Calgary Women's Literary Club fonds
88 cm of textual records. -- 52 photographs
The Calgary Women's Literary Club was formed in Calgary, Alberta in 1906. The first executive consisted of Mrs. Davidson, Miss Cutten, Miss McLennan, and Mrs. George Macdonald. The aim of the club is to study and discuss various forms of literature. An early project of the Club was to help in the establishment of a public library for the city, under the provisions of the Carnegie Foundation.
Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, resumes of papers, programs, financial documents, newsclippings, memberships and photographs.
RECORDS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS ARE ALSO IN THIS FONDS. SEE INVENTORY FOR DETAILS: Calgary Business and Professional Women's Club, Calgary Junior Chamber of Commerce, Calgary Public Library, Central Park Memorial Library, Aileen Fish, Ernest C. Manning, Nellie McClung (one of the Famous Five [Famous 5]), Georgina Thomson, and Rose Wilkinson.
Source of Acquisition:
Gifts of the Calgary Women's Literary Club and former members, 1960-2014.
The material is in English.
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(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-2317, M-6063, M-6638, M-8608, PA-2114