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Pioneers of southern Alberta, [ca. 1930s]
Pioneers of southern Alberta, [ca. 1930s]
NA-1075-28

Southern Alberta Pioneers and Their Descendants fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Administrative files. -- 1922-1994
Series 2 Members' biographical data. -- [ca. 1920]-2002
Series 3 Newspaper clippings. -- 1930-1998
Series 4 Scanned Document Photographs. -- 1886-[1970s]
Series 5 Sound recordings. -- 1955

Inventory

Series 1 Administrative files. -- 1922-1994. -- The series consists of membership rosters and constitution, stationery, programs and invitations, songsheet and newsletters.
M-2077-1Membership rosters and constitution. -- 1922-1978
M-2079-1Programs and invitations for annual round-ups. -- 1922-1959
M-2079-2Programs and invitations for annual round-ups. -- 1960-1989
M-8684-1 Song sheet used at first annual meeting. -- 1922
M-8684-2 Southern Alberta Pioneers and Their Descendants Newsletter. -- 1967-1994
Series 2 Members’ biographical data. -- [ca. 1920]-2002. -- The series consists of these sub-series: lists of pioneers; biographical data submitted by members; profiles of persons; and obituaries.
Lists of pioneers
M-4180-1 List of Names of Pioneer Families in Southern Alberta and Miscellaneous Information. -- 1951-1959
M-4180-2 List of pioneers whose photos are in the Southern Alberta Hut in Calgary. -- [ca. 1956]
Biographical data submitted by members : Calgary area
M-4180-3Aird, Alexander. -- 1956-1958
M-4180-4Allan, Alexander. -- [1956]
M-4180-5Allan, Richard. -- [1956]
M-4180-6Alford, Bertrand P. -- [1956]
M-4180-7Anderson, David. -- [1956]
M-4180-8Arnold, Charles H. Louis. -- [1956]
M-4180-9Bannerman, Joseph M. -- [1956], 1977
M-4180-10Banister, Albert Edward. -- 1956
M-4180-11Barber, John J. -- [1956]
M-4180-12Brewster, James I. -- [1956]
M-4180-13Church, William J. -- [1956]
M-4180-14Collicut, David. -- 1950, 1956-1958
M-4180-15Crick, Henry E. -- [1956]
M-4180-16Cross, A.E. family. -- 1957
M-4180-17Currie, John. -- [1956]
M-4180-18Cutting, Percy. -- 1952
M-4180-19Douglas, John. -- [1956]
M-4180-20Douglas, Howard. -- 1956
M-4180-21Dyson, Arthur. -- 1955-[1956]
M-4180-22Edworthy, Thomas and George. -- 1956
M-4180-23English, Thomas F. -- [1956]
M-4180-24Gibson, Harold A. -- 1957
M-4180-25Gray, Donald. -- [1956]
M-4180-26Hervey, Philip Charles Barnard. -- 1956-1959
M-4180-27Ingram, Hugh B. -- [1956]
M-4180-28Ings, Fred Walker and James Walter. -- 1956-1957
M-4180-29Johnston, George H. -- 1956-1958
M-4180-30Lawrence, Henry F. -- [1956]
M-4180-31Laycock, Joseph. -- 1956
M-4180-32Lucas, Alexander. -- [1956]
M-4180-33MacDonald, James. -- [1956]
M-4180-34McKevitt, James Francis. -- [1956]
M-4180-35Mackid, Drs. H.G. and L.S. -- [1956]-1958
M-4180-36McCrimmon, Malcolm. -- 1954- [1956]
M-4180-37McRae, Mrs. Alexander. -- 1957
M-4180-38McLeod, William. -- [1956]
M-4180-39McTavish, Adam R. -- [1956]
M-4180-40McTavish, Alexander S. -- [1956]
M-4180-41Moorhouse, Robert F.L. -- [1956]
M-4180-42Moss, Walter. -- 1951- [1956]
M-4180-43Murdoch, George. -- [ca. 1957]
M-4180-44Ockley, Mrs. W.J. -- 1948, 1957
M-4180-45Oaks, Arthur W. -- 1952- [1956]
M-4180-46Parker, David. -- [1956]
M-4180-47 Pinkham, Bishop William Cyprian. -- 1958. -- 9 b&w photographs
M-4180-48Robb, Edward. -- [1956]
M-4180-49Rogers, Alfred B. -- [1956]
M-4180-50Rogers, James. -- [1956]
M-4180-51Ross, Walter. -- 1957
