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Portraits of Jim and Sophie Miles, 1908
NA-5166-5 and NA-5166-6

Miles, Hanlan family fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Sophie Puckette Miles - Personal papers. -- 1897-1971
Series 2Jim Miles - Personal papers. -- 1903-1953, 1991
Series 3Jim Miles - Business papers. -- 1915-1950s, predominant 1920-1929
Series 4Miles family correspondence. -- 1884-1969
Series 5Miles family accounts. -- 1906-1928, 1950-1967
Series 6Miles family guest books, address books, etc. -- 1951-1970, nd
Series 7Miles family miscellany. -- 1905-1956
Series 8 Puckette and Miles family photographs. -- [ca. 1900-1962]
Series 9Margaret Hanlan - Personal papers. -- 1909-1995
Series 10Margaret Hanlan - Correspondence . -- 1931-1995
Series 11Margaret Hanlan - Guest books, address books, etc. -- 1927-1995

Inventory

Series 1

Sophie Puckette Miles - Personal papers. -- 1897-1971. -- Series consists of diaries, certificates, school records, greeting cards, various legal documents, sympathy letters on Jim's death, recipes, programs, and newsclippings.

M-843-1Puckette family history. -- nd. -- Includes a short history of the first winter in Alberta; an account of the first years in Innisfree; and a newsclipping.
M-843-2

Diaries. -- 1897-1908. -- Consists of Sophie's diaries describing the trip from Kansas to Alberta, life in Del Norte (later Innisfree), teaching in Washington, and her courtship with Jim Miles. The 1903-1908 diaries have been scanned.

First diary. -- 1903-1906. -- Consists of the diary of Sophie Puckette, who emigrated to Innisfree (originally Del Norte), Alberta from the USA in 1903, when she was eighteen years old. Includes descriptions of the family's stay in the Immigration Hall in Strathcona, the trip to their homestead on sleighs, and life in their log cabin. View first diary.

Second diary. -- January-June 1907. -- Consists of the diary of Sophie Puckette, in which she described homestead and social life at Innisfree (originally Del Norte), Alberta. The diary includes entries about sewing, laundry and household tasks, the literary club, May 24th (Victoria Day) celebrations, and her friendship with Jim Miles.
Scanned Document View second diary.

Third diary. -- July 1, 1907-January 16, 1908. -- Consists of the diary of Sophie Puckette, in which she described homestead and social life at Innisfree (originally Del Norte), Alberta. The diary includes entries about July 1st (Dominion Day) celebrations, a picnic at the lake, her courship with Jim Miles, household activities, and her decision to go to Pullman Washington to teach.
Scanned Document View third diary.

Fourth diary. -- January 17-April 16, 1908. -- Consists of the diary of Sophie Puckette, in which she described life as a school teacher in Pullman, Washington, difficulties with pupils, her long-distance relationship with Jim Miles, her bad eyesight and resistance to wearing glasses, and her decision to return to Alberta and marry Jim.
Scanned Document View fourth diary.

Fifth diary. -- April-August 1908. -- Consists of the fifth and last diary of Sophie Puckette, in which she described teaching school in Pullman, Washington, her return to Innisfree (originally Del Norte), Alberta, and her engagement to Jim Miles. The diary ends just before her wedding.
Scanned Document View fifth diary.

