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Athabasca Archives Exploration, discovery and travel
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Alberta North Tourism Destination Region fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2222
  • Fonds
  • 1981-1998

The fonds consists of photographs which were selected from a collection of material from a number of sources including Midnight Twilight Tourism, Points North, Alberta North and Athabasca County Tourism. There are photographs of Baptiste Lake, Mike Cardinal, Agnes Cardinal, Frank Ponto, Erica Haukenfrers, Darlene Zelman, Mike Zelman and Grand Rapids Wilderness Adventure cabins, Rob Lafamboise, Ann Wiselka, and the Athabasca River.

Alberta North Tourism Destination Region

Athabasca Archives book excerpt collection

  • CA ATH ath-2200
  • Collection
  • 1879-1977

The fonds consists of excerpts from published books was used for research in the writing of the book "Athabasca Landing: an illustrated history". 1) excerpt from "Buffalo Jones' Forty Years of Adventure" compiled by Colonel Henry Inman, 1899. 2) excerpt from "Northland Echoes" by Doris Neeley Haralson. 3) excerpt from "The Legend of John Hornby" by George Whalley, 1962. 4) excerpt from "Ploughman of the Moon" by Robert W. Service, 1945. 5) excerpt from "Land of the Muskeg" by Somers Somerset, 1895. 6) excerpt from "Fire Canoe, Prairie Steamboat Days Revisited" by Theodore (Ted) Barris, 1977. 7) excerpt from "Grande Prairie: Capital of the Peace" by Isabel Campbell. 8) "Report on an exploration from Port Simpson on the Pacific Coast, to Edmonton on the Saskatchewan" by George M. Dawson, 1879.Geological Survey of Canada. 9) excerpt from "Lands Forlorn" by George A. Douglas, 1914. 10) excerpt from Canadian Pacific Railway Report by Sandford Fleming, 1880.Appendix 6, 13 "The Physical Character of the Prairie Region obtained from authentic sources". 11) excerpt from "A Hatchet Mark in Duplicate" by Rev. A.C.Garrioch. 12) excerpt from "Sport and Travel in the Northland of Canada" by David Hanbury, 1904. 13) excerpt from "The Barren Grounds of Nothern Canada" by Warburton Pike, 1892. 14) excerpt from "Explorations in the Far North" by Frank Russell, 1898. 15) excerpt from" David Thompson's Narrative of his explorations in Western America, 1784-1812". Edited by J.B.Tyrrell, 1916. 16) excerpt from "Tar on the Floats" by Margaret McDougall. References to Art Schumacher and Earl Wright. 17) excerpt from "Son of the North" by Charles Camsell, 1954. 18) excerpt from "In Search of a Polar Continent, 1905-1907" by Alfred H. Harrison. References to Loutit family and Von Hammerstein. 19) excerpt from "The Arctic Prairie" by Ernest Thompson Seton, 1911.

Athabasca Archives book excerpt collection

Athabasca Archives Hudson's Bay Company collection

  • CA ATH ath-1867
  • Collection
  • 1799-1924 : Copied 1986

The collection consists of newspaper clippings, lists of accounts, letterbooks, personal papers, correspondence, inspection reports, transportation modes and costs, inventories pertaining to the Hudson's Bay Company and its presence in Alberta and Athabasca, where it established a post from 1877-1924. Included are articles from the Beaver magazine: "Skippering a scow" on the Athabasca by N.A.Howland; The Last of the Brigades by Guy Blanchet; and Inland Journey by J.W.Chalmers (Treaty 8).

Athabasca Archives Hudson's Bay Company collection

Athabasca Heritage Society fonds

  • CA ATH ath-1992
  • Fonds
  • 1997-2001

The fonds consists of 9 photographs from the February, 1999 Collections Display; Canada Millenium Partnership Program application; October, 1999 Site Planning Workshop notes; meeting minutes and financial statements for 1999-2001; and a newspaper clipping scrapbook, 1997-1999.

Athabasca Heritage Society

Carl Lahser fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2037
  • Fonds
  • 1997-1998

The fonds consists of Carl Lahser's self-published paperback editions of Otto Lahser's diary: "Back Door to the Yukon"; Carl Lahser's 1998 trip diary: "Chasing the Enterprise, verification of a Klondike diary "; and Carl Lahser's poems: "Cryptic Romance".

Lahser, Carl

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