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Bloods at Fort Whoop-up, 1974
Blood at Fort Whoop-up, 1874
M 6703/96

Southern Alberta Research Project

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Fort Benton and Montana. -- 1867-1956
Series 2 North-West Mounted Police - General. -- 1872-1947
Series 3 North-West Mounted Police - Detachments and outposts. -- 1882-1955
Series 4 North-West Mounted Police - Old Timers. -- 1913-1957 and n.d.
Series 5 Annie L. Gaetz - Articles about Red Deer history. -- 1956 and n.d.
Series 6 Southern Alberta newspapers and editors. -- 1923-1955
Series 7 Presbyterian Church and ministers in southern Alberta. -- 1883-1926
Series 8 First Nations of southern Alberta. -- 1877-1954
Series 9 High River area pioneers - Brief biographies. -- [compiled 1956-1960]
Series 10 Southern Alberta - General. -- [compiled 1956-1961]
Series 11 Photographs. -- [1870s-1930s]

Inventory

Series 1 Fort Benton and Montana. -- 1867-1956
M-4561-1 "Arrival of First Steamboat of Season at Fort Benton" by Walter B. Anderson (pseudonym of J.W. Schultz), Forest and Stream. -- November 25, 1905. -- 3 pages
M-4561-2 "Thomas Baker - 1837" by Ajax (pseudonym of A.J. Noyes). -- 5 pages
M-4561-3 ""Story as told by Colonel S.C. Ashby" by A.J. Noyes. -- 27 pages. -- Consists of biography.
M-4561-4 "S.C. Ashby - 1842-1924". -- 10 pages. -- Consists of diary of journey from St. Louis to Fort Benton in 1867.
M-4561-5 "Interview with William T. Hamilton". -- 7 pages
M-4561-6 "Flathead Lakes - Baptiste Aeneas' Ferry" by W.F. Wheeler. -- May 21, 1885. -- 6 pages
M-4561-7 "Comments on the Note: James Bird Junior (1892) and Contirbutions to the Historical Society of Montana". -- 5 pages
M-4561-8 "Captain John Brannagan - Pioneer of Butte - Had Fine Army Record". -- 3 pages
M-4561-9 "Fort Benton" by Hiram M. Henden, Magazine of American History . -- December 1890. -- 4 pages
M-4561-10 "Session 41st Congress - Holabird Report". -- 1869. -- 4 pages. -- Re Fort Benton.
M-4561-11 "Fort Benton" by Jeremiah Collins, Montana Illustrator. -- 10 pages
M-4561-12 Letter to M.R. Higgins. -- January 23, 1937. -- 2 pages. -- Re Fort Conrad.
M-4561-13 "Fort Benton in 1895", Montana Illustrator. -- 4 pages
M-4561-14 "Excerpt from Trip made from Fort Owens in the Bitter-Root Valley to Fort Benton on the Missouri River in the Winter of 1858" by C.W. Frush. -- 4 pages
M-4561-15 "Steamer Benton a Tough Boat to End, Locke of Benton Recounts Trip made to Fort Benton 1881", The River Press. -- August 8, 1956. -- 6 pages
M-4561-16 "Edmund A.C. Hatch - 1825-'82". -- 1856. -- 8 pages. -- Consists of portions of a journal re Fort Benton, kept from June 7 to October 13, 1856.
M-4561-17 "Frontier Sketches - Number Thirty Four" by John J. Healy, Fort Benton Record. -- November 15, 1878. -- 3 pages. -- Re Indian Traders.
M-4561-18 "The Bounty Question, Views of a Prominent Montana Stockgrower", The River Press. -- January 2, 1889. -- 1 page. -- Re wolves.
M-4561-19 ""Fort Benton 1846" by Dan Kirshman, Short Stories. -- October 1946. -- 1 page
M-4561-20 "Henry A. Kinnerly (Kennerly)", History of Montana [1885 edition, p. 1015] . -- 1 page
M-4561-21 Letter from James M. Arnoux to the Montana Historical Society. -- October 8, 1908. -- 2 pages. -- re Montana history.
M-4561-22 "Answer of J.M. Arnoux to Query of W.S. Bell Regarding the Lareau Expedition". -- 1908. -- Re the L'Heureux Expedition.
M-4561-283 "Fort Benton" by James M. ARnoux. -- July 1, 1908. -- 6 pages
M-4561-284 "North of the Border, Up Canada Way, A Canadian Link to Fort Benton's History" by George Shepherd. -- River Press. -- August 11, 1940. -- 15 pages
M-4561-285 "An Article by Colonel Baker". -- No source or date. -- 6 pages. -- Re early days of boating on the Missouri River and the American Fur Company.
M-4561-286 Letter from "Frances W.B." to Mrs. John Phelan. -- January 17, 1952. -- Re early like in Fort Benton. Mentions Charles M. Russell painting with the Fort in background.
M-4561-287 "Benton", River Press. -- December 28, 1881. -- 3 pages
M-4561-288 "Fort Benton to Fort Macleod". -- [ca. late 1870s]. -- 27 pages. -- Consists of detailed account of trip from Montana north into Canada led by David McDougall. Apparently written by a newly-arrived Metholdist missionary. Includes descriptions of Fort Macleod, Fort Calgary, and the Morley Mission.
M-4561-289 Article re "The British Canadian Mounted Police" [North-West Mounted Police], Fort Benton Record. -- March 1, 1875. -- 5 pages
M-4561-290 Article re Mr. J.J. Healy escape from being killed or captured by Indians, Fort Benton Record. -- May 1, 1875. -- 2 pages
M-4561-291 "Mountain Chief 1872". -- No source or date. -- 1 page
Series 2 North-West Mounted Police - General. -- 1872-1957. -- Includes material about Fort Macleod, Fort Walsh, Cypress Hills Massacre, Fort Whoop-up, Fort Benton, whiskey trade, buffalo, fur trade, railway, etc.
M-4561-31 "Men Who Served as Mayors of Macleod from 1893-1942", Macleod Gazette. -- June 25, 1942. -- 1 page
M-4561-32 Article re completion of Canadian Pacific Railway to Calgary, Macleod Gazette. -- April 24, 1883. -- 1 page
M-4561-33 "Fort Walsh and Vicinity", Benton Weekly Record. -- July 20, 1882. -- 4 pages.
M-4561-34 "Canada is Not a Cowman's Paradise", Havre Plaindealer. -- August 25, 1906. -- 2 pages. -- Re experiences of cowman Thomas Conant.
M-4561-35 "A Missoulian's Impressions at 'Whoop Up'" by Charles Schafft, New Northwest. -- October 24, 1874. -- 5 pages. -- Re Fort Whoop-up and whiskey trade.
M-4561-36 "When Whisky Smugglers Invaded the Canadian Northwest. The Arrest and Escape of the Notorious E. Ornom", Dillon Examiner. -- November 12, 1924. -- 7 pages
M-4561-37 Excerpt of letter by Blackfoot Indian Agency correspondent, Helena Daily Herald. -- March 1872. -- 3 pages. -- Re Fort Whoop-up.
M-4561-38 "A Military Post at Whoop Up", Bozeman Avant Courier. -- April 24, 1874. -- 1 page
M-4561-39 "Opening of Overland Routes. The Story of Old Whoop Up Trail", River Press. -- August 21, 1946. -- 5 pages
M-4561-40 "Bullwhackers, Muleskinners, Teamsters, Took Freight Overland. Fort Benton was Hub of Freight Routes to Canada and Varies Parts of Montana", River Press. -- August 21, 1946. -- 5 pages
M-4561-41 "Story of Old Freighting Days Gives Fit Picture of Times. James H. Fullwood Recalls Memories of the Old Freighting Days", River Press. -- June 16, 1937. -- 4 pages
M-4561-42 "Correspondence from Fort Macleod", Fort Benton Record. -- June 16, 1876. -- 2 pages. -- Re events in Fort Macleod.
M-4561-43 "Correspondence from Macleod" by Smoothey, Fort Benton Record. -- September 20, 1876. -- 2 pages. -- Re events in Fort Macleod.
M-4561-44 "Our Fort Walsh Letter" by Cypress, Fort Benton Record. -- December 15, 1876. -- 2 pages. -- Re events at Fort Walsh.
M-4561-45 "Interview with Thomas J. Bird, Browning, Montana". -- November 24, 1941. -- 3 pages
M-4561-46 Excerpt of "Many Fur Posts Dot Early Maps", River Press. -- August 21, 1946. -- 2 pages
M-4561-47 "A Sketch of Whoop Up", Weekly Missoulian. -- January 14, 1884. -- 6 pages. -- Re Fort Whoop-up.
M-4561-48 Excerpts of "Business of Early Days at Fort Benton" by W.G. Conrad, Great Falls Tribune. -- December 16, 1906. -- 4 pages
M-4561-49 "Caption under picture of Fort Whoop-Up", Fergus County Argus. -- April 5, 1920. -- 2 pages
M-4561-50 "Pablo Herd of Buffalo from Montana Increases Under Care of Canadians and is Now Biggest Band in the World" by Sage Brush Bill, Bynum Herald. -- September 18, 1922. -- 5 pages
M-4561-51 "Letter from Beyond the Boundary", Helena Weekly Herald. -- March 6, 1875. -- Consists of letter to the editory from Fort Kipp. -- 3 pages
M-4561-52 "The Papers of the American Fur Company, An Estimate of their Significance" by Grace L. Nute, American Historical Review, vol. 32, no. 3 (April 1927). -- 7 pages. -- Re fur trade.
M-4561-53 "Greatest Game Slaughter in World's History, Ill Story of the Annihilation of the Buffalo" by A.K. Yerkes, Bearpaw Mountaineer. -- May 17, 1920. -- 8 pages
M-4561-54 "Surrender of Fort Whoop Up Ended American Invasion of Canada - Spelled Doom of Hudson's Bay Company", Big Timber Pioneer. -- September 22, 1919. -- 8 pages
M-4561-55 "Describes Helena in the Old Days", excerpt of article entitled "Keiser Tries his Luck at Mining Gold, but Life Palls", Billings Gazette. -- January 13, 1935. -- 6 pages. -- Re whiskey trade.
M-4561-56 "Lethbridge J.C.'s Mark Fort Whoop Up, HIstorical Fort Whoop Up, South of Lethbridge is now Marked", Great Falls Tribune. -- October 3, 1946. -- 1 page
M-4561-57 "Fire at Fort Macleod", Fort Benton Record. -- April 25, 1878. -- 1 page
M-4561-58 "Whoop Up", River Press. -- January 2, 1889. -- 1 page
M-4561-59 "Kennerly and Hamilton", Dupuyer Acantha. -- January 23, 1896. -- 1 page. -- Re Henry A. Kennerly (oldest white resident in Montana), and Al Hamilton.
M-4561-60 "Changing Bases", Benton Weekly Record. -- April 6, 1882. -- 1 page. -- Re NWMP forts.
M-4561-61 "Old Agency Items", Fort Benton Record. -- June 30, 1881. -- 1 page. -- Re Jerry Potts and NWMP.
M-4561-62 "Fort Macleod Items", Fort Benton Record. -- October 29, 1880. -- 1 page. -- Re Jerry Potts.
M-4561-63 "The Story of the Tragic Death of Malcolm Clarke", Montana Newspaper Association. -- September 9, 1929. -- 4 pages. -- Re death of fur trader.
M-4561-64 "Old Fort Connah in the United States - Hudson's Bay Post" by Martha E. Plassmann, Montana Newspaper Asssociation. -- n.d. -- 5 pages
M-4561-65 "White Men Stole Horses from Indians" by Martha E. Plassmann, Montana Newspaper Association. -- n.d. -- 4 pages. -- Re NWMP.
M-4561-203-208

