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Morrison, D.W.
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Town of Glace Bay

  • MG 14.140
  • Fonds
  • 1901 - 1995

Fonds consists of a range of municipal records documenting the operation of the Town of Glace Bay from its incorporation until amalgamation in 1995. The bulk of the records in the fonds include hundreds of ledgers including: assessment, rate, and tax rolls, cashbooks, tax records, legal records and documents, financial records, receipts, and account books, public utilities records including electrical, water, and public works, and finally municipal department records including police, the school board, and the board of health. An earlier accrual included a petition to the Honorable Jean Marchand requesting re-opening of Number 20 Colliery; minutes of Town Council meetings; and an annual report from1954.

The fonds is arranged by series according to department function with sub-series noting the type of information recorded. Item level description is primarily provided in a chronological arrangement where possible.

Town of Glace Bay