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Oliver B. Buell fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0307
  • Fonds
  • 1873-1905

The fonds consists of photographs of Riel's trial (1885), scenes along the CPR (1886), Alberta's inauguration (1905), and the Buells; letters from people who attended his entertainments (1873-1905); and newspaper reviews of his shows (nd).

Buell, Oliver B.

Albert Boyd fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0243
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1940]

The fonds consists of Albert's letter describing his trip.

Boyd, Albert

George Brodie fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0271
  • Fonds
  • 1910

The fonds consists of George's journal of his trip.

Brodie, George

W.S. Caine fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0325
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1888

The fonds consists of scrapbook of published letters regarding Caine's trip. Includes other newsclippings from English newspapers about emigration, various colonization schemes, and conditions in the Canadian West.

Caine, W.S.

Helen Caddick fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0323
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1964 (originally created 1891)

The fonds consists of travel diary of the Canada trip.

Caddick, Helen

Eckersley family fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0708
  • Fonds
  • 1887-1920

The fonds consists of Joseph's diary (1887) of his trip from England to Calgary. He subsequently used the same notebook to record details of his quarrying and building contractor business in Calgary (1889-1897). The fonds also consists of Albert's diaries (1900-1907), Joseph Jr.'s First World War letters (1916) [photocopies only], miscellaneous programs, and photographs of Red Deer Lake School (1920).

Eckersley (family)

H.R. Davies fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0645
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1968 (originally created 1906)

The fonds consists of a diary with very brief descriptions of the country, cities and rail travel. More details are given for the portion of the trip through the Rockies.

Davies, H.R.

James Hamar fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0875
  • Fonds
  • 1912-[ca. 1920s]

The fonds consists of his manuscript, "My impressions of Canada during a stay in that country of almost seven years" (1920s?); photographs and postcards of Calgary, Banff, Gleichen, Blairmore, Bassano, and Fort Macleod; and a 1912 panoramic view of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1779, Calgary, Labour Day.

Hamar, James

McLaurin family fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F1289
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1981

The fonds consists of holiday films of the Rocky Mountains and across Canada (1930s-1950s) and films of Baptist meetings and Bible camps at Gull Lake (1930s-1940s); photographs and slides of Rev. McLaurin's missions, travels and summer school at Gull Lake (1910s-1920s); photographs of the McLeod and McLaurin families (1880s-1960s); and slides of Calgary (1966). Also consists of Campbell's records: Bow River Beautification Association correspondence, briefs, accounts and reference files (1968-1981); travel diaries (1952-1979); diary (January 1929); correspondence with William Lyon Mackenzie King (1933-1945), scrapbooks and newsclippings; and Campbell and Jessie's marriage certificate. Includes Jessie's school notebooks (1911-1912), postcards and correspondence (1915-1916, 1926-1927) and travel diaries (1963-1964). Also includes film "Wings Over the North" (1940s) produced by Canadian Pacific and Alberta Travel Bureau about the role of pilots in opening up the north.

McLaurin (family)

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