Fonds F1637 - Michael Schaab fonds

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Reference code

CA ACU GBA F1637

Title

Michael Schaab fonds

Date(s)

  • [ca. 1893-1894] (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

2.5 cm of textual records. -- 2 photographs

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Name of creator

Biographical history

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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Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Purchased, 1970.

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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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Accruals

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No restrictions on access.

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Language and script notes

The material is in English.

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No finding aid, but one of the photos has been digitized.

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Note

Title based on contents of records.

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The Glenbow holds Schaab's uniform.

Note

Link added to Archives Photographs on February 22, 2018.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Thursday, February 22, 2018

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