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WCC presenting records to Glenbow, 1961
WCC presenting records to Glenbow, 1961
PA-443-1

Women's Canadian Club of Calgary fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Constitution and bylaws. -- [ca. 1920s]-2011
Series 2 Minutes. -- 1911-2012
Series 3 Speakers. -- 1921-2012
Series 4 Sound recordings of speakers’ addresses. -- 1974-1976, 1990-1991
Series 5 President’s papers. -- 1912, 1960-2011
Series 6 Correspondence and publicity. -- 1948-2003
Series 7 Club reports, certificates, newspaper clippings, etc. -- 1921-2011
Series 8 Membership records. -- 1925-2000
Series 9 Financial records. -- 1925-1946, 1958-1970, 2005-2012
Series 10 Affiliated Canadian Clubs and other organizations. -- 1921-1978

Inventory

Series 1 Constitution and bylaws. -- [ca. 1920s]-2011
M-6849-78 Constitution of the Women's Canadian Club of Calgary. -- [ca. 1920s]
M-1703-38Constitution. -- 1970. -- Also includes lists for anniversary luncheons.
M-8561-1Bylaws. -- 1996
M-9555-1 Amendment to bylaws. -- 2011
Series 2 Minutes. -- 1911-2012. -- Consists of minutes of both general meetings and executive meetings. The minutes of general meetings often include good descriptions of the guest speakers and their talks. Many of the later files includes lists of executive members and financial statements.
M-1703-vol.1Minute book - General meetings. -- January 1911 - May 1913
M-1703-vol.2Minute book - General meetings. -- June 1913-December 1916
M-1703-vol.3Minute book - General meetings. -- January 1917 - January 1919
M-1703-vol.4Minute book - General meetings. -- January 1919 - January 1921
M-1703-vol.5Minute book - General meetings. -- February 1921-January 1922
M-1703-vol.6Minute book - General meetings. -- January 1922 - January 1923
M-1703-vol.7Minute book - General meetings. -- January 1923-January 1925
M-1703-vol.8Minute book - General meetings. -- January 1925 - December 1928
M-1703-vol.9Minute book - General meetings. -- January 1929- May 1932
M-1703-vol.10Minute book - General meetings. -- June 1932 - Mar 1934
NoteMinutes for 1934-1938 are missing.
M-1703-vol.11Minute book - General meetings. -- November 1938-July 1940
M-1703-vol.12Minute book - General meetings. -- September 1940-June 1941
M-1703-vol.13Minute book - General meetings. -- September 1941-August 1943
M-1703-vol.14Minute book - General meetings. -- September 1943-October 1945
M-1703-vol.15Minute book - General meetings. -- May 1955 - May 1959
M-1703-vol.16Minute book - Executive meetings. -- January 1911 - December 1913
M-1703-vol.17Minute book - Executive meetings. -- January 1914-January 1917
M-1703-vol.18Minute book - Executive meetings. -- January 1917-January 1919
M-1703-vol.19Minute book - Executive meetings. -- January 1919-November 1920
M-1703-vol.20Minute book - Executive meetings. -- February 1921-December 1922
M-1703-vol.21Minute book - Executive meetings. -- December 1922-December 1923
NoteMinutes for 1924-1938 are missing.
M-1703-vol.22Minute book - Executive meetings. -- July 1938-February 1941
M-1703-vol.23Minute book - Executive meetings. -- March 1941-October 1943
M-1703-vol.24Minute book - Executive meetings. -- November 1943-October 1945
M-1703-vol.25Minute book - Executive meetings. -- November 1945-August 1950
M-1703-vol.26Minute book - Executive meetings. -- August 1950-May 1955
NoteMinutes for 1955-1959 are missing.
M-1703-1aExecutive minutes. -- 1959-1962
M-1703-1bExecutive minutes. -- 1962-1964
M-1703-44Executive minutes. -- 1964-1965
M-1703-45Executive minutes. -- 1966-1968
M-1703-46Executive minutes. -- 1968-1971
M-5718-64Notices of meetings. -- 1970-1979
M-1703-47Minutes and financial statements. -- 1971-1972
M-1703-48Minutes and financial statements. -- 1972-1973
M-1703-49Minutes and financial statements. -- 1973-1974
M-5718-52Executive minutes and financial statements. -- 1972-1975
M-5718-53Executive minutes and financial statements. -- 1975-1976
M-5718-54Executive minutes and financial statements. -- 1976-1977
M-5718-55Executive minutes and financial statements. -- 1977-1978
M-6849-73Minutes. -- 1978-1979
M-6849-74Minutes. -- 1979-1980
M-6849-75Minutes. -- 1980-1981
M-6849-83Minutes. -- 1981-1982
M-6849-84Minutes. -- 1982-1983
M-6849-85Minutes. -- 1983-1984
M-6849-86Minutes. -- 1984-1985
M-6849-87Minutes. -- 1985-1987
NoteMinutes for 1988 are missing.
