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Series 1


Constitution and bylaws. — [ca. 1920s]-2011

M-6849-78 Constitution of the Women’s Canadian Club of Calgary. — [ca. 1920s]
M-1703-38 Constitution. — 1970. — Also includes lists for anniversary luncheons.
M-8561-1 Bylaws. — 1996
M-9555-1 Amendment to bylaws. — 2011


Series 2


Minutes. — 1911-2016. — Consists of minutes of both general meetings and executive meetings. The minutes of general meetings often include good descriptions of the guest speakers and their talks. Many of the later files includes lists of executive members and financial statements.

M-1703-vol.1 Minute book – General meetings. — January 1911 – May 1913
M-1703-vol.2 Minute book – General meetings. — June 1913-December 1916
M-1703-vol.3 Minute book – General meetings. — January 1917 – January 1919
M-1703-vol.4 Minute book – General meetings. — January 1919 – January 1921
M-1703-vol.5 Minute book – General meetings. — February 1921-January 1922
M-1703-vol.6 Minute book – General meetings. — January 1922 – January 1923
M-1703-vol.7 Minute book – General meetings. — January 1923-January 1925
M-1703-vol.8 Minute book – General meetings. — January 1925 – December 1928
M-1703-vol.9 Minute book – General meetings. — January 1929- May 1932
M-1703-vol.10 Minute book – General meetings. — June 1932 – Mar 1934
Note Minutes for 1934-1938 are missing.
M-1703-vol.11 Minute book – General meetings. — November 1938-July 1940
M-1703-vol.12 Minute book – General meetings. — September 1940-June 1941
M-1703-vol.13 Minute book – General meetings. — September 1941-August 1943
M-1703-vol.14 Minute book – General meetings. — September 1943-October 1945
M-1703-vol.15 Minute book – General meetings. — May 1955 – May 1959
M-1703-vol.16 Minute book – Executive meetings. — January 1911 – December 1913
M-1703-vol.17 Minute book – Executive meetings. — January 1914-January 1917
M-1703-vol.18 Minute book – Executive meetings. — January 1917-January 1919
M-1703-vol.19 Minute book – Executive meetings. — January 1919-November 1920
M-1703-vol.20 Minute book – Executive meetings. — February 1921-December 1922
M-1703-vol.21 Minute book – Executive meetings. — December 1922-December 1923
Note Minutes for 1924-1938 are missing.
M-1703-vol.22 Minute book – Executive meetings. — July 1938-February 1941
M-1703-vol.23 Minute book – Executive meetings. — March 1941-October 1943
M-1703-vol.24 Minute book – Executive meetings. — November 1943-October 1945
M-1703-vol.25 Minute book – Executive meetings. — November 1945-August 1950
M-1703-vol.26 Minute book – Executive meetings. — August 1950-May 1955
Note Minutes for 1955-1959 are missing.
M-1703-1a Executive minutes. — 1959-1962
M-1703-1b Executive minutes. — 1962-1964
M-1703-44 Executive minutes. — 1964-1965
M-1703-45 Executive minutes. — 1966-1968
M-1703-46 Executive minutes. — 1968-1971
M-5718-64 Notices of meetings. — 1970-1979
M-1703-47 Minutes and financial statements. — 1971-1972
M-1703-48 Minutes and financial statements. — 1972-1973
M-1703-49 Minutes and financial statements. — 1973-1974
M-5718-52 Executive minutes and financial statements. — 1972-1975
M-5718-53 Executive minutes and financial statements. — 1975-1976
M-5718-54 Executive minutes and financial statements. — 1976-1977
M-5718-55 Executive minutes and financial statements. — 1977-1978
M-6849-73 Minutes. — 1978-1979
M-6849-74 Minutes. — 1979-1980
M-6849-75 Minutes. — 1980-1981
M-6849-83 Minutes. — 1981-1982
M-6849-84 Minutes. — 1982-1983
M-6849-85 Minutes. — 1983-1984
M-6849-86 Minutes. — 1984-1985
M-6849-87 Minutes. — 1985-1987
Note Minutes for 1988 are missing.
M-8561-2 Minutes. — 1989-1990
M-8561-3 Minutes. — 1990-1991
M-8561-4 Minutes. — 1991-1993
M-8561-5 Minutes. — 1993-1994
M-9555-2 Minutes. — 1995-1996
M-9555-3 Minutes. — 1996-1997
M-8561-6 Minutes. — 1997-1998
M-8561-7 Minutes. — 1998-1999
M-8561-8 Minutes. — 1999-2000
M-9555-4 Minutes. — 2001-2002
Note Minutes from 2003 to 2006 have not yet been donated.
M-9555-5 Minutes. — 2007-2008
M-9555-6 Minutes. — 2008-2009
M-9555-7 Minutes. — 2009-2010
M-9555-8 Minutes. — 2010-2011
M-9555-9 Minutes. — 2011-2012
M-9799-1 Minutes. — 2012-2013
M-9799-2 Minutes. — 2013-2014
M-9799-3 Minutes. — 2014-2015
M-9799-4 Minutes. — 2015-2016


