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Violet Armstrong fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0044
  • Fonds
  • [1938?]-[1995?], predominant 1940-1944

Fonds documents Armstrong's time as a student at Mount Royal College in the Provincial Health and Recreation Youth Training Programme. The objectives of the Programme was to promote physical health and develop "good citizenship". Fonds consists of leader's manuals, photographs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and correspondence.

Violet Armstrong

Mount Royal College photograph collection

  • CA MRUASC C0004
  • Collection
  • 1911-1969

Collection mostly consists of professional portraits of sports teams, classes, and clubs at Mount Royal College.

Mount Royal University Archives and Special Collections

Blaine Canadian sports history collection

  • CA MRUASC C0011
  • Collection
  • 1906-2019

Collection documents the history of professional, amateur, and varsity/collegiate sport in Canada, particularly hockey, football, baseball, golf, and rodeo. The collection illustrates the development of these sports in the 20th and early 21st centuries (the period from the 1940s to the 1990s is particularly well-documented), and focuses on Canadian leagues as well as international leagues in which Canadian teams participated. Most of the collection relates to Canadian teams and athletes (although American teams are also well-represented), with a particular focus on Alberta and Western Canada.

The collection largely consists of publications, ephemera, and promotional objects including: game and tournament programs, photographs, magazines, media guides, yearbooks, schedules, calendars, trading cards, game tickets, pins and buttons, pennants, patches, and decals.

The collection is arranged into 5 series by sport: hockey, football, baseball, golf, and rodeo (devoted to the Calgary Stampede). The collection was meticulously organized and documented by the donor Bob Blaine, with most of the collection housed in binders that are arranged by level of competition (professional, amateur, varsity/collegiate), league, date range, and type of material. The contents of each binder are further arranged, typically by material type and date, and many items are accompanied by detailed supplementary contextual information provided by Blaine.

Bob Blaine

Falconer family fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2000
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1986

The fonds consists of photographs of Athabasca citizens and scenes; the program for the second annual bonspiel of the Athabasca Curling Club; the prize list for the Athabasca and District Agricultural Association, 1918; the programme for the opening of Athabasca Public School in Feb., 1914; the deed of sale of Mr. Falconer's share of Athabasca Funeral Supply Co.to Harvey Cull in 1919; a mallet used for caulking scows; an Indian bead work moccasin and glove. Some of the subjects in the photographs include: Athabasca Curling Club [1912], SS Fort McMurray, Athabasca Canadian Northern train station, ferry on Athabasca River, view of Strathcona Street [1911] and [1940s], Athabasca Hospital 1922-1952, men lined up to purchase Hudson's Bay and CNR lots in 1911, Pelican Portage, Falconer Hardware Store on Skinner Street just after the fire of 1913, Northern News building [1911], Louis Menard's field of fall wheat, laying of corner stone for new public school in 1913, and a photo of Frank L. Falconer. A 1961 interview of Frank and Catherine Falconer discusses: agriculture, Blacks, coal mining, curling, Joseph Daigneau, J.P.Evans, freighting, government, Grand Trunk Railroad, Hudson's Bay Co., immigration hall, J.H.Kennedy, Klondike Gold Rush, Scotty MacKay, Sterling McKinley, scows, sports, Ukrainians, Robert Vance, Sr., James Wood,and Tom Wood,

Falconer (family)

City of Red Deer Recreation section fonds

  • RED RG 23 Recreation section fonds
  • Fonds
  • 1946-2014

Fonds consists of the administrative and operational records created, accumulated, and used by the Recreation section at the City of Red Deer between 1946 and 2014.

The types of records included are correspondence, minutes and agendas, memoranda, facility architectural drawings, films and videos, photographs and slides, maps, posters, and computer disks. The topics covered by the records include monthly and annual reports, board meetings, community associations and neighbourhood shelters (including Sport Council of Red Deer, Telus Cup, Winterfest, Red Deer City Soccer Association, Red Deer Minor Softball Association, Red Deer Titans Rugby, Shotokan Karate Club, Tom Bast Sports Hockey School [TBS Hockey School], and Active Kids program), summer games, winter games, sports, user groups, facility reports (Great Chief Park, Kinsmen Arena, Bower Ponds, Heritage Ranch, Legion Track, Red Deer Arena), facility development and usage (especially pool and recreation centres), recreation associations (such as Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation of Alberta and the Canadian Parks and Recreation Association), Alberta Summer Games 2006, grants, and usage agreements.

No series assignment has been applied to the records in this fonds.

City of Red Deer Recreation section

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

Mountain Culture fonds

  • pfla MC
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1981-2010

Fonds consists of records from and material relating to the Mountain Culture department at Banff Centre.

Mountain Culture

Hugo and Mary Coli fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1996
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1967

The fonds consists of photos of the 1959-60 Athabasca baseball team, 1948-49 Harvest Queen candidates, and Bill Blacklock and Hugo Coli by Athabasca Funeral Home; a 1962 list of electors for Pelican Portage; 2 reels of 8mm film taken when Hugo delivered ballot boxes in the Pelican area in [1955]. There is also a certificate for 10 shares purchased in Athabasca Clay Products in November, 1967.

Coli, Hugo Frank

Pauline Vaugeois fonds

  • CA MHM 1997.05
  • Fonds
  • 1915 - 2018

Fonds consists of Girl Guides and family and personal from Pauline Vaugeois. Girl Guide records include photographs and scrapbooks, training and event notes and manuals, correspondence, programs and invitations, annual reports, contact lists, meeting minutes, and newsletters. Personal and family records include cards, photographs and scrapbooks, membership cards, correspondence, local committees notes and events, certificates, event programs and invitations, and a stamp collection.

Vaugeois, Pauline

Joe Erdmann fonds

  • PPCLI Fonds 130
  • Fonds
  • 1996

The fonds consists of volume 2, issues 1 and 2 of The Ric-A-Dam-Doo, a newsletter published by Joe Erdmann for members of the Great War Association.

Erdmann, Joe

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