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Historical Glossary: Acronyms

This is a list of acronyms found in historical documents compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Acronym

Meaning

AF & AM

Ancient Free & Accepted Masons

AMLS

Association of Manitoba Land Surveyors

AMM

Association of Manitoba Municipalities

Association of Manitoba Museums

AOF

Ancient Order of Foresters

AOUW

Ancient Order of United Workmen

BPOE

Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks

CADC

Canadian Army Dental Corps

CAMC

Canadian Army Medical Corps

CCF

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation

COF

Canadian Order of Foresters

DCR

District Chief Ranger

GWVA

Great War Veterans Association

GWWD

Greater Winnipeg Water District

IODE

Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire

IOOF

Independent Order of Odd Fellows

KSF

Knights of Sherwood Forest

LOL

Loyal Orange Lodge

MTS

Manitoba Teachers’ Society

Manitoba Telephone Society

RTT

Royal Templars of Temperance

SOEBS

Sons of England Benefit Society

Sources:

We thank John Hardman for providing additional information used here.

Page revised: 5 September 2020

This is a glossary of historical terms developed by the Manitoba Historical Society.
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