M-843-3Correspondence. -- 1900-1960. -- Consists of letters from Alberta College regarding teachers' training; replies to job applications; and letters from her husband Jim.
M-843-4Certificates. -- 1902-1908. -- Consists of grades from Payne County, Oklahoma; notice of commencement; diploma from Alberta Department of Education; and marriage certificate.
M-843-5Examinations. -- 1906. -- Consists of Alberta Department of Education exams for English Literature, Agriculture and Botany, Geography, Drawing, Algebra, History, Composition, and Dictation.
M-8410-112 Lock of Sophie's hair as baby. -- [ca. 1890] View now.
M-8410-113 Certificates and report cards. -- 1896-1954. -- Consists of report cards (1896-1903); marriage certificate (1908); "In lieu of birth certificate" (1941); and various other certificates (1926-1954). View now.
M-8410-osCertificates. -- 1903, 1955. -- Consists of common school diploma (1903) and 1955 Golden Jubilee Senior Citizen Award.
M-8410-114Humorous valentine. -- [early 1900s]
M-8410-115College yearbook, Stillwater, Oklahoma. -- 1906
M-8410-116Award ribbons, Innisfree agricultural fairs and sports days. -- 1908-1921
M-8410-117Alice Evelyn Puckette estate. -- 1926- 1928
M-8410-118Missionary Society, Central Christian Church. -- 1927-1938
M-8410-119Insurance policies, various legal documents, and estate records. -- 1955-1971
M-8410-120Book of remembrance on Jim's death. -- 1958
M-8410-121Sympathy letters on Jim's death. -- 1958
M-8410-122Sympathy cards on Jim's death. -- 1958
M-8410-123Jim G. Miles estate. -- 1959
M-8410-124Sophie's "letterbook". -- 1961-1971. -- Consists of book recording letters sent and received.
M-8410-125Greeting cards from family. -- 1909-[ca. 1960s]
M-8410-126Alberta College Alumni newsletters. -- 1965-1970
M-8410-127Newsclippings. -- 1905-1970
M-8410-128Recipes. -- nd
M-8410-129Quilt and mitts pattern. -- nd
M-8410-130Programs. -- 1924-1939
M-8410-131Miscellany. -- [ca. 1925-1962]
M-8410-132"In Memoriam" re Sophie. -- 1971
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Series 2

Jim Miles - Personal papers. -- 1903-1953, 1991. -- Series consists of homestead documents, letters of recommendation, certificates, property documents, records about work with the Edmonton Police Department and Western Realty Company, income tax returns, temperance literature, and records related to the Second World War wartime prices, bonds, etc.

M-843-7Historical sketch. -- nd
M-843-8Correspondence. -- 1911. -- Regarding move to Banff.
M-843-9Letters of recommendation. -- 1903- 1906
M-843-10Homestead papers. -- 1909. -- Consists of interim homestead receipt and approved application for homestead in Del Norte (later Innisfree), Alberta.
M-8410-133Membership cards, certificates, etc. -- 1926- 1954
M-8410-134Legal papers, insurance, property documents, etc. -- 1907-1957
M-8410-135Edmonton Police Department. -- 1926- 1935, 1991. -- Includes correspondence of daughter, Margaret Hanlan, with the police department about her father's career.
M-8410-137Income tax returns. -- 1940-1949
M-8410-138Bankbooks, etc. -- 1908-1947. -- Consists of bankbooks for Innisfree (1908-1917), records of cheques written (1935-1936), and Edmonton City Policemen's Credit Union (1946-1947).
M-8410-139UFA political notice. -- [1921]. -- Consists of campaign broadside, outlining the "Farmers' Platform", used in the campaign of D.W. Warner.
M-8410-140Temperance records. -- 1928-1953. -- Consists of pamphlets, newsletters, etc. pertaining to the promotion of temperance, including material from the Associated Temperance Forces of Alberta.
M-8410-141Second World War. -- 1941-1949. -- Consists of records pertaining to Jim's purchase of victory loan bonds; a Canadian Expeditionary Force cablegram; and publications of the Wartime Prices and Trade Board.
M-843-11Certificates and contracts. -- 1909-1929. -- Consists of contracts between Cockshutt Plow Company and Lofties and Miles; certificate of naturalizaton; contract between J. Miles and International Harvester; and first aid certificates
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Series 3

Jim Miles - Business papers. -- 1915-1950s, predominant 1920-1929. -- Series consists of papers related to his real estate business.

