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Feminist retreat, WomanSpirit, Yamnuska Centre, 1979.
M-8224-282-1

Calgary Status of Women Action Committee fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Charter, bylaws, etc. -- 1974-2006
Series 2 Annual General Meetings. -- 1978-2003
Series 3 Board minutes. -- 1976-1995
Series 4 Committees. -- 1974-2004
Series 5 Membership and personnel. -- 1976-2001
Series 6 Correspondence. -- 1972-2000
Series 7 Financial, funding, etc. -- 1974-2006
Series 8 Programs and projects. -- 1970-2002
Series 9 Calgary Women's Newspaper (CWN) . -- 1975-1981
Series 10 Affiliates. -- 1972-1999
Series 11 Miscellaneous. -- 1974-1998
Series 12 Newsletters. -- 1983-1998
Series 13 Scanned Document Photographs. -- [ca. 1975-1979]

Inventory

Series 1

Charter, bylaws, etc. -- 1974-2006. -- 4 cm of textual records. -- Consists of CSWAC charter, bylaws, incorporation documents, Status of Women in Calgary Information Project historical file, etc.

M-5864-1 Charter. -- 1976-1978
M-5864-2 Bylaws. -- [ca.1976]-1977
M-8224-1 Bylaws. -- 1980-[ca.1991]. -- Includes bylaws for herland Film Festival.
M-8224-2 Incorporation, charitable status, etc. -- 1987-2006
M-8224-3 Status of Women in Calgary Information Project historical file. -- 1974-1975
M-8224-4 Purpose, objectives, policies, etc. -- 1975-1994

Series 2

Annual General Meetings. -- 1978-2003. -- 4.5 cm of textual records. -- Consists of minutes and other papers relating to CSWAC annual general meetings.

M-8224-5 Annual General Meeting. -- 1978
M-8224-6 Annual General Meeting. -- 1979
M-8224-7 Annual General Meeting. -- 1980
M-8224-8 Annual General Meeting. -- 1981
M-8224-9 Annual General Meeting. -- 1982
M-8224-10 Annual General Meeting. -- 1983
M-8224-11 Annual General Meeting. -- 1992-1994
M-8224-12 Annual General Meeting. -- 1996
M-8224-13 Annual General Meeting. -- 1998. -- Joint annual meeting with Women Looking Forward.
M-8224-14 Annual General Meeting. -- 1999
M-8224-15 Annual General Meeting. -- 2000
M-8224-16 Annual General Meeting. -- 2001. -- Joint annual meeting with Women Looking Forward.
M-8224-17 Annual General Meeting. -- 2003. -- Includes 2003 membership list.

Series 3

Board minutes. -- 1976-1995. -- 10 cm of textual records. -- Consists of CSWAC board minutes and other executive papers.

M-5864-3 Board minutes. -- 1976
M-5864-4 Board minutes. -- 1977
M-5864-5 Board minutes. -- 1978
M-8224-18 Board minutes. -- 1979
M-8224-19 Board minutes. -- 1980
M-8224-20 Board minutes. -- 1981
M-8224-21 Executive papers. -- 1982
M-8224-22 Executive papers. -- 1983. -- Includes CSWAC Logbook kept for several months by working collective member, Lynn Fraser.
M-8224-23 Board minutes. -- 1987
M-8224-24 Board minutes. -- 1988
M-8224-25 Board minutes. -- 1989
M-8224-26 Board minutes. -- 1990
M-8224-27 Board minutes. -- 1991
M-8224-28 Board minutes. -- 1992
M-8224-29 Board minutes. -- 1993
M-8224-30 Board minutes. -- 1994
M-8224-31 Board minutes. -- 1995

Series 4

Committees. -- 1974-2004. -- 7.5 cm of textual records. -- Consists of minutes and other material relating to the activities of various CSWAC committees.

