Tatamagouche Creamery Ltd. fonds

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Tatamagouche Creamery Ltd. fonds

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  • 1960-1978 (Creation)
    Tatamagouche Creamery

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10 cm of textual records

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The creamery at Tatamagouche, Colchester County, Nova Scotia was established in 1925 to service local dairy farmers. The creamery was later taken over by Scotsburn Dairy Ltd. It was officially closed in 1992, however it had ceased regular operations some time prior to its closing. Scotsburn donated the land and building to the community, following its closing.

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Fonds consists of 2 daybooks, 2 account books, 2 accounts receivable books and some correspondence.

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Records were donated by Sylvia Ross, the secretary of the present Tatamagouche Creamery Committee.


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Day books and account books are located in the business records collection in the back closet. Correspondence can be found in MG 3, Vol. 7, folder 15.

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Seven pictures of the creamery can be found in the archives' photograph collection.

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