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Oliver B. Buell, photographer, Montreal, Quebec.
Oliver B. Buell, photographer, Montreal, Quebec.
NA-5066-1

Oliver B. Buell fonds

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Table of Contents

indicates that the series includes scanned documents.

Series 1 Scanned Document Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and letters. -- 1873-1905
Series 2 Photographs. -- 1884-1905

Inventory

Series 1 Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and letters. -- 1873-1905. -- 12.5 cm of textual records. - The series consists of scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and letters related to his travelling lantern slide and lecture shows.
M-5830-1 Scrapbook of newspaper clippings. -- undated [ca. end of 19th century]. -- Consists of newspaper clippings describing and reviewing his entertainments. -- Fragile, please use the research photocopies or view the digitized document.
Scanned Document View newspaper clipping scrapbook, part 1.
Scanned Document View newspaper clipping scrapbook, part 2.
Scanned Document View newspaper clipping scrapbook, part 3.
M-5830-1a Photocopies of file 1, for research use.
M-5830-2 Scrapbook of letters. -- 1873-1904. -- Consists of letters from people who attended his entertainments. -- Fragile, please use the research photocopies or view the digitized document.
Scanned Document View letters scrapbook, part 1.
Scanned Document View letters scrapbook, part 2.
Scanned Document View letters scrapbook, part 3.
M-5830-3 Scrapbook of letters. -- 1873-1905. -- Consists of letters from people who attended his entertainments, including letters from Sir John A. Macdonald and Lord Lansdowne, the Governor General of Canada. -- Fragile, please use the research photocopies or view the digitized document.
Scanned Document View letters scrapbook, part 1.
Scanned Document View letters scrapbook, part 2.
Scanned Document View letters scrapbook, part 3.
M-5830-3a Photocopies of files 2 and 3, for research use.
Series 2 Photographs. -- [ca. 1884-1905]. -- [ca. 250 photographs]. -- The series includes views of the Riel Rebellion and the Riel trial, the North-West Mounted Police, Blackfoot and other First Nations, scenes along the Canadian Pacific Railway, and mountain landscapes in Alberta and British Columbia.
Over 170 of these photographs have been scanned. Scanned Document View now.
NA-4140
NA-3188
NA-1432
PA-1755
PA-3709
PD-163
Canadian Pacific Railway mountain views in Alberta and British Columbia. -- [ca. 1884-1888]. -- 119 photographs. These photographs have been scanned. Scanned Document View now.
NA-1081
NA-3205
NA-3668
NA-4140
NA-4140
PA-2189
Louis Riel trial and North West Mounted Police views. -- 1885. -- 25 photographs. These photographs have been scanned. Scanned Document View now.
NA-4140
NA-4216
NA-908
NA-1241
NA-4967
NF-30
PC-182
First Nations of Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia, including Chief Crowfoot, Blackfoot, and Siwash. -- 1885-1905. -- 9 photographs. These photographs have been scanned. Scanned Document View now.
NA-3188
NA-4140
NA-4967
NA-2172
NA-2856
NA-3856
Miscellaneous places in Alberta (includes Fort Calgary, Lethbridge, and Alberta's inauguration in Edmonton); Saskatchewan (buffalo bones in Moose Jaw); Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia; [New Hampshire?]. -- [ca. 1884-1905]. -- 19 photographs. These photographs have been scanned. Scanned Document View now.
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