Series 3


Speakers. — 1921-2012

M-1703-vol.27 Speakers and special guests autograph book. — 1922-1932. — The end of the volume also has lists of club officers from 1911 to 1932.
M-1703-vol.28 Speakers and special guests autograph book. — 1932-1944. — The end of the volume also has lists of club officers from 1933 to 1943.
M-1703-vol.29 Speakers and special guests autograph book. — 1947-1956
M-6849-81a Speakers and special guests autograph book. — 1956-1967
M-6849-82 Speakers and special guests autograph book. — 1968-1980. — Includes newspaper articles about speakers.
M-8561-23 Speakers and special guests autograph book. — 1980-1995. — Includes newspaper articles about speakers.
M-1703-1 Correspondence re speakers. — 1921
M-1703-2 Correspondence re speakers. — 1922. — Includes information re Clara Butt, Nellie McClung, the Mathesis Club of Lethbridge, and Irene Parlby.
M-1703-3 Correspondence re speakers. — 1923. — Includes information re Calgary Boys’ Fair, Edna Jacques, Nellie McClung, and Kathleen Parlow.
M-1703-4 Correspondence re speakers. — 1924. — Includes information re Calgary Boys’ Fair, Edna Jacques, Agnes Laut, Nellie McClung, the Mathesis Club of Lethbridge, and Carl Rungius.
M-1703-5 Correspondence re speakers. — 1925. — Includes information re R.B. Bennett, Mrs. William Roper Hull, Edna Jacques, and Irene Parlby.
Note 1926 and 1927 correspondence is missing
M-1703-6 Correspondence re speakers. — 1928
M-1703-7 Correspondence re speakers. — 1929. — Includes information re R.B. Bennett, Calgary Arts and Crafts Club, Edna Jacques, Louise McKinney, Emily Murphy, Irene Parlby, and A.M. Scott.
M-1703-8 Correspondence re speakers. — 1930. — Includes information re R.B. Bennett, Patrick Burns, Calgary Arts and Crafts Club, Edna Jacques, Dan McCowan, Louise McKinney, Irene Parlby, and A.M. Scott
M-1703-9 Correspondence re speakers. — 1931. — Includes information re R.B. Bennett, Grain Products Relief Association, Agnes McPhail, and Martha Ostenso.
M-1703-10 Correspondence re speakers. — 1932
M-1703-11 Correspondence re speakers. — 1933
M-1703-12 Correspondence re speakers. — 1934. — Includes information re Edna Jacques, Nellie McClung, and Irene Parlby.
M-1703-13 Correspondence re speakers. — 1935
M-1703-14 Correspondence re speakers. — 1936
M-1703-15 Correspondence re speakers. — 1937. — Includes information re R.B. Bennett, Dan McCowan, and Nellie McClung,
M-1703-16 Correspondence re speakers. — 1938
Note 1939-1951 speaker correspondence is missing
M-1703-17 Correspondence re speakers. — 1952
M-1703-21 Telegrams concerning speakers. — 1921-1958
M-1703-25 Biographies of Canadian Club speakers. — 1921-1932 and n.d.
M-5718-71a Addresses by speakers. — 1972-1976
M-3981 Address by Dr. Mary E. Hallett about Nellie McClung. — 1977
M-8561-9 Correspondence re speakers. — 1984-1987
M-8561-10 Programs for luncheons held at the Palliser Hotel. — 1982-1992. — Consists of lists of head table guests, including speakers. Some introductions to speakers are present.
M-8561-11 Agendas for luncheons and lists of head table guests, including speakers. — 1996-1998
M-8561-12 Annual club programs. — 1987-2000. — Consists of printed programs with dates of club luncheons and events, and names of speakers.
M-9555-10 Annual club programs. — 2005-2012. — Consists of printed programs with dates of club luncheons and events, and names of speakers.


