Fonds - D. Gordon MacDonald Livestock fonds

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D. Gordon MacDonald Livestock fonds

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  • 1944 - 1964, nd. (Creation)
    D. Gordon MacDonald
    East Zorra Township, Oxford County

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5 cm of textual records

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Little is known about D. Gordon MacDonald, other than that he lived on the S ½ of Lot 18, Concession 9 in the Township of East Zorra. He was a cattle farmer and member of the Canadian Jersey Cattle Club and the Oxford and District Cattle Breeding Association

Custodial history

The records were created and stored by D. Gordon MacDonald. They were donated to the Oxford Genealogical Society and then transferred to the Oxford County Archives in January 2018.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of records related to the cattle breeding of Mr. MacDonald. It is arranged into the following series and subseries:

Series 1: Stock Records and Registrations
Series 2: Vaccinations
Series 3: Memberships
Series 4: Correspondence
Series 5: Oxford and District Cattle Breeding Association
Series 6: Miscellaneous

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The records are in good condition.

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The Oxford County Archives received the records from the Oxford Genealogical Society in January 2018.


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  • English

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The fonds is open to public research.

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Copyright is held by the archives. Researchers are responsible for observing copyright regulations that may apply to the publication of their research. If you wish to publish any of this material, please contact the archivist responsible for the records.

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A detailed finding aid is available for researchers. Please contact the Archives for more information.

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