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Yarker-Colebrook Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1958

The fonds consists of minute and cash books, Tweedsmuir history books, photographs, house histories, local histories, and subject files pertaining to the activities of the Yarker-Colebrook Women’s Institute. There are two Tweedsmuir histories in the fonds. One of the Tweedsmuirs is more traditional in scope; it focuses on the history of the villages and the Women’s Institute. The traditional Tweedsmuir contains photographs of the village of Colebrook, including pictures of Main Street before the fire, newspaper articles, information and photographs of boys who served in World War II, information from the Canada Directory pertaining to the area, from 1857 and 1858, pictures of past Yarker-Colebrook Presidents, a history of Yarker, including its settlement and the evolution of the Simcoe Falls, and a history of Colebrook. The second Tweedsmuir is a collection of newspaper clippings and was mainly assembled by Mrs. William Jackson. It contains a number of articles about the Royal Family, including photographs from magazines. It also has some history of Women’s Institute work, articles about World War I and World War II, a history of Brookside School, as well as photographs of members and programmes. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Minutes Series 2: Tweedsmuir history books

Yarker-Colebrook Women’s Institute

Woodstock Liberal Women’s Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1934-1956

The fonds consist of records related to the history of the Woodstock Liberal Women’s Association. They are arranged into the following series and subseries:

Series 1: Minutes and Reports
Series 2: Membership
Series 3: Newspaper Clippings
Series 4: Liberal Campaign Materials

Woodstock Liberal Women's Association

Women, social justice, and Canadian trade unions collection

  • CA ON00370 F0494
  • Collection
  • 1973-2006

Collection consists of publications, policy statements, research reports, conference and educational documents, and newsletters accumulated by Professor Linda Briskin in the course of her research on women and equity in organized labour in Canada. The documents were published by or about local, provincial, and national organizations, including the Canadian Labour Congress, provincial federations of labour, Canadian and United Auto Workers, Canadian Air Line Employees' Association, Canada Employment Immigration Union, the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada, the Committee for Cleaners' Rights, International Ladies Garment Workers Union, Metro Labour Council, Union of Provincial Government Employees, Canadian Union of Public Employees, Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation, Public Service Alliance of Canada, United Steelworkers of Canada, Registered Nurses Association of Ontario, and the Windsor Hospital Clerical Workers Union of Canada. The collection deals with equity in collective bargaining units, including issues of sisterhood and solidarity, education, human rights, anti-racism, aboriginal issues, affirmative action, violence against women, and the impact of technological change. The documents are arranged into files by organization, and they reflect the equity initiatives undertaken by unions to transform organizational practice and culture in order to ensure fairness and representation for women and members of other equity-seeking groups.

Briskin, Linda

Wingate's Raiders IODE fonds

  • Item
  • 1945-2007, nd.

The fonds consist of various materials related to the activities of the Wingate’s Raiders Chapter of the IODE and is arranged into the following series and subseries:

Series 1: Administration
Subseries A: Charter and By-laws
Subseries B: Reports
Subseries C: Memberships
Subseries D: History

Series 2: Communications

Series 3: Special Events
Subseries A: Events/Functions
Subseries B: Anniversaries
Subseries C: Newspaper Clippings
Subseries D: Scrapbooks
Subseries E: Photographs
Subseries F: Local Involvement/Community Functions
Subseries G: Miscellaneous

Wingate Raider's Chapter IODE

Wilton Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1890-2012

The fonds consists of minute books, cash books, Tweedsmuir history books, photographs, house histories, and correspondence pertaining to the activities of the Wilton Women’s Institute. Fonds is comprised of the following series:
Series 1: Minutes
Series 2: Tweedsmuir History Books
Series 3: Correspondence
Series 4: Programming
Series 5: By-laws, handbooks and songbooks of the Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario and Canada
Series 6: Guest Books
Series 7: Publications
Series 8: Ceremonial Items
Series 9: Photographs and video

Wilton Women’s Institute

Whit-Knit Club fonds

  • CA ON00329 F07
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1946

Fonds consists of records generated by the members of the Whitby Knitting Club. Records represent club operations associated with fundraising, knitting, distributing packages overseas, and the resulting incoming and outgoing correspondence. Fonds consists of two series: Administrative records and Correspondence.

Whitby Knitting Club

Whitby Women's Institute fonds 

  • CA ON00329 F18
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1912-1988]

The fonds consists of the Whitby WI's minute books, one Tweedsmuir history, and event programmes. Records are arranged chronologically in subject files.

Whitby Women's Institute

Western's Caucus on Women's Issues fonds

  • CA ON00353 AFC 198
  • Fonds
  • 1975 - 2003

Fonds consists of records created and acquired by Western's Caucus on Women's Issues. Included are newsletters, minutes, financial records, various versions of their constitution, correspondence, documentary field tapes and reference materials as well as records relating to the Caucus' efforts to establish women's studies as a discipline, promote employment equity and contribute a women's perspective to the policy and planning processes at the university.
Also included in the fonds are the research materials of Constance Backhouse, law professor and member of the Caucus, who researched the history of women at Western as part of several projects including her report, “Women faculty at UWO: reflections on the employment equity award”, the establishment of UWO law archives and 100 years of women at Western.

