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46th Battalion C.E.F. fonds

  • MG 176
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1987 (inclusive) ; 1915-1978 (predominant)

This fonds contains records of the 46th Battalion and the scholarship that was set up after the Great War, World War I

46th Battalion (South Saskatchewan), C.E.F.√

Abernethy Presbytery fonds

  • FD1
  • Fonds
  • 1922–1925

The fonds consists of textual materials generated by the Presbytery, its secretaries, committees and related bodies, in fulfillment of their responsibilities, as outlined in the Manual of the United Church of Canada.

Contents include meeting minutes (1922-1953), correspondence and a history of the presbytery, as well as documents relating to the Abernethy West End Ministerial Association.

Presbyterian Church in Canada Abernethy Presbytery

Anne Campbell fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1938-1995, predominant 1954-1995

Fonds consists of personal and professional papers created by Saskatchewan poet and writer, Anne Campbell. The papers are arranged in twelve series reflecting her numerous interests and activities: Arts/Cultural Organizations; Clippings; Correspondence files; Educational Institutions; Employment files; Exhibition Brochures/Invitations/Programs; Interests; Personal files; Photographs; Professional Organizations; Publications/Writings/Drafts by Anne Campbell; and Publications/ Writings/Drafts by others. Of particular interest is the extensive series of correspondence with family, relatives, friends, writers, artists, and colleagues, as well as drafts, manuscripts, reviews, and published versions of her writings. Taken together with her calendars, diaries, notes, and photographs these papers provide personal insights into Anne Campbell and the development of her work. Beyond that, files relating to the numerous cultural and professional organizations with which she was involved, especially the Saskatchewan Writer's Guild, the Writers union of Canada, and the League of Canadian poets, cast light on the craft of writing and creating poetry in Saskatchewan and on the milieu in which those activities occur. Additionally, files relating to local cultural groups, including an extensive series on Heritage Regina, provide evidence of the local cultural scene.

Campbell, Anne, 1938-

Arcola Presbytery fonds

  • FD2
  • Fonds
  • 1903–1937

The fonds consists of textual materials generated by Arcola and Arcola-Estevan Presbyteries, their secretaries, committees and related bodies, in fulfillment of their responsibilities, as outlined in the Manual of the United Church of Canada.

Contents include meeting minutes (1925-1951), treasurer’s records and records of candidates for ministry, as well as documents relating to the Moose Mountain County Sunday School Association (1903-1937).

Moose Mountain County Sunday School Association

Arcola-Estevan Presbytery fonds

  • FD3
  • Fonds
  • 1951–1973

The fonds consists of textual materials generated by Arcola-Estevan Presbyteries, its secretaries, committees and related bodies, in fulfillment of their responsibilities, as outlined in the Manual of the United Church of Canada.

Contents include: meeting minutes (1951-1973); correspondence; statistics; property and treasurer’s records; the record of candidates for ministry; as well as documents from the Pastoral Charge Committee and Rural Evangelism Committee.

United Church of Canada Arcola-Estevan Presbytery

Assiniboia Presbytery fonds

  • FD4
  • Fonds
  • 1925–1973

The fonds consists of textual materials generated by Assiniboia Presbytery, its secretaries, committees and related bodies, in fulfillment of their responsibilities, as outlined in the Manual of the United Church of Canada.

Contents include: meeting minutes (1925-1973); presbytery dissolution documents (1973); statistics and treasurer’s records; records of candidates for ministry; a historical sketch of Assiniboia Presbytery (1925-1932); and a history of the United Church Women’s Association of Assiniboia Presbytery (1901-1961).

United Church of Canada Assiniboia Presbytery

Athol Murray College of Notre Dame fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-2001

This fonds contains records related to the development and operation of the Athol Murray College of Notre Dame. Textual records consist of correspondence, business records concerning the Arts program, alumni records, newsclippings, and college publications and brochures. The extensive series of photographs and video recordings document college life and feature campus buildings, students, graduation ceremonies, choral and drama productions, and sports events. Sound recordings capture interviews with Notre Dame students and staff, and College songs.

