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Girl Guides of Canada - Alberta Council collection
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- Textual record
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CA EDM MS-461
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1981 - 1982 (Creation)
- Girl Guides of Canada - Alberta Council
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1 cm of textual records
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The Girl Guides of Canada – Alberta Council was formed in 1929, although there were guiding units in Edmonton and Calgary as early as 1913. The Alberta Council is a provincial council within the national organization of Girl Guides of Canada. The area covered includes Alberta, Yukon and the Northwest Territories. The office of the Girl Guides of Canada – Alberta Council is located in Edmonton at 11055-107 Street.
Betty McFall was a volunteer with the Girl Guides of Canada – Alberta Council at the time of donation.
Scope and content
The collection consists of pamphlets and booklets relating to the formation of Scouts and Guides in Canada, with emphasis on Lord and Lady Baden-Powell, including:
- graphic novel booklet: B.P's Life in Pictures - The Story of Baden-Powell;
- pamphlet: The Life of Lord Baden Powell - A brief story of the Founder of the Boy Scout and Girl Guide Movements;
- newspaper: Le Franco, with a special feature on Guides and Scouts in Alberta (sur le scoutisme et guidisme en Alberta), November 1982, vol. 17, no. 38 (2 copies);
- pamphlet: Memorial Service - Olave, Lady Baden-Powell, 1889-1977
- photocopy page of 2 images - Funeral service for Lord Baden-Powell in Kenya, 1941; memorial service held at grave of Lord Baden-Powell in Kenya, 1957;
- booklet - Olave, Lady Baden-Powell, World Chief Guide, 1889-1977.
The collection also includes a book ‘I Promise … A History of the Girl Guides in Alberta’ (369.463 GIR).
Immediate source of acquisition
This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives on behalf of the Girl Guides of Canada, Alberta Council, by Betty McFall, in 1983 and 1985.
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See ‘Scope and Content’ above
Canadian Girl Guides Association, Alberta Council fonds (PR0223) at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.
No further accruals are expected.
Accession numbers: A83-60, A85-42
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City of Edmonton Archives
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