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Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company Limited fonds

  • SCM-RG-0028
  • Fonds
  • 27 October 2008

The fonds, related to the Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company Limited, 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.
Debenture Register for Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company, 1961 – 1975, payable at Pioneer Co-operators Credit Union, the debentures are sold to local individuals

Volume 2.
Minute book for directors’ meetings of the Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company, March 23 1914 – January 6 1938, including first organizing meeting

Volume 3.
Account book, October 27 1916 – December 31 1919, October 23 1950, keeps track of customers and when their telephone service was connected, their phone numbers and their land descriptions, also contains a list of the individuals who purchased debentures (see volume 1)

Volume 4.
Account book, March 27 1914 – December 15 1918, April 25 1961 – November 1 1963, contains names, occupations, & land descriptions of shareholders,

Volume 5.
Minute book for meetings pertaining to the Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company, April 20 1961 – May 9 1977, contains the company’s regulations that were drafted in July 1962, contains a letter pertaining to the dissolution of the telephone company in 1977, and a list of subscribers as of March 28 1977

Volume 6.
Share certificates for the Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Co. worth $5 each, signed by President J.K. Austring, 7 certificates are loose, the remainder are still fastened in the book

Discrete object: seal of Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Co.

Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company Limited

Colleen Irwin fonds

  • SCM-RG-0032
  • Fonds
  • ? - 2003-01-20

The fonds, related to George Spence, 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, Appointments: green appointment book belonging to Ivy Spence, appointments for tea and luncheons, some inserts including one that reads "Susan's [Irwin] first work of art sent to Nanna Jan 28 1950 (3 yrs old)".

-volume 2: booklet entitled Session 1943 House of Commons // Special Committee on Reconstruction and Re-establishment // Minutes of Proceedings and Evidence, at which George Spence was a witness, 1943

-volume 3: booklet entitled Address on "Reclamation and Conservation on the Prairies" to the Geographical Society, Winnipeg, Manitoba, by The Honourable George Spence, Commissioner, International Joint Commission, 1954

-volume 4: green scrapbook, including an envelope with newspaper clipping and correspondence of George and Ivy Spence; scrapbook contains newspaper clippings re: George and Ivy Spence and their family, George Spence's career, Ivy Spence's social activities; place cards from dinner parties, brochure on the International Peace Gardens, photograph of a large group of men and one woman outside a building in Regina, probably the Saskatchewan Legislature

-envelope 1, "International Joint Commission": "My Creed", 1931; copies of a newspaper article about George Spence, 1958

-envelope 2, "Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario": an envelope containing cards, invitations, notes and correspondence for George and Ivy Spence, c. 1947 - 1949; brochure on the Empire State Building Observatory, 1949; brochure for Lee Mansion Memorial in Virginia

-envelope 3, "Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Office": envelope addressed to Ivy Spence containing a certificate re: a medal to be worn by Ivy Spence for the 1937 Coronation (medal not accompanying document), a letter sent to George Spence from his daughter Irene when she is at the University of Saskatchewan (mentions a date with Noble Irwin and war work, enlistment, etc.), a poem called "To A Sparrow" dedicated to the Spence's eldest daughter Irene by William Barnard; two copies of the program for the University of Saskatchewan's convocation ceremony, May 1948; program for commencement at Regina Grey Nuns' Hospital School of Nursing, 1945 (Irene Spence won medal for Highest Efficiency in Obstetrics); envelope containing an invitation to the commencement exercises for the Regina Grey Nuns' Hospital School of Nursing, 1945, and two invitations to the University of Saskatchewan's Convocation Ball, 1948; program for the Retail Merchants' Association of Canada Saskatchewan Branch Banquet and Dance at Hotel Saskatchewan in Regina celebrating the 1937 coronation of George VI; hand-drawn diagram of seating arrangements (?); program for the University of Saskatchewan's convocation ceremony, May 1945; invitation to an afternoon reception for graduates of the University of Saskatoon, 1948; newspaper clipping re: graduates of Regina Grey Nuns' Hospital School of Nursing, 1945

-envelope 3, "Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Office": invitations for George and Ivy Spence for tea, luncheon, supper; tourist brochures for Colonial Williamsburg, Fort George (Niagara-On-the-Lake), Niagara's Parks, The Old Mill (Toronto) the Thomas Jefferson Inn, Chesapeake Bay Ferries, Monticello (Virginia), Canadian Pacific Scenic Domes; programs for "Showplace" at Radio City Music Hall, c, 1950s; Capital Airlines schedule, 1955; brochure for Niagara Falls Preservation Program; booklet, On the Death of King George the Sixth, CBC, 1952; programs, banquet honoring CPR Construction Engineers, at Orkney, SK, 1925; birthday cards given to Mrs. George (Ivy) Spence; Clan map of Scotland from the Washington Post, 1954; newspaper clipping about the wedding of Enid Dixon and Jack Hammill; communion program from St. Paul's Memorial Church, Virginia, 1957; train schedule, Chicago Milwaukee and St. Paul Pacific; booklet, Birthday Edition Journal; booklet, Local Council of Women of Regina, 1926

