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Title "Changing Bases", Benton Weekly Record
Archival Reference M-4561-60
Sub-collection Southern Alberta Research Project  
Author Benton Weekly Record  
Date 6 Apr 1882
Document Type Newspapers and magazines
Contents 1 page relating to NWMP forts.
Sub-collection Information This collection was compiled by Eleanor Luxton, a Glenbow Museum staff member, who was hired from 1956 to 1961 to gather information pertaining to southern Alberta pioneers, North-West Mounted Police (NWMP), Presbyterian missionaries, Fort Whoop Up, whiskey traders, Fort Benton, newspaper and newspaper editors, First Nations of Canada of Canada, and southern Alberta history in general. The information came primarily from interviews with pioneers and their descendants, and from articles in Montana and Alberta newspapers.

The collection consists of alphabetically arranged biographical files, typescripts of newspaper articles and research notes, and photographs of NWMP, oldtimers and general views of southern Alberta. Consists of these series: Fort Benton and Montana (1867-1956); North-West Mounted Police - General (1872-1947); North-West Mounted Police - Detachments and outposts (1882-1955); North-West Mounted Police - Old timers (1913-1957); Southern Alberta newspapers and editors (1923-1955); Presbyterian Church and ministers (1883-1926; First Nations of Canada of Canada (1877-1954); High River pioneers (compiled 1956-1960); Southern Alberta general history (compiled 1956-1961); and photographs (1870s-1930s).
Region American Midwest  
Subjects Construction and Building  Canadian Mounted Police  
Places Fort Benton; Montana
Themes Land & Property; Law & Order
Library Glenbow Museum  
Copyright Glenbow Museum