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Anahareo, [ca. 1918]
Anahareo, [ca. 1918]
PA-3947-3

Anahareo family fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Grey Owl. -- 1857-1937
Series 2 Anahareo. -- 1934-1986
Series 3 Dawn Richardson. -- 1935-1984
Series 4 Katherine Swartile. -- 1979-2006
Series 5 Miscellany. -- 1936-1999
Series 6 Oversize. -- 1935-1983
Series 7 Scanned Document Photographs. -- 1910s-1980s
Series 8 Sound recordings. -- 1938-1984

Inventory

Series 1 Grey Owl . -- 1857-1937. -- 6 cm of textual records. -- The series includes a few items that about his career.
M-9548-1 Excerpts from letter . -- 1857 and n.d. -- Part of a letter to Archibald Belaney, Grey Owl's father from Queen Victoria.
M-9548-2 Book contracts and assignments . -- 1934-1941. -- With Macmillan Company, Lovat Dickson, etc.
M-9548-3 Incoming correspondence. -- 1935-1937.
M-9548-4 Who's Who. -- 1936-1937. -- Entry for Grey Owl.
M-9548-5 Pioneer Shipowners by Clement Jones. -- 1934. -- Book presented to Grey Owl by Jones to thank him for visit to Beaver Lodge.
M-9548-6 Grey Owl: A Biographical Note by [Lovat Dickson?]. -- 1937. -- Booklet.
M-9548-7 The Story of Grey Owl. -- n.d. -- Booklet
M-9548-8 Calendar [showing Yorkminister Church]. -- 1937.
M-9548-9 Advertising sign. -- n.d. -- Published by Lovat Dickson to promote Pilgrims of the Wild and The Adventures of Sajo and her Beaver People.
M-9548-10 Sajo and her Beaver People. -- n.d. -- Sketches for book.
Series 2 Anahareo. -- 1934-1986. -- 25 cm of textual records. -- The series primarily consists of correspondece regarding Grey Owl, his publications, and family matters.
M-9548-11 Grey Owl . -- 1934 and n.d. -- Letters to Anahareo.
M-9548-12 Incoming letters. -- 1938.
M-9548-13 Contract. -- 1940. -- For Anahareo's Life with Grey Owl.
M-9548-14 Incoming letters. -- 1942-1959.
M-9548-15 Marriage certificate. -- 1939. -- To Eric Axel Moltke-Huitfeldt.
M-9548-16 Eric Moltke. -- 1954-1960. -- Incoming letters to Eric.
M-9548-17 Eric Moltke. -- 1961. -- Letter to Anahareo.
M-9548-18 Eric Moltke estate. -- 1963-1966. -- Correspondence with Anahareo and Katherine.
M-9548-19 Outgoing letters. -- 1959.
M-9548-20 Dawn. -- 1953-1969. -- Letters to Anahareo.
M-9548-21 Incoming letters. -- 1960-1965.
M-9548-22 Lovat Dickson. -- 1963-1986. -- Letters to Anahareo.
M-9548-23 Hour of the Beaver by Hope Sawyer Buyukmihci. -- 1971. -- Book presented by Buyukmihci to Anahareo in recognition of her inspiration.
M-9548-24 Grant MacEwan. -- 1971-1979. -- Letters to Anahareo.
M-9548-25 Grey Owl and I. -- n.d. -- Part 2 of manuscript by Anahareo.
M-9548-26 The Devil in Deerskins. -- 1971-1972. -- Correspondence regarding publication of the book.
M-9548-27 The Devil in Deerskins. -- 1972. -- Reviews.
M-9548-28 The Devil in Deerskins. -- 1971-1977. -- Reviews etc.
M-9548-29 The Devil in Deerskins. -- 1973-1984. -- Correspondence regarding royalties.
M-9548-30 Incoming letters. -- 1970-1984.
M-9548-31 Dawn. -- 1972-1974. -- Letters to Anahareo.
M-9548-32 Outgoing letters. -- 1975-1976.
M-9548-33 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation documentary. -- 1972.
M-9548-34 Awards. -- 1975-1979. -- Correspondence re Order of Nature from the International League for Animal Rights and honorary life membership in Association for Protection of Fur Bearing Animals.
M-9548-35 Address of welcome to Cabano. -- 1976.
