Fonds MS-2-354 - Lucius Dill Dexter fonds

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Lucius Dill Dexter fonds

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MS-2-354

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  • 1814 - 1934 (Creation)

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29 cm of textual records
10 volumes

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(1858 - 1943)

Biographical history

Lucius Dill Dexter was born on 8 February 1858 as one of four children of Isaac Vincent Dexter (1824-1887) and Agnes Kirk Gold (1830-1905). Dexter was listed in Canadian population censuses as a farmer (1881-1916) and later as a carpenter (1921). He wrote the History of Brooklyn [Nova Scotia], published in 1934, and died on 12 February 1943 in Brooklyn, Queens County, Nova Scotia.

Custodial history

Records were donated to Dalhousie University Archives in accession (7-79) in 1979. Further custodial history is unknown.

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Fonds consists of correspondence, research material, manuscripts, and drafts by Lucius Dill Dexter.

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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.

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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], Lucius Dill Dexter fonds, MS-2-354, 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

November 2019 (creation)
March 2020 (revision)

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