Archive Finding Aids

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

Bird's eye view of Champion, Alberta, 1915
Bird's eye view of Champion, Alberta, 1915
NA-3605-1

Dale Keenan Scrapbooks collection

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Inventory

M-4674-1 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding Champion personalities and deaths (obituaries) of Champion residents. -- 1926-1970. -- Includes an index of names at the front.
M-4674-2 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding history of Cleverville, Champion, events in Champion, and Centennial year (1967). -- 1915-1972. -- Includes articles about Barons, Martin Clever, Cleverville, Andrew Hogg, Little Bow Provincial Park, William McLean, Charles Noble, Orcutt family, Parkland, Ray Speaker, Staveley, tornadoes, Vulcan, wheat, Hank Willard, and other topics.
M-4674-3 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding activities and events in Champion and Carmangay. -- 1951-1972. -- Includes articles about the Carmangay Sun newspaper, Martin Clever, Peter Dawson, Dorothy Gooder, Lions Club, Del McQueen, Queenstown, Vulcan buildings, wheat, and other topics.
M-4674-4 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding schools in the Vulcan, Carmangay, and Champion area. -- 1928-1973
M-4674-5 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding sports in Vulcan, Champion and Carmangay. -- 1917-1973. -- Includes articles about Barons Oil Ltd., baseball, Carmangay hospital, William Christensen, curling, gas industry, James Ulrich, Lewis Warren, and other topics.
M-4674-6 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding activities and events in Champion. -- 1914-1971. -- Includes articles about William Aberhart, Champion Board of Trade, Champion Chronicle newspaper, Champion Spokesman newspaper, chautauquas, Martin Clever, coal mining, Peter Dawson, grain trade, Albert Miller, railways, United Church history, Women's Institute, and other topics.
M-4674-7 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding actvities and events in Champion and Carmangay. -- 1915-1972. -- Includes articles about Andy Anderson, blizzards, Canadian Pacific Railway station, Carmangay post office, Catholic church parishes, coal mining, Peter Dawson, Kirkcaldy Women's Institute, Little Bow Pioneer Museum, Slim Moorehouse, Mossleigh hotel, Noble Cultivators, Nobleford, railways, Hugh Teskey, tornadoes, volunteerism, John Ware family, First World War veterans, and other topics.
M-4674-8 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding activities and events in Carmangay. -- 1910-1973. -- Includes articles about Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Claresholm museum, Diamond City, Hummel family, Hutterites (Hutterian Brethren), insects, Max Jesse, Little Bow Provincial Park, Lyon family, Charles Noble, Travers, John Ware family, and other topics.
M-4674-9 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding activities and events in Champion and Carmangay. -- 1911-1974. -- Includes excerpts from local histories; voters lists for the Village of Champion (1943); and a petition for the incorporation of Champion. Also includes articles about Sidney Baker, Rosella Bjornson, Cleverville, Fred Galloway, Edward Griffin, Harry Higgins, Mrs. J.J. Kidder, Little Bow Provincial Park, Albert Miller, Violet Ruggles, rural schools, Frank Schooley, and other topics
M-4674-10 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding schools in Vulcan, Champion and Carmangay areas. -- 1912-1974. -- Includes catalogues for Christies Bookstore stationery supplies (1912, 1923); and a manuscript on the rural school. Also includes articles about Brant, Fireguard School District, Hiawatha School District, Herbert Mumby, and other topics.
M-4674-11 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding activities and events in Carmangay and Vulcan. -- 1909-1974. -- Includes material regarding the incorporation of Carmangay. Also includes articles about automobiles, Walter Baker, Lucy Fair, Albert Flood, Robert Hodges, Andrew Hogg, Hutterites (Hutterian Brethren), David Jones, Lomond, E.G. McPherson, prairie fires, Harold Ross, Stavely, Dr. A.D. Tompkins, United Church, John Ware family, wheat, and other topics.
M-4674-12 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding sports in Champion, Carmangay and Vulcan. -- 1902-1977. -- Includes articles about Keith Alexander, baseball, basketball, Claresholm sports, curling, John Edlund, football, Granum sports, Lester "Slim" Haynes, hockey, Picture Butte sports, rodeo, skating, and other topics.
M-4674-13

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding activities and events in Champion and Carmangay. -- 1917-1975. -- Includes articles about Lillie Bly, Mary Boose, calendars, Champion Women's Institute, Dr. Edwin Freeze, Fred Gottenberg, grain trade, Edward Latiff, Little Bow Provincial Park, Thomas Lonsdale, Otto Mueller, natural gas, Livio Pasolli, Urban Pitman, Myrtle Ramage, Bessie Siler, Ray Wellman, Norman Williams, Women's Institute, First World War veterans, and other topics.

M-4674-14 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding activities and events in Champion and Carmangay. -- 1918-1975. -- Includes pamphlet, "How to hitch horses for cheaper farm power", and pamphlet, "Carmangay, the Star Town of Southern Alberta". Also includes articles about Barons Oil Ltd, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, blizzards, Mary Boose, Arthur Bull, Carmangay Sun newspaper, Slim Davis, James Doran, Florence Fitzpatrick, Ernest Hansell, Heritage Park (in Calgary), horses, Hutterites (Hutterian Brethren), Robert Irwin, David Jones, Rudolph Kotkas, Marilyn Lebsack, Del McQueen, Ena Nielson, Charles Northcott, Charles Ottwell, radio broadcasting, Bruce Roe, Vulcan hospital, John Ware family, Edwin Webster, Western Canada Real Estate Company, and other topics.
M-4674-15 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding school activities in Vulcan, Champion and Carmangay. -- 1912-1974. -- Includes pamphlet on new school books (1935), and articles about Alberta School Trustees Association, Alston, and other topics.
M-4674-16 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding activites and events in Champion. -- 1915-1977. -- Includes articles about Alston, Andy Anderson, Bertha Anderson, blizzards, Dorothea Caldwell, Calgary Power Ltd., Mary Carlson, cattle, chautauquas, Cleverville, dancing, Peter Dawson, Andrew Dunipace, grain elevators, Harvey Jopling, Little Bow Provincial Park, Father Gaston Marien, Orcutt family, Reverend Henry Ritter, Ray Wellman, and other topics.
M-4674-17 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding activities and events in Carmangay, Vulcan and Brant. -- 1908-1977. -- Includes articles about Carmangay Lions Club, Susan Church, Peter Dawson, Lomond, Ridgeway district, Social Credit Party, Stavely, George Wisener, and other topics.
M-4674-18 Correspondence with, and newspaper clippings about, Dale Keenan and his historical scrapbook project. -- 1970-1976
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