Collection C0163 - Annie McGowan's Fort Macleod collection

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Annie McGowan's Fort Macleod collection


  • 1905-1952 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.5 cm of textual records. -- 9 photographs

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Biographical history

Annie McGowan was an artist in Fort Macleod, Alberta who had an in interest in the First Nations and the history of the Fort Macleod area. She collected these stories and photographs during her life.


Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Ethel M. McDonald, 2000.

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Scope and content

The collection consists of genealogical information about Blackfeet, Montana; accounts by Blood warriors Calf Robe, Eagle Arrow, and White-Man-Runnning-Around of their warfare experiences; Church of England calendar used by missionary W.R. Haynes on Peigan Reserve, Brockett, Alberta (1909); photographs of First Nations; colour reproductions of Blackfeet portraits done by Winold Reiss; Royal North West Mounted Police inaugural celebrations; and people present at the commencement of the Calgary Power Company's Ghost River Dam Project.

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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No finding aid.

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Existence and location of originals

Missionary's calendar is a reproduction of the original in the Fort Macleod Museum.

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