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Date Range
1961-1962
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20171064016052
Physical Description
Colored photograph
Scope and Content
DDHRL O'baine recieving a corsage. Ladies dressed in white dresses and purple ribbons. Gavel on the podium and a microphone on the right.
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Date Range
1961-1962
Description Level
Item
Creator
Order of the Royal Purple Lethbridge Lodge #32
Physical Description
Colored photograph
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
The Order of Royal Purple was founded in Vancouver, British Columbia in September 1914. Several wives of the Elks created an informal group in 1913 to assist their husbands with benevolent, charitable and social work. In 1914, they became the recognized female auxiliary of the Elks of Canada. The objectives of the Order were to promote the principles of Justice, Charity, Sisterly Love and Fidelity, to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its members or for other purposes. In addition, the Order was to quicken the spirit of women toward a pure and noble citizenship, to promote harmony and good fellowship, to relieve suffering whenever possible and to strive at all times to make “Life sweeter, women better, and the world happier.” The logo was a diamond with an elk head in the center, a clock pointing to 11 o’clock opposite a pansy and the word Canada on the banner. The pansy was the official flower of the Order. The Royal Purple was a very secretive society. They required passwords for every meeting and National Conventions. The Password could only be changed by the Supreme Honored Royal Lady and the Lodges would be notified every 6 months of the password change. The colors of the Order were purple, white and gold. The tassels on their purple pill box hats represents the individual’s status. White tassel means lodge member, white and purple means Honored Royal Lady (or local president), gold for District Deputy, and purple for Supreme Honored Royal Lady (National Leader.) A non-member can be granted honorary memberships for their contributions to the Lodge. Meetings would begin and end with floor work. Each Lodge and District develop their own bylaws and Rules of Order. In 2014 the Supreme Executive of the Order of Royal Purple decided to secede from the Elks and start a new organization, the Canadian Royal Purple Society. Some locals, however, wished to remain with the Elks and these were integrated into the organization of the Elks of Canada as Royal Purple Elks Lodges. Lethbridge Lodge No. 32 was instituted on April 27, 1928 by PSHRL Mattie Lane and 23 ladies were initiated into the Order. Teas, bake sales, craft sales, rummage sales, and bingos have been annual fundraising activities for the lodge. One of their larger projects was to supply an Audiology Unit (a brain stem evoked response audiometer) costing $40,000.00 for the Regional hospital. They also undertook to supply Lifeline Units to the Auxiliary Hospital. The ladies also supported the local Soup Kitchen, local Food Bank, Parents Place, Harbor House for abused women and children, Meals on Wheels, Keep in Touch as well as other charities. The Lodge was also a supporters of the Elks and Royal Purple Fund for children. They disbanded at the end of 2017. - Information from the Royal Purple of Canada book and interview transcript For more information check out the interview with Ann Marie MacDonald and the donation of Wilma Wood Royal Purple Regalia Accession Number P20170007001
Scope and Content
DDHRL O'baine recieving a corsage. Ladies dressed in white dresses and purple ribbons. Gavel on the podium and a microphone on the right.
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20171064016052
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Date Range
1961-1962
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Accession No.
20171064016066
Physical Description
Colored photograph
Scope and Content
Ladies dressed in white dresses with purple ribbons being addressed at a meeting.
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Date Range
1961-1962
Description Level
Item
Creator
Order of the Royal Purple Lethbridge Lodge #32
Physical Description
Colored photograph
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
The Order of Royal Purple was founded in Vancouver, British Columbia in September 1914. Several wives of the Elks created an informal group in 1913 to assist their husbands with benevolent, charitable and social work. In 1914, they became the recognized female auxiliary of the Elks of Canada. The objectives of the Order were to promote the principles of Justice, Charity, Sisterly Love and Fidelity, to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its members or for other purposes. In addition, the Order was to quicken the spirit of women toward a pure and noble citizenship, to promote harmony and good fellowship, to relieve suffering whenever possible and to strive at all times to make “Life sweeter, women better, and the world happier.” The logo was a diamond with an elk head in the center, a clock pointing to 11 o’clock opposite a pansy and the word Canada on the banner. The pansy was the official flower of the Order. The Royal Purple was a very secretive society. They required passwords for every meeting and National Conventions. The Password could only be changed by the Supreme Honored Royal Lady and the Lodges would be notified every 6 months of the password change. The colors of the Order were purple, white and gold. The tassels on their purple pill box hats represents the individual’s status. White tassel means lodge member, white and purple means Honored Royal Lady (or local president), gold for District Deputy, and purple for Supreme Honored Royal Lady (National Leader.) A non-member can be granted honorary memberships for their contributions to the Lodge. Meetings would begin and end with floor work. Each Lodge and District develop their own bylaws and Rules of Order. In 2014 the Supreme Executive of the Order of Royal Purple decided to secede from the Elks and start a new organization, the Canadian Royal Purple Society. Some locals, however, wished to remain with the Elks and these were integrated into the organization of the Elks of Canada as Royal Purple Elks Lodges. Lethbridge Lodge No. 32 was instituted on April 27, 1928 by PSHRL Mattie Lane and 23 ladies were initiated into the Order. Teas, bake sales, craft sales, rummage sales, and bingos have been annual fundraising activities for the lodge. One of their larger projects was to supply an Audiology Unit (a brain stem evoked response audiometer) costing $40,000.00 for the Regional hospital. They also undertook to supply Lifeline Units to the Auxiliary Hospital. The ladies also supported the local Soup Kitchen, local Food Bank, Parents Place, Harbor House for abused women and children, Meals on Wheels, Keep in Touch as well as other charities. The Lodge was also a supporters of the Elks and Royal Purple Fund for children. They disbanded at the end of 2017. - Information from the Royal Purple of Canada book and interview transcript For more information check out the interview with Ann Marie MacDonald and the donation of Wilma Wood Royal Purple Regalia Accession Number P20170007001
Scope and Content
Ladies dressed in white dresses with purple ribbons being addressed at a meeting.
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20171064016066
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1960-1961 Order of the Royal Purple Officers

