File MS-2-679, SF Box 31, Folder 31; SF Box 99, Folder 3 - Dorothy and John Dobson's research notes about the O'Brien family

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Dorothy and John Dobson's research notes about the O'Brien family

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MS-2-679, SF Box 31, Folder 31; SF Box 99, Folder 3

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  • 1938 ; 1997 (Creation)
    Dobson, Dorothy Garrett

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0.5 cm of textual records
4 photographs : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm or smaller

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(1923 - 2015)

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Dorothy Dobson and her husband John researched and wrote about maritime subjects. Her publications include The Story of the Brigantine Rover (1996).

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Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives by Dorothy and John Dobson in three accessions: (29-95) on 9 June 1995; (60-97) on 6 November 1997; and (42-98) on 11 June 1998.

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File comprises Dorothy and John Dobson's research records and notes about the O'Briens, a family of Nova Scotia master mariners. There are also photographs of the schooner Lilian E. Kerr.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Dorothy and John Dobson's research notes about the O'Brien family, MS-2-679, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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