Fonds glen-210 - Canada. Department of Indian Affairs. Battleford Indian Agency fonds

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Canada. Department of Indian Affairs. Battleford Indian Agency fonds

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CA GLEN glen-210

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  • 1884-1944, predominant 1910-1928 (Creation)
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    Battleford Indian Agency

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3.5 m of textual records

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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.

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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.

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Gift of Doug Light, 1960.

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  • The material is in English.

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Also available on microfilm.

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No restrictions on access.

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http://www.glenbow.org/collections/search/findingAids/archhtm/battle.cfm<br>Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.

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Other Battleford Indian Agency records are held by the National Archives.

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Record No. M 1781;M 1827;M 4449;BE Battleford<br><br>

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