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George Gooderham,[ca. 1943]
NA-1241-72

George H. Gooderham fonds

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Series 1 Diaries. — 1920-1976
Series 2 Blackfoot Indian Agent / Regional Supervisor of Indian Agencies. — 1920-1954
Series 3 Boy Scouts. — 1932-1933
Series 4 Glenbow Foundation / Riveredge Foundation correspondence and subject files. — 1955-1976
Series 5 Scanned Document Northern Plains Tribes. — 1955
Series 6 Articles written by Gooderham. — 1944-1976, predominant 1955-1976
Series 7 Autobiographies. — 1958-1978
Series 8 Biographical index cards. — [ca. 1955-1970]
Series 9 Canadian Mental Health Association. — 1956-1974
Series 10 Scanned Document Photographs. — 1886-1975
Series 11 John H. Gooderham (father). — 1901-1919

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Series 1 Diaries. — 1920-1976. — 65 cm of textual records. — The series consists of diaries kept by Gooderham, first in his official capacity as Indian Agent on the Blackfoot reserve in southern Alberta and Regional Supervisor of Indian Agencies.  Later, when he was employed by Glenbow Foundation and Riveredge Foundation, he continued to keep diaries because he found it useful to have a record of his daily activities.  The early diaries records primarily work activities, while the later diaries include his personal activities as well.
  Diaries kept while Indian Agent on the Blackfoot (Siksika) reserve. — 1920-1945.
M-4738-1 Diaries. — 1920-1921. — 2 volumes
M-4738-2 Diaries. — 1922-1923. — 2 volumes
M-4738-3 Diaries. — 1924-1925. — 2 volumes
M-4738-4 Diaries. — 1926-1927. — 2 volumes
M-4738-5 Diaries. — 1928-1929. — 2 volumes
M-4738-6 Diaries. — 1930-1931. — 2 volumes
M-4738-7 Diaries. — 1932-1933. — 2 volumes
M-4738-8 Diaries. — 1934-1935. — 2 volumes
M-4738-9 Diaries. — 1936-1937. — 2 volumes
M-4738-10 Diaries. — 1938-1939. — 2 volumes
M-4738-11 Diaries. — 1940-1941. — 2 volumes
M-4738-12 Diaries. — 1942-1943. — 2 volumes
M-4738-13 Diaries. — 1944-1945. — 2 volumes
  Diaries kept while Regional Supervisor of Indian Agencies. — 1946- 1954
M-4738-14 Transcripts of diary entries. — 1946. — Incomplete
M-4738-15 Diaries. — 1947-1948. — 2 volumes
M-4738-16 Diaries. — 1949-1950. — 2 volumes
M-4738-17 Diaries. — 1951-1952. — 2 volumes
M-4738-18 Diaries. — 1953-1954. — 2 volumes. — On April 1, 1954 Gooderham retired from his position as Regional Supervisor, so after this date all entries are personal and not job-related.
  Diaries kept while employed by the Glenbow Foundation. — 1955-1968
M-4738-19 Diaries. — 1955-1956. — 2 volumes. — On Feburary 18, 1955 Eric Harvie offered George Gooderham a job, so after this date most of the entries pertain to Glenbow Foundation work.
M-4738-20 Diaries. — 1957-1958. — 2 volumes
M-4738-21 Extracts from diaries. — 1960s. — Consists of Gooderham's handwritten extracts from his diaries.
M-4738-22 Diaries. — 1959-1960. — 2 volumes
M-4738-23 Diarlies. — 1961-1962. — 2 volumes
M-4738-24 Diaries. — 1963-1964. — 2 volumes
M-4738-25 Diaries. — 1965-1966. — 2 volumes
M-4738-26 Diaries. — 1967-1968. — 2 volumes. — In May 1968 Gooderham was transferred from the Glenbow Foundation to the Riveredge Foundation, so after this date most of the entries pertain to Riveredge work.
  Diaries kept while employed by the Riveredge Foundation. — 1968-1976
M-4738-27 Diaries. — 1969-1970. — 2 volumes
M-4738-28 Diaries. — 1971-1972. — 2 volumes
M-4738-29 Diaries. — 1973-1974. — 2 volumes
M-4738-30 Diaries. — 1975-1976. — 2 volumes
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Series 2 Blackfoot Indian Agent / Regional Supervisor of Indian Agencies. — 1920-1954. — 10 cm of textual records. — George Gooderham was the Indian Agent for the Blackfoot (Siksika) reserve in southern Alberta from 1920 to 1946. He then served as the Regional Supervisor of Indian Agencies in Alberta and the Northwest Territories until his retirement in 1954. — The series consists of records related to Gooderham's activities while he was employed by the Department of Indian Affairs, including correspondence, notebooks, reports, newspaper clippings, records related to natural resources on reserves, and miscelllaneous personal papers. He donated the material to the Glenbow Archives in several donations. Individual items and files are often accompanied by memos written by Gooderham at the time of donation, in which he explains the significance of the item.
M-4738-31 Indian Agent correspondence and reports. — 1920-1928. — Consists of a copy of his appointment as Indian Agent; records related to farming on the reserve, including purchase of feed for livestock, crop inspections, creation of a pound for roaming livestock, prizes for best agricultural practises, etc.; Royal North-West Mounted Police report on the 1921 sun dance by E.E. Harper of the Gleichen detachment; lists of houses needed and erected; lists of reserve land leased to others; letters from H.W.G. Stocken (missionary), James T. Stanford (former Mountie and Montana personality); Edward S. Curtis (photographer), and Mary Macleod (widow of James F. Macleod); memories of Long Lance; and a speech given to the Electric Club of Toronto called "Work Among the Blackfoot Indians - Alberta".
M-4738-32 Indian Agent correspondence. — 1930-1946. — Consists of speech to St. Paul's school graduating class on the Blood reserve; newspaper articles regarding Crowfoot, Old Sun, Poor Man's reserve, and the Blackfoot community hall; newspaper articles about Gooderham when he was made Chief Eagle Plume; correspondence with various people regarding Sitting Bull; letters from James Willard Schultz (author), John Bird (journalist), Charles W. Jefferys (artist), Sister Gilbert (missionary), Kathleen Shackleton (artist), Charles Camsell (doctor), Frederick Niven (author) and Joe Crowfoot (Crowfoot's grandson); and last will and testament of Chief in Timber.
M-4738-33 Regional Supervisor - Miscellaneous correspondence. — 1947-1954
M-4738-34 Notebooks of visits to agencies. — 1947-1949. — 4 volumes
M-4738-35 Coal mining on the reserve. — 1912-1954, predominant 1947-1954
M-4738-36 Irrigation on the reserve. — 1896, 1933, 1937
M-4738-37 Petroleum and natural gas rights on the reserve. — 1932, 1951, 1956
M-4738-oversize Architectural plans for Blackfoot reserve and Gleichen buildings. — 1931-1933. — 5 sheets. — Consists of plans for the residence and office on the reserve, an addition to a cottage, the RCMP detachment at Gleichen, and the stable and garage for the detachment.
M-4738-38 Miscellaneous personal papers. — 1930-1954
Series 3 Boy Scouts. — 1932-1933. — 1 cm of textual records. — Both George and Mary Gooderham were involved in the scouting movement: George was President of Bow Valley Scout Association and a member of the Alberta Provincial Council, while Mrs. Gooderham was the Guide Commissioner. — The series consists of minutes and correspondence of the Alberta Provincial Council of the Boy Scouts Association.
M-4738-39 Boy Scouts Association, Alberta Provincial Council. — 1932-1935. — Consists of minutes and correspondence.
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Series 4 Glenbow Foundation / Riveredge Foundation correspondence and subject files. — 1955-1976. — 1.72 m of textual records. — George Gooderham was hired by Eric L. Harvie in February 21, 1955, and thus became the first employee of the Glenbow Foundation, which was incorporated in April of that year. His title was "Assistant to the President", and his duties were akin to a public relations officer. In December 1955 he moved into the Foundation's offices at Hull House, and he remained there until 1970 when the property was demolished. At this time he moved into Riveredge offices on 10th Avenue. In May 1968 he was transferred from the Glenbow Foundation to the Riveredge Foundation. — The series consists of correspondence and reports related to his official duties for the Glenbow Foundation and later the Riveredge Foundation. From 1955 to 1960 the files are arranged in date order. From 1961 to 1976 the files are arranged alphabetically according to their titles.
  Correspondence arranged in date order. — 1955-1960
M-4738-40 General correspondence. — 1955-1956
M-4738-41 General correspondence. — 1957
M-4738-42 General correspondence. — 1958
M-4738-43 General correspondence. — January-June 1959
M-4738-44 General correspondence. — July-November 1959
M-4738-45 General correspondence. — January-April 1960
M-4738-46 General correspondence. — May-July 1960
M-4738-47 General correspondence. — August-October 1960
M-4738-48 General correspondence. — November-December 1960
  Alphabetically-arranged subject files. — 1956-1976
M-4738-49 Administration. — 1961-1964. — Consists of memos between Gooderham and Colonel G.B. Greene, C.V. Humphreys and Charles A. Masur.
M-4738-50 Administration. — 1965-1968. — Consists of memos between Gooderham and Charles A. Masur, H.F. Chritchley, and H.A. Dempsey.
M-4738-51 Administration - Instructions from. — 1961-1965
M-4738-52 Administration - Instructions from. — 1966-1968
M-4738-53 Archaeology - R.G. Forbis. — 1961-1964
M-4738-54 Archives - H.A. Dempsey. — 1961
M-4738-55 Archives - H.A. Dempsey. — 1962
M-4738-56 Archives - H.A. Dempsey. — 1963
M-4738-57 Archives - H.A. Dempsey. — 1964
M-4738-58 Archives - H.A. Dempsey. — 1965
M-4738-59 Archives - H.A. Dempsey. — 1966
M-4738-60 Archives - H.A. Dempsey. — 1967
M-4738-61 Archives - H.A. Dempsey. — 1968
M-4738-62 Art - G.M. Williamson, Mrs. E. Ediger, L Render. — 1961-1968
M-4738-63 Art - Society of Art Publications. — 1967
M-4738-64 Benevolent Associations. — 1963
M-4738-65 Calgary Exhibition and Stampede. — 1961-1962
M-4738-66 Calgary Exhibition and Stampede. — 1963-1965
M-4738-67 Calgary Exhibition and Stampede. — 1966-1967
M-4738-68 Calgary Exhibition and Stampede. — 1968-1969
M-4738-69 Calgary Exhibition and Stampede. — 1970-1971
M-4738-70 Calgary Exhibition and Stampede. — 1973-1976
M-4738-71 Calgary Exhibition and Stampede - Indian Village. — 1962-1967. — Consists of notebooks kept by Gooderham while judging Indian Village events.
