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Alexander Ross fonds
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MS-2-231, SF Box 31, Folders 4-11; SF Box 33, Folders 3-26
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8 cm of textual records (31 folders)
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Alexander Ross was born in 1843 in Scotsburn, Pictou County, to Hugh Ross and Barbara McLeod. He was an early graduate of Dalhousie College (BA, 1867), and went on to teach in schools around Nova Scotia, as well as serving as principal of Dalhousie High School in New Brunswick. He died in Halifax in 1942.
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Fonds comprises family correspondence (including that of his father, Hugh Ross), matriculation records, testimonial letters, personal account books, a diary, school inspectors' reports and other papers and bonds.
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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All 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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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Alexander Ross fonds, MS-2-231, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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