Fonds F 412 - Lorne Calvert fonds

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Lorne Calvert fonds

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F 412

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  • 1984-2003, predominant 1992-2003 (Creation)

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12.97 m of textual records
31 photographs
10 posters

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Custodial history

Lorne Calvert donated the records in this fonds to the Regina office, Saskatchewan Archives in two accessions in 1999 and 2004: R99-028 (February 17, 1999) and R2004-253 (August 19, 2004). Records created by John Penner, Louise Simard and Robert (Bob) Pringle were identified in the Calvert fonds at the time of arrangement.

Scope and content

This fonds consists of records created, accumulated and used by Lorne Calvert from 1992-2003 in his political career as: Associate Minister of Health; Minister Responsible for SaskEnergy; Minister Responsible for SaskPower; Minister of Health; Minister of Social Services; Minister Responsible for the Public Service Commission; Minister Responsible for Wakamow Valley Authority; and Premier of Saskatchewan.

This fonds also includes records created by Calvert in his role as MLA for Moose Jaw Wakamow and member of the Saskatchewan New Democratic Party.

The fonds contains sixteen series: Associate Minister of Health 1992; Associate Minister of Health 1993; Associate Minister of Health 1994; Associate Minister of Health 1995; Minister Responsible for SaskEnergy; Minister Responsible for SaskPower; Minister of Health; Minister of Social Services 1995; Minister of Social Services 1996; Minister of Social Services 1997; Minister of Social Services 1998; Minister Responsible for the Public Service Commission; Minister Responsible for Wakamow Valley Authority; Constituency Records; Political Records; and Premier's Correspondence.

The types of records included are correspondence, memoranda, briefing notes, speeches, publications, minutes and agendas, news releases, newspaper clippings, legislation, photographs, posters, audio compact discs, technical drawings, maps and electronic records.

Public and political records are contained in the fonds.

Most of the records associated with Calvert's role as Premier of Saskatchewan remain with the Premier's office.

This fonds is missing MLA/constituency material and records Calvert created as Minister Responsible for various agencies, boards and commissions.

This fonds includes records created by Bob Pringle as Minister of Social Services, Louise Simard as Minister of Health, and John Penner as Minister Responsible for Wakamow Valley Authority.

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Arrangement reflects both original order and archival intervention.

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Restrictions on access

These records are subject to access restrictions according to the terms of an agreement with the donor dated September 17, 1998. Please consult the reference archivist for assistance.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Use, publication and reproduction of records are subject to terms of an agreement with the donor and conditions of the Copyright Act.

Finding aids

SAFA 174 consists of fonds and series descriptions, file listings of textual records, and item descriptions of photographs and sound recordings. The electronic finding aid consists of a file level database for textual records and item level descriptions of audio compact discs and 12 of the 31 photographs. See GR 226 for posters.

Associated materials

Related material: Records created in 1994 and 1995 by Calvert as Associate Minister of Health and Minister of Health are located in the Eric Cline fonds (BF 20).

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Further accruals are expected.

General note

9 architectural drawings; 3 audio compact discs; 8 objects; 9 technical drawings; 167 maps; 3 CD-ROMS.

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Other codes: Photographs: R-A 32571 to R-A 32582; compact discs: A CDR 15964 to A CDR 15966; posters GR 226: VII.309 to VII.316.

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