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Fonds AM226 - Vancouver Citizens' Diamond Jubilee Committee fonds

Message from Lord Mayor of London re: Vancouver Diamond Jubilee

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Vancouver Citizens' Diamond Jubilee Committee fonds

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AM226

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  • 1946 (Creation)
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    Vancouver Citizens' Diamond Jubilee Committee

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0.36 m of textual records

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The Vancouver Citizen's Diamond Jubilee Committee was responsible for the planning of celebrations for the City of Vancouver's Sixtieth Birthday.
The committee was formed in January of 1946 by Mayor J. W. Cornett. Mr. M. Leo Sweeney was the chairman of the committee, and the offices were located in the Hotel Vancouver. Events planned by the committee included a Jubilee Parade held July 1, a two week Jubilee Show held at Malkin Bowl, as well as various community, sporting, and cultural activities.

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Fonds consists of records created by the Vancouver Citizen's Diamond Jubilee Committee. Records include scrapbooks, correspondence, programmes, handbooks, and scripts for the Jubilee Show.

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Records were donated to the Archives at an unknown date by an unknown individual.

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Add. MSS. 468 has been amalgamated with Add. MSS. 226; citations for these records should therefore refer only to Add. MSS. 226.

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