M-843-12Receipts and accounts. -- 1920-1921. -- Consists of a notice for collection; voucher for railway ticket; and receipt for burial.
M-843-13Sales records, statements, correspondence. -- 1912-1919. -- From International Harvester and Cockshutt Plow Company.
M-843-14Real estate papers. -- 1915-1920 -- Includes correspondence, receipts for taxes, assessment notices, and listings in the Edmonton and Innisfree areas.
M-843-15Real estate papers. -- 1920-1921. -- Includes correspondence, listing sheets re farms to trade in Alberta.
M-843-16Real estate papers. -- nd
M-843-17Real estate papers. -- 1920-1922. -- Regarding the property trade of H.B. de Wolfe, Islay, Alberta.
M-843-18Real estate papers. -- 1920-1923. -- Includes correspondence, listing sheets re Saskatchewan property.
M-843-19Real estate papers. -- 1920-1924. -- Correspondence with Wittichen's Ltd., financial brokers, Calgary, Alberta.
M-843-20Real estate papers. -- 1921. -- Regarding property trade between Alberta Bastian, Bankhead, Alberta and A.A. Dickson and R.A. Flack.
M-843-21Real estate papers. -- 1921-1922. -- Regarding property trade of John McKee, Edmonton, Alberta.
M-843-22Real estate papers. -- 1921-1923. -- Regarding property listings of E.R. Charlton, Neipro, Alberta and Cyrus McLaughlin, Telfordville, Alberta.
M-843-23Real estate papers. -- 1921-1923. -- Regarding hotels for sale.
M-843-24Real estate papers. -- 1921. -- Includes correspondence, house and farm listing sheets.
M-843-25Real estate papers. -- 1922-1925. -- Regarding British Columbia property.
M-843-26Real estate papers. -- 1922. -- Includes correspondence, listing re trading and selling property.
M-843-27Real estate papers. -- 1923. -- Regarding Wetaskiwin dray business.
M-843-28Real estate papers. -- 1923-1924. -- Regarding property trade between Samuel Ellis and A.E. Latimer, Edmonton, Alberta.
M-843-29Real estate papers. -- 1923. -- Includes correspondence and listing sheets.
M-843-30Real estate papers. -- 1924. -- Includes correspondence and listing sheets.
M-843-31Real estate papers. -- 1925. -- Includes correspondence and listing sheets.
M-843-32Real estate papers. -- 1926-1928. -- Regarding property sale by James W. Street, Kitscoty, Alberta.
M-843-33Real estate papers. -- 1926-1928. -- Consists of correspondence with W.W. McRae of Detroit, Michigan.
M-843-34Real estate papers. -- 1926-1929. -- Consists of correspondence with A.R. Witheral of Conrad, Montana.
M-843-35Real estate papers. -- 1927. -- Regarding property exchange of H. Pierson, Ferintosh, Alberta.
M-843-36Real estate papers. -- 1927-1929. -- Regarding property exchange for A.J. Shumiatcher, Calgary.
M-843-37Real estate papers. -- 1927-1931. -- Consists of correspondence with R. Higginson, Summerland, British Columbia.
M-843-38Real estate papers. -- 1927-1932. -- Consists of correspondence with E.A. Phalen, Tacoma, Washington.
M-843-39Real estate papers. -- 1928-1929. -- Consists of correspondence with W.O. Reynolds, Lyle, Washington.
M-843-40Real estate papers. -- 1928-1929. -- Consists of correspondence with N. Finch, Clyde, Alberta.
M-843-41Real estate papers. -- 1928-1929. -- Consists of correspondence with J. Laing, Wilkie, Saskatchewan.
M-843-42Real estate papers. -- 1947. -- Includes certificate of purchase; letterheads from Lloyd and Wood Agency, and Western Realty Company, Edmonton, Alberta.
M-843-43Real estate papers. -- nd. -- Consists of samples of agreements and indentures.
M-843-44Real estate calling cards. -- nd. -- For various real estate firms.
M-843-45Real estate pamphlets. -- 1921-1923. -- Consists of various pamphlets related to land in British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan.
M-8410-136Western Realty Company. -- [ca. 1930- 1950s]. -- Includes property listings.
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Series 4

Miles family correspondence. -- 1884-1969. -- Series consists of correspondence to Sophie and Jim from relatives and friends, and some letters written by Sophie and Jim to others. A few of the letters are addressed to people other than Jim and Sophie, but were probably passed on to them to read, and remained in their possession. -- The files have been artificially arranged in alphabetical order by the last name of the correspondent. When the last name is unknown, it has been filed by the first name.

