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8th Recce Regimental Association fonds

  • SCM-RG-0025
  • Fonds
  • 7 November 2003

The fonds, related to the 8th Recce, were accumulated by the source over the time of its existance. 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:
.1- 8th Recce tunic
.2 – 1st order papers (photocopy), issued July 8, 1941: 8 pages of 1st orders issued
(Holding unit CDN Armoured Corps)

Aldeo Lalonde fonds

  • SCM-RG-0026
  • Fonds
  • 8 September 2007

The fonds, related to the 8th Reconnaissance Regiment, 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:
-clay tablet from Groesbeek, Holland Canadian War cemetary

Anthea Loran fonds

  • SCM-RG-0027
  • Fonds
  • 3 December 2007

The fonds, related to Adapted Aquatics program (Parent Teacher Learning Disabilities Association), 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 One contains printed material related to the Adapted Aquatics program, including a write-up on the history of the program by founder Anthea Loran, information about the program for a Teacher’s Conference in 1991, information for children about water safety, and medical forms for participants.

Volume Two contains photographs of Adapted Aquatics activities (see list below), greeting cards, newspaper clippings, ca. 1990 – 1992.

Photographs:

1 – #9: children in an Adapted Aquatics swim class;

10 – #29: children and adults at an Adapted Aquatics program picnic event at Riverside Park;

30 – #33: children in an Adapted Aquatics program swim class;

34: Santa Claus sitting on the knee of a young man;

35 – #37: children at an Adapted Aquatics program event at St. Michael’s Church, December 12, 1991;

38 – #42: individuals involved in an Adapted Aquatics pool program

Volume 3 contains photographs of Adapted Aquatics program activities (see below), newspaper clippings:

43: children participating in an Adapted Aquatics swimming program;

44: Adapted Aquatic participants and Anthea Loran in a local park;

45: children and adults participating in an Adapted Aquatics swimming program;

46 – #48: Adapted Aquatic participants, their parents, and Anthea Loran at a backyard picnic;

49 – #67: children participating in the Adapted Aquatics swimming program;

68: two women at a coat check, 1986;

69 - #89: children participating in the Adapted Aquatics swimming program;

90 – #91: an Adapted Aquatic picnic event at Riverview Park;

92 – #107: children participating in the Adapted Aquatics swimming program;

108: two unidentified women, Christmas1986;

109 – #111: children at an Adapted Aquatics program Christmas party;

112: children participating in the Adapted Aquatics swimming program;

113: individuals at an Adapted Aquatics program Christmas event, 1986;

114: school photo of a young woman named Melanie;

115 – #123: Adapted Aquatic program picnic in Elmwood Park;

124 – #132: Adapted Aquatic participants canoeing in the Swift Current Creek;

133: Anthea Loran at an Adapted Aquatics program picnic event

Canadian Red Cross Society fonds

  • SCM-RG-0030
  • Fonds
  • 31 August 2004

The fonds, related to the Canadian Red Cross Society, 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 (formerly A.2005.3.1) Canadian Red Cross Society Swift Current Branch 1959 - 1981: scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, a copy of a speech and other documents pertaining to the Swift Current branch of the Red Cross from 1959 to 1987

Photographs:

1. Noreen McKerrell, June Johnston and Bernice Chalmers at a blood drive in the fall of 1984

2. Darcy Morrice and Elaine Murchie

3. Darcy Morrice, Elaine Murchie and June Johnston

4. Elaine Murchie and John McMurty, Red Cross Commissioner

5. June Johnston and Darcy Morrice

6 - #8. "Delivering Red Cross fire parcels Elaine & Sandra Murchie 1978"

9. Wilma Drozdowski and Elaine Murchie presenting blood donation certificate, 1980

10. Prairie View Lodge, 1985

11. Craft Sale, 1986

12. Executive, 1981

13-14. Delivering fire parcel, 1977

Volume #2 (formerly A.2004.6.2): scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, program from the funeral service for Noreen McKerrell, photographs, pertaining to the Swift Current branch of the Red Cross from 1985 - 1988 and 2002

