Digital Resources

Archives and Special Collections has a growing list of digital resources. In addition to our on-line Finding Aids, which serve as guides to many of the archival materials we hold, Archives and Special Collections is actively digitizing materials in our collection. These materials may be found by following the links below.

Regina College and the First World War - The Great War
http://ourspace.uregina.ca/thegreatwar/

Drawing on materials held at the University of Regina Archives & Special Collections this website documents the local contribution and sacrifice to the ‘Great War’. In 1914 Regina College, the precursor of the University of Regina, was a small Methodist college on the Canadian prairie. By the end of the war over 141 students and faculty members would go off to fight. What follows are their stories and others.


Florence A. Kirk: Letters from China, 1932-1950
http://ourspace.uregina.ca/FlorenceKirk/

Florence Kirk taught English at Ginling College in China. Raised on a homestead in Saskatchewan, China was an exotic adventure that Florence documented with letters home to family and friends. 413 letters, consisting of about 2700 pages, are presented here. The letters provide a compelling, captivating, and profoundly moving account of life in China during a tumultuous period of its modern history.


Regina College – An Historical Timeline
http://ourspace.uregina.ca/ReginaCollegeHistory/

A detailed timeline of the evolution of Regina College from the early 20th century to 1959. The timeline is augmented with selections from general calendars, yearbooks, student newspapers and other publications. Also included are photographs and a set of interactive maps.


Saskatchewan History Online
http://saskhistoryonline.ca/

A searchable collection of photographs, videos, audio, and textual materials like letters, books, and diaries from galleries, libraries, archives, museums and other cultural institutions across the province. The University of Regina participates in this province-wide initiative to digitize materials relating to Saskatchewan history and heritage.


Saskatchewan's Visual Arts
http://ourspace.uregina.ca/SaskatchewansVisualArts/

Saskatchewan's visual arts are celebrated in this innovative online collection consisting of archival photographs, documents, and resource links exploring the provincial contribution to the visual arts since 1950.


Spectacle, Sport & Story: Picturing the 1936 Olympics
http://ourspace.uregina.ca/ArchivesWeek/2010/

This short film features a set of 1936 Olympic trading cards from the Theodore Heinrich collection. It tells the story of the winter and summer games that were both held in Nazi Germany.


Wish You Were Here
http://scaa.sk.ca/gallery/postcards/

Web site of over 4,500 postcards found in eleven archives throughout Saskatchewan, including the University of Regina.