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William Stevenson fonds

  • 83-7
  • Fonds
  • 1953-1979

Fonds consists of personal and professional papers created by author, journalist, and television producer, William H. Stevenson, 1953-1979. Since Stevenson often worked simultaneously as a foreign correspondent, author, and T.V. producer, the records have been arranged chronologically to delineate these roles during various periods of his life. Included are notebooks, brochures, publications, articles, correspondence, and photographs pertaining to his work as a correspondent in Asia, Africa, China, Russia, and Malaysia while reporting for Near and Far East News (Asia) Ltd., the 'Toronto Telegram', the CBC, and other agencies. His records as an author include reviews, publications, correspondence, publicity materials, manuscripts, contracts, notes, expenses, research files, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and photographs relating to the research, writing, publication, and promotion of the books, 'Birds' Nests in Their Beards', 'The Bushbabies'. 'Strike Zion', 'Zanek', 'Emperor Red', 'The Bormann Brotherhood', 'A Man Called Intrepid', 'Intrepid's Last Case', '90 Minutes at Entebbe', and 'Ghosts of Africa'. Records documenting Stevenson's activities as a television producer relate to programs on China, Yugoslavia, various CBC 'Tuesday Night' productions, and film and T.V. treatments of 'Bushbabies', and 'A Man Called Intrepid'. Small quantities of personal material and records relating to speaking engagements are also present in this fonds. Of particular note is the 60cm of material dealing with Stevenson's biography of Sir William Stephenson, 'A Man Called Intrepid', which contains extensive correspondence between the author and his subject, 1972-1978. Researchers should note that, despite information to the contrary contained in the book's introduction, no copies of British intelligence documents are included in this fonds.

Stevenson, William

Walter Stewart fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1948-1992

Fonds consists of professional papers of investigative journalist, Walter Stewart. The bulk of the material was generated by Stewart during the research, writing, and publication of his numerous books, articles, and newspaper columns, 1948-1993. Included are correspondence, outlines, contracts, extensive research materials, notes and notebooks, drafts, tearsheets, galleys, photos, publications, publicity materials and reviews. Also of note is a series of early 'Maclean's' magazine files (1953-1960) which were rescued by Stewart during one of his stints with the magazine. Much original and copied material from 'Maclean's' staff members other than Stewart is present in these files, and Stewart's own Maclean's files from a later period (1967-1982) are also contained in the fonds. Business correspondence (1967-1984), Stewart's correspondence as editor of 'Policy Options' magazine (1988-1992), and a small quantity of his personal correspondence (1982-1993) are also included.

Stewart, Walter, 1931-

Tony Tascona fonds

  • Fonds
  • [192-?]-1994, predominant predominant 1960-1994

Fonds consists of personal and professional papers of Manitoba artist, Tony Tascona. Included are catalogues, commission and project files, exhibition files, catalogues, invitations, and publicity material, news clippings, reference material and periodical articles, and audiovisual material relating to Tascona and his art. Of particular note is the series of business correspondence (1960-1994), the photos and slides of Tascona's work and events during his career, and a substantial collection of original art cards created by numerous contemporary artists (1952-1993), along with catalogues of other artists. The fonds also contain a small selection of Tascona's original art creations including drawings, a self-portrait, prints, T-shirts, and wedding invitations. Records relating to the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts during Tascona's tenure as prairie region vice-president (1979-1981), to the Winnipeg Art Gallery when he served on its Board (1975-1976), and to his involvement with the Canadian Conference of the Arts (1990-1993) are also present. The professional records are supplemented with small quantities of personal and family financial records, legal documents, correspondence and photographs. The fonds also includes a photograph of Tascona's grade one class with teacher, Gabrielle Roy.

