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Series1


Minutes. – – 1949-2000. — 87.5 cm of textual records. — The series consists of minutes of executive meetings and annual general meetings of the Farm Women’s Union of Alberta (1949-1970) and its successor, Women of Unifarm (1971-2000). The minutes include financial statements. — For the 1915-1949 minutes of the predecessor organization, the United Farm Women of Alberta, see the United Farmers of Alberta fonds at Glenbow (call number Microfilm UFA).

M-8365-55 Minutes. — 1949-1951
M-8365-56 Minutes. — 1952-1955
M-8365-57 Minutes. — 1955-1959
M-8365-58 Minutes. — 1959-1961
M-8365-59 Minutes. — 1961-1964
M-8365-60 Minutes. — 1965
M-8365-61 Minutes. — 1966
M-8365-62 Minutes. — 1967-1968
M-8365-63 Minutes. — 1968-1969
M-8365-64 Minutes. — 1970-1971
M-8365-65 Minutes. — 1972-1975
M-8365-66 Minutes. — 1975-1976
M-8365-67 Minutes. — 1976-1977
M-8365-68 Minutes. — 1978-1979
M-8365-69 Minutes. — 1979-1980
M-8365-70 Minutes. — 1980-1981
M-8365-71 Minutes. — 1981-1982
M-8365-72 Minutes. — 1982-1983
M-8365-73 Minutes. — 1983-1984
M-8365-74 Minutes. — 1984-1985
M-8365-75 Minutes. — 1985-1986
M-8365-76 Minutes. — 1986-1987
M-8365-77 Minutes (annual meeting). — 1987
M-8365-78 Minutes. — 1987-1988
M-8365-79 Minutes (annual meeting). — 1988
M-8365-80 Minutes. — 1988-1989
M-8365-81 Minutes (annual meeting). — 1989
M-8365-82 Minutes. — 1989-1990
M-8365-83 Minutes (annual meeting). — 1990
M-8365-84 Minutes. — 1990-1991
M-8365-85 Minutes. — 1992
M-8365-86 Minutes. — 1993
M-8365-87 Minutes. — 1994-1995
M-8365-88 Minutes. — 1996-1997
M-8365-89 Minutes. — 1998-1999
M-8365-90 Minutes. — 2000. — The final Board meeting before dissolution was held on August 2, 2000.

Series 2


Programs / Handbooks. — 1955-2000. — 6 cm of textual records. — The series consists of booklets which include the organization’s creed, aims and objectives, club songs, policies, accomplishments, and agendas for monthly meetings. The booklets were called “Programs” from 1955 until 1984, and then in 1985 were renamed “Handbooks”.

M-8365-91 Programs. — 1955-1958, 1963- 1968
M-8365-92 Programs. — 1969-1981
M-8365-93 Programs / Handbooks. — 1982- 1989
M-8365-94 Handbooks. — 1989-2000

Series 3


Annual convention programs. — 1964-2000. — 19 cm of textual records. — The series consists of programs prepared for the annual conventions of the organization, which include reports of the President, Board, District representatives, auditor, and Associated Country Women of the World delegate; list of resolutions to be considered; information about issues to be discussed; and words to songs such as the “Women of Unifarm Song”. The programs for 1966, 1975, 1986 and 1995 are missing from the series. — For the 1915-1949 convention proceedings of the predecessor organization, the United Farm Women of Alberta, see the United Farmers of Alberta fonds at Glenbow (call number Microfilm UFA).

M-8365-95 Annual convention programs. — 1964-1965, 1967-1968
M-8365-96 Annual convention programs. — 1969- 1973
M-8365-97 Annual convention programs. — 1974, 1976- 1980
M-8365-98 Annual convention programs. — 1981-1985, 1987
M-8365-99 Annual convention programs. — 1988- 1991
M-8365-100 Annual convention programs. — 1992- 1994
M-8365-101 Annual convention programs. — 1996- 2000

Series 4


Briefs and submissions. — 1953-1995. — 19 cm of textual records. — The series consists of briefs and submissions related to issues of importance to farm women, which were written by the organization in its role as a lobby group. They were presented primarily to the Alberta and Canadian governments.

