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Poundmaker, 1886
NA-1193-6

Battleford Indian Agency series,
Canada Department of Indian Affairs fonds

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Inventory

M-1781-1Bank passbooks, account book and miscellaneous items. - 1912-1929. - Consists of: two savings passbooks (Louisa and E. Baptiste) (1913); cancelled cheques (1912); pay in slip (1924); Merchants Bank of Canada account book (1914); plan of town plot of Highgate, valuations of lots and correspondence re squatters (1929).
M-1781-2Indian Agency reports. - 1918-1922.
M-1781-3Indian Agency reports. - 1923-1927.
M-1781-4Medical reports. - 1909-1914.
M-1781-5Medical reports. - 1919-1926.
M-1781-6Indian Agency monthly reports. - 1908-1919.
M-1781-7Annual reports of Battleford agency. - 1913- 1922.
M-1781-8Miscellaneous reports. - 1923-1928. - Consists of: agent's annual reports; annual school reports; statistical report; livestock returns; annual inventory; etc.
M-1781-9Papers related to farming, mainly Moosomin Reserve. - 1913- 1927. - Consists of: letters from farm instructor; beef receipts, Moosomin Reserve; report of Daily Journal of Moosomin Reserve; letters re oats and hay, cattle, etc.; requests for seed grain; information re ex-pupils of Indian schools.
M-1781-10Papers related to farming, Little Pine and Poundmaker Reserves. - 1913-1928. - Consists of: letters to and from Farm Instructor re seed grain, cattle, rations, wood and work accounts, etc. on Little Pine and Poundmaker Reserves.
M-1781-11 Papers related to the Sweet Grass Reserve. - 1913- 1927. - Consists of: letters re conscription; beef rations; repairs to implements; stray horses; delivery of wood to Red Pheasant school.
M-1781-12Ration lists. - 1919-1922. - Consists of: ration lists of Red Pheasant and Stoney reserves, Little Pine and Poundmaker reserves and Sweet Grass reserve.
M-1781-13Papers related to Moosomin and Thunderchild Bands. - 1904-1909. - Consists of: pay lists for Moosomin Band (1904); payment account surrender of Old Reserve, Thunderchild Band and payment on difference in size of Reserves exchanged (1909).
M-1781-14Miscellaneous accounts. - 1910-1928. - Consists of: accounts from blacksmiths, hardware store, doctors, milling company, lumber company, cattle buyer, drug store, Canadian National Railway, etc.
M-1781-15General letters or request for money and services. - 1922- 1925.
M-1781-16School correspondence, Meadow Lake School. - 1916-1926. Consists of correspondence regarding transfer of children, teachers, salaries, equipment for school, problem children and finances of school.
M-1781-17School correspondence, Little Pine School. - 1913-1952. - Consists of: correspondence regarding transfer of children, teachers, salaries, equipment for school, problem children and finances of school.
M-1781-18School correspondence, general. - 1914-1924. - Consists of correspondence regarding transfer of children, teachers, salaries, equipment for school, problem children and finances of school.
M-1781-19School correspondence, general. - 1925-1928. - Consists of correspondence regarding transfer of children, teachers, salaries, equipment for school, problem children and finances of school.
M-1781-20School correspondence, Red Pheasant and Stoney Schools. - 1912-1920. - Consists of correspondence regarding transfer of children, teachers, salaries, equipment for school, problem children and finances of school.
M-1781-21School correspondence, Red Pheasant and Stoney Schools. - 1921-1927. - Consists of correspondence regarding transfer of children, teachers, salaries, equipment for school, problem children and finances of school.
M-1781-22School correspondence, Moosomin School. - 1914-1926. - Consists of correspondence regarding transfer of children, teachers, salaries, equipment for school, problem children and finances of school.
