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Samuel Archibald Dickson fonds

  • CA EDM MS-156
  • Fonds
  • 1938 - 1982

This fonds consists of correspondence, minutes and reports relating to the historical interests of Samuel Archibald Dickson, particularly his involvement in the campaign to restore/replicate Fort Edmonton in association with the Northern Alberta Pioneers and Old Timers Association (for which he also served as legal counsel), the Historical Society of Alberta, the Edmonton Museum Committee and the Edmonton Archives and Landmarks Committee.

The photographs include Indigenous men, women and children as well as some scenes of Edmonton such as the official opening of Fort Edmonton Park in 1967, minstrel shows ca. 1921 and the demolition of the Tegler building in 1982.

Dickson, Samuel Archibald

Inuk woman

A portrait of an Inuk woman dressed in traditional clothing and standing outside a teepee.
Same as EB-12 (cover photo) and similar to EB-12-2

Indians Tracking the H.B. Co's Fur Boats up the Rapids on Athabasca River

A view of a group of Indigenous men trekking along the shore of the Athabasca River, tracking the progress of Hudson's Bay Company fur boats in the river. An inscription on the front of the photograph reads: "Indians tracking the H.B.Co's fur boats up the rapids on Athabasca River, from Fort McMurry [sic] to Grand Rapids, 87 miles is almost one continuous rapid".

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