The series provides information on the evolution, general organization and history of the St. Patrick’s Society of Montreal, mainly through official documents, minutes of meetings, and general correspondence.
The series contains constitutions and by-laws, minutes of meetings, committee files, annual reports, and general correspondence. Minutes of meetings include president’s reports from annual meetings, special meeting minutes such as from the grants committee or cultural committee, and some copies of financial reports. Some copies of annual financial records are also within the meeting files. The correspondence files document the activities and administration of the Society and its relations with individuals and organizations, such as the United Irish Societies of Montreal.