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National Convention, Victoria, 1961
National Convention, Victoria, 1961
PA-4021-10

Canadian Order of Foresters fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 John Rottenfusser. -- 1958-1988
Series 2 Alberta Assembly. -- 1960-1988
Series 3 Alberta locals. -- 1953-1991
Series 4 Alberta newsletter. -- 1970-1982
Series 5 National conventions. -- 1955-1979
Series 6 National magazine. -- 1968-1989
Series 7 National office. -- 1943-1988
Series 8 Miscellany. -- 1971-1980
Series 9 Publications. -- 1957-1984
Series 10 Scanned Document Photographs. -- 1950s-1980s

Inventory

Series 1 John and Alice Rottenfusser . -- 1958-1988. -- John Ruttenfusser was an officer of the Meadow Court in Alix, Alberta but also fraternal supervisor for Alberta.
M-8907-1 Appointments. -- 1958. -- Including John Rottenfusser as Fraternal Supervisor for Alberta.
M-8907-2 Certificates. -- 1959-1967.
M-8907-3 Correspondence, circulars, etc. -- 1959-1962.
M-8907-4 Correspondence, circulars, etc. -- 1959-1988.
M-8907-5 Correspondence, circulars, etc. -- 1961.
M-8907-6 Correspondence, circulars, etc. -- 1968-1972.
M-8907-7 Correspondence, circulars, etc. -- 1971-1984.
M-8907-8 Curling and bowling. -- 1968-1987.
M-8907-9 Curling and bowling. -- 1971-1983.
M-8907-10 Court activity reports. -- 1969.
M-8907-11 Amalgamation of courts. -- 1968-1970. -- Correspondence.
M-8907-12 Contact information for subordinate courts. -- no date.
M-8907-13 History file. -- no date. -- Notes on the history of Foresters in Alberta.
M-8907-14 Centennial. -- 1979. -- Notes, background information, etc.
M-8907-15 Centennial report. -- 1979. -- Cancer research fund.
Series 2 Alberta Assembly. -- 1960-1988.
M-8907-16 Alberta Assembly. -- 1960-1962. -- Includes minutes, programs, etc.
M-8907-17 Alberta Assembly. -- 1963-1965. -- As above.
M-8907-18 Alberta Assembly. -- 1966-1970. -- As above.
M-8907-19 Alberta Assembly. -- 1973. -- As above.
M-8907-20 Alberta Assembly. -- 1974-1978. -- As above.
M-8907-21 Alberta Assembly. -- 1979-1981. -- As above.
M-8907-22 Alberta Assembly. -- 1982-1988. -- As above.
M-8907-23 District Council #3. -- 1962 - Minutes.
M-8907-24 District Council #3. -- 1967-1971. -- Minutes.
M-8907-25 District Council #7. -- 1964-1965. -- Newsletter.
Series 3 Alberta locals. -- 1953-1991.
M-8907-26 Clive #1654 (Clive). -- 1961-1972. -- Activity reports and membership.
M-8907-27 Community #L806 (Alix). -- no date. -- Membership applications.
M-8907-28 Community #L1806 (Alix). -- no date. -- Membership applications.
M-8907-29 Coulee Ridge #L1841 (Donalda). -- 1956-1963. -- Minutes.
M-8907-30 Coulee Ridge #L1841 (Donalda). -- 1956-1965. -- Financial records, correspondence, etc.
M-8907-31 Drumheller #1682 (Drumheller). -- 1955-1957. -- Correspondence, etc.
M-8907-32 Evening Lights #L (Blackfalds). -- 1963-1965. -- Minutes.
M-8907-33 Lacombe #920 (Lacombe). -- 1954-1956. -- Financial reports, visitors book, etc.
M-8907-34 Lacombe #920 (Lacombe). -- 1969. -- Correspondence, etc.
M-8907-35 Meadow #1576 (Alix). -- 1950s-1990. -- Correspondence, etc.
M-8907-36 Meadow #1576 (Alix) . -- 1965-1971 - Minutes.
M-8907-37 Meadow #1576 (Alix). -- 1969-1975. -- Programs for graduation at Alix High School
M-8907-38 Meadow #1576 (Alix) . -- 1991. -- Membership.
M-8907-39 Mona Lisa #L1914 (Clive?). -- 1961-1981. -- Cashbook.
M-8907-40 Mona Lisa #L1914 (Clive?). -- 1961-1984. -- Correspondence, finanacial, etc.
M-8907-41 Red Deer #917 (Red Deer). -- 1953-1971. -- Minutes.
M-8907-42 Red Deer #917 (Red Deer). -- 1967-1969. -- Correspondence of secretary Lloyd Naldrett.
M-8907-43 Red Deer #917 (Red Deer). -- 1971. -- Questionnaire to improve court.
M-8907-44 Red Deer #917 (Red Deer). -- 1967. -- Minutes.
M-8907-45 Red Deer #917 (Red Deer). -- no date. -- Speech notes re Search and Rescue proposal.
M-8907-46 Red Deer #917 (Red Deer). -- 1970. -- Activity report.
M-8907-47 Red Deer # 917 (Red Deer). -- 1972. -- Correspondence.
Series 4 Alberta newsletter. -- 1970-1982.
M-8907-48 District Council No. 2 News. -- 1970-1973.
M-8907-49 Alberta Provincial Assembly News. -- 1973-1974
M-8907-50 Alberta Provincial Assembly News. -- 1975-1976.
