Item MS-10-9, SF Box 5, Folder 1 - Hope McPhee's notebook from the first Roscoe Fillmore Memorial Picnic

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Hope McPhee's notebook from the first Roscoe Fillmore Memorial Picnic

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MS-10-9, SF Box 5, Folder 1

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28 leaves of textual records : 12.7 x 19.8 cm

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(fl. 1970s)

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Hope McPhee was an organizer of the annual Roscoe A. Fillmore Memorial Picnic.

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Item was donated to Dalhousie University Archives in 1978 by Hope McPhee.

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Item is a 56-page Hilroy scribbler with an illustration of a camp site and "CAMP SITE" written on the cover. The notebook contains Hope McPhee's recollections of meeting Roscoe Fillmore and stories about his life and career as a horticulturalist and political activist. Notes are written in pencil.

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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. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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See the Roscoe A. Fillmore Memorial Picnic Organizing Committee fonds (MS-10-10) for other records related to the picnic. See the Roscoe Alfred Fillmore fonds (MS-10-1) for personal archives of Roscoe Fillmore.

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Preferred citation: Hope McPhee's notebook from the first Roscoe Fillmore Memorial Picnic, MS-10-9, SF Box 5, Folder 1, Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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