M-4738-72 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) - Centennial programs. — 1967
M-4738-73 Canadian Club of Calgary. — 1961-1965
M-4738-74 Canadian Club of Calgary. — 1965-1976
M-4738-75 Central Accessioning Department. — 1965-1968
M-4738-76 Charlottetown Centennial. — 1964
M-4738-77 Clink, Gretchen. — 1962-1963
M-4738-78 Cornish, Archdeacon F.C. — 1956-1959. — Consists of correspondence with Cornish as well as notes by Cornish regarding his life story.
M-4738-79 Cornish, Archdeacon F.C. — 1960-1965. — Consists of correspondence with Cornish until shortly before his death in 1965, at age 102.
M-4738-80 Day File. — 1969. — Consists of copies of all outward letters written by Gooderham, arranged in date order.
M-4738-81 Day File. — 1970. — Consists of copies of all outward letters written by Gooderham, arranged in date order.
M-4738-82 Day File. — 1971. — Consists of copies of all outward letters written by Gooderham, arranged in date order.
M-4738-83 Day File. — 1972. — Consists of copies of all outward letters written by Gooderham, arranged in date order.
M-4738-84 Day File. — 1973. — Consists of copies of all outward letters written by Gooderham, arranged in date order.
M-4738-85 Discovery Forms. — 1961. — Consists of reports about potential acquisitions.
M-4738-86 Discovery Forms. — 1962-1963. — Consists of reports about potential acquisitions.
M-4738-87 Discovery Forms. — 1964-1967. — Consists of reports about potential acquisitions.
M-4738-88 Dusenberry, Dr. Verne. — 1965. — Consists of reports about a collecting trip to various reserves.
M-4738-89 Expense Acccounts. — 1956-1960. — Consists of completed expense account forms plus some diaries of Gooderham's activities to justify the expenditures.
M-4738-90 Expense Accounts. — 1961-1965
M-4738-91 Expense Accounts. — 1966-1968
M-4738-92 File Notes Only. — 1961-1969
M-4738-93 Glenbow Foundation - All Departments. — 1969-1975
M-4738-94 Glenbow Foundation - What is Glenbow Foundation?. — 1958-1974. — Consists of Gooderham's memos and articles about the history of Glenbow. Includes a list of the first employees, a list of all employees from 1955 to 1964, a copy of the 1966 Glenbow-Alberta Institute Act, newspaper clippings, the Foundation's operational manual, and an organizational chart.
M-4738-95 Godsell, Phillip. — 1961. — Consists of memos regarding his funeral and estate. Includes the remarks of Archdeacon Swanson at the funeral.
M-4738-96 Gooderham - Notebooks. — 1956-1957. — Consists of notebooks kept by Gooderham while undertaking Glenbow Foundation work.
M-4738-97 Gooderham - Personal. — 1961
M-4738-98 Gooderham - Personal. — 1962
M-4738-99 Gooderham - Personal. — 1963
M-4738-100 Gooderham - Personal -- 1964-1965
M-4738-101 Gooderham - Personal. — 1966
M-4738-102 Gooderham - Personal. — 1967
M-4738-103 Gooderham - Personal. — 1968
M-4738-104 Gooderham - Personal. — 1969
M-4738-105 Gooderham - Personal. — 1970
M-4738-106 Gooderham - Personal. — 1971
M-4738-107 Gooderham - Personal. — 1972
M-4738-108 Gooderham - Personal. — 1973
M-4738-109 Gooderham - Personal. — 1974
M-4738-110 Gooderham - Personal. — 1975
M-4738-111 Gooderham - Personal. — 1976
M-4738-112 Gooderham - Speeches. — 1958, 1961-1962
M-4738-113 Gooderham - Speeches. — 1963-1964
M-4738-114 Gooderham - Speeches. — 1965
M-4738-115 Gooderham - Speeches. — 1966-1967
M-4738-116 Harvie, Eric L. — 1961-1964
M-4738-117 Harvie, Eric L. — 1965, 1967-1968
M-4738-118 Heritage Park. — 1963-1968
M-4738-119 Hincks, Clarence. — 1966. — Consists of correspondence related to an article by Charles Roland about Hincks, with whom Gooderham worked in his youth.
M-4738-120 Historical Society of Alberta - Historical Awards Banquet. — 1961-1962. — Consists of a speech given by Gooderham at the banquet where both Eric Harvie and Glenbow were honored. Includes photographs.
M-4738-121 Indian Agencies. — 1955-1957
M-4738-122 Indian Agencies. — 1958
M-4738-123 Indian Agencies. — 1959
M-4738-124 Indian Agencies. — 1960
M-4738-125 Indian Agencies. — 1961
M-4738-126 Indian Agencies. — 1962
M-4738-127 Indian Agencies. — 1963-1966
M-4738-128 Indian Affairs. — 1967-1968
M-4738-129 Indian Affairs. — 1970-1973
M-4738-130 Kainai Chieftainship. — 1968-1976
M-4738-131 Library - T.R. McCloy. — 1961-1968
M-4738-132 Loan / Transfer Forms. — 1964-1968
M-4738-133 Luxton, Norman. — 1962. — Consists of information about his funeral, including a transcript of the service.
M-4738-134 MacCallum, Mrs. A.F. — 1961. — Consists of correspondence about original Joseph Howe letters held by a Gleichen woman. Includes photocopies of the letters.
M-4738-135 McCarter, Brigadier G.A. — 1961-1962. — Consists of correspondence about a Charles Russell letter.
M-4738-136 Managers Ltd. - E.J. Slatter. — 1962-1965
M-4738-137 Miscellaneous. — January-June 1961
M-4738-138 Miscellaneous. — June-December 1961
M-4738-139 Miscellaneous. — January-May 1962
M-4738-140 Miscellaneous. — June-December 1962
M-4738-141 Miscellaneous. — January-June 1963
M-4738-142 Miscellaneous. — July-December 1963
M-4738-143 Miscellaneous. — January-May 1964
M-4738-144 Miscellaneous. — May-December 1964
M-4738-145 Miscellaneous. — January-May 1965
M-4738-146 Miscellaneous. — June-December 1965
M-4738-147 Miscellaneous. — January-June 1966
M-4738-148 Miscellaneous. — July-December 1966
M-4738-149 Miscellaneous. — January-May 1967
M-4738-150 Miscellaneous. — June-December 1967
M-4738-151 Miscellaneous. — 1968
M-4738-152 Miscellaneous. — 1969-1976, predominant 1969-1971
M-4738-153 Monthly Reports. — 1956-1958
M-4738-154 Monthly Reports. — 1959-1960
M-4738-155 Monthly Reports. — 1961-1962
M-4738-156 Monthly Reports. — 1963-1964
M-4738-157 Monthly Reports. — 1965-1966
M-4738-158 Monthly Reports. — 1967-1968
M-4738-159 Monthly Reports. — 1969-1970
M-4738-160 Monthly Reports. — 1971-1973
M-4738-161 Monthly Reports. — 1974-1976
M-4738-162 Museum - Pioneer Museum Items. — 1961
M-4738-163 Museum - W. Fleming. — 1962-1964
M-4738-164 Museum - Museum Inspections Trip. — 1965
M-4738-165 Museum. — 1965-1967
M-4738-166 Museum - Opening of Glenbow Foundation-Alberta Government Museum. — 1964. — Consists of planning records, schedules, sample invitations, etc. for the December 16, 1964 event.
M-4738-167 Museum - Opening. — 1964. — Consists of lists of people to be invited, including donors and former employees.
M-4738-168 Museum - Opening. — 1964. — Consists of lists of people or invite or notify, including other museums, archives, libraries, historical societies, the press, etc.
M-4738-169 Museum - Opening. — 1964. — Consists of letters of thanks for invitations.
M-4738-170 Museum - Publicity and Tours. — 1965
M-4738-171 Museum - Publicity and Tours. — 1966
M-4738-172 Museum - Pubicity and Tours. — 1967
M-4738-173 National Commission on the Canadian Indian. — 1959-1961
M-4738-174 National Museum of Canada - C.P. Wilson. — 1961-1962. — Consists of correspondence about the recreation of a buffalo skin tipi.
M-4738-175 Newspaper clippings. — 1965
M-4738-176 Newspaper clippings. — 1966-1967
M-4738-177 OH Ranch steer. — 1965-1966. — Consists of correspondence about taxidermny for an outstanding steer.
M-4738-178 Pearsall, Colonel. — 1959, 1963. — Consists of correspondence regarding the possible acquisition of his collection of First Nations artifacts (West Coast and Inuit).
M-4738-179 Photography Requisitions. — 1959-1968
M-4738-180 Riveredge Foundation - General. — 1968
M-4738-181 Southern Alberta Pioneers and Old Timers' Association. — 1960-1963. — Gooderham was very active in the organization, and served as President in the early 1960s.
M-4738-182 Southern Alberta Pioneers' and Old Timers' Association. — 1964-1965
M-4738-183 Southern Alberta Pioneers' and Old Timers' Association. — 1966-1967
M-4738-184 Southern Alberta Pioneers' and Old Timers' Association. — 1968-1969
M-4738-185 Southern Alberta Pioneers' and Old Timers' Association. — 1970-1976
M-4738-186 Stabbed Last, George - Paintings. — 1966-1970
M-4738-187 Time Sheets and Holidays. — 1963-1965
M-4738-188 Time Sheets and Holidays. — 1966-1968
M-4738-189 Visitors - Letters of thanks, etc. — 1961-1964
M-4738-190 Weekly Highlights - Public Relations Department. — 1963-1964
M-4738-191 Weekly Staff Meetings. — 1960
M-4738-192 Weekly Staff Meetings. — 1961
M-4738-193 Weekly Staff Meetings. — 1962
M-4738-194 Weekly Staff Meetings. — 1963
M-4738-195 Weekly Staf Meetings. — 1964
M-4738-196 Weekly Staff Meetings. — 1965
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Series 5 Nothern Plains Tribes. — 1955. — 23 cm of textual records. — George Gooderham was originally hired by Eric Harvie in February 1955 because of his extensive knowledge of the Blackfoot and other First Nations people. His first assignment was to help identify the subjects of photographs taken by Arnold Lupson. The Glenbow Foundation, in November 1955, bound Gooderham's brief biographies along with copies of the photographs into five volumes. -- The series consists of drafts and final volumes related to the Blackfoot (Siksika), Blood, Peigan and Sarcee (Tsuu T'ina).
