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Dr. Menno Boldt: Papers on Suicide Prevention

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Date Range
1973-2000
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20191004
Physical Description
0.25 m of textual records
Scope and Content
2019.1004/001: Correspondence, Meeting Minutes for the Task Force, Task Force Agendas and Reports Part 1/2, 1973-1977. 2019.1004/002: Correspondence, Meeting Minutes for the Task Force, Task Force Agendas and Reports Part 2/2, 1976-1977. 2019.1004/003: Newspaper Articles re: Task Force, 1973-1981. …
Date Range
1973-2000
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Menno Boldt
Physical Description
0.25 m of textual records
History / Biographical
Dr. Menno Boldt (d. January 4, 2019) was a faculty member of the University of Lethbridge, Department of Sociology, specializing in suicide prevention. He work on the topic of suicide, particularly in the Southern Alberta region, fueled Dr. Boldt to actively pursue awareness, preventative, and rehabilitation options for individuals throughout Alberta. This passion for better treatment, care, compassion, and understanding from the Alberta Government and general population led Dr. Boldt to become involved in multiple organizations and committees throughout his life. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, following the work of Dr. Boldt (specifically, the Boldt Report), Lethbridge became a leader in the research and implementation of comprehensive and innovative suicide prevention programs and services in Alberta, which had national and international significance. As an academic, he used his influence as part of the University of Lethbridge faculty to gain public and private funding for the implementation of various suicide prevention and awareness organizations and facilities. Throughout his career, Dr. Boldt collaborated with multiple organizations such as The Just Group on the Alberta Suicide Prevention History Project, the Task Force on Suicide which was founded by multiple community members including Dr. Boldt in 1976, and many other groups and individuals. Dr. Boldt was dedicated to the prevention and awareness of suicide among individuals, and how it affects the greater Alberta population.
Scope and Content
2019.1004/001: Correspondence, Meeting Minutes for the Task Force, Task Force Agendas and Reports Part 1/2, 1973-1977. 2019.1004/002: Correspondence, Meeting Minutes for the Task Force, Task Force Agendas and Reports Part 2/2, 1976-1977. 2019.1004/003: Newspaper Articles re: Task Force, 1973-1981. 2019.1004/004: Dr. Menno Boldt Sole and Collaborative Papers re: Suicide, 1980-2000. 2019.1004/005: Handwritten Notes and Public Outreach pamphlets, 1976-1983. 2019.1004/006: Miscellaneous Correspondence and replies- Menno Boldt, 1976-1987. 2019.1004/007: Media Reports on Suicide Prevention Newspaper and Magazine Articles, 1975-1993. 2019.1004/008: Canadian Suicide Prevention Foundation Founding records, Correspondence, 1983-1987. 2019.1004/009: Public Presentation on Suicide, 1975-1983. 2019.1004/010: Notes and Ideas on Suicide Prevention Outline for Book References, Tentative Outline for a Book Draft, 1984. 2019.1004/011: Papers Presented at Various Seminars and Symposiums, 1976-1986. 2019.1004/012: Alberta Model-Towards the Development of a Systematic Approach to Suicide Prevention, History of Development, New Concept papers and Notes, 1984. 2019.1004/013: Consultation Correspondences, includes correspondences with the Attorney General, University of Manitoba, University of Lethbridge, ICSPNC, etc., 1976-1993. 2019.1004/014: Steering Committee Correspondences, Notes, Job Descriptions, and Resignation Letter, 1976-1978. 2019.1004/015: Suicide Prevention Provincial Advisory Committee (SPPAC) Correspondence, Ministerial Order, Budgets, and Newspaper Articles, 1980-1985. 2019.1004/016: Research Data/Papers re: Native Despair, Self-Destructive Behavior and Suicides Part 1/2, Case Studies, Emma Warrior class paper, 198-? 2019.1004/017: Research Data/Papers re: Native Despair, Self-Destructive Behavior and Suicides Part 2/2, Handwritten Notes, 1976-1986. 2019.1004/018: Reports of Task Force on Highway Accidents and Suicides Years 1 and 2, 1975-1976.
Accession No.
20191004
Collection
Archive
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Research Files on Donald W. Buchanan

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Date Range
1934-2008
Description Level
Series
Accession No.
