Archive Finding Aids

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

Entry from David L. Brereton's Diary, March 25, 1913

Captain James W. Brereton and
David L. Brereton fonds

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M-130-1Captain James W. Brereton and David L. Brereton, Diaries. -- 1880-1909. -- Consists of: James W. Brereton's diaries telling of life and experiences as magistrate and post master at Cross Lake, Manitoba and Rat Portage, Ontario (1880, 1888, 1889, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1900, 1903 and 1910); two Bibles with notes re Brereton family; and David L. Brereton's diaries as stockman, Blackfoot Reserve (1907, 1908, and 1909).

James Brereton's 1880 diary has been digitized:
Scanned Document View pages 1-25.
Scanned Document View pages 26-50.
Scanned Document View pages 51-75.
Scanned Document View pages 76-100.
Scanned Document View pages 101-126.

M-130-2David L. Brereton's diaries and miscellaneous items. -- 1899-1920. -- Consists of: David L. Brereton's diaries as stockman, Blackfoot Indian Reserve (1910-1917); In Memoriam cards for David L. Brereton and Olga H.A. Irvine; bird game license; and anthem, St. Alban's Church, Rat Portage (1899-1920).
M-3379James W. Brereton. -- 1878. -- Consists of parchment appointment of James W. Brereton as Commissioner of Police for Ontario and Manitoba.

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