M-4738-197 Drafts (handwritten) of biographies for Northern Plains Tribes. — 1955
M-4738-198 Drats (typewritten) of biographies and photograph descriptions for Northern Plains Tribes. — 1955
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Northern Plains Tribes : Blackfeet [Siksika] / Photos by Arnold Lupson, identification and biographies by George H. Gooderham, edited and typed by Philip H. Godsell. — Calgary : Glenbow Foundation, 1955. Consists of biographies and photographs of Siksika members of the Blackfoot Nation, written by George Gooderham and Philip Godsell for the Glenbow Foundation. See pages 6-8 for a list of people included.

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M-4350-vol.2 Northern Plains Tribes : Bloods / Photos by Arnold Lupson, identification and biographies by George H. Gooderham, edited and typed by Philip H. Godsell. — Calgary : Glenbow Foundation, 1955. Consists of biographies and photographs of Blood (Kainai) members of the Blackfoot Nation, written by George Gooderham and Philip Godsell for the Glenbow Foundation. See pages 5-6 for a list of people included. Scanned Document View now.
M-4350-vol.3 Northern Plains Tribes : Piegans [Peigan] / Photos by Arnold Lupson, identification and biographies by George H. Gooderham, edited and typed by Philip H. Godsell. — Calgary : Glenbow Foundation, 1955. Consists of biographies and photographs of North Piegan [Peigan] members of the Blackfoot Nation, written by George Gooderham and Philip Godsell for the Glenbow Foundation. See pages 5-6 for a list of people included. Scanned Document View now.
M-4350-vol.4 Northern Plains Tribes : Sarcee / Photos by Arnold Lupson, identification and biographies by George H. Gooderham, edited and typed by Philip H. Godsell. — Calgary : Glenbow Foundation, 1955.
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Series 6 Articles written by Gooderham. — 1944-1976, predominant 1955-1974. — 46 cm of textual records. — 10 audio cassettes. — George Gooderham wrote over 200 short articles during his time with the Glenbow and Riveredge Foundations. The articles are related to historical events and people, but are primarily autobiographical in nature, as they consist of Gooderham's personal memories of the person or event. The stories recounted by Gooderham in these articles were frequently inspired by a photograph or a newspaper article, and copies of these often accompany the articles. The articles were donated by Gooderham to the Glenbow Archives over the course of many years, and have been re-organized here in chronological order.
  Articles written before he began work for the Glenbow Foundation. — 1944, 1951
M-4738-199 “Buffalo Bones for Salvage”. — August 24, 1944. — 4 pages. — Consists of a talk by George Gooderham for the British Broadcasting Corporation’s “World Goes By” radio show. It was recorded in Calgary at CFAC. Includes correspondence with the BBC.
M-4738-200 “Thumb nail sketchs [sic] of Indian portraits by N. de Grandmaison”. — January 1951. — 10 pages. — Includes cover memofrom George Gooderham dated August 25, 1965, when the material was donated to both the Art Department and the Archives. Includes his brief descriptions of Herbert Lawrence, Joe Calf Child, Turning Robe, Boy Chief, One Gun, The Stump, Jack Sun Calf, and He Will Be Black.
  List of articles written while employed by the Glenbow Foundation and Riveredge Foundation from 1955 to 1976.
M-4738-201 Lists of articles written by George Gooderham as an employee of the Glenbow Foundation and later the Riveredge Foundation. — [compiled ca. 1959-1976].
  Articles written in 1955
M-4738-202 “The Feast of the White Dog”. — 1955. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of a Cree ceremony on the Piapot reserve in Saskatchewan in 1896.
M-4738-203 “A Bachelor Entertains”. — [July 8, 1955]. — 4 pages. — Consists of a description of the visit of Colonel and Lady Violet Henderson to the Blackfoot Agency in 1920.
M-4738-204 “The North American Indian”. — July 21, 1955. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of the work of Edward S. Curtis. Includes a copy of a 1925 letter written by Curtis. The original letter is in Gooderham’s Indian Agent correspondence at M-4738-31.
M-4738-205 “Crooked Meatstrings and Dr. Lafferty”. — August 1955. — 1 page
M-4738-206 “What’s in a Name”. — August 12, 1955. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of Blackfoot naming traditions.
M-4738-207 “Death and Burial of the Blackfoot”. — August 12, 1955. — 2 pages
M-4738-208 “Two Hunters of Reknown” [sic]. — August 18, 1955. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of Torchy Anderson and High Eagle. See NA-189-1 for a photograph of the two.
M-4738-209 “The Shot-Gun Farmer”. — September 1955. — 4 pages. — Consists of a description of bachelor Sid Barnes.
M-4738-210 “Calf Old Woman”. — November 1955. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of the artist Kathleen Shackleton, who was given the name of Calf Old Woman by the Blackfoot, and who painted Anastasia Lordly (a Doukhobor).
M-4738-211 “Buffalo Meat”. — December 1955. — 4 pages. — Consists of a description of the disposal of excess buffalo meat from Elk Island and Wainwright after 1923.
M-4738-212 “Alberta Indians and Oil”. — December 1955. — 7 pages. — Consists of a description of revenues received by various bands from their mineral rights. Includes trust account balances on March 31, 1955, and lists of rights surrendered.
M-4738-213 “Black Fever - Blackfoot Indian”. — December 1955. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of Black Fever (also known as Keg), who was the subject of a Kathleen Shackleton painting.
M-4738-214 “Chief Joe Crowfoot - Blackfoot (born 1892)”. — December 1955. — Consists of a description of the subject of a Kathleen Shackleton painting. Includes a transcript of a letter written by Joe to George in 1939. The original letter is in Gooderham’s Indian Agent correspondence at M-4738-32.
M-4738-215 “Raweater - Blackfoot”. — December 1955. — 1 page. — Consists of a description of the subject of a Kathleen Shackleton painting.
M-4738-216 “Portrait by Kathleen Shackleton in Glenbow Foundation of Jim Running Wolf - Blackfoot”. — December 1955. — 2 pages.
M-4738-217 “Chief Yellowhorse” and “Lord Burnham and Chief Yellowhorse”. — December 1955. — 6 pages. — For photograph of the Chief wearing treaty medals see PA-124-1 or NA-1666-4.
M-4738-218 “A Famous Crazy Dog, Brigadier General H.G. McDonald, D.S.O.”. — December 1955. — 2 pages. — See also his 1972 revised version of this at M-4738-369.
M-4738-219 “Duncan Campbell Scott, Edmund Morris and Chief Crowfoot”. — December 1955. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of the Deputy Superintendent of Indian Affairs, an artist, and a Blackfoot Chief. See PA-32-5 for a photo of Scott beside the Treaty 7 monument.
M-4738-220 “Whose Wife ?”. — December 1955. — 2 pages. — Consists of description of the 1920 treaty payment and Blackfoot divorce traditions.
M-4738-221 “The Blackfoot Office Hearth Keystone”. — December 1955. — 1 page. — Consists of a description of Silas Wolf Collar’s carvings, done after the Queen Victoria Jubilee of 1897. See PA-32-3 for a photo of the keystone.
M-4738-222 “Harvesting in a Big Way in 1920”. — December 1955. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of early power farming on the Blackfoot reserve. See PA-32-2 or NA-2505-1 for the photo of the event.
M-4738-223 “The Hospital”. — December 1955. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of the hospital built by the Blackfoot in 1922. Includes a description of the first baby show in 1926. See PA-32-1 for a photo of the mothers and babies in front of the hospital.
M-4738-224 “Horse Buyers”. — December 1955. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of the 1955 Calgary Horse Sale, and the men who were there.
M-4738-225 “Santa Claus”. — December 20, 1955. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of Christmas on the Blackfoot reserve in 1895.
  Articles written in [ca. 1955-1956]
M-4738-226 “Crazy Dogs”. — [ca. 1955-1956]. -3 pages. — Consists of a description of how Colonel A.G. B. Lewis and Major G.H. Gooderham were made honorary members of the Crazy Dog Society in 1932. See PA-3710-3 for the related photo.
M-4738-227 “The Making of a Brave”. — [ca. 1955-1956]. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of Sun Dance rituals. Includes original newspaper clipping about poet whose poem is featured at the beginning of the article.
M-4738-228 “Oliver Photographs”. — [ca. 1955-1956]. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of two photographs taken by W.J. Oliver in May 1923, one of Wolf Chief and his wife, the other of Mr. and Mrs. Medicine Owl. See PA-3710-(1-2) for the related photos.
M-4738-229 “Calf - A Blackfoot Medicine Man”. — [ca. 1955-1956]. — 4 pages
M-4738-230 “Little Skunk’s Wife - The Branded Woman”. — [ca. 1955-1956]. — 3 pages. — Consists of description of a woman who had her nose severed for unfaithfulness.
M-4738-231 “Daniel Little Axe”. — [ca. 1955-1956]. — 4 pages. — Includes a typescript copy of a 1915 letter from Little Axe regarding temperance. The original letter is in John Gooderham’s Indian Agent correspondence at M-4738-450.
M-4738-232 “The Kissing Dance”. — [ca. 1955-1956]. — 1 page. — Consists of a description of mixed gender dances on the Blackfoot reserve.
M-4738-233 “Sacramental Wine”. — [ca. 1955-1956]. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of the theft by Jim Running Wolf and Peter White Pup of three kegs of wine from Father Doucet and Riou.
