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Alberta Nutritian Week, 1980
Alberta Nutrition Week, 1980
PA-2288-1

Alberta Registered Dietitions Association fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Constitution, bylaws and annual reports. -- 1956-2001
Series 2 Minutes. -- 1954-1993
Series 3 Correspondence. -- 1965-1981
Series 4 Financial. -- 1955-1999
Series 5 Committees and special projects. -- 1962-1998
Series 6 Registered Dietitians Act. -- 1959, 1978-1997
Series 7 Briefs, reports, seminars, etc. -- 1962-1999
Series 8 Newsletters. -- 1960-2002
Series 9 Scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, etc. -- 1950-1999

Inventory

Series 1 Constitution, bylaws and annual reports. -- 1956-2001
M-6027-1

Constitution and bylaws. -- 1956-1969. -- Consists of correspondence and amendments relating to bylaws; bylaws of the Dietetic Association of Manitoba; report of constitution committee; copy of Alberta government Bill 37 (to incorporate ARDA); talk given to Alberta Home Economics Association entitled "Homemaker and home economist - breaking the sound barrier."

M-7842-41 Bylaw amendments. -- 1968-1981
M-8940-1 Bylaw amendments. -- 1984-1997
M-6027-22 Reports. -- 1960-1974. -- Consists of reports by the President of ARDA to the Canadian Dietetic Association, regarding activities of the association and its members.
M-7842-42 Annual reports. -- 1985-1990
M-8940-2 Annual reports. -- 1990-2001
Note The certificate of incorporation is in the scrapbook listed in Series 9 below.
Series 2 Minutes. -- 1954-1993
M-6027-2 Minutes. -- 1954-1955. -- Consists of minutes, correspondence, reports, etc. of ARDA's predecessor, the Alberta Dietetic Association.
M-6027-3 Minutes. -- 1959-1966. -- Consists of minutes of general, executive, council and annual meetings of ARDA. Includes some minutes of the Calgary Section of ARDA.
M-6027-4 Minutes. -- 1967-1970. -- Consists of minutes of general, executive, council and annual meetings of ARDA. Includes some minutes of the Calgary Section of ARDA.
M-6027-5 Minutes. -- 1971-1973. - Consists of minutes of general, executive, council and annual meetings of ARDA. Includes some minutes of the Calgary Section of ARDA.
M-6027-6 Minutes. -- 1974-1977. -- Consists of minutes of general, executive, council and annual meetings of ARDA. Includes some minutes of the Calgary Section of ARDA.
M-7842-30 Executive minutes. -- 1978-1979
M-7842-31 Executive minutes. -- 1979-1980
M-7842-32 Executive minutes. -- 1980-1981
Note Minutes for 1981-1982 are missing.
M-7842-33 Executive minutes. -- 1983-1984
M-7842-34 Executive minutes. -- 1983-1984
M-7842-35 Executive minutes. -- 1984-1985
M-7842-40 Special meeting minutes. -- 1968-1983
M-7842-36 Liaison Council minutes. -- 1982-1985
M-8940-3 General and annual meetings attendance record, 1975-1982
M-7842-39 General meeting minutes. -- 1979-1985. -- Note: 1981 missing.
M-8940-4 General and executive meeting minutes. -- 1987
M-8940-5 General and executive meeting minutes. -- 1988
M-8940-6 General and executive meeting minutes. -- 1989
M-8940-7 General and executive meeting minutes. -- 1990
M-7842-37 Annual meeting minutes. -- 1978-1981
M-7842-38 Annual meeting minutes. -- 1982-1985
M-8940-8 Annual meeting minutes. -- 1986-1989
M-8940-9 Annual meeting minutes. -- 1990-1993
Series 3 Correspondence. -- 1965-1981
M-6027-7 Correspondence. -- 1965-1973. -- Consists mainly of correspondence re proposal by Health Services Association of Alberta to act as a bargaining agent for employees at Misericordia Hospital, Edmonton; preparation of brief requesting appointment of Edmonton city nutritionist; child welfare amendment act; disagreement between ARDA and Calgary Herald columnist John Schmidt, etc.
