The TMSPHA Library


Right now the
Library is held in the individual collections of TMSPHA Board Members and the purpose of this listing is to facilitate sharing. 




 By Title    |    By Author   |  By Location

In additon to the books we have a collection of Digital Publications that are available for download.



The TMSPHA Library - Indexed by Title

First Nations History

A Geography of Blood - Unearthing Memory from a Prairie Landscape, Savage, Candace, Vancouver: Greystone Books, 2012   (Storie)

Brandon, A Prospect of a City, Hume, Mary, Brandon: Manitoba Teacher’s Society, 1981 (Great photos of Brandon)  (Storie)

Clearing in the West, McClung, Nellie, Toronto, T.H. Best, 1935  (Storie)

Clearing the Plains - Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life, Daschuck, James, Regina: University of Regina Press, 2014  (Storie)

The Earth Shall Weep - A History of Native America, Wilson, James, New York: Grove Press, 1998   (*A comprehensive history of colonization - focused on the United States.)   (Storie)

The Inconvenient Indian - A Curious Account of Native People in North America
King, Thomas, Anchor Canada, 2012 (Storie)

Trailblazer - In First Nations Education, Pratt, Doris, 2020. (*Doris lived in Sioux Valley)   (Storie)

TMSP History


Manitoba History

A Guide to the Study of Manitoba Local History, Friesen, Gerald & Potyondi, Barry, Winnipeg, Manitoba: University of Manitoba Press, 1981  (Storie)

Anecdotes and Updates, Virden Centennial Book Committee, Virden, Empire Publishing, 1982  (Storie)

Brandon: A City, Barker, G.F., Altona: Friesen & Sons, 1977   (Storie)

Criddle-De-Diddle-Ensis, Criddle, Alma, Altona: Friesens, 1973  (Storie)

Ghost Towns of Manitoba, Mulligan, Helen & Ryder, Wanda, Surrey BC: Heritage House, 1985   (Storie)

Manitoba Milestones, McWilliams, Margaret, Toronto: Dent & Sons, 1928  (Storie)

Steamboats on the Assiniboine, Brown, Roy, Brandon: Daly House Museum, 1981   (Storie)

Stories of Pioneer Days at Killarney, Women’s Institute of Killarney, (Storie)

The Assiniboine Basin  - A Social Study of Discovery, Exploration and Settlement, Kavanagh, Martin, Brandon, 1946  (Storie)

The Birth of a Province, Morton, W.L. (Ed.), Manitoba, Vol. 1: Manitoba Record Society Publications, 1965  (Storie)

The Prairie W.A.S.P. - A History of the Rural Municipality of Oakland, Manitoba, Stuart, J.A.D., Winnipeg: Prairie Publishing, 1969   (Storie)

The Prairie W.A.S.P. - A History of the Rural Municipality of Oakland, Manitoba, Stuart, J.A.D., Winnipeg: Prairie Publishing, 1969   (Storie)

Tyman, John, By Section, Township & Range - Studies in Prairie Settlement, Brandon University, 1972. (* A very useful general resource.)   (Storie)

Walk Towards the Gallows - The Tragedy of Hilda Blake, Hanged, 1899, Kramer, Reinhold & Mitchell, Tom, Don Mills Ontario: Oxford University Press, 2002
(* The setting is mainly Brandon, but the issues go far beyond)

Western Manitoba Pictorial of Museums and Historic Sites, Brandon, Brown, Roy (Ed.), Brandon Museum Inc.,  (* A slim volume - quite old - but has a few interesting photos.)   (Storie)

Prairie History

New and Naked Land - Making the Prairies Home, Rees, Ronald, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Western Producer Books, 1988   (Storie)










The TMSPHA Library
- Indexed by Author

First Nations History

Daschuck, James, Clearing the Plains - Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life, Regina: University of Regina Press, 2014  (Storie)

King, Thomas, The Inconvenient Indian - A Curious Account of Native People in North America. Anchor Canada, 2012 (Storie)

Pratt, Doris, Trailblazer - In First Nations Education, 2020. (*Doris lived in Sioux Valley)   (Storie)

Wilson, James, The Earth Shall Weep - A History of Native America. New York: Grove Press, 1998   (*A comprehensive history of colonization - focused on the United States.)   (Storie)

Savage, Candace. A Geography of Blood - Unearthing Memory from a Prairie Landscape, Vancouver: Greystone Books, 2012   (Storie)


TMSP History


Manitoba History

Barker, G.F., Brandon: A City, Altona: Friesen & Sons, 1977   (Storie)

Brown, Roy, Steamboats on the Assiniboine, Brandon: Daly House Museum, 1981   (Storie)

Brown, Roy (Ed.), Western Manitoba Pictorial of Museums and Historic Sites, Brandon: Brandon Museum Inc.,  (* A slim volume - quite old - but has a few interesting photos.)   (Storie)

Criddle, Alma, Criddle-De-Diddle-Ensis, Altona: Friesens, 1973  (Storie)

Women’s Institute of Killarney, Stories of Pioneer Days at Killarney   (Storie)

Friesen, Gerald & Potyondi, Barry, A Guide to the Study of Manitoba Local History: Winnipeg, Manitoba: University of Manitoba Press, 1981  (Storie)

Hume, Mary, Brandon, A Prospect of a City, Brandon: Manitoba Teacher’s Society, 1981 (Great photos of Brandon)  (Storie)

