Fonds MG 154 - D.A. Schmeiser fonds

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D.A. Schmeiser fonds

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MG 154

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  • 1930-2001 (inclusive); 1961-1999 (predominant). (Creation)

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3.86 m of textual records, 2 discs, 3 audio cassettes.

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Donated to the University of Saskatchewan Archives by Douglas Schmeiser in three accessions: 1995-051, 1995-054 and 2011-061.

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This fonds documents the career of Douglas Schmeiser, notably his work as a constitutional advisor both in Canada and internationally; his work with the Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan, as well as his study of judicial independence and judicial compensation; and his work on human rights.

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It has been organized into 7 series:
1. General
2. Canadian Constitutional Negotiations
3. Human Rights
4. International Work
5. Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan
6. Provincial Court Judges
7. University of Saskatchewan

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There are restrictions. Series 2, Canadian Constitutional Negotiations, is closed until July 2031. Subseries 6.2, Judicial Salaries, is closed until July 2036. Other restrictions on individual files are noted within the finding aid; please consult an archivist.

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