Fonds MS-5-13 - Janet Leffeck fonds

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Janet Leffeck fonds

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  • Textual record

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  • 1962-1995 (Creation)

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56 cm of textual records

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Janet Leffek was a Halifax music teacher who operated her own music studio. She was very active in, and supportive of, the local arts community in Halifax and frequented many local arts events. Her spouse is Dr. Kenneth Leffek, a retired organic chemistry professor from Dalhousie University.

Custodial history

Fonds was donated to Dalhousie University Archives in 1995 by Janet Leffek.

Scope and content

Fonds is primarily comprised of artistic programs from musical and theatrical events held predominantly in Nova Scotia, specifically in the Halifax area. Fonds also includes some music school syllabi, event competition forms and regulations, newspaper clippings, and correspondence.

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Some newspaper clippings and syllabi were removed from correspondence files and included in separate series. Cross-references are noted. Files are listed alphabetically.

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  • English

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All records are open.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room.

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