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Sandy and Donald Cameron fonds

  • CA GPR 0004
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1964

The fonds consists of two small diaries with a few brief entries, dated 1912-1915, concerning trips on the Edson Trail, lists of supplies and notes on grain and teams; one account book detailing the dates, customers, amounts of feed and prices charged in their feed-grinding business from 1919-1929; letters, telegrams and notes concerning Donald’s death and the settling of his estate, including the selling of Glen Nevis, 1962-64; 2 blank postcards from Quebec, 1 from Doncaster England, and 1 of a Scottish home, possibly Glen Nevis.

Cameron, Sandy

Pierre Lozeron family fonds

  • CA GPR 0006
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1987

The fonds consists of Lozeron family photographs; personal papers and correspondence of each member of the immediate family -- Pierre, Dora Koberg Lozeron, Paul, Homer and Andre; farm documents from as early as 1915; farm account books from the 1930s to the 1960s; farming information from the 1950s and 1960s files according to the UGG filing system; and correspondence from their extended family members in Switzerland, friends and family members in Canada and the United States. The correspondence dates back to 1910, when the Lozeron boys first left Switzerland.

Lozeron, Pierre

Wally and Doris Tansem fonds

  • CA GPR 0012
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1992

The fonds consists of four photographs of the South Slope School and students taken during Doris Tansem’s time teaching in 1945-46; weekly issues of the “Wanhamite”, a community newspaper written by Wally Tansem and Lawrence Laughy; printed material authored by Wally Tansem; 20 aerial photographs of the Lassiter area north of Wanham; and some news clippings.

Tansem, Wally

Holroyd Drugs fonds

  • CA GPR 0024
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1990

The fonds consists of Lynn Holroyd’s research notes on pharmacies in the south Peace Country and Marian Holroyd’s collection of historical photographs from families in the County of Grande Prairie and from Paquin Photographs. The accrual consists of historical photographs, 5 Paquin photographs, a 1962 County Fair Prize List booklet, a booklet "Place Names of Alberta", 1928.

Holroyd Drugs

Campbell family fonds

  • CA GPR 0032
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1999

The fonds consists of family genealogical records, documents, diaries, correspondence and photographs from the Campbell, McGuire and Brewer families; documents and photographs to the Campbell homestead at Halcourt; a collection of artwork, including a set of hand-made Christmas Cards drawn by Myrle and Isabel in the late 1920s; personal and business correspondence; historical writings by Isabel Campbell; records from Miss Campbell’s home in Grande Prairie; a reference collection of photographs, maps, and clippings files relating to Peace Country history; a set of glass negatives created in 1936-37 by Cameron White of the White Studio; and memorial records from Isabel’s funeral.

Campbell family

Priscilla Gilmour fonds

  • CA GPR 0041
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1942

The fonds consists of: a 78 page diary; photographs of Mrs. Gilmour, (with the Lake Saskatoon Church group ca. 1920, and when she was 90 years of age); and a Succeeding Generations Scroll, from the Grande Prairie District Oldtimers Association for Elsie Denney, a grand-daughter of the Gilmour's.

Gilmour, Priscilla

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

Teodor Koda fonds

  • CA GPR 0044
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1972

The fonds consists of a 1926 record of baptism; a Polish-American dictionary; a Canadian Pacific Railway booklet; a 1928 passport; an embarkment card from the steamer "Baltonia" dated May 11, 1928; an immigration identification card from the ship "Empress of France"; a 1938 Certificate of Naturalization; 1939 correspondence with tailors in Montreal and Bluesky regarding a new suit of clothes; correspondence from Alberta Government offices regarding timber permissions for the Volin Community Association in 1938, and proof of age for his senior's pension in 1972; two World War II ration books issued to "Fred" Koda; a Duplicate Certificate of Title for his farmland; raffle tickets supporting the Ukrainian Summer Festival in Palmero, Ont. in 1962; a life insurance cerificate from the Rycroft Co-operative Association; coupons from the Royal Crown Soaps company; and 2 postcards from businesses in the Rycroft area. The collection includes a photograph of Teodor Koda attached to the 1928 passport.

Koda, Teodor

Edward Hockey fonds

  • CA GPR 0045
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1917

The fonds consists of one Provisional Teaching Certificate for Lake Saskatoon School District No. 2518, for July 1-Dec. 31, 1913; one $50 receipt from Dominion Lands for payment on Imporvements on SW20-71-6-W6, dated Jan. 8, 1913; one $10 homestead fee receipt from Dominion Lands dated April 7, 1913 for SE19-71-6-W6; one $25 receipt from the Department of the Interior, dated Dec. 8, 1917 for NW25-71-7-W6; and a 1926 Tax Notice from the Municipal District of Bear Lake No. 740 for the SE 25-71-7-6.

Hockey, Edward

Sidney A. Connolly fonds

  • CA GPR 0046
  • Fonds
  • 1911-[ca. 1950]

The fonds consists of two documents made out to Sidney Connolly from the Department of the Interior: an approval of a patent on NE 10-73-6-W6, dated June 9, 1915, and a grant for Placer Mining on Section 19-75-1-W6th, dated Nov. 23, 1921. The 2006 accrual consists of 3 photographs, a studio portrait of Pete Klassen, 2 postcard/photographs of Grande Prairie, 2 postcards of Alberta scenes, a letter from Pete Klassen, a copy of "Canada West" magazine and a Christmas postcard. Also included are Helen's written memories and a typed story of her life. The 2007 accrual consists of 3 postcards, one sent from Helen to Sidney and one from Mrs. Sexsmith to Helen, and 5 photographs including 2 of Sexsmith town and 2 of the Sexsmith children.

Connolly, Sidney, A.

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