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Fonds RG 2 - J. Lawrence Runnalls fonds
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J. Lawrence Runnalls fonds
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CA ON00028 RG 2
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23 Souvenir books of summonses 1 photograph : b&w 1 monograph 9 scrapbooks 2 catalogues 1 letterbook 1 directory Materials are clean and in excellent condition
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Runnalls, J. Lawrence, 1901-1994
John Lawrence Runnalls (1901-1994) was a school inspector for the Ontario Ministry of Education, working in Lincoln County. He retired in 1965 and pursued his two favourite hobbies, bookbinding and historical research. As historian, Runnalls wrote more than 18 books and other publications, including a history of the St. Catharines General Hospital commissioned by Arthur A. Schmon in 1956. An active Rotarian and Freemason, he served for more than 10 years as the editor of The Bulletin, a journal of the Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. of Canada
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Royal Arch Masons (Canada)
The fonds remained at the Runnalls family home 50 Strathcona Drive, St. Catharines (Ont.) until 1988 when the home was sold and Mr. Runnalls moved to nearby Niagara-on-the-Lake.
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The fonds consists mainly of Masonic materials, in particular, those accumulated during the 10 year period in which Mr. Runnalls was editor of The Bulletin, a publication of the Grand Lodge A.F. & A. M. Fonds consists of the following series: souvenir books scrapbooks photographs correspondence
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Fonds was donated by J. Lawrence Runnalls.
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Open for purposes of research and education.
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Terms of Fair Use apply.
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No further accruals are expected.