The following finding aids were designed to help users discover and locate resources that are not fully catalogued in the traditional manner and may not appear in the library’s online public catalogue. The finding aids represent a wide range of manuscripts and books held in Special Collections. In addition to these finding aids, researchers may wish to use the Canadiana Pamphlet Collection Database as well as the Manuscript Collections Database found here.
25th Street Theatre Collection: An extensive collection of papers relating to the 25th Street Theatre in Saskatoon, 1972 to 1987.
Aiken, Conrad Potter. Material not available through the online catalogue can be found at MSS 30.
Al Purdy Literary Papers: A Collection of manuscripts by A.W. (Alfred Wellington) Purdy. This Collection also includes published materials, article and review clippings, Purdy family history, photographs, audio recordings of Purdy's poetry, letters and correspondence, a personal scrap book, as well as personal and estate documents.
Papers of Baker, Dr. Richard St. Barbe. Contains biographical data, correspondence, speeches, addresses, articles and manuscripts concerning Dr. Baker.
Banks and Banking: A miscellaneous collection of pamphlets relating to banks and banking in Canada, 1891 to 1967.
Becker Collection: Books, serials, and articles relating to German resettlement in Russia, Canada, and Saskatchewan, acquired from Dr. A. Becker. Includes genealogical source material with an emphasis on Catholic, Lutheran, Baptist, and Mennonite communities.
Campbell, Roy Literary Papers. Material written by Roy Campbell, some correspondence, sketches, and the D.S.J. Parsons' Collection.
Canadian Armed Forces: A miscellaneous collection of pamphlets published by or about the Canadian Armed Forces in World War II.
CCF Pamphlets: Pamphlets relating to the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation between 1930 and 1967.
Ege Manuscript Collection consists of 50 medieval manuscripts from the 12th to the 16th century.
Emigration and Immigration: Pamphlets relating to emigration and immigration in Canada, especially during the early 20th century. Significantly represented are the East Indians of Canada, and the Fellowship of the Maple Leaf.
Encapsulated Maps: Maps dating from the 17th to 20th centuries held in our collections.
Hurley, Robert Newton Material. Information regarding the painter Robert Hurley, including color slides of his work and his memoirs and diaries.
Jacob, Max MSS. An article and many letters to Michel Manoll.
Howes, Ernest Albert MSS. Typewritten copies of three E. Howes' Radio talks.
Huxley, Aldous. Correspondence to Dr. Carlyle King and an Article by Dr. King.
Imperial Conferences of 1921 & 1923 MSS. A memo and Diary from the events.
Irving Layton Collection: A collection of materials from Irving Layton aquired in 1963. Includes published monographs, anthologies, tape recordings, and other published materials by Layton, as well as his manuscript papers. It also includes material about Irving Layton published by others and some correspondence, 1954-1961.
Also: The New Layton Collection (MSS 3.2) has a different Finding Aid: New Layton Collection.
John Evans Manuscript Collection: Correspondence, reports, articles, addresses, speeches, minutes, clippings, and publications pertaining to the activities of John Evans (1867-1958), between 1919 and 1940. Evans’ principle activities included: the Saskatchewan Farmers’ Mutual Fire Insurance Co., Saskatchewan Co-operative Elevator Co., Saskatchewan Grain Growers’ Association, United Farmers of Canada, the Progressive Party, and the CCF.
Féron-Lebel Collection: Les oeurvres literaires et politiques de Jean Féron, pseudonyme de Joseph-Marc Lebel, auteur.
Galsworthy, John; MacKray, Robert; Calendar of the Montreal Gazette; Timlin, M.F.; Williams, Allena; Boyce, H.F.; Jeffers, John Robinson; Peck, WIlliam E; The finding aid for any small collections found here: MSS 31, 33, 35, 36, 39, 43, 44, and 45.
Grain Magazine. Submissions to Grain Magazine, published in Saskatoon.
Griffin-Greenland Collection on the History of Canadian Psychiatry: Substantial research files on William Henry Jackson, a.k.a. Honoré Jaxon, the former secretary to Louis Riel, collected by Dr. J.D. Griffin, former General Director of the Canadian Mental Health Association, and Professor Cyril Greenland, McMaster University.
The Ralph Gustafson Literary Papers contains much correspondence with some of Canada's leading literary figures from the 1930s to 1960s, as well as many other letters. The collection also houses manuscripts, proofs, and books of some of Gustafson's well-known publications, as well as newspaper clippings and reviews.
