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Association of Canadian Women Composers Collection

  • pfla WCC
  • Collection
  • 1976-2010

The collection consists of records aquired by the Association of Canadian Women Composers archives. The materials, which include musical scores and sheet music, concert programs and flyers, media clippings, and sound recordings, were donated by ACWC members. They document the activities and contributions of women composers in Canada and elsewhere.
Records consist of two series: Composer Files containing materials that relate to a single composer subject, and Other Materials containing records that relate either to multiple composers or to the subject of women composers more generally.

Association of Canadian Women Composers

British Block collection

  • CA MED 840
  • Collection
  • 1912-1975

Fonds consists of: Topic and family/individual research files on the settlements, homesteads, history, and lifeways of the inhabitants of the British Block Area, including but not limited to Bingville, East Springs, Bray Lake, New Holland, Carlstadt (Alderson), Box Springs, Tilley East area,etc. (some material pertaining to resettled areas such as Buffalo, Medicine Hat, and Redcliff).

Consists of compiled material such as photographs, slides and negatives, interviews, questionnaires, diaries and journals, biographies, family histories, anecdotes, and reminiscences, newspaper clippings, some legal/operational/administrative documents relating to settler's ventures, Ruth Daw's notes, correspondence, and rough drafts, as well as copies of research materials compiled from archives and government sources.

Daw, Ruth