M-8365-102 Briefs and submissions. — 1953- 1959
M-8365-103 Briefs and submissions. — 1960- 1969
M-8365-104 Briefs and submissions. — 1970- 1974
M-8365-105 Briefs and submissions. — 1975- 1979
M-8365-106 Briefs and submissions. — 1980- 1984
M-8365-107 Briefs and submissions. — 1985- 1987
M-8365-108 Briefs and submissions. — 1988- 1989
M-8365-109 Briefs and submissions. — 1990- 1995

Series 5


Regions. – – 1974-2000. — 22 cm of textual records. — The series consists of correspondence between the Board and the Regional Directors, and reports of regional conferences and activities.

M-8365-110 Region 1. — 1974-1998
M-8365-111 Region 2. — 1974-1992
M-8365-112 Region 3. — 1974-2000
M-8365-113 Region 4. — 1994-1987
M-8365-114 Region 5. — 1974-1992
M-8365-115 Region 6. — 1974-1994
M-8365-116 Region 7. — 1976-1999
M-8365-117 Region 8. — 1977-1988
M-8365-118 Region 9. — 1977-2000
M-8365-119 Region 10. — 1977-1993
M-8365-120 Region 11. — 1976-1990
M-8365-121 Region 12. — 1977-1990
M-8365-122 Region 13. — 1977-1998
M-8365-123 Region 14. — 1977-1993
M-8365-124 Region 15. — 1983-1999

Series 6


Administrative and promotional records. — 1933-2000. — 59 cm of textual records. — The series consists of lists of duties of officers; reports and correspondence of the Presidents; membership lists; applications for inclusion of past members in the Memory Book; promotional brochures; slide show; survey of locals; internal review papers; and newspaper clippings.

M-8365-125 Lists of duties and responsibilities of officers. — 1967-1992
M-1751 Report of UFWA President and Executive. — 1933
M-8365-126 President’s file – Leda Jensen. — 1975- 1980
M-8365-127 President’s file – Vera Rude, Jean Buit, Barbara Klymchuk. — 1981-1987
M-8365-128 President’s file – Margaret Blanchard, Louise Christianson. — 1987-1989
M-8365-129 President’s file – Elizabeth Olsen. — 1990- 1993
M-8365-130 President’s file – Verna Kett, Florence Trautman. — 1993-2000
M-8365-131 Membership lists. — 1982-2000. — Incomplete. Includes list of provincial presidents from 1945 to 1982.
M-8365-179 Marjorie Westerlund’s file. — 1963-1965. — Consists of her reports on the the 1963 annual convention and the 1965 membership tour.
M-8365-132 Memory Book applications. — 1956- 1958
M-8365-133 Memory Book applications. — 1958- 1970
M-8365-134 Memory Book. — 1958-1985
M-8365-135 Names for Memory Book. — 1981-2000. — Consists of letters, obituaries, etc.
M-8365-136 Promotional brochures and booklets. — 1954, 1985-1999. — Consists of The History of Organized Farm Women of Alberta (1954); membership brochure; farm safety brochures; and Hope Line brochures.
M-8365-176 Promotional slide show. — 1985. — Consists of 60 slides and a commentary.
M-8365-177 Survey of locals. — [ca. 1988]. — Consists of survey forms which record if the local was active, how many members it had, and the average age of members.
M-8365-178 Internal Review Task Force. — 1989- 1990
M-8365-137 Newspaper clippings. — 1986- 1990
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Scrapbook of newspaper clippings about the Alberta Farmers’ Union. — 1942-1949. — In 1949 the AFU joined with the UFA to form the Farmers’ Union of Alberta.

Series 7


Newsletters. — 1930-1943, 1979-2000. — 9 cm of textual records. — The series consists of various circulars sent to members, including news bulletins, general circular letters, Women of Unifarm Newsflashes, Women of Unifarm Newsletter, and Country-Lites newsletter.