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Date Range
1960-1961
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20171064016068
Physical Description
Colored photograph
Scope and Content
Ladies posing for group picture. Opal Jaylar, Patricia Van Horne, Alma Naylar, Kay Michalouski, Connie McLaren, Chris Moodie, Emma Hackett, Mary Nicalson, Arleen Price, Norma Spoulas, Alice Kennedy, Dorothy Sarenson, Betty Deak, Ethel Stark, Veroua Smee, and Mary Neve.
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Date Range
1960-1961
Description Level
Item
Creator
Order of the Royal Purple Lethbridge Lodge #32
Physical Description
Colored photograph
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
The Order of Royal Purple was founded in Vancouver, British Columbia in September 1914. Several wives of the Elks created an informal group in 1913 to assist their husbands with benevolent, charitable and social work. In 1914, they became the recognized female auxiliary of the Elks of Canada. The objectives of the Order were to promote the principles of Justice, Charity, Sisterly Love and Fidelity, to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its members or for other purposes. In addition, the Order was to quicken the spirit of women toward a pure and noble citizenship, to promote harmony and good fellowship, to relieve suffering whenever possible and to strive at all times to make “Life sweeter, women better, and the world happier.” The logo was a diamond with an elk head in the center, a clock pointing to 11 o’clock opposite a pansy and the word Canada on the banner. The pansy was the official flower of the Order. The Royal Purple was a very secretive society. They required passwords for every meeting and National Conventions. The Password could only be changed by the Supreme Honored Royal Lady and the Lodges would be notified every 6 months of the password change. The colors of the Order were purple, white and gold. The tassels on their purple pill box hats represents the individual’s status. White tassel means lodge member, white and purple means Honored Royal Lady (or local president), gold for District Deputy, and purple for Supreme Honored Royal Lady (National Leader.) A non-member can be granted honorary memberships for their contributions to the Lodge. Meetings would begin and end with floor work. Each Lodge and District develop their own bylaws and Rules of Order. In 2014 the Supreme Executive of the Order of Royal Purple decided to secede from the Elks and start a new organization, the Canadian Royal Purple Society. Some locals, however, wished to remain with the Elks and these were integrated into the organization of the Elks of Canada as Royal Purple Elks Lodges. Lethbridge Lodge No. 32 was instituted on April 27, 1928 by PSHRL Mattie Lane and 23 ladies were initiated into the Order. Teas, bake sales, craft sales, rummage sales, and bingos have been annual fundraising activities for the lodge. One of their larger projects was to supply an Audiology Unit (a brain stem evoked response audiometer) costing $40,000.00 for the Regional hospital. They also undertook to supply Lifeline Units to the Auxiliary Hospital. The ladies also supported the local Soup Kitchen, local Food Bank, Parents Place, Harbor House for abused women and children, Meals on Wheels, Keep in Touch as well as other charities. The Lodge was also a supporters of the Elks and Royal Purple Fund for children. They disbanded at the end of 2017. - Information from the Royal Purple of Canada book and interview transcript For more information check out the interview with Ann Marie MacDonald and the donation of Wilma Wood Royal Purple Regalia Accession Number P20170007001
Scope and Content
Ladies posing for group picture. Opal Jaylar, Patricia Van Horne, Alma Naylar, Kay Michalouski, Connie McLaren, Chris Moodie, Emma Hackett, Mary Nicalson, Arleen Price, Norma Spoulas, Alice Kennedy, Dorothy Sarenson, Betty Deak, Ethel Stark, Veroua Smee, and Mary Neve.
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20171064016068
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Date Range
1960
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20171064016107
Physical Description
Colored photograph
Scope and Content
H.R.L Pat Van Horne taking a picture with the travilling gavel coming from XXXMedicine Hat.
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Date Range
1960
Description Level
Item
Creator
Order of the Royal Purple Lethbridge Lodge #32
Physical Description
Colored photograph
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
The Order of Royal Purple was founded in Vancouver, British Columbia in September 1914. Several wives of the Elks created an informal group in 1913 to assist their husbands with benevolent, charitable and social work. In 1914, they became the recognized female auxiliary of the Elks of Canada. The objectives of the Order were to promote the principles of Justice, Charity, Sisterly Love and Fidelity, to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its members or for other purposes. In addition, the Order was to quicken the spirit of women toward a pure and noble citizenship, to promote harmony and good fellowship, to relieve suffering whenever possible and to strive at all times to make “Life sweeter, women better, and the world happier.” The logo was a diamond with an elk head in the center, a clock pointing to 11 o’clock opposite a pansy and the word Canada on the banner. The pansy was the official flower of the Order. The Royal Purple was a very secretive society. They required passwords for every meeting and National Conventions. The Password could only be changed by the Supreme Honored Royal Lady and the Lodges would be notified every 6 months of the password change. The colors of the Order were purple, white and gold. The tassels on their purple pill box hats represents the individual’s status. White tassel means lodge member, white and purple means Honored Royal Lady (or local president), gold for District Deputy, and purple for Supreme Honored Royal Lady (National Leader.) A non-member can be granted honorary memberships for their contributions to the Lodge. Meetings would begin and end with floor work. Each Lodge and District develop their own bylaws and Rules of Order. In 2014 the Supreme Executive of the Order of Royal Purple decided to secede from the Elks and start a new organization, the Canadian Royal Purple Society. Some locals, however, wished to remain with the Elks and these were integrated into the organization of the Elks of Canada as Royal Purple Elks Lodges. Lethbridge Lodge No. 32 was instituted on April 27, 1928 by PSHRL Mattie Lane and 23 ladies were initiated into the Order. Teas, bake sales, craft sales, rummage sales, and bingos have been annual fundraising activities for the lodge. One of their larger projects was to supply an Audiology Unit (a brain stem evoked response audiometer) costing $40,000.00 for the Regional hospital. They also undertook to supply Lifeline Units to the Auxiliary Hospital. The ladies also supported the local Soup Kitchen, local Food Bank, Parents Place, Harbor House for abused women and children, Meals on Wheels, Keep in Touch as well as other charities. The Lodge was also a supporters of the Elks and Royal Purple Fund for children. They disbanded at the end of 2017. - Information from the Royal Purple of Canada book and interview transcript For more information check out the interview with Ann Marie MacDonald and the donation of Wilma Wood Royal Purple Regalia Accession Number P20170007001
Scope and Content
H.R.L Pat Van Horne taking a picture with the travilling gavel coming from XXXMedicine Hat.
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20171064016107
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1959-1960 Order of the Royal Purple Officers

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Date Range
1959-1960
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20171064016126
Physical Description
Black and White photograph 5X7in
Scope and Content
Order of the Royal Purple Ladies grouped together for picture. 1959-1960 officers. Opal Jaylar, Patricia Van Horne, Dorothy Sarenson, Betty Deak, Alma Naylar, Kay Michalouski, Connie McLaren, Mary Nicalson, Arleen Price, Norma Spoulas, Rene Schnider, Emma Hackett, Ethel Stark, Veroua Smee, Marge Na…
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Date Range
1959-1960
Description Level
Item
Creator
Order of the Royal Purple Lethbridge Lodge #32
Physical Description
Black and White photograph 5X7in
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
The Order of Royal Purple was founded in Vancouver, British Columbia in September 1914. Several wives of the Elks created an informal group in 1913 to assist their husbands with benevolent, charitable and social work. In 1914, they became the recognized female auxiliary of the Elks of Canada. The objectives of the Order were to promote the principles of Justice, Charity, Sisterly Love and Fidelity, to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its members or for other purposes. In addition, the Order was to quicken the spirit of women toward a pure and noble citizenship, to promote harmony and good fellowship, to relieve suffering whenever possible and to strive at all times to make “Life sweeter, women better, and the world happier.” The logo was a diamond with an elk head in the center, a clock pointing to 11 o’clock opposite a pansy and the word Canada on the banner. The pansy was the official flower of the Order. The Royal Purple was a very secretive society. They required passwords for every meeting and National Conventions. The Password could only be changed by the Supreme Honored Royal Lady and the Lodges would be notified every 6 months of the password change. The colors of the Order were purple, white and gold. The tassels on their purple pill box hats represents the individual’s status. White tassel means lodge member, white and purple means Honored Royal Lady (or local president), gold for District Deputy, and purple for Supreme Honored Royal Lady (National Leader.) A non-member can be granted honorary memberships for their contributions to the Lodge. Meetings would begin and end with floor work. Each Lodge and District develop their own bylaws and Rules of Order. In 2014 the Supreme Executive of the Order of Royal Purple decided to secede from the Elks and start a new organization, the Canadian Royal Purple Society. Some locals, however, wished to remain with the Elks and these were integrated into the organization of the Elks of Canada as Royal Purple Elks Lodges. Lethbridge Lodge No. 32 was instituted on April 27, 1928 by PSHRL Mattie Lane and 23 ladies were initiated into the Order. Teas, bake sales, craft sales, rummage sales, and bingos have been annual fundraising activities for the lodge. One of their larger projects was to supply an Audiology Unit (a brain stem evoked response audiometer) costing $40,000.00 for the Regional hospital. They also undertook to supply Lifeline Units to the Auxiliary Hospital. The ladies also supported the local Soup Kitchen, local Food Bank, Parents Place, Harbor House for abused women and children, Meals on Wheels, Keep in Touch as well as other charities. The Lodge was also a supporters of the Elks and Royal Purple Fund for children. They disbanded at the end of 2017. - Information from the Royal Purple of Canada book and interview transcript For more information check out the interview with Ann Marie MacDonald and the donation of Wilma Wood Royal Purple Regalia Accession Number P20170007001
Scope and Content
Order of the Royal Purple Ladies grouped together for picture. 1959-1960 officers. Opal Jaylar, Patricia Van Horne, Dorothy Sarenson, Betty Deak, Alma Naylar, Kay Michalouski, Connie McLaren, Mary Nicalson, Arleen Price, Norma Spoulas, Rene Schnider, Emma Hackett, Ethel Stark, Veroua Smee, Marge Narster, and Mary Neve.
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Order of the Royal Purple, Lethbridge Lodge #32 fonds

