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World War, 1914-1918
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Edmund H. Oliver correspondence

  • (S)A 1051
  • File
  • 1916-1919

Typewritten copy of letters written from Edmund H. Oliver to his wife and family from June 22, 1916 to May 30, 1919 from locations in Manitoba, England and France. Edmund Oliver's wife edited and typed the letters.

Memoirs of John Duncan MacFarlane

  • (S)A 133
  • Item
  • 1971?

Three copies of the unpublished memoirs of J.D. MacFarlane (1892-1982) of Nipawin, Saskatchewan. He homesteaded in the Aylsham district and served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan (MLA) from 1934 to 1938.

Summers, R. Charles

  • (S)A 147
  • File
  • 1909-1971

Undated newspaper article entitled Provincial Charter Is Granted Veterans, regarding the Saskatchewan Veterans' Society; letter dated May 15, 1971 from R. Charles Summers to the Saskatchewan Archives containing reminisces about his father, Alexander Summers, who homesteaded in the Gledhow district; letter dated April 1, 1909 regarding Alexander Summers' homestead patent; Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Forces certificate issued to Alex Summers, 1916; undated newspaper article regarding John Summers entitled Boy Falls From Bridge; Is Taken to Hospital; undated article regarding St. John's Chancel Guild tea; and photograph of 28th Battalion drilling on parade grounds.

Johnson, Gilbert

  • (S)A 219
  • File
  • 1891-1938

Records created, accumulated and used by Gilbert Johnson of Marchwell, Saskatchewan including assessment roll and miscellaneous bills of Langenburg School District No. 105, 1891-1900. Letters from friends serving with the Canadian Expeditionary Force in England and France, 1916-1918. Letters and printed items relating to his interest in Theosophy, the organization of the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, trade unionism and socialism, 1918-1938.

Next-of-Kin Memorial Avenue

  • (S)A 24
  • Item
  • 1948-08

Typewritten document entitled Next-of-Kin Memorial Avenue, written by Mrs. Jean Jarvis of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The document describes this memorial to the war dead in Saskatoon.

Reminiscences of James Greenblat

  • (S)A 279
  • Item
  • 1979?

Reminiscences of James Greenblat's childhood in the Jewish community of Winkler and Winnipeg, Manitoba, his service in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during World War I, his work as newspaper editor of the Swift Current Sun, and related work in Ottawa in World War II as a columnist for the Wartime Prices and Trade Board and the Wartime Information Board. Greenblat was born in 1895 and died in 1985.

Who Said War Is Hell!

  • (S)A 628
  • Item
  • 1983

Publication entitled, Who Said War Is Hell!, by Yvonne and Ted Burgess. Excerpts from the diaries of Victor N. Swanston (1884-1974) and Ernest Swanston (1881-1968), soldiers with the 5th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, during the First World War.

Reg Taylor

  • (S)A 629
  • Item
  • 1986

Reg Taylor, an autobiography published posthumously by the family of Walter Victor Reginald (Reg) Taylor (1897-1982), describing his youth in England, experiences in the First World War, emigration to Canada, and journalistic career with the Melville Advance, the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix and the Western Producer.

Jim Aitcheson correspondence during the First World War

  • (S)A 912
  • File
  • 1916-06-1917-03

Twenty-one letters from Private Jim Aitcheson (of 1st Canadian Division) from the front in France to his wife Elizabeth Aitcheson of Saskatoon. Describes life during training, rest, and in the trenches.

Thomas Mawhinney interview transcript

  • (S)C 10
  • Item
  • 1963

Transcript of an interview recorded by Saskatchewan Archives Board staff at Carragana on June 12, 1963. Records Mr. and Mrs. Mawhinney's experiences as pioneer settlers on a soldier settlement holding following the First World War.

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