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South African War Veterans Association fonds
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- Textual record
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- South African War Veterans Association
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54.5 cm of textual records.
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The South African War Veterans Association was formed in Moose Jaw in 1936. The purpose of this organization was to be associated with the Provincial body of the organization and to provide a means for Veterans of the South African War to stay in touch with one another.
Mr. John Chisholm, K.C. was elected as the first president of the association, Jack Fields as vice president, Major Richard Loney as secretary treasurer and Tom Gibbs and Tony Anderson were elected as members of the executive committee.
Scope and content
This fonds contains Minute Books of meetings of the South African War Veterans Association of Moose Jaw, documentation of the finances of the association as well as correspondence between the association and its members. The minute books also include correspondence between the Association and other organizations or local government. Throughout the fonds are various newspaper clippings concerning members of the association.
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Accession Number 10.BA donated to the archives by Harold Loney.
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Finding aid and file list available. See attached finding aid.
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This fonds contains a gavel used by the South African War Veterans Association in conducting their meetings. This artifact is located in Artifact Box 1. An earlier description of this material included four (4) filing books stored in Artifact Box 1. They are not at this location and their current status is not known.
Boxes V 2, V 3, V-75, V-76, Box OS 1, Artifact Box 1.
This fonds was re foldered and re boxed in 2000. Some re-boxing in 2004.