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Date Range
1928-2008
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20171064
Physical Description
1.5 textual records, over 1,000 photographic prints, 7 posters
Scope and Content
001: 18 Portraits of Purple Honorary Royal Ladies (1928-1954) 002: 16 Portraits of Purple Honorary Royal Ladies (1955-1970) 003: 1 Notebook: Suspensions, absolute demits, expulsions and rejections (1930-1989) 004: 1 Notebook: Sunshine reports (1933-1963) 005: 1 Notebook: Inventory of regalia and ot…
Date Range
1928-2008
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Order of the Royal Purple, Lethbridge Lodge #32
Physical Description
1.5 textual records, over 1,000 photographic prints, 7 posters
History / Biographical
The Order of Royal Purple was founded in Vancouver, British Columbia in September 1914. Several wives of the Elks created an informal group in 1913 to assist their husbands with benevolent, charitable and social work. In 1914, they became the recognized female auxiliary of the Elks of Canada. The objectives of the Order were to promote the principles of Justice, Charity, Sisterly Love and Fidelity, to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its members or for other purposes. In addition, the Order was to quicken the spirit of women toward a pure and noble citizenship, to promote harmony and good fellowship, to relieve suffering whenever possible and to strive at all times to make “Life sweeter, women better, and the world happier.” The logo was a diamond with an elk head in the center, a clock pointing to 11 o’clock opposite a pansy and the word Canada on the banner. The pansy was the official flower of the Order. The Royal Purple was a very secretive society. They required passwords for every meeting and National Conventions. The Password could only be changed by the Supreme Honored Royal Lady and the Lodges would be notified every 6 months of the password change. The colors of the Order were purple, white and gold. The tassels on their purple pill box hats represents the individual’s status. White tassel means lodge member, white and purple means Honored Royal Lady (or local president), gold for District Deputy, and purple for Supreme Honored Royal Lady (National Leader.) A non-member can be granted honorary memberships for their contributions to the Lodge. Meetings would begin and end with floor work. Each Lodge and District develop their own bylaws and Rules of Order. In 2014 the Supreme Executive of the Order of Royal Purple decided to secede from the Elks and start a new organization, the Canadian Royal Purple Society. Some locals, however, wished to remain with the Elks and these were integrated into the organization of the Elks of Canada as Royal Purple Elks Lodges. Lethbridge Lodge No. 32 was instituted on April 27, 1928 by PSHRL Mattie Lane and 23 ladies were initiated into the Order. Teas, bake sales, craft sales, rummage sales, and bingos have been annual fundraising activities for the lodge. One of their larger projects was to supply an Audiology Unit (a brain stem evoked response audiometer) costing $40,000.00 for the Regional hospital. They also undertook to supply Lifeline Units to the Auxiliary Hospital. The ladies also supported the local Soup Kitchen, local Food Bank, Parents Place, Harbor House for abused women and children, Meals on Wheels, Keep in Touch as well as other charities. The Lodge was also a supporters of the Elks and Royal Purple Fund for children. They disbanded at the end of 2017. Source: The Royal Purple of Canada: 1914-2007 and interview transcript with Ann Marie MacDonald conducted by the Galt Collections For more information check out the interview with Ann Marie MacDonald and the donation of Wilma Wood Royal Purple Regalia Accession Number P20170007001
Scope and Content
001: 18 Portraits of Purple Honorary Royal Ladies (1928-1954) 002: 16 Portraits of Purple Honorary Royal Ladies (1955-1970) 003: 1 Notebook: Suspensions, absolute demits, expulsions and rejections (1930-1989) 004: 1 Notebook: Sunshine reports (1933-1963) 005: 1 Notebook: Inventory of regalia and other items owned by society, expenses, and insurance particulars (1933-1974) 006: 1 Visitor register notebook (1933-2015) 007: 1 Roll call notebook (1940-1950) 008: 1 Scrapbook with various correspondence oversize 009: Annual district agenda and notes 010: Annual district agenda and notes 011: Annual reports 012: 1 Vancouver O.O.R.P 23rd Annual Convention photograph oversized (1947) 013: 1 Roll call notebook (1950-1958) 014: Per-capita tax & membership reports 015: 1 Scrapbook with leadership members, yearly activities, and donations oversized (1953-1959) 016: 1 Scrapbook with leadership members, yearly activities, and 154 photographs of various social events (1958-1962) 017: Directors minutes notebook (1959-1964) 018: Meeting minutes, agendas, reports, correspondence, and publicity manual 019: Roll call, donation requests, membership list, greeting card, Lethbridge Elk newsletters 020: Miscellaneous photographs; 33 negative strips, 41 individual negatives, 4 photographs of various social events 021: Directors minutes 022: 1 Notebook: Ladies receiving flowers (1963-1979) 023: Past Hon. Royal Ladies Association meeting minutes, member list, traveling gavel, newspaper cutouts 024: 13 Portraits of Purple Honorary Royal Ladies (1971-1985) 025: 12 Portraits of Purple Honorary Royal Ladies (1986-2012) 026: Travelling gavel log (1970-1983) 027: Publicity books, newspaper& newsletter cutouts, correspondence and 25 photographs of various social events 028: 1 Vancouver O.O.R.P 33rd Annual Convention photograph oversized (1957) 029: Publicity chairman’s kit, newsletter & newspaper cutouts, biographies, and 2 photographs of members of the O.O.R.P. 030: 60th anniversary program, district deputy reports & authorizations, and roll call 031: Regular and executive meeting minutes 032: Regular meeting minutes 033: Regular meeting minutes 034: 1 Scrapbook of leadership members, yearly events oversized with 155 photographs of the various social events (1962-19670 035: 1 Scrapbook of the supreme convention oversized with 22 photographs of various social events (1965) 036: 1 Scrapbook of leadership members, yearly events oversized with 152 photographs of various social events (1967-1970) 037: 1 Scrapbook of leadership members, yearly events oversized with 139 photographs of various social events (1970-1971) 038: 1 Photo album 39 photographs of various social events (1974-1975) 039: 1 Photo album 170 photographs of various social events (1976-1980) 040: O.O.R.P bylaws, drills general information, procedures & floor work, special ceremonies, and statues (1988) 041: 1 Members register notebook (1981-1997) 042: 1 Tea book, expenses, agendas, and newspaper cutouts (1981-2000) 043: 1 Members register notebook (1973-1981) 044: Director’s minutes and roll call 045: 1 Scrapbook of leadership members, yearly events, newspaper & newsletter cutouts, correspondence, 12 strips of negatives and 94 photographs of various social events (1979-1981) 046: 1 Scrapbook of leadership members, yearly events, newspaper & newsletter cutouts, meeting agenda, 4 strips of negatives and 54 photographs of various social events (1982-1983) 047: 1 Scrapbook of leadership members, yearly events, 28 strips of negatives and 100 photographs of various social events, and year end notes (1984-1985) 048: 1 Scrapbook of leadership members, yearly events, newspaper & newsletter cutouts, 22 strips of negatives and 107 photographs of various social events (1979-1981) 049: 1 Scrapbook of leadership members, yearly events, newspaper & newsletter cutouts, fund raising information, meeting agenda, and 175 photographs of various social events (1979-1981) 050: 1 Scrapbook of leadership members, yearly events, newspaper cutouts, instructions for the historian, meeting dates, and 98 photographs of various social events (1988-1989) 051: O.O.R.P bylaws, annual reports, bingo constitution bylaws, correspondence, and contribution credits 052: Convention proceedings (1997-2000) 053: Charity resource booklet, annual report, newsletter, regular meeting minutes, and convention proceedings 054: Certificate of appreciation, newspaper cutouts, correspondence, constitution, newsletters, regular meeting minutes 055: Meeting minutes 056: 1 Scrapbook of leadership members, yearly events, meeting agenda, and 99 photographs & 1 collage of photographs of various social events (1992-1993) 057: 1 Scrapbook of leadership members, yearly events, newspaper cutouts, post card, event program, and 148 photographs of various social events (1993-1994) 058: 1 Scrapbook of leadership members, yearly events, newspaper cutouts, ribbon, brochures, meeting agendas, charity donation lists, bingo license, fiscal budget, and 117 photographs of various social events (1995-1996) 059: 1 Scrapbook of leadership members, yearly events, newspaper cutouts, ribbon, invitation, biography, and 134 photographs of various social events (1996-1997) 060: 1 Scrapbook of leadership members, yearly events, newspaper cutouts, biography, year meetings, meeting agendas, event tickets, and 102 photographs of various social events (1997-1998) 061: Membership list, information material list, officer’s guide, constitution & bylaws, and procedures & drills 062: 1 Scrapbook of leadership members, yearly events, newspaper cutouts, biography, meeting agendas, church service pamphlet, historian module, and 135 photographs of various social events (2000-2008) 063: Constitution, procedures, and drills 064: Constitution, floor work books, and procedures 065: Meeting agendas, constitution, posters, application for membership, brochures, newsletter cutouts, business cards, bookmarks, notice of meeting cards, member records 066: 33 Photographs of various social events 067: Book- Royal Purple of Canada 1914- 2007, separated to library 068: 7 posters of anti-bullying campaigns oversized 069: Certificates and 27 photographs: group photographs at various social events, sponsored individuals, plaques that were not kept. 070: 1 Poster of Edition 1 Past Honored Royal Ladies 071: 1 Poster of Edition 2 Past Honored Royal Ladies
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20171064
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Officer Appointment Certificate - Frederick George Holberton

