Portraits and activities of a homesteading family, believed to be from near Springwater, Saskatchewan. Images include breaking the sod; travel with horse and buggy; threshing; and various portraits of family members.
This fonds reflects Holmlund’s interest in the philosophy of education, his varied career at the University of Saskatchewan, and his concern for an equitable society. It is particularly valuable as a source for university history, specifically for the period of Leo Kristjanson’s tenure; and for issues surrounding health delivery, education, and the College of Medicine; the development of computer / IT services on campus; and First Nations educational opportunities. As a reflection of planning at a post-secondary U-15 institution, this fonds is particularly strong, notably for the materials surrounding the Issues and Options project.
Given the nature and scope of the office, the Presidential records usually provide the most comprehensive source for documenting all facets of the University, including important initiatives, funding, research and teaching, college and departmental development, and faculty, staff, and student activities. Generally these records contain correspondence, reports, minutes, annual general reports of college and departmental activities, as well as some personal papers, speeches and addresses.
This fonds contains files relating to the Department of French, including departmental minutes and annual reports; as well as files on the Library Committee, the Curriculum Revision Committee for Arts and Science, and the University Committee on Student Social Activities.
This fonds contains a number of files concerning the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM), including the activities and research projects of the Veterinary Infectious Diseases Organization (VIDO), the 1976 Study of Veterinary Manpower in Canada, computer assisted Animal Health Management, and the Preventive Medicine Committee: the latter two specifically concerning the establishment of a herd health data laboratory and disease control programs. In addition, there are several files related to Professor Nielsen's involvement with the Institute for Northern Studies (INS), the President's Advisory Council on Programs for People of Native Ancestry, game ranching in the north, and the Arctic Training Centre at Rankin Inlet. There is a considerable amount of material concerning the Environmental Advisory Council, and specifically, the Churchill River inquiry, Key Lake, the Environment 80 Report, and an uranium pollution control policy. It also contains some material concerning the establishment of a zoo at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm
Nielsen, Niels Ole, 1930- (Professor of Veterinary Pathology)
This fonds contains material relating to the staffing, organization, mandate, and courses of the Extension Division; lecture notes; and resource materials, particularly on Home Economics, clothing, textiles, nutrition and crafts.
This fonds contains material relating to the students, faculty and administration of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine. These records generally contain correspondence, minutes, reports, and memoranda; as well as information on research, provincial and national professional associations, teaching notes, and building files.
University of Saskatchewan. Western College of Veterinary Medicine. Dean's Office
This fonds contains statistics, correspondence, reports and administrative files dealing with the administration and activities of the unit. Much of the material relates to the museums, galleries and attractions on the University campus.
University of Saskatchewan. Visitor and Cultural Resources
This fonds contains of records generated in response to the requests of the Johnson Committee, as well as records relating to other senior administrative committees for which R.G. Sutherland served or chaired.
University of Saskatchewan. Special Advisor to the President
This fonds contains correspondence, memoranda, reports, and minutes, related to the administration and activities of the Association. Included are correspondence and reports from over fifty local horticultural societies in the province and copies of the Associations' newsletter (1950-1973).
University of Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan Horticultural Societies Association
The Saskatchewan Homemaker's Clubs subseries contains: Saskatchewan Homemakers Life Membership Books (1940-1972); addresses to the Annual Convention (1933-1967); records from local Homemaker's Clubs; Cash Books; and correspondence, minutes, reports, financial statements, handbooks, press releases and publications relating to the activities of the Association. The Women's Institute subseries contains correspondence, reports, minutes, publications and other records (1971-1986). Included are submissions to the Institute's creative writing competition (1975-1981).
University of Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan Homemakers' Clubs and Saskatchewan Women's Institute
This fonds contains press releases issued by the department regarding a wide variety of University activities. Also included are: correspondence (1958-1972), news releases from Regina Campus (1968-1973); audio and video tapes of various campus events; and files related to general publicity and projects.
University of Saskatchewan. Office of Communications
This fonds contains records generated outside Dr. Spinks' tenure as President of the University of Saskatchewan. The material deals with the Canada West Foundation, the Chemical Institute of Canada, nuclear energy, Gas and Oil Conservation Board, National Research Council (NRC), Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC), and education at the University of Saskatchewan.
Spinks, J.W.T. (John William Tranter), 1908-1997 (President)