Series S 78 - Telephone Directories series

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Telephone Directories series

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  • Textual record

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S 78

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  • 1905-2022 (Creation)

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Physical description

17.580 m of textual records

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Custodial history

Saskatchewan Telecommunications (SaskTel) and the Direct West Corporation transferred these records to the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan between 1981 and 2023.

Scope and content

This series consists of telephone directories (phone books) for Saskatchewan communities issued by the Bell Telephone Company of Canada; the Saskatchewan Department of Railways, Telegraphs and Telephones; the Saskatchewan Department of Telephones; Saskatchewan Government Telephones; and Saskatchewan Telecommunications (SaskTel).

Directories for 1905 to 1991 are located in collection R-733. Directories for 1992 to 1998 are located in collection R-1341. Directories for 1999 to 2006 are located in collection R-1098.1. Directories for 2007 onwards are located in S 78.

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Physical condition

Records are in good physical condition.

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Language of material

  • English

Script of material

  • Latin

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Records are open for research use.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

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

Finding aids

SAFA 689 (old guide GR 205) consists of a series description and file/box listings of textual records.

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Further accruals are expected.

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S 78

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Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan

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  • English

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  • Latin


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