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Baldwin, Harold

  • R-7
  • Collection
  • 1955

Consists of the work "Aborigines of the Pei-Wei Trail, or How High Tor, Saskatchewan, Got It's Name!" 1955 (by Harold "Bob" Baldwin), and "Root House to Sky Splitter Via Wigwam Push-Up," ca. 1961.

Baldwin, Harold, 1888-1982

Biographies of Two Métis Society Founders - Brady and Norris Oral History Project

  • Tape R-1102 to Tape R-1534 (not inclusive)
  • Collection
  • 1976-1977

Sound recordings of interviews conducted by Murray Dobbin relating to the lives and times of Métis leaders Malcolm Norris and James Patrick Brady. The recordings were used in the preparation of Dobbin's book entitled The One-And-A-Half Men, published by New Star Books, Vancouver, British Columbia in 1981. Visitation reports and agreements are included in the Audio Transcript files.

The interviewees are as follows (alphabetical order by surname):

Howard J. Adams, Saskatoon (Tape R-1142) describes role of Malcolm Norris in Métis organization, his impressions of Norris including downfall and tragic decline after his stroke and heart attacks. 1976. 50 minutes.

Joseph (Joe) Amyotte, Regina (Tape R-1171) describes the origins, development and eventual amalgamation of the Métis Society of Saskatchewan, southern and northern sections and discusses the leadership of Malcolm Norris. 1976. 60 minutes.

Gwendoline/Gwendolyn B. Beck, La Ronge (Tape R-1108) describes political elections, economic activity and social conditions in the north with references to government involvement and the influence of Malcolm Norris and James Brady. 1976. 48 minutes.

Alex Bishop, Green Lake (Tape R-1146) discusses the local Métis Association in Green Lake and the leadership of Malcolm Norris. 1976. 35 minutes.

Roderick Bishop, La Ronge (Tape R-1172; Tape R-1173) describes the origin development and goals of the Métis Society and the leadership of Malcolm Norris. 1976. 105 minutes.

André Bouthillette, Saskatoon (Tape R-1325.1; Tape R-1325.2) describes James Brady's personality, private life and community involvement in Cumberland House. 1978. 90 minutes.

James Brady, La Ronge (Tape R-1331) concerning his views of the condition of the Métis people. date unknown. 15 minutes.

James Brady, La Ronge (Tape R-1529; Tape R-1530; Tape R-1531; Tape R-1532; Tape R-1533; Tape R-1534) concerning his life, the various jobs he held, his friendship with Malcolm Norris and topics such as the northern fishing industry, Métis and native people in Saskatchewan and the Frog Lake Massacre. 1960. 4.5 hours.

Jean Brady, Fort Chipewyan, Alberta; Dorothy Chapman, Oakbank, Manitoba; Anne T. Walther, Sacramento, California (Tape R-1174; Tape R-1175; Tape R-1176) as sisters of James Brady describe their family life, James as a child and as a young man. 1976. 160 minutes.

John H. Brockelbank, Regina (Tape R-1109) describes the social conditions, educational policies and economic activities in northern Saskatchewan focusing on government involvement. 1976. 60 minutes.

Albert E. Broome, La Ronge (Tape R-1124) discusses economic development and government involvement in the north and his impressions of Malcolm Norris and James Brady. 1976. 48 minutes.

Norman Brudy, Toronto, Ontario (Tape R-1184) as a member of the Communist Party and a political associate of Malcolm Norris and James Brady, he describes them as political leaders and Marxists and discusses the differences between their approaches to native and Métis problems. 1977. 60 minutes.

James E. Carriere, Cumberland House (Tape R-1134) speaks of James Brady and his work as a conservation officer, his personality and community and political involvement. Contrasts the approaches of James Brady and Malcolm Norris to native and Métis concerns. 1976. 60 minutes.

Philip Alphonse Carriere, La Ronge (Tape R-1125) describes the search for James Brady and Absolum Halkitt, 1967, and his personal conclusions about their fate. 1976. 25 minutes.

