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Athabasca Archives Fonds Family and personal life
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Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of Canada, Athabasca Lodge No. 328 fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1846
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1972

The fonds consists of minutes of Athabasca Lodge No. 328, bylaws, a book of ritual, financial records, membership lists, correspondence and provincial and national convention proceedings. Includes photographs of national and provincial conventions as well as local Elk members in the 1950s.

Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of Canada. Athabasca Lodge No. 328

Harvey Frederick Cull fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1853
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1954

The fonds consists of Mr. Cull's 1930 income tax return, 2 account books, a ledger book, 2 accounts payable books for Jan. 1924 - June 1932, inventory of July 31, 1935; Jan. to May, 1935 prescriptions; 1922-23 deeds for the sale of a team of grey mares; Power of Attorney certificate to Harvey from his brother Joseph regarding a land transaction; 53 photographs of people and scenes in Athabasca including: Grand Union Hotel, Strathcona Street, Charles Dufferin Allison Barber (Capt.) 1879-1918, cable cage, J.I.Case, Mary Hagen Conquest, 1873-1955; William Conquest, 1865-1942; Mrs. Cor, Ralph Crawford, Fred Cull, Harvey Cull, Ida Agnes Cull, Joseph Arthur Daigneau, Kizzie Dallas, Robert Emmet Delaney (Dr.), Mrs. Dubord, Edmonton-Exhibitions, Agnes Mary Isobel Evans (Ogden)? - 1953, Jean Falconer, 1910-1988, Frank R.Falconer,1883-1970, Catherine Falconer (MacIntyre), ? - 1967, Romeo Farrell, ferries, Miss Forbes, freight and freightage, Georgina Gordon, Archibald Gorman, Egge's Stopping House, Hudson's Bay Company, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Amanda Keir (Stritkin),1889-1950; David Keir, 1873-1957, R.C.Knowlton, Paul Kawulok, 1893-1968,; Arthur LaPorte, John Leonce (Jack) Lessard, 1883-1929, Mr. McDermid, Mrs. McIntyre, A.C. McKay, Louisa Mills (Camsell), 1873-1954; Mirror Landing, Northern Transportation Company, Pelican Portage, J.F.Percival, reindeer, Warren Richards, Mr. Rodgers, Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 103, WW I veterans, Alexander Leonard Sawle, 1884-1971,; Clara Sawle (Thomson), ? - 1955; Anton Schinkinger Sr., scows, Charles Frederick Shoubridge, signs -"Gateway to the Last West", Lance Smith, steamboats - [Northland Star], steamboats - Northland Sun, Angus Sutherland, Don Sutherland, Percy H. (Turner) Taylor, ? - 1963; Dajo Theatre, Mr. and Mrs. Truss, Andrew Turnbull (Dr.), George Watt, Mrs. William Leslie Wood (Nellie McDougall).

Cull, Harvey Frederick

Ernst Feuereisen fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1858
  • Fonds
  • 1922-[1977]

The fonds consists of materials created or collected by Ernst Feuereisen of Pelican Portage and dating from 1922 to [1977]. The fonds consists of trapping and hunting licenses, part of a 1922 map of Alberta,and photographs of scenes, people and places on the Athabasca River including Upper Wells. Some of the people are: Ernst Feuereisen, Joe Siemoni, Mr.Jones, Frank and George Senz, Gordon and Jim Carruthers, Henry Goegler (1884-1955), Joe Larson, Hans Birkigt, John and George Pederson, Bruno and Elsie Goetsch, Joe Laflamme, Ed Gambler, Rose Gambler, Kurt George (Dick) Naumann (1901-1978) and ? Kosloff. There is a photo of Ernst on the ship Thuringia out of Hamburg.

Feuereisen, Ernst

Isreal CJJ Shank fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1862
  • Fonds
  • 1929-2006

The fonds consists of correspondence and certificates of Isreal Shank including Olds School of Agriculture, his years in the RCMP, his involvement in numerous horticultural endeavours and cards from his 95th birthday. There is a booklet entitled "Jackie"(about a seagull) written by his second wife, Aileen Teal Shank, 2 books written by Isreal Shank: " Memories of a Mountie" and "Some Things I Remember", and a copy of Athabasca Album with an addendum of commentary. There are 23 photographs of Mr. Shank including a signed photo of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip; 1 audio cassette; and 4 artifacts : 1933, 175 lb. boxing championship medal, 1951 presidential plaque of Saskatchewan Horticultural Societies Association, 1936 Alberta Prosperity Certificate and a 1940s fur RCMP hat. The last addition is the 1952 document naming Mr. Shank as a Sub-Inspector in the RCMP. It is signed by Governor-General Vincent Massey. A scrapbook has items regarding the boxing prowess of Isreal and his brothers. Oliver represented Canada at the Berlin Olympics in 1936 as the light heavyweight champ of Canada.