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Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20181042003
Physical Description
14"x17"
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
14"x17"
History / Biographical
Frederick George Holberton was born in Lethbridge May 21, 1920. He served during World War II as a Lieutenant with the Canadian Army.
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20181042003
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Receiving the Historian Award

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Date Range
1958-1962
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20171064049115
Physical Description
Colored photograph
Scope and Content
Ladies from Lethbridge Lodge 32 receiving the Historian Award.
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Date Range
1958-1962
Description Level
Item
Creator
Order of the Royal Purple Lethbridge Lodge #32
Physical Description
Colored photograph
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
The Order of Royal Purple was founded in Vancouver, British Columbia in September 1914. Several wives of the Elks created an informal group in 1913 to assist their husbands with benevolent, charitable and social work. In 1914, they became the recognized female auxiliary of the Elks of Canada. The objectives of the Order were to promote the principles of Justice, Charity, Sisterly Love and Fidelity, to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its members or for other purposes. In addition, the Order was to quicken the spirit of women toward a pure and noble citizenship, to promote harmony and good fellowship, to relieve suffering whenever possible and to strive at all times to make “Life sweeter, women better, and the world happier.” The logo was a diamond with an elk head in the center, a clock pointing to 11 o’clock opposite a pansy and the word Canada on the banner. The pansy was the official flower of the Order. The Royal Purple was a very secretive society. They required passwords for every meeting and National Conventions. The Password could only be changed by the Supreme Honored Royal Lady and the Lodges would be notified every 6 months of the password change. The colors of the Order were purple, white and gold. The tassels on their purple pill box hats represents the individual’s status. White tassel means lodge member, white and purple means Honored Royal Lady (or local president), gold for District Deputy, and purple for Supreme Honored Royal Lady (National Leader.) A non-member can be granted honorary memberships for their contributions to the Lodge. Meetings would begin and end with floor work. Each Lodge and District develop their own bylaws and Rules of Order. In 2014 the Supreme Executive of the Order of Royal Purple decided to secede from the Elks and start a new organization, the Canadian Royal Purple Society. Some locals, however, wished to remain with the Elks and these were integrated into the organization of the Elks of Canada as Royal Purple Elks Lodges. Lethbridge Lodge No. 32 was instituted on April 27, 1928 by PSHRL Mattie Lane and 23 ladies were initiated into the Order. Teas, bake sales, craft sales, rummage sales, and bingos have been annual fundraising activities for the lodge. One of their larger projects was to supply an Audiology Unit (a brain stem evoked response audiometer) costing $40,000.00 for the Regional hospital. They also undertook to supply Lifeline Units to the Auxiliary Hospital. The ladies also supported the local Soup Kitchen, local Food Bank, Parents Place, Harbor House for abused women and children, Meals on Wheels, Keep in Touch as well as other charities. The Lodge was also a supporters of the Elks and Royal Purple Fund for children. They disbanded at the end of 2017. - Information from the Royal Purple of Canada book and interview transcript For more information check out the interview with Ann Marie MacDonald and the donation of Wilma Wood Royal Purple Regalia Accession Number P20170007001
Scope and Content
Ladies from Lethbridge Lodge 32 receiving the Historian Award.
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20171064049115
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Supreme Lodge Convention 1948

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Date Range
1948
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20171064069004
Physical Description
black and white photograph 8x10in
Scope and Content
24th annual convention supreme lodge O.O.R.P. Edmonton,Alberta July 26-28,1948
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Date Range
1948
Description Level
Item
Creator
Order of the Royal Purple Lethbridge Lodge #32
Physical Description
black and white photograph 8x10in
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
The Order of Royal Purple was founded in Vancouver, British Columbia in September 1914. Several wives of the Elks created an informal group in 1913 to assist their husbands with benevolent, charitable and social work. In 1914, they became the recognized female auxiliary of the Elks of Canada. The objectives of the Order were to promote the principles of Justice, Charity, Sisterly Love and Fidelity, to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its members or for other purposes. In addition, the Order was to quicken the spirit of women toward a pure and noble citizenship, to promote harmony and good fellowship, to relieve suffering whenever possible and to strive at all times to make “Life sweeter, women better, and the world happier.” The logo was a diamond with an elk head in the center, a clock pointing to 11 o’clock opposite a pansy and the word Canada on the banner. The pansy was the official flower of the Order. The Royal Purple was a very secretive society. They required passwords for every meeting and National Conventions. The Password could only be changed by the Supreme Honored Royal Lady and the Lodges would be notified every 6 months of the password change. The colors of the Order were purple, white and gold. The tassels on their purple pill box hats represents the individual’s status. White tassel means lodge member, white and purple means Honored Royal Lady (or local president), gold for District Deputy, and purple for Supreme Honored Royal Lady (National Leader.) A non-member can be granted honorary memberships for their contributions to the Lodge. Meetings would begin and end with floor work. Each Lodge and District develop their own bylaws and Rules of Order. In 2014 the Supreme Executive of the Order of Royal Purple decided to secede from the Elks and start a new organization, the Canadian Royal Purple Society. Some locals, however, wished to remain with the Elks and these were integrated into the organization of the Elks of Canada as Royal Purple Elks Lodges. Lethbridge Lodge No. 32 was instituted on April 27, 1928 by PSHRL Mattie Lane and 23 ladies were initiated into the Order. Teas, bake sales, craft sales, rummage sales, and bingos have been annual fundraising activities for the lodge. One of their larger projects was to supply an Audiology Unit (a brain stem evoked response audiometer) costing $40,000.00 for the Regional hospital. They also undertook to supply Lifeline Units to the Auxiliary Hospital. The ladies also supported the local Soup Kitchen, local Food Bank, Parents Place, Harbor House for abused women and children, Meals on Wheels, Keep in Touch as well as other charities. The Lodge was also a supporters of the Elks and Royal Purple Fund for children. They disbanded at the end of 2017. - Information from the Royal Purple of Canada book and interview transcript For more information check out the interview with Ann Marie MacDonald and the donation of Wilma Wood Royal Purple Regalia Accession Number P20170007001
Scope and Content
24th annual convention supreme lodge O.O.R.P. Edmonton,Alberta July 26-28,1948
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Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park Association Fonds