Pierre Carriere, Cumberland House (Tape R-1154; Tape R-1155) discusses the history of Cumberland House, social life as it changed from the pre-war period to the present, James Brady's role as community leader, the fishing and forestry industry, the CCF government programs, the activities of Malcolm Norris, a comparison of Brady and Norris, the effect of war on the community and the role of the Legion. 1976. 2 hours.

Murdoch Charles, Stanley Mission (Tape R-1149) discusses his work with James Brady prospecting on the Churchill River. 1976. 25 minutes.

Carl W. Christenson, Prince Albert (Tape R-1111) discusses the fishing industry in the north and the characters of Malcolm Norris and James Brady. 1976. 25 minutes.

Phyllis E. Clarke, Saskatoon (Tape R-1182) a member of the Communist Party and political associate of Malcolm Norris and James Brady, discusses the political atmosphere in the Prince Albert area and the contributions of Norris and Brady. 1977. 60 minutes.

Kenneth D. Collier, La Ronge (Tape R-1143) discusses the characters and political views of James Brady and Malcolm Norris. 1976. 60 minutes.

Clyde K. G. Conrad, Gull Lake (Tape R-1156) Serjeant Conrad headed the search party for James Brady and Absolum Halkitt after their disappearance, 1967, and describes the 3 week search. 1976. 45 minutes.

John Cook, Stanley Mission (Tape R-1151) describes the characters, interests and popularity of James Brady and Malcolm Norris, native conditions in the north in the early days of the CCF and the effects of the welfare system. 1976. 45 minutes.

Lawrence Cook, Cumberland House (Tape R-1133) talks about the CCF government policies and how people reacted to them, the Legion and various co-operative efforts started in Cumberland House and the efforts of James Brady to begin the Métis Association. 1976. 45 minutes.

Robert Dalby/Dalbey, La Ronge (Tape R-1121) describes economic conditions of natives from the early 1940's, CCF implementation of development programs in the north and the insignificance of local CCF policies. Contrasts the approaches of James Brady and Malcolm Norris to politics and native problems. 1976. 30 minutes.

Arthur K. Davis, Edmonton, Alberta (Tape R-1122) discusses James Brady's strategy in the north, disillusionment with the CCF government, work with the Centre for Community Studies and the efforts of Brady and Malcolm Norris to instill pride in Métis people. Contrasts Brady's lifestyle to that of Norris. 1976. 45 minutes.

Robert J. Deverell, Saskatoon (Tape R-1123) describes James Brady's interest and reaction to world affairs and his disillusionment with the CCF government. 1976. 20 minutes.

Walter P. Deiter, Regina (Tape R-1177) talks about the involvement of Malcolm Norris in the Federation of Saskatchewan Indians, the National Indian Brotherhood and the work of the Indian Affairs Department in the 1960's and early 1970's. 1976. 45 minutes.

Pierre Dorion, Cumberland House (Tape R-1330) recalls James Brady and his community involvement in Cumberland House including his efforts to get people jobs, his attempt to establish the Métis Society and the formation of an informal village council. 1978. 30 minutes.

Thomas Clement (T.C.) Douglas (Tape R-1185) describes his encounters with Malcolm Norris concerning policies affecting northern Saskatchewan. 1977. 60 minutes. Transcript included.

Stanley Durocher, La Ronge (Tape R-1148) discusses the local Métis Association in La Ronge and James Brady's involvement. 1976. 30 minutes.

John A. Emms, Regina (Tape R-1326) discusses the history and practices of the Indian Affairs Department, community development and native policies of the NDP government up to its defeat in 1964 and apparent Liberal policies towards Indian and Métis people after the spring of 1964. 1978. 50 minutes.

Evelyn Fiddler, Green Lake (Tape R-1150) recounts efforts to organize the Métis Association in Green Lake, its goals and themes as emphasized by Malcolm Norris. 1976. 15 minutes.

