Fonds MS-4-2 - Arthur Fordham and Company fonds

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Arthur Fordham and Company fonds

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Fonds

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MS-4-2

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  • 1899-1967 (Creation)
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    Arthur Fordham and Company

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5.5 metres of textual records

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(1867-1970)

Administrative history

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.

Custodial history

Fonds was donated by Robert Hemming in 1971 (accession number 1971-002).

Scope and content

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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  • English

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Final

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  • English

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