The Saskatchewan Council for Archives and Archivists (SCAA) represents the Saskatchewan archival community in the Canadian archival system, and is responsible for developing a cooperative and successful archival network in Saskatchewan, encouraging the establishment of new archives in Saskatchewan, promoting and developing standard archival policies and practices, and promoting public understanding and use of archives and historical resources in Saskatchewan. The Council offers workshops and other educational programs and an Archival Advisory Serviceproviding advice and assistance to archives; and maintains the
Saskatchewan Archival Information Network, a network of information about archival holdings in Saskatchewan, including virtual exhibits, descriptions of archival collections, and a photo database.
The mission of the SCAA is:
Through leadership, support, education and promotion, the SCAA fosters the
development, cooperation and advancement of Saskatchewan’s archives and
The SCAA wishes to thank all its members across the province in helping
in your community by holding events in celebration of the 10th annual
Archives Week in Saskatchewan this past February 1 - 7, check out the
summaries of the events by visiting our Archives Week 2015 webpage.
Based on letters from Lloydminster pioneer and Barr Colonist, Alice Rendell
SCAA 2015 workshops
INTRODUCTION TO BASIC ARCHIVES The next "Basic Archives" workshop is scheduled for Esterhazy on April 29, 2015. We have reached our limit of 10 registrants. Please Click here for further information about this and other workshop topics. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOR FLOODING The SCAA workshop conducted by Jane Dalley of Dalley-Froggat Heritage Conservation Services, was held on Friday, March 27 in Saskatoon. Thank you to everyone who attended this very informative workshop. Special thanks to Jane for presenting.
SCAA Newsletter Outside the Box
The SCAA Newsletter "OUTSIDE the BOX"is back!
Thanks to the efforts of Editor Stevie Horn, with the help of the SCAA Communications Committee and other contributors, the SCAA is pleased to announce the return of the SCAA Newsletter, that is available for download here.