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!

MASK - TRAIN OFF THE RAILS

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!  

MCCALLA SCARF, Daffodil, 16"x72"

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, 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.

 

 

 

MUG - READING ROOM

While drinks are not allowed inside of the Reading Room at the Provincial Archives of Alberta, you can now enjoy your favourite hot drink inside of 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.

 

PANORAMIC PHOTO BOOKMARK

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.

PANORAMIC PHOTO TRINKET TRAY

Featuring an archival photo of Calgary from the 1940s (Photo P4720), this trinket tray is as lovely as it is functional.

 

 

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.

 

 

POSTER - EDMONTON RIVER VALLEY AUTOCHROME 1914

When people think of the archives collection, many do not think of colour. This autochrome image of the Edmonton River Valley in 1914, gives a pop of colour to Edmonton s past. (GR2004.0900/0001)

 

POSTER - WHAT'S WRONG WITH COMIC BOOKS?

A reprinted publication from the Advisory Board on Objectionable Publications from the 1950s to 1970s. This board was part of the Alberta Government and was censoring comic books and magazines because they believed that children were being corrupted and turned towards crime.

 

 

POSTER - YOU CAN'T IGNORE THE RAT

This iconic advertisement was released by the Alberta Department of Public Health promoting Alberta being rat free in 1948. (A17202b)

 

 

PUBLICATION REPRINT - WHAT'S WRONG WITH COMIC BOOKS?

A reprinted publication from the Advisory Board on Objectionable Publications from the 1950s to 1970s. This board was part of the Alberta Government and was censoring comic books and magazines because they believed that children were being corrupted and turned towards crime.

 

This booklet was reporduced for pure enjoyment and a comical read that describes our history.

PUZZLE - DOWNTOWN EDMONTON

A 300 piece felt board puzzle featuring Provincial Archives of Alberta photo A13902, an archival image of downtown Edmonton taken by photographer Esther N. Kelly in 1920.

 

PUZZLE - MOUNTAINS

This 300 piece felt board puzzle features Provincial Archives of Alberta photo A3989, an archival image of Maligne Lake in Jasper National Park taken by mountaineer and photographer Joe Weiss in 1940.

 

SPRING PACKAGE

Dig into gardening with this customized gift pack from the Provincial Archives of Alberta! It includes two types of heirloom seeds and a water bottle featuring artwork created by the Dominion Scientific Temperance Committee (PR1974.0001.0400a.0001).

The Bountiful bean has a Canadian heritage! In 1897, Abel Steele from Ferguson, Ontario won a prize for naming this newly-introduced variety. This bush is touted for its hardiness and each plant produces 6" to 7" long stringless pods.

The Italian heirloom zucchini is perfect in small gardens. It produces large numbers of beautiful fruits that are dark green with light green stripes and can be used for slicing, frying, and steaming. This is also a great variety for freezing and canning.

TEA LIGHT CANDLE HOLDER

Create a cozy glow this winter a tea light candleholder! A round white porcelain candleholder printed with an image (Photo OCH3456) from the Provincial Archives of Alberta photo collection is perfect for holding your favourite standard-sized tea light. The holders measure 3" in diameter and 2" tall and comes with one unscented white tea light.

Online Sales powered by Vantix Systems Inc