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Alida and George Burrett fonds.
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Alida and George Burrett fonds : 2014 accession

Fonds consists of materials relating to the personal and professional lives and interests of Alida and George Burrett. Contains materials relating to Alida's interests in women's rights and the environment, and her work with the Kitchener-Waterloo Status of Women Group. Also contains materials relating to the couple's shared interest in nuclear disarmament and George's work with the Waterloo Region Peace Network. Includes clippings, ephemera, financial records, meeting minutes, correspondence, etc.

Burrett, Alida and George

Arthur : volume 6, number 2.

File consists of the February 25, 1972 (volume 6, no.2) edition of Arthur, the student newspaper of Trent University from when Alida Burrett was a student there. This edition is titled "angry women."

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Arthur : volume 9, number 19.

File consists of the April 4, 1974 edition (volume 9, number 19) of Arthur, the student newspaper of Trent University from when Alida Burrett was a student there. Includes an article on the Peterborough's Women's Place.

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Burrett, Alida : Environmental Protection

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Alida Burrett relating to her interest and work in environmental protection, particularly air quality and deforestation. Includes materials related to Clayoquot Sound, materials from the Citizens Advisory Committee and Air Quality including clippings, correspondence, municipal publications, surveys and ephemera as well as a speech by Alida Burrett.

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Burrett, Alida : Kitchener Waterloo Status of Women Group.

File consists of materials created and accumulated by Alida Burrett while she was a member of the Kitchener-Waterloo Status of Women Group. Includes notes, meeting minutes, correspondence, and more. The materials are separated into sections and appear to have originally been in a tabbed binder.

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Burrett, Alida : Personal

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Alida Burrett relating to her personal life and interests. Includes a CV, an essay written as a student and two copies of a student newspaper from when she attended Trent University.

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Burrett, Alida : Women's Rights

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Alida Burrett relating to her interest and work in women's rights. Includes materials from the National Action Committee on the Status of Women, material created as part of Alida's work with the Kitchener-Waterloo Status of Women Group and miscellaneous materials. Contents include memos, handouts, minutes, correspondence, notes, agendas, speeches, ephemera and more.

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Calyoquot Sound.

File consists of two items relating to Clayoquot Sound and the anti-logging ecofeminist protests there. Includes a brochure advertising the documentary "Fury for the Sound" as well as a newsletter sent to the Friends of Clayoquot Sound.

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Citizens Advisory Committee on Air Quality.

File consists of materials created and accumulated by the Citizens Advisory Committee on Air Quality (Waterloo Region). Includes clippings, correspondence, municipal response guide to smog, information on the green commuter challenge, Environment Canada's Sustainable Development Stratgey 2001-2003, advertising for an air quality festival, municipal air quality workshop information, and the Waterloo Region clean air plan.

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Clippings.

File consists of loose clippings on topics such as women in politics, women and the constitution, juvenile delinquency, Lloyd Axworthy, and equal pay.

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From socialism to fascism: Marx and Sorel.

File consists of an essay (ts. leaves) written by Burrett for History 220 with Professor C. Greene when she was a student at Champlain College. The essay is titled "From socialism to fascism: Marx and Sorel."

Burrett, Alida and George

Guest book.

File consists of one guest book for an unknown event, likely held by the Kitchener Waterloo Status of Women Group.

Burrett, Alida and George

Health and welfare Canada.

File consists of publications from Health and Welfare Canada and the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health, Welfare and Social Affairs. Includes a booklet on social security and a report on violence in the family.

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Kitchener Waterloo Status of Women Group : Canadian Constitution and Charter of Rights.

File consists of materials created and accumulated by the Kitchener-Waterloo Status of Women Group relating to the rights of women in the Canadian Constitution and Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Includes clippings, press releases, correspondence, manuscript notes, Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women reports and more.

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Kitchener Waterloo Status of Women Group : unemployment.

File consists of materials created and accumulated by the Kitchener-Waterloo Status of Women Group on unemployment and unemployment benefits. Includes manuscript notes, unemployment statistics, promotional materials for the Economic Recovery Alternative, and an article from McLeans magazine. Also contains a statement from the Organized Working Women on pay equity.

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Kitchener-Waterloo Status of Women Group.

File consists materials created and accumulated by the Kitchener-Waterloo Status of Women Group. Includes correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, reports, memos, news releases, speeches, financial information, planning proposals, and more.

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Making a difference.

File consists of one typescript (computer output) of a speech given by Alida Burrett on air quality. Attached to the speech is a news release for International Woman's Day 1985 and 1990. Also includes a newspaper article with the same headline from the Waterloo Chronicle.

Burrett, Alida and George

National Action Committee on the Status of Women : the Canadian women's economic summit portfolio.

File consists of one folder with materials from the 1985 Canadian Women's Economic Summit, the annual general meeting of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women. Includes reports, an agenda, a program, workshop information, a feedback form, and a guide to the Ottawa transit system.

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Nuclear Disarmament and Peace

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Alida Burrett and George Burrett relating to their shared interest and work in nuclear disarmament. Includes materials on the topic from Voice of Women, federal publications, and notes. Also includes materials created and accumulated by George Burrett relating to the Waterloo Region Peace Network including Peace Network News, materials relating to the symphony for survival and to the peace caravan campaign.

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Nuclear disarmament.

File consists a materials related to nuclear disarmament and the "star wars" program. Includes a statement from Voice of Women, a newsletter from Voice of Women, one item of correspondence between the Burretts and Hon. Walter McLean, notes for an address on peace by Douglas Roche, a report from parliament, and House of Commons debate information.

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Together into the eighties : speech to Waterloo Region Women's Teachers Federation.

File consists of one typescript (original, leaves) with manuscript notes by Alida Burrett of a speech titled "Together into the Eighties" given by Alida Burrett to the Waterloo Region Women's Teachers Federations. Also includes a copy of Bill 157: An Act respecting Economic Equality for Women in Ontario.

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Two career families.

File consists of materials related to two career families. Includes a report on the "problems" of two career families, as well as correspondence.

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Voice of Women : newsletters.

File consists of the June/July 1985 (Vol. 5, No.2) and September 1984 Voice of Women newsletters. Both newsletters feature articles and opinions on nuclear disarmament and peace.

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Waterloo Region Peace Network.

File consists of materials created and accumulated by the Waterloo Region Peace Network. Includes meeting minutes, correspondence, manuscript notes, membership lists, reports and more.

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Women and pensions.

File consists of manuscript notes in the hand of Alida Burrett on women and pensions taken at a talk on the subject given October 17, 1981. Also includes a report on pensions from the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association, Inc.

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