"Beatty, Reginald Bird-Diary & Correspondence"

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Database ID27436
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionBeatty, Reginald Bird
File/Item ReferenceA-651
Date of creation1885-1898
Physical description/extentone folder; 5 mm of textual records
Number of images37
Scope and contentThis file contains excerpts from Reginald Beatty's diary, correspondence about his encounters with Cree people, and letters home to his parents detailing his experience in the 1885 Riel Rebellion. Mr. Beatty was a farmer and fur trader in what is now known as the Melfort area of Saskatchewan.
Restrictions on accessThere are no restrictions on access.
Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesCorrespondence
Provenance Access PointBeatty, Reginald Bird
Language of materialEnglish
PlaceMelfort, Saskatchewan, Canada
Kinistino, Saskatchewan, Canada
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
Carrot River, Saskatchewan, Canada
Duck Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 6
Cultural regionSubarctic
NamesBear, Robert (Chief)
Beatty, Reginald Bird, 1854-1928 (HBC clerk)
Olgilvie, William
SubjectNorthwest Resistance
Culture -- Spirituality
External representations -- Culture
Early European Settlers
Indigenous Relations
Law Enforcement -- NWMP
Standard of Living -- Living Conditions
Hunting and Trapping
Hudson's Bay Company
Date Range(s)1880-1889
Permanent Link https://digital.scaa.sk.ca/ourlegacy/permalink/27436