Fonds 74-002 - Society of Camp Directors fonds

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Society of Camp Directors fonds

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  • Textual record

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74-002

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  • 1957-1973 (Creation)
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    Society of Camp Directors

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30.5 cm of textual records

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The Society of Camp Directors was founded May 21, 1969, after a long gestation period, from about 1957, when the subject was first broached in the Ontario Camping Association. Members of the OCA who were camp directors were instrumental in the formation of the new society.

Custodial history

This fonds was in the custody of the Society of Camp Directors until it was donated to Trent University Archives.

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This fonds consists of the records of the professional association of camp directors, including its charter, membership lists, correspondence, minutes, and its journal of papers presented at its meetings.

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The fonds was donated by Dr. Harry Ebbs, a member of the Society of Camp Directors

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For related records see: 78-006, 84-019, 89-015, 92-005 (OCA fonds), and 77-024 (L.M. Frost)

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Additions to the fonds include 82-007, 85-012, 86-019, 99-003, and 12-009

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  1. Journal of the Society of Camp Directors an unpublished journal of papers presented to the Society at its regular meetings - includes lists of Fellows of the Society, 1969-73

  2. background material, correspondence, of Dr J.H. Ebbs, on the prospects for a society of camp directors, 1957-69; application forms, financial statements, 1970; correspondence, 1970, 74

  3. Minutes, correspondence, by-laws; material re: the formation of the society, 1969-1972

  4. Programs, newsletters, minutes, correspondence, 1969-1971

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