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Administrative Management Society Edmonton Chapter fonds
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- Administrative Management Society Edmonton Chapter
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2.6 m of textual records and other material.
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The Administrative Management Society or AMS was founded in 1919 and originally called the National Association of Office Managers or NAOM. The name was changed in May 1929 to National Office Management Association or NOMA, with chapters in the USA, Canada and the West Indies. The aim is to provide education and networking opportunities for office managers. The Edmonton Chapter of NOMA petitioned for a charter February 28, 1949 and it was granted the next month. February 1, 1964 the name of NOMA was officially changed to Administrative Management Society.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of various records including: financial, educational, conference material, correspondence, membership, constitution and bylaws, banking, minutes, guides and manuals, yearbooks, awards, banners, photographs and the monograph <i>A Golden past--a challenging future: a 50 year history of the Administrative Management Society</i> by Joseph W. Gawthrop. (library). MS 617.1: This fonds consists of administrative records, 1978 and 1982 Area Conference material, and membership records. MS 617.2: This fonds consists of material related to the Administrative Manegement Society's 1984 Area Conference in Edmonton, including planning material, administrative records, publicity, promotional campaign plan, and minutes of the conference. This fonds also consists of society records including correspondence, Board Meeting Minutes, Membership lists and rosters and newsletters and newsletter ephemera.
Other materials include 2 banners, 3 carousels of slides, 57 photographs, educational material, and audiocassettes.
Immediate source of acquisition
The fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives on behalf of the AMS Society by Milton R. Brummet in 1993 and Ilze Hobin in 1995.
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- The material is in English.
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Further accruals are expected.
Record No. MS-617<br><br>