Archive Finding Aids

Here are detailed file-by-file descriptions of the contents of specific fonds and/or links to scanned documents.

A.E. Cox family and friends on picnic, Pincher Creek, [ca. 1900-1903]
A.E. Cox family and friends on picnic, Pincher Creek, [ca. 1900-1903]
NA-2001-12

Edna Kells fonds

To view brief biography and summary of contents click here.

Inventory

M-4026-part1

Reminiscences of southern Alberta pioneers. -- 1928. -- Consists of pages 1 through 50 of Kells manuscript, based on interviews with pioneers about various topics. Scanned Document View part 1 now.

Pioneers:
Thomas Clarke, Fort Macleod
A.E. Cox, Pincher Creek
Bertha Crooks, Pincher Creek
Mrs. Leverett George de Veber, Pincher Creek
Mrs. Richard Duthie, Pincher Creek
Norman MacLeod, Lethbridge
G.D. Plunkett, Pincher Creek
Abigail Sexsmitn, High River
Mrs. Steadman, Fort Macleod
Mrs. Alex Thompson, High River
R.N. Wilson, Standoff

Topics discussed:
Remittance men
Stopping places
Polo and other sports
Dominion Day (July 1)
Balls and dances
Social life
Travelling
Christmas
Theatricals
Colonel J.F. Macleod's house, Pincher Creek
Floods, blizzards, storms, chinooks and winds
Sunsets
Prairie fires
Loneliness
Charcoal (Blood)
Houses and furniture

M-4026-part2

Reminiscences of southern Alberta pioneers. -- 1928. -- Consists of pages 51 through 100 of Kells manuscript, based on interviews with pioneers about various topics. Scanned Document View part 2 now.

Pioneers:
A.E. Cox, Pincher Creek
Mrs. Richard Duthie, Pincher Creek
A.L. Freebairn, Pincher Creek
Clyde Gilmour, Lethbridge
Mrs. Steadman, Fort Macleod
Mrs. Alfred Wilson, Pincher Creek
R.N. Wlson, Standoff

Topics discussed:
Churches
Weasel tail robe
Travelling, driving and riding experiences
Ranch house (Duthie)
Cowboys
Bloods and Stoneys
Flowers and gardens
Children's amusements
Round-ups
Berry picking
Education and schools
Piapot and the Canadian Pacific Railway
First train

M-4026-part3

Reminiscences of southern Alberta pioneers. -- 1928. -- Consists of pages 101 through 150 of Kells manuscript, based on interviews with pioneers about various topics. Scanned Document View part 3 now.

Pioneers:
Bertha Crooks, Pincher Creek
Mr. Dayman, Fort Macleod
Walter Faithorn, Pincher Creek
Mrs. Jack Murphy (later Mrs. Bunt), Porcupine Hills
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Newman, Pincher Creek
G.D. Plunkett, Pincher Creek
Senator Riley, High River
Mrs. Alex Thompson, High River
George Webb, Fort Macleod
Mrs. Alfred Wilson, Pincher Creek

Topics:
Peigan sun dance
Badgers and rattlesnakes
Travelling, driving and riding
Life as a widow
"Auntie" (Annie Saunders, the Macleod family's black nurse)
"Down by the Creek"
Branding, round-ups, greenhorns and rustlers
Cooking and drinking
Wolves and grizzlies
South Fork country
Sun dance
Medicine tree
Schools

M-4026-part4

Reminiscences of southern Alberta pioneers. -- 1928. -- Consists of pages 150 through 182 of Kells manuscript, based on interviews with pioneers about various topics. Scanned Document View manuscript now.

Pioneers:
A.E. Cox, Pincher Creek
Alex Fleming, Fort Macleod
Hamlin Garland
Justice W.C. Ives, Pincher Creek
Mrs. J.PJ. Jephson, Pincher Creek and Calgary
Caroline Sanders, Fort Macleod
Abigail Sexsmith, High River
Mrs. Alex Thomson, High River
Mrs. R.A Wallace, Tongue Creek

Topics:
Houses and furniture
Davisburg fair and community picnic
Cochrane Ranche
Early pioneers and homesteading
Weather and winds
Trip west
Sitting Bull and Indians
Schools

Glenbow
130 9th Ave S.E.
Calgary, AB T2G 0P3

Located in the heart of the Calgary downtown core between Stephen Avenue and the Olympic Plaza
Cultural District.

Location & Directions
Hours & Admissoins
Contact Us
Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Closed 09:00am - 5:00pm 09:00am - 5:00pm 09:00am - 5:00pm 11:30am - 7:30pm 09:00am - 5:00pm 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Connect With Us
© Glenbow, 130 - 9th Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2G 0P3 - www.glenbow.org