Tom Fiddler, Green Lake (Tape R-1138) describes Métis and native conditions in the north, the need for organization and the efforts of Malcolm Norris to improve conditions. 1976. 60 minutes.

Janet R. Fietz, La Ronge (Tape R-1128) describes the conditions of native people when the CCF government was in power, James Brady, his involvement in organizing the Métis Association and his influence on native and Métis people. 1976. 30 minutes.

Charles Fosseneuve, Cumberland House (Tape R-1153) talks about the influence of the Church in the north, acceptance and rejection of CCF programs there and James Brady's efforts to help people in Cumberland House. 1976. 60 minutes.

Louis Garneau, Lloydminster (Tape R-1167) describes James Brady and the time they spent together in their youth and as young men. 1976. 50 minutes.

Jean Goodwill, Ottawa, Ontario (Tape R-1181) describes the character, goals and politics of Malcolm Norris and his efforts to help native and Métis people. 1976. 45 minutes.

James F. Gray, Saskatoon (Tape R-1104) describes timber and fishing industries as they affect natives and Métis, his opinion of the CCF's attitude to native and Métis problems, his involvement with Malcolm Norris in their organization and anecdotes concerning several CCF politicians. 1976. 60 minutes.

David James Harding, Regina (Tape R-1180) discusses the involvement of Malcolm Norris in the Student Neestow Partnership Project and his political views. 1976. 60 minutes.

William Harding, Regina (Tape R-1165) describes Malcolm Norris, the activities of a left group within the CCF party and human relations seminars where Norris and Harding met. 1976. 35 minutes.

Ronald Hook, Prince Albert (Tape R-1110) discusses Malcolm Norris' dedication to his work, his political views, his family and its acceptance into the Prince Albert community. 1976. 24 minutes.

Adrian Hope, Kikino, Alberta (Tape R-1157; Tape R-1158) describes Métis organization in Alberta beginning in the early 1920's, the involvement of James Brady and Malcolm Norris and conditions for Métis today. 1976. 75 minutes.

James Izbister, La Ronge (Tape R-1147) discusses the local Métis Association in La Ronge. 1976. 20 minutes.

William Thornhill Knox, La Ronge (Tape R-1106) describes possible explanations for James Brady's disappearance in 1967. Brief discussion of Brady's character. Brief and critical discussion of Malcolm Norris. 1976. 15 minutes.

Louis Laliberte, Beauval (Tape R-1135) discusses the meetings of the Métis Society and Malcolm Norris' role in its organization and functioning. 1976. 25 minutes.

Edward Lavallee, Ottawa, Ontario (Tape R-1183) discusses the involvement and influence of Malcolm Norris in native and Métis organizations such as the National Indian Council. 1976. 50 minutes.

Glen C. Lindgren, La Ronge (Tape R-1141) discusses the activities of the CCF and NDP governments in the north between 1964 and 1971. 1976. 20 minutes.

Jospeh R. MacAuley, Cumberland House (Tape R-1161) compares the drinking, crime and welfare situation in Cumberland House at the present with earlier days. Compares church schools and government schools. 1976. 20 minutes.

Augustus H. MacDonald, Saskatoon (Tape R-1114; Tape R-1115) describes government activity in the north from 1946 to the early 1960's discussing its efforts to implement programs, meetings with natives, racist attitudes among civil servants and descriptions of Malcolm Norris and James Brady. 1976. 81 minutes.

John F. MacIsaac, Emma Lake (Tape R-1127) discusses the personality and political involvement of Malcolm Norris. 1976. 26 minutes.

A. Jean MacKenzie, Prince Albert (Tape R-1107) describes origins, development, goals and activities of the Indian and Métis Friendship Centre, Prince Albert, the involvement of Malcolm Norris in the Centre and his personality. 1976. 24 minutes.

