Call #: MSS C550/1/28.4.1
Author: Morton, Arthur Silver
Title: Cameron, W. B. to A. S. Morton. 22 October 1925 - 31 May 1930.
Description: 13 pages.
Notes: In 1927 the University hired Cameron to gather material dealing with the early days of settlement. Cameron's chief interest was in the Métis and Native people. Much of his information came from former servants of the Hudson's Bay Company. Cameron wrote "The War Trail of Big Bear," an account of his experiences during the Frog Lake incident of 1885.
Correspondence pertaining to photographs of Big Bear, Poundmaker, Imasees and Clarence Loasby at the time of 1885 Resistance; the publication of Cameron's manuscript "The War Trail of Big Bear;" Cameron's story about the incident involving Major Walsh and Sitting Bull; and Cameron's interest in gathering stories about the pioneer West.
Morton Manuscript Collection, Special Collections, University of Saskatchewan Libraries.
History: William Bleasdell Cameron was a former servant of the Hudson's Bay Company.
Subject: Northwest Rebellion, 1885
Western Canada - History - To 1905
Mistahimaskwa (Big Bear) Plains Cree Chief
Ta-tanka I-yotank (Sitting Bull) Sioux Chief
Other Author: Cameron, William Bleasdell

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