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Dr. B.J. Charles fonds

  • CA GLEN glen-3238
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1930s-1960s]

The fonds consists of film reels showing footage of early Calgary pioneers and Dr. Charles' daughter Mary Lou and other family and friends. Calgary pioneers include: Andrew Davison; Cappy Smart; Colonel Dingle; Archdeacon Tims; Senator Riley;...

Charles, B.J.

Nisbet family fonds

  • CA GLEN glen-3071
  • Fonds
  • 1838-1874

The fonds consists of letters to Henry Nisbet from his brother James Nisbet and from other family members. Some of the correspondence describes James's experiences as a missionary in the Red River Settlement and in the Saskatchewan district.

Nisbet, Henry

Scottish Immigrants fonds

  • CA GLEN glen-2670
  • Fonds
  • 1910-[ca. 1920s]

The fonds consists of postcards from Watt, Nellie and Ann to their families in Scotland. Includes Joan Cope's transcriptions of the messages on the postcards, and commentary about the relationships of the people mentioned. The postcards from...

Scottish Immigrants

William John Baptie fonds

  • CA GLEN glen-3070
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1899, 1973

The fonds consists of the 1892 diaries of William John Baptie and his father; William's diary for 1897-1899; photographs of prospectors, cabins, dog teams and a riverboat taken during the Klondike gold rush; and a sound recording with transcr...

Baptie, William John