Fonds MS-2-486 - C. L. Bennet fonds

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C. L. Bennet fonds

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1.6 m of textual records. - 11 photographs.. - 1 engraver's plate

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Custodial history

The material was loaned to Dalhousie University Archives in 1983; later, in 1993, it was donated to the Archives by Jim Bennet, son of C. L. Bennet.

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The fonds contains considerable material from the Dalhousie Review from 1950 to 1953-correspondence, book reviews, articles pending; correspondence relating to Dalhousie University Faculty of Graduate Studies and Senate; examinations and papers of Dalhousie students (bulk in 1930s); correspondence, outlines, and galley proofs of the Canada Books, I to VI, 1933-1951; correspondence and other material relating to the Down Under Club and Anzac Club, 1940s; personal papers, including Bennet's course notes and exams from his days as a student at Harvard; copies of acting scripts; photos of local theatre productions, School for the Blind, Dalhousie University English Department; photo of the first Soviet war bride in England (Nora Murray); copies of Archibald MacMechan's Late Harvest and E. Ritchie's In the Gloaming.

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The correspondence in MS-2-486, Box 3, Folder 20 and Box 8, Folders 13-17 is closed. All other materials are open for research.

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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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No further accruals are expected.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], C. L. Bennet fonds, MS-2-486, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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

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