Archive Finding Aids

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Emily Murphy, photo used in Millar's book about the Famous Five
Photo of Emily Murphy, used in Millar's book about the Famous Five
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Nancy Millar fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Newspaper columns. -- 1875-2005
Series 2 Graveyards research and writing. -- 1889-2005
Series 3 Persons Case and Famous Five research, writing and associated activities. -- 1928-1929, 1973-2010
Series 4 Weddings research and writing. -- 1882-2009
Series 5 Unmentionables research and writing. --1889-2007

Inventory

Series 1 Newspaper columns. -- 1875-2005. -- 25 cm of textual records. -- 19 photographs : colour. -- The series consists of newspaper columns written by Nancy Millar, mainly for the Calgary Herald, and research material that she collected to support this writing. The research material, arranged by subject according to file titles chosen by Nancy, includes notes, newspaper clippings, material copied from published sources, photographs, etc. Much of it is unattributed and/or undated. NB: Some material also relates to Nancy's graveyards research.
  Newspaper columns
M-9542-1 Newspaper columns: Red Deer Advocate and Calgary Herald. -- 1988 and n.d.
M-9542-2 Newspaper columns: Calgary Herald. -- 1989.
M-9542-3 Newspaper columns: Calgary Herald. -- 1990.
M-9542-4 Newspaper columns: Calgary Herald. -- 1991.
M-9542-5 Newspaper columns: Calgary Herald. -- 1992.
M-9542-6 Newspaper columns: Calgary Herald. -- 1993.
M-9542-7 Newspaper columns: Calgary Herald. -- 1994.
  General subject research files
M-9542-8 Artists and art. -- 1954-1984. -- Includes information about Lars Haukaness, Roland Gissing.
M-9542-9 Aviation. -- 1910-1992. -- Includes information about Wop May, Grant McConachie, Punch Dickins, Freddy McCall, William Greene.
M-9542-10 Bad guys. -- 1904-1995. -- Includes information about Pearl Miller, Ernest Cashel, Jim Gadsby.
M-9542-11 Burns, Pat. -- 1937-1992
M-9542-12 Church-related. -- 1973-1985. -- Includes information about St. Augustine Mission (Peace River), McDougall Stoney Mission.
M-9542-13 Cowboys. -- 1934-1979. -- Includes information about Clem Gardner, Tom Three Persons, Guy Weadick, John Ware, Big Four.
M-9542-14 Empty spots. -- 1990. -- Includes information about POW internment camps.
M-9542-15 Fences. -- 1888-1992. -- Mainly re Rev. Alfred Garrioch (Dunvegan), including copies of his letters and writings.
M-9542-16 Flu and other epidemics. -- 1957-1979
M-9542-17 Fur traders. -- 1910-1992. -- 1 photograph : colour. -- Includes information about John Rowand, Colin Fraser.
M-9542-18 Indians. -- 1933-2001. -- Includes information about burial customs, Crowfoot.
M-9542-19 Languages [on gravestones]. -- [ca. 1944]. -- 2 photographs : colour
M-9542-20 McDougalls [George, John, Elizabeth]. -- 1929-[ca. 1994]. -- 1 photograph : colour
M-9542-21 McGee, Sam. -- 1960-2003
M-9542-22 Mysteries. -- 1875, 1992-2005. -- Includes information about John McAlpine, Torquil McLeod.
M-9542-23 North West Mounted Police. -- 1886-2003. -- Includes information about Cecil Denny, H.E. Ross, James Macleod, Peter Tomkins.
M-9542-24 Peace River area characters. -- 1955-1983. -- Includes information about F.H. "Twelve Foot" Davis, Peace River Jim Cornwall.
M-9542-25 Premiers, Lieutenant Governors. -- 1928-1992. -- 7 photographs : colour. -- Includes information about John E. Brownlee, William Aberhart, and others.
M-9542-26 Riel Rebellions. -- 1986-1994
M-9542-27 Stephansson, Stephan. -- 1952-[ca. 1982]. -- 8 photographs : colour. -- Also includes information about Christian Gundesen.
M-9542-28 War and peace. -- 1918-2003
M-9542-29 War memorials. -- 1914-2000
M-9542-30 Watery deaths. -- 1914-1983. -- Includes information about S.S. Empress of Ireland.
