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image no.: 19518
contact sheet: A0631
collection: Nora Hiam Collection
description: (Judge) John Black, Born In Scotland On March 11,1817, Died In Scotland In1879). He Came To Red River In 1839, Entered The Service Of The Hudson'S Bay Company As A Clerk And Retired From The Company In 1852 As A Chief Trader. He Spent The Next Ten Years In Australia And Scotland. On July 3, 1845 He Married Margaret Christie, A Daughter Of Alexander Christie Who Served For Two Terms As Governor Of Assiniboia. In 1862 He Was Appointed Recorder Of Rupert'S Land A Position He Held Until Manitoba Became A Province In 1870. Black Was A Member Of The Delegation Sent By The Red River Settlers To Negotiate With The Canadian Government In 1870. Recorder And Chief Trader.
subject(s): CostumesHudson Bay CompanyJudiciaryPersonalitiesPoliticsScots
date: 1864
 
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image no.: 71757
contact sheet: A2410
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: A Crowd Of Men And Women In Hats, Suits And Dresses, Sitting On The Grass Or On Wooden Benches All Around The Bandstand In Assiniboine Park, Listening To A Scottish Orchestra Or Band On The Bandstand. There Is A Bicycle, Leaning On A Wooden Fence Made From Branches
subject(s): BandsBandstandsBicyclesCostumesFencesOrchestrasParksScotsWomen
date: 1914
 
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image no.: 40465
contact sheet: A1353
collection: New Democratic Party Collection
description: Alex Taylor, Aa, Bd, Mla For Kerrobert-Kindersley. Born Jan.24, 1936 In Glasgow, Scotland. Educated At Waterloo Lutheran University And Victoria University. A Clergyman. First Elected To Saskatchewan Legislature In 1971. Served As Cabinet Minister In Ndp Government In Saskatchewan.
subject(s): PersonalitiesPoliticsScots
date: 1973
 
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image no.: 10142
contact sheet: A0317
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Alexander Macdonald, Born In Scotland, President Of A. Macdonald Co, Wholesale Grocers. He Was One Of The Founders Of Manitoba Free Press In 1886
subject(s): PersonalitiesScotsStores
date: 1913c
 
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image no.: 40424
contact sheet: A1352
collection: New Democratic Party Collection
description: Alistair Mcleod Stewart, Ca Mp For Winnipeg North. Born Oct. 2, 1905 At Buckhaven, Scotland. Came To Canada In 1930. Educated At Buckhaven And Edinburgh University. A Chartered Accountant. First Elected To House Of Commons 1945. Re-Elected At General Election In 1949, 1953 And June 10, 1957 For The Ccf Party.
subject(s): PersonalitiesPoliticsScots
date:
 
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image no.: 13770
contact sheet: A0426
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Andrew Douglas Ranken Born In Aberdeenshire, Scotland In 1860. He Came To Winnipeg In 1882 And Was Employed By Hbc For Two Years Then Established His Own Dry Goods Business In Brandon, Mb, Called The A.D. Ranken & Co. In 1885 Heserved As Lt. In Volunteer Home Guard During North West Rebellion
subject(s): Hudson Bay CompanyMilitaryNorth West RebellionPersonalitiesScotsStores
date: 1906c
 
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image no.: 58750
contact sheet: A1802
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Bagpipes And Drums Band, With Men In Kilts In A Parade In Front Of The Canadian Pacific Telegraph Cables (Sign On Building), With A Crowd Of Men And Women In Hats Watching. Photo Courtesy Of Sarah Eastley (Mrs. Herb Eastley Of Nesbitt, Mb.),
subject(s): BandsBuildingsCostumesParadesScotsWomen
date:
 
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image no.: 59713
contact sheet: A1890
collection: McTavish Collection
description: Boys And Girls Dressed In Scottish Costumes Riding On A Float Pulled By Clydesdale Horses In The Jubilee Parade In Winnipeg, Mb. Photo Courtesy Of The Mackie Family
subject(s): ChildrenCostumesHarnessHorsesParadesScotsWagons
date:
 
