Fonds MS-2-127 - Richard J.P. Ventham fonds

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Richard J.P. Ventham fonds

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33.5 cm of textual records
2 photographs
2 badges
2 prize ribbons

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(1899 - 1971)

Biographical history

Richard J.P. (John Patrick) Ventham was born in Hampshire, England, on 17 March 1899. He served in the Royal Navy until 1919. In 1936, he and his wife Lilian immigrated to the Hydrostone area of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Ventham served as the secretary for the Nova Scotia Rifle Association and the Halifax representative council member of the Dominion of Canada Rifle Association. He died 5 August 1971 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Custodial history

Records were left to Dalhousie University Archives in accession (128-71) in 1971 and (75-72) in 1972 by Mrs. L.W. Collins, Ventham's daughter.

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Fonds consists of annual publications, reports, communications, and memorabilia relating to the Nova Scotia Rifle Association and associated organizations.

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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All material 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], Richard J. P. Ventham fonds, MS-2-127, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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