M-4180-52Riley, Arthur W.E. -- 1946, 1950, 1957
M-4180-53Shelley, Edward A. -- [1956]
M-4180-54Turner, Robert. -- [1956]
M-4180-55Tyrell, Joseph B. -- 1957
M-4180-56Van Wart, John G. -- [1956]
M-4180-57Wilkin, Charles J. -- [1956]
M-4180-58Wilson, Harold B. -- [1956]
M-4180-59Wilson, Thomas. -- 1957
M-4180-60Winchell, Mrs. Frank. -- 1957
M-4180-61Worden, Hiram G. -- [1956]
Biographical data submitted by members : Red Deer area
M-4180-62Beatty, George. -- 1953- [1956]
M-4180-63Beatty, James. -- [1956]
M-4180-64Burch, John. -- [1956]
M-4180-65Cassells, William A. -- [1956]
M-4180-66Champ, William. -- [1956]
M-4180-67Dawson, James. -- [1956]
M-4180-68Dobbler, Daniel. -- [1956]
M-4180-69Dodd, John. -- [1956]
M-4180-70Gaetz, Beaumont. -- [1956]
M-4180-71Gaetz, Leonard. -- [1956]
M-4180-72Gaetz, Hezekiah. -- [1956]
M-4180-73Gaetz, Isaac. -- [1956]
M-4180-74Gaetz, John J. -- [1956]
M-4180-75Gaetz, Thomas A. -- [1956]
M-4180-76Green, Thomas. -- [1956]
M-4180-77Green, Ebenezer W. -- [1956]
M-4180-78Gregson, Douglas. -- [1956]
M-4180-79Hodgson, Thomas. -- [1956]
M-4180-80Meeres, Horace. -- [1956]
M-4180-81Prichard, Solomon. -- 1957
M-4180-82Reeves, Emmanuel. -- [1956]
M-4180-83Reinholt, I.F. -- [1956]
M-4180-84Sigurdsson, Ofeigur. -- [1956]
M-4180-85Smith, George W. -- [1956]
M-4180-86Smith, James. -- [1956]
M-4180-87Smith, Joseph M. -- [1956]
M-4180-88Springbett, William. -- [1956]
M-4180-89Stelfox, Henry. -- 1957
M-4180-90Stephenson, Joseph. -- [1956]
M-4180-91Stephansson, Stephan. -- [1956]
M-4180-92Trimble, Andrew H. -- [1956]
M-4180-93White, Christopher. -- [1956]
M-4180-94Wilson, Stephen. -- [1956]
Biographical data submitted by members : Pincher Creek and Crowsnest area
M-4180-95Bell, Donald. -- [1956]
M-4180-96Bell, Lachlan. -- [1956]
M-4180-97Brown, John George "Kootenai". -- [1956]
M-4180-98Cox, Arthur E. -- [1956]
M-4180-99Dempster, Alexander R. -- [1956]
M-4180-100Elton, Col. Robert William. -- [1956]-1958
M-4180-101Freebairn, John. -- [1956]
M-4180-102Garnett, Louis O. -- [1956]
M-4180-103Herron, John. -- 1956
M-4180-104Holloway, Mart V. -- 1956
M-4180-105Huddleston, William W. -- [1956]
M-4180-106Ives, Ellen L. -- [1956]
M-4180-107Kerr, Robert J. -- [1956]
M-4180-108Lee, William S. -- 1958
M-4180-109LeVasseur, George N. -- [1956]
M-4180-110Lynch, Denis F. -- 1956
M-4180-111Lynch-Staunton, Richard. -- [1956]
M-4180-112McConnell, J. Orrin. -- 1951-1957
M-4180-113McEwen, Peter. -- [1956]
M-4180-114McKay, Daniel James. -- [1956]
M-4180-115Metzler, William H. -- [1956]
M-4180-116Murphy, John. -- [1956]
M-4180-117Raper, Arthur C. -- [1956]
M-4180-118Wilson, Alfred. -- [1956]
M-4180-119Wood, George I. -- 1956-1957
Biographical data submitted by members : Strathmore and Brooks area
M-4180-120Brown, William. -- [1956]
M-4180-121Cornish, Archdeacon, F.C. -- 1956-1959
M-4180-122Dafoe, John. -- 1956-1957
M-4180-123Daw, Frank. -- 1955-[1956]
M-4180-124Haynes, Canon W.R. -- 1956-1957
M-4180-125Janes, Reuben A. -- [1956]
M-4180-126Laycock, Thomas. -- [1956]
M-4180-127McElroy, George M. -- [1956]
M-4180-128Stocken, Canon H.W. Gibbon. -- 1955-1957
M-4180-129Tims, Archdeacon J.W. -- 1956
M-4180-130Ware, John. -- 1953-1958
M-4180-131Whitney, Benjamin. -- [1956]
Biographical data submitted by members : Fort Macleod area
M-4180-132Bell, James W. -- [1956]
M-4180-133Foster, William F. -- [1956]
M-4180-134 Gallagher, Michael J. -- [1956] Scanned Document View now.
