Fonds MSS SC 119 - University Faculty Women's Association fonds

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University Faculty Women's Association fonds

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CA UMASC MSS SC 119

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  • 1940-1970 (Creation)
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    University Faculty Women's Association

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0.1 m of textual records

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As early as 1913, when James A. MacLean became the first President of the University of Manitoba, wives of faculty and staff were meeting socially in each other's homes "to foster a spirit of friendship among the women connected with the university." During World War One, they formed themselves into a Red Cross unit. After the war, a more formal organization was established known variously as The Faculty Wives' Club or The Faculty Women's Club, which met monthly in the original Law Courts Building on Kennedy Street on the old Broadway campus in downtown Winnipeg. As the faculty grew in numbers and various colleges and faculties merged together to form the modern university, the club experienced corresponding change and growth resulting in the creation of the Faculty Women's Association in 1924. A formal constitution was not presented until 1942. A separate organization from the University Women's Club, the Faculty Women's Association sponsored various social, educational, and philanthropic activities and has, in more recent years, sponsored a wide variety of special interest groups for those women (and spouses) interested in gourmet cooking, travel, literature, or other activities. Presently, the entire membership meets together twice a year.

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The fonds was donated to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections prior to 1992.

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The fonds consists of three minute books of various meetings and functions of the Association from 1940 to 1966, correspondence, copies of the association's by-laws and constitution, various committee reports, records of annual meetings and reports, membership lists, a short typewritten history, newspaper articles, and invitations to various social functions.

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Fonds consists of one accrual: A1992-077

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