Cypress Hills Massacre. Consists of the following:

Letter to RCMP Commissioner re the massacre. -- June 13, 1947. -- 5 pages. -- Includes the following appendices:

Letter by Edway McKay re the massacre. -- August 24, 1873. -- 2 pages

Letter by Minister of the Interior A. Campbell re formation of the NWMP. - August 13, 1873. -- 1 page

Letter by Minister of the Interior A. Campbell re massacre. -- September 8, 1873

Affidavit of Narcisse Lacerte re massacre. -- September 18, 1873. -- 2 pages

Affidavit of John Wells [John Wills] re massacre. -- March 26, 1874. -- 3 pages

M-4561-211 "From Old New Brunswick Force", Telegraph Journal. -- June 3, 1957. -- 2 pages. -- Re links with RCMP.
M-4561-212 "Always Get Their Man", Telegram. -- March 13, 1956. -- 1 page. -- Re origin of this slogan.
M-4561-214 "Seventy-fifth Anniversary of the RCMP", extract from Spandauer Volksblatt. -- June 22, 1946. -- 4 pages
M-4561-(215-216) Letter by S.T. Wood re Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) and Piapot. -- May 28, 1946. -- 4 pages. Includes J.P. Turner's article, "The Piapot - CPR Episode".
M-4561-218 "Pioneer of 1875 Among Honored Guests at Fair", Regina Leader Post. -- August 1, 1942. -- 1 page. -- Re Mrs. Tannis French Jobson.
M-4561-219 "Bibliography of Recommended Works Dealing with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police" by J.P. Turner. -- n.d. -- 2 pages
M-4561-220 "Memo to the Commissioner Re Tour Lord Lorne, 1881". -- October 17, 1914. -- 3 pages. -- Re the Marquis of Lorne.
M-4561-234 "North-West Mounted Police Escort Provided Major General Sir Selby Smythe During his Tour of the North-West Territories in 1875", Northern Council. -- June 25, 1875. -- 4 pages
M-4561-271 "Scarlet Riders - Now Royal Canadian Police to Patrol Whole Dominion", Fergus County Argus. -- April 5, 1920. -- 8 pages
M-4561-272 "Letter from Across the Line", Helena Weekly Herald. -- May 27, 1875. -- 2 pages. - Consists of letter to the editor from the NWMP headquarters.
M-4561-273 "Discharge of Colonel Macleod", Helena Weekly Herald. -- July 29, 1875. -- 2 pages
M-4561-274 "Reception of Governor Laird", Fort Benton Record. -- September 21, 1877. -- 3 pages
M-4561-275 "Police Court. Gambling", Macleod Gazette. -- April 14, 1883. -- 1 page
M-4561-278 Article about homesteading by police, Fort Macleod Gazette. -- April 14, 1883. -- 1 page
M-4561-280 "Christmas at Fort Macleod in '76 as Enjoyed by Mounted Police", Great Falls Tribune. -- December 22, 1937. -- 2 pages
M-4561-282 "Four Canadians Handle Indians That Took A United States Regimebnt to Recover" by Mrs. M.E. Plassman, Montana Newspaper Association.-- April 11, 19??. -- 4 pages
M-4561-279 "Five Terrible Days and Nights. A Mounted Policemand Gets Snowblind and is Lost - A Horse's Instinct Saves his Life", Fort Macleod Gazette. -- April 14, 1883. -- 2 pages. -- Re Charles Parker.
M-4561-281 "A Mounted Policeman Murdered", Benton Weekly Record. -- November 28, 1879. -- 2 pages. -- Re Constable Marmaduke Graburn.
M-4561-297 "Macleod Tells of Harrowing Experience During Blizzard on Winter Trip to Helena" by C.B. Steele, Great Falls Tribune. -- n.d. -- 6 pages
M-4561-298 Letter by Healy re Spitzee Cavalry and the Blackfoot. -- August 25, 1905. -- 5 pages
M-4561-299 "An Old Lady", Benton Weekly Record. -- April 6, 1886. -- 1 pages. -- Re Angelique LeVerduer, oldest inhabitant on Milk River.
Series 3 North-West Mounted Police - Detachments and outposts. -- 1882-1955
M-4561-160 "The Mounted Police in the North-West Territory", River Press. -- April 8, 1885. -- 3 pages. -- Re the North-West Mounted Police.
M-4561-161 "Fort Walsh Dismantled", Benton Weekly Record. -- September 29, 1883. -- 1 page
M-4561-162 "The Police Horse Farm - 1878", Lethbridge Herald. -- May 5, 1950. -- 4 pages
M-4561-163 "From the Report of L.W. Herchmer", Annual Reports, North-West Mounted Police. -- 1887. -- 2 pages. -- Report by the Commissioner re condition of buildings at detachments and outposts.
M-4561-(164-166)

