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Shirley E. Greenberg fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-185
  • Fonds
  • 1960-2017

This fonds contains records resulting from Shirley E. Greenberg’s involvement in women’s liberation and research into women’s legal equality. The fonds contains significant administrative records from groups such as the University of Ottawa Chapter of the National Association of Women and the Law, the Ottawa Women’s Resource Group and the Ottawa Women’s Centre Association. The fonds includes pamphlets, advertisement and notices promoting these groups.

The fonds contains records resulting from Shirley E. Greenberg’s research into women’s legal equality, such as briefs submitted to government as well as news clippings and publications on family law, divorce and child custody. The fonds includes publications from women’s feminist collectives and publications devoted to radical feminism and socialist feminism, such as Hogtown Press. The bulk of the records date from 1972-1977.

Greenberg, Shirley E.

Claudette MacKay-Lassonde fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-184
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1995

This fonds documents Claudette MacKay-Lassonde's professional milestones in telecommunications and engineering, as well as her efforts to further women's career options in science, technology and engineering. The fonds contains administrative and publicity records from Claudette MacKay-Lassonde's organizing of Canada's First Canadian Convention of Women Engineers in Toronto, Ontario.

The fonds reflects Claudette MacKay-Lassonde's extensive efforts to promote engineering as a viable field for women. The fonds includes ephemera such as correspondence, photographs and scrapbooks representing Claudette MacKay-Lassonde's presidency of the Association of Professional Engineers Ontario and her bid for the Liberal Party seat of Mississauga South, Ontario.

MacKay-Lassonde, Claudette

Ottawa Women's Lobby (OWL) fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-183
  • Fonds
  • 1975-[2007?]
Fonds consists of briefs, statements, press releases, brochures, correspondence, minutes, agendas, pamphlets, photographs, clippings, print-outs of Wikipedia and Encyclopedia pages, and various other materials pertaining to the activities of the Ottawa Women's Lobby (OWL). The fonds is divided into three series: Public Statements, Operations and Administration, and Photographs, Clippings, and Print-outs.

Ottawa Women's Lobby (OWL)

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

Beverley Baines Fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-179
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1992
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.

Baines, Beverley

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

Linda Briskin fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-161
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1990
The fonds consists of records collected and received by Linda Brisken and related to her involvement with various women's councils, centres and programs. Also includes records related to women's studies programs.

Briskin, Linda

Annette Clough fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-151
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1995
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.

Clough, Annette

Madeleine Gilchrist fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-148
  • Fonds
  • [197-?]-2015
Fonds consists of correspondence, reports, papers and a variety of other materials pertaining to the interests and activities of Madeleine Gilichrist. The fonds is divided into nine series according to common subjects, groups, research and events. These include: Midwifery and Reproduction; FRAPPE : Conferences and Papers; Canadian Feminist Issues, Groups and Events; National Action Committee on the Status of Women (NAC) Material; Global Issues and Events; International Conflicts and Peace Initiatives; Voice of Women (VOW) and Women for Mutual Security (WMS) Material; Beijing Women's Conference; and Women for Peace and Freedom.

Gilchrist, Madeleine

Judith Bennett fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-142
  • Fonds
  • [197-]-[198-]
This fonds contains one t-shirt and two posters related to feminist issues, and in particular to the Lesbian Organisation of Toronto.

Bennett, Judith

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