Saskatchewan Archives and Libraries

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The Saskatchewan Archives Board has two locations.

For southern locations:

Saskatchewan Archives Board, Regina Office
University of Regina
Regina, SK S7N 0W0
Telephone: 306-787-4066, 306-787-4068, or 306-664-5832
Fax: 306-787-1975

For northern locations:

Saskatchewan Archives Board, Saskatoon Office
Murray Memorial Building
University of Saskatchewan, 3 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK 57N 5A4
Telephone: 306-933-5832
Fax: 306-933-7305

Other archives and libraries that may be useful include:

'National Archives of Canada'
395 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 0N3
Telephone: 613-996-7458

Personnel Records Unit
Researcher Services Division
National Archives of Canada
395 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 0N3

Registrar of Estates and Wills, Regina Courthouse
2425 Victoria Avenue
Regina, SK S4P 3V7
Telephone: 306-787-5382

Statistics Canada
R.H. Coats Building, Tunney's Pasture
Ottawa, ON K1A 0T6
Telephone: 1-800-263-1136
Fax: 1-800-363-7629

Family History Library
35 N. West Temple Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400

Most microfilms available at the library can also be distributed to its Family History Centers. A current list of Family History Centers in your area can be obtained from the Family History Library.

Association of Canadian Archivists
Box 2596, Station D
Ottawa, ON K1P 5W6
Telephone: 613-443-0251
Fax: 613-443-0261

Computer Networks and Bulletin Boards

Computers with modems can be useful tools for obtaining information from selected archives and libraries. In a way, computer networks themselves serve as a library. The Internet, certain computer bulletin boards, and commercial on-line services help family history researchers:

  • Post queries.
  • Send and receive E-mail.
  • Search large databases.
  • Search computer libraries.
  • Join in computer chat and lecture sessions.

You can find computerized research tips and information about ancestors from Saskatchewan in a variety of sources at local, state, national, and international levels. The list of sources is growing rapidly. Most of the information is available at no cost.

Addresses on the Internet change frequently. As of September 1997, the following sites are important gateways linking you to many more network and bulletin board sites:

Canada GenWeb

A cooperative effort by many volunteers to list genealogical databases, libraries, bulletin boards, and other resources available on the Internet for each county and province.

Canadian Genealogy Resources

Lists county, provincial, and national sources; personal pages; and publications.


A useful list of sites and resources. Includes a large, regularly updated research coordination list.


The Family History Library and some Family History Centers have computers with FamilySearch™. FamilySearch is a collection of computer files containing several million names. FamilySearch is a good place to begin your research. Some of the records come from compiled sources; some have been automated from original sources.