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image no.: 10690
contact sheet: A0333
collection: Winnipeg Real Estate Board Collection
description: Captain William Grassie, President Of Winnipeg Real Estate Board In 1905; Managing Director Of British American Investment Co, 221 Mcdermot Avenue, Winnipeg. He Was Born In Scotland July 27, 1872, Son Of William And Agnes Grassie. Educated At Wallace Hall Academy, Scotland, Farmed In Scotland. Came To Canada 1894; Farmed In Ontario 1895, Ranched Western Canada 1895-1900. Came To Winnipeg And Founded Present Business In 1900. President Of Winnipeg Real Estate Exchange In 1906. Captain 79th Cameron Highlanders Of Canada. Married Margaret Greig, Montreal. Belonged To The Order Of Scottish Clans. Was A Liberal, A Presbyterian And Lived At 52 Harvard Avenue In Winnipeg
subject(s): PersonalitiesRealtyScots
date: 1905
 
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image no.: 14738
contact sheet: A0458
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Cast Of University Of Manitoba Glee Club Performing The Musical "Brigadoon' At Playhouse Theatre, Winnipeg. Directed By Marjorie Longley, James Duncan, Margaret Russell. Cast Included: Leads: Margaret Smart Putnam, Gordon Parker, Sam Macmillan, Des Mccalmont, Bud Harper, Pat Leathers Richtik, Glen Harrison. Sword Dancers: Gordon Throp, Bud Harper, Cliff Weidman. Chorus: Bill Norrie, Gordon Throp, Michael Barager, Leo Kelekis, John Standing, John Young, Orville Derrough, John Sigurdson, Helen Scurfield Norrie, Pat Armstrong, Corrine Langston Scott, Marg Glauer, Janet Bleeks, Betty Wilcox, Colin Whalley
subject(s): ChoirsCostumesDanceEntertainmentSchoolsScotsTheatre
date: 1953
 
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image no.: 14740
contact sheet: A0458
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Cast Of University Of Manitoba Glee Club Performing The Musical “Brigadoon’ At Playhouse Theatre, Winnipeg. In Photo Are Cast Watching Male Dancers Doing Scottish Dancing
subject(s): ChoirsCostumesEntertainmentSchoolsScotsTheatre
date: 1953
 
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image no.: 8959
contact sheet: A0278
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Ceremony At Kirkcudbright, Scotland Where Plaque Honouring Lord Selkirk Was Unveiled
subject(s): CeremoniesPlaquesScotsSelkirk Settlers
date:
 
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image no.: 8960
contact sheet: A0278
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Ceremony At Kirkcudbright, Scotland, Where Plaque Honouring Lord Selkirk Was Unveiled
subject(s): CeremoniesPlaquesScotsSelkirk Settlers
date:
 
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image no.: 8454
contact sheet: A0264
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Child Wearing Kilt, Scottish Costume, Winnipeg, Mb
subject(s): ChildrenCostumesScots
date: 1910c
 
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image no.: 10196
contact sheet: A0318
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Daniel Mcdonald, Member Of Confederation Life Association, Was Born In Edinburgh, Scotland In 1854
subject(s): FinancePersonalitiesScots
date: 1913c
 
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image no.: 16442
contact sheet: A0515
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Earl Of Selkirk, Founder Of Selkirk Settlement In 1820
subject(s): PersonalitiesRed River SettlementScotsSelkirk Settlers
date: 1820c
 
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image no.: 5325
contact sheet: A0170
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
creator: J.F. Rowe
title: Gathering of the clans, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.
description: The represented clans include Clan McDonald, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba; Clan Stewart, Winnipeg, Manitoba; and Clan Cameron, Selkirk, Manitoba.
subject(s): CostumesScotsEvents
date: 1894, May 24
 
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image no.: 23539
contact sheet: A0785
collection: Portage la Prairie Collection
description: George Tidsbury; Born In Ayr, Scotland In 1824; Settled In Grey County, On, Until 1873 When He Left For Manitoba. He Settled On Land North Of High Bluff, Mb; Won First Prize & Diploma At Toronto Exhibition In 1880 For Red Fife Wheat; Was One Of The First Directors And Organizers Of Portage Mutual Fire Insurance Company
subject(s): ImmigrationPersonalitiesScots
date:
 
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image no.: 26780
contact sheet: A0900
collection: Murray Fraser Collection
description: Group Of Immigrants In Langdon, Nd, Usa, Including Hugh Mcdonnell; Mr. Tripp; Louis Mcleod; Piper Gordon; Mr. Meiklejohn; Neil Reid, Son Of Pete Reid; Mr. Mclean; Mr. Chisholm; And Amis Abbott
subject(s): ChildrenImmigrationMusical InstrumentsPersonalitiesScots
date: 1907c
 
