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Ken Patrige, Secretary of AWNA, 1960s
Ken Patrige, Secretary of the AWNA, 1960s
PA-2025-11

Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association fonds

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Table of Contents

  Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association records
Series 1 Constitution, bylaws and minutes. -- 1950-1975
Series 2 Correspondence, briefs, convention records, etc. -- 1937-1975
Series 3 Reports, brochures and miscellany. -- 1951-1970
  Canadian Weekly Newspapers Association records
Series 4Bylaws. -- 1958
Series 5 Conventions. -- 1944-1962
Series 6Circulars and correspondence. -- 1956-1962, 1970-1971
Series 7Correspondence, minutes, reports, convention records, etc. -- 1949-1973
Series 8Miscellaneous. -- 1946-1969
Series 9Photographs. -- 1960s

Inventory

Series 1 Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association - Constitution, bylaws and minutes. -- 1950-1975
M-1669-2A Constitution and bylaws
M-1669-1 Executive meeting minutes. -- 1950-1973
M-1669-2 Convention minutes. -- 1952-1975
Series 2 Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association - Correspondence, briefs, convention records, etc. -- 1937-1975. -- The files have been arranged in chronological order.
M-1669-3 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1937-1950. -- Includes bulletins
M-1669-4 Membership and mailing lists. -- 1941-1950
M-1669-5 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1945-1947. -- Includes program for 1947 convention.
M-1669-6 Financial reports and agendas. -- 1947-1951
M-1669-7 Convention-correspondence. -- 1948
M-1669-8 Correspondence. -- 1949. -- Includes President's report.
M-1669-9 Correspondence with secretary. -- 1949-1951
M-1669-10 Miscellaneous correspondence, reports, etc. -- 1949-1951. -- Includes 1951 President's address.
M-1669-11 Correspondence regarding the microfilming of newspapers. -- 1949-1961
M-1669-12 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1950
M-1669-13 Correspondence and reports regarding convention and meetings. -- 1950-1951
M-1669-14 Ken Patrige's general correspondence as secretary fo the organization. -- 1950-1954
M-1669-15 Correspondence regarding donation to the Canadian Red Cross Society. -- 1950-1960
M-1669-16 Job price reports. -- 1950-1961
M-1669-17 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1951
M-1669-18 Correspondence regarding Hansard and legislative reports. -- 1951
M-1669-19 Correspondence regarding passes. -- 1951-1957
M-1669-20 Correspondence regarding widow of former publishers. -- 1951-1957
M-1669-21 Correspondence regarding parliamentary matters. -- 1951-1960. -- Includes brief to Alberta government on public relations.
M-1669-22 Correspondence regarding crest. -- 1951-1964
M-1669-23 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1952
M-1669-24 Convention reports, etc. -- 1952
M-1669-25 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1953
M-1669-26 Convention report, etc. -- 1953
M-6081-142 Convention forms. -- 1953-1961. -- Consists of samples of programs, registration forms, menus, etc.
M-1669-27 Correspondence regarding radio brief. -- 1953
M-1669-28 Correspondence regarding convention accommodation. -- 1953-1956
M-1669-29 Mailing lists. -- 1953-1957
M-1669-30 Advertising correspondence, articles, etc. -- 1953-1961
M-1669-31 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1954
M-1669-32 Convention reports, etc. -- 1954
M-1669-33 Correspondence regarding pharmaceutical advertisement. -- 1954
M-1669-34 Ken Patrige's general correspondence as secretary of the organization. -- 1954-1956
M-1669-35 Briefs. -- 1954-1959. -- Regarding Manitoba Weekly Newspaper Association liquor brief.
M-1669-36 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1955
M-1669-37 Convention reports, etc. -- 1955
M-1669-38 Advertising correspondence. -- 1955-1956
M-1669-39 Correspondence regarding the Alberta Associated Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture. -- 1955
M-1669-40 Correspondence regrding the "Do-It-Now" campaign. -- 1955-1960
M-1669-41 Civil defence committee correspondence. -- 1955-1958
M-1669-42 Briefs regarding liquor advertising. -- 1955-1960
M-1669-43 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1956
M-1669-44 Convention reports, etc. -- 1956
M-1669-45 Correspondence, notes, etc. regarding free publicity. -- 1956-1957
M-1669-46 Public relations correspondence. -- 1956-1961
M-1669-47 Correspondence regarding questionable advertising accounts. -- 1956-1958
M-1669-48 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1957
M-1669-49 Convention reports, etc. -- 1957
M-1669-50 Membership correspondence. -- 1957-1961
M-1669-51 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1958
M-1669-52 Convention reports, etc. -- 1958
M-1669-53 Farm safety newspaper clippings. -- 1958