Kavanagh, Martin, The Assiniboine Basin  - A Social Study of Discovery, Exploration and Settlement, Brandon, 1946  (Storie)

Kramer, Reinhold & Mitchell, Tom, Walk Towards the Gallows - The Tragedy of Hilda Blake, Hanged, 1899, Don Mills Ontario: Oxford University Press, 2002
(* The setting is mainly Brandon, but the issues go far beyond)

McClung, Nellie, Clearing in the West, Toronto, T.H. Best, 1935  (Storie)

McWilliams, Margaret, Manitoba Milestones, Toronto: Dent & Sons, 1928  (Storie)

Morton, W.L. (Ed.), Manitoba, The Birth of a Province, Vol. 1: Manitoba Record Society Publications, 1965  (Storie)

Mulligan, Helen & Ryder, Wanda, Ghost Towns of Manitoba, Surrey BC: Heritage House, 1985   (Storie)

Stuart, J.A.D., The Prairie W.A.S.P. - A History of the Rural Municipality of Oakland, Manitoba, Winnipeg: Prairie Publishing, 1969   (Storie)

Tyman, John, By Section, Township & Range - Studies in Prairie Settlement, Brandon University, 1972. (* A very useful general resource.)   (Storie)

Virden Centennial Book Committee, Anecdotes and Updates, Virden, Empire Publishing, 1982  (Storie)

Prairie History

Rees, Ronald, New and Naked Land - Making the Prairies Home, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Western Producer Books, 1988   (Storie)






The TMSPHA Library - Indexed by Location

Ken Storie Collection  |  

First Nations History

A Geography of Blood - Unearthing Memory from a Prairie Landscape, Savage, Candace, Vancouver: Greystone Books, 2012   (Storie)

Brandon, A Prospect of a City, Hume, Mary, Brandon: Manitoba Teacher’s Society, 1981 (Great photos of Brandon)  (Storie)

Clearing in the West, McClung, Nellie, Toronto, T.H. Best, 1935  (Storie)

Clearing the Plains - Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life, Daschuck, James, Regina: University of Regina Press, 2014  (Storie)

The Earth Shall Weep - A History of Native America, Wilson, James, New York: Grove Press, 1998   (*A comprehensive history of colonization - focused on the United States.)   (Storie)

The Inconvenient Indian - A Curious Account of Native People in North America
King, Thomas, Anchor Canada, 2012 (Storie)

Trailblazer - In First Nations Education, Pratt, Doris, 2020. (*Doris lived in Sioux Valley)   (Storie)

TMSP History


Manitoba History

A Guide to the Study of Manitoba Local History, Friesen, Gerald & Potyondi, Barry, Winnipeg, Manitoba: University of Manitoba Press, 1981  (Storie)

Anecdotes and Updates, Virden Centennial Book Committee, Virden, Empire Publishing, 1982  (Storie)

Brandon: A City, Barker, G.F., Altona: Friesen & Sons, 1977   (Storie)

Criddle-De-Diddle-Ensis, Criddle, Alma, Altona: Friesens, 1973  (Storie)

Ghost Towns of Manitoba, Mulligan, Helen & Ryder, Wanda, Surrey BC: Heritage House, 1985   (Storie)

Manitoba Milestones, McWilliams, Margaret, Toronto: Dent & Sons, 1928  (Storie)

Steamboats on the Assiniboine, Brown, Roy, Brandon: Daly House Museum, 1981   (Storie)

Stories of Pioneer Days at Killarney, Women’s Institute of Killarney, (Storie)

The Assiniboine Basin  - A Social Study of Discovery, Exploration and Settlement, Kavanagh, Martin, Brandon, 1946  (Storie)

The Birth of a Province, Morton, W.L. (Ed.), Manitoba, Vol. 1: Manitoba Record Society Publications, 1965  (Storie)

The Prairie W.A.S.P. - A History of the Rural Municipality of Oakland, Manitoba, Stuart, J.A.D., Winnipeg: Prairie Publishing, 1969   (Storie)

The Prairie W.A.S.P. - A History of the Rural Municipality of Oakland, Manitoba, Stuart, J.A.D., Winnipeg: Prairie Publishing, 1969   (Storie)

Tyman, John, By Section, Township & Range - Studies in Prairie Settlement, Brandon University, 1972. (* A very useful general resource.)   (Storie)

Walk Towards the Gallows - The Tragedy of Hilda Blake, Hanged, 1899, Kramer, Reinhold & Mitchell, Tom, Don Mills Ontario: Oxford University Press, 2002
(* The setting is mainly Brandon, but the issues go far beyond)

Western Manitoba Pictorial of Museums and Historic Sites, Brandon, Brown, Roy (Ed.), Brandon Museum Inc.,  (* A slim volume - quite old - but has a few interesting photos.)   (Storie)


Prairie History

New and Naked Land - Making the Prairies Home, Rees, Ronald, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Western Producer Books, 1988   (Storie)














The TMSPHA Library - Digital Copies



PDF Downloads

Captain Large & The Empress of Ireland

Jim Hill's Canadian Railway

Manitoba's Coal Rush

The Souris Plains

The Souirs Valley Plains

The Southwest Corner

Turtle Mountain & The Souirs Plains History

Turtle Mountain Corduroy










Vantage Points

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