The Lady Aberdeen Library on the History of Women was donated to the University of Waterloo Library by the National Council of Women of Canada. Named in honour of Lady Aberdeen, the founder and first president of the National Council of Women, the collection grew to include not only books, but also periodicals, government documents, pamphlets, clippings, manuscripts, ephemera, and realia. The collection is particularly strong in literary and biographical works by and about Council members. The archival portion of the collection consists of correspondence, pamphlets, scrapbooks, clippings, etc. concerning the donation of the Lady Aberdeen Library.
|Dane, Nazla fonds||
Nazla Dane worked as director of both the Women's and Educational Divisions of the Canadian Life Insurance Association from 1945 to 1971. She was elected President of several Business and Professional Women's Clubs. She was active all her life in many women's organizations. In 1977 she received the Queen Elizabeth Silver Jubilee Medal and in 1985 received the Persons Award from Governor-General Jeanne Sauve. The fonds documents the career of Nazla Dane primarily through clippings, diaries and copies of her published works as well as through scrapbooks of clippings and writings about her.
|Dippell, Marilyn fonds||
Material relating to the administration and operation of the K-W YWCA, its programs, and its services, consisting of the files kept by Marilyn Dippell through her term as President. Includes correspondence, ephemera, memoranda, minutes of meetings, ms. notes and document drafts, etc.
|Parents' Information Bureau fonds||
The Parents' Information Bureau was a clinic for family planning and birth control set up by A.R. Kaufman of the Kaufman Rubber Company in the 1930's in Kitchener, Ont. Fonds consists of publications and ephemera issued by the Parents' Information Bureau, correspondence, biographical and autobiographical material about A.R. Kaufman in the form of clippings, reminsiscences, interviews, speeches, etc.
|Roe, Mary fonds||
Mary Roe was a volunteer in the Waterloo Region of Ontario with several not-for-profit organizations.
|Thorburn, Ella Mutchmore||The fonds consists of one ts. (carbon, 9 pp.) biography of Ella Mutchmore Thorburn, of Ottawa. Signed by the author Charlotte Whitton.|
|Young Women's Christian Association of Kitchener-Waterloo fonds||
Covering the history of the local YWCA from its foundation in 1905, the 30 linear feet of papers include committee reports, financial documents, information on Y programmes and camps, correspondence and publicity materials. Also included are numerous photographs of the various activities, events, and people which make up the Y's rich heritage.