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Staff Sergeant W.E. Buchanan, RCMP, 1945
Staff Sergeant W.E. Buchanan, RCMP, 1945
NA-3409-17

William Buchanan fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1W.E. Buchanan's police career. -- 1921-1973
Series 2 Photographs. -- 1875-1973
Series 3Unprocessed records. -- 2003-2005

Inventory

Series 1

W.E. Buchanan's police career. -- 1921-1973

M-154-1 Alberta Provincial Police - Smoky Lake post diaries. -- 1921-1924
M-154-2 Alberta Provincial Police - Smoky Lake post diaries. -- 1925-1928
M-154-3 Alberta Provincial Police - List of members. -- [ca. 1932]
M-154-4 Correspondence re promotion. -- 1944
M-154-5 St. John Ambulance certificate. -- 1941. -- Instructors' course.
M-154-6 Royal Canadian Mounted Police ball. -- 1973. -- Consists of invitation and program for event held at Dauphin, Manitoba.
M-154-7 Royal Canadian Mounted Police. -- 1973 and n.d. -- Consists of newspaper clippings re RCMP history.
M-154-8 Royal Canadian Mounted Police Veterans' Association. -- 1961-1973. -- Consists of program, notices of annual meetings, and visit of Queen Elizabeth to Calgary.
M-154-9 North-West Mounted Police - Reports of officers in the West in 1874 and 1875. -- Reproduction made in 1964.
M-154-10 Royal Canadian Mounted Police. -- 1958 and n.d. -- Consists of notes and pamphlet re history of the force.
M-154-oversize Royal North-West Mounted Police - Map of Calgary barracks. -- [ca. 1904-1920]
M-3618 Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Leaflet re force history. -- 1959
M-3928 Biographical sketch of W.E. Buchanan. -- 1962. -- Written by son-in-law Magnus Cromarty.
M-9317 Scrapbook about W.E. Buchanan's career. -- [ca. 1910s-1950s]
RCT-137-1 Recorded interview with W.E. Buchanan. -- 1973. -- 2 audio cassettes. -- Consists of his reminiscences as a former member of the APP and RCMP.

Series 2

Photographs. -- 1875-1973. -- 59 photographs


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PA-477 RCMP personnel; veterans at Royal visit; and liquor permit. -- [ca. 1883-1960s]. -- 21 photographs
PA-521 RCMP veterans. -- n.d. -- 1 photograph
PB-437 APP groups; opening ceremonies at Fort Macleod museum; NWMP veterans medal; RCMP chapel in Regina; Queen's visit to Calgary; and portrait of King George VI. -- [ca. 1920s-1973]. -- 10 photographs
PC-98 Saskatchewan Rifle Association meeting. -- 1921. -- 1 photograph
NA-556-1 RCMP scout, Fort Macleod. -- n.d. -- 1 photograph
NA-3409-(1-25) RCMP personalities; South African War; APP at Calgary and Lac La Biche; and Regina and Fort Pitt in Saskatchewan. -- 1875-[ca. 1959]. -- 25 photographs
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Series 3

Unprocessed records. -- 2003-2005. -- This material has not been catalogued. Please consult with an archivist before requesting.

M-9128 Unprocessed records. -- 2003-2005. -- 0.5 cm of textual records. -- Consists of correspondence, newsclippings, etc. regarding William G. Buchanan's RCMP service and Canadian Volunteer Service Medal. [accession 2005.141]

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