Anna Smigel fonds:

An Inventory of Her Papers at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by C. Cheryrbok and V. Zvonik
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections,
Winnipeg, Manitoba
(2012)

Finding aid encoded by V. Zvonik (2012)
Finding aid written in English.



Collection Summary

Repository:
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections,
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Creator:
Anne Smigel

Title:
Anne Smigel fonds

Dates:
1950-2005

Quantity:
1.12 m of textual records; 407 photographs; 42 negatives; 32 slides; and other material

Identification:
Mss 340, Pc 300 (A.08-35)

English

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Biography of Anne Smigel

Anne Smigel was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She attended the University of Manitoba, the University of Winnipeg, and the University of Minnesota. As a teacher and educator she taught in elementary and junior high schools in Manitoba for more than 44 years. Anne Smigel was a member of Ukrainian Curriculum Committee on Ukrainian language at elementary and secondary school and the first woman of Ukrainian decent to become a Principal (Ashland School, Pinkham School, William Whyte School) in Winnipeg. She belonged to many organizations such as the Alpha Omega Alumnae, the Council of Women of Winnipeg, the Manitoba Association of Principals, the Canadian College of Teachers, and the United Nation, Winnipeg Branch. Anna Smigel was a founding member of Altrusa Club of Winnipeg and Altrusa International Club. Altrusa is an international organization of professional women (13 countries) who are serving the needs of their communities. From 1980-1982, she served as the Governor of Altrusa International, District 7. Anne Smigel was an educator and philanthropist who made great contributions to the University of Manitoba. To honour her memory a Scholarship was established in her name at the Centre of Ukrainian and Canadian Studies and the Research Endowment Fund to support research material for the University Libraries. Anne Smigel died on February 10, 2008.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The fonds consists of biographical information, correspndence and documents from the various organizations: Altrusa Club of Winnipeg and Altrusa International, Inc.; Alpha Omega Alumnae; and the Council of Women of Winnipeg.

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Arrangement of the Papers

This collection is arranged into seven series and Photograph Collection

  • Biographical Information
  • Altrusa International, Inc.
  • Correspondence
  • Alpha Omega Alumnae, Council of Women - Correspondence
  • Alpha Omega Alumnae - Ukrainian Women Organization
  • Manitoba Schools
  • Ukrainian Language Training
  • PC 300 - Photographs

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Restrictions on Access

No restriction on Access

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Restrictions on Use

No restriction on Use

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Custodial History

The fonds was donated to the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by the Estate of Anne Smigel in 2008.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Biographical Information []
BoxFolder
11 Anne Smigel - Governor District Seven, Altrusa International, Inc., 1982
2 Anne Smigel - St. John's Technical School - Composition Book, [1950]
3 Notes regarding school years evaluations as teacher
4 Anne Smigel - Retirement - Newsclippings, Cards, Notes, Letters, Regrets, 1980

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Altrusa International, Inc.
BoxFolder
15 Altrusa Governorship Info - Annual Board Book and Reports, 1979
6 Board Meetings, Correspondence, Bylaws, 1982-1983
7 Meeting Minutes - Bylaw Amendments, Service Bulletins, 1980-1985
8 Altrusa Winnipeg - Information, 1984-1985
9 Altrusa - Correspondence, Programs, Contact information, 1971-2006
10 Altrusa International - Winnipeg Club Info - Altrusa District 7 Conference, 1974-1992
11 Altrusa - Annual Reports , Conference Proceedings, 1981-1983
12 Altrusa - Correspondence, Notes, Minutes, 1986-2005
13 Altrusa - Correspondence, Bylaws, 1975, 1978
BoxFolder
21 Altrusa Club Info: International Correspondence, 1981-1983
2 Altrusa - Meeting Minutes, Rosters, Service Bulletins, 1981-1988
3 Altrusa - District 3 Bulletins, Meeting Minutes, Conference Planning, Newspaper Clippings, 1978-1986
4 Altrusa - Chairmen lists, Committees, 1980-1983
5 Altrusa International - Reports, Correspondence, 1975-1982
6 Altrusa - Winnipeg Workshop, Seminar Notes, By-Laws, Special Meeting Minutes, 1970, 1977-1994
7 Altrusa - Programs, Budget, Project "Second Sight", 1971-1995
8 Houston Convention - Material from the Photo Album/Scrap Book, 1975

