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Table of Contents

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Series 1 National Office. - 1943- 1963
Series 2Memberships. - 1951- 1961
Series 3Executive and Board. - 1942-1962
Series 4Alberta CCF. - 1942- 1961
Series 5General office correspondence. - 1945-1952
Series 6Constituency correspondence (chronological). - 1948-1959
Series 7Constituency correspondence (alphabetical). - 1951-1961
Series 8Correspondence with other provincial organizations. - 1940-1961
Series 9CCF-New Democratic Party merger. - 1960-1962
Series 10Minutes of affiliated CCF groups. - 1948-1966
Series 11Cooperative Commonwealth Youth Movement. - 1944-1950
Series 12Reference files. - 1948- 1953
Series 13Radio and television broadcasts. - 1943-1963
Series 14CCF publications, pamphlets and promotional material. - 1943-1966
Series 15 Scanned Document Photographs. - [ca. 1930s-1950s]

Inventory

Series1

National Office. - 1943-1963. - Consists of executive minutes, office correspondence, federal constituency correspondence, membership reports, and federal campaign files.

M-1722-1National executive minutes and reports. - 1943-1948
M-1722-2National executive minutes and reports. - 1950-1952
M-1722-3National executive minutes and reports. - 1952-1954
M-1722-4National executive minutes and reports. - 1958
M-1722-5National executive minutes and reports. - 1960-1961
M-1722-6National office correspondence. - 1953- 1954
M-1722-7National office correspondence. - 1956- 1957
M-1722-8National office correspondence. - 1959
M-1722-9National conventions. - 1950, 1954
M-1722-10National conventions and correspondence. - 1954
M-1722-11Minutes, National Council and National Executive, Ottawa. - 1948-1949
M-1722-12Minutes, National Council and National Executive, Ottawa. - 1950
M-1722-13Minutes, National Council and National Executive, Ottawa. - 1951
M-1722-14Memorandum, 3 year programme, Ottawa. - 1951
M-1722-15National convention notices. - 1958
M-1722-16International Affairs- Correspondence and reprints. - 1951
M-1722-17International Affairs. - 1952-1954
M-1722-18Woodsworth CCF club, Edmonton- Correspondence. - 1944
M-1722-19Research Committee reports. - [ca. 1944}. - Regarding socialized medicine, housing, mothers' allowances, old age pensions, education, and community planning, Ottawa.
M-1722-20Federal election campaign. - 1945. - Deals primarily with literature, tours, and the mechanics of the campaign.
M-1722-21Federal election campaign-Edmonton East constituency. - 1945
M-1722-22Federal election campaign-Acadia constituency. - 1945
M-1722-23Federal election campaign-Bow River constituency. - 1945
M-1722-24Federal election campaign-Battle River constituency. - 1945
M-1722-25Federal election campaign. - 1949. - Consists of radio speeches by Mrs. Nellie Peterson, Earl Cook, M. J. Coldwell, Gladys Strum, Percy Wright, Clarie Gillis, Stanley Knowles, T. C. Douglas and I. V. Macklin.
M-1722-26Federal election campaign- Radio broadcast arrangements. - 1949
M-1722-27Statement of CCF's national record. - 1953
M-1722-28Acadia federal constituency- Correspondence. - 1952-1961
M-1722-29Athabasca federal constituency- Correspondence. - 1949-1961
M-1722-30Battle River-Camrose federal constituency- Correspondence. - 1958-1961
M-1722-31Bow River federal constituency- Correspondence. - 1953-1958
M-1722-32Calgary federal constituency- Correspondence. - 1958-1961
M-1722-33Edmonton federal constituency- Correspondence. - 1948-1949
M-1722-34Jasper-Edson federal constituency- Correspondence. - 1956-1958
M-1722-35Lethbridge federal constituency- Correspondence. - 1957-1963
M-1722-36Macleod federal constituency- Correspondence. - 1953-1963
M-1722-37Medicine Hat federal constituency- Correspondence. - 1957-1963
M-1722-38Peace River federal constituency- Correspondence. - 1953-1963
M-1722-39Red Deer federal constituency- Correspondence. - 1953-1963
M-1722-40Vegreville federal constituency- Correspondence. - 1957-1961
M-1722-41Wetaskiwin federal constituency- Correspondence. - 1958-1961
M-1722-42National office correspondence with provincial secretary. - 1943-1944. - Regarding candidates and meetings.
M-1722-43National office correspondence with provincial secretary. - 1949. - Regarding candidates and meetings.
M-1722-44National office correspondence with provincial secretary. - 1949-1950. - Regarding candidates and meetings.
M-1722-45National office correspondence with provincial secretary. - 1950-1951. - Regarding candidates and meetings.
M-1722-46National office correspondence with provincial secretary. - 1955-1956. - Regarding candidates and meetings.
M-1722-47National office correspondence with provincial secretary. - 1957-1958. - Regarding candidates and meetings.
M-1722-48National office correspondence with provincial secretary. - 1958. - Regarding federal elections.
M-1722-49National office correspondence with provincial secretary. - 1958. - Regarding meetings of Hazen Argue and Harold Winch.
M-1722-50Donations to CCF-appeal for funds. - nd
M-1722-51Members of 1943 federal-provincial constituency boards. - 1943
M-1722-52CCF votes in parliament. - 1949
M-1722-53Inter-provincial conference. - 1951- 1953
M-1722-54Old membership lists for constituencies federal and provincial. - nd
M-1722-55Membership report- Federal and provincial constituency. - January 1958
M-1722-56Membership report- Federal and provincial constituency. - February 1958-1959
M-1722-57Membership report- Federal and provincial constituency. - March 1958, 1961
M-1722-58Membership report- Federal and provincial constituency. - April 1958-1961
M-1722-59Membership report- Federal and provincial constituency. - May 1957
M-1722-60Membership report- Federal and provincial constituency. - June 1959
M-1722-61Membership report- Federal and provincial constituency. - October 1957-1961
M-1722-62Membership report- Federal and provincial constituency. -December 1957
M-1722-63Membership report- Federal and provincial constituency. - floating file
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Series 2

