Accession 16.015, 17.008 - Congress of Black Women of Manitoba Inc.

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Congress of Black Women of Manitoba Inc.

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  • Graphic material
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  • Moving images
  • Records in Electronic Form
  • Sound recording

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CA UWA 11.003, 15.014, 16.015, 17.008-16.015, 17.008

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  • 1980-2015 (Creation)

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0.6 m textual records
304 photographs
7 VHS tapes
10 CDs & DVDs

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Custodial history

These accessions were donated by The Congress of Black Women (Manitoba Chapter) in 2016 and 2017 to the University of Winnipeg Archives.

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Accession 16.015 consists of 10 series of records pertaining to the operations, events, and members of the Congress of Black Women of Manitoba. Series include minutes and reports, correspondence, events and workshops, grant applications, research materials, internal publications, external publications, electronic records, moving image records, and photographs.

Accession 17.008 consists of one presentation by a member of the Congress, and has been included in the internal publications series of accession 16.015.

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Accession 16.015 of the Congress of Black Women of Manitoba Inc. fonds came to the archives in 3 boxes. Some records were arranged in binders or folders that were labeled to reflect their contents, at least loosely. Many other records were in unlabeled or mislabeled file folders or were loose in boxes. Loose records included programs and brochures about events and workshops, newspaper clippings, business cards, publications, greeting cards, grant applications, research material and newspapers, etc.

Where structure existed and order generally made sense among the records, original order was retained. Where no structure was evident, arrangement of the records was imposed.

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Created by Chantel Fehr, August 16, 2017

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