2018 Annual Meeting (to be posted)
b.1914, Broadview, SK; d. 2004, Regina, SK
Regina Normal School, 1932-1933; BA (hist.) 1947 (Saskatchewan); MA (hist) 1948 (Saskatchewan); BLS 1949 (McGill); PhD 1969 (Queen's).
1933-1939 Teacher, rural schools of Saskatchewan
1930-1940 Vice Principal, Wawota High School, Saskatoon
1940-1945 Captain, Royal Canadian Artillery, 1st Canadian Survey Regiment
1949-1951 Administrative Assistant to the Legislative Librarian of Saskatchewan
1951-1964 Legislative Librarian of Saskatchewan1957-1964 Provincial Archivist of Saskatchewan
1964-1967 Director of Libraries, McGill University
1967- University Archivist and Professor of History, Queen's University
Archer, John H. (1948). Historic Saskatoon: a concise illustrated history of Saskatoon. Saskatoon: Junior Chamber of Commerce.
Archer, John H. (1969). A Study of archival institutions in Canada . Kingston: [s.n.]. Thesis â€“ Queen's University Kingston.
Archer, John H. (1980). Saskatchewan, a history. Saskatoon, Sask: Western Producer Prairie Books.
Archer, John H. (!984). The U of R: a history. Regina, Sask: Public Relations Office, University of Regina.
Canadian Library Association, Regina Library Association, Saskatchewan Library Association
1952 Confederation Medal
1980 Officer, Order of Canada
1987 Saskatchewan Order of Merit
1956-1957 President, Regina Library Association
1959-1962 Treasurer, Canadian Library Association
1961-1962 President, Saskatchewan Library Association
1966-1967 President-elect and President, Canadian Library Association
1956 Secretary, Royal Commission on the Judicial System of Saskatchewan
1961-1962 Special Projects Officer, Glassco Commission (Royal Commission on Government Organization in Canada)
1963-1967 Board of Directors, Canadian Centenary Committee
1963 Accreditation team, University of British Columbia, School of Librarianship
1969 Accreditation team, University of Western Ontario, School of Information and Library Science