Western's Caucus on Women's Issues

West Simcoe District Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1902-2006

Fonds contains the records of the West Simcoe District Women's Institute.

Fonds is arranged in the following series:

Administrative Records
Tweedsmuir Histories & Scrapbooks
Publications
Newsclippings
Histories
Miscellaneous

West Simcoe District Women's Institute

West Elgin District Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1905-2016

Fonds consists of scrapbooks and Tweedsmuir Histories compiled by members of the West Elgin District Women's Institute.

West Elgin District Women's Institute

Waubaushene Women's Institute

  • Fonds
  • 1911-1988

Fonds contains the records of the Waubaushene Women's Institute.

Fonds is arranged in the following series:

Minute Books
Newsclippings
Correspondence
Printed Materials
Miscellaneous

Waubaushene Women's Institute

Waters Women's Institute

  • ON00120 001
  • Fonds
  • 1897-2000, predominant 1936-1970

This fonds consists of the scrapbooks created by the Waters Women's Institute.

Waters Women's Institute

Victoria II Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • [19-], 1913-2008

The fonds consists of minute and cash books, Tweedsmuir history books, a guest book for the 25th anniversary, the account book for the Victoria W.I. Red Cross Society, membership cards, certificates, programmes and multiple publications including history books, songbooks and handbooks of the Women’s Institute. The Tweedsmuir histories of Victoria II contain histories of Selby, Forest Mills, Bath, Napanee, Sharp’s Corners and some local Churches. There are also a number of farm and house histories. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Minutes Series 2: Tweedsmuir history book Series 3: Publications Series 4: Programmes Series 5: Certificates Series 6: Objects Series 7: Membership cards Series 8: Conference Series 9: 25th Anniversary Series 10: Victoria W.I. Red Cross Society

Victoria II Women’s Institute

Varpu Lindström fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0558
  • Fonds
  • 1887-2012

Fonds consists of Lindstrom's professorial and scholarly research files throughout her career, as well as records documenting her academic activities. Research files pertain to her publications and monographs such as "Defiant Sisters : A Social History of Finnish Immigrant Women in Canada, 1890-1930" (both the English and Finnish editions), and "From Heroes to Enemies : Finns in Canada, 1937-1947," as well as book chapters, articles, papers, presentations and lectures, and her involvement with the National Film Board production "Letters from Karelia," and subsequent research. The research files span the activities of Finnish and Finnish-Canadian organizations across the political spectrum, such as the Finnish Organization of Canada (left wing), and Loyal Finns in Canada (right wing). Records include oral history interviews (audio cassettes and transcripts), research notes, clippings, a significant and extensive number of photograph and letter collections passed down through generations of Finnish Canadians, diaries, correspondence, publication drafts, academic and professorial notes, microfilm of Finnish language newspapers published in Canada and archival records, financial records of Finnish-Canadian organizations such as newspapers and post-World War II relief funding bodies, scrapbooks, photocopies of rare and unusual documents such as two volumes of a Soviet register of Finnish War Crimes, a list of persons found in the mass grave at Karhumaki, and Soviet lists of North American Finns who journeyed to Karelia to help build a socialist utopia there, academic and professorial files, publicity files, files pertaining to her work with the School of Women's Studies, and her own papers as a university student. The fonds also includes letters written by Lindstrom as a newly-arrived teenaged immigrant to Canada to her best friend in Finland; many of these letters were published in Finnish with English translation in 'Letters from an immigrant teenager' in 2012.

Lindström, Varpu

Tyrconnell Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1854-1896

Fonds consists of records created and maintained by the Tyrconnell Women's Institute. Fonds is arranged into the following series:

  1. Tweedsmuir History, 1854-1961
  2. Programmes and Reports, 1960-1962

Dunwich School Section #2 (Tyrconnell)

Tyendinaga East Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-2010

The fonds consist of minute and cash books, newsletters, handbooks, reports and songbooks of the Tyendinaga East Women's Institute.

Tyendinaga East Women's Institute

Tottenham Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-2001

Fonds contains the records of the Tottenham Women's Institute.

Fonds is arranged in the following series:

Administrative Records
Tweedsmuir Histories & Scrapbooks

Tottenham Women's Institute

The Hospital for Sick Children. Ladies Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1875-1899

The fonds consists of two series.

The Minutes of Meetings of the Ladies Committee were created between 1876 and 1899, and consist of three volumes. Volume 1 (1876-1890). Volume 2 (1891-1893). Volume 3 (1893-1899).

The Annual Reports (1876-1890).

The Hospital for Sick Children. Ladies Committee.

Tertianship series

  • CA ON00279 F01-S111
  • Series
  • 1958, 1963-1968

This series contains documents relating to tertianship classes run in the 1950s and 1960s. There are programs, transcripts, a crucifix, booklets on religious scholarship, and photographs. Of particular interest is a history of the Congregation with a timeline.

Tertianship

Tamworth Women’s Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1921-2004

The fonds consists of minute and cash books, newspaper clippings, Tweedsmuir History books, photographs, house histories, and subject files pertaining to the activities of the Tamworth Women’s Institute. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Minutes Series 2: Tweedsmuir history

Tamworth Women’s Institute

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