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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  • 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.

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

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