All posts by: Elizabeth Walker

Belmont School Newspaper: The Star – part III

This is my final post exploring the student newspapers created at the Belmont School in the 1890s. I’m continuing my exploration by looking at the School itself. Thanks to all of you who have follow...

Summer Fun in Edmonton (Part 2)

My summer fun post became a two-parter, so if you were looking for the dogs in my last post and could only find one it’s because one of them is in these photographs. I apologize for any confusion ca...

Summer Fun in Edmonton: A History of Outdoor Pools

The History Hunters summer daycamp is happening at the Archives this week and it has me thinking about what kids do in Edmonton in the summer and what it’s like to grow up here (I’m also partially...

Royalty Exhibits at the City of Edmonton Archives

Since everyone is talking about the royal tour, I thought I would too. The City of Edmonton Archives has put together a couple of exhibits in honour of the first visit of state of newlyweds William an...

#AskArchivists Day – Success!

On behalf of the City of Edmonton Archives, thank you to everyone who participated in #AskArchivists Day on June 9th! Globally there were 7,476 tweets and 1,698 twitterers for #AskArchivists Day, full...

Today is #AskArchivists Day at the City of Edmonton Archives!

I hope you’ve got your texting and/or typing fingers ready! Archivists at the City of Edmonton Archives are all set to answer your questions today until 4pm. Do you have questions on how to care for...

#AskArchivists Day in the City of Edmonton – June 9,2011

Have you ever wondered what goes on at the City of Edmonton Archives? Or even what an archives is? Have you ever seen a neat old building and wanted to learn more about it? Or wondered why City planne...

Belmont School Newspaper: The Star – part II (B)

Welcome to the second part of my post on the people behind the Belmont School newspapers. If you want some background on the newspapers see my first post in the series. DISCLAIMER: As I noted in my la...

Belmont School Newspaper: The Star-part II (A)

In my last post I introduced the Belmont School newspaper, the Star; today I’m looking at some of the people who wrote it. I was able to find a fair amount, actually this was going to be a single po...

Belmont School Newspaper: The Star (part I)

Every year I watch for the Robins to return because, for me, they are a sign that spring is here. Maybe I was looking in the wrong places but I didn’t see one until April 15th this year.  According...

City of Edmonton Archives – Kid Friendly?

Spring is here! And the City of Edmonton Archives is already thinking about summer, summer daycamps for kids that is. The City of Edmonton offers a wide variety of Summer daycamps and the City of Edmo...

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