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Emma Joy (Reeves) Crone fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-021
  • Fonds
  • 1980-2002
The fonds consists of documents related to the friendship between Emma Joy Crone and the writer and feminist Gert Beadle, whom Crone considered as a mentor. It contains poetry and draft texts by Gert Beadle, personal correspondence, and photographs.

Crone, Emma Joy

Elizabeth Shepherd fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-043
  • Fonds
  • [198-]-2002
This fonds consists of records related to Elizabeth Shepherd's involvement in organizations and groups who advocated for the prevention of violence against women. It contains records related to her activities as part of Women's Action Coalition, in particular, her actions with other groups to obtain justice for Gabriela Montans and her children. She was involved with METRAC and the records illustrate the interest she had in legal actions for women. The fonds contains records related to her political engagement against APEC (Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation), her commitment to the UNIFEM's International Campaign in 1993, the "Women Building Peace: From Village Council to the Negotiating Table" campaign in 1999, and her participation in the Voice of Women's Conference "Moving Forward: Women, Peace and Human Rights" held in 1992. It also contains her collection of articles, pamphlets and newspaper clippings on women's issues, mostly about legal actions and events in Canada, and violence against women.

Shepherd, Elizabeth

Montreal Health Press fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-093
  • Fonds
  • 1972-2003

The Montreal Health Press fonds reflects the operations of a small, volunteer-run feminist collective, focussed on disseminating information on health and sexuality. The fonds documents the steps involved in print book production: it includes authors’ draft chapters, interview schedules and author contracts.

The records also reflect the collective's extensive promotional activities, including fund-raising programs, reviews of handbooks, promotional articles and anniversary-year publicity. Letters of support from subscribers testify to the publications’ impact on individual lives and sexual health. The fonds also shows the extensive orders and invoices for handbooks from North American health clinics and organizations.

The photographs and drawings reflect the work of numerous artists. Medical drawings–in ink, pencil and graphite–provide detail on sexual health and anatomy. The photographs represent individuals, couples, and groups of different ethnicity, ages and sexual orientation.

Montreal Health Press

Women Working with Immigrant Women fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-058
  • Fonds
  • 1972-2005
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.

Women Working with Immigrant Women

Lois Bédard fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-181
  • Fonds
  • 1949-2005

The Lois Bédard fonds reflects Bédard’s advocacy for women’s rights, as well as her professional involvement in the women’s union organization, Organized Working Women. The fonds focusses on administrative records from Organized Working Women, including Lois Bédard’s correspondence and executive reports from her time serving on the organization executive council in the early 1980s, until her resignation as president, in 1986.

The fonds reflects Lois Bédard’s efforts to lobby government and organizations to promote women’s equality. The fonds includes briefs, petitions, letters to government, and notices promoting equal pay for work of equal value, as well as women's reproductive rights, and their right to universal day care.

Bédard, Lois

Lucie Desjardins fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-174
  • Fonds
  • 2005
This fonds contains a conference kit from the "4e Congrès international des recherches féministes dans la francophonie plurielle" held at the University of Ottawa in July 5 to 10, 2005.

Desjardins, Lucie

Ján Juraj (George) Frajkor fonds

  • CA ON0034 20-022
  • Fonds
  • 1947-2005
This fonds contains documents collected by Ján Juraj Frajkor during his involvement in the Slovak World Congress (SWC), giving an overview of the political situation in Slovakia prior to and after the dissolution of Czechoslovakia. It includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, articles, speeches, publications and photographs.

Frajkor, Ján Juraj (George)

Bold Print fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-019
  • Fonds
  • 1975-2005, predominant 1985-1995
This fonds consists of mostly textual and graphic records relating to Bold Print book store. The documents include administrative records of the book store, collaborations with authors, feminist book catalogues, photographs of author readings, T-shirts, and publicity material for other special events. This fonds provides insight into the daily activities of a feminist book store in Winnipeg, Manitoba in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Bold Print Inc.

National Association of Women and the Law fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-036
  • Fonds
  • 1974-2006
The fonds consists of records related to the activities of the National Association of Women and the Law, its Steering Committee and Caucus'. Records are related to NAWL publications, conferences, administration, history and various issues. The fonds is broken down into nine series.

National Association of Women and the Law

Canadian Women's Studies Association (CWSA) fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-025
  • Fonds
  • 1973-2006, predominant 1982-2006

This fonds contains documents relating to the Canadian Women's Studies Association (CWSA) from its beginning in 1982 until 2006. It consists of mainly textual documents relating to the administration, membership, activities, promotion of women's studies as an academic discipline in Canadian universities, and the publication of the periodical and monograph Atlantis, Newsletter and Weaving alliances. The fonds also contains material from other organizations collected by members of the CWSA, namely, the Action-éducation des femmes (AEF), the Canadian Abortion Rights Action League (CARAL) and Women Plan Toronto (WPT).

The administrative documents include the CWSA constitution, reports, an organizational handbook, meetings' minutes, notes, agendas, a speech, proposals, an administrative history, short biographies, and correspondence. It includes financial documents such as budgets and financial statements, as well as promotional material such as pamphlets, newspaper clippings and advertisements. It also contains documents relating to conference planning and other activities carried out by the organization.

The fonds contains copies of the Newsletter, Atlantis and Weaving alliances.

Canadian Women’s Studies Association (CWSA)

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