M-8561-2Minutes. -- 1989-1990
M-8561-3Minutes. -- 1990-1991
M-8561-4Minutes. -- 1991-1993
M-8561-5Minutes. -- 1993-1994
M-9555-2 Minutes. -- 1995-1996
M-9555-3 Minutes. -- 1996-1997
M-8561-6Minutes. -- 1997-1998
M-8561-7Minutes. -- 1998-1999
M-8561-8Minutes. -- 1999-2000
M-9555-4 Minutes. -- 2001-2002
Note Minutes from 2003 to 2006 have not yet been donated.
M-9555-5 Minutes. -- 2007-2008
M-9555-6 Minutes. -- 2008-2009
M-9555-7 Minutes. -- 2009-2010
M-9555-8 Minutes. -- 2010-2011
M-9555-9 Minutes. -- 2011-2012
Series 3 Speakers. -- 1921-2012
M-1703-vol.27Speakers and special guests autograph book. -- 1922-1932. -- The end of the volume also has lists of club officers from 1911 to 1932.
M-1703-vol.28Speakers and special guests autograph book. -- 1932-1944. -- The end of the volume also has lists of club officers from 1933 to 1943.
M-1703-vol.29Speakers and special guests autograph book. -- 1947-1956
M-6849-81aSpeakers and special guests autograph book. -- 1956-1967
M-6849-82Speakers and special guests autograph book. -- 1968-1980. -- Includes newspaper articles about speakers.
M-8561-23Speakers and special guests autograph book. -- 1980-1995. -- Includes newspaper articles about speakers.
M-1703-1Correspondence re speakers. -- 1921
M-1703-2Correspondence re speakers. -- 1922. -- Includes information re Clara Butt, Nellie McClung, the Mathesis Club of Lethbridge, and Irene Parlby.
M-1703-3 Correspondence re speakers. -- 1923. -- Includes information re Calgary Boys' Fair, Edna Jacques, Nellie McClung, and Kathleen Parlow.
M-1703-4 Correspondence re speakers. -- 1924. -- Includes information re Calgary Boys' Fair, Edna Jacques, Agnes Laut, Nellie McClung, the Mathesis Club of Lethbridge, and Carl Rungius.
M-1703-5Correspondence re speakers. -- 1925. -- Includes information re R.B. Bennett, Mrs. William Roper Hull, Edna Jacques, and Irene Parlby.
Note1926 and 1927 correspondence is missing
M-1703-6Correspondence re speakers. -- 1928
M-1703-7Correspondence re speakers. -- 1929. -- Includes information re R.B. Bennett, Calgary Arts and Crafts Club, Edna Jacques, Louise McKinney, Emily Murphy, Irene Parlby, and A.M. Scott.
M-1703-8Correspondence re speakers. -- 1930. -- Includes information re R.B. Bennett, Patrick Burns, Calgary Arts and Crafts Club, Edna Jacques, Dan McCowan, Louise McKinney, Irene Parlby, and A.M. Scott
M-1703-9Correspondence re speakers. -- 1931. -- Includes information re R.B. Bennett, Grain Products Relief Association, Agnes McPhail, and Martha Ostenso.
M-1703-10Correspondence re speakers. -- 1932
M-1703-11Correspondence re speakers. -- 1933
M-1703-12Correspondence re speakers. -- 1934. -- Includes information re Edna Jacques, Nellie McClung, and Irene Parlby.
M-1703-13Correspondence re speakers. -- 1935
M-1703-14Correspondence re speakers. -- 1936
M-1703-15Correspondence re speakers. -- 1937. -- Includes information re R.B. Bennett, Dan McCowan, and Nellie McClung,
M-1703-16Correspondence re speakers. -- 1938
Note1939-1951 speaker correspondence is missing
M-1703-17Correspondence re speakers. -- 1952
M-1703-21Telegrams concerning speakers. -- 1921-1958
M-1703-25Biographies of Canadian Club speakers. -- 1921-1932 and n.d.
M-5718-71aAddresses by speakers. -- 1972-1976
M-3981Address by Dr. Mary E. Hallett about Nellie McClung. -- 1977
M-8561-9Correspondence re speakers. -- 1984-1987
M-8561-10Programs for luncheons held at the Palliser Hotel. -- 1982-1992. -- Consists of lists of head table guests, including speakers. Some introductions to speakers are present.
