Fonds MS-2-410 - Captain George Gardner Morrison fonds

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Captain George Gardner Morrison fonds

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  • 1871 - 1901 (Creation)
    Morrison, George Gardner

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5 cm of textual records (3 volumes)

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(1861 - 1932)

Biographical history

George Gardner Morrison was a master mariner from Economy, Nova Scotia. He was the captain of the schooners Nellie Blanche and the Nellie Carter. Morrison purchased the Nellie Carter on 29 February 1901 from Mark Phinney of West Bay, Nova Scotia.

Custodial history

Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives by James H. Morrison, great-grandson of George Morrison, in accession (2017-043) in October 2017.

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Fonds contains three logbooks kept by Captain George G. Morrison and receipts and correspondence belonging to his father, James J. Morrison.

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  • English

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Logbooks are also available on microfilm. See MS-2-410, Reel 1.

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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], Logbooks of Captain George Gardner Morrison, MS-2-410, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Records had previously been loaned by Lorne Morrison to the Dalhousie University Archives in accession (101-80) to be microfilmed.

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2017 (creation)
April 2020 (revision)

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