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History of Alberta

Beautiful Alberta

Alberta, Past and Present, Historical and Biographical
By John Blue, B.A. (1924)
A TV Series based in Alberta
Books by John McDougall
His books are all about growing up in Alberta and surrounding areas when his father was a missionary to the local Indian Tribes. It is said he could speak 2 Indian languages before he could speak English. One of his books Wa-pee Moos-tooch or "White Buffalo", The Hero of a Hundred Battles is a tale of Life in Canada's Great West During the Early Years of the Last Century.

Calgary, Heart of the New West

Moving to Alberta
This is a web site that is targeted at people wishing to move to Alberta and thus provides a good overview of the Province. You can also view an Interactive map of Alberta which includes some videos.
Some information about Banff.
Peter Lougheed

Statement Respecting the Earl of Selkirk's Settlement of Kildonan Upon the Red River in North America: It's Destruction in the years 1815 and 1816; and the Massacre of Governor Semple and his Party (pdf).
Peace River
Some information about the Peace River
Books by Gertrude Balmer Watt
Stories about Alberta
Alberta Histories of Published Local Histories
Assembled by the Friends of Geographical Names Society as part of a Local History Mapping Project in 1995 (pdf)
Survey of Barrhead
Prepared by Industrial Development Branch, Department of Industry & Development, Government of the Province of Alberta (pdf)
Early History of Calgary
By Lawrence H. Bussard, B. A. (1935) (pdf)
A town in the Canadian Prairies of southern Alberta
Canadian Agriculture for High Schools
Authorised by the Department of Education for Alberta (1928) (pdf)
University of Alberta
Gateway Newspaper and lots of old copies on the Internet Archie

Echoes in the Halls
An Unofficial History of the University of Alberta by the Association of Professors Emeriti of the University of Alberta (1999) (pdf)
The Coleman Journal (pdf)
Another 1773 or so copies can be read on the Internet Archive

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