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Woodstock Legion – Ladies’ Auxiliary fonds
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- Woodstock Legion - Ladies' Auxiliary
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approx. 78 cm of textual records
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The Ladies Auxiliary for Branch No. 55 of the Royal Canadian Legion received its Charter in 1931 and to this day remains active in the community. Although, it is a non-profit organization operated separately from the Royal Canadian Legion, they do support the aims and objectives of The Royal Canadian Legion, as well as helps to enrich the programs and activities of the Branch.
The Ladies’ Auxiliary is comprised of mothers, wives, daughters, stepdaughters, nieces, sisters, granddaughters, great granddaughters and widows of Legion members, as well as general members of the public that wish to join.
Any woman who is eligible for membership in the Legion may choose to become a member of the Ladies Auxiliary only, or a member of both organizations.
The County of Oxford Archives received the records from the Ladies Auxiliary for Branch No. 55 of the Royal Canadian Legion, Woodstock in April 2016.
Scope and content
The fonds consist of various materials related to the administration and activities of the Ladies Auxiliary for Branch No. 55, Woodstock and is arranged into the following series and subseries:
Series 1: Minutes
Series 2: Financial
Series 3: Membership
Sub-series A: correspondence
Sub-series B: membership applications
Sub-series C: Awards of Recognition
Sub-series D: Service Pins
Sub-series E: Miscellaneous
Series 4: Events/Operations
Series 5: Photographs
The materials in this collection are in excellent condition.
Immediate source of acquisition
The County of Oxford Archives received the records from the Ladies Auxiliary for Branch No. 55, Royal Canadian Legion, Woodstock in April 2016.
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The fonds is open to publish research. However, some materials within the fonds are restricted due to the nature of the records. Please contact the archivist responsible for the records regarding potential access and for further information on the Freedom of Information Act.
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Copyright is held by the archives. Researchers are responsible for observing copyright regulations that may apply to the publication of their research. If you wish to publish any of this material, please contact the archivist responsible for the records.
The Archivist has the right to restrict reproduction if the material is in a fragile condition or falls under pertinent Privacy Legislation.
An item level description is available for researchers. Please contact the Archivist for further information.
COA94 Woodstock Legion fonds
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