Friends of the Provincial Archives

The Friends of the Provincial Archives (FOSA) consist of interested individuals from throughout Canada wishing to support the Archives through volunteer work, advocacy, promotional activities and social events.

FOSA Brochure

The Friends meet to review past activities and plan future programs and events.  The 2019 meeting schedule is as follows:

April 17 (1:30 p.m.), September 18 (1:30 p.m.), and November 20 (1:30 p.m.)

All meetings are held at the Provincial Archives, located at 3303 Hillsdale Street.

Current projects include:

  • Photo Project – helps upgrade the textual information documented in the Provincial Archives photographic collection.
  • 1885 Canadian Pacific Railway Telegraph Ledger Transcription Project – focuses on the transcription of handwritten telegrams to and from the war front during the final months of the 1885 North-West Resistance. Working from digital images of the telegrams, Friends from all over Saskatchewan and across the world can contribute to making this rich piece of history more accessible. 

Annual Reports

FOSA 2016 Annual Report

FOSA 2015 Annual Report

FOSA 2014 Annual Report

FOSA 2013 Annual Report

FOSA 2012 Annual Report

FOSA Project Proposal Form

To join FOSA, please contact:

Mailing address: Friends of the Provincial Archives, c/o Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan, P.O. Box 1665, Regina SK  S4P 3C6