Fonds MS-4-174 - L.E. Shaw Limited fonds

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L.E. Shaw Limited fonds

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  • Graphic material
  • Textual record

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Fonds

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MS-4-174

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Date(s)

  • 1915-1971 (Creation)

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Physical description

12 cm of textual records [24 folders]

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Administrative history

L.E. Shaw Limited was a brick and concrete company based in Lantz, Nova Scotia. The company was incorporated in 1921, but its roots can be traced to 1861 when Robert Shaw opened the first brick plant in Hantsport, Nova Scotia, called Robert Shaw Brickworks. The company expanded through the Maritime provinces and was renamed The Shaw Group, Limited in 1993.

Custodial history

Materials were donated to Dalhousie University in 1981. Prior to that, the records were in the custody of the Estate of Ronald H. Shaw.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of textual records and photographs that document the Shaw family and portions of the history of L.E. Shaw Limited. Fonds contains bills payable/receivable, annual reports, catalogues and bulletins, and photographs of Shaw family and company.

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Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Arrangement

Arrangement was imposed by processing archivist. Fonds is arranged into three series: Catalogues; Financial records; and Photographs.

See the series descriptions for notes on the arrangement of files within each series.

Language of material

  • English

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Restrictions on access

There are no access restrictions on this fonds.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

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

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No further accruals are expected.

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

January, 2012

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