Fonds F 10 - Charles and Hester Shulver fonds

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Charles and Hester Shulver fonds

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F 10

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  • 1934-1987 (Creation)

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21 cm of textual records

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Charles Shulver was born on August 16, 1906 in Pierson, Manitoba to Herbert and Edith (Lemon) Shulver. He married Hester Lynch on October 16, 1932. Charles and Hester Shulver had three children: Carol; Mavis and Sylvia. Shulver attended the University of Saskatchewan, College of Agriculture in Saskatoon. The Shulvers farmed in the Woodrow, Saskatchewan district and Charles Shulver also drove school bus in Woodrow School District No. 3462 from 1941 to 1966. The Shulvers moved to Lafleche in 1967 and to Regina in 1979. Charles Shulver died in Regina on January 14, 2010.

Hester Lynch was born on December 19, 1911 in Buchanan, Saskatchewan to Arthur and Elizabeth Lynch. She married Charles Shulver on October 16, 1932. In April, 1933, the Shulvers moved to the Woodrow district, where they farmed. The Shulvers moved to Lafleche in 1967 and to Regina in 1979.

Hester Shulver was active in numerous organizations, including the Order of the Eastern Star. She was an executive member of the Saskatchewan Homemakers' Clubs; a school trustee; a member of the Saskatchewan Diamond Jubilee and Canada Centennial Committee; and a substitute school bus driver (1944-1960) in Woodrow School District No. 3462.

Hester Shulver died in Regina on December 6, 2004.

Hester and Charles Shulver had three children: Carol; Mavis and Sylvia.

Custodial history

Hester Shulver donated some of these records to the Regina office, Saskatchewan Archives in two accessions in 1987: R87-221 (May 11, 1987) and R87-370 (August 27, 1987). Charles Shulver donated some of these records to the Regina office, Saskatchewan Archives in one accession in 1987: R87-220 (May 11, 1987).

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This fonds consists of records created, accumulated and used from 1934 to 1987 by Charles and Hester Shulver during their residence in Saskatchewan. The fonds includes a chronological outline of Hester Shulver's involvement with various organizations from 1939-1970; a copy of "Book #113", Charles Shulver's published memoirs of his years as a school bus driver in the Woodrow district (1966); a receipt for the printing of Charles Shulver's memoirs (1968); an agreement for conveyance of children to school between Charles Shulver and the Board of Trustees of the Connaught School District No. 51 (1942); and day books kept by Charles and Hester Shulver from 1934 to 1983 that record the weather and daily events and activities.

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

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Day books are arranged in chronological order.

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Records are open for research use.

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

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SAFA 446 consists of a fonds level description only and is available in paper format.

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No further accruals are expected.

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Other codes: Textual records: R-E2594; R-1072; R-1072.1

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