Fonds F 413 - Neil Richards fonds

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Neil Richards fonds

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F 413

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  • 1954-2008 (Creation)

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16.78 m of textual records
171 photographs
61 posters

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Custodial history

Neil Richards donated these records to the Saskatchewan Archives, Saskatoon office, in sixteen accessions between 1985 and 2009: S85-189 (October 11, 1985); S86-113 (June 4, 1986); S89-59 (July 25, 1989); S89-117 (November 27, 1989); S92-56 (August 18, 1992); S94-93 (December 16, 1994); S95-23 (April 25, 1995); S97-59 (July 14, 1997); S99-69 (October 27, 1999); S2002-43 (August 8, 2002); S2004-35 (July 19, 2004); S2004-39 (August 9, 2004); S2004-48 (September 7, 2004); S2004-59 (November 12, 2004); S2005-68 (November 11, 2005) and 2009-346 (March 20, 2009).

Scope and content

This fonds consists of records created, accumulated and used by Neil Richards of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan relating to his involvement in local, provincial and national gay organizations. The fonds also reflects Richards' active interest in collecting the documentary heritage of the homosexual community locally, provincially, and nationally.

The fonds consists of thirteen series: Newspaper Clippings; Publications; Pornography; Subject Files; Gay Community Centre of Saskatoon; Gay and Lesbian Support Services; Saskatchewan Gay Coalition; Metamorphosis; Sound Recordings; Posters; Photographs; Ephemera; and Gay and Lesbian Health Services.

The types of records included in this fonds are photocopies of newspaper clippings; publications; subject files; minutes; correspondence; reports; financial statements; membership lists; counselling logs; newsletters; video cassettes; audio cassettes; posters; photographs; buttons and a cloth banner.

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Original order was maintained by archivist.

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Some of these records are subject to access restrictions according to the terms of an agreement with the donor dated December 22, 1994. Please consult reference archivist for assistance.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Use, publication and/or reproduction of records are subject to terms of an agreement with the donor dated December 22, 1994 and the terms and conditions of the Copyright Act. Please consult reference archivist for assistance.

Finding aids

SAFA 198 (old guide GS 170) consists of fonds, series, file and item descriptions. Item descriptions of audio cassettes and photographs are available in Threshold.

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4 audio cassettes; 2 video cassettes; 1 cloth banner; 54 pins and buttons.

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Other codes: Textual Records: S-A 595; S-A 821; S-A 875; S-A 958; S-A 1026; S-A 1067. Audio Cassettes: S-1145 to S-1146; S-1544 to S-1545. Photographs: S-B13384 to S-B13514; S-E236 to S-E276. Video cassette: S-VTS 531.

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