Fonds F 682 - Gordon C. Church fonds

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Gordon C. Church fonds

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  • Textual record

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F 682

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  • 1890-1985 (Creation)
    Church, Gordon C. (Gordon Cameron), 1930-2009

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0.164m of textual records
1 photograph

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Biographical history

Gordon Cameron Church was born on August 24, 1930 to Charles and Olive Church. He was raised and educated in the Khedive, Saskatchewan district. After attending Normal School, Church taught in the rural Saskatchewan communities of Wilcox and Lewvan. After completing his Master of Arts degree in Economics at the University of Saskatchewan in 1960, Church taught at the University of Saskatchewan, Memorial University in St. John's, Newfoundland, and Red Deer College in Red Deer, Alberta. He then moved to Regina, where he worked as an Economics professor at the University of Regina for twenty-six years. Church authored the 1985 publication "An Unfailing Faith: A History of the Saskatchewan Dairy Industry". After his retirement, Church continued to reside in Regina, where he died on April 7, 2009.

Church and his wife, Evelyn, had four children: Bruce, Ward, Lloyd, and Karen.

Custodial history

Some of these records were purchased by the Regina office, Saskatchewan Archives in 1985 and assigned accession number R85-070 on March 11, 1985.

Scope and content

This fonds consists of records created, accumulated and used by Gordon C. Church of Regina, Saskatchewan. The records relate to the dairy industry in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Alberta.

The types of records included are notes, reports, publications, newsletters, newspaper clippings, biographical sketches and a photograph. The fonds includes a copy of the 1985 publication written by Church entitled "An Unfailing Faith: A History of the Saskatchewan Dairy Industry".

No series assignment has been applied to the records in this fonds.

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Physical condition

Records are in good physical condition.

Immediate source of acquisition

Gordon C. Church donated some of these records to the Regina office, Saskatchewan Archives in one accession in 1985: R85-247 (June 12, 1985).


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  • English

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Restrictions on access

Records are open for research use.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Use, publication and/or reproduction of records subject to terms and conditions of the Copyright Act. Please consult reference archivist for assistance.

To consult the records, visit or contact the Regina office.

Finding aids

SAFA 643 consists of a fonds description, file listings of some of the textual records and an item description of the photograph.

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No further accruals are expected.

General note

Location for retrieval: Regina-Hillsdale


Conservation practices in place at the time of processing were applied to the records in this fonds.

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Textual records: old guide GR 335 (R-889); R-E1975
Photograph: R-A26006

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F 682

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Saskatchewan Archives. Archival Description Manual 2004.



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  • English

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  • Latin


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