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Fonds AM1115 - B.C. Mainland Branch of the Royal Commonwealth Society fonds

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B.C. Mainland Branch of the Royal Commonwealth Society fonds

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AM1115

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  • 1961-1992 (Creation)
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    B.C. Mainland Branch of the Royal Commonwealth Society

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  • 0.12 m of textual records
  • 1 scrapbook

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The British Columbia Branch of the Royal Commonwealth Society was formed in January 1959 to preserve ties among Commonwealth countries. Activities of sub-committees of the branch included welcoming and settling fellows of the society from other Commonwealth countries and sponsoring essay competitions in Vancouver schools.

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The fonds consists of the society's records documenting the activities of the society. It consists of minutes, newsletters, invitations and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings.

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Donated to the City of Vancouver Archives in 1992 and 1993 by Joyce Basham, Assistant Treasurer.

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