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image no.: 71579
contact sheet: A2404
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Group Of Men And Women Watching A Scottish Marching Band In Kilts On Parade In Winnipeg In Front Of The Canadian Pacific Telegram Cables Office. Note The Different Hats Worn By The Crowd In The Foreground
subject(s): BandsCommunicationsCostumesMusical InstrumentsScotsWinnipeg Buildings
date: 1920c
 
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image no.: 13792
contact sheet: A0426
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Head Shot Of John Wemyss Born In Glasgow Scotland Graduated With Ma From Glasgow Univerity In 1882. He Emigrated To Canada After Graduation, And Studied Law In Winnipeg. He Was Called To The Bar In 1886, Then Set Up A Law Practise In Neepawa, Mb. He Was Margaret Laurence'S Grandfather
subject(s): JudiciaryPersonalitiesScots
date: 1906c
 
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image no.: 10127
contact sheet: A0316
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: James Fisher, Member Of Manitoba Legislature For Russell 1888 - 188, Was Born In Scotland In 1840
subject(s): PersonalitiesPoliticsScots
date: 1913c
 
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image no.: 13732
contact sheet: A0425
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: James Spence. Born In Sandwick, Orkney Islands, Scotland In 1815. Came To Winnipeg (Fort Garry) In 1839 As A Cooper For The Hbc. In 1844 He Went Into Business For Himself And Did Considerable Business With The Fur Traders. Died At Age 85, March 22, 1900
subject(s): Fur TradeHudson Bay CompanyPersonalitiesScots
date: 1900c
 
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image no.: 13730
contact sheet: A0425
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: James Stuart Was Responsible For Installation Of Gas & Electric Light Plant Of Winnipeg. Born In Scotland March 13, 1953. Came To Winnipeg In 1883 To Establish Manitoba Electric & Gas Light Company. In 1899 Became Water & Light Commissioner For City Of Winnipeg. Organized The Commercial End Of City'S Water Works Department And Installed The First City Electric Street Light Plant. Established His Own Business In 1905 The James Stuart Electrical Co Ltd At 88 Pricess Street In Winnipeg.
subject(s): HydroPersonalitiesScotsWater
date: 1906c
 
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image no.: 10177
contact sheet: A0318
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: John Alexander Machray, Senior Partner In Firm Of Machray, Sharpe & Dennistoun, Barristers, Winnipeg, Was Born In Scotland In 1865
subject(s): JudiciaryPersonalitiesScots
date: 1913c
 
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image no.: 23536
contact sheet: A0785
collection: Portage la Prairie Collection
description: John And Christina Mckay. John Mckay Was Born In Sutherlandshire, Scotland In 1834; Came To Manitoba In 1872 After Staying A Few Months In Ontario; Settled In Burnside In Portage La Prairie District; Married Christina Murray; Farmed At Burnside Until His Death In 1917
subject(s): ImmigrationPersonalitiesScotsWomen
date:
 
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image no.: 19532
contact sheet: A0631
collection: Nora Hiam Collection
creator: Larsen, Ryder
title: John Inkster (1799-1874), Merchant & Farmer
description: John Inkster (1799-1874), Merchant & Farmer, Was Born In The Orkney Islands, Scotland. He Married Mary Sinclair. He Came To Canada In 1821 As A Stonemason In Service Of Hbc. Shortly After Arriving He Bought Himself Out Of Service And Farmed On The West Side Of The River. Later He Became A Free Trader And Merchant, Importing Goods From England By Way Of Hudson Bay And American Goods Through St. Paul, Mn, By Red River Cart. He And Mary Had Nine Children. He Served As Justice Of The Peace, Magistrate & Councillor Of Assiniboia. He Was A Rector'S Warden Of St. John'S Cathedral. His Large Log House, Built Beside His Store In 1851, Is An Historic Site And Museum
subject(s): CostumesFur TradePersonalitiesScots
date: c. 1866-1871
 
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image no.: 10186
contact sheet: A0318
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: John Leslie, Furniture Merchant, Was Born In Scotland In 1852
subject(s): PersonalitiesScotsStores
date: 1913c
 
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image no.: 13715
contact sheet: A0424
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: John Mckechnie, President Of Vulcan Iron Works, The Largest Foundry West Of Great Lakes. Born Aug. 14, 1844 In Scotland. Served As School Trustee In Winnipeg 1895-1903
subject(s): FoundriesPersonalitiesScots
date: 1906c
 
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image no.: 10198
contact sheet: A0318
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: John Mckechnie, President Of Vulcan Iron Works, Winnipeg, And Member Of Winnipeg School Board, Was Born In Scotland
subject(s): FoundriesPersonalitiesScots
date: 1913c
 
