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Blacks in Saskatchewan

  • Clippings File - Blacks in Saskatchewan
  • File
  • 195-? to 197-?

Information about James H. Dickson likely compiled by Saskatchewan Archives Board staff from homestead file in the Saskatchewan Archives. [195-?-197-?].

Copy of letter from A. R. Turner, Provincial Archivist, to A. I. Bereskin, Controller of Surveys, Department of Natural Resources, regarding information about James H. Dickson and his history in Saskatchewan, dated June 22, 1965. Date copied June 22, 1965.

Copy of letter from Ruth Dyck Wilson, Staff Archivist, Saskatchewan Archives Board, Regina, Saskatchewan, to Mr. Michael L. King, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, U.S.A., regarding information about the settlement of black persons in Saskatchewan. July 19, 1984. Date copied unknown. [2 copies].

One page of handwritten notes regarding the history of black Canadians in Saskatchewan. Creator of notes unknown, [after 1949].

Photocopy of chapter fourteen from the book entitled Many Trails, by R. D. Symons, Copyright 1963 R. D. Symons, Windjammer edition 1970. Chapter fourteen is entitled Dixie Transplanted, and describes a visit to a black settlement in northern Saskatchewan. Date photocopied unknown. [2 copies].

Articles from various sources regarding immigration and homesteading by black persons in Saskatchewan and Alberta. [after 1946-1972]. Some copies included, date copied unknown.

Copy of article entitled The Creek-Negroes of Oklahoma and Canadian Immigration, 1909-1911, by Harold Martin Troper, The Canadian Historical Review, Vol. LIII No 3 September 1972. Date copied unknown.

Correspondence between Allan R. Turner, Provincial Archivist, Regina, Saskatchewan, and Mr. Robin W. Winks, Department of History, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, regarding the history of black Canadians in Saskatchewan, with particular interest in a settlement near Maidstone, dated July-October, 1959. Letters sent from Turner are copies of originals, copied the same date as the letters were written.

Article entitled How they kept Canada almost lily white: The previously untold story of the Canadian immigration officials who stopped American blacks from coming to Canada, by Trevor W. Sessing, printed in Saturday Night, September 1970.

Saskatchewan Archives Board, 1945

Homesteading at Algrove in the 1930's and 1940's

Unpublished reminiscences of Frank Schweitzer and Henry Schweitzer, sons of Philip and Elizabeth (Fonau) Schweitzer. Includes genealogical information on various members of the Schweitzer family and other families in the Algrove-Archerwill, Saskatchewan district.

Mollier, Clovis

  • R-500.20
  • Item
  • 1951

Item is Monseigneur Clovis Mollier's novel Au Pays du Ranch that is about a trip to northern Saskatchewan.

Mollier, Clovis, 1885-