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            PR0307 · Fonds · 1975-1997

            Fonds consists of records pertaining to the formation and operation of the Alberta Status of Women Action Committee including correspondence, by-laws, newsletters, reports, articles, financial records, minutes, publications, and audio-visual records. The fonds also consists of the records of RATJAM (origin of this acronym could not be located), an unofficial sub-committee of ASWAC. The fonds has been divided into the following series: Audio-visual records; Political and women’s issues articles and other material; Affiliated organizations’ records; Financial records; Correspondence; Publications and other material; Committee records; Conference records; Board records; and RATJAM records.

            Alberta Status of Women Action Committee
            Alma Taft fonds
            PR3345 · Fonds · 1960-1967

            The fonds consists of recorded interviews conducted by Alma Taft on various topics, including medical research, employment, falconry, and student activism.

            Taft, Alma
            Barbara Campbell collection
            PR3703 · Collection · 1968-1971

            The collection consists of pamphlets, posters, articles, and clippings from a variety of political and activist groups. There are informational pamphlets from the Black Panther Party and the Young Communist League; anti-Vietnam War pamphlets, leaflets, and posters from a Canadian perspective; articles and pamphlets focusing on anti-racism; pamphlets and posters for candidates from multiple parties in the Strathcona and Beverly ridings during the 1971 provincial election; posters and informational material related to the University of Alberta Students’ Union debate to re-join the Canadian Union of Students in 1968; and other material related to the student movement.

            Campbell, Barbara J.
            Betty Mardiros fonds
            PR2634 · Fonds · 1949 - 1993

            The fonds reflects Betty Mardiros political and social activities and includes clippings, reports, minutes, publications newsletters, articles, correspondence, reports related to the following committees and organizations the CCF, NDP, VOW, EVA, ENUF, WISF, STOP, the Canadian-Cuban Friendship Association, and the Canadian-Chilean Committee for Solidarity dating from 1949 to 1993.

            Mardiros, Betty
            PR0303 · Fonds · 1985-1988

            Fonds consists of the business and financial records of the Calgary Quality of Life Association including correspondence, minutes, brochures, newsletters, and newspaper clippings.

            Calgary Quality of Life Association
            PR0289 · Fonds · 1968-1994

            The fonds consists of records maintained, collected, and created by the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, Alberta Branch including correspondence, membership lists, newsletters, reports, and articles. In particular, the fonds documents the Alberta Branch's investigation into the chemical and biological warfare research and testing occurring at Canadian Forces Base in Suffield, Alberta.

            Canadian Voice of Women for Peace. Alberta Branch
            Edmonton Peace Council fonds
            PR4052 · Fonds · 1956-2000

            The fonds consists of records, the majority of which are from the 1970s to the 1990s, that consist of minutes, reports, correspondence, petitions, annual financial statements, and press releases created by the Edmonton Peace Council. There are also newsletters, bulletins, and circulars created by the Canadian Peace Congress, the World Peace Council, and other peace organizations such as the Soviet Peace Council, the Canadian Peace Alliance, the Edmonton Peace Network, and many others.

            In addition to literature related to the peace movement, there is also literature related to anti-imperialism, feminism, and other social movements of the second half of the twentieth century.

            The audiovisual records consist of audio recordings of conferences and lectures either hosted or attended by the EPC and educational films on topics related to the peace movement.

            Edmonton Peace Council
            PR3656 · Fonds · 1965-2010

            The fonds consists of electronic and paper correspondence, news articles, lectures, songbooks, “un-conference” materials, and photographs. Also included are scrapbooks with photographs, newspaper clippings, event programs and thank you cards documenting the Edmonton Raging Grannies and the personal lives of its members. Materials provide information on the activities of the Alberta Raging Grannies and give context to the wider protest community and history of Alberta.

            The fonds also includes records from the Edmontonians for a non-nuclear future organization and two original political cartoons that were published in the Edmonton Journal.

            Edmonton Raging Grannies
            PR0288 · Fonds · 1961-1997, predominant 1980-1995

            Fonds consists of the records of Edmonton Tools for Peace, and records pertaining to various peace organizations affiliated with Edmonton Tools for Peace. These records include minutes, reports, photographs, financial records, correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and brochures. The fonds has been arranged into the following series: National records; Provincial records; Local records; and Affiliated organizations.

            Edmonton Tools for Peace
            Jean Rogers fonds
            PR4077 · Fonds · 1961-2012

            The records present many of Jean Rogers’ personal interests and activism and include collected records from the Raging Grannies in Edmonton and from across Canada (and outside Canada, occasionally). These records are mixed with Rogers’ personal records as Rogers’ personal life and activism was informed by and informed her work with the Raging Grannies.

