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Other Name
SNIDER-ENFIELD MARK 1 (1862)
Date Range From
1866
Date Range To
1875
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL, WOOD, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19640185000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
SNIDER-ENFIELD MARK 1 (1862)
Date Range From
1866
Date Range To
1875
Materials
STEEL, WOOD, BRASS
No. Pieces
1
Length
96.0
Width
12.7
Description
S/N 329E CROWN 6 ON STOCK RING. CALIBRE .577 ENFIELD. "3B17 B CROWN TI" ON BARREL. ROMAN NUMERAL 2 & TWO STARS ON BREECH. "CROWN TI". "14B" TWICE ON BREECH BLOCK. "329", "B.S.A. CO." "E CROWN 28" ON TRIGGER GUARD. "Z CROWN 6", "4"27 "263" ON BUTT PLATE. "DIAMOND OUTLINE WITH DC IN MIDDLE" ON BUTT STOCK. HALF STOCK CARBINE. NO FRONT SIGHT. "ENFIELD 1862" STAMPED ON LOCK PLATE. REFER TO CONSERVATION REPORT ON FILE.
Subjects
ARMAMENT-FIREARM
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
ENGLAND. CONVERTED TO A CARBINE & USED BY DOMINION OF CANADA FOR TRAINEES. PURCHASED BY THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE, INVOICES #3874 AND 3519. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF MILITARY OBJECTS, A PORTION OF WHICH WERE DONATED BY BOB FAULDS. A NOTICE FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD ON APRIL 1, 1991 LISTS THE DONOR AS DECEASED. CONTACT INFORMATION FOR NEXT OF KIN WAS NOT FOUND. SEE PERMANENT FILE P19640184000-GA FOR HARDCOPY OF NOTICE. *UPDATE* IN 2019 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK CONDUCTED AN ARTIFACT SURVEY THAT INCLUDED A NUMBER OF BARBER-RELATED INSTRUMENTS DONATED BY BOB FAULDS. HIS FULL NAME WAS ROBERT ERNEST FAULDS. ATTEMPTS MADE TO MAKE CONTACT HIS NEXT-OF-KIN WERE UNSUCCESSFUL. AN OBITUARY FOUND IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD FOR FAULDS STATES, “BORN, RAISED AND EDUCATED IN TABER, ALBERTA, BOB SPENT THE MAJORITY OF HIS LIFE IN LETHBRIDGE WHERE HE WORKED AS A BARBER AT WESTBROOKS BARBER SHOP, LATER OWNING HIS OWN BUSINESS CALLED BOB’S BARBER SHOP.” JAMES AND HAROLD WESTBROOK WERE THE ORIGINAL PROPRIETORS OF THE WESTBROOKS BARBER SHOP. IT OPENED IN 1917 IN THE BLENNER-HASSETT BLOCK AT 303 6TH STREET SOUTH (LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD, 21 JULY 1917). FURTHER RESEARCH INTO HIS BARBER CAREER FOUND A RETIREMENT NOTICE PUBLISHED IN THE HERALD WHICH READS “R. E. FAULDS: I WOULD LIKE TO ANNOUNCE THAT AFTER 48 YEARS OF BARBERING, I WILL BE RETIRING, EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 1987.” IN ADDITION TO A SEPTEMBER 6, 1939 PUBLICATION IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD STATES “… SOME TABER YOUNG MEN APPLIED [FOR THE WAR], AMONG THEM ROBT. FAULDS, JR., OLDEST SON OF THE LATE CHIEF FAULDS, WHO WEEKS AGO OPENED A NEW BARBER SHOP IN TOWN.” FAULDS’ OBITUARY STATES HE “MARRIED OLIVE CARDWELL [1916-2005] ON MARCH 4, 1942, AND TOGETHER THEY RESIDED IN LETHBRIDGE UNTIL HIS PASSING.” THEIR CHILDREN WERE ROBERT THOMAS AND PHILLIP RONALD. BOB FAULDS PASSED AWAY ON MARCH 14, 1991 AT THE AGE OF 73 YEARS. REFERENCE TO FAULDS’ DONATIONS TO THE MUSEUM WERE FOUND IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. THERE WAS AN IMAGE PUBLISHED OF MUSEUM OFFICIALS ALONG WITH FAULDS TAKING DOWN HIS BARBER POLE FROM ITS 6TH STREET LOCATION (NOVEMBER 29, 1965). A LINE IN THE MARCH 9, 1964 EDITION OF THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD READS, “FAULDS TURNED UP [AT THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE MUSEUM] WITH TWO STRAIGHT RAZORS. THE SHAVERS ARE MORE THAN 100 YEARS OLD.” PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE P19640121000 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, INCLUDING COPIES OF THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD RESEARCH.