M1718/1 Miscellaneous United Farm Women of Alberta news bulletins. – 1930-1943
M-8365-138 Women of Unifarm Newsflashes and circulars. — 1979-1984
M-8365-139 Women of Unifarm Newsflashes and Women of Unifarm Newsletter. — 1985-1989
M-8365-140 Women of Unifarm Newsletter. — 1990-1993
M-8365-141 Women of Unifarm Newsletter. — 1994-1998
M-8365-142 Country-Lites newsletter. — 1998-2000

Series 8


Projects. – – 1962-2000. — 35 cm of textual records. — The series consists of grant proposals, correspondence, financial statements, promotional material, and final reports related to various projects undertaken by the organization. Projects primarily related to improving farm safety, including a safety “hike” for children, a hearing conservation program, and a crisis telephone line.

M-8365-143 Citizenship Camp, Goldeye Lake. — 1962- 1966
M-8365-144 Citizenship Camp, Goldeye Lake. — 1967- 1970
M-8365-144a Women of Unifarm song contest. — 1972
M-8365-145 Handicraft competitions (at annual conventions). — 1972-1988
M-8365-146 “Family Laws for Albertans” project. — 1974-1975
M-8365-147 Travel exchange – Ottawa and Quebec. — 1974-1975
M-8365-148 Farm Safety Program – safety coordinators’ reports. — 1984-1987
M-8365-149 Farm Safety Hike. — 1987
M-8365-150 Farm Safety Hike. — 1988
M-8365-151 Farm Safety Hike. — 1989
M-8365-152 Farm Safety Hike. — 1990
M-8365-153 Farm Safety Hike. — 1991
M-8365-154 Farm Safety Hike. — 1992
M-8365-155 Farm Safety Hike. — 1993
M-8365-156 Farm Safety Program (Merv and Lynn Copeland). — 1991-1992
M-8365-157 Leadership Development Project. — 1992
M-8365-158 Farm Safety Program. — 1993
M-8365-159 Hope Line (telephone crisis line). — 1992- 1994, 1997
M-8365-160 Strength in Sharing Conference. — 1993
M-8365-161 “The Great Farm Noise Hunt” project (hearing conservation). — 1993-1999. — Includes videos.
M-8365-162 Hearing Loss Prevention Program. — 1995- 1996
M-8365-163 Hearing Safety Hunt. — 1996- 1997
M-8365-164 Alberta Lead Agency (Canadian Agriculture Safety Program). — 1999-2000
M-8365-165 “A Portable Interactive Rural Health and Farm Safety Display” project. — 2000
M-8365-166 “Kids for Farm Safety” (television campaign). — 2000. — Includes videos.

Series 9


Scholarships. — 1978-2000. — 18 cm of textual records. — The series consists of records related to the administration and awarding of three scholarships established to honour outstanding members of the organization: Irene Parlby Scholarship, Inga Marr 4-H Scholarship, and Mrs. Alfred Watt Memorial Trust Fund.

M-8365-167 Irene Parlby Scholarship – General. — 1984- 1986
M-8365-168 Irene Parlby Scholarship – Fairview College. — 1978-2000
M-8365-169 Irene Parlby Scholarship – Lakeland College. — 1981-2000
M-8365-170 Irene Parlby Scholarship – Lethbridge College. — 1986-2000
M-8365-171 Irene Parlby Scholarship – Olds College. — 1981-2000
M-8365-172 Inga Marr 4-H Scholarship. — 1978- 1990
M-8365-173 Inga Marr 4-H Scholarship. — 1991- 1996
M-8365-174 Inga Marr 4-H Scholarship. — 1997- 2000
M-8365-175 Mrs. Alfred Watt Memorial Trust Fund. — 1989-2000

Series 10


Locals. — 1920-2000. — 77 cm of textual records. — 5 microfilm reels. — The series consists of minutes, membership rolls, cashbooks, scrapbooks, and other records created by locals of the organization. — The series is arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the local.

