Fonds MS-2-668 - Lola Henry fonds

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Lola Henry fonds

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  • Textual record

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MS-2-668

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  • 1836 - 1951 (Creation)
    Creator
    Henry, Lola

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5.5 cm of textual records

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(1903 - [19--])

Biographical history

Lola Henry (born Helena) worked as the personal secretary for four Dalhousie University presidents, including A.S. MacKenzie, Carleton Stanley, A.E. Kerr and Henry Hicks, as well as for the Board of Governors. Born in 1903, she worked for a Halifax doctor until 1921; in the aftermath of the Halifax Explosion, she volunteered in an emergency hospital set up in the YMCA on Barrington Street. She first came to work at Dalhousie University as a filing clerk in 1921; in 1968, she received an honorary doctorate, presented by Henry Hicks.

Custodial history

Records were donated to Dalhousie University Archives by Lola Henry in accession (52-94) on October 24, 1994.

Scope and content

Fonds contains recipe and knitting notebooks handed down by Lola Henry's grandmother and mother. There is also a book of recipes collected by E.C. Nicholson.

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Physical condition

Some of the documents are in poor conservation conditions. Careful handling is required.

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  • English

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English

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There are no access restrictions on these materials. 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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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Lola Henry fonds, MS-2-668, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Draft

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Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

January 24, 2020 (creation)
March 2020 (revision)

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