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Herbert Hunt fonds
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Correspondence and legal documents

File consists of correspondence, certificates, deeds, contracts, a statement of account, and other legal documents. The contents delineate Hunt’s acceptance to the 3,000 Family Settlement Scheme, the procedures involved in his immigration to Canad...

Drafts and rejected publications

File consists of drafts of Hunt’s writings in various stages of completion, and a rejection letter from the Morning Post to his submission, “Empire settlement - Canada,” in which Hunt outlines his dissatisfaction with the 3,000 Family Settlement S...

Farm records

File consists of diaries, account books, receipts, and a hand-drawn map. The diaries and account books document crop prices, farm outputs, livestock and other assets, weather, travel between neighbouring towns, Spruce Lake council meetings, and da...

Farm records

File consists of diaries and account books that document crop prices, farm outputs, livestock and other assets, weather, travel between neighbouring towns, town meetings, and daily life. The Weekly Farm Record and Journal of Receipts and Expenses ...

Herbert Hunt fonds

  • F0683
  • Fonds
  • 1926-[20--?], predominant 1926-1938

Fonds consists of diaries, account books, crop records, photographs, publications and drafts written by Hunt, correspondence, contracts, receipts, government documents and publications, newspaper and magazine articles, maps, and ephemera. Hunt’s c...

Hunt, Herbert William

Newspapers, clippings and printed materials

File consists of a copy of the St. Walburg Enterprise, a copy of Atlas of Canada, clippings from other newspapers and magazines, a pamphlet on British Family Settlement in New Brunswick, road maps of Saskatchewan and Canada, and other ephemera. Th...

Photocopy of farm sale poster, 1936

File consists of a photocopy of the announcement of Hunt's farm sale, where he sold his livestock, machinery and miscellaneous equipment before returning to England.


File consists of an essay by Hunt detailing his experiences settling in Saskatchewan, published in both a newspaper and a government publication. The essay placed fourth in the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix’s 3,000 Family Competition, which was held by s...