M-6027-8 Correspondence. -- 1974-1976. -- Consists of correspondence re various issues of concern to the profession; proposal to Edmonton Journal columnist Nancy Clegg Buck re nutrition columns; "Dial-a-Dietitian" project in Edmonton, etc.
M-8940-10 Correspondence. -- 1976-1977
M-8940-11 Correspondence. -- 1977-1978
M-8940-12 Correspondence. -- 1978-1979
M-8940-13 Correspondence. -- 1980-1981
Series 4 Financial. -- 1955-1999
M-8940-14 Financial record book. -- 1955-1976
M-6027-9 Salary and personnel policies. -- 1961-1974. -- Consists of policies as developed by ARDA and the Alberta Hospital Association for dietitians at various levels of training and experiences. Also includes material relating to Misericordia Hospital issues.
M-6027-10 Agreements. -- 1969-1979. -- Between ARDA and Alberta Hospital Association re salaries, working conditions, etc.
M-6027-11 Salary surveys. -- 1972-1977. -- Includes surveys and guidelines re ARDA salary committee.
M-8940-15 Financial statements. -- 1976-1989
M-8940-16 Financial statements. -- 1990-1999
Series 5 Committees and special projects. -- 1962-1998
M-6027-12 Jean Campbell memorial fund. -- 1962-1966. -- Jean Campbell, head dietitian at Colonel Belcher Hospital and past president of ARDA and the Canadian Dietetic Association, was killed in a train crash in British Columbia in 1962. A memorial fund which was established by her personal and professional friends, was used to adopt a foster child in Miss Campbell's name. The first child, Hon Wai Ping from Hong Kong, was supported from 1963 to 1970 at which time Jose Ernesto Ayala from Colombia was adopted and supported until 1973. -- Consists of information regarding Foster Parents Plan, and letters from Hon Wai Ping.
M-6027-13 Jean Campbell memorial fund. -- 1966-1971. -- Consists of letters from Hon Wai Ping.
M-6027-14 Jean Campbell memorial fund. -- 1970-1973. -- Consists of letters from Jose Ernesto Ayala.
M-8940-17 Photographs. -- [ca. 1970], 1986. -- 1 photoprint, 23 colour slides. -- Consists of slideshow views of registered dietitians at work; and a photograph of ARDA president E. A. Meakin during the presentation of a portrait of Dean Doris Badir of the University of Alberta Home Economics department.
M-6027-21 Diet manuals prepared by the diet committee of ARDA. -- n.d. -- Consists of Basic Diet Manual for Smaller Institutions and Rotating Menus for use with the manual.
M-6027-15 Weight reduction booklet. -- 1971-1976. -- Consists of minutes, correspondence and booklet prepared by a special ARDA committee.
M-6027-16 Camp Slim Teen. -- 1975. -- Consists of reports, recommendations, correspondence, etc. re camp sponsored by ARDA to assist overweight teenagers in losing weight and changing poor food habits.
M-6027-17 Camp Slim Teen. -- 1975
M-6027-18 Camp Slim Teen. -- 1976
M-8940-18 Dial-A-Dietitian. -- 1976-1981
M-6027-19 Nutrition Week. -- 1978. -- Consists of correspondence re ARDA sponsorship of Nutrition Week.
M-6027-20 Nutrition Week. -- 1980. -- Consists of reports of Nutrition Week Committee in Calgary, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and Red Deer.
PA-32288 Mayor Ross Alger and ARDA members in carrot costumes, Nutrition Week, Calgary. -- 1980. -- 1 photoprint
M-8940-19 Nutrition Month. -- 1987-1991
M-8940-20 Policies and procedures manual. -- 1989-1994
M-8940-21 Strategic planning. -- 1989-1998
M-8940-22 Affiliation agreement between ARDA and other Canadian dietetic associations. -- 1993
M-8940-23 Ad Hoc Advocacy Committee. -- 1994-1995