Photographs:

15. 12 women, residents of Prairie View Lodge

16. parade, a float that reads "100th Anniversary/First Use Of Red Cross Flag In Canada/Batoche - 1885", 1985

17: three women participating in "Fun & Fitness" at Prairie View Lodge

18: Elaine Murchie and Lucille Sorenson at a craft sale

Volume #3 (formerly A.2004.6.1), The Canadian Red Cross Society Saskatchewan Division/Swift Current Saskatchewan Branch 1975 - 1980: scrapbook containing newspaper clipping that pertain to the Swift Current branch of the Red Cross from 1975 to 1981

Volume #4, Service (formerly A.2004.6.3): magazine entitled "Service", volume 38, number 1, (Spring 1977), headline reads "This Is The Red Cross"

Folder #1 (formerly A.2004.6.4), The Canadian Red Cross Society Saskatchewan Division Awards: past officers of the Swift Current branch of the Red Cross from 1915 - 1968, 1978 - 1979; typed history of the Red Cross; photographs; brochure, "Program Suggestions For Branch Meetings"; newspaper clippings; individuals recommended to receive the "Badge of Service" and "Certificate of Merit"; miscellaneous documents and correspondence, re: Swift Current branch of the Red Cross

Photographs:

19: Wilma Drozdowski, Chair for blood donor clinic and Darcy Morrice, President of Saskatchewan Red Cross

20: Red Cross exercise for seniors at Prairie View Lodge

21: Anna England, Darcy Morrice, Florence Anderson at a volunteer awards ceremony

22: Mrs. Ginter and son, fire victim

(negatives - numbers are not yet written on physical copies of the negatives - see archives photo file on Rachel's computer to view these images)

23: images of a Red Cross meeting at the Royal Canadian Legion, 1963, celebrating the Red Cross's 100 year anniversary, booths include Blood Transfusion Service, Voluntary Services, Water Safety Service, Disaster Service, Friendly Visiting,

also, quilts and sweaters, a cake and several individuals awarded certificates

Folder #2 (formerly A.2004.6.5): loose newspaper clippings, typed history of the Swift Current branch of the Red Cross, typed notes from 1915 to 1939

Canadian Red Cross Society, Swift Current Branch

Carol Stewart fonds

  • SCM-RG-0003
  • Fonds
  • ? - 2009-09-23

The fonds, related to the Harry and Maria Stewart, were accumulated by the source. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum. Records include files from Harry and Maria Stewart's life and the Swift Current Junior Band.

Stewart, Maria

Chinook Regional Library, Swift Current Branch fonds

  • SCM-RG-0031
  • Fonds
  • 17 February 2000

The fonds, related to Alf Bye, 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:
1- “Do you remember…” book of poetry, Alf Bye
2- “Man is Alone Who Leads” book of poetry, Alf Bye
3- “The Century, Saskatchewan and I” book of poetry, Alf Bye

City of Swift Current fonds

  • SCM-RG-0001
  • Fonds
  • 1883-01-01 - ?

The fonds, related to the City of Swift Current, was acquired by the source during its lifetime. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum. Records includes operating records related to the workings of the municipality.

City of Swift Current

Cypress Rock and Fossil Club fonds

  • SCM-RG-0004
  • Fonds
  • 1960 - 2007

The Cypress Rock and Fossil Club fonds consists of records relating to club activity such as meeting minutes, the constitution, and various correspondence. The fonds also consists of catalogues, conference and show information for members, as well as newsletters from other related groups.

Cypress Rock & Fossil Club

Dan Sutherland fonds

  • SCM-RG-0033
  • Fonds
  • 1998 - 1999

The fonds, related to the Swift Current Film Society, 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:

-Public Service Announcements (PSA) and Press Releases, re: Film Nights, Swift Current Film Society (text, correspondence, Swift Current Cablevision request forms); 1999.
-Photocopies of posters for Film Nights at the Art Gallery of Swift Current; 1999.
-Film News’, publication of the Swift Current Film Society; January, 1999 (vol.1, no.1)
-‘Between-Newsletter Infosheet’; February 17, 1999.
-Correspondence: Artistic Director of Swift Current Film Society, Dan Sutherland; 1999
-Photocopies of newspaper articles (City Sun) regarding Film Society’s activities and various film nights; 1999.

