This fonds consists of records created, accumulated and used mainly by the secretary of the Saskatchewan Historical Society during its operation in Regina, Saskatchewan. The fonds contains the administrative records of the Society along with the records relating to the history of the province from the mid 19th century to 1945 compiled and collected by the Society in fulfillment of its mandate.
The types of records included are secretary's annual reports; correspondence; minutes; financial statements; a constitution; an annual meeting programme; newspaper clippings; personal narratives; essays; obituaries; biographical sketches; photographs; articles and speeches.
No series assignment was applied to the records in this fonds.
See SHS 97 for a letter regarding the massacre of Blackfoot and Blood Indians by Crees (Red Ochre Hills massacre) and an article by C. Wetton regarding Fine Day, Cree warrior. See SHS 94 for a letter and note regarding a table in the Saskatchewan Legislative Library known as the confederation table. See SHS 129 for correspondence regarding Indians serving in World War II and an Indian gathering on Assiniboin Reserve, September 9, 1941, to dedicate themselves to war services, enfranchisement of Indians, etc. See SHS 159 for document written by Neil Brodie entitled Twelve Days with the Indians, May 14 to May 26, 1885, regarding his experiences in Poundmaker's camp during the rebellion of 1885. See SHS 150 for the 1935 report of the Royal Commission on the Natural Resources of Saskatchewan.