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Nolan family fonds






































































































































































































































































































































































Series 1


Patrick James “Paddy” Nolan. — 1862-1954. — 5 cm of textual records. — 3 oversize items. — 54 photographs.

M-910 Certificates, liquor permit, biographical article, etc. — 1881-1909, 1939

Royal University of Ireland Matriculation Examination certificate. — April 17, 1882
Trinity College, Dublin. University Philosophical Society. Gold Medal for Oratory certificate. — no date.
North-West Territories Liquor Permit No. 3031. — September 15, 1891
Law Society of the North-West Territories annual certificate. — January 27, 1902
Admission ticket to witness the execution of Mah Hong at Fort Macleod. — January 5, 1909

Biography (article which appeared in Lawyers and Laymen of Western Canada by Roy St. George Stubbs). –1939
M-3091-oversize Law certificate granted by King Edward the Seventh appointing Patrick James Nolan King’s Counsel (KC) in Alberta. — November 16, 1907
M-9761-1 Certificates. — 1862-1892. — Birth certificate for Paddy [copy issued 1918], marriage certificate of Paddy and Mary.
M-9761-2 Correspondence. — 1879. — Letter from Justin McCarthy to Paddy and his brothers Michael and W. M.
M-9761-3 New Testament. — 1889. — Given to Paddy Nolan by T. B. Lafferty.
M-9761-4 Letter from mother. — 1891
M-9761-5 Wedding certificate. — 1892. — Paddy and Mary Nolan, Calgary.
M-9761-6 Address to the jury. — [ca. 1911]. — In John Fiske case.
M-9761-7 Grant MacEwan. — 1954. — Article regarding Paddy Nolan.
M-9761-oversize Law Society of Manitoba. — 1910 — Call to the Bar.
Trinity College, Dublin. University Philosophical Society. Silver Medal for Oratory certificate. — no date.
PA-697-(1-2) Photographs. — [ca. 1899-1900], 1924. — 2 photographs.
PA-4050-(1-15) Photographs. — [ca. 1880s-1911]. — 16 photographs.
NA-1001-1 Father Lacombe. — no date. — 1 photograph.
NA-1371-(1-11) Paddy and Mary Nolan and family, also views of Harry Nolan. — [ca. 1867-1943]. — 11 photographs.
PD-427-1 Nolan family album. — [ca. 1900-1912]. — 24 photographs of Ireland, England, Calgary, etc.


Series 2


Mary Lee Nolan. — [ca. 1890s-1940s]. — 3 items. — 18 photographs.

M-9761-8 Correspondence and ration card — [ca. 1904-1918]. — Includes letter from son Harry, postcard from friend in Australia, and ration card while on holiday in Ireland and England.
PA-4050-(16-26) Photographs. — [ca. 1890s-1940s]. — 18 photographs.


Series 3


George and Katie Douglas McCarter. — 1890-2003. — 1 cm of textual records. — 8 photographs.

M-9761-9 Certificate and obituary. — 1890, 1967. — Includes admission of George Smith McCarter as solicitor in Ontario; obituary and Calgary crematorium record for Katie McCarter.
M-9761-10 Genealogical charts for John Ross/Howard Douglas family. — no date.
M-9761-11 Biography of Howard Douglas from Alberta Past and Present, by John Blue. — 1924
M-9761-12 Article “George S. McCarter: Early Law Partner of Senator J. A. Lougheed” from Architypes, newsletter of the Legal Archives Society of Alberta. — 2003
PA-4050-(27-34) Photographs. — 1910s-1960s. — 8 photographs.


Series 4


Doris McCarter Nolan. — [ca. 1910s-1980]. — 2 cm of textual records. — 422 photographs.

M-9761-13 Bishop Strachan School. — 1915-1916. — Includes report card, school magazine.
M-9761-14 Correspondence and certificate. — 1916-1942, 1980. — Includes letters from family and friends; Alberta 75th anniversary certificate.
M-9761-15 Household purchases. — 1926-1929
PA-4050-(96-124) Photographs. — 1910s-1950s. — 37 photographs.
PB-1016-(9-10) Wedding photographs. — 1928. — 2 photographs of Doris in her wedding gown.
PD-427-3 McCarter family album. — [ca. 1917-1919]. — 383 photographs of West Coast, Banff, Calgary, etc.


Series 5


Henry Grattan “Harry” Nolan. — [ca. 1890s-1974]. — 30 cm of textual records. — 4 oversize items. — 84 photographs.

