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Pamela Andrews collection

  • CA ON0034 10-067
  • Fonds
  • [198- ?]-2000
This collection consists of various documents collected by Pamela Andrews and related to the feminist movement. It contains pamphlets, a brochure, programs of a benefit concert, of a workshop theatre productions and other materials from various organizations including the Assaulted Women’s Hotline, the DisAbled Women’s Network (DAWN) and the Midwifery Task Group. It also includes photocopied press clippings related to the Direct Action Group’s statements of resistance regarding the Litton bombing and 14 buttons from organizations pertaining mostly to women’s rights and issues such as health, birth control and abortion.

Andrews, Pamela

Ontario Institute of Studies in Education (OISE) fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-037
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1996

The OISE fonds (1890-1996) reflects the research initiatives and resources of the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education. The fonds mainly consists of research material accrued by Pat Stanton for the book-length work: "Speak With Their Own Voices: A Documentary History of the Federation of Women Teachers’ Associations of Ontario and the Women Elementary Public School Teachers of Ontario." The material documents archival sources, as well as oral history interviews and questionnaires from retired teachers.

The fonds contains a limited amount of publications that were available within the OISE Women's Resource Centre. This material includes pamphlets and brochures for events and workshops, as well as educational kits that were developed for high school and college students.

Ontario Institute of Studies in Education

Canadian Women's Movement Archives (CWMA) collection

  • CA ON0034 10-001
  • Collection
  • 1905-2014, predominant 1960-2014
This fonds contains records in various formats; including original organizational records, posters, buttons, t-shirts, flyers, publications, etc., from more than 2,000 Canadian women’s organizations, conferences and individuals. The records date from 1960 up until the mid-1990s and were collected by the Collective of the Canadian Women's Movement Archives.

Canadian Women's Movement Archives (CWMA)

University Women's Club of Ottawa / Canadian Federation of University Women fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-119
  • Fonds
  • 1910-2018
The fonds consists of the University Women Club of Ottawa (1910-1991) and the Canadian Federation of University Women of Ottawa (1991-to now) organisational records. The fonds is divided into eight series. The first five series consist of documents related to the Club's administration, membership, activities, and involvements. They contain meeting minutes and agendas, reports, correspondence, programs, scrapbooks, photographs, banners, and a justice hammer. The last three series consist of documents related to CFUW-O administration, membership, activities, and involvements. They contain correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, reports, programs, and include presidents’ records. The last series is related to the Scholarship Trust Fund (STF). It contains correspondence, meeting minutes and agenda, and includes STF chair presidents’ records.

Canadian Federation of University Women of Ottawa

Verna Rowena Conant fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-010
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1984
This fonds consists of scrapbooks created by Verna Rowena Conant (Mrs. Gordon D. Conant) regarding the history of women in Ontario during the 20th century. They document facts and historical events focusing on women in Canada, including the "Voice of Women", the Women’s Canadian Club, the Princess Alice Foundation, Canadian Women’s Voluntary Services, National Council of Women Provincial and Local and Women at War.

Conant, Verna Rowena

Nancy Ruth fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-112
  • Fonds
  • 1921-2019, predominant 1970-2019
This fonds contains documents relating the life and work of Senator Nancy Ruth. It includes personal correspondence, cards, and photographs. It also contains documents relating to her work as a social activist, and later as a Senator, such as speech drafts, conference documents, and documents showing participation in events. There are secondary sources of background material such as reports, briefings and newspaper clippings related to areas of concern for Nancy Ruth such as women’s equality and ending violence against women, among others. There are documents relating to charities and foundations that were either founded or supported by Nancy Ruth, including administrative documents such as correspondence and applications for funding. Finally, there are many artifacts such as t-shirts, banners, buttons, posters, stamps, a collection of VHS, and personal mementos.

Nancy Ruth

Business and Professional Women's Club of Ottawa fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-028
  • Fonds
  • [193-?]-1996
This fonds consists of documents relating to the Business and Professional Women's Club of Ottawa (BPWCO)'s administration, committees, finances, events such as Biennial Conventions, Annual Provincial Conferences, programs and workshops, views on various women's issues such as minimum wage, equality and abortion. It contains mostly textual material such as correspondence, speeches, procedures, publications, reports, budgets, and newspaper clippings, in addition to some photographs and certificates.

Business and Professional Women's Clubs of Ottawa (BWCPO)

Helen Levine fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-006
  • Fonds
  • 1931-2018

The Helen Levine fonds, 1931-2018, documents Helen Levine’s activities within the women's movement, as well as her social work and teaching career at the School of Social Work of Carleton University. The fonds illustrates Helen Levine’s implementation of a feminist perspective into school curricula.

The fonds also reflects Helen Levine's advocacy and social work practice. The fonds features conference and workshop programs as well as administrative records, news clippings, and resource materials. The advocacy records show Helen Levine's community work and her involvement in issues such as motherhood, friendship, violence against women, and women's rights. The fonds also contains Helen Levine's published works and personal correspondence.

Levine, Helen

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

Barbara Cameron Collection

  • CA ON0034 10-064
  • Collection
  • [1949]-[1979]
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.

Cameron, Barbara

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