St. Mary's Detachment buildings. Consists of the following:

Letter to Commissioner by Christen Jungel. -- January 13, 1927. -- 2 pages

Letter by Christen Jungel. -- January 18, 1927. -- 1 page

Extract from Superintendent Dean's Monthly Report. -- September 30, 1889. -- 1 page.

M-4561-167 "Re Fort Macleod". -- No source or date. -- 1 page
M-4561-(168-170)

Pend d'Oreille Detachment buildings. Consists of the following:

Letter by Commissioner Cortland Starned. -- October 22, 1924. -- 2 pages

Letter by N.O Cote, Comptroller. -- May 19, 1913. -- 1 page

Letter by N.O Cote, Comptroller. -- February 7, 1913. -- 1 page

M-4561-171 Letter re Milk River Ridge by Comptroller. -- January 9, 1888. -- 1 page. -- Re NWMP posts.
M-4561-172 Letter by Commissioner S.T. Wood. -- February 11, 1944. -- 1 page. -- Re NWMP posts.
M-4561-173 Letter by NWMP Comptroller. -- February 7, 1913. -- 1 page. -- Re Writing-on-Stone post.
M-4561-174 "Pioneer Days in South Outlined", Edmonton Journal. -- January 8, 1948. -- 2 pages. -- Re talk by G. Ryder Davis about early days at Fort Macleod
M-4561-(175-177)

Fort Whoop-up. Consists of the following:

"Fort Whoop-up" by J.P. Turner. -- September 21, 1946. -- 2 pages.

Letter to J.P. Turner by R.N. Wilson. -- August 11, 1941. -- 2 pages. -- Re Fort Whoop-up guns (cannons).

Letter to J. Drunet of the Lethbridge RCMP by Constable J.K. Ridley. -- June 26, 1943. -- 4 pages. -- Re Fort Whoop-up.

M-4561-(178-181)

Pincher Creek Detachment builidings. -- Consists of the following:

Letter to NWMP Comptroller by P.D. Douglas. -- December 20, 1886. -- 1 page. -- Re location of new post.

Letter to Department of the Interior by NWMP Comptroller. -- December 6, 1885. -- 1 page. -- Re police buildings.

Letter to NWMP Commissioner by John Cotton. -- June 14, 1886. -- 3 pages. -- Re Pincher Creek post. [sketches mentioned in the letter are not present]

Note re Pincher Creek land by "E.G.L.". -- n.d. -- 1 page

M-4561-(182-185)

Medicine Hat Detachment buildings. -- Consists of the following:

Agreement between the Department of Agriculture, Department of Justice and the NWMP. -- November 5, 1890. -- 1 page. -- Re using immigration shed for court and barracks.

Letter by Commissioner A.G. Irvine. -- November 27, 1883. -- 1 page. -- Re location of police building. [sketch mentioned in the letter is not present]

Letter by Commissioner A.G. Irvine. -- June 21, 1883. -- 1 page. -- Re material for buildings.

Letter by Commissioner A.G. Irvine. -- August 23, 1882. -- 1 page. -- Re site selected as police reserve.

M-4561-186 "Outposts" by Superintendent P.R. Neale, excerpt from Annual Report of the North-West Mounted Police . -- 1887. -- 2 pages
M-4561-(196-197) "Police Reserves in the North-West Territories". -- 4 pages. -- Consists of names of detachments with cross-references to pages in the 1887-1913 annual reports which relate to them.
M-4561-198 "Police Outposts". -- 2 pages. -- Consists of names of posts with cross-references to pages in the 1887-1906 annual reports which relate to them.
M-4561-202 Letter by RCMP Secretary re Fort Walsh. -- April 8, 1948. -- 1 page
M-4561-209 "Notes on some Small Detachments in the Cypress Hills Area from 1875 and forward". -- No source or date. -- 7 pages. -- Includes descriptions of Kennedy's Crossing, Ten Mile, Cottonwood Coulee, Head of the Mountain, Bull's Head, McKay Creek and Graburn, Farwell, Willow Creek, Wild Horse (Sage Creek), Medicine Lodge, Willow Creek Crossing and Josefburg.
M-4561-213 "Vee Bar Vee Ranch - Old RCMP Barracks, Wardlow, Alberta" by Corporal E.F. Lewis. -- November 15, 1949. -- 2 pages
M-4561-217 "Fort Constantine". -- No source or date. -- 3 pages
M-4561-221 "List of Pictures taken from the North-West Mounted Police files". -- n.d. -- 5 pages. -- Note: Glenbow Archives does not have these specific photographs.
M-4561-(222-226) Excerpts from Annual Reports of the North-West Mounted Police. -- 1886. -- 9 pages. --Re detachments, outposts and quarters.
M-4561-(227-228) Excerpts from Annual Reprts of the North-West Mounted Police. -- 1887. -- 3 pages. -- Re barracks at Kootenay and Lethbridge.
M-4561-(232-233)

Correspondence between H.E. Brownhill and Carl A. Anderson. -- July 1955. -- 3 pages. -- re Henrietta Detachment buildings.

Series 4 North-West Mounted Police - Old Timers. -- 1913-1957 and n.d.
M-4561-(157-159)

Gabriel Leveillie (also spelt Levallie and Leveille), NWMP scout. Consists of the following:

"Transcript of Tape Recording made by Gabriel (Gabe) Leveillie at Maple Creek Detachment". -- February 14, 1957. -- 27 pages

Letter re Gabriel Leveillie from Commissioner L.H. Nicholson to Assistant-commissioner Kirk. -- January 31, 1957. -- 2 pages

Statement of Gabriel Leveillie about his life. -- October 27, 1956. -- 3 pages

M-4561-(187-188)

James Fullerton. Consists of the following:

Correspondence between Deputy Commissioner G.L. Jennings and James F. Fullerton. Consists of the following:

Letter from Jennings to Fullerton. -- June 16, 1937. -- 2 pages. -- Re Fullerton's experiences as early Mountie, and re Philias Brunette

Letter from Fullerton to Jennings. -- June 22, 1937. -- 3 pages. -- Memoirs of his time in the NWMP.

