Fonds MS 180;1994.066 - 1992 Centennial Celebrations Committee fonds

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1992 Centennial Celebrations Committee fonds

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CA VERN MS 180;1994.066

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  • 1984-1993 (Creation)
    Vernon (B.C.). 1992 Centennial Celebrations Committee

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33 cm of textual records;59 photographs

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The City of Vernon was incorporated in 1892. In order to celebrate the city's centennial, a 1992 Centennial Celebration Committee was set up by the City of Vernon. The inaugural meeting was held June 22, 1989, chaired by Dapne Thuillier. The objective of the committee was to ensure that 1992 would be an enjoyable and memorable year for all the citizens of Vernon and its visitors from throughout the world. After a successful year of celebration, closing ceremonies were held 20 March 1993 with the Time Capsule ceremony and the locking of the Family Tree enclosure.

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Fonds consists of the administrative records of the 1992 [Vernon] Centennial Celebrations Committee from 1984-1993. The records, which document the organization, administration and presentation of Centennial celebrations, include correspondence, minutes, financial records, legal documents, newspaper articles, pamphlets, programs, publications, artifacts, sketches and photographs. The files are arranged alphabetically by the subject or event, and each file contains all records pertaining to the particular subject. Fonds also includes 2 Centennial year guestbooks and 2 scrapbooks containing "Centennial Family Features" from the Morning Star, and Vernon Daily News articles on the Committee's activities.

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BCAUL control number: VERN-72

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