Columbus Memorial Association of St. Paul, Minnesota, records
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).
- Columbus Memorial Association of St. Paul. (Organization)
Language of Materials
English and Italian
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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.
1 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Related material at IHRC located in the Rose Ciresi Collection and and the Msgr. Louis F. Pioletti Collection.
- Columbus Day. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Italian Americans -- Minnesota -- Saint Paul -- Societies, etc. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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- Finding Aid in English
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