Robert F. Mahood, Saskatoon (Tape R-1144) talks about the origin and development of the Student Neestow Partnership Project in the mid-sixties, the involvement of the Green Lake community and of Malcolm Norris. 1976. 1 hour.

Thomas A. Major, Regina (Tape R-1328.1; Tape R-1328.2) one of the earliest members of the Métis Society formed 1931-1932, Mr. Major discusses why the organization was formed, its goals, members and history, 1932-1941. 1978. 2 hours.

Jacob McKenzie, Cumberland House (Tape R-1159) discusses through an interpreter several aspects of the search for James Brady and Absolum Halkitt, 1967. 1976. 20 minutes.

Rowena McLellan, Saskatoon (Tape R-1103) describes the origins and work of the Indian and Métis Friendship Centre, Prince Albert, and the life, personality and work of Malcolm Norris focusing on his involvement in the organization of native and Métis people in the province.

Malakai McLeod, Stanley Mission (Tape R-1145) speaks of James Brady and Malcolm Norris and their efforts to help natives and Métis in northern Saskatchewan. 1976. 25 minutes.

Wilma Moore, Vancouver, British Columbia (Tape R-1323) discusses her involvement with Métis organization in Saskatoon in the early 1940's. 1978. 55 minutes.

Leon Morin, Green Lake (Tape R-1139) talks briefly of the first meetings of the Métis Society in Green Lake and visits of Malcolm Norris. 1976. 15 minutes.

Vital Morin, Ile-a-la-Crosse (Tape R-1102) describes the origins of the Métis Society in 1964, life in northern Saskatchewan and conditions of Métis people in the province. 1976. 45 minutes.

Claude Morrison, Prince Albert (Tape R-1120) discusses the work of Malcolm Norris in the Department of Mineral Resources. 1976. 10 minutes.

Don Nielson, Regina (Tape R-1186; Tape R-1187) talks about the birth of the Métis Association of Saskatchewan, the character and leadership of Malcolm Norris and anecdotes about the early days of organizing Métis and native peoples. 1977. 2 hours.

Malcolm Norris, Batoche (Tape R-1332) A speech given by Malcolm Norris on July 4, 1962. 1978. 10 minutes.

Malcolm Norris, Prince Albert (Tape R-1333) Recordings of a memorial in honour of Malcolm Norris. 1975. 55 minutes.

Harry Paul, La Ronge (Tape R-1140) descriptions of life in La Ronge in the 1930's and 1940's and the changes that occurred when the influence of white people and institutions such as the RCMP, educational system and the church increased. 1976. 1 hour.

Henry Pelletier, Regina (Tape R-1324) describes his family's move to the Green Lake district, 1949, where Métis had been promised land and assistance in establishing farms and the disappointing results. 1978. 30 minutes.

Zenon Pohorecky, Saskatoon (Tape R-1168; Tape R-1169; Tape R-1170) discussed the involvement of Malcolm Norris in the Métis Society, Native Brotherhood at the Prince Albert penitentiary and the Student Neestow Partnership Project. Describes Norris' qualities as a native leader. 1976. 160 minutes.

Allan K. Quandt, La Ronge (Tape R-1129; Tape R-1130; Tape R-1131; Tape R-1132) describes CCF government involvement in the development of economic and social conditions in the north, problems connected to the implementation of programs, the personalities of James Brady and Malcolm Norris, their work and concerns and the disappearance of Brady, 1967. 1976. 4 hours.

Roberta D. Quandt, La Ronge (Tape R-1118) describes the personal lives of Malcolm Norris and James Brady and the reaction of people to them. Refers to CCF activities in the early 1960's. 1976. 26 minutes.

Helga M. Reydon, Prince Albert (Tape R-1119) recalls Norris' work in the Provincial Department of Natural Resources, his outspokenness, personality, concern for native people, and efforts to motivate them. 1976. 25 minutes.

