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RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF NORTH CYPRESS fonds
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CA CPA 1988.56, 1988.75, 1988.84,1988.100, 1988.189, 1989.14, 1989.54, 1989.72, 1990.02, 1990.48, 1990.67, 1991.13, 1992.92, 1992.96, 1992.97, 1992.98, 1993.16, 1994.01, 1994.104, 1994.120, 1995.05, 1995.17, 1995.18, 1995.19, 1995.25, 1995.54, 1995.69, 1996.06,
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6.3 m of textual records. â 144 photographs -- 19 volumes. -- 4 maps. -- 1 booklet. -- 21 books.
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The Rural Municipality of North Cypress was formed in the mid 1880's to act as the Local Government. In 1882 incorporation was granted by the Province of Manitoba. The municipal boundaries were Townships 10, 11 and 12 in ranges 13, 14, 15, and 16. The boundaries remained such until 1900 when a petition was presented to have the north half of Township 9 in Range 13 transferred from the Rural Municipality of South Cypress. Towns in the area are Wellwood, Edrans, Brookdale, and districts are Harte, Ingelow, Oberon, Montrose, Firdale and Gregg. The R. M. is affiliated with the Association of Manitoba Municipalities. The first Reeve was William Spence. The councilors for 1882 were Cyrus Turner of Wellwood, Manitoba, and James Kennedy, John Thompson and Messrs Gowanlock, Duncan and Brydon.
Records have been presented to the Carberry Plains Archives in 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 2000 by the Rural Municipality of North Cypress.
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Fonds consists of Tax, Assessment and Collector's rolls, land titles information and correspondence, school district records, general ledgers, and financial records. Includes 32 black and white photographs and 112 black and white negatives of Council.
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Original order was changed in the archival arranging process.
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Available on microfilm: Assessment & Tax rolls, By-Laws and Minutes.
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There are no restrictions on access to these records.
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Researchers are responsible for observing Canadian copyright restrictions.
Detailed finding aids are available.
Related material: see the Cypress Planning District fonds
Associated material: Provincial Archives of Manitoba; Legislature Library in Winnipeg; Town of Carberry.
Additional materials are expected.
The records of 1882-1898 are not in existence.
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