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Date Range
1873-1925
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20181007
Physical Description
Matted 23.5 by 18.5 cm black and white photographic print.
Scope and Content
Matted photographic print depicting a hoodoo rock with "NWMP" carved into it.
Date Range
1873-1925
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
Matted 23.5 by 18.5 cm black and white photographic print.
Scope and Content
Matted photographic print depicting a hoodoo rock with "NWMP" carved into it.
Accession No.
20181007
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Archive
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Date Range
1889-1964
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20181046
Physical Description
1.1 m of textual records, 5 photographs
Scope and Content
001: Financial log book (1889-1908) 002: Work day planner for Drumheller Rosedeer Mine (1916-1917) 003: Work day planner for Drumheller Stirling Mine (1917-1918) 004: Work day planner for Drumheller unidentified mine (1918-1919) 005: Work day planner for Drumheller unidentified mine & office (1921)…
Date Range
1889-1964
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Hans Enoch Wight
Physical Description
1.1 m of textual records, 5 photographs
History / Biographical
Hans Enoch Nielson Wight was born July 29, 1889, in Hyrum, Utah, USA. His father was Joseph Moroni Wight, and his mother’s maiden name was Cynthia Elnora Nielson. Joseph was born in 1844 in Hume, New York, and as a seven-year-old travelled west in the year 1851 with his LDS (Mormon) pioneer family. In line with LDS teachings of the time, Joseph became a polygamist and had two wives. Cynthia was his second wife. She was born in Weber County, Utah, in 1860. Hans was the sixth child born to Joseph and Cynthia, but only the second to live past infancy. After his birth, his parents were more successful and brought eight more children into the world, all but one of whom lived to adulthood. In the late 1880s, the LDS Church was sending members north to colonize Southern Alberta, and on June 8, 1891, when Hans was not yet two years old, his parents took their two living children and moved to the brand new community of Cardston, Alberta, snuggled on the edge of the vast, untamed, Canadian prairie. Hans learned to fish and hunt, and even before his teenage years he was an expert marksman. During the day in his father’s blacksmith shop, he learned to be a blacksmith, a wheelwright, and a carpenter, and in the evening he studied books. While finishing high school, he learned to play several instruments. He was a member of the Cardston Military Band. He became a certified machinist, a master electrician, and a licensed plumber. Because he drove a tractor, aborigine friends on the Blood reservation next to Cardston called him Iron Horse. Some remained life-long friends. On August 1, 1908, when nineteen years old, Hans went to Utah to attend Brigham Young College in Logan. He also studied through correspondence courses at the Armour Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois, the University of Missouri, and the Alberta Institute of Technology and Art, obtaining degrees in mechanical and electrical engineering. For the first six years of his professional career, he worked for the US Reclamation Service on the St. Mary’s River project in Montana, but he still spent his weekends in Cardston, which was only twenty miles away. On one of these weekends, he met a young lady named Alice McClung from northern Ireland who was a recent convert to the LDS Church. On January 11, 1911, Alice became Mrs. Hans E. Wight. He was not quite 22 years old and she was 20. An aside: Five years later, Hans’s younger brother Eugene married Alice’s younger sister Jenny, and their two families generated double cousins who grew up very close. At that time the LDS Church was constructing a temple in Cardston; it was to be used to perform certain sacred ceremonies, and Hans was offered a job as construction engineer, thus beginning his professional life in Canada. When the main part of the construction was finished, he accepted a position in Drumheller, Alberta, where, as a mine surveyor and master mechanic, he was instrumental in the development of its huge coal resources. He remained in Drumheller ten years. In addition to his mining duties he also taught night classes in mechanical, electrical, and steam engineering. When his family finally left Drumheller, he had three children: Elizabeth (Bessie) who was 14, Marjorie (Marge) who was 7, and Eileen who was 5. To be nearer to the LDS community, he moved his family to Taber, Alberta, in 1926. He had obtained the position of Chief Engineer and Master Mechanic for the Leland Coal Company based in Chicago. He was responsible for all mine maintenance both above and below ground. In addition to its large land holdings and mining operations, Leland Coal supplied the district with electricity. Their electric system was later purchased by the Calgary Power Company, and Hans became involved in extending power lines throughout Southern Alberta as well as in building power and light systems for its towns. Soon he relocated to Lethbridge, Alberta. However, his Calgary Power Company job required that he be away from home too much, so he resigned and accepted a position at the newly constructed Lethbridge Government Grain and Storage Elevator. In 1935, Hans campaigned for the new Social Credit Party and was elected Member of the Alberta legislative assembly (MLA) for Lethbridge by a landslide. In 1937, he resigned under pressure. Someone was leaking sensitive political information to the Lethbridge Herald, and Social Credit leadership suspected him (probably correctly). He moved to Calgary and became Chief Engineer of the Hudson’s Bay Company’s Calgary department store where he remained until World War II. In 1941 Hans left the Hudson’s Bay Company and enlisted at the rank of Pilot Officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). He had hoped to work on the Alaskan Highway as an engineer, but was instead deployed to air bases across the Prairie Provinces and Newfoundland where he was charged with maintaining and constructing airbase facilities. At the same time, he was often assigned to organize recreation and entertainment for the airmen. He was released from active duty with the rank of Flight Lieutenant in February, 1945, and moved to Bremerton, Washington, where he was hired as an electrical engineer repairing American ships, mostly destroyers, damaged in Pacific Ocean warfare. He performed this work until the Japanese surrender. Then he moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. Hans was 55 years old when he returned to the USA, and he remained there the remainder of his life working as surveyor, city engineer, construction engineer, and city manager in cities throughout northern Utah. He also lived in Los Angeles where he was employed in the development of the San Clemente Island Missile Base for the US military. He died in Salt lake City, Utah on October 12, 1965, at 76 years of age, leaving behind his wife Alice and their three daughters. Although only the oldest daughter married, she had seven children, and those children now have over one hundred descendants. The biography is compiled by Howard Shafer, Grandson based on the following sources EXPERIENCES OF CYNTHIA ELNORA NIELSEN WIGHT from her diaries and journals: 1890 to 1943, edited by Alice W. Terry; A LIFE OF SERVICE: HANS ENOCH NIELSON WIGHT as revealed through his diaries and by his family, edited by Marjorie Wight and Eileen Wight; BACKWARD GLANCES: Stories of and by our Wight ancestors, compiled by Eileen Wight and Marjorie Wight A more detailed biography is found in file 20181046052
Scope and Content
001: Financial log book (1889-1908) 002: Work day planner for Drumheller Rosedeer Mine (1916-1917) 003: Work day planner for Drumheller Stirling Mine (1917-1918) 004: Work day planner for Drumheller unidentified mine (1918-1919) 005: Work day planner for Drumheller unidentified mine & office (1921) 006: Day planner in Drumheller (1921-1922) 007: Day planner in Drumheller (1922-1923) 008: Day planner in Drumheller (1923) 009: Day planner in Drumheller but planner days are not all filled in (1924) 010: Bundle of daily calendar pages (1924-1925) 011: Bundle of daily calendar pages (1925-1926) 012: Bundle of daily calendar pages (1926-1927) 013: Journal with daily entries (1927-1930) 014: Scrapbook of newspaper cutouts talking about the Social Credit party during Wright’s time as MLA till the fall of the Social Credit party (1935-1938) 015: Diary (1931) 016: Handmade diary and a handmade planner (1932) 017: Handmade diary (1933) 018: Diary (1934) 019: Diary (1935) 020: Diary (1936) 021: Diary (1937) 022: Diary with a couple pages torn from the front (1937-1938) 023: Diary (1939) 024: Travel Journal: Journal written till page 45 then it goes blank and then writing on page 194-195 (1939-1942) 025: Diary (1940) 026: Diary (1941) 027: Diary (1942) 028: Diary (1943) 029: Diary (1944) 030: Diary (1945) 031: Diary (1946) 032: Diary with Utah stamp (1947) 033: Diary with Utah stamp (1948) 034: Diary with Utah stamp (1949) 035: Diary with Utah stamp (1950-1952) 036: Diary with Utah stamp (1952) 037: Day Planner not that much is written in the entries (1953) 038: Diary (1953) 039: Account book (1954-1957) 040: Diary four stamps on the first page from Utah, Alberta, Washington, and Oregon (1954) 041: Diary (1955) 042: Diary (1956) 043: Diary (1957) 044: Diary (1958) 045: Diary (1959) 046: Diary (1960) 047: Diary (1961) 048: Diary (1962) 049: Diary (1963) 050: Diary stops writing on May 6 (1964) 051: 5 photographs of H.E. Wight and family 052: Biography of H.E. Wight
Accession No.
20181046
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Map to illustrate system of Canadian Irrigation Surveys

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Material Type
Map
Accession No.
19736211001
Physical Description
1 map : photocopy ; 45 x 41 cm
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Rocky Mountains to Milk River (Range 8 W5thM to Range 9 W4thM) and U.S. Border to Knee-Hill Creek Shows areas entitled: Blood Indian Reserve; Stony I. R.; Sarcee I.R.; Blackfeet Indian Reserve; Peigan Ind. Reserve; Bow River Coal District Shows location of: Towns, cities, mountains, …
Material Type
Map
Physical Description
1 map : photocopy ; 45 x 41 cm
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
Albertan?
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Rocky Mountains to Milk River (Range 8 W5thM to Range 9 W4thM) and U.S. Border to Knee-Hill Creek Shows areas entitled: Blood Indian Reserve; Stony I. R.; Sarcee I.R.; Blackfeet Indian Reserve; Peigan Ind. Reserve; Bow River Coal District Shows location of: Towns, cities, mountains, passes, hills, coulees, ridges, buttes, railways, lakes, creeks, brooks and rivers (branches included), range numbers, fifth meridian line Land system surveys in black Lines upon which levels are run shown in red Points where streams are cross-sectioned show thus (red circle) Points where permanent Bench Marcks are placed are shewn thus (red diamond) Identical copy of this map at: 19736174000
Notes
This map along with 5 other maps is contained within an envelope entitled: Department of the Interior. Maps to accompany Report on Canadian Irrigation Surveys, 1894 which originally was part of the "Annual Report of the Department of the Interior for the year 1895".
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19736211001
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Sketch showing the proposed method of diverting water from Elbow River into the N. Fork of Fish Creek - Division A

