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Arthur Fordham and Company fonds
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1899 - 1967 (Creation)
- Arthur Fordham and Company
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550 cm of textual records
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(1867 - 1970)
Arthur Fordham was a leather merchant based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His shop was located at 148 Upper Water Street in the 1870s. The McAlpine's Halifax City Directory for 1883-1884 shows that Fordham resided at 3 Creighton Street and his shop was located at 106 Upper Water Street.
Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives in accession (1971-002) by Robert Hemming in January 1971.
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Fonds contains records documenting Arthur Fordham's leather merchant activities from 1899-1967. Fonds includes miscellaneous early records, 1899-1933; sales and purchases journals, 1921-1953; cash books, 1918-1962; ledgers, 1921-1967; correspondence, 1920-1950; financial statements, 1933-1964.
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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.
Further accruals are not expected.
Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Arthur Fordham and Company fonds, MS-4-2, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.