M-4180-135Glass, John. -- [1956]
M-4180-136Grier, David J. -- [1956]
M-4180-137Heaps, Samuel. -- 1956-1957
M-4180-138Huckvale, Walter. -- [1956]
M-4180-139Kanouse, Fred. -- [1956]-1957
M-4180-140Leeds, Charles F.A. -- [1956]
M-4180-141Long, Henry G. -- [1956]
M-4180-142Lyndon, William A. -- [1956]
M-4180-143LaNauze, Thomas S. -- [1956]
M-4180-144Macleod, Col. J.F. -- 1936, 1957-1958
M-4180-145Parker, William F. -- [1956]
M-4180-146Powell, Thomas A. -- 1956
M-4180-147Ryan, Charles. -- [1956]
M-4180-148Scheer, Michael. -- [1956]
M-4180-149Truswell, John. -- [1956]
M-4180-150Williams, James. -- [1956]
Biographical data submitted by members : Lethbridge area
M-4180-151Brodie, David. -- [1956]
M-4180-152Brodie, John. -- [1956]
M-4180-153Cavanah, John Henry. -- [1956]
M-4180-154Cowan, Mary. -- [1956]
M-4180-155Donaldson, Maxwell. -- [1956]
M-4180-156Erdman, Gus. -- 1956
M-4180-157Fleetwood, John Henry. -- [1956]
M-4180-158Henderson, William S. -- 1956
M-4180-159Lambert, James. -- 1956-1957
M-4180-160Lowther, John. -- [ca. 1950s]
M-4180-161Macdonald, Allan J. -- 1956-1958
M-4180-162MacKay, Daniel G. -- [1956]
M-4180-163McKillop, Charles. -- [1956]
M-4180-164McNabb, Thomas. -- [1956]
M-4180-165Nicholls, Thomas. -- 1956
M-4180-166Nimmons, Robert. -- [1956]
M-4180-167Niven, Robert. -- [1956]
M-4180-168O'Hagen, Robert James. -- [1956]
M-4180-169Patterson, Robert. -- 1952
M-4180-170Reed, Richard William. -- 1952- [1956]
M-4180-171Urch, Richard. -- [1956]
M-4180-172Vaselenak, Michael. -- [1956]
M-4180-173Wallace, Robert W. -- 1955
M-4180-174Wallwork, Nathan. -- [1956]
M-4180-175Warren, Falkland F. -- [1956]
M-4180-176Whitney, David James. -- [1956]
Biographical data submitted by members : Medicine Hat area
M-4180-177Cameron, Arthur L. -- [1956]
M-4180-178Church, Herbert E. -- [1956]
M-4180-179Cousins, Gerald A. -- [1956]
M-4180-180Cousins, William. -- [1956]
M-4180-181Miller, Mrs. Manley L. -- [ca. 1972]
M-4180-182Mitchell, James. -- 1955
M-4180-183Ireland, Thomas W. -- [1956]
M-4180-184Porter, Mrs. Robert. -- 1955
M-4180-185Sanderson, James O.G. -- [ca. 1956]
M-4180-186Thornton, Catherine. -- [1956]
Biographical data submitted by members : Cardston area
M-4180-187Miscellaneous papers relating to the pioneers of the Cardston area. -- 1951-1955
M-4180-188Alridge, William. -- [1956]
M-4180-189Alexander, Steve. -- [1956]
M-4180-190Allen, Weber S. -- 1952- [1956]
M-4180-191Anderson, Johannas. -- [1956]
M-4180-192Archibald, Andrew R. -- 1951- [1956]
M-4180-193Archibald, John R. -- 1951- [1956]
M-4180-194Archibald, Thomas H. -- 1951-[1956]
M-4180-194Ash, Gilbert Percy. -- [1956]
M-4180-195Barker, Edward Neal. -- [1956]
M-4180-197Beazer, Mark E. -- [1956]
M-4180-198Bennett, David A. -- 1958
M-4180-199Biddle, John. -- 1958
M-4180-200Brown, Richard J. -- [1956]
M-4180-201Brown, Thomas. -- [1956]
M-4180-202Caldwell, Howard. -- 1957
M-4180-203Card, Charles Ora. -- 1952, 1956
M-4180-204Card, D.W. -- 1955
M-4180-205Cazier, Elizabeth G. -- [ca.1956]
M-4180-206Cotter, John. -- [1956]
M-4180-207Davidson, Olaf John. -- [ca. 1956]
M-4180-208Donovan, Hubert A. -- [1956]
M-4180-209Dorenzie, Samuel. -- [1956]
M-4180-210Ellison, Joseph H. -- [1956]
M-4180-211Erickson, Mrs. Peter. -- [ca. 1958]
M-4180-212Hamilton, James. -- [1956]
M-4180-213Hammer, Josiah A. -- [1956]
M-4180-214Hansen, Ezra Alvin. -- [1956]
M-4180-215Hansen, Niels. -- [1956]
M-4180-216Harker, Ephriam. -- 1952-[1956]
M-4180-217Harper, Arthur E. -- [1956]
M-4180-218Hinman, Henry L. -- [1956]
M-4180-219Hinman, Morgan Lewis. -- [1956]
M-4180-220Holland, Alonzo H. -- [1956]
M-4180-221Hudson, George M. -- 1951-1958
M-4180-222Hyde, Don Carlos. -- [1956]
M-4180-223Jensen, Christian F. -- [1956]
M-4180-224Larsen, George N. -- [ca. 1956]
M-4180-225Law, A.E. -- [ca. 1956]
M-4180-226Laycock, Elijah. -- 1952-[1956]
M-4180-227Layne, Jonathan E. -- 1952
