Archive Finding Aids

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Newly-elected executive, 1962
M-1725-31

Alberta Women's Liberal Association fonds

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Table of Contents

 

Series 1 Constitution and histories. - 1937-1974
Series 2 Minutes. - 1955-1970
Series 3 Correspondence. - 1938-1970
Series 4 Local clubs. -1950-1957
Series 5 Conventions. - 1938-1971
Series 6 Political and other activities. - 1954-1972
Series 7 Newspaper clippings. - 1932-1970
Series 8 Scrapbooks. - 1962-1965
Series 9 Emily Ross recorded interviews. - 1971, 1973

Inventory

Series 1 Constitution and histories. - 1937-1974
M-6702-1 Constititution. - [ca. 1956]
M-6090-34 Constitution and bylaws. - 1960-1967
M-1725-1 Historical sketch regarding formation. - 1937-1938. - Consists of a brief history which includes lists of the first officers, founding members, and delegates to the Alberta Liberal Association.
M-6090-33 History. - [ca. 1974]. - Consists of a brief history of the organization from 1954 to about 1974.
Note For other versions of the constitution, see files M-1725-2 and M-1725-6 below.
Series 2 Minutes. - 1955-1970
M-6090-35 Minutes. - 1955-1960. - The file also includes correspondence, notices, newspaper clippings, etc.
M-6090-36 Minutes. - 1961-1966. - The file also includes correspondence, notices, newspaper clippings, etc.
M-6090-37 Minutes. - 1964-1970. - The file also includes correspondence, notices, newspaper clippings, etc.
M-1725-11 Minute book. - 1965-1970
M-6090-38 Minutes. - 1966-1970. - The file also includes correspondence, notices, newspaper clippings, etc.
Series 3 Correspondence. - 1938-1970. - The series consists of correspondence files, many of which include other material in them, such as the constitution, minutes, membership lists, election papers and reports.
M-1725-2 Correspondence, minutes, etc.. - 1937-1939. - Includes constitution.
M-1725-3 Correspondence. - 1940. - Includes material about the federal and provincial elections.
M-1725-4 Correspondence , minutes, etc.. - 1941-1943
M-1725-5 Correspondence. - 1944
M-1725-6 Correspondence. - 1945. - Includes constitution.
M-1725-7 Correspondence, minutes, etc.. - 1946-1960
M-1725-8 Correspondence, minutes, etc.. - 1961-1962
M-1725-9 Correspondence, minutes, etc.. - 1963
M-1725-10 Correspondence, minutes, etc. - 1964. - Includes election policy papers.
M-1725-12 Correspondence, minutes, etc. - 1965
M-1725-13 Correspondence, minutes, etc. - 1966. - Includes annual reports or local clubs.
M-1725-14 Correspondence, minutes, etc. - 1967
M-1725-15 Correspondence, minutes, etc. - 1968
M-1725-16 Correspondence, minutes, etc. - 1969-1970
M-1725-17 Correspondence. - 1938-1940
M-1725-18 Correspondence. - 1941-1945
M-6702-2 Correspondence. - 1941-1956
M-6702-3 Correspondence. - 1945-1961
M-6702-4 Correspondence. - 1952-1956
M-6702-5 Correspondence - Federal Liberal Centre. - 1955-1956
M-6702-6 Correspondence - National. - 1955-1956
M-6702-7 Correspondence - Ella Demaine. - 1955
M-6702-8 Correspondence - Ethel Currie (Regional VP). - 1955
M-6702-9 Correspondence - Mildred Lane. - 1955
M-6702-10 Correspondence - Emma Nicholson. - 1955-1956
M-6702-11 Correspondence - Gertie Ragan. - 1948-1957
M-6702-12 Correspondence - Gertie Ragan. - 1955-1958
M-6702-13 Correspondence - Emily Ross. - 1955-1956
Series 4 Local clubs. - 1950-1957. - The series consists of lists of local clubs and their members, and correspondence between the local clubs and the provincial organization.
M-6702-14 Affiliated clubs. - 1955-1957
M-6702-15 Liberal clubs. - 1955-1957. - Includes "Key list of Liberals".
