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W.D. Albright
W.D. Albright with apples, 1929
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W.D. Albright fonds

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Series 1 Textual records. -- 1905-1961, predominant 1919-1961
Series 2 Photographs. -- 1904-1944

Inventory

Series 1

Textual records. -- 1905-1961, predominant 1919-1961. -- 75 cm of textual records. -- The series consists W. D. Albright's writings, primarily about agricultural and historical topics, including articles, a manuscript for a book, radio broadcasts, poetry and letters to the editor. Also consists of historical material, compiled by Albright, about the following communities and individuals: Beaverlodge, Battle River, Fort St. John, Hudson Hope, Fort Vermilion, Grande Prairie, Grouard, High Prairie, Lesser Slave Lake, Pouce Coupe, Rolla, Dawson Creek, Shaftesbury, Dunvegan, Spirit River, Wanham, Sheridan Lawrence, Alex Monkman, and Robert Jones. Includes meteorological records and extensive newspaper clippings.

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Unpublished articles written by W.D. Albright. -- n.d. -- Consists of:

1. Improving the Oats Ration for Hogs

2. A Handy Gothic-roofed Barn

3. The Champion Grain District of the World

4. Reward Wheat

5. A Sane Land Settlement Policy Scanned Document View now.

6. Settlement Problem in the Peace Scanned Document View now.

7. Peace River's Testing Time

8. What Meteorology Means to the Farmer

9. An Economic Land Settlement Policy

10. Lecture Services

11. Demonstration under farm conditions

12. Gardens of the MacKenzie District

13. The Natural Hot House of the Peace

14. Do we want a Farmer’s Party?

15. The Triumph of Protectionism

16. Western Farms and Farm Homes

17. Breeding a Wheat for the North

18. An Expert Gardener in the Peace

19. Bacon-Hog Production stressed in lectures

20. Peace River Cattle on Self Feed

21. Wireworms and their Contro

22. Frontier Horticulture

23. Garnet Admixture - Further Complications Through Natural Crossing

24. Good Farming is Clean Farming

25. Pig Paralysis - and Vitamins

26. A Quarter Century of Experimentation

27. Vitamin “A” in a Swine Feeding. -- June 15, 1942

28. A Garden in the Wilderness. -- October 6, 1942

29. Danger of Alfalfa Bloat. -- May 24, 1943

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Published articles written by W.D. Albright. -- 1919-1943 and n.d. -- Consists of:

1. Road map Edmonton to Peace River District (Transferred to Glenbow Library)

2. "Racing against time over Peace River Trails"

3. "A pen picture of the Peace Plateau"

4. "Agriculture in the North", The Canadian Countryman

5. "History of the Athabaska and Peace", Edmonton Journal. -- June 12, 1926

6. "What Pioneering Means", The Beaver. -- February 8, 1919

7. “The Province on the Peace”, Grande Prairie Board of Trade Gazette. -- March 31, 1921

8. “A Prince of the Frontier” (Robert Jones), The Family Herald and Weekly Star, Montreal. -- December 17, 1924

9. “The Province on the Peace”, The Nor-West Farmer. -- December 5, 1922

10. “Harrow to Clear New Land”, The Family Herald and Weekly Star, Montreal. -- November 9, 1932

11. “Lifting the Burden”, The Family Herald and Weekly Star, Montreal. -- December 26, 1923

12. "Canada's Century", The Farmer’s Advocate. -- December 13, 1923. -- “Canada’s Century”

13. "Pioneering the Last Great West", The Nor-West Farmer. -- December 5, 1925

14. “Through the MacKenzie Basin by Air”, The Farmer’s Advocate. -- December 11, 1930

15. “Alberta Acquires Control of the rich Peace River Lands”, Edmonton Journal. -- October 15, 1930

16. “Hands Across the Boundary”, Peace River Block News, Christmas number. -- December, 1932

17. “Homes of The Peace”, The Family Herald and Weekly Star. -- December 6, 1932

18. “Ice-Jam Irrigation on the Lower MacKenzie”, The Family Herald and Weekly Star. -- November 10, 1933

19. "Racing Winter on the Peace”, submitted to Toronto Saturday Night. -- October 31, 1933

20. Production on the Lower Peace. -- Submitted September 19 to The Family Herald and Weekly Star

21. "Past, Present and Future of the Peace". -- June, 1937

22. "The Sunshine Trail Through the Peace", Edmonton Journal. -- May 25, 1935

23. "Construction of New Highway Draws Attention to North Crops", Edmonton Journal. -- June 5, 1943

24. "Where is the North", Edmonton Journal. -- May 6, 1943

25. “The 70,000.000 Acres of the Peace", The Country Guide. -- February 1, 1929

26. "The Seventy Million Acres of the Peace", submitted to The Country Guide. -- November, 1928

27. Peace River from the Air", The Nor’West Farmer. -- December 5, 1929

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Biographical material about W.D. Albright. -- 1928-1955 and n.d. -- Consists of:

1. The Dominion Experimental Sub Station

2. Biographical notes - W. D. Albright for “Who’s Who in American Education”

3. Photograph of W. D. Albright (Transferred to photo files No. PA-450-1)

4. Newspaper clipping - Edmonton Journal. -- December 29, 1945. -- re Honorary Degree conferred upon W. D. Albright.

5. In Memory of W. D. Albright - by R. J. Deachman

6. Copy of Citation of the Historical Sites Committee, regarding the erection of a tablet and cairn in honour of W. D. Albright. -- September 15, 1954

7. Souvenir Programme re unveiling of cairn

8. Copy of letter to Mrs. J. M. Sherk of Wembley. -- January 21, 1928. -- from W. D. Albright.

9. W. D. Albright - "Notes as at March 31, 1945"

10. W. D. Albright - Scientific Agriculturist - By E. C. Stacey, Superintendent, Beaverlodge, Alberta.  Read at unveiling of cairn. -- July 15, 1954

11. Newspaper clipping re fiftieth anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Albright

12. Christmas card and letter from Ruth, Gordon and family

13. Letter from Eileen - New Westminster, B.C. -- December 7, 1955

14. Family history of W. D. Albright

15. Genealogical Notes - W. D. Albright

16. Family history of W. D. Albright

17. Newspaper clipping re Pte. F. S. Albright - killed in first flight

18. Family Register

19. Sample of Grandfather’s handwriting

20. Article intialled “C.R.A.!”

21. "The Pioneer of Dunn Township in Haldimand Country" - Written for the Women’s Institute by Mrs. N. Bowden. -- February 24, 1928

22. Christmas card and letter from Marion and Mary Prentiss

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Manuscript for book on Peace River by W.E. Albright, edited and compiled in part by Mrs. Albright. -- 1937-1959 and n.d. -- Consists of:

1. Introduction or Preface

2. What Pioneering Means

3. Pioneering in the Peace

4. Robert Jones - A Prince of the North Frontier

5. Dunvegan

6. The Lawrence Family

7. List of historical events by Dates - 16 pages

8. 70,000,000 acres of the Peace

9. Notes compiled for history of the Peace

10. Fort Vermilion

11. Fort Vermilion. -- May 31, 1951. -- John Bourassa - Passing of Sheridan Lawrence

12. Fort Vermilion. -- February 16-18. -- The Hay Lakes Residential School

13. Notes re Fort Vermilion

14. Notes re first flight of Peace River weekly air mail service. -- March 13, 1937

15. Letter to Mrs. Albright dated. -- December 23, 1959. -- From Mr. and Mrs. Peter Chomiak of Rocky Lane, Alberta

16. Letter to Maud and Garnet from Mrs. Albright. -- December 23, 1959

17. Pencilled notes re pioneers

18. Letter to Mrs. Albright. -- September 30, 1959. -- From Right Rev. A. H. Sovereign D. D. Vernon.

19. Letter addressed to Mrs. Sheridan Lawrence but not delivered

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Pamphlets and periodicals. -- 1923-1934 and n.d. -- Consists of:

1. House of Common Debates - Official Report - Unrevised Edition Vol. LXIV, No. 80. -- Tuesday, June 11, 1929

2. Newspaper clipping - “North Country Represented in Alberta Cabinet” - Hon. Hugh W. Allen

3. Production in the Peace - by W. D. Albright

4. Hold the Snow - by W. D. Albright, Superintendent, Dominion Experimental Substation, Beaverlodge, Alberta

5. Crop Growth in High Latitudes - by W. D. Albright - Reprinted from The Geographical Review. -- October, 1933 (2 copies)

6. In the Trough of the Wave - by:  W. D. Albright Dominion of Canada Department of Agriculture Pamphlet No. 36, 1923

7. Newspaper - “Witness and Canadian Homestead” - Life of John Redpath Dougall, born. -- August 17, 1841, died September 18, 1934.

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Biographical and family material. -- 1943-1946. -- Consists of:

1. “Apostle of the Peace”, The Country Guide. -- January, 1943 by H. S. Fry

2. “W.D Albright Passes”, Edmonton Journal

3. “Noted Farm Expert W. D. Albright Dies”, clipping from newspaper. -- May 2, 1946

4. Souvenir Programme - William Donald Albright, L. L.D. -- 1881-1946. -- Unveiling of the Tablet and Cairn erected by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada at the Experimental Station, Beaverlodge, Alberta, in honour of William Donald Albright, First Superintendent on. -- Wednesday, September 15, 1954, at 2: 30 o’clock p.m.1. “Apostle of the Peace”, The Country Guide. -- January, 1943 by H. S. Fry

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Notes and rough handwritten manuscript for an article on the history of Grande Prairie agriculture. -- n.d.

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Articles by A.H. McQuarrie. -- 1956-1959 and n.d. -- Consists of:

1. Copy of letter to J. G. MacGregor. -- 1956

2. Now it can be told --- A Series of stories of events n the early years of Settlement in the Peace Rive District of Alberta

3. The Peace River Country in. -- 1959

4. Our Changing Times

5. On the Old Trails

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Addresses and radio broadcasts by W.D. Albright. -- 1942-1945. -- Consists of:

1. Trials of the Pioneer - Address to Sudenten Settlers at Tupper, B.C. -- October 14, 1941

2. The Cost of Victory - Radio talk over CFGP. -- March 6, 1942

3. How much can be lend for Victoria - address on behalf of Third Victory Loan, Ceremonial Day. -- October 18, 1942

4. Making it Practical - radio talk over CFGP. -- May 3, 1943. -- in connection with the Fourth Victory Loan

5. Put Victory Fist - address over CFGP. -- April 26, 1944

6. Victory Bonds and Farm planning - radio talk. -- February 1945

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Poetry by W.D. Albright. -- 1942-1943 and n.d. -- Consists of:

1. Poems of W. D. Albright. -- n.d.

2. Poems of W. D. Albright, Christmas Roses. -- 1942

3. Poems of W. D. Albright, Song of September. -- 1943

4. The Dunvegan Cannon Ball - Author unknown

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Letters to the editor and miscellaneous correspondence. -- 1905-1945, 1960-1961. -- Consists of:

1. Copy of letter to the Editor, of the Grande Prairie Herald. -- June 7, 1935. -- Signed by Beaverlodge Board of Trade

2. "The Confessions of a Bachelor", Farmer’s Advocate. -- November 16, 1905

3. Copy of letter to Editor, "Our Dumb Animals". -- November 21, 1921

4. Memoranda of conversation with George Fowler, Lake Saskatoon. -- April 21, 1921

5. Copy of letter of Dr. Francis H. Rowley, American Humane Education Society. -- December 7, 1921

6. Copy of letter to Editor, Edmonton Journal. -- June 1, 1931

7. Copy of letter to Editor, Edmonton Journal. -- September 1, 1932

8. Copy of letter to W. D. Albright. -- April 15, 1921. -- from J. K. Cornwall, Edmonton

9. Copy of letter to Director, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa. -- June 7, 1934

10. Copy of letter to W. H. Porter, Managing Editor, Farmer’s Advocate and Home Magazine. -- August 23, 1939

11. Copy of letter to Editor, Canadian Countryman, Toronto. -- October 17, 1942

12. Copy of letter to Robert S. Gard, Department of Extension, University of Alberta, Edmonton. -- March 3, 1944

13. Copy of letter to Gordon L. Smith, Editor, Financial Post, Toronto. -- June 16, 1944

14. Copy of letter to “Ray and Jean”. -- May 11, 1945

15. Copy of article to the Editor - re Funerals - dated ?

16. Letter to Mrs. Eva B. Albright from V. A. Pope, Editor, The Family Herald. -- January 13, 1960

17. Letter to Mrs. Eva B. Albright from L. J. Trickett. -- June 1, 1961

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General articles by W.D. Albright. -- 1914-1942. -- Consists of:

1. "The Poetry of Achievement", published in the Farmers’ Magazine, Toronto. -- December 1914

2. Newspaper clipping “An Ideal of Womanhood”, Grande Prairie Herald. -- July 26, 1932. -- An address delivered at the Annual Constituency Conference of Women’s Institutes, held at Wembley on Monday, July 18th

3. "The Trials of the Stage Driver or Feminine Indecision or Feminine Logic"

4. "Shock Troops of the North Frontier or Reality in Literature"

5. "Saskatoon-Mountain Park Trail Improved" - Beaverlodge, Alberta. -- August 24

6. "Education no Substitute for Religion"

7. "The Pleasures we take for granted"

8. Qualifications desirable in an Agricultural Editor reporting for the Agricultural Press

9. Handwritten notes re debate

10. Newspaper clipping. -- September 3, 1939. -- Includes typewritten copy. Open letter addressed to public through Peace River weeklies and the Edmonton Journal - “Behooves Everyone to do his best in Country’s cause”

11. Newspaper clipping - Athabasca Echo. -- December 22, 1939. -- “War for Peace”

12. Copy of letter to Editor, Edmonton Journal. -- March 28, 1940. -- “Significance of the Provincial Election

13. Why we are at War prepared. -- December 15, 1941, as a Christmas Greeting.

14. She Lives to Serve - Article re woman doctor. -- 1942

15. To All who want to win the war - re drafting men for war service. -- April 13, 1942

16. “I” Must win the war

17. We can Serve by Saving

18. War for Peace

19. Prepare for the Worst

20. War or Peace at Home. -- June, 1939

21. Where the Single Tax falls down

22. Newspaper clipping and copy - Reflections in Retirement. -- June, 1945

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Meetings. -- 1929-1933. -- Consists of:

1. Account of meeting in Victory Hall, Beaverlodge, Alta. -- on November 29 to celebrate the opening of the new school. -- 1929.

