Here are detailed file-by-file descriptions of the contents of specific fonds and/or links to scanned documents.
John Ware and family, ca. 1896
|Series 1||Textual records. -- 1887-1960|
|Series 2||Photographs. -- 1867-1970|
|Series 3||Unprocessed records. -- [ca. 1880s-1980s]|
Textual records. -- 1887-1960. -- 4 cm of textual records. -- Consists of miscellaneous papers relating to the Lewis and Ware families.
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Legal papers relating to the Lewis and Ware families. -- 1892-1917. -- The file consists of the following:
Announcement of marriage between John Ware and Mildred Lewis. -- 1892. -- Published in the Calgary Tribune. -- March 2, 1892
Agreement of sale of land to John Ware by John K. Clark. -- 1901. -- Photocopy only.
Daniel V. Lewis' deed of land to the Kootenay Central Railway Company. -- November 21, 1911
Right-of-way agreement between Daniel Vant Lewis and Charlotte Lewis of Calgary. -- 1912.
Statutory Declaration made by Charlotte Lewis in application for a military allowance from grandson William James Ware's service in the First World War. -- April 12, 1917.
|M-1281-2||"John Ware, Famous Cowboy, of the Bar U". -- Consists of reminiscences by Slim Marsden of Vulcan, written as a tribute to the Ware family. -- n.d.|
Correspondence of John and Nettey [also spelled Nettie] Ware re brand registrations. -- 1898-1899. -- Photocopies only. The originals are held by the provincial Brands Office.
Newspaper obituary of Nettie Ware. -- March 22, 1989. -- Published in the High River Times.
|M-2597||Daniel Courtney's cattle transfer agreement with John Ware. -- December 27, 1887. -- Photocopy only. View now.|
|M-4215-1||Interview with Nettie Ware regarding the life of her father John Ware. -- August 1956. -- The interview was conducted by Eleanor Luxton in Vulcan. View now.|
|M-4215-2||Correspondence with Janet "Nettie" Ware re opening of the Ware Cabin at Dinosaur Provincial park. -- 1959-1960. -- 18 pages View now.|
|Series 2||Photographs. - 1867-1970. -- 16 photographs. -- The series consists of views of the Lewis and Ware families, family documents including marriage certificates, the Ware Ranch, and unveiling of a cairn to the Ware family.
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|NA-262-(1-7)||Daniel Lewis family photos and documents. -- 1867-1940. -- 7 photographs. -- Includes photos of John and Mildred Ware's marriage certificate.|
|NA-263-1||John and Mildred Ware and children. -- [ca. 1896]. -- 1 photograph|
|NA-266-(1-6)||Views of the Ware ranch, family, and dog. -- 1896-1901. -- 6 photographs|
|NA-2566-(1-2)||John and Mildred Ware (1892) and unveiling of Ware family cairn at Millarville (1970). -- 2 photographs|
|Series 3||Unprocessed records. -- [ca. 1880s-1980s]. -- This material has not been catalogued. Please consult with an Archivist before requesting.|
|M-9677, PA-4011 and PD-412||Unprocessed records. -- [ca. 1880s-1980s]. -- 12.5 cm of textual records. -- ca. 500 photographs (both prints and albums). -- Consists of records of Nettie Ware, including photographs of the family, speeches, newspaper clippings, autograph books, etc. [accession 2014.064]|