Fonds MSS 44 (A.81-43) - Scientific Club of Winnipeg fonds

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Scientific Club of Winnipeg fonds

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CA UMASC MSS 44 (A.81-43)

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  • 1905-1981 (Creation)
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    Scientific Club of Winnipeg

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0.5 m of textual records.

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(1905-1981)

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The Scientific Club of Winnipeg was founded in 1905 by a group of eight individuals who wanted to establish a small private society to discuss new and current scientific questions. Members met every two weeks to discuss problems and record progress. Membership was initially restricted to forty but due to popular demand gradually increased to one hundred in 1926. Meetings continued until 1981.

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The fonds was donated to University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Marion H. Ferguson in 1981.

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The fonds contains the constitution, membership, attendance and committee lists, notices of meetings, annual reports, papers, abstracts, questionnaires, correspondence, and minute books of the Scientific Club of Winnipeg.

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A printed finding aid is available in the Archives reading room.

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