Consists of 672 sessions of photographic images (primarily negatives) taken by Frank Webber as a freelance photographer plus 2 notebooks listing photo sessions in chronological order & cross-referenced by subject. Images include community and family events, industry and other commercial photography, and scenery. These images are primarily of Medicine Hat and area.
The fonds consists of 41 photographs showing Frank’s relationship to horses from his childhood to his own well-established farm, some photographs of an ice-cutting business he operated in the 1940s and some miscellaneous photographs of Pipestone Creek Store and a 1937 pack trip into the Rocky Mountains taken by students and teachers of Upper Canada College in Ontario.
The fonds consists of records of Edna's Camrose Normal School "criticism of lesson" reports and other documents related to teacher training (1921-1958), a sample lesson plan (1922), two teaching certificates,(1923, 1958), superintendents' reports from the schools where she taught (1925-1926), correspondence from school authorities and from students' parents, (1923-1977), a biography by Gordon, the given by J.E. Birdsall in honour of Gordon, a speech given at his funeral and two issues of the Ford Farming magazine (Spring, Fall 1953), a Swanavon School opening program, a copy of a travel itinerary, her Christmas greetings letter (1989), and seven photographs related to her school history. Gordon's records include a Dept. of Agriculture letter asking him to serve as a director of the W.W. Albright Scholarship Fund, a news clipping showing a group of Canadians admiring his prize oat sample (1946-1953) and "The Book of Mom which Alice (Moyer) Lewis has written about growing up in Elmworth.
The fonds consists of WWI records: a Tally Book (1917), a Pay Book ; WWII records: a ration book, a pupil’s war savings pass book belonging to his son Alton, and a letter from his son Henry, from France before he was killed; a farm record and reference guide (1939-40), a Remembrance Day Service program, a Masonic Lodge ballot, licences and certificates, bills and receipts, insurance policy, postcards, tickets, and miscellaneous correspondence. Also includes membership card and booklet for the Monkman Pass Highway Association, and a Liberyman's License for his snow plane taxi and ambulance.
The fonds consists of photographs, postcards, and a publication from United Grain Growers. Of the 327 photographs, 110 portray surveying in the Peace Country from 1909 to 1911, 5 picture life on the Tuffill homestead, and the remaining 212 are of Mr. Tuffill’s service in WWI and family and photographs from England. There are also 72 postcards from Canada and abroad.
The fonds consists of farming records belonging to James A. Lillico including farm lease agreements, a permit book, promisory notes, invoices, daily market prices from the Alberta Wheat Pool for 1934, a Hudson's Bay Company map (1933) and 33 photographs of harvesting and families, schools and hospitals, parade floats, missions at Shaftesbury and Dunvegan, and the Dunvegan ferry.
The fonds consists of a deposit book for 1951-1963; the Treasurer's record from 1961-1966; minutes from 1965-1969; report from a 1968 convention in Clairmont; constitution, by-laws and policy booklets and circulars from Farmer's Union of Alberta from 1962 to 1977.
The fonds consists of 20 photographs of some of the Pivert family and schools in the south Peace attended by the Pivert children the Pivert, paper artifacts and booklets relating to the activities of the Pivert family, newspaper articles and 3 blueprints about the Wapiti Coal Mines, a map of the County of Grande Prairie showing the location of the country schools, and some Greeting cards from the 1950s. There is also an article written by Paulette about her life-long interest in genealogy.
The fonds consists of files created for the production of "Tales, Trails and Gumbo", the history book for the Cotilion, Silver Valley and Fourth Creek districts of the south Peace River Country of Alberta. Files include the history of the society; township maps showing original land owners, old trails and roads, and community buildings; and 416 individual family stories or historical submissions for "Tales, Trails and Gumbo." Many of the stories are hand-written by family members. Also included are anecdotes, poetry, art work, five photographs, and one sound recording. A list of the stories is roughly equivalent to the index of the book.