Collection C0054 - Junior League Women's Oral History Project collection

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Junior League Women's Oral History Project collection


  • 1981-1984 (Creation)

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64 audio cassettes

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Biographical history

Between 1981 and 1984 the Junior League of Calgary, Alberta undertook a project to interview prominent Calgary and area women about their involvement in the community. The interviewees were: Murial Anst, Mary Barclay, Hilda Barton, Helen Burndred, Martha Cohen, Cecilia (Pat) Douglas, Betty Garbutt, Florence Gillespie, Myra Harris, Vera Ireland, Isobel Matheson, Rita McNabb, Dr. Christine Meikle, Dr. Clara Christie Might, Marion Nicoll, Doreen Orman, Dr. Leona F. Paterson, Nettie Pedlar, Jean Spence and Pat Webber.


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Gifts of interviewees, 1981-1984.

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The collection consists of recorded interviews.

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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Interview with Jennifer Hamblin. -- January 1981. -- 1 audio cassette (RCT-428-1). -- Consists of a sound recording of a CBC radio interview conducted by Don Henderson regarding the Glenbow Archives project to collect the records of organized women's groups (clubs, associations, societies).

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018




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