Fonds ID2305 - Saint John Dahlia Society

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Saint John Dahlia Society

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CA MNBM ID2305

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  • 1925-1933 (Creation)
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    Saint John Dahlia Society

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5 cm of textual records

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(Formed 1925, active until at least 1933)

Administrative history

The Saint John Dahlia Society formed on 14 March 1925 in Saint John, New Brunswick. The object of the society was the stimulation of the interest in and the promoting of the development and culture of dahlias. The members were interested in helping to establish a standard nomenclature, testing of new varieties, the study of the diseases of the dahlia and the discovery of remedies, the dissemination of information relating to this flower, securing uniformity in awarding prizes at flower shows; and giving exhibitions. The Saint John Dahlia Society participated in the Saint John Flower Show held at the New Brunswick Museum in Saint John from 9 September to 11 September 1933.

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Fonds consists of bylaws and a scrapbook. The by-laws provide information about the structure of this organization. The scrapbook is dated 1932 and contains a few newsclippings and a letter about the 1932 Dahlia Show at the Saint John Exhibition. There are also some exhibitors' cards and an entry form for the 1933 show.

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  • English

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