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USask Library and Archival Resources: Secondary Sources about USask History

A select bibliography of secondary sources on the history of the University of Saskatchewan.

Books and Articles about the History of the Colleges and Departments of the University of Saskatchewan

Agriculture

Bell, J. Milton. Hoofprints to reprints: The history of the Department of Animal Husbandry, Animal Science and Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan, 1909-1989. Saskatoon: University of Saskatchewan, College of Agriculture, 1996.

Brydon, Thomas. Thirty Years with Livestock at the University of Saskatchewan. Saskatoon: Saskatchewan Co-operative Producers Limited, 1945.

Department of Horticulture, University of Saskatchewan: 1921-1969, 1969-1976 (2 vols.) University Publications fonds, RG 2129, Agriculture.

Cohen, R. D. H. and Kim Harder. Termuende Research Station, The First Ten Years, 1974-1984: Management, Production and Research. Department of Animal and Poultry Science, 1984 University Publications fonds, RG 2129, Agriculture.

College of Agriculture Highlights: 75th Anniversary Edition, 1911-1986. Saskatoon: University of Saskatchewan, College of Agriculture University Publications fonds, RG 2129, Agriculture.

Expanding Horizons, Planting the Seeds of Discovery. Department of Crop Science and Plant Ecology, 1991. University Publications fonds, RG 2129, Agriculture.

Howell, K. E. Harder, E. A. Summach and C. E. Yazak, comp. and ed. Seventy-Five Years of Research 1912-1987, Sheep Unit. Department of Animal and Poultry Science, 1987. University Publications fonds, RG 2129, Agriculture.

Kirk, L.E.. Recollections and Reminiscences: Early Years in the College of Agriculture. Saskatchewan History 12 (1959): 23-30.

Soil Science Department History 1912-1942 and Diary, November 1942-May 1963. Typescript, compiled 1976. University Publications fonds, RG 2129, Agriculture.

Stillborn, A.A. Origins of the School of Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan, 1912-1957. Unpublished. [School of Agriculture fonds, RG 2027]

Thacker, P.A. History of the Department of Animal and Poultry Science (1984-2012); 2 volumes.

Yuzak, C.E. and H. H. Nicholson. The Beef Cattle Research Unit, 1963-1986. Department of Animal and Poultry Science, 1986. Also in University Publications fonds, RG 2129, Agriculture.

Arts and Science

Currie, Balfour. Physics Department, 1910-1976. University of Saskatchewan. Saskatoon: University of Saskatchewan, 1976. University Publications fonds, RG 2129, Arts and Science.

Department of Chemistry, 1959. University Publications fonds, RG 2129, Arts and Science.

Hayden, Michael. History of the University of Saskatchewan History Department. Saskatoon History Review 21 (2007), 3-10.

Hayden, Michael. Seventy Years Later: A History of the Department of History. Typescript, 1978. University Publications fonds, RG 2129, Arts and Science.

Henderson, Lisa J. History of the Department of Art and Art History. Typescript, 1995. University Publications fonds, RG 2129, Arts and Science.

King, John D.H. The Emma Lake Workshops, 1955-1970: A Documented Study of the Artists' Workshops at Emma Lake, Saskatchewan, of the School of Art, University of Saskatchewan, Regina, from 1955 to 1970. Typescript, 1972. Copy available at Saskatoon Public Library, Local History Room.

Rempel, Richard. The Culture of the Biology Department at the University of Saskatchewan: c. 1913-1963. Saskatoon History Review 21 (2007), 25-43.

Spafford, Shirley. No Ordinary Academics: Economics and Political Science at the University of Saskatchewan, 1910-1960. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2000.

Staff of the Department of Biology; The First Fifty Years, 1913-1963. Unpublished.

Whitbread, Victor F. ACT ONE: Emrys Maldwyn Jones and the University of Saskatchewan Drama Department; A Review, 1945-1974. Unpublished (Victor Whitbread fonds, MG 362)

Wright, Donald. History at the University of Saskatchewan from EH Oliver to Hilda Neatby. University of Saskatchewan Essays, 1999.

Commerce

Nola Buhr et al. Institutional Dances: How the First Accounting Degree in Canada Came to Be at the University of Saskatchewan. Canadian Accounting Perspectives 5, no. 1 (2006), 113-43

Education

Andersen, Marion Scribner. A Look at the First Fifty Years of Award Winners in the College of Education. University of Saskatchewan, 1981 University Publications fonds, RG 2129, Education.

Guy, Allan R. A Tradition of Excellence: A Commemorative Document to celebrate the Sixty-fifth Anniversary of the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan. Saskatoon: College of Education, University of Saskatchewan, 1994.

Langley, G.J. Fifty Years with the College of Education. College of Education, 1977? Also in University Publications fonds, RG 2129, Education.

Engineering

College of Engineering: Its History, 1912-1982 [videorecording]. Saskatoon: University of Saskatchewan, Division of Audio-Visual Services and College of Engineering, 1982?

E is for Engineering: 100 Years. College of Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, 2012.

Macdonald, R.H. Thorough: An Illustrated History of the College of Engineering, 1912-1982. Saskatoon: University of Saskatchewan, 1982.

Mantle, John B. Some Historical Notes and Recollections about Mechanical Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, 1912-1966. Typescript, 1999. J.B. Mantle faculty biography file, RG 2103.

Extension

McLean, Scott. Reaching Out Into the World: A History of Extension at the University of Saskatchewan, 1910-2007. Saskatoon: University of Extension Press, 2007.

Paul, L.C. Extension at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 1910-70: A History. Saskatoon: Extension Division, University of Saskatchewan, 1979.

Home Economics

Kernaleguen, Anne P. Fabric of My Life. [Saskatoon], 2007. (Student experience; available at Saskatoon Public Library, Local History Room)

Rowles, Edith Child. Home Economics in Canada; The Early History of Six College Programs: Prologue to Change. Saskatoon: Modern Press, 1964.

Law

Bilson, Beth. "Prudence Rather Than Valor": Legal Education in Saskatchewan 1908-1923. Saskatchewan Law Review 61 (1998): 341-375.

College of Law, 1913-1967. College of Law booklet, 1967. University Publications fonds, RG 2129, Law.

Medicine

Buchan, D.J. Greenhouse to Medical Centre: Saskatchewan's Medical School 1926-78. Saskatoon: University of Saskatchewan, 1983.

Fiddes, John and Louis B. Jacques. Reminiscences from the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon. Saskatoon: Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University of Saskatchewan, 1968? University Publications fonds, RG 2129, Medicine.

Horlick, Louis. Medical college to community resource : Saskatchewan's medical school 1978-1998. Saskatoon: College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, 1999?

Rayner, N. Department of Bacteriology, 1919-1963. Typescript, 1963. University Publications fonds, RG 2129, Medicine.

Nursing

Brown, Yvonne M.R., Barbara L. Smith and F. Barry Brown, 70 years of nursing education at the University of Saskatchewan. Saskatoon: College of Nursing, University of Saskatchewan, 2008.

Willis, Lucy. Fifty Years: Just the Beginning. College of Nursing, 1988. University Publications fonds, RG 2129, Nursing.

Veterinary Medicine

Bigland, Christopher H. WCVM, The First Decade and More: The History of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine. Saskatoon: Western College of Veterinary Medicine, 1990.

Bigland, Christopher H. I am VIDO: From Vision to Reality. Veterinary Infectious Disease Organization. Saskatoon, VIDO, 1988.

Administrative Units

Kavanaugh, Robert. History of Computing at the University of Saskatchewan: The First Three Decades, 1957-1987. Unpublished, October 2007.