M-8224-32 CSWAC Working Collective Committee: Minutes, etc. -- 1991-1996
M-8224-33 CSWAC Working Collective Committee: Minutes, etc. -- 1997-1999
M-8224-34 CSWAC Working Collective Committee: Minutes, etc. -- 2000-2004
M-5864-9 Civic Advisory Committee. -- 1975-1978. -- Consists of material related to employment and working conditions for City of Calgary female staff. Includes reports on status of women in Calgary, Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario.
M-8224-35 Education and Employment Committee. -- 1981-1982
M-5864-11 Legislative Committee. -- 1978. -- Includes material on the film "Pretty Baby" and sexual offences.
M-5864-10 Membership Committee. -- 1978
M-5864-8 Nominations Committee. -- 1977-1978. -- Consists of nominations for board membership,and nominations for honorary degrees at University of Calgary (Maria Erikson and Gwen Thorssen) and Jaycee Citizen of the Year (Gwen Thorssen).
M-5864-6 Personnel Committee. -- [ca. 1976]
M-8224-36 Reproductive Freedom Committee. -- 1978-1979
M-8224-37 Social Action Committee. -- 1975
M-8224-38 Steering Committee for the Status of Women Information Project newsletter. -- 1974
M-5864-7 Volunteer Committee. -- 1977-1978

Series 5

Membership and personnel. -- 1976-2001. -- 3.5 cm of textual records. -- Consists of membership lists and material relating to CSWAC Board, staff and volunteer positions.

M-5864-14 Resumes for position of Calgary Women's Advocate. -- 1976
M-5864-12 Job descriptions. -- 1976-1977
M-5864-13 Board members. -- 1976-1978
M-5864-15 Resumes for position of CSWAC Office Coordinator. -- 1977
M-5864-16 Resignations. -- 1977-1978
M-8224-39 Membership cards. -- 1978-1980
M-8224-40 Membership lists. -- 1978-2001
M-8224-41 Membership questionaire. -- 1988-1989
M-8224-42 Staff positions. -- [ca.1980s]-1999
M-8224-43 Volunteers. -- 1988-1997

Series 6

Correspondence. -- 1972-2000. -- 31 cm of textual records. -- Consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence, memos directed to Board members, etc.

M-5864-17 Correspondence. -- 1972-1974. -- Re Steering Committee for Status of Women Council (summer project of Local Council of Women).
M-5864-18 Correspondence. -- 1974. -- As above. Also re Alberta Salary and Wage Rate Survey.
M-5864-19 Correspondence. -- 1974. -- Includes surveys re male and female employees.
M-8224-44 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1975
M-8224-45 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1976
M-8224-46 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1976
M-5864-20 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1977
M-5864-21 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1977
M-5864-22 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1978
M-8224-47 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1978
M-8224-48 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1979
M-8224-49 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1979
M-8224-50 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1980
M-8224-51 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1980
M-8224-52 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1981
M-8224-53 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1981
M-8224-54 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1982
M-8224-55 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1982
M-8224-56 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1983
M-8224-57 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1983
M-8224-58 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1984
M-8224-59 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1984
M-8224-60 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1985
M-8224-61 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1985
M-8224-62 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1986
M-8224-63 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1987
M-8224-64 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1988
M-8224-65 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1988
M-8224-66 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1989
M-8224-67 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1989
M-8224-68 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1990
M-8224-69 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1990
M-8224-70 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1991
M-8224-71 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1991
M-8224-72 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1992
M-8224-73 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1992
M-8224-74 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1993
M-8224-75 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1993
M-8224-76 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1994
M-8224-77 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1994
M-8224-78 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1995
M-8224-79 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1995
M-8224-80 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1996
M-8224-81 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1996
M-8224-82 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1997
M-8224-83 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1997
M-8224-84 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1998
M-8224-85 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1998
M-8224-86 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1999
M-8224-87 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1999
M-8224-88 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 2000

Series 7

Financial, funding, etc. -- 1974-2006. -- 29.5 cm of textual records. -- Consists of financial statements, funding committee fundraising activities, grant applications, etc.

