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- CA ACU GBA F3173
The fonds consists of Lawrence Cuming's memoirs (written in 1968) of his arrival in Canada and early experiences in the country. Includes descriptions of cutting ice on the Bow River in Calgary, and rescuing a horse which had gone through the ice.
- CA ACU GBA F3161
- [ca. 1900]
The fonds consists of a photo album showing trip across western Canada and in the American southwest.
Anonymous American businessman
- CA ACU GBA F3149
- [ca. 1911-1913]
The fonds consists of a photo album containing some family photographs and images of their travels, as well as greeting cards and other miscellany. The bulk of the images however, show a trip to Alberta around 1911-1913, including views of Calgary, Lethbridge, Crowsnest Pass, Banff and other Alberta locales. Several dozen of the Lethbridge images were taken by Arthur Rafton Canning, 1865-1952, who operated the British & Colonial Photographic Company in Lethbridge from 1907 to 1913.
- CA ACU GBA F2916
The fonds consists of a letter from G.F. Dawson to his young son in England, describing his experiences in the Prairies, and the wildlife he encountered.
- CA ACU GBA F2878
- [ca. 1870-1904]
The fonds consists of a presentation album of views along the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) line between Winnipeg and Vancouver (1887-1889); and various other views of western Canada and portraits relevant to western Canadian history.
William Notman and Son
- CA ACU GBA F2855
- 1915-06-01 12:00:00 AM
The fonds consists of a humorous booklet entitled "The Boys", which features verse, photographs, and sketches about the members of the Milk River survey, including W.M.Edwards, Chief of Party; Edmund L. Miles, topographer; W.B. Hutcheson, leveller; Steve Negrey, transitman; William Walker (who did the sketches); L.B. Perley Miles, assistant topographer; R.L. Penfound, recorder; Stanley N. Trew, head hubman; George C. Tutin, rodman; W.P. Rogers, Rodman; George L. Edwards, picketman; G.J. Lush, Rodman; and T.F. Swan, teamster.
- CA ACU GBA F2841
The fonds consists of a photograph album of a trans-Canada trip taken by Mr. and Mrs. Pope, Mr. and Mrs. George Foster, and Hector-Louis Langevin.
Pope, Rufus Henry
- CA ACU GBA F2833
The fonds consists of a travel diairy and photographs of her trip.
- CA ACU GBA F2717
The fonds consists of an album of photographs of western Canada and Montana, including images of Regina, Qu’appelle Valley, and Balcarres, Saskatchewan; Edmonton, Jasper, Peace River, Lady Mackworth (steamer), Waterhole, Dunvegan, Spirit River, Clairmont, Coutts, Lethbridge, and Calgary in Alberta; Prince George, Kitwanga, Kitselas Canyon, Bulkley River, Prince Rupert, Prince Rupert (ship), Anyox, Ocean Falls, Swanson Bay, Vancouver, and Victoria in British Columbia; Kalispell, Polson, Glacier National Park, Great Falls, and Sweet Grass in Montana. Includes images of Charlie Williams of Kitwanga, Captain Mackenzie of the Prince Rupert, and F. C. Salter.
- CA ACU GBA F2614
- Microfilmed 1982 (originally created 1857-1889)
The fonds consists of Rogers’s diaries (1857-1887) including detailed notes on his railway exploration activities; and his letterbooks containing outward correspondence (1878-1889).