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Date Range
1932-2012
Description Level
Fonds
Material Type
Mixed Media
Accession No.
20181020
Physical Description
96cm of textual records, 58 photographs, and 2 oversized maps
Scope and Content
The donation covers a variety of administrative records from the South Calgary Rotary Club.
Material Type
Mixed Media
Date Range
1932-2012
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
96cm of textual records, 58 photographs, and 2 oversized maps
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
The Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park Association (WGIPPA) is an organization within Rotary International comprised mainly of Rotarians from Districts 5360, 5370 and 5390, although any Rotarian in good standing can be a member of the WGIPPA. The WGIPPA continues to promote the peace park concept, and peace among nations generally, through annual assemblies and ceremonies like 'Hands Across the Border'. "The establishing of the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park is essentially a Rotary project. At the first annual good-will meeting fostered by the Cardston Rotary Club held at the Prince of Wales Hotel, Waterton Lakes Park, on Saturday, July 4th, 1931, between the Rotarians of Alberta and Montana, the following resolution was presented for consideration and carried, unanimously. Moved by Rev Canon S.H. Middleton, Cardston, and seconded by Harry B. Mitchell of Great Falls. 'Whereas one hundred members of the Rotary Clubs, representing the cities of Cardston, Lethbridge and Calgary of Alberta; Great Falls, Kalispell and Missoula of Montana, and Estevan, Saskatchewan, are assembled together attending meeting at the Waterton Lakes National Park; An Whereas, it has been decided that a similar annual meeting be held alternately at Glacier Park, Montana and Waterton National Park, Alberta; Therefore, be it Resolved, that the proper authorities be petitioned to commence negotiations to establish the two parks indictaed as a permanent International Peace Park, which shall be definitely set aside for this laudable purpose. Pledging our loyalty and allegiance to foster all international relationships.' Negotiations were immediately commenced with the local representatives of the Governments concerned, Brig. General J.S. Stewart, C.M.G., D.S.O., M.P. for Alberta, and the Hon. Scott Leavitt for Montana. Bills were duly presented during the 1932 session before the Federal Government, Washington, and the Dominion Government, Ottawa, both Houses working separately and conjointly in their respective spheres, which resulted in the official proclamation that the two parks be henceforth designated as 'the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park'..." [Source: 'Opening and Dedication of the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park on Saturday, June 18th, 1932 Glacier Park Montana, U.SA.' in file 20021071002]
Language
English
Scope and Content
The donation covers a variety of administrative records from the South Calgary Rotary Club.
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20181020
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Lethbridge School District No. 51 School Plans and Maps

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Date Range
1950-1986
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20171083
Physical Description
80 blueprint sheets
Scope and Content
001: 5 sheets - Proposed North Side Sr. High school now Winston Churchill High School. Made for the Lethbridge School District #51 on April 28, 1965. (61cm X 48cm) 002: 3 sheets - Fleetwood Bawden School. Made by H.M & W.A. Whiddington Architects for the Lethbridge School District #51. (56cm X 68c…
Date Range
1950-1986
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Lethbridge School District No. 51
Physical Description
80 blueprint sheets
History / Biographical
In Lethbridge School District #51, planning for new schools is delegated to the Board of Trustees who decide where the schools to be located, what they will be called, and what they will look like. These sketches and plans include the district's new schools and additions as well as maps of school site locations. The records include the following schools Catholic Central High School Catholic Central High School West Campus and Chinook High School Ecole Agnes Davidson Fleetwood Bawden School Galbraith Elementary School Gilbert Paterson Middle School Hamilton School and Lethbridge Collegiate School (L.C.I) Hardieville School La Cite des Prairies de Lethbridge and School La Verendrye Lethbridge Christian School Lethbridge College Lethbridge Community College Mike Mountain Horse School Nicolas Sheeran Community School and University of Lethbridge Our Lady of the Assumption School St. Patrick Fine Arts Elementary School St. Paul Elementary School St. Teresa of Calcutta School Victoria Park High School and Lethbridge Collegiate Institute Westminster Elementary School Addition Winston Churchill High School
Scope and Content
001: 5 sheets - Proposed North Side Sr. High school now Winston Churchill High School. Made for the Lethbridge School District #51 on April 28, 1965. (61cm X 48cm) 002: 3 sheets - Fleetwood Bawden School. Made by H.M & W.A. Whiddington Architects for the Lethbridge School District #51. (56cm X 68cm) 003: 7 sheets of site maps by the City of Lethbridge for the Lethbridge School District #51. Sheet 1: Survey map of North Lethbridge Jay-Cee Park. March 1978 (56cm X 68cm) Sheet 2: Hamilton School and Lethbridge Collegiate School (L.C.I) July 2, 1969 (51cm X 51cm) Sheet 3: Proposed school site? Site plan. August 2, 1977 (61cm X 56cm) Sheet 4: Our Lady of the Assumption School site map. June 1979 (87cm X 56cm) Sheet 5: St. Patrick Fine Arts Elementary School site map. December 1964 (87cm X 56cm) Sheet 6: Catholic Central High School site map. December 22, 1961 (87cm X 56cm) Sheet 7: St. Paul Elementary School site map. August 1971 (87cm X 56cm) 004: 6 sheets for the Lethbridge School District #51. Sheets 1-4: Plans for school plaques. Lethbridge Community College. (68.5cm X 61.5cm) Sheet 5: Proposed Vocational Technical School building plans. March 1961 (68.5cm X 61.5cm) Sheet 6: Proposed Vocational Technical School building plans. October 1960 (68.5cm X 61.5cm) 005: Two groups of sheets of original blueprints for Fleetwood Bawden School. Made by Meech, Mitchell & Meech Architecture for the Lethbridge School District #51. Set 1: Building floor plans (93.5cm X 65cm). December 1950- March 1951 Set 2: Building heating plans (93.5cm X 65cm). December 1950- March 1951 006: Two sets of sheets of photocopies of blueprints and two separate sheets. Plans for Proposed Westminster Elementary School Addition (Never Built). By Meech, Mitchell, Robins and Associates for the Lethbridge School District #51. May 1956 (93cm X 61cm) 007: 34 sheets of city plans by the City of Lethbridge for the Lethbridge School District #51. Sheet 1: Plan index (1983) (51cm X 51cm) Sheet 2 - 4: Proposed School Site? 1983 (51cm X 51cm) Sheet 5: Galbraith School City plan (41.5cm X 35.5cm) Sheet 6: Index sheet 1983 (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 7: Mike Mountain Horse School city plan. 1983. (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 8: Proposed School Site? 1983 (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 9: Proposed School Site? 1983 (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 10: Nicolas Sheeran School and University of Lethbridge City plan. 1981. (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 11: Catholic Central High West Campus and Chinook High proposals. 1983 (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 12: Proposed School Site? 1983 (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 13: La Cite des Prairies de Lethbridge and School La Verendrye city plan. 1983. (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 14: Victoria Park High School and Lethbridge Collegiate Institute city plan. 1983 (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 15: Proposed school site? 1982 (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 16: Fleetwood Bawden School city plan. 1983 (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 17: Proposed School site? 1983 (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 18: Proposed School site? 1982 (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 19- 21: Proposed School site? 1983 (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 22: Ecole Agnes Davidson School city plan.1983 (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 23: Gilbert Paterson Middle School city plan. 1983. (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 24: Proposed School site? 1983. (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 25: Proposed school site? 1983. (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 26: Lethbridge College city plan. 1983. (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 27: St. Teresa of Calcutta School city plan. 1983 (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 28: Proposed school site? 1983 (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 29: Proposed school site? 1983 (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 30: Lethbridge Christian School city plan. 1983 (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 31: Proposed School site? 1983. (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 32: Galbraith Elementary School city plan. 1983 (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 33: Proposed school site? 1983 (58.5cm X 56cm) Sheet 34: Proposed school site? 1981 (58.5cm X 56cm) 008: 2 sets of 6 sheets of Fleetwood Bowden School sketches and blueprints. Made by H.M & W.A Whiddington Architects for the Lethbridge School District #51. Sheet 1: School plan sketch (69cm X 49cm) Set 1: Blueprints. 1950 (69cm X 49cm) Sheet 2- 6: Architectural sketches and prints. 1950? (69cm X 49cm) Set 2: Architectural sketches with corrections (69cm X 49cm) 009: 3 groups of sheets and 15 sheets of plans and maps for the Hardieville School. For the Lethbridge School District #51 by various architect companies. Sheet 1: Architectural sketch. 1983 (61cm X 56cm) Sheet 2: Architectural sketch. 1983 (93.5cm X 65cm) Sheet 3: Site plan by City of Lethbridge. 1983 (86cm X 56cm) Sheet 4- 5: Architectural sketch by the Lethbridge SD #51, 1983 (46cm X 61cm) Sheet 6: Architectural sketch By the Lethbridge SD #51. 1983 (96cm X 61cm) Sheet 7: Fire Alarm upgrading plan by D.F.K. Engineering Canada L.T.D. 1986 (96cm X 61cm) Set 1: Site plans and schedules by Meech, Mitchell, Robins & Watson Architects and Engineers. 1963 (99cm X 62cm) Sheet 8- 9: Site plans and schedules by Meech, Mitchell, Robins, & Watson Architects and Engineers. 1983 (96cm X 61cm) Set 2: Site plans and schedules with changes by Meech, Mitchell, Robins, & Watson Architects and Engineers. 1983 (96cm X 61cm) Set 3: Site plans and schedules with changes by Meech, Mitchell, Robins, & Watson Architects and Engineers. 1984. (96cm X 61cm) Set 4: Architectural plans By the Lethbridge SD #51. 1984 (96cm X 61cm) Sheet 10: Fire Alarm upgrading plan sketch by D.F.K. Engineering Canada L.T.D. 1986. (99cm X 62cm) Sheet 11: Fire Alarm upgrading information by D.F.K. Engineering Canada L.T.D. 1986 (99cm X 62cm) Sheet 12: Architectural sketch plans By the Lethbridge SD #51, 1984. (61cm X 46cm) Sheet 13- 14: Photocopies of architectural sketch plans of the school by the Lethbridge SD #51. January 1987, (61cm X 46cm) Sheet 15: Fence site map by the City of Lethbridge. April 1986.
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20171083
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Lethbridge Brewery Gardens.

