Fonds MJ-130 - Sons and Daughters of the Pioneers Choir fonds

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Sons and Daughters of the Pioneers Choir fonds

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  • Textual record
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MJ-130

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  • 1960-2007 ; predominate 1975-1990 (Creation)
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    Sons and Daughters of the Pioneers Choir
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    Moose Jaw

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50.8 cm of textual records and 4 photographs : col. & b&w.

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(1975-)

Biographical history

On December 19, 1975, Mrs. Kris Stephenson, Mrs. Helen Banks and Mr. Tom Burton met to discuss the founding of a senior choir in Moose Jaw. The Moose Jaw Seniors Citizens Choir was formed and the Cosmos Senior Citizens Centre permitted the choir to use their space for practices Fridays at 10:00 am. Mrs. Olive Coupland agreed to be the accompanist for the choir. Twenty singers turned out for the first meeting and their first performance was on April 30, 1976 at the Cosmo Centre. In 1978 the name was changed to the ‘Sons and Daughters of the Pioneers Choir’. They provide entertainment to senior citizens’ homes and various other events throughout Moose Jaw and western Canada.

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This fonds contains four series: Institutional Documents, Financial Records, Memorabilia and Correspondence. It includes the choir’s constitution, meeting minutes, reports, financial records, keepsakes and letters. This material covers the breadth of the choir’s transactions.

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This material was donated by Sylvia Coward in 2009 and 2012.

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  • English

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Finding aid and file list available.

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No further accruals expected.

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This fonds was re-boxed and refoldered in 2012.

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Box V-175 – V177 and H-91 – H-93.

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