Manitoba Historical Society

The Manitoba Historical Society is a historical society in the province of Manitoba, Canada. It was created in 1879 by an act of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba,[1] and describes itself as "the oldest organization in western Canada devoted to the promotion of public interest in, and preservation of, the region’s historical resources".[2] The society publishes a journal called Manitoba History and presents an annual literary award called the Margaret McWilliams Award. The current president of the society is Gordon Goldsborough.[3]

Notable people


  1. ^ The Manitoba Historical Society Property Act
  2. ^ Manitoba Historical Society (main page), accessed 13 July 2009.
  3. ^ "MHS Committees". MHS. Retrieved May 22, 2021.

External links

  • Official website
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