-envelope 4, "Mr. Geo. Spence, M.P. Orkney, Sask.": envelope containing cards, invitations, programs, etc. for Mr. and Mrs. Spence, c. 1920s, re: parliamentary affairs (Spence was an MP); other invitations, programs, correspondence, etc. received by George Spence in his position as MP for Maple Creek, c. 1920s; booklet, The Interdependence of British Trade and British Immigration, a summary of two speeches made by George Spence, Minister of Public Works, 1936; an envelope of photographs (2 - 19), see below for list; correspondence re: Order of the British Empire, received by George Spence, 1946; instructions for attending a "Drawing Room" the the Governor General, February 19 1927; handout, House of Commons Debates: Official Report Speech of Mr. George Spence Member for Maple Creek on the Budget; postcard from Italy, to George Spence, from R.B.W.

-envelope 5, "Queen's Visit to Canada June 26th 1959 - Montreal, St. Lawrence Seaway": newspapers, The National Star, June 25 1959; The Montreal Gazette, June 26 1959; The Montreal Star, June 25 1959; The Montreal Star, June 25 1959, p. 19; The Montreal Star, June 25 1959, p. 17-32; The Montreal Gazette, June 26 1959; The Montreal Star, June 25 1959; The Montreal Gazette, June 26 1959

-envelope 6, "Dominion Department of Agriculture Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Office": invitation to an International Joint Commission event, 1952; wedding announcement for Irene Spence and Captain Noble Irwin, July 7 1945; certificate re: a medal to be worn by George Spence for the 1937 Coronation (medal not accompanying document)

-envelope 7, Article Written for Leader Post Jan. 1960. By Geo. Spence on The Columbia River, B.C.: editorial page from the Leader Post, January 15 and 16 1960

-envelope 8, "International Joint Commission": newspaper clippings, obituaries for Marie Reid (Huffman), Sarah Wilson Kerr (Sharman); weddings of Marie Huffman and J.A. Reid, Rea Spence and Oliver Pederson; Spence's career with PFRA and IJC; birth announcement for Janice Marie Call (Stanley and Annabelle), other birth announcements

-envelope 9, "Western Producer // On George Spence by Grant McEwan Jan. 1958": newspaper, Western Producer, June 16 1948 (15-16, 25-26, 2 copies); Leader Post, April 7 1962 (1-2, 7-8)

-envelope 10, "Stories Written By Cowhand Author George Spence and Lord Tweedsmuir's Visit to Val Marie": newspaper clippings re: George Spence's career, 1952, 1956, articles by George Spence under the alias Cowhand, 1944, 1945, 1951, 1956, visit of Governor General Tweedsmuir to Val Marie, 1949; booklet, "Water for the Prairies", by George Spence, published by the Canadian Geographical Journal, June 1952

-envelope 11, "clippings // L.B. Thompson funeral // the Naughton wedding - Ottawa": newspaper clippings re: wedding of Helen Claxton to Lt. Col. Edward Leslie in Ottawa Citizen, 1957; death of Mayme Evans (n.d.), Leonard (L.B.) Thompson, 1956

-envelope 12: newspaper clippings re: South Saskatchewan River dam, Diefenbaker, George Spence's career, 1958

-envelope 13 "Paper clippings about Geo. Spence and Clippings by Geo. Spence": newspaper clippings: editorials by George Spence, 1945, 1947, 1949, 1953, 1957, 1958, 1959; articles about George Spence's career, 1938 - 1948, 1952, 1953, 1957, 1958, 1959, articles about George Spence (not career related), receiving Order of the British Empire, honourary law degree, 1948; wedding announcement for Eleanor Hedstrom and Ovar Uggen; visit of the Earl of Athlone and Princess Alice to SC, 1941; irrigation on the prairies, 1943, 1946; wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip, 1947; ticket to the University of Saskatchewan's Convocation, 1948; articles by George Spence, 1942; retirement of O. Freer from PFRA, n.d.

-envelope #14: two photos of George Spence (#20 and #21); invitation for George and Ivy Spence to go to Monticello with Anne and Roger McWhorter; other notes, cards, correspondence for George and Ivy Spence, c. 1940s; newspaper clippings re: Hetty Green, PFRA; invitations for George Spence from Lt. Gov. of Saskatchewan to attend the opening of the Legislative Assembly, receptions, other invitations, c. 1940s; tourist brochures re: Garrison Dam on the Missouri, Morden, SK; itinerary and map for a tour of the proposed route through the Souris River Basin, 1955; seating arrangements for a luncheon of the executive of the Regina Women's Liberal Club, 1935; cards commemorating deaths of Mary Rogers, 1924, and Eunice McKeen, 1943; invitations for Ivy Spence to visit other women's homes; invitation to attend the opening of parliament, and a skating party, 1926; George Spence's House of Commons traveling passes, CPR railway passes, 1925 - 1927, 1936; diagram of House of Commons seating; invitation to Diamond Jubilee of Confederation, 1927; letter re: Elbow dam, 1947; booklet, Prevent Duck Depredations, by Floyd H. Davis

