Fonds 648 - Jean Claustre family fonds

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Jean Claustre family fonds

General material designation

  • Graphic material

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title based on content of records.

Level of description

Fonds

Repository

Reference code

CA MED 648

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • [ca. 1875-1904] (Creation)
    Creator
    Claustre, Jean

Physical description area

Physical description

14 photographs

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Jean Claustre was born in France in 1848. He came to Canada and shortly thereafter joined the NWMP. in 1873. He came to Fort Walsh in 1875. A short time later, he opened a store in the area which is where he met his wife, Aroselia, (nee Tate). When the Fort closed in 1883, they moved to Maple Creek where Jean opened the first store in town. They had 10 children: Mary, Catherine, MaryJane, Josephine, Rose, Jennie, Madeline, Peter, John and Josie. Aroselia Claustre passed away in 1911; Jean died in 1914. Mary (Victoria) Claustre, eldest daughter of Jean and Aroselia, married Ivie Templeton Wilson. They had 2 children: Mary (married Mr. Casat) and Robert (died in infancy). Mrs. Mary Victoria Wilson passed away at an early age and Ivie remarried Isabella Cockrane. This union produced 5 children: Jean, Bella, Ivy, Bessie and Robert. Robert later married and had a son, Robert Jr..

Custodial history

Scope and content

The fonds consists of images of the Claustre family and ranch, the Casat and Blacklaw families, portraits of early NWMP members, ranching images including photos of the Gow and Sarnia ranches, and images taken in Maple Creek.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Gift of Margaret Rose Wilson, unknown date.

Arrangement

Language of material

  • The material is in English.

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

There are no restrictions on access.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Associated materials

Related materials

Accruals

General note

Record No. PC 0665; P 0994

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions

ISO 8601

Level of detail

Language of description

Script of description

Sources

Accession area

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres