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USSU Women's Centre fonds

  • MG 140
  • Fonds
  • 1973-2004

This fonds contains material related to the administration, programing, and information services of the USSU Women’s Centre in its various incarnations as well as informational brochures, reports, clippings and reference material on a variety of subjects of particular concern to women.

University of Saskatchewan Students' Union.

Margaret H. Pattillo fonds

  • MG 59
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1981 (inclusive); 1976-1981 (predominant)

This fonds contains a number of files concerning feminism and the status of women, including the Federal Government Advisory Council and the Saskatchewan Action Committee on the Status of Women. There are also several subject files containing pamphlets on topics such as family planning, marriage contracts, rape, sex stereotyping, and women in education, politics, religion, and the labour force. There are files on women in Canadian universities, the Saskatoon Business and Professional Women's Association, International Women's Year, Florence Howe, Edith Rowles Simpson, and the Saskatchewan Conference on Children. The fonds contains various publications, including "Federal Services for Women," "Status of Women News," "Towards Equality for Women," "Continuum," "Upstream," and "Canadian Newsletter of Research on Women" (later known as "Resources for Feminist Research"). This fonds also contains a binder of publications and ephemera from Saskatchewan's Golden Jubilee (1955).

Pattillo, Margaret H.

Patricia Monture fonds

  • MG 539
  • Fonds
  • 1960-2010 (inclusive) ; 1980-2005 (predominant)

This fonds includes materials relating to Patricia Monture’s teaching, research, and professional activities on campus, as well as an extensive collection of materials relating to Indigenous rights, women’s rights, Indigenous women’s rights, the Canadian justice system, and how the Canadian justice system interacts with Aboriginal, female, and Aboriginal female offenders. The papers also explore issues of child welfare and domestic violence. A number of legal documents are included, as are materials relating to Indigenous self-governance, treaties, and the Indian Act. Also included are materials relating to Monture’s involvement in a number of national commissions including the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, the task force on federally sentenced women, and the task force on the use of solitary confinement in federal prisons. Through Monture’s correspondence, it is possible to get a sense of what it was like working as an Indigenous woman in academia during this period.

Monture, Patricia

Sophia Dixon fonds

  • MG 224
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1990, predominant 1920-1950

This fonds contains materials relating to Sophia Dixon's interests in international relations; the various ideologies current in the 1930s and 1940s, notably labour and worker's rights, socialism, communism, social credit, and the rise of fascism during this period; local and international women's organizations, etc. In particular, this fonds provides a comprehensive record of the early Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) in Saskatchewan and Canada; the Farmer-Labor Group, Saskatchewan Farmer's Union, and United Farmers of Canada. Also included is a series of books and other reference materials collected by Charles and Sophia Dixon.

Dixon, Sophia Hansine Rossander, 1900-1994

Saskatchewan Aids Network (SAN) fonds

  • MG 294
  • Fonds
  • 1992-2003 (inclusive) ; 1995-2002 (predominant)

This fonds consists of materials used, created, and accumulated by the Saskatchewan AIDS Network. The records primarily detail SAN’s interactions with local, provincial, national, and international HIV/AIDS groups. These records include membership information, correspondence, and workshop/conference materials (i.e. agendas, programs, presentations) created by organizations of which SAN was a member. There is some material pertaining to SAN’s operations in this fonds but most of the operational records are related to SAN’s program-delivery (i.e. organizing conventions, workshops, or training). There are few records relating to the administration and internal operation of SAN in this fonds. A large portion of the fonds is HIV/AIDS resource materials that have been gathered by SAN. This includes pamphlets, publications, articles, newsletters, and information sheets from a variety of non-profit organizations and government ministries.

Saskatchewan Aids Network (SAN)

Gens Hellquist fonds

  • MG 549
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2013 (inclusive); 1970-2000 (predominant)

This fonds includes materials related to Gens’ work in bringing together Saskatchewan’s gay community, both in general terms of his activism and gay health work, and more specifically in terms of his publishing work on Gaymates and Perceptions. The fonds also contains an extensive pornography collection ranging from magazines to videos to other types of pornographic materials. Gens maintained extensive subject files on Queer life in Canada, and these have been maintained under Series III: Queer Subject files. Many of these are related to the history of Queer communities in Canada and Saskatchewan. Finally, some personal material relating to Gens is also included.

Hellquist, Gens