M-9548-36 Royalties. -- 1981-1986. -- Correspondence.
M-9548-37 Incoming letters. -- n.d.
M-9548-38 Order of Canada. -- 1981-1984.
M-9548-39 Order of Canada. -- 1984.
M-9548-40 Autobiographical notes and notes re Grey Owl. -- n.d.
M-9548-41 Canadian Outdoorsman. -- 1967.
M-9548-42 Beaver Defenders newsletter. -- 1973-1976.
M-9548-43 Animal Defence League of Canada newsletter. -- 1979.
M-9548-44 Pesticides. -- 1980. -- Correspondence with British Columbia government.
M-9548-45 Association for the Protection of Fur Bearing Animals. -- 1980 and n.d.
M-9548-46 Clippings. -- n.d. -- Regarding animal conservation.
M-9548-47 Clippings. -- ca. 1935-1986. -- Re Grey Owl and Anahareo.
M-9548-48 Clippings. -- ca. 1972-1975. -- Re Anahareo and Dawn.
M-9548-49 Booklets. -- 1956 and n.d. -- Re Anahareo and Grey Owl.
M-9548-50 Obituary. -- 1970. -- For Herbert Stanley Winters.
M-9548-51 Portrait of Grey Owl by Frances Hanson. -- 1977.
M-9548-52 Prince Albert National Park. -- n.d. -- Maps, brochures, etc.
M-9548-53 Brief extracts from Pilgrims of the Wild. -- n.d.
M-9548-54 Poem. -- n.d. -- Grey Owl and Joll (?) by Ring Paul Huggins.
M-9548-55 Postcards. -- n.d.
M-9548-56 Brochures and pamphlets. -- n.d. -- Re Grey Owl.
M-9548-57 Notes. -- n.d.
Series 3 Dawn Richardson . -- 1935-1984. -- 37 cm of textual records. -- The series consists primarliy of correspondence relating to her parents, as well as to books and films about their lives..
M-9548-58 Incoming letters. -- 1935.
M-9548-59 Postcard. -- n.d. -- From her father Grey Owl.
M-9548-60 Estate of Grey Owl. -- 1939-1973. -- Correspondence with Toronto General Trusts Corporation re estate of Archie McNeil [Archibald Belaney]
M-9548-61 Anahareo. -- 1947-1948. -- Letters to Dawn.
M-9548-62 Incoming letters. -- 1953.
M-9548-63 Anahareo. -- 1951-1959. -- Letters to Dawn.
M-9548-64 Anahareo. -- 1964. -- Letter to Dawn.
M-9548-65 Incoming letters. -- 1961-1967.
M-9548-66 Outgoing letters. -- 1965.
M-9548-67 Prince Albert Winter Festival. -- 1966-1967.
M-9548-68 Vincent Massey School, Prince Albert. -- 1967. -- Letters from schoolchildren.
M-9548-69 Anahareo. -- 1970-1976. -- Letters to Dawn.
M-9548-70 Incoming letters. -- 1970-1976.
M-9548-71 Donald B. Smith. -- 1970-1971. -- Correspondence with historian who wrote From the land of shadows : the making of Grey Owl.
M-9548-72 Donald B. Smith. -- 1972-1978 and n.d. -- As above.
M-9548-73 Donald B. Smith. -- ca. 1910s-1970s. -- Copies of documents about Grey Owl sent to Dawn.
M-9548-74 Grey Owl's Gallery, Clearwater, British Columbia. -- ca. 1970-1972. -- Gallery operated by Dawn; includes advertisements, etc.
M-9548-75 Film projects. -- 1971-1984. -- Correspondence with Robert Nichol, Dream Machine Film Corporation and others.
M-9548-76 Ecological groups. -- 1971-1972. -- Including Shuswap-Thompson River Association.
M-9548-77 Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development. -- 1971. -- Correspondence.
M-9548-78 Public Archives of Canada. -- 1972-1980. -- Re donation of Grey Owl papers.
M-9548-79 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation documentary. -- 1972. -- Re Grey Owl.
M-9548-80 Sandra McKay. -- 1972. -- Sketch.
M-9548-81 Incoming and outgoing letters. -- 1971-1972.
M-9548-82 Incoming and outgoing letters. -- 1973-1977.
