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The Pas Scouts collection

Collection consists of correspondence, record books, scrapbooks and clippings regarding scouting activities in The Pas, and the minutes of the founding meeting of the second The Pas Scout Troop, listing members of the committee and election of officers.

The Pas Scouts

Northern Manitoba Trappers' Festival collection

The Northern Manitoba Trappers’ Festival collection consists of various records from several Trappers’ Festivals hosted in The Pas including financial records from 1948 – 1955 and 1983, correspondence from 1949, 1955 and 1983, a record book from 1950 – 1955 containing dates and notations on various events, Trappers’ Festival ephemera from 1980 – 1981 and 1983- 1984 including programmes and newspaper clippings, and festival notes and reports from 1954 – 1955 and 1983.

Northern Manitoba Trappers' Festival

Reader family collection

The Reader family collection consists of two pen and ink drawings of The Pas and Devon Mission, Oonikup Cumberland House, Moose Lake Grand Rapids, done circa 1895 (possibly by Dunlop); applications to purchase land in The Pas, and a sheet of instructions from Sam Waller to Phil Reader on how to clean skulls.

Reader family

The Pas Rotary Club Little Northern Museum project collection

The Pas Rotary Club Little Northern Museum project collection consists of correspondence regarding the raising of funds for the new museum building, including an offer to purchase, blank copies of certificates awarded to fundraiser participants, contact with the builder and correspondence with the Manitoba Historical Society, Liberal Party in Manitoba, Manitoba Centennial Corporation, Minister of Tourism and Recreations, among others.

The Pas Rotary Club

Tom Lamb fonds

The Tom Lamb fonds consists of photocopies of Tom Lamb’s writings on his family history and anecdotes of life in the north.

Lamb, Tom

Kathleen Rice fonds

The Kathleen Rice fonds consists of the diaries and manuscripts of Kathleen Rice, as well as miscellaneous items including published articles, photos, artwork and a letter. The diary (dated from September 26, 1944 to January 30th, 1954) contains daily accounts of happenings, philosophising, and weather at the author’s camp at Wossey I. in Herb Lake. The manuscripts included are articles based on diary excerpts, and technical subjects such as gravity, evolution, etc.

Rice, Kathleen

J. A. Campbell collection

The J. A. Campbell collection consists of correspondence, speeches, a photo-catalogue, reports, four scrapbooks and ephemera. The correspondence includes personal (1918 – 1919), The Pas Board of Trade (1917 – 1944), various Rotary Clubs (Estevan, Banff, Kenora, Prince Albert, etc. 1934 – 1940), the 1921 election, Hudson Bay Railway (1920 – 1928), correspondence with several newspapers including the Winnipeg Tribune (1926 – 1928), etc. Speeches written and delivered by J. A. Campbell in various venues (1920s – 1940s) range in topic from politics to resources in the North and the importance and significance of the Hudson Bay Railway. Reports compiled since 1886 – 1958 on The Hudson Bay Railway Route (1886 – 1924), mining of natural resources in Northern Manitoba (1917 – 1924) and reports on The Pas (1958).The photo-catalogue contains descriptions/titles for photographs from 1916 – 1923, 25 pages. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings about the Hudson Bay Railway from 1923 – 1924.

Campbell, J. A.

John Duncan Robertson fonds

The John Duncan Robertson fonds consists of a single ruled note book with daily entries from October 1937 to June 1939, written by John Duncan Robertson. Entries describe general camp activities including weather, hunting, fur catch, etc., while trapping in the Moose Lake area with his young son, Sam.

Robertson, John Duncan

William Harris fonds

The William Harris fonds consists of a handwritten manuscript in ball point pen on lined paper ripped from a scribbler. Describes First Nations life during the late 19th century, covering such topics as food, clothing, travel, housing, signs, trading and sharing customs. Author’s title: “Story of Indians of the Northern Part of Canada: How they Lived in the Olden Days”.

Harris, William

Karl Kobel fonds

The Karl Kobel fonds consists of day planners belonging to Karl Kobel whilst residing in Switzerland and later Dollard, Saskatchewan. The diaries are written in Swiss French and Swiss German.

Kobel, Karl

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