Collection MS-2-820 - Elliot Black Miller postcard collection

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Elliot Black Miller postcard collection

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  • Graphic material
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MS-2-820

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  • 1906 - 1911, predominant 1906 (Creation)
    Creator
    Miller, Elliot Black

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Physical description

4 albums ; 1131 postcards

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(1888 - 1914)

Biographical history

Elliot Black Miller was born ca. 1888 to Dr. Charles John Miller and Elizabeth Grant MacKenzie of High Street, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. She had two older sisters, Dalmeny E. Miller (b. 25 Dec. 1881) and Flora (Ora) W. Miller (b. 7 Oct. 1883). In 1912, Elliot Miller married a bank manager, Albert (Bert) Scott Fraser (b. 10 Feb. 1886), with whom she had one daughter, Elizabeth Scott Fraser (b. 21 Sept. 1913). She died in the summer of 1914.

Custodial history

Records were donated by John MacLatchy, Miller's grandson, in accession (2019-059) on 5 September 2019.

Scope and content

Collection consists of four scrapbooks containing mounted postcards from around the world addressed to or collected by Miss Elliot Miller.

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  • English

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English

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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. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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General note

Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Elliot Black Miller postcard collection, MS-2-820, 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

2019 (creation)
March 2020 (revision)

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