ARCHIVED - By Year - Index - The Canadian West - Exhibitions - Library and Archives Canada
 Library and Archive Canada - Bibliothèque et Archives Canada Français | Help     Canada  
 Home > Browse Selected Topics > The Canadian West
  Important Notices | Proactive Disclosure  

Archived Content

This archived Web page remains online for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. This page will not be altered or updated. Web pages that are archived on the Internet are not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards. As per the Communications Policy of the Government of Canada, you can request alternate formats of this page on the Contact Us page.

 
The Canadian WestHome
AnticipationContactAccommodationIndexAboutNewSearchSite MapContact Us


By Year

The following is a list of the items contained in The Canadian West virtual exhibition sorted by year. Note that this is only a small sample of the holdings of the National Archives of Canada which pertain to western Canada.

1540-1799 - 1800-1839 - 1840-1866 - 1867-1879
1880-1889
- 1890-1899 - 1900-1909 - 1910-1919
1920-1929 - 1930-present


1540-1799

Western hemisphere [1540]
New France [1632]
North America [1743]
North America [1752]
Western Canada [1754]
North Pacific [1779]
Instructions for Messrs. McLeod and McGillis [1798]


1800-1839

Report on a journey to the Rocky Mountains [1801]
Chief Grandes Oreilles' speech [1814]
Excerpts from William B. Coltman's report [1818]
Chansons des Bois Brules [1818]
The Hudson's Bay Company and North West Company forts at Île-à-la-Crosse [1820]
Extremely wearisome journeys at the portages [1821]
Arrival at Norway House on the great Lake Winnipeg [1821]
Cold night camp on the inhospitable shores of Lake Winnipeg [1821]
Winter fishing on the ice of the Assiniboine and Red Rivers [1821]
Indian hunters pursuing buffalo in the early spring [1822]
Inside an Indian tent [1824]
Red River census [1834]


1840-1866

Cree or Assiniboine lodges in front of Rocky Mountain Fort, Alberta [1848]
Kee-akee-ka-saa-ka-kow [1848]
Indian tribes from North America [1857]
Report from Fort Francis [1857]
Slave Falls, Winnipeg River [1857]
Saulteaux Indians, Fort Garry [1857-58]
St. Boniface Cathedral, Red River Settlement [1858]
Members of the Assiniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring [1858]
Letitia, a Cree Halfbreed [original title] [1858]
Mr. McDermot's store, near Fort Garry [1858]
The prairie, on the banks of the Red River, looking south [1858]
The route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans [1859]
Title page to Reports of Progress ... on the Assiniboine and Saskatchewan Exploring Expedition [1859]
The prairie looking west [1860]
Map to accompany the report of the Red River Expedition [1861]
Crossing the Assiniboine from the east side [1862]
Palliser's Map of North America [1865]


1867-1879

North West Territories, Proclamation [1869]
Surrender of Rupert's Land [1870]
Red River Expedition, Col. Wolseley's camp, Prince Arthur's Landing, Lake Superior [1870]
Proclamationn extending a pardon to the participants in the 1870 rebellion [1870]
Report on western Canada [1871]
Province of Manitoba [1871]
Deposition for rebellion losses [1871]
Indian Treaty Medal, Treaties 1 and 2 [1871]
Request for troops at Fort Garry treaty negotiations [1871]
Athabasca survey party near Jasper House, Alberta [1871]
Fort Carleton, Saskatchewan [1871]
Piegan Indians [1871]
Indian Treaty replacement medal [1872]
Sappers building a boundary mound [1872]
Dead Crow Indians [1872]
Pyramid and surrounding country showing Captain Featherstonhaugh's camp [1872]
Fort Garry [1872]
Métis traders with members of the North American Boundary Commission [1872]
Survey Camp [1873]
Indian Treaty Medal, Treaties 3 to 8 [1873-1900]
Stampede, Canadian Illustrated News [1874]
Roche Percée, Canadian Illustrated News [1874]
James Finlayson's diary of the March West [1874]
Dead Horse Valley, Canadian Illustrated News [1875]
The Red River Expedition at Kakabeka Falls, Ontario [1877]
Excerpts from the diary of railway surveyor Thomas R. B. Smith [1879]


