Fonds 2008 - Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Jackson Literary Society fonds

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Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Jackson Literary Society fonds

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CA ON00357 2008

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  • 1884-1894 (Creation)

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7 cm of textual records

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The Society was organized in 1874, and was originally known as the Jackson Society. Its mandate was to improve the efficiency of Christian work. In 1893, the Society joined with the Literary Association to form the Union Literary Society.

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Fonds consists of constitutions; minutes, 1886-1893; treasurer's books, 1888-1894; ephemera; and correspondence.

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1991.139V/TR (not originally accessioned, found in east stacks)


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