Fonds PR-0276 - Victoria Business and Professional Women's Club fonds

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Victoria Business and Professional Women's Club fonds

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  • 1921-[198-] (Creation)
    Victoria Business and Professional Women's Club

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1.12 m of textual records and 157 photographs

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The Victoria Business and Professional Women’s Club (VBPWC) was founded in 1921 by Lottie Bowron. The club’s primary concern was the education, employment, and economic status of women. Originally called the Kumtuks, the Club adopted the title of VBPWC when it joined the Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women’s Clubs as a founding member in 1930. The VBPWC was also an active member of the Business and Professional Women’s Clubs of British Columbia and Yukon and the International Federation of Business and Professional Women.

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Fonds consists of 19 series of organizational records, including incorporation documents, constitution and bylaws, minutes, annual reports, membership records, conferences and events records, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

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      Related records at the City of Victoria Archives include the Association of Women Electors of Greater Victoria fonds (2005-0501) and Victoria Service Clubs Council (PR 277).

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