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Canadian Women's Movement Archives (CWMA) fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-002
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1994
This fonds consists of the administrative records of the Canadian Women's Movement Archives (CWMA) from its beginnings in the early 1970s as part of the Women's Information Centre (WIC) until its demise in 1992. It includes meeting minutes, for both CWMA and WIC, and administrative documents on human resources planning and day-to-day log books. It also contains financial documents such as accounting books and bank accounts, as well as correspondence and project/funding proposals. Also included are resources such as newspaper clippings and articles on various subjects, listed alphabetically, which were used as a reference by the members of CWMA.

Canadian Women's Movement Archives (CWMA)

Slovak Studies Association (SSA) fonds

  • CA ON0034 20-015
  • Fonds
  • 1964-2002
This fonds consists of documents collected by Professor Mark Stolárik during his work as Slovak Studies Association (SSA)'s secretary-treasurer and editor of Newsletter from 1977 to 1991, detailing the formative years and activities of the SSA, its work in worldwide Slovak studies in the academic world, the publications Newsletter and Slovakia and the SSA’s recognition as a non-profit scholarly organization. This fonds contains curriculum vitae, clippings, correspondence, by-laws, election results, biographical sketches, a draft of proposed by-laws, original copies of the SSA's Newsletter, various Internal Revenue Agency (IRS)'s forms, account ledgers, business cards, receipts, membership forms, expense reports, a minute book, books reviews, programs, flyers, leaflets, 15 photographs, 2 drawings, receipts, articles, photocopied newspaper clippings, abstracts, the Slavic Arts and Book catalogue, order forms, obituaries, a certificate of appreciation, guidelines, the booklet Slovak Heritage Festival: centennial dedicated to General Milan R. Štefanik and membership lists.

Slovak Studies Association (SSA)

Margaret Dwight-Spore fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-056
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1984, predominant 1977-1984
This fonds includes documents written and gathered by Margaret Dwight-Spore, mostly during her time as head of B.EA.V.E.R. and CASH. The records give an overview of the working and social conditions of women in prostitution, the pornography business and burlesque entertainment, and the fight to decriminalize prostitution in Canada. It consists of textual records and graphic material (drawings, a negative and posters).

Dwight-Spore, Margaret

International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES) fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-125
  • Fonds
  • 1964-2013
This fonds consists of material relating to the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES). It contains correspondence and notes, minutes, reports, and financial documents related to INWES conferences and meetings. It also contains documents related to ICWES conferences, affiliated organizations and conferences, and individual members of note.

International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES)

Myrna Wood fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-017
  • Fonds
  • 1965-2007
This fonds contains documents related to Myrna Wood's activities within women unions in Ontario, especially in Hamilton. It documents her interest in subjects like occupation health and security, women's issues at work, and abortion rights and consists of records relating to her activities in Toronto, Montreal and New York. It includes the essay she co-wrote "Sisters, Brothers, Lovers... listen" for the final conference of SUPA (Student Union for Peace Action) in 1967. It also contains the essay "Bread and Roses" written with Kathy McAfee calling for a movement to organize working-class women. This fonds highlights Myrna Wood's participation in peace movement meetings with the Vietnamese National Liberation Front in Cuba and gives insight into her involvement in the women liberation movement at the end of the 1960s and beginning of the 1970s.

Wood, Myrna

Toronto Wages for Housework Committee fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-008
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1986, predominant 1973-1986
The Toronto Wages For Housework Committee (WFH) fonds contains mostly textual documents, two posters and one group of photograph negatives. It contains WFH administrative documents as well as flyers, speeches, pamphlets, and correspondence with related organizations such as Wages Due Lesbians, Women Against Rape, Family Benefits Working Group, and Wages For Housework groups in Canada and internationally. Also included are newspaper clippings which illustrate the Wages for Housework campaign during the 1970s.

Toronto Wages for Housework Committee

Voice of Women fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-091
  • Fonds
  • 1 January 1967-12 December 1970

This fonds consists of documents related to the work of Voice of Women/La voix des femmes in the late 1960s and early 1970s to protest against the chemical and biological warfare research being done at the military facility Defence Research Establishment in Suffield, Alberta.

The fonds contains press releases, clippings, articles correspondence and a speech. It also contains a type writer used by Voice of Women during that period.

Voice of Women

Lesbian Mothers' Defence Fund fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-031
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1987, predominant 1978-1987
This fonds contains mostly clippings and court cases reflecting the Lesbian Mothers’ Defence Fund mandate of providing information and emotional support for lesbian mothers involved in child custody cases. They achieved this by creating a source of literature for lawyers and lesbian mothers to consult, such as court cases, Lesbian Mother Litigation Manual and other articles on the subject. The fonds also includes administrative documents such as meeting minutes and reports, as well as correspondence with affiliated groups and individuals.

Lesbian Mothers' Defence Fund

Claudette MacKay-Lassonde fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-184
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1995

This fonds documents Claudette MacKay-Lassonde's professional milestones in telecommunications and engineering, as well as her efforts to further women's career options in science, technology and engineering. The fonds contains administrative and publicity records from Claudette MacKay-Lassonde's organizing of Canada's First Canadian Convention of Women Engineers in Toronto, Ontario.

The fonds reflects Claudette MacKay-Lassonde's extensive efforts to promote engineering as a viable field for women. The fonds includes ephemera such as correspondence, photographs and scrapbooks representing Claudette MacKay-Lassonde's presidency of the Association of Professional Engineers Ontario and her bid for the Liberal Party seat of Mississauga South, Ontario.

MacKay-Lassonde, Claudette

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