M-9548-83 Grant MacEwan. -- 1972-1974. -- Correspondence.
M-9548-84 Outgoing letters. -- 1972-1979.
M-9548-85 Clippings. -- 1972-1977.
M-9548-86 Speech notes. -- 1973 and n.d.
M-9548-87 Anahareo. -- 1973-1974. -- Letters to Dawn and Bob.
M-9548-88 Sandra. -- ca. 1974. -- Letters to Dawn.
M-9548-89 Incoming and outgoing letters. -- 1975-1984.
M-9548-90 Hope Sawyer Buyukmihci. -- 1976. -- Article re Dawn.
M-9548-91 Grey Owl Public School, Agincourt, Ontario. -- 1976. -- Opening.
M-9548-92 Parks Canada. -- 1977-1980 - Correspondence.
M-9548-93 Book and film projects. -- 1977-1978.
M-9548-94 Roger Deegan. -- 1979. -- Correspondence.
M-9548-95 Wedding to Bob Richardson. -- 1979. -- Clipping.
M-9548-96 Incoming letters. -- 1979-1980.
M-9548-97 Panda. -- 1980. -- Article re Dawn in Dutch publication.
M-9548-98 Clippings. -- ca. 1980.
M-9548-99 A Study in Conviction and Fantasy: A. S. Belaney and Grey Owl, 1888-1938, by James Shortt. -- 1980. -- Manuscript report for Parks Canada.
M-9548-100 Parks Canada. -- 1981-1984. -- Correspondence disputing Shortt study.
M-9548-101 Paterson Ferns. -- 1980-1984. -- Correspondence re film project.
M-9548-102 Wills. -- 1981-1982.
M-9548-103 Gale Fitzherbert. -- 1981-1984. -- Correspondence with Dawn and Bob.
M-9548-104 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. -- 1982.
M-9548-105 Research trip. -- 1983. -- Dawn and Bob for 'Images of Grey Owl and Anahareo's Wilderness'.
M-9548-106 Bob Richardson exhibition. -- 1984. -- 'Images of Grey Owl's Wilderness'.
M-9548-107 Riding Mountain National Park. -- 1983. -- Correspondence.
M-9548-108 Wildlife campaign. -- 1984.
M-9548-109 Anahareo. -- n.d. -- Letters to Dawn.
M-9548-110 Bob Richardson book. -- n.d. -- Circular for A Face Beside the Fire.
M-9548-111 Clippings and notes. -- ca. 1930s-1970s. -- Re Grey Owl, Anahareo and Dawn.
Series 4 Katherine Swartile . -- 1979-2006. -- 12 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of correspondence, scripts, etc regrarding Grey Owl and Anahareo, particularly relating to the production of films.
M-9548-112 Wedding invitation. -- 1979. -- To marriage of Dawn and Bob Richardson.
M-9548-113 Film development projects. -- 1983-1989.
M-9548-114 Incoming letters. -- 1986. -- Re death of Anahareo and photos of Beaver Lodge.
M-9548-115 Colleen Gerwing. -- 1987. -- Correspondence re photographs.
M-9548-116 Screenplay, "The Legend of Grey Owl". -- 1989. -- By Alan Plater, part 1.
M-9548-117 Screenplay, "The Legend of Grey Owl. -- 1989. -- By Alan Plater, part 2.
M-9548-118 Film option. -- 1990. -- World Words Inc.
M-9548-119 Literary rights. -- 1990. -- Correspondence.
M-9548-120 Outgoing correspondence. -- 1991. -- Re film projects.
M-9548-121 Book reviews. -- 1997. -- Grey Owl: the mystery of Archie Belaney, by Armand Ruffo.
M-9548-122 Grey Owl film by Richard Attenborough. -- ca. 1998. -- Starring Pierce Brosnan, clippings.
M-9548-123 Mattawa and District Museum. -- 2005. -- Exhibition re Grey Owl.
M-9548-124 Clipping. -- 2005. -- Re environmental champions.
M-9548-125 Circular. -- 2006. -- Cultural gathering celebrating Anahareo's life.
Series 5 Miscellany. -- 1936-1999. -- 6 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of items from Sandra McKay, magazine articles, etc.
M-9548-126 Sandra McKay. -- 1971. -- Report card.
