Fonds MS-2-504 - Captain Robert N. Anderson fonds

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Captain Robert N. Anderson fonds

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MS-2-504

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  • [18--] - 1946 (Creation)
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    Anderson, Robert N.

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6 cm of textual records

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([ca. 1870 - 1930])

Biographical history

Robert N. Anderson was a commercial ship's captain. He commanded the schooner Corona in the 1880s and the S.S. Winona in the late 1910s, carrying freight between the United States and the United Kingdom and elsewhere.

Custodial history

Records were purchased by the Dalhousie University Archives from Larry Fillmore in accession (1983-089) on 28 April 1982.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of materials regarding Captain Robert N. Anderson's activities as a shipmaster, including a ship's logbook, a bill of sale for the schooner Corona and receipts of goods freighted by the Corona. Records also include correspondence sent to Anderson by his family.

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Some of the documents are in poor conservation condition. Careful handling is required.

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  • English
  • Spanish

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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], Captain Robert N. Anderson fonds, MS-2-504, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Draft

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Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

November 26, 2019 (creation)
March 2020 (revision)

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