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Lawrence Cuming fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F3173
  • Fonds
  • 1968

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.

Cuming, Lawrence

Lawrence Drury-Lowe fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F3149
  • Fonds
  • [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.

Drury-Lowe, Lawrence

G.F. Dawson fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F2916
  • Fonds
  • 1884

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.

Dawson, G.F.

William Notman and Son fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F2878
  • Fonds
  • [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

William Walker fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F2855
  • Fonds
  • 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.

Walker, William

Rufus Henry Pope fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F2841
  • Fonds
  • 1893

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

Ethel Hunt fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F2833
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1906

The fonds consists of a travel diairy and photographs of her trip.

Hunt, Ethel

Cumberland Salter fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F2717
  • Fonds
  • 1918

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.

Salter, Cumberland

A.B. Rogers fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F2614
  • Fonds
  • 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).

Rogers, A.B.

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