M-9761-16 Correspondence, etc. — 1903-1956. — Includes newspaper clippings, wedding invitation, military correspondence and Rhodes Scholar notices. View now.
M-9761-17 University of Alberta class list. — 1913-1914 View now.
M-9761-18 The Catholic’s Pocket Prayer Book. — no date. — Given to Harry by his mother at Christmas 1916. View message to Harry from his mother.
M-9761-19 Invitations to events. — 1917-1957 View now.
M-9761-20 Degree of Utter Barrister of Gray’s Inn certificate. — 1922 View now.
M-9761-21 Harry and Doris passport. — 1929 View now.
M-9761-22 Legal notes “Psychology and the Law”. — no date. View now.
M-9761-23 Legal notes for various cases. — no date
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M-9761-24 Supreme Court decisions. — [ca. 1957]
View The Minister of National Revenue vs. Consolidated Glass.
View Roberts and Bagwell vs. Her Majesty the Queen.
View Her Majesty the Queen vs. Robert Fitton.
View Canadian Pacific Railway Company vs. the Town of Estevan.
View Arthur Tardif vs. Omer Metivier.
View John Switzman vs. Freda Elbling & Attorney General for the Province of Quebec.
View In the Matter of a Reference re the Farm Products Marketing Act, R.S.O. 1950, Chapter 131, as amended.
View Dorothy Elizabeth Allen, Administratrix of the Estate of Glen Hubert Allen, Deceased.
View The Municipal District of Serviceberry No. 43 vs. Carl Lund.
View Taber Finance Corporation Limited vs. William H. Williams and Wilfred Lange.
View Robert Alfred Bradley vs. The Queen.
View Prudential Trust Company Limited and Canuck Freehold Royalties Limited vs. Edmond G. Cugnet and Raymond A. Cugnet.
View The Rural Municipality of Monet No. 257 vs. Graham Campbell and Marian McCallum and James Francis Williams and Reginald Johnston.
M-9761-25 Notes for speech on Vimy Ridge. — no date.
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M-9761-26 Notes for speeches. — 1946 and no date.
View What Comes After Today.
View Books, Authors and Personalities of the Hour Broadcast.
View notes for speech regarding the First World War.
View notes for speech regarding legal matters.
View notes for speech, probably to a graduating class.
View The Inns of Court.
View notes on speech regarding Oxford and Cambridge Universities.
View notes on speech regarding lawyers, barristers, and judges.
View notes on speech made at Saint John, New Brunswick.
M-9761-27 Notes for speeches. — no date. — Mostly about legal matters and the medical profession.
View speech 1. View speech 2. View speech 3.
View speech 4. View speech 5. View speech 6.
M-9761-28 Notes for speeches, miscellaneous. — no date. — Topics include England and Ireland, and “Relation of Officers and Soldiers to Civil Life”.
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M-9761-29 Speech delivered by Right Honourable Arthur Meighen to the Study Club. — January 31, 1934
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M-9761-30 Notes for speeches, miscellaneous. — no date. — includes “The constitutional validity of section 498A of the Criminal code”, “Custom”, graduation speech to Rensselaer Polytechnic.
View speech 1. View speech 2. View speech 3. View speech 4.
M-9761-31 Notes for speeches on history. — no date.
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View speech 5. View speech 6. View speech 7. View speech 8.
M-9761-32 Notes for speech on the Permanent Court of International Justice. — no date.
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M-9761-33 Notes for speech, reply toast. — no date. View now.
M-9761-34 Notes for speech “The Story of the Law Merchant”. — 1936. — Given to Young Men’s Section of the Calgary Board of Trade business training course. View now.
M-9761-35 Notes for speech “The Medical Profession and the War”. — no date
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M-9761-36 Notes for speech on Victory bonds. — no date. View now.
M-9761-37 Correspondence with P. Waldron of Dublin. — 1938. — re newspaper clippings about Paddy Nolan. View now.
M-9761-38 Passport and army identification. — 1943-1948 View now.
M-9761-39 International Military Tribunal seating plan. — [ca. 1946-1948] View now.
M-9761-40 Department of Veterans Affairs. — 1948. — re Order of the British Empire. View now.
M-9761-41 Certificate of service. — 1948 View now.
M-9761-42 Passport. — 1954 View now.
M-9761-43 Appointment to Supreme Court. — 1956. — Messages of congratulation. View now.
M-9761-44 Letters to Doris. — 1957 View now.
M-9761-45 Correspondence with cousin Desmond O’Dwyer of Dublin. — 1957 View now.
M-9761-46 Anniversary dinner notices. — 1972-1974. — Invitations to Nolan family to Bennett Jones events. View now.
M-9761-47 Souvenir publications of Japan. — 1904-1930s
M-9761-48 List of contributors. — no date. — List of prominent Calgarians who contributed for some project or event. View now.
M-9761-oversize Appointment to Active Militia. — 1917
Certificate from the Council of Legal Education, England. — 1922
University of Alberta, BA degree diploma. — 1914
Military Cross and Order of the British Empire. — 1946
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PA-3970-(1-2) Harry Nolan. — 1894, 1922. — 2 photographs.
PA-4050-(59-95) Photographs. — 1890s-1950s. — 43 photographs.
PA-4050-(170-192) Harry Nolan’s service in Japan. — [ca. 1940s]. — 23 photographs.
PA-4050-312 Formal framed portrait of Henry Grattan Nolan at Supreme Court. — [ca. 1956]. — 1 photograph.
PB-1016-(3-4, 6-8, 12-21) Photographs. — [ca. 1911-1956]. –15 photographs. — Includes views of football and soccer teams in Edmonton, Alberta and Oxford, England; Rhodes scholars and students at Oxford University; Oxford street scene; and portrait of Supreme Court Justice Harry Nolan.


