Fonds PR-0958 - Fairbridge Alumni Association fonds

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Fairbridge Alumni Association fonds

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  • 1934-1988 (Creation)
    Fairbridge Alumni Association

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16 cm of textual records, ca. 1000 photographs, {2?] videocassettes

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The Fairbridge Alumni Association was formed as an organization of former students at the Fairbridge Farm Schools, institutions aimed at resettling underprivileged British children in Canada.

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The fonds consists of Fairbridge Alumni Association's correspondence, a certificate, clippings and copies of provincial government statutes, minutes, newsletters, financial reports, account books and receipts, and photographs. There is also a videotape of a 1988 Fairbridge Alumni reunion in Molong, Australia, and a copy of the 1989 British television documentary "Lost Children of the Empire".

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Archives code(s): MS-2465; MS-2466; 198510-002; 198706-002; 198712-001; V1989:60; V1989:62.

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Accession number(s): V1989:60; V1989:62; 198510-002; 198706-002; 198712-001


Moving image originals may be in cool or cold storage. Contact staff for specific details.

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