Catalogue Number
P19640185000
Acquisition Date
1964-03
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
COIN COLLECTION
Date Range From
1862
Date Range To
1982
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SILVER, COPPER
Catalogue Number
P19950066016
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
COIN COLLECTION
Date Range From
1862
Date Range To
1982
Materials
SILVER, COPPER
No. Pieces
35
Description
1. CANADIAN DIME: 1.8CM (D). DIME READS "CANADA 1969 10 CENTS" ON FRONT WITH A PICTURE OF A SCHOONER. ON BACK IS PICTURE OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II AND READS "ELIXABETH II D.G.REGINA". IS SILVER IN COLOUR. SOME SCRATCHES. 2. TURKISH KURUS: 1.4CM (D). COPPER COIN HAS PICTURE OF PLANT AND READS "1964 1 KURUS" ON ONE SIDE, AND ON OTHER IS A SICKLE AND STAR AND READS "CUMHURIYETI TURKIYE". STICKY SURFACE DIRT AND SCRATCHES. 3. FRENCH FRANCS: 2.7CM (D). APPEARS TO BE BRONZE, ON ONE SIDE READS "LIBERTE-EGALITE-FRATERNITE - 2 FRANCS 1939". HAS PICTURE OF TWO HORNS OF PLENTY. ON BACK IS ETCHING OF HEAD WITH WREATH CROWN AND READS "REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE MORLON", SURFACE DIRT AND MINOR BITS OF CORROSION. 4. MEXICAN PESOS: 3.1CM (D). SILVER COLOURED COIN HAS ETCHING OF EAGLE STANDING ON ROCK ON ONE FOOT WITH SNAKE IN HIS BEAK (MEXICAN EMBLEM) WITH WREATH ALONG BOTTOM. READS "ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS". ON REVERSE IS PROFILE ETCHING OF A MAN, AND READS "DIEZ PESOS 1977 M". COIN HAS SEVEN EQUAL SIDES. SOME MINOR SCRATCHES. 5. GERMAN PFENNIG: 2.1CM (D). READS "DEUTSCHES REICH 10 PFENNIG 1917" ON ONE SIDE. REVERSE HAS ETCHING OF EAGLE WITH SPREAD WINGS, CROWN OVER HIS HEAD AND SHIELD IN CENTRE OF CHEST. IS DARK IN COLOUR, PROBABLY TARNISHING OF SILVER. 6. CANADIAN DOLLAR: 3.2CM (D). SILVER DOLLAR IS THICK AND READS "WINNIPEG 100 1874-1974 CANADA DOLLAR" WITH AN OLD TIME SCENE IN FIRST 0 OF 100, AND MODERN SCENE IN SECOND ONE. HAS TINY "B - PP" ETCHED ON THIS SIDE. OPPOSITE SIDE IS PICTURE OF THE QUEEN AND READS "ELIZABETH II D.G. REGINA". 7. BRITISH PENCE: 2.1CM (D). HAS TWELVE EVEN SIDES, IS A CUPEROUS METAL. READS "THREE PENCE 1944" WITH ETCHING OF THREE FLOWERS AND STALKS. REVERSE HAS PROFILE OF KING AND READS "GEORGIUS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX F:D:IND:IMP.". SLIGHT CORROSION. 