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Dorothy (right), during provincial election campaign, 2001
Dorothy (right) during provincial election campaign, 2001
PA-3601-8

Dorothy Groves fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Alberta Advisory Council on Women's Issues. -- 1981-1994
Series 2 Dorothy Groves' papers. -- 1947-2002, predominant 1970-2002
Series 3 Photographs. -- 1947-2001

Inventory

Series 1 Alberta Advisory Council on Women's Issues. -- 1981-1994. -- 6 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of records compiled by Dorothy Groves and Dorothy Weber, both of whom were active on the Calgary Committee for the Proposed Council on Women's Affairs, which resulted in the establishment in 1986 of the AACWI.
  Establishment of the AACWI - Dorothy Groves' records
M-8196-1 Minutes, agenda and reports. -- 1982-1985
M-8196-2 Correspondence and memos. -- 1982-1985
M-8196-3 Membership. -- 1981-1984
M-8196-4 Financial records. -- 1983
M-8196-5 Background information and research. -- 1981-1985
M-8196-6 Draft proprosal and act. -- 1982-1983
M-8196-7 Conference. -- 1983
M-8196-8 Newsletter. -- 1985
M-8196-9 Newspaper clippings. -- 1982-1985
  Establishment of the AACWI - Dorothy Weber's records (given to Dorothy Groves and subsequently donated to Glenbow)
M-8196-10 File list of AACWI material held by Dorothy Weber. -- 1994
M-8196-11 Minutes. -- 1982-1982
M-8196-12 Correspndence and memos. -- 1982-1983
M-8196-13 Financial records. -- 1983
M-8196-14 Membership. -- 1982
M-8196-15 Background research material, draft proposals. -- 1970-1982, 1995. -- Includes obituary of Dorothy Weber.
M-8196-16 "Alberta Advisory Council on Women's Issues Act". -- 1986
M-8196-17 Newsletters. -- 1990-1991
M-8196-18 Newspaper clippings. -- 1986-1986
Series 2 Dorothy Groves papers. -- 1947-2002, predominant 1970-2002. -- 18.5 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of records related to her community volunteer work, women's organizations in which she was active, and her political activities.
M-8919-1 Correspondence - Greeting cards from friends and colleagues. -- n.d.
M-8919-2 Correspondence re volunteer and political activities. -- 1974-1979. -- Includes a letter from Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau.
M-8919-3 Correspondence re volunteer and political activities. -- 1980-1989
M-8919-4 Correspondence re volunteer and political activities. -- 1990-1999
M-8919-5 Correspondence - From friends and colleagues. -- 2001-2002
M-8919-6 Dorothy Groves's speeches and reports. -- 1974-1994
M-8919-7 University of Calgary Faculty Women's Club. -- 1970-1972, 2001
M-8919-8 Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women. -- 1979-1981
M-8919-8 Planned Parenthood. -- 1979-2002
M-8919-10 Calgary Local Council of Women. -- 1980-1981
M-8919-11 Calgary Women's Liberal Club. -- 1988, 1997
M-8919-12 Elizabeth Fry Society. -- 1997-2001
M-8919-13 Famous 5 Foundation [originally Famous Five Foundation], Calgary. -- 1997-2002
M-8919-14 Alberta Liberal Party campaign records. -- 1979, 1982. -- Groves ran as a Liberal candidate for Calgary North Hill in the 1979 and 1982 provincial elections.
M-8919-15 Liberal Party of Canada. -- 1980-2002
M-8919-16 Calgary Board of Health. -- 1991-1995
M-8919-17 Homours. -- 1981-1985
M-8919-18 Interview with Dorothy Groves, primarily re her involvement with women's issues -- [ca. 1984]
M-8919-19 Dorothy Groves' resumes. -- 1989, 2002
M-8919-20 Miscellaneous programs and invitations. -- 1947-2002
M-8919-21 Membership cards, name tags. -- 1990-2002
M-8919-22 Famous Five celebrations, Ottawa. -- 2000
M-8919-23 Christmas cards from Liberal politicians. -- 1970s-2000s
M-8919-24 Newspaper clilppings - Political. -- 1975-1995
M-8919-25 Newspaper cilippings - Women's issues. -- 1977-1995
M-8919-26 Newspaper clippings - Miscellaneous. -- 1950, 1989-1996
Series 3 Photographs. -- 1947-2001. -- 8 photographs. -- Consists of views of Dorothy Groves' activities.
PA-3601 Dorothy Groves' activities. -- 1947-2001. -- 8 photographs. -- Consists of views of Groves in a nursing uniform, in a play, at a University of Calgary ball, Health Unit Association of Alberta, Local Council of Women luncheon, and campaigning during the 2001 election.
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