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Lake Massawippi Area Historical Society collection
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CA ETRC P177
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2.56 m of textual records. - Approx. 330 photographs ; Includes 95 negatives. - Approx. 64 postcards. - 3 artefacts.
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The Lake Massawippi Area Historical Society was formed in 1991 and was originally named the North Hatley Historical Society. Its area of interest included all of Hatley Township and the municipalities of Ayer's Cliff, Ste. Catherine-de-Hatley, and the villages of Hatley and Massawippi. Its original mandate was to research, record, gather, and preserve materials pertaining to the history of Hatley Township and to make such information available to the public. In 2003, the name of the organization was changed to The Lake Massawippi Area Historical Society to better serve the area.
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The collection contains primary source information on the history of the Lake Massawippi area, including North Hatley, Ayer's Cliff, and Hatley Village from the 1890s to 2008. It consists of information on the activities of the Hatley Water Company, the Village of Hatley, Funding Co. Ltd., North Hatley Historical Society, Stanstead Historical Society, Ayer's Cliff Water Company, LeBaron & Co., Massawippi Country Club, Connaught Inn Co., among others. The collection is comprised of the following series; K.E Kennedy (1901-[1988?]), North Hatley Historical Society ([1992?]-2008), Stanstead Historical Society (1963), Genealogy ([19--?]-2005), Cemetery Indexes ([199-?]), Scrapbooks ([19--?]-[195-?]), Photographs, Ayer's Cliff Water Company (1908-1940), LeBaron & Co. (1926-1968), Wills, Wills and Obituaries (1913-1979), History of the Eastern Townships (1909-1984), North Hatley Electoral Lists (1902-1939), Ledgers (1890-1949), Artifacts, Indexes (1912), North Hatley Water Company (19894-1914), Hatley Tourism (1973-[19--?]), Calenders, and Miscellaneous.
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Previously known as the North Hatley Historical Society.
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The collection was donated by the Lake Massawippi Area Historical Society in 2010.
Most of the documents are in English, a few are in French.
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28 janvier, 2016