Fonds 238 Steele School District 3787 fonds

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Summary information

Repository: South Peace Regional Archives
Title: Steele School District 3787 fonds
Reference code: 0238
Date: 1940-1945 (date of creation)
Physical description: 2 cm of textual records
Language: English
Dates of creation, revision and deletion: Processed by Mary Nutting
Exported from AoR and added to new database May 2022 – TD
Note: Historical notes in Chepi Sepe

Administrative history / Biographical sketch

The Steele School District was located directly east of the South Slope (Wanham) district and the school, built in 1922 , was on the old Fortier homestead, SE ¼ 5-77-3 W6 (one mile west of the Belloy road on the north side of highway 49). Henrietta Miller was a teacher there from 1937-39 and boarded with Mr. and Mrs. Babb.

Custodial history

The records were preserved and given to the Spirit River School Division No. 47 sometime after it was formed in 1940. Peace Wapiti School Division assumed responsibility for this division in 1994 and the records were deposited in the Grande Prairie Regional Archives in 2003.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of 4 Daily Registers from 1940-1945, signed by the following teachers: M.M. Cameron, Velma Keene, and Miss Mary Towpich.


Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title based on contents of the fonds.

Restrictions on access

There are no restrictions on access.


No accruals are expected.

Access points

  • Textual record (documentary form)
  • Education (subject)