Catholic Church -- Congregations and Orders

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Cinefilm and Video series

The series consists of recordings created and collected by the Oblates of the Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan, and primarily relate to Alberta, the Northwest Territories and the Arctic. The records consist of professional and amateur film and videos of events in various First Nations communities and include religious events such as masses, vow and ordination celebrations, Christmas activities, weddings and funerals.

The film and video includes recordings of sports and outdoor activities and events such as hockey, fishing, dogsledding, snowshoeing and snowmobiling. The films also show nuns, students, nurses, local buildings and hospitals, transportation and infrastructure, highways, lakes and boats. In addition, the series includes recordings of the First Nations people and families and many aspects of their communities.

Communiques and Publications sub-series

This sub-series consists of publications of the Oblate administration related to the administrative structure at a provincial and world-wide level. The publications include Oblate personnel directories from various Oblate provinces and the Catholic Church, Grandin Province bulletins and various memoirs, and reports and manuscripts related to the Oblates of Grandin Province.

Communiques and Publications sub-series

This sub-series consists of publications created and acquired by the Oblate administration related to the Vice-Province of MacKenzie. The publications include newsletters of the Roman Catholic Church and Oblates, and personnel directories and circulars. The circulars at the provincial level include news of recent events, business requirements, notices of meetings and retreats, as well as notices of obligations and important works.

Communiques and Publications sub-series

This sub-series consists of publications of the Oblate administration related to administrative structure at a provincial and world-wide level. The publications include letters from Oblates and notices of newly published works. The circulars at the provincial level include news of recent events, business requirements, notices of meetings and retreats, as well as notices of obligations and important works.

Specifically, the sub-series includes publications of the General House, such as “AROMI,” “Catechism Ladder,” “Entre-Nous,” “État général du personnel de la congrégation des missionnaires oblats de Marie Immaculée,” “Missio,” “Notre Midi,” “Our Heritage,” “Personnel abrégé de la congrégation des missionnaires oblats de Marie Immaculée,” “Petites annals de la congrégation des missionnaires oblats de Marie Immaculée,” and “Revue apostolique de Marie Immaculée.”

This sub-series also includes directories, obituaries, general state of personnel, personnel summaries, list of Oblates, Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI) information, OMI documentation, OMI forums, OMI couriers, OMI communiqués, newsletters, letters, OMI personnel, OMI Rome personnel, explanations, congregation members, exhibitions, photographs for the Brother Anthony brochure, annual calendars, and articles.

Communiques and Publications sub-series

This sub-series includes the publications of the Oblate administration. The records consist of directories at the local, provincial and international level, training material and agendas, presentations, historical presentation maps and displays, publications and promotional material written by Oblates and/or laity on various topics such as Oblates and their history and Francophones.

Communiques and Publications sub-series

his sub-series includes the publications of the Oblate administration. They provide a background to the administrative structure and events in Grouard at a provincial, vice-provincial, as well as a Catholic diocesan level. The sub-series consists of records pertaining to Vice-Province of Grouard personnel, letters to the clergy of the Archdiocese of St. Paul, the “La Voix de Grouard” from 1942 to 1985, and Grouard circulars.

Correspondence with Provincials of Other Provinces sub-series

These records consist of correspondence between the Vice-Provinces of Grouard, James Bay and Labrador and Whitehorse and the Provinces of Manitoba, the North, Canada, St. Joseph, St. Mary’s, St. Paul’s, St. Peter’s, St. François-Xavier, the United States, Haiti, St. John the Baptist, Canada-East and Europe.

Correspondence with Provincials of Other Provinces sub-series

This sub-series consists of administrative records of the Provincial of the Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan, in his dealings with the Provincials of other provinces in Canada and abroad. The sub-series also includes those of subordinates to the Provincial, but dealing with matters at the provincial level. The records include those concerning theological issues, rules and laws within respective civil administrations, local education, pastoral letters to clergy and evaluations of staff.

Specifically, the sub-series includes correspondence with: the Provincial of the Province of Manitoba; the Provincial of St. Paul’s Province in British Columbia; the Provincial of St. Mary’s Province in Saskatchewan; the Provincial of the Province of Eastern Canada. As well, the sub-series includes correspondence with the Provincials of the Provinces of: Asia and Africa, Europe, France, Latin America, and the United States.

Correspondence with the Papal Curia sub-series

This sub-series consists of photocopies of original correspondence between the Vice-Province of Mackenzie and the Vatican on all issues and matters of relevance to the administration of the vice-province. The records include those concerning situations where reporting or consultation with Rome is required, such as the administration of provinces, appointment of priests, state of the missions, missionary rules, the state of evangelization, the rules and hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church and its representatives in the Vatican, Rome, Ottawa and in the Vice-Province of Mackenzie.

Specifically, the sub-series includes manuscripts on masses, missions and transcriptions of codices related to Athabasca, AB, Fond du Lac, SK, Fort Chipewyan, AB, Fort Providence, NWT, and Great Bear Lake, NWT.

Correspondence with the Papal Curia sub-series

This sub-series consists of correspondence between the Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan and the Vatican on all issues and matters of relevance to the administration of the province. The records include those concerning situations where reporting or consultation with Rome is required, such as the division of provinces, appointment of priests, state of the missions, missionary rules, the state of evangelization, the rules and hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church and its representatives in the Vatican, Rome, Ottawa and in the Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan.

Specifically, the sub-series includes correspondence with the Vatican and copies of letters from western Canada sent to Rome and maintained in the Oblate archives in Rome; correspondence dealing with church matters of the Oblate Congregation, including missions, sacred matters and vocations; Encyclical letters, official records relating to the Roman Catholic religion and issued by the Pope; correspondence with the Apostolic Delegation in Ottawa; Propagation of the Faith reports and annual reports to Rome providing information on Oblate priests, and on the administrative and financial situation of the Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan.

Correspondence with the Superior General sub-series

This sub-series consists of correspondence between the Oblate Congregation in Grandin Province and the Superior General, whose role was to set and enforce the rules of the Congregation. The records deal with the relationships between the Provincials and the Superior General on the administration of the Congregation. The matters include those controlled by the administration in Rome, and the impact on the General Chapter.

Correspondence with the Superior General sub-series

This sub-series consists of correspondence between the Oblate Congregation in the Vice-Province of Mackenzie and the Superior General, whose role was to set and enforce the rules of the Congregation. The records include those between the Oblate Vicariate of Missions and the Provincial House and the administration in Rome, and deal with the relationships between the Vicar of Missions / Vice-Provincials and the Superior General on the administration of the Congregation. The matters include those controlled by the administration in Rome, and the impact on western Canada and Oblate administration over time.

Specifically, the sub-series includes correspondence to and from the vice-provincial House and the Superior General in Rome; annual and five-year reports relating to Oblate administration; Canonical visits.

Correspondence with the Superior General sub-series

This sub-series consists of correspondence between the Oblate Congregation in the Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan and the Superior General, whose role was to set and enforce the rules of the Congregation. The records include those between the Oblate Provincial House and the administration in Rome, and deal with the relationships between the Provincials and the Superior General on the administration of the Congregation. The matters include those controlled by the administration in Rome, and the impact on western Canada and Oblate administration over time.

Specifically, the sub-series includes correspondence to and from the provincial House and the Superior General in Rome; circulars relating to Oblate administration; Canonical visits and acts; petitions to Superior general regarding matters such as vows, approval for nominations and changes of positions or permissions for retreats; rescripts outlining vows as well as observances, prayers, hierarchy and qualifications; constitutions and regulations; directories and necrology notes containing biographical information on Oblates.

Ethel Field fonds

  • PR0196
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1967

Fonds consists of colour pastel portraits of various individuals created to record the history of the Province of Alberta.

Field, Ethel

Financial Records series

The series consists of financial records that document all financial activities and transactions completed, directly or indirectly, by the Oblates in the course of the work performed in the Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan. The records consist of correspondence related to properties and management of funds and loans, annual financial reports and account books, policies and guidelines, registers and correspondence for properties and mineral rights, as well as wills and other personnel related financial records of individual Oblates.

General Correspondence sub-series

This sub-series consists of correspondence of a general nature between the Vice-Provincial of Mackenzie, Oblates and other clergy on various issues and matters of relevance to the administration of the Vicariate / Vice-Province. The records include those concerning administrative and financial issues, the placement of priests, the relationship between clergy and lay people, expenses, indigenous affairs and Oblate work with the communities and the federal government.

The subjects of the records are wide ranging in nature. Specifically, they deal with the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC), the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), notes on transportation, agriculture, indigenous people, and clergy and missions.

General Correspondence sub-series

This sub-series consists of correspondence of a general nature between the Provincial of Grandin Province and Oblates, other clergy and staff on various issues and matters of relevance to the administration of the Province. The records include those concerning administrative and financial issues, the placement of priests, the relationship between clergy and lay people, expenses, indigenous affairs and Oblate work with the communities and the federal government.

General Correspondence sub-series

This sub-series consists of correspondence of a general nature between the Provincial of the Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan and Oblates, other clergy and the federal government on various issues and matters of relevance to the administration of the Province. The records include those concerning administrative and financial issues, the placement of priests, the relationship between clergy and lay people, expenses, indigenous affairs and Oblate work with the communities and the federal government.

Grandin Province sous-fonds

The sous-fonds as a whole includes the administrative and the operational records of Grandin Province and its predecessor bodies in western and northern Canada, from both the civil corporation and the canonical entity. It consists of administrative, financial, personnel, personal, parish and mission and institutional records, as well as those relating to First Nations and indigenous affairs. The records include textual and published material, photographs and negatives, sound, film and video recordings, cartographic material, architectural drawings and plans.

Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. Grandin Province

Institutions series

This series includes records created or acquired in the course of the administration of institutions established or maintained by the Oblates in Grandin Province. A direct tool and means to propagate the Catholic faith, the Oblates created or ran these institutions to help evangelize various communities, both secular and religious. The series includes records of administration of educational institutions, including local community and mission schools, residential schools, and administrative records of institutions for religious training and retreats. This series relates to the administration of Oblate-run or administered institutions, and Catholic organized schools in Grandin Province.

Institutions series

This series includes records created or acquired in the course of the administration of institutions established or maintained by the Oblates in the Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan. A direct tool and means to propagate the Catholic faith, the Oblates created or ran these institutions to help evangelize various communities, both secular and religious. The series includes records of the administration of educational institutions, including local community and mission schools, residential schools, as well as administrative records of institutions for religious training and retreat.

Institutions series

This series includes records created or acquired in the course of the administration of institutions established or maintained by the Oblates in OMI Lacombe Canada. A direct tool and means to propagate the Catholic faith, the Oblates created or ran these institutions to help evangelize various communities, both secular and religious. The series consists of digital versatile discs documenting various Oblate retreats and related events, including the Brother Anthony local retreat.

Localities, Missions and Parishes series

This series relates largely to the administration of parishes, missions and other localities within Grandin Province, covering the area of Alberta and portions of western Saskatchewan. The records in this series vary according to each mission and parish, but can include codices historici which are daily journals written by the Oblates about the parishes and missions and its surrounding communities, libri animarum which are records of families, histories of given names, dates of births and deaths and marriages accumulated by Oblates, correspondence with the Provincial or the Bursar, correspondence with the local diocese, property and land records, financial reports and accounts, list of personnel, histories of the parish, newsletters, church bulletins, diaries, press clippings and scrapbooks.

