Fonds MS-2-70 - Jonathan Steele fonds

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Jonathan Steele fonds

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  • Textual record

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Fonds

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MS-2-70

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  • Bulk, 1864-1918 (Creation)
  • 1864-1918, 1966 (Creation)

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Physical description

14 cm of textual records (12 folders). - 92 cm. of textual records. ; 3 photographs ; 1 negative

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Jonathan Steele was a shipbuilder from Scots Bay, Nova Scotia, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Custodial history

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."

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Physical condition

Some correspondence and financial records are brittle and torn around the edges. The ledger in file SF-3-2 shows signs of red rot.

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Arrangement

Records are arranged alphabetically by title.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

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English

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English

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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.

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Associated materials

The Shipping Reference Collection (MS-8-Ref) contains information on shipbuilding in Nova Scotia.

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No further accruals are expected.

General note

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.

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2007

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