2. Notes of meeting at home of W.D. Albright, Beaverlodge, Alberta. -- April 13, 1933

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General interviews by W.D. Albright. -- 1933. -- Consists of:

1. Early days in Grande Prairie - Inerview with Alex Monkman. -- April 2nd and 3rd, 1933

2. Miscellaneous and personal notes of Old Timers - Interview with W. F. Bredin. -- June 12, 1933

3. Historical notes of Grande Prairie District - William N. Bernard of Beaverlodge, Alberta. -- October 1, 1933

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Alex Monkman file. -- 1920-1941. -- Consists of:

1. Copy of letter to Alex Monkman. -- January 16, 1922

2. Copy of letter to Alex Monkman. -- February 27, 1922

3. Copy of letter to George Tate, Grande Prairie. -- March 15, 1922

4. Copy of letter to Alex Monkman. -- March 15, 1922

5. Copy of letter to W.D. Albright from Alex Monkman re First Settlers of Grande Prairie. -- February 13th, 1922

6. Notes re Early days in Upper Peace River Country - Interview with Alex Monkman by W.D. Albright. -- Winter, 1920-21

7. Livestock in Grande Prairie - Interview with Alex Monkman by W.D. Albright. -- April 2 and 3, 1933

8. Newspaper clipping, Grande Prairie Herald re Obituary Mrs. Anne Tate. -- April 3, 1931

9. Newspaper clipping, Northern Tribune re Trail Blazers of Monkman Pass getting ready. -- May 27, 1937

10. Newspaper clipping, Northern Tribune re Monkman Pass Highway Association hold meeting. -- June 3, 1937

11. Newspaper clipping, Northern Tribune re Obituary of Mrs. Alex Monkman. -- May 11, 1939

12. Newspaper clipping, Northern Tribune re Obituary George Tate. -- January 11, 1940

13. Newspaper clipping,  the Herald Tribune re Obituary Alex Monkman. -- October 2, 1941

14. Newspaper clipping, the Herald Tribune re Obituary Alex Monkman. -- October 4, 1941

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Beaverlodge Station historical notes. -- 1932-1944 and n.d. -- Consists of:

1. Copy of letter sent to General Secretary, Institute International D’Agriculture, Rome, Italy. -- May 15, 1932

2. Copy item in Peace River Block News, Dawson Creek, B.C. -- June 7, 1935 - “The Greatest Good to the Greatest Number”, “Let people decide”

3. Article re William Donald Albright

4. “Wide Field is Served by Beaverlodge Station”, Edmonton Journal by W.D. Albright. -- May, 1942

5. Beaverlodge has been given name of The Garden of Eden”, Edmonton Journal. -- March 14, 1942

6. Station property acquired by Government

7. "Timely Hints from the Beaverlodge Station" by W. D. Albright. -- September 1, 1944

8. "Timely Hints from the Beaverlodge Station" by W. D. Albright - Au Revoir - A Personal Message. -- September 8, 1944

9. "Timely Hints from the Beaverlodge Station" by W. D. Albright - A Christmas Message

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Battle River District historical notes. -- 1929-1935. -- Consists of:

1. Letter from E. Dierig, Red Star, Alta. -- July 28, 1929

2. Item from Peace River Record, re Otto H. Bieraugel, Pioneer of Notikewin Died Friday last. -- March 16, 1934

3. Item from Northern Gazette re Battle River Grain Leading Again. -- October 25, 1935
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Fort St. John and Hudson Hope historical notes. -- 1920-1936 and n.d.. -- Consists of:

1. Copy of letter to Superintendent, Dominion Experimental Substation, Beaverlodge, signed by H. A. Cadenhead dated. -- February 20, 1922

2. Copy of letter to H. A. Cadenhead, Half Way River, B.C. signed by F. W. Beatton dated. -- March 4, 1922

3. Copy of letter to W. D. Albright from H. A. Cadenhead dated. -- March 6, 1922

4. Copy of letter to W. D. Albright from R. J. Ogilvie, Fort St. John, B.C. dated. -March 7, 1922

5. Copy of letter to W. D. Albright from H. A. Cadenhead dated. -- March 20, 1922

6. Copy of letter to W. D Albright from Robert McDermott, Edwin, Man. dated. -March 14, 1928

7. Interview with S. E. Cushway, Fort St. John , B.C. -- February 1, 1929

8. Hudson’s Hope - by George Pendleton, Mackenzie River - Athabasca Districts (Item from “The Beaver” Hudson’s Bay Company. -- September 1931)

9. New Flour Mill at Fort St. John opened Saturday (Item from Peace River Block News, Rolla, B.C. -- November 10, 1931)

10. Early Days at Fort St. John, B.C.

11. The Peace River Canyon

12. The British Columbian Peace - Souvenir. -- 1936

13. Early Days at Fort St. John, B.C. -- re Nigger Dan [Black settler]

14. “Hudson Hope ‘The Head of Navigation on Peace’”, Peace River Block News, Rolla, B.C. -- December 16, 1930

15. “Fort St. John ‘Centre of the Peace River Block’”, Peace River Block News, Rolla, B.C. -- December 16, 1920

16. Power Project Holds Promise for future City at “The Hope”

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Fort Vermilion, Sheridan Lawrence and Robert Jones historical notes. -- 1922-1960 and n.d. -- Consists of:

1. Copy of letter to W. D. Albright from the Edmonton Board of Trade, signed by John Blue, Secretary dated. -- February 24, 1922

2. Distances on Peace River (Per Capt. Cowley)

3. Anglican Church History in the North - Proceedings of the Twelfth Synod of the Diocese of Athabasca - held at High Prairie. -- June 18 and 19, 1924

4. Anglican Mission Efforts in the Peace River Country - based on interview with Bishop Robins. -- July 1924

5. Copy of letter from R. J. Wynee, Fort Vermilion, Alberta - December 2, 1924

6. "The Way of Pioneers", Grain Growers Guide re Sheridan Lawrence - March 3, 1926

7. Extracts from “The Wintering Partners on Peace River” by J. N. Wallace re Fort Vermilion printed. -- 1929

8. Interview with Sheridan Lawrence (On M. B. “Weenusk” en route Fort Vermilion to Peace River. -- June 1932

9. Marriage of Popular Couple at N. Vermilion - From the Northern Gazette. -- September 16, 1932. -- As slightly revised by the Lawrence Family of Fort Vermilion

10. Old timer of Fort Vermilion died suddenly Saturday - (Item from the Northern Gazette. -- October 28, 1932.  Verified by Albert Lawrence, Fort Vermilion, under date of. -- December 13, 1932)

11. Robert Jones. -- Not dated

12. Anglican Missionary in Diocese. -- 1894-1933. Died in Edmonton. From typed report of Social Survey of the Peace River Country by Dr. G. A. Dawson and Associates. -- June 1933. (Successive States of the Settlement Process)

13. Copy of item in Peace River Block News, entitled “George Tate and party pay visit to P. R. Block”. -- September 12, 1933

14. Racing winter on the Peace - by W. D. Albright

15. History - Fort Vermilion area - St. Luke’s Mission

16. Mercy Flight to Fort Vermilion - “Pilots of the Purple Twilight” by Philip H. Godsell, former inspecting officer for the Hudson’s Bay Company

17. Mrs. M. M. Lawrence died in Saskatchewan - (Unverified clipping from Peace River Record. -- November 3, 1933)

18. Copy of item from “Cap and Gown”. -- December, 1934, Wycliffe College, University of Toronto, sent by Rev. Principal McElheran - The Passing of a Great Pilgrim

19. Guide of ’98 died last week at Dixonville - Item in Peace River Record and Northern Gazette. -- December 14, 1940 - Re Henry Thomas

20. Extracts from “The Land of the Muskeg”

21. A Short Appraisal of the Potential Agricultural Resources of Fort Vermilion by B. K. Acton. -- October, 1942 - with pictures

22. The Mighty Peace by Oliver Scott - Appeared in The Peace River Record. -- in 1951

23. Letter to Mrs. E. Albright from C. H. Anderson, Superintendent, Experimental Farm Fort Vermilion. -- January 19, 1960

