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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

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

John Ludwig fonds

  • PAA PR3812
  • Fonds
  • 1951-2010

Fonds consists of records created and maintained by Johann (John) B. Ludwig, primarily within his capacity as president of Frisia Properties Ltd. and Frisia Realty Ltd., as well a small number of personal and family records, covering the dates of 1951-2010. The fonds has been arranged into 2 series: 1. Frisia Properties Realty Series. 2. John Ludwig Personal Records series.

Ludwig, John

Fraser family fonds

  • PAA luth-1969
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1905

The fonds consists of various records of the Fraser family of Edmonton, including Le Croix de St. Anne written in Cree, an 1898 bill from McLeod Planing Mill, mortgage statement of 1900, insurance remittance receipt, receipt from the Department of the Interior, bill from Ross Brothers (Trappers and Traders) of Edmonton, receipt from the Edmonton Bulletin, and a personal letter written during a plague in Edmonton.

Fraser (family)

Albert H. and Hilda Schwermann fonds

  • PAA luth-1970
  • Fonds
  • 1882 - 1985

The fonds consists of personal papers, letters, essays, publications and photographs of the Schwermann family, relating to congregations, the Alberta-British Columbia District, Concordia College, LCMS and LCC and individuals, students, pastors and church members. Includes photographs of events, people, buildings as well as water colours and pencil line drawings given as gifts from students.

Schwermann, Albert Herbert

John Herzer fonds

  • PAA luth-1971
  • Fonds
  • 1906 - 1956

The fonds consists of Herzer's notebooks on various subjects for sermonizing (categorized from A - Z) including newspaper clippings, 1930 - 1957; texts for sermons; notebook on Abraham Lincoln and scrapbook on Martin Luther two films pertaining to Concordia College and youth organizations in the 1930's; and photographs of congregations, students, youth organizations and Alberta-British Columbia District activities. The fonds also includes correspondence of his father professor J.H. Herzer regarding the Stony Plain School closures. Correspondence consists of the Premier's office and public school board, court documents and various Lutheran educational committees and boards. Some correspondence consists of copies of letters from Trougott Herzer regarding the Immigration Board. The fonds contains a copy of the book Homesteading for God which he wrote depicting the 25 years of mission work of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod in Alberta and British Columbia and includes the correspondence and photographs he collected from pastors that served in Alberta and British Columbia from 1894 until 1946.

Herzer, John

Concordia College Alumni Association fonds

  • PAA luth-1975
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1986

The fonds consists of the constitution of the Concordia College Alumni Association, bylaws, minutes, biographical sketches of students, newsletters, newspaper clippings, brochures, correspondence and financial records.

Concordia College Alumni Association

George Wagner fonds

  • PAA luth-1977
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1990

The fonds consists of sermons of George Wagner, 1972-1988; papers delivered at various occasions, 1980-1990; research files on individual cults, 1973-1990; and audio and videocassettes relating to cult research.

Wagner, George

Lilge family fonds

  • PAA luth-1978
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1916

The fonds consists of baptismal certificate and confirmation diploma, 1913; bible verse cards, sermon notebook, and children's school sticker book.

Lilge, Andreas

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