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Ascot Masonic Lodge, No. 30, Freemasons (Lennoxville) fonds
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1805-1819, 1867-2003 (Creation)
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0,79 m of textual records. - 15 photographs : b&w and col.
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The Ascot Masonic Lodge, No. 30, was established in Lennoxville in 1867. It was one of the larger freemasons lodges in Quebec, and worked to help build the communities surrounding the Lennoxville area while also working closely with the Grand Lodge of Quebec and other lodges. Members frequently attended meetings and worked on annual projects. The mission of the Ascot Masonic Lodge was to "turn good men into better men." All members were permanent residents of Quebec, and applicants were required to be 21 years of age or older.
The documents were maintained by the Lodge until they were donated in 2011.
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The fonds contains primary source material on the Ascot Masonic Lodge, No. 30 from 1805 to 2003. It consists of minutes of meetings, letters of correspondence, membership lists, membership applications and semi-annual returns. The fonds is comprised of the following series: History (, 1950-1978), Constituent Documents (1926-1958), Administration (1887-2003), Finances ([188-?], 1901-1994), Membership (1805-1819, 1867-1992) and Photos ([194-?]).
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The documents were donated by Dave MacCormack in 2011 and some photographs were donated by Wendy Durrant in 2021.
The documents are in English.
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28 janvier, 2016