Fonds SCM-RG-0076 - Swift Current Centennial Committee fonds

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Swift Current Centennial Committee fonds

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SCM-RG-0076

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  • 1963 - 1968 (Creation)
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    Swift Current Centennial Committee
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    Swift Current (Sask.)
  • 5 November 1999 (Custody)
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    Smith, Jack
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    Swift Current (Sask.)

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ca. 75 cm of textual records and assorted ephemera (flyers, newsletters, programs, calendars, brochures, booklets, invitations, newspapers)
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(fl. 1963-1967)

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On November 5, 1999 the records were transferred to the Swift Current Museum.

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The fonds, related to the Swift Current Centennial Committee, were accumulated by the source. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.

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Box 1:
-Folder#1 - Jubilee Action File: financial statements; letters, Minister of Agriculture, 1965; Saskatchewan Diamond Jubilee and Canada Centennial Corporation memo, minutes; newsletter – “Pion-era”; various letters; Employee Tax Deduction Declaration, flyer, Tamburitzans from Durquesne University; Swift Current Jubilee Association Executive Members; various minutes and letters, re: Civic Centre building; Interim Report on Jubilee Activities; program for Festival of the Arts, 1964; Jubilee Square Dance Special, 1964

-Folder#2 - 1967 Budget and Accounts: budget, 1967; minutes, November 1966; Centennial calendar of events, 1967; Swift Current Jubilee Association; correspondence, re: budget, donations, banking for Swift Current Centennial Committee; correspondence, order forms, receipts, re: Dress Crest Embroidery Co.; correspondence, receipts, etc. for Centennial

-Folder#3 - City Golden Jubilee 1964: insurance documents from W.W. Smith Agencies; correspondence, re: Frontier Days, 1964; correspondence, re: City Golden Jubilee Committee; paper entitled "Community Centres" by Heron, Superintendent of Parks and Recreation in Weyburn, 1964; Jubilee coins; correspondence, re: proposed Civic Centre; Mavor Moore productions; brochure for Swift Current's 50th Anniversary, March 15, 1964; Government of Saskatchewan Department of Industry, re: matching grant for auditoriums; poster, “Fathers of Confederation”; copies of the newsletter Jubilee-Centennial Notebook, November 1964; brochure, "Our Canadian Heritage"; architectural plans for proposed Civic Centre (Ramsay & Ramsay)

-Folder#4 - Swift Current Jubilee Committee (Building and Sight [Site]): correspondence with architects, re: proposed Swift Current Civic Centre; minutes, 1964; memo from James Richardsons and Sons, investors; “Code for the Conduct of Architectural Competitions"; minutes, Swift Current Jubilee Association, 1964; minutes, Building and Sites Committee, 1964; 1964 Program Committee budget and chart of responsibilities; brochure encouraging the community to invest in the proposed Civic Centre; list of local businesses, 1964; booklet published by Saskatchewan Association of Architects; booklet, AESL (Association of Engineering Services Ltd.) consulting engineer

-Folder#5 - 1967 Civic Centre Opening Week: financial statement for opening week activities, various receipts; correspondence, re: opening activities (speaker, building, etc.); advertising copy; letter from Minister J.W. Gardnier; letter from Lieutenant Governor's office; Jack Smith, Chairman of Jubilee Association, correspondence; list of business donors; letter, re: Canada Mysore Project; correspondence, re: opening of the Civic Centre, invitations, etc.; “Sign and Support dimensions"; guest invitations for Civic Centre dinner; meeting, re: Long Lance Vacation Trail; letter from House of Commons, re: invitation to dinner; list of hockey guests; letter from the Legislative Assembly (E.I. Wood), re: invitation to dinner

-Folder#6 - Youth Conference: correspondence, 1965; correspondence with Department of Education; correspondence and agenda for a conference in Regina; Jubilee Youth Conference in Swift Current; pre-registration; evaluation for Regina Jubilee Youth Conference; organizational diagram of Jubilee Association

-Folder#7 - Pony Express: tentative itinerary for Pony Express Ride for Expo'67, 1967; news release, correspondence, 1967; list of organizations; letter to Mayor R.C. Dahl