Memberships. - 1951-1961. - Consists of membership report for both federal and provincial constituencies.

M-1722-64Acadia-Coronation
M-1722-65Alexandra
M-1722-66Athabasca
M-1722-67Banff-Cochrane
M-1722-68Bonnyville-Beaver River
M-1722-69Bow Valley-Empress
M-1722-70Bruce
M-1722-71Calgary
M-1722-72Camrose
M-1722-73Cardston
M-1722-74Clover Bar
M-1722-75Cypress
M-1722-76Didsbury
M-1722-77Drumheller
M-1722-78Dunvegan
M-1722-79Edmonton
M-1722-80Edson
M-1722-81Gleichen
M-1722-82Grande Prairie
M-1722-83Grouard
M-1722-84Hand Hills
M-1722-85Lacombe
M-1722-86Lac St. Anne
M-1722-87Leduc
M-1722-88Lethbridge
M-1722-89Little Bow
M-1722-90Macleod
M-1722-91Medicine Hat
M-1722-92Okotoks-High River
M-1722-93Olds
M-1722-94Peace River
M-1722-95Pembina
M-1722-96Pincher Creek
M-1722-97Ponoka
M-1722-98Red Deer
M-1722-99Redwater
M-1722-100Rocky Mountain House
M-1722-101Sedgewick
M-1722-102St. Albert
M-1722-103Spirit River
M-1722-104St. Paul
M-1722-105Stettler
M-1722-106Stony Plain
M-1722-107Taber
M-1722-108Vegreville
M-1722-109Vermillion
M-1722-110Wainwright
M-1722-111Warner
M-1722-112Wetaskiwin-Willingdon
M-1722-113Constituency membership lists- Acadia- Calgary
M-1722-114Constituency membership lists- Camrose- Olds
M-1722-115Constituency membership lists- Peace River-Willingdon.
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Series 3

Executive and Board. - 1942-1962. - Consists of minutes, correspondence and financial statements.

M-1722-116Executive correspondence. - 1943- 1944
M-1722-117Provincial constituency board file. - 1949- 1951
M-1722-118Board and executive minutes. - 1942- 1951
M-1722-119Board and executive minutes. - 1951- 1958
M-1722-120Board and executive minutes. -1958- 1962
M-1722-121Board and executive members. - 1960- 1962
M-1722-122Financial statements. - 1949- 1954
M-1722-123Financial statements. - 1957- 1962
M-1722-124Correspondence regarding Alberta CCF 25th anniversary. - 1957
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Series 4

