Fonds F 1217

Workers' Educational Association fonds

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Workers' Educational Association fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

20.3 metres of textual records

118 photographs : prints

8 film reels

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of administrative records of the Workers' Educational Association, and records arising from the association's activities in education. Fonds includes: minutes; correspondence, circulars, and memoranda (mostly that of Drummond Wren as association Secretary- Organizer); a visitor's register; financial records (including cancelled cheques, cash books, ledger, invoices, and a receipt book); records of educational programs (including course applications, attendance rolls, course evaluations, and some motion picture film); periodicals, photographs (snapshots, enlargements, and panoramic views of association staff, buildings, and summer school activities); and reference material (including pamphlets, brochures, government publications, and periodicals).

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

The Workers' Educational Association was first founded in England in 1903 as an instrument to bring together labour and education. The Canadian association was founded in Toronto, Ontario in 1918.

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Workers' Educational Association

Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright held by creator. These materials cannot be published without permission of the copyright holder.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Fonds was acquired by the Archives of Ontario in April of 1970 from the Adult Education Branch of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.

Title based on content of fonds.

Former Codes

Accession Numbers: 6724, 16873, 46799. MU 3990 - MU 4112.

Finding Aid
An inventory is available for this fonds. A card index is available for series B-1 (Drummond Wren's numerical files).

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