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PE000128 - Group portrait of the Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII) with men and players on baseball field (Diamond Park), Edmonton

B&W print, captioned, a group portrait of the Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII) with men and players on baseball field (Diamond Park), Edmonton.
-- caption says ‘Renfrew Park’, though Renfrew/John Ducey Park was constructed just south of Diamond Park in 1934, demolished in 1994/1995 and replaced by Telus Field.

PE000856 - Program for "The Unveiling of the Memorial" on the anniversary of the province of Alberta

Program for ceremony commemorating the inauguration of the province of Alberta. Cover includes title "The Unveiling of the Memorial: Erected by the Government of Canada on the Advice of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board," as well as the event location and time. The ceremony is sponsored by the Historical Society of Alberta. The first page contains a B&W photograph of Sir Wilfrid Laurier speaking at Alberta’s Inauguration Day Ceremonies, dated September 1st, 1905. The opposite page includes the program and event acknowledgements. There is also a slip inside the program containing the lyrics to “O Canada.” The back of the pamphlet contains a photograph of the plaque documenting the creation of the province of Alberta.

PE004903 - Souvenir program of the Official Inauguration of the Gyro Club, Edmonton

Souvenir program of the Official Inauguration of the Gyro Club, Edmonton. The title page includes the event title, location, and date. The first page contains the menu for the event and two caricature-style illustrations of the club’s president and secretary, at the top and bottom of the page, respectively. The following page contains the program and caricature-style illustrations of the speaker and treasurer; the back page contains the lyrics to four “club songs.” A purple ribbon binds this program to a 28 x 18 cm cardboard cover which contains the Gyro Club symbol and the title and date of the event. 

PE004684 - Breakfast menu for the Royal George Hotel Café

Breakfast menu card for the Royal George Hotel Café in Edmonton, AB. Bi-fold door design.  The cover is textured and black printed with silver.  Inside the text is printed in pink on a cream background.  There are five (5) Royal Breakfast Specials as well as Fish to Order, Steaks and Chops, and a variety of beverages, fruit, cereals, toast, hot cakes, rolls, and eggs. The back cover has line illustrations of The Royal George in Edmonton, The York in Calgary, and The Marquis in Lethbridge.  

PE001126 - Royal George Hotel Menu

Menu for the King George Hotel, in Edmonton, Alberta. In addition to menu options, the booklet also includes a diagram the King George Hotel in relation to the York and Marquis Hotels, in Calgary and Lethbridge respectively.

PE000934 - Advertisement for the Edmonton Exhibition & Pageant

Card advertisement for the Edmonton Exhibition & Pageant. Cover reads: Edmonton Exhibition & Pageant July 16-21, Magnificent Live Stock Show and District Exhibits, Alberta Amateur Band Contest, H.M. Royal Air Force Band, Pageant Fantasy—“Mother Goose and Cinderella”, 600 people. Printing information at the bottom notes: Shekopeo (Rising Sun) IMB8-4108 ©1927, Brown & Bigelow, St. Paul, Minn. Finished in Canada. The front of the card contains a watercolor drawing of a young woman in Native dress, sitting on an outcropping overlooking a lake. There is a mountain scene in the background. 

PE000943 - Attendance slip for the monthly meeting of the Edmonton Club, as part of The Association of Canadian Clubs.

Attendance slip for the Edmonton Club, as part of The Association of Canadian Clubs. Slip is titled: "Monthly Meeting," and contains a space for printing the name of the attendee and the date of the meeting, as well as a space for noting the number of guests accompanying the attendee. The logo for The Association of Canadian Clubs is located in the top left corner. There is also a portion on the left side meant to be torn or cut off, showing The Association of Canadian Clubs’ logo, below which is a space to write in the date, and below that it states: Monthly Meeting. 

PE001071 - Rôle Call

Issues 2 – 5 of volume 3 of the monthly publication of the Edmonton Little Theatre. They contain introductions to cast members, as well as theatre-related news, commentary and a variety of advertisements. In addition, No. 3 (Jan. 24, 1938) carries a membership list for the Edmonton Little Theatre for 1937 – 1938.