20191029
Physical Description
25cm of textual records; 255 photographs; 22 - 35mm slides
Scope and Content
2019.1029/001: Overview Research on Donald W. Buchanan Part 1/2, 1934-2008. 2019.1029/002: Overview Research on Donald W. Buchanan Part 2/2, 4 photographs, 1938-1966. 2019.1029/003: Buchanan Art Collection, 28 photographs, 22 slides, 1958-2008. 2019.1029/004: The Buchanan Collection Artworks wit…
Date Range
1934-2008
Description Level
Series
Creator
Compiled by Nancy Townshend
Physical Description
25cm of textual records; 255 photographs; 22 - 35mm slides
History / Biographical
Donald W. Buchanan was born in 1908 in Lethbridge, Alberta. He was the son of Senator William Ashbury Buchanan, the publisher of the Lethbridge Herald. He studied Modern History at the University of Toronto and Oxford University. In 1934, he received a fellowship from the Carnegie Corporation to train in museum administration. Following his research fellowship, Buchanan founded the National Film Society of Canada, as well as he worked for the Canadian Radio Commission (now the CBC). Buchanan was always involved in the arts and he was a firm believer in making the arts accessible to the public. In 1963, Donald Buchanan, and his brother Hugh, offered many fine works of art to the City of Lethbridge. This became the first significant public art collection ever to exist in Lethbridge. He believed that art was meant to be shared and enjoyed by all. After leaving the Canadian Radio Commission, Buchanan worked for the National Film Board, where he established the stills division; from 1947 until 1960 he was employed by the National Gallery of Canada, serving as director of the Industrial Design Division (1947-1953). His work with the National Industrial Design Committee and the curated the revolutionary exhibition “Design for Use in Canadian Products” (1946) which changed the standards of Canadian art. Donald W. Buchanan served as the Associate Director of the National Gallery of Canada, and took a leave of absence to explore his own artistic endeavors of photography while travelling throughout Europe. Buchanan returned to the Gallery in 1963 as a member of its Board of Trustees, and he became the Director of the International Fine Arts Exhibition at Expo ’67 in Montreal. In the last few years of his life, his friends recall him being busier than ever, organizing the exhibition. He never was able to see the fruits of his labor, however, because of his sudden death in 1966 after being struck by a car in Ottawa. His legacy centered on the accessibility of art to the public and his impact on the art community in Lethbridge.
Scope and Content
2019.1029/001: Overview Research on Donald W. Buchanan Part 1/2, 1934-2008. 2019.1029/002: Overview Research on Donald W. Buchanan Part 2/2, 4 photographs, 1938-1966. 2019.1029/003: Buchanan Art Collection, 28 photographs, 22 slides, 1958-2008. 2019.1029/004: The Buchanan Collection Artworks with Descriptions, 47 photographs, 1963-1985. 2019.1029/005: The Buchanan Library Art Collection Information, 2 photographs, 1956-2004. 2019.1029/006: DESIGN Exhibitions and Resources Part 1/2, 1946-2008. 2019.1029/007: DESIGN Exhibitions and Resources Part 2/2, 1947-1958. 2019.1029/008: DESIGN: Umbrella Theme for Buchanan’s Works, 1948-2007. 2019.1029/009: Donald W. Buchanan Website by Nancy Townshend, 2001-2008. 2019.1029/010: Resources used by Nancy Townshend for Donald W. Buchanan Website, 1938-2007. 2019.1029/011: Written Works by Donald W. Buchanan Part 1/2, 89 photographs, 1934-1947. 2019.1029/012: Written Works by Donald W. Buchanan Part 2/2, 61 photographs, 1945-1967. 2019.1029/013: EXPO ’67-Montreal, Part 1/2, 1960-2008. 2019.1029/014: EXPO ’67-Montreal, Part 2/2, 1965-2003? 2019.1029/015: Buchanan’s Photography, 21 photographs, 1959-2008. 2019.1029/016: Tributes to Donald W. Buchanan, 3 photographs, 1955-2008. 2019.1029/017: Miscellaneous Documents related to Buchanan’s Will, 2007-2008. 2019.1029/018: National Gallery of Canada Archives, 1963-2007
Accession No.
20191029
Collection
Archive
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