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Amy Dalgleish fonds
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Amy Dalgleish fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1156
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1990

The fonds consists of subject files created and accumulated by Amy Dalgleish relating to various organizations in which she was involved such as the New Democratic Pary and the Vancouver Society of Friends for the Elderly as well as social issues such as breastfeeding.

Dalgleish, Amy


  • RBSC-ARC-1156-10-8-10
  • File
  • 1960-1961, 1965-1966, 1969, 1972, 1978-1982, 1990-1991
  • Part of Amy Dalgleish fonds

Subject files

Series consist of files created by Ms. Dalgliesh relating to her work with different organizations which she was a part of including Agora, the Broadway Commonwealth Society, Conscience Canada, the Council of Canada, humanists, the NDP (New Democratic Party), and WILPF (Womens' International League for Peace and Freedom). The files regarding breastfeeding contain various records which portray both Ms. Dalgliesh's interest in the subject and her involvement with INFACT. Other files in the series contain records depicting Ms. Dalgliesh's interest in various subjects such as British Colombian native people, the (CBC), daycare, chiropractic, Dying with Dignity, the environment and recycling, family law, forestry, Grapes, midwifery, Nanoose, peace, Rolf's plan, theology, and women's issues. Two of the files contain records regarding her trips to both China (1980) and Nicaragua (1982). The financial records relate to Ms. Dalgliesh's interest in withholding the percentage of her income tax that, she believed, was being used by the Canadian government to support the military.

The other files contain audit and offices procedures, correspondence: both incoming and outgoing with others who were also interested in various social issues, information on Dorothy Gretchen Steeves, and an essay on capitalism (notes and drafts). The miscellanea files contain various periodicals and files of information regarding many subjects which Ms. Dalgliesh designated as miscellanea.