Fonds MS-1241 - Rotary Club of Edmonton Northeast fonds

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Rotary Club of Edmonton Northeast fonds

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  • Multiple media

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CA EDM MS-1241

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  • 1965 - 2016 (Creation)
    Rotary Club of Edmonton Northeast

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225.5 cm of textual records and other material

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(1965 - current)

Administrative history

The Rotary Club of Edmonton Northeast, like all Rotary Clubs, is a service club dedicated to performing charitable works. The initiative for the club came from the Rotary Club of Edmonton which was looking for projects to commemorate its fiftieth anniversary and it was felt that the northeast portion of the city had enough interest to support a full club. The club was founded in 1965 and chartered by Rotary International in 1966 with Alexander Latta Sr. as the club’s first president and founding member.
Since its founding, the Rotary Club of Edmonton Northeast has been involved in a number of charitable activities both locally and abroad. The club was involved with fundraising for the palisades and bastions at Fort Edmonton Park. Later, in 1975, the club constructed the Londonderry Pool. The club has also undertaken charitable works abroad including the construction of latrines in Zaruma, Ecuador.
The club belongs to District 5370 of Rotary International and has been active at both the district and international levels. Several of its members have become district presidents over the years and the club has contributed significantly to Rotary International’s Polio Plus program.

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This fonds consists of records from the Rotary Club of Edmonton Northeast from its inception in 1965 to 2016. The records within document the history, social events, and charitable activities that the club was involved in. The records include minutes, financial statements, ledgers, reports, correspondence, newsletters, and handbooks. The fonds provides insight into the social aspects of Rotary as well as how the club operated as a charitable organization, and how it chose its priorities both locally and internationally.

The fonds is organized into 7 series:
4-Capital Region & District
6-Mixed Media & Memorabilia

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This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by the Rotary Club of Edmonton Northeast.


The material was arranged according to the filing system of the creator.

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  • English

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    Somes files are restricted.

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    Copyright may apply.
    Reproduction restrictions may apply.

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    Finding aids available online.

    Associated materials

    See also: Rotary Club of Edmonton fonds (PR0113) at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.


    Further accruals are expected.

    General note

    Accession number: A2018-17

    Physical description

    Includes: 3 photographs, 1 architectural drawing, 8.19 GB of electronic records, 1 VHS, and 11 objects.

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    City of Edmonton Archives

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    • English

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