|Creator:||Columbus Memorial Association of St. Paul.|
|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.|
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.
The Columbus Memorial Association of St. Paul, Minnesota collection is available for public research.
The Columbus Memorial Association of St. Paul, Minnesota collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.
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The Columbus Memorial Association of St. Paul, Minnesota Records, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
Related material at IHRC located in the Rose Ciresi Collection and and the Msgr. Louis F. Pioletti Collection.
|Italian Americans--Minnesota--Saint Paul--Societies, etc.|
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