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T.E. Brown fonds

  • PAA PR3807
  • Fonds
  • [189-?]-1972

Fonds consists of military service and personal records of Dr Thomas Erwin (T.E) Brown, a veteran of both World Wars and a doctor in Taber and Lethbridge. Records include Brown’s military notebooks, ration books, field notes and correspondence; an account book from Brown’s medical practice in Taber in the 1930s and pamphlets relating to pediatric medicines; photographs of Brown’s family; and a sketchbook with Brown’s drawings of his home and family.

Brown, Dr. Thomas Erwin

Arthur Cload fonds

  • CA EDM MS-182
  • Fonds
  • [191-?] - 1987

The fonds consists of materials created or collected by Arthur Cload of Edmonton and dating from ca. 1910-1987.This fonds consists of one small album of postcards, mainly of scenes in early 20th century Prairie Provinces. There are also typewritten copies of "Recollections of Arthur Osborne Cload", "My Own Story" which includes the memories of his youth, WWI, coming to Canada in 1925 under the British Empire settlement Scheme and "Recollections of Early Auctioneers" pertaining to Edmonton.

Cload, Arthur

Beth McNaughton fonds

  • MIL A5
  • Fonds
  • [191-?]-1981

The fonds consists of a scrapbook of news and magazine clippings about the Royal Family, collected items of historical interest, and items of personal memorabilia.

McNaughton, Beth

Purdy Family fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0031
  • Fonds
  • [191-]-[1950], [1993?]

Fonds illustrates the military service of two members of the Purdy family; Gordon Purdy and his son Douglas Gordon Purdy. Fonds consists of military medals from World War I and World War II, a book about the battle of Dieppe, and reproductions of photographs and military records.

Purdy family

Tom Radford fonds

  • PAA PR3736
  • Fonds
  • [193-?], 1969-2014

This material consists of textual and audiovisual records created over the course of Radford’s career, including material created under the Filmwest Associates, Great North Productions, Great Plains Productions, White Pine Pictures, and Clearwater Documentary labels.

    The material includes records related to completed projects such as Inuit Odyssey, Tar Sands, A Scattering of Seeds, The Power of Dreams, The End of Evolution, Ernest Brown: Pioneer Photographer (including audio reels of interviews with early Edmonton photographer Gladys Reeves), Hockey Night in Harlem, Ma Vlast, The Honour of the Crown, Arctic Dreamer, Great Lodges of the Canadian Rockies, The Great Divide, Road of Bones, Alberta Bound, Codebreakers, Roughing It: A Golfer’s Guide to the Universe, and Tipping Point.  These records include job files, production stills, scripts, camera tapes, and some masters.  There are also numerous records related to incomplete projects, unsolicited script submissions, and administrative records from Great North Communications, Clearwater Documentary, and Great Plains Productions.

Tom Radford

Charles F. Wampler fonds

  • CA LERMM 1987-15
  • Fonds
  • 1918, [194-?]

This fonds consists of a Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Forces Discharge Certificate and a poem "Why Should We Fight For England" (As read on the "Happy Gang" by George Temple) written by Harold Wood, Toronto.

Wampler, Charles Francis

Frank R. Crevier Collection

  • CA EDM MS-1181
  • Collection
  • [194-]

The collection consists of images taken by Frank Crevier as he passed through Edmonton on his ‘lifetime journey’. The photographs include buildings, street and river valley scenes including bridges.

Crevier, Frank R.

Jennie Ottewell Smith fonds

  • CA EDM MS-225
  • Fonds
  • 1920-[196-?]

The fonds consists of some records and biographical clippings of Richard Ottewell and the Ottewell family as well as correspondence and records of Jennie (Ottewell) Smith and her husband Bliss Simith.
There are also books in algebra, geometry, mechanics and mechanical drawing from the American School of Correspondence, likely used by Bliss Smith for correspondence courses as well as a garden seed and nursery catalogue:
The photographs are of Richard and Fanny Ottewell and their children, including Richard and Fanny Ottewell on their 50th wedding anniversary (1927), as well as the Clover Bar School.

Smith, Jennie Ottewell

John Metcalf fonds

  • CA ACU SPC spec-2507
  • Fonds
  • [196-]-2011.

Fonds consists of correspondence with authors, editors, publishers and educators and on various subjects as well as editorial correspondence relating to Biblioasis and Canadian Notes & Queries; notes and various drafts of novels, short stories, prose, essays and memoir; documentation relating to anthologies edited by J. Metcalf and manuscripts and other material relating to J. Metcalf's editorial work for Biblioasis and Porcupine's Quill; notebooks, scrapbooks, photographs and sound recordings including readings and discussions by the Montreal Storyteller Fiction Performance Group; works on J. Metcalf including awards; published works; and works by others.

Metcalf, John, 1938-

Peterson papers fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1949 - 2021

This fonds cover Tom Peterson's research into the local history of the Yellowhead County area, including Jasper and Hinton. This collection was first developed by Peterson's stepmother, Constance Peterson (Barton), who was an early historian of the area, and added to over the years during Peterson's long tenure as a local guide and historian. Some of the significant topics represented in this collection are: early occupation and settlement of Yellowhead County, the foundation of Jasper National Park, Canadian Pacific Railway surveys, and Peterson’s various historical tours. The fonds mainly consists of textual material, including newspaper articles, handwritten notes, and photocopies of material that Peterson considered useful for his research, as well as many photographs of various trips around the Hinton-Jasper region.
The fonds consist of the following series:

  1. Archaeology and Early history of Yellowhead County
  2. Expeditions 1825-1853: Fur Trade era
  3. 1860-1900 Expeditions: Overlanders and CPR Survey
  4. Jasper Park Surveys
  5. Occupation and Exploration of Jasper National Park
  6. Historical Tours & Presentations
  7. Research with Peter Murphy
  8. Railroads
  9. Research with Fred Howlett
  10. Hinton in the 20th and 21st Century
  11. Northern Rockies and Central Alberta in the 20th and 21st Century
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