8. CANADA DOLLAR: 3.2CM (D). SILVER COIN HAS ETCHING OF QUEEN ON BACK AND READS "CANADA 1982 DOLLAR - ELIZABETH II". OPPOSITE SIDE HAS ETCHING OF CONFEDERACY AND READS "1867 CONFEDERATION CONSTITUTION 1982". IS THICK. HAS SCRATCH BY QUEEN'S EYES. 9. MEXICAN CENTAVOS: 2.1CM (D). CUPEROUS METAL HAS MEXICAN EMBLEM ON FRONT AND READS "ESTADOS UNIDOS MEXICANOS". ON REVERSE IS PROFILE OF MAN AND READS "CINCO CENTAVOS M 1958". MINOR CORROSION. 10. SAME AS #9 EXCEPT DATE IS "1964" AND HAS STICKY DIRT OVER EMBLEM. 11. MEXICAN CENTAVOS: 2.9CM (D). COPPER COIN HAS DESERT LANDSCAPE SCENE WITH MOUNTAINS IN BACKGROUND. READS "20 CENTAVOS 1954". REVERSE IS EMBLEM WITH COUNTRY NAME. HAS MINOR CORROSION AND SCRATCHES. 12. IDENTICAL TO #11. SLIGHTLY LIGHTER IN COLOUR. 13. MEXICAN CENTAVOS: 1.5CM (D). SILVER COLOURED COIN HAS SAME PICTURE ON BACK AS #4. REVERSE HAS PICTURE OF MAIZE AND READS "10 CS. 1979". HAS SPOT OF DIRT ON EAGLES CLAW. 14. CANADIAN QUARTER: 2.4CM (D). SILVER COIN HAS ETCHING OF A MOOSE HEAD WITH "CANADA 1963 25 CENTS" WRITTEN ON FRONT, REVERSE HAS PICTURE OF QUEEN AND READS "ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA". IS TARNISHED. 15. IDENTICAL TO #14 EXCEPT DATE IS "1962". 16. CANADIAN QUARTER: 2.4CM (D). SILVER COIN HAS ETCHING OF RCMP MOUNTIE ON HORSE WITH FLAG AND READS "CANADA 25 CENTS 1873 1973". REVERSE IS QUEEN WITH "ELIZABETH II D.G.REGINA". SOME SCRATCHING. 17. CANADIAN PENNY: 1.9CM (D). COPPER COIN HAS TWO MAPLE LEAVES WITH "1 CENT 1960 CANADA" ON ONE SIDE. REVERSE IS QUEEN WITH "ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA" ETCHED IN. MINOR CORROSION AND SURFACE DIRT. 18. IDENTICAL TO #17 EXCEPT BRIGHTER IN COLOUR AND YEAR IS "1958". 19. CANADIAN NICKEL: 1.5CM (D). SILVER COIN HAS WREATH WITH CROWN AT TOP AND READS "5 CENTS CANADA 1918". ON REVERSE HAS PROFILE OF KING AND READS "GEORGIUS V DEI GRA: REX ETIND:IMP:". HAS SOME TARNISHING. 20. OIL SANDS COIN: 4.0CM (D). GOLD COLOURED COIN HAS ETCHING OF OIL RIG WITH "GREAT CANADIAN OIL SANDS - PIONEERING ENERGY TOGETHER - 1975". ON REVERSE IS OUTLINE OF A CIRCLE WITH SPIKES AND HAS INITIALS "GCOS" IN CENTRE. SOME MINOR SURFACE SCRATCHES. 21. SOUTHERN ALBERTA DOLLAR: 3.3CM (D). SILVER COLOURED COIN IS THICK. HAS ETCHING OF SPORTSPLEX AND READS FROM TOP TO BOTTOM "JEUX CANADA GAMES -ALBERTA'S SUNNY SOUTH - 1975 - SPORTSPLEX - VALUE $1.00 IN PARTICIPATING COMMUNITIES-EXPIRES MARCH 15, 1975". REVERSE HAS PICTURE OF MOUNTAINS, TREES AND MAPLE LEAF. READS "SOUTHERN ALBERTA DOLLAR". 22. NEW ZEALAND: 2.4CM (D). SILVER COLOURED COIN HAS ETCHING OF A NATIVE MASK AND READS "10". ON OPPOSITE SIDE HAS A PROFILE OF THE QUEEN AND READS "ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1976". IS A BIT TARNISHED, HAS MINOR SCRATCHES. 