- Documents Pertaining to Ernest Manning and his family:
A) Two (2) 15 x 10cm pamphlets containing stanzas extolling the virtues of E.C. Manning. The cover contains the title "A Tribute to Hon. E. C. Manning," for his 50th birthday party to take place on Sept 30, 1958 at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium; credit given to Hon. A.J. Hooke. One copy has had the back cover partially ripped off while the second copy has had it completely removed and the cover is detached.
B) Edmonton Journal newsprint page dated Sept 27, 1968, p.85; headline- "New era beginning as premier retires." Fragile condition; ripped top.
C) Edmonton Journal newsprint front page dated Sept 27, 1968. Headline - "Manning Resigns." Includes large photograph of the subject at caucus. Fragile condition, several cut outs throughout the document.
D) Edmonton Journal newsprint dated Feb 25, 1996; A7; headline - "Alberta’s Master builder: Premier Ernest Manning presided over rebuilding of the province." A handwritten note on the top left corner contains funeral information. Commentary is a tribute to Mr. Manning and includes two photographs of him.
E) Duplicate of item D without the handwritten note.
F) Edmonton Journal cut out with a handwritten date as May 28, 1998; headline- "Moshing Manning: Preston’s Son is an alternative rocker." Includes a photograph of David Manning on stage and one of Preston Manning jamming with his son and nephew.
G) Edmonton Journal newsprint cut-out dated Sept 28, 1968; headline: "Manning hints retirement may bring new role solving social problems." Story includes a photograph of Preston Manning with a caption questioning whether he will follow his father’s footprints.
H) Newpaper clipping; headline: "Ernest Manning mourned;" colour photograph below headline depicts Preston Manning and mother Muriel following a service for Ernest Manning in Calgary’s First Alliance Church. Credit for the photograph is given to The Canadian Press. A handwritten note on the top right corner dates the clipping on Feb 24, 1996.
I) Edmonton Journal cut-out dated May 7, 1996; editorial headline- "Manning shows real leadership." Story outlines Preston Manning’s decision-making within the Reform Party.
J) Edmonton Journal cut-out, undated; headline- "The father of modern Alberta." Story outlines the subject’s prolific political career and impact on the province of Alberta; includes a large medium shot of the subject.
K) Edmonton Journal cut-out; undated; headline- "Socred caucus speaking with a younger voice." A photograph with the caption "Premier Manning with Dr. D.D. Bouvier…newly-elected Socred for Lac La Biche." Story elaborates on speculation regarding Preston Manning’s political role.
L) Edmonton Journal newsprint cut-out dated Oct 3, 1968, p18; headline- "She’d do it all over again, but dreams of the future." Includes a large portrait of Mrs. Manning with the following caption: "Mrs. Manning looks forward to retirement…husband’s announcement was happiest moment of her life."
M) Newspaper cut-out; undated; headline- "Suddenly, Social Credit was king: there was new hope in the land," author: Mark Lisak; Canadian Press. Story traces the origins and rise of the Social Credit Party in Alberta and includes a large photograph with the following caption: "Sen. Ernest Manning honors William Aberhart, 1976…in 1935 the whole world wondered at events in Alberta."
N) Edmonton Journal newsprint page dated Feb 20, 1996; A3; section headline- "Manning Remembered." Page contains fragments various columns and information about the late premier.
O) Edmonton Journal clipping; headline: "Ernest Manning mourned." Colour photograph below headline depicts Preston Manning and mother Muriel following a service for Ernest Manning in Calgary’s First Alliance Church. Credit for the photograph is given to The Canadian Press. A handwritten note on the top right corner dates the clipping on Feb 24, 1996.
P) Edmonton Journal clipping dated Oct 26, 1963; headline- "Premier, Mrs. Manning Impressed with Israel’s Great Progress." Includes a portrait of Mrs. Manning and a separate one of Ernest Manning. A handwritten note on the top left corner reads "Nice Picture of Mrs. Manning eh."
Q) 28.5 x 34.5 cm Edmonton Sun full newsprint page dated Feb 24, 1996; headline: "Manning laid to rest." B&W photograph below headline depicts family members, including Muriel Manning and son, Preston Manning, attending the funeral of Ernest Manning at Calgary’s First Alliance Church. Credit for the photograph is given to the Calgary Sun. Article below this is titled: "Tributes flow in for ex-premier," and contains a b&w photograph to the left of the caption showing 6 pallbearers carrying the casket of Ernest Manning.
R) 12 X 18 cm B&W photograph of Preston Manning, credited to the Canadian Press, with the caption: R"eform Leader Preston Manning laughs in response to a comment by Reform MP Deborah Grey during opening speeches Thursday morning." There is a handwritten note dating the picture to June 7, 1996.
S) 14 X 13.5 b&w photograph of Mrs. Manning and Mrs. M. S. Parker credited to Goertz Studios, with the caption: "Another Bouquet-The triumphant victory at the polls, Thursday, when the Social Credit government again swept back to power in Alberta was shared by the wife of Premier Ernest C. Manning. Mrs. Manning, left, is pictured as she received a sheaf of red roses from Mrs. M. S. Parker, secretary of the Alberta Social Credit League at the Social Credit headquarters."
T) 31.5 X 13 cm clipping with the headline: "Manning embodied conservative streak in Canadian character." Article written by Mark Lisac, and concerns the effect Ernest Manning had on Alberta.
U) Two related clippings taken from the Edmonton Journal dated May 29, 1997. One is 30.5 x 10 cm, the other is 19 x 11.2 cm. Headline is: "A stroll down memory lane," and the first clipping contains a photo of Preston and Sandra Manning walking along the High Level bridge in Edmonton. Photo credited to Ian Scott of The Journal.
V) 30.5 x 11.2 cm article from Southam Newspapers in the Calgary Herald titled: "Hundreds pay tribute to Manning." Contains a b&w photograph of Ernest Manning from 1980, credited as a File photo.
W) 7.8 x 10.5 cm clipping titled: "Keith Manning dies in hospital." There is a handwritten note dating the clipping to the summer of 1986.
X) 11.5 x 9.5 cm B&W photograph newspaper clipping depicting Ernest Manning, credited to File photo. Caption reads: "The late Ernest Manning, former Alberta premier, pictured in 1971."
Y) Full-page newspaper article, 10 x 58 cm, from the Edmonton Journal, dated Sept. 28, 1968, titled: "Premier remembers day when $100 bill was rare." Includes two b&w photographs of Premier Manning, one from 1968 and one from the 1940’s. Articles below it contain statements from various politicians regarding Premier Manning, and include two b&w photographs, one of Premier Thatcher with the handwritten note of Murdered his wife, and one of Mike Maccagno.
Z) 12.6x10 cm invitation from The Social Credit Women’s Auxiliaries for a reception in honor of Mrs. Ernest C. Manning.