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image no.: 19519
contact sheet: A0631
collection: Nora Hiam Collection
creator: Larsen, Ryder
title: Rev. John Black
description: Rev. John Black , Born In 1817 In Dumfries, Scotland, Son Of William And Margaret (Halliday) Black. Emigrated After Teaching School In Cumberland, England, To New York State With His Parents In 1841. He Taught School In Delhi, Ny. In 1844 He Was One Of The First Students Of The New Knox College In Toronto And Graduated In 1848. He Spent 3 Years As A Missionary In Eastern Canada. He Married Twice; First To Henrietta Ross, Daughter Of Alexander Ross, With Whom He Had 7 Children. His Second Wife Was Laurenda G. Bannatyne, Sister Of Horn. A.G.B. Bannatyne. -1882). He Was Ordained As A Presbyterian Clergyman On July 31, 1851. Then He Settled In The Red River Settlement And Served On The Board Of Education In Manitoba From Its Inception Until A Few Years Before His Death On February 11, 1882 In Kildonan, Manitoba. He Was One Of The Founders Of Manitoba College. Queen'S College In Kingston Honoured Him With A Doctorate Of Divinity. The John Black Memorial Church Was Named In His Honour
subject(s): CostumesFurnitureMissionsPersonalitiesReligionScots
date: c. 1866-1871
 
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image no.: 10705
contact sheet: A0333
collection: Winnipeg Real Estate Board Collection
description: Richard Deans Waugh, Real Estate Agent Of Waugh & Beattie At Merchants Bank Bldg, Winnipeg. He Was Born In Melrose, Scotland March 23, 1868, Son Of Richard And Janet Waugh. He Was Educated At Highfield Academy, Melrose. He Came To Canada And Worked For Glass & Glass, Barristers Winnipeg, 1883; Comptroller, City Of Winnipeg 1909 - 1911; Mayor In 1912; Ex-Chairman, Public Parks Board, Winnipeg;Ex-President, Manitoba Branch, Royal Caledonian Curling Society; Ex- President, Real Estate Exchange, Winnipeg. He Married Harriet L. Logan, Winnipeg 1892; Had Four Sons And Two Daughters. Participated In Curling And All Amateur Sports. He Was A Liberal, A Congregationalist. He Lived At 1398 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Mb
subject(s): PersonalitiesRealtyScots
date: 1918
 
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image no.: 21318
contact sheet: A0702
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Robert Munroe, Born In Scotland In 1802. Built A Home At What Is Now 660 Canterbury. He Came To Red River Settlement To Teach Weaving To The Selkirk Settlers
subject(s): PersonalitiesRed River SettlementScotsSelkirk Settlers
date:
 
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image no.: 13788
contact sheet: A0426
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Roderick Smith, Was Born In Ross Shire, Scotland In 1850, Came To Keewatin, Mb, In 1868 Where He Was A Boat Builder. From 1881-1885 He Engaged In Steam Boating On The Saskatchewan River. He Served In The North West Rebellion In 1885 During The Blockade Of The Steamer "North Coat". He Located In Selkirk In 1885where He Was Engaged In Wholesale Liquor Business. He Was The Owner Of " Micado" And Part Owner Of "Wolverine"
subject(s): MilitaryNorth West RebellionPersonalitiesScotsSteamboats
date: 1906c
 
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image no.: 13786
contact sheet: A0426
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Roper Galloway Polmant, Sterlingshire, Scotland, Born In 1855. In 1881 Came To Manitoba With His Brother Locating At Gladstone Where He Established A Dry Goods Store Called Gallaway Brothers. Served As Councillor And Was Mayor Of Gladstone, Mb, 1904 -1905 And 1906.
subject(s): PersonalitiesPoliticsScotsStores
date: 1906c
 
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image no.: 10105
contact sheet: A0316
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Sir William Whyte, Director Of Cpr, Born In 1843 In Scotland
subject(s): PersonalitiesRailwaysScots
date: 1913c
 
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image no.: 23684
contact sheet: A0792
collection: Manitoba Centennial Corporation Collection
description: Sketch Of The Earl Of Selkirk, Founder Of The Selkirk Settlement
subject(s): PersonalitiesRed River SettlementScotsSelkirk Settlers
date: 1820c
 
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image no.: 20865
contact sheet: A0682
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Statue Of Robert Burns, National Poet Of Scotland, On East Lawn Of Grounds Of Manitoba Legislative Building, Winnipeg, Mb
subject(s): AuthorsLegislative BuildingsScotsStatuesWinnipeg Buildings
date:
 