Community material can include brochures, censuses, interviews, records of construction, press clippings, advertisements, articles, local planning or committee records, newsletters, genealogy records, project files, weather related material, school yearbooks, bulletins, and pamphlets specific to the locale.

The series also includes textual records and images of various Indian Residential Schools and their surrounding communities, such as Assumption, Brocket, Cardston, Cluny, Desmarais, Fort Chipewyan, Grouard, Dunbow, Hobbema [Maskwacis], Joussard, St Albert, Blue Quills, and Sturgeon Lake in Alberta. As well, some records relate to the following Saskatchewan schools, Delmas, Duck Lake, Onion Lake, as well as St. Patrick’s orphanage in Prince Albert.

The series includes numerous photographs, negatives and transparencies of local communities, subjects and activities. These include images of missions and churches and convents, residential schools, hospitals, buildings, industry and settlements. Images relate to members of the communities, students, teachers, clergy and nuns. Events include family and community celebrations, religious events, marriages, sports such as hockey, skiing, diving and ice carving, activities such as the Queen’s visit, the Papal visit, gardening, floods, oil work, burials, fires and other experiences of the communities.

The records pertain to the following locations: Aklavik, NWT, Albertville, SK, Aldina, SK, Arctic Red River, NWT, Assumption, AB, Athabasca, AB, Batoche, SK, Battleford, SK, Beacon Hill, SK, Beauval, SK, Biggar, SK, Big River, SK, Brocket, AB, Buffalo Narrows, SK, Calgary, AB, Calling Lake, AB, Calville Lake, NWT, Cambridge Bay, NU, Canoe Lake, SK, Cardston, AB, Cluny, AB, Cochin, SK, Cold Lake, AB, Coppermine, NWT, Cut Knife, SK, Deline, NWT, Delmas, SK, Denholm, SK, Desmarais, AB, Drayton Valley, AB, Duck Lake, SK, Dunvegan, AB, Eaglesham, AB, Edmonton, AB, Falher, AB, Fishing Lake, AB, Fond du Lac, SK, Fort Carlton, SK, Fort Chipewyan, AB, Fort Cumberland, SK, Fort Good Hope, NWT, Fort MacLeod, AB, Fort McMurray, AB, Fort Norman, NWT, Fort Pitt, SK, Fort Providence, NWT, Fort Rae, NWT, Fort Resolution, NWT, Fort Simpson, NWT, Fort Smith, NWT, Fort Vermilion, AB, Fort Wrigley, NWT, Frog Lake, AB, Girouxville, AB, Gleichen, AB, Green Lake, SK, Grimshaw, AB, Grollier Hall, NWT, Grouard, AB, Hafford, SK, Hardieville, SK, Hay Lake, NWT, Hay River, NWT, High Level, AB, Hobbema [Maskwacis], AB, Ile à la Crosse, SK, Inuvik, NWT, Jackfish Lake, AB, Jasmin, SK, Jean Côté, AB, Joseph Bighead Reserve, SK, Joussard, AB, Keheewin, AB, Lac Caribou, SK, Lac La Biche, AB, Lac La Rouge, SK, Lac Ste-Anne, AB, Le Pas, MB, Lethbridge, AB, Letty Harbour, NWT, Maidstone, SK, Makwa, SK, Maple Creek, SK, Marie Reine, AB, Meadow Lake, SK, Muskeg Lake, SK, Nampa, AB, North Battleford, SK, Notre-Dame de Lourdes, NWT, Okotoks, AB, One Arrow Reserve, SK, Onion Lake, SK, Ouelletteville, AB, Patuanak, SK, Paulatuk, NWT, Paynton, SK, Peace River, AB, Pelican Lake, SK, Pine Point, NWT, Ponoka, AB, Portage La Loche, SK, Poundmaker Reserve, SK, Prince Albert, SK, Radisson, SK, Red Pheasant Reserve, SK, Rocky Mountain House, AB, Saddle Lake, SK, Saskatoon, SK, Slave Lake, AB, Snowdrift, NWT, Spirit River, AB, St. Albert, AB, St. Cyr, SK, St. Isidore, AB, St. Laurent, SK, St. Paul des Métis, AB, Standoff, AB, Sturgeon Lake, AB, Sturgeon Lake, SK, Thunderchild Reserve, SK, Trout Lake, AB, Tuktoyaktuk, NWT, Wabasca, AB, Wabush, SK, Waseca, SK, Waterhen, SK, Willow Bunch, SK, Winterburn, AB, and Yellowknife, NWT.

Localities, Missions and Parishes series

This series relates largely to the administration of parishes, missions and other localities within the Vice-Province of MacKenzie, covering the area of northern Alberta and the Northwest Territories. The records in this series vary according to each mission and parish, but can include codices historici which are daily journals written by the Oblates about the parishes and missions and its surrounding communities, libri animarum which are records of families, histories of given names, dates of births and deaths and marriages accumulated by Oblates, correspondence with the Provincial or the Bursar, correspondence with the local diocese, property and land records, financial reports and accounts, list of personnel, histories of the parish, newsletters, church bulletins, diaries, press clippings and scrapbooks.

Community material can include brochures, censuses, interviews, records of construction, press clippings, advertisements, articles, local planning or committee records, newsletters, genealogy records, project files, weather related material, school yearbooks, bulletins, and pamphlets specific to the locale.

The series also includes textual records and images of various Indian Residential Schools and their surrounding communities, such as Aklavik, Fort Resolution, Fort Simpson, Fort Smith, and Inuvik.

The series includes numerous photographs, negatives and transparencies of local communities, subjects and activities. These include images of missions and churches and convents, residential schools, hospitals, buildings, industry and settlements. Images relate to members of the communities, students, teachers, clergy and nuns. Events include family and community celebrations, religious events, marriages, sports such as hockey, skiing, diving and ice carving, activities such as the Queen’s visit, the Papal visit, gardening, floods, oil work, burials, fires and other experiences of the communities.

