The Administrative records cover a period from 1980 to 1996 and document Chinook and Fringe Theater eras. They include minutes of the Board of Directors, various committee minutes, correspondence, financial statements, fund raising files, marketing reports, feasibility studies and on-site survey results. The records are grouped chronologically into five categories reflecting different administrative activities: Board of Directors work; general administration; financial duties; fund raising; and various reports.
Rolled scroll:"Three Tremors" created by a Grad student in 1966, glass plate teaching slides of bugs/sketches (Strickland and Hocking), 90th Anniversary photos (700 images) and events on CD. 2 Additional CDs contain "Entomology Reunion 2012 and "On the Firm Foundation". The sketches of insects are by Professor Douglas Craig.
"Report Re: City of Edmonton Power Situation, By J. M. Robertson, February 3rd, 1936." Report contains twenty-five (25) pages addressing the supply of electricity to public utilities in Edmonton, written in question/answer format.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A photograph of a street (Jasper Avenue?) in Edmonton. Features people walking down both sides of the street and several horse drawn carriages. Features buildings such as The Grand Central Hotel and the Imperial Bank of Canada.