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image no.: 20824
contact sheet: A0681
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Statue Of Robert Burns, National Poet Of Scotland, On East Lawn Of Grounds Of Manitoba Legislative Building, Winnipeg, Mb
subject(s): AuthorsLegislative BuildingsPersonalitiesScotsStatuesWinnipeg Buildings
date:
 
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image no.: 40368
contact sheet: A1350
collection: New Democratic Party Collection
description: Thomas Clement Douglas (Tommy Douglas), Clergyman, Premier Of Saskatchewan. 1944 - 1946, Born Oct. 20, 1904 In Falkirk, Scotland. He Came To Winnipeg With His Family In 1910. He Spent The Years Of The First World War In Great Britain And Returned In 1919 To Winnipeg Where He Worked As A Printer Until 1924. He Was Educated At: Brandon College (Ba In1930), Mcmaster University (Ma 1933); Univeristy Of Chicago. He Was Ordained As Baptist Minister In 1930; Moved To Weyburn, Sk, And Married Irma Dempsey Of Carbberry, Mb. He Served As Ccf Member For Weyburn In The Canadian House Of Commons 1935 - 1944. He Was Elected President Of Saskatchewan Ccf In 1941. He Resigned From The House Of Commons In 1944 And Led His Party To Victory In Saskatchewan Election With A Large Majority. He Became Premier And Minister Of Public Health July 10, 1944. His Government Was Returned With Large Majorities In The General Elections Of 1948, 1952, 1956, And 1960. He Directed An Expansion In Health Servic4es. He Was Elected National Leader Of The Ndp At Its Founding Convention In Ottawa 1961. He Retired From Provincial Party Leadership And The Premiership In November
subject(s): PersonalitiesPoliticsScots
date: 1930c
 
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image no.: 57047
contact sheet: A1743
collection: Winnipeg Press Club Collection
description: Two Scottish Pipers Pipe In The Honoured Guest To Head Table Prior To A Winnipeg Press Club Performance Of Beer And Skits
subject(s): BandsEventsMusical InstrumentsScotsTheatre
date:
 
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image no.: 13751
contact sheet: A0425
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: William Clark, Born In Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Scotland. He Was Chief Factor Of Hbc. He Came To Fort Garry In 1861
subject(s): Hudson Bay CompanyPersonalitiesScots
date: 1906c
 
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image no.: 19548
contact sheet: A0632
collection: Nora Hiam Collection
creator: Larsen, Ryder
title: William Drever Sr. (1821-1887), Pioneer
description: William Drever Sr. (1821-1887), Pioneer, Born In The Orkney Islands, Scotland. He Arrived At York Factory In The August 1821, And Was Employed By Hbc For 18 Years. He Moved To The Red River Settlement In July 1839. In March 1843 He Married Helen Rothney Of Aberdeen, Scotland. They Had Six Children And Settled In What Is Now Winnipeg In 1849, And He Carried On Business As A General Merchant And Trader. His Wife Died In 1866, And He Lived With His Daughter, Mrs. Pinkham, (The Wife Of The Bishop Of Saskatchewan ) From 1872 Until His Death In1887.
subject(s): CostumesFur TradeHudson Bay CompanyPersonalitiesScots
date: c. 1866-1871
 
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image no.: 3799
contact sheet: A0122
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: William Neville Cumming, Pilot, Born In September 22, 1899 In Edinburgh, Scotland. He Served With Rnas Overseas In World War I 1917 - 1918 And With The India Northwest Frontier Operations 1921 - 1925. He Received Dfc And Gs Victory Medal. He Flew 18 Types Of Planes. He Was Hired Setember 1, 1928 By Wca. Served On Prairie Air Mail Run Regina To Edmonton In 1930. He Was With The Fishery Patrol For 3 Seasons 1928 To 1930. In June 1930 He Was Transferred From Prairie Air Mail To Bc Coast
subject(s): AviationPersonalitiesScots
date: 1929c
 
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image no.: 59662
contact sheet: A1889
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Winnipeg Stellars, Canadian Junior Basketball Champions Being Piped Into The Cpr Station On Return From St. John, Nb., After Winning The Second Consecutive Junior Basketball Championships
subject(s): BasketballMusical InstrumentsScotsSports
date: 1951, April
 
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image no.: 5673
contact sheet: A0181
collection: L. Allen Collection
description: Wounded Canadian Scotch Soldiers
subject(s): MilitaryScotsWorld War I
date: 1914-1918