24. Rough notes - Pioneering in the Peace

25. "Canada’s Choice Grain at Chicago", The Family Herald. -- December 17, 1934

26. "A Prince of the Frontier" [Robert Jones] by W. D. Albright, The Family Herald and Weekly Star. -- December 24, 1934

27. "Margaret Lawrence, Thrice a Pioneer", The Country Guide. -- October, 1930

28. "Famed Garden of Peace River", Edmonton Journal. -- December 30, 1933

29. "Travelled this North Country 40 years ago", The Peace River Record. -- December 7, 1934

30. "Mr. and Mrs. S. Lawrence have been in North 50 years", The Peace River Record. -- July 31, 1936

31. "Historic Fort Vermilion", address by W.D. Albright, The Northern Tribune. -- September 8, 1938

32. "First Fair at Fort Vermilion" by W. D. Albright, The Family Herald and Weekly Star. -- October 5, 1938

33. Newspaper clipping, Sheridan Lawrence - Obituary

34. "Peering Back at Prairie Farming", by Prof. J.W.G. [Grant] MacEwan, The Family Herald and Weekly Star. -- April 10, 1940

35. "Lawrence Clan Gathers in force at Peace River for big Family Reunion", The Herald Tribune. -- June 22, 1940

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Grande Prairie and district historical notes. -- 1921-1934 and n.d.. -- Consists of:

1. Copy of letter addressed to R. Cochrane, Grande Prairie from Louie Callihoo, Bezanson, Alberta, under date of. -- February 25, 1939

2. Interview with Louis Callihoo by William J. Moody, Moody’s Crossing Bezanson, Alberta. -- April, 1933

3. Copy of letter written by Adam Callihoo dated. -- 1st February

4. Copy of letter written to W.D. Albright by D. Sexsmith dated. -- March 12, 1921

5. Copy of letter written to W.D. Albright by D. Sexsmith dated. -- November, 1925

6. Historical notes re Norman Talbot, Sexsmith, Alberta (Copy of letter received from Norman Talbot. -- September 1, 1933

7. Malcolm Campbell, Grande Prairie - Interview. -- March 10, 1921

8. Interview with George Yeomans, Hythe, “Baldy Red”. -- June 23, 1930

9. Historical notes re Swan G. Anderson, Sexsmith, Alberta, as supplied by Mrs. R. N. Shaw, Sexsmith, Alberta under date of. -- September 15, 1933

10. Historical notes re Walter Graham MacFarlane, B.A., B.A.Sc., Buffalo Lake, Alta. as supplied by him under date of. -- December, 1933

11. Capt. Gilbert Blake, Bad Heart, Alberta (Information supplied by Capt. Gilbert Blake. -- September 25, 1933)

12. Historical notes re S. J. Webb, 126 Belmont Ave., Ottawa, supplied by him under date of. -- November 6, 1933

13. Historical notes supplied by Mr. J. J. Haan, Grande Prairie, Alta. on. -- May 10, 1934

14. Copy of letter dated. -- April 18, 1934. -- received from Wm. Innes, Manager Hillhurst branch, The Royal Bank of Canada, Calgary, Alberta, re Mr. W. H. Smith

15. Historical notes supplied by Wm. Innes, Hillhurst Branch, Royal Bank, Calgary, Alberta, formerly Bank Manager in Grande Prairie. -- April, 1934

16. Historical notes re Neil McNab, supplied by him under date of. -- April 4, 1934. -- Sexsmith, Alberta

17. Copy of letter from Frank Guthrie, Grande Prairie dated. -- November 28, 1933

18. Beloved Pioneer of Teepee Creek District Laid to Rest (Item in Northern Tribune. -- March 22, 1934). -- Mrs. Cary Mildred Kirt

19. Historical notes supplied by F. a. Johnston, Dimsdale, Alta. under date of. -- May 30, 1934

20. Copy of letter to Mr. Albright from E. Hawkinson dated. -- February 26, 1921

21. Copy of letter to W. D. Albright from Tom Kerr, Calais, P.O. Alberta dated. -August 1, 1927 with clipping from Grande Prairie Herald

22. Copy of letter to Mr. Albright from C. F. Hopkins, Lake Saskatoon, Alta. dated. -- March 5, 1921

23. Historical notes re Francois Adam, Hythe, Alberta supplied by him under date of. -- February 16, 1934

24. Historical notes F. C. Fletcher, Hythe, Alberta supplied by him in. -- 1934

25. Interview with George Harris

26. Historical note re George J. (Kelly) Sunderman, Hythe, Alberta, as supplied by him under date of . -- November, 1933

27. Historical notes re Theodore Cleland, Halcourt, Alta., as supplied by Roy Cleland, Halcourt, Alta. -- December, 1933

28. Obituary - The late Rede Stone.  Obituary notes supplemented by information obtained. -- March 12, 1934 in an interview with George Stone.

29. Historical notes re M. S. White, 148 Scarborough Road, Toronto 8, Ont. As supplied by him under date of. -- October 13, 1933

30. Miss Mary Roberts

31. Historical note - Grande Prairie (From Grande Prairie Herald. -- December 20, 1933). -- Re Death Ellsworth Foy

32. Historical note - The late William H. Crabbe

33. Historical note - Obituary - Mrs. Robert C. Lossing

34. Historical note - Obituary - Paul Flint

35. For article on History of Agriculture in Grande Prairie - Beginning of the Valhalla settlement

36. Interview with Alex Craig, Wembley. -- October 7, 1933

37. Historical notes re Alex Craig, Wembley, Alberta supplied by him under date of. -- November 20, 1933

38. United Farmers of Alberta (UFA) organization, Beaverlodge - Meetings. -- September 11, 1911 to July 13, 1914

39. Agricultural Societies (Verified by Mr. W. H. Watts)

40. First Automobiles in the Peace

41. Copy of letter from William Grant, Wembley, Alberta. -- March 17, 1933

42. Copy of letter from William Grant, Wembley, Alberta. -- April 13, 1933

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Grouard and High Prairie historical notes. -- 1921-1940 and n.d. -- Consists of:

1. List of clippings - Grouard - High Prairie

2. Crop Report. -- 1921. -- Copy in G.S.

3. Copy of letter to W. D. Albright from J. Calais. -- March 3, 1921

4. Early settlement in High Prairie - notes obtained by W. D. Albright. -- About 1922

5. Early days in High Prairie

6. Copy of clipping from The Peace River Record. -- April 17, 1931. -- sent to W. D. Albright by Mrs. William McCue

7. "Richard H. Waite of High Prairie Claimed by Death, The Northern Tribune. -- September 29, 1935

8. "Tom Chisholm, Old Yukoner, Passes to Rest after 92 Years", The Peace River Record. -- May 29, 1936

9. "Highly Respected Old Timer Woman of High Prairie Dies" [Mrs. Mary Ireland], The Northern Tribune. -- April 2, 1938

10. "High Prairie Hospital Opens New Wing", The Northern Tribune. -- November 10, 1938

11. "Death Claims First White Woman in High Prairie District' [Mrs. Sovernie Fewang], Herald Tribune. -- January 4, 1940

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Lesser Slave Lake historical notes. -- 1924-1941. -- Consists of:

1. Falher Creamery Limited. -- August or September, 1924

2. Copy of letter rom C. Falher of Grouard. -- December 10, 1925

3. Copy of letter from H. C. A. Bell dated. -- May 8, 1930

4. "LAC Edward Helmer, Resident of Kinuso, killed", The Peace River Record. -- July 4, 1941

M-8-23

Pouce Coupe, Rolla and Dawson Creek, British Columbia historical notes. -- 1922-1943 and n.d. -- Consists of:

