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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

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, (includes first organizing meeting)

Volume 3: Account book, October 27,1916 – December 31,1919 and 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, and 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 Company (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

Beverley fonds

  • SCM-RG-0005
  • Fonds
  • 2000

The fonds consists of records of the Beverley Community Club as well as the Beverley School District Number 1172.

Bonnie Currie fonds

  • SCM-RG-0029
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1955

The fonds, related to the Silver Craig School District Number 4107, 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:

-scrapbook with wooden covers, inside are letters, photographs, history, etc. relating to the history of the Silver Craig School District Number 4107, dated 1905-1955

-Daily Register for the Recording the Daily Attendance of Pupils

Silver Craig School District Number 4107

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

Colleen Irwin fonds

  • SCM-RG-0032
  • Fonds
  • 20 January 2003

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, ca. 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 Saskatchewan, 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, ca, 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, ca. 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, ca. 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 2,5 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 Regina 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 (pp.15-16 and 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 Swift Current, 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 photographs 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, ca. 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, ca. 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 Photograph - speaking at ? Jubilee": photo (#22 to #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. large group of men and one woman, taken outside the Saskatchewan Legislature in Regina
  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. young child in a yard by a baby carriage unidentified, perhaps Irene Spence (later Irwin)
  5. "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, ca. 1935
  9. Florence Gardiner's wedding, July 1, 1946, at Lemberg, SK farm home
  10. Florence Gardiner's wedding, July 1, 1946, at Lemberg, SK farm home
  11. two men digging on the prairie, one might be George Spence
  12. Noble Irwin petting a dog, ca. 1940s
  13. Irene Irwin (nee Spence) sitting on a porch, ca. 1940s
  14. 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, ca. 1920s
  20. George Spence, ca. 1950s
  21. George Spence, ca. 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. young woman, unidentified as daughter of Jack Spence (see #27)
  26. 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 1935"

Spence, George

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

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