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Parksville and District Community Society fonds
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CA CHP MG 01
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1923-[197-?], predominant 1923-1962 (Creation)
- Parksville and District Community Society
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13 cm of textual records
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The Parksville and District Community Society was established to preserve the park area near the beach at Parksville for public use. The Society purchased the land there and developed a community park, which was later acquired by the City of Parksville.
The material in the fonds remained in the custody of Jame E. Kingsley, a founding member, when the Community Society disbanded. J. E. Kingsley transferred the fonds to the Parksville & District Historical Society in 1993.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of minutes and occasional reports from Directors,1923-1944, 1950-1956, constitution & by-laws, balance sheets, 1926-1961 (incomplete), correspondence, membership lists and lists of subscribers, petty cash book, receipts and expenditures for Community Hall, records of sales of bonds, membership receipts, 1959-1962, lists of volunteer workers and visitors to the Park, and notes compiled by J. E. Kingsley on the formation & early history of the Society, [197-?] . The fonds includes a map of the Community Park, 1955.
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Arranged in five series: 1 Minutes & by-laws. 2 Financial records. 3 Correspondence & other records. 4 Map of Community Park. 5 J.E. Kingsley notes.
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Permission of Craig Heritage Park Archives is required for use in publications.
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BCAUL control number: CHP-2050
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