Archive Finding Aids

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Crowd at Benny the Bookworm sale, Calgary, April 1971
Crowd at Benny the Bookworm sale, Calgary, April 1971
NA-2864-19111

Women's League of the Calgary Philharmonic Society fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Minutes. -- 1955-1989
Series 2 Financial. -- 1953-1989
Series 3 Correspondence. -- 1967-1989
Series 4 Membership. -- 1959-1989
Series 5 Publicity. -- 1971-1989
Series 6 Fundraising. -- 1966-1990
Series 7 Newsletters. -- 1976-1989
Series 8 Scrapbook and photographs. -- 1972-1986

Inventory

Series 1 Minutes. -- 1955-1989. -- Consists of minutes of annual, executive and general meetings, executive and committee reports, etc. Note: League bylaws, standing rules, special resolutions, etc. may be found in the President's book (M-8155-2).
M-7129-1 Minutes: General meetings. -- 1955-1976
M-7129-3 Minutes: Executive meetings. -- 1955-1976
M-7129-14 Presidents' reports. -- 1955-1981
M-7129-15 Committee reports. -- 1956-1979
M-8155-2 President's book. -- 1963-1988. -- Consists of historical and reference material including bylaws, standing rules, resolutions, guidelines for membership, job descriptions, etc.
M-7129-2 Minutes: General meetings. -- 1967-1976
M-7129-4 Minutes: Executive meetings. -- 1968-1976
M-7129-6a Minutes and correspondence. -- 1972-1974
M-8155-3 President's notes. -- 1976-1977
M-7129-5 Minutes: Executive meetings. -- 1976-1978
M-7129-6 Minutes: Executive and general meetings. -- 1979-1981
M-7129-16 Minutes: Executive and general meetings. -- 1979-1980
M-8155-1 Minutes: Annual meetings. -- 1979-1989
M-8155-4 Minutes: Executive meetings. -- 1980-1989
M-8155-5 Minutes: General meetings. -- 1980-1989
M-7726-37 Minutes: Executive meetings. -- 1981-1985
M-7726-38 Minutes: General meetings. -- 1981-1985
M-8155-6 Executive binder. -- 1987-1989
Series 2 Financial. -- 1953-1989. -- Consists of League financial statements, ledgers, etc.
M-7129-34 Financial reports. -- 1953-1980
M-8155-7 Ledger. -- 1958-1961
M-8155-8 Cashbook. -- 1961-1964
M-8155-9 Ledger. -- 1961-1968
M-8155-10 Ledger. -- 1969-1980
M-8155-11 Financial statements. -- 1973-1979
M-8155-12 Financial statements. -- 1980-1989
M-8155-13 Miscellaneous financial. -- 1974-1979
M-8155-14 Miscellaneous financial. -- 1980-1988
Series 3 Correspondence. -- 1967-1989. -- Consists of correspondence relating to League activities and events.
M-8155-15 Correspondence. -- 1967-1968
M-7129-11 General correspondence. -- 1968-1969
M-7129-12 General correspondence. -- 1969-1971
M-7129-7 Correspondence. -- 1972-1980
M-7129-8 Correspondence. -- 1977-1978. -- Re registration as a charitable organization. Includes copy of bylaws.
M-7129-10 General correspondence. -- 1978-1979
M-7129-13 General correspondence. -- 1979-1980
M-7129-9 Correspondence. -- 1980. -- Re entries for Alberta 75 music competition for chamber groups.
M-7726-39 General correspondence. -- 1980-1983
M-7726-40 General correspondence. -- 1983-1985
M-8155-16 Correspondence. -- 1985-1989
Series 4 Membership. -- 1959-1989. -- Consists of membership inquiries, renewals, lists, etc.
M-8155-17 Membership committee. -- 1959-1989. -- Includes lists gathered to scout for potential members: "Women Members of the Willow Park Golf Course" and "Names and Addresses from Mirror Room List" (ca. 1970s).
M-8155-18 Membership lists. -- 1960-1989
M-7129-36 List of executive and members. -- 1977-1981
M-8155-19 Membership renewal forms. -- [ca. 1980s]
Series 5 Publicity. -- 1971-1989. -- Consists of news releases, newspaper clippings, etc. advertising League activities and events.
M-8155-20 Publicity committee. -- 1971-1979
M-8155-21 Publicity committee. -- 1980-1984
M-8155-22 Publicity committee. -- 1985-1989
M-8155-23 Publicity: Newspaper clippings. -- 1977-1978
