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Steele, Samuel B. (Samuel Benfield), 1848-1919 Item Memoirs and biographies
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Manuscript: Hudson's Bay Company

Ten page typed manuscript related to the history of the Hudson's Bay Company and NorthWest Company, n.d. Possibly used by SBS for research related to writing his memoir "Forty Years in Canada".

Steele, Samuel B. (Samuel Benfield), 1848-1919

Information - James F. Macleod

Typewritten manuscript about Lieut. James F. Macleod, and draft memoir material in Sam's handwriting on this same subject

Steele, Samuel B. (Samuel Benfield), 1848-1919

Information - Battle of Queenston Heights

A six page typed manuscript titled "Battle of Queenston Heights. October 13th 1812". Annotations to text are in Sam's handwriting; possibly used as research for SBS's memoir.

Steele, Samuel B. (Samuel Benfield), 1848-1919

Letter from Flora Steele to SBS, 29 Jan 1909

Handwritten letter and envelope from Flora Steele in Calgary to her father in Winnipeg. Flora writes about general topics, and asks her father to please write all he can remember of his own family, so Flora can include it in the memoir she is writing of her life. 3 pp.

Steele, Flora

Letter from Flora Steele to SBS, 07 Feb 1909

Handwritten letter with envelope from Flora in Calgary to her father in Winnipeg. Flora tells her father that her mother is ill, and goes on to request further information about Sam's descendents for her planned memoir. 2 pp.

Steele, Flora

Letter from Flora Steele to SBS, [12] Feb 1909

Handwritten letter with envelope from Flora in Calgary to her father in Winnipeg. Flora writes about general activities in Calgary, the snubbing of her mother and aunt in the local 'social happenings' reporting; and many detailed questions about the Steele genealogy for her own planned memoir. 2 pp.

Steele, Flora

Letter from Flora Steele to SBS, [Feb] 1909

Handwritten letter from Flora in Calgary to her father in Winnipeg. Flora discusses her activities, her correspondence, and continues to request information about her father's family for her planned memoir. 2 pp.

Steele, Flora

Letter from Flora Steele to SBS, 21 Feb 1909

Handwritten letter from Flora in Calgary to her father in Winnipeg. Flora discusses her mother's hosted monthly tea; the visit of Captain and Mrs. Mackie, and asks her father further questions about his family and their stories for inclusion in her own memoir. 3 pp.

Steele, Flora

Letter from Flora Steele to SBS, 27 Feb 1909

Handwritten letter from Flora in Calgary to her father in Winnipeg. Flora discusses her activities in Calgary, comments on family members she has received letters from, and thanks her father for his sending "pedigree, ancecdotes, etc" her way for inclusion in her planned memoir. 1 pp.

Steele, Flora

Letter from Flora Steele to SBS, 12 Mar 1909

Handwritten letter from Flora in Calgary to her father in Winnipeg. Flora writes about her activities in Calgary, books and movies she had read and seen, and discusses further her interest in the Steele family, etc. 2 pp.

Steele, Flora

Letter from Flora Steele to SBS, 26 Mar 1909

Handwritten letter with envelope from Flora in Calgary to her father in Winnipeg. Flora quotes clippings that mention Sam Steele, writes about her activities, people she has heard from, and asks her father further questions about his family and experiences for her planned memoir. 2 pp.

Steele, Flora

Letter from Flora Steele to SBS, 04 Apr 1909

Handwritten letter from Flora in Calgary to her father in Winnipeg. Flora has further questions about her father's ancestors, and also asks Sam to recount any of the songs he sang to her and her siblings when they were young; includes general information about her life in Calgary. 2 pp.

Steele, Flora

Loose item: Newspaper clipping

A newsclipping removed from diary 2008.1.1.3.1.10. The clipping is titled "The Best of All Offers" and is regarding the "Thrice-a-Week World" magazine subscription offer.

Macdonell, Alexander R.

Diary of Lt. Col. Griffiths Wainwright, 1870

Consists of a diary kept by Major Griffiths Wainwright, 1870-1871, during his service with the Red River Expedition of 1870, and two maps. The diary entries are short, and also include entries about number of portages made, supplies and rations required, and various notes and reports. A two page entry at the back of the diary was written in 1910 by Sam Steele, explaining that the diary was given to him, and filling the reader in on what Major Wainwright did once the Expedition was completed. A list of Detachment rules printed at the front of the diary have been briefly annotated by [Sam Steele?]. The maps, hand-drawn and annotated, depict the route from Rat Portage to Fort Alexander, and from Fort William to Fort Francis.

Steele, Samuel B. (Samuel Benfield), 1848-1919

[Times Journal Press]. Canadian Club of Fort William Annual. Fort William: Times Journal Press, 1910. (An essay by S.B. Steele is included in the volume, titled: “Some Reminiscences of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police Force)

[Times Journal Press]. Canadian Club of Fort William Annual. Fort William: Times Journal Press, 1910. (An essay by S.B. Steele is included in the volume, titled: “Some Reminiscences of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police Force)

Steele, Samuel B. (Samuel Benfield), 1848-1919