Fonds MS-2-477, SF Box 43, Folders 1-8 - Ralph Venning Dimock fonds

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Ralph Venning Dimock fonds

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MS-2-477, SF Box 43, Folders 1-8

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  • 1888-1946 (Creation)

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2.5 cm of textual records (8 folders)

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Ralph Venning Dimock was born in 1867 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to George Robie Dimock and Ellen Victoria Venning. He was married in 1891 to Ellie S. Dwyer of Pictou, with whom he had two daughters. Dimock was employed as a bank officer at the Royal Bank of Canada and as Halifax City Treasurer. He died in 1947.

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Records were donated by Elizabeth Haigh in 1985.

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Fonds comprises miscellaneous business and personal correspondence, legal documents, deeds and papers regarding property in Halifax and Amherst, Nova Scotia.

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  • English

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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], Ralph Venning Dimock fonds, MS-2-477, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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