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H.G. Baalim's sound recording collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0187
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1957]

The collection consists of sound recordings of sounds of nature; the last steam train to enter Lethbridge; a cattle auctioneer at work; ceremonies for the opening of the Fort Macleod Museum; Peigan chicken dance, hand game, and hoop dance songs; stories by the naturalist and writer Andy Russell; interviews with Fred Botsford (on railway building and early telephones), Charles Croweagle (on tipi design), William Ferguson (on prairie fires), Norman Grier (on chuckwagon racing), Harry Long (on Fort Whoop-Up), Helen Mills (pioneer of Fort Macleod), James Morrison (pioneer of High River), and Marie Rose Smith (pioneer of Pincher Creek).

Baalim, H.G.

Peace River Country Research Project collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0078
  • Collection
  • Compiled 1955-1956 (originally created 1837-1956)
  • The collection consists of typescripts of interviews (1955-1956), reminiscences, diaries (1897-1914), and autobiographies; files of biographical and historical notes; and photographs of pioneers and the area. Includes typescripts of Fort St. John fur trade post journal (1866-1924), and Fort Dunvegan post account book (1837-1864).
  • RECORDS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS ARE ALSO IN THIS COLLECTION. SEE INVENTORY FOR DETAILS: W.D. Albright, Kristjan F. Anderson, Athabasca Trail, Dr. Lucy Bagnall, Frank Ward Beatton, John Beatton, Beaver Indians, Bredin and Cornwall, Charles Bremner, Absalom Clark Bury, Mrs. Harry Clifford, Louise Clubine, James Kennedy Cornwall, S.E. Cushway, Henry Fuller "12 Foot" Davis, Ralph Dyer, Edson Trail, Agnes Sorrel Forbes, I.E. Gaudin, H.A. George, Pliny E. Goddard, Bishop Emile J.B.M. Grouard, Peter Gunn, Mrs. Robert Holmes, William Innes, Oliver H. Johnson, George Kennedy, Klondike gold rush, Albert Lawrence, L. Grace Lawrence, Margaret M. Lawrence, Sheridan Lawrence, A.H. McQuarrie, Mrs. Sam McNaught, Metis, Alwexander Monkman, Father Philippot, Mrs. Guy Randall, H.N. Ronning, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Adolphus St. Germaine, St. Joseph's Catholic Church (Grande Prairie), school districts (Kleskun, Wapiti, MacHenry, Halcourt, Lower Beaverlodge), Felix Shaw, William Shaw, Mrs. Thomas B. Sheehan, and Treaty 8.

Peace River Country Research Project

Warren Sinclair's Metis Genealogy collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0158
  • Collection
  • 1997-1999

The collection consists of approximately 450 short biographies of Metis ancestors and 910 descendancy tables. Most of the individuals charted were born before 1900. The biographies and tables are indexed by surname.

Sinclair, Warren

Clarence Kipling's Genealogical collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0058
  • Collection
  • 1870-1989, predominant 1963-1989

The collection consists of biographies, genealogical notes and family photographs related to these individuals and families (see inventory for details): Boucher family, Joseph Edward Brazeau, Bruneau family, Diefenbaker family, William Drever, Peter Fidler, Colin Fraser, Cuthbert Grant, Charles Arthur Hall, Hardisty family, Horace Holloway, Martin Van Buren Holloway, Henry Howse, Kipling family, William Samuel Lee, John L'Hirondelle, Melanie McGillis (Mrs. Addison McPherson), Murdoch McPherson, Hugh Munroe, Norquay family, Peter Ogden, John Pritchard, Setter family, Scott family, William Sinclair, James Spence, Magnus Spence, and Wood family. Includes some photographs of Calgary.

Kipling, Clarence

Geoff Burtonshaw's Metis Genealogy Research collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0138
  • Collection
  • 1794-1994, predominant 1875-1992

The collection consists of photocopies of Metis genealogical research material collected by Burtonshaw from such sources as Library and Archives Canada, various libraries and churches, and personal contacts. Includes a complete run of "The Metis Newsletter" as well as Metis Researcher lists compiled by Burtonshaw. Burtonshaw's personal memoirs "I Remember" are included. Also includes photographs of Manitoba and Geoff's hometown of Valpoy, Barkerville and the Cariboo country of British Columbia, Fort Simpson, Hay River, Nahanni, Batoche, the Fidler family reunion, etc.

Burtonshaw, Geoff

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. North Service Broadcast Recordings collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0137
  • Collection
  • 1980-1992

The collection consists of recordings featuring these musicians amongst others: Charles Adams, Colin Adjun, David and Dorothy Aglukark, Etulu and Susan Aningmiuq, Juupie Arnaituk, Terry Cousineau, Ron Dillman, Etulu Etidlouie, Norman Glowich, David Gon, Anita Issaluk, Manfred Janssen, Hank Karr, Joe Loutchan, Charlie Panigoniak, William Tagoona, Mary Thompson, Alexis Utatnaq, and Jim Vautour.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Geneva Stump's Rocky Boy collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0121
  • Collection
  • Photocopied 1988 (originally created 1885-1917)

The collection consists of government records relevant to genealogical studies of members of the Rocky Boy band, including 1917 compilations of biographical information; correspondence received by the USA and Canadian Indian Affairs agencies concerning the band; and censuses of the band members compiled ca. 1915 and ca. 1917.

Stump, Geneva

Tom Watrous' Grey Owl collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0118
  • Collection
  • 1931-1993

The collection consists of a photocopy of the diary kept by Grey Owl while he was a warden at Riding Mountain National Park in 1931; National Parks Service correspondence (1931-1958) concerning his service; Parks Canada reports concerning the restoration of his cabins in Riding Mountain and Prince Albert National Parks; materials related to Watrous's research and lectures concerning Grey Owl; and slides of Grey Owl and his wife Anahareo.

Watrous, Tom

Southern Alberta Research Project collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0094
  • Collection
  • 1956-1961 (originally created 1867-1961)

The collection consists of alphabetically arranged biographical files, typescripts of newspaper articles and research notes, and photographs of NWMP, oldtimers and general views of southern Alberta. Consists of these series: Fort Benton and Montana (1867-1956); North-West Mounted Police - General (1872-1947); North-West Mounted Police - Detachments and outposts (1882-1955); North-West Mounted Police - Old timers (1913-1957); Southern Alberta newspapers and editors (1923-1955); Presbyterian Church and ministers (1883-1926; First Nations (1877-1954); High River pioneers (compiled 1956-1960); Southern Alberta general history (compiled 1956-1961); and photographs (1870s-1930s).

Southern Alberta Research Project

Louis Riel collection

  • CA ACU GBA C0085
  • Collection
  • 1869-1946, 1967

The collection consists of scrapbook of broadsides printed by James Ross regarding Red River (1869-1870); essay of stamp attributed to provisional government (1869); Samuel Plunkett's letters and photographs regarding the Rebellion (1885-1946); reproduction of Riel letter (1912); copy of list of rights published by Provisional Government (1869-1870); copy of letter to Dr. R. Fiset regarding Rebellion (1885); copy of notices to inhabitants of Red River and Rupertsland (1869-1870); genealogical data on Riel family (1969); correspondence regarding Riel's coffin (1935); and published collection of documents regarding Riel's life (1967).

Riel, Louis

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