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Fonds AM1025 - American Woman's Club fonds

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American Woman's Club fonds

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  • Textual record

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AM1025

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  • 1914-1989 (Creation)
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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.

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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.

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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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