Series 2 Graveyards research and writings. -- 1889-2005. -- 81 cm of textual records. -- 151 photographs : colour. -- The series consists of research material, draft manuscripts, and photographs relating to Nancy Millar's interest in and writings about Canadian graveyards and tombstones. The research material, arranged by province according to file titles supplied by Nancy, includes notes, newspaper clippings, material copied from published sources, photographs, etc. Much of it is unattributed and/or undated. Nancy published three books on the topic of graveyards, starting with "Remember Me As You Pass By: Stories from Prairie Graveyards" (Glenbow Alberta Institute, 1994). She spent the summer of 1994 travelling across Canada visiting graveyards and published two further books as a result of this research: "Once Upon a Tomb: Stories from Canadian Graveyards" (Fifth House, 1997) and "The Final Word: The Book of Canadian Epitaphs" (Brindle and Glass, 2004).
M-9542-31 Card File: Box 1: Information about graveyards in the Maritimes. -- [ca. 1994]
M-9542-32 Card File: Box 2: Information about graveyards in Alaska, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. -- [ca. 1994]
M-9542-33 Card File: Box 3: Information about graveyards in Ontario and Quebec, and universal subjects common to all graveyards. -- [ca. 1994]
M-9542-34 Notebooks kept during cross-country research trip. -- June-October, 1994
M-9542-35 Final layout for "Remember Me As You Pass By". -- [ca. 1993]. --131 photographs : colour. -- Includes photographs pasted into text. Tentatively titled "Graveyards I Have Known and the Stories That They Tell."
M-9542-36 First draft of "Once Upon A Tomb". -- [ca. 1995]
M-9542-37 Final edited draft of "Once Upon A Tomb". -- 1996
M-9542-38 Newspaper clippings re Nancy's graveyards research. -- 1991-1994. -- Includes article about her visit to the Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Albert; review of "Remember Me As You Pass By."
  Graveyards research files
M-9542-39 Alberta: Airdrie, Didsbury, Carstairs, Cremona, Crossfield. -- 1969-1991
M-9542-40 Alberta: Amber Valley, Athabasca, Morinville, Vimy, Legal. -- 1910-2005
M-9542-41 Alberta: Banff, Lake Louise, Morley. -- 1959-2004. -- 3 photographs : colour. -- Includes information about Bill Peyto, Jimmy Simpson, Norman Luxton.
M-9542-42 Alberta: Calgary: St. Mary's Cemetery, Rouleauville. -- 1976-1999
M-9542-43 Alberta: Calgary: Jewish Cemetery. -- 2000
M-9542-44 Alberta: Calgary: Old St. Mary's Cemetery, Providence Centre, Lacombe Centre. -- [ca. early 1990s]
M-9542-45 Alberta: Calgary: Union Cemetery, Burnsland Cemetery, Queen's Park Cemetery, Midnapore, Mountainview, Rocky View, Chinese Cemetery. -- 1889-2000. -- 3 photographs : colour. -- Includes information about Roberta MacAdams, Winnifred Eaton Reeve.
M-9542-46 Alberta: Camrose, New Norway, Bashaw, Alix, Mirror, Tees, Gadsby, Stettler. -- 1974-2004
M-9542-47 Alberta: Canmore, Bankhead, Cochrane. -- 1960-1988
M-9542-48 Alberta: Cardston, Waterton, Blood Reserve, St. Catherine's, St. Paul's, St. Mary's, Pincher Creek. -- 1933-1992
M-9542-49 Alberta: Cremation, scattering of ashes. -- 1990-1992
M-9542-50 Alberta: Crowsnest area. -- 1979-1984
M-9542-51 Alberta: Drumheller and district, Beiseker, Hanna, Bassano, Elnora, Three Hills, Trochu, Tilly, Irricana, Rosemary, Brooks. -- 1983-2004. -- 4 photographs : colour
M-9542-52 Alberta: Edmonton. -- 1929-2003
M-9542-53 Alberta: Fort Macleod, Granum. -- 1979-2001. -- Includes Fortnightly Club constitution, roster, and reminiscences by members Betty Reach and Carole Cressman, 1993.
M-9542-54 Alberta: Fort Saskatchewan, Bruderheim, Josephburg. -- 1992-1993
M-9542-55 Alberta: Grande Prairie, Sexsmith, Debolt, Calais, Spirit River, Hythe, Bezanson. -- 1991
M-9542-56 Alberta: High River, Nanton, Cayley, Claresholm, Okotoks, Millarville, DeWinton, Reid Hill, Mormon Cemetery, Queenstown, Shouldice, Dalemead. -- 1969-2000
M-9542-57 Alberta: Innisfail, Dickson, Olds, Markerville, Hainstock. -- 1968-1978
M-9542-58 Alberta: Isolated graves, graves not found. -- 1910-1991. -- Includes listings for Cleverville, Homeland Cemetery (Drumheller area), and Wabasca.
