The Settlement Period

1880 - 1913

Documents the origins of the community through to the beginning of the first world war.

Business & Public Affairs

1898 - List of Electors - Manitou (1898)

A listing of the electors resident in Manitou in 1898.

    1902 Lisgar Voter's List - Polling Station #40 (1895)

    Consisting of the list of electors resident in the Rural Municipality of Pembina in 1902.

      Audio & Video

      1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

      This essay describes the purpose and the initial development of the Pembina Manitou Archive.

        Architectural Heritage

        1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

        This essay describes the purpose and the initial development of the Pembina Manitou Archive.

          AA-Architecture in Manitou_Project Overview (1880)

          This project focuses on some of the early, heritage buildings in Manitou, their architecture and their history.

            Obituaries

            1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

            This essay describes the purpose and the initial development of the Pembina Manitou Archive.

              Armstrong, George Thomas – obituary (1881)

              This is an obituary for George Thomas Armstrong, 1881-02-19 to 1941-09-09

                Cemetery Maps/Lists

                1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

                This essay describes the purpose and the initial development of the Pembina Manitou Archive.

                  Darlingford Cemetery (1880)

                  Situated south of the present site of Darlingford, the Cemetery has served the community since the 1880's.

                    Veterans' Experience

                    1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

                    This essay describes the purpose and the initial development of the Pembina Manitou Archive.

                      Available On Line - Manitoba's Newspapers (1880)

                      This is a listing of all Manitoba newspaper which we currently are aware are available online. We will pdate the listing as we become aware of changes.

                        Community Histories

                        1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

                        This essay describes the purpose and the initial development of the Pembina Manitou Archive.

                          AD-Darlingford_Darlingford Town Scenes (1900)

                          A collection of photos from the Darlingford School Heritage Museum emphasizing architecture and community activities.

                            Maps

                            1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

                            This essay describes the purpose and the initial development of the Pembina Manitou Archive.

                              Available On Line - Manitoba's Newspapers (1880)

                              This is a listing of all Manitoba newspaper which we currently are aware are available online. We will pdate the listing as we become aware of changes.

                                Letters

                                1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

                                This essay describes the purpose and the initial development of the Pembina Manitou Archive.

                                  Arni Sveinsson Ledger Letters Part 1 (1916)

                                  A series of letters dated 1916 to 1920 and originally copied into a page numbered ledger, the current images are taken from an photocopy with red lettered editors comments. The letters cover a variety of topics.

                                    Photos

                                    1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

                                    This essay describes the purpose and the initial development of the Pembina Manitou Archive.

                                      Alex Cochrane - Manitou Entrepreneur (1900)

                                      Alex Cochrane was a successful businessman in Manitou in the early 1900s.

                                        Memoirs & Memories

                                        1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

                                        This essay describes the purpose and the initial development of the Pembina Manitou Archive.

                                          Archibald District History (1880)

                                          A selection of photographs, memoirs, and historical sketches concerning the Archibald Methodist (United) Church, the Archibld School District, and its early settlers in Southern Manitoba.

                                            Journals

                                            1: The Pembina Manitou Archive: A Community-Based Educational Resource (2012)

                                            This essay describes the purpose and the initial development of the Pembina Manitou Archive.

                                              A Diary of Snowflake, Manitoba (1880)

                                              A collection of quotes from the newspapers referring to events in the community of Snowflake during its first hundred years.

                                                Newspapers

                                                Curst, Cecil F. - Roads and Bridges - Photos (1900)

                                                from a collection of glass negatives found at Fairbrook farm. Guest was a photographer in the district from 1900 to 1907.

                                                  Curst, Cecil F. - Roads and Bridges - Photos (1900)

                                                  from a collection of glass negatives found at Fairbrook farm. Guest was a photographer in the district from 1900 to 1907.

                                                    Nellie McClung Collection

                                                    Hazel School District Football Team 1901 (1901)

                                                    Hazel School District's Football team won the Rogers' Cup in 1901. Among the players were Frank and Percy Hasselfield, whom Nellie McClung came to know well since she boarded with their family when she came to teach at Hazel School in 1890.

                                                      Manitou Opera House - A History (1880)

                                                      Contains a collection of news articles and posters concerning a hundred years of performances at Manitou's Opera Houses.