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Atlantic Opera Society fonds
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- Textual record
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1 cm of textual records 5 folders
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The Atlantic Opera Society was formed on December 4, 1972 to fill the need for a united opera community and promote professional opera in the Atlantic provinces. The Society was dedicated to helping foster the growth of local talent as well as technical and administrative operatic personnel. It aimed to gain national and international recognition for the local talent it fostered. The Society was based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
The fonds was donated to Dalhousie University in 1976. Prior to that it was in the custody of the Atlantic Opera Society and Ron Foran.
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Fonds contains newsletters, programmes, letters to members, as well as society by-laws.
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Arrangement was imposed by previous archivist.
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No restrictions on access or use.
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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.
No further accruals are expected at this time.
Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Atlantic Opera Society fonds, MS-5-6, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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Finding aid created in January 2012.
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