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Royal visit of Queen Elizabeth II and the Commonwealth Games

  • Subseries
  • predominant 31 Jul. 1978 - 6 Aug. 1978, Dec. 1978
  • Part of Victor Post fonds

Subseries consists of photographs of the Alberta portion of the official state visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Canada in 1978. The Queen toured Newfoundland, Saskatchewan, and finally Alberta. The Queen was accompanied by Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince Andrew, and The Prince Edward. On August 3, 1978, The Queen officially opened the 1978 Commonwealth Games held in Edmonton, which took place from August 3 - 12, 1978. The photographs in this subseries covers The Queen's stay in Alberta from July 31 - August 6, 1978.

Also included are official visitor's guides and information manual for volunteers at the Commonwealth Games.

St. Albert Place Celebration Committee

Series consists of records pertaining to the St. Albert Celebration Committee of which Margaret Plain was a member. The Committee organized various events to celebrate the opening of St. Albert Place in June 1984. Records include Committee minutes, correspondence, event planning notes, event invitations, newspaper clippings.

Celebrate 125

Series consists of records pertaining to the Celebrate 125 event in St. Albert to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the foundation of St. Albert. Records include Celebrate 125 Organizing Committee minutes and correspondence, event planning records, calendar of events, report, and newspaper clippings. Margaret Plain was the chair of the Committee.

Marion Williams papers

The files in the subseries consist of the personal records of Marion Letitia Williams nee Peacock, who was married to Leland Stanford Williams. Examples include photographs, newspaper articles, letters, etc.

Williams, Marion

Aerial photographs subseries

Subseries consists of vertical and oblique photographs of St. Albert and surrounding areas, including Sturgeon County and north Edmonton. Vertical aerials depict a view of St. Albert neighborhoods and streets. Oblique aerials include a view of buildings and businesses, parks and recreation facilities, schools, construction and development of streets and neighborhoods.

Papal stopover of Pope John Paul II

Subseries consists of photographs of Pope John Paul II's stopover in Edmonton in September of 1987 at the end of his US fall tour. The Pope spent the night of September 19 at a Grey Nuns residence in Edmonton before flying to Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories on September 20. The trip to Fort Simpson was a makeup date for the Pope's missed scheduled stop on his 1984 Canadian Tour.

Royal visit of Queen Elizabeth II

  • Subseries
  • Jun. 1990 - Jul. 1990, predominant 27 Jun. 1990 - 30 Jun. 1990
  • Part of Victor Post fonds

Subseries consists of photographs of the Alberta portion of the official state visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Canada in 1990. The Queen toured Calgary and Red Deer in Alberta and the capital, Ottawa. The photographs in this subseries covers The Queen's stay in Alberta from June 27 - 30, 1990.

Also included are official itineraries for the royal visit.

Royal visit of King Hussein and Queen Noor of Jordan

Subseries consists of photographs of the Calgary and Banff, Alberta portion of the official state visit of King Hussein and Queen Noor of Jordan to Canada in October, 1989. The photographs in this subseries cover the King and Queen's stay in Alberta from October 13 - 16, 1989. Also included are itineraries and letters related to the royal visit.

1988 Winter Olympic Games

Subseries consists of photographs of the 1988 Winter Olympic Games held in Calgary, Alberta from February 13 - 28, 1988. Subseries is arranged according to the events that Victor Post labelled on his materials.

Royal visit of The Duke and Duchess of York

  • Subseries
  • May - Aug. 1987 (predominant 22 Jul. 1987 - 25 Jul. 1987)
  • Part of Victor Post fonds

Subseries consists of photographs of the Alberta portion of the official state visit of Prince Andrew and Princess Sarah, The Duke and Duchess of York, to Canada in 1987. The Duke and Duchess toured cities in Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta, and the Northwest Territories. The photographs in this subseries cover The Duke and Duchess' stay in Alberta from July 22 - July 25, 1987.

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