PE001253 - Coronation Souvenir: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth

Commemorative magazine, issued by the Imperial Veterans of Canada, Edmonton Branch, on the occasion of the coronation of King George VI. The booklet includes articles on the coronation, statements from William Aberhart, Premier of Alberta, Joseph A. Clarke, Mayor of Edmonton, W. A. Griesbach, Senator (ex-Major General), and from the treasurer and chaplain of the Edmonton Branch. Also included are messages of goodwill from other organizations, in support of the coronation souvenir issue. While the features at the beginning of the booklet concentrate on the Coronation, the focus appears to shift to Imperial Veterans of Canada towards the end of the item. A substantial number of advertisements for various local businesses are included alongside the text of the booklet.

PE000421 - Twenty-five (25) tracts by the Evangelical Tract Distributors

Twenty five tracts printed in Edmonton, Alberta by the Evangelical Tract Distributors; none are dated. The collection includes:

  • “Why All the Vultures?” by Joel Darby. Cover image of a vulture is in black and red. Discusses the relationship between the increased number of eggs laid by Israeli vultures and an imminent attack on Israel by the Kremlin and Chinese Army. Predicts the Rapture and Armageddon.
  • “A Lasting Peace” by Rev. J.C. Ryle. Argues that the only peace that lasts comes through faith in God and Jesus Christ.
  • “Condemned, Awaiting Execution.” Tells the story of a prince travelling through France who releases a prisoner from jail after he confesses his guilt. Encourages the reader to confess to sin in order to be saved.
  • “But When?” by Rev. J.C. Ryle. Encourages readers to forget their excuses and begin to seek God at once.
  • “A Mission for Every Believer.” Explains that distributing tracts is a service that any Christian can perform. Describes the usefulness and effects of distributing tracts. Back page stamped with “Only a Branch Gospel Tract Boxes John 15:5—Mark 16:13 Write for Paper Evangelist Margaret J. Sinclair 401 Atlantic Avenue, Winnipeg Man.
  • “Make It Plain, Father.” Tells the story of a young soldier after the Battle of Gettysburg who converts to Christianity on his death bed on the advice of his father. On the back page is a poem titled “Forgiven.”
  • “Cripple Tom.” Tells the story of a poor boy with one leg who converts his father to Christianity by preaching the story of the resurrection. The father asks for help in overcoming his addiction to alcohol.,
  • Two copies of “‘It’s All in the Blood’ ‘……And without shedding of blood is no remission’ (Heb. 9:22).” Tells the story of a prominent business man and church goer who is sick and visited by a friend. Argues that the only entrance to heaven is through believing in the blood of Jesus Christ.
  • “Delivered by the Power of God!” Tells the story of Old Tim, whose addiction to alcohol ruined his family and his life. Drawn to a church service by the congregation’s singing, Tim discovers the forgiveness of God and his long-lost son, who is the preacher at the church.
  • “‘It’s All in the Blood’ ‘……And without shedding of blood is no remission’ (Heb. 9:22).” Tells same story as above. Last page is titled “Just One Thing Wanting.” This page explains that all “good virtues in a man are just a row of cyphers” if that man has not accepted Jesus Christ.
  • “His Niagara Falls” by S. E. Burrow. This tract describes a vulture that eats a drowned buffalo so greedily that it does not notice its claws getting stuck in the carcass and then it is pulled by the current over Niagara Falls to its death (depicted on the cover). It compares this to a travelling salesman succumbing to drink and gambling and then dying poor and without Christ.
  • “Where Hell Is.” Tells a brief story of a tract distributor and quotes Heb. 2:1-4.
  • “The Timber Merchant’s Dilemma.” This tract uses a parable of a strong horse to explain that salvation comes from faith alone, not from good works.
  • “Who Is Jesus?” by D. Glenn Chambers. In this tract, an evangelist explains to a delivery boy why he should not take the Lord's name in vain.
  • “Too Busy!” This tract is divided into three sections. The first is a B&W cartoon showing a business man who neglects his soul’s salvation. The second, titled “Rich or Poor?,” contrasts material and spiritual wealth. The third, “I am not Going to a Christless Grave – Are You?,” tells the story of an evangelist whose tract distribution saved a young conductor from going to a Christless grave.
  • “Why Not…Believe God Too?”Compares different kinds of warnings on Earth to God’s warnings against sinning.
  • “Only 2 Classes!” Exhorts readers to decide which class, path and death is theirs – that of saved sinners or lost sinners.
  • “A Christmas in Prison.” The story is told to the first-person speaker, “Kain” by the Governor of a prison in Michigan City. He explains how a small girl was reunited with her father, in prison for murder, on Christmas. The girl and her father become Christians and the father’s reformation gains him a pardon.
  • “Beautiful Snow.” Tells the story of a fallen woman who died young in “the early part of the American war.” With her personal effects is the poem “Beautiful Snow” which is found and appreciated by American poet Thomas Buchanan Read. The poem is seven stanzas made of rhyming couplets which tell of the woman’s fall and salvation through Christ. It is followed by another poem titled “That Name,” which is about Jesus.
  • “Do You Need An Alarm Clock?” Explains that though people may be resentful of being awakened, many people are in spiritual slumber and require the alarm clock of the evangelist. Signed “C. D. Carter.”
  • “Did You?” Through a series of questions argues that atheism has never saved anyone from the power of sin. Is specifically critical of the work of Thomas Paine and Robert Ingersoll.
  • “Are You Ready?” Discusses the importance of being ready for death and God’s readiness to save. Signed “F.W.”
  • “Fire if You Dare!” Compares the story of a British subject draped in the Union Jack to save him from a South American firing squad to the protection of Jesus.
  • “He Had No Song or Trying to get to heaven without a Saviour.” Tells the story of a preacher who explains to a dying man that it is not good works but belief in Jesus’ good works that will get him into heaven.
  • "Ready Now.” Tells the story of a poor orphan in Liverpool whose poverty and piety unintentionally charm a steamer Captain into employing him on his ship. The boy falls ill and, on his deathbed, converts the Captain to Christianity.