Sutherland, Dan

David Burt fonds

  • SCM-RG-0034
  • Fonds
  • [before 5 August 2009]

The fonds, related to James G. Mitchell, 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:

-Tax notice
-Correspondence relating to the purchase of property in Swift Current (lot 25, block 15, Argyle Crescent; 1913)
-Duplicate certificate of title

Mitchell, James G.

Dick Warren fonds

  • SCM-RG-0035
  • Fonds
  • 24 April 2004

The fonds, related to the Swift Current Boys' Band, 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:

Folder #1 - Photographs:

  1. 26 copies of a postcard with a photo of the Swift Current Boys' Band in Memorial Park, n.d.
  2. the Air Cadet band, (back row - standing): Charles Warren, Kelly Hayward, Art Elefson, Clifford Shirriff, George Shick, Maver McKay, Ernie Moen, Bill Wilson, Jack Hudson, Ross McLeod, Jim Standen, Ed Fisher, Ross Bearman, (front row - kneeling or sitting): Wilf Siebel, Gordon Traub, Alvin Carleton (?), Wally Walker, Ken Schmidt, Bill Ford, Gerald Thorneycroft, Dick Warren, Ken Moore, Everett Lett, Barry Traub (?), Ian Phillips, Ted White
  3. members of a Swift Current band (tintype photo)
  4. postcard with an image of a band in front of a horse-drawn wagon, ca. 1930s
  5. Swift Current Boys Band, photo taken inside an H-Hut, n.d.
  6. Swift Current Boys Band, 1913
  7. Swift Current Boys Band, n.d.
  8. Swift Current Boys Band, n.d.
  9. Swift Current Boys Band, taken on the front steps of Toronto City Hall, 1952
  10. Swift Current Boys Band, n.d.
  11. Swift Current City Band, 1921
  12. Swift Current City Band, ca. 1921
  13. Swift Current City Band, ca. 1913
  14. Swift Current City Band, ca. 1912
  15. Swift Current band, ca. 1910
  16. Medicine Hat band, ca. 1912
  17. Swift Current Citizen's Band, 1906: (back row) Reid, Marlow, Dick, Moote, Benson, Clinite, (middle row) Hodges, Sykes, Maxwell, Stephenson, Talman, Jones, (front row) Smith, Furnace
  18. Swift Current Citizen's Band, 1906: (back row) Reid, Marlow, Dick, Moote, Benson, Clinite, (middle row) Hodges, Sykes, Maxwell, Stephenson, Talman, Jones, (front row) Smith, Furnace
  19. Swift Current Boys Band in a parade, Calgary, 1956

Folder #2: scrapbook, containing newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, etc. that chronicle the band's events and trips, from 1949 to 1956, including their trips to Toronto, Calgary, Moose Jaw and Lethbridge.

Photographs in scrapbook:

  1. Swift Current Boy's Band banner
  2. four members of the Swift Current Boys Band, and three young women, posing in a restaurant, perhaps taken during the band's trip to Toronto in 1952
  3. members of the Swift Current Boys Band seated at long tables in a restaurant, perhaps taken during the band's trip to Toronto in 1952
  4. several members of the Swift Current Boys Band and a few young women seated at typesetting machines, perhaps taken during a tour of a newspaper office on the band's trip to Toronto in 1952
  5. several young women who are part of the Swift Current Boys Band, perhaps taken during the band's trip to Toronto in 1952
  6. members of the Swift Current Boys Band, a young women in the front row is holding a trophy, there is a welcome sign behind the band, taken in a restaurant, perhaps taken during the band's trip to Toronto in 1952
  7. Charles Warren (on the right) and two unidentified men, perhaps taken during the Swift Current Boys Band trip to Toronto in 1952
  8. a large audience in Memorial Park