M-8907-51 Alberta Provincial Assembly News. -- 1977-1978.
M-8907-52 Alberta Provincial Assembly News. -- 1979-1980.
M-8907-53 Alberta Provincial Assembly News. -- 1981-1982.
Series 5 National conventions. -- 1955-1979.
M-8907-54 Convention (Ottawa). -- 1955. -- Program, etc.
M-8907-55 Convention (Victoria). -- 1961. -- Program.
M-8907-56 Convention (Victoria). -- 1961. -- Report of Executive committee.
M-8907-57 Convention. -- 1961. -- Caravan notes.
M-8907-58 National notices of motion. -- 1961-1963.
M-8907-59 Convention (Calgary). -- 1963. -- Background material on bid for convention.
M-8907-60 Convention. -- 1963. -- Resolutions.
M-8907-61 Convention. -- 1969. -- Resolutions.
M-8907-62 Convention (Quebec City). -- 1971. -- Report to the convention by Insurance Society.
M-8907-63 Convention (Vancouver). -- 1973. -- Program.
M-8907-64 Convention (Portage la Prairie). -- 1978.
M-8907-65 Convention. -- ca. 1978. -- Background information on entertainment re Forester history from the 1920s-1950s; includes brief historical sketches of Court Loualta #1829 (Loualta), Court Three Cities #1906 (Paradise Valley, McLaughlin, River Course); Court Lone Rock #1923 (Lone Rock), Court Lacombe #920 (Lacombe), Court Hilltop #1893 (Vermilion), Court Kitscoty #1800 (Kitscoty), Court Border Star #l1760 (Lloydminster), Court Rising Sun #1173 (Lloydminster), Court Gateway #L1766 (Edmonton), and reminiscences of Graham Greenough.
M-8907-66 Convention (London). -- 1979. -- Program.
Series 6 National magazine. -- 1968-1989.
M-8907-67 Canadian Forester. -- 1968.
M-8907-68 Canadian Forester. -- 1973.
M-8907-69 Canadian Forester. -- 1974.
M-8907-70 Canadian Forester. -- 1975.
M-8907-71 Canadian Forester. -- 1976.
M-8907-72 Canadian Forester. -- 1978.
M-8907-73 Canadian Forester. -- 1982.
M-8907-74 Canadian Forester. -- 1984.
M-8907-75 Canadian Forester. -- 1985.
M-8907-76 Canadian Forester . -- 1986.
M-8907-77 Canadian Forester. -- 1987.
M-8907-78 Canadian Forester. -- 1988.
M-8907-79 Canadian Forester. -- 1989.
Series 7 National office. -- 1943-1988.
M-8907-80 Constitutions. -- 1943-1959.
M-8907-81 Constitutions. -- 1955-1988.
M-8907-82 Annual report. -- 1967-1969.
M-8907-83 Journal of Proceedings/Reports. -- 1959-1979.
Series 8 Miscellany. -- 1971-1980.
M-8907-84 Provincial Bowling report. -- 1971-1975.
M-8907-85 Newsclippings. -- 1974.
M-8907-86 VSA News. -- 1973.
M-8907-87 VSA News. -- 1975-1976.
M-8907-88 VSA News . -- 1979-1980.
M-8907-89 Ladies ritual. -- no date.
Series 9 Publications. -- 1957-1984.
M-8907-90 Rate manual. -- 1957.
M-8907-91 Directory of courts. -- 1969-1984.
M-8907-92 Cancer circulars. -- 1970-1971.
M-8907-93 Publicity month circulars. -- 1970.
M-8907-94 Bridging the gap campaign. -- 1970.
M-8907-95 Fraternalism campaign. -- 1971.
M-8907-96 Ritual. -- no date.
M-8907-97 Procedure and order of business for Provincial Assemblies. -- no date.
M-8907-98 Fraternal report. -- 1973-1975.
M-8907-99 Publications. -- no date. -- Includes various general brochures, Foresters' odes.
M-8907-100 Public Relations Department publications. -- 1975-1979 and no date. -- Includes High Court Memorial Service and Cenotaph Service, The Fraternal Society: a manual of instructions and procedures for court officers, Provincial Assembly By-Laws, Procedures and General Information (1977), Ritual of the High Court (1975), High Court Ritual (1979), High Court Convention: Organization manual, How to Conduct a Meeting (1976), Planning the Dance, Youth Activity, Front and Center, Cancer, Now What!, Service for the Banquet, Fun in the Court, Speaker's Handbook, Court Room Capers.
M-8907-101 Fraternal Department publications. -- no date. -- A Program of Progess, Creative Vision: a program for progress.
Series 10 Photographs. -- 1950s-1980s. -- 78 photographs.
PA-4021-(1-21)Photographs. -- 1950s-1980s. -- Views of sports teams, attendance at conferences, etc. -- One of the photos has been digitized.
Scanned Document View now.
PD-417-(1-53) Photo album. -- ca. 1979. -- Alberta and Saskatchewan annual assemblies.
PE-224-(1-4) Photographs. -- 1955-1979. -- National conventions.
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