Collection C0159 - Metis Genealogy Researchers' collection

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Metis Genealogy Researchers' collection


  • 1999-2009 (Production)

Niveau de description


Étendue matérielle et support

5 cm of textual records

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Nom du producteur

Notice biographique

By the end of the 1990s, the Glenbow Library and Archives had accumulated an extensive collection of materials for the research of western Canadian Metis genealogy. It provided a special Metis Genealogy Service for Metis persons requiring evidence of their ancestry for legal purposes or for personal interest. The material in this collection was received by the Glenbow Archives Reference Desk staff from researchers and inquirers.

Histoire archivistique

Source immédiate d'acquisition ou de transfert

Gifts of Metis genealogy researchers, 1999-2009.

Zone du contenu et de la structure

Portée et contenu

The collection consists of correspondence from researchers and inquirers which includes significant and substantial compilations on Metis genealogy. Includes pedigree charts, descendancy charts, family group sheets, essays, articles, and photocopied newsclippings. The files are arranged alphabetically by the names of the researchers or inquirers, and include William Frederic James Bell, Rhiannon Boardman, Jim Bowman, James D. Campbell, Mary Sandison Fox, Malcolm S. Gray, Kelly Guilmette, Andy Gullion, Jim Lavers, Gail Morin, Garnet Quigley, Tammy Rempel, and the Wylie family. Files include information on families descended from early fur trader bearing the following surnames: Auld, Bethune, Cook, Erasmus, Favell, Fellers, Gariepy, Gray, Gullion, Kwaraconte, Latreille, Laurence, McKay, McKinlay, Mowat, Nepissing, Robertson, Sandison, Wylie.

Évaluation, élimination et calendrier de conservation


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Zone des conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

Conditions d’accès

No restrictions on access.

Conditions de reproduction

Langue des documents

Écriture des documents

Notes de langue et graphie

The material is in English.

Caractéristiques matérielle et contraintes techniques

Instruments de recherche

Inventory available, but because the collection is continually being enlarged, it may be incomplete. Please consult an archivist for further information.

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Existence et lieu de conservation des originaux

Existence et lieu de conservation des copies

Unités de description associées

Other Metis genealogy researchers whose papers are held in separate collections at Glenbow are Charles Denney, Geoff Burtonshaw, Pat McCloy, Gail Morin, Warren Sinclair, and Clarence Kipling.

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Title based on contents of records.

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Mots-clés - Sujets

Mots-clés - Lieux

Mots-clés - Noms

Mots-clés - Genre

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Identifiant de la description

Identifiant du service d'archives

Règles et/ou conventions utilisées


Niveau de détail

Dates de production, de révision, de suppression

Tuesday, April 10, 2018




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