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Bear Hill Rural Electrification Association fonds

  • CA GPR 0260
  • Fonds
  • 1953-1984

The fonds consists of agreements and communications between Bear Hill Rural Electrification Association and its clients; service contracts, lists of contract holders, and maps of the REA's lines to the various farms; financial records; and a reference manual and poster from the Alberta Rural Electrification Association.

Bear Hill Rural Electrification Association

Big Seven Co. Ltd. fonds

  • CA GPR 0360
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1936

The fonds consists of two accounts books from the Big Seven Co. Ltd., an original copy of the sale agreement for the threshing machine, and an inspection certificate of the company's boiler. The fonds deals with the threshing business conducted by the Big Seven Co. Ltd. and includes expenses, wages for employees, charges for groceries at the company store, etc.

Big Seven Co. Ltd.

Bill Pratt fonds

  • CA GPR 0107
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1930

The fonds consists of 70 photographs taken by McDermid Studio on the Canadian Pacific Railway tour of the Peace Country in 1928. Subjects of the photographs include the Beaverlodge Experimental Station; the Trelle farm at Wembley; the Jack Thompson harvest east of Grande Prairie; the ranching operation of Mr. Early on the banks of the Peace River; roads, towns, and rural scenes en route; roads and buildings in Grande Prairie; and group photographs of the tour members. There is also a photograph of young Marion Pratt pinning a "Just Kids Safety" button on Lord Lovat, who was a member of the CPR delegation.

Pratt, William Crawford

Bill and Clarice Paul fonds

  • CA GPR 0382
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1992

The fonds consists of 21 photographs and 13 negatives of G.P. Iron Works building, caterpillar brushing equipment, downtown Grande Prairie with Clarice and children, Bill and Pat, the Hudson Bay store fire, and Picture Perfect renovations. Also included are 3 newspaper articles referencing the history of the G.P. Iron Works and a menu cover from Clarice Paul's Ice Cream Shop, "Milky Way".

Paul, Bill

Billy Salmond fonds

  • CA GPR 0043
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1958

The fonds consists of six photographs and personal papers, including a permit to cut hay on Dominion Land; Kingston Business College workbooks relating to his education; a hotel register and account book from the Salmond Hotel; an envelope advertising Grande Prairie's Fourth Annual Agricultural Fair 1913; a 1916 program for an event in Spirit River; and some miscellaneous business account books and papers. In the series of 265 postcards, there are many with personal messages to Mr. Salmond.

Salmond, William McCausland

C. S. Hook & Sons fonds

  • CA GPR 0378
  • Fonds
  • 1932-[ca. 2000]

The fonds consists of records relating to the business interests of C. S. Hook & Sons, including businesses run by the company and subsequent businesses related to the company, and personal records of various members of the Hook family. The records date predominantly from the 1940s to the 1970s. Geographically, the records relate to the Peace Country of Alberta and British Columbia, particularly Grande Prairie, where the head office was located and members of the family lived, and Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, and Peace River, where the business operated branch stores.

The fonds is arranged in two series: Business and Personal, each with several subseries. An order has been established by the processing archivist based primarily on the content and chronology of the records as the original order had been disrupted.

C.S. Hook Family

Charles Spencer fonds

  • CA GPR 0356
  • Fonds
  • 1886-[1950]

The fonds consists of various textual records related to Charles Spencer’s personal, business and commercial interests. The contents of the fonds deal primarily with his life and interests after moving to Grande Prairie in 1910, although the material dates from 1886 to 1941. Records include correspondence, notebooks, daily journals, receipts, contracts and agreements, sales and account books, share certificates, photographs and postcards. There are also two blueprints of the 1917 Montrose School which he designed.

The fonds is arranged in three series: Personal papers, Business papers and Photographs.

An order has been established by the processing archivist as original order had been disrupted.

Spencer, Charles

Charlie Gathercole Map Collection

  • CA GPR 0182
  • Collection
  • 1915-1964

The fonds consists of 30 survey blueprints and town plans of Benville, Sexsmith, Laglace, Valhalla, and Buffalo Lakes; one 1928 Department of the Interior and four 1917-1922 Surveyor General maps of the Peace River District; one Prairie Farm Assistance Act map from 1955; and three blueprints of houses from the 1950s, one of them produced by the Veterans Land Act department. Maps are stamped with C.R. Gathercole, Real Estate & Insurance, Sexsmith, Alberta. Also included are copies of information from a underwriter's manual cover

Gathercole, Charlie

City Hotel Co. Ltd. fonds

  • CA GPR 0332
  • Fonds
  • 1944-2000

The fonds consists of a research file on the history of the York Hotel; the original ledger from the Edmonton Hub Hotel which purchased the old Grande Prairie Hotel for its liquor license, and subsequent financial records for the City Hotel Co. Ltd. until 1987; menus from a variety of food and bar services which operated within the hotel; inspection reports; promotional material; correspondence and contracts relating to operations; a payroll ledger and some miscellaneous employee records; and documentation showing the interaction between the York Hotel and the community of Grande Prairie.

City Hotel Co. Logan, Dwight

City of Grande Prairie Historical Photograph collection

  • CA GPR 0460
  • Collection
  • [1907-1963]

Collection of photographs removed from a display, possibly created for the 25th anniversary of the City of Grande Prairie in 1983. The photographs were arranged mostly in date order, from the first business on the future site of Grande Prairie ca. 1907 to members of the Old Timers Association in 1963. The photographs were numbered in order of how they were arranged in the display, and that original order has been retained, along with the item descriptions which accompanied the photographs. Subjects include buildings, people and events associated with the history of Grande Prairie.

City of Grande Prairie Council

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