Here are detailed file-by-file descriptions of the contents of specific fonds and/or links to scanned documents.
John and Maisie Stokoe with son Jim, Altario, Alberta
|Series 1||John Stokoe's letters re homesteading. -- 1903-1912, 1928|
|Series 2||Photograph of family. -- [ca. 1916]|
|Series 1||John Stokoe's letters re homesteading. -- 1903-1912. -- Consists of letters written to his parents in Newcastle-on-Tyne, England while farming first at Wood Bay, Manitoba and later in the Altario district of Alberta. The letters are vey descriptive of conditions, crops and neighbours.|
|M-1189-(1-6)||Letters written from Wood Bay, Manitoba. -- 1903-1908|
Letters written from Altario, Alberta. -- 1909-1912. -- 19 letters (41 pages). -- Includes both the originals, and a transcript provided by a descendant also named John Stokoe in 1995.
|M-1189-10||Christmas cards. -- [ca. 1908]. -- 4 items|
Work diary, Wood Bay, Manitoba. -- 1907. -- Consists of entries regarding farm work, such as "working at stable" or "Molly calved twins".
Elevator receipts for deliveries of wheat, Altario, Alberta. -- 1928. -- From Alberta Cooperative Wheat Producers Ltd.
|Portrait of the family. -- [ca/ 1916]. -- 1 photograph. View now.|