Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Western Development Museum, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

The Western Development Museum has four branches in the province of Saskatchewan, and they are located in the cities of Moose Jaw, North Battleford, Saskatoon, and Yorkton.

In the month of February, they are holding Heritage Days in Moose Jaw on Feb 9th, and on the 17th in Yorkton. They have already held Heritage Day at Saskatoon on Feb 3rd.

They also have a Curatorial Centre in Saskatoon. There they have “over 3,200 reference books, more than 300 journal titles with 27 active subscriptions, 6,000 photographs, slides and negatives, over 20,000 agricultural manuals, parts lists, promotional materials, and mail order catalogues as well as other print material of research value”

The collection is non-circulating, but is open to the public for research purposes.

You can go http://wdm.ca/research.htm where you can browse their collection of articles, papers, and online exhibits.

To go to the home page, click on http://wdm.ca/index.html

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