Series 6


Moira Nolan. — [ca. 1930s-1997]. — 1 cm of textual records. — 672 photographs.

M-9761-49 Baby book. — 1934
M-9761-50 Report cards and greeting card. — 1941-1945, 1990
M-9761-51 Correspondence re poem “The Monkey”. — 1942
PA-4050-(195-292) Photographs. — [ca. 1930s-1940s]. — 106 photographs. — Moira and Shelagh childhood views.
PB-1016-(1-2) Debutante’s ball, Calgary, Alberta. — [ca. early 1950s]. — 2 photographs.
PD-427-2 Photograph album. — [ca. 1934-1935]. — 66 photographs.
PD-427-4 Moira’s album. — [ca. 1959-1997]. — 498 photographs. — Primarily relates to her travels in North America and elsewhere.


Series 7


Shelagh Nolan. — 1939, [ca. 1950s], and no date. — 3 items. — 3 photographs.

M-9761-52 Letter and article. — 1939 and no date.
M-9761-53 Ink blotter from Gillender & Company with Derek and Shelagh Lester’s wedding photo.
PB-1016-(1-2, 11) Photographs. — [ca. 1950s]. — 3 photographs. — Debutante’s ball, Calgary, Alberta; Shelagh Lester in her wedding gown.


Series 8


Miscellany. — 1891-2004. — 11 cm of textual records. — 1 oversize item. — 145 photographs.

M-9761-54 Cards, telegrams, etc. — [ca. 1917-1933]
M-9761-55 New Columbia River Lumber Company Limited stocks. — 1909
M-9761-56 Speech “Ireland and Her People”. — no date.
M-9761-57 Newspaper clippings. — [ca. 1891-1982]. — Includes references to various family members.
M-9761-58 Newspaper clippings. — [ca. 1940-1957]
M-9761-59 Newspaper clippings. — [ca. 1941-2004]
M-9761-oversize Daily Mirror. — May 8, 1919. — Surrender of ex-Kaiser.
M-9761-60 Calgary School Board high school graduation program. — 1937
M-9761-61 Letters from Lance Corporal A. C. Martindale to “cousin”. — 1915. — Some from Martindale home “Garthowen” in Whitby, England.
M-9761-62 Notes on trip to England. — no date — Apparently talk given to Colonel Macleod chapter of the IODE in Calgary [possibly given by Katie Douglas?].
M-9761-63 Postcards. — [ca. 1936-1970]
PA-4050-(125-131) Southern Alberta scenes. — 1890s-1910s. — 7 photographs.
PA-4050-(132-150) Banff scenes. — 1910s-1950s. — 22 photographs.
PA-4050-(151-164) Nolan and Lee family homes in Calgary. — 1910s-1950s. — 16 photographs.
PA-4050-(165-169) Irish scenes and relatives. — [ca. 1880s-1910s]. — 7 photographs.
PA-4050-(293-311) Photographs. — [ca. 1910s-1920s]. — 19 photographs of unidentified family and friends.
PA-4050-(313-377) Photographs. — [ca. 1880s-1950s]. — 65 unidentified photographs.
PA-4050-(378-385) Photographs. — [ca. 1890s-1950s]. — 8 unidentified photographs.
PB-1016-5 Photograph. — no date. — 1 photograph of a costume party.


Series 9


Lee family. — 1870s-1920s. — 1 item. — 25 photographs.

M-9761-64 The Key of Heaven, a manual of prayer for Catholics. — Given by Harry Nolan to his grandmother [Margaret Lee?] in 1908.
PA-4050-(35-42) Flora Lee. — 1890s-1920s. — 8 photographs.
PA-4050-(43-58) Lee family. — 1870s-1910s. — 17 photographs.


Series 10


Alison, Brian and David Lester. — 1962-1968. — 3 photographs.

PA-4050-(193-194) Childhood photographs. — 1962-1968. — 3 photographs.


Series 11


Photographs. — [ca. 1867-1997]. — [ca. 1400 photographs].

PA-697
PA-3970
PA-4050
PB-1016
PD-427
NA-1001
NA-1371
Over 90 of these photographs have been scanned. View now.