File MS-2-380, SF Box 40, Folder 16 - Alexander Russell's notes from George Lawson's chemistry lectures at Dalhousie College

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Alexander Russell's notes from George Lawson's chemistry lectures at Dalhousie College

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MS-2-380, SF Box 40, Folder 16

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  • 1868-1869 (Creation)

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2 cm of textual records (1 folder)

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Alexander G. Russell was born in 1845 in Nova Scotia, Canada. He entered Dalhousie College in 1867 and won the University Prize for rhetoric, the Roy Prize for elocution, and a Certificate of General Merit – Class I. He received his BA in 1871. In 1876 he married Eliza Hoxie Norris, with whom he had three sons: Henry, Gordon and Alexander. He served as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York, where he was known as an eloquent speaker and an energetic charitable worker. Russell died in 1911.

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Notebook was found in the attic of 1931 Bloomingdale Avenue in Halifax and was donated to the archives in 1979 by Audrey C. Mahon.

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File contains chemistry lecture notes taken by Alexander Russell during classes with Professor George Lawson.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], MS-2-380, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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