-envelope #15, "Lethbridge Photo - speaking at ? Jubilee": photo (#22 t0 #29 see below); letter to Ivy Spence from her brother Charlie, 1943; postcard from George to Ivy, while he was in New York, 1950 (never sent); McLean's Magazine article about George Spence, 1957; article on Remedial Works program at Niagara Falls, 1957; photo #30

-envelope #16, "Staff Members at tea in Blue Lounge - Dec. 20 - 47": blank lined book, "Government of Canada No. 50", names of guests are written on the pages, between the pages are place cards and invitations, loose pieces of paper also containing lists of names

Photographs:

  1. a large group of men and one woman, taken outside the Saskatchewan Legislature
  2. two women standing on the side of a truck, Louie (last name unknown) and Irene Spence (Irwin)
  3. the front yard of a house, surrounded by trees, presumably "The Bend" in Nanaimo, BC
  4. a young child in a yard by a baby carriage unidentified, perhaps Irene Spence (later Irwin)
  5. a house, "The Bend" in Nanaimo, BC
  6. front gardens of a house, "The Bend" in Nanaimo, BC
  7. Irene Spence (later Irwin) and Ethel Spence, in 1938
  8. Irene Spence (later Irwin) and another young woman, c. 1935
  9. Florence Gardiner's wedding, July 1 1946, at Lemberg Farm home
  10. Florence Gardiner's wedding, July 1 1946, at Lemberg Farm home
  11. two men digging on the prairie, one might be George Spence
  12. Noble Irwin petting a dog, c. 1940s
  13. Irene Irwin (nee Spence) sitting on a porch, c. 1940s
  14. a wedding party, at Vi Jean's, August 1944, the photo has been cut so not all of the information is available
  15. two children on a wooden sidewalk, Kae and Harold Brown
  16. an unidentified young woman by a car
  17. Irene Spence (later Irwin)
  18. Irene Spence (later Irwin), Ivy Spence and Ethel Spence, May 25 1939
  19. George and Ivy Spence, c. 1920s
  20. George Spence, c. 1950s
  21. George Spence, c. 1950s
  22. George Spence speaking to Lethbridge Board of Trade, 1947
  23. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas May
  24. Arlie and Edna Spence, daughters of Jack Spence
  25. a young woman, unidentified daughter of Jack Spence (see #27)
  26. a man and a woman (Mr. and Mrs. Jack Spence?)
  27. six young women, the daughters of Jack Spence, Edith, Beryl, Alice, Rea, Arlie and Edna
  28. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Spence and their six daughter (see #27)
  29. George Spence and three unidentified individuals, taken in Victoria BC
  30. group photo taken St. Lawrence Power Project in Cornwall, ON, 1957, presented to George Spence by the International Joint Commission "built in 193"

Spence, George

Doctor Keene fonds

  • SCM-RG-0036
  • Fonds
  • ? - 1999-03-16

The fonds, related to Doctor Keene, 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:
-receipt book, June 1964 – October 1964, copies of receipts for medical services by Dr. J. D. Keene, Dr. J. J. Fitzgerald, Dr. B. K. Sood
-receipt book, October 1964 – February 1965, copies of receipts for medical services by Dr. J. D. Keene, Dr. J. J. Fitzgerald, Dr. Taylor
-receipt book, February 1965 – May 1965, copies of receipts for medical services by Dr. J. J. Fitzgerald, Dr. Fernando, Dr. J.D. Keene, Dr. J.J. Gregory
-ledger, 1954 – 1957 (green) for Dr. Keene, Dr. Brosnan, some receipts fastened to the back pages
-ledger (coiled notebook), 1960 – 1964
-ledger (coiled notebook), February 1962 – August 1964
-farm ledger, 1964 - 1965, tracks cattle, wages, machinery purchase, seeds, feed, fertilizer and twine, repairs, etc., from Farm Tax Service Limited
-file folders: cancelled cheques from Dr. J.D. Keene; Keene's miscellaneous receipts for supplies, (Pioneer Coop, SC Animal Clinic, Thompson Auto Supplies, Revelstoke Building Supplies); Keene's truck and tractor receipts; Keene's gas and oil receipts; receipts for Keene's cattle purchases and sales; bills and receipts for Keene's light, power and telephone

Keene, Dr.

