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Tools for Pease newsletter
Tools for Peace newsletter, 1992
M-8387-20

Tools for Peace

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Table of Contents

 

Series 1 Constitution, minutes and financial records. — 1984-1994
Series 2 Calgary office activities. — 1984-1994
Series 3 Solidarity files. — 1984-1991
Series 4 Tools for Peace, National Office. — 1985-1994
Series 5 Tools for Peace, provincial organisations. — 1984-1993
Series 6 Reference files. — [ca. 1984-1994]
Series 7 Newsletters and journals. — 1980-1991

Inventory

Series 1

Constitution, minutes, and financial records. — 1984-1994. — 10 cm of textual records. — The series consists of certificate of incorporation, constitution, minutes, annual returns under the Societies Act, annual financial statements, and miscellaneous financial records.

M-8387-1Certificate of incorporation and constitution. — 1988-1989
M-8387-2Minutes. — 1984-1987. — Includes minutes for formation meeting.
M-8387-3Minutes. — 1988-1989
M-8387-4Minutes. — 1990-1994
M-8387-5Annual returns under the Societies Act. — 1989-1992. — Includes financial statements.
M-8387-6Financial records. — 1984, 1986-1992. — Consists of cashbooks, lists of donations, annual financial statements, etc.
Series 2

Calgary office activites. — 1984-1994. — 27.5 cm of textual records. — The series consists of files pertaining to lobbying, fundraising, advocacy, and the collection and shipment of "tools" to Central America.

M-8387-7General correspondence and circulars. — 1985-1990
M-8387-8General correspondence and circulars. — 1991-1994
M-8387-9Lobbying correspondence. — 1986- 1989
M-8387-10Lobbying. — 1986-1987. — Consists of background reports, proposals, how-to's, etc.
M-8387-11Contact lists. — 1987-1988
M-8387-12Funraising ventures. — 1989-1990
M-8387-13Medical supplies campaign. — 1984- 1988
M-8387-14Churches. — 1985-1990. — Consists of contact lists, correspondence, reports, literature sent, etc.
M-8387-15Labour unions. — 1988. — Consists of contact lists, correspondence, etc.
M-8387-16Schools. — 1985-1990. — Consists of contact lists, correpondence, slide show for junior high [no slides, just commentary], etc.
M-8387-17Letters to editors. — 1986-1989
M-8387-18Speakers. — 1987-1989
M-8387-19Pledges re USA invasion of Central America. — [1980s]
M-8387-20Tools for Peace, Calgary newsletters. — 1986-1992
M-8387-21Publicity. — 1990 and nd. — Consists of brochures, advertisements for speakers, etc.
M-8387-22Volunteer manual. — [1980s]
M-8387-23Volunteering and working in Nicaragua. — 1988-1990. — Consist of resource guide, information sheets, etc.
M-8387-2410th anniversary. — 1989. — Consists of media coverage, promotional materials for anniversary dance, etc., on occasion of 10th anniversary of Tools for Peace, July 19, 1989.
M-8387-25National council business. — 1990- 1991
M-8387-26Goods handling procedures. — 1985- 1991
M-8387-27Receipting information for tax receipts. — 1985-1986
M-8387-28Revenue sharing proposal. — 1990- 1991
M-8387-29Special designations. — 1986-1990
M-8387-30Goods for sale. — 1986-1991. — Consists of inventories of goods for sale and records of sales.
Series 3

Solidarity files. — 1984-1991. — 12.5 cm of textual records. — The series consists of correspondence with, and circulars and newsletters of, organizations with similar aims to Tools for Peace.

M-8387-31Solidarity correspondence. — 1987- 1990
M-8387-32Solidarity projects. — 1984-1986. — Consists of articles on various projects.
M-8387-33Architects and Planners in Support of Nicaragua. — 1986
M-8387-34Barricada. — 1989-1990
M-8387-35Canadian Action for Nicaragua. — 1986- 1989
M-8387-36Change for Children. — 1989-1990
M-8387-37DECCA. — 1988-1989
M-8387-38Farmers for Peace. — 1990-1991
M-8387-39FACS (Fundacion Augusto C. Sandino). — 1991
M-8387-40Latin American Working Group. — 1984
M-8387-41NICA. — 1985, 1987
M-8387-42Oxfam (Farmers' Brigade). — 1985- 1990
M-8387-43Peacefund. — 1990-1991
M-8387-44Quest for Peace. — 1986-1988
M-8387-45SalvAide. — 1987-1988
M-8387-46SAWDAP (Southern Alberta World Development Animateur Project). — 1989
M-8387-47tecNICA. — 1985-1989
M-8387-48World Food Day. — 1989
Series 4

Tools for Peace, National Office. — 1985-1994. — 15 cm of textual records. — The series consists of proceedings of the national annual general meetings, which were attended by Calgary Tools for Peace staff; circulars from the national body; and an outline of the organization's history and structure.

