The fonds consists of records relating to Dr. Ethel Taylor's activities with a variety of organizations, including minutes, correspondence and financial records of Alberta Council on Aging (1964-1987), Golden Circle Seniors Centre (1973-1985), Red Deer Local Council of Women (1955-1974), Red Deer Parks Board (1962-1973), Red Deer Twilight Lodge/Homes Foundation (1960-1980), Indian Association of Alberta (1956-1960), Indian Eskimo Association (1960-1970), Social Welfare Committee (1961-1965), Social Planning Council (1965-1972), Family Service Bureau (1963-1969), Red Deer and District Social Service Board (1961-1988), Red Deer Health Unit (1971-1977), Red Deer Recreation Board (1951-1986), G.H. Dawe Community Centre (1972-1987), Red Deer Public Library Board (1961-1985), Red Deer Youth Services Association (1972-1978), Red Deer and District Archives Committee (1963-1979), New Democratic Party (1967-1979), Home and School Association (1954-1961), Canadian Girls in Training (1943-1958), Red Deer Memorial Society (1965-1984), Red Deer International Folk Festival (1969-1985), Women's Institute (1950-1965), Quota Club (1951-1963), Alberta Drama League (1953-1961), Red Deer Allied Arts Council (1958-1986), Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary Committee (1969-1985), personal correspondence (1935-1985), and honours and awards (1961-1986). Fonds consists of the following six series:;I. Social and Civic;II. Arts;III. Environment;IV. Personal;V. Honours and Awards;VI. Miscellaneous.