Saanich 75th Anniversary collection
- 1980-1983 (Creation)
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13 cm of textual records, 12 sound recordings, 12 cm ephemera
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Under Mayor Mel Couvelier, Saanich celebrated 75 years of incorporation (1906-1981) with a series of events. Projects included the writing of a Saanich history and song and construction of a parade float. Pioneers (50 and 75 year residents) were honoured at a strawberry tea at the Saanich Senior Citizens' Centre (Les Passmore Centre) on July 19, 1981. The 75th anniversary celebrations were coordinated by the eight volunteer members of the Special Events / 75th Anniversary Committee. The Saanich flag was created in 1983.
Donated in multiple accessions in 1990 and 1998 by Ken Middleton and Ada Bone.
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Fonds consists of records relating to Saanich 75th anniversary celebrations and to the creation of the Saanich flag. The fonds includes an album containing photographs, news clippings, ephemera, and correspondence; textual records including administrative files, pioneer lists, guest books, and flag designs submitted for evaluation; sound recordings in various formats; booklets; and commemorative pins and ribbons.
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No further accruals are expected.
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No restrictions on access.
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Accession number: 1990-013, 2007-085