23. INDIAN ANNAS: 1,5CM (D). SILVER COIN HAS PICTURE OF QUEEN ON BACK AND READS "QUEEN VICTORIA". ON OPPOSITE SIDE HAS LEAF AND FLOWER BORDER AND READS "TWO ANNAS INDIA 1862". IS TARNISHING, ETCHING IS WORN IN AREAS. 24. SWEDISH (?) COIN: 1.6CM (D). HAS IMPRINT OF CROWN AND READS "GUSTAF VI ADOLF SUERIGES KONUNG" ON REVERSE IS CROWN WITH AN INDENTED MIDDLE THAT HAS "1" IN IT, ON EITHER SIDE IS "1961", AND "ORE" BELOW. SMALL SPOTS OF CORROSION. 25. BELGIAN FRANC: 2.2CM (D). SILVER COIN HAS SHIELD WITH A LION IN IT, AND READS ONE ON EACH SIDE "BELGIQUE" AND "BELGIE". OPPOSITE SIDE HAS A CROWN WITH A SHIP BELOW. READS "1 F 1943". IS TARNISHED, TEXTURE IS WORN. 26. GERMAN PFENNIG: 2.1CM (D). SILVER COIN HAS GERMAN EAGLE WITH SWASTIKA BELOW. READS "DEUTSCHES REICH 1940". REVERSE HAS WREATH ON BOTTOM AND READS "REICHSPFENNIG 10". IS TARNISHED AND ETCHING IS WORN. 27. FRENCH CENTIMES: 2.4CM (D). SILVER COIN HAS HOLE IN MIDDLE AND BRANCH ON FRONT AND READS "LIBERTE-EGALITE-FRATERNITE 25 CMES 1933". ON REVERSE IS A WREATH WITH A BATTLE HELMET IN THE MIDDLE AND READS "R F" IN LARGE LETTERS AND IN TINY LETTERS "EMLINDAUER". IS TARNISHED. 28. FRENCH CENTIMES: 2.5CM (D). SILVER COIN HAS HOLE IN MIDDLE. HAS SHEATHS OF GRAIN BELOW AND READS "ETAT FRANCAIS". ON REVERSE ARE LEAVES ON EITHER SIDE OF HOLE AND READS "20 CENTIMES" 1942". IS TARNISHED. 29. FRENCH FRANC: 2.3CM (D). ALUMINUM(?) COIN READS "TRAVAIL-FAMILLE-PATRIE 1 FRANC 1943". HAS BOUQUETS ON EITHER SIDE OF "1". ON REVERSE IS DOUBLE SIDED AX WITH WHEAT AND READS "ETAT FRANCAIS". MINOR CORROSION. 30. SAME AS #3 EXCEPT IS "1" FRANC, YEAR IS "1940". A BIT CORRODED. 31. FRENCH CENTIMES: 1.9CM (D). CUPEROUS COIN HAS OUTER CIRCLE WHICH READS "COMMERCE-DE-FRANCE-CHAMBRES". IN MIDDLE READS "BON POUR 50 CENTIMES". ON REVERSE HAS OUTLINE OF SOMEONE SITTING AND READS "COMMERCE INDUSTRIE 1923". HAS SOME CORROSION. 32. DUTCH GUILDER: 2.8CM (D). SILVER COIN HAS LION SHIELD WITH CROWN ABOVE. READS "MUNT VAN HET KONINGRIJK DER NEDERLANDEN 1931" AROUND OUTSIDE. STRADDLING SHIELD IS "1 G". ON REVERSE IS WOMAN'S PROFILE AND READS "WILHELMINA KONINGIN DER NEDERLANDEN". AROUND OUTSIDE IS STAMPED "GOD ZIJMET ONS". SOME MINOR TARNISHING. 33. IDENTICAL TO #32 EXCEPT DATE IS "1938". 34. DUTCH COIN: 2.2CM (D). SILVER(?) COIN HAS THREE TULIPS ON THE SAME STEM WITH "NEDERLAND" IN A BANNER BELOW. ON REVERSE ARE TWO STEMS WITH "10 CENTS 1942" WRITTEN ON BACK. "10" HAS HORIZONTAL LINES RUNNING THROUGH IT. HAS SOME MINOR CORROSION. 35. IDENTICAL TO #34.