M-8561-11Agendas for luncheons and lists of head table guests, including speakers. -- 1996-1998
M-8561-12Annual club programs. -- 1987-2000. -- Consists of printed programs with dates of club luncheons and events, and names of speakers.
M-9555-10 Annual club programs. -- 2005-2012. -- Consists of printed programs with dates of club luncheons and events, and names of speakers.
Series 4 Sound recordings of speakers’ addresses. -- 1974-1976, 1990-1991. -- 9 audio cassettes
RET-46-1aStevenson M. Gossage. -- [ca. 1974-1976]
RET-46-1bJohn P.S. McLaren. -- [ca. 1974-1976]
RET-46-2aDr. Randall Ivany. -- January 10, 1974
RET-46-2bPeter Gzowski (continued from RET-46-4?) and Dr. Arthur Porter. -- April 18, 1975
RET-46-3aDr. H. MacLennan. -- September 19, 1974
RET-46-3bDr. W. Cochrane. -- October 16, 1974
RET-46-4aRichard Rohmer. -- October 26, 1974
RET-46-4bPeter Gzowski. -- November 13, 1974
RET-46-5aThe Honorable Ellen Fairclough. -- September 11, 1975
RET-46-5bDr. Naomi Jackson Groves. -- October 2, 1975
RET-46-6aThe Honorable Donald A. Jamieson. -- October 29, 1975
RET-46-6bMrs. Beryl Plumptre. -- November 17, 1975
RET-46-7The Honorable Paul Hellyer. -- January 26, 1976
RET-46-8aDr. Chester Ronning. -- May 12, 1976
RET-46-8bDr. Phyllis Ross. -- April 27, 1976
RET-46-9aOpening and fashion show. -- [ca. 1990-1991]
RET-46-9bPatrick Watson. -- [ca. 1990-1991]
Series 5 President’s papers. -- 1912, 1960-2011
M-1703-51Booklet of appreciation to President Mrs. Stuart from the executive. -- 1912
M-1703-41 Presidential address. -- 1960-1962. -- Consists of President's annual reports to the Club.
M-5718-69 President's Letter. -- 1964-1977
M-6849-76 President's papers. -- 1973-1979. -- Includes head table lists (1976-1979), nominations (1977-1978), and introductions for guest speakers.
M-5718-72 President's miscellaneous. -- 1975-1976
M-8561-13 President's letters and reports. -- 1982-2000
M-9555-11 President's correspondence. -- 2010-2011. -- For Shirley A. Allen.
Series 6 Correspondence and publicity. -- 1948-2003
M-1703-40Letter register. -- 1948-1969. -- Record of letters received and sent.
M-1703-42Correspondence. -- 1969-1971. -- Circulars, letters inviting speakers, etc.
M-1703-33Correspondence. -- 1965. -- Includes notices of speakers and topics for meetings.
M-1703-34Correspondence. -- 1966. -- Includes notices of speakers and topics for meetings.
M-1703-35Correspondence. -- 1967. -- Includes notices of speakers and topics for meetings.
M-1703-36Correspondence. -- 1968. -- Includes notices of speakers and topics for meetings.
M-5718-56Correspondence. -- 1977-1978. -- Includes biographical sketches of speakers.
M-5718-57Correspondence. -- 1976-1977. -- Includes biographical sketches of speakers.
M-5718-58 Correspondence. -- 1977. -- Includes "Task Force on Canadian Unity" report.
M-5718-59Correspondence. -- 1977-1978. -- Includes biographical sketches of speakers.
M-5718-60Correspondence. -- 1978. -- Includes biographical sketches of speakers.
M-5718-61 Correspondence. -- 1978. -- Includes a discussion paper on "Alberta Education and Diploma Requirements" and information re Eliane Silverman.
M-5718-62Correspondence. -- 1979. -- Includes Ivan L. Head speech and R.H. Macdonald speech.
M-8561-14Correspondence - Letters received. -- 1984-1986
M-8561-15Correspondence - Letters written. -- 1984-1986
M-8561-16Correspondence - Letters received. -- 1986-1987
M-8561-17Correspondence. -- 1993-1994
M-8561-18Correspondence. -- 1996-1998
M-9555-12 Publicity file. -- 1990-1995. -- Consists primarily of press releases sent to various newspapers, radios and television stations, to advertise speakers and luncheons.
M-9555-13 Publicity file. -- 1996-1997. -- Consists primarily of press releases sent to various newspapers, radios and television stations, to advertise speakers and luncheons.
M-9555-14 Publicity file. -- 1999-2003. -- Consists primarily of press releases sent to various newspapers, radios and television stations, to advertise speakers and luncheons.