Paul Hiebert Manuscripts. Finding Aid for our Paul Hiebert Collection which includes Sarah Binks and Willows Revisited drafts.
Health Insurance Pamphlets: A brief assortment of documents on the issue of health insurance in Canada, 1940 to 1960.
Letters to Louisa. Annonymous letters to Louisa that seem to be from someone mentally disturbed.
Mandel, Eli. Review of a book by Northrop Frye.
Otto Klotz Pamphlets: The published pamphlets of Otto Klotz, LLD, DSc, FRAS, FRASC, Dominion Observatory, Ottawa, covering the period 1910 to 1916.
The Petitot Manuscripts: This collection was presented to the Institute for Northern Studies by Mr. Donatieu Savoie on behalf of the Honourable John Munro, Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs, on October 17, 1980, the 20th Anniversary of the Institute. The material was deposited in Special Collections, University of Saskatchewan Library, on the dissolution of the Institute in 1981/82.
Vincent Massey Collection: A small collection of addresses given by the Right Honourable Vincent Massey when he was Canadian Minister to the United States in the 1920s, and as President of the Third Commonwealth Education Conference in the 1960s.
Robert Cecil Romer Maugham Papers: A small collection of literary manuscripts and published items relating to Robert C.R. Maugham. Trained as a barrister, Maugham gave up his career to become a writer after he was wounded while serving in the Western Desert Campaign in World War II.
Nazi Germany Textbooks: A listing of Nazi Germany textbooks held in our collections.
New Democratic Party Materials: A wide variety of materials on the NDP at both the Federal and Provincial levels, 1961 to 1979.
Newfoundland Fishery Arbitration: Carbon copies of papers pertaining to the Newfoundland Fishery Arbitration brought before the Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Hague, 1908-1909.
Dr. Andrew Everett Porter Collection: Correspondence, notes, clippings, and photographs relating to the activities of Dr. Andrew Everett Porter, the first registered physician in the Northwest Territories. Dr. Porter settled in Prince Albert in 1878.
Photographs in the Morton Manuscripts Collection: Photographs, mostly relating to Western Canada, housed in the Morton Manuscripts Collection.
Pratt, E.J. Correspondence with Dr. Carlyle King.
Helen Evans Reid Collection: Manuscripts, research notes, and taped materials relating to Helen Evans Reid’s research and writing on Isaac Montgomery Barr.
Adam Shortt Pamphlets: A small selection of pamphlets, articles, and addresses by Adam Shortt.
Donald Smith research for Honoré Jaxon: Prairie Visionary. The collection includes photocopies of material from various sources including other archives. Unless indicated titles were supplied by author/donor. Some files require permissions.
William Smith Papers. Photoprints made by A.S. Morton of documents concerning the judicial and military history of Quebec.
Sorokin, Pitirim A. - Manuscripts and Papers: An extensive collection of papers, manuscripts, and published writings relating to P.A. Sorokin, the internationally renowned Sociology scholar.
Sorokin, Pitirim A. - Bibliography of the major writings of Pitirim A. Sorokin: Sorokin aided in the initial compilation of this bibliography in 1964. Based on Sorokin's private library, which is now held in our collections.
South Saskatchewan River Project Papers: Papers, pamphlets, reports, and correspondence pertaining to the South Saskatchewan River Project and the Royal Commission established in relation to it, 1951.
South Saskatchewan River Project—Papers of Dr. K.A.H. Buckley: Paper, pamphlets, reports, and correspondence pertaining to the South Saskatchewan River Project, collected by Dr. K.A.H. Buckley, 1951.
Stevens, Peter Literary Papers. Manuscripts, poems, correspondence, articles, reviews and books about, by, and concerning Peter Stevens.
Taxation Pamphlets: A small collection of pamphlets pertaining to the taxation issue in Canada, 1892 to 1968.
Temperance Pamphlets: Items relating to both the temperance and prohibition movements in Canada.
Twain, Mark (Samuel Clemens) Material. A collection of articles, photographs, reviews, correspondence and miscellaneous material concerning Mark Twain.
Ukrainians in Canada: Miscellaneous pamphlets pertaining to the Ukrainians in Canada, 1940-1960s.
David Williams Literary Papers: Papers pertaining to the literary career of David Williams. Special permission from David Williams is required to access this collection.
Yates, Jarvis MSS. Various items relating to and by Jarvis Yates.