Title and statement of responsibility area
Canada. Department of Indian Affairs. Battleford Indian Agency fonds
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- Source of title proper: Title based on contents of records.
Level of description
CA GLEN glen-210
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
1884-1944, predominant 1910-1928 (Creation)
- Battleford Indian Agency
Physical description area
3.5 m of textual records
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Archival description area
Name of creator
These records were rescued by Doug Light from the basement of the Battleford post office building where the agency had previously had offices. He stored them in his father's house until they were transferred to the Glenbow in 1960.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of agency, medical and monthly reports; letterbooks, employee and school correspondence; agents' diaries (1912-1915, 1918, 1932, 1935-1939, 1941-1944); farm instructors' diaries (1911-1913, 1916-1917, 1943); reserve ledgers; registers of births and deaths; ration lists; annuity pay lists; and farming records.
Immediate source of acquisition
Gift of Doug Light, 1960.
Language of material
- The material is in English.
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Also available on microfilm.
Restrictions on access
No restrictions on access.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
http://www.glenbow.org/collections/search/findingAids/archhtm/battle.cfm<br>Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.
Other Battleford Indian Agency records are held by the National Archives.
Record No. M 1781;M 1827;M 4449;BE Battleford<br><br>