Sources to research

The following is a bibliography of published works about the history of Strathcona County. Entries are in alphabetical order, by author.

The principal local libraries are:

  • Strathcona County Museum and Archives
  • Strathcona County Public Library uses Dewey numbers.
  • University of Alberta, Bruce Peel Special Collections (BPSC) uses Library of Congress numbers.
  • Edmonton Public Library uses Dewey numbers.
  • Our Roots is a library, archive, museum and school all in one. Check their collection to find Canadian local histories in French and English.

Each entry gives a citation for the work noting the libraries known to have copies of each work (local libraries are given first) and the call number for the item.

Note: Strathcona County Museum and Archives has a reading area in its library to review materials. Books at the museum are not catalogued and can only be used on the premises.

The list will be updated as additional sources are discovered.

Publications

Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties. Serving Martha and Henry: Rural Municipal Government in Alberta, 1983-1998. Edmonton: Alberta Association of Rural Municipal Districts and Counties (AAMDC), 1998

Location: Strathcona County Library - 320.8409712 SER

Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties. Story of rural municipal government in Alberta 1909 to 1969. [Edmonton : Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties, 1970]

Location 1: Edmonton Public Library: Stanley A. Milner Library - 352.07123STO Reference book in Heritage Room Collection, not for circulation

Location 2: excerpt relating to Strathcona County online

Alberta Public Safety Services. Tornado, a report: Edmonton and Strathcona County, July 31st, 1987. Edmonton: Alberta Public Safety Services, 1988
Location: University of Alberta, Rutherford - Call Number - GOV DOC CA2 AL PSS 91T56

Berry, J.P. Clover Bar in the Making, 1881-1931. [Clover Bar, 1931]
Location 1: Strathcona County Library 971.233 BER (copy does not circulate)

Location 2: University of Alberta, Bruce Peel Special Collections (BPSC) FC 3699 C68 B53 1931

Location 3: (digital copy) http://www.ourroots.ca/e/toc.aspx?id=1470

Butler, Terry, comp. Seventy-five years of Strathcona High Schools. [Strathcona County, Alberta] : Strathcona County Triunion Association, 1982
Location: University of Alberta Archives LE 5 S77 S48 1982

Christie, Agnes. Down Memory Lane in Colchester. Calgary : Glenbow Alberta Institute, 1980
Location: Strathcona County Library 971.233 CHR

Deville-North Cooking Lake Historical Society. Land Among the Lakes. Deville, Alta. : Deville-North Cooking Lake Historical Society, 1983
Location 1: Strathcona County Museum and Archives

Location 2: Strathcona County Library 971.233 LAN

Location 3: University of Alberta, Rutherford, Bruce Peel Special Collections (BPSC) - FC 3699 D46 L25 1983

Fischer, Bradley. South of the North Saskatchewan. Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta: Josephburg History Book Committee, 1984
Location 1: Strathcona County Library 971.23 JOSE

Location 2: University of Alberta, Bruce Peel Special Collections (BPSC) - FC 3695 F7 S72 1984

Gahr, Gary. Sherwood Park: Residents Attitudes Toward a Dormitory Satellite of Edmonton, a thesis. Edmonton: University of Alberta, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, October, 1979
Location: University of Alberta Bruce Peel Special Collections Library - 79F61

Harrington, Kate ed. Sherwood Park, the first twenty-five years. [Alberta] : Jostens/National School Services Ltd., 1983
Location 1: Strathcona County Museum and Archives

Location 2: Strathcona County Library - 971.233 SHE

Location 3: University of Alberta Bruce Peel Special Collections Library - 79F61

Haythorne, George Vickers. An Economic History of Salisbury, a thesis. Edmonton : University of Alberta, Department of Political Economy, April 1932
Location 1: University of Alberta, Bruce Peel Special Collections (BPSC) 32-017

Makale & Kyllo Planning Associates Ltd. Pictorial Presentation: County of Strathcona. [Edmonton, Alta. : Alberta Local Authorities Board, 1980]
Location: University of Alberta, Rutherford GOV DOC CA2 AL LAB 80E114