-Folder#8 - Gala Night: news release, 1967; correspondence, re: auditions and preparations for "Gala Night Revue" at O.M. Irwin School; “Gala Night Revue” flyer

-Folder#9 - Inter-Faith: news release for Centennial inter-faith Sundays, 1967; correspondence, re: ministerial representation on Centennial Committee, correspondence, re: essay contest

-Folder#10 - Month O' Dancing, June 12 - July 15 [1967]: general itinerary; square dance bulletin; correspondence

-Folder #11 - Red Knight: re: Red Knight performance, armed forces aerobatic performer, June 1, 1967

-Folder#12 - Centennial Pins: correspondence, re: ordering, buying pins

-Folder#13 - Centennial Favours, Flags, etc.: brochure from lapel pin company; flyer for booklet “Sir John A. MacDonald”; The National Decoration of Canada; Saskatchewan Centennial Corporation, Centennial Aids Catalogue, various souvenir brochures flyers (flags, pins, plaques, etc.)

-Folder#14 - Motorcycle Display Team: correspondence, re: performance by Canadian Armed Forces Motorcycle Display Team, 1967; “The Canadian Armed Forces Motorcycle Display Team Instructions For Completion of Performance Site"; Itinerary for Saskatchewan; Department of National Defense, Distribution List

-Folder#15 - Vacation Trail: miscellaneous correspondence and memoranda, re: Long Lance Vacation Trail Program; map of Long Lance Vacation Trail 6; minutes and agendas, 1967; pamphlet, Vacation trail 2; excerpts from Kiwanis Club May 1964 article 'How To Lure the Tourist'; memoranda to members of the Long Lance Vacation Trail #6, from Paul Hack or Jack Smith

-Folder#16 - Youth Travel: miscellaneous correspondence, re: student letters; miscellaneous correspondence, re: Department of Education; travel tour of Swift Current; Youth Travel Project 1965, 1966; Centennial Association, Student Movement Week; information for Local Jubilee and Centennial committee; 1967 Youth Travel Program Report, Saskatchewan Department of Education; billet information; program itinerary, 1967; information about visiting youth; 1967 Frontier Days program; correspondence, re: students visiting Swift Current from North Vancouver; Lions Club donations; booklet, Saskatchewan Jubilee Book list; 1966 Youth Travel Program Report; itinerary, 1966; correspondence, re: Youth Travel Program; list of hosts and guest students; letter to billets; correspondence, re: students visiting Swift Current from Rouyn, Quebec

-Folder#17 - 1967 Centennial Committee: newspaper, Swift Current Sun, December 6, 1963 (3 copies); booklet, Saskatchewan Diamond Jubilee and Canada Centennial Corporation report; news release, Confederation Train; events during Centennial Civic Centre opening, January 1967; correspondence, re: Jubilee and Centennial celebrations; “Pony Express Official Certificate”; miscellaneous correspondence, re: Saskatchewan Centennial Corporation letters, various news releases; Mysore Fund; Centennial Commission, “Helicopter Canada”; booklet, 1967 Community Improvement Saskatchewan Conference; Sunset Ceremony at Swift Current, 1967; program for Centennial Ceremonial Inspection of Cadet Corps; Centennial Happenings in Swift Current; Centennial Calendar of Events; Official Opening of Centennial Civic Centre; Leighten Ford Swift Current Crusade; Neptune Theatre; Centennial Trail Ride, Regina to Saskatoon Pion-Era; Centenary Music Festival at Yorkton; letter, Bonnie Bluebells Pipe Band Association, Saskatoon; Swift Current Jubilee Association memoranda and correspondence; Canadian Citizenship Program; Centennial Commission bulletin, January-February 1967; program for funeral service of Herman Stanley Haw; acquisition of Centennial decoration, promotional material, supplies, etc.; certificate of Canadian citizenship; brochure for Har-o-Pat Farm; Provincial Centennial Programs; National Centennial Programming; Swift Current Centennial Committee meeting minutes; program from Le Manitoba Theater Centre, Le Festival du Canada en Tournée -“Le Théatre”; program from Neptune Theatre; minutes, Provincial Liaison meeting, 1966; "News from your Centennial Committee"; newsletter, Saskatchewan Centennial Notebook, August 1966; correspondence, re: Swift Current Jubilee Association