M-4738-234 “The Savings Accounts”. — [ca. 1955-1956]. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of Gooderham’s efforts to encourage the Blackfoot to save their money.
M-4738-235 “White Pup’s Dilemma” and “Peter White Pup’s Solution”. — [ca. 1955-1956]. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of the arrest of Peter White Pup and his wife Meta on drinking charges. See PA-112-1 for a photograph of Meta White Pup.
M-4738-236 “Slow Coming Over the Hill’s Young Wife”. — [ca. 1955-1956]. — 1 page. — Consists of a description of how a young wife ran off and Slow got $10 per month from her lover Kipp.
M-4738-237 “The King’s Beef”. — [ca. 1955-1956]. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of the Blackfoot beef herd in the 1930s when the bottom fell out of the market.
M-4738-238 “Ma Brainard and Joe Galibois”. — [ca. 1955-1956]. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of a famous cook near Pouce Coupe and Dawson Creek, and the superintendent of the Fort St. John Indian Agency.
M-4738-239 “[Untitled article about a Christian Science Monitor journalist, beginning “Over the years ...]. — [ca. 1955-1956]. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of the journalist and an article she wrote about a Blackfoot woman, Louisa. Includes the newspaper article.
  Articles written in [ca. 1955-1959]
M-4738-240 “Archdeacon Tims”. — [ca. 1955-1959]. — 1 page. — Consists of a description of a photo of Archdeacon Tims giving a speech at the 60th Anniversary of Treaty 7. See PA-3710-4 for the related photo.
M-4738-241 “Teepees of the Plains Indians”. — [ca. 1955-1959]. — 9 pages
M-4738-242 “Indians Meet Royalty”. — [ca. 1955-1959]. — 5 pages. — Consists of descriptions of visits to the Blackfoot between 1901 and 1951 by the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught, the Duke of Windsor, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh.
M-4738-243 “The Blackfoot Indians at Gleichen, Alta.”. — [ca. 1955-1959]. — 8 pages
M-4738-244 “The Case of the Broken Label”. — [ca. 1955-1959]. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of the poisoning of three Blackfoot people by wood alcohol in 1926.
  Articles written in 1956
M-4738-245 “The Gypsy Indians and the Last Treaty”. — 1956. — 15 pages. — Consists of a description of the last adhesions to Treaty 6 at Rocky Mountain House in 1944 and 1950. Includes newspaper clippings, a copy of the adhesion documents with signatures, and a 1960 follow up on the group. See NA-1954 and PA-3710-(8-24) for photographs of the event.
M-4738-246 “Chris Bartsch”. — 1956. — 15 pages. — Consists of a description of a Swiss man who ran a butcher shop in Dawson City during the Klondike Gold Rush and later ran a butcher shop in Gleichen.
M-4738-247 “The Water Trough”. — 1956. — 1 page. — Consists of a description of a water trough which supplied the needs of farmers on the Blackfoot reserve. See PA-3710-5 for a photograph of Mrs. Wolf Child and horses at the trough.
M-4738-248 “Joe Red Blanket (Mokaipistsi) - Cook’s Helper and Story Teller (Born 1860(?) Died 1929)”. — 1956. — 2 pages. — Consists of description of a Blackfoot man who cooked for cattle round-ups. Riveredge no. R663.13.
M-4738-249 “Treaty Indians”. — [ca. 1956]. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of Federal responsibility to educate Canada’s Indians.
M-4738-250 “Frederick Niven and Charlie Parks”. — January 1956. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of Scottish writer Niven, and cowhand Parks during a visit to Gleichen.
M-4738-251 “Sergeant Tommy Tomlinson of the Mounties”. — January 31, 1956. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of a member of the Gleichen Detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
M-4738-252 “Over the Years with the Blackfeet. — February 1956. — 4 pages. — Consists of Gooderham’s memories of his contact with the Blackfeet back to 1907.
M-4738-253 “Punishment for Indian Boys”. — March 1956. — 1 page. — Consists of a description of punishment for two boys who assaulted the principal at Crowfoot School.
M-4738-254 “Glenbow Foundation Collection of Kathleen Shackleton Portraits, Mrs. John Meat - Blackfoot Indian Woman, Born 1854? Died 1944”. — March 1956. — 2 pages
M-4738-255 “Biography - Joe Calfchild - Blackfoot 1875-1942”. — March 1956. — 3 pages. — See PA-3710-7 for the related photo.
M-4738-256 “Biography of Three Suns - Blackfoot”. — March 1956. — 1 page
M-4738-257 “Duck Chief”. — March 1956. — 1 page. — Consists of a brief biography of a Blackfoot chief. See PA-3710-6 for the related photo.
M-4738-258 “Carlstadt”. — April 1956. — 5 pages. — Consists of a description of a small town which was renamed Alderson and later became a ghost town.
M-4738-259 “Weasel Calf and his Favourite Wife”. — April 1956. — 3 pages. — See PA-3710-26 or NA-1200-1 for the related photo.
M-4738-260 “The Indian Waltz”. — April 1956. — 4 pages. — Consists of a description of a dance on the Blackfoot reserve at which men and women danced together (not traditional). See PA-3710-25 for the related photo.
M-4738-261 “The Galloping Girls of God”. — April 1956. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of his visit to Fort St. John in 1934 where he was stayed with the Sisters of Providence at their hospital.
M-4738-262 “The Gleichen Canadian Club”. — April 1956. — 4 pages
M-4738-263 “Rapid City”. — April 1956. — 2 pages. — Consists of stories about this settlement west of Winnipeg by his father John Gooderham and author Frederick Philip Grove. Includes newspaper clipping about Grove.
M-4738-264 “Gleichen”. — April 1956. — 1 page. — Consists of a description of the naming of this town, and the 1939 visit of Baron Von Struterheim.
M-4738-265 “High Lights of interviews with Archdeacon Cornish”. — September 20, 1956. — 4 pages. — Handwritten. Includes two photos of Cornish at Gleichen. See PA-3710-(27-28) andPA-287 for photos related to Cornish.
M-4738-266 “Highlights of the 50th and 60th Anniversaries of the Signing of Treaty Seven”. — December 1956. — 10 pages. — See PA-59-(1-2) and PA-3710-(29-46) for the related photos.
  Articles written in 1957
M-4738-267 “Irrigation Projects - Blackfoot Indian Reservation”. — [ca. 1957]. — 7 pages
M-4738-268 “Conversation”. — March 14, 1957. — 8 pages. — Consists of a description of a conversation with Billy Henry of High River.
M-4738-269 “The Blackfoot Jail”. — June 27, 1957. — 4 pages. — Consists of a description of a jail proposed by Inspector Bavin.
  Articles written in 1958
M-4738-270 “Irrigation in the Prairie Provinces”. — March 29, 1958. — 6 pages
M-4738-271 “The Chase Deluxe”. — April 1958. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of the Blackfoot hunting coyotes with Model T Fords and Russian wolf hounds.
M-4738-272 “Peter Erasmus, 1833-1931”. — April 1958. — 9 pages. — Consists of a description of a Metis explorer and trader.
M-4738-273 “Indian Athletes”. — April 21, 1958 [dated October 1958 on front}. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of the Tom Longboat Medal. Includes a newspaper article about snooker championJoe Big Plume.
M-4738-274 “Old Sun”. — April 22, 1958. — 1 page. — Consists of an “additional note” about the oldest Blackfoot Chief who signed Treaty 7.
M-4738-275 “Pete Legrandeur, 1890-1957”. — April 23, 1958. — 5 pages. — Consists of a handwritten description of a rodeo champion and stockman. Includes a newspaper article about him.
M-4738-276 “Blackfoot Coal”. — May 1958. — 17 pages AND “The Blackfoot Coal Mine”. — [ca. May 1958]. — 4 pages. — Consists of two articles about coal mining on the Blackfoot reserve. See PA-3710-(52-56) for the related photos. Riveredge no. R984.4.
M-4738-277 “Col. James T. Stanford and his Friend, Bill Bear Chief”. — October 1958. — 7 pages. — Consists of a description of Stanford, an early member of the North-West Mounted Police who attended the signing of Treaty 7. Includes a 1924 letter from Stanford to Gooderham, and two newspaper articles about Stanford. The original letter is in Gooderham’s Indian Agent correspondence at M-4738-31.
M-4738-278 [Untitled article about Knut J. Vinje]. — October 3, 1958. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of a Queenstown farmer who had a crop failure in 1910. Includes a newspaper obituary.
M-4738-279 “General Hugh Lenox Scott - U.S. Army”. — October 1958. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of a visit in 1924 by Scott to the home of Duck Chief on the Blackfoot reserve. Includes a copy of a 1933 letter to Gooderham from the USA Office of Indian Affairs, about General Scott. The original letter is in Gooderham’s Indian Agent correspondence at M-4738-32. See PA-32-8 for a photograph of the visit.
M-4738-280 “James Willard Schultz”. — October 1958. — 6 pages. — Consists of description of American who wrote books on the western plains and the Blackfoot. Includes copies of 1930-1931 correspondence between Schultz and Gooderham. The original letters are in Gooderham’s Indian Agent correspondence at M-4738-32. See PA-1-8 and PA-1-9 for original photographs of Schultz.
M-4738-281 “The Gate of the Year”. — October 15, 1958. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of a poem quoted by King George VI. Includes a newspaper clipping about the poem.
M-4738-282 “I Remember”. — November 1958. — 5 pages. — Consists of his reminiscences of the Great Depression (Dirty Thirties) and farming on the reserve. — Riveredge no. R1252.
M-4738-283 “Who is a Real Doctor”. — November 1958. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of a visit by Dr. Charles Camsell to the Blackfoot reserve in 1945.
M-4738-284 “The Letter that was Never Sent”. — November 1958. — 5 pages. — Consists of a description of a letter written in Blackfoot Syllabics. The letter is not attached and its location is unknown.
M-4738-285 “The Doctor’s Prescription”. — December 9, 1958. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of a cure for Scabby Bull prescribed by Dr.G.H. Farquharson on the Blackfoot reserve.
M-4738-286 “Dr. Charles Camsell - The Son of the North’”. — December 29, 1958. — 5 pages. — Consists of Gooderham’s memory of Dr. Camsell who had just died. Includes newspaper obituary and 1945 letters from Camsell to Gooderham. The original letters are in Gooderham’s Indian Agent correspondence at M-4738-32.