Alberta CCF. - 1942-1961

M-1722-125Correspondence regarding 1944 convention
M-1722-126Constitution of Alberta CCF. - nd
M-1722-127CCF provincial convention delegates. - 1948-1960
M-1722-128Provincial convention. - 1942
M-1722-129Provincial convention. - 1948
M-1722-130Provincial convention. - 1949
M-1722-131Provincial convention. - 1950
M-1722-132Provincial convention. - 1951
M-1722-133Provincial convention. - 1952
M-1722-134Provincial convention. - 1953
M-1722-135Provincial convention. - 1954
M-1722-136Provincial convention. - 1956
M-1722-137Provincial convention. - 1958
M-1722-138Provincial convention. - 1959
M-1722-139Provincial convention. - 1960
M-1722-140Provincial convention. - 1961
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Series 5

General office correspondence. - 1945-1952. - Consists of correspondence regarding general business.

M-1722-141Correspondence. - 1945
M-1722-142Correspondence. - 1946
M-1722-143Correspondence. - 1946
M-1722-144Correspondence. - 1946
M-1722-145Correspondence. - 1947
M-1722-146Correspondence. - 1948
M-1722-147Correspondence. - 1949
M-1722-148Correspondence. - 1950
M-1722-149Correspondence. - 1951
M-1722-150Correspondence. - 1952
M-1722-151Correspondence. - 1952
M-1722-152Correspondence. - 1952. - Regarding provincial enquiries regarding federal election.
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Series 6

Constituency correspondence (chronological). - 1948-1959

M-1722-153Correspondence. - 1948
M-1722-154Correspondence. - 1949
M-1722-155Correspondence. - 1949
M-1722-156Correspondence. - 1949
M-1722-157Correspondence- Acadia-Hand Hills. - 1950
M-1722-158Correspondence- Lacombe-Wetaskiwin. - 1950
M-1722-159Correspondence general constituency. - 1951-1952
M-1722-160Correspondence general constituency. - 1953-1954
M-1722-161Correspondence general constituency. - 1955
M-1722-162Correspondence general constituency. - 1956
M-1722-163Correspondence general constituency. - 1957
M-1722-164Correspondence general constituency. - 1958
M-1722-165Correspondence general constituency. - 1959
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Series 7

Constituency correspondence (alphabetical). - 1951-1961

M-1722-166Acadia-Coronation including Alexandra
M-1722-167Athabasca
M-1722-168Banff-Cochrane
M-1722-169Bow Valley-Empress
M-1722-170Bruce
M-1722-171Calgary. - 1944-1945
M-1722-172Calgary. - 1953-1957
M-1722-173Calgary. - 1958-1961
M-1722-174Camrose. - 1945
M-1722-175Camrose. - 1950-1961
M-1722-176Cardston
M-1722-177Clover Bar
M-1722-178Cypress
M-1722-179Didsbury
M-1722-180Drumheller
M-1722-181Dunvegan
M-1722-182Edmonton
M-1722-183Edson
M-1722-184Gleichen
M-1722-185Grande Prairie
M-1722-186Grouard
M-1722-187Hand Hills
M-1722-188Lac La Biche
M-1722-189Lacombe
M-1722-190Lac St. Anne
M-1722-191Leduc
M-1722-192Lethbridge
M-1722-193Little Bow
M-1722-194Macleod
M-1722-195Medicine Hat
M-1722-196Olds
M-1722-197Peace River
M-1722-198Pembina
M-1722-199Pincher Creek
M-1722-200Ponoka
M-1722-201Red Deer
M-1722-202Rocky Mountain House
M-1722-203St. Albert
M-1722-204Sedgewick
M-1722-205Spirit River
M-1722-206Stettler
M-1722-207Stony Plain
M-1722-208Taber
M-1722-209Vegreville
M-1722-210Vermillion
M-1722-211Wainwright
M-1722-212Warner
M-1722-213Wetaskiwin
M-1722-214Willingdon
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Series 8

Correspondence with other provincial organizations. - 1940- 1961

M-1722-215Provincial organization correspondence. - 1949-1950
M-1722-216Provincial organization correspondence. - 1954-1956
M-1722-217Provincial organization correspondence. - 1957-1958
M-1722-218Provincial organization contacts. - 1950- 1958
M-1722-219Provincial organization reports. - 1949
M-1722-220Provincial organization circulars. - 1940- 1956
M-1722-221Provincial correspondence with BC. - 1954- 1959
M-1722-222Provincial correspondence with Manitoba. - 1956-1961
M-1722-223Provincial correspondence with Nova Scotia. - 1960
M-1722-224Provincial correspondence with Ontario. - 1959-1961
M-1722-225Provincial correspondence with Quebec. - 1950-1956
M-1722-226Provincial correspondence with Saskatchewan. - 1953-1961
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Series 9

