Local History

2nd floor of Frances Morrison Central Library

Local History is dedicated to prairie history with an emphasis on Saskatoon.

We have photographs, pamphlets, maps, books, scrapbooks, periodicals, newspaper clippings, and materials on microfilm. Do you have something that belongs in our collection? Please read: Donating Materials to Local History.

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How to use this Location

Don't know where to start? Just ask! We have experience with all kinds of research questions. Visit Local History in person, or start your research at home with the online resources and guides found on this page. 

Because many of the materials are rare and fragile, Local History items are for in-house use only.

Services

Technology

We have a printer/photocopier and microfilm reader. Scanning to email is also available. 

Photographs

We have a large collection of historical photos of Saskatoon. Check them out online!

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Obituary Requests

We can help you find the obit you're looking for.

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Newspapers

We have a large collection of newspaper clippings, microfilm and historic newspapers.

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Online Resources

Many of our collections are available online. Search for treasures from the past, from the comfort of home!

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Henderson City Directories

Discover who once lived at your address or an ancestor who might have lived in Saskatoon.   

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