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Riveredge Foundation collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0166
  • Collectie
  • 1489-1979

The collection reflects the diverse collecting interests of Eric Harvie and consists of materials from many different sources. Much of the material reflects western Canadian history and military history. It includes many isolated items bearing autographs of statesmen, military leaders, and other famous people.

Riveredge Foundation

Southern Alberta Hutterian Brethren collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0045
  • Collectie
  • 1527-1971, predominant 1527-1825, 1924-1971

The collection consists of Stand Off colony records: recording of church service (1963) and singing (1971); photographs (1940s-1964); recorded interview with Jacob Walter on early history of colony (1971); sketches of early buildings; ethnological study, recorded observations and films by Dr. Karl Peter on colony life; microfilm of early religious writings (ca. 1550s-1560s), chronicle of Hutterian history (1527-1665, 1947- 1960), and legal agreements with government authorities (1782-ca. 1960) (predominantly in German); articles of association for Stand Off colony (1924-1956); and genealogy of Jacob Walter family (in German). Also consists of records from a number of southern Alberta colonies, especially Red Willow: German songbooks (1800s-1955, and some microfilmed from 1696-1825); medical book (1612, in German); microfilm of religious writings (1696-1875); recorded songs and interviews; and photographs (1961-1964). Includes microfilm of correspondence between Russian Hutterite colonies (1800s).

Hutterian Brethren

Franklin Expedition and Arctic Exploration collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0033
  • Collectie
  • 1758-1967

The collection consists of diaries, letters, memoirs, reports and other records created by these individuals involved in searches for the missing Franklin Expedition, as well as other explorers who were contemporaries of Franklin

Franklin Expedition

Geoff Burtonshaw's Metis Genealogy Research collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0138
  • Collectie
  • 1794-1994, predominant 1875-1992

The collection consists of photocopies of Metis genealogical research material collected by Burtonshaw from such sources as Library and Archives Canada, various libraries and churches, and personal contacts. Includes a complete run of "The Metis Newsletter" as well as Metis Researcher lists compiled by Burtonshaw. Burtonshaw's personal memoirs "I Remember" are included. Also includes photographs of Manitoba and Geoff's hometown of Valpoy, Barkerville and the Cariboo country of British Columbia, Fort Simpson, Hay River, Nahanni, Batoche, the Fidler family reunion, etc.

Burtonshaw, R. Geoffrey

Peace River Country Research Project collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0078
  • Collectie
  • Compiled 1955-1956 (originally created 1837-1956)

The collection consists of typescripts of interviews (1955-1956), reminiscences, diaries (1897-1914), and autobiographies; files of biographical and historical notes; and photographs of pioneers and the area. Includes typescripts of Fort St. John fur trade post journal (1866-1924), and Fort Dunvegan post account book (1837-1864).

Peace River Country Research Project

Glenbow Archives Posters collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0176
  • Collectie
  • [ca. 1845-1968]

The collection consists of posters related to a wide variety of topics including the promotion of immigration to Canada; the sale of Victory bonds and recruitment for the wars; advertisements for rail and steamship travel; and announcements of auction sales, sports meets, and social events.

Glenbow Archives (posters)

Charles de Volpi's Illustrated Newspapers collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0215
  • Collectie
  • 1854-1888

The collection consists of magazine illustrations documenting the 1870 and 1885 Riel Rebellions, Manitoba, the Red River Expedition, Lake Neepigon (Nipigon), First Nations, the North-West Mounted Police (NWMP), The North-West Territories (later Alberta and Saskatchewan), British Columbia, the Marquis of Lorne's and Princess Louise's visit to the West, the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), and the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC).

de Volpi, Charles

William Baddeley collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0182
  • Collectie
  • 1858-[ca. 1945]

The collection consists of James G. Bain’s notebook and papers concerning his work with the British Columbia Provincial Police and gold mining ventures in Quesnel Forks, B.C. (1892-1899); correspondence, receipt books, and insurance policy of the Sandon Miners’ Union, affiliated with the Western Federation of Miners (1901-1915); journal and payroll sheets of mining operations in Sandon; waybills, share certificates, and mining lease agreement from Quesnel Forks; personal correspondence of James P. Delahunty of Barkerville, B.C.; will of James Francis Ford of 150 Mile House, B.C.; diaries of C. Walverson, western USA; time book of the Whit Grouse Co. (timber company of Quesnel Forks?, 1874); Elizabeth Ann Palmer’s food ration book from the Second World War, Waldo, B.C.; letterbook of the Provincial Police constable, Arrowhead, B.C. (1908-1916); facsimile of the signatures on the Treaty of 1831 which established the independence of Belgium; posters for the Baddeley Bros. 3 Ring Wild Animal Circus; and fragments of circus posters.

Baddeley, William Statham

Herbert Doucet's portrait collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0198
  • Collectie
  • Copied 1988 (originally created ca. 1860-1906)

The collection consists of copies of carte-de-visite and cabinet card portraits of members of the Doucet family and Canadian military, social, and political personalities. About two-thirds of the images were created by William Notman & Son. Subjects include Gen. Garnet Wolseley, Frederick H. Brydges, Charles John Brydges, Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, General Sir Frederick Middleton, W. M. Muir, Hon. C. Crichton, Charles O’Connor, J. P. Brabazon, Lyman Mills, Sheldon Stephens, Ponsonby Bagot, Hugh Seymour de Grey, Hon. C. Elliott, Lady Sarah Lindsay, H. C. Pemberton, Alex de Lisle, E. H. Griffith, W. Walpole, Miss Starnes, Mrs. T. Hart, Maggie Brown, Mrs. George Desbarats, D. J. Bannatyne, C. H. R. Gossett, Mrs. J. McClimont, H. de Uriarte, John Watkins, H. Meredith, Marie Le Mesurier, Harvey Bawtree, Edward Desbarats, and others unidentified or identified only by surname.

Doucet, Herbert

Pat McCloy Genealogical collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0065
  • Collectie
  • 1860-1996, predominant 1970s-1996

The collection consists of genealogical reference material compiled from the 1970s to 1996, including biographies, family trees, wills, certificates, letters, obituaries, newsclippings, notes, etc. (The Traill files contain original family correspondence, dating back to 1860.) Also consists of extensive alphabetically-arranged genealogical index cards, which include such information as birth and death dates, parents' names, spouses' names, and source of information. Includes a small amount of Pat's personal papers related to his army service and Khaki University.

McCloy, Thomas Rennie "Pat"

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