The records pertain to the following locations: Aklavik, NWT, Anderson River, NWT, Arctic Red River, NWT, Assumption, AB, Athabasca, AB, Athabasca Lake, AB, Athabasca Lake, SK, Atikameg, AB, Baker Lake, NU, Baillie Island, NWT, Bathurst Inlet, NWT, Bear Lake, NWT, Bernard Harbour, NU, Black Lake, SK, Boothia Peninsula, NU, Bonnyville, AB, Breynat, AB, Burnside River, NWT, Cambridge Bay, NWT, Cameron Bay, NU, Calais, AB, Cape Parry, NWT, Chipewyan Prairie, AB, Colville Lake, NWT, Conklin, AB, Contact Lake, NWT, Coppermine, NWT, Darnley Bay, NWT, Deline, NWT, Detah, NWT, East Three, NWT, Fitzgerald, AB, Fond du Lac, SK, Fort Chipewyan, AB, Fort Fitzgerald, AB, Fort Franklin, NWT, Fort Good Hope, NWT, Fort Liard, NWT, Fort Mckay, AB, Fort McMurray, AB, Fort McPherson, NWT, Fort Nelson, BC, Fort Norman, NWT, Fort Providence, NWT, Fort Rae, NWT, Fort Reliance, NWT, Fort Resolution, NWT, Fort Simpson, NWT, Fort Smith, NWT, Fort Vermillion, AB, Fort Wrigley, NWT, Fox Lake, AB, Frobisher Bay, NU, Goldfield, SK, Great Bear Lake, NWT, Great Slave Lake, NWT, Hay Lake, AB, Hay River, NWT, Hershell Island, NWT, High Level, AB, Holman Island, NWT, Hornaby River, NWT, Horton River, NU, Hunter Bay, SK, Inuvik, NWT, Jean Côté, AB, Jean Marie River, NWT, King William Island, NU, Lac Caribou, MB, Lac La Martre, NWT, Letty Harbour, NWT, Lesser Slave Lake, AB, Mackenzie River, NWT, Makaoo Indian Reserve, NWT, Meander River, AB, Minto Inlet, NWT, Nahanni Butte, NWT, Norman Wells, NWT, North Vermilion, AB, Notikewin, AB, Paulatuk, NWT, Pelly Bay, NWT, Perry River, NWT, Pine Point, NWT, Rae-Edzo, NWT, Reindeer Station, NWT, Repulse Bay, NU, Sachs Harbour, NWT, Seekaskootch Indian Reserve, NWT, Shingle Point, NWT, Slave Lake, AB, Smith, AB, Smith Landing, AB, Snare River, NWT, Snowdrift, NWT, Southhampton, NU, Stanton, NWT, Sturgeon Lake, AB, Sugluk, NU, Teslin Lake, YT, Tree River, NWT, Tuktoyaktuk, NWT, Upper Hay, AB, Uranium City, SK, Victoria Island, NWT, Vimy, AB, Waterways, AB, Watson Lake, YT, Webster, AB, and Yellowknife, NWT.

Localities, Missions and Parishes series

This series relates largely to the administration and life of parishes, missions and other localities in Alberta that were within the Vice-Province of Grouard, including the Peace River, Grouard and Slave Lake regions. The records in this series vary according to each mission and parish, but includes codices historici which are daily journals written by the Oblates about the parishes and missions and its surrounding communities, as well as images of local activities, including community sports and activities, landscapes, lakes, churches, missions, buildings, individuals, and groups.

The series also includes textual and photographic records related to various Indian Residential Schools and their surrounding communities, such as Grouard, Assumption, Joussard and Sturgeon Lake / Calais.

The records pertain to the following locations: Atikameg, AB, Athabasca, AB, Assumption, AB, Big Prairie, AB, Breynat, AB, Calais, AB, Cape Parry, NWT, Chard, AB, Conklin, AB, Crooked Creek, AB, Desmarais, AB, Donnelly, AB, Eaglesham, AB, Falher, AB, Faust, AB, Fort Dunvegan, AB, Girouxville, AB, Grouard, AB, Gunnar Mine, AB, High Prairie, AB, Hobbema [Maskwacis], AB, Jean Côté, AB, Joussard, AB, Kinuso, AB, Lesser Slave Lake, AB, Marie Reine, AB, Marten River, AB, McLennan, AB, Meander River, AB, Paddle Prairie, AB, Peace River, AB, Peavine Prairie, AB, Prairie Echo, AB, Shaw’s Point, AB, Slave Lake, AB, Spirit River, AB, Steen River, AB, Sturgeon Lake, AB, Tangent, AB, Wabasca, AB, and Wanham, AB.

Localities, Missions and Parishes series

This series relates largely to the administration of parishes, missions and other localities in Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, and the Northwest Territories. The records in this series vary according to each mission and parish, but can include codices historici which are daily journals written by the Oblates about the parishes and missions and its surrounding communities, libri animarum which are records of families, histories of given names and families, dates of births and deaths, marriages accumulated by Oblates, correspondence with the Provincial or the Bursar, correspondence with the local diocese, financial reports and accounts, list of personnel, histories of the parish, newsletters, church bulletins, diaries, press clippings and scrapbooks.

Community material can include brochures, censuses, interviews, records of church construction, press clippings, maps, advertisements, articles, local planning or committee records, presentations, newsletters, genealogy records, project files, video recordings of events, and anniversary celebration material specific to the locale.

The series also includes images of local activities, including sports, bands, students and schools, high school graduations, landscapes, lakes, churches, missions, buildings, individuals, and groups.

