Cape Sable Historical Society fonds

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Cape Sable Historical Society fonds

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  • 1933-1985 (Creation)
    Cape Sable Historical Society

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14 cm of textual records

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The Cape Sable Historical Society was founded in 1933 by local residents to collect and preserve all documents, papers, and other objects of interest, to throw light upon and illustrate the history of Shelburne and Yarmouth Counties; to preserve historical sites and land marks; and to promote the study of history of both Yarmouth and Shelburne counties.

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Fonds consists of minutes from both regular and executive meetings, membership lists, financial records, receipts, accession books, donation records and correspondence.

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Old Barrington Meeting House Trustees Fonds

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In Box 16 there are transcripts available of works read at Historical Society meetings in the 1960s and 1970s.

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