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Société St. Jean Baptiste Records

Société St. Jean Baptiste Records

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SOCIÉTÉ ST. JEAN BAPTISTE RECORDS, 1887-1933





Collection Summary

Repository:The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum 132 Essex Street Salem, MA 01970 Phone: 978-745-9500 Fax: 978-531-1516
Creator:Société St. Jean Baptiste (Salem, Mass.)
Title:Société St. Jean Baptiste Records
Dates:1887/1933
Quantity:2.5 linear feet (14 volumes)
Abstract:Société St. Jean Baptiste Records contain account books and record books for the French-Canadian mutual benefit society in Salem, Massachusetts.
Collection Number:MSS 85

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Scope and Content Note

Société St. Jean Baptiste Records contain account books and record books for the French-Canadian mutual benefit society in Salem, Massachusetts. The account books record dues, contributions, loan payments, and interest due. The three record books are in French, and contain notes on the society's meetings, including members admitted and resolutions passed.


Historical Sketch

The Société St. Jean Baptiste was a French-Canadian mutual benefit society in Salem, Massachusetts.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in Philcat. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Société St. John Baptiste (Salem, Mass.)
Account books
Account books--1887-1933
Account books--Charitable societies
Salem (Mass.)--Societies, etc.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research use.


Administrative Information

Copyright

Requests for permission to publish material from the collection must be submitted in writing to the Manuscript Librarian in the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum.

Preferred Citation

Société St. Jean Baptiste Records, MSS 85, Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Mass.

Provenance

Most of the collection was donated in January 1983. Volumes 12, 13, and 14 were purchased in September 1989 (acc #89054).

Processing Information

Collection processed by [unknown], [1980s]. Retyped by Catherine Robertson, April 2015.


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