M-5864-23 Financial statement, etc. -- 1976-1977
M-8224-89 Financial statements. -- 1978-1979
M-8224-90 Financial statements. -- 1980-1989
M-8224-91 Financial statements. -- 1990-1999
M-8224-92 Financial statements. -- 2000-2003
M-8224-93 Funding committee and miscellaneous projects. -- 1975-1979
M-8224-94 Funding committee and miscellaneous projects. -- 1980-1989
M-8224-95 Funding committee and miscellaneous projects. -- 1990-1999
M-8224-96 Funding committee and miscellaneous projects. -- 2000-2006
M-8224-97 Funding: Alberta Culture. -- 1990-1993. -- Re Annual Feminist Film and Video Festival.
M-8224-98 Funding: Alberta Culture. -- 1992-1995. -- Re Strategies for Alliance and other projects.
M-8224-99 Funding: Alberta Law Foundation. -- 1978-1981. -- Re Feminist Town Hall project.
M-8224-100 Funding: Alberta Law Foundation. -- 1990-1994. -- Re Women and Custody project.
M-8224-101 Funding: Alberta Social Services. -- 1990-1992. -- Re Family Violence Prevention projects.
M-8224-102 Funding: Alberta Women's Secretariat. -- 1990-1993. -- Re Dialogue on Diversity, Continuing the Dialogue, Custody in Crisis and other projects.
M-8224-103 Funding: Calgary Community Lottery Board. -- 1998-2000. -- Re Honouring Calgary's Legacy project, Ophelia's House project, etc.
M-8224-104 Funding: Canada Millennium Partnership Program. -- 1999-2000. -- Re Honouring Calgary's Legacy project, etc.
M-5864-25 Funding: Casino. -- 1976-1978
M-8224-105 Funding: Casino. -- 1980-1982
M-8224-106 Funding: Casino. -- 1991-1993
M-8224-107 Funding: Employment and Immigration Canada. -- 1984-1990
M-8224-108 Funding: Letter campaign. -- 1977-1978
M-8224-109 Funding: Manpower and Immigration. -- 1974-1975
M-8224-110 Funding: Muttart Foundation. -- 1990-1992. -- Re Women and Health workshops.
M-5864-24 Funding: Secretary of State. -- 1976-1979. -- Re miscellaneous projects.
M-8224-111 Funding: Secretary of State. -- 1980-1981. -- Re Winter Education project, etc.
M-8224-112 Funding: Secretary of State. -- 1982-1983. -- Re Winter Education project, Feminist Town Hall speakers series, etc.
M-8224-113 Funding: Secretary of State. -- 1983-1984. -- Re Pornography conference, etc.
M-8224-114 Funding: Secretary of State. -- 1985-1986. -- Re Community Outreach project, etc.
M-8224-115 Funding: Secretary of State. -- 1986-1987. -- Re Women of Colour project, etc.
M-8224-116 Funding: Secretary of State. -- 1987-1988. -- Re Women of Colour project, Community Education and Membership Development project, etc.
M-8224-117 Funding: Secretary of State. -- 1988-1989. -- Re Networking and Public Outreach project, etc.
M-8224-118 Funding: Secretary of State. -- 1989-1990. -- Re Women and Work: Exploring Strategies for Change project, etc.
M-8224-119 Funding: Secretary of State. -- 1990-1991. -- Re Women Working on the Margins project, etc.
M-8224-120 Funding: Secretary of State. -- 1991-1992. -- Re Exploring Women's Differences project, etc.
M-8224-121 Funding: Secretary of State. -- 1992-1993. -- Re The Status of Women: Challenging Myths and Misconceptions project, etc.
M-8224-122 Funding: Secretary of State. -- 1993-1994. -- Re Strategies for Alliance project, etc.
M-8224-123 Funding: Secretary of State. -- 1994-1995. -- Re Preparatory Activities for the Fourth United Conference on Women, Beijing 1995 project, etc.
M-8224-124 Funding: Speaker fundraiser. -- 1977
M-8224-125 Funding: Status of Women Canada. -- 1996-2000. -- Re Beijing and Beyond Info Kit project.
M-8224-126 Funding: United Way. -- 1983, 1994-2000. -- Re miscellaneous projects.
M-8224-127 Funding: Wild Rose Foundation. -- 1993-1996. -- Re Office and Volunteer Coordinator project, etc.