M-1669-54 Correspondence regarding town and village subscription contracts. -- 1958
M-1669-55 Ken Patrige's general correspondence as secretary of the organization. -- 1958-1959
M-1669-56 "Better Newspaper Competition" correspondence. -- 1958-1962
M-1669-57 Zone meetings correspondence. -- 1958-1962
M-1669-58 Miscellaneous correspondence. -- 1958-1962
M-1669-59 Treasurer's reports. -- 1958-1962
M-1669-60 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1959
M-1669-61 Convention reports, etc. -- 1959
M-1669-62 News releases regarding the Alberta Safety Council. -- 1959-1960
M-1669-63 Correspondence regarding job applications. -- 1959-1961
M-1669-64 Correspondence regarding resolutions. -- 1959-1961
M-1669-65 Correspondence regarding data book. -- 1959-1961
M-1669-66 Correspondence regarding municipal contracts with newspapers. -- 1959-1961
M-1669-67 Advertising committee correspondence. -- 1959-1961
M-1669-68 Correspondence regarding "Your Government" column in Alberta weekly newspapers. -- 1959-1961
M-1669-69 Commercial printing committee correspondence. -- 1959-1962
M-1669-70 Convention reports, etc. -- 1960
M-6081-143 Convention paper, "Feedbacks in the Newspaper Industry" by Gordon K. Hirabayashi. -- 1960
M-6081-145 Report, "A Readership Study of a Canadian Weekly Newspaper" by Ray Silver. -- 1960. -- Commissioned by the AWNA and the CWNA.
M-1669-71 Brief to government regarding votes' lists. -- 1960
M-1669-72 Advertising correspondence. -- 1960-1961
M-1669-73 "Buy Alberta" promotion correspondence. -- 1960-1962
M-1669-74 Correspondence from Bill Pue of Sun Publishing Company. -- 1960-1962
M-1669-75 News releases from the Legislative Press Gallery. -- 1960-1962
M-1669-76 "Winter Employment" campaign and miscellaneous correspondence. -- 1960-1963
M-1669-77 Account book. -- 1960-1970
M-1669-78 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1961
M-1669-79 Convention reports, etc. -- 1961
M-1669-80 General correspondence. -- 1961-1962
M-1669-81 Advertising correspondence. -- 1961-1962
M-1669-82 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1962
M-1669-83 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1962
M-1669-84 Convention reports, etc. -- 1962
M-1669-85 "This Year Visit Waskesiu" campaign correspondence. -- 1962
M-1669-86 "All Canadian Sale and Show" account correspondence. -- 1962
M-1669-87 Mailing lists. -- 1962
M-1669-88 Ken Patrige's general correspondence as secretary of the organization. -- 1962-1963
M-1669-89 Ken Patrige's general correspondence as secretary of the organization. -- 1962-1963
M-1669-90 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1963
M-1669-91 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1963
M-1669-92 Convention reports, etc. -- 1963
M-1669-93 General correspondence. -- 1964. -- Includes brief to Alberta Cabinet, agendas, etc.
M-1669-94 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1964
M-1669-95 Convention reports, etc. -- 1964
M-1669-96 Ken Patrige's general correspondence as secretary of the organization. -- 1964-1965
M-1669-97 Convention-relatd correspondence. -- 1965
M-1669-98 Convention reports, etc. -- 1965
M-1669-99 General correspondence. -- 1966
M-1669-100 Data publication. -- 1966
M-1669-101 Convention reports, etc. -- 1966
M-1669-102 General correspondence. -- 1967
M-1669-103 Convention reports, etc. -- 1967
M-1669-104 Convention reports, etc. -- 1968
M-1669-105 Blue Flame Awards. -- 1968
M-1669-106 Data publication. -- 1968
M-1669-107 "Tips on Advertising". -- 1968
M-1669-108 Briefs. -- 1969
M-1669-109 Convention reports, etc. -- 1969
M-1669-110 Miscellaneous correspondence. -- 1970
M-1669-111 Convention reports, etc. -- 1970
M-1669-144 Convention folder. -- 1971. -- Includes agenda, competition results, menus, etc.
M-1669-112 Brief to the Cabinet. -- 1971
M-1669-113 Convention reports, etc. -- 1972
M-1669-114 Brief to the Cabinet. -- 1972
M-1669-115 Miscellaneous correspondence. -- 1973-1975. -- Regarding conventions, etc.
M-1669-116 Briefs to the Cabinet. -- n.d.
Series 3 Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association - Reports, brochures and miscellany. -- 1951-1970 and n.d.
M-1669-120 Reports. -- 1951-1963. -- Includes president's reports; and reports related to the Advertising Committee; Better Newspaper Competition; Data Book; Membership Committee; Pariamentary Committee; and Public Relations Committee
M-1669-121 Reports. -- 1953-1963. -- Regarding the executive; attendance at executive meetings; budgets; financial statements; attendance at conventions; membership lists; and Better Newspaper competition.
M-6081-150 Royal Commission on Broadcasting. -- 1956
M-6081-151 Royal Commission on Broadcasting. -- 1956
M-6081-141 Alberta Weekly Newspaper Asssociation promotional brochures. -- n.d.
M-1669-117 Saskatchewan Weekly Newspaper Association. -- n.d. -- Includes submission and score sheets.
