Fonds - North York Township Conservative Association fonds

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North York Township Conservative Association fonds

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  • 1927-1934 (Creation)

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5 m of textual records 1 minute book. Generally good, but some condition issues.

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The North York Township Conservative Association was formed sometime between 1922 and 1927. In 1928, it had 46 members with between ten and twenty at most meetings. The Association provided grass roots support for both provincial and federal Conservative parties. Typically, it raised funds through euchre nights and other social gatherings, sent delegates to conventions, appointed election enumerators and lobbied for local improvements.

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Found in a trunk about 1968, possibly by local historian William Clifton Herbert Dowson.

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Fonds consists mainly of correspondence and minutes of meetings.

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Donated to North York Public Library [now part of Toronto Public Library] about 1968.


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