M-8387-49History and structure of National Tools for Peace. — [1980s]
M-8387-50National annual general meeting. — 1985
M-8387-51National annual general meeting. — 1986
M-8387-52National annual general meeting. — 1987
M-8387-53National annual general meeting. — 1989
M-8387-54National annual general meeting. — 1991
M-8387-55National Public Affairs and Education office. -- 1987-1991. — Consists of reports, circulars, etc.
M-8387-56National annual financial statement. — 1990
M-8387-57Thank you letters. — 1988. — Consists of thank you letters from organizations which received goods from Tools for Peace.
M-8387-58National office circulars. — 1985
M-8387-59National office circulars. — 1986
M-8387-60National office circulars. — 1987
M-8387-61National office circulars. — 1988-1991, 1994
Series 5

Tools for Peace, provincial organizations. — 1984-1993. — 10 cm of textual records. — The series consists of minutes, circulars, correspondence, reports, newsletters, contact lists, and funding proposals from other Canadian Tools for Peace organizations.

M-8387-62Alberta Tools for Peace. — 1986-1989. — Consists of circulars, correspondence and reports.
M-8387-63Alberta Update (provincial newsletter). — 1988-1989
M-8387-64Edmonton Tools for Peace. — 1985-1991. — Consists of minutes and newsletters.
M-8387-65British Columbia Tools for Peace. — 1986- 1990, 1993. — Consists of contact list, newsletters, correspondence and grant proposal.
M-8387-66Manitoba Tools for Peace. — 1984-1988. — Consists of minutes, newsletters, and funding proposal.
M-8387-67Ontario Tools for Peace. — 1986-1988. — Consists of newsletters and funding proposal.
M-8387-68Quebec Tools for Peace. — 1989. — Consists of a newsletter.
M-8387-69Saskatchewan Tools for Peace. — 1986-1987, 1990. — Consists of newsletters and circulars.
Series 6

Reference files. — [ca. 1984-1994]. — 31 cm of textual records. — The series consists of reports, articles, newsclippings, and other materials gathered for educational and reference purposes by the Calgary office.

M-8387-70Agricultural and agrarian reform
M-8387-71Church and Nicaragua / Central America
M-8387-72Contras
M-8387-73El Salvador
M-8387-74Environment
M-8387-75Guatemala
M-8387-76Honduras
M-8387-77Human rights
M-8387-78Intervention
M-8387-79Literacy
M-8387-80Media. — Includes a transcript of the 1985 CBC Idea's program, "Journey Through the Volcano : Central America in Turmoil.
M-8387-81Nicaragua - elections
M-8387-82Nicaragua - general
M-8387-83Nicaragua - WEB information
M-8387-84Peace plans
M-8387-85Political positions - Canada
M-8387-86Political positions - USA
M-8387-87Women's issues
Series 7

Newsletters and journals. — 1980-1991. — 19 cm of textual records. — The series consists of newsletters and other publications related to events in Central America, collected by the Calgary Tools for Peace office for reference purposes.

M-8387-88A.I.R. International (Resistance Informative Agency), Calgary. — 1989
M-8387-89Central America Update. — 1985- 1990
M-8387-90The Guardian. — 1982-1984, 1989
M-8387-91Intercontinental Press. — 1980- 1984
M-8387-92Nicanews. — 1987-1991
M-8387-93Nicaragua News. — 1988-1989
M-8387-94Nicaragua Notes. — 1991
M-8387-95Nicaragua Update. — 1983-1984
M-8387-96Nicaraguan Perspective. — 1983- 1984
M-8387-97Sojourners. — 1980, 1988
M-8387-98World Citizens Centre (Lethbridge). — 1989- 1991
M-8387-99Various newsletters and publications, part 1. — [ca. 1984-1994]
M-8387-100Various newsletters and publications, part 2. — [ca. 1984-1994]

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