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.
La collection Manuscrits français regroupe des oeuvres, parfois inédites, et la correspondance de quelques soixante-quinze auteurs français de renom dont Gustave Flaubert, Victor Hugo, George Sand, George Ribemont-Dessaignes et Jacques Baron. L’ensemble des documents représente de nombreux courants littéraires dont le romantisme, le réalisme, le symbolisme et le surréalisme.
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.
The Archives and Special Collections has the largest collection of feminist publications in Canada, comprising of periodicals and newsletters produced by feminist groups and associations across Canada. It currently stands at just over 1400 titles and includes national publications like Branching Out and Broadside, as well as newsletters from smaller groups like Open Door, and Rural Lesbian Newsletter of British Columbia, etc. These periodicals represent women from diverse regions of the country, and cover social action in all its forms, and include subjects such as women’s health, the right to abortion, child-care services, as well as literature, art, culture, and assistance for immigrants. The coverage of these periodicals varies from several years of issues to other times just one or two issues.
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.
This fonds consists of records produced and collected by Catherine Ahearn, the first poet Laureate of the City of Ottawa (1982-1984). A sous-fonds contains originals and copies of documents belonging to Jacques Baron (1905-1986), either purchased, sent or collected by Catherine Ahearn (b.1949). Among her records are drafts of some unpublished and published texts, diaries, correspondence, etc.
Ce fonds est constitué de documents produits et recueillis par Catherine Ahearn, première poète lauréate de la Ville d'Ottawa (1982-1984). Ce fonds contient des originaux et des copies de documents ayant appartenu à Jacques Baron (1905-1986) et à Catherine Ahearn (née en 1949). On y trouve des ébauches de certains textes inédits et publiés, des journaux intimes, de la correspondance, etc.
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.
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.
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.
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.