See also M-4561-200 below.

M-4561-189 "Members and Ex-Members of the Force Buried in the RCMP Cemetery at Fort Walsh". -- No source or date. -- 3 pages. -- See also M-4561-277 below.
M-4561-190

Walter Ross. Consists of the following:

"Walter Gordon Ross - Ex-Sub-Constable Number Forty - Old Series", Royal Canadian Mounted Police Quarterly . -- April 1940. -- 2 pages

"Veteran Mountie - W.G. Ross Dead", Edmonton Journal. -- January 20, 1940. -- 2 pages

M-4561-191 "William Walsh - Old Series Number Forty-Two. Re Reg. No. 283, Constable William P. Walsh" by J.P. Turner. -- n.d. -- 1 page
M-4561-192 "William Grain". -- No source or date. -- 1 page
M-4561-(193-195)

Colonel J.B. Mitchell. Consists of the follownig:

"Colonel J.B. Mitchell, Old Series No. 50, 93rd Birthday", Gananoque Reporter. -- October 18, 1945. -- 2 pages

"Only One Convict Wore North-West Mounted Police Jail Garb", Calgary Herald. -- November 17, 1945. -- 2 pages

"Original Mounties last Survivor, Colonel Mitchell, Dies at the Age of Ninety-Three", Winnipeg Free Press. -- November 15, 1945. -- 2 pages

M-4561-199 "William Town, Silverton, British Columbia". -- [ca. 1935]. -- 1 page
M-4561-200 Letter to RCMP by Jamesf F. Fullerton. -- May 17, 1937. -- 2 pages. -- Re his time as a Mountie. See also M-4561-(187-188) above.
M-4561-201 Letter to RCMP Secretary re Louis Corbeil. -- March 4, 1948. -- 2 pages
M-4561-210 "The 'Originals'". -- No source or date. -- 16 pages. -- Consists of a list of all the officers, non-commissioned officers and sub-constables of the North-West Mounted Police on July 8 1864.
M-4561-229 Letter by Colin Bray. -- March 2, 1955. -- 1 page. -- Re father G.H.G. Bray
M-4561-(230-231)

Joseph Francis. Consists of the following:

Memo re Joseph Francis and the Charge of the Light Brigade at Balaklava, by Corporal J. de E.D. Fletcher. -- n.d. -- 4 pages

"Re Joseph Francis", by L.S. Grayson. -- n.d. -- 8 pages

M-4561-(235-239)

John Herron. Consists of the following:

"Former Member Dies in Alberta. John Herron - One of the Original RNWMP Constables", The Journal. -- August 21, 1936. -- 1 page

"John Herron's Story of Hazardous March to Fort Calgary back in 1875", Ottawa Evening Citizen. -- February 6, 1937. -- 4 pages.

"The Scarlet and Gold, A Veteran Mountie's Soliloquy", poem by John Herron, Ottawa Evening Citizen. -- February 6, 1937. -- 3 pages

"John Herron" by Constable A.R. Bull. -- [ca. 1936]. -- 2 pages

"A Great Gentleman has Passed On" by Fred Williams. -- August 24, 1936. -- 2 pages

M-4561-(240-243)

Robert McCutcheon. Consists of the following:

"Met Sitting Bull. Robert McCutcheon, Ninety, Dies at Calgary", October 7, 1943. -- 2 pages

"Pioneer Mountie Dies at Calgary", Edmonton Journal. -- September 29, 1943. -- 1 page

"Robert McCutcheon Dies in Calgary, Cornwall Native Who Joined Norh-West Mounted Police in 1974 Was Ninety", Montreal Gazette. -- October 1, 1943. -- 1 page

"Robert McCutcheon, Old Series Number 275. Rites Held for RCMP Original", Vancouver Province. -- September 30, 1943

M-4561-244 Letter by Stanbery Foster re David Hamilton. -- September 2, 1933. -- 3 pages
M-4561-(245-246)

John Hollies. Consists of the following:

Letter from W.H. Cox to RCMP Commissioner re Hollies. -- n.d. -- 1 page

"Re Ex-Sub-Constable John Hollies, Old Series Number 263" by J.G. Duncan. -- March 14, 1948. -- 1 page

M-4561-(247-253)

James H. Fullwood. Consists of the following:

"Ex-Sub-Constable James H. Fullwood, Registered Number 160 (Old Series)", Royal Canadian Mounted Police Quarterly. -- October 1942. -- 1 page

"Pioneer Mountie Dies at Weston. Romantic Life Story of Mr. james H. Fullwood", from an English newspaper. -- n.d. -- 3 pages

"Survivor of Original Mounties". -- No source or date. -- 1 page

"Pioneer Mountie Dies After Adventurous Life", Calgary Herald. -- August 29, 1942. -- 1 page

"The Lastof the (Original) Mounties Living in England", Sunday Express. -- January 1, 1939. -- 2 pages

"Aged Mountie Recalls Wild Days in West. Original Relates How Indians Were Swindled", Calgary Herald. -- November 26, 1938. -- 2 pages

"Re James Fullwood - Old Series Number 160" by Place and Stockwell. -- January 29, 1913. -- 2 pages

M-4561-(254-256)

Samuel Thurber. Consists of the following:

"Five Pages from a Diary by Samuel Thurber, No. 147". -- 1873. -- 4 pages. -- As copied from the original by his grandson W.G. Thurber in 1946.

"Samuel Thurber's Service in the North-West Mounted Police as Contained in a Letter Written July 22, 1930, When he was Approximately 91 Years of Age". -- 2 pages

Letter by G.S. Howard to Constable W.G. Thurber. -- March 1, 1946. -- 2 pages. -- Re Samuel Thurber.

M-4561-(257-263)

George Clift King. Consists of the following:

"G.C. King Felt Keenly Missing in 1935 Stampede", probably Calgary Herald. -- July 1935. -- 1 page

"Re: George Clift King", Calgary Herald. -- July 1935. -- 1 page

"Postmasters Pay Tribute", from Calgary Herald or Albertan. -- July 1935. -- 1 page

"Was First NWMP Constable in Calgary. Const. G.C. King, OBW, Dies Aged 87", Ottawa Evening Citizen. -- July 19, 1935. -- 1 page

"Pioneer Resident Here Observes 84th Birthday", Calgary Albertan. -- April 24, 1931. -- 1 page

"Calgary Honors Pioneer. G.C. King was Member of RNWMP Which Built Old Barracks", Toronto Star. -- April 29, 1931. -- 1 page

"Re G.C. King - Old Series Number 133". -- No source or date. -- 1 page

M-4561-264 "Re Edward Maunsell - Old Series Number 125". -- No source or date. -- 1 page
M-4561-(265-266)

Joseph Crawford. Consists of the following:

"Joseph B. Crawford - One of Originals of Mounted Police - Dies Here", Manitoba Free Press. -- September 1925. -- 2 pages

"Re Joseph B. Crawford - Number 92". -- No source or date. -- 1 page

M-4561-267 "Richard Goldsworthy - Old Series Number 95". -- No source or date. --1 pages. -- Includes an 1878 letter written by Goldsworthy the year aftrer he was discharged.
M-4561-(268-270)

Benjamin Welstead. Consists of the following:

Letter by Deputy-Commissioner C.K. Gray about Welstead. -- December 28, 1949. -- 1 page

"Reminiscences of a St. Catharines Man Who saw Service when the Force was Organized 1873". -- n.d. -- 4 pages. -- Consists of letter to the editor of the Star by Welstead.

