Fonds MS-2-326, Box 1 - Andrew Merkel fonds

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Andrew Merkel fonds

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CA NSHDA MS-2-326, Box 1

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30 cm of textual records

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Custodial history

Fonds donated by Andrew Merkel’s son Arthur in one accession in 1978.

Scope and content

This fonds consists of materials created and collected by Andrew Merkel. The fonds contains correspondence to and from friends and associates, including Charles Bruce, Kenneth Leslie, and Robert Norwood; manuscripts of articles, poems, and plays; Atlantic Radio and Aviation Magazine Papers; newspaper clippings related to his retirement and death; printed copies of The Song Fishermens’ Song Sheet and The Order of Good Cheer; and some other miscellaneous documents

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  • English

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English.

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Restrictions on access

There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Detailed finding aid available onsite.

Associated materials

Mary-Elizabeth Lynch (Merkel’s daughter) Collection at the National Archives of Canada.

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General note

Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Andrew Merkel fonds, MS-2-326, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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2006

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This fonds description comes from the <a href="http://findingaids.library.dal.ca/">Dalhousie University Archives Catalog</a>. The complete, original description is available there.

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