Collection C0032 - Fort Macleod North-West Mounted Police Photographs collection

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Fort Macleod North-West Mounted Police Photographs collection


  • Copied 1984-1985 [originally created ca.1870s-1952] (Creation)

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453 photographs

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Biographical history

These photographs were copied by Glenbow Archives from original prints in the collection of the Fort Macleod Museum. 27 of them were found in the wall of a Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) building in Fort Macleod, Alberta.


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Scope and content

The collection consists of photographs of North-West Mounted Police (NWMP) at Fort Macleod and other posts. Also includes photographs taken on the Blood and Peigan reserves, and of the town of Fort Macleod, Alberta Provincial Police, and miscellaneous agricultural and ranching views.

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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Existence and location of originals

Originals are held by the Fort Macleod Museum and Mrs. H.A. Hatton.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Thursday, March 08, 2018




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