M-8410-1Mrs. Pat Albert [Sophie's friend]. -- 1923
M-8410-2May Annear [Sophie's cousin]. -- 1900- 1936
M-8410-3May Annear. -- 1937-1948
M-8410-4May Annear. -- 1949-1954
M-8410-5Lua Baylers [Sophie's cousin]. -- 1953- 1959
M-8410-6"Bernard" [Jim and Sophie's friend]. -- 1952
M-8410-7Louella Blosser [Sophie's friend]. -- 1956
M-8410-8Hansine Bolster [Sophie and Jim's friend]. -- 1954-1959
M-8410-9Kathleen Bond, Viola Kepke, Flora Patton and M. Higginson [Sophie's friends]. -- 1919-1957
M-8410-10Lucille Bond [Sophie's friend]. -- 1905-[194- ?]
M-8410-11Esther Bottom [Sophie's cousin]. -- 1961
M-8410-12Myra Bradley [Sophie's cousin] to Alta Rogers [Sophie's aunt]. -- 1917
M-8410-13Ailsa Buck [Jim's niece]. -- 1958- 1961
M-8410-14Hattie Burke [Sophie's friend]. -- 1961
M-8410-15Nellie Cahoon [Jim and Sophie's friend]. -- 1954
M-8410-16Church of Christ (Disciples) to Jim and Sophie. -- 1955-1964
M-8410-17Bertha Clement [Sophie's friend]. -- 1905
M-8410-18Clara V. Clutter [Jim and Sophie's friend]. -- [194-?]
M-8410-19Paul and Verda Crabtree [Sophie and Jim's friends]. -- 1946-1956
M-8410-20Betty and Clyde Croft [Jim and Sophie's friends]. --1960
M-8410-21Janie Cross [Jim's sister?]. -- 1910
M-8410-22Janet and Jonathan Davis [Jim's friends]. -- 1910
M-8410-23Nellie and Will Densmore [Jim and Sophie's friends]. -- 1955
M-8410-24"Doris" [Jim and Sophie's son Edwin's friend]. -- 1949
M-8410-25Harvey and Ora Dunlop [Jim and Sophie's friends]. -- 1956
M-8410-26Dorothy Y. Durning to Alta Puckette [Sophie's sister], 1933
M-8410-27Madge Elliott [Sophie's friend], 1927
M-8410-28Myrtle Etterer [Jim's relative]. -- 1957- 1961
M-8410-29"Fay" [Sophie's cousin]. -- 1961- 1964
M-8410-30First Christian Church to Sophie. -- 1958
M-8410-31Susie Ford [Jim and Sophie's friend]. -- 1954-1956
M-8410-32Alta Frost [Sophie's niece]. -- 1956- 1962
M-8410-33Ida Gougler [Sophie's cousin]. -- 1908- 1964
M-8410-34Sylvia Gould [Sophie's friend]. -- 1942- 1958
M-8410-199Sylvia Gould [Sophie's friend]. -- 1956- 1960
M-8410-35Margaret Hanlan [Jim and Sophie's daughter]. -- 1932-1960
M-8410-36Shelley Hanlan [Jim and Sophie's granddaughter]. -- [196-?]
M-8410-37Charles and Clara Hann [Sophie's friends]. -- 1960
M-8410-38Mrs. E. Hart [Sophie's friend. -- [ca. 1960]
M-8410-39J.W. Hedger [Jim's friend]. -- 1951
M-8410-40Ida Henderson [Sophie's cousin]. -- 1968
M-8410-41Lena Henderson [Sophie's cousin] to Alta Puckette [Sophie's sister]. -- 1922
M-8410-42Margaret Humphries and Laura Blatchford [Sophie's friends]. -- 1939-1958
M-8410-43Maud Irvin [Sophie's cousin]. -- 1905
M-8410-44Ben and Susan Johnson [Jim and Sophie's friends]. -- 1960
M-8410-45Annie Jones [Sophie's sister]. -- 1918- 1962
M-8410-46Donald Jones [Sophie's nephew]. -- 1953
M-8410-47Lois and Adam Layman. -- 1921
M-8410-48Arthur and Grace Loftus [Jim's business partners]. -- 1928-1968
M-8410-49Ruby Logan [Jim's niece]. -- 1948- 1952
M-8410-50"Lough" [Sophie's cousin]. -- 1957
M-8410-51Calvin Loughlin [Jim and Sophie's friend]. -- 1956
M-8410-52Irene Lucas [Jim's niece]. -- 1912- 1964
M-8410-53Clarence McElroy [Jim's friend]. -- 1943
M-8410-54Lelia McFarland [Jim's niece?]. -- 1956- 1962
M-8410-55Ollie McFarland [Jim's sister?]. -- 1953- 1960
M-8410-198Nettie and Verona McVay [Sophie's friends]. -- 1928-1947
M-8410-56Horace "Hop" Means [Sophie's nephew] and his wife Ruth Means. -- 1951-1964
M-8410-200Miles family letters. -- 1926- 1993
M-8410-57Miles relatives chain letter. -- 1933
M-8410-58Ben B. Miles [Jim's uncle]. -- 1952- 1959
M-8410-59Bill Miles [Jim's nephew]. -- 1954- 1957