Missal, Adelbert ed. Pathway of faith: a history of St. John's Lutheran, Ardrossan, Alberta. Sherwood Park, Alberta: St. John's Lutheran Church, 1986
Location: University of Alberta, Book and Record Depository (BRD) BX 8076 A37 S34 1986

Mohr, Hilda (Berg). The great pioneers who cleared and broke the virgin land of Josephburg. [Fort Saskatchewan : s.n, 1967]
Location University of Alberta, Book and Record Depository (BRD), Rutherford FC 3699 J6 M72 1967

Mohr, Mrs. Albert (Hilda). Josephburg Heritage. Fort Saskatchewan, Alta.: Mrs A. Mohr, 1967
Location: - Strathcona County Library 971.23 MOH
Comment: possible variation on Haythorne reference above

Pollard, W.C. Pioneering in the prairie west: a sketch of the Parry Sound colonies that settled near Edmonton, NWT, in the early nineties. Toronto : Nelson, 1926
Location 1: University of Alberta, Book and Record Depository (BRD), Rutherford FC3217.4 P77 1926

Location 2: University of Alberta, Bruce Peel Special Collections (BPSC) FC3217.4 P77 1926

Quest, Margaret. The first one hundred years, 1898-1998: Ardrossan, County of Strathcona. [Ardrossan, AB] : Margaret Quest, 1999 (rev. ed.)
Location 1: Strathcona County Museum and Archives
Location 2: Strathcona County Library 971.233 QUE

Ream, Peter T. The fort on the Saskatchewan: a resource book on Fort Saskatchewan and District. 2nd. Ed. [s.l] Metropolitan Printing, 1974
Location 1: University of Alberta, Book and Record Depository (BRD) FC 3699 F8 R28 1974

Location 2: University of Alberta, HT Coutts, Rutherford FC 3699 F8 R28 1974

Redekop, Linda, and Wilfred Gilchrist. Strathcona County: a brief history. [Edmonton] : W. Gilchrist, 1980
Location 1: Strathcona County Museum and Archives

Location 2: Strathcona County Library 971.233 STR

South Cooking Lake Heritage Committee. A fond look back from the new millennium: a history of South Cooking Lake. Sherwood Park, Alta. : South Cooking Lake Heritage Committee, 2000
Location: Strathcona County Library 971.233 FON

Steen, Ragna (With Magda Hendrickson) Pioneer Days in Bardo. Tofield, Alberta Historical Society of Beaver Hills Lake, 1944

Location: Edmonton Public Library: Stanley A. Milner Library, Heritage Room

Strathcona County (Alta). Strathcona County lakes management plan: planning for the land among the lakes. [Sherwood Park, Alberta: Strathcona County], 1993
Location: University of Alberta, Cameron QH 541.5 V3 G85512 1993

Strathcona County Retired Teachers' Association. The Schools of Strathcona County: a Success Story. Sherwood Park, 1999.

Location: Strathcona County Library - 372.971233 STR

Walker, Newby, and Associates. County of Strathcona proposed residential hamlet no. 2 and Yellowhead industrial park. Edmonton, Alta.: Walker, Newby & Assoc. Ltd. And Joseph Skvaril Architect Ltd., [1978]
Location: University of Alberta, Book and Record Depository (BRD) HD 320 S77 C68 1978

Wallace, Al. Track of the Edmonton Tornado, Friday, July 31, 1987: preliminary report. Edmonton : Alberta Weather Centre, Aug. 1987
Location: Alberta Government Library, Great West Life (GWL) QC 955.5 A33 W187 1987

Women of Unifarm (Assoc.). Cherished memories. Ardrossan, Alta. : Ardrossan Unifarm, 1972
Location 1: Strathcona County Museum and Archives

Location 2: Strathcona County Library 971.233 CHE

Location 3: University of Alberta, Book and Record Depository (BRD)- FC 3699 A6 A55 1972

Location 4: University of Alberta, Bruce Peel Special Collections (BPSC), Rutherford - FC 3699 A6 A55 1972

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