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Athabasca Archives Fonds
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Peter John McGillivray fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1917
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910 - 1952]

The fonds consists of 12 photographs of early buildings and events in Athabasca. Four of the photographs are originals of photographs that are on a 1948 Athabasca High School filmstrip: Empire Day, 1913; St.Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church; Filteau's Block; and winter of 1913-14 view from across the river. Others are: Methodist Church; interior and exterior of Hudson's Bay store; original of Athabasca Landing Junior Baseball Team; Strathcona Street in 1940's; invitation to Community Christmas Tree in Parker's Hall, 1937.

McGillivray, Peter John

Magnus Cromarty Brown family fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2162
  • Fonds
  • 1909-2004

The fonds consists of genealogical charts, clippings from Athabasca newspapers, and a Hudson's Bay Company service record. One photograph shows an elderly Magnus Brown, the other is a photograph of Magnus' grandson, George Magnus Wright (1910-1976).

Brown, Magnus Cromarty

Mark Neaves fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2176
  • Fonds
  • 2001

The fonds consists of six photographs of Richards Lumber Co. buildings just before demolition.

Neaves, Mark

Rochester East School District #4290 fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2182
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1952

The fonds consists of the minute book for May, 1927 to March, 1949; and correspondence for 1937 to 1938 which includes the 1937 report of school superintendent Mr. Kostash. Correspndence for 1938 to 1943 has evidence of Rochester East School as part of the Pembina School District #37 and includes 1939, 1940 and 1942 superintendent's reports. Correspondence from 1943 onward has evidence of Rochester East School as part of the Athabasca School District #42. Financial records cover 1937-1946. Also included are the 1931 Alberta School Act with amendments for 1935, 1938 and 1939 and addresses from the 1944 Alberta School Trustees Association convention. An undated Rochester East School District voters list for electing trustees completes the collection. The artifact is the Rochester East School District stamp and ink pad.

Rochester East School District # 4290

Richard Secord fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1926
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1935 : copied 1987

The fonds consists of a brief history of Richard Secord, one photograph and a hat owned by his son, Richard York Secord.

Secord, Richard

Michael Gismondi (Dr) fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2221
  • Fonds
  • 1993-2007

The fonds consists of information relating to Michael Gismondi's tenure on the council of the Town of Athabasca and on the Athabasca Riverfront Design Committee and FOTA (Friends of the Athabasca Environmental Association). Topics covered include: Athabasca General Municipal Plan 1981; FOTA meeting minutes 1993-1998; Riverfront Design Review Committee information relating to Home Hardware 1996-1998, Community Centre renovations 1994-1995, Grand Union Hotel 2003, CN Station grounds 1999, 2005; A&W blueprints 1998; Ken-Mar Whispering Hills Golf Course 2002; Woudstra Group tourism 1999; Great Northern Heritage Trail 2001-2002; Cornwall Subdivision 2006; Whispering Hills Daycare Society 2006; Alberta Municipal Government Act, 1994, with amendments as of April, 1998; Pleasant Valley Lodge plans, Communities in Bloom 2004 (includes a heritage tree inventory); Athabasca Municipal Heritage Inventory 2005 and Athabasca Historic Management Plan 2006; Athabasca Regional Waste Management Services Commission 2003; Athabasca Regional Economic Development Association (AREDA) 1995-1997; Athabasca Town and County community profile 2001 census; Industrial and Business Development Athabasca/Boyle Region 2001; Town of Athabasca council/manager review 1993; Town and County of Athabasca cost sharing 1995, amalgamation meeting 2002, joint council meeting 2004; Town of Athabasca Business Plan 1998, 2003, 2004, 2005-2007; Community Economic Development workshop 2004, 2005; Town of Athabasca budgets 2005, Policies and Procedure Manual 2004; Town of Athabasca meeting minutes 2006; town bus transportation 2006; and materials relating to the planning, fundraising and tendering of the Athabasca Regional Multiplex Project 2003-2006. This includes the 2005 Alberta Centennial Legacies Grant application. There are also 8 photographs: the CNR station and land, Dennis Jacobs painting the mural on the Royal Canadian Legion building in 1999, and the Athabasca River. There are mock-ups of historic signage that has been placed on buildings and on bases on the riverfront that interpret Athabasca's history.

Gismondi, Michael (Dr)

Louison Fosseneuve family fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2167
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1985

The fonds consists of genealogical charts fror Fosseneuve, Ladouceur and Auger families; scrip applications at Lac La Biche for Louison Fosseneuve (July 19, 1886); Fort McMurray Banner newspaper from May 28, 1965 with obituary of Joseph Shott; Canadian Geographical Journal, Feb, 1932 contains the article" Scow brigade on the Athabaska" by F.J.Alcock; the 1985 English 30 paper by Ben Heslop named "The untold legend of Captain Shot"; copies of newspaper articles including (Aug.24, 1899 Edmonton Bulletin), (March 26, 1914 Athabasca Times reprint of Emerson Hough's Saturday Evening Post article re: Running the Grand Rapids), (May 21, 1914 Athabasca Times and May 22, 1914 Northern News re: Fosseneuve's death); excerpts from 1908 and 1911 Oblate annals and four photographs of Louison, his son Joseph, and Joseph's family.

Fosseneuve, Louison

Trail North Foundation fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1864
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1986

The fonds consists of materials created by the Trail North Foundation between 1975 and 1986. The fonds consists of minutes of the Trail North Foundation, general administrative files, heritage inventory files, financial records, special events, copies of the newspaper:Trail North Telegraph, photographs, maps, artifacts and books; blueprints for the Northern Transportation Museum.

Trail North Foundation

Sisters of Providence of St.Vincent de Paul fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2064
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1964

The fonds consists of a book entitled: Sisters of Providence of St.Vincent de Paul by Sister Mary Electa in 1961; ideas for the redesign of the Lessard house floor plan to accommodate 23-30 students, photocopied pictures of the first group of girls at Rosary Academy in Sept.1948, and pictures of the Home for the Aged and Chronically Ill. There are also photographs of the sisters who served in these two capacities.

Sisters of Providence of St.Vincent de Paul

South Athabasca Entertainment Society fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1843
  • Fonds
  • 1952-2005

The fonds conists of administrative materials created by the South Athabasca Entertainment Society between 1952 and 2005. The fonds consists of bylaws, certificates of incorporation, minutes and financial statements (1968-2005), financial ledger book (1986-1993),correspondence, insurance policies, list of officers, list of grants and newsletters (1978-1984) of the South Athabasca Entertainment Society.

South Athabasca Entertainment Society

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