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Prairie Immigration Experience: Alpha Omega Society fonds

 

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Institution: University of Saskatchewan Archives

Collection Identifier: MG 242

Title: Alpha Omega Society fonds

Dates: 1930-1971 [1955-1963, predominant]

Extent: 0.2 m of textual records

Administrative History: The Alpha Omega Society was created in 1930. Its objective was to "foster such social and intellectual activities as will bring the students of Ukrainian descent into a closer bond and a clearer understanding within the rest of the University."

Digitized Material: The digitized material from the Alpha Omega Society fonds consists of a scrapbook that contains photographs and yearly lists of Alpha Omega Society members from inception in 1930-1931. Also included are booklets from graduations and concerts, newspaper clippings from the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, University of Saskatchewan Sheaf and Ukrainian New Pathway (in Ukrainian) detailing society activities and student achievements. Correspondence between members, faculty and other individuals are also included in the scrapbook, which was compiled in 1962-1963.

For a full description of the Alpha Omega Society fonds search the databases of Archives Canada and the Saskatchewan Archival Information Network (SAIN).

 

 

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