Fonds UAA Fonds 0224 - University of Alberta Soldiers's Comforts Club fonds

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University of Alberta Soldiers's Comforts Club fonds

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Soldiers's Comforts Club

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UAA Fonds 0224

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  • 1915-1919 (Creation)
    University of Alberta Soldiers' Comforts Club

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0.08 m of textual records.

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(1915 - 1919)

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This organization resulted from the amalgamation of the Soldiers' Comfort Club (founded 1915) and the Overseas Auxiliary [1916]. It sent newsletters and gift parcels to University of Alberta students on active service during World War I. The contents of the parcels were provided by fundraising activities and by an active group of knitters among the staff, spouses and students. The newsletter provided a clearinghouse for the soldiers' letters and news of their fellows.

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Fonds consists of a records pertaining to the Soldiers's Comforts Club at the University of Alberta.

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      Available in digital format. See Archives staff for access.

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      Created by MMCFARLANE 1-28-2008. Updated by MMCFARLANE 1-28-2008. Updated by M.Fraser on 30 March 2020.

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