M-9542-59 Alberta: Jasper, Hinton, Edson, Wildwood. -- 1957-2002
M-9542-60 Alberta: Lacombe, Wetaskiwin. -- 1991-1996. -- 1 photograph : colour
M-954261- Alberta: Lethbridge. -- 1957-1999
M-9542-62 Alberta: Medicine Hat area, Seven Persons, Elkwater, Hutterites, Manyberries, Milk River, Foremost, Taber, Etzikom, Nemiscam, Graburn. -- 1972-1998
M-9542-63 Alberta: The North: Peace River, Keg River, Grouard, McLennan, Grimshaw, Fairview, Dunvegan, Fort Vermilion, Elisha. -- 1956-1999
M-9542-64 Alberta: The Northeast: Fort McMurray, Lac l Biche, Fort Chipewyan, Fort Smith, Trout Lake. -- 1985-1993
M-9542-65 Alberta: Red Deer. -- 1971-[ca. 1994]
M-9542-66 Alberta: Red Deer district, Pine Lake, Mirror, Springoak, Delburne, Sylvan Lake, Tail Creek. -- 1958-[ca. 1994]
M-9542-67 Alberta: St. Albert, Father Lacombe, Father Leduc. -- 1916-2002
M-9542-68 Alberta: St. Paul, Ukrainian country, Smoky Lake, Shandro, St. Brides, Spedden, Viking, Bonnyville. -- 1966-1999
M-9542-69 Alberta: Wainwright, Vermilion, Czar, Marwayne, Lloydminster, Frog Lake Roman Catholic, Cold Lake. -- 1975-[ca. 1994]
M-9542-70 Alberta: Whitecourt, Drayton Valley, Rocky Mountain House, Sundre. -- [ca. 1994]-2001
M-9542-71 British Columbia: East: Kootenays, Nelson, Fort Steele, Field, Windermere. -- 1973-1991
M-9542-72 British Columbia: Indian-related. -- 1928-1970
M-9542-73 British Columbia: The North: Barkerville, Hazelton, Prince George, Quesnel, Fraser Canyon, Hope, 100 Mile House. -- 1971-1994
M-9542-74 British Columbia: The South: Crowsnest, Fernie, Princeton, Phoenix, Osoyoos. -- [ca. 1997]
M-9542-75 British Columbia: Vancouver and Lower Mainland. -- 1916-1998
M-9542-76 British Columbia: Vancouver Island: Victoria, Cumberland. -- 1992-[ca. 1997]
M-9542-77 British Columbia: Vancouver Island: Sointula, Alert Bay, Ladysmith. -- [ca. 1997]
M-9542-78 Manitoba: General historical background. -- 1959-1996
M-9542-79 Manitoba. -- 1966-1994. -- 1 photograph : colour. -- Includes copy of "Barnardo Home in Russell Manitoba" by Lila Bily.
M-9542-80 New Brunswick. -- 1989-1998
M-9542-81 Newfoundland. -- [ca.1960]-2002. -- 2 photographs : colour
M-9542-82 The North . -- 1972-2001. -- 2 photographs : colour. -- Includes information about gold rush cemetery in Skagway, Alaska.
M-9542-83 Nova Scotia. -- 1986-1999. -- Includes information about S.S. Titanic.
M-9542-84 Ontario: General historical background. -- 1974-1989
M-9542-85 Ontario. -- 1910-2002. -- 4 photographs : colour
M-9542-86 Prince Edward Island. -- 1989-1995
M-9542-87 Quebec. -- 1979-2002
M-9542-88 Quebec: Jewish. -- 1926-1996
M-9542-89 Saskatchewan. -- 1994-1999
Series 3 Persons Case and Famous Five research, writing, and associated activities. -- 1928-1929, 1973-2010. -- 42 cm of textual records. -- 455 photographs : b&w. -- 15 photographs : colour. -- The series consists of research material and photographs relating to the Alberta women known as the "Famous Five" and the Persons Case, and files relating to Nancy Millar's involvement with the Women Celebrate Women committee and awards (later called the Women of Distinction awards) and the Famous Five Foundation. In addition to publishing "The Famous Five: Emily Murphy and the Case of the Missing Persons," Nancy assisted in the Famous Five Foundation's publication of "The Kay Sanderson Collection: 200 Remarkable Alberta Women." Both books were published by the Western Heritage Centre in 1999.