M-8155-24 Publicity: Newspaper clippings. -- 1981-1989
Series 6 Fundraising. -- 1966-1990. -- Consists of organizational papers, newspaper clippings, etc. relating to fundraising and other activities undertaken by the League in support of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, most notably the annual Benny the Bookworm book sale which the League organized from 1959 until the group folded in 1990.
M-8155-45 Association of Canadian Orchestras conference, Calgary. -- 1986
M-7129-30a Auction and party. -- 1969-1970
M-7129-30b Auction and flea market. -- 1970-1971
M-7129-35 Benny the Bookworm sale. -- 1968-1971. -- Consists of membership lists and directory of Calgary schools and principals.
M-7129-17 Benny the Bookworm sale correspondence. -- 1969. -- Includes newspaper clippings and reports.
M-7129-30 Benny the Bookworm sale. -- [ca. 1970s]. -- Consists of lists of books, instructions, etc.
M-7129-18 Benny the Bookworm sale correspondence. -- 1970
M-7129-29 Benny the Bookworm sales notices. -- [ca. 1970], 1981
M-7129-19 Benny the Bookworm sale correspondence. -- 1971
M-7129-20 Benny the Bookworm sale correspondence. -- 1972
M-7129-21 Benny the Bookworm sale correspondence. -- 1973
M-7129-22 Benny the Bookworm sale correspondence. -- 1974
M-7129-23 Benny the Bookworm sale correspondence. -- 1975
M-7129-24 Benny the Bookworm sale correspondence. -- 1976
M-7129-25 Benny the Bookworm sale correspondence. -- 1977-1978
M-7129-26 Benny the Bookworm sale correspondence. -- 1978
M-7129-27 Benny the Bookworm sale correspondence. -- 1977
M-7129-28 Benny the Bookworm sale notices and posters. -- 1980
M-8155-25 Benny the Bookworm sale. -- 1982
M-8155-26 Benny the Bookworm sale. -- 1983
M-8155-27 Benny the Bookworm sale. -- 1984
M-8155-28 Benny the Bookworm sale. -- 1985
M-8155-29 Benny the Bookworm sale. -- 1986
M-8155-30 Benny the Bookworm sale. -- 1987
M-8155-31 Benny the Bookworm sale. -- 1988
M-8155-32 Benny the Bookworm sale. -- 1990
M-7129-36a Calgary Philharmonic Choir. -- 1966
M-7129-36b Calgary Philharmonic Choir. -- 1975-1976
M-7129-33 Casino licence. -- 1983. -- Consists of correspondence, applications, etc.
M-7129-32 Christmas craft and book sale. -- 1981. -- Consists of price lists, newspaper clippings, etc.
M-8155-33 Christmas bazaar. -- 1982
M-8155-34 Christmas bazaar. -- 1983
M-8155-35 Christmas bazaar. -- 1984
M-8155-36 Christmas bazaar. -- 1985
M-8155-37 Christmas bazaar. -- 1986
M-8155-38 Christmas bazaar. -- 1988
M-7129-31 Soirees. --- 1976-1980
M-8155-39 Symphony Ball. -- 1967-1968
M-8155-40 Wonderland of Light. -- 1986
M-8155-41 Wonderland of Light. -- 1987
M-8155-42 Miscellaneous fundraising projects. -- 1974-1979. -- Includes Apple Blossom dinner dance, Opus '76, record sales, etc.
M-8155-43 Miscellaneous fundraising projects. -- 1982-1987. -- Includes notecards, wrapping paper, Arpad Joo Recital, Valentine raffle, Valentine Money Tree, etc.
M-8155-44 Stationery and craft identification tags. -- [ca. 1980s]
Series 7 Newsletters. -- 1976-1989. -- Consists of League newsletters.
M-8155-46 Accent. -- 1976-1977
M-8155-47 Phlyer. -- 1973-1977
M-8155-48 Phlyer. -- 1980-1989
Series 8 Scrapbook and photographs. -- 1972-1986. -- 72 photographs : b&w. -- 42 photographs : col. -- Consists of views of League events and activities such as the annual Benny the Bookworm sale.
M-8155-49 Scrapbook and photo album. -- 1972-1977. -- 15 photographs : b&w. -- 2 photographs : col. -- Consists of newspaper clippings and views of League activities and events.
M-8155-50 Views of League activities and events. -- 1985-1986. -- 33 photographs : b&w. -- 5 photographs : col.
M-8155-51 Views of League activities and events. -- 1984-1986. -- 24 photographs : b&w. -- 35 photographs : col.
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