Series 8

Programs and projects. -- 1970-2002. -- 95.5 cm of textual records. -- 168 photographs. -- 2 audio recordings. -- 2 video recordings. -- Consists of organizational and promotional material re programs, projects, events, conferences, presentations, groups, etc. of interest to women organized, facilitated, sponsored or supported by CSWAC.

M-8224-128 Miscellaneous projects, programs, events and presentations. -- 1977-1979
M-8224-129 Miscellaneous projects, programs, events and presentations. -- 1980-1989
M-8224-130 Miscellaneous projects, programs, events and presentations. -- 1990-1999
M-8224-131 Miscellaneous projects, programs, events and presentations. -- 2000
M-8224-132 Abortion By Choice (ABC). -- 1981-1983
M-8224-133 Ad Hoc Collective for the Summer School for Women Organizing. -- 1983
M-8224-134 Ad Hoc Committee on Women and Economic Justice. -- 1997-1998
M-8224-135 Alberta Council on Women's Affairs. -- 1970-1983. -- Includes Council proposal information package, Options for Women Edmonton Council report, Alberta Women's Bureau Act, etc.
M-8224-136 Beijing Alberta conference: On the Road to Beijing workshop. -- 1994
M-8224-137 Beijing Alberta conference: Organizational and conference material. -- 1995
M-8224-138 Beijing Alberta conference: Photos. -- 1995. -- 85 photographs
M-8224-139 Beijing Alberta conference: Video of conference proceedings. -- 1995. -- 1 video recording
M-8224-140 Beijing Alberta conference: Beijing and Beyond Info Kit. -- 1995-1999
M-8224-141 Beijing Alberta conference: Bringing it Home: The Promise of Beijing Plus Five. -- 1999-2000. -- 1 audio recording. -- Includes audio recording "Bringing It Home: How to Join the Global Struggle for Women's Human Rights: The Promise of Beijing Plus Five." Also includes information re Women's Global March.
M-8224-142 Bleeding from Alberta Budget Cuts project. -- Organizational material. -- 1995-1997
M-8224-143 Bleeding from Alberta Budget Cuts project: Video. -- 1995-1996. -- 1 video recording
M-8224-144 Bow River Folk Arts Faire. -- 1977
M-5864-28 Briefs and reports. -- 1976-1977. -- Consists of a report on the Family Relief Act and a brief presented by CSWAC to Alberta Human Rights Commission entitled "Legal Protection Against Sexual Harassment in Employment".
M-8224-145 Briefs and reports. -- 1983-1999. -- Consists of briefs to the Commission on Tolerance and Understanding, Special Committee on Pornography and Prostitution, 1987 Meech Lake Constitutional Accord, Mayor's Task Force on Community and Family Violence, Citizens' Inquiry into Peace and Security, Alberta's Minimum Wage, etc.
M-8224-146 By and About Women Film Series. -- 1991-1994
M-8224-147 Calgary Women's Show. -- 1988-1990
M-8224-148 Clerical Workers' Health and Safety workshops. -- 1989
M-8224-149 Continuing the Dialogue conference: Organizational. -- 1992
M-8224-150 Continuing the Dialogue conference: Evaluations. -- 1992
M-8224-151 Custody in Crisis project. -- 1991-2002
M-8224-152 Domestic Workers Rights and Responsibilities workshop. -- 1991-1992
M-8224-153 Elder Women Speak Out Against Abuse public session. -- 1991
M-8224-154 Evening of Feminist Reflection. -- 1990
M-8224-155a Exploring/Developing/Sustaining Alliance project: Organizational, workshop notes, etc. -- 1994
M-8224-155b Exploring/Developing/Sustaining Alliance project: Workshop demographics, evaluations, etc. -- 1994
M-8224-156 Faith Nolan concert. -- 1990
M-8224-157 Fearless Friday Feast. -- 1990
M-8224-158 Fearless Friday Feminist Feast. -- 1991
M-8224-159 Feminism in Alberta: Where From, Where To? conference. -- 1981. -- 8 photographs
M-8224-160 Feminist Retreat: WomanSpirit. -- 1979. -- 20 photographs
M-8224-161 Feminist Town Hall. -- 1981-1982
M-8224-162 Feminist Town Hall: Public forum on prostitution with speaker Margo St. James. -- 1982
M-8224-163 Guest book for miscellaneous CSWAC events. -- 1986-1992
M-8224-164 Heather Bishop concert. -- 1981
M-8224-165 International Women's Day. -- 1980-1998. -- 48 photographs. -- Consists of leaflets, planning material, etc. Includes 3 full size photographs and contact sheets showing additional 45 images.
