Collection VE - The Valley Echo Collection

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The Valley Echo Collection

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  • Textual record

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VE

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Date(s)

  • [1921-1960] (Creation)
    Creation
    Saskatchewan Anti-Tuberculosis League
    Place
    Fort Qu'Appelle (Sask.)

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Physical description

1 m of textual records (41 volumes ; 29 x 5 cm)

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Name of creator

(1911-Present)

Administrative history

The "Great White Plague" was the name used to describe tuberculosis. To fight the highly contagious disease the Saskatchewan Anti-Tuberculosis League was formed in 1911. Under its auspices Fort Qu'Appelle Sanatorium, was opened in 1917 to provide rest and fresh air. But the cure was long and tedious; few could afford to remain until they were healed. So in 1929, through the League's urging, Saskatchewan was the first province to make the care and treatment of tuberculosis free of charge.

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Scope and content

Collection contains bound copies of the Valley Echo, the monthly publication of the Saskatchewan Anti-Tuberculosis League. Common themes include tuberculosis treatment and prevention, and news from the wards at each of the 3 SATL sanatoriums as recorded by patients.

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Physical condition

Contact Lung Sask.

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Arrangement

Language of material

  • Cree
  • English

Script of material

  • Latin

Language and script note

The Valley Echo is primarily written in English, though there are a few articles written in Cree Syllabics.

Location of originals

Lung Sask, Saskatoon

Availability of other formats

Contact Lung Sask.

Restrictions on access

Contact Lung Sask.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Contact Lung Sask.

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