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    • 1,500-mile walk nothing to them

    • Dukhobors--Migration, Internal--Canada
    • A clipping from Mail & Empire, subtitle 'Doukhobors leave Winnipeg to march to Montreal. Child-like in their faith. Expect to live on berries, and will not be dissuaded – South Europe their Mecca.'
    • 7/31/1907
    • 21 Doukhobors spent night in shed with mercury 7 below

    • Dukhobors--Migration, Internal--Canada
    • Clipping from the Toronto Start Weekly, subtitle 'Chased out of Hamilton and camped in the rear of a church near Brantford. Two black bears also.' An article informs about a group of wandering Dukhobors who had spent a night in the shed near...
    • 2/3/1902
    • [A defense of the Doukhobors]

    • Dukhobors--Northwest, Canadian--History; Dukhobors--Saskatchewan--Land tenure; Naturalization Canada
    • Handwritten letter in Mavor's hand (probably a letter to a newspaper) in defense of the Dukhobors, outlining the details of their immigration to Canada and their settlement in the Northwest and explaining the origins of the conflict between the...
    • 4/1/1907
    • A group of Dukhobor school children seated on steps

    • Dukhobors -- Canada -- Education--Photographs
    • An original photograph of a group of Dukhobor school children seated on steps. '6674' in Mavor's hand at the back of the photograph. Stamped on the back 'The Christian Community of Universal Brotherhood, Ltd.'
    • 1/1/1912
    • A new era in immigration

    • Emigration and immigration--Canada; Agricultural colonies--Canada; Immigrants -- Canada -- History; Land settlement -- Prairie Provinces --Dukhobors; Dukhobors in mass media
    • An article from the Toronto newspaper 'The Evening News' discussing advantages of populating Canadian Northwest with European immigrants. The Dukhobor immigration to Canada is compared to the landing of pilgrims in 1620 and is defined as the 'most...
    • 4/5/1899
    • Agree on a Price for Doukhobor Land

    • Dukhobors -- Land settlement -- British Columbia
    • A clipping from The Daily News, subtitle: 'Three Fold Position Put Up At Brilliant Meeting Acceptable -- propose to sell all holdings in Canada, or in British Columbia, or 5, 000 acres tributary to Grand Forks, at conference of directors and B.E....
    • 5/3/1919
    • Agreement made between Perrin, Grigg and Verigin

    • Dukhobors--Swan River--Conflict management
    • Letter No. 121' and 'copy' in Mavor's hand at top of the page. Copy of the agreement (in Mavor's hand) between Peter Verigin and Samuel Grigg noting that the Dukhobors had cut Grigg's timber by mistake, thinking that it belonged to the Government,...
    • 4/30/1904
    • Alleges Doukhobor plan for wholesale slaughter children, aged and sick

    • Dukhobors --Canada--Social conditions; Dukhobors--Income tax--Canada; Verigin, P. V. (Petr Vasil'evich), 1859-1924;
    • A clipping from the Daily News, Nelson, B.C., subtitle: 'As protest against extortionate taxation Peter Verigin, leader of sect, said to contemplate terrible scheme; Members of strange order to roam country as vagrants; Would throw bodies in...
    • 2/21/1922
    • Alleges National Crime

    • Dukhobors -- Land settlement -- Canada, Veterans--Settlement--Canada, Mavor, James, 1854-1925
    • A clipping from Star, subtitle: 'Prof. Mavor Asks for Investigation into Doukobor Land Deal.'
    • 5/5/1919
    • Along the trail to Saltcoats

    • Dukhobors--Saskatchewan; Dukhobor pilgrims and pilgrimages--Canada
    • An article from 'Manitoba Free Press' describing the accomodation and provisioning of the Dukhobor pilgrims in Yorkton and their move to Saltcoats. A different version of Mavor_a_0119 (sections 'The Start to Saltcoats', 'Statement by Mr. Speers'...
    • 10/31/1902
    • Along the trail to Saltcoats

    • Dukhobors--Saskatchewan; Dukhobor pilgrims and pilgrimages--Canada
    • An article from 'Manitoba Free Press' outlining the mission of the Dukhobor pilgrimage, written by Rev. Zeckariah Henry Lewis, the Welsh minister, who had interviewed the Dukhobor pilgrims in Yorkton. A different version of Mavor_a_0120 (section on...
    • 10/31/1902
    • An 'Injustice' to Doukhobors is Allegation

    • Dukhobors -- Land settlement -- Canada, Veterans--Settlement--Canada, Mavor, James, 1854-1925
    • A clipping from The Times, subtitle: 'Prof. Mavor Protests Against Expropriation of Settlers' Land.'
    • 5/5/1919
    • Are imitating Adam and Eve

    • Dukhobor pilgrims and pilgrimages--Canada; Dukhobors--Saskatchewan--Religious life and customs; Dukhobors -- Canada -- Government relations
    • A newspaper article describing the inception of a new pilgrimage movement among the Saskatchewan Dukhobor fanatics who wished to preach the lifestyle of Adam and Eve and perform their church services in the nude. The article also outlines the visit...
    • 5/4/1903
    • Big vegetarian colony out in Canada's west

    • Dukhobors -- Canada -- Social life and customs
    • A clipping from Sunday World, a subtitle: 'Ten thousand Doukhobors Succeed as farmers without meat despite climate. Do very hard work. Their settlement at Brilliant, B.C., is Biblical in its picturesque simplicity.'
    • 12/4/1920
    • Broadside 'Pis'mo k kanadskim Dukhoboram' (Letter to the Canadian Dukhobors)

    • Collective settlements--Canada; Dukhobors--Canada--Religious life and customs; Naturalization Canada
    • Item is a broadside printed in Russian by Vladimir Chertkov and his wife Anna Chertkov dated in pencil, 1 May 1907. Chertkovs answer questions that the Dukhobros asked in their letters, i.e. whether they should become British subjects, whether they...
    • 5/1/1907
    • Catalogue of correspondence regarding the immigration of the Dukhobors into Canada

    • Mavor, James, 1854-1925--Correspondence; Dukhobors -- Canada -- Correspondence
    • Typed transcript. Another version of Mavor_t_0001. For description please see notes for Mavor_t_0001. A note in Mavor's hand at the beginning of Scrapbook 3: 'The originals of the letters in the following list together with a large number of other...
    • 3/25/1905
    • Communism in being

    • Dukhobors--Russia--History; Dukhobors--Russia--Social life and customs; Dukhobors--Saskatchewan- Land tenure
    • Handwritten text in Mavor's hand with some corrections, probably first draft of an article or part of a book about communal lifestyle of the Dukhobors, which is titled 'Communism in being'. Mavor outlines the history of the Dukhobors in Russia,...
    • 1/1/1906

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