Fonds F266 - Canadian Schizophrenia Foundation fonds

Zone du titre et de la mention de responsabilité

Titre propre

Canadian Schizophrenia Foundation fonds

Dénomination générale des documents

Titre parallèle

Compléments du titre

Mentions de responsabilité du titre

Notes du titre

Niveau de description

Fonds

Institution de conservation

Code de référence

F266

Zone de l'édition

Mention d'édition

Mentions de responsabilité relatives à l'édition

Zone des précisions relatives à la catégorie de documents

Mention d'échelle (cartographique)

Mention de projection (cartographique)

Mention des coordonnées (cartographiques)

Mention d'échelle (architecturale)

Juridiction responsable et dénomination (philatélique)

Zone des dates de production

Date(s)

  • 1960-1984 (Production)

Zone de description matérielle

Description matérielle

51 cm of textual records
21 photographs

Zone de la collection

Titre propre de la collection

Titres parallèles de la collection

Compléments du titre de la collection

Mention de responsabilité relative à la collection

Numérotation à l'intérieur de la collection

Note sur la collection

Zone de la description archivistique

Nom du producteur

Histoire administrative

The Canadian Schizophrenia Foundation was a national, non-profit, charitable organization incorporated on December 18, 1968. The first executive included Dr. Abram Hoffer (president), Irwin J. Kahan (director), and Donald C. (Ben) Webster (treasurer). The Foundation's head office was located in Regina, Saskatchewan until 1986, when it was moved to Burnaby, British Columbia (1986 to 1992), and later North York, Ontario (1992-2003). The foundation had branches in cities across the country, including Regina and Saskatoon.

The Canadian Schizophrenia Foundation was dedicated to research and public awareness of schizophrenia diagnosis, treatments and prevention methods. The Foundation included professionals, schizophrenics and their families, and others interested in mental health issues. The Foundation held annual conferences and public meetings, issued publications and distributed information packages. Most of the Foundation's funding came from memberships, subscriptions, donations and the sale of publications.

In 1972, the Foundation began publishing a quarterly journal, The Journal of Orthomolecular Psychiatry, which featured articles by physicians, psychiatrists and scientists concerning the megavitamin treatment of mental illness. In 1973, the name of the journal was changed to The Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine to include psychiatric and preventive medicine. The Foundation also published a quarterly newsletter that included case histories, editorials, book reviews and articles relating to orthomolecular health.

On January 13, 2003, the Canadian Schizophrenia Foundation became the International Schizophrenia Foundation.

Historique de la conservation

Doris Rands, on behalf of the Canadian Schizophrenia Foundation, donated these records to the Regina office, Saskatchewan Archives in one accession in 1987: R87-394 (September 17, 1984).

Présentation du contenu

This fonds consists of records created, accumulated and used by the Canadian Schizophrenia Foundation during the period that its head office was located in Regina, Saskatchewan (1968-1986). This fonds includes records relating to the Schizophrenia Foundation of Saskatchewan, other branches of the Canadian Schizophrenia Foundation and related Canadian and American organizations.

The types of records included are correspondence, scrapbooks, clippings, conference and branch reports, financial statements, newsletters, and promotional literature.

No series have been assigned to the records described in this fonds.

Zone des notes

État de conservation

Modalités d'entrée

Classement

The factors determining arrangement of the records in this fonds were not documented during the description process.

Langue des documents

Écriture des documents

Localisation des originaux

Disponibilité d'autres formats

Restrictions d'accès

Records are open for research use.

Délais d'utilisation, de reproduction et de publication

Use, publication and/or reproduction of records are subject to the conditions of the Copyright Act. Please consult reference archivist for assistance.

Instruments de recherche

SAFA 310 (old guide GR 414) consists of a fonds description, file listing of textual records, and item listings of photographs. Item descriptions of photographs are available in electronic format. Please consult reference archivist for assistance.

Éléments associés

Éléments reliés

Accroissements

No further accruals are expected.

Désignations alpha-numériques

Other codes: Textual records: old guide GR 414 (R-1133); Photographs: R-A33225 to R-A33227(1)-(14); R-B14329(1)-(2) to R-B14330

Identifiant(s) alternatif(s)

Zone du numéro normalisé

Numéro normalisé

Points d'accès

Points d'accès sujets

Points d'accès lieux

Points d'accès Noms

Genre access points

Zone du contrôle

Zone des entrées

Sujets associés

Personnes et organismes associés

Lieux associés

Related genres