Series 7 Club reports, certificates, newspaper clippings, etc. -- 1921-2011
M-1703-19Resolutions and reports. -- 1921-1925
M-1703-20City affairs. -- 1921-1952. -- Includes of literature re preparations for Dominion Day and Memorial Day celebrations; Canadian history school competitions (1923, 1925); plans for Canadian Book Week (1922); brief re City control of Public Welfare (1922), etc.
M-1703-30 Newspaper clippings. -- 1929 and n.d. -- Dealing with speakers, Canadian Club in Saskatoon, John Buchan's version of "Oh Canada", etc.
PA-346 Photograph of Women's Canadian Club of Calgary event. -- March 1956. -- L-R: Mrs. B.L. Cook, Mrs. W.V. Dixon, Mrs. W.J. Selby Walker, Mrs. A.E. Mackay, Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. MacWilliams, Mrs. W.H. Horner, Mrs. C.E. Gray.
M-5718-68Newsletters. -- 1956-1977, 1990 (incomplete)
PA-443-1 Photograph of the transfer of Women's Canadian Club of Calgary records to the Glenbow Archives. -- 1961. -- L-R: Mrs. A.E. R. Long (President), Mr. G.H. Gooderham (of Glenbow), and Mrs. Frank Fish. Taken at the Golden Age Club assembly room.
M-1703-39Newspaper clippings. -- 1966-1971. -- Re club activities.
M-1703-50Certificate of sponsorship. -- 1966. -- Of an image at the Calgary and District Planetarium.
M-6849-79Certificate from the Calgary Citizenship Council. -- 1975
M-5718-70Charter trips. -- 1971-1972, 1976-1977
M-5718-71 Cable Television negotiations. -- 1972-1973. -- Includes "A Brief to the Canadian Radio-Television Commission on the Canadian Club Address of the Week".
M-6849-77Hotel arrangements. -- 1976-1978. -- Re arrangements at the Palliser Hotel and Four Seasons Hotel for various functions
M-6849-80Report re future of Canadian Clubs. -- 1980. -- Written by the Wright-Downton Task Force.
M-1703-29Miscellaneous. -- Consists of letters of appreciation for sympathy cards, membership cards, programs, Christmas cards and seals, etc.
M-8561-19Questionnaire results. -- September 1985. -- Includes a sample of completed responses.
M-8561-20Newspaper clippings. -- 1989-2000
M-8561-2180th Anniversary celebration. -- 1991
M-9555-15 Certificates. -- 2004-2011. -- Consists of Association of Canadian Clubs Gold Honour Award (2004); Alberta Centennial certificate (2005); Women's Canadian Club Presidential Award (2006); and 100th anniversary letters of congratulation from Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Premier Ed Stelmach, Governor General David Johnston and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi (2011).
M-9555-16 "Reflections of the Past", brief history of the Women's Canadian Club of Calgary from 1911-2005.
Series 8 Membership records. -- 1925-2000
M-1703-18Lists of officers and members. -- 1925-1977
M-1703-31Membership teas. -- 1952-1965
M-1703-32Membership lists. -- 1964-1965
M-5718-63Membership lists. -- 1961-1977
M-8561-22Membership lists. -- 1987-2000
Series 9 Financial records. -- 1925-1946, 1958-1970, 2005-2012.
NoteMany of the financial statements are included with the minutes in Series 1 above,
M-1703-22Accounts. -- 1925-1946
M-1703-37 Auditor's reports. -- 1958-1962
M-1703-43 Auditor's reports. -- 1963-1970
M-9555-17 Financial statements and annual budgets. -- 2005, 2009-2012.
Series 10 Affiliated Canadian Clubs and other organizations. -- 1921-1978
M-1703-23Association of Canadian Clubs. -- 1921-1952
M-5718-65 Association of Canadian Clubs - National executive minutes. -- 1960-1973. -- Includes 1971 address, "Can BC Find True Love in Confederation?"
M-5718-66Association of Canadian Clubs - National executive minutes. -- 1973-1976
M-5718-67Association of Canadian Clubs - National executive minutes. -- 1976-1978
M-1703-vol.30Scrapbook on 32nd Biennial Conference of the Association of Canadian Clubs. -- 1956
M-6849-81 Men's Canadian Club of Calgary. -- 1978. -- Consists of constitution, membership, committees, program, etc.
M-1703-26 General Federation of Women's Clubs. -- 1923-1930
M-1703-27League of Nations Society in Canada. -- 1924-1928
M-1703-28 Peace and Disarmament Committee of Women's International Organizations. -- 1935-1937
M-1703-24Various organizations. -- 1921-1938. -- Includes information re the Communist Party of Calgary.
M-1703-31Various organizations - Pamphlets and leaflets. -- 1922-1927
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