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Fonds F3021 - Citizens for Calgary Councillors fonds
ACU GBA F3021
Citizens for Calgary Councillors fonds
- [1980s]-2010 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
30 cm of textual records
Name of creator
Beginning in the 1980s an informal group of feminists in Calgary, Alberta began to lobby to change the name of Calgary "aldermen" to "councillors". The group became more formal in 2007 and in 2011 Calgary City Council changed the title to "councillor". For further information see the article by Mary Valentich, "Calgary's Resistance to Changing from "Alderman" to "Councillor" in Theory in Action, vol.2, no. 1, (January 2009), p. 66-85.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Citizens for Calgary Councillors, 2011.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, and newspaper clippings about the groups lobbying activities.
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Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.