The Settlement Period

1880 - 1913

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

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.

      Asmundur Asmundson: Man Without Feet (1880)

      Asmundur, who lived his final years with Siggi and Sena Anderson, lost his feet in a snow storm in Iceland, yet survived to live a productive life in the Baldur District.

        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.

          B. K. & Claire Johnson's Centennial HIstory - 1970 (1880)

          A short family history published during Manitoba's Centennial year.

            Beygrau Paul T & Luther Burbank In Memorium (1920)

            Beygrau, in later life, worked with Luther Burbank in his gardens. Their friendship led to Beygrau managing the development of Burbank's Gardens after Burbank's death.

            Document from the Sonoma County Library.

              Beygrau Paul T - Manitou Curling Club 1894 (1894)

              Paul Beygrau, artist, engineer, left an impressive legacy in the three years he was in Manitou. His art works on the walls of the Cassin House Hotel impressed guests until its fiery destruction in 1959. 

              His only remaining work is the drawing he did of the Manitou Curling Club members, drawn in 1894.


                Beygrau Paul T -in Berkeley California - The Inspired Madness of the Plaster Palace (1920)

                This tour through the house Beygrau designed, built and decorated in Berkeley, Californis gives a sense of the style of his art works.

                  Buchanan Collection - Photos of Early Generations (1880)

                  A collection of photos of the Buchanan and Windsor clan from their first decades in the McKenzie District.

                    Buchanan Collection - Recollections (1880)

                    An anonymous series of recollections about early days in the district.

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