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Boys' verandah at the Children's Hospital, 1922
Boys' verandah at the Children's Hospital, 1922
NA-2903-14

Children's Hospital Aid Society fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Incorporation and minutes. -- 1922-1925, 1962-1967
Series 2 Minutes and executive records. -- 1931-1970
Series 3 Correspondence. -- 1948-1968
Series 4 Miscellaneous records and affiliated organizations. -- 1918, 1960s-1971
Series 5 Newspaper clippings and scrapbooks. -- 1946-1975
Series 6 Financial records. -- 1948-1974
Series 7 Photographs, sound recordings and film. -- 1950-1970s
Series 8 Unprocessed records. -- [ca. 1968-1997]

Inventory

Series 1 Incorporation, constitution and bylaws. -- 1922-1925, 1962-1967. -- The series consists of the original incorporation documents of the Girl's Hospital Aid Society, and records of the name change to Children's Hospital Aid Society. Also consists of constitution, bylaws and amendments to these.
M-2123-13 Girl's Hospital Aid Society incorporation. -- 1922
M-2123-14 Incorporation of Girl's Hospital Aid Society and name change to Children's Hospital Aid Society. -- 1922 and 1925
M-2123-24 Amendments to bylaws and authorization to canvas. -- 1962-1965
M-2123-38 Constitution and bylaws. -- 1962. -- Consists of a revised edition. Includes copy of the 1922 version.
M-2123-25 Correspondence re constitution and bylaws. -- 1967
M-2123-28 Circulars to the society re bylaws. -- 1967
Series 2 Minutes and exeutive records. -- 1931-1970. -- The series consists of executive files containing primarily minutes, but also committee reports, membership lists, records of annual meetings, financial statements and other records.
M-2123-1 Minutes. -- 1931-1935
M-2123-2 Minutes. -- 1936-1941
M-2123-3

Minutes and annual reports. -- 1941-1965. -- Consists of the following:

Annual reports (1941-1947, 1950-1953, 1955-1956)
Minutes of monthly meetings (1945-1947)
Minutes of annual meetings (1943, 1945-1947, 1951-1952, 1955, 1965)

M-2123-4

Minutes and membership rolls. -- 1952-1961. -- Consists of the following:

Membership rolls (1959-1961)
Minutes of general meetings (1952-1961)
Minutes of annual meeting (1956)
List of new members (n.d.)
Minutes of executive meetings (1952-1959)

M-2123-5

Minutes, committee reports, history, etc. -- 1958-1964. -- Consists of the following:

Committee reports (1962-1964)
Financial reports (1962-1964)
Minutes of annual meeting (1963)
Brief historical sketch of society (prepared in 1933)
Notes on Easter Seal drive (n.d.
Ballot (1958)

M-2123-6

Minutes, membership rolls, etc. -- 1960-1965. -- Consists of the following:

Financial reports (1963-1964)
Membership rolls (1961-1965)
Minutes of executive meetings (1960-1965)
List of new members (1960-1965)
Minutes of general meetings (1960-1965)
Minutes of annual meetings (1960, 1962)

M-2123-7

Minutes, committee reports, etc. -- 1965-1967. -- Consists of the following:

Minutes of annual meetings (1965-1966)
Committee reports (1965-1966)
Minutes of general meetings (1965-1966)
Financial statements (1965-1966)
Minutesof executive meetings (1965-1967)

M-2123-8 Committee reports and financial statements. -- 1967-1968. -- Includes material related to Dr. Gordon Townsend.
M-2123-9

Minutes, committee reports, etc. -- 1968-1969. -- Consists of the following:

Minutes of general meeting (1969)
Committe reports (1968-1969)
Correspondence (1968-1969)
Minutes of executive meeting (1969)
Pamphlet re Alberta Council for Crippled Children and Adults

M-2123-10

Minutes and committee reports. -- 1968-1970. -- Consists of the following:

Minutes of executive meetings (1969-1970)
Committee reports (1968-1969)
Financial statements (1968-1969)

M-2123-11

Minutes, reports and membership lists. -- 1965-1968. -- Consists of the following:

