Fonds UBCA-ARC-1099 - J. McRee Elrod fonds

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J. McRee Elrod fonds

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UBCA-ARC-1099

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  • 1968-1976 (Creation)
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    Elrod, J. McRee

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13 cm of textual records

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(1932-2016)

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Jefferson McRee Elrod moved to Vancouver in 1967 and was Head of the University of British Columbia's Library Cataloguing Division until 1978. Also a minister-at-large, Elrod participated in the North Shore Unitarian Church Social Action Committee. In this capacity, he placed advertisements in prominent American periodicals offering assistance and information to any young men and women dislocated due to the selective service system during the Vietnam war.

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The fonds consists of correspondence with American war objectors between 1968 and 1976 wherein Elrod offered advice to those wishing to migrate to Canada. Fonds includes records of the North Shore Unitarian Church Social Action Committee.

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Updated in January 2021, JM.

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