Archive Finding Aids

Here are detailed file-by-file descriptions of the contents of specific fonds and/or links to scanned documents.

Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Company office, [ca. 1904]
Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Company office, [ca. 1904]

Carr, McCormick, Brown Family fonds

To view brief biography of family and summary of contents click here.

Table of Contents

indicates that the series includes scanned documents or photographs.

Series 1 Personal and family papers. -- 1904-1966
Series 2 Photographs. -- [1880s]-1947


Series 1 Personal and family papers. - 1904-1966.
Charles E. Carr
M-7904-1Business card, campaign leaflet, Canadian Manufacturers' Association programs, etc.. -- 1916. -- 1927 and nd
M-7904-2Spray Camp ledger. -- 1926-1927
Elizabeth Cartwright Carr
M-7904-3Diary. -- 1907
George Cartwright and family
M-7904-4Grocery bills, greeting cards, etc.. -- 1904-1917
Helen Carr McCormick
M-7904-5School notes and projects, Central Collegiate Institute. -- 1921-1925
M-7904-6Botany notebook. -- 1920s
M-7904-7Calgary Normal School notes and yearbook. -- 1928
M-7904-8Volunteer Auxiliary Drivers' Corps certificate and manual. 1941
M-7904-9 Notebook kept during trip to England. -- [ca. 1970s]. -- An older, 1950s book was used.
M-7904-10Knox United Church (originally Presbyterian). -- 1919-1966. -- Consists of newsletters, programs of services, annual reports, etc.
M-7904-11Southern Alberta Pioneers' and their Descendants (originally Southern Alberta Pioneers' and Oldtimers' Association). -- 1944-1983. -- Consists of memberships, programs, etc.
M-7904-12Southern Alberta Pioneers' and their Descendants membership lists. -- 1988 and nd
M-7904-13Glencoe Club. -- 1961-1970. -- Consists of memorandum of association, rules and regulations, memberships, newsletters, etc.
M-7904-14Glencoe Club annual reports. -- 1963-1970
M-7904-15Skyline Trail Hikers of the Canadian Rockies. -- 1944-1971. -- Consists of newsletters, newsclippings, etc. Includes brochures for Lake O'Hara Lodge and Diamond Cross Ranch.
M-7904-16Alberta Social Credit League leadership convention. -- 1968
M-7904-17Programs, menus, etc. gathered by family members. -- 1901-1982
M-7904-18Province of Alberta departmental exams. -- 1908
M-7904-19First World War French embroidered postcards. -- 1915
M-7904-20 Miscellaneous - Calgary Goodwill Ambassadors card, household inventory book, war brochure, and pension plan book for employees of Gas & Oil Refineries / Gas & Oil Products / Patron Oil Company / Valley Oil Operators.
M-7904-osThree calendars. -- 1929-1949
Rosemary McCormick Brown
M-8613-1Letters to her mother, Helen Carr McCormick. -- 1950-1966. -- Includes Brownie and CGIT programs, etc.
M-8613-2Christopher Robin School and Montessori School papers. -- 1957-1963. -- Includes circulars, school policies, etc.
M-8613-3Business account book. -- 1960-1963. -- Possibly for Office Reproductions, the company for which Helen Carr McCormick worked.
M-8613-4Queen Elizabeth Junior High School exercise book and school papers. -- 1961-1963.
M-8613-5Queen Elizabeth Junior High School year books and school magazine, The Trumpeter. -- 1963-1966.
M-8613-6Test papers and answers. -- 1965 and nd.
M-8613-7Family tree for the Carr / McCormick / Brown family; postcards; CNR tickets; and memorabilia of trip to Yukon, [ca. 1914-1992].
M-8613-8Baby congratulations and gift cards on birth of Rosemary McCormick, and Holy Cross Hospital bills. -- 1952-1953.
M-8613-9Helen Carr McCormicks Christmas letters. -- 1960-1987. -- Early ones are signed by both Helen and Rosemary.
M-8613-10Correspondence re defective Toodles doll. -- 1957-1958.
M-8613-11Greeting cards. -- 1960-1966.
M-8613-12Rosemarys childhood art works, [late 1950s-early 1960s].
M-8613-13Newspaper cartoon series, Les Canadiens (in French). -- [ca. 1960s].
M-8613-14Scrapbook of greeting cards and theatre programs. -- [ca. 1912-1960s]
M-8613-15Helen Carrs Cradle Roll Certificate. -- 1912; Sadie W. Carrs Pioneers Certificate. -- 1930.
Series 2

Photographs. -- [ca. 1880s]-1947. -- 96 photographs

Many of these photographs have been scanned. View now.

PA-2337-1 Rugby champions. -- 1925-1926. -- 1 photograph. -- Consists of composite photograph of interscholastic rugby champions from Central High School or Central Collegiate Institute.
PA-2370-(1-60) Cartwright family, Eau Claire, etc. -- 1905-1942. -- 60 photographs. -- Consists of views of the Cartwright family, Sylvan Lake, Banff, Eau Claire logging camps (Ghost River, Kananaskis areas), Hartell oil refinery, staff of G.F. and J. Galt importers, Malcolm MacKenzie house in Fort Macleod, hunters with game, Minnie Kern, Warren Libby, Calgary Herald print shops, Major Seaton, Bow River, Australian airmen at Currie Barracks, and Helen Carr as a baby.
PB-562-1 Volunteer Auxiliary Driving Corps. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph. -- Consists of a view of the graduating class of the General Motors Volunteer Auxiliary Driving Corps, Calgary.
PB-580-(1-6) Calgary groups and personalities. -- [1906-late 1920s]. -- 6 photographs. -- Consists of views of Calgary groups (including the Calgary Fire Brigade Band), Reverend and Mrs. John Clarke, and Knox Church.
PB-628-(1-5) Calgary buildings, etc. -- 1904-1947. -- 5 photographs. -- Consists of views of the Calgary town hall, police office, interiors of butcher and grocery stores, members at the Calgary Stock Exchange, and the Western Canadian tournament of the Calgary Stampeders bowlers.
PC-74-(1-3) Prince's Island Tennis Club. -- n.d. -- 3 photographs. -- Consists of two hand-tinted views of the Tennis Club. Includes a photo of a letter about the naming of Calgary.
PE-152 Hand-tinted panorama of Calgary. -- [ca. 1911]. -- 1 photograph
NA-1386-1 Eau Claire Lumber Company mill. -- n.d. -- 1 photograph. -- Taken by photographer W.J. Oliver.
NA-1447-(1-33) Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Company, Calgary views, etc. -- [ca. 1880s]-1947. -- 33 photographs. -- Consists of views of the Lumber Company, camps, log drives, Bow River, Calgary personalities and buildings, the Cartwright family, etc. Some of these photographs are copies of photographs described above.
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