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American Woman's Club fonds
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- Textual record
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- Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.
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- American Woman's Club (Vancouver, B.C.)
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1.3 m of textual records and other material
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In 1914, members of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the American Men's Club formed the American Woman's Club. The organization aimed "to bring together in a social way American women living in Vancouver, B.C. and vicinity to endeavour to broaden and strengthen the intellectual and social life of its members and, through them, make a club a power of good in the community". The Club disbanded in 1989.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of minutes, financial accounts, membership lists and historical files. The historical files include photographs, newsclippings, memorabilia, historical sketches and architectural drawings for a proposed clubhouse. The fonds also includes a scrapbook chronicling sixty years of club activity.
Includes: 1.3 m of textual records, 160 photographs, 4 architectural drawings, 14 cm realia.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by Mrs. E. M. Primeau, Club President and Mrs. Rosemary Stack, Club Historian.
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- American Woman's Club (Vancouver, B.C.) (Creator)