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Randall Adams fonds

  • PAA PR3854
  • Fonds
  • 1993-1994

The fonds consists of 35mm slides created for the “Alberta Rural Cemeteries Photographic Project.” This project was funded by a grant from the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation in 1992 and completed over the course of 1993-1994. Randall Adams travelled across Alberta to document rural cemeteries, taking photographs of approximately 300 cemetery sites.

Adams, Randall

Mykhailo Chomiak fonds

  • PAA PR3260
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1983

The fonds consists of the personal and business records of Mykhailo Chomiak from Europe and Canada. The European records include vital statistics records including marriage documents and residency and movement documents issued during the German occupation; correspondence; and photographs of friends, family, religious artifacts, and sites around Ukraine.

    These records also consist of professional documents including work permits issued during the German occupation; general business files, daily information bulletins, correspondence, and editorial records related to the editorial management of Krakivs’ki visti; records from the Blonhofen Displaced Persons Camp; photographs of Dilo staff, the executive of the Ukrainian temperance organization Vidrodzhennia, Ukrainian religious and cultural events, Ukrainian forced labour camps in Germany, sites around Galicia during the Second World War, and German-sponsored events during the occupation.

The Canadian records include Chomiak autobiographies and publishing bibliographies; employment documents; correspondence; records from Ukrainian community organizations such as the Ukrainian Youth Association, Kursy ukrainoznavstva, the Shevchenko Scientific Society, the Ukrainian National Hall and Ukrainian Catholic Unity, the Ukrainian Canadian Committee, Ukrainian credit unions, Ukrainian National Council in Canada among others; records related to the Ivan Franko School of Ukrainian Studies; records related to the Ukrainian Catholic Church; and writings for Ukrainian-language newspapers.

The fonds also contains the records of Lev Hankevych and Ivan Nimchuk.

Chomiak, Mykhailo

Fires of Spring film reel

  • PAA PR3761
  • Item
  • 1978, 2008

These records consist of a copy of Fires of Spring on 16mm film and a DVD copy of the same title. Fires of Spring is a 1978 documentary produced by the University of Alberta about the use of controlled fires for agricultural management. The film specifically focuses on the use of controlled fires by First Nations people in northern Alberta and features interviews with members of the Cree, Beaver, Dene, and Chipewyan nations regarding the traditional use of fire in land management. The film also features several University of Alberta faculty members discussing the importance of the practice.

Interesting People of Victoria: Hulda Brown interview discrete item

  • PAA PR3790
  • Item
  • 1962

The disc features a 1962 interview with Hulda Brown (née Bansemer) regarding her experiences in the Frank Slide of 1903. The interview was broadcast as part of a series entitled “Interesting People of Victoria” on Radio CJVI on January 20, 1962, based out of British Columbia.

Syncrude film collection

  • PAA PR3756
  • Collection
  • 1982

The collection consists of two films, Bridge to the Future and The Sand Barrier, about the Alberta oil industry that were commissioned by Syncrude.

British Columbia Archives collection

  • PAA PR3760
  • Collection
  • 1961, 1966

The collection consists of two films: A New Rose in Alberta (1961), produced by the Canadian Oil Companies Ltd., is an industrial film about White Rose gasoline. An Invitation to the Future (1966), produced by the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), is a promotional film about SAIT and its programs.

Archives Society of Alberta fonds

  • PAA paa-6444
  • Fonds
  • 1979-2017

Fonds consists of records relating to the administration of the Archives Society of Alberta (ASA), including minutes, reports, correspondence, business records, newsletters, posters, surveys, seminar and workshop papers, reviews, and membership lists.

Archives Society of Alberta

Alberta Genealogical Society, Calgary Branch fonds

  • PAA paa-6712
  • Fonds
  • 1976-1979

The fonds consists of materials created by the Calgary Branch of the Alberta Genealogical Society between 1976 and 1979. The fonds consists of cemetery listings for the Airdrie Cemetery, the Wesley Band Cemetery at Morley, the Pine Creek Cemetery, the Cochrane Cemetery, the Haneyville Cemetery, and the Morley Indian Reserve Cemetery.

Alberta Genealogical Society, Calgary Branch

Alberta Genealogical Society fonds

  • PAA paa-6711
  • Fonds
  • 1885, 1959-2000, predominant 1973-2007.

The fonds consists of materials created or collected by the Alberta Genealogical Society and dating from 1885-2000. The fonds consists of seven series: Administrative and Operational Records (1973-2007); President’s Records (1975-2001); Publications (1973-1995); Occasional Papers and Seminars (1983-1994); Cemeteries Listings (1974-2004); Library Records (1979-2006); Scrapbooks and Clippings (1885-1990).

Alberta Genealogical Society

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