Fonds glen-1816 - William Parker fonds

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William Parker fonds

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CA GLEN glen-1816

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  • 1871-1912 (Creation)
    Parker, William

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12.5 cm of textual records. -- 45 photographs

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The fonds consists of diaries (1874-1905), correspondence (1871-1882), and manuscript of his reminiscences. Includes some personal correspondence of brother, Harry Parker. RECORDS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS ARE ALSO IN THIS FONDS. SEE INVENTORY FOR DETAILS: Blackfoot, James "Slim Jim" Brooks, Churchill River, Cochrane Ranche, Cree, Fort Macleod, Fort Pelly, Fort Pitt, grasshoppers, liquor traffic, Marquess of Lorne, Harry Parker, Pelican Narrows, Qu'Appelle, and Turtle Lake.

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Purchased from Captain William R. Parker, 1970.


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Parker's reminiscences and parts of his letters have been published in William Parker, Mounted Policeman / edited by Hugh Dempsey. - Edmonton : Glenbow-Alberta Institute in association with Hurtig, 1973.

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The originals are restricted due to fragile condition. Photocopies, typed transcripts, and scans are available for research purposes.

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Finding aids<br>Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.

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Record No. M 934;PA 1216;NA 2235<br><br>

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