Fonds MG 257 - S.D. Hanson fonds

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S.D. Hanson fonds

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MG 257

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  • 1880-2001, predominant 1935-1985 (Creation)

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2.7 metres of textual records

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Biographical history

Stanley Duane Hanson was born on 5 September 1942 in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, but lived for most of his early years in Regina. He earned a BA in English from the University of Saskatchewan (1964) and his MA in History in 1972 (University of Saskatchewan, Regina Campus). After graduation in 1964 he was employed as an archival assistant with the Legislative Library; then joined the Saskatchewan Archives Board from 1966 to 1970. In 1970 he was hired by the University of Saskatchewan as University Archivist. He remained with the University for the rest of his career, retiring in December 1999. He died suddenly at his home in Saskatoon on 31 October 2001.

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Scope and content

This fonds contains material created or collected by S.D. Hanson during his career. The majority of the fonds is comprised of research materials and notes, drafts and manuscripts, published works, association-related activities, a portion of his archival and historical library and his personal and professional correspondence.

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This fonds has been arranged into seven series:

  1. Personal
  2. Associations
  3. Finding Aids
  4. Speeches and Addresses
  5. Research and Publications
  6. Saskatoon Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee
  7. Reference Books

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Portions of the fonds are restricted. Please consult with the archivist.

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A finding aid is available: file level with descriptions.

Associated materials

Related material: See also MG 169: D.C. Kerr fonds.

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