Item MS-2-116, SF Box 19, Folder 4 - The Comet, Volume 1, Number 1

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

The Comet, Volume 1, Number 1

General material designation

  • Textual record

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description

Item

Reference code

MS-2-116, SF Box 19, Folder 4

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • January 19, 1900 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

6 pages (1 folder)

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

Administrative history

The Comet was a handwritten newspaper published in Osborne, Nova Scotia, on January 19, 1900, advertising itself as appearing "every Friday in the interest of Temperance."

Custodial history

Accessioned in July 1971; custodial history unknown.

Scope and content

Item is the premiere issue (Vol. 1, No. 1) of "The Comet," a handwritten newspaper published in Osborne, Nova Scotia on January 19, 1900. The issue covers topics such as the Boer War, county news, gossip and poetry.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Arrangement

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script note

English

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

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.

Finding aids

Associated materials

The following fonds contain materials related to the Temperance movement on Nova Scotia: Sons of Temperance, Chester Division, no. 32 (MS-2-424); Sons of Temperance, Columbia Division No. 24, Weymouth (MS-2-14); Sons of Temperance, Division No. 792, Wallace Bridge (MS-2-395); Sons of Temperance, Lorne Division (MS-2-450); Sons of Temperance, Noel Division No. 221 (MS-2-537); Sons of Temperance, Rock Division, Maitland (MS-2-451); and Sons of Temperance, Victoria Lodge No. 13, Bass River (MS-2-475).

Materials relating to the Boer War are available in the following fonds: William Rhoades fonds (MS-2-598), which includes diaries of a soldier in the Royal Canadian Dragoons; and Rene DeVilliers fonds (MS-2-746), which contains the diary of Maria DeVilliers, a young girl living in South Africa during the war.

Related materials

Accruals

Further accruals are not expected.

General note

Preferred citation: The Comet, Vol. 1., No. 1, MS-2-116, SF Box 19, Folder 4, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions

Rules for Archival Description

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2007

Language of description

Script of description

Sources

Accession area

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Physical Location

  • Box: SF Box 19