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Biographies collection

  • FG 20
  • Collection
  • ca.1903–2001

The collection consists of primarily textual materials relating to various ministers and other lay people associated with the United Church, in Saskatchewan. Contents include obituaries, newspaper articles, pamphlets, programs, publications, and various other documents containing biographical information. Some are accompanied by portraits.

Boards and Committees files

Series consists of records relating to and/or created by various committees, boards, camps, and other entities governed by or associated with the United Church of Canada, in Saskatchewan. Contents include minutes, reports, correspondence, plans and other documents and images pertaining to: the Committee for Christian Education (1925-1970), including Girls' Work and Children's Work Committees; Survey and Planning Committee; Settlement Committee (1924-1961); the Conference Special Committee for the Saskatchewan Golden Jubilee (1955); Committee to Study Non-Anglo-Saxons (1930-1931); Missionary and Maintenance Fund Committee (1934-1935); the Special Committee to Study the Relationship between the Christian Church and Education in Saskatchewan (1966); the Committee on Union of the United Church of Canada (1961-1973); the Conference Committee on Church Extension; Board of Home Missions (1917-1952); Lumsden Beach Camp (1908-1962); Camp Outlook (1947-1953); White Bear Religious Camp (1930-1940); the Benevolent Society of Camp McKay (1953-1983); the Prairie Christian Training Centre [later Calling Lakes Centre] (1952-1973); the Ministers' Summer School of Religion (1934-1941); Templeton Mission (1952-1953); Moose Jaw College (1914-1945); Conference Committee on Colleges and Education (1930-1931), primarily correspondence from Convenor D.S. Dix; Oliver Lodge (1949-1979); Laymembers of Saskatchewan Conference (1925-1963); the Boundaries Committee (1973); and Camp Tapawingo (1960-1980).

Canadian Girls in Training, 1954-1970

Series contains regulations, minutes, reports, correspondence, newsletters, pamphlets, clippings and other documents relating to the Canadian Girls in Training (C.G.I.T.) program. Contents include files for: the CGIT Camp Committee (1960-1970); CGIT Camp Council (1954-1970); CGIT Leadership Training Committee (1964-1969); CGIT Provincial Girls' Executive (1957-1961); the CGIT Saskatoon Local Committee (1948-1963); CGIT Senior Girls' Conferences (1960-1961); CGIT 50th Anniversary; and various National Committee documents.

Christian Education and Training Events, 1944-1973

Series contains minutes, reports, correspondence, pamphlets, curriculum materials, publications and other records relating to the work of the Board of Christian Education and its associated Committees. Contents include files regarding: the Board of Christian Education (including Adults, Senior Adults, Children and Youth sections); training events for boys, the Canadian Girls in Training (C.G.I.T.), Young Peoples' Union (Y.P.U.), Kairos and Hi-C groups, as well as United Church Women (U.C.W.) and lay ministers.

Church Camps, 1959-1967

Series contains reports, correspondence, newsletters, and other documents relating to the Conference Camp Committee and the activities of various camps in Saskatchewan. Contents include files relating to: B'Say-Tah (1962); the Conference Camp Committee newsletter, Smoke Signals (1966-1967); Committee conferences and training events held at Prairie Christian Training Centre, or P.C.T.C. (1964-1966); a Camp Survey (1961); Crystal Lake United Church Camp (1964); Kipabiskau United Church Camp (1962-1964); and a Senior Girls Camp (1959-1961).

Conference Secretary and office files, 1923-1950

Series consists of records relating to the administrative role of the Saskatchewan Conference office. Contents include: correspondence of the Secretary of Conference (1923-1924, 1928-1934), mostly Rev. A.W. Ingram; correspondence relating to the Cowan Estate (1949-1950); typed Records of Proceedings for the 1926 Conference; typed and mimeographed copies of reports presented at the annual conference (1934); and a file of documents relating to the Conference Cane, its history and symbolism.

United Church of Canada, Saskatchewan Conference

Cooperating Committee of Saskatchewan fonds

  • FA 8
  • Fonds
  • 1911–1925

The fonds consists of textual materials created by and relating to the Methodist-Presbyterian Cooperating Committee of Saskatchewan (later the Provincial Committee on Cooperation), its committees and related individuals and bodies.

Contents include: minutes of the Cooperating Committee of Saskatchewan (1911-1925); various Local Cooperating Committees minutes (1920-1925), possibly collected by/for the Cooperating Committee of Saskatchewan; publications and articles regarding cooperating and union churches, in Saskatchewan and elsewhere in Canada (1911-1922). There are also files of correspondence, relating to Local Unions in Balgonie and Trevarga (1913-1914), Yellow Grass (1917), and other locations (1921-1925), as well as signed agreements and lists relating to united charges at Fillmore, Manor, Nokomis, Rokeby, Saltcoats and Sintaluta (1921) and double-affiliation charges at Bladworth, Briercrest, Carlyle, Drinkwater, Dundurn, Fillmore-Osage, Girvin, Hawarden, Sceptre, Viscount, Willmar and Wapella (1920-1925).