PE000935 - Program for morning worship at Robertson Church in Edmonton

Program for morning worship at Robertson Church in Edmonton, dated August 1957. Front cover contains a b&w photograph of the church with the title: The United Church of Canada - Robertson Church.  It then lists the address of the church, the times of Sunday worship, as well as the church staff. The interior contains the program for morning worship, announcements, pulpit arrangements for August, and the list of hymns. The back cover contains information regarding the pastoral ministry, including pastoral care, church directory and calendar, regular meetings schedule, parking, and the minister’s hour.

PE001594 - Leaves from Photo Album of USAF in Edmonton

A collection of photographs that mostly include shots of the fire fighting crew with their equipment in front of their station house. As well as a training exercise, a plane used for training, and a possible snowed in bunkhouse. Some photos are captioned. Captions include: “Alex with Zero,” “Still the same crew,” “Alex in all pictures,” “American Air Force,” “Fire Fighting Crew,” and “Crash Crew with American Air Force.”

PE000720 - Photograph Album of Families in Edmonton, Goose Lake (Alberta), and Battleford (Saskatchewan)

A cardboard photo album. It appears that several prints have fallen out or been removed and that several pages are missing.  Prints depict individuals and families in Edmonton (Alberta), Goose Lake (Alberta), and Battleford (Saskatchewan), as well as a variety of rural locales. Description from dealer lists several surnames for the families in the photos: White, MacDonald, Watson, Black, Higgins, Dessert, Fraser, Weaver, MacFarlane. Most of the prints are warped; back page bears evidence of removed prints.

PE001576 - Photographs: [Images of the 1939 royal tour of Alberta]

Alfred Blyth (1901-1980) moved to Edmonton from Scotland around 1913 and began work as a darkroom technician in 1916. He opened his own photographic studio in 1928, which he operated until his retirement in 1970. For more information, please see the biographical entry in the Provincial Museum of Alberta's Alfred Blyth fonds (available online at https://hermis.alberta.ca/paa/Details.aspx?ObjectID=PR0607&dv=True&deptID=1 [accessed on 11 December 2018]).