M-4738-287 “Memories from a Snapshot”. — December 31, 1958. — 4 pages. — Consists of a description of a colour photograph of a Treaty party at Saddle Lake Indian agency. The photograph described is not present and its location is unknown.
  Articles written in 1959
M-4738-288 “Nicholas Ignatieff and Blackfoot Indians”. — January 22, 1959. — 4 pages. — Consists of a description of the 1933 and 1939 meetings of the Russian Ignatieff and the Blackfoot. See PA-3710-(57-62) for the related photos.
M-4738-289 “The Waves Tipi”. — January 27, 1959. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of tipi formerly owned by Heavy Shield.
M-4738-290 “Andrew Osler”. — January 28, 1959. — 4 pages. — Consists of description of pioneer of the Queenstown district. Includes newspaper obituary.
M-4738-291 “Father Giroux ”. — April 17, 1959. — 4 pages. — Consists of description of priest at Wabasca. Includes a newspaper obituary. See PA-3710-47-51 for the related photos.
M-4738-292 “The Cook’s Tour of the North”. — April 21, 1959. — 22 pages. — Consists of a description of a 1934 trip by Gooderham to Fort St. John. Includes a copy of a 1934 letter from Sister Gilbert of the Providence Hospital. The original letter is in Gooderham’s Indian Agent correspondence at M-4738-32.
M-4738-293 “The Four Wise Men from the East, Max Aitken, R.B. Bennett, Charlie Mitchell and Tom Tweedie”. — April 30, 1959. — 3 pages
M-4738-294 “Allan J. MacDonald, the Answer to Diogenes”. — May 7, 1959 (originally written October 1958). — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of a Claresholm area farmer.
M-4738-295 “Treaty Indians and Doctors”. — May 12, 1959. — 5 pages. — Consists of a description of Doctors F. Gerard, N.J. Lindsay, Henry George, J.D. Lafferty, Harold W. McGill, and A.W. Bowles. “Treaty Indians and Doctors”. — May 12, 1959. — 5 pages. — Consists of a description of Doctors F. Gerard, N.J. Lindsay, Henry George, J.D. Lafferty, Harold W. McGill, and A.W. Bowles.
M-4738-296 “Money Burns a Hole”. — May 19, 1959. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of Water Chief who worked as casual labour for J.E. Love. “Money Burns a Hole”. — May 19, 1959. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of Water Chief who worked as casual labour for J.E. Love.
M-4738-297 “Bulls and Men”. — May 20, 1959. — 8 pages. — Consists of a description of stock growers’ association, early stockmen, and bull sales. Include newspaper article about a bull sale. “Bulls and Men”. — May 20, 1959. — 8 pages. — Consists of a description of stock growers’ association, early stockmen, and bull sales. Include newspaper article about a bull sale.
M-4738-298 “The Hon. Thomas Murphy and Dr. Duncan Campbell Scott”. — June 29, 1959. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of the relationship between Minister of the Interior Murphy and Indian Affairs Deputy Superintendent Scott.
M-4738-299 “Rugged Individualism”. — July 7, 1959. — 9 pages. — Consists of a speech to the Old Time Range Men’s Dinner. Includes a program for the dinner.
M-4738-300 “A Battle with the Sioux and Saulteaux in February 1886 (As told to G.H. Gooderham by Calfchild, Blackfoot Warrior). — September 8, 1959. — 1 page. — Consists of a description of the battle as told to Gooderham by Calfchild, Blackfoot Warrior. Includes a sketch of the location.
M-4738-301 “Re: The Horn Society - Blackfoot”. — September 8, 1959. — 2 pages. — Includes a page of handwritten notes.
M-4738-302 “Jack Morton - Rancher”. — October 1959. — 11 pages. — Consists of a description of a Gleichen area rancher.
  Articles written in 1960
M-4738-303 “Harry Garbutt”. — February 4, 1960. — 1 page. — Consists of description of mail carrier between Moberly Lake and Dawson Creek. Includes newspaper obituary.
M-4738-304 “Father Jean Louis Lavern O.M.I., LL.D”. — July 8, 1960. — 3 pages. — Consists of description of early missionary. Includes newspaper obituary.
M-4738-305 “Doctors to the Indians Whom I have Known”. — November 9, 1960. — 29 pages. — Consists of descriptions of doctors including O.C. Edwards, J.D. Lafferty, Dr. Rose, G.H. Farquharson, Dr. Brett, , T.F. Murray, A.W. Bowles, Evelyn Windsor Leacock, J.D. Mulloy, Harold W. McGill, I.L Stone, Charles Camsell, W.A.M. Truesdell, Paul Harvey, J.A. Key, W. Barr Murray, J.J. Wall. and D. de Veber.
M-4738-306 “Before 4H”. — December 13, 1960. — 11 pages. — Consists of an autobiographical account of the work done by young people on farms sixty years earlier.
M-4738-307 “Hoot Gibson and the Indians”. — December 21, 1960. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of the 1925 Calgary Exhibition and Stampede.
  Articles written in 1961
M-4738-308 “My Friend the Indian, His Past, Present and Future”. — March 10, 1961. — 22 pages. — Consists of a speech by Gooderham to the Historical Society in Calgary.
M-4738-309 “Professor Jesse Beery”. — September 13, 1961. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of a wild horse tamer.
M-4738-310 “Billy Henry Tales” / “7U Brown (Joseph H.)”. — November 22, 1961. — 8 pages. — Consists of two stories written by Gooderham after a visit by Billy Henry on November 17, 1961.
  Article written in 1962
M-4738-311 “The Little Black Disc”. — April 16, 1962. — 1 page. — Consists of a description of puck and hockey sticks.
  Articles written in 1963
M-4738-312 “Painted Tepees [tipis] (Calgary Stampede Grounds)”. — January 2, 1963. — 4 pages
M-4738-313 “Land now part of Calgary, the West half of Sec. 26, Twp 24, Rge 1, W.5th”. — January 14 and January 30, 1963. — 4 pages. — Consists of a description of land owned by Frank Collicutt.
M-4738-314 “The Beaupre Family in Western Canada”. — January 21, 1963. — 8 pages. — Consists of a description of a pioneer family, as related to Gooderham by Joseph Eldos Beaupre.
M-4738-315 “Austin Brown”. — January 24, 1963. — 11 pages. — Consists of a short story based on the experiences of the Brown family in the west.
M-4738-316 “The Old Cowboy”. — April 5, 1963. — 4 pages. — Consists of a description of Campbell Evans.
M-4738-317 “Crazy Catt”. — April 10, 1963. — 4 pages. — Consists of a description of an Indian named Catt near Wabasca and Demarais, who was possibly a murderer. Includes newspaper article.
M-4738-318 “Rosey of the Lazy H”. — April 15, 1963. — 2 pages. — Consists of description of Milo pioneer Robert Rose. Includes newspaper obituary.
M-4738-319 “Kitsipissiw - Blackfoot Indian”. — July 23, 1963. — 1 page. — Consists of description of Kitsipissiw and Mrs. Ed Many Bears, who shared the story. “Kitsipissiw - Blackfoot Indian”. — July 23, 1963. — 1 page. — Consists of description of Kitsipissiw and Mrs. Ed Many Bears, who shared the story.
  Articles written in 1964
M-4738-320 “Frank Wolfe”. — January 6, 1964. — 1 page. — Consists of a description of a Bassano man who later moved to Fort St. John. Includes a newspaper article about Wolfe.
M-4738-321 “Horses”. — October 8, 1964. — 1 page. — Consists of a description of insuring a Clydesdale stallion. The livestock certificate mentioned is not attached and its location is unknown.
  Articles written in 1965
M-4738-322 “Pictures that Recall Former Days and Range Lands”. — March 12, 1965. — 6 pages. — Consists of descriptions of Billy Henry, Shay Gilchrist, and photographs of ranching scenes. Includes six original photos glued onto the manuscript.
M-4738-323 Letter to Mr. K.E. Kidd regarding Pretty Young Man, Fat Horse, White Headed Chief, and Spencer Owl Child, written. — August 5, 1965. — 2 pages
M-4738-324 “The Harvester Excursion”. — October 22, 1965. — 4 pages. — Consists of a description of a 1907 trip taken by Gooderham from Toronto to Alberta on a train filled with labourers heading west to help in the harvest.
M-4738-325 “Obituary of Mary Starlight”. — November 12, 1965. — 1 pages. — Consists of a description of a meeting with R.B. Bennett and his sister Mildred at an event that included Jim Starlight. Includes copy of a letter from Gooderham to Dick Starlight on the death of his mother, and her newspaper obituary.
M-4738-326 “The Late Bishop Jean-Louis Coudert”. — November 17, 1965. — 1 page. — Consists of a description of an Oblate missionary at Fort Smith and Fort Chipewyan. Includes the newspaper obituary.
M-4738-327 “The Whiskey Barons”. — November 23, 1965. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of the Gooderham & Worts Distillery in Toronto. Includes newspaper article featuring a sketch of the Gooderham building.
  Articles written in 1966
M-4738-328 “Old Indian Industrial School, East Calgary”. — February 25, 1966. — 1 page
M-4738-329 “Sports”. — November 28, 1966. — 6 pages. — Consists of a description of the sports Gooderham participated in during his life, including horseback riding, skating, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, fishing, swimming, bowling, tennis, baseball, badminton and golf.
M-4738-330 “Hunting and What-Not”. — November 29, 1966. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of life on the Piapot reserve north of Regina.
M-4738-331 “An Ingrowing Toe-Nail”. — December 21, 1966. — 8 pages. — Consists of a description of Jim McGarry, a bachelor who ranched, and eventually died of an ingrown toe-nail.
  Articles written in 1967
M-4738-332 “The Passing of the Outhouse”. — February 21, 1967. — 7 pages. — Consists of a description and a plan of an outdoor toilet. Riveredge no. R2321.1.
M-4738-333 “A True Love Story”. — April 19, 1967. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of Mary Owl and Jim Running Wolf and their unfortunate love affair.
