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Schenk family fonds

  • CA GPR 0256
  • Fonds
  • 1911-2000

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)

Schenk family

Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau fonds

  • CA GPR 0675
  • Fonds
  • 1981-1996

This fonds conists of newsletters written and edited by Patricia Schneider for the Volunteer Services Bureau. The newsletters include stories, poems, news, and upcoming volunteer opportunities.

Grande Prairie Volunteer Services Bureau

Peace Country Historical Society fonds

  • CA GPR 0668
  • Fonds
  • 2009-2013

This fonds consists of records related to the Heritage Fair, meeting minutes, photographs of events, and posters.

Peace Country Historical Society

Walter McNaughton fonds

  • CA GPR 0666
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1945]

This fonds consists of a collection Edmonton papers from the end of the war and two prayer cards.

McNaughton, Walter William

Grande Prairie Royal Purple, No. 107

  • CA GPR 0273
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1996

The fonds consists of Royal Purple history records from 1947-1977, minutes from 1948-1982, financial records from 1973-1996, photographs from 1950-1996, publications from 1955-1995, and news clippings both loose and in a scrapbook from 1960-1996.

Grande Prairie Royal Purple, No. 107

Sims Family fonds

  • CA GPR 0670
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1968

This fonds contains records related to Charles Harrison Sims and Edith Annie Pickering and depicts their life from the early 1900s to 1968, including World War I military service and family life. These records consist of one scrapbook and a set of photographs.

Sims, Charles Harrison

Louise Arnold Findlay fonds

  • CA GPR 0665
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1934

The series consists of photographs taken by Louise Arnold while she was living in the Clairmont area. The photographs consist of pictures of gatherings along the Wapiti, trip to the Beaverlodge Experimental farm, the gatherings at the Bredin family home and Currie school and students.

Findlay, Louise

Hythe Homecoming 2016

  • CA GPR 0637
  • Fonds
  • 1929-2007

The collection consists of documents and photographs collected for the "Memory Lane" display at the Hythe Homecoming in 2016.

Hythe Homecoming Committee

Grande Prairie & District Golden Age Centre fonds

  • CA GPR 0669
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2010

The fonds consists of a History Scrapbook with photographs and minutes of the Grande Prairie Golden Age Club in 1959-1960; the minutes of the organization from 1959-1996, some legal papers from 1983-1985, and a file of news clippings from ca. 1970-2000. There are also some photographs of the later years of the club dating from ca.

Grande Prairie Golden Age Club

Adam Tolway fonds

  • CA GPR 0642
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1944

The fonds consists of Adam Tolway's attestation papers, a document giving Adam's grave location Plot 7 Row D Grave 9 in Bergen op Zoom Canadian Cemetery, and two photographs: one of him in his uniform ca. 1943, the other of his burial site in Bergen op Zoom Cemetery in Belgium.

Tolway, Adam

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