M-1781-23Annuity payment correspondence. - 1910-1920. - Consists of interdepartmental letters regarding legality of certain marriages of Indians for eligibility of annuity payments.
M-1781-24 Inspector of Indian Agencies Reports. - 1910-1917. - Consists of reports about the administration of the agency and observations of the First Nations.
M-1781-25Field Matron. - 1916-1930. - Consists of reports of medical and social conditions of the First Nations on the Red Pheasant and Stoney Reserves.
M-1781-26Employees General Correspondence. - 1910-1919. - Consists of correspondence regarding leaves of absence, civil service positions and examinations.
M-1781-27Employees General Correspondence. - 1919-1922. - Consists of correspondence regarding leaves of absence, civil service positions and examinations.
M-1781-28Employees General Correspondence. - 1923-1927. - Consists of correspondence regarding leaves of absence, civil service positions and examinations.
M-1781-34Indian passes book. - 1917-1918.
M-1781-35Indian Agent's diary. - 1912.
M-1781-36Indian Agent's diary. - 1913.
M-1781-37Indian Agent's diary. - 1914.
M-1781-38Indian Agent's diary. - 1915.
M-1781-39Indian Agent's diary. - 1918.
M-1781-40Indian Agent's diary. - 1932.
M-1781-41Indian Agent's diary. - 1935.
M-1781-42Indian Agent's diary. - 1936.
M-1781-43Indian Agent's diary. - 1937.
M-1781-44Indian Agent's diary. - 1938.
M-1781-45Indian Agent's diary. - 1939.
M-1781-46Indian Agent's diary. - 1941.
M-1781-47Indian Agent's diary. - 1942.
M-1781-48Indian Agent's diary. - 1943.
M-1781-49Indian Agent's diary. - 1944.
M-1781-50Farm Instructor's diary. - 1911.
M-1781-51Farm Instructor's diary. - 1911.
M-1781-52Farm Instructor's diary. - 1912.
M-1781-53Farm Instructor's diary. - 1913.
M-1781-54Farm Instructor's diary. - 1916.
M-1781-55Farm Instructor's diary. - 1917.
M-1781-56Farm Instructor's diary. - 1943.
M-1781-Vol. 1Letter books. - 1895-1897.
M-1781-Vol. 2Letter books. - 1898-1901.
M-1781-Vol. 3Letter books. - 1901-1904.
M-1781-Vol. 4Letter books. - 1904-1906.
M-1781-Vol. 5Letter books. - 1906-1910.
M-1781-Vol. 6Letter books. - 1910-1914.
M-1781-Vol. 7Letter books. - 1904-1913. (Used as receipt books.)
M-1781-Vol. 8Letter books. - 1913-1919. (Used as receipt books.)
M-1781-Vol. 9Letter books. - 1914-1915. (Used as receipt books.)
M-1781-Vol. 10Letter book. 1898-1904. (Used as return receipt book.)
M-1781-Vol. 11Moosomin and Thunderchild Indian ledgers. - 1898- 1901.
M-1781-Vol. 12Moosomin and Thunderchild Indian ledgers. - 1901- 1909.
M-1781-Vol. 13Poundmaker and LittlePine Indian ledgers. - 1901- 1909.
M-1781-Vol. 14Stonies and Red Pheasant Indian ledgers. - 1898- 1901.
M-1781-Vol. 15Stonies and Red Pheasant Indian ledgers. - 1901- 1909.
M-1781-Vol. 16Sweet Grass Indian ledger. - 1898-1901.
M-1781-Vol. 17Sweet Grass Indian ledger. - 1901-1909.
M-1781-Vol. 18Merchant and cattle camp ledger. - 1898- 1901.
M-1781-Vol. 19Store ledgers. - 1898-1914.
M-1781-Vol. 20Store ledgers. - 1898-1914.
M-1781-Vol. 21Cash book ledger. - 1898-1902.
M-1781-Vol. 22Telegram register. - 1924-1931.
M-1781-Vol. 23Register of births and deaths. - 1890-1897.
M-1781-Vol. 24Register of births and deaths. - 1924-1926.
M-1781-Vol. 25Register of births and deaths. - 1926-1928.
M-1781-Vol. 26Voucher registers. - 1897-1915.
M-1781-Vol. 27Voucher registers. - 1890-1897.
M-1781-Vol. 28Voucher registers. - 1917-1918.
M-1781-Vol. 29Voucher registers. - 1927-1937.
M-1781-Vol. 30Seed grain register. - 1912-1919.
M-1781-Vol. 31Letter register (incoming). - 1932-1937.
M-1781-Vol. 32Letter register (incoming). - 1884-1885 and 1895- 1897.
M-1781-Vol. 33Circulars in scrapbook. - 1886-1896.
M-1827 Battleford Indian Agency. - 1884-1886. - Consists of documents re discharge from Indian treaties. Includes consent of Poundmaker's band to commuting of annuity for one of its members.
M-4449 Battleford Indian Agency. - 1917. - Consists of letters from Henry Twobears of the Indian temperance union society.
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