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Canadian Federation of University Women, Edmonton fonds

  • PAA PR0212
  • Fonds
  • 1909-2014

The fonds consists mainly of administrative records created by the Canadian Federation of University Women, Edmonton. The fonds has been arranged into four series: Canadian Federation of University Women, Edmonton; Canadian Federation of University Women, Alberta Council; Canadian Federation of University Women, National; and International Federation of University Women. This arrangement is based on the record keeping practice of the Edmonton organization.

Canadian Federation of University Women Edmonton

Pam Barrett fonds

  • PAA PR2401
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1993

The fonds consists of the Highlands (Edmonton) constituency files, legislative issues files, Culture critic and Health critic files, committees files, and New Democratic Party and Caucus records. These records offer a comprehensive account of an MLA’s duties, documenting Barrett’s career as a MLA for the New Democratic party, as the first woman in Alberta to serve as House Leader in 1986, and as an active participant in community affairs.

Barrett, Pam

Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star fonds

  • PAA PR3626
  • Fonds
  • 1912-2015

Fonds consists of the records created and maintained by the Grand Chapter of Alberta, Order of the Eastern Star and the Local Chapters it oversees.

    The fonds has been arranged into the following series based upon the activities of the Local Chapters and the Grand Chapter: 1. Local Chapter Administrative records series; 2. Local Chapter Membership series; 3. Local Chapter Petitions series; 4. Grand Chapter records series.

Fonds includes records from the following Local Chapters, both active and closed: Acacia Chapter #56, Acme Chapter #83, Adah Branch, Barrhead Branch, Alberta Star Chapter #18, Alexandra Chapter #4, Allenby Chapter #38, Amity Chapter #66, Areme Chapter #11, Astrea Chapter #106, Athabasca Chapter #17, Aurora Chapter #46, Barrhead Chapter #82, Battle River Chapter #47, Bellcrest Chapter #74, Berry Creek Chapter #104, Bertha Chapter #103, Bessborough Chapter #60, Bethany Chapter #68, Bethel Chapter #39, Bow Island Chapter #123, Bow Valley Chapter #5, Carstairs Chapter #62, Cascade Chapter #13, Castleview Chapter #21, Castor Chapter #80, Centennial Chapter #136, Champion Chapter #36, Chief Mountain Chapter #115, Chinook Chapter #3, Claresholm Chapter #90, Coaldale Chapter #15, Connaught Chapter #8, Crescent Chapter #20, Dawn Chapter #112, Delburne Chapter #93, Douglas Chapter #73, Douglas Haig Chapter #73, Drayton Valley #132, Edith Cavell Chapter #25, Edmonton Chapter #19, Electra Chapter #10, Elizabeth Chapter #114, Elizabeth Norris Chapber #107, Eureka Chapter #59, Evangeline Chapter #87, Evening Star Chapter #48, Excelsior Chapter #60, Ferrodale Chapter #65, Fidelity Chapter #40, Foremost Chapter #89, Forestburg Chapter #54, Fort Macleod Chapter #53, Fort McMurray Chapter #137, Frantzen Chapter #134, Friendship Chapter #125, Golden Jubilee Chapter #120, Hardisty Chapter #116, Harmony Chapter #50, Heather Chapter #51, Helen Chapter #91, Highland Chapter #98, Hinton Chapter #139, Hussar Chapter #92, Innisfail Chapter #37, Ionic Chapter #72, Iris Chapter #77, Isis Chapter #28, Joan of Arc Chapter #57, Jubilee Chapter #67, Killam Chapter #9, Kingsmere Chapter #108, Laurel Chapter #43, Leta Chapter #117, Lochearn Chapter #129, Magdalene Chapter #79, Majestic Chapter #126, Maple Leaf Chapter #7, Margaret Rose Chapter #121, Martha Chapter #124, Mary Keohome Chapter #96, Master Chapter #105, Mayerthorpe Chapter #131, Memorial Chapter #97, Meridian Chapter #102, Minerva Chapter #41, Mizpah Chapter #6, Morning Light Chapter #44, Mount Aylmer Chapter #63, Mountain View Chapter #1, Murray Chapter #58, Naomi Chapter #23¸ Nina Chapter #118, North Star Chapter #34, Norwood Chapter #23, Occidental #12, Orion Chapter #81, Patience Chapter #122, Peace River Chapter #42¸ Peace Valley Chapter #111, Peace Valley Chapter #61, Perfection Chapter #31, Primrose Chapter #127, Queen Elizabeth Chapter #22, Rockyford Chapter #86, Rosalon Chapter #69¸ Rose Chapter #101¸ Rosebud Chapter #71, Ruth Chapter #55, Sam Blair Chapter #99, Saskatchewan Valley #73¸ Sedgewick Chapter #45, Serenity Chapter #113, Somme Chapter #35, Spray Valley Chapter #64, St. Hilda Chapter #27¸ Standard Chapter #76, Star of West Edmonton Chapter #29¸ Starlight Chapter #109¸ Stavely Chapter #16, Stony Plain Chapter #119, Sunrise Chapter #78, Temple Chapter #49, Tinity Chapter #30, Tweedsmuir Chapter #94, Unity Chapter #26, Venus Chapter #2, Victoria Chapter #14, Victory Chapter #32, Vimy Chapter #52, Whitecourt Chapter #130, Wimodausis Chapter #70, Windsor Chapter #110, and Zenith Chapter #85.

Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star

Christina Olsen fonds

  • PAA PR3678
  • Fonds
  • 1953-[2009?]

Fonds consists of records relating to the life and work of Christina Sharon Olsen. The records include a news article from the Calgary Herald published in 2009 detailing Christina’s childhood and experience as a preoperative trans woman living and working in Alberta and overseas; report cards and photographs from Christina’s schooling in Claresholm, Alberta between 1953 and 1965; photographs documenting Christina’s work as a drilling engineer in Africa and Alberta between 1977 and 2000; and photographs of Christina’s cats and visiting wildlife to her acreage west of Calgary taken in the years after her gender reassignment surgery in 2004.

Olsen, Christina Sharon

Alberta Women's Archives Association fonds

  • PAA PR3803
  • Fonds
  • 1977-2013

Fonds consists of the records created and kept by the Alberta Women’s Archives Association between 1989 and 2013. Records include materials related to the group’s outreach activities and special projects in women’s archival representation in Alberta; administrative documents relating to the governance of the Association and its members; financial records of the Association; and communications and publicity materials created by the Association.

Alberta Women's Archives Association

Jessie Morrison fonds

  • PAA aarn-1719
  • Fonds
  • 1941-[196-]

The fonds consists of Miss Morrison's commission into the armed services (1943); her toast to the Canadian Womens' Army Corps on their 45th anniversary, and the program of that occasion; a speech to the University of British Columbia School of Nursing; a speech, "Gertrude Hall - a Tribute to a Friend," and a photograph of the unveiling of a plaque dedicated to Gertrude Hall; "Nursing With the Canadian Army in Normandy - 1944"; a letter and information on Betty Barefoot; references regarding the Geriatric Nursing Institute; and a paper on Ethel Johns by Rae Chittick. The Morrison papers donated by Eleanor M. Hayes consist of the transcript of an oral interview and the text of a speech, in which Jessie Morrison describes her experiences as a Nursing Sister with the Canadian Army, 1941-1943; Miss Morrison's curriculum vitae and 2 photographs.

Morrison, Jessie G.

Helen Sabin fonds

  • PAA aarn-1720
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1993

The fonds consists of University of Alberta and Faculty of Nursing student memorabilia: graduation program, invitation, valedictory exercises program, news clippings and photograph (1938); Christmas dinner program (1933), junior prom program (1936), midwinter program (1937), and examination papers (1938); varsity yells from the Faculty of Nursing; 50th anniversary program (1974); Alberta Department of Health, District Nursing Branch staff photograph (1938); Alberta Public Health Association annual meeting program (1942); convocation program and invitation for the presentation of an honourary doctorate to Helen Sabin by Athabasca University (1993).

Sabin, Helen

Ida Johnson fonds

  • PAA aarn-1721
  • Fonds
  • 1975

The fonds consists of one letter, written by Ida Johnson to Jean Mackie, describing the 50th anniversary weekend for Royal Alexandra Hospital School of Nursing alumnae (1975).

Johnson, Ida

Esther Robbins fonds

  • PAA aarn-1722
  • Fonds
  • 1981

The fonds consists of one booklet, "Alberta Achievement Awards 1981," which describes the activities which led to presentation of the Award to Mrs. Robbins.

Robbins, Esther

Henny Greenwood fonds

  • PAA aarn-1723
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1944

The records consist of a scrapbook of memorabilia of the Nursing Sisters Association of Canada, World War II period; Royal Army Medical Corps manuals: Training Manual (1935), Notes for Troops Proceeding to North Africa (1943), Health Memoranda for British Soldiers in the Tropics (n.d.), instructions for handling penicillin (n.d.); and two copies of the military magazine, Canada's Weekly (December 1942, May 1944).

Greenwood, Henny

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