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University of Saskatchewan: Essays

  • PI-1194
  • Item
  • 2004

Volume 3, Number 1 of University of Saskatchewan: Essays, published by the University of Saskatchewan Archives, Saskatoon. Contents consist of two essays: A Chaplain's War: Edmund Henry Oliver and the University of Vimy Ridge, 1916-1919, by Jack Coggins; and The Western Producer, by Robert Phillips.

VICTORY LOAN PARADE - 1917

  • VT R-9184.1
  • Item
  • 1917, reproduced 1997?

Film report: Shots of a military parade on Hamilton Street in Regina promoting the sale of victory war bonds. Includes scenes of the burning in effigy of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany. Produced by cinematographer Edgar Rossie. Video transfer from the National Archives of Canada collection (ISN# 20388). PLEASE NOTE: THE ACTUAL DATE OF THE VICTORY LOAN PARADE IN REGINA WAS NOVEMBER 15, 1917

Rossie, Edgar Charlotte, 1875-1942

The Harvests of War: The Prairie West, 1914-1918

  • PI-880
  • Item
  • 1978

Publication written by John Herd Thompson and published by McClelland and Stewart Limited as part of the Canadian Social History Series. Chapter titles are as follows: 1914: Innocent Enthusiasm; Democracy and Empire: Mobilizing the West for War, 1914-1917; The War and the Prairie Economy; English Canadians and Ethnic Minorities; War and Social Reform; Conscription and Coalition; and Wartime Controls and Domestic Discontent.

The Suicide Battalion

  • PI-881
  • Item
  • 1978

Publication written by J.L. McWilliams and R. James Steel and published by Hurtig Publishers, Edmonton, Alberta. Publication is a regimental history of the 46th Canadian Infantry Battalion (South Saskatchewan), also known as the Suicide Battalion, from its origins in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in 1914 until its disbandment in 1919.

Saskatchewan. Department of Culture and Youth. Cultural Activities Branch

  • R-460.1
  • File
  • 1975

Includes materials from the "Towards a New Past" programme; index to Métis series of tape recorded interviews conducted by C. Pearlstone and edited by M. Burns; and "A Métis Portrait of Gabriel Dumont: In Their Own Voice." Includes transcript of interview with Mrs. Marion Dillon of the Seeskaskootch Reserve.

McWilliams, James L.

  • R-1481
  • File
  • ca. 1974-1978

Correspondence, research notes, personal narratives and biographical sketches used in The Suicide Battalion, a history of the 46th Canadian Infantry Battalion of Moose Jaw, which was co-authored by James L. McWilliams and R. James Steel; photographs; audio tapes.

Biog. - Fisher, Dr. Charles H.

  • Pamphlet File - Biog. - Fisher, Dr. C.H.
  • Item
  • 1971

An Accepted Immigrant: Experiences and Observations of Dr. C.H. Fisher, the unpublished memoirs of Dr. C. H. Fisher, a farmer, soldier, and public servant who was born in England in 1881. Fisher homesteaded in the Lipton, Saskatchewan district.

Student Essays

  • R-1348
  • File
  • 1966-1978

Collection of student essays from University of Regina classes regarding North-West Territories and Saskatchewan history.

The Regiments and Corps of The Canadian Army: Volume I of the Canadian Army List

  • PI-835
  • Item
  • 1964

Publication prepared by the Army Historical Section and published by authority of the Minister of National Defence. The publication includes sketch histories of the Corps of the Canadian Army, regiments of the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps and regiments of the Royal Canadian Infantry Corps.

Includes histories relating to corps with headquarters in Saskatchewan as follows: Saskatchewan Dragoons (Moose Jaw); 14th Canadian Hussars (Swift Current); North Saskatchewan Regiment, 1st Battalion (Prince Albert) and 2nd Battalion (Saskatoon); Regina Rifle Regiment (Regina); and South Saskatchewan Regiment (Estevan).

Publications and articles relating to John Walker

  • PI-811
  • File
  • 1962-1984

Records relating to John Walker and his professional career in horticulture, including service as assistant superintendent in charge of horticulture at the Canada Department of Agriculture Experimental Farm in Indian Head, Saskatchewan (1925-1929) and superintendent of the Canada Department of Agriculture Forest Nursery Station in Indian Head (1942-1958) as follows:

1) Copy of article relating to John Walker's professional career in prairie horticulture. Source unknown. [1982 or after].
2) Copy of Agricultural Institute of Canada Fellowship Award Nomination of John Walker by Manitoba Institute of Agrologists, Winnipeg Branch with additional notations. ca. 1978.
3) Copy of document written by John Walker entitled Overseas Service in World War I. Walker served in France in the Fiftieth Battalion, Fourth Division, Canadian Expeditionary Force.
4) Publication entitled Development of Horticulture on the Northern Great Plains, written by W.H. Alderman and sponsored by the Great Plains Region American Society for Horticultural Science, 1962. Chapter 17 relates to Saskatchewan and includes information on the Dominion Experimental Farms at Indian Head, Rosthern, Scott, Swift Current and Melfort; the Federal Forest Nursery Stations at Indian Head and Sutherland; horticulture at the University of Saskatchewan; the Saskatchewan Department of Agriculture; and horticultural organizations in Saskatchewan.
5) Publication entitled A History of Horticulture of the Great Plains Region, 1960 through 1981, edited by E.P. Lana and sponsored by the North Central (Great Plains) Region - American Society for Horticultural Science, 1984. Includes information on horticulture at the University of Saskatchewan and horticulture at the Canadian Department of Agriculture Forest Nursery in Indian Head.

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