Although the photographs are not accompanied by annotations, they appear to document the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Alberta in 1939. Images of the Royal Couple - often pictured with Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie-King and other dignitaries - and crowd scenes predominate. Events at the Legislature, Calgary City Hall, the Banff Springs Hotel, as well as arrivals and departures from airports and railway depots are present.

Blyth, Alfred

PE001562 - [Photo album containing predominantly Edmonton and Alberta images]

Some of the images are identified as from Edmonton's Alfred Blyth Studios. Alfred Blyth (1901-1980) moved to Edmonton from Scotland around 1913 and began work as a darkroom technician in 1916. In 1928, he opened his own studio, which he operated until his retirement in 1970. For more information, please see the biographical entry in the Provincial Museum of Alberta's Alfred Blyth fonds (available online at https://hermis.alberta.ca/paa/Details.aspx?ObjectID=PR0607&dv=True&deptID=1 [accessed on 12 December 2018]).

Approximately half of the album's photographs document Edmonton and area landscapes, buildings, and events. These include images of the Legislature, the Public Library, local golf courses, the 1937 Coronation celebration, and the dedication of the Cenotaph. The remaining images capture scenes elsewhere in Alberta - for example, Banff, Jasper, and Cooking Lake - or outside the province. There are a number of photographs of Vancouver and the Pacific Coast of the United States. Northern scenes are particularly prominent, including images of Alaska and a page of photographs accompanied by the notation "Eskimo scenes."

PE001204 - Chem 56 Exercise Book

Notebook of I.S. Comfort, of Red Deer, Alberta, as used for note taking for the course Chem. 56 at St. Stephen’s College in Edmonton. Contains handwritten notes – usually either quantities used in various laboratory or classroom assignments, or various mathematical calculations.

PE001226 - 38th Annual Auction Sale and Show Catalogue

Booklet accompanying the 38th Annual Auction Sale and Show of cattle, taking place on the Edmonton Exhibition Grounds. The booklet includes the program of judging for the sale, administrative details about livestock purchase and shipping, judging rules, an inventory of each head of cattle being put up for auction, and an index of individuals contributing to the auction.

PE001227 - U.F.C. Bulletin

Vol. 1, No. 2 of the U.F.C. Bulletin, the official organ of the United Farmers of Canada (Alberta Section). In addition to an introductory statement on the bulletin as a whole, the issue features commentary and news articles on topics relevant to United Farmers members and the organization as a whole, including reports on the Alberta Co-op Wholesale Association, the Northern Alberta Dairy pool and the Edmonton District Co-operative Livestock agency.

PE000823 - Event Pamphlet - Edmonton Social Credit Women

  1. Event Pamphlet - Edmonton Social Credit Women. Document presents an event titled “Stars in Time” and is dated October 17th, 1966. Cover explains that this is a pantomime to commemorate the 50th anniversary of women’s vote in Alberta, and the publication credit appears to be given to The Edmonton Social Credit Women. The patronesses listed are Mrs. E.C. Manning, Hon. Ethel Wilson, and Mrs. Wilkinson. The program is listed inside the document, along with the names of the committee heads, and a list of Alberta’s five famous women and women M.L.As from 1916-1966. 

PE000369 - Drawing 1965 - Edmonton Civic Centre Development Project

Architectural drawing [diazo], scale 1”:100’, titled “The City of Edmonton Civic Centre”, The City Planning Department, Edmonton Alberta, January 1965 (Revised Jul. 27/65, Nov. 12/65).

