Document 1047

Minutes of Caledonian Philatelic Society meeting 2134

Author(s): 907

Copyright holder(s): Name withheld


The Caledonian Philatelic Society

Minutes of meeting 2134 held on Thursday 30th November 2000, Room 327, John Anderson Building, University of Strathclyde.

President [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] opened the meeting by welcoming those present.

Apologies: were received on behalf of [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname], [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname], [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname].

Minutes: unavailable

President’s Intimations: The president congratulated all those who had competed and those who had given invited displays at Glasgow 2000. A list of awards and displays is attached. Mention was also made of the Christmas Meeting. [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] was sponsor for the evening and spouse and partners would be most welcome.

Secretary: auction lots were coming in quite well but more were required.

[CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] was holding a fair at the Woodside Halls on January 3rd. Those appearing with his ‘double’ advert would be granted free admission.

A letter from [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname], Chairman of Glasgow 200, was read out. In it Mr [CENSORED: surname] thanked all who had contributed in any way – no matter how small – to making Glasgow 2000 the great success it had turned out to be.

Treasurer: Nothing to report.

Packet Secretary: The PS pleaded for members to abide by the rules. Some had mixed up advice notes from different packets – this obviously led to confusion and difficulty when it came to ‘balancing the books’.

Librarian: Nothing to report.

Delegate to Congress: Nothing to report.

Display: The President introduced Mr [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname], author of Scots on Stamps, and invited him to give his display.

Before he began, Mr [CENSORED: surname] presented the society with a cover (suitably mounted) addressed to Miss [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] the Society’s first lady president. The cover dated 8 Nov 1935 had the first Scottish airmail receiving cachet applied. The cover’s journey being Slough-Croydon-Renfrew.

Mr [CENSORED: surname] began his display by saying that he looked on it not as a thematic, but more of a country collection. It was divided into various aspects of Scottish life and history. These are described in the notes supplied by Mr [CENSORED: surname] and attached herewith.

Vote of Thanks: Mr [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] thanked Mr [CENSORED: surname] for giving us such a splendid display. He was to be congratulated on his outstanding research, acquisition of difficult and unusual material and his very fine presentation. This was heartily endorsed by those present.

Next Meeting: Thursday 7th December, Mr [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname], ‘Russian Miscellany’.

Tea Rota: [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname].

Barrier: [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname].

The President closed the meeting by wishing everyone a safe journey home.

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Minutes of Caledonian Philatelic Society meeting 2134


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Adults (18+)
Audience size 21-100
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Method of composition Wordprocessed
Year of composition 2000
Word count 376

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Name of series Series of minutes of Caledonian Philatelic Society

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Author details

Author id 907
Gender Male
Decade of birth 1930
Educational attainment College
Age left school 15
Upbringing/religious beliefs Protestantism
Occupation Computer assistant
Place of birth Glasgow
Region of birth Glasgow
Birthplace CSD dialect area Gsw
Country of birth Scotland
Place of residence Bearsden
Region of residence Dunbarton
Residence CSD dialect area Dnbt
Country of residence Scotland
Father's occupation Insulating Engineer
Father's place of birth Glasgow
Father's region of birth Glasgow
Father's birthplace CSD dialect area Gsw
Father's country of birth Scotland
Mother's occupation Tailoress
Mother's place of birth Cambuslang
Mother's region of birth Lanark
Mother's birthplace CSD dialect area Lnk
Mother's country of birth Scotland


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English Yes Yes Yes Yes General life