Fonds MS-15-4 - Nathaniel Smith fonds

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Nathaniel Smith fonds

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  • Textual record
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  • 2019 - 2021 (Collection)
    Nova Scotia LGBT Seniors Archive
  • 2001-2013 (Creation)
    Smith, Nathaniel

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23 cm of textual records
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(23 November 1984)

Biographical history

Nathaniel [Nat] Smith is civil servant from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Graduating from Halifax West High School in 2002, Smith went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts in History from Saint Mary's University in 2006, and both a Masters of Public Administration and a Masters of Library and Information Studies from Dalhousie University in 2012. In 2013, Smith was part of an initiative to restart the Mr. Atlantic Canada Leather [MACLeather] organization, a leather club in the Atlantic region that originally closed in 2010. Smith joined the new MACLeather executive, however no further contests were held. Smith moved to Alberta in 2015, where he is currently the Director of Policy, Planning, and Legislative Services for the Alberta Department of Culture.

Custodial history

Materials were donated to Dalhousie University Archives by Nathaniel Smith in 2019 through the Nova Scotia LGBT Seniors Archive.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of material related to Mr. Atlantic Canada Leather [MACLeather] competitions collected by Nathaniel Smith. Includes pamphlets; meeting minutes; financial records; event logo and posters; contest ephemera; organization bylaws; photographs, newspaper clippings; pins; and one mixed music compact disc (CD) played at a MACLeather event.

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  • English
  • French

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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], Nathaniel Smith fonds, MS-15-4, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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  • English

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