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Fonds AM1179 - The Garden Club of Vancouver fonds

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The Garden Club of Vancouver fonds

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  • Textual record

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on the provenance of the fonds.

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AM1179

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  • 1961-2001 (Creation)
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    Garden Club of Vancouver

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  • 0.76 m of textual records
  • 2 photographs

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The Garden Club of Vancouver was incorporated on September 18, 1961 with the objectives of stimulating a knowledge and appreciation of gardening among amateurs, encouraging civic planting in public areas, and promoting the preservation of parklands and open spaces. The Garden Club works closely with the UBC and VanDusen Botanical Gardens on various projects, and has participated in activities for Meals-on-Wheels, Ronald McDonald House, low income housing projects, and nursing homes. The Garden Club is managed by a Board of Directors consisting of Executive Officers, the Past President, and Chairs of Standing and Special Committees.

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The fonds consists of miscellaneous subject files, including administrative and operational records; newsletters; membership booklets; articles; and two photographs of the Roedde House Project.

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Donated in 1993, 1995, 1996, 2002 and 2003.

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Records donated in 1993, 1995 and 1996 were arranged by the Archives Committee of the Garden Club of Vancouver prior to their donation.

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