Minutes of executive meetings (1967-1968)
Minutes of general meetings (1966-1968)
Financial reports (1966-1968)
Minutes of annual meeting (1967)
Various reports and membership lists

M-2123-12 Agendas and reports. -- 1960-1964, 1966. -- Also includes rules for members and duties of new president.
Series 3 Correspondence. -- 1948-1968. -- The series consists of a register of letters, and files of correspondence about various aspects and activities of the organization. Includes information about the fundraising Easter Seal campaign.
M-2123-15 Letter register. -- [ca. 1953-1967]
M-2123-16 Correspondence and newspaper clippings. -- 1948-1958. -- Re annual meeting, activities, publicity, clothing and bildings. Includes material related to R.B. Bennett.
M-2123-17 Correspondence and financial statements. -- 1952-1962
M-2123-19 Correspondence re Trailblazer and children's papers. -- 1956-1958
M-2123-20 Correspondence. -- 1963-1964. -- Re membership, donations, projects, meetings, Easter Seal campaign, fundraising, finances, etc.
M-2123-21 Correspondence. -- 1965. -- Re membership, donations, projects, meetings, Easter Seal campaign, fundraising, finances, etc.
M-2123-22 Correspondence. -- 1965-1968. -- Re membership, donations, projects, meetings, Easter Seal campaign, fundraising, finances, etc. Includes the 1967-1968 financial statement.
M-2123-23 Correspondence. -- 1966. -- Re membership, donations, projects, meetings, Easter Seal campaign, fundraising, finances, etc. Includes material related to Society for Hearing Handicapped, and Volunteer Bureau.
M-2123-26 Correspondence. -- 1966-1967. -- Re summer camp board meetings, and Alberta Children's Hospital. Includes material related to Dr. William A. Cochrane.
M-2123-27 Correspondence. -- 1967. -- Re Alberta Council for Crippled Children and Adults.
M-2123-29 Correspondence. -- 1967-1968. -- Primarily re sponsoring children at Kinsmen Camp Horizon. Includes thank you letters from parents, and material related to Society for Hearing Handicapped.
M-2123-30 Correspondence. -- 1968-1969. -- Re membership, donations, projects, meetings, Easter Seal campaign, fundraising, finances, etc. Includes material related to the Alberta Association for Children with Learning Disabilities, Calgary School for Children with Specific Learning Disabilities, and Society for Hearing Handicapped.
M-2123-31 Correspondence. -- 1968. -- Re financial affairs and membership. Includes 1968 annual report. Includes material related to the Alberta Asociation for Children with Learning Disabilites,
M-2123-32 Correspondence. -- 1969-1970. -- Re membership, donations, projects, meetings, Easter Seal campaign, fundraising, finances, etc. Includes 1969-1970 financial statement. Includes material related to the Alberta Asociation for Children with Learning Disabilites, Calgary School for Children with Specific Disabilities, Society for Hearing Handicapped, and Volunteer Bureau.
M-2123-33 Correspondence. -- 1970-1971. -- Re membership, donations, projects, meetings, Easter Seal campaign, fundraising, finances, etc. Includes 1970-1971 financial statement. Includes material related to Calgary School for Children with Specific Learning Disabilities, Resicare Society of Calgary, Society for Hearing Handicapped, and Volunteer Bureau.
M-2123-34 Correspondence. -- 1970-1971. -- Re membership, donations, projects, meetings, Easter Seal campaign, fundraising, finances, etc. Includes material related to Resicare Society of Calgary, and Volunteer Bureau.
M-2123-35 Correspondence. -- 1970-1973. -- Re membership, donations, projects, meetings, Easter Seal campaign, fundraising, finances, etc. Includes material related to Resicare Society of Calgary, and Volunteer Bureau.
M-2123-36 Correspondence. -- 1973. -- Re membership, donations, projects, meetings, Easter Seal campaign, fundraising, finances, etc. Includes material related to Calgary School for Children with Specific Learning Disabilities, Calgary Handi-Buses Association, Resicare Society of Calgary, and Volunteer Bureau.
