Fonds MS-5-7 - Richard Ward fonds

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Richard Ward fonds

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  • Architectural drawing
  • Graphic material
  • Textual record

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Fonds

Reference code

MS-5-7

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Date(s)

  • 1927-1928, 1932-1933, 1937 (Creation)

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Physical description

0.75 cm of textual records and graphic material

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Richard Ward was an insurance agent who also enjoyed going to the theatre. He flourished around 1888-1977.

Custodial history

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.

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Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Arrangement

Arrangement has been imposed by the processing archivist. The fonds is organized into two series:

House Construction Papers

Photographs

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script note

English

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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.

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Accruals

No further accruals are expected at this time.

General note

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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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

February 2012

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