Series GR-0390 - B.C. Fairs Association : minute books

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B.C. Fairs Association : minute books

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GR-0390

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  • 1921-1970 (Creation)
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    Agricultural Fairs Association of British Columbia

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15 cm of textual records

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(1910-)

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The Agricultural Fairs Association of British Columbia was founded in 1910 under the auspices of the Dept. of Agriculture. Several years prior to the founding of the Association, the Dept. of Agriculture had been paying for judges to travel to fall fairs to provide outside, competent judging. It was the aim of the Dept. of Agriculture to form an agricultural fairs association to hold an annual convention and to take up all matters with reference to the management of agricultural fairs and exhibitions throughout the province. The first convention of the Association was called for and chaired by the Deputy Minister of Agriculture, W.E. Scott and was addressed by the Premier.

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The series consists of five volumes of minute books created by the Agricultural Fairs Association of British Columbia between 1921 and 1970.

The volumes cover the following dates:
1. 1921-1927
2. 1926-1932
3. 1933-1939
4. 1940-1946
5. 1946-1970

Each volume include meeting minutes, financial information, lists of member associations, dates of fall fairs in British Columbia and accounts of judges score-cards and prize monies given at fairs.

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Transferred from the Ministry of Agriculture in June 1978.

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Accession number(s): GR-0390

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  • Box: 913430-0860
  • Box: 913430-0861
  • Box: 913430-0862