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Manitoba Historical Society: History of the MHS

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The Manitoba Historical Society: A Centennial History by Gerald Friesen
This article was originally published in Manitoba History in 1982 to mark the centennial of the Society’s founding, in 1879.

The First Half Century: A Sketch of the Early Years of the Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba by David A. Stewart, MD
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 24, Number 3, Spring 1979

Presidents of the Manitoba Historical Society
This list contains all the people who have served as President of the Society since its founding in 1879.

The Manitoba Historical and Scientific Society Act (1879)
The “Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba” came into being when an Act was assented in the provincial legislature in June 1879.

The Manitoba Historical Society Act (1994)
A new Act of Incorporation replaced the original one in 1994, formally recognizing the name under which the Society had operated for most of its existence.

The Society’s Constitution and By-laws define all aspects of its functions.

Annual Reports
The Society publishes an Annual Report on its activities. Copies are available here.

Page revised: 6 May 2015

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