Archive Finding Aids

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

The Armey siblings. Adam Armey 2nd from left.
The Armey siblings. Adam Armey 2nd from left.

Adam Armey Family fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Personal papers. -- 1893-1957
Series 2 Photographs. -- [ca. 1890s-1942]


Series 1

Personal papers. -- 1893-1957

M-25Land documents and American Society of Equity, Broadway Local records. -- 1903-1925
M-26-1Membership cards and certificates. -- 1893-1952. -- Related to the Young People's Reading Circle of Indiana, Al Azhar Temple, Domain of the Golden Dragon, and national registration certificate.
M-26-oversizeLodge memberships. -- 1910-1927. -- Consists of the following:

Nanton Lodge, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, 1910
Al Azhar Temple, Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, Calgary, 1914
Knights of Malta, Calgary, 1915
Golden Link Lodge, Independent Order of Oddfellows, Nanton, 1927

M-26-2Brand renewal certificates. -- 1924-1928
M-26-3Standard Oil Fields of Alberta Ltd. share certificate. -- 1914
M-26-4Business and calling cards. -- 1915, 1940s and n.d. -- Includes invitation to the Bachelor Girls' Second Annual Ball in Nanton.
M-26-5Receipts. -- 1908-1926
M-26-6Greeting cards and postcards. -- 1907-1957 and n.d.

Some of the postcards have been digitized. Scanned Document View now.

M-26-7Harcourt Armey's Reveille pass. -- n.d. -- While serving with the 1st Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in Germany.
M-26-8Programs of Canadian forces activities in Germany. -- 1953-1957
M-26-9Newsletters. -- 1956-1957. -- For Canadian forces in German: "Soest Community Newsletter" and "The Welfare News".
M-26-10Newsletters. -- 1952-1953. -- On-board ship navy publications: "Can-America" and "Howzette".
M-26-11Pamphlets. -- 1955. -- Re army personnel moving to Europe, tour of duty in Europe, and price list of Canadian goods.
M-26-12Pamphlets. -- 1946-1957. -- Consists of the following:

Armament and Instruction Data
Current Affairs for the Canadian Forces
Ceremonial and medals manual
Canadian Army Journal
The Patrician (regimental journal for the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry

M-26-13Programs for PPCLI trooping the colours. -- 1956-1957
M-26-14Leaflets in the Korean language. -- [ca. 1950-1953]. -- Collected during the Korean War.
M-26-15Brochures and maps. -- 1954-1955. -- Re Canadian Pacific Railway, Calgary Exhibition and Stampede, Washington State, Alberta and British Columbia.
M-26-16Miscellaneous papers. -- 1918 and n.d. -- Includes the Ten Commandments, booklet re Hudson's Bay Company, descriptive chart re physiognomy, games, cake favour set, and newspaper clippings re the Bavarian rebellion.
M-26-oversizeNewspaper articles. -- 1928, 1955-1957. -- Consists of the following:

Armistice Memorial, 1928
Canada Post, a publication of the Westfalenpost for Canadians serving in Germany (3 issues)
The Beaver, a newspaper for the Canadian Army in Europe (2 issues)

Series 2

Photographs. -- [ca. 1890s-1942]. -- 29 photographs

Some of the photographs have been scanned. View now.

PA-1037Views of Highwood River falls, threshing rig and Shriners Patrol. -- 1942 and n.d. -- 4 photographs
PA-1947Views of Armey family, Moose Jaw, Nanton, etc. -- [ca. 1890s-1920s]. -- 22 photographs
PB-297United Farmers of Alberta (UFA) 10th Annual Convention. -- January 1918
PE-84APanorama of No. 6 Company, Canadian Forestry Corps, Valcartier. -- September 1940. -- 1 photograph
NA-1746Mounted cowboy, Okotoks area. -- n.d. -- 1 photograph

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