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Fonds F 2085

Toronto Business and Professional Women's Club fonds


About these records

Title
Toronto Business and Professional Women's Club fonds
Dates of Creation
1910-2004
Physical Description

5.9 metres of textual records

201 photographs : black and white prints

68 photographs : colour prints

10 photographs : colour negatives

1 album : 49 photographs

2 lapel pins

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of records created and received by the Toronto Business and Professional Women's Club.

The records consist primarily of minutes of general, annual, board and dinner meetings of the Toronto Business and Professional Women's Club, as well as agendas, notices of meetings, reports and newsletters. Additionally, copies of the By-Laws and Rules of Procedure, membership lists, and newsletters produced by the International Federation of Business and Professional Women, the Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs and the Business and Professional Women's Clubs of Ontario (B.P.W.C.O.) are included in the fonds.

Also included in the fonds are correspondence, minutes, reports, programs and membership lists pertaining to the various Club committees, as well as to the Council of Business and Professional Women's Clubs of Metropolitan Toronto. Further, annual reports, committee reports and auditor's reports are included, as are pamphlets created by the Toronto Club, the Canadian Federation and the International Federation.

Photographs in the fonds depict Club activities, informal portraits of Club members and conference attendees and activities.

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Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

The Toronto Business and Professional Women's Club is an organization that promotes the interests of business and professional women, encourages the education and occupational training of girls and women, and promotes co-operation between professional and business women.

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Toronto Business and Professional Women's Club

Restrictions on Access
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Terms For Use and Reproduction
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Fonds was donated to the Archives of Ontario by the Ontario Business and Professional Women's Association (OBPWA) in three accessions: in 1974 by Elsie McGill of Toronto, Ontario, and in 1995 and 1997 by Jean Lowery, Archives Committee Chair of the OBPWA.
Associated Material

Library and Archives Canada has records of the Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs from 1930 to 1973. The University of Waterloo holds the records of Nazla Dane, former President of the Toronto Business and Professional Women's Clun, as well as the Ontario, Canada and International Federations.

Related Material

See F 207, Business and Professional Women's Clubs of Ontario fonds; F 215, Chatham Business and Professional Women's Club fonds; F 227, Guelph Business and Professional Women's Club fonds; F 212, Kay Marks fonds: Business and Professional Women's Clubs of Ontario.

Notes

Title based on contents of fonds.

The records in this fonds were originally described along with the records of the Business and Professional Women's Clubs of Ontario and other clubs in an inventory entitled "Women's Organizations". In 1990 these fonds were re-processed and described separately.

Accruals

Further accruals are expected.

Former Codes

Accession numbers 10420, 29547, 33250, 48478..

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Records series that make up this fonds

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Reference Code Series Title
F 2085-1 Toronto Business and Professional Women's Club meeting minutes
F 2085-2 Toronto Business and Professional Women's Club by-laws
F 2085-3 Toronto Professional and Business Women's Club correspondence
F 2085-4 Toronto Business and Professional Women's Club rosters
F 2085-5 Toronto Business and Professional Women's Club newsletters
F 2085-6 Toronto Business and Professional Women's Club committee files
F 2085-7 Toronto Business and Professional Women's Club records relating to the Council of Business and Professional Women's Clubs of Metropolitan Toronto
F 2085-8 Toronto Business and Professional Women's Club annual reports
F 2085-9 Toronto Business and Professional Women's Club pamphlets
F 2085-10 Toronto Business and Professional Women's Club legal records, reports and proceedings
F 2085-11 Toronto Business and Professional Women's Club photographs, scrapbooks, and ephemera