Verna Richards, Prince Albert (Tape R-1162; Tape R-1163) talks about social conditions in La Ronge in the 1950's and early 1960's, social activities, the role of women and of the church, employment, political activity and many anecdotes about James Brady, Malcolm Norris and native people. 1976. 96 minutes.

Emily Norris Roehl, Oceanside, California (Tape R-1166) the older sister of Malcolm Norris describes their family life in the early 1900's, Norris as a young man, the hardships they suffered after the death of their father and Norris' early identification with the underprivileged. 1976. 50 minutes.

Joe Ross, Vancouver, British Columbia (Tape R-1329.1; Tape R-1329.2) As an important figure in the formation of the first Métis Society in the early 1930's, Mr. Ross discusses its goals and issues it dealt with. 1979. 75 minutes.

Liora Salter, Vancouver, British Columbia (Tape R-1322) discusses her impressions of James Brady and his views regarding the future of native people in Canada. 1978. 1 hour.

Alfred Sanderson, La Ronge (Tape R-1160) describes the local Métis Association in La Ronge and the involvement of James Brady and Malcolm Norris. 1976. 15 minutes.

Donald Joe Sheridan, Regina (Tape R-1152) discusses the organization and purpose of Malcolm Norris' prospecting schools, his character, interests and family. 1976. 45 minutes.

Dave G. Steuart, Regina (Tape R-1164) discusses the dismissal of Malcolm Norris from the Indian and Métis Friendship Centre, Prince Albert, Liberal government programs for natives and Ross Thatcher's concern for native people. 1976. 40 minutes.

John B. Tootoosis, Poundmaker Reserve (Tape R-1178; Tape R-1179) discusses Indian organizations of the 1930's and 1940's, the involvement of Malcolm Norris and the formation of the Union of Saskatchewan Indians, 1946. 1976. 85 minutes.

Helen E. Wheaton, Emma Lake (Tape R-1116) discusses activities of the CCF during the mid 1940's and the personalities and political approaches of Malcolm Norris and James Brady. 1976. 25 minutes.

Tony Wood, La Ronge (Tape R-1136; Tape R-1137) discusses the prospectors' school established by Malcolm Norris, its importance and the ideas of Norris for northern development. Contrasts the personalities and approaches to native people of Norris and James Brady. 1976. 1 hour.

F. Keith Wright, Edmonton, Alberta (Tape R-1327) discussed the involvement of Malcolm Norris in the Indian and Métis Friendship Centre, Prince Albert, and the events surrounding his resignation. 1977. 40 minutes.

Bowie's Ltd. meeting minutes and shareholders' register

  • Micro. R-2.699
  • Collection
  • 1919-1970

Records relating to the operation of Bowie's Ltd., a general store in Piapot, Saskatchewan operated by John A. Bowie and family. Records include a minute book dating from March 4, 1919 to March 17, 1928; minutes of meetings of Board of Directors, January 31, 1934 to October 19, 1962; minutes of meetings of shareholders, March 17, 1928 to May 1, 1971; and a shareholders' register, February 8, 1919 to December 16, 1970.

Canada Department of Justice records relating to Louis Riel

  • Micro. R-2.471; Micro. R-2.472; Micro. R-2.473; Micro. R-2.474
  • Collection
  • copied 1971? (originally created 1882-1886)

Records of the Canada Department of Justice in the French and English languages relating to Louis David Riel; his activities during the period of the North-West Rebellion; his capture and prosecution for high treason. Also includes extensive records relating to prominent Métis and Indigenous participants in the Rebellion, their capture and Crown Counsel documents relating to the trials in 1885. These records are copies of the original records held by the Public Archives of Canada (RG 13, B2, Volumes 1 to 22).