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Date Range
1966
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20181050
Physical Description
Eight 35 mm colour slides. 2 colour photographic prints.
Scope and Content
Colour photographs of the Lethbridge Brewery Gardens, ca. 1966.
Date Range
1966
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Eight 35 mm colour slides. 2 colour photographic prints.
Scope and Content
Colour photographs of the Lethbridge Brewery Gardens, ca. 1966.
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20181050
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Date Range
1944-1950
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20181051001
Physical Description
Digital copy of a 28 by 22 cm. black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Photograph of Edward E. Buchanan, Senior Staff Sergeant, 2nd in command, Lethbridge Sub-Division of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), 1944-1950.
Date Range
1944-1950
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Digital copy of a 28 by 22 cm. black and white photograph
Scope and Content
Photograph of Edward E. Buchanan, Senior Staff Sergeant, 2nd in command, Lethbridge Sub-Division of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), 1944-1950.
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20181051001
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City of Lethbridge Bicycle Tags.

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Date Range
1965-1975
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20181049
Physical Description
3 plastic tags, 6.5 x 6.5 cm.
Scope and Content
3 plastic bicycle licenses issued to Heather, Scott, and Brenda Fisher, children of John Fisher.
Date Range
1965-1975
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
3 plastic tags, 6.5 x 6.5 cm.
Scope and Content
3 plastic bicycle licenses issued to Heather, Scott, and Brenda Fisher, children of John Fisher.
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20181049
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Somerville Film Collection: (Set) Aviation A2

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Date Range
1939-1946
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
19911043002
Scope and Content
2 8mm black and white Films. .2 Aviation A2, 7 Minutes 28 Seconds. Shot Log Attached. "Aviation" "Aviation Who's Who" " J A Wilson, Controller of Civil Aviation" Wilson disembarking at Lethbridge airport 27/5/39 "Capt J Bell Col Debney, W S Lawson" Bell, Debney, Lawson at Edmonton airport 18/7/39 …
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1939-1946
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Somerville, Archibald Lawrence H "Laurie" (30 August 1898 - 1990?).
Married To Margaret Somerville. Graduated From The University Of British Columbia In 1923, With A Bachelor Of Science Degree In Mechanical Engineering Came To Lethbridge In 1937-38 As District Airway Engineer With The Federal Department Of Transport. During WW2, Somerville Supervised Construction Of Of The Southern Alberta Airfields Used For British Commonwealth Air Training.
In 1949 Somerville Was Hired As Lethbridge City Manager, A Job He Held Until 1964. Laurie Somerville Was A Long-Time Member Of The Local Rotary Club.
Scope and Content
2 8mm black and white Films.
.2 Aviation A2, 7 Minutes 28 Seconds. Shot Log Attached. "Aviation" "Aviation Who's Who" " J A Wilson, Controller of Civil Aviation" Wilson disembarking at Lethbridge airport 27/5/39 "Capt J Bell Col Debney, W S Lawson" Bell, Debney, Lawson at Edmonton airport 18/7/39 "G L McGee" McGee at Cranbrook airport 7/9/39 "G.L.McGee, Upson, W S Lason" McGee, Upson, Lawson at Cranbrook airport 7/6/39 "H P Keith, Bert Knox, W S Lawson" Keith, Knox, Lawson at Fort Nelson aerodrome 14/2/41 "E F Cooke" Cooke, McGee at CPR station Winnipeg 13/1/41 "T Vergette" Vergette at Lethbridge 18/8/40 "G T Chilcott"Chilcott at Broadview, Sask. 6/3/41 "D C Archibald" Archibald on meteorological mast at Cowley Aero 18/11/39 "P Thibault" Thibault at Cowley Aerodome 18/11/39 "C A Whittet" Whittei at Calgary Municipal airport 26/4/40 Whittei in the Lethbridge DOT office 23/4/41 "A B Holand" Holand at the Pultenay proposed aerodome 16/10/40 "C H Edgett, G.L. McGee, FRH Proctor" Edgett, McGee, Proctor at Winnipeg 13/1/41 "E H Scott" Scott at his home in Toronto 11/1/41 "Scott in Corona Hotel, Edmonton 29/4/42 "H P Keith" Keith at the proposed Frank Lake aerodome 15/12/40 "C R Dobbin" Dobbin at the proposed Suffield aerodome 12/12/40 " A D McLean" McLean with Dawson at Dewinton aerodome 6/11/40 "T Miard" Miard in Lethbridge DOT office 28/6/41 "F C Jewett" Jewett at the Innisfail aerodome 30/11/41 "E J Garrett" Garrett in the Lethbridge DOT office 23/4/41 "Ted Neumann" Neumann in the Lethbridge DOT office 31/12/42 "R T Smith" Smith at the Regina Laboratory 18/2/43 "R H Goodchild" Goodchild at the Suffield aerodome 31/7/41 Goodchild at the Regina Laboratory 18/2/43 "Gordon V Cooke" Cooke in the Lethbridge Dot office 2/5/43 "George Leversidge" Leversidge in the LEthbridge DOT office 2/5/43 "Bert Watson" Watson in the Lethbridge DOT office 2/5/43 "D F Hamelin" Hamelin in the Lethbridge DOT office 3/5/43 "P J Prokopy" Prokopy in the Lethbridge DOT office 23/4/41 "R M Stanley" Stanley in the Lethbridge DOT office 28/6/41 "Bert Know, Elsie Dunnett" Knox & Dunnett in Edmonton 5/8/42 "Harold, Dilworth" Dilworth at the Bowden aerodome 5/10/41 "John T Hornsby" Hornsby with Sandra at St. Georges Island, Calgary 21/5/44 "Bernice Moore's wedding, Lethbridge March 7 1942" Moore's wedding in Lethbridge 7/3/42 " A J Smith" Allan Smith in Lethbridge DOT office 31/6/46 "End" Shots removed from original log A2 and put into the new 000 series of Lethbridge in 1978. Log A2 cancelled and replaced by this new log above
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19911043002
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Somerville Film Collection: (Set) B.C.A.T.P. B1 To B.C.A.T.P. B3

