City of Saskatoon Archives

Zone d'identification



Forme autorisée du nom

City of Saskatoon Archives

forme(s) parallèle(s) du nom

Autre(s) forme(s) du nom


  • Government - Municipal

Zone du contact


Jeff O'Brien



Adresse physique

224 Cardinal Cr.





Nom du pays


Code postal

S7L 6H8


(306) 975-7811




Zone de description


Contexte géographique et culturel

Textes de référence

The City of Saskatoon Archives is a public institution with a mandate to preserve, maintain and provide access to the historical records of the City of Saskatoon and its predecessor bodies, as well as to the records of selected individuals, families, groups and organizations deemed to be significant to an understanding of the history of Saskatoon and area. It acts both to support the administrative and legislative functions of the Corporation of the City of Saskatoon as well as to be a public information resource. The Archives is a component of the Office of the City Clerk.

Structure administrative

Gestion des archives courantes et intermédiaires et politiques de collecte



Primarily records of the corporation of the City of Saskatoon but also including some related private records. Collections include:

  • City Council and committee minutes and supporting records (1905-2014)
  • City of Saskatoon bylaws (1903-1987)
  • City Commissioners' Records (1923-1951)
  • City Commissioners' Annual Reports (1913-1956)
  • Municipal Manuals (1920-2022)
  • Contracts and agreements (1906-1975)
  • Tax Rolls (1903-1921 - sporadic coverage after 1911)
  • Civic Relief Board files and other relief records (1920s-1940s; some restrictions)
  • Building plans (1906-1950; some restrictions to access)
  • City Engineer Annual Reports and other engineering reports (1911-1949)
  • Chipman Book - sewer and water maps (ca. 1909)
  • Reports and Correspondence relating to civic officials
  • Woodlawn Cemetery Records (1903-1988; some restrictions)
  • Town of Sutherland records (1907-1955)
  • Voters' Lists (1909-1988)
  • Saskatoon Fire Insurance plans (1907-1963)
    *Town of Sutherland Records (1909-1956)
  • Henderson Directories (1909-2000); telephone books (2001-2022)
  • Meewasin Valley Authority collection (1979-1989)
  • 1989 Jeux Canada Games collection (1985-1990)
  • Historical Miscellany - photographs and other documents (various)
  • Hunter - Copeland - Foster family fonds
  • Sutherland Forest Nursery Station fonds
  • City Planning scrapbooks (1953-1995)
  • Saskatoon Playground Association photo albums (1930-1975)
  • Photographs & oversized (varying dates and provenance)

Uncatalogued records at the present time include: City Clerks' records ca. 1960-1983; City Comptroller's and City Treasurer's office records; Public Works photographs (1930s-1970s); Leisure Services photographs (primarily 1980s); along with some early financial ledgers and other material.

Extent: 640 linear metres of textual records; ca 7,000 photographs

Inclusive dates: 1902-2022

Instruments de recherche, guides et publications

In-house database. Published guide to pre-1930 records at Local History Room, Saskatoon Public Library

Zone de l'accès

Heures d'ouverture

Monday-Friday, 8:30-16:30

Conditions d'accès et d'utilisation


Zone des services offerts

Services d'aide à la recherche

Services de reproduction

Espaces publics

Zone du contrôle

Identifiant de la description

Identifiant du service d'archives

Règles et/ou conventions utilisées


Niveau de détail

Dates de production, de révision et de suppression




Notes de maintenance


Points d'accès

  • Politics and Government (Thematic area)
  • Local and Regional History (Thematic area)
  • City of Saskatoon (Geographic subregion)
  • Presse-papier

Contact principal

224 Cardinal Cr.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
CA S7L 6H8