This sub-series consists of material created by and/or collected by individual Oblates over the course of their careers, and can consist of a wide variety of records including: sermons, memoirs, scrapbooks, day planners and notebooks, journals, research papers on and audio and visual recordings of First Nations peoples, culture and languages, on local flora and fauna, publications, records of interest to an Oblate, presentations made, indigenous and Indian Residential School related educational materials and research, articles, correspondence, and various histories and files on the Oblates and related religious organizations.
The sub-series also includes letters to family, family photographs and histories, recordings of events, images of vacations, and memoirs of various families. The sub-series also includes photographs of various Oblates in their working and their personal lives, of buildings, towns and surrounding areas, missions and institutions, including Indian Residential Schools, and people, families and also events such as parties, convocations, baptisms, weddings and funerals held at the various missions.
These communities include Albertville, SK, Banff, AB, Bankhead, AB, Batoche, SK, Battleford, SK, Beaumont, AB, Big River First Nation, SK, Blackfoot Crossing, AB, Bonnyville, AB, Brocket, AB, Calgary, AB, Cambridge Bay, NWT, Canmore, AB, Cardston, AB, Chipman, AB, Cluny, AB, Cold Lake, AB, Coleman, AB, Colville Lake, NWT, Coppermine, NWT, Coquitlam, BC, Coutts, AB, Cutknife, SK, Delmas, SK, Duck Lake, SK, Duncan, BC, Edmonton, AB, Edson, AB, Empress, AB, Exshaw, AB, Fielding, SK, Fish Creek, SK, Fond du Lac, SK, Fort Chipewyan, AB, Fort Good Hope, NWT, Fort McMurray, AB, Fort Pitt, SK, Fort Saskatchewan, AB, Fort Simpson, NWT, Fort Smith, NWT, Fort Vermilion, AB, Frog Lake, AB, Ghost Pine Creek, AB, Goodfish Lake, AB, Grande Prairie, AB, Gravelbourg, SK, Green Lake, BC, Grouard, AB, Hafford, SK, Hay Lakes, AB, Hobbema [Maskwacis], AB, Île-à-la-Crosse, SK, Inuvik, NWT, Jackfish Lake, AB, Joussard, AB, Lac Caribou, QC, Lac des Oeufs, QC, Lac Froid, QC, Lac La Biche, AB, Lac La Nonne, AB, Lac Ste-Anne, AB, Lac Vert, QC, Lashburn, SK, Lebret, SK, Le Goff, AB, Lesser Slave Lake, AB, Lethbridge, AB, McLeod, AB, Maidstone, SK, Maillardville, BC, Maymont, SK, Meadow Lake, SK, Medicine Hat, AB, Montreal, QC, Moosonee, ON, Morinville, AB, Mundare, AB, Normandeau, AB, North Cooking Lake, AB, Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix, QC, Okotoks, AB, Onoway, AB, Onion Lake, SK, Opal, AB, Ottawa, ON, Peace River, AB, Peguis, MB, Picardville, AB, Pincher Creek, AB, Prince Albert, SK, Qu’Appelle, SK, Richard, SK, Richelieu, QC, Rivière-Qui-Barre, AB, Rochester, AB, Round Hill, AB, Round Lake, AB, Saddle Lake, AB, Saint-Boniface, MB, Saint-Paul des Métis, AB, St-Albert, AB, St-Brieux, SK, St-Joachim, AB, St-Paul. AB, Skaro, AB, Standoff, AB, Stry, AB, Sturgeon Lake, AB, Sturgeon River, AB, Sweetgrass, SK, Taber, AB, Tawatinaw, AB, Tide Lake, AB, Vegreville, AB, Vermilion, AB, Victoria, BC, Waugh, AB, Whitehorse, YK, and Winnipeg, MB. There are also records from New York, New York, and Chicago, Illinois in the United States, London, England, Rome, Italy, and Pontmain and Lyon in France.