"Clippings, nd, 1909"

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Database ID27400
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionLucy Margaret Baker fonds
File/Item ReferenceF-375-10
Date of creation[1909?]
Physical description/extentone folder; 1 mm of textual records
Number of images3
Historical noteThis fonds includes records created and collected by Lucy Margaret Baker, the first missionary from the Women's Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, served Aboriginal people in the Prince Albert area starting in 1878. Baker taught at mission schools in the Prince Albert area in the 1870s and 1880s. Baker and her friend and assistant, Annie (nee Cameron) Kirkby, were also missionaries and teachers at a mission school at a Sioux reserve called Makoce Waste ("the good land") in the late 1890s and into the early years of the new century. Records of Lucy M. Baker include: correspondence, speeches, reminiscences, mission school reports for Makoce Waste reserve, 1897-1902, photographs, clippings, a diary, a published memoir of Lucy M. Baker, contracts and receipts for mission buildings and fire wood. The fonds also includes records about Lucy M. Baker, by identified and unidentified authors.
Scope and contentThis file contains a newspaper clipping about the life of Lucy M. Baker, praising her work with the Indians who "worshipped" her for the work she did for the Makoce Waste Sioux after the 1885 rebellion. Also scanned is a mission report of the two reserves she worked at, Mistawasis (Cree) and Makoce Waste (Sioux).
Restrictions on accessThere are no restrictions on access.
Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesArticles
Provenance Access PointBaker, Lucy Margaret 1836-1909
PlacePrince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 6
Cultural regionSubarctic
NamesBaker, Lucy M.
SubjectChurches -- Presbyterian
Missions and Missionaries
People -- Portraits
Religion -- Christianity
Education -- Western
Date Range(s)1900-1909
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