Item MS-2-22, SF Box 16, Folder 6 - Childhood poetry copybook of Annie Prescott Duff

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Childhood poetry copybook of Annie Prescott Duff

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MS-2-22, SF Box 16, Folder 6

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  • 1860 (Creation)

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0.75 cm of textual records (1 folder)

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Annie Prescott Duff was born in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, on 4 November 1847 to William Duff and Jane Fairbanks. In 1871 she married John Forrest, a Presbyterian minister and the third president of Dalhousie University, with whom she had two sons and one daughter. She died on 3 January 1930 in her home on Tobin Street in Halifax.

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Item was accessioned by Dalhousie University Archives in 1970. Custodial history prior to 1970 is unknown.

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Item is a poetry copybook kept by Annie Prescott Duff, with entries made in various hands.

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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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