Title and statement of responsibility area
Jonathan Steele fonds
General material designation
- Graphic material
- Textual record
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
Bulk, 1864-1918 (Creation)
1864-1918, 1966 (Creation)
Physical description area
14 cm of textual records (12 folders). - 92 cm. of textual records. ; 3 photographs ; 1 negative
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Archival description area
Name of creator
Jonathan Steele was a shipbuilder from Scots Bay, Nova Scotia, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Fonds was donated in 1970 by Elwin Steele and Cyrus O. Steele.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of correspondence, financial papers, bills and crew information, some of which relates to a ship called "Habitant."
Some correspondence and financial records are brittle and torn around the edges. The ledger in file SF-3-2 shows signs of red rot.
Immediate source of acquisition
Records are arranged alphabetically by title.
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Restrictions on access
There are no access restrictions on this fonds. 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.
The Shipping Reference Collection (MS-8-Ref) contains information on shipbuilding in Nova Scotia.
No further accruals are expected.
Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Jonathan Steele fonds, MS-2-70, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Standard number area
Name access points
- Habitant (Ship). (Subject)
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