Fonds MG 6.77 - Louisbourg Scottish Society fonds

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Louisbourg Scottish Society fonds

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MG 6.77

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  • 1918 (Creation)
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    Louisbourg Scottish Society

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1 cm of textual records

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(1918-?)

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The Louisbourg Scottish Society was organized on 14 February 1918 and initially formed because a large number of residents in the town of Louisbourg were of Scottish descent. Their purpose: to encourage a spirit of friendship and good-fellowship among the Scottish residents of the town; to enable them to meet socially and get better acquainted with each other and with their traditions and achievements; and to encourage local talent in the study and exposition of their national music, literature, and history.

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Records were donated by Allan C. Dunlop, Associate Provincial Archivist, PANS, December, 1993.

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Fonds consists of documents including minutes, membership lists, applications, by-laws, purpose and list of members. Includes minutes of the first organizational meeting - 14 February, 1918, and subsequent minutes March 5th, March 19th, April 2nd, May 7th, 1918.

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