Saskatchewan History Magazine

Saskatchewan History is an historical magazine dedicated to encouraging readers and writers alike to explore the province’s history. Published by the Provincial Archives from 1948-2017, the magazine presented a colourful and provocative source of information and narration about Saskatchewan’s unique heritage.

Issues have included articles on the fur trade era, pioneer life, ethnic groups and immigration, the history of medicine and medical care, business and trade unionism, religion on the prairies, women’s history, First Nations and Métis history, sports history, and many other facets of Saskatchewan’s fascinating past.

In addition, the magazine has regularly promoted, through photo essays, scholarly articles and general interest stories, features about the Provincial Archives’ diverse Permanent Collection and reports on heritage and archives news from around the province.

We hope that as readers, researchers, educators and students, you continue to explore the province’s history through the past publications of Saskatchewan History magazine.

Saskatchewan History is indexed in our Threshold database, which you can access by clicking on the “Search the Collection” icon at the top right corner of this page. To search for Saskatchewan History articles specifically, do an Advanced Search. At the bottom of the Advanced Search page, narrow the search using the “Indexes and Finding Aids” dropdown menu, select “Saskatchewan History Magazine” and then add search key words (author, part of a title, or subject) at the top of the search page.

Click here for a full list of titles of Saskatchewan History articles from 1948-2017. Past issues of the magazine are available at the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan, call 306-933-5832.  

The Provincial Archives wishes to thank its many contributors, editors, managers and designers for their dedication to the magazine. Over seven decades, Archives’ staff has guided the success of the magazine as writers, researchers, proofreaders, and business and production managers. They leave us a rich heritage.