Folder #3: book made for conductor Charles Warren, contains a poem and is signed in the back by all the band members

Folder #4: Swift Current Air Cadet Band attendance record, 1944 - 1946; list of Swift Current Boys Band members, 1952

Envelope #1: address to the Kiwanis Club of Prairie Pioneers, re: the history of community bands in Swift Current, given by Charles Warren in 1984; history of the Air Cadet Band; program for Swift Current Boys Band Golden Jubilee Concert; excerpt from a written history of the Swift Current Boys Band / Junior Band (pages 8 to 13, written for a University class on Recreation in Communities), list of Junior Band activities from 1968 - 1970 and proposed activities for 1972 - 1973, newspaper clippings; photographs:

Photographs in envelope #1:

  1. Swift Current Junior Band in a Frontier Days parade, ca. 1974 - 1975 (taken and developed by Patrick Laird)
  2. Swift Current Junior Band in a Frontier Days parade, ca. 1974 - 1975 (taken and developed by Patrick Laird)

Envelope #2: booklet "Marching Along Together: The Saga of the Swift Current Boys Band", 1954 (3 copies); booklet, "The Swift: A Review of Current Events/The Magazine of No. 39 SFTS Royal Air Force, SC", 1942; photograph

Photographs in envelope #2:

  1. several adults members of a band, brass section, band and individuals are unidentified

Discrete items: photograph #31, Swift Current Boys Band in a parade in Calgary in 1956; framed document, "Mr. Charles W. Warren/A Testimonial/This scroll is presented to Mr. Charles W. Warren upon his retirement as bandmaster of the Swift Current Boys Band"

Swift Current Boys’ Band

Drylanders' Park Prairie Settlement Museum fonds

  • SCM-RG-0037
  • Fonds
  • 1965 - 1979

The fonds, related to the Drylanders' Park Prairie Settlement Museum, 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:

-Documents, re: Drylanders' Park, forerunner of Doc's Town
-Spiral notebook with minutes, newspaper clippings, suggestions for project, 1979
-Constitution and Bylaws, 1971; application for incorporation
-Constitution of the Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society
-Notifications of exploratory meeting, and notes on the meeting, April 23, 1971
-Blank survey from Saskatchewan Museums Association, 1973
-Correspondence; re: request for Charitable Status, 1972
-Swift Current Chamber of Commerce members, 1970
-Saskatchewan Museums Association, 1973
-Correspondence, re: tax return for all societies incorporated under the Societies Act, 1972
-Letter to City Commissioner M. Butterfield, from Saskatchewan Industry Department, re: funding
-Copy of The Societies Act (An Act respecting Benevolent and Other Societies)
-Draft Bylaws for writing guidance
-Copy of Act creating the Western Development Museum (WDM), 1965
-Application for incorporation of Saskatchewan Museums Association (SMA); Saskatchewan Museums Association (SMA) constitution
-Minutes of SMA Executive meeting, 1971
-Document, re: "Some Considerations In Setting Up A Saskatchewan Community Museum"
-Western Development Museum (WDM) Annual Report, 1970
-Speech, re: national cultural survey
-Correspondence, re: funding for labour in Saskatchewan Museums Association (SMA) organizations

Drylanders' Park Prairie Settlement Museum

El Ehman fonds

  • SCM-RG-0039
  • Fonds
  • 11 February 2004

The fonds, related to Hoffman James Powley, 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:

-The volume is a ledger that has been also used as a scrapbook; scrapbook contains: table of contents, clippings of movie stars, politicians, poems, "cowboy" images, newspaper clippings, some Swift Current clippings, latest date on a newspaper clipping is 1932 though most are not dated (clippings and pictures are often pasted onto pages that were originally used as a ledger, ca. 1926); after clippings end several of the remaining pages are used as a ledger, 1911 - 1915, records of interactions with businesses, local businesses, and individuals; there is a large number of blank pages, after which there is another ledger, 1909 - 1913, record of interactions with businesses, local businesses, and individuals. The records in the ledger likely pertain to the Alexandra Hotel. "This book belongs to Hofffman James Powley, Beaver Flats P.O., Saskatchewan, Canada / 15th Day of February in the year 1926 A.D./ age - 18 yrs." written inside front cover

