Fonds AM881 - Greater Vancouver Weavers' and Spinners' Guild fonds

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Greater Vancouver Weavers' and Spinners' Guild fonds

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  • 0.84 m of textual records
  • 431 photographs

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The B.C. Weavers' Guild was founded in 1935. The name changed in 1940 to the B.C. Weavers' and Spinners' Guild and changed again to the Greater Vancouver Weavers' and Spinners' Guild in 1974. The Guild is active in promoting the crafts of weaving and spinning, sponsoring exhibitions, sales, and workshops throughout the year.

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The fonds consists of scrapbooks, newsletters, minutes of executive and general meetings, special papers, photographs, and other ephemera.

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Donated by Doris Crookall on behalf of the GVWSG in April, 1995, with additional material received in 1986, 1991, 1994, and 1996, by Maria Lunow. Further accruals were received in 2006, 2008, and 2012.


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