University of Minnesota

Columbus Memorial Association of St. Paul, Minnesota, Records

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IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Columbus Memorial Association of St. Paul.
Dates: 1935-1965
Abstract: Records (1935-1965) of the Columbus Memorial Association (St. Paul, Minnesota) include constitution of the Association; by-laws; membership records; financial records; correspondence; minutes; and a scrapbook. The scrapbook contains miscellany on the procedure of passing the Columbus Day Bill in the State of Minnesota Legislature (1945).
Quantity: 1 linear ft. (3 boxes).
Language: In English and Italian.
Collection ID: IHRC466

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Founded in 1929 as the St. Paul Chapter of the Columbus Memorial Association, the organization became incorporated in 1945 as the Columbus Memorial Association of St. Paul (Minn.). Its main objectives are "to maintain, perpetuate, and, if necessary, defend the historical accomplishments of Christopher Columbus, Discoverer of America." The organization seeks to maintain October 12 as an official holiday and supports local events celebrating Columbus.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Columbus Memorial Association of St. Paul, Minnesota collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Columbus Memorial Association of St. Paul, Minnesota collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Columbus Memorial Association of St. Paul, Minnesota Records, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

RELATED COLLECTIONS

Related material at IHRC located in the Rose Ciresi Collection and and the Msgr. Louis F. Pioletti Collection.


Index Terms

Italian Americans--Minnesota--Saint Paul--Societies, etc.
Columbus Day.

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