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Pauline Vaugeois fonds

  • CA MHM 1997.05
  • Fonds
  • 1915 - 2018

Fonds consists of Girl Guides and family and personal from Pauline Vaugeois. Girl Guide records include photographs and scrapbooks, training and event notes and manuals, correspondence, programs and invitations, annual reports, contact lists, meeting minutes, and newsletters. Personal and family records include cards, photographs and scrapbooks, membership cards, correspondence, local committees notes and events, certificates, event programs and invitations, and a stamp collection.

Vaugeois, Pauline

Vader-Grimm Family fonds

  • CA GPR 0676
  • Fonds
  • 1800-2018

This fonds contains records related to the Grimm, Vader, and Scott families. The material is largely concerned with time spent in Rycroft but this fonds also contains records created in Nebraska, Spirit River, and Calgary. The records consist of approximately 1500 photographs and negatives depicting farm life, school classes, locations, and people; newspaper clippings, pamphlets; posters; 2 family histories; 2 undated and unlabeled photograph albums; account books; and certificates.

The fonds has been arranged into the following series: Vader Family (1800-1980), Grimm family (1800-1980), and Ora and Edith [Vader] Grimm (1908-2008).

Vader-Grimm Family

Millet and District Historical Society fonds

  • MIL mil-2126
  • Fonds
  • 1976-2017

The fonds consists of the legal and incorporation documents and other records of the Millet and District Historical Society, including correspondence and minutes of the society and its committee records, financial records (audited statements, casino, bingo and raffle fundraising accounts, budgets, grant applications and results), statistics, other organizations which they have sponsored - John A Smith Manor, Seniors Audio-Visual History Club, etc. and to which they belong. There are records of the Millet and District Museum and Exhibit room, including exhibits hosted, created, and travelling, as well as public programming offered and the Tourist Information Centre which they also operate out of their building. There is a photo and video collection that the museum has taken of both printed and digital materials.

The Millet and District Historical Society

Marilyn Anne Mol fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1963
  • Fonds
  • 1911, 1993-2015, 2016

The fonds consists of photographs of town buildings taken in 1995 and used in the first two Athabasca Walking Tour booklets; and the unveiling of the 40th anniversary plaque for the Pottery Club on the Brick School in 2002. The 1911 photograph of Strathcona Street was purchased by Miriam Mol from e-bay in 2005. There are programs for Athabasca Players productions (Old Boots, The Day Jake Made Her Rain), Athabasca Dance Society (The Olde Toy Shoppe), 1994 Rural Roots sale of works by artists and artisans, and the 1994 (17th) Annual Convocation at Athabasca University. A photo was taken in June, 2006 of five students who attended Toles School in Amber Valley. Eight photographs dated August 29, 2006 show the demolition of the James Taylor house, built in 1918. 36 photographs were taken of the town buildings and views in the Fall of 2008. 60 photographs taken in 2009 include subjects: Conrad Biernacki digging clay in the Tawatinaw River valley, pieces from the Athabasca Clay Products collection at the Athabasca Archives, hanging flower baskets and floral displays in downtown Athabasca, the George Spence Sr. brick house and Amber Valley's 100th anniversary. Photographs from 2010 and 2011 include: signage change on the Alberta Provincial Building, demolition of the Athabasca Medical Centre, June 2011 flood of the Athabasca River, and Athabasca's 100th Anniversary Homecoming on July 29-31, 2011 which include Paula Evans, Donald Gambler, Bill Joseph Cardinal and Alfred Beaver. There are photos of the Sept.2011 100th anniversary of hospitals in Athabasca (Lyle Lewis, Joy MacComb and Dr.Roger Morrill), the highway 55/813 interchange, and the 2011 Christmas Craft Show (Marilyn Mol, Bob Tannas). The artifacts are 20 glass telephone insulators collected and purchased over time. There are photos taken in 2015 of town buildings, floral displays, 2015 parade, Louis Barons model buildings, Athabasca United Churchs new cement steps and ramp, Robert Garton, derelict church-St.Andrew`s, Colinton; Colinton cemetery, and the Gaar Scott engine decorated for Christmas. An artifact is a pop bottle from Calgary Brewing & Malting Co. Ltd. who owned the Grand Union Hotel c 1949--- which was purchased in an antique store in Boyle. Photos in 2016 included Dennis Jacob's murals on riverfront bathrooms, St. Andrew's Church, Colinton; Louis Fosseneuve grave, Claudia Theroux, Red River cart, former town office jail cells, riverfront skateboard park, playground and water park; west sidewalk repairs in front of Grand Union Hotel, St. Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church new exterior, and a few town buildings.

Mol, Marilyn Anne

Gordon & Edna Moyer fonds

  • CA GPR 0422
  • Fonds
  • 1921-2015

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.

Moyer, Edna

Greber Family fonds

  • CA GPR 0634
  • Fonds
  • 1900-2015

The fonds consist of records and photographs relating to the Greber family.

Greber family

Wozniak family fonds

  • CA GPR 0279
  • Fonds
  • 1890-2015

The fonds consists of a few personal papers belonging to Antoni and Maria Wozniak; the memoirs of Maria (Parachin) Wozniak written in Polish in 1958 and translated by her son, Matthew; Maria’s diary of a trip back to Poland in 1986; letters written home by the six Wozniak children; photographs of the family, the farm, and the community; stories written by Mathew about his life and memories; and a collection of 8 mm film taken by Mathew Wozniak during the 1960s and 70s.

Wozniak (family)

Okotoks Order of the Royal Purple

  • OKO F40
  • Fonds
  • 1930-2014

The fonds consist of textual records and photographs of Okotoks Order of Royal Purple lodge activities; scrapbooks; financial records; minutes; correspondence; and membership rolls.

Okotoks Order of the Royal Purple

May Family fonds

  • PAA paa-7808
  • Fonds
  • 1886-2014

The fonds includes articles, certificates, correspondence, scrap books, journals, cards, postcards, programs, drafts, publications, magazines, reminisces, booklets, and a screenplay that cover the life of the Mays and individual family members. Subjects of photographs, negatives, slides, and CDs include aviation, the First World War, family life, Vi’s horse riding career, friends, travels, Boy Scouts, ceremonies, and reminisces.

Denny and Margaret May

Gass Family fonds

  • CA GPR 0631
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880-2014]

The fonds consists of records relating to the Gass family. They are divided into four series: Ignatz and Katherine Gass, Thomas Gass, Gass family miscellaneous papers and Gass family photographs. There was no discernable order when the records arrived and an order was created by the archivist.

Gass family

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