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College of Home Economics fonds

  • RG 2086
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1990

This fonds contains material relating to the research work, extension activities, publications and administration of the College of Home Economics. These records generally contain correspondence, minutes, reports, and memoranda, and include as well material relating to various provincial and national professional organizations.

University of Saskatchewan. College of Home Economics

W.E. Young fonds

  • MG 117
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1968, 1978-1983

This collection contains material on the College of Home Economics Golden Jubilee (1978), and the Canadian Institute of International Affairs, Saskatoon branch (1980-1983).

Young, Wanda Ena, 1923- (Professor of Home Economics)

M.J. Guilford Historic Costume Collection fonds

  • MG 264
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1875]-1970

This fonds contains a binder of articles and photographs documenting costume design, and part of the material appears to have been catalogued as part of the College of Home Economics Guilford Costume Collection. There are also numerous, uncatalogued photographs (sepia and black and white), primarily of individuals and presumably collected to document costume and fashion. There are also a small number of photographs of Pense, Regina, and Regina Beach, Saskatchewan.

Guilford, Marjorie Jessie

M.H. Hull fonds

  • MG 51
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1979, predominant 1966-1976

This fonds contains material relating to the staffing, organization, mandate, and courses of the Extension Division; lecture notes; and resource materials, particularly on Home Economics, clothing, textiles, nutrition and crafts.

Hull, Mary Helene

Doris Hasell fonds

  • MG 159
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1920s-1930s]-1989

This fonds consists primarily of materials relating to Dr. Hasell's research, writing, and teaching. It includes Dr. Gordon Snelgrove's teaching copy of "Art Through the Ages," Ukrainian embroidery samples originally collected by the Saskatoon Arts and Crafts Society, research papers, and 1,012 slides relating to art history and furniture design.

Hasell, Doris

Saskatchewan Homemakers' Clubs and Saskatchewan Women's Institute fonds

  • RG 2109
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1985

The Saskatchewan Homemaker's Clubs subseries contains: Saskatchewan Homemakers Life Membership Books (1940-1972); addresses to the Annual Convention (1933-1967); records from local Homemaker's Clubs; Cash Books; and correspondence, minutes, reports, financial statements, handbooks, press releases and publications relating to the activities of the Association. The Women's Institute subseries contains correspondence, reports, minutes, publications and other records (1971-1986). Included are submissions to the Institute's creative writing competition (1975-1981).

University of Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan Homemakers' Clubs and Saskatchewan Women's Institute

Phillips Family fonds

  • MG 619
  • Fonds
  • 1925-2019 (inclusive); 1952-1994 (predominant).

This fonds relates to the lives of siblings or descendants of RHD Phillips and Tanyss (Bell) Phillips. Robert Howard Daniel (“Bob”) Phillips (1921-2006) was a journalist. He joined the staff of the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool as a research analyst, and later became the editor and publisher of the Western Producer. He married Tanyss Bell in 1951. Tanyss (1926-2016) was an economist who worked in the research department of the Bank of Canada, with the Saskatchewan Royal Commission on Agriculture and Rural Life, as a lecturer at the University of Regina, and as a contract editor. Both were alumni of the University of Saskatchewan.

E.R. Simpson fonds

  • MG 85
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1997

This fonds contains personal correspondence and professional and academic materials relating to Simpson's career at the University, including memorabilia relating to student life in the late 1920s and later material relating to the history of the College of Home Economics; as well as material pertaining to the life and activities of Simpson's sister, P.W. Rowles; husband, G.W. Simpson; and her husband's first wife, M. Simpson. The bulk of the material regarding M. Simpson is a collection of prints and printing blocks illustrating the campus of the University of Saskatchewan.

Simpson, Edith Childe Rowles

Emmie Ducie Oddie fonds

  • MG 232
  • Fonds
  • 1921-2003

This fonds contains material relating to issues of nutrition, home economy, rural life and consumer advice. It includes material relating to the Federated Women's Institutes of Canada and various branches of the Saskatchewan Women's Institutes, together with documentation created during Emmie Oddie's career and voluntary service interests. Additionally, this fonds contains material created by, collected by, or about Emmie's mother and sister, and their careers.

Oddie, Emmie (nee Ducie)

4H Clubs fonds

  • RG 2107
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1984

This fonds contains correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records relating to the administration of 4-H Clubs. Included are minutes of the Annual Meeting of Council (1957-1967) and the minutes of the Board of Directors (1962-1967).

University of Saskatchewan. Extension Division. 4H Clubs

Gwenna Moss fonds

  • MG 309
  • Fonds
  • 1946-2003

This fonds contains materials relating to Moss's career with the University, with particular emphasis on issues surrounding local and international issues relating to the role of women; to teaching in an academic environment; and to continuing education and extension activities.

Moss, Gwenna Mary

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.