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Swearing-In ceremony for RCMP auxiliary constable

File consists of photographs taken at the ceremony where Victor Post was sworn in as an auxiliary constable. Includes his wife and parents, along with St. Albert mayor Richard Fowler. Also included are some individual portraits of Post.

Membership and community involvement

Series consists of records relevant to Victor Post's membership to various associations and groups over the course of his life. Also included are records relevant to his volunteer and community involvement.

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 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.

Official arrival to Alberta

File consists of photographs of the Queen's arrival to Alberta at the Canadian Forces Base, Namao, Alberta. The Queen and royal party is greeted by the Lieutenant Governor, Ralph Garvin Steinhauer, and other dignitaries.

Opening Ceremony of Commonwealth Games

File consists of photographs of the Opening Ceremony of the 1978 Commonwealth Games. Included are photographs of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh getting out of a car inside Commonwealth Stadium. There are also some photographs of some of the events at the ceremony and one country marching into the stadium.

Royal visit photographs published

File consists of the cover of High Lift magazine, Volume 2, No. 6. The magazine cover uses one of Victor Post's photographs of the Queen's arrival to Alberta. The magazine credits the Government of Alberta.

Tour of Fort Edmonton Park

File consists of photographs of The Prince and Princess of Wales during their tour of Fort Edmonton Park in period costume. The Prince and Princess are greeted by Mayor Cec Purves and Mrs. Purves, as well as other dignitaries.

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