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            PR0003.003SF.0012.0001 · Sub-series · 1860-1995
            Part of Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI), Lacombe Canada fonds

            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, manuscripts, grammars and dictionaries and research papers on, and audio and visual recordings of, First Nations peoples and their 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 Aklavik, NWT, Amos Lake, MB, Arctic Red River, NWT, Banff, AB, Black Lake, SK, Cambridge Bay, NU, Chard, AB, Conklin, AB, Colville Lake, NWT, Coppermine, NWT, Dempster Highway, NWT, Edmonton, AB, Falher, AB, Fitzagerald, AB, Fond-du-Lac, SK, Fort Chipewyan, AB, Fort Fitzgerald, AB, Fort Franklin, NWT, Fort George, BC, Fort Good Hope, NWT, Fort Liard, NWT, Fort McPherson, NWT, Fort McMurray, AB, Fort Norman, NWT, Fort Providence, NWT, Fort Rae, NWT, Fort Reliance, NWT, Fort Resolution, NWT, Fort Simpson, NWT, Fort Smith, NWT, Fort Wrigley, NWT, Girouxville, AB, Great Bear Lake, BC, Great Slave Lake, NWT, Hay River, NWT, Hobbema [Maskwacis], AB, Holman Island, NWT, Île-à-la-Crosse, SK, Inuvik, NWT, La Loche, SK, Labrador City, N.L., Lac La Biche, AB, Lower Post, BC, Muncho Lake, BC, Paulatuk, NWT, Pine Point, NWT, Slave Lake, AB, Stony Rapids, SK, Trout Lake, NWT, Tuktoyaktuk, NWT, Uranium City, SK, Vancouver, BC, Yellowknife, NWT, Watson Lake, YK, and Whitehorse, YK.

            This sub-series also contains records of research conducted by Maurice Métayer, omi and Robert LeMeur, omi who served in various missions in the north, Le Meur from the 1940s to the 1980s, and Métayer, from the 1940s to the 1970s. Their research encompassed a wide variety of cultural subjects and the records include work on Inuit traditions, histories, stories and folklore, genealogies, grammar, linguistics and phonetics, dictionaries, and texts and notes in or on the Inuktitut language. The research also includes film and audio of community choirs, dances and events and other research into songs, traditions and culture.

            The sub-sub-series includes records from the St. Patrick orphanage in Prince Albert, SK, the day school for Le Goff, Beaverdam, Beaver Crossing, and Cold Lake, AB, Our Lady of Fatima School in Maillardville and the Fédération canadienne française de la Colombie-Britannique, BC, Cowessess Residential School in Marieval, SK, Lebret Residential School, SK, Beauval Residential School, SK, Lejac School and Kamloops Indian Residential School, BC, and Teslin Residential School, YK.

            The records vary according to school, and can include correspondence, financial records and other administrative material, historical notes, paper clippings, files of meetings with First Nations, lists of children and students' accounts, sale documents, school bulletins, construction contracts, plans and blueprints, articles, constitutions and minutes, yearbooks, event files, and photographs and negatives related to the school.

            PR0003.002SF.0001.0006 · Sub-series · 1842-1990
            Part of Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI), Lacombe Canada fonds

            This sub-series consists of administrative records of the Provincial of the Province of Alberta-Saskatchewan, in dealings with bishops, vicars and communities of religious women, those administrators of dioceses, archdioceses, vicariates and other bodies. The records in this sub-series consist of correspondence, 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, the administration of the missions, residential schools and the parishes, conflicts between Anglophones and Francophones, as well as the day to day administrative work of these bodies and their interactions with the Oblates.