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Date Range
1939-1944
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
19911043004
Scope and Content
3 8mm black and white Films. .4 British Commonwealth Air Training Plan B2, 10 minutes 12 Sec. Shot Log Attached. "British Commonwealth Air Graining Plan ALBERTA 1940-45" "Drainage" Steam ditcher Penhold aerodrome 30/9/40 Sewers Suffield aerodrome 31/7/41 Wood box drains dewinton aerodrome 6/8/41 "V…
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1939-1944
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Somerville, Archibald Lawrence H "Laurie" (30 August 1898 - 1990?).
Married To Margaret Somerville. Graduated From The University Of British Columbia In 1923, With A Bachelor Of Science Degree In Mechanical Engineering Came To Lethbridge In 1937-38 As District Airway Engineer With The Federal Department Of Transport. During WW2, Somerville Supervised Construction Of Of The Southern Alberta Airfields Used For British Commonwealth Air Training.
In 1949 Somerville Was Hired As Lethbridge City Manager, A Job He Held Until 1964. Laurie Somerville Was A Long-Time Member Of The Local Rotary Club.
Scope and Content
3 8mm black and white Films. .4 British Commonwealth Air Training Plan B2, 10 minutes 12 Sec. Shot Log Attached. "British Commonwealth Air Graining Plan ALBERTA 1940-45" "Drainage" Steam ditcher Penhold aerodrome 30/9/40 Sewers Suffield aerodrome 31/7/41 Wood box drains dewinton aerodrome 6/8/41 "V" drains Calgary Municipal airport 15/8/41 Wet runways after 12 hrs. rain Penhold aerodrome 16/8/41 Outfall drainage Claresholme aerodrome 8/10/41 Laminex drains Penhold aerodrome 10/11/41 Concrete gutters Granum aerodrome 14/1/42 Wood box drains High Rover aerodrome 29/7/43 Dragline High River aerodrome 29/7/43 Wood pipe High River aerodrome 29/7/43 Concrete drainage reservoir High River aerodrome 30/9/43 Drainage pumping equipment High River aerodrome 9/7/44 Temporary pumping equipment High River aerodrome 9/7/44 Drainage pipe line High River aerodrome 9/7/43 "V" drains Calgary Municipal airport 30/9/43 "Field Lighting" Contact lights Holsom aerodrome 17/12/40 Wind tee Macleod aerodrome 3/5/41 Contact lights Claresholme aerodrome 6/8/41 "Water Supply" Water line Bowden aerodrome 5/10/41 Water line Dewinton aerodrome 6/10/41 Flowing well Granum aerodrome 8/10/41 Flowing well Granum aerodrome 14/1/42 Well drilling Sheoard aerodrome 7/10/41 Checking completed water line Holsom aerodrome 25/3/43 Pumphouse No.. 2 Pearce aerodrome 11/4/43 "Gas" Drilling Suffield aerodrome 31/7/41 RCAF buildings Medicine Hat airport 7/6/41 USAAF buildings Edmonton airport 5/2/43 "End of Part Two" shots removed from original log B2 and put into the new 000 series of Lethbridge in 1978. Log B2 cancelled and replaced by this new log above
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Somerville Film Collection: British Commonwealth Air Training Plan B3

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Date Range
1939-1944
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
19911043005
Scope and Content
3 8mm black and white Films. .5 British Commonwealth Air Training Plan B3, 8 minutes 26 Sec. Shot Log Attached. "British Commonwealth Training Plan Alberta 1940-45" "laboratory Work" Regina laboratory 18/2/43 Penetrometer base test Suffield aerodrome 10/8/41 Liquid limit check Suffield aerodrome 10…
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1939-1944
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Somerville, Archibald Lawrence H "Laurie" (30 August 1898 - 1990?).
Married To Margaret Somerville. Graduated From The University Of British Columbia In 1923, With A Bachelor Of Science Degree In Mechanical Engineering Came To Lethbridge In 1937-38 As District Airway Engineer With The Federal Department Of Transport. During WW2, Somerville Supervised Construction Of Of The Southern Alberta Airfields Used For British Commonwealth Air Training.
In 1949 Somerville Was Hired As Lethbridge City Manager, A Job He Held Until 1964. Laurie Somerville Was A Long-Time Member Of The Local Rotary Club.
Scope and Content
3 8mm black and white Films. .5 British Commonwealth Air Training Plan B3, 8 minutes 26 Sec. Shot Log Attached. "British Commonwealth Training Plan Alberta 1940-45" "laboratory Work" Regina laboratory 18/2/43 Penetrometer base test Suffield aerodrome 10/8/41 Liquid limit check Suffield aerodrome 10/8/41 Plastic limit check Suffield aerodrome 10/85/41 Sieving Suffield aerodrome 10/8/41 "Grief" Gopher hole in pavement Airdrie aerodrome 5/6/41 Drainage washouts Airdrie aerodrome 5/6/41 Broken drainage pipe Calgary Municipal airport 5/6/41 Drainage washouts Calgary Municipal airport 5/6/41 Drainage washouts Bowden aerodrome 1/9/41 Dust storm Shepard aerodrome 11/11/41 Dust storm Pearce aerodrome (100 m.p.h.) 24/11/41 "Training" Harvards Medicine HAt airport 8/4/41 Ansons Edmonton airport 24/3/41 WACCO's shadow CCW 8/4/41 Macleod aerodrome 3/5/41 Upson Macleod wind tree 3/5/41 Ansons Macleod aerodrome 3/5/41 Formation flying Macleod aerodrome 17/6/41 Moth trainer Dewinton aerodrome 6/8/41 Church parade Edmonton airport 14/8/41 Moth over High River aerodrome 10/41 Parade Currie aerodome 30/5/41 Signboard. Dive bombing Medicine Hat airport 23/3/43 "West Coast Development" Landing at Tofino 29/1/42 Taking off from Tofino 29/1/42 Coming ashore in rowboat Rofino 29/1/42 Construction of dock Tofino 29/1/42 Shore construction camp Tofino 29/1/42 Road from dock to aerodrome Tofino 29/1/42 Camp at Tofino aerodrome 30/1/42 "End" Shots removed from original log of B3 and put into the new 000 series of Lethbridge in 1978. Log B3 cancelled and replaced by this new log above
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Somerville Film Collection: "Odd Shots E2"

