Collection MS-2-614 - Robie Lewis Reid's Nova Scotia newspaper clipping scrapbooks

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Robie Lewis Reid's Nova Scotia newspaper clipping scrapbooks

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  • Textual record

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MS-2-614

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  • 1888 - 1940 (Creation)

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3 volumes : 27 x 30.5 x 5.5 cm and smaller
1 cm of textual records

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(1866 - 1945)

Biographical history

Robie Lewis Reid was a noted historian and jurist in British Columbia, as well as an avid collector of Canadian history books. He was born in Steam Mill Village, Kings County, on 3 November 1866 and attended Pictou Academy before studying law at Dalhousie University, graduating in 1890. In 1893, he and Frederic William Howay formed the law firm of Howay & Reid in New Westminster, BC. In 1907, he co-founded Bowser, Reid & Wallbridge with William J. Bowser and D.S. Wallbridge. He was a Bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia from 1927-1943 and is credited with founding the British Columbia Historical Quarterly. He died on 6 February 1945.

Custodial history

Records were donated to Dalhousie University Archives by George Brandak, Curator of Manuscripts in Special Collections and University Archives Division at the University of British Columbia, in accession (34-90) in 1990.

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Collection includes scrapbooks and albums containing newspaper clippings about Nova Scotian towns, cities, and significant historical events and figures.

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  • English

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English

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There are no access restrictions on these materials. 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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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Robie Lewis Reid collection, MS-2-614, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Draft

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Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

December 2019 (creation)
March 2020 (revision)

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