Fonds MS-2-829 - Marion Reid Smith collection

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Marion Reid Smith collection

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  • Graphic material
  • Textual record
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5 cm of textual records
2 photographs
3 objects

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Biographical history

Marion Reid Smith graduated from Dalhousie University with her BA in 1915. She was born in Dartmouth on 6 October 1891 to Margaret Helen and Willian McVicar Smith. In 1920 she married Henry Wendell Mahon, Dalhousie Class of 1907, and lived until her death around the corner from Dalhousie at 41 Preston Street. She died on 12 May 1944, aged 57.

Custodial history

Material was donated by Marion Reid Smith's granddaughter Marion E. Jarrell in January 2021 (accession 2021-042).

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Collection comprises records collected by Marion Reid Smith during her time as a student at Dalhousie University.

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  • English

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Public domain.

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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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No further accruals are expected.

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