M-8365-1 Andrew Local No. 630 – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1949-1972. — The earliest records are for the men’s section, FUA Local No. 601. From 1956 on the men’s and women’s groups met jointly.
M-8365-2 Andrew Local – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1955-1956. — The women’s group, FWUA Local No. 630, was formed in 1955 and met on its own until 1956 when it began meeting in conjunction with the men’s group.
M-8365-3 Andrew Local -Minutes and cashbook. — 1972-1985
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Aunger Local No. 44 (Fenn area, between Stettler and Big Valley, Alberta.) – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1920-1926.


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Aunger Local – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1927-1935.


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M-8365-6 Aunger Local – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1936-1942
M-8365-7 Aunger Local – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1943-1950
M-8365-8 Aunger Local – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1951-1957
M-8365-9 Aunger Local – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1968-1978
Microfilm
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Bonanza
Bonanza Local – Scrapbook. — 1963. — 1 microfilm reel. — Consists of a scrapbook compiled by the local, about the history of the local from 1904 to 1963. — The location of the original is unknown.
M-8365-10 Brooks Local No. 248 / 1302 – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1940-1943
M-8365-11 Brooks Local – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1944-1946
M-8365-12 Brooks Local – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1947-1952
M-8365-13 Brooks Local – Rough minutes. — [ca. 1953]
M-8365-14 Brooks Local – Membership receipt books. — 1949, 1954-1960
M-8365-15 Brooks Local – L.S. Cameron relief fund, for burned out family. — 1959
M-8365-16 Brooks Local – Thank you notes, song sheets, fundraising materials, and FWUA constitutions. — [1950s]
M-8365-17 Clover Bar Local No. 40 – Minutes and membership rolls. — 1939-1948
Microfilm
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Eastburg
Eastburg Local – Scrapbook. — 1963. — 1 microfilm reel. — Consists of a scrapbook compiled by the local, about the history of the local from 1906 to 1963. — The location of the original is unknown.
M-8365-18 Edmonton Local No. 603 – Membership rolls and cashbook. — 1959-1983
M-8365-19 Edmonton Local – Minutes and membership rolls. — 1967-1987
M-8365-20 Edmonton Local – Correspondence. — 1972-1985
M-8365-21 Fairdonian Valley Local No. 802 (Sedgewick area) – Membership rolls and cashbook. — 1949-1970
M-8365-21a Fairdonian Valley – Minutes and membership rolls. — 1951-1965
M-8365-22 Fort Saskatchewan Local No. 604 – Cashbook. — 1946-1959
Microfilm
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Hazel
Hazel Bluff Local – Scrapbook. — 1963. — 1 microfilm reel. –Consists of a scrapbook compiled by the local, about the group’s history from 1903 to 1963. — The location of the original is unknown.
M-8365-23 High River Local – Minutes and membership rolls. –1982-1987
M-8365-24 Hines Creek District No. 26 – Minutes and cashbook. — 1970-1978
M-8365-25 Irvine Local No. 1309 – Minutes and membership rolls. — 1956-1957
M-8365-26 Jefferson Local No. 1401 (Cardston area) – Cashbook. — 1953-1974. — Includes membership rolls, 1956-1958, 1962-1963.
M-8365-27 Jefferson Local – Minutes and membership rolls. — 1967-1974
M-8365-28 Jefferson Local – Minutes. – 1974-1977
Note Naco Local – see Sedalia
M-8365-29 Northern Group of the Red Deer Constituency – Minutes and cashbook. –1940-1946
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Notre Dame Local No. 371 / 608 (Edmonton area, near Gibbons, Alberta.) – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1921-1928.


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M-8365-31

Notre Dame Local – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1929-1934.


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M-8365-32

Notre Dame Local – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1935-1943.


