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W.A.C. Bennett fonds

  • CA SFU F-55
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1979

The fonds consists of records relating to the life of W.A.C. Bennett. Documented are his personal life, business ventures, community service, club affiliations, and political activities, including his terms as Member of the Legislative Assembly for South Okanagan, and as Premier of British Columbia.;Personal records consist of early correspondence and household records, as well as material which documents W.A.C. Bennett's association with freemasonry and his fundraising activities with organizations such as the Salvation Army.;Business records consist of material relating to Bennett Hardware, Bennett's Stores, and Calona Wines.;Political records refer to Bennett's tenure as a Member of the Legislative Assembly for South Okanagan, as Premier and as leader of the Opposition. Also relevant are records referring to the passage of a number of Municipal Acts and Bennett's relationship with Federal politics.;Included are correspondence, advertisements, minutes, annual reports, telegrams, itineraries, schedules, financial statistics, financial statements, petitions, questionnaires, resolutions, reports, speeches, press releases, proposals, maps, plans, charts, file notes, memoranda, newspaper clippings, scrap books, ephemera, photographs, audio recordings, film reels, and video cassettes.;The fonds is arranged into the following series:;F-55-1 Personal records;F-55-2 Freemasonry;F-55-3 Westlock Hardware / Clyde Hardware;F-55-4 Bennett Hardware / Bennett's Stores;F-55-5 Domestic Wines / Calona Wines;F-55-6 Kelowna Board of Trade;F-55-7 Bank of Canada Directors' Eeection;F-55-8 Gyro Club;F-55-9 Progressive Conservative Party;F-55-10 B.C. Progressive Conservative Association;F-55-11 Salvation Army;F-55-12 Canadian Red Cross Society;F-55-13 Social Credit League;F-55-14 Post-Premier alphabetical file;F-55-15 Post-Premier subject files;F-55-16 Memorial;F-55-17 Ephemera (personal);F-55-18 General correspondence;F-55-19 Election;F-55-20 South Okanagan constituent correspondence;F-55-21 Departmental correspondence;F-55-22 South Okanagan subjects;F-55-23 B.C. Fruit Growers' Association;F-55-24 Post-War Rehabilitation Council;F-55-25 Dominion-Provincial Fisheries Conference;F-55-26 Ephemera (MLA);F-55-27 1952 Official files;F-55-28 1953 Official files;F-55-29 1954 Official files;F-55-30 1955 Official files;F-55-31 1956 Official files;F-55-32 1957 Official files;F-55-33 1958 Official files;F-55-34 1959 Official files;F-55-35 1960 Official files;F-55-36 1961 Official files;F-55-37 1962 Official files;F-55-38 1963 Official files;F-55-39 1964 Official files;F-55-40 1965 Official files;F-55-41 1966 Official files;F-55-42 1967 Official files;F-55-43 1968 Official files;F-55-44 1969 Official files;F-55-45 1970 Official files;F-55-46 1971 Official files;F-55-47 1972 Official files;F-55-48 Federal-Provincial Conferences;F-55-49 Premier's subject files;F-55-50 Miscellaneous items - dated;F-55-51 Miscellaneous items - undated;F-55-52 Miscellaneous telegrams;F-55-53 Miscellaneous speeches;F-55-54 Municipal Acts;F-55-55 Newspaper clippings and publications;F-55-56 Audio recordings;F-55-57 Moving image recordings;F-55-58 Photographs

Bennett, W.A.C. (William Andrew Cecil)