. The correspondence dates back to 1910, when the Lozeron boys first left Switzerland.

Lozeron, Pierre

Holroyd Drugs fonds

  • CA GPR 0024
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1990

The fonds consists of Lynn Holroyd’s research notes on pharmacies in the south Peace Country and Marian Holroyd’s collection of historical photographs from families in the County of Grande Prairie and from Paquin Photographs. The accrual consists of historical photographs, 5 Paquin photographs, a 1962 County Fair Prize List booklet, a booklet "Place Names of Alberta", 1928.

Holroyd Drugs

Campbell family fonds

  • CA GPR 0032
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1999

The fonds consists of family genealogical records, documents, diaries, correspondence and photographs from the Campbell, McGuire and Brewer families; documents and photographs to the Campbell homestead at Halcourt; a collection of artwork, including a set of hand-made Christmas Cards drawn by Myrle and Isabel in the late 1920s; personal and business correspondence; historical writings by Isabel Campbell; records from Miss Campbell’s home in Grande Prairie; a reference collection of photographs, maps, and clippings files relating to Peace Country history; a set of glass negatives created in 1936-37 by Cameron White of the White Studio; and memorial records from Isabel’s funeral.

Campbell family

Welcome Wagon Club fonds

  • CA GPR 0037
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1972

The fonds consists of one scrapbook chronicling Welcome Wagon activities from 1965 to 1972 and containing membership lists, newsclippings, photographs, cards and letters from appreciative club members, meeting announcements, posters from fund-raisers, and correspondence regarding their involvement with the Peace School of Hope and the Patterning Project. A separate file contains Club Calendar announcements from 1970.

Welcome Wagon Club

Bert and Miriam Tieman fonds

  • CA GPR 0039
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1985

The fonds consists of some personal papers of Bert and Miriam Tieman; a folder of unframed pencil sketches and paintings; a large photograph and postcard collection, including personal photographs of the Tiemans and their homes; films of their life and activities; and documents relating to their hobbies and their volunteer work with the South Peace Operatic Society, the Grande Prairie & District Association of the Mentally Handicapped, the Town of Grande Prairie when Bert was Alderman, and the Grande Prairie Museum. Also included is a handwritten "Handbook for Wireless Telegraph Operators" c. 1920. An accrual includes birth certificates for Bert and Miriam, a marriage certificate and records of Bert's including a typing certificate (1914), a military draft certificate (1917), a Lay Minister's License (1981), City of Grande Prairie Alderman card, a news clippping showing Bert donating his personal art collection to the Prairie Art Gallery, a thank you letter for service on the Grande Prairie Health Unit Board, a page of Bert Tieman Woodworking letterhead and a memorial card.

Tieman, Bert

Priscilla Gilmour fonds

  • CA GPR 0041
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1942

The fonds consists of: a 78 page diary; photographs of Mrs. Gilmour, (with the Lake Saskatoon Church group ca. 1920, and when she was 90 years of age); and a Succeeding Generations Scroll, from the Grande Prairie District Oldtimers Association for Elsie Denney, a grand-daughter of the Gilmour's.

Gilmour, Priscilla

Billy Salmond fonds

  • CA GPR 0043
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1958

The fonds consists of six photographs and personal papers, including a permit to cut hay on Dominion Land; Kingston Business College workbooks relating to his education; a hotel register and account book from the Salmond Hotel; an envelope advertising Grande Prairie's Fourth Annual Agricultural Fair 1913; a 1916 program for an event in Spirit River; and some miscellaneous business account books and papers. In the series of 265 postcards, there are many with personal messages to Mr. Salmond.

Salmond, William McCausland

Teodor Koda fonds

  • CA GPR 0044
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1972

The fonds consists of a 1926 record of baptism; a Polish-American dictionary; a Canadian Pacific Railway booklet; a 1928 passport; an embarkment card from the steamer "Baltonia" dated May 11, 1928; an immigration identification card from the ship "Empress of France"; a 1938 Certificate of Naturalization; 1939 correspondence with tailors in Montreal and Bluesky regarding a new suit of clothes; correspondence from Alberta Government offices regarding timber permissions for the Volin Community Association in 1938, and proof of age for his senior's pension in 1972; two World War II ration books issued to "Fred" Koda; a Duplicate Certificate of Title for his farmland; raffle tickets supporting the Ukrainian Summer Festival in Palmero, Ont. in 1962; a life insurance cerificate from the Rycroft Co-operative Association; coupons from the Royal Crown Soaps company; and 2 postcards from businesses in the Rycroft area. The collection includes a photograph of Teodor Koda attached to the 1928 passport.

Koda, Teodor

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