This fonds contains materials relating to Gruen's academic research in applied mycology and botany, and documents his personal interest in Japan, in philately, and on the uses of fungi as tinder for early methods of fire making. It contains personal correspondence, including diaries; as well as material documenting his early life and education.
This fonds contains personal correspondence relating both to McNamee's art, and his work in human rights. In addition, there is considerable reference material documenting both his work, and the work of others, within the art community and for the Coalition for Human Equality. The material on CHE not only provides extensive documentation of that organizations work in Saskatoon and particularly, in the first fight to have the province's human rights legislation amended; but also contains documentation from similar organizations across Canada.
This fonds documents Dommasch's career as a medical and artistic photographer and educator. This photographic material covers a wide range of subject matter, with particular emphasis on medicine, natural history, the Canadian arctic, and grain elevators. Considerable reference material, relating to the history of photography as a science and an art, is also included. In addition, this fonds contains Dommasch's extensive collection of posters, including those used for the exhibition, "Posters Against War and Violence." This fonds contains correspondence, clippings, notes, certificates and awards, photographs, slides, sketches, posters, films and publications documenting the interests and career of Hans Dommasch.
This fonds contains documentation relating to the Hones' extensive involvement in the arts--notably, the art scene in Saskatchewan during the early 1940s and the establishment of the Saskatoon Arts Centre, the Art Association of Saskatoon, "The Prospectors," along with correspondence from friends Ernie Lindner, Nonie Mulcaster, Robert Hurley, etc. The Hone=s own artistic work is also well documented; as is their exceptional community work: with the Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation, UNESCO, Voice of Women, Regina Community Clinic, etc. The Hones were also actively involved with the Unitarian Fellowship, Regina. Additionally, this fonds contains business records from ADM Hone, Mac's father, documenting early land / mining / logging rights and development in the west. An extensive collection of slides documents the art and architecture of numerous countries visited by the Hones; including personal and commercial images of international works of art. The slide collection also illustrates many of the themes used in the Hones' art, and documents their family, friends, and interests.
Hone, John Ramsey McGregor, 1920-2007 (artist, teacher)
This fonds contains correspondence, clippings, photographs and printed material dealing primarily with the artistic career of Ruth Pawson. These slides represent a complete catalogue of Ruth Pawson's artwork, as well as images of friends' cabins and other locations where she liked to paint. Most of the slides were annotated; title, price, size, sales, some notes, and dates where provided have been listed here. Please note that the date on the slide may refer to the date of sale, and not the date the work was created. The slides arrived in a series of boxes, each of which was labelled with dates, and have been left in that order.
This collection contains original works of art, photographs, and documentation relating to classes Ms. Perron took at the University of Saskatchewan, notably fine art classes. Her professors included Bill Epp, Otto Rogers, and Eli Bornstein; her classmates included Bob Christie and Doug Bentham.
Since 1984, Joanne Abrahamson has travelled extensively throughout Saskatchewan, and has documented virtually every city, town, village, and hamlet in the province, from Aberfeldy to Xena. Her photographs are primarily of grain elevators, schools, churches, railway stations, town offices; in some instances she has returned to a site after a period of several years, providing documentation of changes over time. A few of her images are of rural Alberta and Manitoba, with a few of the northern United States (North Dakota and Montana). In addition, she created a daily photographic journal of the demolition of the YWCA building in Saskatoon. Several of her photographs have been published.
This collection includes images Keith Ewart has taken of structural landmarks, particularly in Saskatchewan, but also from all across Canada. Also, there are glass plates from a Moose Jaw photographer ca. 1915-1920. The collection also contains some images that were not taken by Ewart, but were collected by him.
This fonds contains photographs, negatives, slides, notes and drafts pertaining to the writing, editing and production of the book University of Saskatchewan : a photo album by Betty Jantz & Louise Barak, published in Saskatoon, Sask. by the University of Saskatchewan, in 1997.
This fonds contains images of Canadian women of achievement; most were taken during the celebration of the International Year of the Woman (1975) and formed part of the exhibition, "30 Portraits of Women."
This fonds contains materials documenting the approach of a self-taught artist, including reference materials, catalogues of art shows, articles, etc. It includes material relating to various art exhibitions throughout the province, at which several respected folk artists displayed their work. Some early artworks by Harvey are included, as are the art supplies used by Harvey in his work.