Bookmark and Share

Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Society. British Columbia Division

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Society. British Columbia Division

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

History

The Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Society is a national voluntary agency financed by public donations, Federal and Provincial health grant programs, and treatment fees. The Society is governed by a Board of Directors and has a Medical Advisory Board. The Society was incorporated in Ottawa in 1947 to promote the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and rheumatism and professional training, research, public education, and fundraising for these purposes. The B.C. Division was established in Vancouver in 1948 by Mary Pack in accordance with the general principles of the national organization, and branches of the Division have been established throughout the province. The B.C. Branch's presidents have been: Elmore Philpott, 1948-1950; George Cran, 1950-1951; W. D. McLaren, 1951-1952; William Murphy, 1952-1954; Brenton S. Brown, 1954-1956; Arthur J. Andrews, 1956-1958; A. F. McAlpine, 1958-1960; John McAvity, 1960-1964; A. B. Cliff, 1964-1966; Robert O'Callaghan, 1966-1967; Graham Dawson, 1967-1969; James M. Malkin, 1969-1971; Clifford L. Goddard, 1971-1973; John Elliot, 1973-1975, Robert Orr, 1975-1977, Allan Fowlis, 1978-1979.

Places

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Control area

Authority record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes