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Alberta Pensioners' Society fonds
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- Textual record
- Graphic material - photograph
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1924 - 1967, predominant 1940 - 1966 (Creation)
- Alberta Pensioners' Society
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75 cm of textual records. - 3 photographs
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The Alberta Pensioners' Society was incorporated in Edmonton in 1940. The main purpose of the organization was to fight for better access to improved Old Age Security benefits and the development of a national universal system of pensions in Canada. The society conducted monthly meetings and lobbied different levels of government on a variety of issues concerning senior citizens. The Society is no longer listed in the Alberta Non-Profit Listing of registered societies.
Florence Woods was the last President of the Alberta Pensioners’ Society.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of administrative and financial records of the Alberta Pensioners' Society, including correspondence, scrapbooks of minutes, news clippings, legislative materials from various jurisdictions and other publications.
The photographs include portraits of Chief Justice William R. Hawson and a photo of the Fred Marshall family.
The material was arranged as follows:
- Correspondence files
- News clippings
- Incorporation and Policy
- Other Literature
- Records scrapbooks
- Financial records
Immediate source of acquisition
This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Florence Woods in 1969.
The material was arranged by the archivist by type of record.
The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-69.
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There are no restrictions on access.
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Copyright may apply.
See item level descriptions for copyright status on photographs.
Finding aid available online.
Photographs have been described at the item level and are available in the Reference Room.
No further accruals are expected.
Accession number: A69-39
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