Archives Finding Aids

Here are detailed file-by-file descriptions of the contents of specific fonds and/or links to scanned documents.

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

Canadian Order of Foresters fonds

To view brief history of organization and summary of contents click here.

Table of Contents

indicates that the series includes scanned documents or photographs.

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.

130 9th Ave S.E.
Calgary, AB T2G 0P3

Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm

SUPPORT

Help more people experience art and culture at Glenbow.

Donate Now

Charitable Number
Glenbow Alberta Institute 107435695 RR0001

NEWSLETTER SIGNUP

Sign up to receive Glenbow news and updates.

JOIN OUR LIST

© Glenbow, 130 - 9th Avenue S.E., Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2G 0P3 - www.glenbow.org