Subjects
EXCHANGE MEDIUM
DOCUMENTARY ARTIFACT
Historical Association
CURRENCY/MAUNDY
History
MANY OF THE COINS WERE COLLECTED OVERSEAS.
Catalogue Number
P19950066016
Acquisition Date
1995-09
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19738189000
Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1900
Materials
STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Height
3.2
Length
21.5
Width
2.7
Description
SIZE: .44 W.C.F.. STAMPED ON HANDLE "44 WCF". USED FOR MOULDING SINGLE .44 CAL. LEAD BULLETS. SWING GATE ON TOP OF MOULD HEAD. SURFACE CORRODED.
Subjects
ARMAMENT-ACCESSORY
Historical Association
AGRICULTURE
LEISURE
History
REF: MONTGOMERY WARD CATALOG 1894, PERHAPS USED EARLY AS 1866
Catalogue Number
P19738189000
Acquisition Date
1973-04
Collection
Museum
Less detail
Other Name
MATERNITY HALF-SLIP
Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1890
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COTTON/LINEN
Catalogue Number
P19920058012
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
MATERNITY HALF-SLIP
Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1890
Materials
COTTON/LINEN
No. Pieces
1
Length
83.0
Width
110.0
Description
WHITE. TOP, FRONT OF SLIP HAS 2 HORIZONTAL STRIPS, ACROSS STOMACH. BELOW THIS, THE REST OF THE SKIRT IS GATHERED INTO TINY PLEATS. AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SKIRT, IT IS ENCIRCLED BY SEVEN BANDS OF FABRIC. THE BANDS ALTERNATE FROM A PATTERN OF RAISED HORIZONTAL LINES, TO A TRANSLUCENT HONEYCOMB PATTERN. BOTTOM EDGE OF SKIRT IS TRIMMED WITH LACE. BACK OF SKIRT HAS A SMALL SLIT AT WAISTLINE. THERE IS ONE TIE ON BACK (OTHER ONE IS MISSING) FOR CLOSING PETTICOAT. MANY OF THE SEAMS ARE LOOSE; HAS YELLOW STAINS ON IT.
Subjects
CLOTHING-UNDERWEAR
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
INTENT TO DONATE IDENTIFIED THIS AS A MATERNITY SLIP, HOWEVER MATERNITY SLIPS GENERALLY HAVE ELASTIC ACROSS STOMACH SO THEY STRETCH; THIS DOES NOT. SEE P19920058006-GA FOR HISTORY. *UPDATE* IN 2015 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF ART OBJECTS, INCLUDING ONE DONATED BY MARJORIE WELCH'S MOTHER, NORA EVERSON. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE SHERLOCK/MACLEOD FAMILY, SEE RECORDS P19960108000 AND P19740093000.
Catalogue Number
P19920058012
Acquisition Date
1993-11
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
AGATE BASIN SPEARPOINT
Date Range From
10500
Date Range To
9900BP
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CHALCEDONY
Catalogue Number
P19739205000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
AGATE BASIN SPEARPOINT
Date Range From
10500
Date Range To
9900BP
Materials
CHALCEDONY
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.5
Length
5.5
Width
1.6
Description
MOTTLED BROWN-GREY CHALCEDONY. OFFSET STRAIGHT BASE; FAIRLY POINTED TIP. ONE LATERAL EDGE CONVEX; ONE IS STRAIGHT. CONVEX CROSS SECTION. BIFACIAL FLAKING. 'LANCEOLATE' OR LEAF-SHAPED POINT.
