Chase River Parent-Teacher Association fonds
 
            Chase River Parent-Teacher Association fonds [graphic material, textual record]. - 1950-1922.
            26 cm of textual records (11 v.)
 

            The Chase River Parent-Teacher Association was formed on Feb. 15, 1951, to support and sponsor activities at Chase River Elementary School. Mrs. Alice Hamilton from Extension was the first president. The association carried out fundraising activities to assist in the purchase of various resources for the school.  It also supported activities such as Sports Day, a school picnic, and student field trips.

      Records (Accession No. 2000 026 M) were originally acquired by the Nanaimo-Ladysmith Retired Teachers' Association as part of its School District 68 History Project. A second set of materials (Accession No. 1999 008 A) were donated by Barbara Cowling, a parent and teacher at Chase River School.

          Fonds consists of materials which document the activities and membership of the Chase River Parent-Teacher Association.  Fonds is arranged in four series: 1) Minutes; 2) Annual reports; 3) Scrapbooks and 4) Guestbooks.
          Title based on the contents of the fonds.
          Fonds arranged into series at Archives.
          Series descriptions and file list available.
 

Series 1.

          Minutes [textual record]. -- 1953-1954.
1 v.
          Series consist of minutes of meetings of the Chase River Parent-Teacher Association.
          Title based on content of series.

          File list available.

Series 2.

 

          Annual Reports [textual record]. --  1956-1958.
2 v.
 
          Series consists of a list of executive members and Member Association Reports for each Nanaimo school that has a P.T.A.  Reports made by various members of the Nanaimo & District Parent Teacher Council including the treasurer, secretary of council, budget  committee and health chairman are also included.
          Title based on the contents of the series.
          File list available.
 

Series 3.

          Scrapbooks [textual record, graphic material]. -- 1951-1975, 1985, 1990-1992.
6 v.
ca. 20 photographs.
 
     Series consists of scrapbooks containing class photographs, student art work, summaries of Chase River School P.T.A. meetings and lists of P.T.A members. There are various newspaper clippings pertaining to Chase River Elementary School, Chase River School P.T.A, and community events.  Also included is an application for an I.C.B.C. Traffic Safety Award.
         Title based on content of series
         File list available.
 

Series 4.

         Guestbooks [textual record]. -- 1950-1975, 1991.
2 v.
 

       Series consists of a visitor's book (1950-1975) and a guest book for the 40th Anniversary of Chase River School and mural dedication ceremony.

           Title based on the contents of the series.
           File list available.

 

File List

Series 1.

File 1.               Minutes, 1953-1954

Series 2.

File 1.               Annual Reports, 1956-1957
File 2.               Annual Reports, 1957-1958
 

Series 3.

File 1.               Scrapbook, 1951-1961
File 2.               Scrapbook, 1961-1966
File 3.               Scrapbook, 1967-1973
File 4.               Scrapbook, 1974-1975
File 5.               Scrapbook, 1990-1992
File 6.               Application for I.C.B.C Traffic Safety Award, 1985
 

Series 4.

File 1.               Guestbook, 1950-1975
File 2.               Guestbook, 1991