M-4180-228Lee, William Samuel. -- 1955-1956
M-4180-229Leonard, T.B. -- 1956
M-4180-230Matson, William. -- 1958
M-4180-231May, James. -- [1956]
M-4180-232Morris, Frederick. -- [1956]
M-4180-233Myers, Esias. -- [1956]
M-4180-234Nielson, Gustave. -- [1956]
M-4180-235Nielson, Olaf. -- [1956]
M-4180-236Payne, Thomas W. -- [1956]
M-4180-237Pilling, John. -- [1956]
M-4180-238Pilling, Joseph. -- [1956]
M-4180-238Pilling, Richard. -- [1956]
M-4180-240Sheffield, William. -- 1958
M-4180-241Stewart, Vincent I. -- [1956]
M-4180-242Webster, William. -- [ca. 1956]
M-4180-243Williams, Horace. -- [1956]
M-4180-244Woodruff, David. -- [ca. 1956]
M-4180-245Woolf, John Anthony. -- [1956]
Profiles of persons
M-8684-21 Profiles of persons - A-L. -- [ca 1920-1998]
M-8684-22 Profiles of persons - M-Z. -- [ca 1920-1998]
Obituaries
M-8684-20 Obituaries - A-Z. -- 1931-1998
M-8684-24Obituaries - A. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-25Obituaries - B. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-26Obituaries - C. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-27Obituaries - D. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-28Obituaries - E. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-29Obituaries - F. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-30Obituaries - G. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-31Obituaries - H. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-32Obituaries - I. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-33Obituaries - J. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-34Obituaries - K. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-35Obituaries - L. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-36Obituaries - M. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-37 Obituaries - Mac. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-38 Obituaries - Mc. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-39Obituaries - N. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-40Obituaries - O. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-41Obituaries - P. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-42Obituaries - Q. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-43Obituaries - R. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-44Obituaries - S. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-45Obituaries - T. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-46Obituaries - U. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-47Obituaries - V. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-48Obituaries - W. -- [ca. 1969-1980]
M-8684-23Obituaries. -- 1991-2002
Series 3 Newspaper clippings. -- 1930-1998. -- The series consists of newsclippings about events and anniversaries; newspaper columnists' articles about southern Alberta history; and articles about places.
M-8684-32 Newspaper clippings - events and anniversaries. -- 1910-1919
M-8684-33 Newspaper clippings - events and anniversaries. -- 1920-1929
M-8684-34 Newspaper clippings - events and anniversaries. -- 1930-1939
M-8684-35 Newspaper clippings - events and anniversaries. -- 1950-1959
M-8684-36 Newspaper clippings - events and anniversaries. -- 1960-1969
M-8684-37 Newspaper clippings - events and anniversaries. -- 1970-1979
M-8684-38 Newspaper clippings - events and anniversaries. -- 1980-1989
M-8684-39 Newspaper clippings - events and anniversaries. -- 1990-1999
M-8684-40 Eva Reid's columns. -- 1970-1980
M-8684-41 Grant MacEwan's columns. -- 1971-1988, 1998
M-8684-42 Jack Peach's columns. -- 1986-1988
M-8684-43 John Schmidt's columns. -- 1969- [ca. 1990]
M-8684-44 Ken Liddell's columns. -- 1969-1970
M-8684-45 Newspaper clippings - places. -- 1963-1998
Series 4 Photographs. - 1886-[ca. 1970s]. -- The series consists of black and white photographic prints of old timers and their circumstances, including portraits.

