Fonds MS-888 - The Canadian Women's Theatre Guild fonds

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The Canadian Women's Theatre Guild fonds

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  • Graphic material - photograph
  • Textual record - published

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  • 1974 (Creation)

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0.01 m of textual records. - 1 photograph

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Administrative history

The Canadian Women’s Theatre Guild, Edmonton was founded in 1952 by Elizabeth Sterling Haynes. The Guild was established to raise funds to support the theatre community in Edmonton. The Guild supported a wide range of theatre programs including studio, children’s, and professional.

At a meeting in 1958 the Guild decided to establish the Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Memorial Scholarship. The funds from the scholarship went to students at the Drama program at the University of Alberta. The Guild closed its books in September 1967, its remaining funds were given to the University of Alberta’s Drama department.

Custodial history

Alan F. MacDonald was the Chairman of Scholarship Fund for the Committee for Elizabeth Hayes Theater Event.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of records pertaining to the Canadian Women's Theatre Guild founder Elizabeth Sterling Haynes including a booklet titled Remembering Elizabeth (792 GOW) and a portrait photograph.

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The fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by the Canadian Women's Theatre Guild via Alan F. MacDonald.


Photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-218.

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  • English

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    Copyright may apply.

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    See Scope and Content above.

    Associated materials

    Canadian Women's Theatre Guild, Edmonton Branch fonds (0174) at the University of Alberta Archives.

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    Further accruals are not expected.

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    City of Edmonton Archives

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