Subjects
INDIGENOUS
ARMAMENT-EDGED
Historical Association
ARCHAEOLOGY
History
NORTHERN PLAINS CULTURE. IN 2009, UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE PLAINS ARCHAEOLOGY STUDENT FALLON MAHAR SURVEYED THE GALT'S POINT AND STONE TOOL COLLECTION AND, USING A TEMPLATE DEVELOPED IN COORDINATION WITH PROF. BUBEL AND REFERENCE BOOK "ALBERTA IN STONE", PROVIDED FEEDBACK ON THE GALT'S COLLECTION. CONCEQUENTLY, THIS RECORD WAS REVISED TO NO LONGER DEFINE THE ARTIFACT'S 'OTHER NAME' AS ASYMETRICAL BIFACE, BUT AS A AGATE BASIN SPEARPOINT. FINALLY, SHE FELT THE PREVIOUS 1850-1900 DATE WAS INCORRECT, PROVIDED A NEW "EARLY PERIOD" DATE.
Catalogue Number
P19739205000
Acquisition Date
1973-09
Collection
Museum
Images
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Other Name
IRON TRADE POINT
Date Range From
1750
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
IRON
Catalogue Number
P19683281000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
IRON TRADE POINT
Date Range From
1750
Date Range To
1900
Materials
IRON
No. Pieces
1
Length
31.4
Width
6.3
Description
SOFT IRON, HAMMERED & CUT. T-BAR SHANK. HEAVILY CORRODED, SEE CONSERVATION REPORT.
Subjects
INDIGENOUS
ARMAMENT-EDGED
Historical Association
ARCHAEOLOGY
History
HISTORIC FUR TRADE ITEM, FOUND BY DONOR IN FARROW CREEK, SOUTH OF PINCHER CREEK, AB.
Catalogue Number
P19683281000
Acquisition Date
1968-06
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
AGATE BASIN SPEARPOINT
Date Range From
10500
Date Range To
9000 BP
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
CHALCEDONY
Catalogue Number
P19739212000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
AGATE BASIN SPEARPOINT
Date Range From
10500
Date Range To
9000 BP
Materials
CHALCEDONY
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.4
Length
4.4
Width
1.6
Description
MOTTLED BROWN CHALCEDONY, LANCEOLATE TYPE OF POINT WITH A STRAIGHT BASE WHICH IS BIFACIALLY THINNED. NO BASAL GRINDING. CONVEX CROSS SECTION & LATERAL EDGES. BIFACIALLY FLAKED. LANCEOLATE SHAPE
Subjects
INDIGENOUS
ARMAMENT-EDGED
Historical Association
ARCHAEOLOGY
History
NORTHERN PLAINS INDIGENOUS CULTURE. IN 2009, UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE PLAINS ARCHAEOLOGY STUDENT FALLON MAHAR SURVEYED THE GALT'S POINT AND STONE TOOL COLLECTION AND, USING A TEMPLATE DEVELOPED IN COORDINATION WITH PROF. BUBEL AND REFERENCE BOOK "ALBERTA IN STONE", PROVIDED FEEDBACK ON THE GALT'S COLLECTION. CONCEQUENTLY, SHE FELT THE POINT MAY BE AN "AGATE BASIN SPEARPOINT", BUT NOTED THE POINT IS "A LITTLE SMALLER THEN AVERAGE". ADDITIONALLY, MAHAR QUESTIONED THE RECORD'S ORIGINAL 1700 DATE , PROPOSING IT'S CLOSER TO 10500 - 9900 BP (EARLY PERIOD). IN 2009, UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE PLAINS ARCHAEOLOGY STUDENT FALLON MAHAR SURVEYED THE GALT'S POINT AND STONE TOOL COLLECTION AND, USING A TEMPLATE DEVELOPED IN COORDINATION WITH PROF. BUBEL AND REFERENCE BOOK "ALBERTA IN STONE", PROVIDED FEEDBACK ON THE GALT'S COLLECTION. CONCEQUENTLY, THIS RECORD WAS REVISED TO NO LONGER DEFINE THE ARTIFACT'S 'OTHER NAME' AS ASYMETRICAL BIFACE, BUT AS A AGATE BASIN SPEARPOINT. FINALLY, SHE FELT THE PREVIOUS 1850-1900 DATE WAS INCORRECT, PROVIDED A NEW "EARLY PERIOD" DATE.
