This fonds consists of records created, accumulated and used from 1986 to 1998 by Robert W. Mitchell in his political career as Minister of Justice and Attorney General; Minister of Labour; Minister of Post-Secondary Education and Skills Training; Minister Responsible for the Saskatchewan Public Service Commission and Saskatchewan New Careers Corporation; and member of the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly for Saskatoon Fairview. A small volume of records created in 1995 by Ned Shillington as Minister of Justice and Attorney General are included.
Also included are political records Mitchell created, accumulated and used as a New Democratic Party (NDP) Opposition Critic; NDP Caucus member and NDP Caucus Co-Chair of Economic Development, Trade and the Environment Policy Commission.
This fonds consists of sixteen series: Constituency; Individual Casework; Meetings/Events; Minister of Justice and Attorney General, November 1, 1991 to December 31, 1992; Minister of Justice and Attorney General, 1993; Minister of Justice and Attorney General, 1994; Minister of Justice and Attorney General, 1995; Minister of Labour, 1997; Minister of Post-Secondary Education and Skills Training, November 22, 1995 to December 31, 1996; Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan New Careers Corporation, November 22, 1995 to December 31, 1996; Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Public Service Commission, September 29, 1992 to December 31, 1993; Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Public Service Commission, 1994; Minister's Office; Personal; Political; and Subject Files.
The types of records included are correspondence, memoranda, reports, publications, speeches, agendas and minutes, photographs, legal and financial documents, newspaper clippings, news releases, audio cassettes, video cassettes, maps and computer disks.
This fonds is missing records Mitchell created as Minister of Human Resources, Labour and Employment; Provincial Secretary; Minister of Labour and Minister Responsible for various agencies, boards and commissions.
Public and private records are contained in this fonds.