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Material Type
Map
Accession No.
19736211002
Physical Description
1 map : ms. ; 43 x 56 cm
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Range 5-3 W 5th M and Township 22-24 Note includes: "At the point A there is a well defined valley running from Fish Creek to the Elbow River the height of land between the two streams being about 50ft.(Bar) above the Elbow, the fall in the latter stream is about 51ft per mile and a di…
Material Type
Map
Physical Description
1 map : ms. ; 43 x 56 cm
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
Albertan?
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Range 5-3 W 5th M and Township 22-24 Note includes: "At the point A there is a well defined valley running from Fish Creek to the Elbow River the height of land between the two streams being about 50ft.(Bar) above the Elbow, the fall in the latter stream is about 51ft per mile and a ditch from B to A will deliver all surplus water in Fish Creek. The banks between these points are good and there is no serious obstacle to be encountered in constructing such a ditch."
Notes
Scale 1 mile = 1 inch This map along with 5 other maps is contained within an envelope entitled: Department of the Interior. Maps to accompany Report on Canadian Irrigation Surveys, 1894 which originally was part of the "Annual Report of the Department of the Interior for the year 1895".
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19736211002
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Sketch showing the proposed method of diverting the water of the Red Deer rivers into the Rosebud River : Irrigation Surveys Division A

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Material Type
Map
Accession No.
19736211003
Physical Description
1 map : photocopy ; 53 x 43 cm
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Range 1-5 and Township 31-35
Material Type
Map
Physical Description
1 map : photocopy ; 53 x 43 cm
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
Albertan?
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Range 1-5 and Township 31-35
Notes
Scale 2 miles 1 inch Exploration by T.D. Green D.L.S. and R.R. Bruce C.E. Note includes: "The elevations given are from Barometric Readings." and "The datum at Olds is from the C and E. Profile." Watermark reads:"Silverburn Linen" This map along with 5 other maps is contained within an envelope entitled: Department of the Interior. Maps to accompany Report on Canadian Irrigation Surveys, 1894 which originally was part of the "Annual Report of the Department of the Interior for the year 1895".
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19736211003
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Contour Plan : Showing proposed system of irrigation on the southwest portion of SW1/4 13-24-1.W.5

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Material Type
Map
Accession No.
19736211004
Physical Description
1 map : ms., photolithograph ; 57 x 77 cm
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Southwest portion of SW1/4 13-24-1.W.5 Note contains symbols for: Main ditch, primary ditches, secondary ditches and furrows
Material Type
Map
Physical Description
1 map : ms., photolithograph ; 57 x 77 cm
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
Albertan?
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Southwest portion of SW1/4 13-24-1.W.5 Note contains symbols for: Main ditch, primary ditches, secondary ditches and furrows
Notes
Scale 100 ft = 1 inch This map along with 5 other maps is contained within an envelope entitled: Department of the Interior. Maps to accompany Report on Canadian Irrigation Surveys, 1894 which originally was part of the "Annual Report of the Department of the Interior for the year 1895".
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19736211004
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Preliminary map of a portion of the district of Alberta showing canadian irrigation surveys during 1894 : Sheet No. 1

