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Lorna Black fonds

  • CA CPA 1994.102
  • Fonds
  • 1994

Fonds consists of an oral history of Lorna Black speaking about her family and life in the Carberry area, as well as genealogical charts created by Ms. Harburn based upon the history.

Black, Lorna, 1909-

Mildred (Mollie) Kellet fonds

  • CA MCK 8-1999
  • Fonds
  • 1918; 1941; 1944

Fonds contains a collection of handwritten recollections by Mollie Kellet concerning her experiences during the Second World War. Mollie had been living in London and experienced life under German bombing. Also included is a document from WWI, presumably from her father, who was a veteran of this war. Fonds contains records acquired by George Kellet during his service in the Second World War. These records concern the practical arrangements made to support troops following the 1944 D-day invasion of Nazi Europe. Marked "top secret," these records set out procedures for paying and provisioning the invading army.

Mildred (Mollie) Kellet

Linda Lee Thomas fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1972-[1991]

The Linda Lee Thomas fonds include a newspaper article (1972) and an alumni questionnaire [1991].

Saul L. Cohen fonds

  • CA MCK 34-1999
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1995

This fonds consists entirely of the autobiography of Saul Cohen, entitled "Being a Scientist Can Be Fun: The Memoirs of Saul L. Cohen" (1995). In his autobiography, Cohen discusses his life as a scientist, and the many people he met and worked with throughout his career. Cohen also discusses his experiences growing up in a Jewish family in Western Canada, and his experiences with Wilson's disease.

Saul L. Cohen

Martin Kavanagh fonds

  • CA MCK 10-2004
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1987

Fonds contains an unpublished autobiography written by Martin Kavanagh and several draft narratives for a slide presenation based on Mr. Kavanagh's biography of La Verendrye. Fonds also contains one file of business correspondence c. 1971.

Martin Kavanagh

Albert Cowley

Consists of one minidisk (PA2008.1.18), one CD (PA2008.1.7) and a transcript for the interview with Albert Cowley conducted by Conrad Merasty and Brenda Bignell. The interview is very brief; the topics covered are limited to his life and family history.

Cowley, Albert

Edourd Lavallee

Consists of one minidisk (PA2010.4.18), two CDs (PA2010.4.19-20) and a transcript for the interview with Edourd Lavallee conducted by Sharain Jones. Topics covered include family background, early life, children, education, employment (trapping and commercial fishing), chores and responsibilities, and food preservation.

Lavallee, Edourd

Ed Johanson

Consists of one original cassette tape (PA2006.6.3), one access copy cassette tape (PA2006.6.4) and a transcript for the interview with Ed Johanson conducted by Nancy Shewchuk. Topics covered include the King Trapper events and their origin, the different types of dogs used in races, visitors, furs, prices, the Hudson’s Bay Company, the origin of the ice worm, and the involvement of Natural Resources in Trappers’ Festival in the past and present day.

Johanson, Ed

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