Series SCM-RG-0004-0001 - Operating Records

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Operating Records

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  • Textual record

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ca. 30 cm of textual records and other materials

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Administrative history

Founded in 1966.

Custodial history

On 2007 October 18 the records were transferred to the Swift Current Museum.

Scope and content

The fonds, related to the Cypress Rock & Fossil Club, were accumulated by the source. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.

The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:
Series 1:
Title: Treasurer’s records
Dates: 1970 - 1992
Extent: 5 cm textual records
Scope and content: Financial information 1970 – 1992; ledger; correspondence about rocks and gems; members directory 1969/73; receipt book; booklet “Saskatchewan Rockhounds”; booklet by Geological Survey Commission “Information for Collectors 1982”; pamphlet from Glendive, Montana; Gem and Mineral Federation of Canada; blank paper and envelopes with letterhead.

Series 2:
Title: Secretary’s records
Dates: 1960, 1966, 1983 - 1992
Extent: 15 cm textual records
Scope and content: series contains Gem and Mineral Federation of Canada newsletters, 1988-92; two Green’s Rock and Lapidary Ltd. catalogues; “Rockhound Roundup” newsletter 1989; correspondence; booklet by Geological Survey Commission “Information for Collectors 1988”; handwritten minutes 1983-1992; copies of the 1966 Constitution; Saskatchewan Archaeological Artifact Registration Program; “Cab & Crystal” magazine, 1990; North Dakota travel information; Alberta Palaeontological Society; Prairie Rock & Gem Society Constitution, 1960; Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies Show & Convention, 1988; blank paper and envelopes with letterhead.

Items: a wooden gavel, a butter knife, and a “Cypress Rock & Fossil Club” stamp.

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No formal arrangement has been applied to the items in this fonds.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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No restrictions on access.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Use, reproduction, and/or publication of records are subject to the Copyright Act and the Terms and Conditions of the Swift Current Museum. Please consult the Swift Current Museum for further information.

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Minimal fonds level description is listed in AtoM. Until fully appraised and arranged record lists are available through the Swift Current Museum.

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