This fonds documents the lives of the Copland, Hunter and Anderson families, notably their early years following Margaret and William Hunter's move to Canada and years in Saskatoon. It includes materials relating to events such as the 1885 Resistance; later material documenting student life, at the University, as well as materials documenting the daily life of a pioneering farm family. It also includes a card collection maintained by her Barbara Anderson's daughter, Bertha; agricultural fair ribbons from Bertha’s husband, George; and University of Saskatchewan memorabilia from Bertha and George’s daughter, Thelma.
This fonds contains biographical material, including a Paul family history and reminiscences and anecdotes by L.C. Paul, as well as several of his articles. In addition, there is both the manuscript and published version of the History of Extension (1910-1970), and a file on the Retired Faculty Association. The addendum contains clippings and article pertaining to the history of agriculture and agricultural science in Western Canada.
This fonds contains the research materials gathered by Catherine Littlejohn King as a part of her career as a historian and writer of Metis history, in particular of Saskatchewan and Metis soldiers. It mainly contains drafts of her writing, copies of articles and other secondary sources, interviews, and biographies. There is also material on general indigenous history and issues, as well as indigenous education and some general material related to Canadian history.
ca. 1890s-2016 (inclusive). – 1918-1990s (predominant).
This fonds contains the original musical scores and arrangements, and related teaching material, programs, posters and recital material from multiple generations of the Fleming family, primarily those by Arthur Evelyn Fleming (1864-1922), Robert James Berkeley Fleming (1921 – 1976), William Arthur Fleming (1933-2016), and Robert’s son Berkeley Fleming. Georgina Gunn Fleming, Robert’s wife Margaret Pound, Robert may have been the most well-known as a composer, pianist, organist, choirmaster and teacher; but William (“Bill”), a teacher-librarian who taught in Regina throughout his career, was also an acclaimed singer and choirmaster, and studied at the University of Saskatchewan under Murray Adaskin, and Frances James Adaskin. The fonds contains musical works by others in a variety of musical genres; as well as family correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia.
Fonds consists of a history of the Swanson family as well as photographs and drawings of members of the Swanson family and a few locations. Fonds contains two series: Family history and Photographs and drawings.
This fonds consists of records of the Joseph Hinde and Henry Wake families, members of an English Quaker community in Birmingham who immigrated to Canada in 1912. The records reflect their daily lives and the operation of the Hinde family's Valley Springs Ranch near Borden, Saskatchewan. Materials relating to the Horn family farm at Spring Valley Saskatchewan during the Depression comprise the second series of records in this fonds. The types of records included are diaries, correspondence, photographs, financial records, publications, artifacts and clippings.
1878-1984 (inclusive); ca. 1878-1917 (predominant)
The McKay family fonds contains material created and assembled primarily by Angus McKay and his daughter Annie Maude (Nan) Nan McKay. The photographs include family members as well as HBC staff; the University of Saskatchewan campus during Nan McKay’s time as a student; and a variety of scenes and people in Northern Saskatchewan, documenting Angus McKay’s work and family life at various posting, and including a photo identified as a treaty party in La Ronge. The textual material accumulated by Angus McKay includes business, family and personal correspondence, including correspondence relating to his award of scrip, receipts, financial accounts, price lists, tax assessments, etc. There is also material relating to the McKay family tree; printed reminiscences (1935) of the Riel Rebellion of 1885; notes and sketches for a talk by Nan McKay about bird watching.
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.
This fonds contains correspondence, diaries, published and unpublished manuscripts by Carpenter, publications by Carpenter and others and photographs. Series I deals primarily with the genealogy and history of the Carpenter, Smith and Lawrence families.
The fonds consists of records relating to the research and writing of Aggressive in Pursuit, including correspondence and interviews with Hall and others; material relating to all the facets of Hall's career (lawyer, judge in Saskatchewan, Supreme Court of Canada justice, and his role on various commissions and enquiries). Some of the material was originally created or accumulated by Hall. Notably, this material includes letters from members of the public following the Stephen Truscott decision; correspondence of Hall as Chief Justice of Saskatchewan; and a personal note from Prime Minister Diefenbaker prior to the announcement of the Hall Commission on health services.
Photograph albums, other family and community "milestone" albums (marriage, death, births, anniversaries, graduations, awards, news clippings of local history); materials relating to teaching school in Saskatchewan 1947-1951.