Document 1050

Minutes of Caledonian Philatelic Society meeting 2137

Author(s): 907

Copyright holder(s): Name withheld


The Caledonian Philatelic Society

Minutes of meeting 2137 held on Thursday 11th January 2001, Room327, John Anderson Building, University of Strathclyde.

The President, [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname], opened the meeting by welcoming those present and wishing them a very Good New Year

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

Minutes: were on the table

President’s Intimations: The President reminded members of the Competition Night, 22nd February, and that entries should be in by 8th February.

Secretary: [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] was in hospital having a knee replacement and there was a Get-Well card circulating for members to sign. Names for the Social Evening should be given as soon as possible. Society auction lists were in an advanced state of preparation. The dates of several Fairs were intimated as was that for Philatex, London – 1-3 March.

Treasurer: Absent

Packet Secretary: Five packets were in circulation, but more booklets would be welcomed.

Librarian: Nothing to report

Delegate to Congress: Congratulations to all who had help make Glasgow 2000 so successful.

Display: Displays by the Committee.

1st Round: [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Caledonian Railway Postal Stationery; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Mauritius Memories; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Algerian Airmails; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] East African Revenue Stamps; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Air Crash Covers; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Glasgow Machine Cancellations; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Recent USA Exploration of Space issues; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian ‘Bits and Pieces’

2nd Round: [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Millennium Madness; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Stamp Exhibition Cinderella items; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Argyll Postmarks of Yore; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Miscellaneous Latvian items; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Bechuanaland – Unappropriated Die plus Overprints; [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname] Early Russian Postal Stationery

Vote of Thanks: The President took it upon himself to give the vote of thanks.. The diversity of subjects had been amazing and he warmly congratulated everyone who had shown for giving the others such an interesting evening

Next Meeting: Thursday 18th January 2001, Members’ Night sponsored by [CENSORED: forename][CENSORED: surname].

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

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

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

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Minutes of Caledonian Philatelic Society meeting 2137


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Adults (18+)
Audience size 21-100
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Method of composition Wordprocessed
Year of composition 2001
Word count 288

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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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