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This bibliography is designed to situate the records used in the City of Edmonton Archives Humberstone Mine Virtual Exhibit in their larger context. It shows where these disparate records come from, grouping them by creator rather than by subject.
Wherever possible, links to catalogue entries in our online catalogue have been included. We also have some further catalogue information in our reference room.
For an explanation of terms and acronyms, see our
Virtual Exhibit Glossary. Bibliography
RG Fonds (City of Edmonton records)
City of Edmonton. City Clerk's fonds
Class 6, File 2
1895 invoice to Town of Edmonton from William Humberstone
A96-59: Agreement 17, 1900
Memorandum of Agreement between William Humberstone of Edmonton, Coal Miner and Town of Edmonton
Town of Beverly Fonds
Series 1, Ledger 1
Council Minutes, 1913-1914
Series 1, File 103
Order #6546 of the Board of Public Utility Commissioners, 1932
Photographs (with no associated fonds)
Payday at Humberstone Mine
Shaft Bottom 1917
Sullivan Puncher Machine Mining
Coal Passing Over Shaker Screen
Kitchen at Farm
Fred Humberstone in Farmhouse
Humberstone Mine as it Appeared in 1903
Humberstone Mine in 1903, teams loaded on ice
Sign Board 6th and Jasper
Mr. Humberstone at 81 Years of Age
Main Entry to Mine Before Rope Haulage was Installed
A Fall of Coal
Shaft Bottom as it appeared in 1915
Main Drift in Mine
View of Mine Camp
Beata and William Humberstone
The Coal Seam
Front of Sales Office, 1917
Can This Fan Ventilate?
Interior of Sales Office 1917
Mrs. Beata Humberstone and Fred Humberstone in First Office
Beata Humberstone on Farm
William H with Ox and Cart
Plant in 1910
First Railway Train on the Property
First Car of Humberstone Coal Loaded at Mine
A Disastrous Fire and Flood Occurred in 1915
Humberstone Farm House
Mr. Humberstone Operating Binder
Mrs. Humberstone Bids You Good Morning
First Camp Cook at Mine
Officers and Day Shift of Employees at Humberstone Mine, February 1917
Photographs (from City of Edmonton Artifact Centre)
Cloth Miner's Hat
Plan of Edmonton, 1883
Humberstone Mine, 1919
"Humberstone Mines Rescue Team"
Edmonton Journal, July 27, 1923
The following sources were used in the research for this exhibit: Clippings Files
Districts – Beverly
Humberstone Coal Company
Atlas: Coal-mine Workings of the Edmonton Area by Richard Spence Taylor. Spence Taylor and Associates Limited, 1971.
Report on the Mining Conditions under the City of Edmonton, Alta. by J. H. A. Church. September 23, 1926.
Alberta’s Coal Industry, 1919 by Alberta Coal Mining Industry Commission. Alberta Records Publication Board, Historical Society of Alberta, 1978.
Built on Coal: A History of Beverly, Edmonton’s Working Class Town by Lawrence Herzog. Beverly Community Development Society, 2000.
The Fuel Problem of Canada by Martin Nordegg. The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1930.