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Agriculture Groups

Publications, reports, and song books from Agriculture Groups within the Canadian Prairie Provinces, such as: Alberta Wheat Pool, United Farmers of Alberta (U.F.A.), Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, United Grain Growers (U.G.G.), Saskatchewan Cooperative Wheat Producers, Canadian Wheat Board, and the Canadian Seed Growers' Association.

Religion

A collection of items created by the activity of the religious organizations and the religious lives of those living on the Prairie Provinces.

Photographs

Photographs and images within the Prairie Ephemera Collection are organized into five (5) series based on dates of creation: No date, pre-1900, 1900-1919, 1920-1967, and post-1968. Where possible, an estimated date of creation is given.

Materials (copies) on Andrić's civil service-diplomatic career

Andric's diplomatic career spans the period of almost twenty years, from February 1920, when he started work in the ministry of external affairs as secretary in Class III, until April 1941 when the Germans attacked Yugoslavia and his mission as the Yugoslav anbassador to the Third Recih came to an end. As a diplomat, Andric served in many cities of Europe:Bucharest, Madrid, Geneva, Brussels, Rome, Trieste, Graz and Berlin. The following documentation gives a rare insight into Andric's long years of service in the diplomatic corps of his country.

Photos, videos, slides

This collection, consisting of four albums of photographs (over two hundred b/w pictures, mostly 4 or 5X7, and cca. 150 negatives), and spanning sixty two years of Andric's life beginning in 1912, is the most complete private photo collection of Andric in existence.

Albums & Scrapbooks

A wide variety of experiences are captured in the pages of these albums and scrapbooks. From family vacations to prisoner of war (POW) experiences, stories from a wide range of people are captured here in the materials arranged and saved by them. While names, places, and dates are not always available, there is much to discover in this collection.

Canada

The Legion of Frontiersmen operate in many divisions across the countries of the Commonwealth. This sub fonds is composed of material geographically related to Canada, and is divided into series broken down by item type.

Oceania

The Legion of Frontiersmen operate in many divisions across the countries of the Commonwealth. This sub fonds is composed of material geographically related to New Zealand and Australia, and is divided into series broken down by item type.

Government & Political Process

An assembly of material reflecting the breadth of government and political engagement across the Prairies, including election campaign materials, political party convention reports, and civic development activities. Two series within this broader category include ephemeral publications produced by government, and a collection of scrapbooks covering the history of the Social Credit party within Alberta.

Education & Academia

Report cards, certificates, exams, essays, and a wide variety of items to do with the educational and academic experiences of Prairie Province residents.

Non-Commercial Organizations

Publications or materials belonging to non-commericial organizations, such as associations, foundations, clubs, societies and volunteer groups, that cannot be otherwise located in one of the other sub-fonds.

United Kingdom

The Legion of Frontiersmen operate in many divisions across the countries of the Commonwealth. This sub fonds is composed of material geographically related to Home Command, located in the United Kingdom, and is divided into series broken down by item type.

Documents on German and Yugoslav foreign polocy 1939-41

This unique collection includes copies of diplomatic correspondence between the Foreign Ministry in Berlin and the German legation in Yugoslavia, records of conversations between Hitler, Ribbentrop and theYugoslav foreign minister Cincar-Markovic, between the royal Yugoslav minister plenipotentiary and special envoy Ivo Andric and Cincar-Markovic, Andric and the German ambassador in Yugoslavia Viktor von Heeren, Andric and State Secretary of the German Foreign Ministry Ernst Freiherr von Weizsacker, Andric and Prince Regent Paul of Yugoslavia, Andric and the German economic expert on the Balkans Karl Clodius, Andric and the Reich Marshal Hermann Goring, Andric and Alexander Freiherr Dornberg, Chief of protocol of the German foreign office, Andric-Dr.Hans Kastner, German ministery official who accompanied the Yugoslav diplomats to Bad Schachen, Andric and Yugoslav minister president Dragisa Cvetkovic, Andric and Ernst Woerman, Assistant secretary and chief of the political division of the German foreign office, Andric and the Yugoslav foreign minister Momcilo Nincic, etc. This unique collection contains over 250 files, with over 500 separate items (newspaper articles, memoranda, records of private and official conversations, telegrams, records of verbal messages), and is paramount to understanding Andric's diplomatic career, especially his role in Yugoslavia's joining the Tripartite Pact powers in Vienna on March 25, 1941, and in the aftermath of Germanys savage attack on Yugoslavia in April, 1941, when Yugoslav diplomatic and consular representatives in Germany and the occupied territories of France, Belgium and Holland were rounded up and forcibly taken to Constance and Bad Schachen, in the south of Germany, and retained there until their eventual deportation to Belgrade in June, 1941.

Commerce & Industry

Ephemeral materials produced by businesses. Includes publications relating to labour movements and unions. Held within the Prairie Ephemera Collection.

World

The Legion of Frontiersmen operate in many divisions across the countries of the Commonwealth. This sub fonds is composed of material geographically related to activities outside of the major areas of operation for the Legion, and is divided into series broken down by item type.