Fonds PR2099 - Desk and Derrick Club of Edmonton fonds

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Desk and Derrick Club of Edmonton fonds

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    • 1951-1986 (Creation)

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    0.80 m of textual records

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    The Desk and Derrick Club of Edmonton is an affiliate of the Association of Derrick and Desk Clubs. The first club formed in New Orleans in 1949 to provide professional development for women employed or affiliated with petroleum, energy, and allied industries. The Association divides into seven different regions. Clubs of the seventh region include the Alberta Foothills, Edmonton, Southeast Saskatchewan, Grand Mesa, Calgary, Grand Prairie, and Denver.

    Edmonton was the first affiliate of the Club. The Club currently accepts individuals employed, affiliated, or retired from petroleum, energy, and allied industries or individuals enrolled in an accredited course of study with a declared major in petroleum and allied industries for membership. A President, First Vice-President, Second Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Immediate Past President, Parliamentarian, and a Board of Directors manage the Club.

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    The fonds consists of scrapbooks including text and pictures of the Desk and Derrick Club of Edmonton dating from 1951-1986 documenting the history of the organization.

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    In 1991, Lorraine Krauss, President of the Desk and Derrick Club of Edmonton, donated the material to the Provincial Archives of Alberta.


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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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        Information for the administrative history/biographical sketch sourced from Edmonton Desk and Derrick Club: (Accessed June 15, 2007).

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        Includes accession PR1991.0315.

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