Series FC 3213 L55 042 - T. A. Patrick Letters & Correspondence

Image - 1890, Feb 8 – Letter to Alf 1 Image - 1890, Feb 8 – Letter to Alf 2 Image - 1890, Feb 8 – Letter to Alf 3 Image - 1890, Feb 8 – Letter to Alf 4 Image - 1890, Feb 8 – Letter to Alf 5 Image - 1890, Feb 8 – Letter to Alf 6 Image - 1890, Feb 8 – Letter to Alf 7 Image - 1890, Feb 8 – Letter to Alf 8 Image - 1890, Feb 8 – Letter to Alf 9 Image - 1890, Feb 8 – Letter to Alf 10 Image - 1890, Feb 8 – Letter to Alf 11 Image - 1890, Feb 8 – Letter to Alf 12 Image - 1890, Feb 8 – Letter to Alf 13 Image - 1890, Feb 8 – Letter to Alf 14 Image - 1897, Nov 3 – Letter to Mario 1 Image - 1897, Nov 3 – Letter to Mario 2 Image - 1897, Nov 3 – Letter to Mario 3 Image - 1897, Nov 3 – Letter to Mario 4 Image  - 1897, Nov 5 – Letter to Marion 1 Image  - 1897, Nov 5 – Letter to Marion 2 Image  - 1897, Nov 5 – Letter to Marion 3 Image  - 1897, Nov 5 – Letter to Marion 4 Image  - 1897, Nov 19 – Letter to Marion 1 Image  - 1897, Nov 19 – Letter to Marion 2 Image  - 1897, Nov 19 – Letter to Marion 3 Image  - 1897, Nov 19 – Letter to Marion 4 Image  - 1897, Nov 19 – Letter to Marion 5 Image  - 1897, Nov 19 – Letter to Marion 6 Image  - 1897, Nov 19 – Letter to Marion 7 Image  - 1897, Nov 19 – Letter to Marion 8 Image  - 1897, Nov 19 – Letter to Marion 9 Image  - 1897, Nov 19 – Letter to Marion 10 Image - 1897, Dec 1 – Letter to Marion 1 Image - 1897, Dec 1 – Letter to Marion 2 Image - 1897, Dec 1 – Letter to Marion 3 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 1 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 2 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 3 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 4 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 5 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 6 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 7 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 8 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 9 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 10 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 11 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 12 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 13 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 14 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 15 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 16 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 17 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 18 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 19 Image - 1889, May 20 - Letter to Marion 20 Image  - 1897, Dec 2 – Letter to Marion 1 Image  - 1897, Dec 2 – Letter to Marion 2 Image - 1897, Dec 3 – Letter to Marion 1 Image - 1897, Dec 3 – Letter to Marion 2 Image - 1897, Dec 3 – Letter to Marion 3 Image - 1900, Mar 2 – Letter to Marion  1 Image - 1900, Mar 2 – Letter to Marion  2 Image - 1900, Mar 2 – Letter to Marion  3 Image - 1900, Apr [5] – Letter to Marion 1 Image - 1900, Apr [5] – Letter to Marion 3 Image - 1900, Apr [5] – Letter to Marion 2 Image - 1900, Apr 11 – Business Letter to Marion  1 Image - 1900, Apr 11 – Business Letter to Marion  2 Image - 1900, Apr 11 – Business Letter to Marion  3 Image - 1900, Apr 11 – Letter to Marion 1 Image - 1900, Apr 11 – Letter to Marion 2 Image - 1900, Apr 11 – Letter to Marion 3 Image - 1900, Apr 12 – Letter to Marion 1 Image - 1900, Apr 12 – Letter to Marion 2 Image - 1900, Apr 12 – Letter to Marion 3 Image - 1900, Apr 12 – Letter to Marion 4 Image - 1900, Apr 12 – Letter to Marion 5 Image - 1900, Apr 12 – Letter to Marion 6 Image - 1900, Apr 17 – Letter to Marion 1 Image - 1900, Apr 17 – Letter to Marion 2 Image - 1900, Apr 17 – Letter to Marion 3 Image - 1900, Apr 17 – Letter to Marion 4 Image - 1900, Apr 17 – Letter to Marion 5 Image - 1900, Apr 17 – Letter to Marion 6 Image - 1900, Apr 20 – Letter to Marion 1 Image - 1900, Apr 20 – Letter to Marion 2 Image - 1900, Apr 20 – Letter to Marion 3 Image - 1900, Apr 25 – Letter to Marion 1 Image - 1900, Apr 25 – Letter to Marion 2 Image - 1900, Apr 25 – Letter to Marion 3 Image - 1900, Apr 25 – Letter to Marion 4 Image - 1900, Apr 25 – Letter to Marion 5 Image - 1900, Apr 27 – Letter to Marion 1 Image - 1900, Apr 27 – Letter to Marion 2 Image - 1900, Apr 27 – Letter to Marion 3 Image - 1900, Apr 27 – Letter to Marion 4 Image - 1900, Apr 27 – Letter to Marion 5 Image - 1900, Apr 27 – Letter to Marion 6 Image - 1900, May 1 – Letter to Marion 1 Image - 1900, May 1 – Letter to Marion 2
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T. A. Patrick Letters & Correspondence

