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Baldy Robb brewing tea in the bush, 1935
Baldy Robb brewing tea in the bush, 1935
NA-4565-38

Peter Addison Robb fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Mining correspondence and business papers. -- 1909-1950s
Series 2 Mine plans and claims. -- [ca. 1920s] and n.d.
Series 3 Photographs. -- [ca. 1912-1940s]

Inventory

Series 1 Mining correspondence and business papers. -- 1909-1954. -- 25 cm of textual records
M-1053-1 Expense account for survey of Smoky River coal claims. -- 1909-1910. -- Includes information about Driscoll and Knight, and the Smoky River area.
M-1053-2 Correspondence and business papers. -- 1918-1919. -- Includes information about Minehead Coal Company, Federal Coals Ltd., Joe Morino, W. Murdock, and Dr. Andrew E. Porter.
M-1053-3 Correspondence and business papers. -- 1920. -- Includes information about T. Dace, Joe Morino, Dr. Andrew E. Porter, Roland Sladden, and Alex Susnar.
M-1053-4 Correspondence and business papers. -- 1921. -- Includes information about Alberta Standard Coal Company, Balkan Coal Company, Landry and Landry, and R.J. McPeak.
M-1053-5 Correspondence and business papers. -- 1922. -- Includes information about Alberta Standard Coal Company, Balkan Coal Company, Howard H. Croxton, Dr. Hoppe, Hyndman, Milner and Matheson, Landry and Landry, John R. MacDonald, Joe Morino, O'Neill-Morkin Machinery Company, Dr. Andrew E. Porter, and Roland Sladden.
M-1053-6 Correspondence and business papers. -- January-June 1923. -- Includes information about Balkan Coal Company, Howard H. Croxton, Joe Morino, Dr. Andrew E. Porter, Loring H. Putnam, Roland Sladden, and Alex Susnar.
M-1053-7 Correspondence and business papers. -- July -December 1923. -- Includes information about Balkan Coal Company, Dolly Caywood, H.T. Dennehy, Minehead Coal Company, Joe Morino, John Patterson and William Patterson..
M-1053-8 Correspondence and business papers. -- 1924. -- Includes information about Dr. Hoppe, Harvey McKenzie, Francis J. Peck, Roland Sladden, and Alexander McB. Young.
M-1053-9 Correspondence and business papers. -- January-June 1925. -- Includes information about Balkan Coal Company, postal service at Bliss, Alberta, Joe Morino, S.H. Nickerson, William A. Rae, and Roland Sladden.
M-1053-10 Correspondence and business papers. -- July-December 1925. -- Includes information about Balkan Coal Company, Harvey McKenzie, Walter Mitchell, William C. Warner, and Ray H. Winter.
M-1053-11 Correspondence and business papers. -- 1926. -- Includes information about Balkan Coal Company, Edith Emily Beart, Edmonton Trust Company, Thomas Lake, and Francis J. Peck.
M-1053-12 Correspondence and business papers. -- 1926-1927. -- Includes information about Joseph A. Clarke.
M-1053-13 Correspondence and business papers. -- 1927. -- Includes information about Lakeside Coals Ltd. and Dr. Andrew E. Porter.
M-1053-14 Correspondence and business papers. -- 1929. -- Includes information about Beaver Dam Oil Syndicate and the petroleum industry..
M-1053-15 Correspondence and business papers. -- 1930. -- Includes information about J.F. McLeod, J.W. Martin, the petroleum industry, Dr. Andrew E. Porter, Roland Sladden, and Walter G. Watson.
M-1053-16 Correspondence and business papers. -- 1935-1936. -- Includes information H.H. Croxton and the petroleum industry.
M-1953-16a Correspondence and business papers. -- 1949-1954. -- Includes information about Glen M. Ruby, Tete Jaune mica, and bentonite.
M-1053-17 Correspondence and business papers - Letter fragments. -- n.d. -- Includes information about Balkan Coal Company, William Blair, Driscoll and Knight, A.E. Glover, Dr. Hoppe, Landry and Landry, Minehead Coal Company, James E. Reilly, H.H. Robertson, Roland Sladden, and G.E. Winkler
M-1053-18 Notes and miscellany. -- n.d. -- Includes information about the petroleum industy.
M-1053-19 Minehead Coal Company prospectus. -- 1919
M-1053-20 Newspaper clippngs. -- 1923 and n.d. -- Includes information about Dr. Hoppe and coal fields in the west.
Series 2 Mine plans and claims. -- [ca. 1920s] and n.d.. -- 9 items
M-1053-os-1 Diagram of Minehead Coal Company operations. -- [ca. late 1920s]
M-1053-os-2 Balkan Coal Company - Mine plan. -- [ca. 1925]
M-1053-os-3 Plan of claims in 52-2-W6 and 52-3-W6. -- n.d.
M-1053-os-(4-6) Plan of claims in 52-3-W6 and 52-4-W6. -- n.d.
M-1053-os-(7-8) Plan of coal leases at Robb, Alberta. -- n.d.
M-1053-os-9 Plan showing coal leases at mile 5, Mountain Park branch line. -- n.d.
Series 3 Photographs. -- [ca. 1912-1940s]. -- 81 photographs

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PA-2535 P.A. Robb and associates, packing business, prospecting for coal and gold, and related views in northern Alberta and British Columbia. -- [ca. 1912-1940s]. -- 81 photographs
NA-4565 Views of Peter Robb, the Edson area, Robb homestead, pack outfit and pack horses, Grande Prairie Trail, Litte Smoky River, prospecting, coal seams and claims, Big Smoky area, Fort St. James and Takla Landing, British Columbia. -- [ca. 1912-1940s]. -- 48 photographs. -- Note:These are copy negatives of original prints in PA-2353 above.
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