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Memoir, photographs of W.D. Roberts

  • TR-283
  • Item
  • 1915-193?, 1981 [digitized 2015]

Digital copies of a memoir, written by William D. Roberts entitled, "From North Wales by Easy Stages via Virginia, Wisconsin and Saskatchewan, to Victoria, Vancouver Island" and accompanying photographs. Roberts details his experiences while homesteading in the Medstead, Saskatchewan district, serving in the First World War, during his career as a railway mail clerk, and other life experiences from 1896 to 1981, shortly before his death. Photographs depict Roberts in 1915, 1928 and in the 1930s.

Guillon, Marie Gérard

  • R-500.66
  • File
  • ca. 1868 to 1972

Papers of Berthe Gérard, 1917-1970; of Louise Gérard, 1915-1973; of Marie Gérard Guillon, 1924-1976; of Pierre Gérard, 1894-1971; of Pierre Gustav Gérard, 1916-1974; of Emil Guillon, 1914-1961; of Louis Boiron, 1911-1951; newspaper clippings of the First World War, 1914-1917; photographs.

Saskatchewan Museum of Natural History

  • R-1077
  • Collection
  • 1890-1953?

Various records collected by the Saskatchewan Museum of Natural History including records relating to World War I; War to Peace newspaper article nos. 2-8 from Regina Daily Post, 1918-1919; a City of Regina Municipal Manual, 1915; a brochure entitled Saskatchewan Coal, issued by the Coal Mines Branch, Saskatchewan; an order of service for Decoration Day, 1922; pamphlet entitled Sir Ian Hamilton's Dispatch, 1915?; posters; pamphlet relating to Grant Hall hotel in Moose Jaw, 1928; the first cheque issued by the Government of Saskatchewan in 1905; red and blue pencils used in the 1903 election to the Legislative Assembly of the North-West Territories by candidates Jacob W. Smith and James Benjamin Hawkes along with related correspondence from P.H. Gordon dated 1952; the first flight covers of the Canada Air Mail Service relating to flights to/from Moose Jaw, Saskatoon and Regina, 1930; Women's National Land Service Corps Interim Report, February to September 1916 and Annual Report for October 1, 1917 to September 30, 1918; Fairmede Agricultural Society certificate of ownership of SW 1/4 10-13-1-W2 issued 1894; and publication entitled The Trumpet Call of National Currency, written by W.C. Paynter, secretary of the Canadian Currency and Banking Reform, Tantallon, Saskatchewan, February 1932; the personal journal of Mr. John Alexander Strutt kept during his residence in Fairmede, North-West Territories, 1890-1900; an undated road map entitled Saskatchewan Blazed Trails, issued by The Regina Map Company; programme for the inauguration service for the new organ at Westminster Church, Regina, 1914; photographs and postcards.

Portnall, Francis (Frank) Henry

  • R-371
  • File
  • 1900-1973

Architectural plans, drawings and plates; photographs; minutes of the Regina Sketch Club, 1926-1966; pamphlets; scrapbooks, etc. (See also R-OS 17). Includes City of Regina Bylaw No. 1485: Regulating the erection and to provide for the safety of buildings in the City of Regina, Saskatchewan.

File 10 includes a publication relating to the unveiling of the Saskatoon War Memorial commemorating the Great War (1914-1918) in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on November 11, 1929. Includes information on the Saskatoon Branch of the Canadian Legion, British Empire Service League.

File 11 includes various publications icluding the Saskatchewan Museum of Natural History Popular Series No. 2 entitled Saskatchewan As Seen Through Museum Habitat Displays which contains information on the creators of the displays (Fred G. Bard; Fred W. Lahrman; and Robert D. Symons), March 1962; The Saskatchewanians, published by the Saskatchewan Diamond Jubilee and Canada Centennial Corporation, 1967; a booklet on Arthur Silver Morton, Professor of History and Librarian in the University of Saskatchewan, 1914-1940, issued by the University of Saskatchewan in 1943; a volume of poetry by Ralf L.F. Sheldon-Williams, Canadian Expeditionary Force [1918 or after]; a 1941 article by Walter C. Murray entitled The University of Saskatchewan; an untitled history of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan including narratives by prominent citizens compiled to commemorate the city's 21st anniversary, 1927 [the title page has been torn out]; and booklet pertaining to the Soldier's Cemetery in Regina.