Part of a collection of materials related to the planned Edmonton Civic Centre in the 1960s. In the early 1960s, Webb & Knapp, a large land development company, entered into an agreement with the City of Edmonton to develop a proposal for a new downtown civic centre. The agreement contained provisions such that Webb & Knapp would fund the cost of the proposal, and if the proposal were to be approved, Webb & Knapp would receive considerable land rights in the development area as compensation. However, were the proposal to be rejected, the proposal itself was to become property of the City of Edmonton. The proposal by Webb & Knapp was ultimately rejected, but not until after the City of Edmonton Planning Commission developed its own proposal that, Webb & Knapp argued, made significant use of the original proposal. Webb & Knapp sued the City of Edmonton, ultimately winning a decision on breach of copyright in 1970.

Collection includes memorandum of agreement between the City of Edmonton and slated developers Webb & Knapp, architectural plans from Webb & Knapp as well as the City of Edmonton, cityscape photographs, and an artist’s concept rendering. PE000368 (F-8-0-0-5) to PE000375 (F-8-0-0-12).

PE000370 - Drawing 1962 - Edmonton Civic Centre Development Project

Architectural drawing [diazo], scale 1”:100’, titled “Edmonton Civic Centre - A Plan Submitted to the city of Edmonton by Webb & Knapp (Canada) Limited”, I.M. Pei & Associates, Architects and Planners, November 1962.

Part of a collection of materials related to the planned Edmonton Civic Centre in the 1960s. In the early 1960s, Webb & Knapp, a large land development company, entered into an agreement with the City of Edmonton to develop a proposal for a new downtown civic centre. The agreement contained provisions such that Webb & Knapp would fund the cost of the proposal, and if the proposal were to be approved, Webb & Knapp would receive considerable land rights in the development area as compensation. However, were the proposal to be rejected, the proposal itself was to become property of the City of Edmonton. The proposal by Webb & Knapp was ultimately rejected, but not until after the City of Edmonton Planning Commission developed its own proposal that, Webb & Knapp argued, made significant use of the original proposal. Webb & Knapp sued the City of Edmonton, ultimately winning a decision on breach of copyright in 1970.

Collection includes memorandum of agreement between the City of Edmonton and slated developers Webb & Knapp, architectural plans from Webb & Knapp as well as the City of Edmonton, cityscape photographs, and an artist’s concept rendering. PE000368 (F-8-0-0-5) to PE000375 (F-8-0-0-12).

PE000983 - Address given by Wm. Aberhart in Edmonton on the 23rd of May, 1935.

Document detailing Aberhart’s speech regarding Social Credit. A handwritten note on the front cover states it to be the property of R. G. Thompson. A note within the booklet states: "A group of 8 or 10 Edmonton citizens hired a court reporter to take down verbatim Mr. Aberhart’s speech given in the Edmonton arena, May 23rd, 1935. Only approximately 15 copies were made. This is one of the original copies." Dated November, 1962 and signed (signature illegible).

Aberhart, William

PE000215 - Don Ross Canadian National Railways field engineer work diaries - 1960-1967 agendas, field book

Bound agendas for the years 1960 -1967, and field book. Daily entries detail schedule, meetings, notes, weather conditions, contacts, etc. for Don Ross, field engineer for Canadian National Railways based out of Edmonton, Alberta --includes invoices, business cards, newspaper clippings interleaved throughout. Field book titled ‘Preliminary site survey - microwave’ features index to notes and hand-drawn diagrams of various survey sites. 

PE000975 - 1st. Bn. Edmonton Fusiliers Christmas Card

Christmas card front cover contains the crest of the Edmonton Fusiliers, and notes it’s from the 1st. Bn. Edmonton Fusiliers, C.A. The interior contains a b&w photograph of two lines of men playing bagpipes. The opposite page provides Christmas greetings. The back cover contains a handwritten message of best wishes, from ‘Dean.’

PE000980 - 1928 Program for the Northern Alberta Old-Timers’ Association Banquet and Dance

A program for the "Northern Alberta Old-Timers’ Association Banquet and Dance at The MacDonald Edmonton Thursday, January 12, 1928." 

