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A. Cadoux fonds

  • PR1674
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1923

The fonds consists of a small book of announcements.

Cadoux, A.

Cartographic Materials series

The series consists of published and unpublished maps collected and acquired by the Oblates to document properties owned and maintained by the Church, and for reference purposes. The records were used at time of creation and in a retrospective manner. The published maps include geographical, geological and hydrographic materials. The cartographic materials cover a wide range of subjects and locales, including British North America, Canada, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and the Northwest Territories, the Arctic and Alaska. Specifically, the maps represent missions and mission claims, waterways, indigenous populations, immigration, transportation, Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) forts, sectional maps and technical surveys, cemeteries, properties, towns and communities, ceded indigenous treaties, parks and political settlements, lists of lot owners, railways, and lands for sale by the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR).

First Nations Affairs series

The series contains records pertaining to the Oblates’ activities and missionary work related to the evangelization of the Indigenous people, as well as administrative records of Oblate involvement with the First Nations, directly or indirectly, or records pertaining to the First Nations and accumulated by the Oblates. Records have been created by Oblates and non-Oblates.

Juliette Richard fonds

  • PR1769
  • Fonds
  • 1988–2006

The records consist of images from Lac La Biche, originally dating from approximately 1915 to the 1940s, including the Mission Convent, students, sisters, priests, children, local residents, houses, hotels, stores, churches, streets, a baseball game, furs, ice cutting, animals, sleighs, automobiles, fishing boats, tractors and the lake itself. The fonds also includes a bilingual genealogy that documents the Durocher family’s 100 years in Alberta (1906-2006).

Richard, Juliette

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 Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan, 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 at 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: Albertville, SK, Aldina, SK, Ardmore, AB, Assumption, AB, Athabasca, AB, Athabasca Landing, AB, Atmore, AB, Banff, AB, Barnegat, AB, Barrhead, AB, Batoche, SK, Battleford, SK, Beacon Hill, SK, Bear Lake, BC, Beaver Crossing, SK, Beaver Lake, AB, Belloy, AB, Big River, SK, Blackfoot Crossing, AB, Black Lake, SK, Bonnyville, AB, Boyle, AB, Breynat, AB, Brocket, AB, Brosseau, AB, Buffalo River, NWT, Cabana, SK, Calgary, AB, Calling Lake, AB, Canmore, AB, Canyon Creek, AB, Cardston, AB, Carlton, SK, Carstairs, AB, Chauvin, AB, Christopher Lake, SK, Cluny, AB, Cochin, SK, Cochrane, AB, Cold Lake, AB, Crowsnest Pass, AB, Cut Knife, SK, Dapp, AB, Delmas, SK, Denholm, SK, Desmarais, AB, Donnelly, AB, Driftpile, AB, Duck Lake, SK, Duhamel, AB, Dunbow, AB, Dunvegan, AB, Edmonton, AB, Edson, AB, Egg Lake, AB, Eleske, AB, Elizabeth Colony, AB, Elk Point, AB, Faith, AB, Faust, AB, Fish Creek, AB, Fishing Lake, AB, Fond du Lac, SK, Fort des Prairies, AB, Fort Kent, AB, Fort MacLeod, AB, Fort McMurray, AB, Flat Lake, AB, Frenchman’s Butte, SK, Frog Lake, SK, Gleichen, AB, Goodfish Lake, AB, Goodridge, AB, Grand Centre, AB, Grande Cache, AB, Green Lake, SK, Grouard, AB, Gunnar, SK, Gurneyville, AB, Hafford, SK, Hinton, AB, Hobbema [Maskwacis], AB, Holyoke, AB, Hussar, AB, Ile-à-la-Crosse, SK, Jackfish Lake, AB, Joussard, AB, Kikino, AB, Kinuso, AB, Lac Athabasca, AB, Lac Athabasca, SK, Lac Brochet, MB, Lac Caribou, MB, Lac-en-Long, AB, Lac La Biche, AB, Lac La Nonne, AB, Lac La Salle, SK, La Corey, AB, Lac Ste-Anne, AB, Lac Vert, SK, Lafond, AB, Lashburn, SK, Lebret, SK, Leduc, AB, Legal, AB, Le Goff, AB, Lethbridge, AB, Linaria, AB, Maidstone, SK, Maillardville, BC, Makwa Sud, SK, Mallaig, AB, Marshall, SK, McLennan, AB, McLeod, AB, Meadow Lake, SK, Medicine Hat, AB, Midnapore, AB, Milo, AB, Morinville, AB, Muskeg Lake, SK, New Kiew, AB, North Battleford, SK, Okotoks, AB, Onion Lake, SK, Ouelletteville, AB, Paddle Prairie, AB, Philomena, AB, Paradise Hill, SK, Park Valley, SK, Pascal, SK, Paynton, SK, Peace River, AB, Pickardville, AB, Pincher Creek, AB, Plamondon, AB, Poundmaker, SK, Prince Albert, SK, Radway, AB, Red Deer, AB, Richard, SK, Rivière-Qui-Barre, AB, Saddle Lake, AB, St-Albert, AB, St-Antoine, SK, St-Brides, AB, St-Cyr, AB, St-Edouard, AB, St-Joachim, AB, St-Laurent, SK, St-Lina, AB, St-Paul, AB, St-Paul des Métis, AB, St-Vincent, AB, Sarcee Reserve, AB, Saskatoon, SK, Shell River, SK, Smoky Lake, AB, Spirit River, AB, Standoff, AB, Star City, SK, Stony Rapids, SK, Sturgeon Lake, AB, Sweet Grass, SK, Taber, AB, Thérien, AB, Trappers Lake, AB, Trochu, AB, Vancouver, BC, Vegreville, AB, Venice, AB, Vermilion, AB, Victoire, SK, Vimy, AB, Wabamun, AB, Wabasca, AB, Wakaw, SK, Warspite, AB, Waseca, SK, Waugh, AB, Westlock, AB, Wetaskiwin, AB, Whitecourt, AB, White Star, SK, and Winterburn, AB.