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Date Range
1939-1965
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
19911043007
Scope and Content
2 8mm black and white Films. .7 Odd Shots E2, 13 minutes 17 Sec. Log Attached. A Tape Recording Of accompanying Music And Narration Is Included. "Odd Shots" CPR train #2 coming East at Piapot siding 17/3/40 CPR train wreck West of Lethbridge 13/2/41 Aircraft flying upside down (trick) over High R…
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1939-1965
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Somerville, Archibald Lawrence H "Laurie" (30 August 1898 - 1990?).
Married To Margaret Somerville. Graduated From The University Of British Columbia In 1923, With A Bachelor Of Science Degree In Mechanical Engineering Came To Lethbridge In 1937-38 As District Airway Engineer With The Federal Department Of Transport. During WW2, Somerville Supervised Construction Of Of The Southern Alberta Airfields Used For British Commonwealth Air Training.
In 1949 Somerville Was Hired As Lethbridge City Manager, A Job He Held Until 1964. Laurie Somerville Was A Long-Time Member Of The Local Rotary Club.
Scope and Content
2 8mm black and white Films.
.7 Odd Shots E2, 13 minutes 17 Sec. Log Attached. A Tape Recording Of accompanying Music And Narration Is Included. "Odd Shots" CPR train #2 coming East at Piapot siding 17/3/40 CPR train wreck West of Lethbridge 13/2/41 Aircraft flying upside down (trick) over High River aerodrome, C.Dobbin pilot, s/l Greenway passanger 15/12/40 Neon sign, Edmonton 23/2/44 Car driven over camera, H.P.Keith driver, Marg passanger 15/12/40 Truck wreck on #2 Highway south of Calgary 13/8/44 Niagra Falls in the summer 6/7/45 Niagra Falls in winter Hamonic, burned two weeks later 8/7/45 Shots on board Noronic, Sarnia to Port Arthur 8/7/45 Irrigation duct and syphon at Brooks Egg trick Queens head on a postage stamp 3/59 Candle flame 15/1/61 Gals doll 10/1/63 One cent piece 18/3/63 Burning cigarette 18/3/63 Revolving shattered car windshield glass 14/3/63 Marg diamond ring 14/3/63 Storm cloud East of Lethbridge 12/6/59 Lightning from rear 1312 7/57 Lightning from rear 1312 9/7/65 Rainbow 9/6/63 "Fast Action" 12/63 Frain train Calgary to Edmonton 4/11/63 "Bow Falls" wipe to 4/11/63 Use your Head..." wipe to 4/11/63 Cameron Falls" wipe to 4/11/63 "Halitosis..." wipe to 4/11/63 Shot of artificial fireplace at 1312 19/12/63 Full moon in distance, 13mm 29/6/61 Full moon, close-up, 78mm 29/6/61 Full moon moving slowly, 78mm 1 fps 29/6/61 Cine club competition film on Interior shots, unedited, placed 2nd. on April 15, 1965 3/65 TCA vapour trails 10/12/60 Golden Hawks at Lethbridge 1/6/62 "End" Tape No. 19 361 feet Side 1 channel 1 000-417 407' 3 3/4 18m - 39s music and sound for movie film banff s (Synchronized) Side 1 channel 2 000-417 407' 3 3/4 18m - 39s voice for movie film banff s (Synchronized) Side 2 channel 1 000-245 049' 3 3/4 13m - 17s music and sound for movie film odd shots E2 (Synchronized) Side 2 channel 2 000-245 049' 3 3/4 13m - 17s sound and voice for movie film odd shots E2 (Synchronized)
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19911043007
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Storm of 1967 18 AVE & 12 AVE North Area

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Date Range
1967
Accession No.
20181015001
Physical Description
Black and White Photograph
  1 image  
Date Range
1967
Creator
Calvin Logan
Physical Description
Black and White Photograph
Physical Condition
Excellent
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
20181015001
Collection
Archive
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Somerville Film Collection: North American Communities I2

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Date Range
1939-1947
Material Type
Recording
Accession No.
19911043010
Scope and Content
2 8mm black and white Films. .10 Banff, Crowsnest Pass, Whitehorse, New York. 9 minutes 34 Sec. Shot Log Attached "Banff" View from hotel, Bow river 13/8/40 Drinks 13/8/40 On the golf course 13/8/40 Herb Edgett 13/8/40 Devils Caldron (water HAzard) and punt HMS Tub 13/8/40 Edgett and Red Dutton 13…
Material Type
Recording
Date Range
1939-1947
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
Somerville, Archibald Lawrence H "Laurie" (30 August 1898 - 1990?).
See P19911043001 For Information About The Donor.
Scope and Content
2 8mm black and white Films.
.10 Banff, Crowsnest Pass, Whitehorse, New York. 9 minutes 34 Sec. Shot Log Attached "Banff" View from hotel, Bow river 13/8/40 Drinks 13/8/40 On the golf course 13/8/40 Herb Edgett 13/8/40 Devils Caldron (water HAzard) and punt HMS Tub 13/8/40 Edgett and Red Dutton 13/8/40 Ted Scott and Dutton 13/8/40 Scott, Edgett and ALHS 13/8/40 Scott, Dutton and Edgett 13/8/40 Caddies 13/8/40 Returning to hotel in car 13/8/40 Bow River and falls 13/8/40 Hotel entrance 13/8/40 Shots from the hotel 13/8/40 Drinks 13/8/40 Scene from the hotel 13/8/40 Banff Springs Hotel 13/8/40 Banff Avenue from a car 13/8/40 "End" "Crowsnest, B.C." Crowsnest Lake 9/6/41 Mountain from the lake 9/6/41 Crowsnest lake 9/6/41 Crownstest Mountain 9/6/41 Blairmore Golf Course 9/6/41 "End" "Whitehorse, Yukon" Taking off 7-13/7/41 On board YSAT Loadstar 7-13/7/41 Typical country from the air 7-13/7/41 Marg at Fort St. John 7-13/7/41 Barkley- Growe on Charlie Lake, Fort St. John 7-13/7/41 From the air 7-13/7/41 Sunset over Whitehorse taken from the aircraft at 10, 000 feet altitude about midnight 7-13/7/41 Whitehorse Rapids 7-13/7/41 Lewis River 7-13/7/41 Whitehorse Rapids 7-13/7/41 Hiking between Whitehorse rapids and miles Canyon 7-13/7/41 Miles Canyon 7-13/7/41 Enplaning at Whitehorse 7-13/7/41 Flying between two cloud layers enroute to Edmonton 7-13/7/41 "End" "New York" Creily Square looking along Broadwawy 6/11/46 Fifth Ave. from top of a bus 6/11/46 Cabbies at Central Park 6/11/46 Rackefeller Centre and Outdoor artificial ice rink 6/11/46 "End" 134 feet (9-55)(11-10)
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
19911043010
Collection
Archive
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