Fonds RBSC-ARC-1521 - St. Andrews and Caledonian Society of Vancouver fonds

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St. Andrews and Caledonian Society of Vancouver fonds

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RBSC-ARC-1521

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  • 1886-1948 (Creation)
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    St. Andrews and Caledonian Society of Vancouver

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6 cm of textual records

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The St. Andrews and Caledonian Society in Vancouver was organized in 1886. Its objectives were to provide relief and mutual assistance to natives of Scotland and their descendants, to encourage a national spirit, and to promote Scottish music and literature. The Society sponsored The Caledonian Games annually and also held banquets honouring the poet Robert Burns and celebrating St. Andrew's Day.

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The fonds consists of excerpts of minutes (1886-1928), a minute book (1933-1939), a scrapbook of clippings (1948) and an essay by Marjorie Wilkins Campbell.

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