CA OTUTF MS COLL 00390
Charlebois Family Papers
- [1960-197?] (Creation)
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Name of creator
Dr. Charlebois worked as an Anaesthetist and respiratory specialist at Scarborough General Hospital before beginning a family practice. He lived in Penetang, Ontario after his retirement. His research focused on the history of the Northwest Rebellion of 1885, and especially Louis Riel and other Metis participants. His great uncle was hung by the soldiers at Battleford, Saskatchewan in 1885. This collection is named in honour of Dr. Charlebois' great uncle and father.
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Gift of Dr. Peter Charlebois, 1996.
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Collection includes manuscript drafts, research notes, correspondence and photos relating to: Dr. Peter Charlebois' 'The Life of Louis Riel.' Toronto: New Canada Publications, 1975; the history of the Northwest Rebellion of 1885; and the history of the Metis in Canada. Also includes several albums of riverboat photographs for his 'Sternwheelers & Sidewheelers: the romance of steamdriven paddleboats in Canada.' Toronto: NC Press, 1978.
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