Series BF 22-2 - Promises to Keep: A Political Biography of Allan Blakeney series

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Promises to Keep: A Political Biography of Allan Blakeney series

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  • Textual record
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  • Cartographic material
  • Sound recording

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BF 22-2

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  • 1988-1991 (Accumulation)
  • 1945-1991 (predominant: 1988-1991) (Creation)

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0.941m of textual records
112 audio cassettes (110 hr. 11 min. 18 sec.)
16 photographs
1 map

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This series consists of research material, draft manuscript chapters, correspondence with publishers, interviews, transcripts, photographs, book reviews and promotional material associated with Gruending's book Promises to Keep: A Political Biography of Allan Blakeney published in 1990.

Audio recordings form a substantial part of the series. A list and ninety-one transcripts to interviews conducted for Promises to Keep have been added at File II. 54 as a result of the description of sound recordings in 2002.

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Immediate source of acquisition

Dennis Gruending donated these records to the Regina office, Saskatchewan Archives in two accessions in 1992: R92-285 (November 4, 1992) and R92-302 (November 26, 1992).


Order imposed on textual material by research assistants under direction of donor prior to transfer. Transcripts of interviews printed from computer disks and filed prior to transfer.

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  • English

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Sound recordings also available on CD.

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

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SAFA 34 (old guide GR 510, R-1379) consists of fonds and series level descriptions, file level descriptions of textual records and item level descriptions of sound recordings and photographs.

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Map has been retained in File 11.32 to preserve context.


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Textual records: old guide GR 510 (R-1379)
Sound recordings: R-15519 to R-15521; R-15531 to R-15638
Photographs: R-A32342 (1)-(16)

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BF 22-2

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Saskatchewan Archives. Archival Description Manual 2004.



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  • English

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  • Latin


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