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John A. MacKinnon fonds
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- Textual record
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- MacKinnon, John A.
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1 folder of textual records
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John A. MacKinnon was a resident of Sydney, Nova Scotia. On 23 November 1920 he married Christine MacDonald. MacKinnon had a personal interest in mining, especially in the Maple Brook area of Inverness County, where he owned land. He also held a permit allowing him to excavate for coal on his property. MacKinnon was a member of the St. Patrick's Branch League of the Cross and the Sydney Terminal Safety Committee.
Records were received in two accessions from Theresa Beaton and an anonymous donor.
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Fonds consists of personal records and documents related to the Sydney Co-operative Society Ltd., correspondence related to the search for coal at Maple Brook, Inverness County, and other business related records.
Some of the pages are fragile and torn.
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File list is available: MG 12.13 [http://beaton.cbu.ca/AtoM/MGs/12/MG12.13.pdf]
Related materials can be found in the Beaton Institute's B&G files, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and books.
Further accruals are not expected.