A Local History Index


Local history books are often for sale at local Municipal Offices. Many are available in the local libraries.
The Westman Regional Library in Brandon has a good collection, as does the library at Brandon University,
and the Manitoba Legislative Library in Winnipeg.
Local libraries often have the key ones for their home region.


Albert R.M.: Reflections of Time: A History of the R. M. of Albert. Tilston: The Municipality, 1984.

Arthur R.M. :

Melita: Our First Century (Town of Melita and Municipality of Arthur),  Melita - Arthur History Committee
Melita: Sequel to: Our First Century (Town of Melita and Municipality of Arthur),
Sourisford and Area from 1879, The Sourisford History Committee

Bede:
Albert R.M.: Reflections of Time: A History of the R. M. of Albert. Tilston: The Municipality, 1984.

Boissevain/Morton RM:

- Beckoning Hills Revisited - Pioneer Settlement Turtle Mountain Souris - Basin Areas - Boissevain History Book Committee, 1981
- Beckoning Hills Revisited
- In View of Turtle Hill - A survey of the history of southwestern Manitoba to 1900, Norman Ernest Wright, Deloraine Times Publishing, 1951(online at Peel's Prairie Provinces)

Brenda Municipality:  Bridging Brenda (Vol 1&2), Brenda History Committee, 1990

Broomhill: Albert R.M.: Reflections of Time: A History of the R. M. of Albert. Tilston: The Municipality, 1984.

Cameron Municipality:

- The Mere Living, Hazel McDonald Parkinson, 1957
- A Century of Living - Hartney & District 1882 - 1982, Hartney and District Historical Committee
- A Community With Spirit, Hartney 1982-2002, Hartney History Book Committee, 2003
- Hartney 75th Anniversary Souvenir Booklet
- Settlers Sand & Steeple. Grande Clairiere and District 1888-1988

Carroll: Carroll Centenial 1881-1981 - Looking Back

Coulter: Sourisford and Area from 1879, The Sourisford History Committee

Coultervale: Sourisford and Area from 1879, The Sourisford History Committee 

Dand:

- Golden Memories 1882-1967, Dand Manitoba, The Dand Women's Institute,
- More Golden Memories

Deloraine: Deloraine Scans a Century 1880 - 1980: Deloraine History Book Committee 1980

Edward R.M.: Harvest of Time

Eunola District: Along to Old Melita Trail, Isabel M. Reekie (Eunola District)

Fairfax: Pioneers to Present Years – History of Fairfax Consolidated School District
1967 – Centennial Project of the Fairfax Community Club

Fairview: Memories of Fairview: 1878 - 1982 (971.23 Mem)


Goodlands:  Bridging Brenda (Vol 1&2), Brenda History Committee, 1990

Grande Clariere: Settlers, sand and steeple: Grande Clariere and distruict 1888-1988

Hartney:

A Century of Living - Hartney & District 1882 - 1982, Hartney and District Historical Committee
The Mere Living, Hazel McDonald Parkinson, 1957

Holmfield: "By the Old Mill Stream." A History of the Village of Holmfield & District, 1982. ?

Killarney: 

Then and Now - Stories from Early Days of Killarney and Turtle Mountain, 1957. ?
Stories of Pioneer Days at Killarney: Published by the Women's Institute of Killarney. Reprinted in 2007 by the Oak Ridge Women's Institute
Trails and Crossroads To Killarney - The story of pioneer days in Killarney and Turtle Mountain District, 1967. ?
Reflections - Turtle Mountain Municipality and Killarney, 1882- 1982. ?

Lauder : The Rise and Fall of a Prairie Town: A History of Lauder Manitoba and The Surrounding District, Volume # 1. Gordon G. Phillips 

Lyleton (Edward R.M.): Harvest of Time

Medora: 

Glimpse Through The Years
Bridging Brenda (Vol 1&2), Brenda History Committee, 1990

Melita: Our First Century (Town of Melita and MUnicipality of Arthur),  Melita - Arthur History Committee

Melita: Sequel to: Our First Century (Town of Melita and MUnicipality of Arthur), Melita - Arthur History Committee

Millford: Clearing in the West, Nellie McLung

Minto:

Minto Memoirs, 1881-1979
People of Pride 
(For Centennial in 1998)  Includes history from 1881 to 1998. 

Morton RM: 

B
eckoning Hills Revisited - Pioneer Settlement Turtle Mountain Souris - Basin Areas
Beckoning Hills

Napinka:  Bridging Brenda (Vol 1&2), Brenda History Committee, 1990

Nesbitt: Homecoming Histories

Oakland R.M.: 

The Prairie W.A.S.P.,
J.A.D. Stuart
Oakland Echoes, Rome

Pierson: (Edward R.M.): Harvest of Time

Pierson: Along to Old Melita Trail, Isabel M. Reekie (Eunola District)

Pipestone RM: "Trails Along The Pipestone" ?

Regent: Our Heritage, 1867 - 1967. Regent Women's Institute, 1967

Sourisford: Sourisford and Area from 1879, The Sourisford History Committee

Strathcona RM: Strathcona - Portrait of a Prairie Municipality". Published in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the United Churches of Belmont & Hilton, Manitoba, Canada. ?

Souris: " The People of Souris and Glenwood: From the earliest beginnings to the present", Souris and District Heritage Club, 2006.

Sourisford:  "Sourisford and Area from 1879", The Sourisford History Committee

Tilston: Albert R.M.: Reflections of Time: A History of the R. M. of Albert. Tilston: The Municipality, 1984.

Turtle Mountains: 

Then and Now - Stories from Early Days of Killarney and Turtle Mountain, 1957. ?
Stories of Pioneer Days at Killarney: Published by the Women's Institute of Killarney. Reprinted in 2007 by the Oak Ridge Women's Institute
Trails and Crossroads To Killarney - The story of pioneer days in Killarney and Turtle Mountain District, 1967. ?
Reflections - Turtle Mountain Municipality and Killarney, 1882- 1982. ?

In View of Turtle Hill - A survey of the history of southwestern Manitoba to 1900, Norman Ernest Wright, Deloraine Times Publishing, 1951(online at Peel's Prairie Provinces)
Turtle Mountain Corduroy, by Alice Selina Hunt
The Council Stones : Turtle Mountain tales / by James A. M. Ritchie. Deloraine, Man. : Moncur Gallery of Native History, 2001. 1 v. (various pagings). Co-published by: Boissevain & Morton Regional Library and Boissevain Community Archive

Waskada:  Bridging Brenda (Vol 1&2), Brenda History Committee, 1990


 

 












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