Released on August 5, 2020
The Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan is pleased to announce the Public Reading Room is re-opening on August 10 at their new location, 2440 Broad Street in Regina.
“Researchers interested in all aspects of Saskatchewan’s rich public and private historical records should visit the bright, welcoming space of the Public Reading Room,” Minister Responsible for the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan Ken Cheveldayoff said. “The many resources available present endless possibilities for research use and personal discovery.”
The Provincial Archives’ reading room offers a full range of reference services for anyone interested in family history, government policy, military history, land settlements, human rights, local events and community development and much more. Access to in-person reference services will be available by appointment.
“This is a big year, with a new location to celebrate our 75th anniversary,” Provincial Archivist Linda McIntyre said. “We are excited about the opportunities it brings to the delivery of our public services. As well as our Public Reading Room, our Archives Gallery provides exhibition and meeting space for the public to explore and enjoy the historical Collection.”
The Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan is responsible for acquiring and preserving the province’s documentary heritage for current and future generations. Appointments are available between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday to Friday beginning the week of August 10.
To book an appointment for the Reading Room call 306-787-4068.
Public health COVID-19 protocols are in place. For more information on these protocols or to learn more about the historical records in the Permanent Collection at the Provincial Archives, visit www.saskarchives.com.
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