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M-8365-33 Notre Dame Local – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1944-1951
M-8365-34 One Tree Local No. 1307 (Brooks area) – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1952-1957
M-8365-35 One Tree Local – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1958-1966
M-8365-36 One Tree Local – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1966-1975
M-8365-37 One Tree Local – Minutes. — 1976-1983
M-8365-38 One Tree Local – Correspondence. — 1966-1970
M-8365-39 Pembina Constituency – Conference minutes. — 1928-1937. — Includes some accounts and attendance lists.
M-8365-40 Pembina Constituency – Annual conference registration lists. — 1938-1949
M-8365-41 Pembina Constituency – Conference minutes. — 1939-1949
M-8365-42 Pembina Constituency – Report on Farm Women Week held at Olds. — July 21-24, 1946. — Includes a brief history of FWUA and some rough minutes in the back.
M-8365-43 Ridgewood Local No. 184 (Penhold area) – Minutes and membership rolls. –1925-1928
M-8365-44 Ridgewood Local – Minutes and membership rolls. — 1933-1938
M-8365-45 Ridgewood Local – Minutes and membership rolls. — 1945-1951
M-8365-46 Rosalind Local No. 8205 – “Our Heritage” scrapbook. — [ca. 1980]
Microfilm
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Rosyth
Rosyth Local – Scrapbook. — 1963. — 1 microfilm reel. — Consists of a scrapbook compiled by the local, about the group’s history from 1906 to 1963. — The location of the original is unknown.
M-8365-47 Sedalia Local No. 1110 / Naco Local No. 1115 – Brief history and scrapbook. — 1964-1987
M-8365-48 Sedalia Local – Photocopies of selected minutes, cashbooks. — 1928-1987
M-8365-48a Sedalia Local – Minutes. — 1983- 1999
M-8365-49 Swalwell Local No. 129 / 1017 – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1948- 1955
M-8365-50 Swalwell Local – Minutes and membership rolls. — 1955-1963
M-8365-51 Swalwell Local – Cashbook. – 1952-1963
M-8365-52 Trochu Local No. 1042 / 1025 – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1954-1963 and 1966
M-8365-52a Utopia Local – Minutes. — 1981-1985, 1995
Microfilm
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Westlock
Westlock Local – Scrapbook. — 1963. — 1 microfilm reel. — Consists of a scrapbook compiled by the local, about the group’s history from 1913-1963. — The location of the original is unknown.
M-8365-53 Willowdale Local No. 125 – Minutes, membership rolls and cashbook. — 1936-1942
M-8365-54 Yorkville Local (Fort Saskatchewan area) – Minutes and membership rolls. — 1958-1963

Series 11


Photographs. — 1949-1998, predominant 1980-1998. — 96 photographs. — The series consists of views of the executive and members; conferences; farm safety and hearing conservation activities; and miscellaneous activities.

PA-3606-(1-5) Executive and members. — 1949-[early 1950s]. — 5 photographs
PA-3606-(6-35) Executive and members. — [ca. 1980s- 1990s]. — 30 photographs
PA-3606-(36-44) Women of Unifarm conference, Lacombe, Alberta. — 1997. — 9 photographs
PA-3606-(45-48) Associated Country Women of the World conference, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. — 1990. — 4 photographs
PA-3606-(49-55) Farm Safety Program. — [ca. 1990s]. — 7 photographs
PA-3606-(56-64) Farm Safety Hike. — [ca. 1987-1993]. — 9 photographs
PA-3606-(65-71) Lakemere 4-H – Hearing conservation program. — 1995. — 7 photographs
PA-3606-(72-82) Bon Accord 4-H – Hearing conservation program. — 1995. — 11 photographs
PA-3606-(83-87) Hearing conservation activities. — 1996, 1998. — 5 photographs
PA-3606-(88-96) Great Pumpkin Contest and miscellany. — 1988 and [ca. 1990s]. — 9 photographs
PB-934 UFA and UFWA Convention, Calgary. — 1925. — 1 photograph
PE-204 UFWA Convention, Edmonton. — 1917. – 1 panoramic photograph