1880-1889

Governor General's party crossing Lake of the Woods [1881]
Governor General's party interviewing a settler [1881]
Approach to Fort Ellice, Manitoba [1881]
Ugly customers at Smart's store, Battleford, Saskatchewan [1881]
Crowfoot addressing the Marquess of Lorne at Blackfoot Crossing, Bow River [1881]
Township plan [1881]
Senator Matthew Cochrane's letter to the Minister of the Interior [1881]
The Canadian Pacific Railway land grant in Manitoba and the North-West Territories [1882]
Plan of the Muskoday Indian Reserve, South Saskatchewan River [1884]
Qu'Appelle Indian Industrial School, Saskatchewan [1885]
Narcisse-Omer Côté and Roger Goulet, Commissioners, Northwest Métis Scrip Commission [1885]
Geological map of the Cypress Hills, Saskatchewan [1885]
Bishop's North-West war map [1885]
Thomas Bull's letter to his father [1885]
Battle of Fish Creek, North West Rebellion [1885]
Major-General Frederick Middleton's letter to Cree Chief Big Bear [1885]
Plan of the attack on Batoche by the North West Field Force under Major-General Frederick Middleton [1885 ]
Diary entry of Thomas Sallans [1885]
Asleep in the trenches: officers of the North-West Field Force resting in the [1885]
'A' Battery supporting the guns [1885]
Métis casualties at Batoche [1885]
Prisoner Louis Riel in the camp of Major-General Frederick Middleton [1885]
Chief Piapot and warriors on display [1885]
Participants in the North West Rebellion [1885]
Cree Chief Big Bear [1885]
Cree Chief Poundmaker [1885]
George Murdoch's diary [1885]
Canadian Pacific Railway map poster [1885]
Broadside concerning the Mennonite reserve in Manitoba [1885]
Telegram to Prime Minister John A. Macdonald announcing the "last spike" [1885]
Donald Smith drives the last spike at Craigellachie [1885]
Letter from Frank McCabe to the Minister of the Interior [1885]
North-West Mounted Police stations and patrols [1886]
Early settlers in Edmonton [1886]
Memorandum on the Canadian Pacific Railway from an Imperial perspective [1886]
Saulteaux Indians, Manitoba [1887]
Plan of the Hudson Bay Company's reserve in Winnipeg, Manitoba [1887]


1890-1899

Lees Dit! [Read This!] [1890]
Free farms for the million [1893]
Covered wagons from the United States in southern Alberta [1893]
Homesteading in Alberta, reminiscences of the Heathcote family [1894-1901]
The foothills region of southern Alberta [1896]
The Crow's Nest Pass agreement [1897]
Doukhobor women pulling a plough on the Thunder Hill Colony, Manitoba [1899]
Report of the British War Office on the Cypress Hills Massacre [18xx]


1900-1909

Doukhobor village of Vosnesenya, Thunder Hill Colony, Manitoba [1900]
A bird's-eye view of Winnipeg, Manitoba [1900]
A bird's-eye view of Winnipeg, Manitoba [1900]
Students of the St. Paul's Indian Industrial School, Middlechurch, Manitoba [1901]
Calves on the Cochrane ranch [1901]
Vegetable garden at agricultural research station near Brandon, Manitoba [1902]
Irrigated sugar beet field, Raymond, Alberta [1904]
Horse-drawn wagon [1905]
Tuxedo Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba [1905]
The provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan [1905]
Binders at work on the Lockwood farm north of Dauphin, Manitoba [1906]
Letter from the Commissioner of Immigration, Winnipeg, concerning photographs of the Lockwood farm north of Dauphin, Manitoba [1907]
Broadside concerning the Doukhobor reserve [1907 ]
Homesteaders seeking Doukhobor lands [1907]
Saskatoon, Sask., the city of unlimited possibilities [1907]
View of Delisle, Saskatchewan [1907]
Liberal party campaign pamphlet [1908]
Western Canada the new Eldorado [1908-1918]
Ogilvie flour mills and elevator, Winnipeg, Manitoba [1909]


