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Canadian Women's Movement Archives (CWMA)
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)
Yaffe, Debby (Deborah)
This fonds consists of administrative documents such as policies, meeting notes, and transitional documents. It also includes financial documents, correspondence, and organizational documents. Also included are submissions, correspondence, and drafts for individual issues of the journal.
This fonds provides insight into the organization of a feminist collective in Toronto during the late 1970s until the early 1990s. It reflects the different stages of a feminist publication at this time, the cycle of securing funding and internal struggles in terms of creative direction and political aims.
Montreal Women's Network