Series 6 - Other activities

Identity area

Reference code

UTA 1052-6

Title

Other activities

Date(s)

  • 1893-1940, undated (Creation)

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Extent and medium

0.46 m of records (textual, architectural, graphic, artifacts)

Context area

Name of creator

(1875-1964)

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Scope and content

In 1921, Dr. Benson was elected the first president of the Women’s Athletic Association of University of Toronto and was involved from the beginning in the campaign to build an athletic building for women. Among the records relating to this activity are correspondence, notes, financial statements and blueprints of proposed buildings. Also included in this series are correspondence, minutes and reports relating to her work as Chair of the Foreign Committee of the YWCA (Young Women’s Christian Association) focusing primarily on an international survey on leadership (1930-1932). Other documents include two undated and unsigned manuscripts of stories, a collection of cards acquired during a trip to the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893, and a scrapbook of pressed flowers with identification collected by Clara Benson ca 1890’s.

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B2003-0008/007 restricted for conservation reasons.

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Uploaded finding aid

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Retrieval code

B2003-0008/004(01)-(08)

Retrieval code

B2003-0008/005(01)-(03)

Retrieval code

B2003-0008/007 (Fragile)

Retrieval Code

B2018-0019/001(02)

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