M-9542-90 Copies of Supreme Court of Canada documents relating to the Persons Case. -- 1928-1929, 1973
M-9542-91 Curriculum guides produced by the Alberta Women's Bureau to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Persons Case. -- 1979
M-9542-92 Selected images from "The Famous Five: Emily Murphy and the Case of the Missing Persons" used for slide presentations. -- 1999. -- 23 photographs: b&w
  Women Celebrate Women
M-9542-93 Women Celebrate Women committee and awards. -- 1979-1985. -- 2 photographs : b&w
M-9542-94 Women of Distinction awards. -- 1986-1998
  Famous Five Foundation
M-9542-95 Legal papers. -- 1996
M-9542-96 Board manual. -- 1998
M-9542-97 Minutes. -- 1995
M-9542-98 Minutes. -- 1996
M-9542-99 Minutes. -- 1998
M-9542-100 Minutes. -- 1999
M-9542-101 Minutes. -- 2000
M-9542-102 Board and committee members. -- 1998-2000. -- 2 photographs : colour
M-9542-103 Education committee. -- 1996-1997
M-9542-104 Education committee. -- 1998
M-9542-105 Education committee. -- 1999-2000
M-9542-106 Mentorship Serices programs. -- 1996
M-9542-107 "Women are Persons" monument celebration committee. -- 1998-1999. -- 1 photograph : colour
M-9542-108 "Women are Persons" monument celebration. -- 1999
M-9542-109 Slide presentation re "Women are Persons" monuments in Calgary and Ottawa. -- 1999-2000. -- 11 slides : colour
M-9542-110 Newspaper clippings re Famous Five women, monuments, etc. -- 1982-2007
M-9542-111 After Five newsletters and activities. -- 2000-2002. -- Co-edited by Nancy Millar and Marg McCready.
M-9542-112 Miscellaneus re Nancy involvement with the Famous Five Foundation and associated interests and activities. -- 2004-2010. -- 1 photograph : colour.
  "The Kay Sanderson Collection: 200 Remarkable Alberta Women"
M-9542-113 Digital blueline and copy of published book, "The Kay Sanderson Collection: 200 Remarkable Alberta Women". -- 1999. -- Book of biographies and photographs of well known Alberta women collected by Calgary historian Kay Sanderson. Published with the assistance of the Famous Five Foundation to accompany a photo exhibition of the same name.
M-9542-114 Book launch and exhibit. -- 1999-2000
M-9542-115 Prints used to illustrate biographies in Chapter 1: 1800-1875. -- 1999. -- 83 photographs : b&w. -- Collected by Kay Sanderson. Note: Missing photograph of Louise Crummy McKinney.
M-9542-116 Prints used to illustrate biographies in Chapter 2: 1876-1900. -- 1999. -- 48 photographs : b&w. -- Collected by Kay Sanderson. Note: Missing photograph of Maude Keen Riley.
M-9542-117 Prints used to illustrate biographies in Chapter 3: 1901-2000. -- 1999. -- 66 photographs : b&w. -- Collected by Kay Sanderson. Note: Missing photograph of Nora Gladstone Baldwin.
M-9542-118 Negatives of prints used to illustrate "The Kay Sanderson Collection: 200 Remarkable Alberta Women". -- 1999. -- 221 photographs : b&w
M-9542-119 Additional prints not used in book. -- 1999. -- 12 photographs : b&w
Series 4 Weddings research and writing. -- 1882-2009. -- 1.06 m of textual records. -- 164 photographs : b&w. -- The series consists of research material, draft manuscripts, and photographs relating to weddings. General research material, arranged by province, includes notes, newspaper clippings, material copied from published sources, etc. Much of it is unattributed and/or undated. A second sequence of files, arranged by date, follows the layout of her book and profiles specific weddings and customs. All file titles were assigned by Nancy. "Once Upon a Wedding: Stories of Weddings in Western Canada, 1860-1945" was published by Bayeux Arts Inc. in 2000.
M-9542-120 Book planning, notes, etc. -- 1997-1999
M-9542-121 Information on researchers, museums, archives, etc. -- 1997-1999
M-9542-122 Photograph use: Rules, permissions, etc. -- 1998-2001
M-9542-123 Revised edition of "Once Upon a Wedding: Storied of Weddings in Western Canada, 1860-1945". -- 2009
M-9542-124 Photographs used in revised edition of "Once Upon a Wedding". -- 2009. -- 70 photographs : b&w.
M-9542-125 Selected images from "Once Upon a Wedding" used for slide presentation. -- 2000. -- 31 photographs : b&w.
