Thursday, October 29, 2015

Look at what I have found in the Saskatchewan Archives!

In the early 1950s, the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan distributed a series of questionnaires to early settlers of the province. There were eleven different questionnaires which covered the following topics - 
Pioneer Diet
General Pioneer Experiences
Social Life
Farming Experiences
Local Government
The 3500+ replies which were received are located in the Saskatoon office of the Archives of Saskatchewan. They provide a sample of each questionnaire. 
The questionnaires may be searched by the name of the pioneer, the nearest community, or the year of settlement in Saskatchewan. 

To access the questionnaires, you can contact the archives at
This is a gold mine of information for those who had people who went to Sasatchewan during the early days. The information here is astounding!
Happy Researching!!
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