- 1880-1885 (Creation)
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2 cm of textual records
Name of creator
Albert Shurtleff, ?-1885, was appointed North-West Mounted Police (NWMP) sub-inspector in 1873, and was NWMP farm superintendent at Pincher Creek and Fort Macleod, Alberta ca. 1880-1881. He was appointed superintendent in 1882, and was posted at Regina, Saskatchewan in 1884 and Maple Creek in 1885. He then retired to pension. He was married to Julia Wood of Fort Macleod and they had one daughter, Lillian Wood "Tannis" (Allison). Julia married Daniel Webster Marsh after Albert's death.
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Gift of Flora Macleod, 1967.
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The fonds consists of NWMP records while Albert was Police farm superintendent, and family accounts.
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No restrictions on access.
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The material is in English.
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No finding aid, but the documents have been digitized.
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Link added to extras/shurtleff on December 6, 2016.
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Tuesday, December 06, 2016