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100 years of age

Newspaper article about the 100th birthday of Mrs. Thomas Kavanaugh of Balcarres.

Regina Leader-Post (Newspaper)

Alexander McCaughan: A Canadian Soldier

A duo-tang containing an 11-page (single-sided) biography of Alexander McCaughan, a young Irishman, who had come to Indian Head and then enlisted with the Canadian Army and fought in WWI.

McCaughan, Dermott

Allena Williams fonds

  • MG 514
  • Fonds
  • 1840-1843

This seems to be a complete day- by-day account of Allena Williams's life between May 26, 1840 and October 11, 1843 (Vol. 6). She was a regular churchgoer and a Sunday-School teacher. The diary notes various accounts of sermons and a service at St. Paul's for S.P.G. There are also accounts of concerts in Hanover Square Rooms, where there was music by Rossini, Schubert, and others, and Beethoven's Sonata in D. Minor finally played by Sterndale Bennette.
Furthermore, she was a studious and industrious woman who always seemed to have either a book or a needle or a pen in her hand, or to be singing or playing.

Williams, Allena

Around the World in the Yacht Sunbeam

A small 12 cm X 19 cm) green 368-page hardcover book written by Anne Brassey and containing her memoirs from the trip she and her husband, Lord Thomas Brassey took around the world in their yacht, the Sunbeam, from July 1, 1876 to May 26, 1977.

Brassey, Anne

Beamish / Kenderdine Family fonds

  • MG 215
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1990

This fonds contains correspondence, cards, and published materials owned by various members of the Kenderdine / Beamish families.

Beamish-Kenderdine Family

Benjamin Ralph fonds

  • PR 14
  • Fonds
  • 1903–1930

The fonds consists of records created and/or collected by Dr. Ralph, during his time in Saskatchewan. Contents include: records of baptisms, burials, and marriages (1903-1930) from Blaine Lake, Balmoural, and Craigmore.

Ralph, Benjamin

Biographies collection

  • FG 20
  • Collection
  • ca.1900s–2001

The collection consists of primarily textual materials relating to various ministers and other lay people associated with the United Church, in Saskatchewan. Contents include obituaries, newspaper articles, pamphlets, programs, publications, and various other documents containing biographical information. Some are accompanied by portraits.

Black Baseball Players in Canada - A Biographical Dictionary 1881-1960

A 203-page softcover book with an alphabetically organized series of biographies of about 500 baseball players who played for various teams throughout Canada from 1881 to 1960. It includes many players of the barn-storming teams that played on the prairies during the 1950s, including the Indian Head Rockets. Writeups include: Nathaniel "Nat" Bates, who pitched for the Rockets in 1952 and visited Saskatchewan in 2022 for the induction of the Indian Head Rockets (1950-1954) into the Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame in Battleford and for the opening off the Indian Head Rockets display at the Indian Head Museum; Elijah "Pumpsie" Green who also played for the Rockets and was the first black player on the Boston Red Sox. Many other Indian Head Rockets players are also included.

Swanton, Barry

Boards and Committees files

Series consists of records relating to and/or created by various committees, boards, camps, and other entities governed by or associated with the United Church of Canada, in Saskatchewan. Contents include minutes, reports, correspondence, plans and other documents and images pertaining to: the Committee for Christian Education (1925-1970), including Girls' Work and Children's Work Committees; Survey and Planning Committee; Settlement Committee (1924-1961); the Conference Special Committee for the Saskatchewan Golden Jubilee (1955); Committee to Study Non-Anglo-Saxons (1930-1931); Missionary and Maintenance Fund Committee (1934-1935); the Special Committee to Study the Relationship between the Christian Church and Education in Saskatchewan (1966); the Committee on Union of the United Church of Canada (1961-1973); the Conference Committee on Church Extension; Board of Home Missions (1917-1952); Lumsden Beach Camp (1908-1962); Camp Outlook (1947-1953); White Bear Religious Camp (1930-1940); the Benevolent Society of Camp McKay (1953-1983); the Prairie Christian Training Centre [later Calling Lakes Centre] (1952-1973); the Ministers' Summer School of Religion (1934-1941); Templeton Mission (1952-1953); Moose Jaw College (1914-1945); Conference Committee on Colleges and Education (1930-1931), primarily correspondence from Convenor D.S. Dix; Oliver Lodge (1949-1979); Laymembers of Saskatchewan Conference (1925-1963); the Boundaries Committee (1973); and Camp Tapawingo (1960-1980).

Bowley / Jones / Ward Family Collection

  • MG 552
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880s]-1972

This collection contains records relating to the lives, family, and avocations of Louis Bowley, Mary Bowley, and Norm Jones.

Bowley, Louis

CH Andrusyshen fonds

  • MG 338
  • Fonds
  • 1920-2017 (inclusive); 1931-1973 (predominant).

This fonds contains many of the medals, awards and certificates earned by Andrusyshen throughout his lifetime; glimpses into his non-academic life, including family photographs, ephemera relating to his candidacy as an Independent candidate, portraits, travel documents, etc. Importantly, it contains the extensive background research, notes, and photocopies compiled by June Dutka for her book on Andrusyshen, The Grace of Passing.

Andrusyshen, Henry

Copithorn family - writeup by S.R. Copithorn

Two typed pages about S.R. Copithorn's Uncle Samuel B. Copithorn and his father, Richard Copithorn, who came to Indian Head from Bolton, Ontario in 1881 and 1898, respectively.

Copithorn, Sam

David R. and Robert A. Murray fonds

  • MG 153
  • Fonds
  • [1883?]-1992

This fonds consists primarily of the research material for and chapter drafts of "The Prairie Builder."

Murray, Robert A.

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