Catalogue Number
P19739212000
Acquisition Date
1973-06
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1600
Date Range To
1875
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
IRON OR STEEL
Catalogue Number
P19800120000
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1600
Date Range To
1875
Materials
IRON OR STEEL
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.15
Length
5.3
Width
2.3
Description
STAMPED OR CUT FROM SHEET IRON. CUT MARKS VISIBLE ON STEM. EDGES GROUND TO SHARPNESS. COVERED WITH SURFACE RUST & PATINATION. SEE CONSERVATION REPORT.
Subjects
ARMAMENT-EDGED
INDIGENOUS
Historical Association
ARCHAEOLOGY
History
A TRADE POINT, PROBABLY ORIGINATING FROM THE AMERICAN TRADERS ALONG THE UPPER MISSOURI RIVER. THE CUT-OUT SHEET IRON STYLE WAS COMMON ON THE MISSOURI RIVER. THE H.B. CO. PRODUCED FORGED POINTS IN CANADA, WHICH DIFFER SIGNIFICANTLY IN APPEARANCE TO THE U.S. STYLE BLADE. FOUND BY DONOR IIN HOME LOCATED IN LETHBRIDGE. THE HOME HAD SEVERAL PREVIOUS OWNERS, & DONOR DOES NOT KNOW HOW POINT CAME TO BE IN THE HOUSE OR ITS PROVENANCE. IN 2009, UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE PLAINS ARCHAEOLOGY STUDENT FALLON MAHAR SURVEYED THE GALT'S POINT AND STONE TOOL COLLECTION AND, USING A TEMPLATE DEVELOPED IN COORDINATION WITH PROF. BUBEL AND REFERENCE BOOK "ALBERTA IN STONE", PROVIDED FEEDBACK ON THE GALT'S COLLECTION. CONCEQUENTLY, MAHAR QUESTIONED THE RECORD'S ORIGINAL 1830 - 1875 DATE, PROPOSING IT MAY BE AS EARLY AS THE 1600'S (POST EUROPEAN CONTACT).
Catalogue Number
P19800120000
Acquisition Date
1979-08
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
ADAMS CAP & BALL 44 CALIBRE
Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1870
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STEEL, WOOD
Catalogue Number
P19640289000
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
ADAMS CAP & BALL 44 CALIBRE
Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1870
Materials
STEEL, WOOD
No. Pieces
1
Length
27.3
Width
12.7
Description
S/N 83746 CALIBRE .44 CAP & BALL. 5 SHOT ADAMS REVOLVER. BUTT, FRAME AND TRIGGER GUARD DECORATED WITH INCISED LINES. OCTAGONAL BARREL. PROBABLY SINGLE ACTION. EQUIPPED WITH SIDE LEVER RAM ROD OR LOADING LEVER. WOODEN GRIPS BOTH SPLIT. TRIGGER CAMS AND SPRINGS MISSING. PART OF LOADING LEVER MECHANISM MISSING. CONSERVATION REPORT ON FILE.
