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VON baby clinic, Calgary, [ca. 1911-1914]
VON baby clinic, Calgary, [ca. 1911-1914]
NA-1068-2

Victorian Order of Nurses fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 History, correspondence, reports and activities. -- 1909-1975
Series 2 Newspaper clippings. -- 1922-1970 and n.d.
Series 3 Photographs. -- [ca. 1911]-1927]
Series 4 Unprocessed records. -- [ca. 1970s-1990s]

Inventory

Series 1 History, correspondence, reports and activities. -- 1926-1975
M-2465-1 Historical notes about the Calgary branch of the Victorian Order of Nurses. -- 1965. -- Includes copy of speech given by Miss Jameson following the presentation of the records to Glenbow.
M-2465-2 Fund-raising campaign correspondence. -- 1926
M-2465-3 Nurses conferences. -- 1929 and 1948. -- Consists of reports of the International Congress of Nurses and The Round Table Conference held in Montreal.
M-2465-4 Notebook. -- 1939. -- Consists of notes re patients and nurses.
M-2465-5 Central Board Office correspondence. -- 1925-1926. -- Re staff and finances.
M-2465-6 Correspondence. -- 1927-1937. -- Re job applications, contributions, thank you letters, etc.
M-2465-7 Reports. -- 1909-1974. -- Includes annual reports for 1909, 1920, 1922; and Gyro Health Clinic reports for 1924, 1926-1956, 1960-1963, and 1974.
M-2465-8 Financial reports. -- 1923-1950
M-2465-9 Statistical reports. -- 1937-1939
M-2465-10 Invitations. -- 1959-1975. -- Consists of invitations to a civic reception, to the VON annual general meeting, and to weddings.
M-2465-11 Pamphlets. -- 1923-1960. -- Consists of VON publications including advice for mothers, the VON newsletter, and a history of the Dundas Branch.
M-2465-12 Miscellany. -- Includes circular letter of the Calgary Group Nursing Society; letterhead; poems; and rubbing alcohol compound registration certificate.
M-2465-21 Photocopies of the above papers.
M-7684 Cottage Hospitals in Alberta. -- 1906-1972. -- Consists of photocopies of correspondence and minutes held by Library and Archives Canada.
Series 2 Newspaper clippings. -- 1922-1970 and n.d.
M-2465-13 Newspaper clippings re VON activities and staff. -- n.d.
M-2465-14 Newspaper clippings re VON activities and staff. -- 1922
M-2465-15 Newspaper clippings re VON activities and staff. -- 1930
M-2465-16 Newspaper clippings re VON activities and staff. -- 1936-1949
M-2465-17 Newspaper clippings re VON activities and staff. -- 1951-1958
M-2465-18 Newspaper clippings re VON activities and staff. -- 1959
M-2465-19 Newspaper clippings re VON activities and staff. -- 1960-1970
M-2465-20 Newspaper clippings re VON activities and staff. -- Photocopies of the above clippings files.
Series 3 Photographs. -- [ca. 1911]-1927. -- 9 photographs

Most of these photographs have been scanned. View now.
PA-1872 Garden party at Lougheed house and Bartlett twins, Calgary. -- [ca. teens and n.d.]. -- 3 photographs
NA-1068 Views of nurses, baby clinics, buildings. -- [ca. 1911]-1927. -- 6 photographs
Series 4 Unprocessed records. -- [ca. 1970s-1990s]. -- This material has not been catalogued. Please consult with an Archivist before requesting.
M-8944 Unprocessed records. -- [ca. 1970s-1990s]. -- 6 m of textual records. -- Consists of minutes, annual reports and other records relating to the provincial and Calgary branches of VON. [2003-038]
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