M-8410-60Del Miles [Jim's cousin]. -- 1955
M-8410-61Ed T. Miles [Jim's brother]. -- 1950- 1951
M-8410-62Edwin Troy Miles [Jim and Sophie's son] and his wife Terry. -- 1941-1965
M-8410-63Forest "Dick" Miles [Jim's nephew]. -- 1919- 1952
M-8410-64George W. Miles [Jim and Sophie's son]. -- 1940-1960
M-8410-65Gretchen Miles [Jim's niece]. -- 1952- 1953
M-8410-66Jean (Mrs. George) Miles [Jim and Sophie's daughter-in-law. -- 1952
M-8410-67Jim G. Miles outgoing letters. -- 1910, 1949- 1957. -- Consists predominantly of his Christmas letters.
M-8410-68Ken Miles [Jim's nephew]. -- [195- ?]
M-8410-69Ray D. Miles [Jim and Sophie's son] and his wife Lolly. -- 1928-1957
M-8410-70S.E. Miles [Jim's mother?]. -- 1910- 1911
M-8410-71Scott Miles [Jim's cousin?]. -- 1941
M-8410-72Sophie Miles' letters to Jim. -- 1936- 1949
M-8410-73Sophie Miles' letters to cousin May Annear. - - 1906-1910
M-8410-74Sophie Miles' letters to Troy and Beulah Puckette [brother and sister-in-law]. -- 1932-1963
M-8410-75Sophie Miles: letters and cards sent by relatives and friends during her illness. -- February-March 1958
M-8410-76William R. Miles [Jim's brother]. -- 1916- 1953
M-8410-77Kathleen Miller, J. Olsen, Anna Buran, Anne Simpson and Daisy Platt [Sophie's friends. -- 1952-1957
M-8410-78Mary Ann Miller [Sophie's friend]. -- [ca. 1940s]
M-8410-79Dorothy Neale [JIm and Sophie's friend]. -- 1939-1956
M-8410-80Jean Noble [Jim and Sophie's former neighbour. -- [195-?]
M-8410-81Eric Nodwell [Sophie's nephew?]. -- 1945- 1963
M-8410-82Marjorie Jean Nodwell [Sophie's niece]. -- 1965
M-8410-83Maude P. Nodwell [Sophie's sister]. -- 1939- 1968. -- includes 1884 letter from Aunt Mary Means Wells to Aunt Alta Means Rogers, enclosed in a letter from Maude.
M-8410-84Lettie Norris [Jim and Sophie's friend]. -- 1931
M-8410-85"Peggy" [Sophie's niece]. -- 1960
M-8410-86Mary Powell [Sophie's friend]. -- [ca. 1960s]
M-8410-201Puckette family letters. -- 1899- 1995
M-8410-87Alta Puckette [Sophie's sister]. -- 1932- 1857
M-8410-88Alta Puckette's collected cards and souvenirs. -- 1940-1959
M-8410-89Claudette Puckette [Sophie's niece]. -- 1969
M-8410-90Dr. C.L. Puckette [George Puckette's nephew]. -- 1920
M-8410-91Cyrus Puckette [Sophie's brother]. -- 1955
M-8410-92Daisy Puckette [Sophie's niece]. -- 1965
M-8410-93Penny Puckette [Sophie's cousin]. -- 1962
M-8410-94Preston Puckette [Sophie's nephew]. -- 1939- 1956
M-8410-95Troy Puckette [Sophie's brother] and his wife Beulah. -- 1916-1965
M-8410-96Comora Reed [Sophie's friend]. -- 1961
M-8410-97Tom and Myrtle Roberts [Jim and Sophie's friends]. -- 1956-1960
M-8410-98Alta Rogers [Sophie's aunt] to Sophie's mother. -- 1918-1921. -- See also files 12 and 83.
M-8410-99Aily Rothacher [Sophie's niece]. -- 1951
M-8410-100Charles, Sara, Cecil and Brenda Simpson [Jim and Sophie's friends]. -- 1938-1965
M-8410-101Alice Stark [Sophie's cousin?]. -- 1918- 1969
M-8410-102Mary Stick [Sophie's niece]. -- 1941- 1956
M-8410-103Ida May Stover [Sophie's cousin]. -- 1936
M-8410-104Annie Sweet [Sophie and Jim's friend]. -- 1938-1956
M-8410-105Margaret Turner [Jim's aunt]. -- 1952- 1956
M-8410-106Griffie Twitty [Sophie's cousin] to G.W. Puckette [Sophie's father]. -- 1919
M-8410-107Sadie Vance [Sophie's friend]. -- 1961
M-8410-108Mildred Wakelin [Sophie's niece]. -- 1943- 1960
M-8410-109Nellie Wolf [relative of Puckettes?]. -- 1960
M-8410-110Poems, unsigned. -- nd
M-8410-111Unidentified fragment of letter from Los Angeles. -- nd
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Series 5

