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Women at opening  of new hospital wing, Lacombe, 1949
Women at opening of new hospital wing, Lacombe, 1949
NA-3509-6

Lilly Craigie fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Lilly Craigie - Personal and family papers. -- 1879-1969
Series 2 Women's Missionary Society. -- 1926-1949
Series 3 Photographs. --[early 1900s]-1955

Inventory

Series 1 Lilly Craigie - Personal and family papers. -- 1882-1969. -- 32 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of Lilly's correspondence, trip diaries, scrapbooks of newspaper articles about Lacombe, and family memorabilia including autograph books.
M-285-1 Lila Carter's autograph book. -- 1882-1893
M-285-2 Alice Carter's autograph book. -- 1879-1893
M-285-os Alice Carter's school diploma. -- 1879
M-285-3 Correspondence with family and friends re travelling. -- 1954
M-285-4 Correspondence with family and friends re travelling. -- 1954-1957
M-285-5 "Two Pioneer Families, 1828-1847" - Family history of the Carter and Wyatt families written by Lila Ann Elizabeth Carter. -- 1938. -- Includes information about Walter Carter, Dr. Edward Montrose Sharpe, and Yukon travel.
M-285-6 Trip diary of the Dr. Edward M. Sharpe family, from Lacombe, Alberta to Phoenix, Arizona and back.
M-285-7 Lilly's diaries re daily activities and European travels. -- 1954-1957
M-285-8 Lilly's notebooks re trip to Britain. -- 1954
M-285-9 Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings. -- 1911-1960. -- 2 volumes. -- Consists of articles re personalities and history of the Lacombe area. Includes information about agricultural experimental stations, Blackfalds school, Chautauqua, Frank Slide, Raymond Leonard Gaetz, McDougall family, Louise McKinney, Red Deer, 1939 Royal Visit, Reverend F.W. Locke, Women's Insitute, and Women's Missionary Society.
M-285-10 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings. -- 1946-1949. -- 1 volume. -- Consists of articles re personalities and history of the Lacombe area. Includes information related to radio broadcasting and Reverend F.W. Locke.
M-285-11 Postcard scrapbook. -- n.d. -- 1 volumes. -- Consists of picture postcards from western Canada and the USA.
M-285-12 Postcards sent by Lilly Craigie during her travels. -- 1957 and n.d.
M-285-13 Greeting cards. -- n.d.
M-285-14 Christmas cards. -- n.d.
M-285-15 Lilly's article on the Royal Visit ot Canada. -- 1939
M-285-16 Prize list of the 7th Annual Alberta Horticultural Show and 14th Annual Lacombe and District Flower Show. -- 1961
M-285-17 Programs. -- 1961-1962. -- For the inaugural service of the Presbyterial and Conference, United Church Women.
M-285-18 Souvenir of the City of Winnipeg. -- n.d.
M-285-19 Pamphlets, newspaper clippings. -- 1924-1942 and n.d. -- Re the Okanagan Valley, snowstorm at Lacombe, and district war memorial.
M-285-20 Sewing sample book. -- n.d.
M-285-21 Newspaper clippings. -- 1954 and n.d. -- Re the Bluenose, Queen Elizabeth, civil service, Lacombe church, and wild flowers.
M-285-22 Newspaper clippings re Indian [First Nations] education in Canada. -- 1966-1969
M-2801 Handmade booklet of poems by Frances Sharpe. -- n.d. -- Annotated inside front cover: "My Poems as a Keepsake to Lillie with my love - Frances".
M-285-oversize Illustration from calendar, "Portrait of a Boy"
Series 2 Women's Missionary Society. -- 1926-1949. -- 5.5 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of proceedings of meetings of the provincial organization.
M-285-23 Programs of the 1st and 2nd meetings of the Alberta Conference Branch of the Women's Missionary Society of the United Church of Canada, held in Calgary. -- 1926-1927
M-285-24 Report of the 1st meeting of the Lacombe Presbyerial of the United Church, Women's Missionary Society. -- 1925
M-285-25 Report of the meeting of the Alberta Conference Board of the Women's Missionary Society, held in Calgary. -- 1926
M-285-26 Report of the 3rd annual provincial meeting of the Women's Missionary Society of the Unitd Church, held in Edmonton. -- 1928
M-285-27 Reports, newspaper clippings and notes. -- 1948-1949. -- Re Meeting of the Alberta Conference Board of the Women's Missionary Society, held in Edmonton. Includes the pamphlet "Before they Call" by Nellie McClung. Also includes information related to Mrs. T.C. Buchanan.
M-285-28 Historial sketch re the 40th anniversary of the founding of Lacombe, and the beginning of Presbyterian and Methodist services in town. -- n.d. -- Includes information related to Reverend F.W. Locke.
Series 3 Photographs. -- [early 1900s]-1955. -- 43 photographs. -- The series consists of views of the Sharpe family, Lacombe, sports teams, and Woman's Christian Temperance Union groups.

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PA-3006 Dr. E.M. Sharpe and family, Lacombe and British Columbia. -- 1904-1955. -- 29 photographs
PB-466 Fire Department, basketball and hockey teams, theatrical group, and town council, Lacombe, Alberta. -- [ca. 1906-1915]. -- 5 photographs
NA-3509 Dr. Edward Sharpe, Lacombe buildings, sports teams, and Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) groups. -- [early 1900s]-1949. -- 9 photographs
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