Letter to Commissioner Wood re Welstead. -- December 16, 1949. -- 1 page

M-4561-276 "Originals", Macleod Gazette. -- June 25, 1942. -- 1 page
M-4561-277 "North-West Mounted Police Plot in Macleod Cemetery", Macleod Gazette. -- June 25, 1942. -- 2 pages. -- See also M-4561-189 above.
Series 5 Annie L. Gaetz - Articles about Red Deer history. -- 1956 and n.d.
M-4561-23 "Reverend Leonard Gaetz" by Annie L. Gaetz, Red Deer Advocate (?). -- [ca. 1956]. -- 5 pages
M-4561-24 "Adieu to Old Stalwart" by Annie L. Gaetz, Red Deer Advocate (?). -- [ca. 1956]. -- 4 pages. -- Re the Gaetz home in Red Deer.
M-4561-25 "The Halfway House" by Annie L. Gaetz, Red Deer Advocate (?). -- [ca. 1956]. -- 3 pages. -- Re the Old Ross Stopping House.
M-4561-26 "Fort Normandeau" by Annie L. Gaetz, Red Deer Advocate. -- [ca. 1956]. -- 5 pages
M-4561-27 "Church History in City 'A Story in Itself'" by Annie L. Gaetz, Red Deer Advocate. -- October 3, 1956. -- 5 pages
M-4561-28 "The Rebellion Scare" by Annie L. Gaetz, Red Deer Advocate. -- [ca. 1956]. -- 4 pages. -- Re the Riel Rebellion.
M-4561-29 "The Old Red Deer Crossing and its Historic Past" by Annie L. Gaetz, Red Deer Advocate. -- July 4, 1956. -- 8 pages
M-4561-30 "Trails of the Pioneers, Chapter Fourteen, 'The Trail to Red Deer'" by Annie L. Gaetz. -- 6 pages. -- From a radio program.
Note For another A.L. Gaetz article wee M-4561-156 below.
Series 6 Southern Alberta newspapers and editors. -- 1923-1955
M-4561-66 "Old Newspaper Contains Prophetic Oral References", Calgary Herald. -- November 30, 1955. -- 3 pages. -- Re the first edition of the Rocky Mountain Echo, which started in Pincher Creek in 1900.
M-4561-67 "Carmangay - Champion - Editor Divides Time Between Two Papers" by Parker Kent, Calgary Herald. -- September 10, 1936. -- 4 pages. -- Re L.A. Starck who edited the Carmangay Sun and the Champion Chronicle.
M-4561-68 "Blairmore Publisher Community Observer and Ardent Fisherman", Calgary Daily Herald. -- August 29, 1936. -- 3 pages. -- Re W.J. Barlett of the Blairmore Enterprise.
M-4561-69 "The Macleod Gazette Links Busy Town Today with Events of 1882", Calgary Daily Herald. -- August 31, 1936. -- 7 pages. -- Re R.C. Jessup, newspaper editor and former member of the NWMP.
M-4561-70 "High River Times Won Trophy as Best Weekly in All Canadian Contest", Calgary Herald. -- August 24, 1936. -- 6 pages. -- Re editor Charles Clark.
M-4561-71 "Okotoks Weekly Review has Recorded Thirty Years of Community Events", Calgary Herald. -- August 15, 1936. -- 4 pages. -- Re editor Sam Hodson.
M-4561-72 "Forty Years Ago from Tented Press the Herald First Saw the Light", Calgary Herald. -- October 13, 1923. -- 35 pages. -- Consists of a history of T.B. Braden, A.M. Armour, and the establishment of the Calgary Herald in 1883.
M-4561-73 "R.C. Jessup Recalls Early Days". -- No source or date. -- 6 pages. -- Re Braden, Armour and the Calgary Herald. Jessup was their first employee.
M-4561-74 "John Innes' Version of Hugh Cayley's Arrest" by Elizabeth Bailey Price (excerpt), Calgary Herald. -- November 18, 1933. -- 4 pages. --Memoirs of Innes, Calgary Herald cartoonist, re arrest of the newspaper's editor.
M-4561-75 "Facts About the Herald", Calgary Daily Herald. -- November 18, 1933. -- 2 pages. -- Re history.
M-4561-76 "J.H. Woods", Calgary Herald. -- November 18, 1933. -- 2 pages. -- Re 1907 manager and editor of Calgary Herald.
M-4561-77 "J.J. Young", Calgary Herald. -- November 18, 1933. -- 1 page. -- Re owner of Calgary Herald from 1894-1908.
M-4561-78 "Judge H.S.D.Q. Cayley", Calgary Daily Herald. -- November 18, 1933. -- 1 page. -- Re owner and editor of Calgary Herald from 1884-1885.
M-4561-79 "Cardston Weekly Traces Developmnet in South Nearly Half-Century" by Parker Kent, Calgary Herald. -- December 1, 1936. -- 3 pages. -- Re Cardston News and its various editors.
M-4561-80 "First Didsbury Pioneer Published Friday Thirteenth, Profess Steady Ever Since" by Parker Kent, Calgary Herald. -- September 23, 1936. -- 3 pages. -- Re the Didsbury weekly newspaper and its various editors.
M-4561-81 "When the Press was Unbridled". -- No source or date. -- 9 pages. -- Re an 1896 political sheet called "The Outlaw", published ostensibly in Scott's Coulee between Fort Macleod and Pincher Creek.
M-4561-82 "Hanna Herald Printer in Busy Young Town Before the Steel Arrived" by Parker Kent, Calgary Herald. -- September 12, 1936. -- 6 pages. -- Re editor H.G. McCrea.
M-4561-83 "Gleichen Paper's Frist Issue Written by Hand", Calgary Herald. -- September 5, 1936. -- 5 pages. -- Re Gleichen Call and editory George Evans.
Series 7 Presbyterian Church and ministers in southern Alberta. -- 1883-1926
M-4561-84 "The Reverend Angus Robertson". -- No source or date. -- 2 pages. -- See also M-4561-91 below.
M-4561-85 "Historical Sketch of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Macleod, Alberta. -- No source or date. -- 2 pages. -- Includes information about Reverend J.P. Grant.
M-4561-86 "A Short Historical Sketch of Reverend John Kennedy of Macleod, Alberta. -- No source or date. -- 3 pages
M-4561-87 "Short Notes by Reverend A.W.K. Herdman, B.A. (a brother of Doctor Herdman". -- No source or date. -- 2 pages. -- Re Reverend J.C. Herdman.
M-4561-88 "Dr. James Chalmers Herdman". -- No source or date. -- 1 page
M-4561-89 "Brief Outline of Reverend Charles McKillop's Life in the West" by Mrs. McKillop, Lethbridge News. -- n.d. -- 2 pages. --
M-4561-90 "Sketch as written by the Reverend Gavin Hamilton". -- No source or date. -- 2 pages
M-4561-91 "Reverend Angus Robertson as written by Mr. W.M. Connacher, Senior Elder of the Knox Church, Calgary". -- n.d. -- 1 page. -- See also M-4561-84 above.
