Fonds atu-13 - Young Women's Christian Association (Edmonton) fonds

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Young Women's Christian Association (Edmonton) fonds

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ATU atu-13

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0.03 m of textual records.

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The Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Canada is a women's multi-service organization. The first Canadian YWCA was opened in Canada in 1870 in Saint John, New Brunswick and has now grown to operating in more than 400 districts and communities across Canada. YWCA Canada is a member of World YWCA, which is an international organization operating in 125 countries. YWCA Edmonton has been delivering services to the Edmonton, Alberta region for over one hundred years. YWCA Edmonton provides advocacy, support and counseling to women and their families. They offer programs and services to women and their families ensuring that each program provides the greatest impact to the lives of the women and girls they serve.

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The records were deposited in the Thomas A. Edge Archives & Special Collections by Wendy Macdonald in 2011.

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The fonds consists of textual records which include annual reports, volumes of the YWCA Edmonton Contact, pamphlets and brochures and other YWCA Edmonton publications.

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  • The material is in English.

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There are no restrictions on access. Permission for use required. Subject to The Copyright Act.

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Records that pertain to the YWCA Edmonton can be found in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta in the George Heath MacDonald fonds, the J.A. Irvine fonds, the Magoon and MacDonald Architects fonds, and the Margaret May Davidson fonds.

Other records related to the YWCA Edmonton can be found in the Glenbow Archives in Calgary, Alberta, in the Alberta Canadian Girls in Training Association fonds, the Alberta Council on Child and Family Welfare fonds, the Calgary Eco-Centre Society fonds, the Calgary Local Council of Women fonds, the Calgary Women's Network fonds, the Doreen Orman fonds, the Family Life Education Council of Calgary fonds, the Helen and Mort Freeman fonds, the Jamieson family fonds, the United Way of Calgary fonds, the Young Women's Christian Association (Calgary) fonds, and the Young Women's Christian Association Women's Resource Centre (Calgary) fonds.

Records can also be found in the the Grande Prairie Women's Residence Association fonds at the South Peace Regional Archives in Grande Prairie, Alberta; in the Jean Williamson fonds, the May Laidlaw fonds and the Young Women's Christian Association (YMCA) fonds at the Esplanade Archives in Medicine Hat, Alberta; in the Lethbridge Travellers' Aid Society fonds at the Sir Alexander Galt Museum and Archives in Lethbridge, Alberta and in the Margaret O'Reilly collection at the of Calgary, Corporate Records, Archives in Calgary, Alberta.

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Further accruals are not expected.

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Information for the administrative history of YWCA Edmonton was provided by the donor, and taken from YWCA official websites ( and ( Fonds description written by Ashley Eisen in 2011.<br><br>Record No. 2011.004<br><br>

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