Athol Murray College of Notre Dame

Athol Murray fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1918-1975

This fonds consists of records of Father James Athol Murray from 1918 but particularly from his time at the Notre Dame College from 1927 to his death in1975. Father Murray's interests were intricately involved with his role as College administrator and teacher and as a result there is not always a clear distinction between his personal records and records of the college. This fonds contains: photographs of Athol Murray and albums he compiled, many related to school events as well Canadian and international events; textual records consisting of extensive correspondence with international figures, including Canadian Prime Ministers Sir Wilfred Laurier, Louis St. Laurent, Mackenzie King, Lester Pearson, John Diefenbaker and Pierre Trudeau, as well as Notre Dame students and alumni; newspaper clippings; and publications prepared by Athol Murray. The videos and sound recordings document Father Murray's speeches and interviews on such topics as sports, education, politics and religion. Also included in this fonds is Father Murray's collection of rare books and manuscripts dating between the 13th to 17th century. Athol Murray fon

Murray, James Athol, 1892-1975

Aubrey G. Edworthy fonds

  • PR25
  • Fonds
  • ca.1959

The fonds consists of sermons and personal papers written and collected by Rev. Edworthy, relating to temperance and liquor licensing in Saskatchewan (ca.1959).

Edworthy, Aubrey G.

Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company Limited fonds

  • SCM-RG-0028
  • Fonds
  • 27 October 2008

The fonds, related to the Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company Limited, were accumulated by the source. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.

The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:
Volume 1.
Debenture Register for Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company, 1961 – 1975, payable at Pioneer Co-operators Credit Union, the debentures are sold to local individuals

Volume 2.
Minute book for directors’ meetings of the Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company, March 23 1914 – January 6 1938, including first organizing meeting

Volume 3.
Account book, October 27 1916 – December 31 1919, October 23 1950, keeps track of customers and when their telephone service was connected, their phone numbers and their land descriptions, also contains a list of the individuals who purchased debentures (see volume 1)

Volume 4.
Account book, March 27 1914 – December 15 1918, April 25 1961 – November 1 1963, contains names, occupations, & land descriptions of shareholders,

Volume 5.
Minute book for meetings pertaining to the Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company, April 20 1961 – May 9 1977, contains the company’s regulations that were drafted in July 1962, contains a letter pertaining to the dissolution of the telephone company in 1977, and a list of subscribers as of March 28 1977

Volume 6.
Share certificates for the Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Co. worth $5 each, signed by President J.K. Austring, 7 certificates are loose, the remainder are still fastened in the book

Discrete object: seal of Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Co.

Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company Limited

B.G. Smillie fonds

  • PR21
  • Fonds
  • ca.1978

The fonds consists of an unpublished copy of “Political Theology in the Canadian Context” (a collection of papers presented at a 1977 conference), edited by B. G. Smillie, 1978.

Smillie, Benjamin Galetly

Colleen Irwin fonds

  • SCM-RG-0032
  • Fonds
  • ? - 2003-01-20

The fonds, related to George Spence, were accumulated by the source. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.

The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:
-volume 1, Appointments: green appointment book belonging to Ivy Spence, appointments for tea and luncheons, some inserts including one that reads "Susan's [Irwin] first work of art sent to Nanna Jan 28 1950 (3 yrs old)".

-volume 2: booklet entitled Session 1943 House of Commons // Special Committee on Reconstruction and Re-establishment // Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence, at which George Spence was a witness, 1943

-volume 3: booklet entitled Address on "Reclamation and Conservation on the Prairies" to the Geographical Society, Winnipeg, Manitoba, by The Honourable George Spence, Commissioner, International Joint Commission, 1954

-volume 4: green scrapbook, including an envelope with newspaper clipping and correspondence of George and Ivy Spence; scrapbook contains newspaper clippings re: George and Ivy Spence and their family, George Spence's career, Ivy Spence's social activities; place cards from dinner parties, brochure on the International Peace Gardens, photograph of a large group of men and one woman outside a building in Regina, probably the Saskatchewan Legislature

-envelope 1, "International Joint Commission": "My Creed", 1931; copies of a newspaper article about George Spence, 1958

-envelope 2, "Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario": an envelope containing cards, invitations, notes and correspondence for George and Ivy Spence, c. 1947 - 1949; brochure on the Empire State Building Observatory, 1949; brochure for Lee Mansion Memorial in Virginia