Tascona, Tony

Geoffrey Ursell fonds

  • Fonds
  • [1965?]-1988

Fonds consists of personal and professional papers of Saskatchewan writer Geoffrey Ursell. The bulk of the fonds is composed of background and research materials, drafts, manuscripts, revisions, notes, publications, publicity material, contracts, correspondence, outlines, scripts, photographs, and other documentation relating to Ursell's extensive writing projects including novels, plays, poetry, short stories, and songs, as well as writing workshops. Since several of his works are historical in nature, some of the research files contain copies of archival documents and photos dating back to the 1800s. Ursell's association with a number of professional organizations including ACTRA, Saskatchewan Sport Trust, the Saskatchewan Writers Guild, and others are reflected in files containing reports, committee records, membership lists, minutes, publicity material, financial records, correspondence, policy papers, and grant applications. A substantial series of business files contain correspondence, financial records, and other documentation pertaining to his diverse endeavors, and his involvement as an editor with Coteau Books and Salt magazine is documented through business records and edited manuscripts by other writers. Records relating to his M.A. and Ph.D theses, and to his teaching career at the University of Manitoba and the University of Regina, and small quantities of personal correspondence are also present.

Ursell, Geoffrey

Moose Jaw Elks Club fonds

  • MJ-120
  • Fonds
  • 1910-2007

The Elks Club fonds consists of 11 series: Scrapbooks and Clippings, Financial Records, Legal Documents, Meetings and Conferences, Publications, Correspondence, Membership, Events, Rules and Regulations, History of the Lodge and Lodge Renovations. This fonds also contains some material from the Elks Club auxiliary group, The Order of the Royal Purple.

Elks of Canada

Agnes (Frejd) Richards fonds

  • MJ-121
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1929

The Agnes (Frejd) Richards fonds consists of 34 cm of textual records. This includes 16 textbooks brought from Ontario to assist Mrs. Richards in her classroom. The textbooks cover a variety of subjects, such as poetry, composition, history, nature study, and arithmetic.

Richards, Agnes (Frejd)

Moose Jaw Evening Times fonds

  • MJ-122
  • Fonds
  • 1921

This fonds consists of one Moose Jaw Evening Times printing template. The template is page 3 of the August 10, 1921 newspaper.

Moose Jaw Evening Times

Harold John Elliott fonds

  • MJ-123
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1992

This fonds is material pertaining to Harold John “Jack” Elliott. It includes material from his memorial service, his military and police service, and items from his childhood. There are three series in this fonds: Memorial Service, Military and Police Service, and Memorabilia.

Elliott, Harold John

Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen fonds

  • MJ-131
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1952 ; predominate 1910-1931

This fonds contains the records of the Brotherhood of the Railroad Trainmen at Moose Jaw Lodge #34. It consists of financial ledgers, attendance registers and minute books from 1889-1952. Many of the minute books include member lists, attendance records and election results.

Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen

Kiwanis Club of Swift Current fonds

  • SCM-RG-0010
  • Fonds
  • 1921

The fonds, related to the Kiwanis Club of Swift Current, 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.

Kiwanis Club of Swift Current

Robert Newton Hurley Collection

  • MG 482
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1978 (inclusive); 1938-1978 (predominant)

The Hurley Collection contains many finished paintings, sketches, and experimental artworks by Hurley as well as correspondence, newspaper clippings, slides and photographs of Hurley, as well as his family, friends, and things that interested him. It also includes his diaries and “memories” or memoirs.
The Hurley Collection contains many pieces of finished and unfinished artwork by Hurley, particularly landscapes as well as other sketches and experimental works. It contains his diaries and memoirs as well as correspondence which discusses his life and his artwork.

Hurley, Robert Newton

Newfoundland Fishery Arbitration

  • MG 522
  • Fonds
  • 1672-1955

This collection contains the carbon copies of the papers pertaining to the Newfoundland Fishery Arbitration. The Arbitration was brought before the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague, under the provisions of the general treaty of arbitration of April 4, 1908, and the special agreement of January 27, 1909, between the United States of America and Great Britain.

Newfoundland Fishery Arbitration

Charles Boyd fonds

  • MJ-195
  • Fonds
  • [1910?]

This fonds contains one small medallion of a streetcar.

Charles Boyd

Edna Jaques fonds

  • MJ-210
  • Fonds
  • 1934

This fonds contains one autographed book of poetry written by Edna Jaques and published in 1934.

Jacques, Edna

Mossbank Masonic Lodge #129 fonds

  • MJ-213
  • Fonds
  • [191-?]-2006

This fonds contains 11 books and one questionnaire covering various subjects of Freemasonry and Freemasonry in Saskatchewan, such as its constitution and history. The books have writing pertaining to their donation, dedication, and ownership on the inside of the front covers.

Mossbank Masonic Lodge #129

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