The Archive of the Calgary Jung Society
A vision for the CJS Archive
The CJS as a society has created and accumulated a vast amount of information since 1991. The vision for the CJS Archive stipulates what is to be achieved with a sustainable and accountable archive.
The vision for the CJS Archive is the preservation of information to provide efficient administrative, legal, financial, and educational management for the responsible and sustainable functioning of the society in the future.
The values of the CJS archive
The CJS has the following objectives to achieve its vision
1. The archive has an administrative objective. A summary of significant former activities, events, and decisions that provides a historical record to inform the future administrative functioning of the society is kept.
2. The archive has a legal objective. The charitable status of the society has duties, privileges, and contractual obligations are preserved to ensure the society’s proper standing with all legal authorities.
3. The archive has a financial objective. Historical financial records are kept in accordance with legal and accounting requirements.
4. The archive has an educational objective. Records of events, i.e. lectures and workshops, provide primary source materials for information; this may include potential research. Historical narratives are invited to provide information of how the society came into existence and how it continues to evolve. Records of all publications are preserved.
The CJS has practical steps to achieve its objectives
The Archivist performs a timely management of the CJS archive to implement its vision and objectives with practical steps. The Archive of the CJS rests on 2 main sources of information, i.e. the administrative and educational records respectively and is organized according to calendar years.
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