CA ACU GBA F1637
- [ca. 1893-1894] (Creation)
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2.5 cm of textual records. -- 2 photographs
Name of creator
Michael (or Michail) Schaab, 1871-1905, joined the North-West Mounted Police (NWMP) in 1891 and was stationed at Grenfell and Whitewood, Saskatchewan detachments in March 1894 and possibly into the next year. His predecessor there was Corporal Gravy. Schaab signed up for another year in 1896 and was discharged as a constable on May 20, 1897. He moved to the USA and died after a fall from a wagon in Wilbur, Washington.
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Scope and content
The fonds consists of diary from Grenfell and Whitewood detachments with entries by Gravy and Schaab (January-June 1894), transcript of diary, and photographs of Schaab (ca. 1893).
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No restrictions on access.
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The material is in English.
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No finding aid, but one of the photos has been digitized.
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Title based on contents of records.
The Glenbow holds Schaab's uniform.
Link added to Archives Photographs on February 22, 2018.
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Thursday, February 22, 2018