M-9548-127 Sandra McKay. -- 1999. -- Corresponence re BBC Television production Grey Owl.
M-9548-128 Clippings. -- 1936-1977 and n.d. -- Re Grey Owl, Anahareo and Dawn.
M-9548-129 Magazine articles. -- 1967-1983. -- "The Story of Grey Owl" by M. U. Bates, The Outoorsman, January/February, 1967; "Grey Owl: a man ahead of his time" by Vera Fidler, Canadian Geographical Journal, May, 1972; "Grey Owl's book reprinted" Wildlife Review, Autumn, 1972; "My Name is Grey Owl" by Colleen McCluskey, Conservation Canada, Summer, 1977; "Times spent at Lake Waskesiu" by Claire Eamer, Western People, November 3, 1983.
M-9548-130 Article. -- n.d. -- "Wild Naturalists I have met, or the night I spent with Grey Owl".
M-9548-131 Poetry. -- n.d. -- No author.
M-9548-132 National Parks of Canada. -- n.d. -- "Notes on talk using Grey Owl's slides".
M-9548-133 Photo identification. -- n.d. -- Includes photocopies of several images.
M-9548-134 Postcards. -- n.d.
M-9548-135 Copyright certificate. -- 1971. -- For model of Grey Owl by Anahareo.
Series 6 Oversize box . -- 1935-1983. -- 12 items. -- The series consists of articles, correspondence, calendar, magazine articles, etc.
M-9548-os-box Honours List. -- 1935. -- For poem by Terence [London school student], written in remembrance of Grey Owl.
M-9548-os-box Grey Owl press clippings. -- ca. 1935-1938. -- Photocopies from ?
M-9548-os-box Publishing contract with Lovat Dickson. -- 1936. -- For Tales of an Empty Cabin.
M-9548-os-box Letters to Grey Owl. -- ca. 1936-1953. -- Photocopies.
M-9548-os-box Notes. -- n.d. -- Possibly drafts of Grey Owl writings?
M-9548-os-box Calendar. -- n.d. -- Circulated by Blythman Agencies, Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, featuring information about Grey Owl.
M-9548-os-box Magazine articles. -- 1962-1980. -- "Grey Owl's adventures in England" by Lovat Dickson, Maclean's, November 17, 1962; "Still Bucking the Wind (Anahareo)" by Lynne Schuyler, Today, May 24, 1980.
M-9548-os-box Sketch of Grey Owl. -- 1972. -- By Joan Lasp (sp?)
M-9548-os-box Anahareo. -- 1983. -- Order of Canada.
M-9548-os-box Clippings. -- n.d. -- Re Grey Owl.
M-9548-os-box Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. -- July 18, 1981. -- Article re Grey Owl.
M-9548-os-box Poster. -- n.d. -- Printed by Macmillan of Canada advertising Grey Owl novels.
Series 7

Photographs. -- [ca. 1910s-1980s]. -- 600 photographs. -- The series consists of views of Grey Owl, Anahareo, Dawn, and Katherine.

Some of these photographs have been scanned. Scanned Document View now.

PA-3947-(1-9) Grey Owl, Anahareo, etc. -- 1930s-1970s. -- 9 photographs
PA-3947-(10-11) Dawn, Eric Moltke. -- [ca. 1935-1940]. -- 2 photographs
PA-3947-(12-19) Grey Owl, Anahareo, Dawn. -- [ca. 1930s]. -- 8 photographs
PA-3947-(20-40) Grey Owl, Anahareo, Dawn. -- [ca. 1910s-1970s]. -- 21 photographs
PA-3947-(41-59) Anahareo, Dawn. -- [ca. 1930s-1980s]. -- 19 photographs
PA-3947-(60-110) Grey Owl. -- [ca. 1920s-1938]. -- 51 photographs
PA-3947-(111-112) Grey Owl. -- [ca. 1935]. -- 2 photographs
PA-3947-(113-138) Anahareo. -- [ca. 1930s-1980s]. -- 26 photographs
PA-3947-(139-171) Friends and neighbours. -- [ca. 1920s-1950s]. -- 33 photographs
PA-3947-172 LaVallee in Prince Alberta National Park. -- n.d. -- 1 photograph
PA-3947-(173-174) Jacket and other artifacts. -- n.d. -- 2 photographs
PA-3947-175 Mrs. Winters. -- 1963. -- 1 photograph
PA-3947-176 Wishardt Miller. -- [ca. 1915-1918]. -- 1 photograph
PA-3947-(177-179) Views at Beaverlodge(?). -- n.d. -- 3 photographs
PA-3947-(180-183) Pets. -- n.d. -- 4 photographs
PA-3947-(184-238) Animal views. -- n.d. -- 55 photographs
PA-3947-(239-258) Outdoor views. -- n.d. -- 20 photographs
PA-3947-(259-278) Colour views. -- [ca. 1966-1996]. -- 20 photographs. -- Friends, displays, Riding Mountain National Park, etc.
