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Slave River Coalition fonds

  • ATU atu-4
  • Fonds
  • 1971-2009, predominant 1982-1986.

The fonds consists of textual records,and one copied photograph. All records dated after 2009 are conservation copies. The textual records primarily consist of documents related to the proposed Slave River Hydroelectric Project and various studies conducted in the Mackenzie River Basin. These records include: studies and reports, periodicals, photocopied publications, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, correspondence and envelopes, notes, photocopied papers related to the construction of the Bighorn and Brazeau Dams, a Dene Nation Newsletter, photocopied and hand drawn maps and figures, and overhead transparencies. The copied photograph in the fonds depicts the Mackenzie Delta from an aerial perspective.

Slave River Coalition

Alexander Francis Kelsey fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1979
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1914

The fonds consists of 28 original black and white photographs, 7 photographs developed from negatives, and two pages of excerpts from letters written to his fiance. The excerpts are filed with the photographs. The photos include: Athabasca, Grand Rapids and tramway, House River, oil well drilling rigs, Pelican gas wells, and steamboats.

Kelsey, Alexander Francis

Christopher Johnston (family) fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2108
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1922

The fonds consists of photographs of the Johnston family, William R. (Bill) Day's moose team, the Johnston house and bakery, and cattle boarding the ferry to cross the river. Daisy Gooding (Johnston) wrote a brief family history which includes information on the 1913 fire, 1918 Spanish flu epidemic, and life as a ferryman.

Johnston, Christopher

Lewis Hay Irving Wood fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2111
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1938

The fonds consists of photographs of : freighting, Lee Goodwin, Athabasca Hudson's Bay Co. manager's house, Muskeg Creek, Tex Palmer and dog team, Pelican Wells (1920), sawmill, Richard Secord's trading post, Whiskey Trail,and Wood's log house. Also included is Jim Wood's book of poetry entitled:" Chips to light your fire and warm your heart " and Lewis Wood's duplicate certificate of title, dated July 4, 1913 ( the original certificate was issued Oct.22, 1908).

Wood, Lewis Hay Irving

C. Barnott fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2117
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1923

The fonds consists of photographs of: All Saints Anglican Church Sunday School picnic; Athabasca Public School, Grade 8 class [1919]; Cecil, Jack, Laura, Marjorie, and Sid Barnott; CGIT group on a picnic, ferry in 1923, ferry shack, Cecil Fowler, Katherine Lewis, Grace Mills, Muskeg Creek bridge in 1923, Alice Pratt, Margaret Rennison, and swimming in the Athabasca River.

Barnott, C.

Pat Rourke fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2121
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1956

The fonds consists of photographs of Athabasca with the following subject headings: Athabasca view east to west, gas well, grain elevator, Imperial Lumber Co. Ltd., Del Lang, Loiselle Transport truck, Plains Western Gas & Electric Co. Ltd. truck, plowing snow from train tracks, trucks on Highway 2 north of Clyde, and the water tower on the Athabasca River front.

Rourke, Pat

Joseph William Irwin fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2130
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1972

The fonds consists of material containing the following subject headings: airplanes, Hans Birkigt, Chester Reid Day, farm machinery, Jake Gislason, Grande Prairie Flying Service crest, Abner Hingley, Irwin family, Walter Kielbauch, David Keir, 1873-1957; Monty Kirkpatrick, James McIntosh, 1885-1960, and Art Schumacher. Collection of photos, program for 1989 induction ceremonies Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame. 94.37, photos.

Irwin, Joseph William

Irene Arabella Robbins fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2133
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1937

The fonds consists of photographs with the following subject headings: Max Beeton, Curtis's Store, Island Lake, Clifford and Evelyn McCue's house, Dora McCue's house, Bert Robbins, Irene Robbins, sawmill, Emanuel Schadeck's barn, and Mr. and Mrs. Charlie (Buzz) Simmons. There is also a framed photograph of the ferry road on the north side of the Athabasca River.

Robbins, Irene Arabella

Richard Deacon family fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2140
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1923

The fonds consists of photographs of the S.S. MacKenzie River, Fort Smith, Treaty party on Great Slave Lake in 1899, Nahanni Butte, Liard River, Aklavik, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan; The Pas, Manitoba; S.S. Nipawin at Carrot River, and views of unidentified posts. Included are genealogies of the Deacon, McBeath [McBeth], Weatherby, and Masur families.

Deacon, Richard

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