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Rice's Studio collection

  • MJ-133
  • Collection
  • 1910-1913

This collection contains two copies of the promotional booklet Moose Jaw: The Buckle of the Greatest Wheat Belt in the World. It was published in 1913 by Rice’s Studio, with Lewis Rice as publisher. It includes facts and figures about Moose Jaw as well as photographs and illustrations of the town. Many of the photographs were taken by Rice. Both booklets bear a stamp from the Moose Jaw Board of Trade.

Rice, Lewis

Farewell School District No. 273 fonds

  • MJ-058
  • Fonds
  • 1893 1920

This fonds consists of a ratepayers assessment roll for the years 1904-1912, financial records consisting of receipts, cheques 1895-1920 and a bank book for the years 1908-1916, and the secretary-treasurer's files consisting of correspondence, reports, contracts, and financial papers, from the years 1893-1917.

Farewell School District No. 273

Robert Baker Allan fonds

  • MJ-124
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 2004]

This fonds contains a completed copy of Allan’s master’s thesis entitled A Populist in Municipal and Provincial Politics: John Wesley Corman as well as some of his research used for writing the thesis. The research papers include copies of newspapers, articles, photographs and an audiocassette pertaining to John Wesley Corman. The research papers are heavily annotated.

Allan, Robert Baker

Doug McGillivray collection

  • MJ-127
  • Collection
  • 1904-1993

This is Doug McGillivray’s “Memory Lane” sports collection. It is a compilation of newspaper and magazine clippings of sporting events from 1904-1993. The sporting events include: horse racing, golf, collegiate sports, boxing, wrestling, soccer, ladies and men’s softball, Western Hockey Association (W.H.A.) hockey, track and field, basketball, old-timer hockey and National Hockey League (N.H.L.) hockey. The clippings are mounted on coloured bristol board.

McGillivray, Doug

Chinese Nationalist League fonds

  • MJ-030
  • Fonds
  • [1920? to 1955?]

The records are primarily Chinese language consisting of membership cards and lists, correspondence and some financial records. Also included are membership pins in sealed and numbered envelopes.

Chinese Nationalist League

Garth Smith Scrapbook Collection

  • MJ-008
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1955]

This collection consists of one series containing a scrapbook kept by Garth Smith but no certain date is established, except that the newspaper clippings kept may have been from around the time of the Province's Golden Jubilee in 1955.
The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings concerning the history of Moose Jaw and the Province from the late 1800's to 1955.

Smith, Garth

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

Army and Navy Department Store fonds

  • MJ-189
  • Fonds
  • 1933-2001

This fonds contains material that reflects the activity of the Army and Navy Department Store in Moose Jaw. It contains store flyers, catalogues, and photographs. It also contains the funeral service program for Garth Curtis Kennedy, who was employed by the organization for 52 years. During his career he served as President, CEO and Chairman of the Board.

Army and Navy Department Store

Heritage Moose Jaw fonds

  • MJ-188
  • Fonds
  • 1978-2000

This fonds reflects the activity of Heritage Moose Jaw. It includes one scrapbook of heritage buildings in Moose Jaw and material about the Moose Jaw Cemetery. The organization received a grant to help restore some of the tombstones in the cemetery and they collected information about the individuals buried there.

Moose Jaw Heritage

King Edward School scrapbook collection

  • MJ-186
  • Collection
  • 1951

This collection contains one oversize scrapbook mailed to King Edward School in 1951. The scrapbook was sent from St. Edmund’s School, Mansfield Woodhouse, Mansfield, Nottingham, Wales. The scrapbook was sent in response to King Edward School sending a scrapbook to St. Edmund’s School. The scrapbook includes pictures, drawings and information about the town and school.

King Edward School (Moose Jaw)

Moose Jaw Radio Association fonds

  • MJ-185
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1927

This fonds reflects the activity of the Moose Jaw Radio Association. It contains the organization’s constitution, a postcard for listeners, and correspondence regarding an affiliation with the American Radio Relay League.

Moose Jaw Radio Association

MJ General Photograph Collection

  • MJPL-GPL
  • Collection
  • [1890 - 2000?]

This collection contains photos of the town of Moose Jaw and its surrounding areas

Mary Barber fonds

  • MJ-119
  • Fonds
  • [1977?] - [1982?]

Mary Barber fonds contains records concerning the writing of the community history book "Parkbeg Reflections". It consists of the manuscript and typescript drafts of the family histories section of Parkbeg Reflections. There are over 350 family history drafts included. Mary Barber organized these drafts using separate envelopes for each family and arranged them alphabetically by surname. These envelopes also include information regarding the author, the typist and the proofreader of the drafts.

Barber, Mary

Newberry Rural Telephone Company fonds

  • MJ-059
  • Fonds
  • [1910?-1956]

This fonds consists of photocopies of correspondence and other miscellaneous items related to the business of the Newberry Rural Telephone Company.

Newberry Rural Telephone Company

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