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Tools for Peace National Office (Canada)

Tools for Peace National Office (Canada)
fonds. First accrual. – 1983-2008; predominant 1983-1991. – 1.87 m of textual records and other materials.
Documents in French and Spanish are separated at the back of file folders unless there is an accompanying English translation, in which case they are interfiled with the translation.

Series 1:
Administrative Records. – [1983?]-2008; predominant [1983?]-1991. – 38 cm of textual records. -- Title based on content of series.
Series contains organisational histories, policy documents, planning documents, reports, project proposals, meeting agendas and minutes, memoranda, correspondence, financial records, job descriptions and postings, leaflets and newsletters. Documents are arranged chronologically within files.

Box 1
F.1       Organisational history, [198-]-2008
F.2       National Executive (Interim), 1985
F.3       National Executive, 1986
F.4       National Executive, 1987
F.5       National Executive, 1988. Documents in Spanish are at the back of the file.
F.6       National Executive, 1989. Documents in French are at the back of the file.
F.7       National Executive, 1990
F.8       National Assembly, 1985
F.9       National Assembly, 1986
F.10     National Assembly, 1987
F.11     National Assembly, 1988
F.12     National Assembly, 1989

Box 2
F.1       Structure, organisation and governance, 1984
F.2       Structure, organisation and governance, 1986
F.3       Structure, organisation and governance, 1987
F.4       Structure, organisation and governance, 1988
F.5       Structure, organisation and governance, 1989
F.6       Structure, organisation and governance, 1990
F.7       Structure, organisation and governance, 1991
F.8       Language policy, 1988-1989
F.9       Communication strategy, 1989
F.10     Sectoral strategy, 1987-1988
F.11     Financial documents, 1984-1987
F.12     Financial documents, 1988-1991
F.13     Transportation, shipping and warehousing, 1984-1989
F.14     Goods handling, 1983-1987

Box 3
F.1       Endorsement of Tools for Peace, 1983-1987
F.2       Personnel, 1986-1989

Series 2:
Campaigns. – 1983-1991. – 8 cm of textual records. -- Title based on content of series.
Series contains project proposals, reports, newsletters, promotional material, memoranda and correspondence. Documents are arranged chronologically within files.

Box 3
F.3       Campaign goals, 1983
F.4       Material Aid campaign, 1983-1985
F.5       Material Aid campaign, 1986-1987. Documents in Spanish are at the back of the file.
F.6       Material Aid campaign, 1988-1989
F.7       Material Aid campaign, 1990-1991


Series 3:
Committees. -- 1983-1991. – 54 cm of textual records. -- Title based on content of series.
Series contains reports, memoranda, correspondence, newsletters, leaflets, planning documents, contact lists, promotional material, meeting agendas and minutes. Documents are arranged chronologically within files.

Box 3
F.8       Public Affairs and Education, 1985-1986
F.9       Public Affairs and Education, 1987. Documents in French are at the back of the file.

Box 4
F.1       Public Affairs and Education, March-September 1988
F.2       Public Affairs and Education, October-November 1988. Documents in French are at the back of the file.
F.3       Public Affairs and Education, January-July 1989. Documents in French are at the back of the file.
F.4       Public Affairs and Education, September-December 1989. Documents in French are at the back of the file.
F.5       Public Affairs and Education, 1990-1991
F.6       Public Affairs and Education - Correspondence, 1986-1991

Box 5
F.1       Public Affairs and Education - Fact Sheets, 1986-1988
F.2       Public Affairs and Education - Education Program, 1985-1987
F.3       Public Affairs and Education - Education Program, 1988
F.4       Public Affairs and Education - Education Program, 1989-1990
F.5       Public Affairs and Education - Education Program (Media Workshops), 1989. Documents in French are at the back of the file.
F.6       Regional committee reports to national executive, 1984-1990

Box 6
F.1       Regional Committee - Alberta, 1990
F.2       Regional Committee - British Columbia, 1986-1991
F.3       Regional Committee - Manitoba, 1986-1990
F.4       Regional Committees - New Brunswick, 1985 and Nova Scotia, 1985-1989
F.5       Regional Committee - Ontario, 1983-1986
F.6       Regional Committee - Ontario, 1987-1990. Documents in French and Spanish are at the back of the file.
F.7       Regional Committee - Quebec, 1988-1989. Documents in French are at the back of the file.
F.8       Regional Committee - Saskatchewan, 1985-1990. Documents in Spanish are at the back of the file.