M-9542-126 Miscellaneous photographs (unidentified). -- [ca. 1900]-1928. -- 3 photographs : b&w.
  Weddings research files: By province
M-9542-127 General, introduction. -- 1972-1999
M-9542-128 Alberta: Miscellaneous. -- 1920-1999
M-9542-129 Alberta: Jewish. -- 1983. -- Includes unpublished essay by Esther Leven "The Wedding Ceremony in the Jewih Tradition," 1981.
M-9542-130 Alberta: Metis and Indian. -- 1974-1999. -- 1 photograph : b&w.
M-9542-131 British Columbia: Miscellaneous. -- 1931-1998. -- 2 photographs : b&w.
M-9542-132 British Columbia: Blacks. -- 1975-1998
M-9542-133 British Columbia: Indians. -- 1984-1997
M-9542-134 British Columbia: Japanese. -- 1984-1997
M-9542-135 British Columbia: Sikhs. -- 1997
M-9542-136 Manitoba: Miscellaneous. -- 1928-1998
M-9542-137 Manitoba: French. -- 1908-1998
M-9542-138 Maritimes. -- 1974-1998
M-9542-139 Northwest Territories. -- 1997
M-9542-140 Ontario and Quebec. -- 1893-1997
M-9542-141 Saskatchewan. -- Miscellaneous. -- 1932-1998
M-9542-142 Saskatchewan. -- Romanian. -- 1941-1998
M-9542-143 Yukon. -- 1997-1998
  Weddings research files: By year
M-9542-144 1860s: General west: Country weddings. -- 1984
M-9542-145 1860s: General west: Missionaries. -- 1960-1991
M-9542-146 1860s: General west: Cariboo gold rush, brideships. -- 1975-1997
M-9542-147 1867: John A. Macdonald. -- [ca. 1960s]
M-9542-148 1870s: General west. -- 1970-1997
M-9542-149 1874: British Columbia: Patterson. -- 1998
M-9542-150 1876: Manitoba: Macleod-Drever. -- 1933-1986
M-9542-151 1878: British Columbia: Douglas. -- 1943-1999
M-9542-152 1880s: General west. -- 1882-1993
M-9542-153 1880s: Alberta: Smith, Hardisty, Lougheed. -- 1884-[ca. 1998]
M-9542-154 1885: Saskatchewan: Davin-Hayes. -- 1925-1982. -- Includes copies of correspondence.
M-9542-155 1889: Saskatchewan: White. -- 1939-1998
M-9542-156 1890s: General west. -- 1934-1973
M-9542-157 1890: British Columbia: Quesnel. -- 1971-1998
M-9542-158 1891: British Columbia: Dunsmuir. -- 1891-1997
M-9542-159 1891: British Columbia: Cridge-Laundy. -- 1898-1997
M-9542-160 1891: British Columbia: Kane. -- 1891-1998. -- 3 photographs : colour.
M-9542-161 1892: Alberta: Bomford. -- 1997
M-9542-162 1894: Alberta: Edge. -- 1894-1997
M-9542-163 1895: Manitoba: Gaudin. -- 1955-1998
M-9542-164 1896: Alberta: Brick, McClung. -- 1896-1998. -- 1 photograph : b&w. -- Includes copy of "A Biography of Pioneer Days" by Mrs. A.L. Brick.
M-9542-165 1897: Alberta: Salvation Army: Townsend. -- 1939-1998. -- Includes copy of "Calgary Glenmore Temple Presents A History of the Salvation Army in Calgary from 1887-1974."
M-9542-166 1898: Yukon. -- [ca. 1998]
M-9542-167 1898: Manitoba: Hudson's Bay Company, Rogers. -- 1898-1998
M-9542-168 1898: British Columbia: Rattenbury. -- [ca. 1998]. -- 1 photograph : b&w.
M-9542-169 1899: Alberta: Gottschlich. -- [ca. 1890s]-1998
M-9542-170 1900: Yukon: Sister Mary of the Cross: Mary E. Bettinger. -- 1900-1998. -- Includes copies of correspondence.
M-9542-171 1900-1901: British Columbia: Sointula. -- 1984-[ca. 1998]
M-9542-172 1901: Yukon: Sam McGee. -- 1909-1998. -- 1 photograph : b&w.
M-9542-173 1901: British Columbia: Cataline (Jean Caux). -- 1984-1998. -- 1 photograph : b&w.
