Collection red-2891 - Danish Heritage Society of Dickson collection

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Danish Heritage Society of Dickson collection

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RED red-2891

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  • 1986-1998 (Creation)
    Danish Heritage Society of Dickson

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26 cm of textual records

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The Danish Heritage Society of Dickson was formed in 1985 and incorporated in 1989 at Dickson, Alberta, in a district that had been heavily settled by Danish immigrant farmers. Its objective was to restore and operate the Christiansen General Store there as a museum. The museum opened in 1991, and was visited in that year by Queen Margarethe of Denmark

Custodial history

The materials were collected by the Normandeau Cultural and Natural History Society, Red Deer, Alberta

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The collection consists of minutes, newsletters, feasibility studies, brochures, research papers, and the proceedings of the 6th, 10th, and 11th Danish Canadian Conferences

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Donated by the Normandeau Cultural and Natural History Society, 1998


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  • The material is in English and Danish

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No restrictions on access; copyright restrictions may apply

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The Danish Canadian National Museum Society collection is at MG 196

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Record No. MG 197<br><br>

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