M-4561-92 "Sketch of the Reverend A.B. Baird, B.D., by himself". -- n.d. -- 3 pages
M-4561-93 "Brief Biography of Reverend Hugh McKeller", excerpts from The Presbyterian Pioneer Missionaries. -- 1924. -- 1 page
M-4561-94 "Excerpts from The Presbyterian Church in Canada, 1875-1925" by John Thomas McNeill. -- 1925. -- 2 pages
M-4561-(95-103) Presbytery reports. -- 1917-1926. -- 21 pages. -- Consists of lists of members of the Calgary, Medicine Hat, Fort Macleod and High River Presbyteries of the Presbyterian church. Note: no list for 1925.
M-4561-(104-112) Reports of Home Missions Committee - Western Section. -- 1901-1916. -- 23 pages. -- Consists of lists of members of the Calgary, Medicine Hat, Fort Macleod and High River Presbyteries of the Presbyterian church.
M-4561-(113-128) Reports of Home Missions Committee - Western Section. -- 1883-1899. -- 31 pages. -- Consists of reports activities and lists of members of the various southern Alberta missions of the Presbyterian church.
Series 8 First Nations of southern Alberta. -- 1877-1954
M-4561-129 "Notes on the Sundance of the Cree in Alberta" by Pliny Earle Goddard, Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History, vol. 16. -- 1919. -- 22 pages
M-4561-130 "Indian Lad Born in Lewistown Hospital This Week is Great-Great-Grandson of Montana Pioneer", Daily News. -- March 23, 1950. -- 4 pages. -- Re the Jim Kipp family.
M-4561-131 "Indian Justice of Old Days, Blackfoot Braves' Punishment of Runaway White", Plevna Herald. -- November 8, 1920. -- 7 pages
M-4561-132 "The Buffalo Stones of the Blackfeet, Landscape Objects Held in Reverence" by Joe De Yong, Fairfield Times. -- January 3, 1921. -- 3 pages. -- Excerpts only.
M-4561-133 "When Crowfoot, Chief of the Powerful Blackfeet Nation - Held Fate of North West in Hollow of his Hand and Chose Peace", Scoby Sentinel. -- September 26, 1921. -- 7 pages. -- Excerpts only.
M-4561-134 "Blackfoot Indians' Pottery" by John C. Ewers. -- October 29, 1943. -- 2 pages
M-4561-135 "Notes on Big Nose or Three Suns" by John C. Ewers. -- January 1942. -- 2 pages.
M-4561-136 "Wanderings on Indian Trails - Blackfoot Sundance". -- No source or date. -- 8 pages
M-4561-137 "Feathers for a Sa'ahn" [Indian story]. -- No source or date. -- 7 pages
M-4561-138 "Blackfeet Triumph in Battle with Cree Tribe", Great Falls Tribune. -- February 22, 1942. -- 9 pages
M-4561-139 "Why the Blackfeet Indians are Credited with Many Crimes They were Not Responsible For" by Mrs. M.E. Plassmann, unknown newspaper. -- November 5, 1925. -- 5 pages
M-4561-140 "Mountain Chief" by George Casey, Fallon County Times. -- 1942. -- 3 pages. -- Re Blackfoot leader.
M-4561-141 "How Man Got Idea of Fire", unknown newspaper. -- n.d. -- 2 pages. -- Blackfoot story.
M-4561-142 "Museum: The Blackfeet Indians have a Name for it" by John C. Ewers, Museum News. -- March 15, 1943. -- 2 pages
M-4561-143 "Blackfoot Stole Prize Mount of Crow Chief", unknown newspaper. -- April 20, 1931. -- 3 pages. -- Re horse thieves.
M-4561-144 "The Relations of the Blackfeet Indians with the Chippewa or Cree Indians" by Richard Sanderville. -- October 12, 1936. -- 4 pages
M-4561-145 "Letter from Fort Benton - News About Town, Murder of Little Dog and His Son", Montana Post. -- May 28, 1866. -- 3 pages. -- Re deaths of Peigan chief and his son.
M-4561-146 "Reference to Big Nose" by John C. Ewers, letter to Historical Society of Montana. -- February 12, 1942. -- 3 pages
M-4561-147 "Final Raid of Cree Indians" by L.H. Wilkins as told to Grace Stone Coates, The Valerian. -- August 5, 1933. -- 6 pages
M-4561-148 "Battle of Cypress Hills" by John C. Duval, Helena Weekly Independent. -- November 18, 1886. -- 10 pages. -- Re Cypress Hills Massacre.
M-4561-149 "Rocky Boy - the Indian" by Senator William Cowan, Box-Elder. -- July 22, 1942. -- 7 pages
M-4561-150 "Fought to the End, Story of a Battle in the Early Days Between the Gros Ventres and a Party of Crees", excerpt from a Montana newspaper. -- October 14, 1900. -- 7 pages. -- Re Indian battles.
M-4561-151 "Our Cypress Letter, Hostile Indians - Sitting Bull - Peaceably Inclined - Two Half Breeds Frozen - Heavy Snowstorn - Indian Annuities - Hudson's Bay Company Denounced", Fort Benton Record. -- May 8, 1877. -- 5 pages
M-4561-152 "Keiser, Johnson, and Others, Placed Under Arrest to Stand Trial for Massacre of Crees",excerpt from Billings Gazette. -- January 27, 1935. -- 2 pages
M-4561-153 "LIttle Dog - 1866". -- no source or date. -- 1 page. -- Re Peigan Chief.
M-4561-154 "How the Blackfeet Tribes Celebrated Their Thanksgiving Season". -- no source or date. -- 1 page
M-4561-155 "Indian Troubles", Macleod Gazette. -- May 4, 1883. -- 1 page
M-4561-156 "The Great Chief Crowfoot" by Annie L. Gaetz, Family Herald and Weekly Star. -- June 17, 1954. -- 6 pages. -- For other A.L. Gaetz articles, see M-4561-(23-30) above.
M-4561-292 "The Haunted Tribe, A Story of the Saskatchewan Plains" by Frank Wilkerson, Benton Weekly Record.-- September 24, 1880. -- 19 pages
M-4561-293 "Pigeon's Egg Head - Assiniboine Warrior - Only told the Truth" by Wilchey, Phillips County News. -- November 4, 1940. -- 6 pages
M-4561-294 "Origin of the Word Blackfeet" by Eric Fraine. -- October 24, 1938. -- 3 pages
M-4561-295 "Arrest of Indian Cattle Killers", Fort Macleod Gazette. -- February 3, 1883. -- 3 pages
Series 9 High River pioneers - Brief biographies. -- [compiled 1956-1960]. -- Created by Eleanor Luxton (Glenbow staff) after interviewing and collecting material from southern Alberta pioneers and their descendants. Arranged alphabetically by name.
M-4562-1

A. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Earl Adsit
James Aird
Harry B. Alexander and George Alexander
William Alley
James Mackenzie Andrews
Thomas Andrews and Flora Andrews
William Andrews
Henry Arnett

M-4562-2

BA-BE. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Harry Baines
Thomas Baird
William Baird
Alec Addington Ballachey
Albert Edward Banister and Helen Mary Banister
Harold Banister
John J. Barter
Mrs. Bedingfeld and Frank Bedingfeld
Dr. Howard Ernest Bedingfeld

M-4562-3

BE-BL. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Mrs. Magnus Begg [Flora Begg]
Robert A. Begg
James Bews
Dave Blackstock
Alec S. Blackwood and Isabella Brodie Blackwood
John Blair
George Blake [Kid Blake]
Jack Blake and George Blake
John Steele Blake and Bertha Blake

M-4562-4

BL-BRI. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Charlie Blazier
William Bliss and Anthony Bliss
Charles Blunt - see also Holmes entry in M-4562-16 below
James Bolton and Mrs. Bolton
William Bond
Thomas Boulton
Tom Boulton
Levi Bradley
Harry Brayne
Frank Brazil
Edgar Bricker
Menno Bricker
Alberta Bridges
Stephen Bridges

M-4562-5

BRI-BRO. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Peter Briggs
Richard Brodrick
Charles Brown
E. Forster Brown - Copy of 1889 diary (39 pages)
Jean Brown
Segeant Jebb Brown
Joseph Harrison Brown
Sam Brown
Sylvester J. Brown

M-4562-6

BRU-BY. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

George A. Bruchet
Dave Bryant
Henry Bryce and Mary Anne Bryce
William Bryce
W.J. Bunce
Fred Burgess and Alma Burgess
Edward Burke
Pat Burns - Calgary Herald obituary, 1937
James Byron

M-4562-7

CA-CH. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Duncan Cameron
John Cameron
Kenneth Cameron
George Carle
John Carmichael
H. Walter Carpenter
H.J. Carroll
E.A. Cartwright
Thomas Chalmers

M-4562-8

CL-CU. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Charles Clark
F.N. Comstock and Joe Comstock
William Wallace Conklin
Joseph Henry Connell and Mrs. Connell
John Thomas Cooper
William Cousins
John George Crawford
James Crombie
A.E. Cross
Edmond Cuffling and Jonathan Cuffling
John Currie
Robert Currie and Mrs. Currie
William Cust

M-4562-9

D. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

E.A. Daggett
William Stanley Daley
Harold Daly
Peter John Danielson
Harry Darrigan
Tony Day
Edward Deane-Freeman
Note: de Foras family, see M-4562-12 below
Jack Dempsey
H.E. Denning
Dixon and Cameron [partners, no known first names]
Milton Doty
L.A. Douglass
Henry Drew

M-4562-10

E. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

James Eberly and Mary McMillen Eberly
Mrs. J.A. Eckersley
Herbert Eckford
John Eide
R.L. Elves
Joseph Rushton Emery
Bill Eric

M-4562-11

FA-FI. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

William Fallow - Biography by Myrtle Fallow Cuyler (43 pages)
Thomas Field
Mary Jane Findlay
Robert Lindsay Findlay, Jr.
Robert Findlay, Sr.

M-4562-12

FI-FU. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Edward Fisk
Mrs. Edward Fisk
Hal Fitzherbert and Lionel Fitzherbert
Alexander Fleming
Comtesse de Foras
A.S.H. Fowler
L.A. Fowler
Johnny Franklin
Duncan Grahame Fraser
Emma Louise Fraser
Lafayette French
Jim Fuller
Johnny Fuller

M-4562-13

GA-GO. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

William C. Gardner
Louis Gervais, Guillaume Gervais and Romain Gervais
William Gilmore
Tom Glendenning, Jack Glendenning and Jim Glendenning
F.W. Godsal
Frank Gough

M-4562-14

GR. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Jack Graham
Donald Gray [Donald Grey]
Green ("The Darkie:)
Alexander Robnison Greig
George Greig
William Greig
Octavious Greig

M-4562-15

HA. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Frank Hamilton
Thomas Hamilton
W.G. Hanson and Ruth Deane-Freeman Hanson
James Hargrave
Charles Harkness
Frank Hart
Francis John Hartell

M-4562-16

HAY-HU. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Edwin Albert Hayes
Thomas A. Henry
Mrs. Thomas Henry
William "Billy" Henry and Agnes Baird Henry
Mike Herman
Albert Herr and Blanch Irving Herr
Fred Hicks
John D. Higinbotham
Ted Hills
Colonel W.C. Hitchner
George Hoadley
Joseph Hogge and Catherine Stewart Hogge
"Bar D" Holmes and Charles Blunt
William Roper Hull and Mary Banister Hull

M-4562-17

I-J-K. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

William Ikin
Oliver Ingram, James Ingram and John Ingram
Fred Ings
James Walter Ings and Frances Hicks Ings
John Innis
John Alexander Irving
J.H. Johnston
Thomas Wesley Kadey
Frank Kirkaldy
Charles T.D. Knox
Fred Kuck

M-4562-18

L. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Joe Lamar
James F. Lambert
George Lane and Elizabeth Sexsmith Lane
Thomas "Paddy" Langford
Edwin Larkin
Isaac Laycraft and Myrtle Both Laycraft
Charlie Lehr
C.T. Lewis
Joseph Limoges
John Lineham
William Livingstone and Joe D. Pugh
Harry Longbaugh (The Sundance Kid)
John Love
Charlie Lowrie

M-4562-19

MAC-MCI. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Macabee family
Susan Jane McBee
Archie McCallum
D.C. Macdonald
James McDonaugh [James McDonough]
Alexander Peter McDougall
William C. McDougall
John McEwan and Kate Harrison McEwan
Duncan S. McIntosh
Joseph McIntosh
Walter McIntosh and Charles Edgar McIntosh

M-4562-20

MCI-MCT. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Alex McIntyre and Duncan McIntyre
Frank McHugh
J.J. McHugh and Thomas McHugh
John McKeage
Charles McKinnon
Roderick Riddle Macleay
Colonel James F. Macleod
Tom McMaster
Addison McPherson
Duncan McPherson
Alexander McRae
John S. McTavish

M-4562-21

MACK-MU. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

George Edmund Mack
John A. Massey
Charles Francis Meadows
Jim Meinsinger
Jake Meirs
Thomas Albert Merriam
Herbert Millar
Malcolm T. Millar
Joe Miller
Charles W. Minue
James Mitchell and Robert Mitchell
James H. Monkman
William Moodie
Billy Moody
Donald Morrison and Grace McRae Morrison
Reverend William Morrison
Dan Mott and Allie Mott
Alphuse Calvin Munkes
Duncan Murray

M-4562-22

N-O. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Fred Nash (by Guy Weadick)
Bertel Nelson
James Alexander Nesbitt
Shorty Neir
John Dawson Norrish
Andrew Nyeman, John Silverberg and Neil Oleson

M-4562-23

P. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Guy Pallister
A.C. "Tucker" Peach
Bill Pender
Elizabeth Wilson Peterson
A. Pettibone
Bert Pierson
William "Billy" Playfair
William Podger
William Pollack
Scotty Porteous
Porter and sons
Potter and Pettipiece (Isaac Pettipiece)
Note: Joe D. Pugh, see M-4562-18 above

M-4562-24

Q-RO. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Edward Cummings Quinn
Robert Henry Qinton
John Quirk and Kate Quirk
Harry Raikes
Thomas Raycraft
Jessie H. Reoch
Senator Daniel Edward Riley
Senator Dan Riley - "Reminiscences of a Range Rider" (10 pages)
Ezekial Stone Roberts
Harry Robertson and Euphemia Sexsmith Robertson

M-4562-25

RO-RU. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Thomas Wilkinson Robertson
R.T. Rodd
James Rodgers
Colin George Ross
Captain Horatio H. Ross
Walter Ross
Aida Rowland
Thomas Rowles and Andrew Rowles
Charles M. Russell (painter) - 4 articles

M-4562-26

SA-SH. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

James F. Sanderson
Art Scheer
John Sexsmith
Mrs. J.L. Sexsmith
Miss Shackerly
Alice Andrews Shattuck (Mrs. Charlie Shattuck)
Hugh Murray Shaw
Henry Fleetwood Sheppard
Henry Norman Sheppard
Frank Shier [Frank Sheer?]

