Heritage Collection

Welcome to the Online Search for the Skipsey Educational Heritage Collection, a collection of 3000+ historical teaching texts and related materials.

The Collection was started 30 years ago by Les Skipsey and Gavin Halkett but has grown to its current size with the help of dozens of individuals over the decades. It is one of Western Canada’s most complete collections of educational texts dating back to the 1800s. It also includes various memorabilia, priceless artifacts, old photographs and early teaching aids. 

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"Song Time" and "Music and Things"1957-58

 
Call Number   1430.MU.Elem 1957 Son.c1
 
 
Published   1957
 
Type of Item   Pamphlet
 
Series   "Song Time" and "Music and Things"
 
Grade Level   Elementary (Elem)
 
Subject Level 1   Music
 
Subject Level 2   General
 

"Song Time" and "Music and Things"1960-61

 
Call Number   1432.MU.Elem 1960 Son.c2
 
 
Published   1960
 
Type of Item   Pamphlet
 
Series   "Song Time" and "Music and Things"
 
Grade Level   Elementary (Elem)
 
Subject Level 1   Music
 
Subject Level 2   General
 

"Song Time" and "Music and Things"1962-63

 
Call Number   1433.MU.Elem 1962 Son.c1
 
 
Published   1962
 
Type of Item   Pamphlet
 
Series   "Song Time" and "Music and Things"
 
Grade Level   Elementary (Elem)
 
Subject Level 1   Music
 
Subject Level 2   General
 

"Song Time" and "Music and Things"1963-1964

 
Call Number   1434.MU.Elem 1963 Son.c1
 
 
Published   1963
 
Type of Item   Pamphlet
 
Series   "Song Time" and "Music and Things"
 
Grade Level   Elementary (Elem)
 
Subject Level 1   Music
 
Subject Level 2   General
 

"Song Time" and "Music and Things"1964-1965

 
Call Number   1436.MU.Elem 1964 Son.c2
 
 
Published   1964
 
Type of Item   Pamphlet
 
Series   "Song Time" and "Music and Things"
 
Grade Level   Elementary (Elem)
 
Subject Level 1   Music
 
Subject Level 2   General
 

"Song Time" and "Music and Things"1965-1966

 
Call Number   1438.MU.Elem 1965 Son.c2
 
 
Published   1965
 
Type of Item   Pamphlet
 
Series   "Song Time" and "Music and Things"
 
Grade Level   Elementary (Elem)
 
Subject Level 1   Music
 
Subject Level 2   General
 

20th Century Bookkeeping & Accounting

 
Call Number   1517.BE.Sec 1952 Car.c1
 
Authors   Carlson, Paul A. & Forkner, Hamden L. & Prickett, Alva Leroy & Revised for Canadian Use by Halladay, A. R.
 
Published   Toronto: W. J. Gage & Co., Limited, 1952
 
Type of Item   Textbook
 
 
Grade Level   Secondary (Sec)
 
Subject Level 1   Business Education
 
Subject Level 2   Bookkeeping
 

20th Century Typewriting 5th Edition

 
Call Number   1616.BE.Sec 1947 Les.c1
 
Authors   Lessenberry, D. D.; & Crawford, T. James
 
Published   Cincinnati, New York, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco: South-Western Publishing Company, 1947
 
Type of Item   Textbook
 
 
Grade Level   Secondary (Sec)
 
Subject Level 1   Business Education
 
Subject Level 2   Office Procedures
 

20th Century Typewriting 6th Edition

 
Call Number   1617.BE.Sec 1952 Les.c1
 
Authors   Lessenberry, D. D.; & Crawford, T. James
 
Published   Cincinnati, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Dallas, New Rochelle, N.Y.: South-Western Publishing Company, 1952
 
Type of Item   Textbook
 
 
Grade Level   Secondary (Sec)
 
Subject Level 1   Business Education
 
Subject Level 2   Office Procedures
 

A Book of Classical Stories

 
Call Number   440.EL.Sec 1938 Mer.c1
 
Authors   Merson, A. J.
 
Published   Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, 1938
 
Type of Item   Textbook
 
Series   Junior Modern English Series
 
Grade Level   Secondary (Sec)
 
Subject Level 1   English / Language Arts
 
Subject Level 2   Reading
 

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