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Accession Number: 97-013


Peterborough Women's Committee fonds. Additions. -- 1979-1987. -- 20 cm of textual records.

Biography / History

The Peterborough Women's Committee was a local organization which lobbied at various levels of government and also provided resource material on women's issues. The committee opened a resource centre for women, published a directory of services available locally for and by women, and held all-candidates' meetings. The committee was in existence between 1977 and 1987.

Custodial History

This fonds was created by the Peterborough Women's Committee and in the custody of Bernadine Dodge, last vice-president of the committee, before it was donated to Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of miscellaneous documents relating to the administration of the Peterborough Women's Committee. Also included is documentation relating to the project "Women Helping Women", as well as newsletters and annual reports.


Title based on the creators of the fonds.

This fonds was donated by Bernadine Dodge.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

This fonds is an addition to 88-023.

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Box 1


1: PWC master letterhead and newsletter heading; membership card; 2 master brochures and logo for Equal Paths

2: Correspondence, 1983 - 1987

3: Fiscal statements and reports, 1985 - 1986

4: Miscellaneous documents relating to PWC project "Women Helping Women"

5: Various membership and committee lists, 1979 - 1985

6: Miscellaneous administrative documents and documents relating to history of PWC

7: Newsletter "Female Focus", summer 1985 - Sept. 1986

8: PWC Annual Report, 1980 - 1985

Box 2

Binders: PWC Management Guide;

PWC Minutes, 1978 - 1982;

PWC Minutes, 1982 - 1984;

PWC Minutes, 1984 - 1985;

Report " A Woman's Political Strategy"