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Date Range
1925-2006
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20111023
Physical Description
0.19 m of textual records
Scope and Content
2011023/001 Three booklets of poems 2011023/002 Map of Alberta 1952 2011023/003 Piano recital program June 2000; fashion show and tea program May 1998; descriptive pamplet of Lethbridge Herald [no date]; playbill of Pajama Game August 1969; International Dance Program February 1967; Anne Campbell S…
Date Range
1925-2006
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Betty Purkis
Physical Description
0.19 m of textual records
History / Biographical
Betty Thompson Purkis was born in on a farm near Thorpe, Washington. She came to Canada and Alberta with her parents Marion and Lottie Thompson and siblings in 1920 at the age of four. Betty grew up on a farm 2 miles south of Coaldale and took her education in the Coaldale Consolidated School. After graduation she went into teaching and held postions in country schools at Plain Butte, McMahon, Hardieville, Passburg in the Crowsnest Pass and Pincher City [Pincher Station]. Her musical ability was used in many school and community events. She married Lloyd Purkis in 1940 and they settled and raised their four children in Pincher Creek before moving to Lethbridge in 1956. To supplement the family income she taught piano in her home in Pincher Creek and Lethbridge from 1942 to her retirement in 1995. Extending her musical interests, she was a member of the Lethbridge Symphony Association Board for many years and enjoyed the yearly Lethbridge Community Band concerts.Betty was involved in many aspects of the Southminister United Church - choir, C.G.I.T, Tuesday Evening Women's Group, Trusteeship from the early 1960s until her death in 2009.
Scope and Content
2011023/001 Three booklets of poems 2011023/002 Map of Alberta 1952 2011023/003 Piano recital program June 2000; fashion show and tea program May 1998; descriptive pamplet of Lethbridge Herald [no date]; playbill of Pajama Game August 1969; International Dance Program February 1967; Anne Campbell Singers Program February 1974 2011023/004 Salvation Army Centennial music program May 1998; United Church service program August 1977; Centennial of First Japanese in Canada program 1977; Coaldale United Church Cornerstone dedication June 1961; typed history of Lethbridge Central Church of Christ 2011023/005 Obituaries and funeral programs 2011023/006 Mosaic of Miracles [brief manuscript] June 1973; United Church programs 1956; 1958; 1975; 1978; 1984 2011023/007 Sermon 1987; agenda for United Church Women 25th anniversary, 1987; sermon [no date]; Annual report for Southminster United Church 2006 2011023/008 Writings of Howard Y. Kennedy 2011023/009 Certificate of Appreciation 2004 2011023/010 Southminster United Church rosters 1983; 1986; 1994; 1997; 2001; 2004; 2008 2011023/011 The Chinook [yearbook of Calgary Normal School] 1934-1935 2011023/012 Olds School of Agricultural 1933-1934 2011023/013 Lethbridge Music Club programs 1967, 1968; Lethbridge Symphony Concert Programs 2001-2009 2011023/014 Lethbridge Musical Theatre Programs [various years 1970-2005] 2011023/015 Manuscript: The School Teacher by Trish Purkis 2006 2011023/016 Alberta Women’s Institue Girls Club 1933, 1935-1938, 1941 2011023/017 Canadian Girls in Training (CIGT) handbooks 1925, 1930, 1952; Mother and Daughter banquet programs 1961, 1965, 1967, 1968 [two prgroams with no date]; CGIT Affiliation Service 1960-1961; Lanyard Ceremony; Graduation Ceremony 1959; song sheet 1961; U of L playbill: A Little of This & A Little of That 2005 2011023/018 CJOC Dan’s Diary, Volume 3; Remembrance Day Programs 1980, 1982, 1983-1985, 1990, 1992, 1994-1995
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20111023
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Czechoslovak Cultural Society of Southern Alberta fonds

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Date Range
1978-2005
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
2008.1060
Physical Description
0.87 m of textual records; 258 photographs
Scope and Content
2008.1060/01 Certificate of incorporation, societies act 1978 2008.1060/02 Heritage costume, Dr. Janousek biography, ethno cultural groups 2008.1060/03 Sing along in Czech & Slovak 1979 2008.1060/04 Alberta Multi Cultural Biblio service report 1979 Language grant application 1978/9 …
Date Range
1978-2005
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Czechoslovak Cultural Society of Southern Alberta
Physical Description
0.87 m of textual records; 258 photographs
History / Biographical
This organization started on October 11, 1978 and operated until it was dissolved on April 29, 2008. This organization promoted the continuation of Czechoslovak culture through language classes, Christmas parties, picnics and banquets. They also promoted their culture and ethnicity in the local community and area by participating in various cultural events such as parades and bake sales. They made representation to both the federal and provincial governments. This organization provided scholarship money to children of Czechoslovak ancestry who were going to attend university or college. The files also contain financial records, correspondence, newspaper clippings and photographs. There are some sight seeing books and pamphlets which contain some history of Czechoslovakia. (File # 71)