M-4562-27

SH-SM. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Short family
Joseph W. Short
Edith McIntosh Short - 1893 diary
Lulu Short - Extensive memoirs (80 pages)
Lulu Short - Excerpts from 1884 diary
Note: John Silverberg, see M-4562-22 above
Leslie Simons [Simmons?]
John Slade
George W. Smith
Henry Smith
Jasper Smith

M-4562-28

SN-SU. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Albert Bricker Snider and Magdalene Israel Snider
Williard Snow
Dick Spackman
Charlie Spalding and John Spalding
Dr. G.D. Stanley
Vin Stanley
R.J.C. Stead [Bob Stead] and Nettie Mae Wallace Stead
Alex Stewart and Martha Suitor Stewart
Catherine McBride Stewart (Mrs. Howard Stewart)
Fred Stimson
William B. Stitt
David Suitor and Mary McKeage Suitor
William Suitor and John Suitor
William Summers
Duke of Sutherland

M-4562-29

T. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Percy Taylor
Mrs. A.E. Thompson
Alexander William Hamilton Thompson and Annie Isabell Thompson
Thomas John Thompson
John V. Thomson
David Thorburn and William Thorburn
Milton Thorne
Wilfred Bevan Thorne
John Thorp
William H. Todd
Homer Treadway
John Turner and Robert Turner

M-4562-30

V-WA. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Walter Vine and Agrippa Vine
Walter Wake and Annie Stewart Wake
Charley Wakeford
Richard Alfred Wallace and Ellen Martin Wallace
Mr. Walton
Susan Mildred Wark (Mrs. David Wark)
James Henry Wark
Francis Alexander Watt

M-4562-31

WA-WR. Consists of brief biographies of the following:

Mrs. Frank Watt
Phil Weinard
Joe Whitbread
E.R. Wilder and Bertha Mott Wilder
Agnes Williams and "Cranky Jim" Williams
John H. Wilson and Mrs. Wilson
Herbert Woods
Slim Woods
Mrs. Herschel Wright

M-4562-32 "Old Timers", High River Rodeo and Annual Fair booklet. -- 1948. -- 5 pages. -- Re High River area pioneers. Includes Billy Henry, Clem Hanson and Rod Redfern.
M-4214 Letter and article about life of John Ware, black cowboy. -- 1958. -- 2 items
Series 10 Southern Alberta - General. -- [compiled 1956-1961]. --Consists primarily of short articles and notes about ranches, districts and events, which were written by Eleanor Luxton unless otherwise noted.
M-4562-33

History of ranches. Consists of the following:

"Ranching in Alberta" by F.W. Ings. -- 36 pages

"Early Ranches" by W.E.M. Holmes. -- 1956. -- 8 pages

M-4562-34 Short articles about the EP Ranch, Chair Ranch and Circle Ranch. -- 1957-1960
M-4562-35

History of ranches. Consists of the following:

"W.E. Cochrane and the CC ". -- 4 pages

"The Highland Ranch - McDermid Brothers and Duncan McCallum" by J. Blake, Nanton News. -- 1956. -- 3 pages

"A Brief History of the McIntryre Ranch" by William H. "Billy" McIntyre". -- 1947. -- 29 pages

M-4562-36 Short articles about the Mont Head Ranch, the Seventy-Six Ranch and the Victor Ranch.
M-4562-37 Short articles about the Aldersyde Women's Missionary Society (their 25th anniverary in 1937); Beaver Creek in the Porcupine Hills; Big Rock School District No. 592; and Black Diamond School District No. 3277.
M-4562-38 Short articles about Cayley and district; Cameron Coulee School District No. 3976; and pioneers of Claresholm.
M-4562-39 Short articles about Davisburg, Diamond City and Dunbow School (St. Joseph's Industrial School).
M-4562-40 Notes about Eden Valley; diagram of Fort Hamilton and Fort Whoop-up (copy of 1874 document.
M-4562-41 Short articles about High River police; gold, coal and irrigation; and the Hunt and Watt Company.
M-4562-42 Short articles about Okotoks; Turner Valley to Coleman oil districts; Upper Tongue Creek Church; and Vulcan.
M-4562-43

Isaac Gilbert Baker of the I.G. Baker Company. Consists of the following:

"Merchant Princes of Pioneer Times", Bearspaw Mountaineer. -- n.d. -- 6 pages

"Mary Baker Mitchell, Granddaughter of I.G. Baker". -- No source or date. -- 2 pages

Obituary of Isaac Gilbert Baker, St. Louise Globe. -- April 6, 1904. -- 2 pages

"Death of I.G. Baker". -- No source or date. -- 2 pages

"Opening New Territory". -- No source or date. -- 3 pages

"C.E. Conrad", The History of Montana, Series (page 1009) . -- 1885. -- 3 pages

"History in the Making. Fort Benton - Birthplace of Montana, Isaac B. Baker - 1819-1904". -- June 19, 1946. -- 2 pages

"I.G. Baker's Funeral to take place Tomorrow". -- 1904. -- 2 pages

"Isaac Gilbert Baker Dead. Cold Contracted on Charity Mission Develops into Pneumonia". -- April 11, 1904. -- 2 pages

Letter from I.G. Baker to daughter Frances Baker Pollock. -- August 29, 1887. -- 2 pages

Letter to the Historical Society of Montana. -- August 12, 1955. -- 2 pages. -- re I.G. Baker

"Isaac Gilbert Baker". -- No source or date. -- 1 page

"Matrimonials". -- No source or date. -- 1 page. -- Re marriage of Joseph A. Baker amd Mamie M. Conrad.

M-4562-44 "Fires of 1910" by Dan Riley. -- 1957. -- 4 pages. -- Re fires from the Highwood River to the Oldman River.
M-4562-45 "The hard Winter of 1906-1907. Loss of Cattle on the Red Deer" by George McEwan. -- 1960. -- 2 pages. -- Re the the area north of Bassano.
M-4561-296

Stock associations. Consists of the following:

"General Stock Association Formed", Macleod Gazette. -- April 14, 1883. -- 2 pages

"Pincher Creek's Stock Association", Macleod Gazette. -- February 23, 1883. -- 2 pages

"Head of Famous Packing House had Humble Start in Life", Macleod Gazette. -- June 25, 1942. -- 1 page. -- Re Pat Burns and annual convention of Western Stock Growers' Association.

M-3830 "History of Polo in Western Canada". -- 1961. -- 110 pages. -- Includes results of Alberta provincial polo tournaments in the 1930s.
M-4562-46 Lists of biographies collected and articles written by Eleanor Luxton during the project.
Series 11 Photographs. -- [1870s-1930s]. -- 262 photographs

Many of these photographs have been scanned. View now.

PA-47 Women's Buffalo Jump near Cayley. -- 2 photographs
PA-198 North-West Mounted Police and High River views. -- 50 photographs
PA-321 Oxley Ranch and Old Timers reunion, Leavings. -- 4 photographs
PB-92 Portrait of E.C. Johnson. -- 1 photograph
PD-27 Album of small portraits of Old Timers of Fort Macleod. -- 139 photograph
NB-9 North-West Mounted Police and High River views. -- 65 negatives
NC-18 High River store during flood. -- 1909. -- 1 negative
NA-1377 Portrait of E.C. Johnson. -- 1 negative. -- Copy of PB-92 above.
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