Some of these photographs have been scanned. View now.

NA-2955-1Mrs. W. Cyprian Pinkham (1849-1940), Calgary. -- 1911
NA-4434-1 Old timers in stampede parade, Calgary. -- [1950s]
NA-4780-1Bobtail, Cree Indian chief. -- 1886
NA-4780-2 Blackfoot Indian. -- [ca. 1887]
NA-4780-3 Homesteader's shack made from willow pole. -- [ca. 1890s]
NA-4780-4Homestead shack and tent, western Canada. -- [ca. 1890s]
NA-4780-5English settlers at sod roofed homestead shack, western Canada. -- [ca. 1890s]
NA-4780-6Binders cutting wheat, western Canada. -- [ca. 1890s]
NA-4780-7American troops marching on 8th Avenue, Calgary. -- 1918
NA-4780-8Grand Trunk Pacific railway station, Calgary. -- 1914
NA-4780-9Deane residence, RNWMP post, Calgary. -- 1906
NA-4780-10RNWMP stables, Calgary. -- [ca. early 1900s]
NA-4780-11RNWMP at Calgary. -- [ca. 1910s]
NA-4780-12Yukon detachment, NWMP at summit of White Pass, Yukon Territory -- 1899
NA-4780-13Klondikers on way to Lake Bennett, Yukon Territory -- 1898
NA-4780-14Mounted policemen at camp on Dalton trail, Yukon Territory -- [ca. 1890s]
PA-783-1 Future home, "The Grange" of the James Laycock family still standing 1956 at 220-30 Ave NW, built 1888. -- 1888
PA-783-2Rev. and Mrs. Haynes. -- [ca. 1930s]
PA-783-3 Mrs. F. Dyson, Kelowna, British Columbia -- 90th birthday. -- 1955
PA-783-4Dyson family reunion. -- 1955
PA-3292-1 Southern Alberta Pioneers and their Descendants float in Calgary Stampede parade. -- [1990]
PA-3293-1 Southern Alberta Pioneers and their Descendants Pioneer Memorial Building. -- [ca. 1956]
PA-3293-2Lady Old Timers of Alberta. -- [ca. 1920s]
PA-3293-3 Portraits of Old Timers, including Richard Copithorne on upper left. -- [ca. 1960s]
PA-3293-4 Portraits of Old Timers, including Mrs. W.V. Dixon on upper left. -- [ca. 1950s]
PA-3293-5 Portraits of female Old Timers, including Mrs. J.E. Wright on upper left. -- [ca. 1920s]
PA-3293-6 Portraits of Old Timers, including Percy [?] on upper left. -- [ca. 1960s]
PA-3293-7 Portraits of male Old Timers, including J.H. Andrews on upper left. -- [ca. 1920s]
PA-3293-8 Portraits of male Old Timers, including Harold Bannister on upper left. -- [ca. 1920s]
PA-3293-9 Portraits of male Old Timers, including L. Ahlenius on upper left. -- [ca. 1920s]
PA-3293-10 Portraits of male Old Timers, including C. Anderson on upper left. -- [ca. 1920s]
PA-3293-11 Portraits of male Old Timers, including Geo. Armitage on upper left. -- [ca. 1920s]
PA-3293-12 Portraits of male Old Timers, including M. Williams on upper left. -- [ca. 1920s]
PA-3293-13 Portraits of male Old Timers, including Thos. Stevenson on upper left. -- [ca. 1920s]
PA-3293-14The Lloyd Family. -- [ca. 1956]
PA-3293-15 Portraits of female Old Timers, including Marjory McDonald McEachern on upper left. -- [ca. 1950s]
PA-3293-16 Portraits of female Old Timers, including Margaret J. Buckley on upper left. -- [ca. 1970]
PB-957 Photographs of Shaw's Woollen Mill, Midnapore; man in coffin; Roxboro as viewed from Mission hill; and bridge under construction. -- [ca. 1885-1916]. -- 5 photographs
Series 5 Sound recordings. -- 1955. -- The series consists of an audio recording of the opening ceremonies of the Old Timer' cabin.
RED-1 Southern Alberta Pioneer and Old Timers' Association Memorial Building Opening Ceremonies, June 8, 1955 Courtesy Calgary Power Ltd. -- 1955
RET-1Copy of RED-1
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