In addition, there are Lac St. Anne pilgrimage records such as board meetings, transfer of lands, minutes, agendas, reports, bylaws, board manuals, covenants, audits, financial records, business plans, insurances, emergency plans, video recordings, confirmations, sacraments of the sick, schedules, programs, histories, newsletters, legal titles, articles, displays, media projects, booklets, cemeteries, properties, prayers, fundraising, posters, and the way of the cross.

The records pertain to the following locations: Alexander Reserve, AB, Assumption, AB, Athabasca, AB, Atikameg, AB, Bankhead, AB, Barhead, AB, Beaver Lake, AB, Beaver Lodge, AB, Black Lake, NWT, Blood Reserve, AB, Bonnyville, AB, Boyle, AB, Burnside River, NWT, Cadotte Lake, AB, Calling Lake, AB, Cambridge Bay, NU, Clyde, AB, Cold Lake, AB, Colville Lake, NWT, Cranbrook, BC, Dease Bay, NWT, Deline, NWT, Delmas, SK, Donnelly, AB, Eagleham, AB, Edmonton, AB, Eleske, AB, Enoch Reserve, AB, Fairview, AB, Falher, AB, Fishing Lake, AB, Fort Chipewyan, AB, Fort Fitzgerald, AB, Fort Good Hope, NWT, Fort Kent, AB, Fort McMurray, AB, Fort McPherson, NWT, Fort Norman, NWT, Fort Providence, NWT, Fort Rae, NWT, Fort Resolution, NWT, Fort Simpson, NWT, Fort Smith, NWT, Fort Vermilion, AB, Fort Wrigley, NWT, Fox Lake, AB, Garden River, AB, Girouxville, AB, Grande Cache, AB, Granum AB, Gurneyville, AB, Guy, AB, Hay River, NWT, High Level, AB, High Prairie, AB, Hinton, AB, Hobbema [Maskwacis], AB, Holman Island, NWT, Indian Cabins, AB, Inuvik, NWT, Jasper, AB, Jean Côté, AB, Jean D’Or, AB, Jean Marie River, NWT, Joussard, AB, Kamloops, BC, Keg River, AB, Lac Dumay, AB, Lac La Biche, AB, Lac La Nonne, AB, Lac Ste-Anne, AB, Lafond, AB, Lamoureux, AB, Legal, AB, LeGoff, AB, Little Red River, AB, Maillardville, BC, Mallaig, AB, Marie-Reine, AB, Marten River, AB, McLennan, AB, Meander River, AB, Mearns, AB, Medicine Hat, AB, Merritt, BC, Morinville, AB, Mundare, AB, Muskeg Lake, SK, Nahami Butte, NWT, Nampa, AB, Norman Wells, NWT, Nose Creek, AB, Paddle Prairie, AB, Peace River, AB, Picardville, AB, Plamondon, AB, Pleasant View, AB, Radway, AB, Rae Lakes, NWT, Rainbow Valley, NWT, Red Deer, AB, Rivière-Qui-Barre, AB, Rocky Mountain House, AB, Rycroft, AB, Saddle Lake, AB, St. Albert, AB, St-Augustin, AB, St-Bernard, AB, St. Edouard, AB, St-Isidore, AB, St. Joachim, AB, St. Michael, AB, St-Paul, AB, St. Peter, AB, St. René Parish, AB, St. Vincent, AB, Sandy Lake, AB, Sarcee Reserve, AB, Sexsmith, AB, Skaro, AB, Slave Lake, AB, Smith, AB, Snowdrift, NWT, Spirit River, AB, Steen River, AB, Stoney Plain, AB, Sturgeon Lake, AB, Tangent, AB, Trappers Lake, NWT, Trout Lake, AB, Tuktoyaktuk, NWT, Uranium City, SK, Vegreville, AB, Vermilion, AB, Villeneuve, AB, Vimy, AB, Wabamun, AB, Wabasca, AB, Westlock, AB, Wetaskiwin, AB, Whitefish Lake, AB, William’s Lake, BC, Wostok, AB, and Yellowknife, NWT.

Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI), Lacombe Canada fonds

  • PR0003
  • Fonds
  • 1842-2018

The fonds as a whole includes the administrative and the operational records of OMI Lacombe and its predecessor bodies in western and northern Canada, from both the civil corporation and the canonical entity. It consists of administrative, financial, personnel, personal, parish and mission and institutional records, as well as those relating to the First Nations, and to indigenous affairs, and to the evangelization of the First Nations peoples. The records include textual and published material, photographs and negatives, sound, film and video recordings, cartographic material, architectural drawings and plans.

The fonds includes the records created by Grandin Province, the Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan, the Vice-Province of Mackenzie, the Vice-Province of Grouard, as well as their predecessors, and records of OMI Lacombe Canada related to portions of the west, after 2003.

Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. Lacombe Canada

Monographs sub-series

This sub-series includes monographs created by the Oblate Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan administration, individual Oblates, and non-Oblates on a variety of subjects, and acquired by the organization in the course of its work. The published works relate to the subjects of Canadian history, orphanages, Indian Residential Schools and abuse, indigenous culture and history, the Oblates’ history and their missions, biographies, memoirs, anniversaries and pilgrimages, politics, and Louis Riel and the North-West Resistance. The sub-series also includes collections such as the “Études oblates,” “Jesus of Ijittwāwin,” “Almanach français de l'Alberta,” “La Revue du Sacré-Coeur (Kitchitwamiteh),” “Petites Annales de la congrégation des Missionaires Oblats de Marie-Immaculée,” and “Revue Apostolique de Marie Immaculée.”