Frontier Radio Club fonds

  • SCM-RG-0041
  • Fonds
  • ? - 1997-08-05

The fonds, related to the Frontier Radio Club, 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:
Series 1: Financial
Dates: 1976 - 1982
Extent: 13 cm textual records
Scope and content:
-receipt books: May 1976 & March 1978, September 1976 – January 1977, January 1977 – May 1977, May 1977 - February 1978, 1980 (Memberships)
-bank deposit book May 1976 – December 1980
-cheque book – February 1976 – June 1982
-account book (red): 1975 - 1980, Treasurer’s Report January – September 1977
-bank statements (envelope #1): Western Savings and Credit Union March – December 1976; January – December 1977; January – December 1978; January – December 1979; January 1980; January 1981; interest advance notice
-cash: (envelope #2): $6 ($1 bill and change)
-receipts (envelope #3): receipts for services and supplies, etc.
-statements (envelope #4) – 1979 Returns and Financial statements

Series 2: Minutes, correspondence and other documents
Dates: 1976 - 1982
Extent: 15 cm textual records
Scope and content:
-registration notebook
-minute books: January 1976 - March 1979, January 1980 - October 1982
-misc. (envelope #5) : receipt; Province of Sask.: Resolution of the General Membership; Application under Societies Act; Policy and Procedure – The Plains CB Club Emergency Measures
-correspondence (envelope #6): Saskatchewan Provincial Secretary; Runzer's Officer Equipment; The Societies Act; Swift Current Bottlers Ltd., etc.
-application (envelope #7): application for permit to operate a Canadian general radio Service Station in the US (from Federal Communications Commission)
-membership (envelope #8) - membership applications
-misc. (folder #:1): correspondence re: dissolution of club, 1981; Chapter 142 of The Societies Act; correspondence re: incorporation of club, 1977; financial statement 1980, misc. correspondence, questionnaires completed by members
-misc. (folder #2): financial statement 1977 – 80; REAP Alberta; various letters; Constitution and Bylaws of the “Southwest Amateur Radio Club”; St. John Ambulance; SGI Insurance; letters from Sask. Province Secretary; receipt from Kinsmen TeleMiracle; poster – AB 1st Annual CB Jamboree; Chapter 12 – The Societies Act
-Constitution Preparation (folder 3): "The Societies Act - Application for Incorporation", n.d.
-misc. (folder #4 - brown plastic): The Saskatoon General radio Club 11th Annual Western Canadian CB Jamboree, 1981; Insurance contract – SGI; various correspondence: newsletters, letters; blank memberships certificates; blank meeting/minutes form; duotang: Sask. EMO SEMAD (Saskatchewan Emergency Measures Air Division) exercise NO. 4. 1975, Swift Current, SK; folder containing miscellaneous correspondence with the City; folder containing various correspondence re: crests and decals; folder containing correspondence re: Hallowe'en Patrol; notebook containing minutes from January to December 1975, roll call, sheet, 1995, names and addresses, “Halloween Patrol” list, guest list; correspondence re: membership questionnaire
-red book – Memberships 1975 – 1980
-book – “Citizen Band Directory for Southern Saskatchewan June 1975”
-black book - Membership 1978 - 1979
-booklet – Radio / telephone operator handbook, land/sea/air
-scrapbook – certificates and letters
-Thank you card from the Bennett family, to George Hanna
-six "Frontier City CB Radio Club Swift Current Sask." badges, and three "Frontier City CB Radio Club Swift Current Sask." buttons

Frontier Radio Club

George Schofield fonds

  • SCM-RG-0042
  • Fonds
  • ? - 1997

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 for organizations for the CCFYM; speech written on stationary from Jeffries's Drug Store in Regina, about the CCF cause, author unknown; letter to George Schofield from H.F. Hughes, re: joining a CCF committee and the danger of Communist Fractions; 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; 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 entitles "How To Form a Lodge of the United Farmers of Canada" and an "Organizer's Report Form"

Herb Butz fonds

  • SCM-RG-0007
  • Fonds
  • ? - 2003-10-14

The fonds, related to James Borthwick and the Elmwood Golf and Country Club, was accumulated by the source. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.

Borthwick, Jim

Hugh Henry fonds

  • SCM-RG-0009
  • Fonds
  • ? - 2002-04-08

The fonds, related to the Shortgrass Writers Guild, the Southwest Saskatchewan Writers Project, the Swift Current Film Society, and the Swift Current Social Justice Coordinating Committee 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.

Southwest Saskatchewan Writers Project

Joe Young fonds

  • SCM-RG-0049
  • Fonds
  • ? - 2003-10-15

The fonds, related to the 8th Recce, were accumulated by the source from Joyce Haydon. 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:
4 binders of photocopied pages of text and images
.1 – “Oh What a Muddy War”, vol. 1 part 1
.2 – “Oh What a Muddy War”, vol. 1 part 2
.3 – “Letters from an Ordinary Soldier”, vol. 2 part 1
.4 – “Letters from an Ordinary Soldier”, vol. 2 part 2

Lawrence Schatkoski fonds

  • SCM-RG-0013
  • Fonds
  • ? - 2002-07-23

The fonds, related to the Belvidere Rural Telephone Company Limited and the Rural Municipality of Swift Current Number 137, 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.

Belvidere Rural Telephone Company Limited

Norman McConnachie fonds

  • SCM-RG-0064
  • Fonds
  • ? - 2007-05-05

The fonds, related to a commercial bingo inquiry, 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:
-binder of printed papers
-53 audio cassettes

Paul Rezansoff fonds

  • SCM-RG-0017
  • Fonds
  • 25 August 2001

The fonds, related to the Swift Current Arts And Heritage Committee, Hoffman James Powley, Swift Current Community Arts Council, Swift Current Overture Concert Association, Swift Current Tourism Committee, and the Horseshoe Tourism Region, were accumulated by the source.

