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Millet Little Pips

  • MIL A81
  • Fonds
  • 2011-2017

The fonds consists of calendars produced by the Little Pips Society.

Millet Little Peoples Indoor Play Society

One Room Schools collection

  • CA MILO ORS
  • Collection
  • 2009 - 2013

Since 1908, the area around Milo has been home to 14 one-room schools. School districts were established when a group of three or more ratepayers petitioned the Provincial Ministry of Education, and there generally had to be at least five eligible students within a 4-5 mile radius.

The first one-room schools in the area were established at Queenstown (April 1908) and Pioneer (June 1908), and they were quickly followed by Liberty (1909), Corbie Hill and Willard (1910), Lake McGregor (1912) and Eastway (1913). East Majorville was established in 1917 (though it didn’t open until 1920), then Giffen and Kirkdale (1918), Fawn Hill (1919), Rocky Buttes (1921), Sunny Lake (1922) and finally Robertson (1928). Enrollment at the schools ranged from five to twenty-five students, and occasionally if the numbers dropped too low, a school might close for a year until enrollment increased. Since many of the students travelled long distances each day, schools were often closed when the weather was bad, with the missed time being made up in the summer. Closures due to epidemics lasted anywhere from a few weeks to several months. Most schools offered grades 1-8, after which students who wanted to continue their education had to travel to – or board in – a larger community. In 1926 Queenstown School moved into town and became a two-room school, going through to grade 12.

Corbie Hill and Kirkdale were the first of the one-room schools to close, both in 1937, and in 1938 supervision of the remaining schools was taken over by Bow Valley School Division #43. Consolidation became the guiding principle, and by the end of World War II the only one-room school left in the Milo area was East Majorville, which closed in 1952. A van was used to transport the children from Pioneer, Liberty and Rocky Buttes School Districts into Milo.

The collection consists of Minute Books, Daily Registers, correspondence and Assessments and Tax Rolls from some of the one-room school districts in the Milo area.

The collection has been arranged into the following series: Bow Valley School Division #43, Liberty, Pioneer, Rocky Buttes.

Archivists of Faith and Religious Organizations fonds

  • PAA paa-3829
  • Fonds
  • 2004-2012

The fonds consists of records documenting the activities and interests of faith and religious organization archivists in the Edmonton area and includes correspondence, minutes and membership lists.

Archivists of Faith and Religious Organizations

Tranquility School Reunion fonds

  • CA GPR 0561
  • Fonds
  • 2004

The fonds consist of a list of teachers and students, research material, the story and some photographs of teacher Dora Doyle, and a guest book from the reunion.

Tranquility School District

Millet Girl Guides Fonds

  • MIL A73
  • Fonds
  • 1999-2007

Records document the activities of the Millet Guides including Brownies and Sparks groups.

Millet Girl Guides

Red Coat Puppet Theatre fonds

  • GLEN glen-3794
  • Fonds
  • 1998-2002

The fonds consists of photographs, scripts, musical scores, and other records related to the company's productions.

Red Coat Puppet Theatre

Central Alberta Regional Museum Network fonds

  • RED MG 581
  • Fonds
  • 1994-2001

Fonds consists of the records from administrative and project activities, as created, used, and accumulated by the Central Alberta Regional Museum Network staff, volunteers, and contractors.

The types of records include minutes, agendas, workshop information, grants information, research notes (Inventive Spirit project, CARMN Trails and Stopping Places project, ), reports (Unspoken Words of Aspenland, The Formation of Mind and Spirit, Lesbian and Gay Life in Alberta, Novacor), and photocopies of original records for research purposes.

No series assignment has been applied to the records in this fonds.

Central Alberta Regional Museum Network

Carol Shepstone fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0010
  • Fonds
  • 1992-2017, predominant 2000-2017

Fonds illustrates the planning and design of the Riddell Library and Learning Centre, which was led by Shepstone as University Librarian. The fonds consists of three series which documents furniture planning, architectural, and electrical drawings, new library planning, and administration for the Riddell Library and Learning Centre and the Mount Royal College Library. Other records document architecture firm's planning for the RLLC and Mount Royal College planning. The fonds also contains publications, memorabilia, and artwork.

Carol Shepstone

Pat Roome fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0024
  • Fonds
  • 1992, 2006-2012

Fonds documents Pat Roome's work on projects commemorating Mount Royal's centennial in 2010, including: the establishment of the Military Memorial Bursaries, a centennial mural, time capsule, postage stamp issue, the design of a Mount Royal tartan, and the research and publication of institutional history books. Fonds also documents Roome's other work as the first director of what became the Mount Royal Archives and Special Collections. The fonds contains centennial project summaries, event planning notes and documents, research notes, design mock-ups, photo inventories, and correspondence.

Pat Roome

Phi Theta Kappa (Mount Royal College) fonds

  • CA MRUASC F0007
  • Fonds
  • 1991-1998

Fonds documents the activities of the local chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honour society (Alpha Upsilon Delta) during the time it was active at Mount Royal College. The fonds includes one series (Membership records), records relating to the chartering process, executive committee elections and governance, as well as newsletters and awards.

Phi Theta Kappa (Mount Royal College)

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