Series 6 Registered Dietitians Act. -- 1959, 1978-1997
M-7842-43 Legislation. -- 1978-1979. - Consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, drafts, etc. re the proposed Registered Dietitians Act.
M-7842-45 Legislation. -- 1981-1982. - Consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, drafts, etc. re the proposed Registered Dietitians Act.
M-7842-46 Legislation. -- January-June 1983. - Consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, drafts, etc. re the proposed Registered Dietitians Act.
M-7842-47 Legislation. -- June-December 1983. - Consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, drafts, etc. re the proposed Registered Dietitians Act.
M-7842-48 Legislation. -- 1984. - Consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, drafts, etc. re the proposed Registered Dietitians Act.
M-7842-49 Legislation. -- 1985. - Consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, drafts, etc. re the proposed Registered Dietitians Act.
M-7842-50 Registered Dietitians Act. -- 1985. -- Proclamation of Act. Includes copy of Alberta Gazette in which it is reported.
M-7842-51 Registered Dietitians Act. -- 1982-1988. -- Consists of various versions of the Act.
M-7842-52 Registered Dietititans Act. -- 1982-1997. -- Consists of bylaws under the Act.
M-7842-53 Registered Dietitians Act. -- 1983-1985, 1994. -- Consists of regulations under the Act.
Series 7 Briefs, reports, seminars, etc.-- 1962-1999
M-6027-23 Briefs, reports, submissions, position papers, etc. -- 1962-1975.
M-8940-24 Briefs, reports, submissions, position papers, etc. -- 1980-1985
M-8940-25 Briefs, reports, submissions, position papers, etc. -- 1986-1989
M-8940-26 Briefs, reports, submissions, position papers, etc. -- 1990-1994
M-8940-27 Briefs, reports, submissions, position papers, etc. -- 1995-1999
M-6027-24 Convention registrants. -- 1963-1975. -- Consists of list of annual convention registrants. Also includes progrm of 57th Annual Convention of the Alberta Hospital Association, Edmonton (1975).
M-6027-25 Seminars and workshops. -- 1963-1979.
M-8940-28 Seminars and workshops. -- 1989, 1997
Series 8 Newsletters. -- 1960-2002
M-6027-26 Newsletters. -- 1960-1969
M-6027-27 Newsletters. -- 1970-1975
M-7842-54 Newsletters. -- 1978-1979
M-7842-55 Newsletters. -- 1980-1982
M-7842-56 Newsletters. -- 1983-1984
M-7842-57 Newsletters. -- 1985-1986
M-8940-29 Newsletters. -- 1987
M-8940-30 Newsletters. -- 1988
M-8940-31 Newsletters. -- 1989
M-8940-32 Newsletters. -- 1990
M-8940-33 Newsletters. -- 1991
M-8940-34 Newsletters. -- 1992
M-8940-35 Newsletters. -- 1993
M-8940-36 Newsletters. -- 1994
M-8940-37 Newsletters. -- 1995
M-8940-38 Newsletters. -- 1996
M-8940-39 Newsletters. -- 1997-1999
M-8940-40 Newsletters. -- 2000-2002
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Series 9 Scrapbook, newspaper clippings, etc. -- 1950-1999.
M-6027-os-box Scrapbook. -- 1955-1979. -- Consists of some minutes, certificate of incorporation, programs, newspaper clippings, constitution, list of charter members, photographs, newsletters, program and calendar from University of Alberta School of Household Economics, etc. Also includes histories of home economics in Alberta and the Meals on Wheels program in Calgary.
M-6027-28 Newspaper clippings. -- 1983-1990
M-8940-41 History of ARDA. -- 1997-1999. -- Association history, timeline, etc.
M-7842-58 Certificates. -- 1950, 1986-1988. -- Consists of NAIT Foundation appreciation certificates and certificates relating to dietitian and ARDA president Eunice Meakin.
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