Monographs sub-series

This sub-series includes monographs on the subjects of St. Mary’s Province, St. Michel’s Parish, Sacred Heart Parish, Nicola Valley Missions, St. Paul Indian Catholic Church, and Indian Residential Schools (IRS) such as the Roman Catholic Indian Residential School of Holy Angels in Fort Chipewyan, AB, St. Martin’s in Desmarais, AB, Wabasca in Desmarais, AB, St. Bruno’s in Joussard, AB. Monographs also relate to the indigenous population of western Canada specifically the Métis, Plains Cree and Blackfoot as well as the Inuvialuit region. Also, included are index cards of a Codex Historicus for Aklavik, NWT.

Noviciates sub-series

The records in this sub-series relate to the administration of noviciates, the religious house for Oblate novices, prior to them taking their vows. The records include correspondence, attendance registers, and registers of oblations, obligations, postulant entries, bonds, as well as accounts, rules and novice lists.

Oblates Personal Papers sub-series

This sub-series consists of images created and/or collected by individual Oblates over the course of their careers, and can consist of a wide variety of records documenting various aspects of numerous communities in Alberta and British Columbia. The sub-series may also include images of various Oblates in their working and their personal lives, of buildings, towns and surrounding areas, missions and institutions, and people, families and also events such as parties, convocations, baptisms, weddings and funerals held at the various missions.

These communities include: Calais, AB, Dawson Creek, BC, Donnelly, AB, Grouard, AB, Edmonton, AB, Falher, AB, Fort Dunvegan, AB, Fort Norman, NWT, Fort Vermilion, AB, Fox Lake, AB, High Prairie, AB, Hondo, AB, Joussard, AB, Kathleen, AB, Lac Poisson Blanc, QC, McLennan, AB, Peace River, AB, St. Isidore, AB, Sturgeon Lake, AB, Wabasca, AB, and Watino, AB.

Periodicals sub-series

This sub-series consists of various publications from Alberta and Saskatchewan, and includes periodicals such as yearbooks, “Entre Nous,” “Études oblates,” “First Nations periodical,” “Indian Record,” “Kainai News,” “La Revue du Sacré-Coeur (Kitchitwa Miteh),” “La Voix,” “Le Canada Ecclésiastique,” “Le canadien-français,” “Le Franco,” “Les cloches de St-Boniface,” “Message de l’Immaculée,” “Missions de la congrégation des Missionnaires oblats de Marie Immaculée,” “Monthly Cree Review (in Syllabics),” “Nuna. Inuinain Makperaksan. Magazine for Eskimos,” “Revue apostolique de Marie Immaculée,” “Revue d'histoire de l'Amérique française,” “The Camsell Arrow,” “The Evening Journal,” “The Indian Missionary Record,” “The Native People,” “Vie indienne,” and “Western Catholic Reporter.”

Periodicals sub-series

This sub-series includes various publications created by the Oblates, as well as serials from Alberta and Northwest Territories indigenous communities, such as “Blood Tribe News Kainaiwa,” “Cardston Chronicle,” “Deh Cho Drum,” “Eskimo,” “Info Grandin,” “Inuvik Drum,” “Kayas Nooze,” “La croix oblate,” “News North,” “Nouvelle oblates,” and “Oblate Missions.”

Personal Papers series

This series contains records of a personal nature, belonging to, or created or collected by individual Oblates over the course of their careers in Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, the Northwest Territories and the Arctic. The Vice-Province of Grouard administered the records, and they may include personal papers of Oblates who served in related or predecessor organizations. The records consist of photo albums of Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI) organizations, missions, nuns, and clergy in Alberta and British Columbia.

Personnel Records series

This series contains the personnel files and records belonging to or created by Oblates, other religious persona, laity as well as unsuccessful candidates of the Oblate order. Created as part of the administrative function of the office of the Provincial, these records are human resource management files and are primarily administrative in nature. The files in this series include those managed at the Foyer Lacombe in St Albert, and include the records for Oblates who had some responsibility within OMI Lacombe and its predecessor organizations.

Individual files vary; the personnel records often consist of evaluations, biographical notes, reports and scholarly returns, ordination and service history, and correspondence with the Provincial. While primarily administrative, the records can include material of interest to the individual Oblate. These files may also include obediences, farewell tributes, funeral cards, journals, address books, research papers, stories related to life in parishes and missions, photograph albums, certificates, newspaper and magazine articles, newsletters, artwork, and manuscripts.

Personnel Records series

This series contains the personnel files and records belonging to or created by Oblates as part of the administrative function of the office of the Provincial. These records are human resource management files and are primarily administrative in nature. The files in this series include the records for Oblates who had some responsibility within the Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan and its predecessor organizations.

Individual files vary; the personnel records often consist of evaluations, biographical notes, reports and scholarly returns, ordination and service history, and correspondence with the Provincial. While primarily administrative, the records can include material of interest to the individual Oblate. These files may also include obediences, tributes, funeral cards and wills, journals and notes, address books, research papers, correspondence related to life in parishes and missions, certificates, newspaper and magazine articles, newsletters, and manuscripts.

Personnel Records series

This series contains the personnel files and records belonging to or created by Oblates as part of the administrative function of the office of the Provincial. These records are human resource management files and are primarily administrative in nature. The files in this series include those managed at the Foyer Lacombe in St Albert and include the records for Oblates who had some responsibility within Grandin Province and its predecessor organizations.

Individual files vary; the personnel records often consist of evaluations, biographical notes, reports and scholarly returns, education, ordination and service history, and correspondence with the Provincial. While primarily administrative, the records can include material of interest to the individual Oblate. These files may also include obediences, farewell tributes, family and school records, funeral cards, journals, address books, research papers, stories and records related to life in parishes and missions, photograph albums, certificates, newspaper and magazine articles, newsletters, and manuscripts.

