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Browsing items in: Doukhobor Collection of James Mavor

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    • 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 Mavor to Smart

    • Dukhobors--Canada; Canada. Dept. of the Interior; Smart, James Allan, 1858-
    • 106' in Mavor's hand at top of the page. Typed transcript (carbon copy) of a letter to Smart regarding the Dukhobor affairs, particularly the project to move the Dukhobors to California. Mavor does not believe that this migration will be...
    • 3/7/1900
    • Letter from Mavor to Archer

    • Dukhobors--Canada; Agriculture--Economic aspects; Archer, Herbert P.
    • 107' in Mavor's hand at top of the page. Typed transcript (carbon copy) with some handwritten corrections. A letter from Mavor to Archer outlining his negotiations with the Massey-Harris Co. regarding the wholesale purchase of agricultural...
    • 3/30/1899
    • Letter from Keyes to Maude

    • Dukhobors--Saskatchewan; Marriage--Law and legislation--Canada; Land tenure--Law and legislation--Canada; Canada. Dept. of the Interior; Maude, Aylmer, 1858-1938
    • 108' in Mavor's hand at top of the page. First page of a letter from Mr. Keyes, Secretary in Canada's Department of the Interior, to Aylmer Maude enclosing 'a copy of petition sent to the Commissioner of Immigration at Winnipeg, by the Dukhobors,...
    • 8/1/1900
    • Letter from Procopenco

    • Dukhobors--Saskatchewan-Land tenure
    • 109' and 'Copy' in Mavor's hand at top of the page. Handwritten letter from the Dukhobors, who migrated from Yorkton, to a farmer wishing to take possession of his land. Handwritten note at the bottom of the letter: 'Letter sent to Edwin Jacobs by...
    • 5/25/1900
    • Letter from Mavor to Dieterichs

    • Dukhobors -- Canada -- Government relations; Dukhobors--Saskatchewan; Verigin, P. V. (Petr Vasil'evich), 1859-1924; Oliver, Frank, 1853-1933; Dieterichs, Joseph
    • 10' in Mavor's hand at top of the page. Item is a handwritten copy by Mavor of his letter to Joseph Dieterichs. He comments that affairs with the Dukhobors are 'in an acute crisis'. Mavor suspects Maude of 'grave mischief', and he has doubts about...
    • 4/8/1907
    • 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.
    • 8/16/1898
    • Letter from Keyes to Maude

    • Dukhobors--Saskatchewan; Marriage--Law and legislation--Canada; Land tenure--Law and legislation--Canada; Dukhobors--Legal status, laws, etc.--Canada; Canada. Dept. of the Interior; Maude, Aylmer, 1858-1938
    • 111' in Mavor's hand at top of the page. Typed transcript (carbon copy). A letter from Mr. Keyes to Maude. Another version of the letter is found in Mavor_t_0499. Included is petition from the Yorkton Dukhobors to the Government of Canada, also...
    • 8/1/1900
    • Letter from Mavor to Sifton

    • Dukhobor pilgrims and pilgrimages--Canada; Canada. Dept. of Interior; Sifton, Clifford, Sir, 1861-1929
    • 113' and 'Copy' in Mavor's hand at top of the page. Handwritten letter from Mavor to Sifton on Mavor's letterhead. Mavor states that he does not know of similar movements in the history of the Dukhobor sect and he believes that the pilgrimage will...
    • 11/1/1902
    • Doukhobor Assets

    • Dukhobor settlements--Canada; Agriculture--Economic Aspects--Canada
    • 114' in Mavor's hand at top of the page. Handwritten list of Dukhobor assets in North and South Colonies (excluding the Saskatchewan villages) as of March 1903.
    • 3/1/1903
    • Letter from Archer to Mavor

    • Dukhobor settlements--Canada--Swan River; Dukhobors--Manitoba--Land tenure; Agriculture--Economic Aspects--Canada; Dukhobors --Manitoba-- Education; Mavor, James, 1854-1925
    • 115' in Mavor's hand at top of the page. Handwritten letter (in Archer's hand) from Archer to Mavor giving an update on the Dukhobor affairs. He notes that they had agreed to naturalization and individual homestead ownership and outlines their...
    • 4/7/1903
    • Letter from Mavor to Ewart

    • Dukhobors -- Government policy -- Canada; Collective settlements--Canada; Dukhobors--Saskatchewan-Land tenure; Canada -- Emigration and immigration -- eligious 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 states...
    • 4/8/1907
    • Letter from Mavor to Sifton

    • Dukhobors--Emigration and immigration--Canada; Dukhobors--Emigration and immigration--Cyprus; Society of Friends; Dukhobors--Government policy -- Canada; Sifton, Clifford, Sir, 1861-1929
    • 11' in Mavor's hand at top of the page. Typed transcript (carbon copy). A follow-up to Mavor's letter of July 26, 1898 asking for a commitment from Canadian Government and suggesting a meeting with Sifton in Ottawa.
    • 8/25/1898
    • 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
    • Letter from Gerhard Ems? to Mavor

    • Dukhobors--Saskatchewan--Agriculture; Mavor, James, 1854-1925
    • 124' in Mavor's hand at top of the page. Handwritten letter from Gerhard Ems [?], immigration agent in Rosthern, Saskatchewan, on Commissioner of Immigration letterhead notifying Mavor of the amount of seeding done by Saskatchewan community...
    • 6/21/1904
    • Letter from Mavor to Sifton

    • Dukhobors--Saskatchewan--Federal aid; Sifton, Clifford, Sir, 1861-1929
    • 126' in Mavor's hand at top of the page. Typed transcript of a letter with handwritten corrections. Mavor outlines his meeting with the Dukhobor leaders Verigin, Zibaroff, Potapoff, Planidin as well as the elder Makhortoff. He also notes that he...
    • 5/18/1904
    • Letter from Mavor to Verigin

    • Dukhobors--Saskatchewan; Dukhobors in mass media; Marriage--Law and legislation--Canada; Verigin, P. V. (Petr Vasil'evich), 1859-1924
    • 127' and 'Copy for Mr. Mavor' at top of the page. Typed transcript (carbon copy) of a letter with handwritten corrections. Mavor outlines his meeting with Mr. Bulyea, the Minister of Public Works in regard to the question of road improvement in the...
    • 5/20/1904

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