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PROBUS Club of Lethbridge

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Date Range
2012-2-19
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20191034
Physical Description
9 cm of textual records, 6 photographs
Scope and Content
2019.1034/001: Listing of PROBUS Club membership 2013/14-2019, and listing of Board Executive members 2011/12-2019. Photographs of Board Executive members, 6 photographs, 2013/14-2017/18. 2019.1034/002: Miscellaneous collection of PROBUS Constitution, Press Releases from 2016-2019, and Topics/Speak…
Date Range
2012-2-19
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
PROBUS Club of Lethbridge
Physical Description
9 cm of textual records, 6 photographs
History / Biographical
The Lethbridge PROBUS Club was established in 1997, with its formative meeting taking place in September and its first official meeting taking place October 23, 1997 at Ericksen’s Restaurant. The Rotary Clubs of Lethbridge helped to establish the club and sent the initial invitations to retired or semi-retired individuals in Lethbridge. A PROBUS (an abbreviation of PROfessional and BUSiness) club is meant for retired and semi-retired individuals who have had “some measure of responsibility in any field of endeavor”. Meetings are meant to be held monthly and regular outings are planned, with the goal of bringing retired people together to socialize. The Club has invited multiple speakers from around the area for educational opportunities. Speakers have included Belinda Crowson, from the Galt Museum & Archives in 2014 who spoke on local Lethbridge history, and retired Lethbridge City Police Chief, John Middleton-Hope, who spoke on his work as an international consultant in 2013. Members also enjoy local tours, such as the
Scope and Content
2019.1034/001: Listing of PROBUS Club membership 2013/14-2019, and listing of Board Executive members 2011/12-2019. Photographs of Board Executive members, 6 photographs, 2013/14-2017/18. 2019.1034/002: Miscellaneous collection of PROBUS Constitution, Press Releases from 2016-2019, and Topics/Speakers for 2015-March 2019. 2019.1034/003: Meeting Minutes for monthly meetings; including all Executive, General, and Annual Meetings, from September 2012-March 2019. 2019.1034/004: PROBUS Club of Lethbridge Newsletters, October 2013-March 2019.
Notes
Title based on the contents of the fonds.
Finding Aid
File list available.
Accession No.
20191034
Category
Sports, recreation and leisure
Name Access
1996 Alberta Winter Games Society
Collection
Archive
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Oral History Video Interview - Mrs. Elizabeth Taylor

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Description Level
Item
Accession No.
20141073004
Physical Description
1 U-matic 30 min tape (digital copy available)
Scope and Content
10 min video She was born in 1891. Her father was a member of the NWMP and station at Fort Macleod. It was her childhood dream to be a nurse. She got enrolled in the first class of the Galt Nurse School and combined duties with lectures and practical execises. She responded the call for help when …
Parallel Title
Elizabeth Patteson Taylor
Description Level
Item
Creator
Access Alberta Alberta Educational Communications Corporation
Physical Description
1 U-matic 30 min tape (digital copy available)
History / Biographical
Mrs. Elizabeth Taylor is known to be the first nurse at the Galt Hospital.
Scope and Content
10 min video She was born in 1891. Her father was a member of the NWMP and station at Fort Macleod. It was her childhood dream to be a nurse. She got enrolled in the first class of the Galt Nurse School and combined duties with lectures and practical execises. She responded the call for help when the Hillcrest disaster took place. One of the challenges was preparation of patients for operation by shaving them with a razor. Red light district patients, contribution of women in the pioneer times
Accession No.
20141073004
Collection
Archive
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