M-1669-118 Certificates of merit. -- n.d.
M-1669-119 Pamphlets. -- n.d. -- Consists of pamphlet of the Western Development Museum in North Battleford; and a History of the Canadian Petroleum Association.
M-6081-146 Rural advertising statistics. -- 1970
M-6081-147 Camrose Canadian jubilee publication. -- 1955
M-6081-148 Westlock News jubilee edition. -- 1955
M-6081-149 Miscellaneous publications. -- 1955 and n.d. -- Includes The Gateway Writer's Guide and a popular song book.
Series 4 Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association - Bylaws. -- 1958
M-6081-152 Bylaws. -- 1958
Series 5 Canadian Weekly Newspaper Association. - Conventions. -- 1944-1962
M-6081-153 Convention records. -- 1944-1949. -- Consists of rules and results of Better Newspapers competition.
M-6081-154 Convention records. -- 1950. -- Consists of rules and entry information for Better Newspapers competition.
M-6081-155 Convention records. -- 1951. -- Consists of programs, menus, competition results, etc.
M-6081-156 Convention records. -- 1952. -- Consists of Judges scores for Better Newspapers competition.
M-6081-157 Convention records. -- 1953. -- Consists of programs, menus, competition results, etc.
M-6081-158 Convention records. -- 1955. -- Consists of programs, menus, competition resuts, etc.
M-6081-159 Convention records. -- 1956. -- Consists of judges reports regarding competition, and overseas tour guide.
M-6081-160 Convention records. -- 1957. -- Consists of programs, menus, competition results, etc.
M-6081-161 Convention records. -- 1959. -- Consists of programs, menus, competition results, etc.
M-6081-162 Convention records. -- 1960. -- Consists of programs, menus, competition results, etc.
M-6081-163 Convention records. -- 1961. -- Consists of programs, menus, competition results, etc.
M-6081-164 Convention records. -- 1962. -- Consists of programs, menus, competition results, etc.
Series 6 Canadian Weekly Newspapers Association - Circulars and correspondence. -- 1956-1962, 1970-1971
M-6081-165 Circulars and correspondence. -- 1956-1957
M-6081-166 Circulars and correspondence. -- January-May 1958
M-6081-167 Circulars and correspondence. -- May-November 1958
M-6081-168 Circulars and correspondence. -- December 1958-July 1959
M-6081-169 Circulars and correspondence. -- August-December 1959
M-6081-170 Circulars and correspondence. -- January-July 1960
M-6081-171 Circulars and correspondence. -- August-December 1960
M-6081-172 Circulars and correspondence. -- January-August 1961
M-6081-173 Circulars and correspondence. -- September 1961-July 1962
M-6081-174 Circulars and correspondence. -- 1970-1971
Series 7 Canadian Weekly Newspapers Association - Correspondence, minutes, reports, convention records, etc. -- 1949-1973. -- The files have been arranged in chronological order.
M-1669-122 Programs and minutes of convention. -- 1949, 1954
M-1669-123 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1957
M-1669-124 Correspondence. -- 1958-1968
M-1669-124a Reports, bulletins, etc. -- 1963-1964
M-1669-125 Executive Committee minutes and reports. -- 1964-1965
M-1669-126 Reports, minutes, etc. -- 1964-1965
M-1669-127 Correspondence regarding meetings. -- 1963-1965
M-1669-128 Correspondence regarding election of Ken Patrige as President. -- 1964-1965
M-1669-129 Correspondence. -- 1964-1965
M-1669-130 Correspondence regarding merger of Canadian Community Newspaper Representatives and CWNA. -- 1964-1965
M-1669-131 Convention-related correspondence. -- 1965
M-1669-132 CNWA Bulletin. -- 1965
M-1669-133 CWNA Reports and Bulletins. -- 1966
M-1669-134 CWNA Reports and Bulletins. -- 1967-1968
M-1669-135 Convention workbook. -- 1968. -- Includes CWNA Market and Mechanical Directory. -- 1968-1969.
M-1669-136 CWNA Reports and Bulletins. -- 1969
M-1669-137 CWNA Reports and Bulletins. -- 1970
M-1669-138 Correspondence and Bulletins. -- 1971
M-1669-139 Bulletins and circular letters. -- 1973
Series 8 Canadian Weekly Newspapers Association - Miscellaneous. -- 1946-1969
M-6081-175 CWNA information bulletins. -- 1960-1961
M-6081-176 Speech by Ken Patrige. -- 1965. -- President's speech to the CWNA Directors' Dinner, Ottawa.
M-6081-177 Pael discussion transcript, "The Community Weekly Newspaper". -- 1966
M-6081-178 Publication by CWNA, "Keep your Eye onthe Weeklies". -- n.d.
M-1669-140 Miscellaneous. -- 1946-1969. -- Includes Mainstreet Canada, 1950-1953; Basic Prices for Commercial Printing, 1950; CWNA Market and Mechanical Directory, 1968-1969; and mailing list.
Series 9 Photographs. -- 1960s
PA-2025-(1-21) Views of Ken Patrige, editor of the Camrose Canadian newspaper, secretary of the Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association, and president of the Canadian Weekly Newspapers Association. -- 1960s. -- 21 photographs

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