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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A First Book of General Geography

 
Call Number   887.SS.Sec 1931 Wal.c1
 
Authors   Wallis, B. C.
 
Published   St. Martin's Street, London: MacMillan and Co., Limited, 1912, 1931
 
Type of Item   Textbook
 
Series   First Books of Science
 
Grade Level   Secondary (Sec)
 
Subject Level 1   Social Studies
 
Subject Level 2   Geography
 

A First Course In Algebra Re-Issue

 
Call Number   865. MT.Sec nd Len.c1
 
Authors   Lennes, N. J.; & Maucker, J. W.
 
Published   The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, nd
 
Type of Item   Textbook
 
 
Grade Level   Secondary (Sec)
 
Subject Level 1   Mathematics
 
Subject Level 2   Algebra
 

A Health Workbook Grade 3

 
Call Number   1348.PE.Elem 1948 Kel.c1
 
Authors   Kelly, Nora
 
Published   Saskatoon, Hamilton: School Publications & Specialties Ltd., 1948
 
Type of Item   Student Notebook / Workbook
 
 
Grade Level   Elementary (Elem)
 
Subject Level 1   Health and Physical Education
 
Subject Level 2   General
 

A Historical Atlas of Canada

 
Call Number   1095.SS.Elem 1960 Ker.c1
 
Authors   Kerr, D. G. G.
 
Published   Toronto: Thomas Nelson & Sons (Canada) Limited, 1960
 
Type of Item   Atlas
 
 
Grade Level   Elementary (Elem)
 
Subject Level 1   Social Studies
 
Subject Level 2   Geography
 

A History of Britain

 
Call Number   982.SS.Sec 1937 Kin.c2
 
Authors   King, H. B.
 
Published   Toronto: The MacMillan Company of Canada Limited, 1937
 
Type of Item   Textbook
 
 
Grade Level   Secondary (Sec)
 
Subject Level 1   Social Studies
 
Subject Level 2   History
 

A Laboratory and Class-Room Guide to Qualitative Chemical Analysis

 
Call Number   763.SC.Sec 1916 Whi.c1
 
Authors   White, George F.
 
Published   New York: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1916
 
Type of Item   Textbook
 
 
Grade Level   Secondary (Sec)
 
Subject Level 1   Science
 
Subject Level 2   Chemistry
 

A Laboratory Course In Physics Book One

 
Call Number   1295.SC.Sec 1964 Liv.c1
 
Authors   Livesey, D. L., & Canon, G. H., & Ryniak, T.
 
Published   Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal: The Copp Clark Publishing Co. Limited, 1964
 
Type of Item   Textbook
 
 
Grade Level   Secondary (Sec)
 
Subject Level 1   Science
 
Subject Level 2   Physics
 

A Laboratory Manual In Chemistry

 
Call Number   1281.SC.Sec 1921 Cor.c1
 
Authors   Cornish, George, A., & Smith, Arthur
 
Published   Toronto: The MacMillan Company of Canada Limited, 1921
 
Type of Item   Textbook
 
Series   MacMillan's Western Canada Series
 
Grade Level   Secondary (Sec)
 
Subject Level 1   Science
 
Subject Level 2   Chemistry
 

A Little Treasury of Modern Poetry - Revised Edition

 
Call Number   493.EL.Sec 1950 Wil.c1
 
Authors   Williams, Oscar
 
Published   New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1950
 
Type of Item   Textbook
 
Series   The Little Treasury Series
 
Grade Level   Secondary (Sec)
 
Subject Level 1   English / Language Arts
 
Subject Level 2   Poetry
 

A New English Grammar for Junior Forms

 
Call Number   380.EG.Elem 1930 Mor.c1
 
Authors   Morgan, R. B.
 
Published   Frome , London: Butler & Tanner Ltd., 1930, 1912
 
Type of Item   Textbook
 
 
Grade Level   Elementary (Elem)
 
Subject Level 1   English / Language Arts
 
Subject Level 2   Grammar / Composition
 

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