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Eliza Kipling Wood, Metis, [ca. 1916]
Eliza Kipling Wood, Metis, [ca. 1916]

Clarence Kipling Genealogical collection

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Table of Contents

indicates that the series includes scanned documents or photographs.

Series 1 Genealogical files. -- 1920s-1978
Series 2 Photographs. -- 1855-1960s


Series 1

Genealogical files. -- 1920s-1978. -- 9 cm of textual records

M-6069-1 Setter, Scot, Spence and Norquay families. -- 1970. -- 14 pages. -- Consists of correspondence between Clarence Kipling and Mrs. Clark of Erskine regarding these families of Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
M-6069-2 Brazeau family. -- [ca. 1963]. -- 3 pages. -- Consists of a biographical sketch of Joseph Edward Brazeau, Hudson's Bay Company clek, and genealogical data about the Brazeau family.
M-6069-3 Holloway and Lee families. -- [ca. 1978]. -- 4 pages. -- Consists of genealogical notes and newsclippings about Marvin Van Buren Holloway, Horace Holloway and William Samuel Lee of Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-6069-4 McPherson and McGillis families. -- [ca. 1963]. -- 2 pages. -- Consists of a biographical sketch of Calgary area pioneer, Mrs. Addison McPherson, nee Melanie McGillis, who came from St. Francois Xavier, Manitoba.
M-6069-5 Hugh Monroe family. -- 1971. -- 2 pages. -- Consists of genealogical notes on the family of Hugh Monro, freighter and trader, Fort Edmonton from 1784 to 1893.
M-6069-6 Hardisty and McPherson families. -- 1974. -- 15 pages. -- Consists of a genealogy of the Hardisty family and Murdoch McPherson family.
M-6069-7 Howse, Spence, McGillis, Drever, Fidler, Sinclair, Grand and Fraser families. -- 1966. -- 19 pages. -- Consists of genalogical information, mostly obtained from baptismal and burial records.
M-6069-8 Pritchard and Ogden families. -- [ca. 1920s-1960s]. -- 2.5 cm of textual records. -- Consists of genealogies of the Pritchard family, Ogden family, and fur trade families. Includes 1920s newspaper clippings about the Calgary Stampede, letters from Bertha Blancett, 1960s newspaper clippings about Calgary area pioneers, and articles about the early days of rodeo by Fred Kennedy.
M-6069-9 Bruneau, Wood and Diefenbaker families. -- [ca. 1916-1981]. -- 2.5 cm of textual records. -- Consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence,etc. about these families.

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M-6069-10 Boucher family. -- 1968. -- 2.5 cm of textual records. -- Consists of correspondence about the Boucher family's genealogy.

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M-6069-11 John L'Hirondelle. -- [ca. 1929-1948]. -- 5 items. -- Consists of certificates of L'Hirondelle, St. Albert and Calgary.
M-6069-12 Charles Arthur Hall. -- 1923. -- 1 item. -- Consists of a photocopy of Hall's naturalization certificate.
M-6069-13 "Memories of Christmas". -- n.d. -- 3 pages
M-6069-14 Cemetery listings. -- n.d. -- 1.5 cm of textual records. -- Consists of a list of tombstone [headstone] names and dates from Prince Albert, North Battleford and Batoche, mainly descendants of the Red River Settlement.
M-6069-15 Kipling family. -- n.d. -- 0.5 cm of textual records. -- Consists of genealogical material about the family.

Series 2

Photographs. -- 1855-1960s. -- 119 photographs

Many of the photographs have been scanned. View now.

PA-627 Portrait of Mrs. Addison McPherson (nee Melanie McGillis). -- n.d. -- 1 photograph
PA-667 Views of Laird Hugh McGillis (North West Company partner); and the Fayant, Kipling and McGillis families, Calgary and Carseland. -- 1900-1923, 1968. -- 6 photographs
PA-1065 View of Mrs. Lucille Kipling and Mrs. G.C. King, Calgary. -- [1940s]. -- 1 photograph
PA-1358 Empire Hotel beer garden, and the golf and country club. -- [ 1920s]. -- 2 photographs
NA-2365 Views of Metis personalities, Calgary Stampede, rodeo events and Bowness Park. -- 1855-1960s. -- 109 photographs
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