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Correspondence
BoxFolder
31 Personal and Altrusa Correspondence, 1973-1982
2 Altrusa Correspondence, Speech Notes, 1976-1981
3 Altrusa Correspondence, 1980
4 Altrusa: President (Anne Smigel) Workshop Package, 1981
5 Altrusa Correspondence, Financial Statement, 1977-1981
6 Altrusa Conference, 1983
7 Altrusa - Correspondence, Conference Manual, Notes, 1975-1977
8 Education Correspondence, Reports, Minutes, Budgets, School Publications, 1975-1976
9 Correspondence, Clippings, Notes, 1971-1983
10 Altrusa Correspondence, Convention, 1983
11 Altrusa Club Activities, Correspondence, Minutes, 1982-1984, 1992-1995
12 Altrusa Winnipeg District - Club Project Reports, Correspondence, Presentation Notes, 1971, 1976
13 Altrusa - Correspondence, Reports, 1979-1980
14 Altrusa - Marketing Plan, "Accent", Annual Report, Financial Statements, By-Laws, Policies, 1991-1993, 1995-1997
15 Altrusa Winnipeg - Newsletters, Conference, 2000-2001
16 Altrusa Correspondence, Membership Lists, Directories, 1979-1983
BoxFolder
41 Altrusa Conference Booklets/Proceedings, Conference Notes, Correspondence, 1979-1990
2 Altrusa Information - 1984 District Officer Nominations, 1982 Conference Vote/Ballot, Correspondence, 1982-1984
3 Altrusa Club Yearbook, Pamphlets, District 7 (1975-1976) Directory, Newsletters, Articles, 1975-76, 990-1999
4 Altrusa - District 7 Conference Evaluations, 1981
5 Altrusa Club Info - Conference, Correspondence, 1980-1981
6 Altrusa - Board Book, Conference Proceedings, 1980-1981
7 Altrusa - District 7 Club Info, Minutes, Daily Notes, 1982-1983
8 Altrusa International - Correspondence, 1972-1998
9 Altrusa Conference - Evaluations, 1974-1977
BoxFolder
51 Altrusa Club of Winnipeg, Yearbooks, 1963-1980
2 Altrusa International - Directories, 1982-1983
3 Altrusa International - Directories, 1983-1984

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Alpha Omega Alumnae, Council of Women - Correspondence
BoxFolder
61 Report of Symposium (1985); Celebrating Ukrainian Women; List of Contacts, 1985
2 Alpha Omega Info; Correspondence, Membership, Executives, 1991-1992
3 Scrapbook Material, Newspaper Clippings, 1981-1983
4 Alpha Omega Women Programs, Correspondence, Diary, Notes, 1983-84, 1991
5 National Association of Parliamentarians By-Laws, Conference, Notes, 1980-1985
6 National Association of Parliamentarians - Publications, 1974-1987
7 Women Associations - Alpha Omega, Council of Women - Correspondence, 1987-1991

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Alpha Omega Alumnae
BoxFolder
71 Celebrating Ukrainian Women - Symposium - Conference Notes, 1985
2 Winnipeg School Division no. 1 - Policy Committee for the Winnipeg Core Area Initiative (1980)

(includes Odarka S. Trosky's CV)

3 Pinkham 60th Anniversary Tea - Guest Book Contents, 1963
4 Correspondence, Memos - Ukrainian Culture, Education, Children Notes, Ukrainian Curriculum Committee, 1969-1978
5 Council of Women, Ukrainian Women's League. Celebrating Ukrainian Women Conference Notes, 1983-1985

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Manitoba Schools
BoxFolder
81 Manitoba Teachers' Society Collective Bargaining Procedures (1975) - Correspondence, Memos, 1975-1976
2 Manitoba Education Association - Notes, Correspondence, 1964-1984
3 Master Teacher Pamphlets/ Info, Manitoba School Journal (1953), Our Schools (1973), 1953-1989
4 Winnipeg/Canada Council for Women - Annual Meetings, Reports, Correspondence, 1995, 1998-2000
5 Lord Nelson School - Class Lists, Students, Reading Skills Checklists, 1969-1977
6 Winnipeg School Division no.1, 1973-1976

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Ukrainian Language Training
BoxFolder
91 Teachers of Ukrainian in-service training - Field Trips, Oseredok Newsletter, Kindergarten Resources, 1976
2 Ukrainian Community - Education Material, Manitoba Folk Dance Festival, Ukrainian School Programs, 1970-1992
3 Class Activities and Reports, 1969, 1972
4 Ukrainian Cultural Organizations/ Info, 1985-1991
BoxFolder
10 Artifacts

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Pc 300 - Photographs
BoxFolder
11-9 Photo Album
10 Portrait
11 Retirement Scrapbook - Photo Album
12 Altrusa - Photo Album
13 Correspondence - Photos
14 Ladies at the Lake - Conference ('85), 1981
15 Altrusa - Photographs
16 Birthday, Meetings
17 Altrusa - Photographs
18 Album - Photographs
19 Altrusa Exhibit - Photographs
20 Slides from Ukraine

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