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Fonds AM351 - Anne Angus fonds

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Anne Angus fonds

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AM351

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  • 1901-1977 (Creation)
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    Angus, Anne Margaret

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  • 0.12 m of textual records
  • 1 architectural drawing

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Angus, Anne Margaret (1901-)

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Anne Angus (nee Anderson) was born in Diyarbaker, Asia Minor. In 1909, her father retired with his family to the Kettle Valley in British Columbia to grow fruit. Anne Anderson eventually moved to Vancouver. In 1923, she graduated from the University of British Columbia. The following year, she married Professor Henry Forbes Angus. She was a board member of the Vancouver Children's Aid Society (1940-1941 and 1945-1952) and was a prominent member of the Community Chest and Council of Greater Vancouver as well as founding member of the Children's Foundation. From 1952 to 1958, she was a member of the local Board of School Trustees, the last two years as Chairman. In 1951, she produced a history of the Children's Aid Society, The Children's Aid Society of Vancouver, 1901-1951.

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The fonds consists of biographical material and notes prepared for the publication "Children's Aid Society of Vancouver, B.C."; files relating to Laura Holland and the Children's Aid Society, the Social Planning Committee of the Community Chest and Council of Greater Vancouver, 1950-1954, and the Canadian Welfare Council, 1950-1954; articles by Henry Forbes Angus; and a photocopy of his "My First Seventy-Five Years".

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Donated by Mrs. Anne Margaret Angus between 1976 and 1978.

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For the Children's Aid Society history written by Angus see PAM 1951-71.

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