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HOMESTEAD SEARCH

Homestead searches are completed by contract researchers of the PAA. Please provide as much information as possible as this will affect the amount of time required for the search. Fees range from $30.00 to $50.00; cost dependent on the level of research required to completed the request.

KING COAL: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF COAL MINING IN ALBERTA

"King Coal" presents the rich history of Alberta coal mining and the people and culture that emerged out of the industry, from the 1870s through to the modern era. Discover Alberta's rich coal history, including its triumphs, tragedies, and the legacy that continues in the province today.

L SEAL ENVELOPE 4" x 6" - 10 PACK

Static electricity in the archival polyester clings to materials providing security while making complete enclosure unnecessary. One long side and one short side are thermo-welded for long life.

L SEAL ENVELOPES 11" x 14" SINGLES

Static electricity in the archival polyester clings to materials providing security while making complete enclosure unnecessary. One long side and one short side are thermo-welded for long life.

L SEAL ENVELOPES 20" x 24" SINGLES

Static electricity in the archival polyester clings to materials providing security while making complete enclosure unnecessary. One long side and one short side are thermo-welded for long life.

LARGE BUFFERED ACID-FREE TISSUE PAPER PACK OF 5 (24x36)

Excellent for stuffing, textile storage, interleaving of materials that degrade or become more acidic over time, such as newsprint, as well as countless other applications in museums, archives or libraries. These translucent tissues are completely acid-free and have a thickness of .001. The buffered tissue has a 3% calcium carbonate buffer.

LARGE UNBUFFERED ACID-FREE TISSUE PAPER PACK OF 5 (24x36)

Excellent for stuffing, textile storage, interleaving of materials that degrade or become more acidic over time, such as newsprint, as well as countless other applications in museums, archives or libraries. These translucent tissues are completely acid-free and have a thickness of .001. The buffered tissue has a 3% calcium carbonate buffer.

LINECO® RED EYE RETOUCHING PEN

Lineco Red Eye Retouching Pen is acid-free. It restores natural eye color and is easy to use.

 

MAGIC RUB ERASER

Sanford's Magic Rub is a vinyl eraser for use on polyester-based drafting film, acetate, or tracing paper. It erases delicate drawings cleanly, without smudging.

Marriage Record (Digital Copy)

The Provinical Archives of Alberta provides access to marriage records that are 75 years or older (from the date of marriage).

Select the number of registrations you want to receive.

Marriage Record (Photocopy)

The Provinical Archives of Alberta provides access to marriage records that are 75 years or older (from the date of marriage).

Select the number of registrations you want to receive.

McCalla Scarf - Daffodil 26"x26"

Add some colour to your wardrobe with a scarf.  This beautiful piece features a floral image from the McCalla photo collection.  The gorgeous flower print will turn heads everywhere you go.

 

MEMORY STICK PAA 16GB

These Provincial Archives of Alberta-branded flash drives with attached keychain feature 16GB of memory in a compact size that's perfect for your research needs. The flash drives have black translucent coloured trim on the brushed silver base and a snap-on cap for added protection.

 

 

 

MICROSPATULA, 8"

The ideal tool for lifting delicate paper, applying paste to small areas and removing staples. Overall length is 8".

MON JOURNAL: THE JOURNAL AND MEMOIR OF FATHER LEON DOUCET O.M.I. 1868 TO 1890

The journal of Father Léon Doucet presents a rare account of the changes that occurred in what is today Saskatchewan and Alberta in the last half of the nineteenth century. These changes included the spread of devastating disease epidemics, the decline of bison populations, the end of the fur trade economy, the establishment of Canadian sovereignty, the signing of treaties, and the creation of First Nations  reserves, and the transformation of the landscape into an agricultural west. A keen observer, Doucet recorded significant ethnographic, geographic, genealogical, faunal, floral, and meteorological details and events

 

MULTIPURPOSE SHOE BOX 4"x6"x12"

These multi-purpose boxes can be used to store virtually any collectible. All are acid and lignin free and buffered.

NEVER MARRY AN ENGLISHMAN

1899. The Counterfeit Company Limited is formed to forge Canadian $2.00 notes in Boston, Massachusetts and transport them to Nova Scotia for distribution.

Drawn into the illegal enterprise by his financial and marital difficulties, Lewis William Davis finds himself as the principal of the Boston group formed to print the 1897 Canadian bank notes.

NIDDRIE

This is the story of John W. Niddrie, a member of the clergy who deeply loved the people he served, and his observations on his work as a missionary reflect a spirit of hope and understanding.

NO CORNER BOYS HERE

No Corner Boys Here is the story of two families caught up in a swirl of political, economic, and social dramas not of their own making. The author, Jean Crozier, uncovers forgotten or little-known facts about these people who bore the brunt of global happenings.

NOTEBOOK - FOOD AND COMMUNITY

A lined notebook featuring an archival photograph (A21639) from the Provincial Archives of Alberta collection titled Field Day, Picnic,taken by a photographer from the Department of Public Health in 1928. The notebook s front page has a recipe for strawberry ice cream from the F. Mae Deans fonds (PR2010.0566.0165/80) that correlates with the delicious looking ice cream cones held by the women in the cover image. On an index card tucked into the front of the notebook, Archives Store clients will be delighted to find the complete recipe for strawberry ice cream.

 

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