The letter is dated 1883 and is addressed to Monsieur Pierre Lavallée, Court Clerk of Marquette-East, Clerk and Treasurer of the Municipality of St. Francois Xavier. The letter congratulates Lavallée on his public position and encourages Lavallée to do his best to promote the interests of a favourable relationship between the Métis and French Canadians. Riel highlights the many qualities of the Métis and admirable qualities of French Canadians. Riel emphasizes the necessity of a good relationship with and the connections between the Métis and French Canadians.
Sous-sous-fonds consists of minutes and correspondence arranged chronologically. Series are not present. Nominating Committee records may also be found as an attachment to the minutes of Annual General Meetings.
There are two documents held by the Archives. The first is a transcript from an audio taped interview of Charles Hill with Charles Comfort. The second document is excerpts from Charles Comfort's address as the Royal Academy of Arts President at the Winnipeg Art Gallery.
Sous-fonds consists of correspondence and records concerning the planning of exhibitions, public programming, special events, Grants and capital campaigns. Records of long-range strategic planning and final reports are included, as well as some records of the various arts/museum organizations with which Directors have been involved. Records are available for Ferdinand Eckhardt, Roger Selby and Carol Phillips. Order has not been imposed upon the records therefore series are not always present.
The sous-fonds consists of records of various aspects of the education and public programming at the WAG such as exhibition tours, various meetings within each unit, research and coordination between this department and other departments.
The materials described here date from ca. 1930s to 1978. Items include internal WAG correspondence; WAG emphemera; lectures and essays; her father's personal papers; MA and PhD theses; and newspaper and magazine clippings related to art, art history, Jewish art and history, education, and book reviews of women writers. Interspaced throughout the items in the donation are small post-it notes provided by Dr. Lander's daughter. Materials were arranged largely in the order in which they were received.