Monthly Archives: January 2018

The 12 Days of Archives

One of my favourite times of year has come again! That time of year when we get to dig through our new arrivals and old favourite and showcase some of the neat things we have in these archives of ours. Everyone take a deep breath and sing along…

On the 12th Day of Christmas my Archives gave to me…

12 LGBT Buttons

Neil Richard Collection of Sexual and Gender Diversity,  HQ76.96 B88

 

11 Ceramic Ashtrays

Duff Spafford fonds, MG 281

 

10 Sask Artist Greeting Cards

Mac and Beth Hone fonds, MG 183

 

9 Vintage Matchbooks

Don Kerr fonds, MG 169

 

8 Sledders Sledding (poorly)

Pamphlet Collection, Postcards, Views of Canadian Sports, LXXVII-134

 

7 U of S Patches

Sylvia Fedoruk fonds, MG 435

 

6  Frosh Week Students

University Photograph Collection, A-2976

 

5 Beer Labels

R.L. Sweet fonds, MG 401

 

4 Chilean Birds

C.S. Houston fonds, MG 164

 

3 Antique Keys

Allan Cushon fonds, MG 545 & Artifacts Collections, RG 2000

 

2 Charging Caribou

                                             Zepp/Varga Collection, PV1014.                                                        Jacob Irkok (1937-2009), Arviat Charging Caribou, antler.

 

1 Explorer’s Letter

Stuart Houston fonds, MG164.

 

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