Richard Burke fonds

  • SCM-RG-0016
  • Fonds
  • 29 Oct. 2003

The fonds, related to the 16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse and William W. Cooper, were accumulated by the source.

The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:

A.2003.10 (William W. Cooper)

Folder #1:
address book of customers, ca. 1967;
shares of the WW Cooper store, issued to W.W. Cooper, 1927;
Cooper's Store News issues: March & April 1924; September & October 1924; Christmas 1924 (2 copies); January 1925; February 1925 (3 copies); March 1925; June 1925; July 1925; October 1925; January 1926; February 1926; Summer 1933; Christmas 1948 (3 copies);
Cooper's Anniversary News, June 1933 (6 copies);
"The North West Mounted Police - The Winning of the West" (5 pages)

Folder #2 (documents pertaining to W.W. Cooper's visit to Russia in 1931):
poster for a talk on Russia given by WW Cooper;
booklet, "Intimate Impressions of Russia Discussed in a Lecture by W.W. Cooper" (6 copies);
notes for a speech on Russia;
newspaper clippings re: Russia, communism;
correspondence re: First United Church's 60th Anniversary in 1972, along with ribbon, list of congregation members and photo #1: members of the First United Church congregation in the church, 1972;
City of Swift Current tax notice, 1935;
speech from Mrs. W.W. Cooper to the Women's Missionary Society of the Metropolitan Church, upon her birthday, 1923;
employee newsletter, "The Cooperator", November 1948;
letters from W.W. Cooper's grandsons (Alfred Cooper's sons) Bill and Peter, 1962;
correspondence with W.A. Bingham re: oil burners, 1929

Folder #3:
Honorary Address to Mr. W.W. Cooper from the staff on the occasion of the store's 40th Birthday, June 4 1943" (signed by all staff members)

Folder #4 (newspapers):
Cooper's Anniversary News, June 1933;
excerpt from The Sun, February 4,1953 (article on the purchase of the W.W. Cooper store by Pioneer Co-Op);
The Sun, October 27,1948 (article on the death of William Wesley Cooper)

Envelope #1:
essay by Phoebe Matthie, "The W.W. Cooper Memorial Scholarship Committee";
grades for Phoebe Matthie from the University of Saskatchewan, 1952;
photos #2 - #7, re: Phoebe Matthie's photographs from the University of Saskatchewan

Envelope #2:
personal correspondence addressed to Gordon Cooper, the son of W.W. Cooper, 1933 to 1962, including a marriage announcement for Gordon and Dorothy Wilkins, 1933;
postcards from their daughter Colleen in 1962;
various letters from friends and relatives;
photographs #8 - #10: unidentified individuals at an outdoor reception, perhaps a wedding; #11: two unidentified women sitting on a couch; #12 - #15: a family at Easter in 1983, Robert, Audrey (mother and father), Carissa Dawn and Christopher Robert (daughter and son) and an older women referred to as "myself"; #16: a family in Christmas of 1982, Robert, "myself", Donald and Gerald; #17 - #19: unidentified individuals; #20: W.W. (William Wesley) Cooper taken October 1923; Programs for the 5th annual and the 11th annual W.W. Cooper Co. banquet

Envelope #3:
handwritten document about trip to Hudson's Bay and Churchill, Manitoba, August 6 - 11 1947 (author unknown, likely W.W. Cooper, 10 pages);
"Canadian National Railways (Western Region) Passenger Traffic Department North of 54" (20 pages);
photos #21 - #64, photos and postcards from northern communities ( e.g. Flin Flon and Churchill, Manitoba), including people, sled dogs and seal hunting;
brochure for a CPR holiday that involves travel from Regina, Saskatchewan to Churchill, Manitoba and back to Regina;
newsletter: "Eskimo" from Churchill, MB, June 1947, published by the Oblate Fathers of the Hudson Bay Vicariate

Volume #1: "Bylaws of Unity Chapter No. 10" Royal Arch Masons
Volume #2: "Constitution of the Grand Chapter of the Royal Arch Masons of Saskatchewan", 1929
Volume #3: "Constitution of the Grand Lodge of Saskatchewan"
Volume #4: "Constitution and By-Laws" for SC Lodge of the Independent Order of Oddfellows
Volume #5: "Swift Current Lodge No. 26 Bylaws", Masons
Volume #6: Financial statement, W.W. Cooper Store, "Report on Accounts For the year ended January 31 1935"
Volume #7: Cooper Store News, 1919 - 1931
Volume #8: Cooper Store News, 1932 - 1952

A.2003.11 (16th/22nd Saskatchewan Horse)

  • Order papers for 7th Calvary Brigade, Dundurn;1938
  • Court Inquiry, Capt. Cooper
  • Order papers (camp daily orders), Dundurn; July 1939
  • Order papers (camp daily orders), Dundurn; July 1940
  • Administration instructions, Dundurn;1939
  • Tactical Exercises, Dundurn;1939
  • Standing orders, Dundurn;1939
  • Memo on judging efficiency
  • Photographs and correspondence

