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Roberts family fonds

  • ATU atu-1
  • Fonds
  • 1796--2005; predominant 1890--1940.

The fonds consists of photographs, negatives, a glass negative, and postcards depicting scenes from northern Alberta, such as Fort Chipewyan, from the North West Territories such as Fort Smith and Fort McPherson, from central Alberta such as Edmonton and Gibbons, and from British Columbia, such as Dawson. Many photographs depict men tracking scows up river through river rapids, often the Athabasca and the Peace River, as well as various agricultural scenes. There are also photographs of Native Americans, dog sledding teams, and friends and family members, as well as wedding photographs from the marriage of Richard and Edith Field and photographs of the Lost Patrol and their memorial service. Textual records consist of letters and cards to and from family members, calendars, books, including Bibles translated into Cree, newspaper clippings, paintings, picture albums, and letters of ordainment for Rev. O.J. Roberts. Artifacts include Native American artifacts such as leather gloves, moccasins, pouches, and beadwork. Also included are tools such as nails, scissors, knives, axe heads, metal buckets, baskets, and scrapers. The fonds include a medicine chest containing bottles of medicine, as well as jewelry and R.N.W.M.P. uniform buttons.

Roberts (family)

Edmonton Working Women fonds

  • ATU atu-10
  • Fonds
  • 1989

The fonds consists of a handbook and insert for women in the Alberta workforce.

Edmonton Working Women

Mufty Mathewson fonds

  • ATU atu-12
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1981, predominant 1955-1956

The fonds consists of photographs taken of or by Mufty Mathewson on her trip through Europe. Textual records include letters written to and from her family, a yearbook and paperwork from her first job.

Mathewson, Mufty

Young Women's Christian Association (Edmonton) fonds

  • ATU atu-13
  • Fonds
  • 1982-2007

The fonds consists of textual records which include annual reports, volumes of the YWCA Edmonton Contact, pamphlets and brochures and other YWCA Edmonton publications.

Young Women's Christian Association (Edmonton)

Bernard Wiese collection

  • ATU atu-2
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1937 to ca. 1989]

Collection consists of a pair of Athapaskan hide beaded gauntlets, white with beading (pink and red flowers with green stems) and light green interior, two Athapaskan beaded hide jackets with fringe, and a folk art carved wooden statue depicting a cowboy on a horse roping a calf.

Wiese, Bernard

Robert and Shirley Hendriks collection of William Bleasdell Cameron

  • ATU atu-3
  • Collection
  • 1860-2006, predominant 1885--1951.

Collection consists of the textual records, photographs, tintypes, copied photographs, postcards and copies of illustrations and paintings of W.B. Cameron, as well as the research records accumulated by Robert Hendriks during the course of writing a biography about W.B. Cameron. The photographs depict various First Nations people, often dressed in traditional clothing with objects such as the Sioux pipe bag, as well as W.B.'s family and friends. There are also photographs of the site of the Frog Lake Massacre and the Frog Lake Massacre Memorial Cairn. The photographic postcards depict views of the various towns that W.B. Cameron resided in such as Le Pas, Manitoba and Lac La Biche and Vermilion, Alberta. Textual records consist of correspondence to and from family members and friends, manuscripts, editions of The Beaver, Scarlet and Gold and Saturday Night, newspaper clippings, a scrapbook of Cameron's early writings, paperwork relating to the publishing of Cameron's book as well as the republishing of the book in the 1940s and by his family in the 1970s, certificates, letters relating to the NWMP Memorial & Indian Museum in Battleford, Saskatchewan and to the Hudson's Bay Company. Also included is a videotape of W.B. Cameron's speech in 1950 at the Elk Point Bridge Opening.

Hendriks, Robert

Slave River Coalition fonds

  • ATU atu-4
  • Fonds
  • 1971-2009, predominant 1982-1986.

The fonds consists of textual records,and one copied photograph. All records dated after 2009 are conservation copies. The textual records primarily consist of documents related to the proposed Slave River Hydroelectric Project and various studies conducted in the Mackenzie River Basin. These records include: studies and reports, periodicals, photocopied publications, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, correspondence and envelopes, notes, photocopied papers related to the construction of the Bighorn and Brazeau Dams, a Dene Nation Newsletter, photocopied and hand drawn maps and figures, and overhead transparencies. The copied photograph in the fonds depicts the Mackenzie Delta from an aerial perspective.

