Fonds MS-141 - Companion Court Maple Leaf No. 842, Independent Order of Foresters fonds

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Companion Court Maple Leaf No. 842, Independent Order of Foresters fonds

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  • Textual record

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on contents of fonds.

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2 cm of textual records

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Administrative history

The Companion Court Maple Leaf no. 842, Independent Order of Foresters was established April 29, 1904 in Strathcona AB. A ‘Companion Court’ was a female unit of the order. The Companion Court was consolidated with Sub. Court South Edmonton No. 1325 on Dec. 26, 1905.

Custodial history

The record book was purchased from Red Baron Flea Market from items declared to be part of the papers of George Francis Downes (a diary of George Francis Downes was purchased at the same time). There is no indication of how the record book might have come into Downes' custody or if it truly was part of Downes' material.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of one record book of Companion Court Maple Leaf no. 842, Independent Order of Foresters, containing by-laws (inside front cover), record of attendance and roll of officers, and minutes.
It includes references to: Miss Bassill, Miss Burgess, Miss A. Dunn, Miss Fisher, Miss C. Grant, Miss J.M. Harrison, Dr. Hotson, Misss. M.A. Jamieson, Miss E. McKernan, Mrs. A.E. McLean, Miss F. Martin, Mrs. R. Peterson, Mrs. Pyper, Mrs. Annie M. Scarborough, Mrs. Shackleloi, Mrs. Sheppard, Mrs. E.M. Shields, Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Wallace, and the Independent Order of Foresters (Strathcona Branch).

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Immediate source of acquisition

This fonds was purchased by the City of Edmonton Archives from Red Baron Flea Market in 1973.


The material was arranged according to the filing system of the creator.

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  • English

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General note

Accession numbers: A73-29

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Formerly known as the Red Baron fonds.

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Record book is fragile; pages coming away from binding.

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City of Edmonton Archives

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  • Box: MS Room