M-8224-166 Le Theatre Paminou play "I Don't Mind". -- 1989
M-8224-167 Legacies project: Organizational material, publication, etc. -- 1999-2000. -- Publication "Legacies: Honouring 25 Years of Women Organizing in Calgary" researched and written by Rebecca Fries, 2000.
M-8224-168 Legacies project: Interviews. -- 1999
M-8224-169 Makeda Silvera national book tour. -- 1994
M-5864-31 Matrimonial Property Act. -- 1977-1978. -- Consists of correspondence, letters to MLAs, outline of workshop, etc. relating to project initiated by ASWAC.
M-1719 Matrimonial Property Information Project: Information kit. -- 1978
RAT-19 Matrimonial Property Information Project: Introduction by Margaret Smith. -- 1978. -- 1 audio recording
M-5864-33 McClung house. -- 1978. -- 6 photographs. -- Re concern of CSWAC and other groups to preserve the Nellie McClung house at 803 - 15th Avenue SW, Calgary.
M-8224-170 Minimum wage project: Organizational material, report, publicity, etc. -- 1998-1999. -- Includes Ad Hoc Committee on Women and Economic Justice meetings and CSWAC report "Watering Down the Milk: Women Coping on Alberta's Minimum Wage," 1999.
M-8224-171 Minimum wage project: Focus group questionnaires, evalutation forms, etc. -- 1998
M-8224-172 Mireya Lucero speaking tour. -- 1985
M-8224-173 Municipal election. -- 1977
M-8224-174 Office calls log books and stat sheets. -- 1976-1979
M-8224-175 Office calls log sheets. -- 1983-1987
M-5864-32 Old YWCA. -- 1977-1978. -- Consists of memos and meetings re tenancy in old YWCA and future of the building. See also M-8224-259.
M-8224-176 Pornography conference. -- 1983-198. -- 1 photograph
M-8224-177 Prostitution: Women Working on the Margins workshop. -- 1991-1993
M-8224-178 Racism and Sexism in the Classroom presentation. -- 1991
M-8224-179 Removing Barriers to Access presentation. -- 1991
M-8224-180 Sandra Butler workshops. -- 1992, 1994
M-5864-27 Scholarships. -- 1976-1978. -- Consists of correspondence, application letters, resumes, etc. re scholarships sponsored by CSWAC.
M-8224-181 Sexism in advertising/media image of women. -- 1980-1995
M-8224-182 Shirin Kudchedkar lecture tour. -- 1994
M-8224-183 Social work practicum students: University of Calgary. -- 1976-1977
M-8224-184 Social work practicum students: Mount Royal College. -- 1995
M-8224-185 The Struggle for Choice video series. -- 1990
M-5864-34 Student Community Service Program. -- 1977-1978. -- Consists of correspondence, financial material, and reports re summer student project to prepare a Directory of Professions Sympathetic to Women.
M-8224-186 Take Back the Night annual march and associated activities. -- 1982-1999
M-8224-187 Tatyana Mamonova speaking tour. -- 1981
M-8224-188 Teen Herizons newspaper project: Organizational material. -- 1984-1985
M-8224-189 Teen Herizons newspaper project: Newspapers and newsletters. -- 1984-1985
M-8224-190 Teen Outreach project. -- 1984
M-8224-191 Teen Outreach project. -- 1985-1986
M-8224-192 Toward Improving the Status of Women in Alberta workshop. -- 1976
M-8224-193 Violence Education and Information Centre. -- 1997-1999
M-8224-194 Why Women Stay in Abusive Relationships: The Economic Factor public session. -- 1990
M-8224-195 Women and the Law conference. -- 1974
M-8224-196 Women and Work in the Fashion Industry workshop. -- 1990
M-8224-197 Women, Health and Healing project. -- 1992-1993
M-8224-198 Women, Health and Healing project: Human rights complaint. -- 1993-1994
M-5864-26 Women, Health, Sport and Recreation conference. -- 1977
M-8224-199 Women Hurting Women workshop. -- [ca.1992]-1996
M-8224-200 Women in a Violent Society conference. -- 1978
M-8224-201 Women, Men and Racism workshop. -- 1991-1992
M-8224-202 Women, Work and Disability public session. -- 1990
M-8224-203 Women Working in the Home public session. -- 1990
M-8224-204 Women's Place Cooperative. -- 1976-1977
M-8224-205 Women's Sexuality conference. -- 1985
M-8224-206 Women's Work is Never Done film series. -- 1991

