Series PR0003.002SF.0001 - Provincial Administration series

C.S.J. Correspondance = C.S.J. Correspondence Intentions de messes reçues à l'évêché de Saint-Albert Calgary, AB: "Sur les pas des missionnaires catholiques dans la vallée de la rivière à l'Arc... Calgary, AB: Barons: Corresp & autres documents = Calgary, AB: Barons: Corres & other doc... Calgary, AB: Beiseker & Swalwell: Corresp = Calgary, AB: Beiseker & Swalwell: Corresp Calgary, AB: Bellevue: Correspondance = Calgary, AB: Bellevue: Correspondence Calgary, AB: Black Diamond: Correspondance = Calgary, AB: Black Diamond: Correspondence Calgary, AB: Bow Island: Correspondance = Calgary, AB: Bow Island: Correspondence Calgary, AB: Brocket: Residential school & mission: Corresp. = Calgary, AB: Brocket: École ré... Calgary, AB: Calgary, AB: Sacred Heart: divers documents = Calgary, AB: Sacred Heart: various doc... Calgary, AB: Calgary, AB: Ste Anne: Divers documents = Calgary, AB: Ste Anne: Various documents Calgary, AB: Calgary, AB: St-Joseph: Correspondance = Calgary, AB: Calgary, AB: St-Joseph: Corres... Calgary, AB: Calgary, AB: Ste Marie: Divers documents & corresp. = Calgary, AB: Calgary, AB: ... Calgary, AB: Cardston: Corresp. = Calgary, AB: Cardston: Corresp. Calgary, AB: Cardston: Réserve Blood: Corresp. = Calgary, AB: Cardston: Bollod Reserve: Corresp. Calgary, AB: Canmore: Corresp. = Calgary, AB: Canmore: Corresp. Calgary, AB: Carstairs: Divers dcmts = Calgary, AB: Carstairs: Various dcmts Calgary, AB: Claresholm: Documents sur les limites de la paroisse (cartes, etc.) = Calgary, AB: C... C.S.J. Correspondance = C.S.J. Correspondence C.S.J. Correspondance = C.S.J. Correspondence C.S.J.: Requêtes pour dépenses extraordinaires = C.S.J. Requests for extraordinary expenses C.S.J.: Corresp. du prov. (xerox) = C.S.J. Corresp. of prov. (xerox) C.S.J.: Correspondance du provincial (xerox) = C.S.J. Correspondence of the Provincial (xerox) Catechism ladder - "Lacombe ladder".

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Provincial Administration series

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  • 1842-1990 (Creation)

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33.03 m of textual records
1,668 photographs
10 negatives
195 plans
6 artworks
1 poster
178 architectural drawings
6 transparencies
1 microfilm
1 medallion

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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.

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The series is arranged in the following sub-series:

• Correspondence with the Papal Curia;
• Correspondence with the Superior General;
• General Correspondence;
• Communiques and Publications;
• Correspondence with the Provincials of Other Provinces;
• Records of Dealings with Dioceses and Other Bodies;
• Relations with Subordinates;
• Publishing Companies;
• Radio;
• Hospitals; and
• Provincial’s Office Files.

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The material is in English, French, and Latin.

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Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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PR1971.0220, PR1971.0442, PR1973.0248, PR1973.0399, PR1973.0556, PR1984.0400, PR1994.0121, PR1997.0109, PR2002.0075, PR2002.0256, PR2016.0001, PR2018.0050

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