This fonds documents Allan Gonor’s active engagement with the people he met and the cultures he experienced. His was a curiosity borne of genuine interest, which manifested itself not only in his work as a physician, but also in his avocation: art; and in the numerous films and photographs he took. These document the local communities in and near North Battleford, Saskatchewan; including Hutterite colonies and First Nations reserves; as well as countries around the world. It documents his life and career, his interest in indigenous art and culture, and reflects his friendships with a wide variety of artists and writers, as well as the numerous individuals he met.
This fonds contains biographical data, correspondence, lectures and addresses, exhibition catalogues, and sketches. Most of the material deals with Kenderdine's career as an artist, art teacher and founder of the Emma Lake Art School (now known as the Kenderdine Campus). There are a substantial number of photographs: of the Kenderdine family; Emma Lake; Kenderdine in his studio or instructing students; and scenic views; as well as several portraits of natives by E.N. Davis. Additionally, there are scrapbooks and miscellaneous collected items: medals and Boer War postcards.
This collection consists of exhibition catalogues, posters, invitations and promotional ephemera, primarily (but not exclusively) from Canadian art galleries. The catalogues predominantly feature the work of Canadian artists, with some European and American artists (and minimal representation from Asian artists). The collection provides interesting documentation of the development of Canadian art across the country, including regional focus and to some extent, the development of interest in Indigenous art. In addition, the collection includes some auction catalogues, as well as items relating to advertising; art and design used in industry promotion; and industrial design.
This collection contains prints using the George Baxter patented method. A Baxter print is generally considered any print done by Baxter, licensees or other printers using his method. Baxter used relief and intaglio printing methods.
This fonds contains material relating to the research work, students, faculty and administration of the College of Arts and Sciences, and its departments. These records generally contain correspondence, minutes, reports, and memoranda; they may also contain material relating to associated national or international organizations, research articles, and addresses.
University of Saskatchewan. College of Arts and Science. Dean's Office
This fonds contains year books, attendance books, visitor's registers and minute and account books. The series also contains audio cassettes of the symposium entitled "Emma Lake Artist's Workshop - Community Critics Workshop" (1989).
University of Saskatchewan. College of Arts and Science. Kenderdine Campus (Emma Lake Art School)
This fonds contains personal correspondence relating both to McNamee's art, and his work in human rights. In addition, there is considerable reference material documenting both his work, and the work of others, within the art community and for the Coalition for Human Equality. The material on CHE not only provides extensive documentation of that organizations work in Saskatoon and particularly, in the first fight to have the province's human rights legislation amended; but also contains documentation from similar organizations across Canada.
This collection includes working papers and completed versions of Hillis’ published and unpublished poetry, drama, and fiction, as well as research and correspondence related thereto. The collection includes a range of interviews conducted by Hillis with a number of Saskatchewan authors for her books Voices and Visions and Plainspeaking. This collection also includes chapbooks published by Andrew Suknaski, Lorna Uher, and Mick Burrs. Further, the collection contains a range of materials gathered by Doris on the subject of puppetry for her work with the Macklin Puppeteers throughout the 1960’s and 1970’s. Her personal memoirs are also included, as are materials from her involvement in Saskatchewan’s literary community, including helpful information on the art of writing from her workshops.