Series 4 Miscellaneous records and affiliated organizations. -- 1918, 1960s-1971
M-1643 Women's Hospital Aid Society. -- [ca. 1918]. -- Consists of an honour roll listing those who served in the First World War.
M-2123-37 Easter seals samples. -- 1960s
M-2123-39 Membership lists. -- 1964-1969. -- Includes a letter about membership.
M-2123-40 Design program. -- 1964. -- For proposed addition ot he Alberta Children's Hospital, Calgary.
M-2123-41 Design of children's hospitals. -- 1965. -- Consists of report of observations on design of the proposed addition to the Alberta Children's Hospital. Includes report of hospital visits by planning team.
M-2123-42 Proposal re continuation of Easter Seal franchise. -- [ca. 1963]
M-2123-43 Notes re camps for disabled children. -- n.d. -- Includes material related to Camp Ha-He-Ho and Charles Best Camp at Lake Isle, and Camp Horizon at Bragg Creek
M-2123-44 Pamphlets, newsletters re disabled children in Alberta. -- 1962-1963 and n.d. -- Includes material related to Alberta Rehabilitation Council for the Disabled, and Rehabilitation Society of Calgary.
M-2123-45 Directory of Alberta Council for Crippled Children and Adults. -- 1968
M-2123-46 Easter Seal section meeting, Calgary. -- 1970. -- Consists of agenda and submissions.
M-2123-47 Social Planning Council of Calgary and Volunteer Bureau annual report. -- 1970-1971
M-2123-48 Calgary and Region Mental Health Planning Council agenda. -- 1971
M-2123-49 Brief histories of the society. -- 1933 and 1975
Series 5 Newspaper clippings and scrapbooks. -- 1946-1975. -- The series consists of ariticle about the activities of the Children's Hospital Aid Society.
M-2123-50 Newspaper clippings. -- 1946-1975. -- Re Calgary Children's Aid Society activities.
M-2123-51 Newspaper clippings. -- 1966-1970. -- Re Calgary Children's Aid Society activities.
M-2123-52 Newspaper clippings. -- 1963-1971. -- Re Calgary Children's Aid Society activities.
M-2123-53 Newspaper clippings. -- 1951-1975 and n.d. -- Re fundraising activities of the society and developments at the Alberta Children's Hospital.
M-2123-54 Newspaper clippings. -- 1961-1973. -- Re fundraising activities of the society and developments at the Alberta Children's Hospital.
M-2123-55 Scrapbook re pubilcity for fundraising campaigns. -- 1949
M-2123-oversize Scrapbooks. -- 1964-1966. -- 2 volumes. -- Consists of publicity materials for fundraising campaigns. The second volume includes the 1965-1966 financial statement.
Series 6 Financial records. -- 1948-1974. -- The series consists of ledgers and a few annual financial statements.
M-2123-18 Financial statements. -- 1964-1965
M-2123-vol.1 Accounts ledger. -- 1948-1952
M-2123-vol.2 Accounts ledger. -- 1952-1963
M-2123-vol.3 Accounts ledger. -- 1963-1974
Series 7 Photographs, sound recordings and film. -- 1950-1970s. -- The series consists promotional material for fundraising events, as well as photographs of society members and children patients.
PA-1791 Views of members of the Children's Hospital Aid Society, the hospital, and children. -- 1950-1970s. -- 73 photographs
RAT-16 Easter Seal campaign. -- 1972 and n.d. -- 1 audio cassette. -- Consists of promotional sound recording for the fundraising event.
RAD-3 Easter Seal campaign. -- n.d. -- 1 audio disc. -- Consists of promotional sound recording for the fundraising event.
F-87 "A Special Kind of Courage". -- [ca. 1950s]. -- 1 film reel : 16 mm. -- Consists of promotional film for the Easter Seal campaign.
Series 8 Unprocessed records. -- [ca. 1968-1997]. -- This material has not been catalogued. Please consult with an Archivist before requesting.
M-7782 Unprocessed records. -- [ca. 1970s-1984]. -- 25 cm of textual records. -- Consists of minutes, correspondence, project files and financial records. [accession 7782m]
M-8720 Unprocessed records. -- [ca. 1968-1997]. -- 30 cm of textual records and other material. -- Consists of minutes, financial statements, correspondence and photographs. [accesssion 1999.110]
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