Fonds P166 - Loyal Orange Lodge fonds

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Loyal Orange Lodge fonds

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  • 1870-1995 (Creation)

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0.64 m of textual records. - 4 artefacts : ribbons.

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The Orange Order was establishied in Canada in 1830. Earlier members were mostly Irish, but later English and Scottish. It was founded in Canada for Protestants and to safeguard the English language in the country. The order was also established to help the community by organizing benevolent activities.

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The fonds contains source material on the different Loyal Orange lodges of the Eastern Townships. It consists of historical and constituent documents, minutes, memberships and financial documents, and artefacts from 1870 to 1984. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Loyal Orange Lodge #1308, Sawyerville (1870-1995); Loyal Orange Lodge #1591, Lennoxville & Waterville (1893-1984); Loyal Orange Lodge, Sherbrooke County (1926-1984); Loyal Orange Lodge #2991, Bury (1925-1938); Loyal Orange Lodge #3231, Richmond (1953-1971) and Artefacts ([19--]).

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No further accruals are expected.

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The documents were donated in 2007 by Theda Lowry.
The documents are in English.

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


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28 janvier, 2016

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