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Reverend and Mrs. Trivett, Blood reserve, 1891
Reverend and Mrs. Trivett, Blood reserve, 1891

Samuel and Catherine Trivett fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Scanned Document Reverend Trivett's Blackfoot-English dictionary. -- 1882
Series 2 Scanned Document Diaries and personal papers. -- 1878-1952, predominant 1978-1888
Series 3 Photographs. -- 1885, 1891 and n.d.


Series 1 Reverend Trivett's Blackfoot-English dictionary. -- 1882
M-4420-1 Samuel Trivett's Blackfoot-English / English-Blackfoot dictionary. -- 1882. -- 1 volume (77 pages). Scanned Document View now.
Series 2 Diaries and personal papers. -- 1878-1852, predominant 1878-1888
M-4420-2 Samuel Trivett's diary of a trip from Fort Macleod to Battleford. -- 1882. Scanned Document View now.
Microfilm-CMS-A-112 Samuel Trivett's journal, Fort Macleod. -- November 4-December 31, 1883. -- 34 pages. Note: The original is part of the Church Missionary Society records held by Library and Archives Canada. Glenbow acquired the microfilm copy in 1965.
M-4420-3 Catherine Trivett's diary of her trip from Chesterton, England to Canada. -- 1885
M-4420-4 Catherine's ("Kate's") letter to a friend regarding her dinner with Blood chiefs. -- 1886. Scanned Document View now.
M-4420-5 Letter on birchbark from "Sam" to "Katie". -- 1891
M-4420-6 Miscellany. -- 1886 and n.d. -- Consists of loose diary pages (1886); and a letter to Mrs. Trivett from Richard H. Leakey in Uganda, Africa (n.d.).
M-4420-7 Designation of Trivett Ridge on the Blood reserve. -- The ridge was named by the Alberta Government in 1980 to commemorate the centennial of the arrival of Reverend Samuel Trivett to the reserve.

Personal papers of the Trivetts. -- 1878-1952. -- 1 microfilm reel. -- Glenbow microfilmed these records in 1961 from originals held by Rev. W.M. Trivett of Montreal. Consists of the following:

Autobiography of Reverend Trivett, as published in the Lethbridge Herald in 1952

Diary of Miss C. Jennings (later Mrs. Samuel Trivett), with entries from Chesterton, Blood reserve and Nova Scotia, 1883-1895, 1902 and 1916

Three letters from Catherine Trivett to her sister Mary, 1884, 1887 and 1890

Samuel Trivett's missionary licences, 1878 and 1888

Series 3 Photographs. -- 1885, 1891 and n.d. -- 5 photographs View now.
NA-443 Reverend Samuel Trivett and the Blood mission. -- 1885 and n.d. -- 4 photographs
NA-4364 Reverend and Mrs. Trivett, Blood reserve. -- 1891. -- 1 photograph
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