File MS-14-40, MS-14, Box 135, Folder 5 - Lieutenant Colonel A. (Arthur) W. MacKenzie interview transcript

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Lieutenant Colonel A. (Arthur) W. MacKenzie interview transcript

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MS-14-40, MS-14, Box 135, Folder 5

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  • 1969 (Creation)
    MacKenzie, Arthur Whittier

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0.5 cm of textual records

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Arthur Whittier MacKenzie was a politician and Liberal member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. Born on 15 June 1898 in Nine Mile River, Nova Scotia, he graduated from the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in 1915 before joining the Army and serving overseas during the First World War. He remained in the Army through the Second World World War, retiring as a Lieutenant-Colonel. From 1945-1956 he represented Guysborough as a Liberal MLA, serving in the province's Executive Council as Minister of Agriculture and Minister of Lands and Forests from 1945-1954, and as Minister of Highways and Public Works from 1954-1956. He died in 1986.

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Accompanying transcript was a cover letter from A Dale Ells, former Dean of Vocational and Technical Education – Nova Scotia Agricultural College, to Peter Sanger.

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File contains a transcript of the 1969 interview Jack Hawkins, NSAC English professor, conducted with with Lieutenant Colonel A. (Arthur) W. MacKenzie (Nova Scotia Agricultural College class 1921), former Nova Scotia Agricultural College faculty member (circa 1930s), and former Minister of Agriculture for Nova Scotia.

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Paper is aging and beginning to discolour
Some small folding at edges and some tiny tears from previous staples at top left corner

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Preferred citation: Lieutenant Colonel A. (Arthur) W. MacKenzie interview transcript, MS-14-40, Box 135, Folder 5, Dalhousie University Archives, Agricola Archives, Bible Hill, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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2017 (created)
November 2020 (revised)

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  • English

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  • Box: MS-14-40, MS-14, Box 135