Fonds P201 - Golden Rule Chapter, No. 1, Freemasons (Sherbrooke) fonds

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Golden Rule Chapter, No. 1, Freemasons (Sherbrooke) fonds

General material designation

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description

Fonds

Reference code

CA ETRC P201

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • 1858-1995 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

0,49 m of textual records. - 8 photographs : b&w.

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

Biographical history

The Golden Rule Chapter, No. 1, is noted for being one of the oldest Masonic lodges in Quebec that was established in the first half of the nineteenth century. Like all other Chapters, it sought to instill goodwill and acceptances among its members, regardless of their religious or political views, as well as help to maintain order along the Canadian border during the tumultuous warring periods of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Between the years of 1982 and 1983, the Lively Stone, Holyrood and Friendship chapters amalgamated with the Golden Rule Chapter as they were struggling with low member numbers and financial troubles.

Custodial history

The documents were maintained by the Lodge until they were donated in 2011.

Scope and content

The fonds contains primary source material on the Golden Rule Chapter, No. 1, between 1858 and 1995. It consists of minutes, notices of meetings, correspondence, attendence registers, financial statements, annual returns, membership lists and membership registers. The fonds is comprised of the following series: History ([19--]), Constituent Documents (1876-1974), Administration (1858-1994), Finances (1882-1994) and Membership (1859-1995).

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Arrangement

Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Associated materials

Researchers may also consult Friendship Chapter, No. 13, Freemasons (Cookshire) fonds (P202), Holyrood Chapter, No. 15, Freemasons (Richmond) fonds (P203) and Lively Stone Chapter, No. 16 (Stanstead) fonds (P204).

Related materials

Accruals

Further accruals are expected.

General note

Title based on contents of fonds.
The documents were donated by Dave MacCormack in 2011.
The documents are in English.

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions

Finding aid prepared using Rules for Archival Description (RAD).

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

28 janvier, 2016

Language of description

Script of description

Sources

Accession area