CCF- New Democratic Party merger. - 1960-1962

M-1722-227CCF-NDP debates on constitution for new party. - 1961
M-1722-228New party prior to National founding convention. - 1961
M-1722-229National office- AB CCF correspondence regarding new party. - 1960-1961
M-1722-230Articles regarding CCF-NDP merger
M-1722-231Correspondence regarding CCF-NDP. - 1961-1962
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Series 10

Minutes of affiliated CCF groups. - 1948-1966

M-1722-232Alberta CCF women's groups minutes and reports. - 1948-1955
M-1722-233Edmonton CCF association minutes. - 1955-1959
M-1722-234Edmonton CCF association minutes. - 1955-1966
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Series 11

Cooperative Commonwealth Youth Movement. - 1944-1950

M-1722-235CCYM correspondence. - 1944- 1946
M-1722-236CCYM correspondence with National office. - 1945-1946
M-1722-237CCYM correspondence- Royal Park, Edmonton. - 1944
M-1722-238CCYM correspondence- William School. - 1944-1945
M-1722-239CCYM correspondence- Wetaskiwin. - 1945
M-1722-240CCYM correspondence- Athabasca. - 1945
M-1722-241CCYM correspondence- Calgary. - 1944- 1946
M-1722-242CCYM policies. - 1944-1946
M-1722-243CCYM constitution and study outline
M-1722-244CCYM publicity. - 1945-1946
M-1722-245CCYM educational ideas. - 1940- 1950
M-1722-246CCYM miscellaneous pamphlets, play and song book
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Series 12

Reference files. - 1948-1953

M-1722-247Biographies of CCF MP's and candidates
M-1722-248Education. - 1950
M-1722-249Rural electric. - 1950-1953
M-1722-250Agriculture. - 1950-1953
M-1722-251Agriculture pamphlets
M-1722-252Hospitalization. - 1952
M-1722-253Petroleum industry. - 1948
M-1722-254Saskatchewan CCF information and pamphlets
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Series 13

Radio and television broadcasts. - 1943-1963

M-1722-255Radio broadcasts by Elmer Roper, Stanley Ruzycki, William Irvine, Floyd Johnson and Miss Mary Crawford. - nd
M-1722-256Radio broadcasts. - 1943-1944. - By P. N. R. Morrison, J. E. Cook, I. V. Macklin, and Floyd Johnson.
M-1722-257Radio broadcasts. - 1948. - Consists of review of facts before provincial election by Elmer Roper.
M-1722-258Radio broadcasts. - 1948. - Regarding Alberta election campaign (1948) by Elmer Roper, Ernest Cook, and various CCF candidates.
M-1722-259Radio broadcast of the People's Weekly. - 1950. - By Miss Isabel MacMillan and William Irvine.
M-1722-260Radio broadcast. - 1952. - Regarding provincial election, by Robert Atkin, A. J. E. Lisemer, and others.
M-1722-261Radio broadcasts. - 1952. - Regarding provincial elections, by various candidates including Floyd Johnson, Nellie Peterson, A. J. E. Lisemer, Mrs. Winnifred Scott, William Irvine, N. P. Finnemore, and other candidates.
M-1722-262Radio broadcasts. - 1953. - Regarding provincial affairs, Elmer E. Roper.
M-1722-263Radio broadcasts. - 1955. - Regarding federal by-election: Battle River-Camrose by Elmer Roper, M. J. Coldwell, T. C. Douglas, William Irvine.
M-1722-264Press release of radio broadcast "The Nation's Business, 1957", by M. J. Coldwell.
M-1722-265Radio Broadcast "Provincial Affairs". - 1959-1961. - By Floyd Johnson, William Irvine, Nellie Peterson and others.
M-1722-266Radio broadcasts CCF miscellaneous by Elmer Roper and M. J. Coldwell. - nd
M-1722-267TV "Provincial Affairs", by Floyd Johnson. - 1961
M-1722-268Radio broadcasts- William Irvine. - nd
M-1722-269Irvine, William- General correspondence. - 1940-1950
M-1722-270Leisemer, Aylmer. - 1958. - Information regarding questions asked in the Legislature.
M-1722-271Manuscript by Robert Wright. - 1957. - "The Regina Manifesto and the Winnipeg Declaration".
M-1722-272Photostatic copy of letter by W. L.M King to J. S. Woodsworth. - 1926
M-1722-273Voice of Women- Resolutions. - 1962- 1963
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Series 14

