Fonds MG 12.13 - John A. MacKinnon fonds

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John A. MacKinnon fonds

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MG 12.13

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  • 1904-1940 (Creation)
    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.

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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.

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Some of the pages are fragile and torn.

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  • English

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File list is available: MG 12.13 []

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Related materials can be found in the Beaton Institute's B&G files, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and books.

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