The fonds is an album of the Chamber of Commerce Tour to Churchill, Manitoba. Photographs include Flin Flon, Gilliam, and Churchill and other interesting insights into early mining in Manitoba. The scrapbook includes some articles that are described in the finding aid.
The 8 images in cartes de visite format are as follows: Dominion Land Titles office (photographer unknown,1872-73); three First Nations individuals at an Aboriginal gravesite (Simon Duffin, 1873-1875?); early homestead building, family, and Red River Cart drawn by ox (Ryder Larsen, mid-1870s?); studio image of man posing as a hunter, Winnipeg (James Penrose, 1873?); Louis Riel and his councilors, (Ryder Larsen, 1869?); Red River settlement, showing the corner of Portage and Main (James Penrose, June 1872); land survey party, around the Red River Settlement (photographer and date unknown); two carioles drawn by dogs, possibly at the Red River settlement (photographer and date unknown).
The papers are divided into two series, including the manuscript for A History of Wesley College written by Cummings, and miscellaneous papers. The first series contains the handwritten manuscript--often written on the backs of meeting minutes and class lists--for Cummings history of Wesley College published in 1938. His manuscript details the history of the college from the 1880s until the 1930s. The second series consists of miscellaneous papers, including the draft of the table of contents for his book, and lists of award recipients.
This collection consists of: Two decorative letter “M’s” “Varsity Arts Freshman Reception” card Invitations addressed to Miss Flora Armstrong Two copies of “The Manitoban” – January 14, 1926 and November 5, 1925
Le fonds contient des photocopies d'un manuscrit intitulé SHORT HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE SAINT-DANIEL MISSION FORMERLY KNOWN AS ILETS-DE-BOIS. L'auteur s'est basé sur des conférences données à la radio par l'abbé Jean-Marie Gagné, curé de Haywood, ainsi que sur un numéro spécial du Northwest Review et quelques histoires racontées par des vieux Métis de la région.
The fonds consists of genealogical information about the Dixon and Baker families between 1851 and 1963. It also contains land title deeds, farm receipts, and photographs of agricultural scenes in the early twentieth century.
This collection consists of: Photographs: Winnipeg - Unidentified People and Places, some at the University of Manitoba [196-?]-[197?] University of Manitoba postcards & 1971 Graduation Dinner and Dance notice. Christmas Cards from the University of Manitoba “The Johnian” – 1969 St. John’s College yearbook “The Johnian” – 1971 St. John’s College yearbook University of Manitoba Sweatshirt University of Manitoba Banner University of Manitoba Jacket 2 blankets with the St. John’s College Crest