-envelope 3, "Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Office": envelope addressed to Ivy Spence containing a certificate re: a medal to be worn by Ivy Spence for the 1937 Coronation (medal not accompanying document), a letter sent to George Spence from his daughter Irene when she is at the University of Saskatchewan (mentions a date with Noble Irwin and war work, enlistment, etc.), a poem called "To A Sparrow" dedicated to the Spence's eldest daughter Irene by William Barnard; two copies of the program for the University of Saskatchewan's convocation ceremony, May 1948; program for commencement at Regina Grey Nuns' Hospital School of Nursing, 1945 (Irene Spence won medal for Highest Efficiency in Obstetrics); envelope containing an invitation to the commencement exercises for the Regina Grey Nuns' Hospital School of Nursing, 1945, and two invitations to the University of Saskatchewan's Convocation Ball, 1948; program for the Retail Merchants' Association of Canada Saskatchewan Branch Banquet and Dance at Hotel Saskatchewan in Regina celebrating the 1937 coronation of George VI; hand-drawn diagram of seating arrangements (?); program for the University of Saskatchewan's convocation ceremony, May 1945; invitation to an afternoon reception for graduates of the University of Saskatoon, 1948; newspaper clipping re: graduates of Regina Grey Nuns' Hospital School of Nursing, 1945

-envelope 3, "Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Office": invitations for George and Ivy Spence for tea, luncheon, supper; tourist brochures for Colonial Williamsburg, Fort George (Niagara-On-the-Lake), Niagara's Parks, The Old Mill (Toronto) the Thomas Jefferson Inn, Chesapeake Bay Ferries, Monticello (Virginia), Canadian Pacific Scenic Domes; programs for "Showplace" at Radio City Music Hall, c, 1950s; Capital Airlines schedule, 1955; brochure for Niagara Falls Preservation Program; booklet, On the Death of King George the Sixth, CBC, 1952; programs, banquet honoring CPR Construction Engineers, at Orkney, SK, 1925; birthday cards given to Mrs. George (Ivy) Spence; Clan map of Scotland from the Washington Post, 1954; newspaper clipping about the wedding of Enid Dixon and Jack Hammill; communion program from St. Paul's Memorial Church, Virginia, 1957; train schedule, Chicago Milwaukee and St. Paul Pacific; booklet, Birthday Edition Journal; booklet, Local Council of Women of Regina, 1926

-envelope 4, "Mr. Geo. Spence, M.P. Orkney, Sask.": envelope containing cards, invitations, programs, etc. for Mr. and Mrs. Spence, c. 1920s, re: parliamentary affairs (Spence was an MP); other invitations, programs, correspondence, etc. received by George Spence in his position as MP for Maple Creek, c. 1920s; booklet, The Interdependence of British Trade and British Immigration, a summary of two speeches made by George Spence, Minister of Public Works, 1936; an envelope of photographs (2 - 19), see below for list; correspondence re: Order of the British Empire, received by George Spence, 1946; instructions for attending a "Drawing Room" the the Governor General, February 19 1927; handout, House of Commons Debates: Official Report Speech of Mr. George Spence Member for Maple Creek on the Budget; postcard from Italy, to George Spence, from R.B.W.

-envelope 5, "Queen's Visit to Canada June 26th 1959 - Montreal, St. Lawrence Seaway": newspapers, The National Star, June 25 1959; The Montreal Gazette, June 26 1959; The Montreal Star, June 25 1959; The Montreal Star, June 25 1959, p. 19; The Montreal Star, June 25 1959, p. 17-32; The Montreal Gazette, June 26 1959; The Montreal Star, June 25 1959; The Montreal Gazette, June 26 1959

-envelope 6, "Dominion Department of Agriculture Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Office": invitation to an International Joint Commission event, 1952; wedding announcement for Irene Spence and Captain Noble Irwin, July 7 1945; certificate re: a medal to be worn by George Spence for the 1937 Coronation (medal not accompanying document)

-envelope 7, Article Written for Leader Post Jan. 1960. By Geo. Spence on The Columbia River, B.C.: editorial page from the Leader Post, January 15 and 16 1960

-envelope 8, "International Joint Commission": newspaper clippings, obituaries for Marie Reid (Huffman), Sarah Wilson Kerr (Sharman); weddings of Marie Huffman and J.A. Reid, Rea Spence and Oliver Pederson; Spence's career with PFRA and IJC; birth announcement for Janice Marie Call (Stanley and Annabelle), other birth announcements