M-6702-16 Calgary correspondence. - 1954-1956
M-6702-17 Camrose correspondence. - 1955-1956
M-6702-18 Cardston correspondence. - 1955
M-6702-19 Eckville correspondence. - 1954
M-6702-20 Edmonton correspondence. - 1950-1957
M-6702-21 Edmonton (Twentieth Century Women's Liberal Club) correspondence. - 1954-1955
M-6702-22 Edson correspondence. - 1954-1955
M-6702-23 Fairview correspondence. - 1954
M-6702-24 Innisfail correspondence. - 1953-1956
M-6702-25 Lethbridge correspondence. - 1954-1955
M-6702-26 Lloydminster. - 1956
M-6702-27 Medicine Hat. - 1954-1955
M-6702-28 New Dayton. - 1955-1956
M-6702-29 Olds. - 1954-1955
M-6702-30 Pincher Creek. - 1954-1955
M-6702-31 Vegreville. - 1954-1955
Series 5 Conventions. - 1938-1971. - The series consists of agendas, reports, minutes, resolutions, and other convention proceedings.
M-1725-19 Convention papers. - 1938-1965
M-1725-20 Convention papers. - 1968-1971. - Includes an analysis of the 1970 FLQ crisis.
M-6702-32 Western conference. - 1955
M-6702-33 Lethbridge Convention '56. - 1955-1956. - Consists of greetings and messages.
M-6702-34 Lethbridge Convention '56 papers. - 1955-1956
M-6702-35 Convention papers. - 1955-1956
M-6702-36 Convention papers. - 1956
M-6702-37 National Liberal Convention, Ottawa. - 1956
M-6702-38 Edmonton Convention papers. - 1957
Series 6 Political and other activities. - 1954-1972
M-1725-21 "President's Guidance Kit". - 1963. - Consists of the provincial election platform, and constitutions and bylaws of Liberal organzations.
M-1725-22 Miscellaneous papers. - 1964
M-1725-23 Organization guide. - [ca. 1957-1963]. - Includes "Successful Club Planning" published by the Young Liberal Federation of Canada.
M-1725-24 Biographical material about Mrs. A.L. Caldwell, president of the National Federation of Liberal Women of Canada. - n.d.
M-1725-25 Policy papers, speeches, etc. - n.d. - Includes material on health and welfare, and a tribute to Mrs. A.L. Caldwell.
M-1725-26 Election pamphlets. - [ca. 1965-1972
M-1725-27 "Postwas Planning Information" newsletters. - 1945
M-1725-28 Entertainment leaflets. - n.d. - Related to events sponsored by Liberal clubs.
M-1725-29 George B.G. Ross's engineering certificate. - 1950. - [It is unclear why this is part of this fonds.]
M-6090-40 Miscellaneous. - 1956-[ca. 1970]. - Consists of song sheets, campaign literature for Una MacLean Evans, an issue of The Liberal Woman, and a speech.
M-6090-41 Paul Hellyer speech and newspaper clippings. - 1966
M-6702-39 Questionnaire. - 1955
M-6702-40 Election campaign. - 1957
M-6702-41 Louis St. Laurent speeches and broadcast. - 1957
M-6702-42 National Liberal Federation of Canada broadcasts. - 1957
M-6702-43 Circulars, brochures, miscellaneous pubications. - 1954-1958. - Includes copies of The Liberal Woman.
Series 7 Newspaper clippings. - 1932-1970
M-1725-30 Newspaper clippings. - 1932-1970
M-6702-44 Newspaper clippings. - 1932-1941
M-6702-45 Newspaper clippings. - 1947, 1951-1957
M-6702-46 Newspaper clippings. - 1957-1959
M-6702-47 Newspaper clippings. - 1958
M-6702-48 Newspaper clippings. - 1958-1959
M-6702-49 Newspaper clippings. - 1959
M-6702-50 Newspaper clippings. - 1963
Series 9 Scrapbooks. - 1962-1965
M-1725-31 Scrapbook. - 1962-1963
M-1725-32 Scrapbook. - 1963-1965
Series 10 Emily Ross recorded interviews. - 1971, 1973. - 2 audio reels
RCT-79 Interview with Emily Ross (Mrs. William Henry Ross). - April 1971. - Regarding the Alberta Women's Liberal party from the 1930s to 1960s.
RCT-109 Interview with Emily Ross. - February 1973. - Regarding the history of the Alberta Women's Liberal party and her activities as a member.
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