Series 9

Calgary Women's Newspaper (CWN) . -- 1975-1981. -- 25 cm. -- Consists of advertising, correspondence, planning, publicity, subscriptions, etc. relating to the production and promotion of the CSWAC sponsored newspaper in existence from 1975-1980.

M-5864-29 Advertising. -- 1977-[ca.1980]
M-5864-30 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1975
M-8224-207 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1976
M-8224-208 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1976
M-8224-209 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1977
M-8224-210 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1977
M-8224-211 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1978
M-8224-212 Correspondence: Outgoing. -- 1978
M-8224-213 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1979
M-8224-214 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1980
M-8224-215 Correspondence: Incoming. -- 1981
M-8224-216 Editorial meetings and reports. -- 1976-1980. -- Includes financial statement, 1977.
M-8224-217 Feminist Communication Project. -- 1979-1980
M-8224-218 Name change. -- 1977
M-8224-219 Planning, production. -- 1975-1981
M-8224-220 Publicity and promotion. -- 1977-1981
M-8224-221 Questionnaires. -- [ca.1977]
M-8224-222 South Peace Regional Council of Women columns. -- 1979. -- Columns submitted for inclusion in CWN.
M-8224-223 Special issues of CWN. -- 1978-1981
M-8224-224 Staff. -- 1977-1980
M-8224-225 Subscriptions. -- 1976-1982
M-8224-226 Subscriptions: Exchange. -- 1977-1980
M-8224-227 Copies of Calgary Women's Newspaper. -- 1975
M-8224-228 Copies of Calgary Women's Newspaper. -- 1976
M-8224-229 Copies of Calgary Women's Newspaper. -- 1977
M-8224-230 Copies of Calgary Women's Newspaper. -- 1978
M-8224-231 Copies of Calgary Women's Newspaper. -- 1979-80

Series 10

Affiliates. -- 1972-1999. -- 29 cm of textual records. -- Consists of newsletters, briefs, reports, publications, etc. relating to CSWAC's national and provincial affiliates, the National Action Committee on the Status of Women in Canada and the Alberta Status of Women Action Committee, and various local women's groups of interest to CSWAC.