Front cover also contains a small flower drawing, and a poem titled "The Pioneer." Back cover contains a larger b&w photograph of seven (7) men and one (1) woman standing around a bust, with log buildings in the background. It’s captioned: 
"Oliver Bust Committee-Left to Right-K.A. McLeod, Campbell Young, J.E. Reilly, C.C. Batson, Kathleen McLeod, W.J. Carter, Howard Douglas, W.R. West. This bust was erected during his lifetime by the Northern Alberta Pioneers’ and Old-Timers’ Association, July 1, 1927, as a part of Canada’s Jubilee Celebration, and as a mark of their respect for an outstanding Pioneer, Publisher, Statesman, and Friend of Western Canada." 
The interior of the program contains a toast list and a menu for the night.

PE001069 - Program for Edmonton Symphony Orchestra 3rd Concert, 11th Season

Program for a Jan. 19, 1931 performance by the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. In addition to the performance program, the booklet also includes notes on each of the musical works being performed. Additionally included are a list of officers and directors of the orchestra, a personnel list, various commercial advertisements, and classified advertisements for music teachers.

PE001131 - SST Dinner Program and Menu

Program and menu for the SST dinner, held by the Association of Professional Engineers of Alberta at the MacDonald Hotel in Edmonton, which featured D.E. Cameron, librarian at the University of Alberta, as a guest speaker. The booklet is elaborately illustrated, especially on the front cover.

PE004737 - Menu program for the first dinner in the new Corona Hotel

Souvenir program of the first dinner served in the new Corona Hotel.  The program is bound with a yellow ribbon tied through two holes punched through the textured card stock cover and the single interior sheet of paper.  Printed by Douglas Printing Co., Ltd. in Edmonton, AB.  The dinner menu for the evening included dishes such as pigeon printaniere style, saute of frog legs a la Marengo, and milk-fed chicken with bread sauce.  A list of hotel rates is also included.

PE001577 - Photo album: [Images of the 1939 royal tour of Canada]

The album documents the 1939 visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Canada and the United States. Approximately 100 of the images were taken during the Alberta portion of the tour, including pictures of events in Calgary, Banff, Bassano, Edmonton, Medicine Hat, and Lethbridge. The remaining images capture the Royal Couple in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and the United States.

PE001569 - Photographs: [Images of a tour of Alberta mining towns]

The album appears to document a tour through Alberta. Industrial and transportation themes are particularly prominent. Many of the photographs capture scenes from coal-mining communities such as Mercoal, Coleman, and Frank, There are several photographs of aircraft and boats in Fort McMurray and elsewhere in northern Alberta. The remaining images capture mountain scenes as well as various towns and cities across Alberta, including several photographs of Edmonton and Calgary.

Paulsen, J.G.?

PE004794 - Program for Viggo Kihl Master Classes in Pianoforte Playing Technique and Pedagogy.

Program titled: "The University of Alberta Department of Extension, Fine Arts Division, Presents Viggo Kihl, in Master Classes in Pianoforte Playing Technique and Pedagogy." Below the title is a b&w picture of Viggo Kihl, followed by a short biography. The classes are noted to take place in Edmonton from July 20th to 31st, for a 10 day course, and in Banff, from August 3rd to 14th, for a 10 day course. The interior contains class outlines, the fees for private instruction, general information regarding registration, enrollment, and living accommodation, as well as a blank application. Tucked inside the programme is a handwritten note, addressed to Mr. E. A. Corbett, regarding the registration date for the Viggo Kihl Piano Performance class. Letter is signed by B. Violet Kofeld. The back cover contains press comments.

PE004945 - McDermid Studios calendar

Colour calendar from McDermid Studios. Calendar is rolled into a scroll and has a firm crease about a third of the way up the poster. Images show various scenes from Edmonton:

  • January/February: 101 St. and Jasper Ave. Site of the new Royal Bank Building,
  • March/April: Buildings on Old Fort Edmonton Site
  • May/June: Old CNR Station Corner 101st St. and 104th Ave.,
  • July/August: City of Edmonton,
  • September/October: Old City Market,
  • November/December: Jasper Ave Looking West from 99th St.