CCF publications, pamphlets and promotional material. - 1943-1966

M-1722-274Correspondence. - 1956-1957
M-1722-275Orders and records. - 1953-1954
M-1722-276Correspondence regarding "People's Weekly". - 1943-1949
M-1722-277Correspondence and orders regarding "Commonwealth". - 1956-1957
M-1722-278Articles submitted to "Commonwealth". - nd
M-1722-279Correspondence regarding newspaper ads
M-1722-280Press reports and financial statements of "Commonwealth".
M-1722-281Provincial correspondence with "Commonwealth". - 1957-1959
M-1722-282Samples of CCF organizational material.
M-1722-283Edmonton Journal symposium. - 1959
M-1722-284Maps- Constituency and miscellaneous
M-1722-285CCF- Closed file (until 1984)
M-1722-286Pamphlets regarding CCF medical plans
M-1722-287Election pamphlets regarding CCF candidates
M-1722-288Published speeches by CCF members: Am I My Brother's Keeper?- M. J. Coldwell; They Shall Walk and Not Faint- Elmer Roper; The First CCF Government in Action- C. m. Fines; Can a Christmas Vote for Capitalism- W. Irvine; President's Address- W. Irvine; Fair Shares for All- T. C. Douglas; A Call to Action- E. Roper; You've Been Robbed- Harold Bronson; Canada...Whither Bound- W. Irvine; We are Not Afraid of the Gospel- J. P. Griffin; Address- E. Roper.
M-1722-289CCF broadsides and posters
M-1722-290Alberta election proclamation Lac St. Anne, Grouard. - 1948. - Also includes federal proclamation, Athabasca (1949).
M-1722-291NDP pamphlets: It's Time to Lend a Hand- David Lewis; A New Political Party for Canada; New Party- Newsletter No. 1, Vol. 1 (1960); Canada Needs a New Party; The New Democratic Party; A New Party for Canada- Study paper.
M-1722-292CCF speaker's note. - 1944, 1953, 1958
M-1722-293CCF pamphlets regarding party platform: Regina Manifesto; CCF Programme for progress; CCF Provincial Platform; CCF Platform; Constitution of the CCF; Share Canada's Wealth- National CCF Programme; CCF and Total War; Planning for Freedom.
M-1722-294General CCF pamphlets: Facts About Social Credit; For Humanity First; They'll Ask You; Programme for Youth; Suggestions to CCF Canvassers; yes, I've Joined the CCF, Canada's No.1 Robber; New Horizons for Socialism; Why farmers Support the CCF; Political Action; Humanity First; $5 Millions Too Much; Sound the Alarm; A Call to Action; Price Control by Monopolies; Think it Over; Which Way; Should we Grab or Pass the Platter; What's Ahead for Agriculture; Best in the Land; Who Owns Canada; Security for All; The CCF Welcomes You; Youth and Jobs; Canada Must Choose; We All Need the CCF; Let's Share Prosperity; The Farmers' Share in Prosperity; Politics is Your Business; The CCF says - Houses Now; Broadcasts by I. V. Macklin; The Russians Call It Socialism; Labour Marches With the CCF; Social Democracy in Canada; Time for a Change; What is the CCF?; The Rowell-Sirois Commission- Part II- Criticism; Sound the Alarm.
M-1722-295Publication "Across Canada". - 1949- 1950
M-1722-296Publication "Comment". - 1942, 1955- 1959
M-1722-297Election newspaper clippings. - 1949- 1960
M-1722-298Newspaper and magazine CCF articles. - 1949-1950
M-1722-299General CCF newspaper clippings. - 1948- 1966


Series 15


Photographs. - [ca. 1930s-1950s]
PA-948-(1-239) Portraits of CCF pary candidates in Alberta; national leaders; and British MPs. - [ca. 1930s-1950s]. - 239 photographs. -
PB-270-1 Group at CCF 12th national convention, Toronto. - August 1952. - 1 photograph
NA-1486-1 Reverend J.S. Woodsworth. - [ca. late 1930s]. - 1 photograph Scanned Document View now.
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