Fonds 34-1998 - Brandon Council of Women fonds

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Brandon Council of Women fonds

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CA MCK 34-1998

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  • 1952-1973 (Creation)

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66 cm textual records
6 photographs

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The Brandon Council of Women (BCW) was active between 1895 and 1927, when it disbanded. Principally through the efforts of Mrs. Kaye Rowe of Brandon, the BCW was officially restablished in 1952. The Brandon Council of Women remained active until c. 1973. It brought together fifty-two women's organizations in Brandon, representing 2600 women.

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The Brandon Council of Women fonds was transferred to the McKee Archives during the 1970s. It was accessioned in 1998.

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This fonds consists of papers and photographs of the International Council of Women (ICW), the National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC), the Manitoba Council of Women (MCW), and the Brandon Council of Women (BCW). The ICW papers include meeting minutes. The NCWC papers include meeting minutes, resolution lists, pamphlets, newsletters, correspondence, financial records, Year Books, and copies of Acts pertaining to women. The MCW papers contain copies of the MCW constitution, meeting minutes, resolution lists, correspondence, and committee reports. The BCW materials comprise the largest part of the fonds, and include meeting minutes, committee reports, financial records, correspondence, short course agendas, posters, pamphlets, memos, resolution lists, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, photographs, and scrapbooks.

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Researchers are responsible for observing Canadian copyright restrictions.

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Online version of finding aid available at: http://www.brandonu.ca/library/archives/PrivateMan/Bdn%20Council%20of%20Women%20Fonds.htm

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