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Sir John A. Macdonald fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F2937
  • Fonds
  • 1885

The fonds consists of a telegram conveying the Queen's congratulations on the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway and letters regarding the publication of same in newspapers; and a newspaper copy of telegram and a telegram to Henry J. Morgan, Under Secretary of State from Donald A. Smith, North Bend, British Columbia, November 8, 1885 regarding the laying of the last rail.

Macdonald, John A.

Ted Hills fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0943
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1885
  • The fonds consists of 48 letters written to his family in England, which record Hills' impressions and experiences as he moved west through Canada.
  • RECORDS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS ARE ALSO IN THIS FONDS. SEE INVENTORY FOR DETAILS: John J. Barter, Carlton (Sask.), chinooks, Cree, Oswald A. Critchley, Fish Creek (Alta.), F.L. Foster, F.W. Godsal, George Lane, John Lineham, Little Bow Cattle Co., Mount Head Ranch, North-West Mounted Police (NWMP), Northwest Cattle Co., Quorn Ranch, 1885 Riel Rebellion (North West Rebellion), St. George's Ranch, Sheep Creek Ranch, Walter Skrine, snowshoes, Frederick S. Stimson, John Ware and Edwin John Winterbottom.

Hills, Ted

Frank M. Crosby fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0608
  • Fonds
  • 1863-1885, predominant 1879-1885

The fonds consists of personal correspondence pertaining to his life in Alberta and Montana, invoices and receipts from I.G. Baker and merchants in Calgary and Winnipeg, horse sale records, lumber company insurance policy, and account books pertaining to the ranch and lumber business. Includes a poem about pioneering in Alberta.

Crosby, Frank M.

John A. Forin fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0773
  • Fonds
  • Copied before 1961 (originally created 1885)

The fonds consists of diary (January-December 1885) including notes on the Rebellion and a letter to his father.

Forin, John A.

Robert William Rutherford fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F2438
  • Fonds
  • Transcribed 1977 (originally created March-December 1885)

The fonds consists of a transcript of his diary, concerning the battle of Cut Knife Hill, and other North West Rebellion events.

Rutherford, Robert William

Richard Scougall Cassels fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0495
  • Fonds
  • Copied before 1961 (originally created 1885)

The fonds consists of diary outlining his Riel Rebellion experiences (March-July 1885).

Cassels, Richard Scougall

James Peters fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F1464
  • Fonds
  • Copied 1960 (originally created 1885)

The fonds consists of photographs taken during service in the Riel Rebellion, including military views, Metis and Indians.

Peters, James

Albert Shurtleff fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F1674
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1885

The fonds consists of NWMP records while Albert was Police farm superintendent, and family accounts.

Shurtleff, Albert

George Murdoch fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F1359
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1886

The fonds consists of petition and letter regarding the incorporation of Calgary (1884); microfilm of transcripts of his diary and papers related to duties as mayor (1883-1886); photograph of his log house (1883); and biographical notes about the family.

Murdoch, George

James Ley Douglass fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0685
  • Fonds
  • Transcribed [ca. 1957] (originally created 1886)

The fonds consists of transcript of a diary of his trip.

Douglass, James Ley

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