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Date Range
1894
Material Type
Map
Accession No.
19736211005
Physical Description
1 map : ms., photolithograph ; 81 x 62 cm
Scope and Content
Boundaries: High River to Penhold and Rocky Mountain Park to Blackfoot Indian Reserve (Range 8 West of the 5th Meridian to Range 24 West of the 4th Meridian and Township 19 to Township 36) Shows areas entitled: Foot-hill Country (in red ink); Rocky Mt. Park; Stony Indian Reserve; Morleyville Settl…
Material Type
Map
Date Range
1894
Creator
Department of the Interior Topographical Surveys Branch
Physical Description
1 map : ms., photolithograph ; 81 x 62 cm
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
Albertan?
Scope and Content
Boundaries: High River to Penhold and Rocky Mountain Park to Blackfoot Indian Reserve (Range 8 West of the 5th Meridian to Range 24 West of the 4th Meridian and Township 19 to Township 36) Shows areas entitled: Foot-hill Country (in red ink); Rocky Mt. Park; Stony Indian Reserve; Morleyville Settlement; Sarcee Indian Reserve; Blackfoot Indian Reserve Shows location of: Radnor, Millward, Kananaskis, Morley, Mitford, Cochrane, Jumping Pond, Springbank, Priddis, Millarville, Lineham, Tindastoll, Penhold, Innisfail, Bowden, Olds, Didsbury, Carstairs, Crossfield, Airdrie, Beddington, Calgary, Midnapore, Shepard, Pine Creek, Harrisboro, Davisburg, DeWinton, Grierson, Panima, Brice, Dewdney, High River, Edwell, Kneehill Valley, Langdon, Cheadle, Strathmore, Dunbow, Gladys, Namaka, Strangmuir, Agency, railways, coulees, reservoirs, canals, lakes, creeks, brooks and rivers (branches included), township and range numbers, fifth meridian line References includes: Lines levelled over, profiles of which are on record; permanent bench marks; points where streams were gauged; canals and ditches constructed; canals and ditches projected; surveyed puplic (public) highways; trails. Includes bench mark elevations, which are marked in red on map. Contains an indication in red that: Eastern Slope of the Rocky Mountains and foot-hill country to be mapped from future phototopographical Surveys
Notes
Scale 4 miles to an inch Compiled and drawn from Irrigation and Dominion Lands Surveys by Arthur. O. Wheeler. D.L.S assisted by Jas H. Ridgeway Photo-lithographed at the Lithographic Office of the Department of the Interior This map along with 5 other maps is contained within an envelope entitled: Department of the Interior. Maps to accompany Report on Canadian Irrigation Surveys, 1894 which originally was part of the "Annual Report of the Department of the Interior for the year 1895". Similar map at 19736212009
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19736211005
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Date Range
1896-1916
Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20181071
Physical Description
1 cm. textual material
Scope and Content
3 examination booklets from 1896, 1898 (Northwest Territories), and 1916 (Department of Education, Province of Alberta). The examinations from 1896 and 1898 are for teachers. The examination booklet from 1916 is for Grade 8. The student who used the latter booklet was Viva Niven and she wrote th…
Date Range
1896-1916
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 cm. textual material
History / Biographical
Until 1905, Alberta was part of the Northwest Territories.
Scope and Content
3 examination booklets from 1896, 1898 (Northwest Territories), and 1916 (Department of Education, Province of Alberta). The examinations from 1896 and 1898 are for teachers. The examination booklet from 1916 is for Grade 8. The student who used the latter booklet was Viva Niven and she wrote the exam on June 23, 1916.
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20181071
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Date Range
1889-2018
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20181070
Scope and Content
2018.1070.001 - James and Elsie McIntosh and family newspaper clippings, letters, photography, marriage license, etc. 2018.1070.002 - Jean Keys (McIntosh) and family newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, etc. 2018.1070.003 - Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen motivational booklets
Date Range
1889-2018
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
McIntosh Family
History / Biographical
James "Jimmy" McIntosh was born in 1888 in Brandon, Manitoba and died on November 10, 1961. He was involved with the Grand Trunk Railway from 1907 before joining the Canadian Northern Railway in 1908 as a member of the audit department and would join the Grand Trunk Railway again in 1910 as a clerk in the superintendent's office in Melville, Saskatchewan. He would join the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1911 in Calgary and was transferred to Lethbridge in 1914. He would work with the CPR for 42 years before retiring in 1956. On December 26, 1914 he married Elsie Van Slyke. Elsie was born in 1889 and passed away in 1963. She was the honourary president of the Handicraft Guild in Lethbridge and a member of the Shrine Auxiliary. They were both survived by their daughter Jean. Jean Keys (McIntosh) was also a member of the Handicraft Guild in Lethbridge. Jean passed away on October 20, 1989 and was survived by her two daughters and one son.
Scope and Content
2018.1070.001 - James and Elsie McIntosh and family newspaper clippings, letters, photography, marriage license, etc. 2018.1070.002 - Jean Keys (McIntosh) and family newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, etc. 2018.1070.003 - Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen motivational booklets
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20181070
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Canadian irrigation surveys reservoir sites A and B Jumpingpound Creek

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Date Range
1896
Material Type
Map
Accession No.
19736212001
Physical Description
1 map : photolithograph ; 43 x 56 cm
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Tp. 24, Rge. 7, W.5th M. Shows location of: Location for Dam, Waggon Road, Back Trail, Irrigation Ditch and "Old Buck" Signal. Section numbers are also shown on map. Shows areas entitled: Muskeg Valley, Timbered Bench and Open Reference: Estimated capacity of Site 'A' ... 6400 ac.ft.…
Material Type
Map
Date Range
1896
Physical Description
1 map : photolithograph ; 43 x 56 cm
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
Albertan - Canadian?
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Tp. 24, Rge. 7, W.5th M. Shows location of: Location for Dam, Waggon Road, Back Trail, Irrigation Ditch and "Old Buck" Signal. Section numbers are also shown on map. Shows areas entitled: Muskeg Valley, Timbered Bench and Open Reference: Estimated capacity of Site 'A' ... 6400 ac.ft.; Estimated capacity of Site 'B' ... 1150 ac.ft.; Points where streams were gauged shown by two red circles. Note: Approximate elevations are in feet above sea level - shown in red.
Notes
Includes Scale of Chains From surveys by A.O. Wheeler in 1895 Photo-lithographed at The Lithographic Office of the Department of the Interior This map along with 17 other maps is contained within an envelope entitled: "Rapport Annuel du Departement de L'Interieur pour 1896. Cartes qui accompagnent le Rapport sur les explorations d'irrigation canadiennes, 1895" = "Annual Report of the Department of the Interior for 1896. Maps to accompany Report on Canadian Irrigation Surveys, 1985" (Maps are in English)
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19736212001
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Canadian irrigation surveys reservoir site C on stream flowing to Jumpingpound Creek

