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Richard Ward fonds
General material designation
- Architectural drawing
- Graphic material
- Textual record
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1927-1928, 1932-1933, 1937 (Creation)
Physical description area
0.75 cm of textual records and graphic material
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Name of creator
Richard Ward was an insurance agent who also enjoyed going to the theatre. He flourished around 1888-1977.
Materials donated to Dalhousie University over the course of several years, including 1977-1980, 1983 and 1993. Prior to that the material was in the custody of Richard Ward's sister Dorothy.
Scope and content
The fonds contains photographs of singers and musical groups, theatrical paraphernelia, and documents regarding the construction of Ward's home on Beaufort Avenue in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as well as other printed material.
Immediate source of acquisition
Arrangement has been imposed by the processing archivist. The fonds is organized into two series:
House Construction Papers
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Restrictions on access
There are no access restrictions on this fonds. All materials are open for research.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
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.
No further accruals are expected at this time.
Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Richard Ward fonds, MS-5-7, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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