Scope and Content
2008.1060/01 Certificate of incorporation, societies act 1978 2008.1060/02 Heritage costume, Dr. Janousek biography, ethno cultural groups 2008.1060/03 Sing along in Czech & Slovak 1979 2008.1060/04 Alberta Multi Cultural Biblio service report 1979 Language grant application 1978/9 UofL awards 1984 Alberta Cultural heritage 2008.1060/05 Executive meeting minutes 1993/96 Organizational meeting 1978 2008.1060/06 Board minutes and reports 2001 2008.1060/07 Board minutes and related correspondence 2000 2008.1060/08 Guest book 1982, 2000, 2001 2008.1060/09 Correspondence 1999 SA Ethnic association general meeting 2000 Allied arts council bylaws and minutes 1999 2008.1060/10 Correspondence, minutes and financial reports 1998 2008.1060/11 Correspondence, minutes and financial reports 1997 2008.1060/12 Minutes and financial reports 1996 2008.1060/13 Correspondence 1996 2008.1060/14 Minutes 1995 2008.1060/15 Correspondence 1995 2008.1060/16 Annual Returns 1994,95,96,98,99,00, 1994-2000 2008.1060/17 Minutes 1994 2008.1060/18 Correspondence 1994 2008.1060/19 Minutes 1993 2008.1060/20 Correspondence 1993 2008.1060/21 Insurance policy 1995 2008.1060/22 Financial reports 1991,92,93,97,00, 2000 2008.1060/23 Minutes 1992 2008.1060/24 Correspondence and financial reports 1992 2008.1060/25 Correspondence 1993 2008.1060/25A Minutes 1990-91, 1991 2008.1060/26 Correspondence 1990/91 Financial report 1989 2008.1060/27 Minutes 1989/90, 1990 2008.1060/28 Correspondence 1989/90 1990 Financial report 1989 2008.1060/29 Minutes 1989/90 1990 2008.1060/30 Correspondence 1988/89, 1989 2008.1060/31 Financial reports 1979-1982, 1982 Correspondence 1979-1984, 1979-84 Language school 1979 Annual report 1979 2008.1060/32 Correspondence 1985 2008.1060/33 Correspondence 1986 2008.1060/34 Correspondence 1987 2008.1060/35 Banquet notes 1984/86 Annual picnics 1993/02 Heritage day Bake sales 1993/03 Beseda 1993/02 2008.1060/36 Correspondence 1999 2008.1060/37 Correspondence Income and expense report, insurance, lease 2000/02 2008.1060/38 Minutes 2003/05 2008.1060/39 Correspondence 2002/04 2008.1060/40 Hinarik Vaclav, passport and travel documents 1928/33 2008.1060/41 Newspaper clippings 2004 2008.1060/42 Insurance policy 2003 2008.1060/43 Newspaper clippings 2005 2008.1060/44 Minutes 1999/00 2008.1060/45 Membership information 1980/97 2008.1060/46 Bi-monthly bulletin 1990/01 2008.1060/47 Executive members 1983/88 2008.1060/48 Minutes 1978/84 2008.1060/49 Newsletters, correspondence 1978/85 2008.1060/50 Correspondence 1986/88 2008.1060/51 Corporate registry documents, multi cultural financial assistance 1978/88 2008.1060/52 Incorporation documents 1978 Annual returns 1979, 1982, 1984/87 2008.1060/53 Financial reports 1983/87 Correspondence 1978/80 2008.1060/54 Books of original entry (accounting records 1992/99) 2008.1060/55 Cheque stubs 1998/02 2008.1060/56 Bank statements 1996/97 2008.1060/57 T5 slips and investments receipts 1996/97 2008.1060/58 Bank statements 1998/99 2008.1060/59 Bank statements 2000/04 2008.1060/60 Expense receipts 2000/01 2008.1060/61 Bank statements and cancelled cheques 1998 2008.1060/62 Minutes and financial report 1998 2008.1060/63 Financial reports 1978/96 2008.1060/65 Investments 1996/97 2008.1060/66 Expenditures 2002 2008.1060/67 Bank statements 2000 2008.1060/68 Invoices 1999 2008.1060/69 Investment slips 1998/99 2008.1060/70 Alberta 75th book 1980 2008.1060/71 Slovak tourist information 2008.1060/72 U of A awards booklet 1994 2008.1060/73 Board meetings 2000/06 2008.1060/74 Corporate summaries 2005/06 2008.1060/75 Correspondence 2000 -2006 2008.1060/76 News letter, LCC invitation, Rosebud newsletter 2005-2007 2008.1060/77 Bank statements 2005-2007 2008.1060/78 Bank statements 2001-2004 2008.1060/79 Correspondence, bank statements, minutes 2008 2008.1060/80 Certificate of dissolution 2008 2008.1060/81 Grant application 2003-2008 2008.1060/82 Correspondence 2006-2008 2008.1060/83 Membership lists 1999-2006 2008.1060/84 Financial reports 2000-2006 2008.1060/85 Western Canadian bank 2001-2004 2008.1060/86 Exhibition committee meeting, correspondence 2002-2003 2008.1060/87 Book of original entry-bookkeeping 2000-2006 2008.1060/88 Book of original entry – bookkeeping 1982 - 1992 2008.1060/89 Certificate of incorporation 1978 25th Anniversary certificate 2003 2008.1060/90 Deposit book 1999-2003 Receipt book 1996-2006 2008.1060/91 LCC thank you 2002-2003 2008.1060/92 Financial records 2002-2006 2008.1060/93 T5 slips 2002/04/05 2008.1060/94 12 photos 1979 2008.1060/95 33 photos - ethnic association supper 1981 2008.1060/96 23 photos 1981 2008.1060/97 Newspaper articles, event histories 1981-1984 2008.1060/98 40 photos 1984 2008.1060/99 27 photos 1985 2008.1060/100 41 photos 1988 2008.1060/101 Newspaper clippings 1998 2008.1060/102 7 photos 1978 2008.1060/103 41 photos 1979 2008.1060/104 44 photos 1980 2008.1060/105 Pioneers of Southern Alberta 2008 2008.1060/106 Interview documents 2005-2007 2008.1060/107 20th Anniversary poster 1998
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