Fonds MG 315 - AIDS Saskatoon fonds

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AIDS Saskatoon fonds

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MG 315

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  • 1979-2005 (inclusive) ; 1986-2006 (predominant) (Creation)

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4.4 m of textual records; 26 floppy disks; 1 CD-ROM; posters and OS

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Administrative history

Aids Saskatoon was founded in 1986 as a volunteer, non-profit, charitable agency with a mission to work with and provide support to those affected by HIV/AIDS and to educate and inform the public about the prevention of HIV/AIDS. In 2020 AIDS Saskatoon was renamed as Prairie Harm Reduction.

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This fonds contains textual documents created in the running of AIDS Saskatoon, such as correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, policies, reports, posters, and other administrative files.

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This fonds has been arranged into three series by the archivist. Almost everything arrived in labelled folders, and the names and content of these folders were retained. Names given by the archivist have been placed in [brackets]. Some duplicate items were discarded and in the case of the Annual General Meetings duplicate folders were merged to allow for one folder per year.

The fonds has been arranged into the following series and subseries:
I. Administration/Governance

  1. AIDS Saskatoon Annual General Meeting
  2. AIDS Saskatoon Board of Directors
  3. ACAP – AIDS Community Action Plan
  4. Committees
  5. Conferences/Workshops
  6. Correspondence
  7. Floppy Disk Backups
  8. Financials
  9. HR Documents
  10. Other Administrative/Working Documents
  11. Policies/Bylaws
  12. Posters
  13. Reports
  14. SAN – Saskatchewan AIDS Network
    II. Projects/Outreach
  15. AIDS Awareness Week
  16. Bid for Life
  17. Canadian AIDS Quilt Project
  18. Candlelight Vigil
  19. HIV and Women
  20. Man to Man
  21. Prairie Walk/AIDS Walk
  22. Red Ribbon Tag Day
  23. Rural Response
  24. Various
    III. Reference/Resources

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  • English

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Files marked as RESTRICTED require vetting by the archivist prior to release. All restrictions are applied as per privacy legislation. Copyright restrictions also apply

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Finding aids

Uploaded finding aid

Associated materials

Related material: See also Saskatchewan AIDS Network.


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