Fonds MS-2-322 - Horace E. Read fonds

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Horace E. Read fonds

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CA NSHDA MS-2-322

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2.1 m of textual records [14 boxes]

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Custodial history

The complete custodial history of this fonds is unknown; records were received in five accessions between 1978 and 2006. Some accessions were provided by the Dalhousie University Faculty of Law

Scope and content

This fonds consists of a variety of materials related to all aspects of Read's career. The fonds includes a range of correspondence; biographical records pertaining to Read himself such as newspaper clippings and a curriculum vitae; conference papers; various association files and Dalhousie committee files; lecutres; souvenirs from Read's military career that include certificates, miniature medals, a records of military service; published and printed workds; committee files related to the Nova Scotia Labour Relations Board, the Nova Scotia Royal Commission on Auto Insurance, Uniformity of Legislation in Canada, the King's Regulation Revision Committee; and photographs (primarily of Read during the War or attending various functions).

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  • English

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English.

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Open Access.

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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No further accruals are expected.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Horace E. Read fonds, MS-2-322, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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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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