1. Copy of letter to Mrs. Tremblay - later Mrs. Gauthier dated. -- January 14, 1922 from W. D. Albright.

2. Copy of letter to W. D. Albright from E. A. Corbett, Secretary, University of Alberta Department of Extension, dated. -- January 31, 1922

3. Copy of letter to W. D. Albright from Colin G. Groff, Publicity Commissioner, Department of Agriculture, Edmonton, dated. -- February 6, 1922

4. Copy of letter to W. D. Albright from George Goodman, dated. -- February 24, 1922.

5. Old Settler Meets Accidental Death - Unverified item from Peace River Block News. -- September 26, 1933

6. "An Old Timer Reviews Sunset Prairie History", Peace River Block News. -- December 19, 1933

7. "Impressive funeral service of the late Louis P. Codona", Peace River Block News. -- October 1, 1937

8. "New Government Building at Pouce Coupe near completion", extract from item in Peace River Block News. -- May 23, 1940

9. Historical notes - William Stuart-Simpson

10. Early Settlement in Pouce Coupe - G. F. Hart and George Goodman

11. A Short history of Rolla and District

12. Life of the People of Peace River Block - The Call of the Frontier

13. "When Elevators complete Dawson Creek will Present most impressive Sky Line", Grande Prairie Herald. -- October 10, 1930

14. "Pouce Coupe the Gateway to the Block". Peace River News, Rolla, B.C. -- December 16, 1930

15. "The Granary of the Peace", Peace River News, Rolla, B.C. -- December 16, 1930

16. " Dawson Creek, The Railway Terminus”, Peace River News, Rolla, B.C. -- December 16, 1930

17. "Pouce Coupe, Gateway to the famous Peace River Block", Grande Prairie Herald. -- December 19, 1930

18. " Announcement Causes Village to Experience 'That Grand and Glorious Feeling'", Grand Prairie Herald. -- May 9, 1930

19. "Pouce Coupe, Dawson Creek, Celebrate over Rail Line completion with Outside", Alberta Farm Journal. -- January 21, 1931

20. "Opening of High Level Bridge Marks Development of Districts", Peace River Block News. -- September 12, 1933

21. "Two hundred People attend Ceremony on Wednesday last" [hospital opened], Peace River Block News. -- December 6, 1932

22. "Cherry Pont - 135 miles from Grande Prairie", Grande Prairie Herald. -- January 10, 1933

23. Newspaper clipping re death of Mrs. R. C. Lossing, mother of Mrs. Albright. -- December 7, 1934

24. "Many attend last rites of Frank Haskins", Peace River Block News. -- September 17, 1937

25. "Seed Growers take over Dawson Creek Mill and Propety", Northern Tribune. -- January 13, 1938

26. " Drilling Equipment that went West over N.A.R. [Northern Alberta Railway] Wednesday morning Arouses Speculation", Northern Tribune. -- April 21, 1938

27. "Finding of Shirt and Two pieces of bones near Brainard by R.C.M.P. clears up mysterious disappearance Bay Tree boy", Northern Tribune. -- May 19, 1938

28. "Showing of Oil and Gas struck in the Bonanza Well", Northern Tribune. -- July 7, 1938

29. "Great Interest Shown in Pouce Coupe Oil Fields", Grande Prairie Herald. -- July 7, 1938

30. "Local Effort in Drilling for Oil at Bonanza Receiving Hearty Financial Support", Northern Tribune. -- October 6, 1938

31. "Well-Known Old Timer Passed Away at Dawson Creek" [Ernie Knudson], Northern Tribune. -- January 5, 1939

32. "Last of the Sudeten Settlers arrived on Friday, August 11", The Herald Tribune. -- August 17, 1939

33. "Hundreds attend funeral of George Hart, Pouce Coupe", The Herald Tribune. -- July 9, 1942

34. "Many attend funeral of late George Hart", Peace River Block News. -- July 9, 1942

35. "Respected North Rolla Resident Passes", Peace River Block News. -- October 1, 1942 - Jacob Reinertson

36. "Old Timer Passes Away at Pouce Coupe" [John Alexander Suffern], Peace River Block News. -- April 8, 1943

37. Newspaper clipping, George Tate and Party pay Visit to Peace River Block

M-8-24

Shaftesbury and Dunvegan and north of Peace historical notes. -- 1922-1943 and n.d. -- Consists of:

1. Interview by W. D. Albright with Capt. A. L. Brick. -- October 15, 1934

2. Early Settlement in the North Country - Interview with Frank A. Hoffman by W. D. Albright. -- September, 1924

3. Newspaper clipping, Peace River Record. -- October 3, 1930

4. Newspaper clipping, Family Herald and Weekly Star. -- January 13, 1932

5. Newspaper clipping, Peace River Record. -- September 16, 1943

6. Copy of letter to W. D. Albright by J. B. Early. -- November, 1931

7. Notes on the life of J. B. Early

8. Early Days in the Peace River Country - Notes obtained. -- July, 1924. -- by W. D. Albright and verified by John Lamont

9. North of the Peace Historical Notes - re D. H. Koelin, Brownvale

10. Interview with Capt. A. L. Brick by W. D. Albright. -- About 1922 or 1923

11. Family history of Rev. J. Gough Brick - Information obtained principally from Capt. A. L. Brick in two letters dated. -- March 12, 1945 and April 18, 1945. -- the latter drawing upon a copy of the family records obtained from his sister, who copied it from the family Bible (3 copies)

12. Interview by W. D. Albright with Capt. A. L. Brick. -- October 15, 1934

13. Nine-foot Davis - Item from Northern Gazette dated. -- December 9, 1938

14. In Memory of Louis Bourassa, O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire).  Item from Peace River Record. -- December 9, 1938

15. Will seek public support north of Peace Highway - Item from Peace River Record. -- December 23, 1938

16. Early days in the Peace Rive - Interview. -- September, 1922 with the late George McLeod, then Sheriff of Peace River, by W. D. Albright

17. Notes on St. Augustine Mission - By Rev. Father S. Lajoie, O.M.I. Director of St. Augustine Mission, Peace River. -- August 13, 1937

18. Golden wedding of Erin Lodge Couple - quoted from the Northern Review, Fairview, Alta. and verified by M. W. Paul

19. "Erin Lodge couple celebrate their Golden Wedding", Peace River Record. -- September 16, 1932

20. "Ice 'Goes out' but Peace is still frozen over, Peace River Record. -- April 20, 1934)

21. "J. L. Waller, well known resident of Berwyn passes", Peace River Record. -- March 16, 1934

22. "Popular Veteran Died at Saskatoon After Long Illness" [Howard Fincham], Peace River Record. -- February 3, 1933

23. "Mrs. Nagle, beloved character of early days passes on", Peace River Record. -- June 29, 1934

24. Interview with Duncan McDonald, Dunvegan, Alta. -- February 10, 1927 by W. D. Albright

25. Copy of clipping from Peace River Record. -- November18, 1926. -- Re Mrs. Eliza M. Ostrander

26. Copy of clipping from Peace River Record. -- February 25, 1926. -- Re Donald Stewart

27. Copy of clipping from Peace River Record. -- August 25, 1927. -- Re Major P. A. Beveridge

28. Copy of clipping from Peace River Record. -- May 5, 1927 - Mrs. Keith passed away last Monday
M-8-25

Spirit River historical notes. -- 1921-1934 and n.d. -- Consists of:

1. Early Days in Spirit River - Interview. -- July, 1924

2. Interview with Mrs. B. D. Brooks, Spirit River. -- August 1925

. Interview by W. D. Albright

3. Re Late John William Anderson - from Rycroft News, Grande Prairie Herald. -- December 20, 1932

4. "Mrs. R. C. Fitton of Spirit River", Northern Tribune. -- January 25, 1934

5. Early Days in the Peace River - Interview. -- September, 1922 with the late George McLeod, then Sheriff of Peace River by W. D. Albright

6. Record of Settlement in the Whiteburn District

7. Spirit River District - Confidential notes obtained in. -- 1924. -- from Mr. Maloney by W. D. Albright

8. Historical notes - C. P. District - Copy of a letter received from William English, Rycroft, Alta. under date of. -- May 21, 1934

9. Copy of letter to W. D. Albright from W. S. O. English. -- March 14, 1921

10. Copy of letter to Mr. W. S. O. English. -- November 5, 1925

11. Copy of letter to W. D. Albright by W. S. O. English. -- 1926

12. Notes re William English

13. Newspaper article re death of W.S.O. English, The Northern Tribune. -- November 17, 1938
M-8-26

Wanham district historical notes. -- 1930-1940. -- Consists of:

1. "Old Timer Wanham District Passes on" [E.D. Prevost], Grande Prairie Herald and Peace River Record. -- July or August, 1930

2. Notes re Sheep by Capt. Gilbert Blake, under date of. -- September 15, 1933

3. "Highly Respected Woman, Wanham Passes on Augsut 2nd" [Mrs. Gena  Wrolson], Herald Tribune. -- August 10, 1939

4. "William McLean, Pioneer of Heat Valley Passes", Herald Tribune. -- March 21, 1940

M-8-27

General papers. -- 1926-1942 and n.d. -- Consists of:

1. A Journey from Edmonton to Beaverlodge. -- 1909

2. Resolution Beaverlodge Local of the United Farmers of Alberta (UFA). -- January 7, 1928

3. Beaverlodge. -- October 2, 1929. -- Item re Forestry Service Airplane

4. Letter selected from Dr. Percy Jackson’s letters written from Notikewin. -- April 11, 1930

5. List of members of the original Bull outfit who left Edmonton. -- 1909.  Memo as at. -- November 30, 1934

6. "Bee Keeping in the Peace River Region", newspaper article by W. D. Albright, Peace River Record. -- July 22, 1926

7. "Beginning with Bees in the Peace" by W. D. Albright, American Bee Journal. -- November, 1927

8. "Sweetness from the Northern Plains". -- February 6, 1934. -- Article sent to American Bee Journal.

9. From Letter by Georges Bugnet, Lake Majeau, Alta. -- October 21, 1930

10. Minutes of First Annual Meeting of the General Council of Associated Peace River Boards of Trade Held at Dominion Experimental sub-station Beaverlodge. -- June 25, 1932

11. Address by Chairman W. D. Albright to first Annual Meeting of the General Council Associated Peace River Boards of Trade, Beaverlodge. -- June 25, 1932

12. Experiences of W. D. Savage on Trail from McConnell Creek Mining Field to his home at Lymburn, Alberta, from Edmonton Journal. -- October 15, 1932

13."Root Harrow with Plank Frame", submitted to The Family Herald and Weekly Star. -- October 21, 1932

14. "J.W. Frame dies at Northern Home", Edmonton Journal. -- December 9, 1932

15. "Heart Valley loses one of Earliest Pioneers" [Alexander MacDonald], Northern Tribune. -- January 12, 1933

16. Address of Chairman, W.D. Albright, to second annual meeting of the General council Associated Peace River Boards of Trade, High Prairie, Alta. -- June 8, 1933

17. Minutes of the Second Annual Meeting of the General Council of Associated Peace River Boards of Trade - High Prairie. -- June 8, 1933

18. News item - Beaverlodge remembered in Washington

19. Miscellaneous notes. -- June 16, 1933

20. A few Historical notes about Tom Kerr, Calais, P.O. Alta. -- September 22, 1933

21. Copy of letter from Jno. W. Brant, Director, Canadian Natinal Livestock Reocrds, Ottawa, Ont. Dated. -- December 8, 1933

22. Cereals and Forage Crops in the North by M. Godrey B.S.A. -- March 29, 1935

23. Elevators in peace River country. -- 1936

24. The Budget - Address by R. J. Deachman - from Handsard. -- May 11, 1936

25. More Fragments by R. J. Deachman

26. Motion re Livestock shipping passed unanimously by Beaverlodge Local U.F.A. -- June 13, 1936

27. The Monkman Pass Highway - Radio talk by Arthur M. Smith, Wembley, Alta. over CFGP. -- November 2, 1937

28. Notes from radio talk by W.D. Albright. -- August 24, 1938

29. Elevators in Peace River Country, 1938

30. Possibly the first Beekeeper in Alberta. -- August 9, 1940

31. Over a quarter ton of apples and crabs at Beaverlodge. -- October 3, 1940

32. Extract from letter dated. -- April, 1941. -- from W. J. Raison, Edmonton

33. Pioneer Physician, Dr. Maclean Dies - from Edmonton Journal. -- November 26, 1941

34. Mouse-Proof Granaries. -- December 22, 1941. -- Issued by Department of Agriculture, Ottawa

35. Animal Cycles - Replies. -- January 26, 1942. -- by W. D. Albright, to Questionnaire by Prof. Wm. Rowen

36. Grande Prairie Apples; Peace River Oranges

37. Prescription for Horse Tonic

38. Home Improvement Always Worthwhile - by W. D. Albright

39. Handwritten notes re Elmworth District.  Handwritten notes re Pioneers.

40. Timely Hints from the Beaverlodge Station - by W. D. Albright

41. Handwritten notes re Grain Exhibitions

42. Newspaper clipping, "Early Repairing Tillage Machines is Recommended" by G. N. Denike

43. "Bravo, Mr. Dechman", Macleans Magazine. -- July 1, 1936

44. "Time Marches On" by Madge Truce, Northern Tribune. -- October 20, 1938

45. "Dr. Sproule, dentist, dies at Edmonton", The Herald Tribune. -- May 1, 1941
M-8-28

Dominion Experimental Station, Beaverlodge. -- 1936-1937. -- Consists of:

1. Letter from Director, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa. -- July 24, 1936. -- Re sales tax.

2. Letter from Director, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa. -- November 5, 1936. -Re suppliers.

3. Article re Actives of Cereal Division during month of January, 1937

4. Statement of Sales at Beaverlodge - week ending February 20, 1937

5. Statement of Expenditures for month ending February 27, 1937

6. Statement of Sales at Beaverlodge week ending March 13, 1937

7. Statement of Sales at Beaverlodge week ending March 20, 1937

8. Letter from Director, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa dated February 27, 1937, and reply of March 8, 1937 re purchases.

9. Letter from Director, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa. -- March 11, 1937. -- Re stationery supplies.

10. Letter from Director, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa. -- March 12, 1937. -- Re accounts.

11. Letter from Director, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa dated March 23, 1937 and reply dated April 5, 1937. -- Re employees.

12. Letter from Director, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa dated March 22, 1937 and reply dated April 5, 1937. -- Re employees.

13. Letter from Director, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa dated March 27, 1937 and reply dated April 8, 1937. -- Re stationery.