M-9542-174 1902: British Columbia: Gregory-MacGill. -- 1902-[ca. 1998]
M-9542-175 1903: Prairie. -- 1997. -- 1 photograph : b&w.
M-9542-176 1904: Yukon: Martha Black. -- 1972-1982. -- 1 photograph : b&w.
M-9542-177 1905: Alberta, Saskatchewan. -- 1905-1999
M-9542-178 1906: Saskatchewan: Barr Colonists. -- 1943-1977. -- Includes copies of correspondence.
M-9542-179 1906: Saskatchewan: Haultain-Castellain. -- 1900-1987. -- Includes copies of correspondence.
M-9542-180 1906: Manitoba: Mager. -- 1906-1998
M-9542-181 1907: Alberta: Young, Bredin. -- 1929-1982. -- 1 photograph : b&w.
M-9542-182 1908: British Columbia: Pidcock. -- 1906-1999
M-9542-183 1908: British Columbia: Prince Rupert: Roberson. -- 1911-1998. -- 3 photographs : b&w.
M-9542-184 1908: Alberta: French Canadian: Bureau. -- 1977-2000. -- 2 photographs : b&w.
M-9542-185 1909: Alberta: Smart, Thomas. -- [ca. 1980s]-[ca. 1998]
M-9542-186 1909: Alberta: McDougall. -- 1959-1998
M-9542-187 1909: Northwest Territories: Vale. -- 1910-1998. -- Includes copies of diary entries.
M-9542-188 1910-1919: General west. -- 1910-1998. -- 1 photograph : b&w.
M-9542-189 1910: Saskatchewan: Bennett. -- 1982-2000
M-9542-190 1911: British Columbia: Hume. -- 1967-1999
M-9542-191 1912: Alberta: Indian: Crowchild. -- 1948-[ca. 1998]
M-9542-192 1912: British Columbia: Courtenay: Biscoe. -- 1966-1998
M-9542-193 1912: Manitoba: Nanton. -- 1886-2000. -- 1 photograph : b&w.
M-9542-194 1913: Alberta: Japanese picture brides: Hironaka. -- 1993-1998
M-9542-195 1913: British Columbia: Sovereign. -- 1913-1998
M-9542-196 1913: Manitoba: French Canadian: Joyal-Delisle. -- 1991-1998
M-9542-197 1914: Saskatchewan: Gregoire. -- 1972-1998
M-9542-198 1915: Alberta: Toole. -- 1913-1999. -- Includes copy of diary.
M-9542-199 1916: Alberta: Ottewell-Smith. -- 1987-1998
M-9542-200 1917: British Columbia: Kerr. -- 1916-1998. -- 1 photograph : b&w.
M-9542-201 1917: Saskatchewan: Jordan. -- 1917-2000
M-9542-202 1918: Manitoba: Mennonite: Friesen. -- 1976-1998. -- 2 photographs : b&w.
M-9542-203 1918: Tom Thumb. -- 1918-1998. -- Mock weddings of children performed as fundraisers.
M-9542-204 1919: Manitoba: Winnipeg General Strike: Sharman. -- 1919-1998. -- 3 photographs : b&w.
M-9542-205 1920: Saskatchewan: Askin. -- 1987-1997
M-9542-206 1920: Saskatchewan: Dodsland elopment: Henderson. -- 1920-1998. -- 3 photographs : b&w.
M-9542-207 1920: Saskatchewan: Thiessen. -- 1978-1998. -- Includes copies of "Happy 75th Anniversary Abe and Mary Thiessen, 1920-1995" and "History of Abe and Mary Thiessen" by Eleanor Goertzen
M-9542-208 1921: Alberta: Jasper: Mills. -- 1975-1998
M-9542-209 1922: Manitoba: Bronfman. -- 1991-1998. -- 1 photograph : b&w.
M-9542-210 1922: Manitoba: Lagimodiere. -- 1987-1999
M-9542-211 1922: Saskatchewan: Taylor. -- 1922-1998
M-9542-212 1924: Alberta: Double weddings: Smith. -- [ca. 1980s]-1998
M-9542-213 1924: Alberta: Schatz-Schlachter. -- 1972-2000
M-9542-214 1925: Manitoba: Pearson-Moody. -- 1925-1998
M-9542-215 1925: Manitoba: Icelandic: Sigurgeirsson. -- 1979-1998
M-9542-216 1925: Manitoba: Kahanovitch. -- 1997-1998. -- 1 photograph : b&w.
M-9542-217 1925: British Columbia: Moffat. -- 1997-1998. -- Includes copy of Amy Moffat's memoirs.
