News and Events at the Provincial Archives

The Provincial Archives Celebrates Archives Week February 4 – 9, 2018

The Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan in partnership with the Saskatchewan Council for Archives and Archivists (SCAA) is pleased to celebrate Archives Week 2018 with events in Regina and Saskatoon.

  •  “The Regina that Never Was,” February 7th, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Bushwakker Brewpub, 2206 Dewdney Avenue, Regina, featuring speakers discussing building projects and plans that did not come to fruition.  

Proposed Subdivision of Property and Layout of Grounds to Lieutenant Governor’s Residence, Regina, Saskatchewan; Thomas H. Mawson and Sons, architects; Cyril A. Farey, delineator, 1913; PAS, Wascana Centre Authority B620.11

  •  “Night at the Roxy: Archival Variety Show,” February 8th, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at 320 20th Street West,  Saskatoon, featuring readings, films, and an interactive display from the Western Development Museum. The fourth film in the Provincial Archives’ video series “From the Prairies to the Trenches” will be shown at the event
     
  • The 2018 Saskatoon Heritage Festival, February 4th, afternoon, at the Western Development Museum, 2610 Lorne Avenue, Saskatoon.

To learn more about the many activities taking place throughout the province, please visit: http://www.scaa.sk.ca/public-awareness/archives-week/.


Archives Exhibit at Government House
Artful Conceptions: Architectural Drawings at the
Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan

This exhibit showcases reproductions of presentation drawings from the many records created by architectural firms in response to government and private commissions, which over time, are acquired by the Archives for its Permanent Collection.  

Van Egmond and Storey Collection, R-P1.732 Children’s Aid Shelter [Embury House], Winnipeg Street, Regina

The exhibit runs from January 15th through March 31, 2018


Winter 2017 marks the publication of the final issue of Saskatchewan History magazine.  

This beautiful full-colour issue is filled with incredible photographs and compelling tales about the Saskatchewan experience.

Articles in this farewell issue explore:

  • Saskatchewan’s pioneer questionnaires and what they reflect about the interaction between settlers and the Indigenous population in the West;
  • extensive LGBTQ record holdings at the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan;
  • a tribute to former editor and benefactor, Evelyn Eager;
  • and retrospective commentary and illustrated excerpts from past issues paying tribute to Saskatchewan History over the years.

To acquire copies of this issue call 306-933-5832, or enquire at one of the Archives’ offices in Saskatoon or Regina.


The Provincial Archives invites you to view the trailer for the upcoming release of the final chapter in our First World War video series.

Please visit our YouTube channel at Saskatchewan Archives.

The complete video will premiere in November 2018.


The Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan

invites you to view the 1917 chapter of our video series,

‘From the Prairies to the Trenches: Saskatchewan and the First World War’

Please visit our YouTube channel, Saskatchewan Archives.