Collection PI-81 - Saskatchewan History magazine collection

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Saskatchewan History magazine collection

General material designation

  • Textual record

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Edition area

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Dates of creation area


  • 1948-2014 (Publication)
    Saskatchewan Archives Board
    Saskatoon (Sask.)

Physical description area

Physical description

Textual records

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Archival description area

Custodial history

Scope and content

Collection consists of issues for the journal Saskatchewan History that was published by the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan from 1948-2017. The magazine presented a colourful and provocative source of information and narration about Saskatchewan’s unique heritage. Issues included articles on the fur trade era, pioneer life, ethnic groups and immigration, the history of medicine and medical care, business and trade unionism, religion, women’s history, First Nations and Métis history, sports history, and many other facets of Saskatchewan’s past. The magazine regularly promoted, through photo essays, scholarly articles and general interest stories, features about the Provincial Archives’ diverse Permanent Collection and heritage and archives news from around the province.

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Physical condition

Records are in good physical condition.

Immediate source of acquisition


Chronologic arrangement of records maintained.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

  • Latin

Language and script note

See descriptions of specific issues and articles for content that is not in English.

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Scanned copies of issues are available at:

Issues from 1948 to 1972 are also available on microfilm (Micro. R-2.371).

Restrictions on access

Records are open for research use.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Copyright to the collective work in each Saskatchewan History issue is held by the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan. Copyright in individual articles may be held by: the author; by the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan; or in some cases, an article may be in the public domain. Questions about copyright may be directed to Reference and Outreach Services staff at the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan.

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No further accruals are anticipated.

General note

The reference code/identifier for volumes is comprised of a unique number for the serial Saskatchewan History (PI-81) followed by a dash and the volume number in Arabic numerals.

General note

The reference code/identifier for issues is comprised of the volume reference code/identifier, a full stop (period), and the issue number.

General note

The reference code/identifier for components is comprised of the issue reference code/identifier, a space, and a sequence number for the component of the issue enclosed in parentheses.


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

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

ISSN: 0036-4908 (print)

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Level of detail


Language of description

  • English

Script of description

  • Latin


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