M-9542-218 1926: Manitoba: Ukrainian. -- 1982-1999. -- Includes notes about Ukrainian weddings by Michael Ewanchuk.
M-9542-219 1926: Saskatchewan: Lloyd. -- [ca. 1980s]-1998
M-9542-220 1926: Saskatchewan: Romanian: Chuca. -- 1972-1998. -- Includes notes about Ukrainian weddings and other topics by Eleanore King.
M-9542-221 1927: Alberta: Stratton. -- 1927-1998
M-9542-222 1927: Alberta: Church. -- 1927-1999
M-9542-223 1927: Alberta: Anderson. -- 1972-[ca. 1998]
M-9542-224 1927: British Columbia: Jewish: Shapiro. -- [ca. 1998]. -- 2 photographs : b&w.
M-9542-225 1928: British Columbia: Floathouse: Norris. -- 1932-1998
M-9542-226 1928: Alberta: Doukhobor: Verigin. -- 1959-1998
M-9542-227 1929: Alberta: Ranching: Clifford. -- [ca. 1998]. -- 1 photograph : b&w. -- Includes slide and print copies of image used for "Once Upon a Wedding" book cover.
M-9542-228 1929: Alberta: Ukrainian: Luchkovich. -- 1965-2010
M-9542-229 1929: Saskatchewan: Airplane: Robinson-James. -- 1994-1998. -- 1 photograph : b&w.
M-9542-230 1930: Manitoba: Stovel. -- 1930-1998
M-9542-231 1930: Alberta: Schloss. -- 1998. -- 8 photographs : b&w.
M-9542-232 1931: Alberta: Wesko. -- 1977-1998
M-9542-233 1931: Alberta: Chuchla. -- 1984-2006
M-9542-234 1932: British Columbia: Ratcliffe. -- 1982-1998. -- 3 photographs : b&w.
M-9542-235 1933: The North: "Klondike Kate" Rockwell. -- 1932-1998
M-9542-236 1934: Manitoba: Keedian. -- 1934-1998
M-9542-237 1934: Saskatchewan: Lieffers. -- [ca. 1980s]-1998
M-9542-238 1935: Saskatchewan: MacEwan. -- 1935-1998. -- 2 photographs : b&w.
M-9542-239 1935: Manitoba: North: Churchill. -- 1971-1998
M-9542-240 1936: Alberta: Pocaterra. -- 1971-1983
M-9542-241 1936: British Columbia: Prince George: Ford. -- 1964-2000. -- Includes copy of history paper by Shawn L. Bird "Isabel Tyner Ford: A Woman in Early Prince George," n.d.
M-9542-242 1937: Alberta: Werner. -- 1984-1998. -- 1 photograph : b&w.
M-9542-243 1938: Alberta: Dutch: Wijbrans. -- 1989-1999. -- Includes copy of "A Forgotten War" by Marijke Jalink-Wijbrans, 1989.
M-9542-244 1938: Alberta: Mormon: Leavitt. -- 1963-1998. -- Includes copy of Marguritte Leavitt's memoirs.
M-9542-245 1938: Alberta: Smith. -- 1984-1999
M-9542-246 1939: Saskatchewan: RCMP, Military: Robinson. -- 1939-1999
M-9542-247 1939: Manitoba: Chinese: Mark. -- 1983-1998
M-9542-248 1940: Manitoba: Ransby. -- 1940-1998
M-9542-249 1941: Northwest Territories.: Angulalik. -- 1997-1998
M-9542-250 1941: Manitoba: Moore. -- 1941-2000. -- Includes copies of pages from Ruth Moore's memoirs.
M-9542-251 1942: British Columbia: Drill Team: Watson. -- 1942-1998. -- 1 photograph : b&w.
M-9542-252 1942: Saskatchewan: Williamson. -- 1942-1998
M-9542-253 1943: British Columbia: War brides: Surtees. -- [ca. 1980s]-1998
M-9542-254 1943: Alberta: Dick. -- 1961-1998. -- 1 photograph : b&w. -- Includes copy of "Archie Dick and Dorothy Williams: A Wedding Story, December 16, 1943," n.d.
M-9542-255 1944: British Columbia: Penniket. -- 1944-1998. -- Includes copies of "The Sharp-Penniket Story," "I was a War Bride," and "A Chinese Wedding" by Dawn E. Sharp Penniket.
M-9542-256 1944: British Columbia: Lighthouses: Odlum. -- 1944-1998. -- 1 photograph : b&w.