Series 4


Sound recordings of speakers’ addresses. — 1974-1976, 1990-1991. — 9 audio cassettes

RET-46-1a Stevenson M. Gossage. — [ca. 1974-1976]
RET-46-1b John P.S. McLaren. — [ca. 1974-1976]
RET-46-2a Dr. Randall Ivany. — January 10, 1974
RET-46-2b Peter Gzowski (continued from RET-46-4?) and Dr. Arthur Porter. — April 18, 1975
RET-46-3a Dr. H. MacLennan. — September 19, 1974
RET-46-3b Dr. W. Cochrane. — October 16, 1974
RET-46-4a Richard Rohmer. — October 26, 1974
RET-46-4b Peter Gzowski. — November 13, 1974
RET-46-5a The Honorable Ellen Fairclough. — September 11, 1975
RET-46-5b Dr. Naomi Jackson Groves. — October 2, 1975
RET-46-6a The Honorable Donald A. Jamieson. — October 29, 1975
RET-46-6b Mrs. Beryl Plumptre. — November 17, 1975
RET-46-7 The Honorable Paul Hellyer. — January 26, 1976
RET-46-8a Dr. Chester Ronning. — May 12, 1976
RET-46-8b Dr. Phyllis Ross. — April 27, 1976
RET-46-9a Opening and fashion show. — [ca. 1990-1991]
RET-46-9b Patrick Watson. — [ca. 1990-1991]


Series 5


President’s papers. — 1912, 1960-2011

M-1703-51 Booklet of appreciation to President Mrs. Stuart from the executive. — 1912
M-1703-41 Presidential address. — 1960-1962. — Consists of President’s annual reports to the Club.
M-5718-69 President’s Letter. — 1964-1977
M-6849-76 President’s papers. — 1973-1979. — Includes head table lists (1976-1979), nominations (1977-1978), and introductions for guest speakers.
M-5718-72 President’s miscellaneous. — 1975-1976
M-8561-13 President’s letters and reports. — 1982-2000
M-9555-11 President’s correspondence. — 2010-2011. — For Shirley A. Allen.


Series 6


Correspondence and publicity. — 1948-2003

M-1703-40 Letter register. — 1948-1969. — Record of letters received and sent.
M-1703-42 Correspondence. — 1969-1971. — Circulars, letters inviting speakers, etc.
M-1703-33 Correspondence. — 1965. — Includes notices of speakers and topics for meetings.
M-1703-34 Correspondence. — 1966. — Includes notices of speakers and topics for meetings.
M-1703-35 Correspondence. — 1967. — Includes notices of speakers and topics for meetings.
M-1703-36 Correspondence. — 1968. — Includes notices of speakers and topics for meetings.
M-5718-56 Correspondence. — 1977-1978. — Includes biographical sketches of speakers.
M-5718-57 Correspondence. — 1976-1977. — Includes biographical sketches of speakers.
M-5718-58 Correspondence. — 1977. — Includes “Task Force on Canadian Unity” report.
M-5718-59 Correspondence. — 1977-1978. — Includes biographical sketches of speakers.
M-5718-60 Correspondence. — 1978. — Includes biographical sketches of speakers.
M-5718-61 Correspondence. — 1978. — Includes a discussion paper on “Alberta Education and Diploma Requirements” and information re Eliane Silverman.
M-5718-62 Correspondence. — 1979. — Includes Ivan L. Head speech and R.H. Macdonald speech.
M-8561-14 Correspondence – Letters received. — 1984-1986
M-8561-15 Correspondence – Letters written. — 1984-1986
M-8561-16 Correspondence – Letters received. — 1986-1987
M-8561-17 Correspondence. — 1993-1994
M-8561-18 Correspondence. — 1996-1998
M-9555-12 Publicity file. — 1990-1995. — Consists primarily of press releases sent to various newspapers, radios and television stations, to advertise speakers and luncheons.
M-9555-13 Publicity file. — 1996-1997. — Consists primarily of press releases sent to various newspapers, radios and television stations, to advertise speakers and luncheons.
M-9555-14 Publicity file. — 1999-2003. — Consists primarily of press releases sent to various newspapers, radios and television stations, to advertise speakers and luncheons.