Miles family accounts. -- 1906-1928, 1950-1967. -- Series consists of account books recording all household expenses.

M-843-6Family accounts. -- 1906-1928
M-8410-142Family account books. -- 1950- 1952
M-8410-143Family account books. -- 1953- 1955
M-8410-144Family account books. -- 1956- 1958
M-8410-145Family account books. -- 1959- 1961
M-8410-146Family account books. -- 1962- 1966
M-8410-147Loose receipts. -- 1967
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Series 6

Miles family guest books, address books, etc. -- 1951-1970, nd. -- Series consists of books recording visitors to the Miles home, family address books, and notebooks of personal reminders.

M-8410-148Guest books. -- 1951-1957. -- Includes a notebook of comments about the guests, compiled by daughter Margaret Hanlan.
M-8410-149Guest books. -- 1957-1961
M-8410-150Guest books. -- 1962-1967
M-8410-151Guest books. -- 1967-1970
M-8410-152Family address books. -- nd
M-8410-153Notebooks of personal reminders. -- nd
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Series 7

Miles family miscellany. -- 1905-1956. -- Series consists of calendars, greeting cards, pamphlets, programs, etc.

M-843-46Miscellaneous. -- 1917-1936. -- Includes Social Credit prosperity certificate; cars requesting ice; notice of allotment.
M-843-47Calendars. -- 1909-1924. -- Includes calendars for Gilpin Brothers, General Merchants; and Christian Service.
M-843-48Greeting cards. -- 1905-1914. -- Includes Christmas cards, Easter cards and postcards.
M-843-49Pamphlets and programs. -- 1906-1956. -- Includes Department of Education information for teachers; History of Alberta Bible College; Facts about Innisfree and District; The Alberta Temple; and program for King George V memorial.
M-843-50 Depression papers. -- 1933. -- Includes pamphlet issued by Employment Service Plan, "Getting the most out of present conditions"; and a poem, "Depression".
M-843-51Broadsides. -- 1919. -- Regarding an auction sale by George Puckette.
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Series 8

Puckette and Miles family photographs. -- [ca. 1900-1962]. -- 107 photographs. -- Series consists of photographs of the Puckette and Miles families, and views of Innisfree (Del Norte) and friends.

Many of the photographs have been scanned. View now.