M-9542-257 1945: Yukon: Gould. -- 1979-1998. -- 1 photograph : b&w.
M-9542-258 1945: Saskatchewan: Edwards. -- 1945-1998. -- 1 photograph : b&w. -- Includes copy of speech by M.L.A. Evelyn Edwards, 1975.
M-9542-259 1946: Alberta: Hess. -- 1946-1998
M-9542-260 1947: Alberta and Saskatchewan: Blacks. -- 1977-1998
M-9542-261 1947: British Columbia: Jensen. -- 1997-2000. -- 1 photograph : b&w.
M-9542-262 1948: Manitoba: Selkirk Co-op: Sisson. -- 1953-1998. -- 2 photographs : b&w.
M-9542-263 1949: Alberta: Triple weddings: Ost. -- 1949-1998. -- 2 photographs : b&w.
M-9542-264 1950: Manitoba: Flood: Dixon. -- 1975-1998. -- 1 photograph : b&w.
M-9542-265 General, conclusion. -- 1982-1998. -- Includes copy of essay by Cecile Clayton-Gouthro, "Does Black Stand a Chance at the Altar?" University of Manitoba, 1990.
M-9542-266 Additional information gathered for updating and reprinting "Once Upon a Wedding". -- 1946-2003
Series 5 Unmentionables research and writing. -- 1889-2007. -- 31 cm of textual records. -- 62 photographs : b&w. -- The series consists of research material, notes from interviews, draft manuscripts, and photographs relating to Nancy Millar's historical research into the intimate details of the lives of western women. The research material, arranged by subject with file titles supplied by Nancy, includes notes, newspaper clippings, material copied from published sources, etc. Much of it is unattributed and/or undated. "The Unmentionable History of the West" was published by Red Deer Press in 2006.
M-9542-267 Interviews. -- 2002-2004. -- Notes from interviews conducted with Lois Stranahan, Marguerite Schumacher, Kay Hurlburt, Phyllis Robinson, Phyllis Kane, Grace Budgeon, Ken Penley, Aurelia Vangrud, Betty Garbutt, Dawn Stephenson, Mrs Hitz, Maggie Gilkes, Doris Gilkes, Kay Mullen, Thelma Levy. Also includes typed reminiscences by Martha Aurelia Elizabeth Hahn Vangrud, 2002.
M-9542-268 Photographs and illustrations. - 1889-1982
M-9542-269 Photographs and illustrations: Publishing permissions. -- 2006
M-9542-270 First draft of "The Unmentionable History of the West". -- 2004. -- Tentatively titled "My Unmentionable History: Being the story of the silences in women's history."
M-9542-271 Final draft of "The Unmentionable History of the West". -- 2006. -- Includes tentative illustration placements.
M-9542-272 Book promotion. - 2006-2007
M-9542-273 Posters promoting book talk at McNally Robinson. -- [ca. 2007]
  Unmentionables research files
M-9542-274 Abortion. -- 1924-2002. -- Includes transcripts of Susanna May Attridge murder case (for the death of Mrs. Eva Mazurkywicz following an abortion), January 16-18, 1936.
M-9542-275 Biffies, chamber pots, outhouses, restrooms. -- 1986-2006. -- 1 photograph : b&w
M-9542-276 Birth control, childbirth, sex education, sex crimes. -- 1929-2004. -- Includes information about Georgina Sackville, Mary Speechly, Dorothea Palmer.
M-9542-277 Facts of life, menstruation, Kotex. -- 1914-2003
M-9542-278 Homosexuals, lesbians, Old Maids. -- 1978-2005
M-9542-279 Housekeeping, women's work, pioneer conditions, home remedies. -- 1954-2001
M-9542-280 Modesty. -- 1917-2001
M-9542-281 Poverty. -- 1965-2003
M-9542-282 Prostitution, seduction, sex crimes, rape. -- 1918-2003
M-9542-283 Unwed mothers, orphanages, adoption, baby export. -- 1910-2006. -- Includes information about Charlotte Whitton; Beulah Home (Edmonton); Woods Christian Home; copy of "Report on the Child Welfare Branch, Department of Welfare, Province of Alberta" (survey conducted by the IODE Provincial Chapter, 1948); manuscript "Adoptees are Angels" edited by Alice (Bennett) Fortier.
PD-355 Photo album showing views of Calgary, Banff, and southern Alberta. -- [ca. early 1900s]. -- 61 photographs : b&w. -- Consists mainly of photographs of unidentified women and children. Acquired by Nancy at a second-hand store in Nanton for its depiction of clothing and family life and activities.
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