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Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Jackson Literary Society Fonds

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Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Jackson Literary Society Fonds

Fonds #

2008

Accession #

1987.245V
1991.139V
/TR

Title

Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Jackson Literary Society fonds

Dates of Creation

1886–1894

Extent

7 cm of textual records

Administrative History

The Society was organized in 1874, and was originally known as the Jackson Society. Its mandate was to improve the efficiency of Christian work. In 1893, the Society joined with the Literary Association to form the Union Literary Society.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of constitution, 1886, n.d. (1991.139); minutes, 1886–1893 (1987.245); treasurer’s books, 1888–1894 (1991.139); and ephemera.

Notes

Source of Supplied Title

Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Related Groups of Records in Different Fonds

See also Ephemera Collection.

See the Union Literary Society fonds (Fonds 2006)

Access points

  • Victoria University (Cobourg, Ont.). Jackson Society
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Jackson Literary Society
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Religion
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Societies, etc.

Subjects

  • Literature—Societies, etc.
  • Student activities
  • Universities and colleges—Religion
  • Universities and colleges—Societies, etc.