1910-1919

Cutting and stooking on Fred Engen's farm, Saskatchewan [1910]
Vegetable display by J. Strasburger [1910]
Mr. Rodick's homesteads, Brandon Hills, Manitoba [1910]
The railway viaduct at Lethbridge, Alberta [1910]
Distribution of grain elevators in the Brandon area [1910]
Sheep on the western Prairies [1910]
Reminiscences of life on the prairies [1910-1914]
The Canadian immigration office in London, England [1911]
Arrival of Dutch immigrants in Quebec City [1911]
Arrival of Galician immigrants in Quebec City [1911]
Arrival of Russian Jewish immigrants in Quebec City [1911]
Fire insurance plan of Maple Creek, Saskatchewan [1911]
Canadian government exhibit, Oklahoma State Fair [1913]
Map of southern Alberta showing the disposition of homestead lands [1913]
Grace Reid's diary [1913]
View of Medicine, Alberta [1913]
Oil and gas fields south of Calgary, Alberta [1914]
Extract from Robert J. C. Stead's typescript for The Homesteader [1914-15]
The People's Forum program of speakers for the 1914-1915 season [1914-1915]
Songbook published by the Industrial Workers of the World [1917]
Pamphlet on immigration to Canada [1918]
Order-in-Council [1918]
Letter from Thomas Murray to Richard A. Riggs [1918]
Bill of Indictment against J.S. Woodsworth [1919]
Permission card used during the Winnipeg General Strike [1919]
J.S. Woodsworth's account of his incarceration [1919]
Workers' liberty bond issued by the Workers' Defence Fund [1919]
Street scene during the Winnipeg General Strike [1919]
Street scene during the Winnipeg General Strike [1919]
Poster addressed to British farm workers in Canada [1919]


1920-1929

McGill University announcement of lectures on immigration problems by J.S. Woodsworth [1920]
Build your nest in western Canada [1920s]
Dossier on the Klopot-Makarczuk's homestead [1920s]
Dossier on Stefan Waskiewicz's homestead [1920s]
Dossier on Michal Brancke's homestead [1920s]
Dossier on Michal Zatyczyo's homestead [1920s]
Advertisement (in Ukrainian) for the Lewchuk vaudeville show [1920s]
Advertisement for the Lewchuk vaudeville show [1920s]
Page from Olha Woycenko's lesson book [1920s]
Railway yards in Winnipeg [1920s]
Grey Owl meets part of tourists at Beaver Lodge, Ajawaan Lake, Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan [1920s]
Hunting party, Jasper Lake, Alberta [1920s]
Tar sands in Alberta [1920s]
Publication design for tourism [1921-1931]
Cummins map directory for Saskatchewan, sheet no. 81 (Maple Creek) [1922]
Early road map of Alberta [1922]
Front cover of Canada West [1923]
Agricultural research station at Indian Head, Saskatchewan [1923]
Ukrainian orchestra and drama club, Edmonton [1924]
Poster advertising holidays in western Canada [1925]
Agreement to transfer natural resource administration to Alberta [1926]
Motor roads in western Canada [1928]
The Narrows, Maligne Lake, Jasper National Park, Alberta [1929]
Banff from Tunnel Mountain, Banff National Park, Alberta [1929]


1930-present

Field of stooked wheat beside six grain elevators, Champion, Alberta [1930]
Grain elevator at La Salle, Manitoba [1931]
Fall, Assiniboine River [1931]
Highways map of the prairie provinces [1931]
Clear Lake, Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba [1931]
Headingley, Manitoba [1933]
Poster advertising the Canadian Rockies [1940]
Fire restrictions [19xx]

 

 

Home | Index | About | New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us |  Français
Sections: Anticipation | Contact | Accommodation 
Materials: Reading List | Thematic Research Guides | Links | ArchiviaNet