Fonds PR3787 - Black Settlers of Alberta & Saskatchewan Historical Society fonds

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Black Settlers of Alberta & Saskatchewan Historical Society fonds

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    • 2005-2013 (Creation)

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    25 DVDs. - 0.01 m textual records

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    Founded in 2005, the Black Settlers of Alberta and Saskatchewan Historical Society seeks to document the lives of Black pioneers in order to educate, promote and officially recognize the historic role Black Settlers played in pioneering the lands that would become Alberta and Saskatchewan.

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    The fonds consists of "In Their Own Words", digitized oral histories of Black Canadian settlements on the prairies, presented by the Black Settlers of Alberta and Saskatchewan Historical Society. Also included is a folder with information about Eleanor Collins.

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    The material was donated to the Provincial Archives of Alberta by the Society in 2012 and 2016.


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        The material is in English.

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        Access Conditions: None

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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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        Further accruals are expected.

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        Includes accessions PR2016.1715 and PR2012.0510.

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