Saskatchewan communities and military scenes in Manitoba

  • S-B9951 to S-B9962
  • Item
  • 19---1927

S-B9951: Rush for Homesteads, September 1, Law Office, Yorkton, Saskatchewan.
S-B9952: Exterior view of the Armoury, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
S-B9953: Lord Strathcona's Horse, Camp Sewell, Manitoba, 1915. Image taken by Advance Foto Co.
S-B9954: 48th Battalion Lines, Camp Sewell, Manitoba, 1915. Image taken by Advance Foto Co.
S-B9955: Lord Strathcona's Horse, Pass In Review Before Brigadier General J. Hughes, Camp Hughes, Manitoba, August 12, 1916
S-B9956: Bombing. Clearing the Trenches. Camp Hughes, Manitoba, 1916
S-B9957: Trenches, Camp Hughes, Manitoba, 1916
S-B9958: 197th Battalion, C.E.F. Pass In Review Before Brigadier General J. Hughes, Camp Hughes, Manitoba, August 12, 1916
S-B9959: Aerial view of Lintlaw, Saskatchewan, taken from the air by the Red and White storekeeper
S-B9960: Birds eye view of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan with the collegiate on the right, taken by Regina Photo Supply Ltd., 1927
S-B9961: View of hotel and main street in Preeceville, Saskatchewan
S-B9962: Exterior view of post office in Whitewood, Saskatchewan

McKay, Joseph Fortescue

  • R-379
  • File
  • ca. 1900 to 1977

Files relating chiefly to economic, political and cultural affairs in Regina and Saskatchewan and to the McKay and Fortescue families. File I.2 relates to Armisticians. File I.37 relates to the Law Society of Saskatchewan. Includes various maps, including the following: map of Lac La Ronge Depth Sounding in Feet, prepared by the Saskatchewan Department of Natural Resources, Surveys Branch and published by the Travel Bureau in May 1957 with information on Lac La Ronge showing mine shafts, early trading post sites, outfitter camps and portages, etc. (NT-3); Saskatchewan Official Highway Map, 1964 (NT-6); Saskatchewan Municipal Road Assistance Authority Grid Road Map, 1974 (NT-7); 1967 street index and map of Beautiful Saskatoon presented by the Saskatoon Real Estate Board showing parks, open spaces, transit system, and schools, etc. (NT-9); and Regina Complimentary City map and guide produced by the City of Regina Development and Public Relations Department, 1968 (NT-12).

McKay was a lawyer and civil servant who was born in 1890 and died in 1977.

Regina Rifle Regiment

  • R-647
  • File
  • 1907-1975

Personnel records, instructional materials, general administrative files, posters, clippings, war diaries and historical records, routine orders and miscellaneous documents; photographs; and trench maps. See file V.3 for a list of Saskatchewan casualties.

Swanston, Victor Nelson

  • R-41.4
  • File
  • 1909-1983

War service records of Mr. Swanston, 5th Canadian Battalion, donated in his memory by his daughter Yvonne Burgess. Includes material for the publication "Who Said War is Hell!" by Charles and Yvonne Burgess; poster; service books; and copies of publication. Includes postcards, written mainly by Ernest and Victor Swanston to their family in Lumsden, Saskatchewan during World War I. Includes scrapbook relating to World War I.

Also includes photographs of officers and men of the 5th Canadian Battalion, other regiments, Billy the Goat mascot, scenes of First World War, and others; and postcards of military camps, views of England, war scenes of France and Belgium. Includes postcards of Regina Cyclone, 1912; flood in Lumsden, 1904; and street scene of Lumsden. Includes photographs of Victor and Ernest Swanston and other members of the Swanston family, including Ruby and Eva. Includes photographs of Bill, Dave and Jean Rowan; Chester Craig; Andy Hosie; Jack Perry; and Florence and Eveline Chapman.

Groome, Paul F.

  • R-1422
  • File
  • ca. 1910-1935

Scrapbooks regarding aviator Roland J. Groome, 1935, the war period 1914-1918, Regina College Citizens' Committee, Regina, etc.

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