Fonds PR2705 - Now That We Are Persons Education Kit fonds

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Now That We Are Persons Education Kit fonds

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    • 1990 (Creation)

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    0.60 m of textual records. -- 50 slides. -- 1 video cassette.

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    In 1989, the Department of Museums and Collections Services, University of Alberta designed an education kit to accompany an exhibit entitled "Now That We Are Persons" celebrating the 60th anniversary of the "Person's Case", a case that sought to recognize women as "persons" in Canadian law with the same legal rights as men.

    From 1989 to 1993, the kit traveled throughout museums in Alberta. Helen Collinson, Curator, Museums and Collections Services served as education kit coordinator and curatorial adviser. Numerous individuals at the University of Alberta and the Alberta Museums Association contributed to the production of the kit. The kit complements grades 4 and 10.

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    The fonds consists of materials used, maintained, and created to produce the "Now that We Are Persons" education kit including design materials, graphics, slides, 1 VHS cassette, research notes, promotional material, and clippings dating from 1990.

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    In 1991, Helen Collinson, the education kit coordinator, donated the material to the Provincial Archives of Alberta


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        The material is in English.

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

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        Includes accession PR1991.0060.

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