This fonds is comprised of textual records related to Advocates for Community-Based Training-Education for Women. It mainly reflects ACTEW's administration, organizing strategy, meeting minutes, grant applications, correspondence, and publications.
Advocates for Community-based Training and Education for Women (ACTEW)
These records provide valuable information on the way in which the Association of Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals of Ottawa / Association des lesbiennes, des gais et des bisexuels de l’ Outaouais functioned from 1991 to 1995. The records consist mostly of board meetings’ minutes and correspondence. It also provides information on the issues that concerned the organization during this period. For example, it contains articles, clippings and reports on the Canadian Human Rights Act (Bill S-15) and the Court Challenge Program and Paedophiles (Bill 128).
Association of Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals of Ottawa / Association des lesbiennes, des gais et des bisexuels de l'Outaouais
This fonds consists of documents relating mostly to Andrej Kučera’s work in the Slovak League of America and the Canadian Slovak League (CSL) in Winnipeg and publications collected by the Kučera family during a span of approximately thirty years. It contains correspondence, articles, secretary's and financial report, publications, a booklet, account ledgers, membership, secretary and protocol books.
This fonds consists of documents and objects relating to Annette Clough's involvement in feminist organizations in Toronto and Vancouver from the 1960s to the 1990s. It consists of photographs, negatives, and political buttons.
Fonds consists of a variety of records pertaining to Arthur Bray's writings and research into UFOs and UFO-related topics including correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, essays, reports, declassified material, photographs, drawings, course material, specimens from Les Ecureuils Iron Mass and more.
Fonds consists of records documenting the work of Ashley Turner as an activist, front line worker, author and President of JEWELS, a sanctuary organization. Topics include domestic violence, sexual assault, sanctuaries for women and children escaping abuse, the criminal justice system, incest and child abuse among other topics. There are also records related to training for front line workers helping victims. Many of these records belonged to Lynn Hamilton.
This collection consists of articles, papers, booklets, and pamphlets produced by the women's liberation movement in the United States (most of the records are from Boston) and in Canada (most of the records are from Toronto) in the 1970s.
This fonds documents Barbara Roberts’ work in helping organize the Peace Tent at the United Nations’ Third World Conference on the status of women in Kenya, Nairobi. The fonds contains research material accrued by Barbara Roberts, including audio recordings of the Peace Tent sessions and session transcripts as well as a limited amount of correspondence and notes created in the preparation of a prospective book on the Peace Tent. The fonds includes buttons, many of which were worn at the Peace Tent.
This fonds contains records related to Beverley Baines' participation in the 1981 Ad Hoc Conference about Women and the Constitution. It consists also of records on the National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL)'s dilemma about women's equality during the Meech Lake debates. It also includes records on the Charlottetown Accord and women's issues.