M-4738-334 “Notes about the Ranchmen’s Club and Early Members”. — April 21, 1967. — 5 pages. — Includes a list of former members. “Notes about the Ranchmen’s Club and Early Members”. — April 21, 1967. — 5 pages. — Includes a list of former members.
M-4738-335 “The Doukhobors and J.D. McGregor”. — May 1, 1967. — 4 pages. — Consists of a description of a Doukhobor settlement on former Blackfoot reserve land, and the Planidin family. Includes newspaper obituary of Fanny Planidin. For more on this family, see the article “What an Obituary Calls to Mind” of July 16, 1973, at M-4738-374.
M-4738-336 “Invitation to a Ball, 1897”. — June 5, 1967. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of a ball held by Sheep Creek bachelors in 1897. Includes a photocopy of the invitation.
M-4738-337 “Gypsy Moth at Flame Square, Stampede 1967. — July 11. 1967. — 1 pages. — Consists of a description of Dr. Scott, the flying doctor of Bassano. Includes the newspaper clipping which brought back this memory.
M-4738-338 “Rambling thoughts tape recorded on a motor trip in 1967”. — July 30, 1967. — 33 pages. — Consists of a transcript of his recorded memories of a tour across Canada from Calgary to Ottawa in July-August of 1967. Includes a notebook and memorabilia of the trip.
RAT-7 "Rambling thoughts..." -- 1967. — 2 audio cassettes. — Consists of the sound recording from wich M-4738-338 was transcribed.
M-4738-339 “Passchendaele”. — December 15, 1967. — 5 pages. — Consists of a description of Gooderham’s experiences with the Camberwell Brigade of Field Artillery (London, England) during the First World War.
  Articles written in 1968
M-4738-340 “Lieutenant-Colonel J.W. Littleton, M.C., Croix de Guerre (Belg.), E.D. — The Remittance man”. — February 9, 1968. — 5 pages. — Consists of a description of Littleton’s life, as told to Gooderham. Includes newspaper obituary. Riveredge no. R663.8.
M-4738-341 “Blackfoot History to 1946”. — February 29, 1968. — 18 pages
M-4738-342 “Henry Smith and Billy Henry, Ranchers”. — May 6, 1968. — 4 pages
M-4738-343 “The Horse and the Human”. — August 14, 1968. — 9 pages. — Consists of a description of horses and ranching, and horses and the Blackfoot. Includes handwritten notes.
M-4738-344 “A Hunting We Will Go”. — September 23, 1968. — 8 pages. — Consists of Gooderham’s memories of hunting in southern Alberta.
  Articles written in 1969
M-4738-345 “Somewhat of an Adventure”. — January 21, 1969. — 6 pages. — Consists of a description of a 1948 trip by Gooderham and Clyde Patterson to Fort Smith on Indian Affairs business.
M-4738-346 “The Man who Kept Cluny, Alberta on the Map”. — May 20, 1969. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of Chinese cook and business man Louie Hong. Includes a newspaper article about Hong.
M-4738-347 “A Blackfoot Code of Honor”. — September 11, 1969. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of the suicide of Frank Wright (Frank Big Old Man).
M-4738-348 “A Rough History of the Old Time Rangemen’s Dinner”. — December 1, 1969. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of A.E. Cross founding the annual dinner. Includes a copy of a newspaper article about the event. See PA-3710-(63-64) for the related photos.
M-4738-349 “Teeth”. — December 19, 1969. — 4 pages. — Consists of a description of tooth decay among Indians after European contact. `Riveredge no. R1071.3.
  Articles written in 1970
M-4738-350 “Land-marks and Memories”. — 1970. — 6 pages. — Consists of a description of Gooderham’s role in the building and operation of the street railway in Toronto from 1914 to 1916.
M-4738-351 “Re: Award Given Motor Car Supply Company of Canada, Ltd. by the Commanding General of the United States Army of Occupation, Alberta and Northwest Territories”. — February 26, 1970. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of the donation of the 1945 award to the Riveredge Foundation, and Major F.H. Johnson’s remarks about the work of the company on the Alaska Highway.
M-4738-352 “Billy Playfair”. — April 1, 1970. — 6 pages. — Consists of a description of a Bassano rancher and business man. Riveredge no. R724.3.
M-4738-353 “Bill Petit - Cattle Rustler”. — April 14, 1970. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of a a stockman near the Blackfoot reserve. Includes an original cancelled cheque signed by W.A. Petit in 1923. Riveredge no. R724.4. “Bill Petit - Cattle Rustler”. — April 14, 1970. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of a a stockman near the Blackfoot reserve. Includes an original cancelled cheque signed by W.A. Petit in 1923. Riveredge no. R724.4.
M-4738-354 “Old Man River Keep Rolling along”. — April 16, 1970. — 16 pages. Consists of a description of contracts between Calgary Power and the Stoneys with respect to water rights and the Ghost Dam. Includes historical documents (1927-1970) mentioned in the article, and a newspaper article about the Stoneys asking for new reserve.
M-4738-355 “Three Indian Characters”. — May 8, 1970. — 5 pages. — Consists of a description of Nellie Little Light, Little Light, and Ralph “Dummy” Scalp Lock. Includes photocopy of letter from Nellie Little Light, and further notes on the story, dated October 26, 1970. Riveredge no. R791.4
M-4738-356 “How they saved Credit River”. — May 22, 1970. — 2 pages. — Consists of an 1897 memory of a river which ran through the Gooderham farmlands in Ontario.
M-4738-357 “The Indian Princess - 1970”. — June 1970. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of the crowning of Laverna McMaster at the Alberta Indian Princess Pageant. Includes an invitation to the event and several newspaper articles.
M-4738-358 “What Good is a Diary?”. — August 31, 1970. — 9 pages. — Consists of a description of a 1948 visit to Fort Smith and a 1952 trip to Fort Providence. Includes a newspaper article about a floating swimming pool at Fort Providence. Riveredge no. R894.8.
M-4738-359 “Refrigerators”. — August 31, 1970. — 1 page. — Consists of a description of large storage refrigerators for buffalo meat in the north. Riveredge no. 894.1.
M-4738-360 “Oaths Recognized in Courts of Law”. — November 6, 1970. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of lawyer McKinley Cameron defending the Blackfoot for offences under the Liquor Act. Riveredge no. R984.3.
M-4738-361 “The William Roper Hull Story”. — December 17, 1970. — 8 pages. — Consists of a description of the Calgary businessman. Riveredge no. R1061.5.
  Articles written in 1971
M-4738-362 “The Chester de la Vergne Family”. — May 11, 1971. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of the founding of the settlement of Glenbow, 1907-1909. Includes newspaper obituary of Gladys Elise de la Vergne.
M-4738-363 “Bull Bear - Blackfoot Indian”. — June 17, 1971. — 3 pages. — Riveredge no. R1889.4. “Bull Bear - Blackfoot Indian”. — June 17, 1971. — 3 pages. — Riveredge no. R1889.4.
M-4738-364 “I Remember - Artists, Writers and Others”. — August 24, 1971. — 37 pages. — Consists of Gooderham’s memories of Frederick Haines, Edmund Morris, James Willard Shultz, Charles W. Jefferys, Long Lance, General Hugh Lenore Scott, Edward S. Curtis, Kathleen Shackleton, Vilhjarlmur Stefansson, Frederick Niven, Nick de Grandmaison, Rufus Goodstriker, Gerda Christofferson, and others who documented the Blackfoot. Includes 19 photographs and a detailed index at the end. Carbon copy version only.
M-4738-365 “Remembrance Day Thoughts”. — November 12, 1971. — 3 pages
  Articles written in 1972
M-4738-366 “Coal mining on the Blackfoot Reserve”. — January 26, 1972. — 6 pages. — Riveredge no. R1308.1.
M-4738-367 “Why are there Place Names?”. — May 17, 1972. — 8 pages. — Consists of descriptions of how various places, including Gleichen, got their names. Includes newspaper clippings about naming of Bighorn Dam.
M-4738-368 “The Sacred Tobacco Rites”. — July 21, 1972. — 4 pages. — Consists of a description of a Blackfoot spring ceremony. Riveredge no. R1465.1.
M-4738-369 “A Famous Crazy Dog - Brig.-General H.F. McDonald, C.M.G., D.S.O.”. — July 28, 1972. — 3 pages. — Includes record of militia service of Harold French McDonald (1939) and photocopies of newspaper clippings about McDonald. See PA-32-(6-7) for photos of McDonald and his funeral. Riveredge no. R1468.
M-4738-370 “A Treatise on the Effects of Intoxicants on Indians”. — December 15, 1972. — 24 pages (plus four appendices). — Riveredge no. R1638.
RCT-934-(3-5) "A Treatise on the Effects...". — 1972. — 3 audio cassettes. — Consists of the sound recording from which M-4738-370 was transcribed.
  Articles written in 1973
M-4738-371 “Chuckwagon Racing”. — January 25, 1973. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of the chuckwagon event at the Calgary Stampede. Riveredge no. R1656.
M-4738-372 “Indian Religious Rituals”. — May 16, 1973. — 8 pages. — Consists of descriptions of the Sun Dance, Tobacco Dance and Horn Society.
M-4738-373 “Fort Pitt - R.H. Hougham & Eric L. Harvie”. — July 25, 1973 and August 22, 1973. — 10 pages. — Consists of two versions (3 pages and 7 pages long respectively). Includes a newspaper article about a new park opening at Fort Pitt.
M-4738-374 “What an Obituary Calls to Mind”. — July 16, 1973. — 7 pages. — Consists of a description of the Planidins and the Doukhobors. Includes newspaper obituary of Peter Paul Planidin. For more about the Planidins see the article “The Doukhobors and J.D. McGregor” of May 1, 1967 at M-4738-335. Riveredge no. R1889.6.
M-4738-375 “The Hon. M.J. Coldwell, Norman Priestley, and the Rt. Hon. Mike Pearson”. — August 28, 1973. — 3 pages. — Riveredge no. R1889.7.
M-4738-376 “The History of an Interesting Book Plate”. — September 21, 1973. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of Gooderham’s own bookplate featuring a First Nations man, tipi and syllabics. Includes the bookplate. Riveredge no. R1894.