Powley, Hoffman James

Florence Noble fonds

  • SCM-RG-0040
  • Fonds
  • 1912 - 1985

The fonds, related to Florence Noble and the 8th Recce, were accumulated by the source over her lifetime. 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:
.1- July 26, 1982 Reunion (Tom Noble) Newspaper Clipping
.2 - Flo Noble’s tartan hostess sash
.3- 9 page 1st orders issues July 1941 (Holding unit Canadian Armored Corps) November 12, 1977
Moose Jaw Times
.4- Clipping of November 10, 1977 Moose Jaw Armories Reunion
(Together with .3 under same label)
.5a - 4 page report of Chuck's voyage overseas (June 21 – July 4, 1941)
.5b- 1 page, report of Chuck's voyage overseas (January 5, 1944)
.6 – 9 page 1944-1974 Canadian Remembrance Days booklet
.7 – Calgary photograph, No.5 , 1966 (25.5 cm x 20.5 cm)
.8 – Tom Noble photograph (19.5 cm x 24 cm)
.9 – Calgary reunion photograph, No.11 (28 cm x 17.5 cm)
.10 – Swift Current photograph,1960 or 1963 reunion (25.5 cm x 20.5 cm)
.11a – Newspaper clipping (Moose Jaw Times) of 8th Recce parade (Tom Noble and Emil
Zimmerman), 1982
.11b – Newspaper cartoon (Tom Noble) 1912
.12 – Tom Noble and Emil Zimmerman in 8th Recce Regiment parade, photograph (21.5 cm x 24 cm)
.13 – Notes by Major Gordon Good (8th Recce veteran) from World War II; November 1983 (22 pages)
.14 – Members in Calgary, photograph (9 cm x 9 cm)
.15-.19 – Marching Soldiers and armoured tanks, photographs (9 cm x 9 cm)
[In Devon Wente envelope]
.21 – 14th Canadian Hussars information paper
.22a – 8th Recce regiment 1st annual Reunion program, November12, 1960
.25 – Newspaper Clipping of Regina Leader Post (1980’s)

George Schofield fonds

  • SCM-RG-0042
  • Fonds
  • 1936 - 1937

The fonds, related to George Schofield, 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:

-A list of plays suitable for production by the CCYM Saskatchewan section; "Repertory Bulletin/Theatre of Action", a catalogue of short plays with leftist themes; handwritten speech on Socialism, supporting the Liberal party; letter to the Bureau of Labor and Public Welfare inquiring about payment for two workers, Fay Dudley and Lloyd Schneider; financial report for C.C.F. Saskatchewan; letter to all members of the Saskatchewan Commonwealth Youth Movement; registration for form of organizations for the CCFYM; speech written on stationary from Jeffries's Drug Store in Regina, SK about the CCF cause, author unknown; letter to George Schofield from H.F. Hughes, re: joining a CCF committee and the danger of Communist factions; letter to George Schofield from H.F. Hughes, Activity Secretary, 1937; document on how to organize a Cooperative Youth Movement Unit; handwritten documents bearing local announcements, including J.S. Woodsworth speaking at the Lyric Theatre in Swift Current, SK; open letter to all farmers in the Drouth [Drought] area, from George Schofield, secretary of the Drouth [Drought] Conference Coordinating Committee, 1937; letter from the Bureau of Labour and Public Welfare to all Municipal Secretaries, re: General Instructions and Regulations, Municipal Direct Relief Administration, 1936-1937; C.C.F. Saskatchewan section Directive Board meeting agenda, 1936 (2 copies); correspondence between George Schofield and F. Eliason of United Farmers of Canada, re: a meeting held by the U.F.C. whereat members of the D.C.C.C. (Drouth Conference Co-ordinating Committee) were not invited; documents entitled "How To Form a Lodge of the United Farmers of Canada" and an "Organizer's Report Form"

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