Athol Murray College of Notre Dame Archives & Museum
Tourism Region: Southwest Saskatchewan
The Athol Murray College of Notre Dame Archive and Museum collects, preserves, studies and exhibits museum objects and archival documents that illustrate the story of Father Athol Murray and the history and development of the Athol Murray College of Notre Dame in Wilcox, Saskatchewan.
During an interpretive tour, the public learns how the College developed throughout the 20th Century, and how the ideals and visions of Father Athol Murray helped mold and develop men and women who went on to contribute to Saskatchewan, Canada and the world.
Telephone: 306-732-2080 ext. 121
P.O. Box 100, Wilcox, Saskatchewan
Our collection displays artifacts illustrating the history of Athol Murray College of Notre Dame, adn its founders, the Sisters of Charity of St. Louis and Pere Athol Murray.
Our archival collection contains letters, photos, and documents from Father Athol Murray and donations from alumni.
Architectural Records •
Prints and Drawings •
Films and Videos •
Diplay of Father Murray's office and some personal items, sports jackets/uniforms and memorabilia, WWII military memorabilia, and a variety of smaller sculpture and artefacts.
Furniture or Furnishings
20 original works by Russian-born Canadian Painter, Nicholas de Grandmaison, but there are also paintings and sculpture by other de Grandmaison family members, and by renown Saskatchewan artists.
Canadian • Aboriginal or First Nations
Other Period: Nicholas de Grandmaison: Southern Alberta Native collection - Blood tribes and Peigan tribe (pastels & oil paintings); portraits -- premiers, prime ministers, business and sports figures. (pastels & oil paintings)
Painting • Photography • Prints and Drawings • Sculpture • Film and Video
War Art • Religious Art
Rare Book Room: 13th Century Manuscripts, Nuremburg Chronicle of 1493 (Latin). On the grounds are sculptures, stained glass windows by artisan André Rault of Rennes, France and sculptured bronze doors by Winnipeg artist, Roman Kowal.
The 1857 Report from the Select Committee, and the 72 Resolutions also known as the "Quebec Resolutions" passed in 1864 which were the basis of the Canadian Act of Confederation. 16 replica friezes of the Parthenon in Greece. The originals are in the British Museum and often referred to as the "Elgin Marbles".
Costumes and Accessories
Furniture or Furnishings
: Film History and Technology
Maps, Charts, Plans or Blueprints
Printing and Bookbinding
Religious or Liturgical Objects
Services & Activities
Public tours of museum and College campus year-round; group or bus tours (by appointment only).
We accept research requests for information and photographs (scanning or reproduction).
Archival Records •
Local schools are invited to any special programming offered such as traveling exhibits.
Classes or Workshops
: Age 12-17 (7-13)(Quebec: Secondary 1-CEGEP)
: Age 18 and up (Post-Secondary)
Meeting Room Rental
Special Needs Facilities
: Wheelchair access
Volunteer Training Offered
Meals are available at Varsity Hall (campus cafeteria) or local restaurant. Campus canteen also available.
Picnic Area •
Publications & Products
Publications such as museum brochures, annual report, and the alumni newsletter are free. Several historical books are available for sale. Notre Dame merchandise is available at the Hound Shop, or online at http://www.notredame.sk.ca/houndswear/info.php.
Annual Reports •
T-Shirts or Sweatshirts or Caps
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