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LEVEL OF DESCRIPTION: Fonds
No.: PR0298
TITLE: Dorothy Roth fonds
CREATOR: Dorothy Roth
DATE RANGE: 1903-1993
EXTENT: 0.68 m of textual records. – 5 photographs. – 2 maps
ADMINISTRATIVE
HISTORY/BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH: Dorothy Roth (nee Williams) was born November 6, 1906 to Harry and Margaret Williams. The second of four children, she had an older sister, Margery, a younger brother, Pat, and a younger sister, Alice. Dorothy was a long-time resident of Edmonton, Alberta, and was very active in the community. As a young woman she worked for the Hudson’s Bay Company retail store in 1929. She was a member of the Canadian Girl Guides Association for about twenty years, and became the first Area Commissioner of Girl Guides for the Edmonton area. She has held executive and committee positions in the Junior Hospital League, the Royal Overseas League, and the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire (I.O.D.E.). For a number of years she was actively involved in Christ Church, in Edmonton, Alberta, and became a member of the Gray House Guild in 1982. Dorothy married F.O. Roth sometime between 1935 and 1940. According to available information, she and her husband had one daughter, Margaret.
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Fonds consists of the personal records of Dorothy Roth, and records reflecting her involvement in various organizations including the Junior Hospital League of Edmonton, the Canadian Girl Guides Association, the Gray House Guild, and Christ Church. These records include correspondence, photographs, diaries, minutes, published items, programmes, brochures, and maps.
LANGUAGE NOTE: The material is in English.
GENERAL NOTE: This fonds was donated at the same time, and in the same accession as the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire (I.O.D.E.) fonds (PR0267).Information in the Biographical Sketch was sourced from the records.
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