Cooperating Committee of Saskatchewan

Hovdestad family fonds

  • SCM-RG-0045
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1920s - 1930s

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

The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:

-10 cards addressed to Louise Hovdestad ( Colleen Eliason, donor's mother)
-3 cards addresses to a father from his children (Lois, Orlando, Stanley, Dennis and Elmer)
-a letter from Francis in Saskatoon, SK to Sydney Olson (Colleen Eliason, donor's father?) in Stewart Valley, SK
-three black notebooks (the notebooks contain prose and poems in English and Norwegian)

Hovdestad (family)

Kamsack Presbytery (Presbyterian) fonds

  • FA 36
  • Fonds
  • 1919–1925

The fonds consists of minutes (1906-1925) and correspondence (1923-1925) from Kamsack Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church in Canada.

Presbyterian Church in Canada Kamsack Presbytery

Kindersley Presbytery (Presbyterian) fonds

  • FA 37
  • Fonds
  • 1913–1925

The fonds consists of minutes (1913-1925) and correspondence (1922-1925) from Kindersley Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church in Canada.

Presbyterian Church in Canada Kindersley Presbytery

Prairie Church History collection

  • FG 11
  • Collection
  • 1873–1962

The collection consists of a range of documents relating to Congregational, Methodist, Presbyterian churches and related activities in Saskatchewan and elsewhere in the prairies.

Contents include histories, articles, addresses and other papers on: Congregationalism, Methodism, Presbyterianism in Saskatchewan; missionary work and communities in Prince Albert, Carrot River, Canora, and Norway House; Sunday Schools; C.G.I.T. and Y.W.C.A. groups; ministerial associations; Doukhobors; Ukranians; the Greek Orthodox Church; and Anglican Missions.

Authors include: Rev. W.P. McHaffie (Conference Historian and Archivist to Saskatchewan Methodist Conference); John MacLean (Chief Archivist, Wesley College Library, Winnipeg); Rev. Frederick Passmore; Rev. George Daniel; Rev. W.M. Moore; Rev. E.H. Oliver; Rev. J.R. McDonald; Rev. George Arthur; Allan Bowerman, J.L. Stewart; Alfred Carter; R.H. Hamilton; John L. Nichol; Lydia Gruchy; M. Stechinshin (Yorkton); John Roberts Kovalevitch; Rev. A.J. Hunter; Rev. P.C. Crath; E. Eustace and Maxim Berezynski; Dr. A.E. Archer (Lamont, Alberta); A. Bereka; Mrs. C.H. Monro (Ethelbert, Manitoba); Rev. John Gregorash; Rev. Theo Bay; Rev. J.A. Louseley.

Sam Kennedy fonds

  • PR 13
  • Fonds
  • 1909–1946

The fonds consists of correspondence from Rev. Sam Kennedy, before and during his ministry in Saskatchewan, as well as photographs of Kennedy and the United Church in Francis, Saskatchewan. His correspondence includes: letters written by Kennedy to his mother, from his postings in Alameda (1917) and Francis (1925-1928); to Margaret Kennedy, from various places in Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan (1909-1919, 1927, 1937, 1944-1946); and to Isabel, from Francis, Saskatchewan (1928).

Kennedy, Samuel Arthur

Saskatchewan Conference (Methodist) fonds

  • FA 2
  • Fonds
  • 1884–1904

The fonds consists of records created by and relating to the Saskatchewan Conference of the Methodist Church in Canada, its Conference Secretaries and staff, as well as the Stationing Committee, and Wesley College Commission.

Contents include: original Conference minutes (1904-1925); reports; published minutes from Saskatchewan Conference (some as Assiniboia Conference) and predecessors, such as Manitoba and Northwest Conference; property records; education records; clippings and select publications; records of the Stationing Committee; treasurer’s reports; Conference Secretary’s correspondence; proceedings and related records and publications from the Conference-appointed Wesley College Commission (1918-1919).

Methodist Church (Canada), Manitoba and Northwest Conference

Saskatchewan Synod (Presbyterian) fonds

  • FA 5
  • Fonds
  • 1906–1925

The fonds consists of textual materials created by (and relating to) the Synod of Saskatchewan, its General Interests Committee, and the Treasurer of the Church Union Expense Fund.

Contents include: Synod minutes (1906-1924), published and unpublished; correspondence relating to the Church Union Expense Fund (1923-1925); mimeographed material sent out by the General Interests Committee (1922-1925); a handwritten outline of a speech on church union (no date); and documents published by the Synod.

Presbyterian Church in Canada, Synod of Saskatchewan

Yorkton District (Methodist) fonds

  • FA 28
  • Fonds
  • 1904–1925

The fonds consists of financial district minutes and statements (1904-1925), Ministerial Session minutes (1906-1925), and correspondence (1925), from Yorkton District of the Methodist Church.

Methodist Church (Canada) Yorkton District