  Articles written in 1974
M-4738-377 “Arnold Lupson’s Photographic Collection”. — March 28, 1974. — 3 pages. — Consists of a description of Gooderham’s first job with the Glenbow Foundation in February 1955.
M-4738-378 “Hospital Discards Out-Dated Customs”. — July 5, 1974. — 1 page. — Consists of a description of childbirth and maternity care at the Blackfoot hospital. Includes newspaper article about an Ontario hospital. Riveredge no. R2321.4.
M-4738-379 “Blackfoot Crossing and Treaty 7”. — July 5, 1974. — 1 page. — Consists of a description of the unveiling of the monument in 1927. See PA-3710-65 for the related photo. Riveredge no. R2321.5.
M-4738-380 “Is the Indian Culture Keeping the Natives on Reserves?”. — July 9, 1974. — 10 pages. — Riveredge no. R2321.6.
M-4738-381 “First Baby Show - Blackfoot Reserve, Gleichen - 1926”. — July 15, 1974. — 2 pages. — Includes the photo (PA-32-1) with Gooderham’s incomplete identification on the back. Riveredge no. R2105.2.
M-4738-382 “M.J. Coldwell and Lester B. Pearson”. — August 27, 1974. — 2 pages. — Includes newspaper obituaries of Coldwell. Riveredge no. 2321.3.
M-4738-383 “Which is First - The Chicken or the Egg?”. — September 9, 1974. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of Leonard Vestey of Manchester and his egg business during the First World War. Riveredge no. R2321.2.
M-4738-384 “70th Battery, Canadian Field Artillery”. — November 12, 1974. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of Gooderham’s service with this unit during the First World War.
M-4738-385 “Re: House at 732 -34, 13th Avenue S.W., Calgary Alberta”. — November 22, 1974. — 2 pages. — Consists of a description of the home of architect William Stanley Bates.
  Articles written in 1975
M-4738-386 “Interview with G.H. Gooderham” by Prof. Donald Smith. — February 7, 1975. — 7 pages. — Consists of an interview about Gooderham’s memories of Long Lance. Includes a letter from Duncan C. Scott of Indian Affairs regarding Long Lance, and his newspaper obituary.
M-4738-387 “Some Recollections brought to mind from the attached photograph of Group of Synod, Calgary, June 1914”. — February 7, 1975. — 4 pages. — Regarding photograph NA-1811-29.
M-4738-388 “Main Street” parts 1 and 2. — August 13, and 22, 1975. — 7 pages. — Consists of descriptions of urban centres on the prairies and in Ontario. Riveredge no. R2321.13.
M-4738-389 “Llew Chambers - Material for article but not done” . — September 10, 1975. — Consists of a newspaper clipping, photos and an article about a horseman and rancher. See PA-3710-(66-70) for the related photos.
  Articles written and recorded in 1976
M-4738-390 “Fairs and Exhibitions in my Life”. — May 28, 1976. — 9 pages. — Consists of descriptions of events attended by Gooderham, including the Toronto Exhibition, and Calgary Exhibition and Stampede. Riveredge no. R2321.22.
M-4738-391 “Golf”. — June 1976. — 5 pages. — Consists of a description of the history of the game. See RCT-934-6 for one audio cassette about this topic.
RCT-934-6 "Golf". — 1976. — 1 audio cassette. — Consists of the sound recording which served as the basis of M-4738-391.
RCT-934-(1-2) "Treaty 7 and the next 99 Years. — 1976. — 2 audio cassettes. — Consists of Gooderham's recorded comments on the economic conditions and prospects for the Blackfoot.
RCT-934-(7-8) "Travel". — 1976. — 2 audio cassettes. — Consists of Gooderham's memories of his travel experiences. There were originally three cassettes, but one is missing.
  Our Albert stories. — 1964-1974
M-4738-392 “Our Albert” series of stories. — January 8, 1964-January 25, 1974. — Consists of nineteen stories about the escapades of Albert Cutter of the Blackfoot reserve. Includes a list of all the articles, and a 1968 newspaper article about the real Albert Cutter.
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Series 7 Autobiographies. — 1958-1978. — 6 cm of textual records. — 15 audio cassettes. — The series consists of various versions of autobiographies written or recorded by George Gooderham about his life.
M-4738-393 Memo from Hugh Dempsey to George Gooderham regarding a proposed autobiography, or putting all his stories into one volume. — January 24, 1958. — 2 pages. — Includes notes of possible outline and contents.
M-4738-394 “Twenty-Five Years as an Indian Agent to the Blackfoot Band”. — January 28, 1972. — 23 pages. -- Includes newspaper clipping about money owed to the Blackfoot by the Federal Government. Riveredge no. R1308.2.
M-4738-395 “A biography of George Hamilton Gooderham” by George Gooderham. - March 2, 1972. — 8 pages. — Riveredge no. R1889.5.
M-4738-396 “Travelling Through Life”. — June 8, 1976. — 49 pages. — Both original and carbon copy.
M-4738-397 Transcript of taped autobiography. — Recorded 1974-1975, transcribed 1978. — 270 pages. — Transcribed from 15 audio cassettes (RCT-911-(103-117) which were dictated at the Riveredge Foundation office from July 1974 to December 1975. Covers his life from 1889 to December 1975 (he died in 1977). Both original and carbon copy. Riveredge no. R2693.
RCT-911-(103-117) George Gooderham's dictated autobiography. — 1974-1975. — 15 audio cassettes. — Consists of the tape recording transcribed in M-4738-397 above.
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Series 8 Biographical index cards. — [ca. 1955-1976]. — 30 cm of textual records. — The series consists of alphabetically-arranged index cards on which George Gooderham kept biographical information about Alberta pioneers. In the top right-hand corner of the cards he recorded the year the person came to Alberta. Newspaper obituaries are often stapled to the cards. The information was used by Gooderham while collecting and writing for the Glenbow and Riveredge Foundations.
M-4738-398 Abbot to Astell
M-4738-399 Bagley to Birney
M-4738-400 Bisset to Buxton
M-4738-410 Calder to Claxton
M-4738-402 Cleaveland to Cushing
M-4738-403 Daw to Dyson
M-4738-404 Eberhardt to Everest
M-4738-405 Fallow to Fullerton
M-4738-406 Gaetz to Guttman
M-4738-407 Hall to Hicks
M-4738-408 Hil to Hyde
M-4738-409 Ingram to Ives
M-4738-410 Jackson to Jull
M-4738-411 Kemmis to Konouse
M-4738-412 Lacombe to Le Grandeur
M-4738-413 Leeds to Lynch-Staunton
M-4738-414 McAlpine to McIrvine
M-4738-415 McKay to McTavish
M-4738-416 Mace to May
M-4738-417 Mayhood to Murphy
M-4738-418 Niven to Nyhoff
M-4738-419 Oakley to Ormiston
M-4738-420 Patrick to Priddis
M-4738-421 Quigley to Rioux
M-4738-422 Ritchie to Ryan
M-4738-423 Samis to Sillem
M-4738-424 Sim to Sykes
M-4738-425 Tallister to Turner
M-4738-426 Urch to Von Mielecki
M-4738-427 Waines to Webster
M-4738-428 Whitney to Wyndham
M-4738-429 Youmans to Zeigler
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Series 9 Canadian Mental Health Association. — 1956-1960, 1965-1974. — 25 cm of textual records. — George Gooderham was active in the Alberta Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, as well as the Calgary Branch which he helped found with his friend Dr. Clarence Hincks. He often served on the executive of the organization. — The series consists of minutes, circulars, Gooderham's correspondence, and newspaper clippings about CMHA activities.
M-4738-430 Canadian Mental Health Association. — 1956
M-4738-431 Canadian Mental Health Association. — 1957
M-4738-432 Canadian Mental Health Association. — 1958
M-4738-433 Canadian Mental Health Association. — 1959
M-4738-434 Canadian Mental Health Association. — 1960
M-4738-435 Canadian Mental Health Association. — 1965
M-4738-436 Canadian Mental Health Association. — 1966
M-4738-437 Canadian Mental Health Association. — 1967
M-4738-438 Canadian Mental Health Association. — January-June 1968
M-4738-439 Canadian Mental Health Association. — July-December 1968
M-4738-440 Canadian Mental Health Association. — January-May 1969
M-4738-441 Canadian Mental Health Association. — June-December 1969
M-4738-442 Canadian Mental Health Association. — January-July 1970
M-4738-443 Canadian Mental Health Association. — August-December 1970
M-4738-444 Canadian Mental Health Association. — 1971
M-4738-445 Canadian Mental Health Association. — 1972-1974
Series 10 Photographs. — 1886-1975. — 285 photographs. — The series consists of photographs collected and donated to Glenbow by George Gooderham, including extensive views of Blackfoot individuals and activities on the reserve. Many of the photos were the inspiration for the articles in Series 6.

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PA-1 Photographs. — 18866-1966. — 23 photographs. — Consists of views of Lynden Many Bears, Duck Chief, Blackfoot visit to Ottawa, Father Naessens, Running Rabbit, James Willard Schultz, Bobtail Chief, Weasel Tail, 1948 Blood treaty payment, Jack Byers and George Gooderham.
PA-32 Photographs. — 1920-1926 and nd. — 8 photographs. — Consists of views of a baby contest on the Blackfoot reserve, Indian Agent’s fireplace, White Headed Chief, Duncan C. Scott, Brigadier-General H.G. MacDonald and Major-General Scott.
PA-49 Photographs. — 1957. — 3 photographs.-- Consists of views of Henry Stelfox of Rocky Mountain House.
PA-50 Photographs. - [1920s]. — 10 photographs. — Consists of views of Blackfoot, Sarcee (Tsuu T’ina) and Stoney painted tipis.
PA-59 Photographs. — 1927. — 3 photographs. — Consists of views of the unveiling of the Treaty 7 monument at Blackfoot Crossing on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty. See also PA-3710-(27-40).
PA-63 Photographs. — 1934. — 2 photographs. — Consists of views of Bedaux’s camp, Gundy, British Columbia.
PA-112 Photograph. — nd. — 1 photograph. — Consists of a view of Meta White Pup, Crowfoot’s daughter.
PA-232 Photographs. — 1953. — 3 photographs. -- Consists of views of an inspection of cadets from the residential schools on the Blood reserve.
