The Settlement Period

1880 - 1913

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

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 Gas Company Papers (1890)

    This series of documents provides background on the Manitou Gas Company as well as on its dissolution after electricity was brought to town. R W McClung was one of the major investors.

      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.

        Manitou Sun - Manitou Community Promotional Brochure (1900)

        This 1905 brochure, published while Wes McClung was on the town council, provides background information on the town and municipality as well as space for many advertisements for local merchants.

          Manitou Telephone Exchange (1903)

          A short history of the telephone exchange in Manitou with reference to the original subscribers. The MTS Archive has also donated a 1908 box telephone ro rhw Nellie McClung Heritage Site.

            Mathodist Church - Manitou - The People's Gospel and Praise Service ca 1897 (1896)

            Pbulished for use in the Manitou Methodist Church in the period from 1896 to 1899, When the Rev J W Bell was serving the Manitou Community.

              McClung - Wes McClung Drug Store Postcards of Manitou (1896)

              A series of postcards distributed by the R W McClung Drug Store in Manitou ca 1904 as a promotion of the community and of his business.

                McClung Houses at Archibald Historical Museum (1880)

                This article recognizeds the importance of the restoration and preservation work undertaken by the Wallcraft Family in order to preserve the Hasselfield Log House and the McClung House. The article includes photos anc several brochures produced for distribution to visitors to the houses while they were at the Museum.

                  McClung Nellie - Novelist (1908)

                  An article regarding Nellie McClung's role as a Canadian novelist published in 1991 by Western People.

                    McClung, Nellie Letitia nee Mooney – obituary (0)

                    This is an obituary for Nellie Letitia McClung, nee Mooney, 1873-10-27 to 1951-09-01

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