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American Woman's Club
American Woman's Club executive, May 1956
NA-5600-8449a

American Woman's Club fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Constitution. -- 1940
Series 2Annual Reports. -- 1955-1973
Series 3Minutes. -- 1916-1976
Series 4Membership. -- 1912-1971
Series 5Financial. -- 1959-1974
Series 6Miscellaneous. -- 1938-1979
Series 7Newsletters. -- 1969-1971

Inventory

Series 1

Constitution. -- 1940

M-5979-1Constitution and by-laws. -- 1940. -- American Woman's Club of Calgary.

Series 2

Annual Reports. -- 1955-1973

M-5979-2Annual reports. -- 1955-1973. -- Reports of executive and committees re activities and events.
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Series 3

Minutes. - - 1916-1976

General Meeting Minutes

M-5979-3Minutes. -- 1917-1925
M-5979-4Minutes. -- 1925-1930
M-5979-4aMinutes. -- 1930-1934
M-5979-5Minutes. -- 1934-1938
M-5979-6Minutes. -- 1938-1942
M-5979-7Minutes. -- 1942-1947
M-5979-8Minutes. -- 1947-1951
M-5979-9Minutes. -- 1951-1955
M-5979-10Minutes. -- 1955-1959
M-5979-11Minutes. -- 1959-1965
M-5979-12Minutes. -- 1965-1969
M-5979-13Minutes. -- 1969-1976

Executive Meeting Minutes

M-5979-14Minutes. -- 1916-1926. -- Includes 1916- 1921, 1921-1922, 1925-1926.
M-5979-15Minutes. -- 1926-1940. -- Includes 1926- 1933, 1926-1940.
M-5979-16Minutes. -- 1931-1943. -- Includes 1931- 1936, 1940-1943.
M-5979-17Minutes. -- 1943-1952
M-5979-18Minutes. -- 1952-1961. -- Includes 1952- 1956, 1956-1961.
M-5979-19Minutes. -- 1961-1969. -- Includes 1961- 1966, 1966-1969.
M-5979-20Minutes. -- 1969-1976

Committee Meeting Minutes

M-5979-21Minutes. -- 1941-1967. -- Arts & Crafts department. -- Includes 1941-1945, 1945-1967.
M-5979-22Minutes. -- 1945-1962. -- Domestic Science department.
M-5979-23Minutes. -- 1951-1975. -- Hospital and memorial committee. -- Includes 1951-1962, 1962-1975.
M-5979-24Minutes. -- 1967-1973. -- Arts and Science department.
M-5979-25Minutes. -- 1921-1932, 1971-1972. -- Travel department

Motions

M-5979-26Motions. -- 1925-1965. -- Record of motions proposed by members at general, executive and committee meetings.
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Series 4

Membership. -- 1912-1971

M-5979-27Membership applications. -- c.1912-1942. -- Alphabetical card index of application forms. Also includes application cards for charter membership.
M-5979-28Membership register. -- 1912-1971. -- Chronological listing of names and addresses of members.
M-5979-29Membership financial record. -- 1944-1970. - - Alphabetically arranged ledger recording membership dues and arrears.
M-5979-30Membership lists. -- 1959-1970.
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Series 5

Financial. -- 1959-1974

M-5979-31Financial statements. -- 1959-1961. -- Auditors' reports.
M-5979-32Financial statements. -- 1968, 1973-1974. -- Monthly statements.

Series 6

Miscellaneous. -- 1938-1979

M-5979-33Certificate. -- 1938. -- Certificate of incorporation issued to American Women's Club.
M-5979-34Guest book. -- 1940-1964. -- The cover of this book consisted of two handmade wooden end pieces which were transferred to Cultural History. The front cover of the book displayed three carved, raised initials "A.W.C."
M-5979-35Programs. -- 1940-1979. -- Annual club information booklets listing executive and committee members, program of meetings and other activities, by-laws, membership roster, etc.
M-5979-36Miscellaneous. -- 1955-1970, no date. -- Includes letterhead, information re club, invitations, membership application forms and history of the club prepared for the golden anniversary in 1962 entitled "Glimpses of the Past".
M-5979-37Notes, etc. -- 1961-1972 and no date. -- Includes copies of President John F. Kennedy's Thanksgiving Day Proclamations for 1961 and 1962.
M-5979-38Inventories. -- 1962-1968. -- Contents of clubhouse at 1010 - 14th Avenue South West, Calgary.
M-5979-39Consular Corps reception. -- 1976-1977. -- Organized by the American Woman's Club to honour the new American Consul General Alexander L. Rattray.
M-5979-oversizeSignatures of guests who attended the American Woman's Club 60th Anniversary party at the Lake Bonavista Inn. -- 1972
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Series 7

Newsletters. -- 1969-1971

M-5979-40Newsletters. -- 1969-1971
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