Subjects
ARMAMENT-FIREARM
Historical Association
MILITARY
SPORTS
History
LIMITED USE IN AMERICAN CIVIL WAR, MOST COMMONLY PRODUCED FOR NON-MILITARY USE. CITY OF LETHBRIDGE INVOICES #3519 & 3874. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF MILITARY OBJECTS, A PORTION OF WHICH WERE DONATED BY BOB FAULDS. A NOTICE FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD ON APRIL 1, 1991 LISTS THE DONOR AS DECEASED. CONTACT INFORMATION FOR NEXT OF KIN WAS NOT FOUND. SEE PERMANENT FILE P19640184000-GA FOR HARDCOPY OF NOTICE. *UPDATE* IN 2019 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK CONDUCTED AN ARTIFACT SURVEY THAT INCLUDED A NUMBER OF BARBER-RELATED INSTRUMENTS DONATED BY BOB FAULDS. HIS FULL NAME WAS ROBERT ERNEST FAULDS. ATTEMPTS MADE TO MAKE CONTACT HIS NEXT-OF-KIN WERE UNSUCCESSFUL. AN OBITUARY FOUND IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD FOR FAULDS STATES, “BORN, RAISED AND EDUCATED IN TABER, ALBERTA, BOB SPENT THE MAJORITY OF HIS LIFE IN LETHBRIDGE WHERE HE WORKED AS A BARBER AT WESTBROOKS BARBER SHOP, LATER OWNING HIS OWN BUSINESS CALLED BOB’S BARBER SHOP.” JAMES AND HAROLD WESTBROOK WERE THE ORIGINAL PROPRIETORS OF THE WESTBROOKS BARBER SHOP. IT OPENED IN 1917 IN THE BLENNER-HASSETT BLOCK AT 303 6TH STREET SOUTH (LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD, 21 JULY 1917). FURTHER RESEARCH INTO HIS BARBER CAREER FOUND A RETIREMENT NOTICE PUBLISHED IN THE HERALD WHICH READS “R. E. FAULDS: I WOULD LIKE TO ANNOUNCE THAT AFTER 48 YEARS OF BARBERING, I WILL BE RETIRING, EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 1987.” IN ADDITION TO A SEPTEMBER 6, 1939 PUBLICATION IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD STATES “… SOME TABER YOUNG MEN APPLIED [FOR THE WAR], AMONG THEM ROBT. FAULDS, JR., OLDEST SON OF THE LATE CHIEF FAULDS, WHO WEEKS AGO OPENED A NEW BARBER SHOP IN TOWN.” FAULDS’ OBITUARY STATES HE “MARRIED OLIVE CARDWELL [1916-2005] ON MARCH 4, 1942, AND TOGETHER THEY RESIDED IN LETHBRIDGE UNTIL HIS PASSING.” THEIR CHILDREN WERE ROBERT THOMAS AND PHILLIP RONALD. BOB FAULDS PASSED AWAY ON MARCH 14, 1991 AT THE AGE OF 73 YEARS. REFERENCE TO FAULDS’ DONATIONS TO THE MUSEUM WERE FOUND IN THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD. THERE WAS AN IMAGE PUBLISHED OF MUSEUM OFFICIALS ALONG WITH FAULDS TAKING DOWN HIS BARBER POLE FROM ITS 6TH STREET LOCATION (NOVEMBER 29, 1965). A LINE IN THE MARCH 9, 1964 EDITION OF THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD READS, “FAULDS TURNED UP [AT THE CITY OF LETHBRIDGE MUSEUM] WITH TWO STRAIGHT RAZORS. THE SHAVERS ARE MORE THAN 100 YEARS OLD.” PLEASE SEE PERMANENT FILE P19640121000 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, INCLUDING COPIES OF THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD RESEARCH.
Catalogue Number
P19640289000
Acquisition Date
1964-04
Collection
Museum
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Date Range From
1830
Date Range To
1953
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SILVER
Catalogue Number
P20090016042
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1830
Date Range To
1953
Materials
SILVER
No. Pieces
1
Diameter
1.9
Description
TOKEN, SILVER. SMALL HOLE IN TOP. UNMARKED. TARNISHED THROUGHOUT.
Subjects
EXCHANGE MEDIUM
Historical Association
DOMESTIC
History
FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE P20090016001 AND PERMANENT FILE.
Catalogue Number
P20090016042
Acquisition Date
2009-05
Collection
Museum
Images
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