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 created by the Oblate Grandin Province 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 (IRS) and abuse, indigenous culture, and history, the Oblates’ history and their missions, biographies, memoirs, anniversaries and milestones, training literature, pilgrimages, politics, the Lubicon settlement, Pope John Paul II, and various communities in Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, and Newfoundland and Labrador. The published letters of Oblate founder, Eugène de Mazenod are also included.

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.

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.”

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.

Propagation of the Faith in the Missions sub-series

The Propagation of the Faith in the Missions was a body responsible for studying evangelical problems in the various missions. This sub-series includes records from the Propagation of the Faith in the Missions such as mission reports, indigenous evangelization plans, religious instruction courses, Blackfoot catechisms, and prayers and songs in Cree.

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 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.

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.

Records of Dealings with Dioceses and Other Bodies sub-series

This sub-series consists of administrative records created and acquired by the Provincial of Grandin Province to support dealings with bishops, vicars and communities of religious women, and those administrators of dioceses, archdioceses, vicariates and other bodies. The records in this sub-series consist of correspondence, articles, clippings and historical resources, circulars and memoranda on spiritual and theological issues, business matters and concerns in the communities related to education, finances and individuals.

The topics of the records vary according to the bodies involved, but specifically, the records deal with some common themes, including administrative concerns and pastoral duties, diocesan and ecclesiastical affairs, archives and museum work in the province, the administration of the missions and work in other provinces, residential schools and the parishes, as well as the day to day administrative work of these bodies and their interactions with the Oblates.

Sisters of Charity (Grey Nuns) of Alberta fonds

  • PR1323
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1982

The fonds consists of a history of the Grey Nuns at Lac St. Anne and St. Albert, and bound volumes which have been organized into the following 5 series: The Annales (a Grey Nuns periodical containing news from missions, lists of personnel and short biographies of deceased members of the congregations); General histories; Works written about the Foundress of the Grey Nuns, Saint Marguerite d'Youville; Biographies of the Superiors General; and Miscellaneous items.

Sisters of Charity (Grey Nuns) of Alberta

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