Fonds SCM-RG-0030 - Canadian Red Cross Society fonds

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Canadian Red Cross Society fonds

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SCM-RG-0030

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  • ? - 2004-08-31 (Creation)
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    Canadian Red Cross Society, Swift Current Branch
    Place
    Swift Current (Sask.)
  • ? - 2004-08-31 (Custody)
    Custody
    Murchie, Elaine
    Place
    Swift Current (Sask.)

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ca. 20 cm of textual records

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(20th/21st cent.)

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On 2004 August 31 and 2005 September 12 the records were transferred to the Swift Current Museum.

Scope and content

The fonds, related to the Canadian Red Cross Society, were accumulated by the source. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.

The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:
Volume #1 (formerly A.2005.3.1), Canadian Red Cross Society Swift Current Branch 1959 - 1981: scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, a copy of a speech, other documents, pertaining to the SC branch of the Red Cross from 1959 to 1987

Photos:
1. Noreen McKerrell, June Johnston and Bernice Chalmers at a blood drive in the fall of 1984
2. Darcy Morrice and Elaine Murchie
3. Darcy Morrice, Elaine Murchie and June Johnston
4. Elaine Murchie and John McMurty, Red Cross Commissioner
5. June Johnston and Darcy Morrice
6 - 8. "Delivering Red Cross fire parcels Elaine & Sandra Murchie 1978"
9. Wilma Drozdowski and Elaine Murchie presenting blood donation certificate, 1980
#10. Prairie View Lodge 1985
#11. Craft Sale, 1986
#12. Executive, 1981
#13-14. Delivering fire parcel, 1977

Volume #2 (formerly A.2004.6.2): scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, program from the funeral service for Noreen McKerrell, photographs, pertaining to the SC branch of the Red Cross from 1985 - 1988, 2002

Photos:
#15. 12 women, residents of Prairie View Lodge
#16. parade, a float that reads "100th Anniversary // First Use Of Red Cross Flag In Canada // Batoche - 1885", 1985
#17: three women participating in "Fun & Fitness" at Prairie View Lodge
#18: Elaine Murchie and Lucille Sorenson at a craft sale

Volume #3 (formerly A.2004.6.1), The Canadian Red Cross Society Saskatchewan Division // Swift Current Saskatchewan Branch 1975 - 1980: scrapbook containing newspaper clipping that pertain to the SC branch of the Red Cross from 1975 t0 1981

Volume #4, Service (formerly A.2004.6.3): magazine entitled "Service", volume 38, number 1, Spring 1977, headline reads "This Is The Red Cross"

Folder #1 (formerly A.2004.6.4), The Canadian Red Cross Society Saskatchewan Division // Awards: past officers of the SC branch of the Red Cross from 1915 - 1968, 1978 - 1979; typed history of the Red Cross; photographs; brochure, "Program Suggestions For Branch Meetings"; newspaper clippings; individuals recommended to receive the "Badge of Service" and "Certificate of Merit"; misc. documents and correspondence re: SC branch of the Red Cross

Photos:
#19: Wilma Drozdowski, Chair for blood donor clinic., and Darcy Morrice, President of Saskatchewan Red Cross
#20: Red Cross exercise for seniors at Prairie View Lodge
#21: Anna England, Darcy Morrice, Florence Anderson at a volunteer awards ceremony
#22: Mrs. Ginter and son, fire victim
(negatives - numbers are not yet written on physical copies of the negatives - see archives photo file on Rachel's computer to view these images)
#23:
images of a Red Cross meeting at the Royal Canadian Legion, 1963, celebrating the Red Cross's 100 year anniversary, booths include Blood Transfusion Service, Voluntary Services, Water Safety Service, Disaster Service, Friendly Visiting,
also, quilts and sweaters, a cake and several individuals awarded certificates

Folder #2 (formerly A.2004.6.5): loose newspaper clippings, typed history of the SC branch of the Red Cross, typed notes from 1915 to 1939

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Language of material

  • English

Script of material

  • Latin

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No restrictions on access.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Use, reproduction, and/or publication of records are subject to the Copyright Act and the Terms and Conditions of the Swift Current Museum. Please consult the Swift Current Museum for further information.

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Minimal fonds level description is listed in AtoM. Until fully appraised and arranged record lists are available through the Swift Current Museum.

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A.2004.6

Previous Accession Number

A.2005.3

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