Fonds MS-2-201 - Francis Freeman Tupper fonds

Manuscripts: Fort Lomeron and Fort Louis The origins of freemasonry Property deed for twelve acres between William Freeman and Nathan Tupper, Junior Property deed for a parcel of land to Nathan Tupper of Liverpool, Nova Scotia Declaration of an estate sale of Luther Freeman to Nathan Tupper for the sum of one pound, 19 shi... Property deed for 30 acres between Joseph and Lydia Bangs and Nathan Tupper from Liverpool, Nova ... Property Deed for a parcel of land between John and Simeon Leonard Perkins and Nathan Tupper Property deed from the Trustees of Common lands to Allan Tupper Property deed from Thomas Nickerson to Henry Tupper Property deed from Stephen C. Tupper to Henry Tupper Property deed from Henry Tupper to A Forbes Freeman Property deed from Jedidah G. and Samuel W. Burns to Archibald Tupper Property deed from Francis G. Forbes, George S. McLearn and Henry L. Tupper, Trustees of unalotte... Property deed from Eleanor McD. and Howard A. Norton to Freeman Tupper Property deed in Trust from Neuman & Marie Tupper to Nathan Tupper

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Francis Freeman Tupper fonds

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28 cm of textual records

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Francis Freeman Tupper was born in Milton, Nova Scotia, c. 1889 to Henry and Teresa Tupper. He married Verta Laura Freeman in 1913. From 1908-1909 he studied engineering at Dalhousie University, working later as a land surveyor in Liverpool, Nova Scotia, where he also served as Justice of the Peace. He had a strong research interest in the history of the Liverpool area and in the broader history of Nova Scotia.

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Copies of official deeds, probate records, certificates and documents from the most recent accession were donated by Mrs. Aaron F. Churchill of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, in September 1973. Donors of previous accessions are unknown.

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Fonds consists of research notes and materials on the history of Nova Scotia and, more specifically, Liverpool and its prominent families, including family trees and hand-drawn annotated maps. Also included are many manuscripts on a variety of topics relating to Tupper's historical research, ranging from John Cabot and the early explorers to lesser-known local events in the history of Nova Scotia. Also present is a small collection of personal diaries and copies of deeds and legal documents from the Tupper family.

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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.

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