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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

Glenis Joyce fonds

  • MG 251
  • Fonds
  • 1969-2009

This fonds documents the career and interests of Glenis Joyce. The material regarding the Extension Division shows the growth and evolution of the Women's Program. Much of the material in the fonds deals with equity issues at the university and in society in general and includes pay and employment equity, affirmative action, women's rights and academic freedom. Joyce chaired the transformative President’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women in the 1990s.

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.

Extension Division Director/Dean's Office fonds

  • RG 2106
  • Fonds
  • 1915-2012, predominant 1932-1977.

This fonds contains material relating to all activities undertaken by the Extension Division. These records generally contain correspondence, minutes, reports, and memoranda; as well as publications and bulletins, and information on various provincial and national associations, societies, or clubs.

University of Saskatchewan. Extension Division. Director/Dean's Office

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

Don Cochrane fonds

  • MG 337
  • Fonds
  • 1950-2010 (inclusive) ; 1980-2005 (predominant)

This fonds consists of materials used, created, and accumulated by Don Cochrane relating to his academic career. It includes University of Saskatchewan administrative and course materials as well as files relating to the organization and operation of the Breaking the Silence Conference and the Certificate in Ecological Education (CERTEE) program. There are also a number of files detailing international study tours organized by Don Cochrane through the College of Education.

This fonds also includes a file of class notes which were created by Lorne Dignean, a student in the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan from 1950 to 1951. Mr. Dignean was a teacher for over 35 years at schools around Saskatoon. He taught for the most years at Clavet School, where he provided a scholarship in his family name in 1999. Lorne Dignean died in 2018.

Cochrane, Donald B.

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

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