Women Pioneers of Saskatchewan Book 2

[News] The Saskatchewan Genealogical Society has announced they will be publishing“Women Pioneers of Saskatchewan, Book 2”

Isabel Irvine, a Women Pioneer of Saskatchewan and her eldest daughter
Isabel Irvine, a Women Pioneer of Saskatchewan and her daughter Betty. Taken Fall of 1934 or 1935.

After the considerable success and interest in their first publication Women Pioneers of Saskatchewan (due to be released January 2010.),  the Saskatchewan Genealogical Society is planning Book 2.

Here is the notice:

Another Exciting Publication

The Saskatchewan Genealogical Society will be publishing

“Women Pioneers of Saskatchewan, Book 2”

“We believe they deserve recognition and what better way than to publish their stories in a book. We want you to help us tell their stories.

Who: Saskatchewan women
Why: To continue to produce a record of Saskatchewan women who also played a huge role in the settlement and growth of Saskatchewan
When: Women born within the timeframe of the 1800s to 1935
Where: Within the boundaries of what is now known as Saskatchewan – rural or urban

Submission Deadline:   May 31, 2010

Guidelines for Submission of Articles:

Anyone may contribute to this publication. You do not have to be a member of the Saskatchewan Genealogical Society.

Submit electronic (Word doc), typed or neatly written write-ups of about 2,000 words or less on each of the women pioneers in your family.

You are encouraged to also include a maximum of two photographs with captions for each story submitted. Please do not send your original photos; have reprints made. DO NOT SEND PHOTOCOPIES.

If you want your photographs returned, you may pick them up from our office or, if you provide us with a self-addressed stamped envelope, we will mail them back to you.

This book will be limited to the first 200 submissions received. The deadline for receiving submissions is May 31, 2010.

Thank you for your interest. I am looking forward to receiving your submissions. If you have any questions, please contact me.

Submissions may be sent in hard copy or electronic format (preferred) to:

Celeste Rider, SGS Librarian
Saskatchewan Genealogical Society
PO Box 1894, Regina, SK  S4P 3E1
Electronic submissions may be sent to:  sgslibrary [AT] sasktel [DOT] net

Want a copy of Book 1 of Women Pioneers of Saskatchewan?

The first book received 413 submissions and all are printed in the book.    SGS has presold about 500 books and will have about 250 copies still available for sale once pre-sale orders are filled.  Anyone wishing to purchase a copy should contact the Saskatchewan Genealogical Society at the following address:

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1894, Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3E1
Phone: (306) 780-9207
Fax: (306) 780-3615

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The Luxegen Genealogy and Family History blog presents the family history stories of Joan Miller.