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Athabasca Archives Fonds
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Glen Osment fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2223
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1962

The fonds consists of a monthly monetary record of prescription sales from May, 1955 to April, 1962.

Osment, Glen

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

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)

Peter Erasmus fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2220
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1931, 1985

The fonds consists of a 16 page typed biography of Peter Erasmus by an unidentified author; correspondence between Peter Erasmus and lawyer A.H.Gibson regarding homestead applications and Alberta Old Age Pension; A.H.Gibson correspondence with D.E.Cameron, librarian at the University of Alberta, and Rev. W.H.Day of Goodfish Lake re: photographs for a MacLeans magazine article on Peter Erasmus; and a letter of condolence to David Erasmus on the death of his father, Peter, from A.H.Gibson. The photographs are of A.H.Gibson and his wife in Whitehorse in 1957, and Peter Erasmus and a dog dated Oct.23, 1929. There are 4 newspaper articles from the July, 1985 Vancouver Sun regarding George Erasmus being elected grand chief of the Assembly of First Nations. Unrelated correspondence is between lawyers A.H.Gibson, W.J.Shortreed, and Harold Dean.

Erasmus, Peter

Richard H. Ross fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2219
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1931

The fonds consists of scenes of men, horses and machines at work; two views of cutting down the west hill coming into Athabasca; a car driving on a road through walls of snow; and three postcards sent to or by Mrs. Ross.

Ross, Richard H. Ross and Cornwall road construction

Walter Steinle fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2218
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1952

The fonds consists of photographs which include: Ilene Harps and Clayton Watt at their wedding with attendees Gordon Harps, Walter Steinle and June Harps; pictures of machinery and bridge construction, Larry Bush,chief engineer; and Ed Ryason, the cook. The five sheets of text are Walter's recollection of the construction camp and men and two stories of events that he experienced.

Steinle, Walter

Eileen Hendy fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2217
  • Fonds
  • 1991

The fonds consists of one article entitled "Athabasca Landing Ferry, (1906-1951)." The ferry service in Athabasca Landing began in 1906. In 1934 a cable cage system was installed as an auxiliary service to the ferry. When a bridge across the Athabasca River opened in 1952 the ferry service was discontinued. The article is illustrated with photographs, newspaper articles and crossing statistics.

Hendy, Eileen

Margot Kindt fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2216
  • Fonds
  • 1970s

The fonds consists of one framed oil on masonite painting by Margot Kindt painted in the 1970s.She took an art class in Athabasca. The subject of the painting is Sarah Taylor, widow of James Herbert Taylor, who moved to the Athabasca area in 1913. James died in 1930 and Sarah in 1983.

Kindt, Margot

Josephine Breckenridge fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2214
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1964

The fonds consists of a photocopy of the first edition of the Edmonton Bulletin Dec.6, 1880; Napoleon Huberdeau's Canadian National Railways Operating Rules dated July 1, 1929; a photocopy of Albert Gyte's 1934 land tax receipt; and a 1964 photograh of Josephine's Grade 2 class. The artifacts are:3 house keys, a school strap, 3 silk mantles for a kerosene lamp, 2 packages of Reckitt's bag blue dye, and embroidery scissors that came from Norway with Johanna Skare, Olga Huberdeau's mother.

Breckenridge, Josephine

Alexander Lennie fonds

  • CA ATH ath-2213
  • Fonds
  • 1983-1989

The fonds consists of information on: John Berg, Mr. Biault, Donald Booth, Floyd Calvert, Herb Calvert, Mark Ferguson, Russell Fodchuk, Steve Fodchuk, Gosselin family, Gullion family, Kinikinik Post Office, Kostiw family, Russell Kostyk, Lac La Biche Trail, Lessard's house, Mr. MacDonald, Overacker family, Rennison family, Amber Ross, Bill Ross; Frank, George,Matt and Tim Sauer; Jimmy Service, Al Sharp's blacksmith shop, Charles Shoubridge, Sgt. Herbert Thorne, Dr. Andrew Turnbull, Scott Willey, homesteading, income, machinery, roads-East Hill, and Athabasca. The textual records consist of genealogical information on the Lennie and Anderson families of Fort Edmonton. Mentioned are school districts MacKenzie School No.234 and Summer School No.1668.

Lennie, Alexander

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