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Benevolent Irish Society, St. John's
TitleBenevolent Irish Society, St. John's
Creator of ContentBenevolent Irish Society (St. John's, N. L.)
Date of Content1862-1875
SubjectIrish Benevolent Society (St. John's, N. L.)
Charities--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
Irish--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
Poor--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
Scope and Content of FondsThe Benevolent Irish Society, believed to be one of the oldest charitable social organizations in North America, was founded in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1806 by a number of Irish residents of the town. This fonds comprises an account book entitled 'Charity of B.I. Society Book' containing minutes of meetings, names of Society members and the names of recipients of food and money donated for the poor of the Irish community of St. John's, 1862-1875.
Extent of Fonds1.5 cm.
Author of Finding AidWhite, Linda, 1950-
Date of Finding Aid2009
LocationCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador--Avalon Peninsula-- St. John's
Resource TypeFinding Aid
TypeText
FormatTest/XML
IdentifierMF-006
Languageeng
ProvenancePrivate dealer, ca. 1977
CollectionArchives and Special Collections Finding Aids (EAD)
SponsorMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Division
RestrictionsNo restrictions on access.
CONTENTdm file name140.xml
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