-envelope 9, "Western Producer // On George Spence by Grant McEwan Jan. 1958": newspaper, Western Producer, June 16 1948 (15-16, 25-26, 2 copies); Leader Post, April 7 1962 (1-2, 7-8)

-envelope 10, "Stories Written By Cowhand Author George Spence and Lord Tweedsmuir's Visit to Val Marie": newspaper clippings re: George Spence's career, 1952, 1956, articles by George Spence under the alias Cowhand, 1944, 1945, 1951, 1956, visit of Governor General Tweedsmuir to Val Marie, 1949; booklet, "Water for the Prairies", by George Spence, published by the Canadian Geographical Journal, June 1952

-envelope 11, "clippings // L.B. Thompson funeral // the Naughton wedding - Ottawa": newspaper clippings re: wedding of Helen Claxton to Lt. Col. Edward Leslie in Ottawa Citizen, 1957; death of Mayme Evans (n.d.), Leonard (L.B.) Thompson, 1956

-envelope 12: newspaper clippings re: South Saskatchewan River dam, Diefenbaker, George Spence's career, 1958

-envelope 13 "Paper clippings about Geo. Spence and Clippings by Geo. Spence": newspaper clippings: editorials by George Spence, 1945, 1947, 1949, 1953, 1957, 1958, 1959; articles about George Spence's career, 1938 - 1948, 1952, 1953, 1957, 1958, 1959, articles about George Spence (not career related), receiving Order of the British Empire, honourary law degree, 1948; wedding announcement for Eleanor Hedstrom and Ovar Uggen; visit of the Earl of Athlone and Princess Alice to SC, 1941; irrigation on the prairies, 1943, 1946; wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip, 1947; ticket to the University of Saskatchewan's Convocation, 1948; articles by George Spence, 1942; retirement of O. Freer from PFRA, n.d.

-envelope #14: two photos of George Spence (#20 and #21); invitation for George and Ivy Spence to go to Monticello with Anne and Roger McWhorter; other notes, cards, correspondence for George and Ivy Spence, c. 1940s; newspaper clippings re: Hetty Green, PFRA; invitations for George Spence from Lt. Gov. of Saskatchewan to attend the opening of the Legislative Assembly, receptions, other invitations, c. 1940s; tourist brochures re: Garrison Dam on the Missouri, Morden, SK; itinerary and map for a tour of the proposed route through the Souris River Basin, 1955; seating arrangements for a luncheon of the executive of the Regina Women's Liberal Club, 1935; cards commemorating deaths of Mary Rogers, 1924, and Eunice McKeen, 1943; invitations for Ivy Spence to visit other women's homes; invitation to attend the opening of parliament, and a skating party, 1926; George Spence's House of Commons traveling passes, CPR railway passes, 1925 - 1927, 1936; diagram of House of Commons seating; invitation to Diamond Jubilee of Confederation, 1927; letter re: Elbow dam, 1947; booklet, Prevent Duck Depredations, by Floyd H. Davis

-envelope #15, "Lethbridge Photo - speaking at ? Jubilee": photo (#22 t0 #29 see below); letter to Ivy Spence from her brother Charlie, 1943; postcard from George to Ivy, while he was in New York, 1950 (never sent); McLean's Magazine article about George Spence, 1957; article on Remedial Works program at Niagara Falls, 1957; photo #30

-envelope #16, "Staff Members at tea in Blue Lounge - Dec. 20 - 47": blank lined book, "Government of Canada No. 50", names of guests are written on the pages, between the pages are place cards and invitations, loose pieces of paper also containing lists of names

Photographs:

  1. a large group of men and one woman, taken outside the Saskatchewan Legislature
  2. two women standing on the side of a truck, Louie (last name unknown) and Irene Spence (Irwin)
  3. the front yard of a house, surrounded by trees, presumably "The Bend" in Nanaimo, BC
  4. a young child in a yard by a baby carriage unidentified, perhaps Irene Spence (later Irwin)
  5. a house, "The Bend" in Nanaimo, BC
  6. front gardens of a house, "The Bend" in Nanaimo, BC
  7. Irene Spence (later Irwin) and Ethel Spence, in 1938
  8. Irene Spence (later Irwin) and another young woman, c. 1935
  9. Florence Gardiner's wedding, July 1 1946, at Lemberg Farm home
  10. Florence Gardiner's wedding, July 1 1946, at Lemberg Farm home
  11. two men digging on the prairie, one might be George Spence
  12. Noble Irwin petting a dog, c. 1940s
  13. Irene Irwin (nee Spence) sitting on a porch, c. 1940s
  14. a wedding party, at Vi Jean's, August 1944, the photo has been cut so not all of the information is available
  15. two children on a wooden sidewalk, Kae and Harold Brown
  16. an unidentified young woman by a car
  17. Irene Spence (later Irwin)
  18. Irene Spence (later Irwin), Ivy Spence and Ethel Spence, May 25 1939
  19. George and Ivy Spence, c. 1920s
  20. George Spence, c. 1950s
  21. George Spence, c. 1950s
  22. George Spence speaking to Lethbridge Board of Trade, 1947
  23. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas May
  24. Arlie and Edna Spence, daughters of Jack Spence
  25. a young woman, unidentified daughter of Jack Spence (see #27)
  26. a man and a woman (Mr. and Mrs. Jack Spence?)
  27. six young women, the daughters of Jack Spence, Edith, Beryl, Alice, Rea, Arlie and Edna
  28. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Spence and their six daughter (see #27)
  29. George Spence and three unidentified individuals, taken in Victoria BC
  30. group photo taken St. Lawrence Power Project in Cornwall, ON, 1957, presented to George Spence by the International Joint Commission "built in 193"

Spence, George

Cooperating Committee of Saskatchewan fonds

  • FA8
  • Fonds
  • 1911–1925

The fonds consists of textual materials created by and relating to the Methodist-Presbyterian Cooperating Committee of Saskatchewan (later the Provincial Committee on Cooperation), its committees and related individuals and bodies.

Contents include: minutes of the Cooperating Committee of Saskatchewan (1911-1925); various Local Cooperating Committees minutes (1920-1925), possibly collected by/for the Cooperating Committee of Saskatchewan; publications and articles regarding cooperating and union churches, in Saskatchewan and elsewhere in Canada (1911-1922). There are also files of correspondence, relating to Local Unions in Balgonie and Trevarga (1913-1914), Yellow Grass (1917), and other locations (1921-1925), as well as signed agreements and lists relating to united charges at Fillmore, Manor, Nokomis, Rokeby, Saltcoats and Sintaluta (1921) and double-affiliation charges at Bladworth, Briercrest, Carlyle, Drinkwater, Dundurn, Fillmore-Osage, Girvin, Hawarden, Sceptre, Viscount, Willmar and Wapella (1920-1925).

Cooperating Committee of Saskatchewan

Diocese of Saskatchewan fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1833-1996, predominant 1877-1996

The fonds consists of records made and received by the officers, parishes and organizations constituting the Diocese of Saskatchewan and documenting their activities within the diocese and in their relationships with organizations and individuals external to it.

Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Saskatchewan

Doctor Keene fonds

  • SCM-RG-0036
  • Fonds
  • ? - 1999-03-16

The fonds, related to Doctor Keene, were accumulated by the source. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.

The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:
-receipt book, June 1964 – October 1964, copies of receipts for medical services by Dr. J. D. Keene, Dr. J. J. Fitzgerald, Dr. B. K. Sood
-receipt book, October 1964 – February 1965, copies of receipts for medical services by Dr. J. D. Keene, Dr. J. J. Fitzgerald, Dr. Taylor
-receipt book, February 1965 – May 1965, copies of receipts for medical services by Dr. J. J. Fitzgerald, Dr. Fernando, Dr. J.D. Keene, Dr. J.J. Gregory
-ledger, 1954 – 1957 (green) for Dr. Keene, Dr. Brosnan, some receipts fastened to the back pages
-ledger (coiled notebook), 1960 – 1964
-ledger (coiled notebook), February 1962 – August 1964
-farm ledger, 1964 - 1965, tracks cattle, wages, machinery purchase, seeds, feed, fertilizer and twine, repairs, etc., from Farm Tax Service Limited
-file folders: cancelled cheques from Dr. J.D. Keene; Keene's miscellaneous receipts for supplies, (Pioneer Coop, SC Animal Clinic, Thompson Auto Supplies, Revelstoke Building Supplies); Keene's truck and tractor receipts; Keene's gas and oil receipts; receipts for Keene's cattle purchases and sales; bills and receipts for Keene's light, power and telephone

Keene, Dr.

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