John Stewart Macdonald - Various Papers

Database ID27578
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionMacdonald, John Stewart
File/Item ReferenceA754
Date of creation1920-ca.1944
Physical description/extent1 folder; 2 cm
Number of images1
Scope and contentJohn Macdonald became operator in Battleford on the Government Telegraph line in 1880. During the North-West Rebellion, he served with General Middleton's force as telegraph operator. The papers include manuscripts and poems about his experiences in the Battleford area, correspondence pertaining to the "Custer Massacre", a handwritten history of the Dominion Telegraph and newspaper clippings about the North-West Rebellion and early settlement in the west.
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ContributerMacdonald, John Stewart
Copyright holderUnknown
Copyright expiry dateUnknown
Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesArticles
Provenance Access PointMacdonald, John Stewart
PlaceBattleford, Saskatchewan, Canada
Wood Mountain, Saskatchewan, Canada
Batoche, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 4
Treaty 6
Cultural regionPlains
Canada -- National
NamesBreland, Pascal
Macdonald, John Stewart
Middleton, Frederick Dobson, 1825-1898
Richardson, Hugh
Riel, Louis, 1844-1885
Sitting Bull, 1831-1890 (Chief)
takwanāw kā-apit
SubjectRoyal Canadian Mounted Police
Metis -- History
Northwest Resistance
Indigenous Peoples General
Law Enforcement -- NWMP
Early European Settlers
Dakota (Sioux)
Date Range(s)1880-1889
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