Guide to the Saint Andrew's Society collection, 1860s-1980s

Saint Andrew's Society C0085


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Contact Information:

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George Mason University

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USA

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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Special Collections and Archives.
Creator Saint Andrew's Society of Washington, D.C.
Title Saint Andrew's Society collection
Date 1860s-1980s
Physical Characteristics 3 linear feet
Abstract This collection contains books on Scotland and records of the Saint Andrew's Society. Records include newsletters and ledgers documenting financial transactions during the 1920s-1950s.
Collection number C0085
Language English

Historical Information

The Saint Andrew's Society of Washington, D.C., is a charitable cultural organization that works to perpetuate Scottish traditions and culture, to promote social activities among its members, and to provide financial assistance to people of Scottish descent.

The Society sponsors a series of annual events that are open to the public, including the Burns Nicht Dinner (January), Winter Ceilidh (February), Kirkin' o' the Tartan at the National Cathedral (April), Tartan Ball (November), and the Alexandria Scottish Christmas Walk (December). Its members also take part in a number of affiliated events, including the National Tartan Day activities, the Virginia Scottish Games, and the Alexandria Scottish Heritage Fair.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains books on Scotland and records of the Saint Andrew's Society. Records include newsletters and ledgers documenting financial transactions during the 1920s-1950s.

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Arrangement

Organized by subject.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

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Related Material

Special Collections and Archives also holds the Saint Andrews Society book collection.

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Index Terms

Corporate Names:

St. Andrew's Society of Washington, D.C.

Geographical Names:

Scotland.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Saint Andrew's Society collection, Collection #C0085, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by the Saint Andrew's Society of Washington, D.C., in 2003.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections and Archives staff. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in August 2009.

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Contents List

An electronic box inventory is unavailable. Please contact speccoll@gmu.edu for more information.
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