Slave River Coalition

Margaret Clarke fonds

  • ATU atu-5
  • Fonds
  • 1885-2009, predominant 1974-2006.

The fonds consists of textual records in addition to a few photographs, photocopied photographs, and an audio cassette. All records dated after 2009 are conservation copies. The textual records primarily consist of documents related to the research conducted by Clarke for her Masters thesis in Native History at the University of Alberta entitled "Reconstituting the Fur Trade Community of the Assiniboine Basin, 1793 to 1812". In addition, Clarke has conducted extensive genealogical research regarding the Bray and McKay families as well as the Hudson's Bay Company, especially regarding the men of Brandon House. The textual records include handwritten notes and timelines recorded by Clarke; numerous printouts of internet research regarding Clarke's genealogy work; pamphlets; numerous photocopied journal articles, book reviews, and chapters from various publications and periodicals; email and written correspondence regarding her graduate studies and genealogical work; lecture notes and term papers from various classes attended throughout her undergraduate and graduate studies; original and photocopied newspaper articles, biographies, maps, bibliographies, and diary entries; copied sections of the 1901 Canada Census for the province of Manitoba, districts of Selkirk and Provencher, sub-districts of St. Francois-Xavier, St. Boniface, and St. Boniface Town; several copies of various volumes and issues of the Canada Tree periodical edited by Clarke; several editions of the Neya Powagans Métis Newsletter, The Rupert's Land Newsletter, and Relatively Speaking from the Alberta Genealogical Society 1973-1998; and several volumes of the Dictionary of Canadian Biography spanning 1967-1990. Other textual records pertain to Clarke's contract research for various Parks Canada projects as well as her involvement in community development via Métis L.I.N.K.S. (an early intervention program for youth), the Alberta Aboriginal Healing Foundation, and various projects organized by the Red Deer Local of the Métis Nation of Alberta #84. A significant portion of the photographs depict various plaques and signs situated in the Steele Narrows Historic Site, in addition to one photograph of Edmond Bray McKay and one of the McInnes Island Lighthouse in British Columbia. Also included are several photocopies of photographs depicting various members of the families about which Clarke conducted extensive genealogical research, especially the Bray and McKay families, often photocopied from other archival collections. Also included is an audio cassette entitled Minnesota Massacre, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Clarke, Margaret L

Friends of the Athabasca Environmental Association fonds

  • ATU atu-6
  • Fonds
  • 1988-2009, predominant 1988-1997.

The fonds consists of textual records in addition to a few video and audio cassettes. All records dated after 2009 are conservation copies. The textual records primarily consist of documents related to the construction of the Alberta-Pacific pulp mill in the Athabasca -- Lac La Biche Region, as well as its environmental implications. These records include: correspondence, publications, photocopied publication articles, studies, reports, individual postcards and a book of postcards regarding clear cutting and the environmentally damaging effects, newspapers and newspaper articles, papers pertaining to the Canada-Asia Partnership in Athabasca and its programs, periodicals, material related to the Northern River Basins Study, FOTA newsletters, papers from FOTA's general meetings, presentations, press/news releases, Silva Forest Foundation and Forestry Stewardship Council membership applications, papers regarding the Special Places 2000 Campaign, Alberta Forest Conservation Strategy Steering Committee reports, and papers related to the environmental harmonization initiative proposed by the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment. Also included in the textual records is an enlarged photocopy of a photograph of Environment Minister Ralph Klein at the press conference to announce the approval of the Al-Pac pulp mill. The audio cassettes consist of recordings taken during FOTA's annual general meetings with the majority featuring either David Schindler or Al Wong. The video cassettes consist of recordings related to Alberta-Pacific Forestries Inc. and include The Alberta Pacific Story, Dr. Robert Dykes' presentation on the medical effects of the pulp mill, and Woodlot Program for WCB Woodlot Managers.

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