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Browsing items in: Doukhobor Collection of James Mavor

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    • Letter from Mavor to Ewart

    • Dukhobors -- Government policy -- Canada; Collective settlements--Canada; Dukhobors--Saskatchewan-Land tenure; Canada -- Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects; Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910; Ewart, John S. (John Skirving), 1849-1933
    • ""11"" in Mavor's hand at top of the page. Item is a handwritten copy by Mavor of his letter to John S. Ewart written on the Department of Political Economy letterhead. Mavor comments that he is very troubled about the Dukhobors situation. He...
    • 04/08/1907
    • Letter from Tolstoy to Mavor

    • Dukhobors -- Russia -- Religious life and customs; Mavor, James, 1854-1925
    • 10 in Mavor's hand at top of the page. Typed transcript (carbon copy). Tolstoy replies to Mavor's letter of July 26, 1898 answering his questions about the Dukhobors.
    • 08/16/1898
    • Letter from Chertkov to Mavor

    • Dukhobors -- Russia -- Social life and customs; Dukhobors -- Emigration and immigration -- Canada; Mavor, James, 1854-1925
    • 12 in Mavor's hand at top of the page. Typed transcript (carbon copy). The letter is written on behalf of Chertkov by Eliza Pickard. She replies to Mavor's letter to Tolstoy of July 26, 1898 (which was forwarded to Chertkov) answering his questions...
    • 08/27/1898
    • Doukhobor education

    • Dukhobors--Saskatchewan--Education; Dukhobors--Saskatchewan--Social life and customs; Agricultural colonies--Canada
    • An article from 'The Globe' discussing the Dukhobors' desire to learn English and the wishes of old settlers to share their knowledge of farming and technical education with the Dukhobors. The author of the article also lists the advantages of...
    • 1/1/1899
    • How to take up the land

    • Land tenure--Government regulations--Canada; Dukhobors--Emigration and immigration--Canada; Dukhobors--Emigration and immigration--Russia; Canada -- Emigration and immigration -- Religious aspects
    • A newspaper article proposing answers to a set of specific questions regarding the land tenure in Western Canada and the Government's regulations on homestead entries. Second article titled 'The exodus of the Doukhobors' gives a brief history of...
    • 1/1/1899
    • The crops and livestock

    • Agriculture--Economic Aspects--Canada, Western
    • A newspaper article analyzing production and export of the crops and livestock in Canada's Prairie Provinces and commenting on the general condition of business there.
    • 1/1/1899
    • Prince Albert District

    • Land settlement--Canada--Prairie Povinces; Emigration and immigration--Canada; Emigration and immigration--United States
    • A newspaper article reporting on a trip of American delegates who wish to promote immigration to Canada to Prince Albert district.
    • 1/1/1899
    • Trip to Yorkton District

    • Land settlement--Canada--Prairie Povinces; Emigration and immigration--Canada; Emigration and immigration--United States
    • A newspaper article reporting on a trip of American officials who wish to promote immigration to Canada (Yorkton district) and outlining geography, vegetation and economy of the region. Dukhobors are noted as one of the groups who took up land and...
    • 1/1/1899
    • Visits of U.S. farmers

    • Land settlement--Canada--Prairie Povinces; Farmers, American--Canada
    • A newspaper article offering testimonials of American farmers where they discuss the advantages of settling at Canadian Prairie Provinces. Illustrations of a Galician family and Dukhobor children are included.
    • 1/1/1899
    • Interests of our settlers

    • Emigration and immigration--Canada; Immigrants Housing--Canada; Land settlement--Canada--Prairie Povinces
    • A newspaper article suggesting ways to protect settlers' interests in Canada's Prairie Provinces and improve living conditions of new-coming immigrants. The article also points to the increase in land sales in the West for the year 1898. An...
    • 1/1/1899
    • How settlers prospered

    • Land settlement--Canada--Prairie Povinces
    • A newspaper article discussing ways to attract more immigrants to Canada's Prairie Provinces. Testimonials and interviews from farmers, who recently migrated to the west of Canada and giving an account of their prosperity are included. An...
    • 1/1/1899
    • Destination of immigrants

    • Land settlement--Canada--Prairie Povinces; Emigration and immigration--Canada; Emigration and immigration--United States; Emigration and immigration--Great Britain
    • A newspaper article discussing changes in the immigration to Canada's western provinces for the years 1897-1898. It particularly focuses on the migration to Canada of American and British farmers. Statistical data of immigration for the years...
    • 1/1/1899
    • Foreigners in the west

    • Canada -- Emigration and immigration -- History; Land settlement--Canada--Prairie Povinces
    • A newspaper article describing various groups of foreing settlers (Ukrainian, Hungarian, German, French and the Mennonites) in Canada's western provinces.
    • 1/1/1899
    • Our British immigration

    • Emigration and immigration--Canada; Emigration and immigration--Great Britain; Emigration and immigration--United States
    • A newspaper article outlining the details of British immigration to Canada and the US and noting that there is a particular need for immigrants (especially of the farmer class) from the United Kingdom settling in the Northwest of Canada.
    • 1/1/1899
    • Doukhobors

    • Dukhobors--Emigration and immigration--Canada; Land settlement -- Prairie Provinces --Dukhobors; Dukhobors -- Doctrines; Religious refugees -- Canada; Dukhobors in mass media
    • A newspaper article outlining the history of the Dukhobor immigration to Canada and their religious doctrines. The Dukhobor immigrants are found to be 'good farmers and desirable citizens'. A note in Mavor's hand at the end of the article: 'This...
    • 1/1/1899
    • Doukhobor lumber camp

    • Lumber camps--Dukhobors--Canada--Photographs
    • An original photograph of a Dukhobor lumber camp. Handwritten note in Mavor's hand below the picture 'Doukhobor lumber camp'. Removed from Scrapbook 3.
    • 1/1/1899
    • Doukhobor women making village street

    • Dukhobors--Saskatchewan--Photographs
    • An original photograph depicting Dukhobor women making village street. Handwritten note in Mavor's hand below the picture 'Doukhobor women making village street'. Removed from Scrapbook 3. '784' in Mavor's hand at the back of the photograph.
    • 1/1/1899

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