PAA Merchandise

At the Provincial Archives of Alberta, we have so many amazing collections that we want to share with you! Our unique merchandise features images or text from our extensive collections. Each of our Archives Store items is unique and would be the perfect gift for any history lover in your life!

2021 CALENDAR - WHAT COULD GO WRONG?

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These easel calendars are sleek, simple, and a unique way of showing off your pride for Alberta history. Featuring funny and absurd moments caught on camera this "What Could Go Wrong?" calendar will keep you amused all year long. The twelve month calendar comes with a small oak stand to display these wacky images from the PAA collection.

APRON - PRAIRIE ROYALTY EXHIBIT

You will look like Prairie Royalty in your own kitchen with this fabulous apron. Featuring an image of the Queen of the Church Carnival, you will feel regal baking your favourite pie, cake or cookies. This apron is adjustable and made of 100% cotton.  It is sure to withstand many cooking messes and machine washes. It also comes with pockets! What more could a queen wish for?  

 

Image #G808 

BUFF – 1898 MAP

These buffs are multipurpose! They can be used as a headband for pulling your hair back or keeping your ears warm, but it can also be worn around the neck in all weather activities to stay cool or warm. They also work as a quick face covering when needed. Featuring image PR1967.0002.0018d, an 1898 "Map of the Western Part of the Dominion of Canada Showing Various Routes to the Yukon District" through Alberta.

This micro knit fabric is made from 85% ecopoly and 15% spandex.

CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT

Presented in a handsome black velvet bag for easy storage, these flat round Christmas ornaments are made of high quality white ceramic and hang from a festive red ribbon. The front of the ornament features a black and white photograph of the Alberta Legislature (BL2698.1) from the Provincial Archives of Alberta photo collection while the back includes all of the photograph's information. The ornaments measure 2.75" in diameter.

HONEY PRINCESS TEA - PRAIRIE ROYALTY EXHIBIT

Feel like Prairie Royalty while sipping tea which was inspired by Alberta s very own Honey Princess. Blended right here in Alberta, this delectable lavender honey black tea will have you feeling like a princess in your own right.   

 

Ingredients: Black tea, Lavender, Camomile + Calendula + Sunflower petals, Natural flavours.  

Image: #PA5446 

MASK - HANDWRITING

Show off your archival style and help prevent the spread of COVID-19 with a new non-medical mask featuring an image from the Provincial Archives of Alberta! These pleated, durable, three layer fabric masks have adjustable ear loops and a flexible nose piece. Grab one (or one of each image) and show off your unique mask wherever you go! (PR1974.0001.0141/1) 

MASK - HOLLY

Show off your archival style and help prevent the spread of COVID-19 with a new non-medical mask featuring a vintage seasonal image from the Provincial Archives of Alberta! These light weight, double knit polyester masks will make your holidays bright. Grab one (or one of each image) and show off your unique mask wherever you go! (PR1967.0147.0032)

MASK - PROVINCIAL ARCHIVES OF ALBERTA

Show off your archival style and help prevent the spread of COVID-19 with a new non-medical mask featuring an image from the Provincial Archives of Alberta! These pleated, durable, three layer fabric masks have adjustable ear loops and a flexible nose piece. Grab one (or one of each image) and show off your unique mask wherever you go!  

MASK - SLEIGH RIDE

Show off your archival style and help prevent the spread of COVID-19 with a new non-medical mask featuring a vintage seasonal image from the Provincial Archives of Alberta! These light weight, double knit polyester masks will make your holidays bright. Grab one (or one of each image) and show off your unique mask wherever you go! (PR1971.0356.0048a) 

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.

MCCALLA SCARF, Daffodil, 36"x36"

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.

MCCALLA SCARF, Fireweed, 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.

MCCALLA SCARF, Fireweed, 36"x36"

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 is 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.

MISS GREY CUP 1976 TEA - PRAIRIE ROYALTY EXHIBIT

Feel like Prairie Royalty while sipping tea which was inspired by Alberta's very own Miss Grey Cup 1976. Blended right here in Alberta, this delectable rooibos Earl Grey tea will have you feeling like royalty in your own right.   

 

Ingredients: Rooibos, Cornflower petals, Natural flavours 

(decaffeinated)

Image: #J2931 

MUG - READING ROOM

On Sale!

While drinks are not allowed inside of the Reading Room at the Provincial Archives of Alberta, you can now enjoy your favourite hot drink from a mug that features an image of the Reading Room! The 12oz (354 ml) ceramic latte mug is both dishwasher and microwave safe and comes in a gift box, which makes it the perfect present for any archives enthusiast.

PAA LANYARDS

These lanyards have a metal lobster clip, quick release clip and break-away clasp. Available in green, blue, pink or orange.

 

PHOTO BOOKMARK - PANORAMIC EXHIBIT

Featuring a hand-coloured photo of the Columbia Icefield from 1964 (Photo PR1991.0374.0617) on one side and a black and white image from the 100th Anniversary of the Edmonton Police Force in 1992 (Photo PR1996.0404.0001) on the other, this bookmark celebrates the panoramic photo collection from the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

The bookmark measures 2" wide by 8" long.

PHOTO TRINKET TRAY - PANORAMIC EXHIBIT

Featuring an archival photo of Calgary from the 1940s (Photo P4720), this trinket tray is as lovely as it is functional. Place this tray on your desk to hold stationery or use it on your dresser to hold jewelry, keys, or other odds and ends. It can also be used as a serving tray as it is certified food-safe.

The tray measures 12.7 cm wide by 17.8 cm long.

POSTER - EDMONTON MAP 1882

This map of Edmonton featuring the river valley and young structures, including the location of the Hudson Bay Company, is from 1882. (GR2009.0565)

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