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Title:
Alberta Registered Dietitians Association fonds

Date(s):
1950-2002

Physical Description:
2 m of textual records. -- 2 photographs. -- 23 slides

History:
At the suggestion of the Canadian Dietetic Association, the Alberta Dietetic Association was organized in 1955 with Mrs. M. Hamilton as first president. The association was incorporated as the Alberta Registered Dietitians Association in 1959. The scope of the association's interests and activities have been to serve and protect the public, to promote the profession and to improve the status of the members. The association has been involved in activities such as preparing briefs and submissions regarding health care standards, developing public education programs and organizing refresher courses for dietitians. By 2003 the association had folded in favour of the College of Dietitians of Alberta.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of constitution, bylaws and minutes (1954-2001); correspondence (1969-1981); committees and special projects files (1962-1998); briefs, reports and seminars (1962-1999); newsletters (1960-2002); scrapbooks and newspaper clippings (1950-1999), and records about dietitican-related legislation (1959-1997).
RECORDS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS ARE ALSO IN THIS FONDS. SEE INVENTORY FOR DETAILS: Alberta Home Economics Association, Alberta Hospital Association, Nancy Clegg Buck, Camp Horizon (Bragg Creek, Alberta), Jean Campbell, Health Sciences Association of Alberta, Meals on Wheels, and John Schmidt.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Alberta Registered Dietitians Association, 1981-2008 and College of Dietitians of Alberta, 2003.

Language:
The material is in English.

Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.

Finding Aids:
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.

View finding aid / scanned documents:
http://www.glenbow.org/collections/search/findingAids/archhtm/arda.cfm

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-6027, M-7842, M-8940, PA-2288

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