Collection MS-2-46 - Edward J. Mullaly Map Collection

La Nuova Francia Nova Francia et Regiones Adiacentes Tierra Nveva Partie Orientale du la Nouvelle France ou du Canada Golfe of Canada A new and accurate map of the islands of Newfoundland, Cape Breton, St. John, and Anticosta Map of Bonaparte Lake, New Brunswick Map of Oromocto and Kedron Lake, New Brunswick Septentrionalium Partium Nova Tabula Le Canada faict par le Sr de Champlain Carte du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France et des de couvertes (5th State) R. St. Iehan

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Edward J. Mullaly Map Collection

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  • Cartographic material

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  • 1556-1998 (Creation)

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12 maps

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Biographical history

Edward J. Mullaly is a retired professor of English at the University of New Brunswick. He received his BA from the University of Windsor and his MA and PhD from the University of New Brunswick. Mullaly specializes in 19th century Canadian theatre history.

Custodial history

Maps were donated to the University Archives in 2008 (accession .2008-028). Prior to that the maps were in the custody of Edward J. Mullaly.

Scope and content

Collection contains twelve historical maps of Eastern Canada, produced by cartographers such as Giovanni Battista Ramusio and Girolamo Ruscelli. Donation also includes a copy of Kershaw's "Early Printed Maps of Canada" and a "A Monograph of the Evolution of the Boundaries of the Province of New Brunswick" by William F. Ganong.

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  • Multiple Languages

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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. Most maps are framed. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Associated materials

See the Hugh Francis Pullen Map Collection (MS-2-756) and the David and Marilyn Janigan Map Collection (2011-006) for more historic maps of Eastern Canada.

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Further accruals are possible, but not expected.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Edward J. Mullaly Map Collection, MS-2-46, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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