Series 4:
Political Action. –1984-1990. – 20 cm of textual records. – Title based on content of series.
Series contains reports, training materials, meeting agendas and minutes, correspondence, memoranda, leaflets, press releases. Documents are arranged chronologically within files.

Box 7
F.1       Letters to government, 1984-1986
F.2       Letters to government, 1987-1990
F.3       Responses from government, 1985-1987
F.4       Responses from government, 1988-1990. Documents in French are at the back of the file.
F.5       Political lobbying (Nicaragua), 1985-1986
F.6       Political lobbying (Nicaragua), 1987. Documents in French are at the back of the file.
F.7       Political lobbying (Nicaragua), 1988-1989
F.8       Nicaraguan election of 1990, 1989-1990. Documents in French and Spanish are at the back of the file.

Box 8
F.1       Political lobbying (Central American region), 1984-1986
F.2       Political lobbying (Central American region), 1987-1990

Series 5:
Related organisations and partnerships. – 1983-1991. – 24 cm of textual records. -- Title based on content of series.
Series contains reports, proposals, planning documents, meeting agendas and minutes, correspondence, memoranda, posters, newsletters, leaflets, tour schedules and lists of attendees. Documents are arranged chronologically within files.

Box 8
F.3       Tools for Peace Nicaragua Office, 1985-1988. Documents in Spanish are at the back of the file.
F.4       Tools for Peace Nicaragua Office, 1989-1991. Documents in French are at the back of the file.
F.5       Nicaraguan partners, 1986-1988
F.6       Nicaraguan partners, 1989-1991
F.7       Tours to Nicaragua, 1986-1987
F.8       Tours to Nicaragua, 1988-1989

Box 9
F.1       Related organisations, 1983-1987. Documents in Spanish are at the back of the file.
F.2       Related organisations, 1988-1989. Documents in Spanish are at the back of the file.


Series 6:
Printed materials and other documents. – 1983-2003; predominant 1983-1990. – 19 cm of textual records and realia. -- Title based on content of series.

Series contains Tools for Peace newspapers, posters, leaflets, calendars, newspaper clippings, newspapers, press releases and realia. Documents are arranged chronologically within files.

Box 9
F.3       Newspaper clippings, 1983-1986
F.4       Newspaper clippings, 1987
F.5       Newspaper clippings, 1988, Documents in French and Spanish are at the back of the file.
F.6       Newspaper clippings, 1989-1990. Documents in French are at the back of the file.
F.7       Barricada newspapers, 1987-1988. Documents in Spanish are at the back of the file.
F.8       Press releases, 1983-1990. Documents in French are at the back of the file.

Box 10
F.1       Promotional material, 1986-1990. Documents in French and Spanish are at the back of the file.
F.2       Caring Canadian Award, 2002-2003
Wrench (in envelope)

Series 7:
Sound recordings, moving images and graphic materials. -- [1983]-[199-]. -- 24 cm of sound recordings, moving images and graphic materials. – Title based on content of series.

Series contains photographs, photographic negatives, photographic slides, video and audio cassettes.

Box 10
F.3       Assorted photographs and negatives, [1983?]-[199-]
1 album of photographs, 1983-[199-]
1 album of photographic negatives, [1983?]-[199-]

8 video cassettes:
Nicaragua: Down But Not Out, [198-]
National Priority Project, 1986. 18 minutes.
Nicaragua Must Survive, 1986
Health and Safety Slide Show, 1986-1987
Nicaragua Makes A Difference, 1987. 29:04 minutes.
Tools for Peace Warehouse, 1987
Hurricane Nicaragua, 1988. 28 minutes.
Project Satellite: 1990 Nicaragua Election Documentary, 1990. 60 minutes.

3 audio cassettes:
Tools for Peace
Press Conference and Tools for Peace Slideshow, 1986
            Updated version of Tools for Peace Slideshow, [198-]

17 containers of photographic slides, [198-]-[199-]

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