Item MS-2-233, SF Box 33, Folder 27 ; SF Box 34, Folder 1 - Minutes of the Maple Leaf Division of the British War Relief Society of the United States of America

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Minutes of the Maple Leaf Division of the British War Relief Society of the United States of America

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MS-2-233, SF Box 33, Folder 27 ; SF Box 34, Folder 1

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  • 1941-1945 (Creation)

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8.2 cm of textual records (2 folders)

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The Canadian (Maple Leaf) Fund was founded in early 1941 as a division of the British War Relief Society of the United States of America. Its mission was to provide funds and supplies to civilians in Europe during World War II. There is evidence that relief was also provided to Canadians, including people in Halifax. The organization ceased operation on 30 September 1945.

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Fonds was acquired in 1975 from Irvin Deutsch.

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Two minute books (Volumes 2 and 3) of the Executive Committee, which include financial transactions, memoranda, disbursements and the deed of lease of the Canadian (Maple Leaf) Fund Incorporated. The original name of the organization was the British War Relief Society of the United States of America Canadian Maple Leaf Fund Incorporated.

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  • English

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English

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], MS-2-233, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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2007

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  • Box: MS-2-233, SF Box 33, Folder 27 ; SF Box 34, Folder 1