Series FC 3213 L55 002 - NWMP & the Liquor Question

Image - Mimeographed Copy of Memo from Comptroller to Hon. Minister in Ottawa 1 Image - Copy of “The Liquor Question” report written by L.W. Herchmer Commissioner NWMP 1 Image - Copy of “The Liquor Question” report written by L.W. Herchmer Commissioner NWMP 2 Image - Copy of “The Liquor Question” report written by L.W. Herchmer Commissioner NWMP 3 Image - Copy of “The Liquor Question” report written by L.W. Herchmer Commissioner NWMP 4 Image - Copy of “The Liquor Question” report written by L.W. Herchmer Commissioner NWMP 5 Image - Copy of “The Liquor Question” report written by L.W. Herchmer Commissioner NWMP 6 Image - Copy of “The Liquor Question” report written by L.W. Herchmer Commissioner NWMP 7 Image - Copy of “The Liquor Question” report written by L.W. Herchmer Commissioner NWMP 8 Image - Copy of “The Liquor Question” report written by L.W. Herchmer Commissioner NWMP 9 Image - Extracts from the Annual Report of the Commissioner submitted to Parliament 1 Image - Extracts from the Annual Report of the Commissioner submitted to Parliament 2 Image - Extracts from the Annual Report of the Commissioner submitted to Parliament 3 Image - Extracts from the Annual Report of the Commissioner submitted to Parliament 4 Image - Extracts from the Annual Report of the Commissioner submitted to Parliament 5 Image - Extracts from the Annual Report of the Commissioner submitted to Parliament 6 Image - Copy of Police Report of Calgary Saloon Inspection 1 Image - Copy of Police Report of Calgary Saloon Inspection 2 Image - Copy of Jan 9, 1889 Police Report of Calgary Saloon Inspections 1 Image - Copy of Jan 9, 1889 Police Report of Calgary Saloon Inspections 2 Image - Copy of Jan 9, 1889 Police Report of Calgary Saloon Inspections 3 Image - Jan 31, 1890 Memo Re: Liquor Permits, N.W. Territories 1 Image - Jan 31, 1890 Memo Re: Liquor Permits, N.W. Territories 2 Image - Response to ‘Whiskey Informers & Detectives’ from the Medicine Hat Times 1 Image - Two (2) Prince Albert Times Newspaper Clippings 1 Image - Two (2) Prince Albert Times Newspaper Clippings 2 Image - Two (2) Prince Albert Times Newspaper Clippings 3 Image - Three Extracts of Letters to the Editor by L.W. Herchmer printed in the Regina Journal 18... Image - Extract from the Regina Journal of 16th February 1888 1 Image - Extract from the Regina Journal of 16th February 1888 2 Image - The Liquor Question in the Territories / Extract From the Commissioner’s Annual Report 1 Image - Liquor in the Territories 1 Image- "Some Detectives" Clipping from the Lethbridge News June 21, 1888 1 Image - Toronto Mail Newspaper Clippings from 1888  1 Image - Toronto Mail Newspaper Clippings from 1888  2 Image - "Hungarian Miners Resist the Police" Macleod Gazette Newspaper Clipping 1 Image - "The Northwest Prohibition Farce" Calgary Tribune Clipping 1 Image - “Prohibition v. License” The Moosomin Courier Newspaper Clipping  1 Image - “Liquor in the West” The Toronto Mail Newspaper Clipping  1 Image - “Cafeteria and Bath House Raided by the Police Last Night” clipping from Calgary Daily He... Image - Two Newspaper Clippings from an Unidentified Newspaper 1 Image - Two Newspaper Clippings from an Unidentified Newspaper  2

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NWMP & the Liquor Question

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FC 3213 L55 002

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  • 1887-1911 (Creation)
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    North-West Mounted Police

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Approximately twenty (20) assorted textual records that include nine (9) North-West Mounted Police official documents and various newspaper clippings, most of which are mounted on paper with handwritten captions.

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(1873-1920)

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Approximately twenty (20) items regarding the regulation of liquor in the North West Territories of Canada in the late 1880s and early 1900s. The difficulties faced by the North West Mounted Police (NWMP) in enforcing the unpopular permit-based liquor laws of the time are given particular attention.

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Textual records are in good condition. Some records have tears, chippings, water damage, and stains from metal clips.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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2011.002 Box 15. The collection is housed in Bruce Peel Special Collections, located in the Rutherford South building on the University of Alberta north campus in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Bruce Peel Special Collections is part of the University of Alberta Libraries.

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The NWMP & the Liquor Question collection is available to students, staff, and the general public for use within the library’s supervised reading room upon presentation of valid photo identification (e.g., ONEcard, driver’s license, passport, or citizenship card with photo).

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  • English

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  • Latin

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