This fonds consists of three series concerning Society business and operations as a Branch of the Provincial Historical Association. Another series documents conservation efforts of the Society. The final series provides local historical background and essays that were collected and some broadcast on local radio, by the Society.
The first accession consists of constitutions of the various levels of the Council’s of Women, minutes, financial records, annual reports, lists of local women’s organizations and scrapbooks containing photographs and press clippings. Annual Meeting Reports contain numerous yearly updates of the activities of the individual constituent organizations. It includes the pamphlets and programs produced and collected by the National Council and the Moose Jaw Council of Women. It also includes annual and abridged reports and yearbooks created by the National Council and collected by the Moose Jaw Council.
The second accession contains three series: Pamphlets and Programs, Reports, and Yearbooks. It includes the pamphlets and programs produced and collected by the National Council and the Moose Jaw Council of Women. It also includes annual and abridged reports and yearbooks created by the National Council and collected by the Moose Jaw Council.
The fonds consists primarily of minutes and correspondence of the Museum Committee. There is some overlap in the inclusive dates of existing correspondence files so it is not clear if these files are those of certain officers, subcommittees or the committee as a whole. One correspondence file also contains interspersed copies of donor forms for artifacts donated to the museum.
Several original copies of the newspaper have been transferred to the Moose Jaw Public Library newspaper holdings. The balance consists of some copies, reprints and loose items that accompanied the papers.
This fonds consists of 20 issues of "Normal Echoes", the official newsletter of the students' assembly of the Moose Jaw Normal School, published between 1928 and 1931. The inaugural issue of February 17, 1928 is included. The set is not complete.
This fonds consists of four series. Included is a copy of the constitution, membership lists, treasurers records, correspondence, schedules and reports of field trips and other activities. There is a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, 3 photographs and some programs of activities of the Moose Jaw Natural History Society from 1957 to 1977, an album of nature photography that was presented to the Moose Jaw Public Library in 1982 to commemorate Moose Jaw’s 100th anniversary, and a file of newspaper clippings. This fonds also includes slides, some sets with scripts. Other slides are of nature and wildlife taken by members on field trips. There are copies of constitutions from three other Saskatchewan cities, a few newsletters from other Natural History Societies and four copies of “The Blue Jay Magazine”.
This fonds consists of a minute book of eleven consecutive monthly meetings from June 11, 1896 to April 22, 1897. A few pages contain handwritten poems. There are some notes pertaining to livestock inventory and sales.
This fonds consists of minute books from 1949 1968, a treasurer's list, 1951 1967, membership lists, 1949 1975, constitution, history, miscellaneous correspondence, exhibition programs, newspaper clippings, and a history of the Homecoming '71 Mural, created by 22 members of the guild, and 3 scrapbooks of printed material and photos from 1949 1965.
This fonds consists of two series. The Federation business includes minutes of meetings, membership lists, and correspondence covering the years 1943-1947. The second series includes lists of electors, reports, poll census forms, statements, returns, and election tally sheets of the 1945 Federal Election, as well as reports and correspondence of the CCF Victory Fund, 1944-1945. Two editions of “The CCF in the Legislature” (1941 with 1942 supplement and 1943) were transferred to the Library Collection.
This fonds consists of typewritten customer lists, a ledger of handwritten customer lists and "promotion" form letters that were sent out to the local men in 1925 and 1926. There is also one letter written in 1927 to a company in London, ON.
The fonds consists of a detailed gardening diary in which Mr. Benson records dates of planting, harvesting, weather, comments on the varieties of flowers and vegetables planted. He also records some other significant local events. There is also a journal/guest book kept by Mrs. Benson recording her hosting of two teas for elderly ladies in Moose Jaw in 1930 and 1931. The lists of attendees include address, and year and place of birth. The remaining file consists of one item of correspondence to Mrs. Benson relating to one of the teas. This fonds also consists of two photo albums, with pictures taken by or of Marguerite (Benson) Gardner, a scrapbook of Thomas William Clayton’s scouting and an atlas from 1871.
This fonds consists of waybills, telegraph forms, reports and circulars dealing with the railway operations at the Grand Trunk Pacific/Canadian National Railways operations at Stony Beach, Saskatchewan.
This fonds consists of three series; business records of the minutes of meetings 1901 to 1906 and membership roster 1901 to 1905 of the Duchess of York Chapter, historical records in three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings (most undated) and photographs, primarily from the Lawrence of Arabia Chapter., I.O.D.E. publications and miscellaneous papers consisting of letterhead, application forms, certificates, pamphlets and receipts.