PA-247 Photograph. — 1959.-- Consists of a view of Ben Calf Robe, Blackfoot.
PA-271 Photographs. — nd. — 10 photographs. — Consists of views of Blackfoot, Duck Chief, Crowfoot, Frank Raw Eater, Bull Bear, Bear’s Hat, Drunken Chief and Running Rabbit.
PA-287 Photograph. — nd. — 1 photograph. — Consists of a view of Gleichen pioneers, including Mrs. Beach, Mr. and Mrs. Gooderham, and Archdeacon Cornish.
PA-300 Photographs. — nd. — 11 photographs. — Consists of views of a Blackfoot dance, Hector Crawler, Enos Hunter, unidentified Stoneys and Joe Healy.
PA-301 Photograph. — 1927 and nd. — 3 photographs. — Consists of views of the unveiling of the Treaty 7 monument, Old Sun residential school, and the Indian Agency.
PA-335 Photographs. — [1930s]. — 2 photographs. — Consists of views of a bank in Gleichen and Herbert Lawrence.
PA-368 Photographs. — 1916-1927. — 36 photographs. — Consists of views of a Blackfoot sun dance, Manyshot, Duck Chief, Billy Mayfield, Calf Child, Pilor Fox, Boy Chief, Naomi Little Walker, Mrs. Walking Buffalo, Maggie Eagle Tail, Jack Big Plume, Spring Chief, Bill Bear Chief, Indian Village at Calgary Stampede, Hudson’s Bay Company hut at Calgary Stampede and Blackfoot hockey team.
PA-491 Photograph. — nd. — 1 photograph. — Consists of a view of Far Away Voice, Blackfoot.
PA-494 Photographs. — [1943-1944]. — 24 photographs.-- Consists of views of tobacco dance, Turned Up Nose and Blackfoot groups.
PA-557 Photographs. — [1920s-1950s]. — 29 photographs. — Consists of views of Blackfoot groups, Turned Up Nose, Tom Cutter’s children, Old Women’s Society, Kainai Chieftainship ceremony, Blood group, Dick Starlight, Blackfoot scouts and guides, “Chipewyan” (steamboat), Roman Catholic mission at Sturgeon Lake, Naomi Little Walker, Big Sorrel Horse and tipis.
PA-619 Photograph. — [ca. 1916]. — 1 photograph. — Consists of a view of Turned Up Nose.
PA-963 Photograph. — 1967. — 1 photograph. — Consists of a view of William Baddeley.
PA-1220 Photographs. — [1920s-1950s]. — 9 photographs. — Consists of views of a Blackfoot sun dance, Twelve Foot Davis grave, McKenzie Cairn, Blackfoot treaty payment and Teddy Yellow Fly.
PA-1225 Photographs. — nd. — 2 photographs. — Consists of views of peace pipes and First Nations artifacts.
PA-3710 Photographs. — [1920s-1970s]. — 87 photographs. — Consists of photographs, most of which have a related article in Series 6. Includes views of Crazy Dogs, Archdeacon Tims, Duck Chief, Joe Calfchild, the Rocky Mountain adhesions to Treaty 6, Weasel Calf, Archdeacon Cornish, 50th and 60th anniversaries of the signing of Treaty 7, Father Giroux, Wabasca, the Blackfoot coal mine, Storm, Tommy Burns and Arthur Pelky, Senator James Gladstone and a First Nations hockey team.
PB-4 Photograph. — 1923. — 1 photograph. — Consists of view of First Nations and Mounties at the Calgary Stampede.
PB-21 Photographs. — nd. — 12 photographs. — Consists of views of decorated tipis.
PB-24 Photographs. — nd. — 12 photographs. — Consists of views of Blackfoot individuals and groups.
PB-28 Photographs. — 1921, 1923. — 2 photographs. — Consists of views of St. Paul’s school cadets on the Blood reserve (1921), and Blackfoot group at the Calgary Stampede (1923).
PB-36 Photographs. — 1886, 1899. — 2 photographs. — Consists of a view of Crowfoot and chiefs in Ottawa (1886) and a composite photo of MLAs of the North-West Territories (1899).
PB-57 Photographs. — [ca. 1875]. — 1 photograph. — Consists of a view of Fort Calgary with a group of Bloods.
NA-9 Photographs. — [ca. 1880s]-1929. — 11 photographs. — Consists of views of Mrs. And Mr. George Hope Johnson, James Smith Lambert, Mr. and Mrs. Allen B. Macdonald, Archdeacon Tims, Canon W.R. Haynes, John C. Dafoe, and Samuel Heap.
NA-13 Photographs. — [1880s]. — 2 photographs. — Consists of views of a group of Blackfoot chiefs, and a Blackfoot delegation to Ottawa in 1886.
NA-19 Photographs. — [ca. 1886-1897]. — 2 photographs. — Consists of views of Father Lacombe and Sam Livingston.
NA-27 Photographs. — [ca. 1886-1913]. — 2 photographs. — Consists of a photo of an E. Morris painting of Iron Shield (ca. 1910-1913) and a view of Rabbit Carrier (ca. 1886-1894).
NA-165 Photographs. — 1899. — 13 photographs. — Consists of views of MLAs of the North-West Territories, taken from a composite photos. Includes are R.B. Bennett, R.G. Brett, George H.V. Bulyea, A.E. Cross, L.G. De Veber, A.E. Forget, H.A. Greeley, Frederick W.G. Haultain, Matthew McCauley, A.S. Rosenroll, J.A. Simpson, F. Villeveuve and R.A. Wallace.
NA-189 Photograph. — [ca. 1924]. — 1 photograph. — Consists of a view of Torchy Anderson and High Eagle.
NA-375 Photograph. — 1960. — 1 photograph. — Consists of a view of Frank Collicutt and Lawrence Guichon at the Old Time Range Men’s dinner.
NA-384 Photograph. — 1927. — 1 photograph. — Consists of a view of Duck Chief, Blackfoot.
NA-486 Photographs. — [ca. 1937-1939]. — 6 photographs. — Consists of views of a Blackfoot sun dance, John Meat, Willie Mayfield, and Teddy Yellow Fly.
NA-617 Photographs. — [ca. 1913]. — 8 photographs. — Consists of views of a Blood sun dance, Tom Three Persons and Running Wolf.
NA-661 Photographs. — nd. — 1 photograph. — Consists of a view of Running Rabbit, Blackfoot.
NA-731 Photographs. — [ca. 1943-1944]. — 2 photographs. — Consists of a view of a Blackfoot tobacco dance.
NA-807 Photographs. — [ca. 1920-1923]. — 8 photographs. — Consists of views of Duck Chief, White Headed Chief, the Indian Village and Hudson’s Bay trading post at the Calgary Stampede and Joe Calfchild.
NA-872 Photograph. — [ca. 1930]. — 1 photograph. — Consists of a view of Bloods with James Willard Schultz at Glacier Park, Montana.
NA-877 Photographs. — [ca. 1920s-1930s]. — 2 photographs. — Consists of views of decorated tipis featuring a bear and a horse.
NA-1329 Photograph. — July 1928. — 1 photograph. — Consists of a view of a group of Mounties and First Nations at the Calgary Stampede.
NA-1542 Photograph. — October 1886. — 1 photograph. — Consists of a view of Blackfoot, Blood and Peigan chiefs in Ottawa.
NA-1849 Photographs. — [ca. 1940s]. — 2 photographs. — Consists of views of Old Bull, Sun Calf, and members of the Blackfoot tobacco society.
NA-1954 Photographs. — 1947-1950. — 12 photographs. — Consists of views of the Rocky Mountain adhesion to Treaty 6.
NA-2505 Photograph. — September 1920. — 1 photograph. — Consists of a view of fifteen binders on the Blackfoot reserve farm.
NA-2628 Photographs. — 1927. — 2 photographs. — Consists of views of ceremonies at the unveiling of the Treaty 7 monument on the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty.
NA-3178 Photographs. — [1920s]. — 3 photographs. — Consists of views of Red Crow, Jim Skunk Tallow and cross-bred buffalo (cattalo).
NA-3223 Photographs. — 1923, 1939. — 2 photographs. — Consists of a view of First Nations and Mounties at the Calgary Stampede (1923), and delegates at the North American Indians of Today conference in Toronto (1939).
NA-3325 Photograph. — nd. — 2 photographs. — Consists of views of Blackfoot decorated tipis.
Series 11 John H. Gooderham (father). — 1901-1919. — 6 cm of textual records. — John Hamilton Gooderham, 1859-1919, was born near Scarboro, Ontario. He came to Western Canada in 1879 and worked as Indian Agent on the Peigan reserve, 1903-1907, and the Blackfoot reserve, 1907-1919. He married Margaret McKinnon in 1888 and they had two children, George and Sara. — The series consists of his Indian Agent diaries and correspondence.
M-4738-446 Brief biography of J.H. Gooderham by his son George. — nd
M-4738-447 Diaries. — 1903-1904. — 2 volumes. — Consists of diaries kept while serving as Indian Agent on the Peigan reserve. The 1903 volume has entries related to his predecessor, R.N. Wilson, from January 1to November 26th, when J.H. Gooderham took over.
M-4738-448 Diaries. — 1905, 1907. — 2 volumes. — Consists of diaries kept while serving as Indian Agent on the Peigan reserve. J.H. Gooderham was transferred to the Blackfoot reserve in May 1907, so the entries after this date are by his successor.
M-4738-449 Stockman's diary. — 1901. — 1 volume. — Consists of the diary of the stockman on the Peigan reserve. It was apparently left in the Peigan Indian Agency office, and kept by J.H. Gooderham.
M-4738-oversize Farewell letter from Peigan students. — April 1907. — Consists of an illuminated letter expressing appreciation from the pupils of Sacred Heart Boarding School to J.H. Gooderham when he left the Peigan Agency for the Blackfoot Agency.
M-4738-450 Indian Agent correspondence and reports. — 1907, 1912-1919. — Consists of a copy of the appointment of J.H. Gooderham as Agent on the Blackfoot reserve (1907); reports related to farming, crops and livestock on the reserve; specifications for a new Indian House; and letters about contributions of the Blackfoot to the Canadian Patriotic Fund during the First World War.
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