Fonds RBSC-ARC-1592 - Veterans Against Nuclear Arms Lower Mainland Branch fonds

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Veterans Against Nuclear Arms Lower Mainland Branch fonds

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RBSC-ARC-1592

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  • 1984-1995 (Creation)
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    Veterans Against Nuclear Arms. Lower Mainland Branch

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12 cm of textual records

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The Lower Mainland Branch of Veterans Against Nuclear War was organized in Vancouver in 1984 by local members of the national organization headquartered (and registered as a society) in Nova Scotia. VANA was founded in Halifax in 1982 under the name of Veterans For Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament and chanaged its name in 1986. As of 1989, the Lower Mainland (B.C.) Branch was one of 13 local branches of VANA in 7 provinces.

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The fonds consists of material relating to the administration, communication and operational activities engaged in by executive members of the Lower Mainland Branch., both independently and in co-ordination with VANA as a whole. The material consists of correspondence files, publications, records relating to lobbying government, newsletters, records relating to speaking engagements, special event files and appointment scheduling diaries.

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The records were donated to UBC Special Collections in 1995 by Norman Hoye, Chair of the Lower Mainland (B.C.) Branch from 1985 to 1995.

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The filing order possessed by the records upon their deposit and accession has been retained in all essential respects. Series titles have been supplied by the archivist.

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Records created by the National Office of VANA have been deposited with the National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.

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