Fonds MS-2-589 - John McWhinnie fonds

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John McWhinnie fonds

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Fonds

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MS-2-589

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  • 1866 - 1912 (Creation)

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3 cm of textual records

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(1835 - 1920)

Biographical history

John R. McWinnie was born in Annapolis County in 1835 to John and Sophia McWhinnie. He was a master mariner, serving as captain on ships including the brigantine Glenafton, which sailed to Cuba under his command. He later worked as a farmer and died in Port Wade, Nova Scotia, in 1920.

Custodial history

Records were purchased by the Dalhousie University Archives from James Snowdon in accession (17-88) in May 1988.

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Fonds contains correspondence, receipts, reports, and notebooks relating to John McWhinnie's years as a master mariner.

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  • English

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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], John McWhinnie fonds, MS-2-589, 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

December 2019 (creation)
March 2020 (revision)

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