Photographs and Negatives series

This series consists of photographs, negatives, slides and transparencies of various subjects taken in or related to the communities of western and northern Canada in Grandin Province. The images were created or collected by the Oblates in the course of their administrative work or personal lives, and the records often reflect their secular interests. The breadth of the subject matter is immense and unique and documents many aspects of western and northern Canada and its peoples. Subjects may include Oblates and sisters in the various communities, missions, religious events and activities.

The images show communities and activities and include local landscapes, indigenous camps, missions, waterways, fauna, fishing, churches and buildings, indigenous people and families, transportation, hunting, fur trade, trapping, colleges and schools, Indian Residential Schools and students, museums, sports, industries and farming. There are also visiting cards, and albums.

The subjects also focus specifically on the various communities the Oblates served in the geographic area of Grandin Province, notably in Alberta and Saskatchewan, as well as British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, the Northwest Territories, as well as Bangladesh, Europe and Mexico.

Also, there are plans of a mission Church in Goodfish Lake as well as newspaper clippings, correspondence, and card visits.

Photographs and Negatives series

This series consists of photographs, negatives, slides and transparencies of various subjects taken in or related to the communities of Canada in the Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan. The images were created or collected by the Oblates in the course of their administrative work or personal lives, and the records often reflect their secular interests. The breadth of the subject matter is immense and unique and documents many aspects of western and northern Canada and its peoples. Subjects may include Oblates and religious actors in the various communities, missions, as well as religious events and activities.

The images show communities and activities and include local landscapes, indigenous camps, missions, waterways, fauna, fishing, churches and buildings, indigenous people and families, transportation, hunting, fur trade, trapping, colleges and schools, Indian Residential Schools and students, museums, sports, industries and farming. There are also visiting cards, stereograph cards, school albums and scrapbooks.

The subjects also focus specifically on the various communities the Oblates served in the geographic area of Alberta and Saskatchewan, as well as British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, the Northwest Territories, Yukon, as well as France, Italy, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam.

Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan sous-fonds

The sous-fonds as a whole includes the administrative and the operational records of the Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan, and its predecessor bodies in western and northern Canada, from both the civil corporation and the canonical entity. It consists of administrative, financial, personnel, personal, parish and mission and institutional, records, as well as records related to the First Nations, and the evangelization of the First Nations peoples, including Indian Residential Schools. The records include textual and published material, photographs and negatives, sound, film and video recordings, cartographic material, architectural drawings and plans.

Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan

Provincial Administration series

This series consists of records that document the management functions of the Oblates in the course of the work performed by the Provincial Administration throughout the Vice-Province of Grouard. The records consist of administrative and operational correspondence with Oblate administrators at various levels, including Rome and with the various missions and parishes the Oblates served, and also with the Catholic Church and with external organizations. The series also includes correspondence files with the administrators of other provinces, the administrators of various Catholic bodies, with religious organizations of men and women, and with the administration of institutions run by the Oblates, including Indian Residential Schools and the federal government. Administrative records also include those related to Oblate vocational work and clergy formation as well as records pertaining to the establishment of missions, schools, orphanages, hospitals and the operation of chapels and churches in various communities.

Provincial Administration series

This series consists of records that document the management functions of the Oblates in the course of the work performed by the Provincial Administration throughout Grandin Province. The records consist of administrative and operational correspondence with Oblate administrators at various levels, including Rome and with the various missions and parishes the Oblates served, and also with the Catholic Church and with external organizations. The series also includes correspondence files with the administrators of other provinces, the administrators of various Catholic bodies, with religious organizations of men and women, and with the administration of institutions run by the Oblates, including Indian Residential Schools and the federal government. Administrative records also include those related to Oblate vocational work and clergy formation as well as records pertaining to the establishment of missions, schools, orphanages, hospitals and the operation of chapels and churches in various communities.

Provincial Administration series

This series consists of records that document the management functions of the Oblate in the course of their work performed by the Provincial Administration throughout the Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan. The records consist of administrative and operational correspondence with Oblate administrators at various levels, including Rome and with the various missions and parishes the Oblates served, and also with the Catholic Church and with external organizations. The series also includes correspondence files with the administrators of other provinces, the administrators of various Catholic bodies, with religious organizations of men and women, and with the administration of institutions run by the Oblates, including Indian Residential Schools and the federal government. Administrative records also include those related to Oblate vocational work and clergy formation as well as records pertaining to the establishment of missions, schools, orphanages, hospitals and the operation of chapels and churches in various communities.

Provincial Administration series

This series consists of records that document the management functions of the Oblates in the course of the work performed by the provincial Administration throughout the Vice-Province of Mackenzie. The records consist of administrative and operational correspondence with Oblate administrators at various levels, including Rome and with the various missions and parishes the Oblates served, and also with the Catholic Church and with external organizations. The series also includes correspondence files with the administrators of other provinces, the administrators of various Catholic bodies, with religious organizations of men and women, and with the administration of institutions run by the Oblates, including Indian Residential Schools and the federal government. Administrative records also include those related to Oblate vocational work and clergy formation as well as records pertaining to the establishment of missions, schools, orphanages, hospitals and the operation of chapels and churches in various communities.

Provincial’s Office Files sub-series

This sub-series consists of records created and maintained in the course of the administration of the Provincial’s office in the Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan. The records are wide ranging in subject, and are mostly administrative in nature.

Specifically, the records include files on the Congregation’s constitutions, Council rules and reporting, projects, canonization and beatification causes, biographies, articles, discussions of separate schools, the Catholic Women’s League and Conférence Religieuse Canadienne conferences. The sub-series also contains Métis Land Scrip applications and list of claimants in Manitoba and the Northwest Territories, as well records related to the 1885 Rebellion and Riel trial.

Provincial’s Office Files sub-series

This sub-series contains a broad range of administrative records related to the running of the provincial office and subjects of direct concern to the administration of the Vice-Province of Grouard. The majority are between the Provincial and those responsible for the running of the vicariate and later, the vice-province.