14. Copy of Farm News Letter, “A Cereal Treat for the Farmer". -- May, 1937

15. Statement of Expenditure at Beaverlodge for month ending June 30, 1937. -- With payroll, etc.

16. Statement of Bank account

17. Sundry accounts

M-8-29

Fort Vermilion Experimental Station. -- 1957-1960. -- Consists of:

1. Agricultural Settlement in the Lower Peace River Region - Issued by Experimental Farm, Vermilion, Alberta

2. Agricultural Settlement in the Lower Peace River Region - Issued by Experimental Farm, Vermilion, Alberta. -- January, 1957

3. Research Findings. -- 1957. -- Experimental Farm, Fort Vermilion, Alberta

4. Cereal Variety Trials - Experimental Farm, Research Branch, Fort Vermilion, Alberta. -- 1959

5. Recommended Annual Flowers - Experimental Farm, Fort Vermilion, Alberta. -- December, 1959

6. Recommended Vegetable Varieties for the Lower Peace River Region, Experimental Farm Research Branch, Fort Vermilion, Alberta. -- December, 1959

7. Recommended Tree Fruits Small Fruits and Ornamental shrubs for the Lower Peace River Region, Experimental Farm, Research Branch, Fort Vermilion, Alberta. -- December, 1959

8. Experimental Farm News, Fort Vermilion, Alberta. -- 1958

9. Letter to Mrs. E. Albright, Department of Agriculture, Experimental Farms Service Fort Vermilion. -- February 5, 1960
M-8-30

Agriculture and horticulture notes. -- 1910-1938. -- Consists of:

1. Historical notes from Gordon Sherk’s Diary. -- 1910-1919

2. History of crop conditions in Peace River District. -- 1916-1932

3. Copy of letter to John W. Brant, National Livestock Records, Ottawa, dated. -- July 22, 1924

4. Copy of letter to W. D. Albright from J. W. Brant, Ottawa. -- October 21, 1924

5. Alex Craig Ripens Sapa Plums. -- 1932. -- And notes re Alex Craig.

6. "First White Woman in Goodfare district.  Died" [Ellen Jane Hall], Grande Prairie Herald. -- April 12, 1932

7. Interview with Mr. John Watson, Flying Shot Lake, Alberta by W. D. Albright. -- September 14, 1933

8. Notes re Sheep by Mitchell Willis, Sexsmith, Alberta under date of September 18, 1933

9. John Sutherland, R.R. 1, Wembley, Alberta - Information supplied by John Sutherland. -- September 19, 1933

10. Information about Holstein Cattle supplied by I. V. Macklin, Grande Prairie, under date of December 16, 1933

11. Historical notes supplied by Mr. C. M. Clarke, Sexsmith, Alberta under date of February 12, 1934

12. Re sheep in Peace River. -- August 22, 1934

13. Copy of letter from John B. Thompson to W. D. Albright dated. -- November 1, 1924

14. Newspaper clipping, G. S. Moyer, Former Oats King Dies

15. "The Agriculture Frontier" by W. D. Albright as printed in the Farmer’s Advocate. -- June 20, 1927

16. "Northward Ho!" by W. D. Albright, as printed in Ontario Farmer. -- December, 1929

17. "Gardening in the Peace", Farm & Home. -- April 1, 1930

18. "Clairmont Still Holds Place as Important Grain Center", Grande Prairie Herald. -- December 19, 1930

19. "Hythe has Experienced Rapid Development in Two years", Grande Prairie Herald. -- December 19, 1930

20. "Wembley - the District that made Peace River Famous", Grande Prairie Herald. -- December 19, 1930

21. "A Unique Prize Winner at World’s Grain Show" [C. Pursell], The Northern Tribune. -- August 31, 1933

22. "Legacy of Oats in the Peace River District", Peace River Record. -- February 19, 1937

23. "Timely Hints from the Beaverlodge sub-Station" by W. D. Albright, The Northern Tribune. -- May 27, 1937

24."Lloyd Captures Wheat Title, Justyn annexes Oat Title; Trelle is Second in Wheat", The Northern Tribune. -- December 1, 1938

25. "Reducing a Six-Cent Spread in Marketing", Farm and Ranch Review. -- December, 1938

M-8-31

Meteorolgical records. -- 1932-1934, 1937. -- Consists of:

1. Long-Term Monthly Precipitation at Lethbridge, Alberta. -- 1902-1932

2. Table of Extreme High and Low Temperatures Registered at Lethbridge, Alberta. -- 1902-1932

3. Long-Term Average Monthly Temperatures at Lethbridge, Alberta. -- 1902-1932

4. Long-Term Monthly hours of Sunshine, Lacombe, Alberta. -- 1908-1932

5. Long-Term Mean Monthly Temperatures at Lacombe, Alberta. -- 1908-1932

6. Long-Term Monthly Precipitation at Lacombe, Alberta. -- 1908-1932

7. Long-Term Monthly Sunshine at Fort Vermilion, Alberta. -- 1908-1932

8. Long-Term Monthly mean maximum temperatures at Fort Vermilion. -- 1909-1932

9. Long-Term Monthly Mean Temperatures (Minimum) at Fort Vermilion, 1909-1932

10. Long-Term Monthly average temperatures at Fort Vermilion, Alberta. -- 1909-1934

11. Table of Extreme high and low temperatures registered at Fort Vermilion, Alberta. -- 1909-1934

12. Long-Term Average Monthly Temperatures at Ottawa, Ontario. -- 1890-1932

13. Long-Term monthly precipitation at Ottawa, Ontario. -- 1890-1932

14. Long-Term monthly evaporation from a free-water surface at Lethbridge, Alberta. -- 1922-1932

15. Cropping Data, Kapuskasing, Ontario. -- 1918-1932

16. Comparison of monthly average minimum temperatures at Beaverlodge (hill and slough) with Lacombe and Lethbridge, average for three years. -- 1930-1931 and 1932

17. Marquis Wheat - Data taken in connection with the “Influence of Environment Plots” projects under supervision Division of Chemistry, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa. -- 1924-1932

18. Long-Term monthly evaporation at Lacombe, Alberta, Ecological study. -- 1923-1932

19. Date of Seeding and date of ripening of Wheat, Oats, Barley and Peas at Fort Vermilion, Alberta. -- 1924-1932

20. Days Maturing & Yields (pounds per acre) for Wheat, Oats, Barley and Peas at Vermilion, Alberta. -- 1924-1932

21. Days Maturing & Yields (pounds per acre) for Wheat, Oats, Barley and Peas at Vermilion, Alberta. -- 1924-1932

22. Date of Seeding and date of ripening of Wheat, Oats, Barley and Peas at Vermilion, Alberta. -- 1924-1932

23. Days Maturing and Yields (pounds per acre) for Wheat, Oats, Barley and Peas at Edmonton. -- 1924-1932

24. Dates of seeding and dates of ripening for Wheat, Oats, Barley and Peas at Edmonton. -- 1924-1932

25. Dates of Maturing and Yields (pounds per acre) for Wheat, Oats, Barley and Peas at Lacombe, Alberta. -- 1924-1932

26. Dates of seeding and dates of ripening for Wheat, Oats, Barley and Peas at Beaverlodge, Alberta. -- 1934-1932

27. Dates of seeding and dates of ripening for Wheat, Oats, Barley and Pease at Lethbridge (Irrigated). -- 1924-1932

28. Dates of Maturing and Yields per acre for Wheat, Oats, Barley and Peas at Lethbridge (Irrigated). -1924-1932

29. Dates of seeding and dates of ripening for Wheat, Oats, Barley and Peas at Lethbridge (Dry land). -- 1924-1932

30. Dates of seeding and dates of ripening for Wheat, Oats, Barley and Peas at Lethbridge (non irrigated). -- 1924-1932

31. Dates of Maturing and Yields (Pounds per acre) for Wheat, Oats, Barley and Peas at the Points indicated (average eight years. -- 1924-1931)

