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PR0077 · Fonds · 1853 - 2013

The fonds consists of convent and school records in the ecclesiastical Province of St. John the Evangelist run by the Sisters of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin and embracing Alberta and Saskatchewan. The records of these institutions include, with gaps, the chronicles of yearly highlights with, in most cases, yearly lists of personnel and students; the financial journals which normally contain index of boarders and/or students, registers of admissions and departures, journals of receipts and expenditures; volumes containing programs of events, such as birthdays or anniversaries or Christmas concerts; half-yearly financial reports; inventories of properties; statements of accounts normally containing records of gifts, costs, taxes, insurance policies; minutes of local meetings; records of pupils associated with the Sisters in clubs; records of awards; registers of first communions and confirmations.
The fonds also holds material concerning the Japanese internment camps in Slocan, British Columbia, during the years of the Second World War; some materials concerning the general administration of the Sisters; publications written by the Sisters or used by the Sisters in the schools; personal records of sisters covering their career or research.

Sisters of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin