Fonds RBSC-ARC-1140 - Moses Cotsworth fonds

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Moses Cotsworth fonds

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RBSC-ARC-1140

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  • 1908-1931 (Creation)
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    Cotsworth, Moses Bruine

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1.2 m of textual records;279 photographs;203 charts

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(1859-1943)

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Moses Cotsworth came to British Columbia from England in 1910. He was an accountant, statistician, politician and a writer on politics, economics, and calendar reform. Perhaps he is most remembered for his work on calendar reform, in which he advocated a year divided into thirteen months of twenty-eight days each.

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The fonds consists of charts, photographs, correspondence, clippings and a monograph written by Cotsworth relating to his efforts to influence world-wide calendar reform. Administrative records of his International Fixed Calendar League as well as papers reflecting his interests in mathematics, astronomy and astrology are included.

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Inventory available. PDF document attached.

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