            The textual records are comprised of newspaper clippings, letters and correspondence with activists and political figures, notes and minutes, pamphlets, Raging Grannies song books, several cookbooks and recipes with personal notes, and reports. Rogers created many pamphlets with news articles and slogans to hand out and some of the originals of those are included in the records. Also included are newsletters and correspondence from the National Party of Canada, a political party that Rogers was a supporter of.

            The records also contain photographs, including in some photo albums. These depict the Edmonton Raging Grannies at several protests and social events, but also depict Jean Rogers and friends at small gatherings. These photos almost all include written labels on the backs.

            The audiocassettes contain recordings of varied speeches, interviews, and programs. These include CBC Radio programs that Rogers recorded, interviews with Rogers or other Raging Grannies members, and speeches that Rogers attended. They record much of Rogers’ interests and activities. The first videocassette includes a CBC interview and story about the Raging Grannies and healthcare. The second contains a film about the Raging Grannies.

            Rogers, Jean
            Julie Anne LeGras fonds
            PR0306 · Fonds · 1972-1993

            Fonds consists of Le Gras' personal records as well as records reflecting her interests and involvement in various women's organizations. These records include publications, minutes, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, correspondence, posters, videotapes, audio cassettes and photographs.

            Legras, Julie Anne
            PR4066 · Fonds · 1993-2021

            The fonds consists of directories of environmental organizations in Alberta that pre-date the existence of KOA, solar project proposals for First Nations communities including Beaver Lake Cree Nation and Sucker Creek First Nation, a report on the Lower Athabasca Regional Plan, Community Environment Action Grant planning documents, documents from the Indigenous Climate Action meeting, incorporation documents, workshop evaluations, meeting minutes, conference files, and assorted project files including the Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project and Tailings Management Framework.

            Keepers of the Athabasca
            PR4031 · Fonds · 1993-2012

            These records consist mostly of project files from specific Prairie Chapter campaigns such as those devoted to urban sprawl, the Alberta oil sands, Castle Mountain, climate change, car idling, and car dependency. There are some administrative records consisting of meeting minutes and notes but these are incomplete. The remainder of records consist of reports related to campaigns and publications (e.g. pamphlets, brochures, and copies of the Prairie Sierran newsletter).

            Sierra Club. Prairie Chapter
            Stan Daniels fonds
            PR0092 · Fonds · 1924-1991, predominant [196-]-[198-]

            This fonds consists of material including personal and family records as well as records of the many Native organizations with which Stan Daniels was involved (minutes, by-laws, research material, correspondence, financial statements, membership lists, etc.) The fonds is comprised of the following series: Private life, Public life.

            Daniels, Stan
            PR1502 · Fonds · 1970-1982

            Fonds consists of records created by STOP between 1970 and 1982 in fulfilling its mandate to promote public awareness about environmental pollution in Alberta. The records document the organization’s activities developing educational resources, lobbying the municipal, provincial and federal governments for stricter anti-pollution laws, and raising funds to implement their agenda. The records include correspondence, press releases, minutes, reports, financial records and promotional materials.

            STOP - Save Tomorrow Oppose Pollution
            PR3631 · Fonds · 1981-2004

            The fonds consists of a nearly complete documentary record of the history of the Edmonton VANA branch and includes meeting agendas and minutes, correspondence, membership rosters, committee records, conference and seminar files, posters, pamphlets, press releases, speaking notes, and resolutions.

            There are also records related to specific actions, protests, and rallies related to the Persian Gulf War, Hiroshima Memorial Day, Auschwitz Memorial Day, and Hands Across the Border.

            There is also a complete run of The VANA Courier, as well as newsletters from other VANA branches and the central office. In addition to VANA publications, there are also magazines, newsletters, and pamphlets from like-minded organizations, among them the Fraser Valley Peace Letter; Saskatchewan Peace News; Peace, Environment, and Third World Development Network News; Socialist Voice; and Ploughshares Monitor.

            The photos and slides depict Edmonton VANA events, rallies, and conferences as well as trips to national and international events in Ottawa and the Soviet Union, among others.

            The audiocassettes contain recorded remarks and presentations from a 1988 national VANA conference entitled Peacemaking and Peacekeeping: Canada and the United Nations held at Dalhousie University, Halifax.

            Veterans Against Nuclear Arms. Edmonton Branch