National Action Committee on the Status of Women in Canada (NAC)
M-5864-36 Index of policy recommendations. -- 1972-1978
M-8224-232 Executive Committee minutes. -- 1975-1979
M-8224-233 Briefs, background papers, etc. -- 1975-1983. -- Includes background papers re Prostitution, Soliciting, Bawdy Houses and Related Matters, Day Care, etc., and briefs re Canadian Human Rights Bill, Women and Pensions, Canadian Cultural Development with Equity for Women, Women in the Public Service, Reform of the Divorce Act, Inquiry into Part Time Work, etc.
M-8224-234 Newsletters: NAC Memo. -- 1975-1979
M-8224-235 Newsletters: NAC Memo. -- 1980-1981
M-8224-236 Newsletters: NAC Memo. -- 1982-1983
M-8224-237 Newsletters: NAC Memo. -- 1984-1985
M-8224-238 Newsletters: Status of Women News. -- 1977-1985
M-8224-239 Newsletters: Feminist Action. -- 1987-1989
M-8224-240 Newsletters: Action Now!. -- 1992-1994

Alberta Status of Women Action Committee (ASWAC)
M-5864-37 Minutes of inaugural meeting, bylaws, etc. -- 1975-1979
M-5864-38 Strategies for Change workshop. -- 1976
M-6218 Information booklets and newsletter. -- 1981
M-5864-39 Membership. -- 1976-1978
M-8224-241 Joint Initiatives project. -- 1975-1981
M-8224-242 Matrimonial Property Information project. -- 1977-1978. -- Includes information relating to Iris Murdoch legal case.
M-8224-243 What is in the Provincial Election for Women? project. -- 1979
M-8224-244 Historical, brochures, etc. -- [ca.1977]-1997
M-8224-245 Publications. -- 1976-1996. -- Consists of ASWAC publications: A Selected Bibliography of Resources Related to Women's Issues and Women's Rights in Canada (1976), Political Involvement Handbook for Alberta Women (1978), Alberta Municipal Elections 1983: The ASWAC Handbook (1983), Women on the Move...A Guide to Political Participation (ca.1995), Women Against Poverty, 2nd ed. (1996).
M-8224-246 Briefs. -- 1980, 1987. -- Consists of briefs re Social Services for Alberta women, and the 1987 Meech Lake Constitutional Accord
M-8224-247 ASWAC Newsletter. -- 1986-1988
M-8224-248 ASWAC Newsletter. -- 1989-1996

Other Status of Women Action Committee affiliates
M-8224-249 Red Deer Status of Women Association: Newsletters. -- 1982-1986

Other local women's groups of interest to CSWAC
M-8224-250 Calgary Alliance for the Safety of Prostitutes. -- 1982-1985. -- Consists of brochure, letters and speeches by CSWAC member Lynn Fraser, brief on prostitution presented to the Fraser Commission, Calgary ASP "Bad Trick" sheets, etc.
M-8224-251 Calgary Lesbian Mothers Defense Fund. -- 1981-1993. -- Consists of newsletters, brief to the Commission on Tolerance and Understanding, etc.
M-5864-35 Calgary Local Council of Women. -- 1975-1978. -- Consists of correspondence, newsletters and conference material.
M-8224-252 Calgary Women Looking Forward Networking Society. -- 1991-1998. -- In 1997-1998, this group joined with CSWAC, the herland Film Festival, the Violence Information and Education Centre and the Women of Colour Collective to form a sisterhood collective to share resources, office space, etc.
M-8224-253 Women for Political Action: Correspondence, activities, etc. -- 1972. -- Calgary group formed in 1972 to support and encourage women to seek and obtain executive and public office positions, ensure political candidates were knowledgeable about the status of women and the need for change in order to achieve equality, and document cases of discrimination against women in all areas.
M-8224-254 Women for Political Action: Correspondence, activities, etc. -- 1973. -- Includes a newspaper clipping re the nomination of Frances Wright as the Liberal candidate for the federal riding of Calgary Centre, 1978.
M-8224-255 Women for Political Action: Newsletters. -- 1972-1973
M-8224-256 Women of Colour Collective: Minutes, newsletters, etc. -- 1990-1999. -- Calgary group formed in 1987 after CSWAC series on Racism and Sexism. In 1997-1998, this group joined with CSWAC, the herland Film Festival, the Violence Information and Education Centre and the Calgary Women Looking Forward Networking Society to form a sisterhood collective to share resources, office space, etc.
M-8224-257 Women of Colour Collective: Financial. -- 1993-1997