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Date Range
1896
Material Type
Map
Accession No.
19736212002
Physical Description
1 map : photolithograph ; 22 x 29 cm
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Tp. 24, Rge. 7, W.5th M. Shows location of: Location for Dam. Section numbers are also shown on map. There is an indication of the Height of Land Reference: Estimated capacity of Site 'C' ... 1950 ac.ft.; Points where streams were gauged shown by the number 3 in a red circle. Note:…
Material Type
Map
Date Range
1896
Physical Description
1 map : photolithograph ; 22 x 29 cm
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
Albertan - Canadian?
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Tp. 24, Rge. 7, W.5th M. Shows location of: Location for Dam. Section numbers are also shown on map. There is an indication of the Height of Land Reference: Estimated capacity of Site 'C' ... 1950 ac.ft.; Points where streams were gauged shown by the number 3 in a red circle. Note: Approximate elevations are in feet above sea level - shown in red.
Notes
Includes Scale of Chains From surveys by A.O. Wheeler in 1895 Photo-lithographed at The Lithographic Office of the Department of the Interior This map along with 17 other maps is contained within an envelope entitled: "Rapport Annuel du Departement de L'Interieur pour 1896. Cartes qui accompagnent le Rapport sur les explorations d'irrigation canadiennes, 1895" = "Annual Report of the Department of the Interior for 1896. Maps to accompany Report on Canadian Irrigation Surveys, 1985" (Maps are in English)
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19736212002
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Canadian irrigation surveys : Sketch of reservoir site D on Canon Branch of Elbow River

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Date Range
1896
Material Type
Map
Accession No.
19736212003
Physical Description
1 map : photolithograph ; 43 x 46 cm
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Tp. 22, Rge. 6, W.5th M. Shows location of: Location for Dam, "Prairie Creek" Signal, Prairie Creek, Pack Trail, Sulphur Cr., Canon Branch and Elbow River. Section numbers are also shown on map. Shows areas entitled: Basin, Timbered Bench and Broken Rapids Reference: Estimated capaci…
Material Type
Map
Date Range
1896
Physical Description
1 map : photolithograph ; 43 x 46 cm
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
Albertan - Canadian?
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Tp. 22, Rge. 6, W.5th M. Shows location of: Location for Dam, "Prairie Creek" Signal, Prairie Creek, Pack Trail, Sulphur Cr., Canon Branch and Elbow River. Section numbers are also shown on map. Shows areas entitled: Basin, Timbered Bench and Broken Rapids Reference: Estimated capacity of Site 'D' ... 4,000 ac.ft.; Points where streams were gauged shown by the number 15 in two red circles. Note: Approximate elevations are in feet above sea level - shown in red.
Notes
Includes Scale of Chains From surveys by A.O. Wheeler in 1895 Photo-lithographed at The Lithographic Office of the Department of the Interior This map along with 17 other maps is contained within an envelope entitled: "Rapport Annuel du Departement de L'Interieur pour 1896. Cartes qui accompagnent le Rapport sur les explorations d'irrigation canadiennes, 1895" = "Annual Report of the Department of the Interior for 1896. Maps to accompany Report on Canadian Irrigation Surveys, 1985" (Maps are in English)
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19736212003
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Canadian irrigation surveys : Sketch of reservoir site E on Elbow River

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Date Range
1896
Material Type
Map
Accession No.
19736212004
Physical Description
1 map : photolithograph ; 34 x 29 cm
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Tp. 22, Rge. 6, W.5th M. Shows location of: Location for Dam, Pack Trail and Elbow River. Section numbers are also shown on map. Shows areas entitled: Timbered Flat and River Flat (partly timbered) Reference: Estimated capacity of Site 'E' ... 25,500 ac.ft. Note: Approximate elevati…
Material Type
Map
Date Range
1896
Physical Description
1 map : photolithograph ; 34 x 29 cm
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
Albertan - Canadian?
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Tp. 22, Rge. 6, W.5th M. Shows location of: Location for Dam, Pack Trail and Elbow River. Section numbers are also shown on map. Shows areas entitled: Timbered Flat and River Flat (partly timbered) Reference: Estimated capacity of Site 'E' ... 25,500 ac.ft. Note: Approximate elevations are in feet above sea level - shown in red.
Notes
Includes Scale of Chains From surveys by A.O. Wheeler in 1895 Photo-lithographed at The Lithographic Office of the Department of the Interior This map along with 17 other maps is contained within an envelope entitled: "Rapport Annuel du Departement de L'Interieur pour 1896. Cartes qui accompagnent le Rapport sur les explorations d'irrigation canadiennes, 1895" = "Annual Report of the Department of the Interior for 1896. Maps to accompany Report on Canadian Irrigation Surveys, 1985" (Maps are in English)
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19736212004
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Canadian irrigation surveys : Sketch of reservoir site F on Fisher Branch of Elbow River

