Fonds F 451 - Myles Kinney collection

John Bruder's house John Bruder with five horses in front of his barn The John Bruder family, Tyvan district Mr. and Mrs. Ashbaugh and daughter in a 1912 Model-T Ford A young colt A bachelor's shack built of mud and stone Tyvan district pioneers outside a frame shack Men in the Bar Room, Tyvan Man reading beside a Sunbeam Oak heater in a Tyvan home Interior of the meat market showing meat hanging, two butchers, tools for cutting up the meat, etc.
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Myles Kinney collection

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F 451

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  • 1904-1986 (Creation)
    Kinney, Myles C., 1914-1993

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0.025m of textual records
ca. 193 photographs
1 map
1 microfilm reel of textual records

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Biographical history

Myles Curtis Kinney was born on April 20, 1914 at Tyvan, Saskatchewan. He received his primary and secondary education in Tyvan and attended the Provincial Normal School in Regina from 1933 to 1934. Kinney taught in rural Saskatchewan before enlisting in the Second World War. He served four years with the Canadian Army, including service in Northwest Europe as a troop commander in 8 Canadian Reconnaissance Regiment (14 Canadian Hussars).

Following the War, Kinney studied at university in England and attended the University of Saskatchewan, graduating with Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education degrees in 1948. He then moved to Regina, where he worked as a teacher and principal with the Regina Public School Board until his retirement in 1975.

Myles Kinney died in Regina on February 3, 1993.

Myles Kinney married Pearl Burgess in 1945. They had one child: Cheryl.

Custodial history

Myles Kinney loaned some of these records to the Regina office, Saskatchewan Archives for copying in twenty accessions between 1974 and 1985: 1293 (Photo R) (July 1, 1974); 583 (R) (March 13, 1975); 1338 (Photo R) (March 1, 1975); 1448 (Photo R) (February 1, 1976); R79-074 (February 12, 1979); R79-085 (March 30, 1979); R79-122 (April 30, 1979); R80-203 (February 1, 1980); R80-702 (July 1, 1980); R81-104 (March 1, 1981); R81-469 (September 1, 1981); R81-571 (December 1, 1981); R81-578 (December 8, 1981); R81-579 (December 8, 1981); R82-085 (March 1, 1982); R82-428 (August 1, 1982); R83-163 (March 1, 1983); R83-345 (July 13, 1983); R83-393 (September 8, 1983); and R85-053 (February 19, 1985).
The Regina office, Saskatchewan Archives purchased some of these records in 1987. The records were assigned accession number R87-133 (March 13, 1987).

Scope and content

This collection consists mainly of materials collected by Myles C. Kinney relating to his interest in genealogy and the history of the Tyvan, Saskatchewan district.

The collection includes photographs of the Tyvan district and residents; a photocopied postcard addressed to Monsieur Georges de Savage, a Tyvan resident; reminiscences of Tyvan residents Mary Houston and Mrs. William G. Rapeer; a 1919 fire insurance plan of Tyvan; a photocopied letter to Kinney from R.L.N. McNaughton and accompanying material relating to the history of Tyvan; a local history of Tyvan published in 1986 by Myles C. Kinney; and the May 24 and July 12, 1907 editions of the Tyvan Signal. The collection also includes a 1934 yearbook of the Provincial Normal School in Regina.

No series assignment was applied to the records in this collection.

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Physical condition

Records are in good physical condition.

Immediate source of acquisition

Myles Kinney donated some of these records to the Regina office, Saskatchewan Archives in three accessions between 1983 and 1989: R83-346 (July 13, 1983); R87-138 (March 13, 1987); and R89-054 (March 7, 1989).


No arrangement was applied to the records in this collection.

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  • English

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Restrictions on access

Records are open for research use.

Interloan: Micro R-1.814 is available for inter-institutional loan. Please consult reference archivist in Regina.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Use, publication and/or reproduction of records are subject to terms and conditions of the Copyright Act.

To consult the records, visit or contact the Regina office.

Finding aids

SAFA 295 consists of a collection description, an item description of the fire insurance plan and item descriptions of photographs. The paper guide consists of a collection description only.

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No further accruals are expected.

General note

Location for retrieval: Regina - Hillsdale
Some electronic copies of photographs are available in Archival Digital Storage.


Conservation practices in place at the time of processing were applied to the records in this collection.

Alpha-numeric designations

Textual records: R-E238; R-E413; R-E1238; R-E2053; R-E2054; R-E4042
Photographs: R-A12436 to R-A12520; R-A12854 to R-A12881; R-A14582 to R-A14587; R-A17213 to R-A17216; R-A18039 to R-A18045; R-A20102 to R-A20114; R-A21332; R-A21784; R-A21899; R-A21900; R-A22318; R-A22748; R-A22749; R-A23622; R-A23835 to R-A23839; R-A25382 to R-A25385; R-B7381 to R-B7384; R-B7428 to R-B7429; R-B9385; R-B10404 to R-B10407; R-B10964; R-B11044 to R-B11046; R-B14289; R-D1591; R-D2533.
Plan: A350
Microfilm: R-1.814

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F 451

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Saskatchewan Archives. Archival Description Manual 2004.



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  • English

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  • Latin


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