32. Comparison of Monthly Average Minimum Temperatures at Beaverlodge (Hill and Slough) for years. -- 1930, 1931 and 1932

33. Days of Maturing and Yields (Pounds per acre) for Wheat, Oats, Barley and Peas at the Points indicated (Average eight years. -- 1924-1931)

34. Table of averages of monthly totals of sunshine at the points indicated. -- 1897-1932

35. Table of average precipitation at the points indicated. -- 1890-1932

36. Miscellaneous Meteorological Records at Kapuskasing, Ontario. -- 1918-1932

37. Miscellaneous Meteorological Records, Ottawa, Ontario to. -- 1932

38. J. Patterson, Meteorological Service, Toronto explains the occurrence of a semi-blizzard in the Peace on. -- April 3rd

39. Table of Latitude, Longitude, Elevation, etc. on MacKenzie Basin and other Canadian points

40. An eight year average of Yields and days maturing of various cereals. -- 1925-1932 inc.

41. Points gleaned from “A short course in elementary meteorology” by W. H. Pick, loaned to Dominion Experimental Station, Beaverlodge. -- 1926

42. Table showing longest Frost-free period for Beaverlodge (Hill and Slough), Lacombe and Lethbridge for year. -- 1930-1931 and 1932

43. Protein Ferments of Winter Cereals and their cold resistance - R. H. Kling, abstract from Journal of Agricultural Science. -- 1931

44. List of Publications - Ecological Study

45. From letter by Dr A. S. Hopkins. -- March 8, 1932. -- to Dr. Stefansson

46. Climate of the MacKenzie Basin in relation to Agriculture - By W. D. Albright. -- April, 1933

47. Re Blizzard and Chinook - From letter dated. -- April 11, 1933. -- from J. Patterson Meteorological Service of Canada, Toronto

48. Temperature changes with Altitude and Latitude - From letter by John Patterson, to W. D. Albright, dated. -- April 28, 1933

49. Copy of Summary of “Comparative Responses of a Spring and Winter Wheat to Day Length and Temperature” by a. M. Hurd-Karrer. -- May 15, 1933

50. Extract from “Comparative Responses of a Spring and Winter Wheat to Day Length and temperature” by Annie M. Hurd-Karrer. -- May 15, 1933

51. Normal Precipitation for Seven Canadian Points as per letter by J. Patterson, Toronto dated. -- May 23, 1933

52. Copy of letter from John M. Arthur, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Inc. Yonkers, N.Y. -- July 11, 1933

53. Copy of letter from W. W. Garner, Principal Physiologist in Charge, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, dated. -- July 12, 1933

54. Copy of letter from H. C. Thompson, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. dated. -- July 22, 1933

55. Copy of letter from J. Patterson, Toronto to W. D. Albright, dated. -- September 11, 1933

56. Copy of letter received from Dr. O. S. Aamodt, University of Alberta, Edmonton, under date of. -- January 13, 1934

57. Extract from letter written by Dr. Vihjalmur Stefansson to Professor W. A. Mackintosh, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ont. under date of. -- May 16, 1934

58. Effect of Day Length on flowering of Timothy - Correspondence from Dr. H. A. Allard, Department of Agriculture, Washington. -- October 30, 1934

59. Copy of letter from John M. Arthur, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Inc. Yonkers, N.Y. dated. -- January 27, 1937

M-8-32

Agriculture and Horticulture report. -- 1936. -- Consists of:

1. Agriculture and Horticulture in Canada’s Western Arctic, by W. D. Albright, Superintendent, Dominion Experimental Sub-Station, Beaverlodge, Alberta. -- March 25, 1936

2. Agriculture and Horticulture in Canada’s Western Arctic, by W. D. Albright, Superintendent, Dominion Experimental Sub-Station, Beaverlodge, Alberta. -- April 9, 1936

3. Agriculture and Horticulture by W. D. Albright. -- May 15, 1936

M-8-33 Newspaper clippings - General
M-8-34 Newspaper clippings - Railways
M-8-35 Newspaper clippings - Coast outlet
M-8-36 Newspaper clippings - Boards of Trade
M-8-37 Newspaper clippings - Peace River country
M-8-38 Newspaper clippings - Monkman Pass Highway
M-8-39 Newspaper clippings - Historical
M-8-40 Newspaper clippings - Settlers
M-8-41 Newspaper clippings - Obituaries
M-8-42 Newspaper clippings - H.J. Moberly serial
M-8-43 Newspaper clippings - Economical and political
M-8-44 Newspaper clippings - Prize-winning exhibitions
M-8-45 Newspaper clippings - Horticulture
M-8-46 Newspaper clippings - Beaverlodge Experimental Station
M-8-47 Newspaper clippings - Articles by W.D. Albright
M-3862 Biography and reminiscences of W.D. Albright. -- 1944-1945
M-3863 Biographical sketches of Peace River country pioneers, written by Mrs. W.D. Albright. -- [ca. 1950s]. -- Consists of sketches of Walter Furnell, Frank Johnston, Mrs. Avery kenny, Mrs. Norman Talbot, and Mary Thompson.
M-3893 Interview with Franklin T. Brewer, conducted by Mrs. W.D. Albright. -- 1959. -- Consists of an interview about his life and the Elmworth district.
Series 2

Photographs. -- 1904-1944. -- 210 photographs. -- The series consists of views of the Lossing and Albright families, Beaverlodge, the Dominion Experimental Station, and agricultural machines, buildings and crops.

Many of these photographs have been scanned. View now.

PA-450 W.D. Albright and apples. -- 1929, 1940-1942. -- 6 photographs. -- Consists of a photo of W.D. Albright holding a sample of the first apple crop of the region (1929); and views of different varieties of apples, including Hibernal, Simbrisk, Red Siberian, Rosthern, crabapples, and may others.
PA-543 Beaverlodge views. -- 1920-1940. -- 40 photographs. -- Consists of views of Beaverlodge school, railway, grain elevators, Dominion Experimental Station, picnic day at the Station, W.D. Albright's house, swarm of bees, farming machinery and buildings, deserted log homestead shacks, and the Peace River ferry. Includes miscellaneous views of Fort Simpson, Fort Vermilion, Fort Smith and Aklavik.
PD-28 "Peace River Souvenir Pictures of historical interest and development 1907 [sic] to 1932. The heart of an inland empire, the beauty spot of Western Canada". -- 1904-1932. -- 1 album (81 photographs). -- The album belonged to Eva Albright.
PD-47-(1-3) "Through the Mackenzie Basin by Air". -- July 1930. -- 3 albums (70 photographs). -- Consists of photographs taken by W. D. Albright during a trip to the north. Includes views of Fort McMurray, Fort Fitzgerald, Fort Smith, and Aklavik. Includes views of settlements and buildings, northen gardens, vegetables, flowering plants, planes, and steamboats on the Mackenzie River. The three albums contain similar, and sometimes the same, views of the trip.
NA-493 Beaverlodge and Peace River. -- [1890s], 1909-1929. -- 18 photographs. -- Consists of views of the Peace River and Grande Prairie regions, Beaverlodge, the Dominion Experimental Station at Beaverlodge, and the Albright family.
ND-7 Apples. -- 1944. -- 2 nitrate negatives. -- Consists of views of apples produced at the Dominion Experimental Farm at Beaverlodge.
NB-15 Grouard-Peace River Trail and Beaverlodge. -- 1911-1928 and n.d. -- 63 nitrate negatives. -- Consists of views and stopping places along the Grouard-Peace River Trail, buildings and events at Beaverlodge, etc. Many were taken on the trip taken by R.C. Lossing and his daughter Eva Lossing (later Eva Albright), on the trip to their homestead.
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