-Folder#18 - untitled: Swift Current Jubilee Association Executive Members; correspondence; list of visiting and host students for Centennial Youth Travel Tour; students visiting Swift Current from New Brunswick, 1965; Swift Current Agricultural and Exhibition Association Jubilee Activities committee; Founder's Day, July 3, 1965; Swift Current Jubilee Association financial statement; Saskatchewan Diamond Jubilee and Canada Centennial Corporation; Festival of the Arts, financial statement, 1964; letter, re: Centennial grants; brochure, invitation for community to invest in proposed Civic Centre

Box 2:

-Folder#19 - Saskatchewan Diamond Jubilee and Canada Centennial Corporation [Lions/Eagles]: correspondence, 1965; Jubilee and Centennial newsletter; memoranda; news releases; calendar of events; "Gala Under the Starts Festival"; Centennial Youth Travel Project; Jubilee Drama Tour performance of Richard III; Jubilee Youth Conferences; meeting agenda; correspondence, re: Jubilee-Centennial Citizen's Committee; regional conference agenda; structural organization, Local Jubilee-Centennial Citizens Committee; three primary functions of Local Jubilee-Centennial Committee; Saskatchewan Diamond Jubilee and Canadian Centennial Corporation Province-Wide Projects; Saskatchewan Jubilee and Centennial Corporation plans, projects, grants

-Folder#20 - Swift Current Jubilee Association Activities & General, 1964 [Lions/Eagles]: Prairie Schoolhouse Project; correspondence; representatives for Jubilee Association meeting, 1965; Festival of the Arts material, 1964; letter, Royal Winnipeg Ballet; guest register, Jubilee Tea, OM Irwin Collegiate 1964; correspondence, re: Chamber of Commerce; Frontier Days ribbon, square dance program, poster invitation to opening of Thoreson Memorial Museum; list of flowers for Jubilee garden; Swift Current Jubilee Association Incorporation; minutes, Festival of the Arts Committee meeting; correspondence, re: vote on proposed Civic Centre; program, Swift Current Royal Canadian Legion Jubilee Dinner, 1964; suggested list of possible projects to sponsor; receipts; Interim report and Jubilee Activities, City of Swift Current 50th Anniversary Jubilee events, correspondence; commemorative coins, brochures; Societies Act certificate for Swift Current Jubilee Association, 1959; constitution and bylaws of the Swift Current Jubilee Association; 1963 Annual Saskatchewan Festival of the Arts

-Folder#21 - Jack Smith Sportsman's Dinner [Lions/Eagles]: report on Annual Meeting of the Swift Current Jubilee Association, 1966; correspondence, re: Sportsmen's Dinner, invitations, receipts

-Folder#22 - Jubilee Association Budget, Minutes and Record of Expenditures [Lions/Eagles]: minutes, Swift Current Jubilee Association Executive and General meetings, 1964, 1965, 1966; "Movement In Arts Underway Conference Told; correspondence, re: Pino-Era; financial reports

-Folder#23 - Formation of Jubilee Association and Negotiations with City Council: program, Official Opening Centennial Civic Centre, January 23, 1967; Long Lance No. 6 Vacation Trail agenda, memoranda, 1966; correspondence, re: performing arts events, SK Arts Board, Civic Centre; “Suggested Budget For Provincial Committees”; receipts; booklet, “Report of Activities” Swift Current Golden Jubilee, 1964; Swift Current Jubilee Association report; list of representatives for Jubilee Association meeting, 1965; budget, 1965; minutes of general meeting, 1965; report, re: Jubilee and Centennial Celebrations; Steering Committee report, 1963; correspondence, re: appointment of the Golden Jubilee Celebration Committee, 1963; report on "Meeting of Representatives from various organizations for the purpose of organizing Golden Jubilee Celebrations Committee; minutes, meeting of proposed Jubilee Committee; correspondence with City of Swift Current, re: Golden Jubilee

