St. Peter's Mission Building Stone Correspondence (05)

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Title: St. Peter's Mission Building Stone Correspondence (05)
Subject: St. Peter's, Montana, Riel, Louis, Fisher, Dennis, Jean
Description: These documents are a series of letters by Dennis Fisher and staff from Montana Tech of the University of Montana, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology regarding building stones used to construct St. Peter's Mission in Montana, where Louis Riel taught school in the mid-1880s. Dennis and Jean Fisher and their three sons collected the rocks in 1974. Later, Dennis wrote a series of letters to find out the composition of the rocks used to build the mission. These documents are part of the Dennis and Jean Fisher Collection. This collection contains archaeological artifacts taken from the battlefields of the 1885 Resistance as well as Fort Pitt (Saskatchewan), Cumberland House (Saskatchewan) and St. Peter's Mission, Montana. The collection also includes various artifacts and ephemera relating to the 1885 Resistance and Gabriel Dumont.
Date: 1997
Type: Text Document
Date of Copyright: November 20, 2012
Coverage: St. Peter's, Montana, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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