The records contain reports, correspondence, statistics, meetings on restructuring, minutes, nominations, publications, register of oblations, obediences, canonical visits, acts of visits, records of incorporation, statistics, and contracts for the Vice-Province of Grouard.

Provincial’s Office Files sub-series

This sub-series consists of records created and maintained in the course of the administration of the Provincial’s office in Grandin Province. The records are wide ranging in subject, and are mostly administrative in nature.

Specifically, the records include files on the Congregation’s constitutions and restructuring, Council minutes, correspondence and reporting, projects, the canonization and beatification causes of Eugène de Mazenod and Antoine Kowalczyk, biographies, articles, discussions of separate schools, as well as miscellaneous correspondence and reports relating to residential schools. The sub-series also contains general correspondence, various codecies, as well as records of and relating to Vital Grandin, Albert Lacombe and Pope John Paul II’s visit to Canada.

Provincial’s Office Files sub-series

This sub-series contains a broad range of administrative records related to the running of the provincial office and subjects of direct concern to the administration of the Vice-Province of Mackenzie. The majority are between the Provincial and those responsible for the running of the vicariate and later, the vice-province.

The records consist of reports, correspondence, statistics, meetings on restructuring, minutes, obediences, canonical visits, acts of visits, records related to social and justice issues, records of various Indian agencies, statistics, Codex Historici, and press clippings, newsletters and policies within the boundaries of the Vice-Province of Mackenzie.

Publications series

In the course of their administrative work, the Oblates created, acquired and made use of published sources. Records were created by Oblates and non-Oblates. This series consists of published monographs and periodicals on the subjects of the Oblates, the Roman Catholic Church, its missions, Indian Residential Schools and the indigenous population of the Canadian west and Saskatchewan. The material includes administrative circulars sent by Oblate Superiors General to the Congregation members, outlining spiritual and temporal deeds and accomplishments. The series also consists of Catholic and Oblate periodicals as well as First Nations’ periodicals from various communities. Records were created by Oblates and non-Oblates.

Publications series

In the course of their administrative work, the Oblates created, acquired and made use of published sources. This series consists of published monographs and periodicals on the subjects of the Oblates, the Roman Catholic Church, its missions, residential schools, and the indigenous population of the Canadian west and the Northwest Territories. The material includes administrative circulars sent by Oblate Superiors General to the Congregation members, outlining spiritual and temporal deeds and accomplishments. The series also consists of indigenous periodicals from various communities. Records were created by Oblates and non-Oblates.

Publications series

In the course of their administrative work, the Oblates created, acquired and made use of published sources. The series includes monographs and periodicals regarding various subjects related to the Vice-Province of Grouard. Records were created by Oblates and non-Oblates.

Records of Dealings with Dioceses and Other Bodies sub-series

The sub-series contains administrative correspondence of the Vice-Province of Grouard in dealing with external bodies. These records include minutes, financial reports, and/or incorporation records for the Coopérative d’Aménagement Rural et de Développement d’Alberta CARDA, the Society for Rural Settlement, and the General Co-operative of Girouxville.

Retreat Houses sub-series

This sub-series consists of administrative records of the Star of the North Retreat House. This house of retreat was opened in 1953 offering retreats and spiritual oasis to the Christian community at large. It also offers formation in spirituality, contemplative private retreat for personal renewal, and human growth, psychological, emotional, and spiritual as well as wisdom teachings around justice, peace, and integrity of creation. They also offer hospitality for groups seeking an alternative and affordable place to gather for their meetings, conferences, and retreats. The records include reports, studies, board members, organizational charts, correspondence, programming, meeting minutes, projects, conferences, manuals, archival material, agreements, budgets, video footage from various conferences and presentations on various religious topics, and audio recordings from various assemblies.

Sœurs de l’Assomption de la Sainte-Vierge fonds

  • PR0077
  • Fonds
  • 1853-2013

The fonds consists of convent and school records in the ecclesiastical Province of St. John the Evangelist run by the Sisters of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin and embracing Alberta and Saskatchewan. The records of these institutions include, with gaps, the chronicles of yearly highlights with, in most cases, yearly lists of personnel and students; the financial journals which normally contain index of boarders and/or students, registers of admissions and departures, journals of receipts and expenditures; volumes containing programs of events, such as birthdays or anniversaries or Christmas concerts; half-yearly financial reports; inventories of properties; statements of accounts normally containing records of gifts, costs, taxes, insurance policies; minutes of local meetings; records of pupils associated with the Sisters in clubs; records of awards; registers of first communions and confirmations.
The fonds also holds material concerning the Japanese internment camps in Slocan, British Columbia, during the years of the Second World War; some materials concerning the general administration of the Sisters; publications written by the Sisters or used by the Sisters in the schools; personal records of sisters covering their career or research.

Sisters of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin

Vice-Province of Grouard sous-fonds

The sous-fonds as a whole includes the administrative and the operational records of the Vice-Province of Grouard and its predecessor bodies in western and northern Canada, from both the civil corporation and the canonical entity. It consists of administrative, financial, personnel, personal, parish and mission and institutional records, as well as those relating to First Nations and to indigenous affairs. The records may include textual and published material, photographs and negatives, sound, film and video recordings, cartographic material, architectural drawings and plans.

Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. Vice-Province of Grouard

Vice-Province of Mackenzie sous-fonds

The sous-fonds as a whole includes the administrative and the operational records of the Vice-Province of Mackenzie and its predecessor bodies in western and northern Canada, from both the civil corporation and the canonical entity. It consists of administrative, financial, personnel, personal, parish and mission and institutional records, as well as those relating to First Nations and to indigenous affairs. The records may include textual and published material, photographs and negatives, sound, film and video recordings, cartographic material, architectural drawings and plans.

Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. Vice-Province of Mackenzie