McDermid Studios

PE004714 - “Strathcona: The Railway, Industrial, Educational Centre of the Province” booklet with a further subtitle of “The Home of Alberta’s University”

Brown construction paper cover printed with “Strathcona, Alberta, Canada” in green ink.  First page bears the title “Strathcona: The Railway, Industrial, Educational Centre of the Province” with a further subtitle of “The Home of Alberta’s University.”  Lists many statistics such as population, the dollar value of public and university buildings under construction, cost of farm implements and lumber, and information about the local climate.  Illustrations are B&W and include a conceptual illustration of the Arts Building of the University of Alberta; photographs of Strathcona schools, industries, banks, business blocks, city hall, some churches, and the C.P.R. depot; a map of the City of Strathcona with added subdivisions; and a photograph from the train tracks looking west down Whyte Ave.

PE000954 - Newsletter titled: "Join the IWW"

Newsletter titled: "Join the IWW." Text explains that the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) is a radical labour union. Several pages were printed by the Edmonton Social Revolutionary Anarchist Federation. Another page notes it was printed by the Industrial Workers of the World. Each following page is differently colored, and contains anarchist political perspectives on a variety of topics.

Industrial Workers of the World

PE000900 - "Civil Defence Survival Instructions for the City of Edmonton" brochure

Title reads: "Civil Defence Survival Instructions for the City of Edmonton." Below this is the logo for the Civil Defence department in Edmonton. Below this logo, it states: "Published by Edmonton Civil Defence Headquarters. Telephone: 880642 or 42891." Back cover gives the postage and permit information, as well as the logo for the Civil Defence department of Canada. Below this is a hand-written note: "GB(?) Williams 10232-Wadhurst Rd Ph 448-4081." The brochure opens on the left to reveal emergency instructions in the event of a war emergency. The interior of the front cover includes the signatures of Wm. Hawrelak and H.D. Davidson. Interior includes a map of the city of Edmonton, along with an emergency route map for the city.

PE004817 - Digest of Laws of the City of Edmonton 1935

Booklet titled: "Digest of Laws of the City of Edmonton 1935." Gives information regarding the agreements, charters, by-laws, provincial laws, and provincial regulations affecting the City of Edmonton. Issued by the Bulletin Job Department. There is a stamp on the front cover noting it once belonged to J.A. MacDonald, City Assessor & Tax Collector, City of Edmonton.

PE004818 - Special Report upon 'The City’s Finances and Administration' by C.J.Yorath City Commissioner

Booklet titled: "Special Report upon 'The City’s Finances and Administration' by C.J.Yorath City Commissioner, Edmonton Alberta, August, 1924." Stamp on the front cover notes if was the property of J.A. MacDonald, City Assessor & Tax Collector, City of Edmonton. Includes an index and details the assessment done on the city’s financials and administration. Front cover has two hand-written markings: one is a signature of an A. Templeton, while the other notes it part of the Assessor’s Department. Back cover contains publishing information: The Western Veteran Publishing Co. Limited, Edmonton, Alberta. 

PE000843 - Notepad used by the Board of Censors - Natural Resources Building in Alberta

Notepad with cardboard backing. Border is in dark purple, with a blank white space in middle for writing. Left-hand side contains Alberta rose and Provincial crest. To the right of this is a drawing of the legislature building. Within the writing area it states: From the Province of Alberta TO:.  At the bottom of this space it notes: Board of Censors-Natural Resources Building-Edmonton-Alberta

PE000372 - Artist rendering - Edmonton Civic Centre Development Project

B&W print, artist’s rendering of proposed development.

Part of a collection of materials related to the planned Edmonton Civic Centre in the 1960s. In the early 1960s, Webb & Knapp, a large land development company, entered into an agreement with the City of Edmonton to develop a proposal for a new downtown civic centre. The agreement contained provisions such that Webb & Knapp would fund the cost of the proposal, and if the proposal were to be approved, Webb & Knapp would receive considerable land rights in the development area as compensation. However, were the proposal to be rejected, the proposal itself was to become property of the City of Edmonton. The proposal by Webb & Knapp was ultimately rejected, but not until after the City of Edmonton Planning Commission developed its own proposal that, Webb & Knapp argued, made significant use of the original proposal. Webb & Knapp sued the City of Edmonton, ultimately winning a decision on breach of copyright in 1970.

