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?

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 twelvemonth calendar comes with a small oak stand to display these wacky images from the PAA collection.

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

SALE - From Nov. 23rd -29th all ornaments are 15% off!
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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.

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!  

MASK - MARILYN MONROE

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, 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)

 

 

PREOMPTLY JOURNAL - LOVE STORY

This prompted marriage journal helps couples easily document all the details of their relationship and how they fell in love. It covers from the first time the couple met until their 70th wedding anniversary. Each phase of your relationship has custom tailored prompts to help you capture how you fell in love.

Sections covered and included in the journal are: How We Met, Dating, Proposal, Engagement, Wedding, Wedding Guest Book, Honeymoon, and then the 1st anniversary through the 70th.

That perfect wedding present or wedding anniversary gift.

This journal comes in Sand colour.

PROMPTLY JOURNAL - AUTOBIOGRAPHY

These journals have made it easy to record your life story, so you can get back to living it. Whether you're writing for yourself or for a loved one, the prompts inside will help you record the story you don't want to forget. The journal is divided into sections to highlight the different stages of your life: Birth, Childhood Years, Teenage Years, Young Adult Years, Adult Years, and Golden Years.

The perfect present for a loved one to record their oral history, or a means of working through a person s life using genealogical research.

This journal comes in two colours - Cashew or Powdered Lilac.

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