Archive Finding Aids

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


Lady Dawson and W. M. Graham, Winnipeg, Manitoba
August 1930
NA-5462-33

William Morris Graham and Alice Tye fonds

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Inventory

Scanned Document indicates the presence of scanned documents.

Series 1

William Morris and Helena Violette Graham

M-8097-1Letters to William Morris Graham. -- 1882-1934. -- File also includes some letters written by Graham.
M-8097-2A

Graham's memoirs- pages 1-150. -- n.d. -- Includes material related to Almighty Voice, Crowfoot, Hudson's Bay Company, and the sun dance.

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 101-125.
Scanned Document View pages 126-150.

M-8097-2B

Graham's memoirs- pages 151-282. -- n.d. -- Includes material related to Almighty Voice, Crowfoot, Hudson's Bay Company, and the sun dance.

Scanned Document View pages 151-175.
Scanned Document View pages 176-200.
Scanned Document View pages 201-225.
Scanned Document View pages 226-250.
Scanned Document View pages 251-282.

M-8097-2C Photographs from Graham's memoirs. -- n.d.
M-8097-3A Photocopy of Graham's memoirs - pages 1-150. -- n.d. -- Includes material related to Almighty Voice, Crowfoot, Hudson's Bay Company, and the sun dance.
M-8097-3B Photocopy of Graham's memoirs- pages 151-282. -- n.d. -- Includes material related to Almighty Voice, Crowfoot, Hudson's Bay Company, and the sun dance.
M-8097-3CEdited version of Graham's memoirs. -- Published by Glenbow-Alberta Institute copyright 1989. -- Note this file can be found in M-8097-oversize.
M-8097-4Papers regarding Treaties 4, 7, 8 and 10. -- 1876- 1931
M-8097-5Papers regarding Reservation on the Prairie Provinces. - 1885-1930 and n.d. -- File includes Order in Council (1918) and financial statement regarding work on the Reserves (1913-1922).
M-2474 Graham's article "The Life of Otter Skin, Saulteaux Indian" about a File Hills resident. -- 1935
M-8097-6Maps. -- 1877, 1926, 1930 and n.d. -- File includes Qu'Appelle Indian Agency and area.
M-8097-7Superannuation- application and valuation. -- 1924 and 1932
M-8097-8Invitations. -- 1919, 1932 and n.d.
M-8097-9Manuscripts by Helena Violette Graham (Mrs. W. M. Graham). -- n.d. and 1819
M-8097-10Scrapbook of newspaper clippings regarding W. M. Graham and First Nations affairs. -- 1917-1937. -- Note this file can be found in M-8097-oversize.
M-8097-11Newspaper clippings regarding First Nations issues, events and affairs. -- 1902-1954
M-8097-12"The Cree Monthly Guide" newsletter, written in Cree. -- March 1931

Series 2

Alice Tye (Cousin of W. M. Graham)

M-8097-13 Correspondence, including letter to Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance. -- 1958-1965. -- Note file missing as of 2001.
M-1259 Correspondence. -- 1924-1933. -- Consists of papers relating to Long Lance, letters from Long Lance to Alice Tye and W. M. Graham (1924-1931); newspaper account of Long Lance's death (1932); and letters regarding Long Lance's education and war record.
M-2473 Correspondence. -- Consists of letters regarding the uniforms of Indian Agents (1823); and letter from Erastus Wiman to Sir John A. Macdonald, offering to take Poundmaker for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show (1886).
M-8097-14Tye's outline and research notes for proposed book regarding First Nations of the Prairie Provinces and Graham. -- 1917-1965 and n.d.
M-8097-15Tye's poems and short stories. -- 1905-1965 and n.d.
M-8097-16Tye's paper on Italian Art. -- 1916
M-8097-17Income tax. -- 1937-1939 and 1941
M-8097-18Magazine articles regarding First Nations affairs. - 1926-1965 and n.d. -- File also includes map of Treaties.
M-8097-19Newspaper clippings. -- 1924, 1940-1956 and n.d. - Consists of various events including the death of Lord Baden-Powell, founder of the Boy Scouts, Hollywood in Regina, and the wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip.
M-8097-20Newspaper clippings regarding Tye family information. -- [1904, 1915] and n.d.
M-8097-21Sheet Music for "Oh Canada". -- 1909


Series 3


Photographs

Many of the photographs have been scanned. Scanned Document View now.

NA-5462-(1-33) Views of William Graham, Cree people and events, the File Hillls Agency, etc. -- [ca. 1901]-1930. -- 33 photographs
PA-3227 Views of William Graham, Cree people and events, the File Hillls Agency, etc. -- [ca. 1901]-1930. -- 47 photographs
PB-784 Portrait of W.F. Tye. -- 1 photograph
PD-269-vol.1 Album of views of the Graham family, friends, Cree, agency activities, etc. -- 1906-1908, 1910. -- ca. 300 photographs. -- Includes views of a 1910 trip to the Bahamas.
PD-269-vol.2 Album of views of the Graham family, friends, Cree, agency activities, etc. -- 1908-1910. -- 75 photographs

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