Collection includes memorandum of agreement between the City of Edmonton and slated developers Webb & Knapp, architectural plans from Webb & Knapp as well as the City of Edmonton, cityscape photographs, and an artist’s concept rendering. PE000368 (F-8-0-0-5) to PE000375 (F-8-0-0-12).

PE000374 - Cityscape print - Edmonton Civic Centre Development Project

B&W print, wide-angle photograph of cityscape.

Part of a collection of materials related to the planned Edmonton Civic Centre in the 1960s. In the early 1960s, Webb & Knapp, a large land development company, entered into an agreement with the City of Edmonton to develop a proposal for a new downtown civic centre. The agreement contained provisions such that Webb & Knapp would fund the cost of the proposal, and if the proposal were to be approved, Webb & Knapp would receive considerable land rights in the development area as compensation. However, were the proposal to be rejected, the proposal itself was to become property of the City of Edmonton. The proposal by Webb & Knapp was ultimately rejected, but not until after the City of Edmonton Planning Commission developed its own proposal that, Webb & Knapp argued, made significant use of the original proposal. Webb & Knapp sued the City of Edmonton, ultimately winning a decision on breach of copyright in 1970.

Collection includes memorandum of agreement between the City of Edmonton and slated developers Webb & Knapp, architectural plans from Webb & Knapp as well as the City of Edmonton, cityscape photographs, and an artist’s concept rendering. PE000368 (F-8-0-0-5) to PE000375 (F-8-0-0-12).

PE000375 - Memorandum of Agreement - Edmonton Civic Centre Development Project

Document titled “Memorandum of Agreement” between The City of Edmonton and Webb and Knapp (Canada), Edmonton Alberta, October 20th, 1961.

Part of a collection of materials related to the planned Edmonton Civic Centre in the 1960s. In the early 1960s, Webb & Knapp, a large land development company, entered into an agreement with the City of Edmonton to develop a proposal for a new downtown civic centre. The agreement contained provisions such that Webb & Knapp would fund the cost of the proposal, and if the proposal were to be approved, Webb & Knapp would receive considerable land rights in the development area as compensation. However, were the proposal to be rejected, the proposal itself was to become property of the City of Edmonton. The proposal by Webb & Knapp was ultimately rejected, but not until after the City of Edmonton Planning Commission developed its own proposal that, Webb & Knapp argued, made significant use of the original proposal. Webb & Knapp sued the City of Edmonton, ultimately winning a decision on breach of copyright in 1970.

Collection includes memorandum of agreement between the City of Edmonton and slated developers Webb & Knapp, architectural plans from Webb & Knapp as well as the City of Edmonton, cityscape photographs, and an artist’s concept rendering. PE000368 (F-8-0-0-5) to PE000375 (F-8-0-0-12).

Brian Llewellyn Evans fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1950-2014

The Dr. Brian Llewellyn Evan fonds is a very rich and diverse acquisition of materials depicting the life and primarily teaching and research career of Brian Evans. The fonds comprises a broad scope of records comprising mainly of textual materials reflective of his teaching, research travel and role as a professor of history, University administrative functions in various roles and his involvement with the Chinese Community in Alberta.

Evans, Brian Llewellyn

UAA-2003-051

Accession consists of 207 5 1/4 inch floppy disks primarily of file backups of Candas Jane Dorsey’s literary career, containing short stories, novels, poems, drafts, editing and freelance work including the titles "Poetry - A Dancer in that Country - 1985 Revision," "Black Cat," "Machine Sex: And Other Stories," "Everybody's a Stranger in Somebody's Country," and "Hardwired Angel." Accession also contains 2 sound recordings consisting of poems and songs from the “Crystal - Edm. Folk Club.” Textual records are of Candas Dorsey’s personal papers.

Dorsey, Candas Jane

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