-Folder#24 - untitled: Swift Current Jubilee Association Executive Members; The Societies Act, 1959, Sect. 43 Annual Return, 1967; correspondence; minutes from Centennial Committee meetings, 1966, 1967; Swift Current Jubilee Financial Statement, 1966; Centennial Committee budget, 1967; minutes, Swift Current Jubilee Association, general and executive meetings, 1964, 1965, 1966; Chairman's Remarks; Prairie School House Project; Report of Building and Site Committee of Swift Current Jubilee Association; Report of Finance Committee; various financial statements; Swift Current Jubilee Association budget, 1964, 1965; “Report of Activities” Swift Current Golden Jubilee, 1964; Final Report, 1964; Interim Report, Jubilee Activities; Organizational Structure chart

-Folder#25 - receipts and financial records, 1966 - 1967, re: SC Centennial Committee and Swift Current Jubilee Association

-Folder#26 - Jubilee Committee: correspondence with City of Swift Current, 1966; "Gala Night Revue" at OM Irwin Collegiate; opening of Turnhill School to commemorate Prairie school houses; invitation to Diamond Jubilee Dinner; miscellaneous correspondence, re: Jubilee-Centennial Committees; financial statement, 1964; Subscription Undertaking form for the Centennial Civic Centre; program, Swift Current Square Dance Jubilee Special; estimates of construction costs for Civic Centre; Swift Current Jubilee Association budget, "Projects which may be carried out at a relatively small cost"; Organizational Structure chart

-Folder#27 - untitled: Jubilee and Centennial newsletters; newsletter, Jubilee – Centennial Notebook February to December 1964; memoranda and correspondence, re: Swift Current Jubilee Association, and Jubilee-Centennial Citizen's Committees, 1965; 1965 “Calendar of Events” for Saskatchewan Diamond Jubilee; flyers for various displays, manufacturers, rentals; "Preparing a Local History"; "Community Beautification" program

-Folder#28 - untitled: brochure, Swift Current Centennial Civic Centre; program, Official Opening of the Centennial Civic Centre; "Names of People Mentioned in Centennial Records; canvassers for Civic Centre; various lists of names; Centennial Happenings in Swift Current, 1967; Festival of the Arts in Swift Current 1964; Swift Current Jubilee Association Executive Members; "Names Submitted For Individuals to be Presented with Bronze Medallions"; minutes, Centennial Committee meeting, 1967; Representatives for Swift Current Jubilee Association meeting, 1965; Swift Current Jubilee Association budget, 1964; Swift Current Centennial Committee budget, 1967; Annual Report of the Swift Current Jubilee Association for 1966; “Report of Activities” Swift Current Golden Jubilee, 1964; payroll deductions, 1964; financial records for Swift Current Jubilee Association, money raised from local businesses in support of Civic Centre

-Folder#29 - Jubilee Committee Jack Smith: pamphlets, Sunset Ceremony, throughout Saskatchewan, 1967; correspondence with Province of Saskatchewan Department of Education, re: Youth Travel Program, Young Voyageur Program; letter, Community Planning Association of Canada; newsletter, Saskatchewan Planning News; news releases and correspondence, re: Centennial and Jubilees; promotion for “Fathers of Confederation” painting; Swift Current Centennial Committee, horseshoe tournament; Saskatchewan Centennial Square Dance bulletin, 1967; Christmas card with a photograph of an old car from 1913; clipping: “Long Lance Vacation Trail 6”; booklet, Swift Current Golden Jubilee "Report of Activities"; Annual Report of the Swift Current Jubilee Association for 1966 (2 copies)

-Folder#30 - Saskatchewan Diamond Jubilee 1965/Canada Centennial 1967: newsletters, Jubilee-Centennial Notebook; invitation to Swift Current Agricultural Exhibition Association Frontier Days, celebrating the Diamond Jubilee, Founder's Day; Diamond Jubilee place mat; Regina Jubilee Youth Conference evaluation, 1965; Regina Youth Conference schedule; report, Jubilee Youth Conferences, 1965

-Folder#31 - envelope: Swift Current Centennial Committee, budget, 1967; Appendix B – National Centennial Programs, 1966; Appendix C – Provincial Centennial Programs, 1966; Centennial Calendar of Events, 1967

Booklet, "Saskatchewan Diamond Jubilee & Canada Centennial Corporation Interim Report, 1965"

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  • English

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  • Latin

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Use, reproduction, and/or publication of records are subject to the Copyright Act and the Terms and Conditions of the Swift Current Museum. Please consult the Swift Current Museum for further information.

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