Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Archives in Alberta

Archives are an important place to start research the census, directories, histories of trade organizations, histories of communities in the province. Often staff will answer a research enquiry, if you provide enough specific information.

This page provides a partial list of archives in Alberta
http://www.archivesalberta.org/


Airdrie, Alberta
Nose Creek Valley Museum - http://www.nosecreekvalleymuseum.com/  -

Banff, Alberta
Museum of the Rockies - article about UK War Brides WW2

Calgary, Alberta
The Heritage Triangle - http://calgarylibrary.ca/the-heritage-triangle/ includes the Glenbow Archives, Calgary Public Library, and the City of Calgary Archives. These archives are very close to each other and in a 'triangle' shape.

Lethbridge, Alberta
Galt Museum - see the article on the Galt Museum


Vulcan, Alberta -  http://www.vdhs.vulcancountyhistory.com/ -  the Vulcan District Historical Society Museum depicts a turn of the century classroom and highlights a former slave, the 'African American Cowboy' John Ware. He was an important figure in the ranching community of southern Alberta at the turn of the century.

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