Collection 2019-029 - Moira River Conservation Authority and O'Hara Mill collection

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CA ON00156 2019-029


Moira River Conservation Authority and O'Hara Mill collection


  • 1950-c.2013 (Creation)

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13cm of textual records

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Administrative history

The Moira River Conservation Authority was established on 31 July 1947 to protect the watershed of the Moira River in the counties of Hastings and Lennox and Addington, Ontario. It merged with the Prince Edward and Napanee Region authorities in 1995 to form Quinte Conservation.

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Biographical history

Lois Wishart was a resident of Belleville, Ontario and an active volunteer in the community. She married George Wishart in Pointe-Fortune United Church on 5th June 1929 in Quebec. She was president of the Women's Study Guild in Belleville several times in the history of that organization and looked after the group's archives when it was disbanded.

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Materials collected by Lois Wishart.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Carol Wishart Proctor in April 2019.

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Box of materials relating to the Moira Conservation Authority and O'Hara Mill, formerly owned by Lois Wishart (the donor's mother).

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