File contains hand written and typed notes of historian George Shepherd, dated from 1937-1974. The notes include several pages on Aboriginal history in the North-West, that were scanned for this database. This includes a wide variety of material: from copy of a letter written by Louis Riel, to a list of the reserves in Saskatchewan in 1962 and their estimated landbase and populations.
Mr. Shepherd was a farmer, author and curator of the Western Development Museum, Saskatoon. His papers consist of personal correspondence, 1938-1977, subject files, 1933-1977; books, 1961-1977 and newspapers. Among the subject files are ones on the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Cypress Hills area, Sioux Indians, and the Western Development Museum. The Books section is mainly about books he wrote.