Battleford, SK

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Loose item from 1886 scrapbook: letter to mother (17 August 1886)

Letter from Pocock to his mother dated 17 August 1886. Pocock anticipates that he will go with a party of about 30 men to Battleford on 25 August 1886. Pocock describes four men from Montana who were falsely arrested and have been staying in their camp. He ends the letter with a description and sketches of 'Mexican type' spurs.

Pocock, Roger

Loose item from 1886 scrapbook: letter to mother ([28-31 May?] 1886)

Letter from Pocock to his mother. This multi-part letter describes his surroundings and the events as he and his troop move west along the prairies, starting at Sugar Creek [a tributary of Lake Winnipeg] on a Friday, moving to Eagle Creek, Saskatchewan, on Saturday, then to Battleford, Saskatchewan, on Sunday. There is then a final entry dated the 31st written from outside Battleford. If the dates given are sequential, then the letter dates from the 28-31 May 1886. Includes three sketches and a sketched map of the area around the confluence of the North Saskatchewan River and Battle River.

Pocock, Roger

Loose item from 1886 scrapbook: letter to mother (4-6 September 1886)

Letter from Pocock to his mother sent from Battleford, Saskatchewan, dated 4 September 1886. Pocock and his troop have moved and set up camp outside the fort that is South West of the Battleford plain. He describes the a building of the fort and supplies a sketch of it. He writes of walking along the rivers and meeting a recruit from another troop. He also describes the weather, which is cold and snowy. He describes the scenery outside his tent and provides a sketch of the fort.

Pocock, Roger

Loose item from 1886 scrapbook: letter to mother (September 1886)

Letter from Pocock to his mother sent from Battleford, Saskatchewan, dated September 1886. Pocock describes the area around Battleford and includes a map of the confluence of the North Saskatchewan River and Battle River and the locations of Battleford, the fort, the old town, the government building, and two troop camps. He also includes a sketch of the typical buildings in Battleford and a describes the town, the typical events, and people that live there.

Pocock, Roger

PE004992 - Photographs of the Indian Industrial School, Battleford, SK

The Battleford Industrial School was located in the Old Government House building. Set of three photographs:

  • 8” x 10” sepia photograph, mounted, of students and teachers outside the old Northwest Territories Government House, c.1895-6
  • 5.5” x 7.5” B&W photograph of teachers and students outside the old Northwest Territories Government House, c.1884 (inscription on back of photo gives date as c.1895)
  • 5.5” x 7.5” B&W photograph of students and instructor inside carpenter’s shop, c.1884.

PE000720 - Photograph Album of Families in Edmonton, Goose Lake (Alberta), and Battleford (Saskatchewan)

A cardboard photo album. It appears that several prints have fallen out or been removed and that several pages are missing.  Prints depict individuals and families in Edmonton (Alberta), Goose Lake (Alberta), and Battleford (Saskatchewan), as well as a variety of rural locales. Description from dealer lists several surnames for the families in the photos: White, MacDonald, Watson, Black, Higgins, Dessert, Fraser, Weaver, MacFarlane. Most of the prints are warped; back page bears evidence of removed prints.