Collection illustrates the early development of movable type printing in Europe. Collection consists of printed books including a book of hours and a collection of Chaucer's works, as well as leaves from Bibles, hagiographies, liturgical texts, and works of history, literature, canon law, and botany.
The fonds consists of a souvenir photograph album of the trip, possibly kept by G. Mayor-Cooke, the General Manager of Lang's company. Includes 31 snapshots of Lang, Mayor-Cooke and the rest of the company on board ship, and in locations enroute including Whitefisth Lake (Ontario), Winnipeg, Regina, and Edmonton; and 25 scenes along the route of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) across the country from Quebec City to the West Coast. Most of the latter are commercial prints taken by Brigden Photos.
The fonds consists of an unlined Norwegian School scribbler labeled "Tegnebog for Olav Vekvic," containing five pencil drawings signed by Olav and dated 1906, when he was 19 years old. Most of them are floral bouquets, but one is a portrait of an elderly man described as "Utenrikeminister Lavland". There is also a 1928 report from the Experimental Sub-Station at Beaverlodge, AB, and a 1920 letter from The Pellman Institute regarding a course of studies about which Olaf had enquired.
The fonds consists of Erwin's correspondence, photographs, and other records related to Chautauqua in western Canada. The photographs document the daily lives of the Chautauqua performers while on tour.
The fonds consists of four series: personal photographs of Clarence and Edith Field; glass plate negatives and portraits from the Ponoka Studio; studio portraits and town/farm snapshots from the Grande Prairie Studio; and a small series of postcards.