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FC 3213 L55 042

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  • 1889 - 1920 (Creation)

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Fifty-two (52) letters and forty-nine (49) envelopes.

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Name of creator

(1864-1943)

Biographical history

Medical doctor, pioneer, and politician. Dr. Patrick is credited with suggesting the current boundary between the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.

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(1864-1934)

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Scope and content

An archive of 52 interesting and significant letters by Thomas “Alf” Patrick and his wife Marion (1889-1904). Almost all letters come with their original stamped mailing envelopes (49 envelopes in total). 44 letters are by Thomas and 8 by Marion.
Most of the letters are handwritten and signed, ranging from a single page up to five pages, often closely written. 3 are typed and signed.
In the case of letters by Thomas Patrick, many of the letters to his wife are almost in diary form recording events as they happened [often mailed from Regina]. Some letters are written when Patrick was physically sitting in the Legislative Chambers waiting for events to unfold there. These are usually on embossed North West Territory Legislative stationery.
Three themes run through the archive:

  • Significant political matters and events surrounding the period when Patrick served in the North West Territories Legislature
  • Historical events on the Prairies
  • Issues relating to a lack of infrastructure and a changing societal and political landscape due to heavy immigration into the
    Prairies.
  • Life on the Prairies in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
  • The close personal relationship and related family matters between two early pioneers in Saskatchewan
    Topics covered include: medical, legislative matters, Indians and half-breeds, railway events, life in Saltcoats and Regina, Saskatchewan, land investments, illnesses on the prairies, people (Clifford Sifton and Frederick Haultain) and related topics, immigration, Mennonites, Hungarians, Doukhobors, infrastructure, visiting patients, and much more.

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Physical condition

Textual records are in good condition. Some records have minor damages including, discolouration, fading ink, and tears.

Immediate source of acquisition

The T. A. Patrick Letters & Correspondence were purchased in 2010 by the University of Alberta Libraries from Bjarne Tokerud Bookseller Inc. The letters had been purchased on an unknown date from a philatelic collector in Edmonton, who had acquired the letters from a Patrick family descendant.

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  • English

Script of material

  • Latin

Location of originals

2010.042 Box 11. Bruce Peel Special Collections is part of University of Alberta Libraries.

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Associated materials

  • The University of Saskatchewan Archives and Special Collections holds additional personal correspondence from T.A. Patrick's family (1908-1925) within the Joe Cherwinski fonds and T.A. Patrick papers within the A.S. Morton Manuscript Collection. Please refer to the Joe Cherwinski fonds finding aid and the A.S. Morton Manuscript Collection finding aid for more information.
  • Papers from T.A. Patrick's days as a medical student are available at the University of Western Ontario, Western Archives, within the Thomas A. Patrick Fonds. Please refer to the finding aid for more information.

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No further accruals are expected.

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  • English

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  • Latin

Sources

Information based upon contents of the series, accession information, and T.A. Patrick's biography "Pioneer of Vision: The Reminiscences of T.A. Patrick M.D." by C.J. Houston and C. Stuart Houston.

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