Series 7


Club reports, certificates, newspaper clippings, etc. — 1921-2011

M-1703-19 Resolutions and reports. — 1921-1925
M-1703-20 City affairs. — 1921-1952. — Includes of literature re preparations for Dominion Day and Memorial Day celebrations; Canadian history school competitions (1923, 1925); plans for Canadian Book Week (1922); brief re City control of Public Welfare (1922), etc.
M-1703-30 Newspaper clippings. — 1929 and n.d. — Dealing with speakers, Canadian Club in Saskatoon, John Buchan’s version of “Oh Canada”, etc.
PA-346 Photograph of Women’s Canadian Club of Calgary event. — March 1956. — L-R: Mrs. B.L. Cook, Mrs. W.V. Dixon, Mrs. W.J. Selby Walker, Mrs. A.E. Mackay, Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. MacWilliams, Mrs. W.H. Horner, Mrs. C.E. Gray.
M-5718-68 Newsletters. — 1956-1977, 1990 (incomplete)
PA-443-1 Photograph of the transfer of Women’s Canadian Club of Calgary records to the Glenbow Archives. — 1961. — L-R: Mrs. A.E. R. Long (President), Mr. G.H. Gooderham (of Glenbow), and Mrs. Frank Fish. Taken at the Golden Age Club assembly room.


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M-1703-39 Newspaper clippings. — 1966-1971. — Re club activities.
M-1703-50 Certificate of sponsorship. — 1966. — Of an image at the Calgary and District Planetarium.
M-6849-79 Certificate from the Calgary Citizenship Council. — 1975
M-5718-70 Charter trips. — 1971-1972, 1976-1977
M-5718-71 Cable Television negotiations. — 1972-1973. — Includes “A Brief to the Canadian Radio-Television Commission on the Canadian Club Address of the Week”.
M-6849-77 Hotel arrangements. — 1976-1978. — Re arrangements at the Palliser Hotel and Four Seasons Hotel for various functions
M-6849-80 Report re future of Canadian Clubs. — 1980. — Written by the Wright-Downton Task Force.
M-1703-29 Miscellaneous. — Consists of letters of appreciation for sympathy cards, membership cards, programs, Christmas cards and seals, etc.
M-8561-19 Questionnaire results. — September 1985. — Includes a sample of completed responses.
M-8561-20 Newspaper clippings. — 1989-2000
M-8561-21 80th Anniversary celebration. — 1991
M-9555-15 Certificates. — 2004-2011. — Consists of Association of Canadian Clubs Gold Honour Award (2004); Alberta Centennial certificate (2005); Women’s Canadian Club Presidential Award (2006); and 100th anniversary letters of congratulation from Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Premier Ed Stelmach, Governor General David Johnston and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi (2011).
M-9555-16 “Reflections of the Past”, brief history of the Women’s Canadian Club of Calgary from 1911-2005.


Series 8


Membership records. — 1925-2000

M-1703-18 Lists of officers and members. — 1925-1977
M-1703-31 Membership teas. — 1952-1965
M-1703-32 Membership lists. — 1964-1965
M-5718-63 Membership lists. — 1961-1977
M-8561-22 Membership lists. — 1987-2000


Series 9


Financial records. — 1925-1946, 1958-1970, 2005-2012.

Note Many of the financial statements are included with the minutes in Series 1 above,
M-1703-22 Accounts. — 1925-1946
M-1703-37 Auditor’s reports. — 1958-1962
M-1703-43 Auditor’s reports. — 1963-1970
M-9555-17 Financial statements and annual budgets. — 2005, 2009-2012.


Series 10


Affiliated Canadian Clubs and other organizations. — 1921-1978

M-1703-23 Association of Canadian Clubs. — 1921-1952
M-5718-65 Association of Canadian Clubs – National executive minutes. — 1960-1973. — Includes 1971 address, “Can BC Find True Love in Confederation?”
M-5718-66 Association of Canadian Clubs – National executive minutes. — 1973-1976
M-5718-67 Association of Canadian Clubs – National executive minutes. — 1976-1978
M-1703-vol.30 Scrapbook on 32nd Biennial Conference of the Association of Canadian Clubs. — 1956
M-6849-81 Men’s Canadian Club of Calgary. — 1978. — Consists of constitution, membership, committees, program, etc.
M-1703-26 General Federation of Women’s Clubs. — 1923-1930
M-1703-27 League of Nations Society in Canada. — 1924-1928
M-1703-28 Peace and Disarmament Committee of Women’s International Organizations. — 1935-1937
M-1703-24 Various organizations. — 1921-1938. — Includes information re the Communist Party of Calgary.
M-1703-31 Various organizations – Pamphlets and leaflets. — 1922-1927