The fonds documents the general organization of the publishing press and activities of its different collectives. It contains manuscripts of published texts with records related to the selection, illustration, edition, and publication process. It also includes some unpublished manuscripts with related correspondence. The fonds contains also financial records and documents the distribution process. To promote women authors and their literary works, the publishing house participated in various book fairs and conferences. The press also produced catalogues, press releases, flyers, and posters, preserved in the fonds. The last series consists of Maureen FitzGerald's records. They concern the period when Maureen FitzGerald worked as managing editor of the Women's Press.
During her career, Valerie Overend has developed several programs and guides to encourage girls and young women to pursue non-traditional careers. The collection Valerie Overend consists of resource materials related to women engaged in non-traditional careers, as well as in the fields of science, technology, and engineering. These materials were used by Valerie in her own research and work to produce informational and educational materials. This collection mainly consists of textual documents and videos. It includes publications, training programs, curricula, workshop materials, survey and reports, and essays. Some documents have been created by/or in collaboration with Valerie Overend. However, most of the documents have been produced by other authors and related organizations.
The fonds consists of records collected and received by Linda Brisken and related to her involvement with various women's councils, centres and programs. Also includes records related to women's studies programs.
The Victoria Rape Relief Society fonds offers insight into the structure and activities of the first Rape Crisis Centre in Victoria. The fonds contains only records from the original Victoria Rape Crisis Centre, also named the Victoria Rape Relief Society. It contains administrative records, correspondence, records related to education and telephone counselling activities, cooperation records with other external organisations, and regional rape crisis centres records.
Le fonds Ray Ellenwood contient 18 pages de notes et de correspondence entre Ray Ellenwood et Jacques Baron entre 1971 et 1974. Les notes et la correspondence portent notamment sur le sujet d'études de Ray Ellenwood qui travaillait à cette époque sur une thèse de doctorat (Comparative Literature) sur André Breton et Freud.
These records are textual documents which cover the activities of the organization from its foundation in 1970 to 1991. They consist of administrative records, correspondence, planning documents for outreach and projects. These records offer significant information about the grassroots feminist movement in Canada, and particularly in Ottawa, in the 1970s. They also offer insight into the methods of organization, aims, activities and problems shared by many women's centres across the country.
This fonds is comprised of mostly textual records related to Women Working with Immigrant Women (WWIW) organization. They include administrative records such as meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records, and reports as well as objects such as banners and buttons. The records reflect WWIW's organizing and financial strategies, as well as its projects and events.
This fonds contains mainly textual records relating to the Vancouver Women's Health Collective. It has one series and consists of workshop documents for issues such as menopause, breast cancer detection, premenstrual syndrome, vaginal and cervical health, and pap tests. It also contains 2 T-shirts; one New Democrat candidate and one for LEAF (Legal Education Action Fund).