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Program for meetings, 1939.
Program for meetings, 1939
M-5762-3

Alberta Women's Institute, Barons Branch fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Minutes and programs of meetings. -- 1922-1966
Series 2 Correspondence. -- 1952-1967
Series 3 Financial records. -- 1948-1970
Series 4 Affiliated organizations. -- 1941-1969
Series 5 Miscellaneous. -- 1915-1969
Series 6 Newsletters. -- 1953-1969

Inventory

Series 1 Minutes and programs of meetings. -- 1922-1966
M-5762-1 Minute books. -- 1941-1953. -- 2 volumes
M-5762-2 Minute books. -- 1954-1970. -- 3 volumes
M-5762-3 Programs of meetings. -- 1922-1966
Series 2 Correspondence. -- 1952-1967
M-5762-4 Correspondence. -- 1952-1958. -- Regarding Institute meetings and projects; and organizations aided by the Barons W.I. (Salvation Army, Red Cross, Canadian Mental Health Association, Canadian Cancer Society, etc.).
M-5762-5 Correspondence. -- 1959-1967. -- Regarding Institute meetings and projects; and organizations aided by the Barons W.I.
Series 3 Financial records. -- 1948-1970
M-5762-6 Bank books and cheque stubs. -- 1948-1970
M-5762-7 Bills and receipts. -- 1952-1966
Series 4 Affiliated organizations. -- 1941-1969
M-5762-8 Federated Women's Institutes of Canada - Convention reports. -- 1953-1961
M-5762-9 Federated Women's Institutesof Canada - Circular letters. -- 1959-1968. -- Regarding projects, especially in Northern Canada. Includes a first day cover of a stamp issued by the FWIC commemorating Associated Country Women of the World (1959).
M-5762-10 Alberta Women's Institute - Annual reports. -- 1941-1967. -- Includes report of the 22nd Provincial Convention in 1941.
M-5762-11 Alberta Women's Institute - Circular letters. -- 1947-1969. -- Primarily about handicraft competitions and scholarships.
Series 5 Miscellaneous. -- 1915-1969
M-5762-12 Certificates. -- 1915, 1939. -- Consists of certificates of incorporation of the Barons Women's Institute and the Sunflower Women's Institute Girl's Club.
M-5762-13 Miscellaneous pamphlets, etc. -- 1951-1971. -- Consists of pamphlets, circular letters, etc. fro organization soliciting support of the Barons Women's Institute (Wood's Christian Home, Canadian Cancer Society, Red Cross Society, Tuberculosis Association, Unitrioan Service Committee of Canada, Canadian Committee on the Status of Women, etc.). Also consists of newsletters and informational material regarding Alberta agricultural and vocational colleges, arts and crafts programs, Farm Radio Forum, provincial travelling art exhibits, Western Canada farm safety conference, and Alberta Department of Agricultura publication about standards for judging foods, clothing and handicrafts.
M-5762-14 Miscellaneous. -- 1954-1968. -- Includes copies of "Club Women's Creed"; Alberta Women's Institute community song books and song sheets; "Home and Country" subscription forms; membership cards; Baron W.I. raffle books; histories of the Federated Women's Institutes of Canada and the Alberta Women's Institute; convention programs; pamphlet about the Northern Canada project; and newspaper clippings.
M-5762-15 Reports, resolutions, etc. -- 1956-1963. -- Includes reports of A.W.I. conventions; resolutions regarding the care of the chronically ill and aged; increased pensions for the blind; appointment of women to the Senate; changes in law affecting women; the establishment of the United Appeal, etc.
M-5762-16 Forms. -- 1969 and n.d. -- Consists of forms for annual reports, standing committees and monthly reports to A.W. I.
Series 6 Newsletters. -- 1953-1969
M-5762-17 Federated News. -- 1953-1969
M-5762-18 Agricultural Extension Service newsletters. -- 1957-1961
M-5762-19 Home and Country. -- 1965-1966
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