Fonds MS-2-687 - J.D. Shatford Memorial Trust fonds

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J.D. Shatford Memorial Trust fonds

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  • Textual record

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MS-2-687

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  • 1957 - 1985 (Creation)
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    J.D. Shatford Memorial Trust

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19 cm of textual records

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(1955 -)

Administrative history

The J.D. Shatford Memorial Trust is a private foundation that helps young residents of Hubbards, Nova Scotia, with post-secondary education costs. The trust was created by oil magnate Jefferson Davis Shatford, who was born in Hubbards in 1862 and is buried in Hubbards' Pine Hill Cemetery. All high school graduates residing in Hubbards are eligible to receive post-secondary bursaries from the trust. Funds from the trust also built the J.D. Shatford Memorial Library and the Hubbards firehall, and supplied funding to churches and other community facilities.

Custodial history

Records were donated to Dalhousie University Archives by Eric B. Mercer in accession (1995-050) in 1995.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of materials regarding J.D. Shatford Memorial Trust scholarship students at Dalhousie University. Fonds contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, students list, students grades, and other textual records.

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  • English

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English

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Access restrictions on these materials expired in 2015. 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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Further accruals are not expected.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], J.D. Shatford Memorial Trust fonds, MS-2-687, 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

January 29, 2020 (creation)
March 2020 (creation)

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