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Union Saint-Jean-Baptiste Archives and Special Collections : a Collection of Franco-American Resources at the Assumption College Library: USJB General Conventions (Congresses)

Conventions

USJB General Conventions, also known as, Congresses.

Materials include reports of officers, programs for social events during the convention, minutes of meetings, etc.
The Preliminary Congress was held in 1899 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, the First Congress or General Convention was also held in
Woonsocket one year later in 1900.

 

The conventions continued on a biennial basis through 1986, and occasional Special Convention being held in off years.
French is the language for the majority of these materials.

Names

Date

Location

Preliminary General Convention  

1899

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

First General Convention  

1900   

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Second General Convention

1902

Southbridge, Massachusetts

Third General Convention

1904

Willimantic, Connecticut

Fourth General Convention

1906

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Fifth General Convention

1908

Holyoke, Massachusetts

Sixth General Convention

1910

Manchester, New Hampshire

Eleventh General Convention

1925

Holyoke, Massachusetts

Thirteenth General Convention

1933

Hartford, Connecticut

Fourteenth General Convention

1937

Salem, Massachusetts

Fifteenth General Convention

1941

Boston, Massachusetts

Sixteenth General Convention   

1946

Worcester, Massachusetts

Seventeenth General Convention and Golden Jubilee

1950

Boston, Massachusetts

Eighteenth General Convention

1954

Springfield, Massachusetts

Nineteenth General Convention

1958

Hartford, Connecticut

Twentieth General Convention

1962

Portland, Maine

Special Convention to Reorganize the Insurance System

1963

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Twenty-first General Convention

1966

Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts

Twenty-second General Convention

1968

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

Twenty-third General Convention

1970

Providence, Rhode Island

Special Convention, The Challenge of Tomorrow

1971

Auburn, Massachusetts

Twenty-fourth General Convention

1972

Chicopee, Massachusetts

Twenty-fifth General Convention

1974

Chicopee, Massachusetts  

Twenty-seventh General Convention

1978

Burlington, Vermont

Twenty-eighth General Convention

1982

Providence, Rhode Island

Twenty-ninth General Convention

1986

Nashua, New Hampshire