Lavender Legacies Guide: Canada: Saskatchewan

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Saskatchewan Archives Board, University of Saskatchewan
Location: Rm. 91, Murray Building
University of Saskatchewan
3 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A4 Canada
Phone: (306) 933-5832 Fax: (306) 933-7305
Contact: Reference Archivist
Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 am -5 pm; reference retrieval hours: 10 am - 12 pm, 1-4 pm.
Wheelchair Access: Call ahead
The archives of the Province of Saskatchewan.

Information about holdings:
Manuscript material (personal papers): 17 metres
  Film, video, or sound: 2 video cassettes; 5 audio cassettes
Photographs: 6120
Objects and ephemera: 54 pins/buttons; 1 cloth banner
Other: 61 posters; 2 drawings. As well, many other records in our collection hold individual items related to LBGT themes which have not been included in these calculations.
Time period(s) and geographical region(s): 1954-2008. The holdings relate mainly to the gay and lesbian community in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Significant people, organizations and subjects: Our four main collections contain records created, accumulated and used by Peter McGhee, Neil Richards, Fiji Robinson, and Doug Wilson. These individuals were active in the gay and lesbian community either as artists and performers, activists, or members of organizations. The collections include records relating to the Gay Community Centre of Saskatoon; Gay and Lesbian Support Services; Saskatchewan Gay Coalition; Metamorphosis; and Gay and Lesbian Health Services.

Collecting interests:
All materials that have historical significance that we can care for properly pertaining to LGBT people in Saskatchewan.

Use requirements
Open to all subject to access restriction on individual collections.

Research space, copying, audiovisual facilities, reference assistance on site, telephone reference, and borrowing privileges for individuals.

Indices, finding aids, collection descriptions
 Printed finding aids exist for each of the four main collections identified above which detail the scope and content of the records.

News about collections
New releases sent out for large accruals, but not on a regular basis.