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Canadian Federation of University Women, Edmonton fonds

  • PAA PR0212
  • Fonds
  • 1909-2014

The fonds consists mainly of administrative records created by the Canadian Federation of University Women, Edmonton. The fonds has been arranged into four series: Canadian Federation of University Women, Edmonton; Canadian Federation of University Women, Alberta Council; Canadian Federation of University Women, National; and International Federation of University Women. This arrangement is based on the record keeping practice of the Edmonton organization.

Canadian Federation of University Women Edmonton

Pam Barrett fonds

  • PAA PR2401
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1993

The fonds consists of the Highlands (Edmonton) constituency files, legislative issues files, Culture critic and Health critic files, committees files, and New Democratic Party and Caucus records. These records offer a comprehensive account of an MLA’s duties, documenting Barrett’s career as a MLA for the New Democratic party, as the first woman in Alberta to serve as House Leader in 1986, and as an active participant in community affairs.

Barrett, Pam

John William Hope fonds

  • PAA PR3161
  • Fonds
  • 1903

The fonds consists of thirteen letters from John William Hope to his wife, “Louie,” 10 April – 2 August 1903. The letters detail his journey from Britain to Barr Colony, and his struggle to find work in Western Canada. The fonds also includes British Colony and Dominion Lands Branch receipts for homestead land, 30 January and 2 July 1903.

Hope, John William

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

Alberta Provincial Parks Alumni Association fonds

  • PAA PR3623
  • Fonds
  • 1993-2001

The fond consists of the administrative records of the APPAA and includes newsletters, Board and Annual General meeting minutes, and correspondence.

Alberta Provincial Parks Alumni Association

Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star fonds

  • PAA PR3626
  • Fonds
  • 1912-2015

Fonds consists of the records created and maintained by the Grand Chapter of Alberta, Order of the Eastern Star and the Local Chapters it oversees.

    The fonds has been arranged into the following series based upon the activities of the Local Chapters and the Grand Chapter: 1. Local Chapter Administrative records series; 2. Local Chapter Membership series; 3. Local Chapter Petitions series; 4. Grand Chapter records series.

Fonds includes records from the following Local Chapters, both active and closed: Acacia Chapter #56, Acme Chapter #83, Adah Branch, Barrhead Branch, Alberta Star Chapter #18, Alexandra Chapter #4, Allenby Chapter #38, Amity Chapter #66, Areme Chapter #11, Astrea Chapter #106, Athabasca Chapter #17, Aurora Chapter #46, Barrhead Chapter #82, Battle River Chapter #47, Bellcrest Chapter #74, Berry Creek Chapter #104, Bertha Chapter #103, Bessborough Chapter #60, Bethany Chapter #68, Bethel Chapter #39, Bow Island Chapter #123, Bow Valley Chapter #5, Carstairs Chapter #62, Cascade Chapter #13, Castleview Chapter #21, Castor Chapter #80, Centennial Chapter #136, Champion Chapter #36, Chief Mountain Chapter #115, Chinook Chapter #3, Claresholm Chapter #90, Coaldale Chapter #15, Connaught Chapter #8, Crescent Chapter #20, Dawn Chapter #112, Delburne Chapter #93, Douglas Chapter #73, Douglas Haig Chapter #73, Drayton Valley #132, Edith Cavell Chapter #25, Edmonton Chapter #19, Electra Chapter #10, Elizabeth Chapter #114, Elizabeth Norris Chapber #107, Eureka Chapter #59, Evangeline Chapter #87, Evening Star Chapter #48, Excelsior Chapter #60, Ferrodale Chapter #65, Fidelity Chapter #40, Foremost Chapter #89, Forestburg Chapter #54, Fort Macleod Chapter #53, Fort McMurray Chapter #137, Frantzen Chapter #134, Friendship Chapter #125, Golden Jubilee Chapter #120, Hardisty Chapter #116, Harmony Chapter #50, Heather Chapter #51, Helen Chapter #91, Highland Chapter #98, Hinton Chapter #139, Hussar Chapter #92, Innisfail Chapter #37, Ionic Chapter #72, Iris Chapter #77, Isis Chapter #28, Joan of Arc Chapter #57, Jubilee Chapter #67, Killam Chapter #9, Kingsmere Chapter #108, Laurel Chapter #43, Leta Chapter #117, Lochearn Chapter #129, Magdalene Chapter #79, Majestic Chapter #126, Maple Leaf Chapter #7, Margaret Rose Chapter #121, Martha Chapter #124, Mary Keohome Chapter #96, Master Chapter #105, Mayerthorpe Chapter #131, Memorial Chapter #97, Meridian Chapter #102, Minerva Chapter #41, Mizpah Chapter #6, Morning Light Chapter #44, Mount Aylmer Chapter #63, Mountain View Chapter #1, Murray Chapter #58, Naomi Chapter #23¸ Nina Chapter #118, North Star Chapter #34, Norwood Chapter #23, Occidental #12, Orion Chapter #81, Patience Chapter #122, Peace River Chapter #42¸ Peace Valley Chapter #111, Peace Valley Chapter #61, Perfection Chapter #31, Primrose Chapter #127, Queen Elizabeth Chapter #22, Rockyford Chapter #86, Rosalon Chapter #69¸ Rose Chapter #101¸ Rosebud Chapter #71, Ruth Chapter #55, Sam Blair Chapter #99, Saskatchewan Valley #73¸ Sedgewick Chapter #45, Serenity Chapter #113, Somme Chapter #35, Spray Valley Chapter #64, St. Hilda Chapter #27¸ Standard Chapter #76, Star of West Edmonton Chapter #29¸ Starlight Chapter #109¸ Stavely Chapter #16, Stony Plain Chapter #119, Sunrise Chapter #78, Temple Chapter #49, Tinity Chapter #30, Tweedsmuir Chapter #94, Unity Chapter #26, Venus Chapter #2, Victoria Chapter #14, Victory Chapter #32, Vimy Chapter #52, Whitecourt Chapter #130, Wimodausis Chapter #70, Windsor Chapter #110, and Zenith Chapter #85.

Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star

Lorieau family fonds

  • PAA PR3634
  • Fonds
  • 1883 - 1990

The fonds consists of family photos and personal records of Marie-Claire Lorieau, including a scrapbook, an autobiography and press clippings related to Henri Garnier, and the marriage certificate of her grandfather, Alcibiade Lamoureaux, dating from 1883.

Also included is a recorded radio coverage of the 25 years of Edmonton Opera, with interviews including Lucien Lorieau, and a booklet about the first years of the Edmonton Opera.

Lorieau (family)

Christina Olsen fonds

  • PAA PR3678
  • Fonds
  • 1953-[2009?]

Fonds consists of records relating to the life and work of Christina Sharon Olsen. The records include a news article from the Calgary Herald published in 2009 detailing Christina’s childhood and experience as a preoperative trans woman living and working in Alberta and overseas; report cards and photographs from Christina’s schooling in Claresholm, Alberta between 1953 and 1965; photographs documenting Christina’s work as a drilling engineer in Africa and Alberta between 1977 and 2000; and photographs of Christina’s cats and visiting wildlife to her acreage west of Calgary taken in the years after her gender reassignment surgery in 2004.

Olsen, Christina Sharon

Gil Cardinal fonds

  • PAA PR3684
  • Fonds
  • 1954-2010

The fonds consists of records from Gil Cardinal’s independent and freelance projects; the film companies co-founded by Cardinal (Great Plains Productions, Kanata Productions, Strange Empire Productions); and his work for NFB, BBC, or other broadcasters.

The textual materials contain the complete business records of Great Plains Productions, creative records for specific projects (including scripts, notebooks, shot lists, story boards, and editing notes), administrative records for specific projects (including contracts, financial records, grant applications, and correspondence), developmental records related to unrealized projects, and personal records (including correspondence, speaking notes, speeches, and teaching material).

The films consist of home movies from Cardinal’s foster family (some of which were used as part of Foster Child); a tour of the Canadian Museum of Civilization with its architect, Douglas Cardinal; and release prints of Foster Child.

The videocassettes consist of original shooting tapes and completed masters of several projects. Most prominent among these are My Partners, My People, Our Home and Native Land, The Great Possibility, and David with F.A.S. There are also masters, but not shooting tapes, for several other projects including Big Bear, Chiefs (for both episodes directed by Cardinal), Totem, and others. Some of these masters are on DVD as well as videocassette.

The photographs, negatives, and slides consist of images shot by Cardinal during the course of filming, images of special events, and family photos.

Gil Cardinal

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