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Date Range
1896
Material Type
Map
Accession No.
19736212005
Physical Description
1 map : photolithograph ; 32 x 27 cm
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Tp. 21, Rge. 7, W.5th M. Shows location of: Location for Dam, "Southerly Twin" Signal, Fisher Branch of Elbow River and Canon. Section numbers are also shown on map. Reference: Estimated capacity of Site 'F' ... 3,550 ac.ft.; Points where streams were gauged shown by the number 11 in …
Material Type
Map
Date Range
1896
Physical Description
1 map : photolithograph ; 32 x 27 cm
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
Albertan - Canadian?
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Tp. 21, Rge. 7, W.5th M. Shows location of: Location for Dam, "Southerly Twin" Signal, Fisher Branch of Elbow River and Canon. Section numbers are also shown on map. Reference: Estimated capacity of Site 'F' ... 3,550 ac.ft.; Points where streams were gauged shown by the number 11 in a red circle. Note: Approximate elevations are in feet above sea level - shown in red.
Notes
Includes Scale of Chains From surveys by A.O. Wheeler in 1895 Photo-lithographed at The Lithographic Office of the Department of the Interior This map along with 17 other maps is contained within an envelope entitled: "Rapport Annuel du Departement de L'Interieur pour 1896. Cartes qui accompagnent le Rapport sur les explorations d'irrigation canadiennes, 1895" = "Annual Report of the Department of the Interior for 1896. Maps to accompany Report on Canadian Irrigation Surveys, 1985" (Maps are in English)
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19736212005
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Canadian irrigation surveys : Sketch of reservoir site G on south branch of Fish Creek

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Date Range
1896
Material Type
Map
Accession No.
19736212006
Physical Description
1 map : photolithograph ; 43 x 31 cm
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Tp. 22, Rge. 4, W.5th M. Shows location of: Location for Dam, "Evans" Signal, Evans Ho., Widow Evans' House, Camera Station, Pond, Waggon Trail and Stream Flowing to North Branch of Fish Creek . Section numbers are also shown on map. Indicates Approximate Water Line Reference: Estima…
Material Type
Map
Date Range
1896
Physical Description
1 map : photolithograph ; 43 x 31 cm
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
Albertan - Canadian?
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Tp. 22, Rge. 4, W.5th M. Shows location of: Location for Dam, "Evans" Signal, Evans Ho., Widow Evans' House, Camera Station, Pond, Waggon Trail and Stream Flowing to North Branch of Fish Creek . Section numbers are also shown on map. Indicates Approximate Water Line Reference: Estimated capacity of Site 'G' ... 6100 ac.ft.; Points where streams were gauged shown by the number 19 in a red circle. Note: Approximate elevations are in feet above sea level - shown in red.
Notes
Includes Scale of Chains From surveys by A.O. Wheeler in 1895 Photo-lithographed at The Lithographic Office of the Department of the Interior This map along with 17 other maps is contained within an envelope entitled: "Rapport Annuel du Departement de L'Interieur pour 1896. Cartes qui accompagnent le Rapport sur les explorations d'irrigation canadiennes, 1895" = "Annual Report of the Department of the Interior for 1896. Maps to accompany Report on Canadian Irrigation Surveys, 1985" (Maps are in English)
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Canadian irrigation surveys : Sketch of reservoir site H on south branch of Fish Creek

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Date Range
1896
Material Type
Map
Accession No.
19736212007
Physical Description
1 map : photolithograph ; 28 x 43 cm
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Tp. 22, Rge. 5, W.5th M. Shows location of: Location for Dam, Camera Station, Retaining Wall and South Branch of Fish Creek . Section numbers are also shown on map. Reference: Estimated capacity of Site 'H' ... 7680 ac.ft.; Points where streams were gauged shown by the number 20 in a …
Material Type
Map
Date Range
1896
Physical Description
1 map : photolithograph ; 28 x 43 cm
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
Albertan - Canadian?
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Tp. 22, Rge. 5, W.5th M. Shows location of: Location for Dam, Camera Station, Retaining Wall and South Branch of Fish Creek . Section numbers are also shown on map. Reference: Estimated capacity of Site 'H' ... 7680 ac.ft.; Points where streams were gauged shown by the number 20 in a red circle. Note: Approximate elevations are in feet above sea level - shown in red.
Notes
Includes Scale of Chains From surveys by A.O. Wheeler in 1895 Photo-lithographed at The Lithographic Office of the Department of the Interior This map along with 17 other maps is contained within an envelope entitled: "Rapport Annuel du Departement de L'Interieur pour 1896. Cartes qui accompagnent le Rapport sur les explorations d'irrigation canadiennes, 1895" = "Annual Report of the Department of the Interior for 1896. Maps to accompany Report on Canadian Irrigation Surveys, 1985" (Maps are in English)
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Canadian irrigation surveys : Sketch of reservoir site K on south branch of Sheep River

