Fonds ID2591 - Fundy Dahlia Society

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Fundy Dahlia Society

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CA MNBM ID2591

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  • 1963-1970 (Creation)
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    Fundy Dahlia Society

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4 cm of textual records

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(Formed 1963)

Administrative history

The Fundy Dahlia Society was formed in February 1963 in Saint John, New Brunswick, for the purpose of stimulating the planting of more flowers in the Saint John area, creating more gardens and specifically to promote the cultivation of more and better dahlias. The first officers of the Fundy Dahlia Society were: Avard V.F. Duffy, president (d. 1963); Russell B. Reynolds, vice-president; George G. Hatfield, secretary; and Allen Nelson, treasurer. There were also 3 directors: Murray T. Hughes, a post office employee, L.L. Mabey, and Harold Cail. The society had 20 members in 1963. The Fundy Dahlia Society was a member of the American Dahlia Society. In 1967 the Fundy Dahlia Society won a gold medal presented by the American Dahlia Society.

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The fonds consists of correspondence and administrative records The correspondence deals with exhibitions, the annual bulb sale, judges for shows and the purchase of bulbs by members. There is correspondence with other dahlia societies including: Rochester (NY) Dahlia Society, Connecticut Dahlia Society, the National Dahlia Society of England and especially the American Dahlia Society.

Other papers include the constitution, membership lists, rules and regulations of dahlia exhibitions, newsclippings, and reports of dahlia shows.

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Acquired from Russell Cowan 1992

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  • English

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