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Description found in Archives

Series consists of

Date(s)

1888-1928

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

0.6 m of textual records

Scope and content

Series consists of records created and/or maintained by the Hobbema Agency. The series includes letterbooks, daily journals, and circular letters.

Textual records
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown. In order to protect the fragile originals, the microfilm copies of these records must be consulted rather than the originals.

Biography / Administrative history

The first agent for the Hobbema Agency was appointed in 1884. This agency, located near Wetaskiwin, Alberta, was responsible for bands in the Treaty 6 region of Alberta, including the following: Bobtail; Buck Lake; Ermineskin; Louis Bull; Montana; Samson; and Sharphead. Between 1885 and 1892 the agency was sometimes referred to as Peace Hills. In 1967 the Hobbema Agency merged with the Edmonton Agency to form the Edmonton/Hobbema District. Finding aid 10-12: Guide to Indian Bands and Agencies in Western Canada, 1871-1959.

Regional Administrative Histories, 1958-1990, (Bands, Agencies, Districts). Unpublished draft in the possession of the RG10 archivist, prepared by Peter Kiefl et al.

Additional information

Source of title
Title is based on the contents of the series.

Accruals
No further accruals are expected.

Related materials
Related records may also be found in the Peace Hill Agency series and in the Edmonton Agency series.

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