Collection MS-2-730 - Jean Marie Sholds' collection of Nova Scotia sporting events memorabilia

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Jean Marie Sholds' collection of Nova Scotia sporting events memorabilia

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  • Textual record
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  • 1940 - 1951 (Creation)
    Sholds, Jean Marie

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3 cm of textual records
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.5 x 20.5 cm

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(1929 -)

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Jean Marie Sholds was born in 1929 in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Her father Russell John Sholds was a well-known amateur athlete and pitcher for the Yarmouth Gateways baseball team from 1929-1934. Jean Marie was educated at the Lunenburg Academy, graduating in 1947. In 1950 she moved to Ottawa, Ontario, where she worked for the Department of National Health and Welfare. She was married to James Doan of Gibson, Ontario.

Custodial history

Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives in accession (49-99) on 8 July 1999 by John Bell.

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Collection comprises newspaper articles, programmes, tickets and schedules from sporting events in Truro, Bridgewater, Wolfville and Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, during the 1940s and 1950s.

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  • English

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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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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Jean Marie Sholds fonds, MS-2-111, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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