Fonds F0121 - Mountain Fund fonds

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Mountain Fund fonds

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  • Textual record
  • Graphic material

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Fonds

Reference code

F0121

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Date(s)

  • 1979-1994 (Creation)
    Creator
    Mountain Fund (Hamilton, Ont.)

Physical description

0.90 m of textual records
139 photographs

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(1979-)

Administrative history

The Mountain Fund to Help Save the Boat People was founded in 1979 by John Smith, a Christian politician in Hamilton, Ontario in response to the plight of the Vietnamese refugees who fled communist rule in their country in boats to neighbouring countries. Supported by local Hamilton-Wentworth citizens, the Mountain Fund sponsored hundreds of Vietnamese refugees in the 1980s and assisted them in integrating into Canadian society quickly. The Mountain Fund aid extended beyond the crisis and continued to help the Vietnamese in refugee camps into the 1990s.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of records of the Mountain Fund pertaining to its activities, helping Vietnamese refugees in coming to Hamilton, Ontario. The fonds includes minutes of the Board of Directors, correspondence, financial records, publications and photographic materials.

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No restrictions on access.

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A .pdf file list is attached to this description.

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Accruals

The fonds comprises the following accession: 1995-038. Further accruals may be expected.

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Status

Final

Level of detail

Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2002/04/05 Jizi Chen:. Word Perfect (Creation)
2002/04/05 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2002/10/10 Shannon MacDonald. Update wording in Administrative History, Scope and content, Access restrictions and accruals.
2003/04/08 Shannon MacDonald. Add URL for online finding aid. Update extent from cm to m.
2018-03-23 KCP: Added GMD.
2019/02/21 J. Grant. Uploaded file list. Added access points. Corrected accession number.

Language of description

  • English

Script of description

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