PA-3947-279 Colleen Gerwing model. -- n.d. --1 photograph. -- Of Beaverlodge.
PA-3947-(280-331) Family, friends, and neighbours. -- n.d. -- 52 photographs
PA-3947-(332-361) Family, friends, and neighbours. -- n.d. -- 30 photographs
PA-3947-(362-370) Dawn. -- [ca. 1930s-1980s]. -- 9 photographs
PA-3947-(371-384) Family, friends. -- [ca. 1930s-1980]. -- 14 photographs
PA-3947-(385-387) People in headdresses. -- - 1930s. -- Sent to Grey Owl and Anahareo. -- 3 photographs
PA-3947-388 Hastings, England. -- 1984. -- Bob and Dawn Richardson. -- 1 photograph
PA-3947-(389-390) Photos sent as greeting cards. -- n.d. -- 2 photographs
PA-3947-391 Katherine, Dawn, Anahareo, Anne. -- [ca. 1980]. -- 1 photograph
PA-3947-392 Anahareo's father in his 90s. -- n.d. -- 1 photograph
PA-3947-(393-396) Dawn and Bob Richardson. -- n.d. -- 4 photographs
PB-991-1 Beaver Lodge. -- 1984. -- 1 photograph
PB-991-2 Ivy Holmes as a young girl. -- n.d. -- 1 photograph
PB-991-3 Grey Owl, as a boy in England. -- [ca. 1900]. -- 1 photograph
PB-991-4 Soldier. -- n.d. -- 1 photograph
PB-991-5 Grey Owl and Gertie Legace at Biscotasin. -- [ca. 1919]. -- 1 photograph
PD-393-1 Photo album. -- [ca. 1920s-1930]s. -- 1 volume (23 photographs). -- Views of Grey Owl, etc.
PD-393-2 Scrapbook. -- 1979. -- 1 volume. -- Re presentation to Anahareo of Order of Nature.
PD-393-3 Photo album. -- 1930s-1960s. -- 1 volume (58 photographs). -- Grey Owl, Anahareo and Dawn.
PD-393-4 Photo album. -- 1930s-1980s. -- 1 volume (79 photographs). -- Grey Owl, Anahareo and Dawn.
PD-393-5 Photo album. -- 1920s-1970s. -- 1 volume (36 photographs). -- Grey Owl, Anahareo and Dawn.
PE-218-1 Beach at Prince Albert National Park. -- n.d. -- 1 photograph.
NA-5728-(1-2) Anahareo and group. -- n.d. -- 2 photographs
S-245-(1-7) Slides. -- [ca. 1971-1972]. -- 7 photographs. -- View of beaded necklace; view of roof of Archie Belaney's English home taken by Donald B. Smith; and views of Anahareo in a forest.
Series 8 Sound recordings. -- 1938-1984. -- 1 audio reel. -- 4 audio cassettes
RCT-983-1 Grey Owl broadcast. -- [1938?]. -- 1 audio reel. -- Copied from UK archives?
RCT-983-2 Dawn Richardson. -- 1980. -- 1 audio cassette. -- Interviewed by Lynn Schuyler 61:53 minutes
RCT-983-3 Dawn Richardson/Anahareo. -- 1980. -- 1 audio cassette. -- Interviewed by Lynn Schuyler, Dawn: 29:54 minues; Anahareo, 3:59 minutes
RCT-983-4 Anahareo. -- 1980. -- 1 audio cassette. -- Interviewed by Lynn Schuyler, 62:18.
RCT-983-5 Dawn Richardson. -- May 28, 1984. -- 1 audio cassette. -- Interviewed by the BBC.
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