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University of Saskatchewan, University Archives & Special Collections

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Identifier

SCNUSA

Authorized form of name

University of Saskatchewan, University Archives & Special Collections

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Type

Educational

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Address

Street address

301 Murray Library, 3 Campus Drive

Locality

Saskatoon

Region

SK

Country name

Canada

Postal code

S7N 5A4

Telephone

(306) 966-6029

Fax

(306) 966-6040

Description area

History

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The collections mandate for University Archives & Special Collections is focused on the acquisition, preservation, and accessibility of permanently valuable records of the University of Saskatchewan; and of books, journals, manuscripts, archival collections and printed ephemera of a rare, valuable or regional nature. The collections include materials relating to Saskatchewan, Western Canada, and the University of Saskatchewan, including works by university authors.
Extent: ca. 3500 linear metres (archival material)
Inclusive dates: 1907-present (predominant)

Finding aids, guides and publications

Online databases and digital projects: Fonds/series database, photograph database Website includes exhibits / reference sites about U of S history:

  • Deo et Patriae: Events in the History of the University of Saskatchewan;
  • The Student Experience;
  • Building the University of Saskatchewan;
  • University History site including listings of former senior administrators, members of the Board of Governors, etc.;
  • Databases of information about honorary degree recipients and World War One veterans;
  • Bibliographies and compilations of secondary sources about university history;
  • Almost 50 other exhibits showcasing various collections, e.g. Northern Research Portal, Saskatchewan Wheat Pool: A History in Pictures, Hans Gruen Postcard Collection, Frederic Harrison Edmunds: The Canadian Landscape, Hans S. Dommasch: Canada North of 60, A.W. Purdy Digital Archives, Irving Layton Collection

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Monday-Friday, 8:30-12:00 and 13:00-16:30

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  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Education (Thematic area)
  • Recreation / Leisure / Sports (Thematic area)
  • Science and Technology (Thematic area)
  • Local and Regional History (Thematic area)
  • Agriculture (Thematic area)
  • City of Saskatoon (Geographic region)