Rob Nisbet fonds

  • SCM-RG-0065
  • Fonds
  • ? - 2008-09-08

The fonds, related to the Flats School District Number 1602, 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: minutes of The Flats School District meetings, January 9 1937 – April 19 1966
Volume 2: minutes of The Flats School District meetings, September 26 1906 – November 4 1936, entries pertaining to the establishment of the School District in 1906
Volume 3: assessment and tax roll (names and addresses of ratepayers and the amount they paid) for The Flats School District, 1907 – 1911
Volume 4: account book, each page has the name of a business or individual along the top, plus a list of expenses paid to them with the cheque number, 1906 - 1913

Flats School District Number 1602

Robert Anderson fonds

  • SCM-RG-0066
  • Fonds
  • ? - 2009

The fonds, related to Robert Anderson, 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:
-contains a photocopy of a handwritten manuscript by Robert Anderson called “Discovering Spring Creek” about a region approximately 8 miles north of Abbey, the chapters in the manuscript at entitled: Discovering Spring Creek; The South Saskatchewan River: Joy, Risks & Tragedy; The Christmas of ‘35; Chicken Every Sunday; Uncle Clarence’s Choppers; Turkeys; The West is Dead, My Friends; Prairie Harvest (poem); Night Trains Through Gladstone; Bennett Buggies and Anderson Carts; The Depression Syndrome; The War Years; To Light A Fire; 70 and Holding (poem) and City Livin’; On Reaching 75 (poem)

-copies of a series of articles from the magazine ‘Western People’ called ‘Prairie Boys’ by Robert Anderson about growing up in southwest Saskatchewan, his mother’s cookbook, the Battleford Trail

-photocopies of newspaper articles on the Saskatchewan Landing bridge

Anderson, Robert

Saskatchewan Landing School District Number 2214 fonds

  • SCM-RG-0069
  • Fonds
  • ? - 2007-02-15

The fonds, related to the Saskatchewan Landing School District Number 2214, 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.2007.1.1): minute book of school board meetings, July 1910 to July 1920
Volume #2: school register recording the attendance of pupils at the Saskatchewan Landing School District, 1910 - 1911
Volume #3: school register recording the attendance of pupils at the Saskatchewan Landing School District, 1913
Volume #4: school register recording the attendance of pupils at the Saskatchewan Landing School District, 1914
Volume #5: school register recording the attendance of pupils at the Saskatchewan Landing School District, 1929
Volume #6: school register recording the attendance of pupils at the Saskatchewan Landing School District, 1915
Volume #7: school register recording the attendance of pupils at the Saskatchewan Landing School District, 1916
Volume #8: school register recording the attendance of pupils at the Saskatchewan Landing School District, 1917
Volume #9: school register recording the attendance of pupils at the Saskatchewan Landing School District, 1918
Volume #10: school register recording the attendance of pupils at the Saskatchewan Landing School District, 1919
Volume #11: school register recording the attendance of pupils at the Saskatchewan Landing School District, 1920
Volume #12: school register recording the attendance of pupils at the Saskatchewan Landing School District, 1921
Volume #13: school register recording the attendance of pupils at the Saskatchewan Landing School District, 1922
Volume #14: school register recording the attendance of pupils at the Saskatchewan Landing School District, 1924
Volume #15: school register recording the attendance of pupils at the Saskatchewan Landing School District, 1926
Volume #16: school register recording the attendance of pupils at the Saskatchewan Landing School District, 1927
Volume #17: school register recording the attendance of pupils at the Saskatchewan Landing School District, 1927

Folder #1 (two bundles):

(formerly A.2007.1.2) review of grounds, equipment, library, etc. for Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1924; documents re: insurance policy; receipts for supplies and expenses from various businesses, 1924; document, "Memorandum for Secretaries of School Districts", 1923 - 1924; other misc. documents, financial and otherwise, pertaining to the Saskatchewan Landing S.D. c. 1923 - 1924

(formerly A.2007.1.3) receipts for supplies and expenses from various businesses, 1925 - 1926; review of grounds, equipment, library, etc. for Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1926; "Department of Education School Hygiene Report", 1926; "Agreement Between Trustees and Teacher", 1926; other misc. documents, financial and otherwise, pertaining to the Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1925 - 1926

Folder #2 (three bundles):

(formerly A.2007.1.4) grant received from the Government of Saskatchewan Treasury Department, 1928; "Agreement Between Trustees and Teachers", 1928; income and expenses of Saskatchewan Landing School District, 1927; list of school furnishings, 1928; receipts for various supplies and expenses, 1927 - 1928; fire insurance policy, 1928; other misc. documents, financial and otherwise, pertaining to the Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1927 - 1928