Series 11

Miscellaneous. -- 1974-1998. -- 8.5 cm of textual records. -- Consists of CSWAC letterhead, pamphlet, publicity and promotion, resource library listings, notes for speeches, etc.

M-5864-40 CSWAC letterhead. -- [ca.1976-1978]
M-8224-258 Lobbying guidelines. -- 1977-1983
M-8224-259 Office space rental agreements. -- 1987-1997. -- Includes space in the Old Y Centre and space in the Hillhurst Building shared with Calgary Women Looking Forward Networking Society. See also M-5864-32.
M-8224-260 CSWAC pamphlet. -- [ca.1976]-1996
M-5864-42 Publicity and promotion. -- 1976-1977. -- Consists of media releases, newspaper clippings, etc.
M-5864-44 Publicity and promotion. -- 1977-1978. -- Consists of media releases, newspaper clippings, etc. Includes a list of release recipients.
M-8224-261 Publicity and promotion. -- 1980-1998. -- Consists of media releases, newspaper clippings, etc.
M-8224-262 Publicity and promotion: Media listings. -- 1977-1989
M-8224-263 Publicity and promotion: Contact lists: Individuals. -- [ca.1979]-1985
M-8224-264 Publicity and promotion: Contact lists: Groups. -- [ca.1976]-1985
M-8224-265 Resource library listings. -- 1988-1997. -- Consists of listings of books, videotapes and subject or issues resource files held in the CSWAC office and discarded after the group disbanded.
M-5864-43 Speeches and media interviews. -- 1976-1978. -- Consists of notes for speeches, etc.
M-5864-41 Women's studies. -- 1974-1978. -- Consists of proposals and outlines re seminars and courses in women's studies at the University of Calgary and Simon Fraser University.

Series 12

Newsletters. -- 1983-1998. -- 10 cm of textual records. -- Consists of CSWAC newsletters.

M-8224-266 CSWAC Newsletter. -- 1983
M-8224-267 CSWAC Newsletter. -- 1984
M-8224-268 CSWAC Newsletter. -- 1985
M-8224-269 CSWAC Newsletter. -- 1986
M-8224-270 CSWAC Newsletter. -- 1987
M-8224-271 CSWAC Newsletter. -- 1988
M-8224-272 CSWAC Newsletter. -- 1989
M-8224-273 CSWAC Newsletter. -- 1990
M-8224-274 CSWAC Newsletter. -- 1991
M-8224-275 CSWAC Newsletter. -- 1992
M-8224-276 CSWAC Newsletter. -- 1993
M-8224-277 CSWAC Newsletter. -- 1994
M-8224-278 CSWAC Newsletter. -- 1995
M-8224-279 CSWAC Newsletter. -- 1996
M-8224-280 CSWAC Newsletter. -- 1997
M-8224-281 CSWAC Newsletter. -- 1998

Series 13

Photographs. -- [ca. 1975-1979]. -- 140 photographs. -- Consists of views of CSWAC and ASWAC personalities, activities and events.


One of the photographs has been scanned. Scanned Document View now.

M-8224-282 Photographs. -- [ca. 1975-1979]. -- 140 photographs. -- Consists of views of CSWAC and ASWAC personalities, activities and events.
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