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Date Range
1896
Material Type
Map
Accession No.
19736212008
Physical Description
1 map : photolithograph ; 26 x 26 cm
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Tp. 19, Rge. 5, W.5th M. Shows location of: Location for Dam, Camera Station, Waggon Trail to Lineham's and South Branch of Sheep River. Section numbers are also shown on map. Shows areas entitled: Upper Camp, Open Bench, Timbered Bench and Thickly Timbered Bench Reference: Points wh…
Material Type
Map
Date Range
1896
Physical Description
1 map : photolithograph ; 26 x 26 cm
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
Albertan - Canadian?
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Tp. 19, Rge. 5, W.5th M. Shows location of: Location for Dam, Camera Station, Waggon Trail to Lineham's and South Branch of Sheep River. Section numbers are also shown on map. Shows areas entitled: Upper Camp, Open Bench, Timbered Bench and Thickly Timbered Bench Reference: Points where streams were gauged shown by numbers in a red circle.
Notes
Includes Scale of Chains From surveys by A.O. Wheeler in 1895 Photo-lithographed at The Lithographic Office of the Department of the Interior This map along with 17 other maps is contained within an envelope entitled: "Rapport Annuel du Departement de L'Interieur pour 1896. Cartes qui accompagnent le Rapport sur les explorations d'irrigation canadiennes, 1895" = "Annual Report of the Department of the Interior for 1896. Maps to accompany Report on Canadian Irrigation Surveys, 1985" (Maps are in English)
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Preliminary map of a portion of the district of Alberta showing canadian irrigation surveys during 1894 : Sheet No. 1

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Date Range
1894-1896
Material Type
Map
Accession No.
19736212009
Physical Description
1 map : ms., photolithograph ; 76 x 61 cm
Scope and Content
Boundaries: High River to Penhold and Rocky Mountain Park to Blackfoot Indian Reserve (Range 8 West of the 5th Meridian to Range 24 West of the 4th Meridian and Township 19 to Township 36) Shows areas entitled: Foot-hill Country (in red ink); Rocky Mt. Park; Stony Indian Reserve; Morleyville Settl…
Material Type
Map
Date Range
1894-1896
Creator
Department of the Interior Topographical Surveys Branch
Physical Description
1 map : ms., photolithograph ; 76 x 61 cm
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
Albertan?
Scope and Content
Boundaries: High River to Penhold and Rocky Mountain Park to Blackfoot Indian Reserve (Range 8 West of the 5th Meridian to Range 24 West of the 4th Meridian and Township 19 to Township 36) Shows areas entitled: Foot-hill Country (in red ink); Rocky Mt. Park; Stony Indian Reserve; Morleyville Settlement; Sarcee Indian Reserve; Blackfoot Indian Reserve Shows location of: Radnor, Millward, Kananaskis, Morley, Mitford, Cochrane, Jumping Pond, Springbank, Priddis, Millarville, Lineham, Tindastoll, Penhold, Innisfail, Bowden, Olds, Didsbury, Carstairs, Crossfield, Airdrie, Beddington, Calgary, Midnapore, Shepard, Pine Creek, Harrisboro, Davisburg, DeWinton, Grierson, Panima, Brice, Dewdney, High River, Edwell, Kneehill Valley, Langdon, Cheadle, Strathmore, Dunbow, Gladys, Namaka, Strangmuir, Agency, railways, coulees, reservoirs, canals, lakes, creeks, brooks and rivers (branches included), township and range numbers, fifth meridian line References includes: Lines levelled over, profiles of which are on record; permanent bench marks; points where gauge rods have been placed; points where streams were gauged; canals and ditches constructed; canals and ditches located; canals and ditches projected; surveyed puplic (public) highways; trails. Includes a Schedule of Bench Mark Elevations, which are marked in red on map. Contains an indication in red that: Eastern Slope of the Rocky Mountains and foot-hill country to be mapped from future phototopographical Surveys
Notes
Scale 4 miles to an inch Compiled and drawn from Irrigation and Dominion Lands Surveys by Arthur. O. Wheeler. D.L.S Photo-lithographed at the Lithographic Office of the Department of the Interior Revised to 1st May 1896 This map along with 17 other maps is contained within an envelope entitled: "Rapport Annuel du Departement de L'Interieur pour 1896. Cartes qui accompagnent le Rapport sur les explorations d'irrigation canadiennes, 1895" = "Annual Report of the Department of the Interior for 1896. Maps to accompany Report on Canadian Irrigation Surveys, 1985" (Maps are in English) Similar map at 19736211005
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Preliminary map of a portion of the district of Alberta showing canadian irrigation surveys during 1894 : Sheet No. 2