(formerly A.2007.1.5) grant received from the Government of Saskatchewan Treasury Department, 1929; receipts for various supplies and expenses, 1929; "Agreement Between Trustees and Teachers", 1929; tax receipts, 1929; correspondence re: accepting high school students, 1929; review of grounds, equipment, library, etc. for Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1929; other misc. documents, financial and otherwise, pertaining to the Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1929

(formerly A.2007.1.6) expenses required by Saskatchewan Landing S.D., 1930; receipts for various supplies and expenses, 1930; fire insurance policy, 1930; "Promotion Examinations" for Phyllis Leona Hussey, 1930; grant received from the Government of Saskatchewan Treasury Department, 1930; census of children between 7 and 15 living in the Saskatchewan Landing S.D., 1930; other misc. documents, financial and otherwise, pertaining to the Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1930

Folder #3 (formerly A.2007.1.7): documents, "Teacher's Monthly Reports To Local Attendance Officer", 1928 to 1930

Folder #4 (two bundles):

(formerly A.2007.1.8) correspondence re: payment of teacher's salary to Donald Wader, 1937, 1938, Vivian E. Hussey, 1933 - 1935, 1938, 1940, Aileen Una Carnrike, 1935, 1936; correspondence re: "Indebtedness to the Department of Education", 1941; financial information, 1933 - 1934; review of grounds, equipment, library, etc. for Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1935; "Statement of School Tax Account", 1934, 1935; grant received from the Government of Saskatchewan Treasury Department, 1934, 1935; receipts for supplies and expenses from various businesses, 1935; handwritten document pertaining to the attendance of the Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1934, written by Vivian E. Hussey (2 pgs.); documents re: nomination of Max Wellsch to position of trustee, 1935; other misc. documents, financial and otherwise, pertaining to the Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1934 - 1935

(formerly A.2007.1.9) review of grounds, equipment, library, etc. for Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1930, 1931; handwritten document pertaining to the attendance of the Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1931, written by Vivian E. Hussey (2 pgs.); "Statement of School Tax Account", 1930, 1931; correspondence re: payment of teacher's salary, Vivian E. Hussey, 1931; expenses for 1932; "Tax Notice", 1931; "Agreement Between Trustees and Teacher", 1931; remittance for Miss Mary Weaver, sick pay, 1931; correspondence re: no further funds available to S.D. from R.M. of Saskatchewan Landing, 1931; receipts for supplies and expenses from various businesses, 1931; grant received from the Government of Saskatchewan Treasury Department, 1930, 1931; correspondence re: school trustee elections; "Interim Financial Statement" 1931; "Agreement Between Trustees and Teacher:, 1931; "Promotion Examinations" for Phyllis Hussey, Delbert Weaver, 1931; correspondence re: insurance policy, 1930; other misc. documents, financial and otherwise, pertaining to the Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1930 - 1931

Folder #5 (3 bundles):

  1. (formerly A.2007.1.10) review of grounds, equipment, library, etc. for Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1933; receipts for various supplies, expenses and services, 1933; insurance documents, 1933; "Agreement Between Trustees and Teacher", 1933; correspondence re: payment of teacher's salary to Vivian Elsie Hussey, 1931, 1932; grant received from the Government of Saskatchewan Treasury Department, 1932, 1933; correspondence re: no further funds available to S.D. from R.M. of Saskatchewan Landing, 1933; "Promotion Examinations" for Mary Mildred Garies, James Angus Stewart, Agnes Mildred Kahler, and Margaret Theresa Kahler, 1933; income tax return, 1932; documents re: nominations of trustees, 1933; other misc. documents, financial and otherwise, pertaining to the Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1932 -1933

  2. (formerly A.2007.1.11) receipts for various supplies, expenses and labour, 1934; "Tax Notice", 1934; "Promotion Examinations" for Agnes Mildred Kahler, Margaret Theresa Kahler, Mary Mildred Garies and James Angus Stewart, 1934; census of all children between 7 and 15 living in the Saskatchewan Landing School District, 1934; "Sanitation and Health Inspection Report of School", 1935; grant received from the Government of Saskatchewan Treasury Department, 1933; "Agreement Between Trustees and Teacher", 1934; insurance policy documents, 1934; estimated expenditures for 1934; documents re: election of school trustees, 1933; other misc. documents, financial and otherwise, pertaining to the Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1933 - 1934

  3. (formerly A.2007.1.12) correspondence re: paying of teacher's salary, Vivian Elsie Hussey, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934; "Declaration of Trustee" for Max Wellsch, 1932; review of grounds, equipment, library, etc. for Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1932; "Statement of School Tax Account", 1932; "Tax Notice", 1932; grant received from the Government of Saskatchewan Treasury Department, 1931, 1932; receipts for various supplies, expenses and labour, 1932; income tax form for Saskatchewan Landing S.D., 1931; "Promotion Examinations", for Mildred Agnes Kahler, Theresa Margaret Kahler, George James Garies, 1932; documents re: election of school trustees, 1932; census of all children between 7 and 15 living in the Saskatchewan Landing School District, 1932; other misc. documents, financial and otherwise, pertaining to the Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1931 -1932

Folder #6 (3 bundles):