Shank, Isreal CJJ

Mills family fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1874
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1937

The fonds consists of photographs taken by members of the Mills family. The fonds consists of photographs of Athabasca, showing the 1913 fire and local buildings, and family photographs, including a photograph of the farm in Westlock. The artifacts are: a sugar bowl, which is the only thing that Mrs. Mills saved from the 1913 fire which destroyed their home, and a Bible which the Mills family presented to Athabasca United Church in honour of their son, Donald MacKenzie, born in Athabasca March 9, 1913.

Mills (family)

Watson family fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1875
  • Fonds
  • 1891-[1986]

The fonds consists of records of the Watson family including diaries of William Salmon Watson (1944-1970), account book of Thomas Watson (1891-1892), tax notices for MD of Cartier and MD of Athabasca, funeral cards, correspondence and 12 family photographs. The family photographs include: James Watson and his wife, Maggie; Agnes Watson, her husband, George Bell and their daughter Cecilia; Thomas Watson Sr. (marked with an X on a tintype photograph) with two of his sons; and the Watson family in June, 1941. There are also 239 unnumbered photographs which were taken [1920s] and include bee hives, farm animals, farm machinery, horticulture, threshing and a motor trip to the mountains.

Watson (family)

Order of the Eastern Star. Athabasca Chapter No. 17 fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1876
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1999

The fonds consists of materials created by the Order of the Eastern Star, Athabasca Chapter No. 17 between 1914 and 1999. The fonds consists of a summarized annual history from 1914-1999 and a history of properties. Subjects of photographs include Kizzie Dallas; Catherine Falconer (MacIntyre); Mary Van Dusen; Isabel Minns; Halla Crawford; Florence Mills; Edna Nancekivell (Cull); Sarah Ladell (McKernan); Rebecca Heacock; Margaret Redden; Alice Fell; Annie Meadowcroft; Nina Watt; Mary Shoubridge (Watt); Hattie Phillipy; Elizabeth Mutch; Katherine Galloway (Lewis); Jean Bolton (Falconer); Jettie Willey (Day); Anne MacLeod (Day); Lucy Ward; Ardath Olsen; Barbara Parker; Grace Grant; Helen MacLean (Leicht); Mary Masciuch; Hazel Hopps; Hazel Hall (Hoge); Eva Jack; Marion Montgomery (Nancekivell); Katherine Shaw; Laura Scott; Joan Ward; Edith Rehm (Whiteley); Beatrice Parr (May); Linda Breckenridge (Ward); Irene Ramey; Norah Zwicker; Anne Cook; Dyann Breckenridge; Esther Iverach; Lily Dupilka (Gora); Laurine Jones; Dorothy Nielsen(Budd); Joy Hayward (Puylaert); Signe Genoud; Ingrid Buerfeind; Barbara Wilkinson; Roxanne Gill (Breckenridge); Joan Duma; Mary Ellis (Willey); Horace Lowe; Charles Nancekivell; Frank R. Falconer; Charles Dallas; Julius Crawford; Robert Mahood; James Minns; Ken Heacock; George Watt; George Meadowcroft; Charles Shoubridge; Ray Phillipy; Sid Ward; Arthur Hopps; Ron Ramey; Orval Breckenridge; Victor Genoud; Aaron Jones.

Order of the Eastern Star. Athabasca Chapter No. 17

Athabasca Lions Club fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1877
  • Fonds
  • 1966-2001

The fonds consists of materials created by the Athabasca Lions Club between 1966 and 1995. The fonds consists of scrapbooks of the Athabasca Lions Club, correspondence, programs, newspaper clippings and photographs pertaining to their work in Athabasca. Includes material pertaining to the Athabasca Lioness Club.

Athabasca Lions Club

Meanook Women's Institute fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1878
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1983

The fonds consists of materials created by the Meanook Women's Institute between 1942 and 1983 and consists of minutes, financial records, guest books, brochures and copies of the newsletter: Home & Country.

Alberta Women's Institute. Meanook Branch

Alice and Clifford Donahue fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1884
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1988

The fonds consists of materials created or collected by Alice and Clifford Donahue of Athabasca, Alberta between 1924 and 1988. The fonds consists of correspondence, photographs and clippings of Alice and Clifford Donahue relating to their lives and activities in Athabasca. It includes files pertaining to community organizations and committees which the Donahues served on, business records; files pertaining to Alice Donahue's career as a teacher; scrapbooks; maps; and photographs.

Donahue, Alice

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