Canadian Inventory of Historic Building

  • Collection
  • between 1970 and 1975

Records created, accumulated and used by the Canadian Inventory of Historic Building (CIHB), a national survey initiated in 1970 by the Canada Department of Indian and Northern Affairs, Parks Canada, National Historic Sites Service. The records consist mainly of photographs of the exteriors of approximately 11,942 buildings in rural and urban areas of Saskatchewan constructed between 1880 and 1914. Also included are maps, indexes, computer printouts and other administrative records relating to the project. The textual records include a copy of a booklet entitled Canadian Inventory of Historic Building Guide, issued by Environment Canada, Parks, April 1987; the CIHB Saskatchewan Rural Index and the CIHB Saskatchewan Urban Index.

The photographs are arranged in numerical order according to the geocode assigned by Parks Canada. The primary code for Saskatchewan is 08. The photographs relating to rural areas were assigned codes with six primary digits (i.e. 08-0103) while the photographs relating to urban areas have codes with five primary digits (i.e. 08-148).

CBC Newsday, Saskatoon telecasts

  • VT S-1 to VT S-501
  • Collection
  • 1986-1990

Videotaped recordings of Newsday telecasts in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). The telecasts were broadcast Monday to Friday weekly, one hour per day. Includes cue sheets (scripts).

Cemetery records collected and compiled by the Saskatchewan Geneaological Society

  • Micro. R-2.951
  • Collection
  • copied 1984 (originally created 1983?)

Records collected and compiled by the Saskatchewan Geneaological Society consisting of an index to cemeteries by rural municipality; headstone listings (alphabetical order) for Woodlawn Cemetery in Saskatoon and Regina Cemetery in Regina; and histories of various cemeteries in Saskatchewan.

Census of Canada

  • Micro. R-5.6
  • Collection
  • copied 19--(originally created 1831-1911)

Census returns for various parts of Canada, mainly taken in 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911. Includes a Census of Manitoba for 1870 and a miscellaneous census of Manitoba, 1831-1847 and 1856 (marked 1876).

Micro. R-5.6/1: 1881 Census.

Micro. R-5.6/2: 1891 Census.

Micro. R-5.6/3: 1901 Census.

Micro. R-5.6/4: 1906 Census Population of the North-West Provinces (Manitoba and Saskatchewan)

Micro. R-5.6/5: 1911 Census.

Chapters of Saskatchewan's Spoken History Oral History Project

  • Tape R-6134
  • Collection
  • 1971

Interviews conducted by Mary Seiferling, Bob Ellis, Isodore Goski, Alex Lapchuk, Larry Hauser and Susan MacLean for the Chapters of Saskatchewan's Spoken History oral history project, an Opportunities for Youth Project conducted by students with financial assistance from the federal government. Brief summaries are available in the Audio transcript file.

Emily Hale of Vancouver, British Columbia, born in 1880, discusses her experiences as a bookkeeper and entertainer in Biggar, her husband's work with the Canadian National Railway (CNR), houses, fashions, entertainment, housework, and the effects of World War I and the Depression.

Ellen Beatrice Knowles of Regina, Saskatchewan, a nurse and homemaker born in 1899, discusses her experiences living at Cannington Manor with comments about people, home remedies, entertainment and daily life.

Edwin H. Knowles of Regina, Saskatchewan speaks of his personal background, training in Saskatoon as a lawyer, 1919-1922, the Regina Cyclone in 1912 and the Depression.

Alex Gordon Kuzyk of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, a railroad employee born in 1896, recalls his experiences working for the railroad, the effect of World War I and the Depression.

Bernard Veberberg of Regina, Saskatchewan, a priest born in 1883, recalls his personal background, ordination and residence in the Oblate Fathers Seminary, work as a mission priest in Quebec, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, parishioners' involvement in the church, living conditions, establishing seminaries in Manitoba and Battleford, effects of the Depression and life in Regina and Winnipeg.

Chattel mortgages

  • Micro. R-4.1 to Micro. R-4.42
  • Collection
  • 1893-1921

Chattel mortgages X3065 to X4323, dated March 10, 1891 to January 16, 1893; 4535 to 35468, dated March 30, 1893 to January 24, 1912; and A127 to C2380, dated March 27, 1912 to October 2, 1921.

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