Fonds P123 - Irish Canadian Heritage Society fonds

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Irish Canadian Heritage Society fonds

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  • 1965-1973 (Creation)
    Irish Canadian Heritage Society

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16 cm of textual records
1 object
Unknown number of photographs

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According to its constitution, the purposes of the Irish Canadian Heritage Society are to promote a knowledge of Ireland, its history and culture; to make known the contributions of those of Irish birth or descent to the welfare and development of the Americas; to promote fellowship among those having an interest in Ireland, and to encourage the establishment of affiliated branches in cities throughout Canada and United States having large Irish-descended populations.

Custodial history

Fonds transferred from the Records Management and Archives Department to Concordia University Libraries Special Collections June 22, 2016.

Scope and content

The materials in the fonds document the activities of the Irish Canadian Heritage Society from 1965 until 1973, in Montreal.

The fonds consists of copies of the constitution of the Society, minutes, financial statements, annual reports, correspondence, invitations, announcements of events, copies of speeches, photographs, and brochures related to Irish heritage.

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Documents donated to the Concordia University Archives by Kevin O'Donnell in 1995.


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Reproduction for research or private study is permitted in most cases. Use of material in publications cannot be done without written permission of the copyright holder.

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No further accruals expected.


Contents of two files were moldy. Documents were photocopied and the originals were destroyed.


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