Fonds - South Saskatchewan River Project collection

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South Saskatchewan River Project collection

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  • 1921-1967, predominant 1951-1953 (Creation)

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60 cm of textual records and maps

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A Royal Commission was established on 24 August, 1951 to conduct and inquiry and to report on the South Saskatchewan River Project (Central Saskatchewan Development). The inquiry was to determine whether or not the economic and soical returns to the Canadian people would commensurate with the cost of the investment in the project. Dr. T.H. Hogg, G.A. Gaherty and Dr. John A. Widtsow were appointed commissioners

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This collection contains papers, pamphlets, reports, correspondence, clippings and maps pertaining to the South Saskatchewan River Project, and includes copies of submissions to the Royal Commission on the project. A portion of these records were collected by Dr. K.A.H. Buckley from his involvement in the project

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This collection consists of two separate accruals. The material collected by Dr. Buckley has been arranged according to the groupings and headings he assigned

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