PA-1455Photographs. -- [ca. 1900-1962]. -- 74 photographs. -- Consists of views of the family, friends, Edmonton City Police, Innisfree, the 1927 Calgary Stampede parade, etc.
NA-2412Photographs. -- [ca. 1905-1930]. -- 25 photographs. -- Consists of views of Innisfree, Grande Prairie, Yellowknife, Royal North-West Mounted Police, and Bassano. -- These photographs have been scanned and are available on the Glenbow web site via the Archives Photographs link.
NA-5166Photographs. -- [ca. 1903]-1910, 1958. -- 8 photographs. -- Consists of views of Sophie Puckette and her sisters (1903-1908), the family's first log home in Del Norte (later Innisfree), Jim Miles, Margaret Miles as a baby (1910), and Jim and Sophie Miles on their golden wedding anniversary (1958).
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Series 9

Margaret Hanlan - Personal papers. -- 1909-1995. -- Series consists of correspondence, greeting cards, sympathy letters on her father's death, "Your Instructor Lady" records, income tax returns, newsclippings, and a few records of her husband Roy.

M-8410-154Baby shoes. -- 1909 or 1910
M-8410-155Correspondence. -- 1940-1959
M-8410-156Correspondence. -- 1960-1979
M-8410-157Correspondence. -- 1980-1994
M-8410-158Correspondence. -- nd
M-8410-159Greeting cards. -- nd
M-8410-160Invitations and thank you cards. -- nd
M-8410-161Sympathy letters on father's death. -- 1958
M-8410-162"Your Instructor Lady" correspondence. -- 1960-1973
M-8410-163Grade Teacher magazine correspondence. -- 1964-1968
M-8410-164F.A. Owen Publishing Company correspondence. -- 1966-1967
M-8410-165"Your Instructor Lady" accounts. -- 1970- 1973
M-8410-166Income tax returns. -- 1968-1977
M-8410-167Conference on Rural Sociology and Economics, Edmonton. -- 1968
M-8410-168American Association of Retired People. -- 1970-1994
M-8410-169Farmers & Merchants Trust Company. -- 1975-1976
M-8410-170Newsclippings. -- 1966-1994
M-8410-171Roy Hanlan miscellany. -- [ca. 1950s- 1970s]
M-8410-172Sale of Edmonton house to the Priers. -- [1970s-1990s]
M-8410-173Miscellaneous. -- 1947-1987
M-8410-174Book ordering business. -- 1933- 1987
M-8410-175Charitable interests. -- 1941-1995
M-8410-176Financial records. -- 1939-1940, 1972- 1976, and 1992. -- Regarding book ordering business.
M-8410-177Funerals. -- 1976-1995
M-8410-178Gardening letters. -- 1941-1995
M-8410-179Religious organizations. -- 1945- 1995
M-8410-180Ella Mae Tucker re: Joplin Tornado. -- 1973
M-8410-181Women's Institutes. -- nd
M-8410-182Business correspondence. -- 1933- 1992
M-8410-183Business papers. -- 1933-1992. -- Includes some of Roy Hanlan's business papers.
M-8410-184Greeting cards. -- nd
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Series 10

Margaret Hanlan - Correspondence . -- 1931-1995. -- Consists of letters from friends, relatives, and her husband Roy.

M-8410-185Letters from friends. -- 1931- 1968
M-8410-186Letters from friends. -- 1970- 1994
M-8410-187Letters from Jim Miles [Margaret's father]. -- 1936-1943
M-8410-188Letters from Sophie Miles [Margaret's mother]. -- 1933-1939
M-8410-189Letters from Sophie Miles [Margaret's mother]. -- 1940-1968
M-8410-190Alta Somers [Margaret's daughter]. -- 1972-1995
M-8410-191Jennifer Somers [Margaret's granddaughter]. -- 1982-1992
M-8410-192Jessie Schaffner [Margaret's cousin]. -- 1973-1991
M-8410-193Margaret and Roy Hanlan. -- 1943-1942. -- Consists of letters to each other.
M-8410-194Letters to Roy Hanlan. -- 1937- 1942
M-8410-195Vera and Roy Hanlan [Margaret's daughter- in-law and son]. -- 1972-1989
M-8410-196Margaret Hanlan. -- 1933-1993. -- Letters, cards, etc. regarding her personal history.
M-8410-197Letters from various relatives. -- 1975- 1993
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Series 11

Margaret Hanlan - Guest books, address books, etc. -- 1927-1995. -- Series consists of address books, autograph books, and a guest book.

M-8410-202Guest book. -- 1987, 1993-1995
M-8410-203Autograph books. -- 1927-1934, 1977
M-8410-204Address books, birthday books, etc. -- [ca. 1970s-1990s]
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