Donald Cameron MacDonald fonds

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Donald Cameron MacDonald fonds

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Fonds

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MG 12.125

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  • 1830-1970 (Creation)
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    MacDonald, Donald Cameron

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39 cm of textual records

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(1872-1948)

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Sir Donald Cameron MacDonald, KSG, was born in Mull River in 1872. A barrister by profession, MacDonald served first as treasurer of the county of Inverness until 1910 when he was appointed inspector of customs. In 1928 he was named a Knight of St. Gregory by Pope Pius X1. He was a Gaelic scholar and was active in community affairs, particularly the Knights of Columbus, Red Cross, and Victory Loan drives. MacDonald died in 1948.

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Records were donated by the MacDonald family of Port Hood.

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Fonds consist of correspondence relating to MacDonald's private, business, and civic life including probate papers, will, deeds, and other legal documents, land papers, genealogical information, clippings relating to Inverness history, Gaelic documents, and other miscellaneous family papers.

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  • English

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A file list is available: MG 12.125

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