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Date Range
1894-1896
Material Type
Map
Accession No.
19736212011
Physical Description
1 map : ms., photolithograph ; 78 x 61 cm
Scope and Content
Boundaries: International Border to High River and Pekisko to Chincoulee Lake (Range 2 West of the 5th Meridian to Range 18 West of the 4th Meridian and Township 1 to Township 18) Shows areas entitled: Peigan Indian Reserve, Peigan Timber Reserve, Blood Indian Reserve and Blood Timber Reserve Sho…
Material Type
Map
Date Range
1894-1896
Creator
Department of the Interior Topographical Surveys Branch
Physical Description
1 map : ms., photolithograph ; 78 x 61 cm
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
Albertan?
Scope and Content
Boundaries: International Border to High River and Pekisko to Chincoulee Lake (Range 2 West of the 5th Meridian to Range 18 West of the 4th Meridian and Township 1 to Township 18) Shows areas entitled: Peigan Indian Reserve, Peigan Timber Reserve, Blood Indian Reserve and Blood Timber Reserve Shows location of: Pekisko, High River, Cayley, Nanton, Lyndon, New Oxley, Pincer Creek (Pincher Creek), Fishburn, Yarrow, Stavely, Claresholm, Leavings, Macleod, Mountain View, Ft. Kipp, Slide-out, Stand-off, Cardston, Colles, Lethbridge, Whoop-up, Sterling, NWMP Res., Agency, railways, coulees, reservoirs, lakes, creeks, brooks and rivers (branches and forks included) References includes: Lines levelled over, profiles of which are on record; permanent bench marks; points were guage rods have been placed; points where streams were gauged; canals and ditches constructed; canals and ditches located: canals and ditches projected; surveyed puplic (public) highways; trails. Includes a Schedule of Bench Mark Elevations, which are marked in red on map. Contains an indication in red that, "Eastern Slope of the Rocky Mountains and foot-hill country to be mapped from future phototopographical Surveys" and "Porcupine Hills to be mapped from future photographical Surveys".
Notes
Scale 4 miles to an inch Compiled and drawn from Irrigation and Dominion Lands Surveys by Arthur. O. Wheeler. D.L.S Photo-lithographed at the Lithographic Office of the Department of the Interior Revised to 1st May 1896 This map along with 17 other maps is contained within an envelope entitled: "Rapport Annuel du Departement de L'Interieur pour 1896. Cartes qui accompagnent le Rapport sur les explorations d'irrigation canadiennes, 1895" = "Annual Report of the Department of the Interior for 1896. Maps to accompany Report on Canadian Irrigation Surveys, 1985" (Maps are in English) Similar map at 19736211006
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Canadian irrigation surveys : Sketch of method of diverting water from Elbow River to north branch of Fish Creek

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Material Type
Map
Accession No.
19736212010
Physical Description
1 map : photolithograph ; 43 x 56 cm
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Range 4 and Township 22-23 W 5th M Shows location of: Suitable Point for Dam, "Fish Creek Hill" Signal, "Big Meadow" Camera Station, Deserted Shack, Elbow River, North Branch of Fish Creek, Springs, High Water Canal of North Branch of Fish Creek, Hay Corral, Hay Trail and Morley Pack T…
Material Type
Map
Physical Description
1 map : photolithograph ; 43 x 56 cm
Physical Condition
Good
History / Biographical
Albertan?
Scope and Content
Boundaries: Range 4 and Township 22-23 W 5th M Shows location of: Suitable Point for Dam, "Fish Creek Hill" Signal, "Big Meadow" Camera Station, Deserted Shack, Elbow River, North Branch of Fish Creek, Springs, High Water Canal of North Branch of Fish Creek, Hay Corral, Hay Trail and Morley Pack Trail. Section numbers are also shown on map. Shows areas entitled: Sarcee Indian Reserve, Timbered Bench, Low Timbered Bench and Big Meadow Reference: Proposed route for diversion; Points where streams were gauged shown by the number 17 in two red circles. Note: Approximate elevations are in feet above sea level - shown in red.
Notes
Scale of Chains From surveys by A. O. Wheeler in 1895 Photo-lithographed at the Lithographic Office of the Department of the Interior This map along with 17 other maps is contained within an envelope entitled: "Rapport Annuel du Departement de L'Interieur pour 1896. Cartes qui accompagnent le Rapport sur les explorations d'irrigation canadiennes, 1895" = "Annual Report of the Department of the Interior for 1896. Maps to accompany Report on Canadian Irrigation Surveys, 1985" (Maps are in English)
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