  1. (formerly A.2007.1.13) receipts for supplies, expenses and labour, 1925; grant received from the Government of Saskatchewan Treasury Department, 1924, 1925; review of grounds, equipment, library, etc. for Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1925; "Agreement Between Trustees and Teacher", 1925; recommendation letter for teacher, Miss Margaret Smith, 1924; insurance documents, 1925; other misc. documents, financial and otherwise, pertaining to the Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1924 -1925

  2. (formerly A.2007.1.14) review of grounds, equipment, library, etc. for Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1923; "Department of Education // Drawing Of Washstand Recommended For Rural Schools" drawing; documents, "Lighting Conditions for Class Rooms" and "School Hygiene // Concerning School Toilets"; "Board of Education School Hygiene Report", 1923; "Agreement Between Trustees and Teacher", 1923; receipts for supplies, expenses and labour, 1923; grant received from the Government of Saskatchewan Treasury Department, 1922, 1923; application for a teacher's position, Myrtle Stewart, 1923

  3. (formerly A.2007.1.15) insurance documents, 1927; "Agreement Between Trustees and Teacher", 1927; receipts for supplies, services and labour, 1927; grant received from the Government of Saskatchewan Treasury Department, 1927; "Tax Account", 1927; review of grounds, equipment, library, etc. for Saskatchewan Landing S.D. in 1927

Envelope #1 (formerly A.2007.1.16): canceled cheques from 1926 to 1928

Envelope #2 (formerly A.2007.1.17): canceled cheques from 1922 to 1925

Envelope #3 (formerly A.2007.1.18): canceled cheques from 1929 to 1931

Envelope #4 (formerly A.2007.1.19): canceled cheques from 1932 to 1934

Envelope #5 (formerly A.2007.1.20): canceled cheques from 1935

Envelope #6 (formerly A.2007.1.21): Saskatchewan Government - Department of Education forms, guidelines, reports, correspondence, etc. 1930 - 1933

Envelope #7 (formerly A.2007.1.22): Saskatchewan Government - Department of Education notices, memos, reports, correspondence, forms, etc., 1934 - 1935; brochure for school books, 1935

Envelope #8 (formerly A.2007.1.23): cheque stubs, 1924 - 1929

Envelope #9 (formerly A.2007.1.24): cheque stubs, 1930 - 1937

Envelope #10 (formerly A.2007.1.25): correspondence addressed to Charles C. Hussey, Secretary Treasurer of the Saskatchewan Landing S.D., re: school loans, hiring teachers, radio license, financial issues, invoices for supplies, memo and blank petition pertaining to the closing of local schools, insurance policies, correspondence re: some parents' desire to have their children attend the Stewart Valley school, document, "Social Hygiene Day // Opportunity for Family Life Education" with an emphasis on the importance of the family unit, memos for District School Boards from the Swift Current School Unit, "Promotion Examinations" for Ralph Cullum Drummond and Anthony Mac Wellsch, 1936 - 1945

Envelope #11 (formerly A.2007.1.26): correspondence addressed to Charles C. Hussey, Secretary-Treasurer of the Saskatchewan Landing S.D.: letters from Saskatchewan School Trustees Association, canceled cheques from 1936; memos, forms, reports and financial information from Swift Current School Unit, including minutes from SC School Unit meetings: January 9, February 20, March 20, May 6, June 3, September 4, December 9 1947, January 8, April 8, 1948, letter from Canadian Sunday School Mission at Briercrest, letter from the Department of Education re: Dental Survey of Health District No. 1, brochure for school books, a document pertaining to the closing of the Saskatchewan Landing S.D. by 1947, and the placement of pupils in schools in SC, 1946 - 1949

Envelope #12 (formerly A.2007.1.27): income tax form for Saskatchewan Landing S.D., 1924; grants received from the Saskatchewan Treasury Department, 1936 - 1937; cheque stubs, 1912, 1915; letter from teacher Aileen Carnrike requesting payment, 1938; misc. receipts, correspondence, handwritten notes, etc.; letter from the Department of Education re: offering high school level class at the Saskatchewan Landing S.D., 1933; newsletter, "Christmas Issue Of The Valley Review", 1933

Envelope #13 (formerly A.2007.1.28): misc. documents, brochure from Moose Jaw book exchange, 1946-47; documents re: Election of Trustees 1947; free Private Receiving Station Licence, 1947-48; handwritten Saskatchewan Landing S.D. meeting notes, no date; letter from the Department of Education re: closing schools during harvest, 1944

Envelope #14 (formerly A.2007.1.29): bank statement books for Saskatchewan Landing S.D., from the Bank of Ottawa, 1923 to 1925, and from the Royal Bank of Canada, 1926 to 1931

Envelope #15 (formerly A.2007.1.30): monthly attendance records for Saskatchewan Landing S.D., 1943 - 1944

September 2012 accrual:
-certificate stating the Sask Landing School District owns one $5 share of the Eclipse Rural Telephone Company
-$1600 debenture for the Sask Landing School District

Saskatchewan Landing School District Number 2214

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